Burlingame

Welcome to Burlingame

A historic city that’s more than just a bedroom community
 
 
Elegance and historical significance make Burlingame feel as luxurious and tranquil as it is cozy and inviting. Its stately streets are lined by trees that throw dappled shade onto well-kept sidewalks in front of dignified, attractive homes. All that significance doesn’t mean the city is stuffy — far from it. Rather, Burlingame is relaxed and welcoming, comfortable in its gracefully ornate atmosphere. 
 
Just a hop, skip, and jump away from Silicon Valley and San Francisco, Burlingame perfectly balances the secluded, quaint ambiance with the amenities and conveniences of a modern, lively existence. Homes vary here, and while single-family homes are highly sought after, variety is held in high regard. Local residential architects also provide ample opportunity to build your own dream home while maintaining that gorgeous, historic vibe. From sun-seekers to Silicon Valley acolytes, Burlingame is an ideal destination. 
 

Things to Love

  • Convenient location just a stone’s throw from San Francisco and Silicon Valley
  • Great array of restaurants, shops, and more in a quaint, cute downtown
  • Gorgeous single-family homes for all tastes
  • Kind and caring community 
  • Relaxed and easy-going, but still exciting
  • Great educational opportunities
 

Local Lifestyle

Blanketed by a historic atmosphere and elegant surroundings, Burlingame is known for its commitment to its roots and care for its community. Its location in San Mateo County makes it highly sought after, and with a population of 31,000, the area is small enough to be stately but large enough to provide every luxury. Commutes are simple and short, not that they’re necessary, thanks to the wide array of business and opportunities right here in Burlingame. Shops, restaurants, and more, all stemming from a cozy downtown, give the whole community a charming, bustling-yet-quaint feel. The ambiance is urban-suburban, and most residents own their homes. It’s ranked as San Mateo County’s number one destination to live.  
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Burlingame’s historic ambiance translates perfectly to a variety of restaurants and shops throughout the city. Local favorite eateries and fine dining alike find a home here.
 
Any time of day is the right time to treat yourself to some of Copenhagen Bakery’s all-day baked goods and pastries. More breakfast and lunch fare can be found at Alana’s Cafe, which even boasts an open kitchen. 
 
Burlingame Avenue’s longest-running fashion boutique is more than just a local favorite: it’s a historic treasure in its own right. Morning Glory offers clothing, accessories, and excellent service. For a more modern excursion, the artsy Pot-Pourri Gallery boasts handmade jewelry, art, and other goods on display for the discerning eye. 
 

Things to Do

While Burlingame might be smaller than some of California’s mightiest cities, it is by no means inadequate. Full of natural beauty and community, this city is never at a loss for what to do.
 
The city’s natural beauty might be at its best at Washington Park, a dog-friendly destination of conservation and outdoor fun. For even more exercise and community bonding, check out the brand new, state-of-the-art Community Center, which has classes, aquatics, and more. 
 
Adding to Burlingame’s status as a historic city with modern amenities and conveniences is the Peninsula Hospital, one of the best hospitals in the area. And with the events at Kohl Mansion, there is never a dull moment. One of the most historic and beautiful homes in a city overwhelmed with them, Kohl Mansion is a must-see for any Burlingame resident.
 

Schools

Burlingame is served by the well-rated Burlingame School District and San Mateo Union High School District. Some top educational opportunities include: 
 
 
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