Most Affordable Cities To Buy A Home In SLO County: Part 3

April 8, 2024

Most Affordable Cities To Buy A Home In SLO County: Part 3

Are you dreaming of living in the beautiful San Luis Obispo County but worried about the price tag? Welcome to Shandon, California, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of SLO County. Founded in 1891, The name Shandon came from a fictional town in Harper's Magazine. Known for its small-town charm and friendly atmosphere, Shandon offers the perfect blend of affordability and tranquility.

Shandon is an agricultural community with crops like wheat and barley being prominent. This charming town boasts of a strong sense of family that makes everyone feel at home. But the real star of the show here is... Affordability! Median home prices here are only $431,500 which is significantly lower than the county average, making Shandon the most affordable city to live in San Luis Obispo County. Moving to Shandon is not just about saving money, it's about community. Here, you'll find shops, delicious restaurants and even a local art scene at the Shandon Art Gallery. Outdoor enthusiasts will love Shandon's close proximity to hiking trails, wineries and stunning natural beauty. The nearby Chorro Flats Park is a must see for off-roading adventures. The Salinas River offers opportunities for those that enjoy water activities. Take a hike, explore the James Dean Memorial, or simply relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside. For a touch of sophistication, world class wineries in Paso Robles are just a short drive away. The educational system falls under the jurisdiction of the Shandon Joint Unified School District that will cater to students from kindergarten to 6th grade. High schools and colleges are also a short drive away.

Shandon offers stunning natural beauty, with opportunities to relax and take in the peacefulness of the countryside. Having had the pleasure to assist dozens of families find a place in SLO County to call home, our dedicated team is well versed on the area, and is here to assist you. If you're curious about available properties or are ready to begin your homeownership journey, don't hesitate to reach out. I am Amber Johnson of Pillar Real Estate. We are here to make your real estate experience exceptional, every step of the way.


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