Rare among Hillsborough neighborhoods in 2020, Hillsborough Oaks actually had a 50% reduction in overall sales last year, falling from 12 to 6 after peaking at 16 in 2018. Conversely, the value of homes sold in Hillsborough Oaks, located at the northern end of town adjacent to Burlingame’s Easton Addition, soared to $5.81 million, a 43% increase from 2019’s average. Average price per square foot actually dropped slightly, from $1,305 to $1,274, which might suggest an outlier sale or two. However, this was not the case in Hillsborough Oaks, which until recently had been Lower Hillsborough’s most affordable neighborhood. Each of the neighborhood’s six sales closed escrow for more than $5 million in 2020 and ranged in price from $5.2 million to $6.8 million.
Also unique is Hillsborough Oaksbridge’s location, within walking distance of Burlingame’s Broadway downtown neighborhood. Easy access to shopping and dining, El Camino Real and the 101 freeway makes this a neighborhood for pragmatists, something singer/actor Bing Crosby must have considered when he purchased a home on Jackling Drive in the 1960s. Crosby lived in the home until his passing. His widow Kathryn Crosby, continues to live there today. The home was one of five homes featured on the 2010 Hillsborough Centennial Historic Homes Tour.
To view a detailed google map of the Hillsborough Oaksbridge neighborhood, click here.
The elementary school for Hillsborough Oaksbridge is North Hillsborough Elementary, located in the Country Manor neighborhood on Eucalyptus Avenue. It’s about a 4-6 minute drive from Hillsborough Oaksbridge.
There is one public middle school in Hillsborough, Crocker Middle School, which is located in the Country Club Manor neighborhood on Ralston Avenue. It’s a 6 minute drive from Hillsborough Oaksbridge and located next to North Hillsborough Elementary School.
Hillsborough does not have its own public high school. Most of the residents in the neighborhood attend Burlingame High School, located in Burlingame on Mangini Way. To search a high school by a specific address using a School Locator, click here.
Hillsborough Oaksbridge neighborhood is all about subtlety and grace
Hillsborough Oaksbridge doesn’t announce itself with blaring horns and balloons. Instead, it simply evolves, appearing on quiet residential lanes as they head west out of Burlingame. Suddenly, the atmosphere quiets. Thick foliage replaces neatly-trimmed trees and the homes get larger. Hillsborough Oaksbridge, a smaller (population approximately 800, total area of a half-mile square) neighborhood in lower Hillsborough bordering the southern edge of Burlingame’s Easton Addition, is about subtlety and grace. Like Ryan Tract, its next-door neighbor, Hillsborough Oaksbridge has been impressive for so long that there’s no one left to impress.