Burlingame Gate, also commonly known as Burlingame Grove, is a neighborhood with signature tree-lined streets and charming single family homes. Although a majority of homes were built before 1949, most places have received beautiful updates and restorations over the years.
The area’s desirable lifestyle blends contemporary interior comfort with exterior charm and character. Burlingame Grove was originally named after its namesake Grove Avenue. This west-to-east lifeline links El Camino Real with California Drive. To the south runs Broadway Avenue, while California Drive and Caltrain are bordered to the east.
Median home prices here have been consistently above average. Burlingame Gate is a residential haven showered with an array of architectural styles. This is where updated California Craftsman stand proudly next to Spanish styled adobes.
There are many popular parks and recreation centers within the city of Burlingame. All featuring safe and friendly atmospheres, it makes it easy to play and relax as a family. Laguna Park is located in the heart of the Gate and boasts two tennis courts and spacious play area for kids. The area’s two square miles of landscaped sidewalks and peaceful paths are great for dog walking, Red Flyer wagons, or even strolling down to the shops.
Burlingame Gate’s main shopping hub is located on Broadway Avenue, and is always bustling with locals. A bit more low-key than its sister strip, Burlingame Avenue, Broadway is laced with a variety of restaurants, cafes and neighborhood shops. For a great dinner head over to Broadway Prime Restaurant, Juban Yakiniku House, Rocca Ristorante, CouCou Japanese and Broadway Grill. If you’re in the mood for a cup of coffee or tasty treat there’s Cafe Figaro, Le Croissant Cafe, Il Piccolo Caffe and Preston’s Candy & Ice Cream. Pop into stores like Elie Boutique, The Shop on Broadway and Blue Skies Clothing Company.
Burlingame is also known for its stellar academics. Located at Paloma Avenue, McKinley Elementary School has an API score of over 800.
Written by Mary Murphy and Olivia Edwards, McGuire Real Estate