Noe Valley

Approachable and family-friendly neighborhood.

Welcome to Noe Valley

Walkable and family-oriented urban paradise with dozens of amenities

San Francisco’s Noe Valley is a community and family-oriented neighborhood. Offering residents great weather, exceptional walkability, and a quaint feel, this part of the city is a fantastic place to relocate. It is also home to top-rated restaurants, charming locally-owned shops, and highly rated public schools. You’ll find Noe Valley just south of Dolores Heights and The Castro and north of Glen Park.
 
This neighborhood is ideal for prospective buyers who are looking to purchase a Victorian or Edwardian-style home. In addition to these types of architecture, you will also find modern designs alongside Spanish-style dwellings. Nestled away from the area’s busiest spots, Noe Valley is much more quiet and relaxed than other communities.
 

What to Love

 • Gorgeous and sunny weather year-round
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Parks and green spaces
 • Incredibly walkable
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Top-rated public schools
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24th Street stores and restaurants

Local Lifestyle

Noe Valley is well-known for being an approachable and family-friendly neighborhood. The area boasts an unmatched vibe that is both welcoming and friendly. Although this community is relatively quiet, it still feels part of the larger city environment. Minutes from home, you can enjoy parks, great schools, and the excellent shopping and dining along 24th Street. The quality of life for Noe Valley residents is nothing short of delightful.
 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Experience the best the Noe Valley has to offer by heading down to its famous 24th Street. Along this road, you can visit top-tier restaurants and one-of-a-kind boutiques. If you’re looking for an amazing dining experience, try the menu items at places such as Barney’s Gourmet Hamburgers, The Little Chihuahua, NOVY Restaurant, Noe Valley Bakery, Vive la tarte, Bon AppeTikka, Patxi’s Pizza, and Aha Fresh. Off 24th Street, there are even more outstanding restaurants to try. Locals recommend places such as La Ciccia, Bistro SF Grill, Ardiana, Kama Sushi, and Chloe’s Cafe.
 
While you’re checking out the amazing food options on 24th Street, don’t miss out on the marvelous shopping scene. Make plans to visit PlumpJack Wine & Spirits, Flowers of the Valley, French Tulip Flower Shop, Russo Music, and Folio Books. Around the neighborhood, you’ll also want to stop by eclectic finds such as Omnivore Books on Food, Noe Valley Pet, and Lehr’s German Specialties.
 

Things to Do

Noe Valley is a wonderful spot for those who enjoy getting outdoors. Even in the middle of San Francisco, this community has made it easy to connect with nature.
 
Douglass Park is easily a favorite among residents. Spacious and picturesque, this park comes with tennis courts, an abundance of green space, a dog park, and a playground. Across the street, you can visit the Clipper Community Garden. Managed by a dedicated group of volunteers, this thriving urban garden features fruits, vegetables, and other gorgeous plant life. Nearby, you can unwind at the Scenic Turnout Open Space. 
 
Every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., venture over to 24th Street for the Noe Valley Farmers Market year-round. Around town, also be sure to enjoy places such as the Noe Valley Courts, Billy Goat Hill, and the Upper Noe Recreation Center.
 

Schools

One feature that makes the Noe Valley super family-friendly is its highly ranked public schools, including: 

 • Chinese Immersion School At Deavila, Kindergarten through 5th grade
 • Lilienthal (Claire) Elementary School, Kindergarten through 8th grade
 • Lowell High School, 9th grade through 12th grade

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Work With Chris

Chris J. Meza is proud to team up with Sotheby's International Realty as a sales associate. Chris participated in the recent sale of the Sutter Health Library and has been actively investing in Bay Area properties.

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