About The Villa at San Mateo

Welcome to The Villa at San Mateo Apartments in San Mateo, CA!

Our senior apartments in San Mateo provide the best of comfort and luxury. Here at our 55+ apartments, you'll be in the ultimate location to enjoy retirement bliss. We are located minutes from I-280 and HWY 101, 6 blocks from Cal Train and Hillsdale Mall, as well as in close proximity to many restaurants, hospitals, salons, senior centers, and event venues.

At our San Mateo senior apartments, we offer 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments that feature oversized windows, heating, and air-conditioning units in each room. In select apartments, there are walk-in closets and private balconies. Our 55+ community near San Francisco boasts wonderful amenities such as free community Wi-Fi in our main lobby, a resource center/library, a seasonally heated outdoor pool, barbeque area, coffee lounge, movie lounge, fitness center, game room, and regularly scheduled resident activities such as ice cream socials, bingo, resident happy hour, and fitness classes.

The Villa at San Mateo is the hub of relaxation, comfort, and luxury. Our 55+ apartments in San Mateo make it possible for residents to fall in love with the convenience and simplicity within our community. Discover a life that’s desirable at any age. Everything here is designed to bring better living to your fingertips; we are proud to offer some of the best senior housing in San Mateo. Our promise is distinctive: to foster vibrant connection and ongoing relaxation for each of our brilliant residents. Join our apartment community and choose life at The Villa at San Mateo today!

  • Pets Welcome
  • Full Size Kitchen: Built In Microwave, Electric Range, Dishwasher and Refrigerator
  • AC and Heating
  • Private Balcony/Patio*
  • Walk-In Closets*
  • Large Bedrooms
*Only in select units

Other Features & Services

  • Convenient Location
  • Professional Landscaping
  • Responsive Maintenance Team
  • Professional Management
  • Great Neighborhood
  • 24 hr Emergency Maintenance Service

Gallery of The Villa at San Mateo Apartments

Take a tour through the photo gallery of our 55+ housing, and experience our one-of-a-kind community. Enjoy easier commutes and quick access to many local attractions. Here, you will discover the perfect blend of convenience and comfort. Imagine yourself diving into a local lifestyle that surrounds you with opportunities for exploration, adventure, and relaxation. Our San Mateo 55+ community brings the entire world to your fingertips and gives you plenty of space to call your own.

Visualize yourself stepping into an organization that always has the resident in mind. Find yourself embracing features that have been tailored to meet your needs. Choose from our one-bedroom and two-bedroom San Mateo 55 and over apartments for plenty of space to call your own. Check out our apartment photos and join The Villa at San Mateo today.

Why Choose Us?

  • The Villa offers a lifestyle that combines luxury with comfort, specifically designed for the 55+ community.
  • Our position halfway between San Francisco and San Jose is ideal. This provides easy access to urban amenities while maintaining a peaceful living environment.
  • With amenities like a fitness center, game room, and social events, residents enjoy a vibrant and active community life.
  • Its location offers easy access to transportation, shopping, and essential services, making daily life more convenient.
  • The pet-friendly policy and on-site dog park make it an ideal choice for pet owners.

The Villa at San Mateo IN San Mateo FAQ

What are the lease terms?

Lease terms can vary based on expirations. Variable move in date range (premiums can apply). Short term lease terms are available with a monthly premium.

What does it cost to move in?

The cost to move in is a deposit of $1,500 for a one bedroom apartment or a deposit of $2,500 for a two bedroom apartment plus first month’s rent, utilities and proof of renters insurance.

Are utilities included in the cost?

Utility costs such as water/sewer/trash/gas/electricity are included in a flat rate utility package, currently priced at $125 /month for 1 Bedroom apartments and $150/month for 2 bedroom apartments.

What's your pet policy?

Dogs and domestic cats weighing less than 25 pounds are allowed. We have a beautiful dog park on the premises. Pending approval by management, most breeds of dogs are acceptable. Dogs must not act aggressive at any time or bark excessively.

What is your guest policy?

At the Villa at San Mateo there is beautiful Guest Suite that is available for a very low daily rate for all of its residents for their guests.


Ready to take your lifestyle to the next level? Come home to our apartments for 55+ residents nestled in the ideal destination. Located about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, Sugarloaf is a peaceful, suburban neighborhood in San Mateo. Sugarloaf is predominantly residential, touting an array of single-family houses and apartment buildings atop scenic hillsides. However, Sugarloaf also provides plenty of shopping opportunities, from the Hillsdale Shopping Center’s extensive retail offerings to the unique finds in local shops along 37th Avenue.

From stunning landscapes to spacious interiors and resort-style amenities, our 55+ retirement community features everything you look for in a place to call home. Embrace features that have been tailored to meet your needs. Our 55 and older apartments for rent are designed to be the hub of work and play. With a convenient location at 4000 South El Camino Real, you will fall in love with the local lifestyle. Spend your days admiring the gorgeous scenery and embrace a thriving neighborhood at your fingertips. Experience senior living in San Mateo, CA, and experience the lifestyle you imagined. Join The Villa at San Mateo today.

What We Love About San Mateo

  • San Mateo, where The Villa is located, is known for its diverse and vibrant community. The city hosts numerous cultural festivals throughout the year, celebrating a variety of traditions and heritages. This rich cultural tapestry provides residents of The Villa with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of cultural experiences, enhancing their social life and community involvement.

  • The Villa at San Mateo is situated in a region with a historical legacy. San Mateo County was a significant site during the California Gold Rush. This historical context adds a layer of historical significance to the area, offering residents not just a place to live, but a connection to California's rich history.

  • San Mateo's commitment to sustainability is noteworthy. The city has initiatives for reducing carbon footprints and promoting electric heating and cooking technologies. Residents of The Villa can take pride in living in a community that values environmental responsibility and is actively working towards a sustainable future.

  • San Mateo's location is ideal for nature enthusiasts. It is close to both the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay, offering residents of The Villa easy access to a variety of natural landscapes and outdoor activities. From beach outings to bay-side walks, the natural beauty surrounding San Mateo enhances the living experience at The Villa.

Living at The Villa at San Mateo offers more than just comfort and luxury; it's an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, historically rich, and environmentally conscious community. The city's cultural diversity, historical significance, commitment to sustainability, innovative community planning, and proximity to natural wonders provide residents with a unique and fulfilling lifestyle. This combination of factors makes The Villa at San Mateo not just a residence, but a gateway to a diverse and enriching life experience. Joining The Villa means embracing a life of comfort, community, and convenience, making it a top choice for seniors in San Mateo.  
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(650) 212-4400

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4000 South El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94403
Office Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00AM-4:30PM
 Sunday: Appointment only
 Maintenance is on-site every day
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