A valley in northern San Mateo County
known affectionately as “South City” by residents, South San Francisco, California lies adjacent to the San Francisco Bay. South San Francisco homes rest below the neighboring mountains of San Bruno to the north, and lie in close proximity to the vibrant towns of Brisbane
and Daly City
. Wonderful residential zones and corresponding recreational programs, parks, public swimming pools, beaches and more make South San Francisco a choice destination for young families. The city’s famous hill sign which reads “South San Francisco the Industrial City” is now a historical landmark and growing tourist destination. The city continues to live up to the name with more than 2,800 businesses, including the legendary biotech company Genentech, which is where the city receives its other popular nickname, the “Birthplace of Biotechnology.” Adjacent public and recreational services include Orange Memorial Park, which offers a delightful assortment of Soccer and Softball fields, Tennis and Basketball courts, Bocce Ball courts, an indoor swimming pool, picnic and play areas. A weekly farmers market, abundant biking, hiking and climbing paths, and a small, picturesque downtown area with charming boutiques, hotels and eateries as well as numerous educational options in the city make South San Francisco one of the Bay Area’s finest. Find An Agent
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