The location of the Highlands is a benefit for those who travel frequently for work along the scenic 280 and 92 corridors. It’s about a 25 minute ride with no traffic to downtown San Francisco, and less than 20 minutes to Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley.
Many of the lots in the San Mateo Highlands are larger than average and are typically 7,000 – 8,000 square feet, which offers plenty of yard space. Quite a few of the homes are on cul-de-sacs or back up to the green open space adjacent to the 280 freeway and across from the Crystal Springs reservoir.
Within the same neighborhood, at the bottom of Bunker Hill Road, there is a small collection of homes by Whitecliff, a developer who built more traditional and spacious two story homes.
The Highlands area is home to Highlands Elementary School, which is always ranked in the top two elementary schools in San Mateo. There is also a community center right in the middle of the neighborhood which is easily accessible for those who live in the Highlands.
The big news in The Highlands is that Joseph Eichler’s “modern homes for the masses” is that of the neighborhood’s most recent seven sales, three have closed for more than $2 million, with the rest landing in the $1.8 to $2 million range.
To view a detailed google map of the Highlands neighborhood, click here. The MLS area is 433.
Home Data per tax records
|Single Family Homes|
|1 Bedroom Homes||none|
|2 Bedroom Homes||37|
|3 Bedroom Homes||232|
|4 Bedroom Homes||476|
|5+ Bedroom Homes||64|
|Number of Sales||15|
|Percent List Price Received||111.7%|
|Median Sales Price||$2,008,000|
|Average Sale Price||$1,956,000|
|Lowest Sale Price||$1,300,000|
|Highest Sale Price||$2,350,000|