Welcome to Woodside
Charming community with rustic allure
Woodside is a suburb located in San Mateo County that is governed under the Council-Manager
system. This incorporated neighborhood is one of the wealthiest
in the United States, and the temperate climate and rustic nature make Woodside a lovely destination for those who enjoy a modest life of solitude.
In search of the San Francisco Bay, Spanish explorers led by Gaspar de Portolá
lodged in Woodside in 1769
. Woodside was home to some of the first English-speaking settlers
on the San Francisco Peninsula. In 1849
, dentist Dr. Robert Orville Tripp and his friend M.A. Parkhurst joined with some San Francisco builders to establish a lumber business. In the years following World War II
, city and population growth was exponential.
There are a variety of architects that can design your dream home. EASA Architecture
specializes in creative designs and is detail, service, and execution-oriented. Designing contemporary, classic, and traditional-style homes, Studio S Squared Architecture
will work closely with you to bring your ideal home to life. The median home value is $2M
, making this community an excellent option for the affluent and elite who enjoy their space and solitude.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
Woodside is known for being rural
and quiet and is home to many retirees. There are several parks where you can reflect and recline. Most people travel via car into neighboring San Francisco and other metropolitan areas for work, and the average commute time is roughly 27 minutes
. Though many folks own cars, that is not the only way people get around. Choosing trails over sidewalks and hitching posts over stop lights, Woodside is a very horse-friendly town
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
For all of your groceries, household items, and apparel, Target
can be found at Woodside Central
shopping center. Find home furnishings or tools for your beautiful garden at home and garden store, Emily Joubert
Enjoy contemporary California cuisine at fine dining establishment The Village Pub
, which partners with SMIP Ranch
for the freshest local produce around. For a laid-back breakfast of biscuits and gravy and an albacore tuna melt for lunch, be sure to stop by Alice's Restaurant
. Buck's of Woodside
offers tasty smash burgers and Woodside ginger mules.
Things to Do
Recreation in Woodside revolves around the great outdoors. Many folks own horses, and the Horse Park at Woodside
is a non-profit organization with over 270 acres of land dedicated to training and riding your beloved steed. Wunderlich Park
is a great destination to go horseback riding and hiking while enjoying the countryside’s scenic views. Huddart Park
features a playground, lush meadows, BBQ pits, and hiking and riding trails.
The annual Kings Mountain Art Fair
showcases local artists and artisans and their variety of unique creations. This 3-day celebration is held every Labor Day Weekend, with the juried exhibition of fine arts and crafts at its focal point. Fairgoers get to meet and interact with the artists and purchase from them first-hand for a very intimate and memorable experience.