THE CITY OF GOOD LIVING
A Town Rich in History, Culture, and Scenic Charm
San Carlos is home to over 30,000 people comprised mostly of professionals working in the management, technology, finance, and media arts sector. Its residents enjoy easy access to employment hubs like San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
The schools in San Carlos are among the highest-ranking in the state, and its quiet neighborhoods are perfect for peaceful living, long walks and bicycle rides. This is a town with a blend of both modern and classic charm and varying topography. Residents have the choice of living in the flats of San Carlos close to downtown or in rolling green hills with breathtaking views of the Bay and the surrounding cities.
On the weekends, residents can enjoy going to parks, recreational facilities, spend some leisure time shopping or eating in its quaint downtown. It’s also just a short trip to the beach, many hiking trails or a wide array of entertainment found in surrounding communities.
MEET VIV AND MARK
YOUR GUIDES TO THE CITY
Meet Viv and Mark – our hosts in San Carlos Life. As part of the San Carlos community for over 20 years and owners of the top real estate agencies in San Mateo County, Mark and Viv have introduced countless families to the “City of Good Living”.
So what makes San Carlos the City of Good Living? We invite you to take a closer look at the neighborhoods with their charming homes and explore its downtown with boutique shops, cafes, restaurants, and city events. But don’t forget to also take a scenic tour of the nature trails, gardens, and aerial landscapes all part of San Carlos Life.
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THE BEST OF SAN CARLOS
PLACES TO VISIT
San Carlos and its neighboring towns are home to some of the most beautiful and scenic nature landscapes in California – be it the forests, the bay, gardens, floral beds, even aerial tours. There’s lots of culture, history, entertainment, and outdoor living to enjoy. Let us guide you there!
PARKS & TRAILS
RESTAURANTS & SERVICES
REAL ESTATE IN SAN CARLOS
Homes in San Carlos are in the mid-price range for the Peninsula. It’s been a long sought after community to live in due to its overall well performing school system, but still not as expensive as areas like Palo Alto or Menlo Park.
Home sizes and craftsmanship can vary greatly by neighborhood as well as price. As of 2022, home values ranged from $850,000 for a small condo to $5,650,000 for a large detached home. The medium and average sale price are both around $2,500,000 with the average home size of approximately 1,850 SqFt.