In a part of town where condos are outlawed, and further regulations enforce minimum home and lot sizes, the key is maintaining prestige and exclusivity. Industry Leader Susan Herman shares the qualities residents here share, and are trying to protect.
What local amenities does this area have to offer (parks, community center, recreation programs)?
There are parks, a wonderful recreation program and a huge bonus – Hillsborough has its own Police and Fire Departments
Can you describe the local school system, and what type of education children get here (private, public, charter – focus on sports, the arts, etc.)?
The public school system within the town of Hillsborough rated as one of the top school systems on the San Francisco Peninsula
What is the community culture like (i.e. private, gated, urban, diverse, etc)?
Hillsborough is a community of single family homes. There is a diverse culture with strong emphasis on its outstanding school system and community involvement.
What is transportation like to the area’s major surrounding cities, or within the city?
Public transportation is easily accessible nearby in the downtown area of Burlingame.
Is there a strong political presence or community leader involvement in this area?
Yes, an elected board of community volunteers, Hillsborough provides an online and print newsletter for its residents and focuses on excellent communication between the Town Hall and residents.
Are there any local traditions that bring the community together? (sports events, charity events, sales, holiday celebrations)
Hillsborough celebrated its 100th birthday this year with a parade, there are classes and training sessions at our town hall for the community as well as an Emergency Response Program
What is the job market like or major industries that are at the core of this area?
Biotech and Technology firms as well as Financial related are a large majority of the industry locally.
835 Chiltern Road, Hillsborough
List price $38,500,000*
This world class estate is situated on more than 6 acres of manicured grounds. The main house spans some 36,000 square feet and while it ranks as one of the West Coast’s largest private residences, is also a warm and family friendly home. Fireplaces, lush carpeting, and beautiful decor lend coziness to the bedrooms, family rooms and other living areas while formal rooms can accommodate entertaining on a grand scale. Interiors abound with museum-quality artifacts, and amenities include automated lighting, heating, and air conditioning systems, state of the art screening room, indoor lap pool, racquetball and squash court, gymnasium, tennis court, and guest house.
*Includes furnishings and art (seller to provide exclusion list)
Adjacent 2.5 acres available for purchase
To learn more about Susan Herman, Hillsborough Real Estate, or 835 Chiltern Road, visit her HLRN Profile: