Welcome to Atherton
An exclusive suburban community offering the utmost in privacy and luxury.
Located between Redwood City and Menlo Park, Atherton is a small yet established town that overflows with luxury and comfort. It is situated in San Mateo County and is growing quickly. Those seeking top-tier living in perhaps the area’s most prosperous city will want to consider settling into their dream home in Atherton.
Besides having private and stately residential properties, Atherton boasts several desirable conveniences and amenities. Locals enjoy highly-rated public schools at every grade level, easy-to-access shopping and dining in surrounding communities, and several beautiful parks. Take one stroll through this community, and you’ll see why it is one of Silicon Valley’s most desirable places to live.
As a premier locale, homes in Atherton are some of the most costly in the entire region. Those ready to make their real estate dreams a reality can do so in one of this area’s highly exclusive neighborhoods.
What to Love
- Private and luxurious residential properties
- Outstanding public schools at every grade level
- Minutes away from top conveniences and amenities in nearby communities
People & Lifestyle
Locals of Atherton love this area for many reasons. First, those seeking privacy and exclusivity will find it here. Gated entrances, privacy fences, and lush greenery obscure views of your home and yard provides the ultimate peace of mind. Additionally, Atherton is close to everything. Residents who work at Silicon Valley’s tech companies have an easy commute.
Atherton is perfect for those who are looking to enjoy life at its most luxurious. At the end of each day, this is a place where you can come home to your own corner of paradise.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
While solely residential, Atherton is situated near dozens of popular retailers and top-notch dining establishments. Just outside of Atherton, along El Camino Real, locals will find all their preferred places to shop and run errands. Check everything off your to-do list at the area’s broad array of upscale apparel retailers and groceries. The communities of Palo Alto and Menlo Park within a close proximity provide an abundance of entertainment, shopping, and dining experiences.
Things to Do
Whether choosing to spend the day close to home or venturing to nearby Redwood City or Menlo Park, locals have no trouble finding exceptional ways to spend their leisure time.
If you are searching for a new country club to join, you won’t have to look far. In Menlo Park, explore the offerings at the prestigious Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club
. On the opposite side of Atherton, the Menlo Country Club
provides its members with abundant top-tier amenities. The Menlo Circus Club
boasts breathtaking grounds with stunning amenities, from equestrian opportunities to championship tennis courts.
Atherton is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: