Shandon is surrounded by grasslands, low hills, and a thriving agricultural region. This peaceful, quiet community is home to several large vineyards and both the San Juan and Cholame creeks. This area attracts young families and professionals.
On average, there are 286 sunny days per year in Shandon. The July high is around 95 degrees. The January low is 34. Shandon is warm during the summer and cold during winter.
Shandon has an elementary school and a high school. The student/teacher ratio is 15:1. There are no private schools in Shandon. Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University are about 45 minutes away.
The average real estate listing price is $290,999 in Shandon, an increase of 10.6 percent compared to the year prior. Some of the homes here are older ranch-style houses that can be ideal as a starter home.