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Sunnyvale—Voted One of the Best Places to Live in the U.S.

7.7.21

If you’re looking for mild winters and warm summers, excellent job opportunities in Silicon Valley, and an abundance of retail, entertainment, outdoor and recreational opportunities all within walking distance of downtown—then Sunnyvale, CA will check all the boxes! Voted #16 of the best places to live in the U.S., there is something for everyone. And if you’re searching for new apartments for rent in downtown Sunnyvale, then The Flats is ready to welcome you home. With modern luxury apartments, upscale amenities, spacious floor plans, and a centralized location, you’ll soon discover why The Flats is Sunnyvale’s premier luxury living experience.

So, what gave Sunnyvale the advantage in ranking so high in the Niche.com survey? This survey focused on major cities—populations over 100,000—and factored in access to public transportation, residents’ health and fitness, employment rates, career growth, diversity, and housing costs. And while we’re just scratching the surface, here are a few reasons why Sunnyvale made the top of the list.

Convenience right outside your door

Fast-paced, safe, and beautiful downtown Sunnyvale has all the perks of a city but the feeling of a connected neighborhood. Walk to restaurants, bars, entertainment, shops, galleries, and more. Target, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods are just minutes away. You don’t have to travel far to enjoy the amenities of a modern city with a youthful vibe! And the future of downtown Sunnyvale is Cityline—designing and constructing from the ground up with a focus on innovation—it offers world-class shopping, luxury apartments, modern office spaces, social events, and entertainment venues. Downtown reimagined!

Caltrain puts you close to everything

Caltrain provides commuter rail service that allows you to travel without the hassle. Enjoy a short work commute to Googleplex, head into San Francisco for a weekend getaway, or to the beach—it’s all within easy reach.

Green space to nurture your soul

With over a half-dozen beautiful green parks near The Flats (including dog parks), there’s a serene spot in Sunnyvale waiting for you to discover. Relax, unwind and refresh. The Baylands Park has over 70 acres of developed parkland, pathways, trails, picnic areas, a playground, and a wetlands preserve to spy out plants and wildlife.

An outdoor recreation paradise

There’s something for every outdoor enthusiast in Sunnyvale and the surrounding Santa Clara County. Hikers and bikers flock to the Bay Trail and get rewarded with spectacular sunset views. Get some friends together and meet up at Braly Park for a game of volleyball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, or tennis. Ortega Park is perfect for playing soccer and cricket. Other popular outdoor sports include basketball, baseball, skateboarding, and more. Health and fitness are important to Sunnyvale residents, and there are ample spaces to get outside and live an active life.

When you’re ready to call Sunnyvale “Home”

Ready to upgrade your zip code and your lifestyle? Searching for new apartments in Sunnyvale, CA? Look no further—The Flats is the luxury you deserve at a price you can afford. Designed with you in mind—you can live, work, and play all in one place.

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