Glen Park

Once dismissed as ‘south of Noe Valley,’ Glen Park is now embraced and adored for an I-280 on-ramp to Silicon Valley and a BART station to everywhere else. Start your day with coffee at a not-a-corporate-copycat coffeehouse in the heart of the village, stroll on to the neighborhood public library branch and then off for a hike/jog/bike/climb through Glen Canyon Park? Yes you can in Glen Park.

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Glen Park School
Embrace Your Inner Urban Outdoor Explorer
Glen Canyon Park Boulders
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Glen Park Neighborhood Vibe

It’s a close-knit community, with many residents calling the commercial heart of the neighborhood “the Village.” Residents love the area for the homey shopping area, the proximity to Glen Canyon Park, and plentiful transportation options. A tad foggier than some central neighborhoods, Glen Park is ideal for those who want a central location in a friendly community.

Popular Glen Park Home Styles

Single-family homes are intermingled with condos in small buildings in Glen Park. Homes from eras ranging from Victorian to Edwardian to mid-century modern coexist peacefully, and a circa-2006 condominium building tops the neighborhood grocery store in the heart of the Village.

Getting Around in Glen Park

The commercial center of Glen Park is very walkable with a few fairly flat blocks of shopping and restaurants. The neighborhood is home to a BART station which provides easy (and reliable, when compared to Muni) access to downtown San Francisco, the East Bay, and the northern area of San Mateo County. Commuters who drive also appreciate its I-280 and 101 access.

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Glen Park Homes for Sale

3 Unit
$3,700,000
MLS# 487094
Great Noe Valley opportunity. Corner 3 units near all conveniences. 3,690 SQFT on a 1,550 SQ FT level lot. Walk to shops, restaurants, grocery, bus and park. One unit is owner occupied. Accepting offers from Qualified Non Profits the first...
Single-Family Home
$1,795,000 | 2, 2
MLS# 487451
Charming 1923 home with kitchen, baths and backyard recently modernized by acclaimed SF design firm. Skylights and bay windows provide abundance of natural light throughout the home. The open living and dining space flows seamlessly into the kitchen with new...
Single-Family Home
$8,995,000 | 3, 5
MLS# 485838
Poised to become the flagship architectural home in Laidley Heights, this 6,600 sqft John Maniscalco designed residence boasts some of the most stunning views in all of San Francisco and offers multiple terraces and outdoor space. Set in a quiet...
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Recent Neighborhood Home Sales

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Single-Family Home
$3,800,000 | 4, 3
MLS# 479354
Located on one of the most prestigious streets in Glen Park, this contemporary style detached home boasts unobstructed panoramic views of the Bay Bridge, Downtown City Skyline & the Bay from all floors. Home features soaring ceilings, hardwd flrs, recessed...
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Single-Family Home
$1,400,000 | 2, 1
MLS# 478307
Beautifully updated home in a wonderful neighborhood and on a quiet street. Open floor-plan and remodeled kitchen with high end appliances, Heath Ceramics kitchen tiles and plenty of sunshine. Updated bathroom with marble tiles. Skylights in both the kitchen and...
SOLD
Single-Family Home
$2,160,590 | 4, 3
MLS# 478009
Just steps away from the heart of quaint Glen Park Village sits this b'ful home w/ 3br/2ba up and a 4th br/1ba down. On the main level is the gourmet kit w/a Wolf range, stainless steel appliances and a lovely...
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More About Glen Park

Immediately south of Noe Valley, Glen Park is popular for its multitude of transportation options and its close proximity to Glen Canyon Park. Known to some as Glen Park Village because of its tight knit community feel, Glen Park is a popular choice for many people who want to be in the central part of San Francisco. The neighborhood is home to a BART station, which provides easy access to downtown San Francisco, the East Bay, and the northern area of San Mateo County. Commuters who drive also appreciate its I-280 and 101 access.

 

The neighborhood is bounded on the west side by Glen Canyon Park, which offers numerous recreational opportunities. At the bottom of the canyon are ball fields, tennis courts, and a recreation center with basketball courts. Further north the canyon becomes “wild” and offers plenty of trails that are perfect for an urban hike or to let your dogs off leash for some healthy exercise. It’s a wonderful place to lose yourself in nature for a while – you’ll quickly forget that you are surrounded by a bustling urban metropolis.

 

The commercial center of the neighborhood can be found at the intersection of Diamond and Chenery streets, with restaurants, stores, and a grocery store forming the heart of the shopping district.

 

Homes for sale in the neighborhood are primarily single family, although there is a mid-size condominium building that was built in 2006 in the heart of the village, and condominiums in smaller buildings that have been converted to condominiums from multi-unit buildings.

 

The neighborhood has a reputation for being fairly sunny, although fog does creep in to the district more often than some of the other central neighborhoods.

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