Best neighborhoods in South San Francisco

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Ranked 1st best neighborhood in South San Francisco

"Can't wait to move here"

- johndoe57
On my recent trip to California, I travelled to South San Francisco and was able to stop by Rancho Buri Buri. The neighborhood is very suburban and residential. It is a great environment to raise a fa...
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Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in South San Francisco

"typical SSF living"

- Shinebox
Overall quiet residential neighborhood. Lots of rolling hills. Lots of houses closely packed in, though lot sizes are larger than other northern SF areas. Some duplexes. Safe neighborhood. Parkin...
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Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in South San Francisco

"Some Nice Newer Homes"

- NikkiDKatt
Unlike most neighborhoods in South San Francisco which are packed smaller homes dating to the 50’s and 60’s, Serra Highlands has a newer section on its northern end. Homes here in this northern sectio...
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Unranked Neighborhoods

"Affordable Family Living"

- NikkiDKatt
Just south of California Golf Course, Avalon Park is a tiny neighborhood, right in the middle of South San Francisco. You do get some pretty good views of the Bay from spots in this neighborhood (mos...
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"Nice family neighborhood."

- TamanduaGirl
It’s a nice quiet neighborhood near the national cemetery. The cemetery is military so not a lot of pretty headstones but it’s big and makes for a break for city buildings in other areas. There is a n...
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- joanl2
Southwood homes are a bit rundown and smaller but Parkhaven homes go for over a million dollars. Most are updated and back the California Country Club. Most people know of the Airport noise but all t...
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"Little Box Homes Close to the City"

- NikkiDKatt
At the risk of being a master of the obvious, Westpark Townhouses and Condominiums is pretty good spot for renters. This neighborhood is largely made up of condominiums. These are squarish looking hou...
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"Slightly Better than Your Average SSF Neighborhood"

- NikkiDKatt
As Jim Morrison said: “The West is the Best” and so goes the rule for pretty much the entire Peninsula. The farther west you go along the El Camino Real corridor from South SF to Sunnyvale, the better...
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"A Bit Dead, but a Good Value"

- NikkiDKatt
If you are the kind to get easily creeped out by cemeteries, then you will probably not want to live here given its proximity to Colma to the north. When you are on the streets here, however, you real...
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