4 Best Neighborhoods to  Live in Alamo CA

4 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Alamo CA

Alamo, California, is an unincorporated area about 30 miles east of San Francisco. This beautiful suburb offers residents a country feel, with graceful rolling hills and wilderness areas. Residents enjoy the warm weather almost year-round — excellent conditions for all kinds of outdoor activities. If you are considering a move to Alamo, you may be wondering which neighborhood will be the best fit for you and your family. Read on to see which of these neighborhoods in Alamo appeals to you.

1. Round Hill Country Club

Three different neighborhoods surround Round Hill Country Club: Round Hill Oaks, Windsor Green, and Regina Woods. Homes here come in ranch styles with incredible views and proximity to the golf course. Each neighborhood in Round Hill requires an HOA membership, which includes maintenance of the beautiful green spaces.

What to do in Round Hills CC

Residents will be thrilled with easy access to the Round Hill Country Club. The club offers an 18-hole course with beautiful views of the surrounding hills. Golfers will find a full practice facility and the opportunity to work with professionals certified by the PGA. This course has even hosted events for the LPGA over the years. There are also multiple tennis courts, a fitness center, several swimming pools, and a clubhouse for members to enjoy.

Where to eat in Round Hills CC

Residents in this area will find that the Club offers a full dining room, patio, and snack bars on the golf course and at the pool.

Schools near Round Hills CC

Depending on your home’s location, elementary students would attend either Alamo Elementary or Rancho Romero Elementary. Secondary students attend Stone Valley Middle School and Monte Vista High School.

2. Stonegate

Another wonderful neighborhood in Alamo is Stonegate. This gated community offers privacy through its beautiful location at the base of the iconic Mount Diablo. Stonegate includes many custom-made homes next to open spaces at the foot of the mountain. There is an HOA fee, which includes the private security gate, green spaces, and access to tennis facilities.

What to do in Stonegate

Outdoor enthusiasts will be thrilled by the easy access to Mount Diablo State Park. This park offers hiking, jogging, biking, and horse riding trails. Those who reach the summit will be rewarded with stunning views of Alamo's surrounding hills and valleys. Be sure to check out the Visitor Center at the top to learn more about the culture and natural history of the area.

Where to eat in Stonegate

The Stone Valley Center is about a 10-minute drive from Stonegate. Check out the Forli Restaurant & Bar the next time you are in the mood for Italian. Stop by for a happy hour and enjoy your favorite beverage with an order of the braised short rib sliders or parmesan truffle French fries. You can also enjoy a leisurely dinner in their elegant dining room, perhaps topped off with a slice of tiramisu.

Schools near Stonegate

Students in the Stonegate neighborhood are close to Alamo Elementary School, Stone Valley Middle School, and Monte Vista High School.

3. Iron Horse Estates

Those looking for a smaller, intimate community feel should check out the gated community of Iron Horse Estates. These luxury homes are situated on mostly flat lots, with many offering views of the nearby hills. Homes in Iron Horse Estates are large and luxurious, often located on expansive, wooded lots. Expect the HOA fee to include the private security gate.

What to do in Iron Horse Estates

This exclusive community offers residents easy access to the Iron Horse Regional Trail. Head out here for your next jog, walk, or bike ride to follow the historic route of the early railroads of the area. Iron Horse Estates is also conveniently located close to the town of Walnut Creek, which offers a variety of shops and restaurants to choose from.

Where to eat in Iron Horse Estates

The Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar ensures a relaxing evening out. Enjoy a glass or bottle in their elegant dining room or outside under the shade of the oak trees. They offer a variety of small plates and a full menu of pasta, meat, and seafood dinner options. If you are in the mood to experiment, try one of their flights with wines selected from around the world.

Schools near Iron Horse Estates

Iron Horse Estates is close to Murwood Elementary School, Walnut Creek Intermediate School, and Las Lomas High School. Also search homes in Walnut Creek.

4. Jones Ranch

Residents of Jones Ranch enjoy stunning views in this ideal setting just a few minutes from downtown Alamo. This luxury gated community is located on the desirable west side. Expect to find large, spacious luxury homes on half to full-acre lots. There is no HOA fee associated with this community.

What to do in Jones Ranch

Head to downtown Alamo to check out the various shops and restaurants. If you are searching for women’s fashion, stop by The Hippie Vibe Tribe Chic Boutique. This shop offers beautiful trendy clothing with a bohemian flare, jewelry, and accessories.

Where to eat in Jones Ranch

After a day of shopping or outdoor fun, head to The Peasant's Courtyard in downtown Alamo. Tuck into mozzarella cheese curds or crunch garlic bread as you relax in their casually elegant dining space or under the incredible redwoods lining their patio. Try the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich, or savor the delicious chicken marsala.

Schools near Jones Ranch

Jones Ranch is within the boundaries of Rancho Romero Elementary School, Stone Valley Middle School, and San Ramon High School.

The neighborhoods of Alamo offer incredible luxury and variety for residents. As you investigate Round Hill Country Club, Stonegate, Iron Horse Estates, and Jones Ranch, an expert real estate agent can help determine which one best fits your needs. Danielle Cranston is an energetic and hardworking agent who will help you find the perfect luxury home in Alamo. Contact Danielle at Compass to get started with your home search today.

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