Hillsborough Heights real estate predates many of its neighboring housing inventories. A significant percentage of homes were built prior to World War II. Their classic styles – Mediterranean, Tudor, French and Beaux Arts – give the neighborhood an abundance of old world dignity. With its flat, tree-lined streets and large (most homes have at least four bedrooms and upwards of 4,000 square feet of living space), vintage homes, Hillsborough Heights resembles nearby San Mateo Park – another long-established, leafy residential neighborhood – only with the advantage of access to Hillsborough’s public schools, which consistently rank among the best in California.
Hillsborough Heights is the most affordable neighborhood within Lower Hillsborough, a convenient option located within a brisk walk of downtown San Mateo where homes sold for an average of $4.74 million in 2020 ($4.65 million median), only 2% higher than the $4.63 they averaged in 2019. Like the rest of Hillsborough, though, Hillsborough Heights saw increased sales and decreased average DOM in 2020. A total of 11 neighborhood properties sold, almost double from 2019 and 57% more than moved in 2018, and they moved quickly, selling in an average of 21 days, 46% fewer than in 2019.To view a detailed google map of the Hillsborough Heights neighborhood, click here. The MLS area is 440.
- Beautiful, flat and tree-lined streets
- Bigger and diverse styles of homes, including classic vintage homes
- Close proximity to shopping and restaurants
- Walking distance to downtown San Mateo
- Entry price to the neighborhood is high, with many homes selling over $10 million
Home Data per tax records
|Single Family Homes|
|1 Bedroom Homes||0|
|2 Bedroom Homes||3|
|3 Bedroom Homes||48|
|4 Bedroom Homes||126|
|5+ Bedroom Homes||124|
|Number of Sales||4|
|Percent List Price Received||101.5%|
|Median Sales Price||$4,494,000|
|Average Sale Price||$4,935,000|
|Lowest Sale Price||$3,500,000|
|Highest Sale Price||$7,250,000|
Hillsborough Real Estate Market Review
Each year Raziel publishes this award winning annual review of the Hillsborough real estate market.