Northgate Homes for Sale Walnut Creek
Located in the beautiful Foothills of Mount Diablo in East Walnut Creek, the upscale Northgate area is a desirable place to live and raise a family in the East Bay. Comprised of just over one and a half miles and several distinct neighborhoods, Northgate real estate – Walnut Creek offers small-town living, safe neighborhoods, quality-built custom homes, top-rated schools, and amenities for all ages. Conveniently located just five minutes from the world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities of downtown Walnut Creek, residents are also just minutes from the BART station for easy commute to culturally-rich San Francisco. The area takes its name, “Northgate,” from the northern entry to Mount Diablo State Park, which is easily accessible and appreciated by local residents.
Northgate homes for sale – Walnut Creek were primarily constructed between the late 1950s – 1980s by Permabilt, Scott and Ball, Plambeck, Falender, and Eichler along with some more recently built homes in the 90s. Northgate area homes are priced starting at around $500,000 to over 3 million, depending on the neighborhood. One of the reasons why Northgate real estate Walnut Creek is so highly sought after is due to the excellent schools serving the area, which include Valle Verde Elementary School, Walnut Acres Elementary School, Foothill Middle School, and Northgate High School — one of the highest accredited high schools in the East Bay,
Northgate Real Estate Walnut Creek
The gated community of Mockingbird Hill in Northgate is one of Walnut Creek’s most desirable and exclusive neighborhoods. The high-end, gated community features beautiful custom homes within walking, biking and hiking to Mount Diablo State Park, excellent schools, the library and more. The somewhat newer subdivision of Shadowbrook is partially gated and offers similar amenities and conveniences. The desirable, gated subdivision of Rancho Paraiso, located at the top of the Northgate area, is also one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Walnut Creek. Rancho Paraiso includes gorgeous custom homes built in the 1990s by Harold Smith followed by Standard Pacific. Homes are priced from one million to two million-plus and are situated on a third of an acre to half-acre lots with mature trees and lush landscaping.
Mount Diablo is a unique identifier in Walnut Creek and one of the two entrances to Mount Diablo State Park is located on Northgate Road. Residents can explore remote areas by horseback, bike along widespread rock formations or hike to the park’s 3,849-foot summit to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Farallon Islands, and Mount Lassen.
Along Northgate road are several equestrian centers and stables where residents can enjoy a ride into the state park, along with the hikers and bikers. The Northgate area also includes wonderful family parks such as Heather Farm Park, featuring swimming pools, athletic fields, tennis courts, dog parks, and a popular skate park. The kid-friendly Arbolado Park features two age-appropriate children’s playgrounds, a basketball court, tennis court, soccer field, and picnic area.
When it comes to shopping and everyday conveniences, Northgate area residents are served by the Encina Grande shopping center located along Walnut Creek’s commuter corridor. Encina Grande features a Whole Foods Market, Ace Hardware, Walgreens, PetSmart, casual eateries, and a variety of retailers. Orchards at Walnut Creek is a newer shopping center in the area, anchored by Safeway, Stein Mart, Crunch Fitness, and Petco and includes a variety of retailers. The Ygnacio Valley Library, one of the two libraries in Walnut Creek, is located on Oak Road.
Located within Northgate is the Boundary Oaks Golf Course. Set against the foothills of Mt. Diablo, the scenic Boundary Oak Golf Course is one of the top-rated public golf courses in Northern California. Boundary Oaks includes an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Muir Graves and a driving range and practice area with putting and chipping greens. Residents also have convenient access to Scottsdale Swim & Tennis Club. Whether your children want to swim on the swim team, take swimming or tennis lessons or you just want to lounge by the pool, the club provides a fun and relaxing environment for members and their guests.
Glenn Allen, Licensed REALTOR® – Walnut Creek CA Real Estate Specialists Serving Buyers & Sellers – Call Today! (925) 709.1000
If you are ready to start looking at Northgate homes for sale Walnut Creek, you will need a qualified real estate agent to help you navigate the market. Along with his professional team, REALTOR® Glenn Allen has over three decades of experience helping his clients purchase homes in Walnut Creek and the surrounding area. 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.
Northgate Homes for Sale Walnut Creek
If you’re considering selling your home in Walnut Creek, Glenn utilizes the latest, cutting-edge real estate marketing tools, on and offline, 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 unparalleled knowledge, experience, and expertise to guide you through the home buying or selling process — and will do whatever it takes to ensure a smooth and successful real estate transaction!
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Glenn Allen, REALTOR®
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