Photo courtesy of Reali/John Nelson and MLS.
Facts and Figures
- Offered at $4,250,000
- Sold for $4,200,000
- 4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms
- 3,508 sq. ft. home, per county records
- 6,000 sq. ft. lot, per county records
- Built in 2007
About the Easton Addition Neighborhood
Since 2018, property values in Burlingame’s most popular neighborhood have increased 18%, from an average of $2.8 million to $3.3 million. More notably, overall sales have increased by 50%. For 2021, though, Easton Addition contained arguably Burlingame’s most stable market. Overall sales, average and median home prices, average DOM and sale price to list price ratio were more or less static, and whereas in 2020 Easton Addition sales accounted for 30% of Burlingame’s overall figure, this year they only made up 26% of total sales. What’s interesting about Easton in 2021 and in 2020, though, is its lack of outlier sales. Unlike some other Burlingame districts (notably ones that until recently were considered entry-level) Easton Addition sales are distributed fairly evenly across a limited range of price points. In 2021 that meant that 40% of all sales fell between $2 and $3 million, 33% between $3 and $4 million and 22% between $4 and $5 million, with one sale coming in at $5 million and two below $2 million. This is consistent with the range in 2020 with one notable exception: the $4 to $5 million range, which increased its market share from 16% to 22% in 2021.
To view a detailed google map of the Easton Addition neighborhood, click here. The MLS area is 466.
One of the most popular and prestigious neighborhoods in Burlingame
Classic Burlingame architecture with homes that have a historic, charming feel
Easton Addition has its own picture perfect branch of the Burlingame Public Library
One of the two most expensive neighborhoods in Burlingame along with Burlingame Park
Not as close to Burlingame Ave and Broadway as other areas, but parts of the neighborhood are walkable to Broadway
Families living in Easton Addition have access to a pair of excellent public elementary schools: Roosevelt Elementary on Vancouver at Broadway, and Lincoln Elementary on Ray Drive (bordering Ray Park) at Balboa, plus the private Catholic K-8 school, Our Lady of Angels.
Burlingame’s single public middle school, Burlingame Intermediate School, is located just outside of Easton Addition, in the Ray Park neighborhood. Students then go onto Burlingame High School, which has a long history of being recognized as one of the state’s strongest public high schools, or a number of independent and parochial secondary schools.
Ansel I. and Adeline Easton’s Black Hawk horse ranch once covered 1,500 acres. The Easton estate, and the 1,500-acre estate of Mrs. Easton’s brother D.O. Mills, occupied all of what is now Burlingame north of Sanchez Creek. The Easton estate extended from Sanchez Creek north to Mills Creek (near present day Adeline Drive) and the Mills estate extended from Mills Creek to El Portal Creek (near present day Mills Avenue).
Today, The Easton Addition takes it name from the Eastons’ son Ansel Mills Easton who subdivided his parents’ ranch and developed the area west of El Camino Real in the decades before and after World War I. The area is referred to as the Easton “Addition” because it was not originally included in the city’s borders when Burlingame incorporated in 1908. We are not sure why Easton didn’t join Burlingame originally at the time of incorporation, but probably because most of the wealthy landowners were worried that they’d be taxed (Mills didn’t join and Hillsborough didn’t join either). The last remaining 25 acres of Black Hawk Ranch were sold to Charles Howard, the owner of the great racehorse Seabiscuit, in 1925.
Ansel Easton Adams, the famous photographer, is named after Ansel M. Easton; the famous photographer’s parents admired Mr. Easton, who was married to Louise Adams Easton, the photographer’s aunt. Ansel Adams (the photographer) was named after his uncle because at one time his father greatly admired his brother-in-law, but the relationship turned very sour later in life after Mr. Adams felt like Ansel didn’t do the right thing in a business deal. When the photographer found out about this he stopped using Easton on photographs (early ones say Ansel Easton Adams), then he went to Ansel E. Adams and finally dropped the E all together.
“Easton Addition is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in all of Burlingame.”
Burlingame’s Easton Addition is arguably the city’s signature neighborhood. Located within walking distance of Broadway’s low-key shops and restaurants and an easy drive to Burlingame Avenue, Easton Addition balances access to urban amenities and easy auto and CalTrain commutes with the serene seclusion of a long-established residential neighborhood. It’s streets are lined mature trees and a mixture of vintage -- turn-of-the-century bungalows, stately Victorians, Arts & Crafts-style cottages -- and contemporary homes, usually with at least three bedrooms and often as much as five. The picturesque neighborhood is near multiple parks and medical service providers and even boasts its own, elegant, Mission-style branch of the venerable Burlingame Public Library. A gem in the heart of a residential neighborhood which is particularly popular among all the young families in the area. Pop on in and make yourself at home next to the fireplace in one of several mind-blowing Craftsman leather reading chairs!
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