Welcome to Noe Valley
Walkable, quaint, and highly desirable spot to live in the center of San Francisco
As one of San Francisco’s most desirable neighborhoods, Noe Valley’s homes are in high demand. Upon exploring the area, it is easy to see why so many individuals and families want to live here. Homes are beautiful, area schools are highly rated, and top conveniences and attractions are always minutes away.
Strolling through Noe Valley, you’ll find unique places that add to the charm of this community. The neighborhood is home to a children’s theater (located on Diamond Street), a community garden, beautifully maintained parks, laid-back coffee shops, a fantastic recreation center, and convenient shopping.
Prospective buyers who have their eyes set on Noe Valley will have their pick of distinguished homes. Many residential buildings were designed in the Victorian and Edwardian styles of architecture. Currently, the median home list price sits at $1,791,500.
What to Love
- Highly walkable, quaint, and peaceful
- Plenty of green space, including a community garden and several parks
- Family-friendly with highly rated schools
People & Lifestyle
Noe Valley is a standout neighborhood for several reasons. First, it is one of the more quiet parts of town. Even though it is situated in one of the nation’s most bustling and lively cities, this section is far more relaxed and tranquil. Next, it is highly walkable. While there are other parts of San Francisco that are also highly walkable, this is unique for such a relatively serene locale.
Families are especially drawn to Noe Valley thanks to its many family-friendly features. In addition to having great area schools, it allows you to easily walk to places such as Douglass Playground, The Rabbit Hole Children’s Theater, and the Upper Noe Recreation Center.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
While far more residential and quiet than some of San Francisco’s surrounding neighborhoods, Noe Valley has no shortage of quality shopping and dining.
Along 24th Street, you’ll find the bulk of the area’s stores and restaurants. As a new resident, be sure to check out places such as The Little Chihuahua
, Barney’s Gourmet Hamburgers
, Flowers of the Valley
, Noe Valley Bakery
, Vive la tarte
, NOVY Restaurant
, Ambiance San Francisco
, Noe Bagel, and Just For Fun & Scribbledoodles/Artsake.
Things to Do
Whether it’s the weekend or you have an impromptu off day during the week, there are many great ways to pass the time in Noe Valley.
On the western side of Noe Valley, you can enjoy ample green space and outdoor recreation. Want to get your dog some exercise? Take Fido to the Upper Douglass Dog Play Area for hours of tail-wagging fun. Humans can enjoy the rest of Douglass Park, including the Douglass Tennis Courts and the Douglass Playground. Across the street, you can visit Clipper Community Garden.
Scattered throughout the area are several well-maintained open spaces, including 29th & Diamond Open Space, Castro-Duncan Open Space, and Portola Open Space. Be sure to explore Joby’s Dog Run Area, Upper Noe Recreation Center, and the Upper Noe Tennis Courts.
Noe Valley is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: