A small town feeling with a big City Vibrancy!
Burlingame is a vibrant city that offers lots of activities and entertainment for each member of the family. When living in this town, you can enjoy a nice walk around the neighborhood and appreciate the beauty of tree-lined streets with exquisite landscaped yards and stunning architectural designed-homes that accentuate the uniqueness of Burlingame.
When living in Burlingame you have the convenience of walking to downtown and stopping in at any of the chic shops. Also you can enjoy a great selection of restaurants from Italian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Japanese food and many more to tempt your palate. During the year there are many family-oriented activities taking place in different areas of Burlingame that gather families and creates opportunities for the children to meet and play. Adults and children can build friendships that will last forever.
The proximity to San Francisco downtown, just about 13 miles away, and the charming feeling Burlingame offers, has placed this city as one of the top options for buyers relocating or searching for more conveniently locations on the Peninsula. With a population close to 30,000 people, Burlingame has one of the most diverse and friendly neighborhoods in the area. During the summer, you can meet your neighbors at the different festivals organized by the city, or at the block parties organized by people living on your own block where you can have a potluck and enjoy of the different ethnic food.
The school district in Burlingame is known for its superiority and outstanding quality of education. Burlingame schools are among the highest scoring the rank level in the California State Testing measures. The strong instructional program is boosted with a well-supported music and physical education programs. The educational system is highly valued and strongly supported by the community where parents participate intensely in the school activities.
For those who are looking to buy Real Estate in Burlingame, there is a myriad of beautiful homes styles ranging from Traditional, Mediterranean, English Tudors, French Normandy, Colonial, Ranchers, bungalows and more. If you are looking for a quiet, safe area, with clean wide tree-lined streets, with big parks and numerous recreational activities to enjoy for the whole family and also care about the school district, shopping, outdoor activities and amazing weather then Burlingame could be the right place to live. For many reasons, Burlingame remains one of the most sought after areas in the Bay Area.
Enjoy a rural country ambiance near the city!
The town of Hillsborough is conveniently located near Burlingame and downtown San Mateo, with a short commute from San Francisco city and minutes away from San Francisco International Airport. As of 2009, Hillsborough's population is 10,737 with a great cultural diversity.
Hillsborough offers a quiet atmosphere excellent for those who want to escape from the fast-paced city environment. Homeowners enjoy a private life surrounded by lush vegetation, in a minimum lot size of one-half acre. This charming town has its own blue-ribbon public elementary and middle school system, but no public high school. High schools students have the choice to attend Burlingame, San Mateo, and Aragon High schools. In addition the police, fire department and work services are top notch.
Houses are very unique and charming, on large lot sizes, featuring great backyards that usually include a swimming pool and other amenities. Homeowners enjoy their privacy, and are able to visit the chic shops and restaurants in nearby Burlingame or San Mateo downtown.
City of San Mateo San Mateo is centrally located on the Peninsula Area, about 15 miles south the cosmopolitan city of San Francisco. Citizens of San Mateo enjoy a mild Mediterranean climate that is ideal for many outdoor activities such as biking, jogging, running, windsurfing, and hiking along the Coyote Point Park and the Sawyer Camp Trail.
In downtown San Mateo you find many attractions for younger and adult crowds. There are many restaurants offering the best food from different parts of the world, a movie theater, pubs and great shops offer opportunities for mingling with people and understanding better their cultural background. There are over 92,000 people living in San Mateo with a diverse racial makeup, mainly White, Hispanic and Asian with other minorities such as African American, Native American, Pacific Islanders and other races. Residents are zoned for schools in the San Mateo Union High School District.
There are three public high schools: San Mateo, Aragon, and Hillsdale and one private, all-male Catholic high school, Junipero Serra. College of San Mateo is also located here and offers many programs to improve the education of people living around this area.