Templeton

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Templeton

The town of Templeton still retains the charm of a bygone era. This rustic, small town is a pleasant, family-friendly community with character evident in its Main Street downtown area. Recognized as a world-class wine producer, Templeton is surrounded by agricultural land. It is considered the medical center of Northern San Luis Obispo County with the region’s only hospital and over 40 doctor’s offices, labs, and medical service providers located here.

Climate

On average, there are 292 sunny days per year in Templeton. The July high is around 90 degrees. The January low is 35. Templeton has a Mediterranean climate that is characterized by mild winters and dry summers. The area usually has low humidity. Rain generally falls only between November and March, with the rainy season tapering off almost completely by the end of April.

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Culture

Downtown Templeton’s business district boasts antique shops and small businesses. Visit the Templeton Historical Society Museum, Carriage House Museum, Olive Oil Farm, Happy Acres Family Farm, or rejuvenate with a relaxing spa treatment. Enjoy wine tasting and bike riding among the vineyards and oak-covered hills. Attend one of Templeton’s annual community events like the Old Fashioned 4th of July, Concerts in the Parks, Wine Country Chili Cookoff, and Founder’s Day Festival.

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Schools

Templeton Unified School District  has six schools with an average class size of 22 students. TUSD is rated higher than nearby school districts.  There are two private schools with a class average size of 13:1. Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University are within 30 miles of city limits.

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Market

The median home value in Templeton is $616,169. Home values increased 12.4% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 3.7% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Templeton is $343, which is lower than the San Luis Obispo Metro average of $366.

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Lifestyle

Templeton is a dining destination in North County with its casual, family-friendly options as well as fine cuisine. Sixteen restaurants and 23 wineries are available in this small town. Fresh, local produce is available at a weekly Farmers’ market. An array of tasting rooms provides exceptional tasting opportunities and friendly service. Dining ranges from authentic barbecue and Mexican to farm-fresh food.

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Templeton Real Estate

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