Welcome to Lake Street/Richmond
Stunning green spaces, beautiful homes, and a tight-knit community feel
Situated on the northwestern corner of the city, the Lake Street and Richmond District neighborhoods make an outstanding place to live. Spanning from Great Highway to Masonic Avenue, this lovely area is brimming with spots for outdoor recreation, wonderful restaurants, convenient shopping, highly-rated schools, and unparalleled views of San Francisco.
Individuals who enjoy getting outdoors should definitely consider relocating to Lake Street or Richmond, as the area is surrounded by some of the best golf courses, parks, trails, and waterfront locations. Highlights in these communities include Presidio Park, Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, Lincoln Park Golf Course, Lands End Trail, Seal Rocks Beach, and Golden Gate Park Golf Course.
Prospective homebuyers can expect to spend near the average home price in San Francisco (approximately $1.46 million). There is an impressive mix of mid-century single-family homes, modern condos, and a number of palatial estates — some located steps from the water.
What to Love
- Presidio Park and Golden Gate Park
- Wonderful restaurants
- Multiple golf courses
- Ocean Beach
- Close to some of the city’s best public schools
People & Lifestyle
Lake Street and Richmond have a distinctly upscale vibe. Much of the area is situated in an urban environment. However, select spots — including those that are closest to Presidio Park and Lands End Lookout — are suburban.
This area is ideal for those looking to enjoy city life while being close to top outdoor spaces. If you prefer spending your leisure time at the beach, playing golf, hiking, or sightseeing in nature, be sure to explore available homes on Lake Street and Richmond.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Lake Street and Richmond are both known for their outstanding dining scene. Minutes from home, you can find quaint restaurants and cafes that serve every kind of cuisine imaginable. Locals also appreciate being close to convenient shopping.
Throughout each neighborhood, there is a healthy blend of both locally owned establishments and national chains. When looking to complete your to-do list, you can effortlessly get everything you need at Royal Market Food & Bakery, Andronico’s Community Markets, Target, and 25th & Clement Produce Market. If you’re planning a relaxed day of shopping at local boutiques, browse the one-of-a-kind selection at Past Perfect, Variety Shop, Covet Boutique, and Foggy Notion.
Whether you find yourself closer to Lake Street or Richmond, amazing dining awaits. There are blocks upon blocks of top-rated restaurants in this region of San Francisco. Residents in these neighborhoods adore the menu offerings at Fiorella Clement, Khan Toke Thai House, Hard Knox Cafe, HoDaLa, Dragon Beaux, Lokma, Pearl 6101, Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant, Ham and Cheese Deli, and Jijime.
Things to Do
Attractions and outdoor recreation abound in the Lake Street and Richmond area. No matter your interests, you’re sure to find an enjoyable way to spend your time off.
On the northern side of Lake Street and Richmond, there is a wonderful selection of outdoor activities in which you can participate. One of the top area highlights is Presidio Park, which is home to several historical sites, lush hiking trails, and access to Baker Beach. Most notably, the park features stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
If moving to the south end of the region, plan hours of relaxation at Golden Gate Park. This 1,000 acre park has everything from a dog training area, to hiking trails, to the Golden Gate Park Golf Course. The park shares space with the San Francisco Botanical Garden, as well as the California Academy of Sciences.
Lake Street/Richmond is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: