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San Martin

Calm community between the Santa Cruz and Diablo Mountains.


Welcome to San Martin

San Martin is a peaceful community nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Diablo Range in southern Santa Clara County. This census-designated place is surrounded by beautiful countryside with rolling agricultural land and vineyards. San Martin offers a quiet lifestyle, with access to Highway 101 providing convenient transportation links with San Jose and other communities throughout Santa Clara County and Silicon Valley.
 
San Martin has an eclectic real estate mix with homes ranging from comfortable California ranches to expansive estates. San Martin’s pastoral landscape also features undeveloped lots awaiting the construction of your own idyllic country retreat.

What to Love

  • Peaceful community nestled between mountain ranges

  • Rolling agricultural land and vineyards

  • Wide-ranging real estate mix

  • CordeValle Golf Resort

People and Lifestyle

San Martin offers a relaxed rural lifestyle surrounded by gorgeous mountains and open space preserves. Many young families and Silicon Valley professionals choose San Martin for the tranquil refuge this traditional farming community provides from the bustle of nearby cities. The vibe in San Martin is intimate and welcoming, with close friendships quickly developing between the community’s neighbors.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

This quiet community offers some fine choices for dining. One Iron Bar at CordeValle Golf Resort serves seasonal California cuisine prepared with fresh local ingredients alongside an excellent selection of wines and spirits. San Martin Café is a laidback local favorite for classic American and Mexican breakfast, lunch, and dinner eats. The upscale Rocca’s Market grocery store features a gourmet meat counter and an exceptional selection of both regional and international wines. Miramar Vineyards in the foothills at the eastern edge of San Martin is another must-visit for wine connoisseurs. The tasting room at Miramar Vineyards offers award-winning varietals and sweeping views over the ten-acre estate. Just a short drive south of San Martin on Highway 101, Gilroy offers lots more places to dine, drink, and shop. Gilroy Premium Outlets is the largest outlet shopping center in California. The more than 145 stores at Gilroy Premium Outlets include brands such as Adidas, Michael Kors, and Tommy Hilfiger.

Things to Do

CordeValle Golf Resort is a stunning golfing destination nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains. The centerpiece of the resort is an award-winning 7,360-yard 18-hole championship golf course designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Other amenities at the resort include four Plexicushion tennis courts, bocce ball courts, luxury spa facilities, a state-of-the-art fitness center, flowering gardens, and a vineyard. Harvey Bear Ranch County Park is a sprawling 6,695-acre recreation area surrounding the fishing and boating destination of Coyote Lake on the east side of San Martin. More than 33 miles of trails for hiking, off-road biking, and horseback riding wind through the park’s beautiful landscape of oak forests and open ridgelines. San Martin is also home to numerous horse ranches and equestrian destinations, including Bright Ranch, Lone Oak Equestrian Center, and Second Chance Ranch. The public San Martin Airport is popular for light aircraft and skydiving. Next to the airport, the Wings of History Air Museum exhibits a variety of historic aircraft, including a replica of the Wright Brothers’ Wright Flyer and World War II planes, including a B-25 bomber.

Schools

San Martin is zoned to the Morgan Hill Unified School District. Highlights include:

  • San Martin Gwinn Environmental Science Academy, Public, K-8.



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