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About Hillsborough: Homes for Sale

Hillsborough is a lovely city just outside of San Francisco. It offers a peaceful, residential atmosphere in a country setting. This town has a natural beauty with tree-lined streets and little traffic.

Hillsborough real estate is just a short drive to the San Francisco International Airport and downtown San Francisco. This area is one of the most wealthy communities and has a population of about 11,000 people. All homes are over 2,500 square feet in size. The median home price is about $3,800,000.

Money Magazine has rated this town as one of The Best Place to Live in 2007. There are many famous mansions, some of which are on the  National Register of Historic Places. These include Carolands and the Western White House built by William Randolph Hearst. Hillsborough has a hilly topography with ample wildlife and shrubbery.

You’ll find California mule deer, the San Mateo woolly sunflower and other common plants. Students are served by the San Mateo Union High School District and the Hillsborough School District, which is ranked number 1 in the California. Schools include The Nueva School, Crocker Middle School, West Elementary School, South Elementary, North Elementary, West Elementary and Crystal Springs Uplands School. With a cool Mediterranean climate Hillsborough is beautiful place to live.

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Some Real Estate Listings in Hillsborough

$68,000,000 - 8Br/10Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$68,000,000

1868 Floribunda Ave Hillsborough, CA 94010

$68,000,000
8 Beds
10 Baths
17,907 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81917533
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR THIS TROPHY ESTATE***If you are looking for the best of the best, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to enjoy your life! After years of renovations, 1868 Floribunda Avenue is ready for you to view! The lot is almost 5x bigger than standard lots, all usable! Renovated to the highest quality, situated in one of the best locations in Hillsborough! Nearly 20,000 square feet throughout 6 buildings. New custom-built water well. Three private gates - resident driveway, guest driveway, and pedestrian walkway. No expense was spared for this property to reach the ultimate heights in a smart & secure dream home! You have to see it, to believe it! Qualified buyers only; qualifications requested in order to be screened before showings.
$26,995,000 - 11Br/14Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$26,995,000

401 El Cerrito Ave Hillsborough, CA 94010

$26,995,000
11 Beds
14 Baths
24,350 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81932652
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
This opulent mansion stands as a veritable icon in Lower South Hillsborough, meticulously crafted as a homage to the White House by the esteemed architect Julia Morgan. Spanning over 24,000 square feet across four levels, it has been thoughtfully rejuvenated with the finest fixtures and state-of-the-art appliances. With its Neoclassical Georgian architecture, the home greets you with majestic columns and an impeccably laid driveway, the facade exuding grandeur. Inside, an abundance of windows and soaring ceilings invite the warmth of California's sun, bathing each room in natural light. Timeless accents such as intricate crown molding, resplendent wood floors, and dazzling chandeliers seamlessly marry with contemporary elements and sleek lines, epitomizing sophistication. Ascend to the primary bedroom, where a regal fireplace, a tranquil sitting area, and an opulent ensuite bathroom await, adorned with dual sinks, a sumptuous soaking tub, and a separate shower. A sanctuary for productivity, the home office boasts two-toned wood paneling and an imposing desk. Nestled upon nearly three acres of verdant grounds, the Bay Area's 'Western White House' is a testament to refined living and illustrious entertaining.
$17,500,000 - 11Br/12Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$17,500,000

3080 Ralston Ave Hillsborough, CA 94010

$17,500,000
11 Beds
12 Baths
14,376 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81970747
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Regally positioned on 2.6 acres with stunning views of the San Francisco Bay, this palatial residence evokes the Olde English countryside. Built in 1930 and home to just a few families, the Tudor mansion has been masterfully restored and expanded. It boasts nearly 15,000 square feet of seamless living space, featuring an 8-bedroom main residence and a 3-bedroom guest wing with a great room, full kitchen, and laundry room. The home's heritage shines through with leaded glass windows, random plank hardwood floors, and an elaborately detailed relief plaster ceiling in the grand living room. Modern amenities include air conditioning, an elevator, backup generator, whole home audio system, programmable lighting, a fitness center, a theatre, and a chefs kitchen open to a spacious family room. The resort-inspired rear grounds feature a stunning pool with 185-foot waterslide and spa, sweeping lawns, and a lighted tennis court with two viewing pavilions. Designed for indoor/outdoor living, the grounds include a catering kitchen, pool cabana, and outdoor barbecue kitchen. Manicured gardens invite strolling and lingering, offering captivating views. Grounded in history yet perfectly suited for todays lifestyle, this grand residence is perfect for creating memories for generations to come.
$17,000,000 - 5Br/6Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$17,000,000

245 W Santa Inez Ave Hillsborough, CA 94010

$17,000,000
5 Beds
5.5 Baths
8,500 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81968137
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
LOWER HILLSBOROUGH'S PREMIER ESTATE! Rare listing, a once-in-a-lifetime property w/ one of the LARGEST LOTS in its neighborhood -- 1.286 ACRES OF TOTALLY FLAT LAND! European style Italian Villa, constructed to perfection resembling the work of turn-of-the-century architect George Howard. UPDATED & RENOVATED throughout the years. EXTENSIVE STREET SETBACK. There's a Detached 5-car garage with a 1br/1ba ADU and private executive office / conference room. Details outside include a regulation tennis court, 2 separate spas, in-ground Pebble-Tec pool surrounded by flowering plants, A HUGE LAWN, multiple patios, a terrazzo terrace, vast motor court, statues by legendary sculptor Gaston Rognier, pristine landscaping by renowned designer Thomas Church, multiple gardens / flower beds, AND SO MUCH MORE! Additionally, the electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, roofing, irrigation, and exterior lighting have all been upgraded. Inside you'll find a large formal living room & dining rooms, a chef's kitchen, elliptical staircase w/ 40ft high entry, many 13ft high ceilings, butler's pantry, garden room, music room, a whole house 22kW generator, smart electronic lighting, elevator, roof deck w/ stunning views, multiple retreat en-suites, AND MORE! This you have to see to believe!
$14,999,000 - 6Br/5Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$14,999,000

210 Uplands Dr Hillsborough, CA 94010

$14,999,000
6 Beds
4.5 Baths
5,030 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81956394
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Over 1.8 absolutely level acres, one of only a few parcels of it's size in all of Hillsborough. The merging of two .9 acre lots, the parcel totals over 1.8 acres and can easily be subdivided into 2 lots. Located in the most coveted location in lower Hillsborough, 210 Uplands sits across from some of Hillsborough's most beautiful estates. A once in a lifetime opportunity. When gone there will be no others.
$14,999,000 - 6Br/10Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$14,999,000

165 Woodridge Rd Hillsborough, CA 94010

$14,999,000
6 Beds
10 Baths
15,776 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81959666
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Modern elegance meets unrivaled luxury. This modern luxury masterpiece epitomizes elegance and sophistication situated on a sprawling two acre lot, this estate includes a guest house boasting opulence at every turn with a pool overlooking views that are unmatched. Marvel at the grandeur of 26-foot ceilings and european oak floors as you enter connecting to the gourmet kitchen, adorned with cambria countertops and top-of-the-line gaggenau appliances beckoning culinary excellence. Entertain effortlessly in the game room, indoor/outdoor bar, and gym while indulging in relaxation in the sauna or luxurious jacuzzi tubs. The exterior of this estate adorns european garage doors, italian windows, and a stunning limestone terrace connecting to stunning bay area views. Experience modern luxury living at its finest in this extraordinary residence.
$14,995,000 - 5Br/7Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$14,995,000

3085 Ralston Ave Hillsborough, CA 94010

$14,995,000
5 Beds
6.5 Baths
10,495 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81918112
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Situated on a private side street, this grand estate sits on a majestic 2-acres with jaw-dropping panoramic bay views, some of the best in all of Hillsborough. Exquisite architectural detailing and finishes throughout, including inlaid parquet walnut floors, hand carved fireplaces, and walls of glass framing iconic bay views and landscaping. The main level includes a stunning office, billiard hall, and the Morocco Room lounge. Upstairs, the large master suite enjoys equally stunning views of the bay, in addition to a luxury spa bath and formal sitting room. A separate in-law suite and wine cellar with tasting room are located on the lower level of the residence. Equally impressive are the surrounding grounds, fully landscaped with grand-scale trees, expanses of manicured lawn, and an elevated terrace overlooking the views and swimming pool. All of this just minutes from shopping, dining, golfing, parks, and top rated Hillsborough schools. (Square Footage Per County Records: 8,629)
$13,000,000 - 5Br/6Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
$13,000,000

20 Denham Ct Hillsborough, CA 94010

$13,000,000
5 Beds
5.5 Baths
5,000 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81961773
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
This modern masterpiece, built in 2018 embraces mid-century aesthetics and design principles in Lower Hillsborough on a secluded half-acre. Designed by Nancy Sheinholtz Associates, the home is surrounded by redwoods and features a modern facade of stainless steel and stone. Inside, polished concrete floors and glass walls underscore the modern vibe. The layout promotes indoor/outdoor living with retractable glass doors connecting the spacious great room to the outdoor pool area. The kitchen is a modern culinary space with top-tier appliances. There are 5 bedrooms, each with its own bath, plus an office. Main-level bedroom suite, upstairs primary suite and two additional suites, plus a private upstairs multi-room suite near an outside entrance offers flexibility for remote work needs or extended family/guest quarters. Outdoor entertainment is a breeze with a large pool, fire pit, and barbecue kitchen. Midway between San Francisco & Silicon Valley. Excellent public and private schools.
$12,000,000 - 7Br/5Ba -  for Sale in Hillsborough
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$12,000,000

55 Fagan Dr Hillsborough, CA 94010

$12,000,000
7 Beds
4.5 Baths
6,818 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81969667
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Step into a piece of history w/ this extraordinary Hillsborough property, originally the 5-stall carriage house for the infamous 16-acre Fagan Estate. Transformed in 1971, the carriage house is now a luxurious single-family residence, designed to cater to modern living, while beautifully preserving the historic charm. Spanning approximately 7,000 square feet, the home includes 7 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, fully equipped media room, home gym & upstairs sunroom w/ solarium balcony access. The multi-level layout wraps around meticulously designed gardens, offering picturesque views throughout. The exterior features over half an acre of vast garden space. Enjoy the ivy-covered trellis, elevated terrace with heated saltwater pool & spa & rolling grass-covered yards. Garden pathways lead to a charming children's play area. Mature trees surround the property, ensuring complete seclusion and privacy. Located in the prestigious Lower Hillsborough area, this property sits on a private, quiet street w/ no through traffic. Excellent Hillsborough North schools are a significant draw for families, while the proximity to downtown Burlingame & San Mateo ensures you're never far from amenities. Quick connections to international airports, San Francisco, & Silicon Valley add to the convenience.

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