The Villa at San Mateo Neighborhood

55+ Apartments San Mateo

An Easier Commute

Nestled in the heart of San Mateo, The Villa at San Mateo Apartments offers all the rewards and comforts of high-class living in our vibrant 55+ community. Whether it be a relaxing night of beautiful San Mateo views or a night out on the town, The Villa at San Mateo gives you the neighborhood you’re looking for at the price you want.

Our community places you near Molly Stones, Yummy Yogurt, Hillsdale Mall, CVS, Safeway, Bel-Mateo Bowl, and more. Adventure outside to Laurelwood Park, Seal Point Park, or the Pulgas Water Temple. Here, you can discover many top dining options such as Chico’s Taqueria, Cuban Kitchen, Pho Element, and more. Shop around at the Hillsdale or Laurelwood Shopping Centers. Enjoy convenient access to the Bay Area and only a short drive to the beach. Experience endless opportunities for relaxation and adventure.

Dive into an urban-suburban mix that compliments everything you need to always feel right at home. When you’re not feeling like going out, fall in love with staying in at our senior living apartments in San Mateo. With the ideal arrangement of personal and community amenities, home becomes the destination. Join The Villa at San Mateo.

Benefits of Our Location

  • The Villa is near cultural landmarks like the Pulgas Water Temple, offering residents a chance to explore local history and architecture.

  • Proximity to golf courses and parks like Laurelwood Park (plus a pet park at home) offers ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation.

  • Our zip code in San Mateo, CA, exhibits a notably low crime rate. It ranks in the 97th percentile for safety, meaning it's safer than 97% of zip codes in the US. Enjoy the security you’ll feel in our safe neighborhood

  • San Mateo boasts a unique blend of natural beauty and urban development. Did you know that it's home to the San Mateo Japanese Garden, considered one of the finest gardens in California? This serene spot offers a peaceful retreat amidst the bustling city life.

  • The city's commitment to sustainability is noteworthy. San Mateo has initiatives encouraging residents to switch to electric heating and cooking technologies. This move not only ensures safer homes but also contributes to a greener environment for future generations.

  • San Mateo's Central Park is a hub of community activity. During the holiday season, it transforms into a winter wonderland with an outdoor ice skating rink. This annual tradition brings together families and friends, creating lasting memories.

  • The city actively involves its residents in shaping its future. Through the Strive San Mateo General Plan, community members have a say in planning for the next 20 years, covering housing, transportation, and sustainability. This level of civic engagement is rare and commendable.

  • The city's location is ideal for those who love both the city and the sea. It's just a short drive from beautiful beaches, offering residents the best of both worlds. This proximity to the ocean adds a unique dimension to living in San Mateo.

The Villa at San Mateo stands out as an ideal living space for those aged 55 and over. Its strategic location offers a perfect blend of convenience, comfort, and cultural enrichment. With easy access to essential amenities, diverse dining options, and ample recreational activities, it ensures a fulfilling and comfortable lifestyle. Choosing The Villa at San Mateo means embracing a retirement community that not only meets your needs but also enriches your life with new experiences and conveniences. It’s San Mateo independent living at its finest.  

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Call Us
(650) 212-4400

Fax Us
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
All the fields are required

Neighborhood FAQs

The Villa is strategically located for easy access to the Bay Area and is just a short drive from the beach.
Its proximity to health and wellness facilities, senior-friendly shopping options, and a variety of dining experiences make it ideal for senior living.
Yes, there are several parks and golf courses nearby, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Residents can enjoy Laurelwood Park, Seal Point Park, and the Pulgas Water Temple. Enjoy easy access to Poplar Creek Golf Course and Peninsula Golf and Country Club. Central Park San Mateo and the Japanese Garden are also nearby. These offer great outdoor experiences close to the community.
The area boasts various dining choices like Chico’s Taqueria, Cuban Kitchen, and Pho Element. These offer diverse cuisines for different tastes.