A dream for those who are looking for a spot with a little sunshine in a family friendly neighborhood with an easy commute to Downtown or Silicon Valley. With its steep hills, and fabulous views of the city and thriving shops, restaurants and cafes of 24th Street this diverse community offers more than just a bedroom community to its residents. Originally known as Horner's Addition, the neighborhood was named after John Horner, a San Francisco pioneer who purchased the land in the 1850s. Horner built a large mansion on the hill overlooking Noe Valley, which served as a focal point for the neighborhood's early development. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Noe Valley experienced a period of rapid growth and development, as more were attracted to the area's pleasant climate, stunning views, and easy access to downtown San Francisco. Many of the neighborhood's iconic Victorian and Edwardian homes were built during this time, and the neighborhood's commercial district began to take shape along 24th Street. In the decades that followed, Noe Valley continued to evolve and change with the times.
Quaint, Family-friendly, Charming
At A Glance
Families looking to maximize their classic “San Francisco” experience.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The ideal balance of quiet and bustling.
Lively, family friendly atmosphere.
Proximity to some of San Francisco's most beautiful natural spaces.
Victorian and Edwardian Single Family homes and buildings.
YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH
The proximity to everything.
Located In Noe Valley
The Mission, Glen Park, DIamond Heights, The Castro, Bernal Heights
East to West Boundaries
San Jose Ave. to the east, Diamond Heights Blvd. and Portola Dr. to the west
North to South Boundaries
22nd St. to the north, 30th St. to the south
- Financial District via auto: 25 minutes
- Financial District via transit: 30 minutes
- South San Francisco via auto: 25 minutes
- Silicon Valley via auto: 60 minutes
AROUND THE BLOCK
Noe Valley is a neighborhood like none other in San Francisco. While the neighborhood has its share of young professionals, Noe Valley is, at its heart, a place people come to stay, with an easy proximity to several work centers both in and out of the city.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Residents live in restored Victorian homes with views of the downtown skyline. Great shopping and restaurants are within a short walk of their homes, and on Saturdays, a nearby parking lot becomes a bustling farmers’ market with organic produce and fresh bread. To put it simply, Noe Valley offers the very best that San Francisco has to offer.
Ask a Noe Valley local how often they feel the need to leave their neighborhood; they’ll probably be stumped. Other than for work, they might say, we can’t think of any reason to leave. Whether you are window shopping along 24th street or taking a Sunday stroll through nearby Dolores Park, residents embrace the simplicity and sophistication of Noe Valley.
Noe Valley has some of the best weather in San Francisco, on a nice day residents will enjoy the sunshine in nearby Dolores Park or “Dolores Beach” as some have been known to call it. Also, nearby is the stunning Twin Peaks viewpoint, which offers panoramic views of the city and the bay and Glen Canyon Park features several hiking trails that offer beautiful views of the canyon and surrounding area.
Noe Valley is characterized by its mix of old and new, with a focus on community, creativity, and innovation. The architecture in Noe Valley consists primarily of Victorian and Edwardian homes, many of which have been meticulously restored and maintained. The homes are often brightly painted in cheerful colors, with intricate details such as gingerbread trim, bay windows, and stained glass. Their unique architectural details and charming facades are a defining feature of the neighborhood.
YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH
Here in Noe Valley, families are looking to settle down in a “classic” San Francisco neighborhood, live in majestic Victorians, push strollers through a quaint commercial center, and have access to all the city can offer. This makes the neighborhood an ideal destination for anyone seeking a refined sense of urban living.