Homes for Sale in Hillsborough
Search all Hillsborough houses for sale and real estate listings. Located in San Mateo County, just 17 miles south of downtown San Francisco, Hillsborough is an affluent community known for its exclusive and impressive real estate options. The San Mateo Mountains rise dramatically along Hillsborough's western border, offering spectacular views from many of the community's beautiful homes.
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About Hillsborough, CA
Incorporated in 1910, Hillsborough has long been a haven for the wealthy Bay Area elite. Today, the community is home to some of the country's most coveted and expensive real estate.
Hillsborough is an ideal base for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Locals embrace an active lifestyle, with hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding among the more popular pursuits. Crystal Springs Park lies right on the community's doorstep, offering miles of trails and a beautiful reservoir to explore. Plenty of wildlife can be seen in this expansive park, and the forested mountain views are sublime.
Golf is another popular pastime here, and residents have a couple of world-class options. The exclusive Burlingame Country Club is located within Hillsborough's borders and offers members access to a fantastic 18-hole course, tennis courts, and a clubhouse. Nearby, Crystal Springs Golf Course provides a supremely picturesque environment to enjoy a round of golf.
Despite Hillsborough being almost entirely residential, there's no shortage of shopping, dining, and entertainment options in the surrounding communities, the closest of which are found along Broadway and Burlingame Avenue in Burlingame. Here, you'll find a seemingly endless selection of boutiques, cafes, bakeries, and restaurants serving cuisine for every corner of the globe. Further south in San Mateo, the enormous Hillsdale Shopping Center has it all. There are plenty of upscale shops, casual eateries, a luxury movie theater, and other entertainment options. What's more, all the excitement of downtown San Francisco is just a short drive away.
Hillsborough Real Estate
Strict zoning laws require homes to measure at least 2,500 square feet, and lots must exceed half an acre. This policy helped Hillsborough maintain an exclusive and tranquil atmosphere, in which elegant, tree-lined streets wind through the community and magnificent mansions dot the gentle hillsides.
You'll find a variety of architectural styles in Hillsborough, ranging from historic properties to imaginative modern mansions. In fact, the city is home to some of the most stunning architectural gems in the United States, including the Carolands Estate, a magnificent chateau that was modeled on Louis XIV architecture and features Versailles-style gardens to explore.
Always get the newest Hillsborough properties; this page is updated with Hillsborough real estate listings several times per day from the most extensive San Mateo County MLS.
Each listing includes photos, the price, year built, the size of the house (square feet), the size of the lot, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and other important information. You’ll also be able to check the number of days it has been on the market (DOM), the MLS number, and the listing status (active, under contract, or pending).
Review exterior features as well as the architectural style of residences. If any appliances or other personal property are included with the sale, those will also be noted. When available, Hillsborough neighborhood details will be included along with a map, local schools, and similar homes for sale within the Hillsborough zip code.
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