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Lower South

Some Representative Streets: Bridge Road, Chelmsford, El Cerrito, Poett, Ravenscourt, Richmond, Rockridge, Roehampton, Roblar, Sierra, West Santa Inez (lower), Woodstock

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Neighborhood Overview:

Timeless elegance layered with historic mystique…Ultimate close-in convenience with stalwart trees and prestigious addresses. Superior proximity to South Elementary School as well as upscale shopping and dining of both downtown San Mateo and Burlingame Avenue. A setting where a majestic block known as “mansion row” meets more intimately tucked-away lanes that evoke East Coast-inspired European bucolicism. Here you will find some of Hillsborough's finest homes on the most desirable streets. An abundance of large lot sizes, usable flat property, and surrounding grand estates create high land value as a foundation of this real estate desirability.

 

Appeal for Residents and Homeseekers:

Lower South is one of Hillsborough's most valuable and in-demand locations. Proximity to South School, downtown San Mateo, as well as downtown Burlingame are sought-after. Flat usable land, impressive trees, and an established prestige are immediately felt driving down roads such as Roblar, W. Santa Inez, El Cerrito, and Roehampton. Streets such as Chelmsford, Ravenscourt, and Woodstock are known for storybook architecture, neighborly spirit, and walking distance into downtown Burlingame. Those seeking an "East Coast" ambiance of established traditional homes will find a treasure trove in Lower South.

 

Historic Notes:

One of Hillsborough’s most history-laden corridors, extending westward from the circa-1890s A.P. Gianinni estate in current San Mateo near the junction of El Cerrito and El Camino. Architectural landmarks in the area include the Western White House, the circa-1930 Julia Morgan-designed home of George Hearst, son of William Randolph Hearst; Charles Templeton Crocker’s circa-1917 Willis Polk-designed Uplands mansion (now the private Crystal Springs Uplands School, grades 6-12), and Guignecourt, the circa-1914 Bliss and Faville-designed Italian mansion on approx. 50 acres off of Crystal Springs Road in the de Guigne family since the 1870s.

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GEOFFREY C. NELSON
Senior Partner, Luxury Real Estate Group
Agent No. 01313666
1290 Howard Ave, Suite 201 , Burlingame , CA 94010
Email: geoffrey@geoffreynelson.com
Phone: (650) 455-3735
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