Welcome to Noe Valley
Highly desirable locale with rows of modern and Victorian homes and top conveniences
One of the most in-demand neighborhoods in all of San Francisco is Noe Valley. This pristine and idyllic community is situated near other desirable parts of the city, including The Castro, Bernal Heights, and Twin Peaks. It is only five miles from Downtown San Francisco and is centrally located. If you are looking to relocate to a premier part of San Francisco, this is the place to be.
Among its many notable characteristics, Noe Valley has a fabulous dining and shopping scene along 24th Street. Indulge in phenomenal menu items from places such as Fresca, La Boulangerie de San Francisco, and NOVY Restaurant, and browse the impressive selection at locally-owned stores. Around town, you’ll also be able to enjoy several beautifully maintained parks, open spaces, and recreation facilities.
Homes in Noe Valley are well-known for their Edwardian and Victorian-era architecture. There are blocks upon blocks of residential properties that have been designed in these breathtaking styles. You can also find quite a few Spanish-style homes, as well as modern designs that are nothing short of stunning. As a prime location, homes here fetch a higher than average amount. Most properties start near the high $1 million to $2 million.
What to Love
- Dining and shopping scene along 24th Street
- Victorian and Edwardian-style homes
- Highly-rated schools
- Sunny weather
- Parks and outdoor recreation
People & Lifestyle
Noe Valley has a youthful, welcoming, and friendly vibe. It is one of San Francisco’s sunniest neighborhoods, and as a result, people love to get outside and socialize with one another. Residential areas are quaint and serene, making life here an absolute treat.
With its close proximity to so many top locations, this community is perfect for working professionals, couples, and families. Top-rated schools, grocery stores, parks, and an unmatched selection of boutiques and restaurants are always close to home.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
When you’re ready to experience the best of Noe Valley, head over to 24th Street. Within the span of several city blocks, you can visit restaurants and shops that have become favorites among locals.
As you explore the neighborhood’s main destination for shopping, there are a few not-to-miss stores. Stop into locally-owned shops including Flowers of the Valley, When Modern Was (antique store), Two Birds, PlumpJack Wine & Spirits, French Tulip Flower Shop, Just For Fun & Scribbledoodles, and Folio Books. In this same area, you can also complete all of your grocery shopping at Whole Foods Market.
Want to try some of San Francisco’s best cuisine? If so, Noe Valley is the place to be. You can find almost every kind of food you crave within this quaint neighborhood. Be sure to grab a table at places such as NOVY Restaurant, Fresca, Aha Fresh, Vive la tarte, Noe Valley Bakery, Valley Tavern, The Little Chihuahua, Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers, Bistro SF Grill, Ardiana, and Uma Casa.
Things to Do
Locals adore Noe Valley for the many places in which you can visit to relax and unwind in your leisure time.
A top favorite among residents is Douglass Park. Situated along Douglass Street and Clipper Street, this community park features a playground, public restrooms, tennis courts, basketball courts, a grassy field (perfect for picnics), and a dog play area.
Another choice place to visit is the Upper Noe Recreation Center. On-premise, you and your family can take classes, bring your furry friends to the off-leash dog park, and play baseball, basketball, and tennis. As a new resident, also be sure to explore Castro-Duncan Open Space, Clipper Community Garden, Noe Valley Courts, and Billy Goat Hill.
Noe Valley is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: