Presented by Cheryl Bower
This beautiful bungalow in the highly desirable Lyon Hoag community of Burlingame is awaiting a personal touch to become your dream home. Original detailing combined with newly refinished wood flooring and paint throughout makes this the perfect starter home. The spacious kitchen has ample cabinetry and includes an eat-in nook. The bright living room features a gorgeous fireplace and is flooded with natural light from the large wall-to-wall windows across the front of the home. A long driveway at the side of the home can accommodate two cars with an additional one-car detached garage that includes a storage area. The front yard includes a grassy area while the spacious backyard is filled with shade trees and greenery, brimming with potential to create an outdoor oasis, ideal for relaxing or entertaining.
This well-connected town offers a break from the fast-paced lifestyle and invites residents to slow down and enjoy the scenery. Outdoor enthusiasts will fall in love with the hiking, biking and walking opportunities in the eucalyptus-filled Coyote Point Park which connects to the Bay Trail, with direct access to world-class kiteboarding and windsurfing at Coyote Point. Family activities abound throughout this fun-filled 670 acre park including adventures at the wildlife and science museum, CuriOdessey, BBQ areas and the popular Magic Mountain Playground. This picturesque neighborhood is the perfect backdrop for your new home, boasting a prime location with access to everything this green-minded, upscale community has to offer.
The home is walking distance to destination dining and upscale shopping along Burlingame Avenue as well as to several additional outdoor spaces including Washington Park, Victoria Park and Poplar Creek Golf course. Ever popular Nini’s is around the corner, where people line up all week for a hearty meal. Two blocks north is KitchenTown where you can grab freshly brewed coffee, fresh pastries baked on site as well as breakfast & lunch. All these community offerings combined with an abundance of transportation options from Caltrain and BART, shuttle buses and direct access to Highway 101, make this coveted Burlingame home a hot commodity.
14 Peninsula Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010
Burlingame was brought into being by wealthy San Franciscans who wanted more space in a pleasant climate. It is now an community of affluent residents, beautiful homes and more than 18,000 trees that are owned, protected and maintained by the City.
Burlingame’s “Think Green” philosophy has resulted in successful reduction of carbon emissions, water consumption and energy usage. Bicycling and recycling are also important here, and the Burlingame Trolley is free, operating throughout the shopping and dining districts and providing a great alternative transit option. Transportation to the employment hubs of San Francisco and Palo Alto is offered via subway, train and bus as well as nearby freeway connections.
Burlingame’s populace is dedicated to maintaining an enviable esprit de corps with vast opportunities to join activities and associations to stay connected. The historic Kohl Mansion is a beautiful landmark venue for special events, and Mercy Center’s tranquil grounds offer a popular space for retreats and spiritual events.
The Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia offers an in-depth look at the iconic candy and its custom dispensers. The GoKart Indoor Racing Center is another great place to bring the kids and entertain your inner child.
Burlingame is a fun-filled, wealthy community that lives up to its original purpose of preserving space and climate in a lovely environment.