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Belmont

Belmont

Experience a close-knit community with a small-town feel.

Welcome to Belmont


Experience a close-knit community with a small-town feel.
 
Located on the San Francisco Peninsula, Belmont, CA offers residents a welcoming neighborhood to live, work, and play in. With easy access to the area’s freeways and major roads and proximity to wooded areas, this location is ideal for those who want to be near both nature and the city.
 
Although it is small in size (population 27,110), Belmont is well-known for its outstanding public schools, inclusive community, outdoor recreation spaces, and pleasant year-round weather. Residents can explore historical landmarks, find new favorite spots to run their daily errands, participate in fun neighborhood events, and enjoy life in one of California’s best locations.
 
In terms of Belmont, CA real estate, you’ll find a good mix of small to medium-sized condos and single-family homes that make living in the area unique and charming. In 2020, the average single-family home value was around $1.9 million. Learn more about any potential homes for sale or open houses in the Bay Area with Kalena Masching!
 

What to Love

 
  • The Florence Pantano Historical Landmark (built-in 1924)
  • Approximately 23 city parks and open natural spaces
  • One-of-a-kind restaurants and local businesses

People & Lifestyle


A mostly suburban community, Belmont’s overall vibe can be best described as hospitable, community-oriented, and quirky. The area stands out from neighboring regions with its own personality and charm. No matter who you are, it’s easy to feel at home in Belmont.
 
Because of its warm and inviting characteristics, people from all backgrounds are proud to call Belmont their home and are continuously working to improve their town. Families looking for homes for sale in Belmont love the dense concentration of highly-ranked schools stretching from elementary to high school. They also enjoy easy access to important spots throughout Silicon Valley — including SFO, hiking trails, and downtown San Francisco.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 


Residents and visitors alike enjoy Belmont’s unique dining, entertainment, and shopping opportunities. The community has done an outstanding job of forming its personality through local businesses.
 
One example of something that you won’t find elsewhere is The Cats' Inn. This playfully-themed pet boarding and grooming facility is designed exclusively for cats. Nearby, Ladera Garden boasts a selection of gorgeous plants, artisan soaps, antique-style jewelry, china, and more. Need to make a hair appointment? Schedule a cut and style, special occasion styling, or hair coloring at the highly-rated Artistry Salon.
 
Close to El Camino Real, you’ll find the area’s premier dining options, including favorites such as Godfather’s Burgers (featuring delicious organic burgers), Alpha Acid Brewery (a fun and dog-friendly local brewery), and Falafelle (which specializes in serving fantastic falafel dishes). Be sure to also check out Thai Tamarind Restaurant and Sushi Monster.
 

Things to Do


Among the Peninsula’s suburbs, Belmont is one of the best places for those who love nature due to its wooded surroundings and an ample number of parks. Aside from spending time in nature, the community hosts many exciting events each year.
 
Plan a fun day out at one of Belmont’s annual events, such as the Chocolate Fest, Egg Adventure Hunt, Sweetheart Dance, Water Dog Run, and Movies in the Park. There are always good times to be had in Belmont!
 
Looking to spend your free time in the neighborhood? Check out Water Dog Lake Park, Semeria Park, Cipriani Park, Twin Pines Art Center, and Premiere Softball Academy. For those who love to hike, there are plenty of options to explore nature on foot. Belmont is a short drive from many of the region’s best hiking trails and mountain areas.
 

Schools


Belmont is home to several highly-ranked schools. According to GreatSchools.org, top educational opportunities include:

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