Sunnyvale is one of the major cities that makes up the busy high tech industry of Silicon Valley. The area is also part of the greater Santa Clara County and bounded by portions of San Jose, Mountain View, Los Altos, Santa Clara and Cupertino. For prospective home buyers, it comes with a clean suburban aesthetic and a quality public school system. It also has an enormous population, hosting over 140,000 residents and covers almost 23 square miles of land. The town enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate and coastal winds (from the nearby Pacific Ocean) throughout most of the year.
A perfect neighborhood for first time buyers.
The Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival is one of the most popular events in the South Bay Area. People from all over the area come to enjoy fine wine and art. You might even see the occasional yahoo cofounder walking about.