Danville, Ca is a town that has so much to offer, it is difficult to know where to begin.
It started in 1854, and has grown and flourished ever since. This place has many amenities – from dining to museums to shopping, to parks, to golf courses. The school system here is one of the best in the state and is highly sought after for folks moving into the Bay Area. If it’s been awhile since you visited Danville, or are considering moving here, let’s review just a few of the many wonderful neighborhoods.
With mature trees, captivating views of the Las Trampas Open Space and Mt. Diablo, and mostly large flat lots, the West Side of Danville is an extremely desirable area. Mostly built in the 50’s and 60’s, the homes favor the single story ranch style, with lots on the larger side. Homes here are often within walking distance of Downtown Danville, and the neighborhood elementary school. Many of these homes have undergone spectacular remodels and additions in recent years.
Have a look at the Brookside/Greenbrook/Danville Crest neighborhoods of Danville, located just east of 680 and south of Sycamore. These homes were built mostly during the late 60’s to early 80’s by builders such as KB and Ponderosa. These homes range between 1500-3000+ sq ft, sit on slightly larger lots, and there are plenty of neighborhood parks and schools nearby.
Out via Sycamore/Tassajara Road, on the eastern side of Danville are developments such as Shadow Creek, Bettencourt Ranch, and Cimmaron Hills/Woodranch. These luxurious and spacious homes were built in the early 90’s by Dame, Davidon, and Ponderosa Homes, and range from 2300 – 3500 sq ft. There are lots of neighborhood parks, walking paths, and many beautiful views of the Diablo foothills and it’s beautiful old oak trees.
The northern part of Danville is quite varied, and features quaint Green Valley and Cameo Acres which are among Danville’s original neighborhoods built in the late 40-s thru the 60s. Many of these homes are on larger lots, and have been expanded and beautifully remodeled in recent years. There is the Leander Hills neighborhood, built in the 70’s by Shappell, with homes, many custom, on larger lots. Then you have the El Pintado area which features many custom homes and some horse properties.
So as you can see, Danville truly has something for everyone. Each of these various neighborhoods has clean and safe streets, parks and sidewalks. The school system here is award winning and highly desirable. The variety of restaurants is fantastic, the shopping is plentiful, and the feel of the town is very close knit, friendly and ideal for families. Highway 680 is right here, which makes commuting a breeze.
What are you looking for in a home and neighborhood? Chances are you will find it in Danville. Call, text, or email us! We can tailor a search specific to your needs and wants. With all this variety and charm, why not make Danville your new home?
Mona Koussa is a local Danville realtor