Welcome to Noe Valley
Located in the central part of San Francisco, and exuding vibrant energy with some of the city’s sunniest weather, you’ll find Noe Valley—a quaint community popular with young families whose desire is a locale with premier amenities.
The delightful neighborhood features stunning Victorian and Edwardian homes, and the 24th Street sidewalks are buzzing with activity including stroller pushers and dog walkers looking to enjoy the temperate weather and pop into any of the trendy bakeries and coffee shops in the area.
Noe Valley’s storied history reflects the community’s deep roots and its appeal. Founded by the first American owners of Rancho San Miguel, Noe Valley was previously known as Horner’s Addition. Some residences in the area date as far back as 1880, and their splendor and grandeur have withstood the test of time. What endures is an Idyllic and picturesque enclave congenial to those looking for small-town allure with proximity to big city conveniences.
What to Love
- Weekly farmers market held in the charming town square
- Vibrant commercial district including shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants
- Relaxed vibe with a strong small-town community feel
Noe Valley is both welcoming and warm, and a large swath of residents include young families who enjoy active lifestyles. An urban allure, the highly sought-after neighborhood offers exceptional schools and proximity and easy access to San Francisco’s city center.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The spirited and energetic atmosphere in Noe Valley creates the perfect formula for phenomenal options if you’re looking to step out and enjoy the neighborhood. NOVY, located in the heart of 24th Street offers award-winning Greek cuisine and an unmatched ambiance. If you’re looking to beautify your home or office, or in search of a gift for a special someone, French Tulip is a whimsical flower shop specializing in French-style arrangements. Noe Valley Town Square is an exciting community venue where residents and visitors gather to enjoy exciting events including live music, outdoor film screenings, and the beloved farmers market held weekly.
Things to Do
Noe Valley Courts is a quaint neighborhood park located at the corner of 24th and Douglass Streets tucked away among the marvelous homes that define Noe Valley. Experience the beauty of the community and sweeping views of San Francisco with a hike to the pinnacle of Twin Peaks, two hills extending 2.5 miles to and from 24th Street. Enjoy the friendly community vibe and delicious pastries when you visit Noe Valley Bakery, a family-owned business serving beautiful and flavorful delicacies such as breakfast pastries and artisan bread.
Noe Valley is served by the San Francisco Unified School District and is home to a number of exceptional schools including:
- Rooftop School, Grades K-8, a challenging educational program integrating the arts
- James Lick Middle School, Grades 6-8, offering a diverse, comprehensive middle school in heart of Noe Valley with thriving Spanish Immersion and Visual and Performing Arts program
- Mission High School, Grades 9-12, offers students opportunities to participate in one of six robust Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways