Redwood City is located in San Mateo County about twelve miles south of the San Francisco Airport and ten miles north of Palo Alto. It was incorporated in 1868, and is the county seat of San Mateo County and its third most populated city.

Diverse with a variety of housing styles, Redwood City offers everything from cottages to castles. The older sections of Redwood City have beautiful tree lined streets with charming homes while the newer neighborhoods, such as Redwood Shores and Emerald Lake, offer beautiful upscale living with views of San Francisco Bay.

Residents enjoy a number of recreational activities as Redwood City is home to many wonderful parks, and playgrounds, its close to many open space preserves, and also offers it residents access to marinas and wetland trails.

The revamped downtown area boasts a state-of-the-art multiplex theater surrounded by excellent restaurants and shopping. Redwood City also offers a number of free summer entertainment events such as Movies on the Square, Music in the Park, Street Festivals, and Farmers Market just to name a few.

Many of the schools in Redwood City have been renovated and some have new technology centers. There are magnet schools available as well as bilingual programs at Redwood City elementary schools. Some elementary schools offer after school care. For higher education, residents can attend Canada College, situated right on the city's border.

Employment opportunities in and around Redwood City are vast. There are a number of high-tech firms in Redwood Shores with Oracle and Electronic Arts being major employers. The San Francisco Airport, San Mateo County's largest employer is close by and two major highways. Highway 101 and Highway 280 offer reasonable commutes. Additionally, CalTrain and SamTrans have stations within walking distance of a number of neighborhoods.

An excellent City with lots to offer, Redwood City looks forward to welcoming you!

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Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2.5

Main Residence: 1,287 SF

Community: Brewster Villas

MLS#: ML81806089