Homes for Sale in Cole Valley, San Francisco, CA

Cole Valley is a lovely neighborhood next to the southeastern corner of Golden Gate Park in the western portion of San Francisco, California. Borders of the suburb include Castro to the east, Haight – Ashbury to the northeast, and Twin Peaks to the south. Located right next to Kezar Stadium and the Golden Gate Park, residents are a short walk away from some of the best outdoor attractions and public amenities in the city. The Carl St & Cole S light rail station and nearby bus stops provide commuters readily available routes to the city center. Ranking as the smallest neighborhood in the city, Cole Valley grew from its commercial center at Carl and Cole’s intersection. To this day, these busy streets are filled with shops, cafes, restaurants, and many other local businesses that serve both residents and visitors alike.

Real Estate in Cole Valley is a combination of the classic Victorian and Edwardian row houses built in the early 1900s and new multi-family residential developments. Like many other neighborhoods to the west of San Francisco, there has been significant development in the area to provide for the city’s steadily increasing housing needs. Apartment buildings with commercial units on the ground floor and residential units in the upper levels provide functional designs that help address the growing demand for real estate in the community. The neighborhood’s median home price is $1,790,000, which is a significant amount higher than the city average. Floor layouts come in at two to three-bedroom designs for single-family homes and one or two-bedroom units for condos and apartments. If you’re interested in the area and would like help finding a home, please don’t hesitate to contact our team for more information.
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What's To Love

Cole Valley offers a family-friendly living environment close to fantastic outdoor amenities. The streets are lively and filled with various retail, commercial, and dining establishments open to the public.

What's Not To Love

Home prices in Cole Valley are quite high, with median listing prices going way above the San Francisco average. Some homes are a bit dated, with typical row houses having home builds going back to the 1900s.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Cole Valley is a well-established residential neighborhood offering comfortable housing options for families looking to find a home in San Francisco. The area is in a commuter-friendly location with light rail transit and bus stations connecting the area to Downtown San Francisco. The high demand for real estate in the city means investors looking to build equity will find lots of good deals in the area.

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Latest homes for sale in Cole Valley



737 Cole Street

San Francisco, CA, 94117
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61 Carl Street

San Francisco, CA, 94117


188 Beulah Street

San Francisco, CA, 94117
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Things to do in Cole Valley

Grattan Playground

Neighborhood park with kid-friendly play areas and outdoor sports facilities.

Kezar Stadium

Football and track and field stadium home to the San Francisco 49ers.

Golden Gate Park

1,000-acre city park offering the most expansive and well-built outdoor attractions within San Francisco.

Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve

Nature preserve southwest of the neighborhood that can be accessed via several nearby trailheads.


Schools in Cole Valley

School NameGradesAdmission
Grattan Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
San Francisco High School of the Arts6 - 12Private
Urban School Of San Francisco9 - 12Private
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