David Tapper

“What is the address of Carolands Mansion?”

Hello Readers,

By using a program called “Google Analytics“, I can see how people come to our page. We have had a lot of inbound traffic because of the map of the Carolands neighborhood map we posted a while back. I can also see that some people came looking for the address of the Carolands Mansion address but did not find the information they were looking for. So here it is, The address of the Carolands Mansion in Hillsborough, California.

565 Remillard Drive – Hillsborough, CA 94010

If you click the link above it will take you to a satalite view of the mansion. Also be aware that the lot of the manison streches from street-to-street. Therefore, the back of the mansion can also be viewed from Craig Road in Hillsborough, CA.

Brendan Aiello

Map of The Skyfarm Neighborhood!

Here is a map of the “Skyfarm” Neighborhood that is located in Hillsborough, CA 94010.

View Skyfarm in a larger map

* This is a rough sketch of the area and should be confirmed by a professional.

David Tapper

Hillsborough Garden Tour


So we usually don’t post on Wednesdays (normally we post Mondays and Fridays), but I forgot to promote a very cool event that will be taking place this weekend. On Saturday, September 12th 2009 from 10am-4pm PST the Hillsborough Garden Tour will be taking place in Hillsborough, CA. This event is a self-guided tour of 5 Hillsborough Private Residences with spectacular gardens. This event is hosted by The San Mateo Arboretum.

Tickets Can Be Purchased at the Following Locations (Adults $35 now, Adults $40 the day of the event, Childen under 14 are free):

San Mateo: Ah Sam Florist, Central Garden Center, Golden Nursery and Wisnom Hardware

Belmont: Carlmont Nursery

Burlingame: The Green Fashion

Redwood City: Wegman´s Nursery

The garden tour also includes a plant sale, craft boutique, art displays and a raffle drawing for a contemporary fountain and other prizes.

Team Tapper will be providing full coverage of this event, so check back for reviews, photos, tour property addresses, vendor lists, and maybe even some video.

UPDATE: I was not able to go to this years Hillsborough Garden Tour because of less than perfect weather and a fly that swept my household. My appologies – next year.

Brendan Aiello

San Mateo, Burlingame, & Hillsborough Events in June!

When: June 14th, 2009

What: Burlingame”s Art in The Park Festival (39th Annual Art in The Park Festival features over 120 Artists, Musicians and other vendors from all over California.

Where: Washington Park in Burlingame

How Much: Admission is FREE!


When: June 18th, 2009

What: The Start of San Mateo Central Park Music Series (Great Music in The Park Bands Everyweek from Different Genres – Always a great time!)

Where: San Mateo”s Central Park

How Much: Admission pokies online is FREE!


When: June 28th, 2009

What: San Mateo Wine Walk (Walk down the streets of Downtown San Mateo while sipping premium wines, enjoy two stages of entertainment, and taste apptizers from various local resturants)

Where: Downtown San Mateo

How Much: Admission is FREE!

Brendan Aiello

May Events in Hillsborough, San Mateo, & Burlingame

With the good weather comes great events! Here are 4 great, not to be missed events in the San Mateo/Burlingame/Hillsborough Area: 

Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance:
Date: Sunday, May 3rd 2009
Time: 10am-4pm
Admission: Advance $30 (adult) / $35 at Gate
Hosted By: Hillsborough School Foundation
Location: Hillsborough’s North School; 545 Eucalyptus Avenue Hillsborough, CA 94010

Hillsborough/San Mateo Park Kitchen Tour:
Date: Friday, May 15th 2009
Time: 10am-3pm
Admission: $35 Advance/ $40 Day of (Tickets Can be Purchased At Pottery Barn on Burlingame Avenue)
Hosted By: Community Service League
Location: 5 Houses in San Mateo Park and/or Hillsborough

2nd Annual Day on the Green in Washington Park:
Date: Saturday, May 16th 2009
Time: 12pm/Noon to 7pm
Admission: FREE
Hosted By: City Of Burlingame
Location: Washington Park; 850 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame CA 94010

2nd Annual Burlingame Green Street Fair:
Date: Sunday, May 17th 2009
Time: 9am-3pm
Admission: FREE
Location: Burlingame Avenue Area/Blockbuster & City Parking Lot