Where Luxury Meets Nature: A Community in Harmony

Welcome to Burlingame

Burlingame in Sapphire, North Carolina, is an upscale, gated community known for its scenic beauty and luxurious amenities. Nestled amidst the natural splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this neighborhood offers a range of upscale homes, golf courses, and a country club, providing an ideal setting for those who appreciate a high standard of living combined with outdoor adventure. Whether it's enjoying a round of golf, exploring nearby hiking trails, or participating in community events, Burlingame embodies the perfect blend of luxury and nature.

What to Love

  • Scenic Beauty: Close proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Pisgah National Forest.
  • Upscale Comfort: Well-manicured lawns, upscale homes, and luxury amenities like golf courses.
  • Community Spirit: Close-knit, friendly community ideal for both families and retirees.

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Burlingame tends to blend leisurely comfort with a love for the outdoors. Residents often enjoy the perks of upscale living, such as well-maintained golf courses, country clubs, and other luxury amenities, while also taking advantage of the neighborhood's proximity to natural settings like the Blue Ridge Mountains and Pisgah National Forest. 
The community tends to be close-knit, with people often gathering for social events, community projects, or outdoor activities. Emphasizing both leisure and nature, the lifestyle in Burlingame offers a balanced and enriching experience for its residents.



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Overview for Burlingame, NC

539 people live in Burlingame, where the median age is 69.4 and the average individual income is $61,852. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

69.4 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Around Burlingame, NC

There's plenty to do around Burlingame, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Panthertown Cafe, Killer Bees Honey, and The Library Kitchen & Bar.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.24 miles 33 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.21 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.43 miles 118 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.33 miles 32 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 3.25 miles 33 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 4.52 miles 36 reviews 4.5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Burlingame, NC

Burlingame has 276 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Burlingame do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

50.46 / 49.54%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Marital Status


Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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