Danville CA Real Estate and Lifestyle

Welcome to Danville CA real estate & lifestyle! The town of Danville s located in the San Ramon Valley in Contra Costa County, CA. Often referred to as the “Heart of the San Ramon Valley,” Danville offers the perfect blend of upscale amenities and small-town charm. Highly-rated schools, executive homes, and exceptional recreational activities (hiking, biking, swimming and more) add to the town’s appeal. Adjoining towns and cities to Danville include San Ramon to the south, Diablo to the northwest and Alamo to the north. Walnut Creek is about 9 miles north and Pleasanton is around 12 miles south. Located just 30 miles east of San Francisco, Danville offers the perfect place to live, work, and play! 

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The town of Danville is one of the wealthiest suburbs of Oakland and San Francisco. In addition, Danville ranks as the 2nd highest-income place in the U.S. with a population of at least 40,000 (Danville’s current population is approx. 43,000) and is well-known for its high-end real estate and coveted country clubs. However, one of Danville’s most desirable attributes is its sense of community. If you are considering moving to Danville and buying a home, you will find a wide variety of residential choices and will be welcomed by friendly folks.

Whatever type of home you have in mind, from single-family homes in family-friendly neighborhoods to custom luxury estates in private gated communities, you are certain to find it in Danville! For more information about available Danville CA homes for sale, please give REALTOR® Glenn Allen a call today at (925) 709-1000 or fill out the online contact form, and he will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Set in a narrow section of the San Ramon Valley, Danville has the Las Trampas Ridge to the west and the Diablo Range to the east. The town is comprised of approximately 18 square miles, and its most prominent landmark is Mount Diablo, providing a majestic backdrop for Danville as well as neighboring towns and cities. Sycamore Creek drains some of the Mount Diablo slopes and flows through Danville.

The Arts & Historical Landmarks

Residents of Danville CA real estate have no shortage of things to do in town. Historical landmarks, outdoor activities, and fine arts surround you every day. Danville’s historic downtown area includes restaurants, quaint shops, art galleries and more. The town has several museums and historic sites. The Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site – Tao House preserves Tao House, the Monterey Colonial hillside home of America’s only Nobel Prize-winning playwright, Eugene O’Neill. The Museum of the San Ramon Valley features quaint exhibits dedicated to local history in the restored 1891 Southern Pacific Depot. Blackhawk Museum includes a significant collection of classic, rare and unique automobiles along with a display showcasing the work of the Wheelchair Foundation. Built in 1873, the Village Theatre and Art Gallery is a historic site that now serves as a performing arts theatre with an art gallery in the lobby. The Danville Library of the Contra Costa County Library is located in Danville.

Shopping & Dining

Danville boasts more than a dozen shopping centers that include local and national brand stores, as well as salons, spas, beauty services, movie theaters, museums, art galleries, venues for music programs, a range of excellent restaurants and casual eateries, and much more. Blackhawk Plaza is the premier shopping center in Danville. The upscale modern mall includes retail shops, beautifully landscaped grounds, a theater, a museum, an interior aquatic garden, scattered bistro seating, a children’s play area, and promotional and community events. Additional shopping destinations in Danville include Castle Square, Town and Country, Green Valley, Crossroads of Danville, Sycamore Square, Danville Square,  Tassajara Crossing, The Village at Tassajara, and Danville Livery & Mercantile.

Seasonal Events

Danville residents enjoy several popular events throughout the year. The Kiwanis Fourth of July parade attracts over 40,000 people each year. Hot Summer Nights is held the third Thursday in Downtown Danville in July and August and features hundreds of pre-1960s automobiles with live music. Danville FallFest is held in late October and features around 150 outstanding artists from the western United States. The annual Lighting of the Old Oak Tree Ceremony is Danville tradition with strong roots when the community gathers after Thanksgiving to honor the Old Oak. Danville is also home to a farmer’s market held each Saturday next to the San Ramon Valley Museum.

Outdoor Recreation & Parks

The town’s year-round sunshine and warm temperatures allow families to spend plenty of quality time together outdoors. Danville has numerous parks, natural creeks, hiking, and biking trails, and dedicated open space. The 32-mile Iron Horse Regional Trail passes through the town of Danville.The multi-use, trail runs between the cities of Concord and Pleasanton and follows the Southern Pacific Railroad right-of-way established in 1891. Mount Diablo State Park is a 20,000-acre park that protects Mount Diablo, providing amazing views from its summit).  

Las Trampas Regional Wilderness offers 5,342 acres of wilderness and an expanded trail system. Diablo Vista Park includes sports fields, sports courts, playground, and an iconic mosaic snake sculpture. Oak Hill Park offers a picnic area, hiking and horseback trails, and summer concert series. Osage Station Park is a 35-acre park featuring tennis courts, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, playground, rose garden, and path around the park. Sycamore Valley Park offers ball fields, paths, children’s playground, and picnic area. Canine Corral – Dog Park is a 1.5 dog park with separate play areas for large and small dogs. Danville has many other parks to enjoy as well.  

Schools & Education

Danville is served by the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.  Schools include John Baldwin Elementary School, Green Valley Elementary School, Greenbrook Elementary School, Montair Elementary School, Sycamore Valley Elementary School, Vista Grande Elementary School, Los Cerros Middle School, Charlotte Wood Middle School, Diablo Vista Middle School, Monte Vista High School, San Ramon Valley High School, and Del Amigo High (Continuation). Danville also has several private schools to choose from including San Ramon Valley Christian Academy (Christian), St. Isidore’s School (Roman Catholic) and The Athenian School (college preparatory and boarding school).

Hospitals/Medical Centers

Hospitals/medicals center serving Danville residents include Crow Canyon Medical Center (Danville), San Ramon Regional Medical Center (San Ramon), John Muir Medical Center (San Ramon) and Blackhawk Medical Walk-In Clinic a division of Bass Medical Group (Danville).


Interstate 680 serves as the main highway in and out of Danville. The County Connection transit agency provides bus service throughout the East Bay communities of Danville, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Walnut Creek, Clayton, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Danville or San Ramon. If you need to reach a community outside the East Bay, you can take Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).The nearest major airport is Oakland International Airport, located 28 miles from the center of Danville. Another major airport is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, located 38 miles from town. San Francisco International Airport is about a 42-mile drive from Danville.

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Glenn Allen, Licensed REALTOR® – Danville CA Real Estate Specialists – Call Today! (925) 709.1000    

We are a real estate team serving Contra Costa and surrounding counties. Over the past 25 years, we have dedicated ourselves to helping our clients buy, sell and refurbish properties in the San Francisco Bay Area. We go beyond the fundamentals of effective pricing and marketing and help you make decisions to get top dollar for the sale of your home or top value for your purchase. We focus on Costa County real estate in the following communities, but not limited to:

If you are ready to start looking at homes for sale in Danville CA, you will need a top Danville CA real estate agent to help you navigate the market. REALTOR® Glenn Allen has years of experience helping his clients buy homes. Glenn is extremely knowledgeable about the local market and can help educate you on the best neighborhoods, as well as help you evaluate the features, benefits, and amenities of your favorite choices.

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If you’re considering selling your home, Glenn and his team utilize the latest cutting-edge real estate marketing tools to expose your property to the widest range of potential buyers. Your home will be aggressively marketed to sell as quickly as possible and for the best price. Along with the help of his professional team, Glenn will use his experience and expertise to guide you through the home buying or selling process every step of the way.  

Please give REALTOR® Glenn Allen, Danville CA real estate specialist, a call today at (925) 709-1000 or fill out the online contact form, and he will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!

Glenn Allen, REALTOR®
ProTeam Realty, Inc. BRE 1870055
Phone: 925.709.1000
Mail: Team@talktoglenn.com

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