8.9 out of 10

Stanford Hills

37.423210522806 -122.193770816845
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Schools
  • Safe & Sound
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Pest Free
  • Public Transport
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers
  • Students

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Quiet, hidden gem, nestled in hills behind Stanford University"

Run the dish, enjoy quiet nights amidst wildlife and open rolling pastures. Neighbors walk by, kids play in the street, a good mix of age groups.
Pros
  • Beautiful Ranch Homes
  • Nice Quiet Neighborhood
  • Right Next to Supermarket
Cons
  • No Nightlife
  • Too Quiet for Some
  • Very Expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers
3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
2yrs+

"The community background of Stanford Golf Course"

Stanford Hills is a loosely upper middle-class community and a great environment to raise a family. Yet its still hard to get a good grasp on, considering its extremely small. So much so that the area encompasses only a few residential blocks and spans just 0.15 square miles. And not surprisingly, only about 250 people live within the district’s limits. It’s most promising characteristic is its proximity to the prominent Stanford University and all the luxuries that come with it.

Stanford Hills is an almost exclusively residential district. Within it, lies everything from beautiful community aesthetics to peaceful roads stretching behind Stanford University. For the perspective resident, residences are usually long, one-story ranch homes plotted on somewhat large, bushy (but well-groomed) properties. For numbers sake, the average estimated house values are a pricey $1.5 million, while average household incomes rake in about $150,000/year.

Although drastically small, Stanford Hills is a well-connected community that seems to cater/oblige Stanford University. In fact, it is located adjacent to the Stanford Golf Course and the university’s campus. Otherwise, the community is cornered against the Slack National Accelerator Laboratory (which is part of Stanford) and the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. The latter of which serves as the community’s main shopping hub and offers a couple grocery shopping essentials along with a handful of nice, family-style restaurants.
Pros
  • Beautiful Ranch Homes
  • Nice Quiet Neighborhood
  • Right Next to Supermarket
Cons
  • No Nightlife
  • Too Quiet for Some
  • Very Expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 2/5
2yrs+

"A Particularly Nice Neighborhood"

Tucked away up in between the Stanford Golf Course and the Stanford Linear Accelerator is this little hideaway neighborhood. If you happen to be a particle physicist and really like to golf, this would be the perfect location for you.

Right next to this neighborhood is a Safeway that I really like too. It seems to just be much better lit and stocked than our own supermarket down by El Camino. I don’t come here often but I really like it when I do. Oh yeah, and I’m sure it will cost you an arm and a leg to buy one of these amazing Ranch homes.
Pros
  • Nice Quiet Neighborhood
  • Beautiful Ranch Homes
  • Right Next to Supermarket
Cons
  • Very Expensive
  • No Nightlife
  • Too Quiet for Some
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish

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