Middlefield to El Camino Homes For Sale | Atherton
Homes in this neighborhood are on cul de sacs, small lanes and avenues.
Middlefield to El Camino Homes For Sale- City Of Atherton Real Estate
Neighborhood Introduction & History
Middlefield to El Camino includes a loosely associated collection of developments and vintage homes in two characteristically Atherton boroughs, Lloyden Park and Menlo Park Villas. The neighborhood is comprised of single-family homes, many with remodel updates, garden apartments and condos, and a few business campuses along the neighborhood borders. The borough contains Atherton Town Hall, the town’s train station and the only recreation site within its borders, the lovely 22-acre Holbrook-Palmer Park. Menlo Park Villas encompasses the majority of this neighborhood surrounding Holbrook-Palmer Park, whereas Lloyden Park is situated in the northern end of the borough. With its ‘modest’ homes and classic Atherton character, Middlefield to El Camino provides an entry point into the highly sought after area of Atherton.
Housing types & styles in the Neighborhood
A collection of cul-de-sacs, small lanes and avenues, Menlo Park Villas is an assortment 1920’s vintage manors interspersed with modest post-war ranch homes set on small lots. Homes in this neighborhood tend to undergo renovation and remodeling rather than the typical Atherton “raze and rebuild” phenomenon found in other areas. Lloyden Park is often labelled as a ‘mini-Lindenwood’ thanks to its forested boulevards, traditional homes and expansive lots. Once the estate of San Francisco real estate tycoon Joseph B. Coryell, it is now an eye-catching cluster of 87 homes built in the 1940s and situated on 1/3-acre lots. The neighborhood price point tends to be between $1,200,000 and $5,000,000.
Restaurants & Shopping
Atherton’s proximity to Menlo Park allows residents to enjoy a wide variety of shopping and dining options. Menlo Park features unique and upscale retail shops and restaurants surrounded by tree lined streets. Chains are common here, too, however, affording residents a wide variety of choices. Palo Alto, Redwood City, and Woodside are also adjacent to Atherton, increasing the shopping and dining options further. This area’s proximity to El Camino Real provides for easy access to the amenities of the Peninsula.
4. Family Lifestyle, Parks & Activities
Atherton’s proximity to downtown Menlo Park and Palo Alto affords residents easy access to farmers’ markets, parks, concerts, festivals, nightlife, and a variety of family activities. Menlo Country Club, Sharon Heights Country Club, and Stanford Gold Course are nearby and offer golf and dining. Just across 280 lie countless parks and nature preserves that offer hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, and other recreation. This area’s proximity to Stanford University also means access to the campus’ wonderful facilities including the Cantor Arts Center, Memorial Church, Stanford Stadium, and Bing Concert Hall.