Los Altos means "The Heights" in Spanish, an apt name for one of the priciest housing markets in the country.
In this Silicon Valley enclave, a typical four-bedroom costs more than $1.7 million, according to Coldwell Banker's annual Home Listing Report.
But you won't find anything too lavish or overly flamboyant for those prices. You're getting Midwestern-type charm with a California accent, said Budge Huskey, president of Coldwell Banker Real Estate.
This home, which went on the market in July, offers plenty of handcrafted touches, including vaulted wood ceilings, cork floors and nice built-ins. There are also large windows with views of the private, one-acre yard that is studded with trees.
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From Los Altos, Calif. to Brooklyn, N.Y., these 20 cities had the highest number of home sales exceeding $1 million during the 12 months ended June 30, 2013.
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