San Mateo was one of the first suburbs of San Francisco and is now one of the most populated places in the Bay Area. As such, the community offers something for every interest and every age, whether you’re moving here to work in Silicon Valley, you’re raising kids, you’re retiring, or you’re simply exploring. Some of […]
Glamping and Northern California go together like marshmallows and graham crackers. And rest assured, you’ll find plenty of s’more-making opportunities at these luxury sites. Ranging from the farmlands of Sonoma County up to the coast of Mendocino and all the way down to Big Sur, this round-up includes Pinterest-worthy cottages, treehouses, yurt villages, safari getaways, [...
With all the annual events, festivals and ceremonies scheduled throughout Memorial Day weekend, this long weekend has become one of the Bay Area’s favorites. Not only is Memorial Day a time to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died in service to our country, but it’s also widely considered the kick-off to […]
According to data from the California Protected Areas Database, the entire state of California is home to approximately 49,294,000 acres of protected land. That’s more than 47 percent of the state! Here in the Bay Area, nearly a quarter of our total acreage is permanently protected from development. That means more than one million acres […]
Here in the Bay Area, luxury can come in the form of remodeled gourmet kitchens, grand, two-story libraries, serene, outdoor pools with expansive views, outdoor kitchens, old-world design styles alongside modern aesthetic—and sometimes all of these packed into one fabulous home. In this guide, we rounded up properties that are on the market right now […]
For centuries, the Bay Area has been defined by its artists, creators and innovators—from the heart of San Francisco over to Oakland down to Palo Alto and through every distinct community. Through the work of our local designers and architects, this passion for aesthetic and creativity is brought to life in homes that are definitely […]
Gardening in the Bay Area can be an intimidating endeavor. In San Francisco alone, every neighborhood has its own microclimate. And that doesn’t even take into account the climates found on different sides of the Peninsula, across East Bay and into Marin County. So, how do you keep plants alive? Well, you can start by […]