Atherton CA Real Estate
Extending over an area just a shade under five square miles, Atherton currently has little more than 2,500 residences and is home to a population of 7,406 (as of 2008 US Census estimates). The town maintains a secluded feel, which is easily achieved given Atherton’s impressive ancient tree canopy and the large lot size of most Atherton, CA real estate. Here, the roads have a tendency to wind and even major thoroughfares have the look of country lanes, shaded as they usually are by old-growth trees whose branches provide a natural arch.
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With the town’s rural feel and abundance of open spaces, it comes as no surprise that Atherton, CA real estate has long been among the San Francisco Peninsula’s most desirable properties. Judging by median home price alone - $3,849,133 in 2009 according to Forbes magazine – it is arguably the most desirable. Apart from the location and the properties themselves, another reason behind the appeal of Atherton, CA real estate is the area’s exceptional schools. Menlo-Atherton High School, for one, regularly ranks among the country’s best.
Interested in Atherton, CA homes? The Atherton, CA real estate specialists of the Gullixson Team will help you find the Atherton property for sale that’s right for you. Kick-start your search by browsing through the site’s Properties section and launch your own search via the Property Search tool. If you’d like to know more about the community and what life is like in Atherton, Mary and Brent Gullixson will be happy answer whatever queries you may have.