Burlingame

Welcome to Burlingame

An upscale suburban community.
 
Located in San Mateo County, Burlingame is a coastal town on the San Francisco Peninsula. It has a lovely shoreline and an upscale downtown area. It’s a quaint, walkable community that is perfect for families.
 
Burlingame is best known for its charming, walkable downtown. It has a wide array of local businesses and an excellent school system. Its prime coastal location provides beautiful outdoor splendor and adds an element of relaxation to this luxe community.
 
Burlingame’s coastal location makes for prime competitive real estate — the median home listing price is about $2.2 million. Find yourself in a beautiful colonial home just a short walk from the water. The ambiance of this community makes houses well worth the price.
 

What to Love

  • The beautiful coast
  • The restaurants and boutiques
  • The family lifestyle
 

People & Lifestyle

Burlingame is a suburban retreat. Its glistening coast and affluent downtown make it the pinnacle of luxury small-town living. It’s a beautiful place with a peaceful tone. You can feel comfortable strolling from town to the shore, all in one afternoon.
 
Burlingame is a great place for families. People with children can enjoy a range of activities, both in town and on the water. This tight-knit community also has a wonderful school system—another draw for families. One phrase to describe this charming town? Comfortable luxury.
 

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Burlingame offers a range of high-end dining and shopping experiences, all within a charming, walkable downtown setting. Dine by the water, or poke around one of the many luxury boutiques.
 
Downtown Burlingame Ave is the spot to explore hundreds of restaurants and shops. It’s one of the livelier shopping options in town. For a quieter, more “mom and pop” experience, head to Broadway—you’ll recognize it by the giant arch marking the entrance to the area.
 
Burlingame’s seaside location means fabulous seafood. Head to New England Lobster Market & Eatery for pounds of shellfish or lobster rolls and tacos. Preston’s Candy & Ice Cream is a long-standing institution where you can purchase locally made treats. In the mornings, they let shoppers watch the candy-making process. For craft beer, cocktails, and live music, head to Barrelhouse. For your fix of Peruvian/Venezuelan food, look no further than Limon Rotisserie—they make the best empanadas in town!
 

Things to Do

Burlingame is great for all things water. Enjoy the gorgeous sunsets or stroll down the coast. There are plenty of family-friendly activities in this charming community.
 
One of Burlingame’s most fun traditions is its Movies in the Park event. From August to September, you and your family can enjoy free family-friendly movies in front of a beautiful backdrop. Bring some popcorn and blankets for a lovely night out. 
 
The Burlingame Fresh Market runs every Sunday morning from January until Christmas. It’s a lovely open-air market that features local food, music, and crafts. Itching to be near the water? The Anza Lagoon offers miles of coastal walking trails. Leo J. Ryan Waterfront Park is another lovely option for seaside walking.
 

Schools

Burlingame is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
 
Hoover Elementary
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: Kindergarten - 5
Student/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Total Students: 224
Burlingame High School
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 9 - 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Total Students: 1,492
Burlingame Intermediate School
(8/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 6 - 8
Student/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Total Students: 1,081
Mills High School
(9/10 - GreatSchools rating)
Public: 9 - 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Total Students: 1,182
 
Want to be part of the close-knit Burlingame community? Contact Kalla Bay Homes today to schedule a private showing of the gorgeous family homes in the area.

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