West of Alameda de las Pulgas in Redwood City and just below Emerald Hills between Jefferson Avenue and Farm Hill Boulevard is the attractive,
rolling hills neighborhood of Farm Hills.
With sidewalks and comfortably sized one and two-story ranch style homes, this Redwood City neighborhood combines a suburban feel with a touch of nature.
Originally built in the 1950’s the majority of the homes initially offered a variety of single-level, split-level and 2 story floor plans with 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2 baths.
Over the years many have been tastefully updated and expanded to include additional bedrooms and baths, larger master suites, family rooms or great rooms. Though many homes have level backyards opening off the homes’ living rooms, most of those built on a slope (it is somehwt hilly) have transformed originally unfinished basement areas to create living and bedroom spaces flowing to backyards. A few offer pools, and many provide picturesque views of the Peninsula, Bay or neighboring hills.
In addition to the main portion of the neighborhood, there are a couple of additional pockets of detached homes as well as a large townhouse/condominium development built in the early 1970's and a gated, luxury townhouse community of 23 units built in the early 1980's
Adjacent to Jefferson Avenue, a main thoroughfare to downtown Redwood City and the 280 freeway, home owners here enjoy easy access to Peninsula shopping and businesses by car and train. Homes are within walking distance of Redwood City’s acclaimed, K-8 Roy Cloud School.
And 42.6 acre Stulsaft Park offers play structures, water play, picnic and bar-b-que facilities, walking trails and a playing field for residents of Farm Hills and Redwood City alike.
Median household income (2008) : $123,874
Average household size (2008): 2.6 people
Average estimated value of detached houses (2008) : $1,029,103