Homes in Cordes near downtown are smaller, with three or four bedrooms and 1,500 to 2,000 square feet, older and less expensive than real estate located in the neighborhood's hilly northwest corner – and less expensive than the city median. These one and two-story homes can be had for anywhere from $1.4 to just north of $2 million. Recent sales of condominiums in this area (some built within the past decade) have come in between $900,000 and $1.2 million.
Homes in the neighborhood near Arguello Park, Arundel Elementary School and Tierra Linda Middle School tend to be newer – most are less than 50 years old, with many built in the 1970s and 1980s; one-off development continues to the present – and larger. This section of the neighborhood boasts excellent views and larger lots, as well. Homes here range in asking price from around $1.8 million to $2.5 million.
Some might say Cordes has options for everyone. The reasons buyers choose “The City of Good Living” – good schools, hillside views, access to a charming and functional downtown and a diverse housing inventory – are all present in San Carlos’ northernmost neighborhood.
To view a detailed google map of the Cordes neighborhood, click here. The MLS area is 355.
- Close to downtown yet more affordable than nearby Howard Park and White Oaks
- Homes are assigned to highly rated Carlmont High School in Belmont
- The western part of neighborhood is hilly and lacks sidewalks, so not as ideal for those with strollers
Home Data per tax records
|Single Family Homes|
|1 Bedroom Homes||3|
|2 Bedroom Homes||288|
|3 Bedroom Homes||810|
|4 Bedroom Homes||268|
|5+ Bedroom Homes||59|
|Number of Sales||50|
|Percent List Price Received||109.3%|
|Median Sales Price||$1,741,000|
|Average Sale Price||$1,769,000|
|Lowest Sale Price||$700,000|
|Highest Sale Price||$3,235,000|