In San Mateo County, in the prestigious enclave of Silicon Valley, there is a remarkable city known as San Mateo, California. San Mateo is the high-tech area of the San Francisco Bay Area and serves as home to approximately 103,500 residents making it one of the larger suburbs on the gorgeous San Francisco Peninsula. San Mateo is situated between Burlingame to the north, Belmont to the south, San Francisco Bay and Foster City to the east and Hillsborough and Highlands-Baywood Park on the west. Additionally, this delightful city is only twenty-five minutes from downtown San Francisco and only thirty minutes from downtown San Jose.
San Mateo is an area of abundant natural beauty. Its best known natural features is likely Coyote Point Park which is comprised of a large rock outcropped peninsula in the Bay. Today Coyote Point is home to a natural history museum and wildlife center known as CuriOdyssey. Other popular destination in San Mateo include Sugarloaf Mountain and Sawyer Camp Trail, a roughly six mile trail along the Crystal Springs Reservoir. San Mateo is also home is a number of diverse habitats including bayland marshes, riparian zones and oak woodlands. With a great location in the San Francisco Bay area and an abundance of natural beauty, San Mateo is a great place to buy a home.
Composed of 15.9 square miles, San Mateo is divided into several neighborhoods including downtown, Hillsdale and Bay Meadows, as well as Aragon, Edgewater Isle, Hayward Park, South Shoreview and Los Prados. Downtown San Mateo and the other neighborhoods east of El Camino Real tend to be more densely populated than the San Mateo neighborhoods west of El Camino Real. Downtown San Mateo is roughly bounded by El Camino Real, Tilton and 9th Avenues and Delaware Street. The Hillsdale area is home to the largest mall in the county and boasts its own Caltrain Station. Bay Meadows is a mixed-use area that when complete will include residential units, retail and office space, as well as a town square and acres of parks. Homes for sale in San Mateo vary in price depending upon the home’s age, size, style and location within the city. Condos and townhouses in San Mateo have an average listing price around $762,800 and usually top out around $2.1 million Multi-family homes in San Mateo have an average listing price around $2.3 million. Single family homes for sale in San Mateo are the most common housing option and while some can have listing prices near $4 million or more, the average listing price for a San Mateo single family home is around $1.4 million.
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