Welcome to Carlmont!
Carlmont received its clever name because it is a part of both San Carlos and Belmont. Of all the neighborhoods in Belmont, Carlmont is the closest to the modest downtown with its gently sloping streets and unique shops. The area is also home to Twin Pines Park, one of the city’s most notable landmarks. Within the park’s limits is the colorful, century-old Manor House, host to the Twin Pines Art Center. The Belmont Art Council and Peninsula Arts Council strive to promote all local arts including theatre, dance, music, and visual art, in turn strengthening the neighborhood’s sense of culture and heritage.
To the west of Twin Pines Park, Closer to the Alameda de las Pulgas, one can find more modern homes, several being ranch-style, that are in keeping with the look of other Belmont neighborhoods. Its sidewalk-free lanes curve around hillside homes rich with gorgeous greenery. These homes treat their owners to stunning views of the San Francisco Bay as well. Conversely, to the east of the park, homes range from smaller properties to expansive Mediterranean-style homes.
Carlmont also has a great many other amenities such as the Carlmont Village Shopping Center and the praised Charles Armstrong School, which holds a high reputation for aiding students dealing with dyslexia. The Carlmont High School is also within walking distance for those located in the western region of the neighborhood.