Overview

Located between two of the second largest hills of San Francisco is the peaceful and beautiful neighborhood of Twin Peaks. With convenient walking distance to The Castro and Golden Gate Park, and scenic views of the city unparalleled by anywhere else, this area is popular with professionals and young families, and of course, tourists hiking, biking, or simply taking in the citywide views.
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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$695,888 to $4,795,000
  • Closed Prices:$570,000 to $2,740,000
  • Median Sale Price:$1,190,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$896
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $975.46,$163 to $793.36/mo
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  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1904 to 2017
  • Sq. Ft.:566 to 4,895Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 7Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 5Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes:less than 1/8 - 1/2 acres

Amenities

This community has numerous amenities available for residents to enjoy.

Homes

You can find a wide variety of home designs and prices in the wonderful community of Twin Peaks.

Where to Live

Housing organically follows the natural hillsides of this neighborhood with some of the most efficient modern condos, houses, and buildings of the city. New builds cohesively line the hills with a mix of 1960's architectural styles, both demanding fairly significant prices. And with views like they offer, who could argue?

Where to Eat

Pizza, pasta, American, and Chinese. This isn't for extremely picky foodies, just good grub for great prices. Chan Chan Cafe Cubano, offers an interesting option with Cuban fare.

What You'll See

An influx of people, especially on weekends, seeking outdoor activities and scenic views from the hillsides. Increase with elevation adds cooler temps compared with the rest of the city. Families take advantage of the views by braving the traffic while others hike, walk, bike, the scenic route. Charming housing lends to an ethereal feel as they seem to cling to the sides of the hillsides.

Friday Night Fun

Though Twin Peaks doesn't have it's own bars, they are literally a stone throw away in nearby Castro, where you can visit Twin Peaks Tavern, on Castro Street, where the crowd is a bit subdued but the Irish coffee and people watching are worth the trip. Actually most people on evenings here, make the trek to the top of the hills and gaze at the city lights. Nighttime picnics are not uncommon.

The Perfect Sunday

Car traffic picks up on the way to the top of the peaks, so get ready for a brisk walk for amazing views. The Twin Peak Park has 64 acres with natural hiking trails to explore after photographing the city. After the hike back down, stop for an afternoon drink in nearby Noe Valley.

Locals Love

Great views • Isolated from city activity • Peaceful neighborhood.

Locals Don't Love

Overcrowded • The wind.

Schools

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  • Public
  • Grades 9-12
  • 1909 Students
(150 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades 6-8
  • 1084 Students
(61 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades K-8
  • 592 Students
(30 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades K-5
  • 145 Students
(25 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades 9-12
  • 2001 Students
(61 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades 9-12
  • 639 Students
(37 Reviews)
Great Schools

Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.

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