If your idea of the perfect weekend includes getting outdoors, whether to commune with nature or participate in something more active, do look at the homes for sale in South San Jose, or Southside, as locals call it.
On the other hand, if you prefer spending your leisure time shopping, watching sporting events and dining out, you should also shop among the homes for sale in South San Jose. Light rail in the area makes it a snap to spend a day in the city.

Southside schools

Several school districts serve the public school students who live in South San Jose. These include:

  • San Jose Unified School District
  • Franklin-McKinley Elementary School District
  • Oak Grove Elementary School District

Williams Elementary School, located in South San Jose’s southern region, in the Silver Crest neighborhood, is the highest ranked elementary school in the community. In fact, it’s one of the highest ranked public elementary schools in the state, performing better than 99.2 percent of all of them. School rankings site SchoolDigger.com ranks Williams Elementary 46th of 5,621 California elementary schools.

Of South San Jose’s middle schools, Bret Harte performs the best – better than 97.2 percent of all middle schools in California. SchoolDigger.com places Bret Harte at 70th of 2,472 California public middle schools.

The highest rated high school in South San Jose is Leland High, located in the southeast section of the community. Ranked better than nearly 97 percent of California’s public high schools, students here boast a better-than 95 percent average score on standardized tests.

You’ll also find a number of private schools scattered throughout South San Jose.

Recreation in South San Jose

With 193 parks and open space areas, South San Jose offers no shortage of ways to get outdoors and remain active. Whether you enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding or just strolling wilderness paths, there’s a park here to accommodate you.
Golfers have lots of choices as well, from Los Lagos Golf Course and Almaden Golf & Country Club to Cinnabar Hills, The Ranch Golf Club, and others.

Bring the plane when you buy a house in South San Jose, the private Reid-Hillview General Aviation Airport is located right here.

Homes in South San Jose

South San Jose offers many communities and some of the more popular include Santa Teresa, Blossom Valley, and Silver Creek Valley.

Prices of homes for sale in South San Jose vary, according to the area and home style. Condos, for instance, can be priced as low as $335,000 in some areas and as much as $900,000 in others.

Single-family homes for sale in South San Jose are priced likewise, with prices starting typically in the $800,000s.
South Side San Jose is located roughly south of Hillsdale Ave. and West Capitol Expressway, and north of Morgan Hill, between Highway 101/Senter Rd. and Camden Ave.

 

$290,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$290,000
New
MLS# ML81838753

270 Umbarger Rd 32
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Mobile Home
$999,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$999,000
New
MLS# ML81838759

2443 Azevedo Pkwy
San Jose, CA 95125

01365616
Property Type: Single Family Home
$888,888 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$888,888
New
MLS# ML81838638

13197 Potts Dr
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$1,250,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$1,250,000
New
MLS# ML81837444

74 Ryland Park Dr. Dr
San Jose, CA 95110

Property Type: Townhouse
$895,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$895,000
New
MLS# ML81838439

3435 Vittoria Pl 2
San Jose, CA 95136

00922051
Property Type: Condo
$990,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$990,000
New
MLS# ML81836472

403 Gwinn Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

00607079
Property Type: Single Family Home
$998,800 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$998,800
New
MLS# ML81837001

218 William Manly St 2
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Condo
$988,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$988,000
New
MLS# ML81838262

1030 Vine St
San Jose, CA 95110

Property Type: Single Family Home
$269,900 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$269,900
New
MLS# ML81838369

2600 Senter Rd 42
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Mobile Home
$499,000 - 2Br/1Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$499,000
New
MLS# ML81837951

523 Sieber Pl
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Condo
$819,000 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$819,000
New
MLS# ML81838028

2150 Sunstruck Ct
San Jose, CA 95125

Property Type: Condo
$999,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$999,000
New
MLS# ML81838069

305 Otono Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$849,000 - 2Br/1Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$849,000
New
MLS# ML81838065

1232 Locust St
San Jose, CA 95110

Property Type: Single Family Home
$698,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$698,000
New
MLS# ML81838115

667 Jennings Dr
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Single Family Home
$499,000 - 3Br/1Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$499,000
New
MLS# ML81837837

401 Capricorn Ct
San Jose, CA 95111

01980107
Property Type: Townhouse
$198,900 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$198,900
New
MLS# ML81837768

411 Lewis Rd 334
San Jose, CA 95111

Property Type: Mobile Home
$925,800 - 2Br/2Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$925,800
New
MLS# ML81837620

1149 S 6th St
San Jose, CA 95112

Property Type: Single Family Home
$949,000 - 4Br/3Ba -  for Sale in San Jose
$949,000
New
MLS# ML81837857

365 Vista Roma Way
San Jose, CA 95136

Property Type: Condo