A vibrant downtown and community-oriented local businesses add to the upscale cultural environment created by nearby Stanford University.
Median Sales Price
The Median Sales price was relatively flat year over year with only a 1% decline
The length of time to sell a home was slightly longer with 14 days on the market
Number of Sales
There were 8% fewer homes sold in 2016 which we attribute to the lack of inventory
This peaceful and tree-lined city is a desirable destination for many who work in San Francisco or the Silicon Valley. Attractively located midway between San Francisco and San Jose, Menlo Park offers a sunny and temperate climate. Bordered on the North by the city of Atherton and on the South by Stanford University, the Stanford Shopping Center, and Palo Alto, many young families are drawn to live here due to the highly acclaimed Menlo Park public school system and abundance of kid-friendly parks.
The city’s picturesque downtown area on Santa Cruz Avenue is lined with a variety of restaurants and small clothing and furniture boutiques. Another quaint area at the intersection of Avy Avenue and the Alameda offers several dining options including Lulu’s, a delicious Mexican restaurant, Starbuck’s, the Dailey Method and more. This little city is home to the 2nd Peet’s coffee shop