Presidio Heights

An exclusive enclave of sprawling mansions home to San Francisco’s elite.

Welcome to Presidio Heights

An exclusive enclave of sprawling mansions home to San Francisco’s elite
Nestled along the southern border of the lush and tranquil Presidio Forest, Presidio Heights is a quiet residential neighborhood home to immaculate, expansive single-family homes, many of which hold a special historical and architectural significance. The local community is particularly well known for its relative seclusion and the luxurious lifestyle it requires from those who call it home. As such, it’s not unusual to rub shoulders with global celebrities, tech moguls, and foreign dignitaries in or around the many outdoor attractions and green spaces located in this quiet, tree-lined district. 
Thanks to the neighborhood’s inherent exclusivity, high demand, and the small number of residents interested in selling their homes, securing a property in Presidio Heights is an achievement in and of itself. 

What to Love

  • Quiet, secluded streets
  • Proximity to Presidio Forest and its array of outdoor attractions
  • Quick commute to Marin County and the business sectors around San Francisco
  • Spectacular single-family homes and expansive mansions built in varying architectural styles

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Presidio Heights enjoy a quiet, suburban lifestyle, and many newcomers choose to make it their home for its promise of a tranquil retreat from the buzzing city and its on-the-go atmosphere. The neighborhood includes several high-end dining options, the nearby Clement and Sacramento Streets are hubs of upscale boutiques and eateries and are popular haunts among Presidio Heights locals. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

With many of Presidio Heights’ restaurants and boutiques on Sacramento Street, it’s not surprising that one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the area is also located here. Spruce, an elegant, fine dining establishment, holds a coveted Michelin star and has been recognized as one of the best restaurants in the country. Its New American cuisine and expertly crafted cocktails draw patrons from the city to dine in its sophisticated venue. On the other end of the spectrum, yet still serving some of the best food in the city, is the more casual Sociale eatery, where visitors can expect authentic Northern Italian dishes created using only the freshest seasonal ingredients. 
And, for those who prefer shopping over dining or simply enjoy a day out browsing San Francisco’s lovely boutiques, Sacramento Street is also home to a variety of clothing and design retailers, including Hudson Grace, Serena and Lily, and Anyon.
Alternatively, the neighboring Clement Street is also a popular destination for stocking up on delicious pastries and baked goods from the highly rated Arsicault Bakery.  

Things to Do

Besides strolling past the numerous Sacramento Street boutiques, Presidio Heights is known for its proximity and access to many stunning green spaces and outdoor recreational attractions, including the immaculate Presidio Golf Course, which is located within the Presidio Forest and open to the public to enjoy a leisurely game in the shade of the towering Eucalyptus and Monterey Pine trees.
Events lovers and social butterflies will be pleased to attend one of the many gatherings hosted by Off The Grid in the Presidio, the most popular of which include various food markets as well as a highly anticipated outdoor picnic. 
And, for the young at heart and the history buffs, the Walt Disney Family Museum is sure to be a highlight, featuring intriguing exhibits that focus on the life and legend of Walt Disney. 


Although Presidio Heights is a relatively small neighborhood, its central location ensures residents have access to numerous excellent schools, including: 


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Overview for Presidio Heights, CA

4,451 people live in Presidio Heights, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $147,378. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Presidio Heights, CA

Presidio Heights has 1,883 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Presidio Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,451 people call Presidio Heights home. The population density is 24,625.793 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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