Foster City is ranked by Forbes as one the number 10 on America’s Top 25 Towns to Live Well in 2009. It has also been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Best Places to to Live several times. Foster City is nearby Silicon Valley and has similar cultural and technology elements.
There are four public schools in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District. Foster City Elementary, Brewer Island Elementary School, Audubon Elementary School and the Nathaniel Bowditch Middle School service younger kids. The San Mateo High School District services students from 9-12. Many of these schools are California Distinguished Schools. Visa is Foster City’s largest employer. Other employers include Sony, Philips, Guidewire, Gilead Sciences and Navigenics among others.
There are 19 parks that span over 100 acres. You’ll find tennis courts, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, basketball courts, and many trails for biking, rollerblading, and walking. The city is a big spot for Wold Class Windsurfing and Kite-Surfing in the Bay Area. Mariner’s Point offers golf and driving range.
The Hillbarn Theatre is a historic theater with a list of events and classes. There is also the local public Ampitheatre Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park, which hosts a array of summer concerts. There are many events that occur in Foster City including Holi-Festival of Colors, Polynesian Festival and the Art & Wine Festival. This is also considered one of the safest places to live in the country.
The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of the MLSListingsTM MLS system. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than the office represented by this website are marked with the Internet Data Exchange icon (a stylized house inside a circle) and detailed information about them includes the names of the listing brokers and listing agents. The broker providing this data believes the data to be correct, but advises interested parties to confirm all information before relying on it for a purchase decision. The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Listing Information © 2024 MLS Listings Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Stay informed on price reductions, new homes that match your search & other insider information.
Just a few more details to get you started.