San Carlos Real Estate Information

San Carlos is “The City of Good Living”! Located in the center of the San Francisco Bay Area, San Carlos has everything at its doorstep. San Francisco is 25 miles north and San Jose is 25 miles south, bordered by Belmont to the north, Redwood City to the south and Redwood Shores to the east. San Carlos is geographically small, only 4.83 square miles and enjoys a population of approximately 28,500 friendly, involved people and an inviting community atmosphere.

San Carlos boasts an ideal climate, good government, an outstanding school system, attractive residential areas, fine shopping district, excellent restaurants, modern industry and commercial area plus plenty of open space.

A part of Northern Silicon Valley, San Carlos is home of several technology companies as well as many of the west coast’s biotech and medical instrumentation firms. San Carlos’ central location makes access to San Francisco International Airport easy along with freeway access, public transportation and a private airport.

San Carlos is the home of a superior city library, Adult Center, Youth Center, the San Carlos Children’s Theater and excellent Parks & Recreation department. Other attractions include the San Carlos Museum, Heller Aviation Museum, hiking trails and numerous parks.

An active community enjoys annual community events including Hometown Days, Arts & Wine Festival, Hot Harvest Nights – a summer weekly Laurel Street Farmer’s Market, City-wide garage sale and Music in the Park Friday evenings throughout summer. Santa Clause arrives with the annual tree lighting in City Hall Park. San Carlos is also known for enthusiastic neighborhood decorating for Halloween and December Holiday Lights on Eucalyptus Avenue.

Call Justine Ford for all your San Carlos real estate questions – 650.773.2726