Hillsborough Community and Real Estate Information in CA
Renowned for its wealth, the town of Hillsborough, California has approximately 11,000 residents and in many ways deserves its reputation, but the "old money" in town is often very understated. The Tudor, Mediterranean, Colonial and Spanish-style estates and mansions are all very evident, but many of the dwellings are upper-middle class functional and practical one-level, ranch-style homes. Hillsborough is a town for tycoons, high-tech and Internet princes certainly, but also a town with many resident doctors, lawyers, investment bankers, and other professionals. (more)
Hillsborough trees are tall, full and abundant. The lawns are manicured and well maintained, and the landscaping is lush and imaginative and often serves to ensure privacy for its residents. The majority of residences are ensconced behind gates, high walls and tall hedges. The town's three public elementary schools are among the highest scoring in the state. Several years ago, Crocker Middle School was named by the Swedish Academy of Sciences as one of the four best in the world. In its annual reports on crime, the FBI tracks cities with populations of more than 10,000. Hillsborough usually ranks as the safest city in California and one of the safest in the United States, year in and year out.
Compared to other cities and towns, the commute to San Francisco real estate is relatively convenient. Highway 280 runs along the top of the town, about 21 miles to downtown San Francisco. Neighboring Burlingame has a train depot with trains and buses to San Francisco. San Francisco International Airport is also nearby.
Price Range of Hillsborough, CA Homes for Sale
The town of Hillsborough, California is filled with many wonderful neighborhoods and real estate, offering an array of realty options. Stringent zoning laws are in place and residential buildings must be located on lots of at least one-half acre. Each home is a single-family detached residence, with no townhouses, condominiums or apartments available. (more)
A smaller home ,in the three-bedroom range, on these tree-lined streets ranges in price from $1.9 million to $3 million, typically featuring spacious backyards and well-landscaped front yards. Larger estate properties with magnificent amenities and spectacular bay and city views, ranging in price from $2 million to $5 million and more, can be found scattered throughout the town. Palatial, historic real estate with square footage above 8,000 square feet are also available and range in price from $8 million to $12 million+. A limited number of lots and land are available on custom real estate development in Hillsborough.
Hillsborough, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
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