Welcome to Portola Valley
Portola Valley, named after the Spanish explorer Gasper de Portolà, is one of the wealthiest towns in the United States. Surrounded by wooded hills, Portola Valley has the feel of country living because of the extensive trail systems, scenic roads, open spaces, and natural views. The town’s architectural guidelines ensure that homes blend in naturally and gracefully with their surroundings.
Portola Valley generally attracts the affluent of Silicon Valley who prefer open space, country living, expansive lots, and stunning views. While unquestionably well-heeled, Portola Valley residents are not pretentious. Homes in Portola Valley range from grand estates on flat lots to rustic “cabins” located high in the hills. Although Portola Valley feels a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley, it is just a short commute to Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and San Francisco.
2016 Portola Valley Sales (YTD)
Median Price: $2,757,500
Average Days on Market: 28
Total Sales: 50
Average Price per Sq. ft.: $1,059,000
Highest MLS Sale: $13,297,500
Lowest MLS Sale: $950,000
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