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Atherton, CA Housing Market Overview

Browse 24 homes for sale in Atherton, CA. View properties, photos, nearby real estate with school and housing market information. The number of listings in Atherton, CA increased by 80% between December 2022 and January 2023. In January 2023 median list price was $7,565,000 and the average listing age was 32 days. In January 2023 more than 0 listings in Atherton, CA were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 0 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 2 were sold below.

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What is it like to live in Atherton, California?

Atherton is located in San Mateo County, California. There are roughly 6,994 residents, living in 2,355 households. The average temperature for Atherton this time of the year is low of 43F and high of 61F. On average, Atherton gets about 3.83 inches of precipitation in February. Most residents are home owners (90%), have a post secondary degree (58%) and are married, no kids (44%).

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What type of housing is available in Atherton, California?

The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Atherton is an important part of its character. This town is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy nearly 90% of the units in Atherton and 10% are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this town happened pre-1960.

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What are the advantages of living in Atherton, California?

Atherton is quiet overall, as the streets are tranquil - although there are still several louder areas, especially closer to Junipero Serra Freeway or the railway line. It is occasionally difficult to get to parks in the town since they aren't well-situated. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to discover.

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Are things conveniently located in Atherton, California?

It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from most homes for sale in Atherton. However, there are only a limited number of high schools and therefore they can be an extended walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to eating, getting to the closest grocery store by walking is an option for some, but not all, property owners in Atherton. There are a few restaurants in this town.

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What does the transportation in Atherton, California look like?

The favored way to get around in Atherton is usually a car. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, public transit users may have limited choices in Atherton by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, commuters can depend on the Atherton Station on the Caltrain Line. House owners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually close by. Commuting by bicycle is difficult in this part of the San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley metropolitan area because there are few bike lanes, and there are a good number of slopes. Traveling by foot in Atherton is also not very common, although many daily errands can be run on foot.

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Schools Near Atherton, CA

Elementary Schools

  • Oak Knoll Elementary School

    1895 Oak Knoll Ln

    Public District KG-5

  • Hawes Elementary School

    909 Roosevelt Ave

    Public District KG-5

  • Encinal Elementary School

    195 Encinal Ave

    Public District KG-5

Middle Schools

  • Selby Lane Elementary School

    170 Selby Ln

    Public District KG-8

  • Garfield Elementary School

    3600 Middlefield Rd

    Public District KG-8

  • La Entrada Middle School

    2200 Sharon Rd

    Public District 4-8

High Schools

  • Woodside High School

    199 Churchill Ave

    Public Magnet 9-12

  • Menlo-Atherton High School

    555 Middlefield Rd

    Public Magnet 9-12

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Homes For Sale Near Atherton, CA

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