In San Mateo County there is a charming small incorporated town known as Atherton, California. Home to around 7,200 residents, Atherton boasts a great location, numerous community organizations, great schools and splendid real estate options in its multiple neighborhoods and subdivisions. This rural residential community is composed of six square miles full of natural beauty and native cedars, oaks, pines, redwoods and white oak trees. As one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S., Atherton boasts impressive shopping and dining options, as well as a long list of amazing additional features.
This family friendly community is served by Redwood City School District, Sequoia Union High School District, Las Lomitas Elementary School District and Menlo Park City School District. Students residing in Atherton attend Encinal, Laurel or Las Lomitas Elementary school, Selby Lane Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School. In addition to great schools Atherton also boasts wonderful opportunities for entertainment and recreation. The 22 acre Holbrook-Palmer Park is a gorgeous tree-covered space with varied facilities and recreational programs.
Homes for sale in Atherton are of varying ages, sizes and architectural styles. There are multiple tracts of Eichler homes in Atherton, particularly in the contemporary neighborhood of Lindenwood. Forbes magazine listed the 94027 zip code of Atherton on its annual list of the nation’s most expensive zip codes in 2010. At the time the median home price was around $4 million. This spectacular community continues to be a popular destination among homebuyers seeking a quiet and luxurious life. The single family homes for sale in Atherton have an average listing price around $10.7 million and, with occasional exceptions, top out around $39.8 million.
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