Homestead San Mateo
Overview

Homes for Sale in Homestead, San Mateo, CA

Homestead is a haven of affordable homes in an enticing location, steps away from superb amenities.

This neighborhood traces its roots back to Antoine Borel’s 100-acre country estate. The transformation began in 1961 when the land was subdivided, giving rise to what is now called Homestead or the Husing Subdivision. It consists of history-rich dwellings featuring pre-war architectural styles. With thoughtful upgrades, each residence offers modern comfort and functionality. The community also boasts a green space at Borel Park featuring play areas and inviting walking paths. Nearby, the Borel Shopping Center provides convenient amenities housing a retail mall, a CVS branch, a fitness center, and plenty of restaurants in the surrounding areas.

AFFORDABLE ELEGANCE: Homestead, San Mateo, CA, emerges as a cost-effective alternative to Aragon. Choose from the 1920s and 1930s classic styles, with bungalows, Craftsman, and Spanish-style residences gracing the landscape. Streets like Quince, Rhus, and Shaffer exude a familiarity akin to Aragon but with a subtle distinction of being slightly smaller and more affordable. It provides similar advantages such as central location, excellent school district, and highway connectivity, all at a somewhat less expensive entry price. You get the same overall feel without draining your bank account.

URBAN CONVENIENCE: Homestead enclaves are less than 2 miles from downtown San Mateo, offering the perfect blend of suburban tranquility and city buzz. You’ll have swift access to the thriving cultural and commercial hub with shops, restaurants, and entertainment. Commutes are made easier by the nearby California State Routes 92 and 82, U.S. Highway 101, and Interstate 280. You can also travel beyond with the San Francisco International Airport just 10 miles north. Enjoy a tranquil suburban setting within arm’s reach of the urban amenities.

TOP-NOTCH SCHOOLS: Houses in Homestead have easy access to highly acclaimed schools in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary District. Children attend the highly-rated Baywood Elementary School, Borel Middle School, and Aragon High School, all less than a mile from the community. Aragon High, in particular, pioneers the way with its Biotechnology Career Pathway program, providing hands-on experiences in the biotechnics field. Witness your children thrive in an environment that nurtures academic excellence and innovative learning opportunities.

Market Overview

San Mateo Market Information

median price

$1.4M

median price per sq ft

$948

average days on market

35

MEDIAN PRICE OF SOLD HOMES

$1.5M

HOME OWNERSHIP PERCENTAGE

54.4%

MEDIAN RENT

$2,475

Homes in Homestead, San Mateo, CA

5 Real Estate Facts About Homestead, San Mateo, CA

  • Immerse yourself in the comfort of condos featuring sizes ranging from 821 to 1,680 sq ft, listed at $795,000 to $1.7M.
  • Discover modern living with townhomes ranging from 1.25M to 1.95M with 1,400 to 1,780 sq ft interior living spaces.
  • Embrace spacious elegance with single-family residences in Homestead spanning from 1,000 to 2,680 sq ft. Lot sizes vary from 0.11 acres to 0.17 acres.
  • The prices for spacious single-family homes range from $1.6M to $3.2M.
  • Choose a home that reflects your taste from diverse architectural styles, including bungalows, Ranch, Craftsman, Mediterranean, Traditional, and Tudor.
On the map

Homestead Map

The community of Homestead is at the intersection of J Arthur Younger Freeway (State Route 92) and S El Camino Real (State Route 82). Its northwestern borders lie on Hobart Ave, while its southwestern limits are on Alameda de las Pulgas.

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Meet the locals

Who Lives in San Mateo, CA

Population

103,065

Median Age

38.2

Median Household Income

$165,420

Households

38,549

AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE

2.67

COST OF LIVING

270.6%

Entertainment

Things to do in Homestead

Central Park and Japanese Garden

Bursting with life, it boasts Japanese gardens, a mini train ride, a playground, and an ice-skating rink, creating an urban oasis.

The Peninsula Golf & Country Club

A top-tier facility recognized as a Distinguished Club Elite, offering premier golf, tennis, athletics, and socializing facilities.

All Spice

Indulge in Modern Californian cuisine and experience an ever-evolving 3, 4, or 5-course Chef's Menu in a charming cottage.

24 Hour Fitness

With round-the-clock accessibility and state-of-the-art equipment, this gym is ready to accommodate your active lifestyle.

Education

Schools in Homestead

School NameGradesAdmission
Baywood Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
Borel Middle School6 - 8Public
Aragon High School9 - 12Public
The Carey SchoolK - 5Private
St. Gregory SchoolK - 8Private
Pacific Rim International SchoolK - 12Private
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