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Miramar (a Spanish word meaning “a view of the sea”), is a neighborhood located within the city limits of Half Moon Bay in San Mateo County, California. Situated on the Pacific Coast between forested hills, Miramar has some of the most beautiful and picturesque coastlines that California has to offer.  Miramar is approximately 28 miles south of San Francisco and lies within the westernmost part of San Mateo County. Residents of this charming and close knit community live an active and healthy lifestyle.

With its quaint shops, restaurants, beaches, and parks, Miramar is a wonderful destination for any family.  Sporting a healthy mix of single family homes, condos, townhomes and waterfront properties offering amazing views. The median cost for homes in the area is $900,000 and showcases some of the most beautiful views in the region. Thanks to the charm and ambiance of the area, Miramar is truly a special destination.

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Shopping and Dining in Miramar 

Miramar and the surrounding areas are home to a large number of world-class dining and shopping destinations. Whether you are looking to explore furniture shops to decorate your new home, or search through garden specialty stores, Miramar is centrally located and has something for the whole family to enjoy. There are an array of sports and golf emporiums, artistic stationary shops, floral boutiques, fine jewelry stores, art galleries, western lore, antique barns, surf shops, book lofts and cafes, just to name a few. A large draw to this area is the small town, intimate setting with locally-owned boutiques but also a wide variety of specialty and big box stores nearby in which to enjoy your time out of the house.

Residents of Miramar will be delighted with the wide range of dining options available to them locally and in surrounding communities. Whether you are in the mood for fresh local seafood, farm-fresh salads, or homemade pasta dishes and local wines, there are plenty of fantastic options available to you. You will find cuisines ranging from French and Mediterranean, Italian, Mexican, Thai and Chinese, in addition to local Northern California cuisine. There are also an abundance of local bakeries and cafes, Oceanside restaurants, and cozy pubs that will be sure to delight. A well know restaurant that comes highly recommended by the locals is Miramar Beach Restaurant (131 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019). The Miramar Beach Restaurant menu is comprised of the freshest seafood, premium steaks and their world-famous seafood chowder.  All accompanied by exquisite views, Miramar Beach Restaurant has created a menu and dining experience that has delighted its customers and is sure to exceeded expectations.

 

Parks and Recreation in Miramar

For those who are looking to enjoy being outside in the beautiful California weather, Miramar is proud to boast a variety of Parks and Recreational destinations.  One of the numerous beaches in the area, Miramar Beach, is a stunning destination fit for the whole family. Most noted for its surfing and stunning views, Miramar Beach is a great place for people of all ages to take a pleasant walk along the water or bike the trails and take in the breathtaking views.

The Half Moon Bay Golf Links (2 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019) is one of Northern California’s only luxury golf resorts and a must-see for all of the avid golfers out there. Located about 6 miles south on the hills of the Pacific Ocean, you will experience 36 holes of oceanfront golf while taking in the beautiful and serene nature that surrounds.

Totaling nearly three miles, The Half Moon Bay Coastside Trail stretches from Half Moon Bay State Park to Miramar/Surfer's Beach. It is great for walking, jogging and bike rides due to its well paved path and sweeping ocean views. Along the trail are beach entries that are easily accessible and great for kite flying, picnicking with friends/family and sunbathing. There is also a horse trail that runs parallel to the Coastside.

There are multiple outdoor events held throughout the year in the Miramar area that are great for the whole family to enjoy. With a variety of art, food and music festivals to parades and even a World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off, you are sure to find something for the whole family to enjoy! Last but not least, Miramar has plenty of playgrounds for young children and dog parks to let your furry friends enjoy the weather as well.

 

Schools, Health and Transportation in Miramar 

Schools

Families living in Miramar will attend schools within the Cabrillo Unified School District, which is located just south of San Francisco on the beautiful Pacific Coast. The District was established on July 1, 1965 and covers an area of approximately 135 square miles. It encompasses Half Moon Bay High SchoolPilarcitos High School/alternative educationCunha Intermediate SchoolFarallone View Elementary School, Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School, Kings Mountain Elementary School, and El Granada Elementary School. In total, Cabrillo Unified School District serves close to 4,400 students. For higher education, there are quite a few colleges and university’s just a short drive away. To name a few: College of San Mateo, Notre Dame de Namur University, Stanford University, San Francisco State UniversityFIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco and San Francisco Art Institute are among the more well known higher education campuses.  

Health

With an impressive list of hospitals and care facilities located in the Half Moon Bay area, Miramar residents are never too far from a nationally recognized treatment center. Among them are Mills Peninsula Health Services and Seton Medical Center Coastside, as well as numerous eye care specialists and veterinary care to keep your furry friends healthy. There is also San Mateo Medical Center which is a public hospital and clinic fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The Medical Center is an acute-care hospital with an emphasis on prevention tactics and education, and serves the healthcare needs of all residents of San Mateo County.

Transportation

The transit network around Miramar provides easy commuting options for residents in the area. Highway 1 connects the coast side communities, running north/south between San Francisco and Santa Cruz, with highways 92 and 84 being used for those looking to travel east/west. There are also a few means of public transportation provided by SamTrans which include bus service, Redi-Wheels/RediCoast Paratransit service, and the Caltrain commuter rail. If air travel is on your list, San Francisco International Airport is roughly 20 miles away and is the largest airport in northern California. With major highways winding in and out of town and the ease and availability of transportation, no commute is too complex for a Miramar resident.

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CA# 01169588 | CA# 01125976 | CA# 01908304
248 Main Street, Suite 200
Half Moon Bay CA 94019
Michael: 650-888-6361
Kathy: 650-888-6903
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Kathy and Michael Rain of Coldwell Banker provides real estate services in the San Mateo County, California area including the surrounding communities: El Granda, Half Moon Bay, Montara, Moss Beach, Pacifica and San Mateo. Search for homes in San Mateo County. We list and sell residential real estate, investment properties, vacant land, lots for sale in the San Mateo County, California area.

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