13 incredibly modest but insanely expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley

Princess elleena court silicon valleyPoint2HomesThis 2,733-square-foot home is on the market for $US3.098 million.

The current tech boom and mass migration to Silicon Valley have dramatically driven up home prices.

Santa Clara County homes often sell for more than $US1,000 per square foot. It’s not uncommon for 1,000- or 2,000-square-foot homes that would be tear-downs anywhere else to sell for much more than $US1 million here.

Our friends at real estate listings site Point2Homes helped us compile a list of Silicon Valley homes that are listed for startlingly high prices.

You may be surprised to see just how little your money will get you.

This $1.5 million home dates back to 1958.

Address: 15560 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos

Price: $US1.5 million

It has 2,355 square feet of space overlooking the hills.

This house is 'in need of repair,' but it's listed for more than $1.5 million.

Address: 1565 Plateau Avenue, Loyola

Price: $US1.595 million

According to the listing, it was built in 1938, and maintenance has been deferred for several years.

This $1.8 million pad dates back to 1968 and has a solar-heated pool.

Address: 19766 Junipero Way, Saratoga

Price: $US1.799 million

According to the listing, 'it needs updating to make it your own.'

$1.95 million gets you three bedrooms two miles away from Apple HQ.

Address: 7565 Heatherwood Drive, Cupertino

Price: $US1.95 million

The 2,013-square-foot home also has three bathrooms and a room that can be used as an office.

A three-bedroom house in Google's hometown will cost you nearly $2 million.

Address: 1305 Isabelle Avenue, Mountain View

Price: $US1.975 million

The home only has 1,740 square feet of space, but there is a large backyard.

This four-bedroom home on a quiet cul-de-sac will set you back $2.2 million.

Address: 658 Rosewood Court, Los Altos

Price: $US2.198 million

The single-story house has some nice skylights throughout.

This four-bedroom home is on the market for more than $2.3 million.

Address: 62 Broadway, Los Gatos

Price: $US2.398 million

The interior is a bit outdated, but it does have a nice backyard.

This ranch-style home in San Jose is listed for a whopping $3 million.

Address: 3937 San Felipe Road, San Jose

Price: $US3 million

The three-bedroom house was built in 1960.

This $3 million home has a horse barn and corral in the backyard.

Address: 24044 Princess Elleena Court, Los Altos Hills

Price: $US3.098 million

Its appearance may be modest, but it does sit on a 1.24 acre plot.

This $3.9 million home is not far from Stanford.

Address: 659 Tennyson Avenue, Palo Alto

Price: $US3.888 million

It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,800 square feet of living space.

This $3.9 million home only has two bedrooms.

Address: 848 Nash Road, Los Altos

Price: $US3.9 million

It has some beautiful features, including a long entryway and vaulted ceilings.

This 3-bedroom home in Saratoga will set you back $4.5 million.

Address: 14689 Aloha Avenue, Saratoga

Price: $US4.5 million

Built in 1984, this single-story home does have a decently sized pool area.

This single-story home costs $5.5 million.

Address: 19645 Los Gatos Saratoga Road, Saratoga

Price: $US5.5 million

It has five bedrooms in total, which means you'd be paying more than $US1 million per bedroom. It also has an office and guest cottage.

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