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The Northgate Area-  Comprised of many neighborhoods with a lot of homes. Located in East Walnut Creek, most of the homes were built in the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's and have long been popular for their traditional style single and two story floorplans. 

New Northgate- Some of the newer constructed Walnut Creek homes are located in the Northgate Area. Subdivisions like Rancho Paraiso were built throughout the 90's by Herald Smith Construction. 

The Woodlands- Once nothing but farmland and walnut groves. This all changed in 1961 and 1962 when several developers, including Leadership, MacKay and Hofman, were the first to break ground and build the Woodlands.

Lake Lakewood Area- It's always a surprise to anyone who doesn't know, that there's a lake in Walnut Creek. Lake Lakewood was man made and has a lot of history. Most of the home development in Lakewood began in the 1930's when it was expected that the opening of the Caldecott Tunnel would increase demand for homes in Walnut Creek.

Crystyl Ranch- Crystyl Ranch is a beautiful neighborhood nestled in the Mt. Diablo foothills of Concord, Ca. Located between Walnut Creek and Clayton, homes in Crystyl Ranch are close in proximity to parks, shopping, dining, entertainment, schools and just about the best the East Bay has to offer.

Elderwood Glen- Elderwood Glen is a subdivision located in Martinez, Ca. There are 55-60 homes, homes range from 3-5 bedrooms and are known for their spacious rooms. Elderwood Glen is also centrally located to downtown Martinez, downtown Pleasant Hill, Concord, Lafayette and Walnut Creek. 

Chateau Ridge- Chateau Ridge is a wonderful neighborhood settled in the foothills of Martinez, Ca. The neighborhood has a private setting with most of the homes backing to the open space and green belt. 

Valley High- These beautiful homes were built by the well know builder, Davidon Homes.  There are many home models to choose from, ranging from single stories to split level homes. The 3-4 bedroom homes have luxury features including skylit entry halls, vaulted ceilings, wet bars, woodburning fireplaces and spacious Master suites.

Alamo, CA- Alamo, CA is an unincorporated community with high demand real estate. It is located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, nestled between Walnut Creek and Danville. The average home price in Alamo is $1.1 million in comparison to the average home price in the state of California at $347,000.

Northgate Area- Established Homes

The Northgate area is comprised of many neighborhoods. Located in East Walnut Creek, most of the homes were built in the 60's, 70's and 80's and have long been popular for their traditional style single and two story floorplans. The homes in the Northgate area are also sought after because of their feed to top rated schools; Northgate High, Foothill Middle, and Valle Verde Elementary.

Location and Value of Northgate Homes

One of the two entrances to Mt. Diablo State Park is on Northgate Road, where people can stable horses and ride all over the Lime Ridge Open Space and Mt. Diablo State Park. Residents have access to many glorious parks, including Heather Farm Park which features swimming pools, tennis courts, athletic fields, dog parks and a great skatepark.

Within Northgate is the popular Boundary Oaks Golf Course, a wonderful public golf course that is beautifully maintained with very attractive pricing. Right across from the Boundary Oaks Golf Course is a Club Sport fitness club.

Homes in the Northgate area are serviced by the Encina Shopping Center that's anchored by Safeway and includes restaurants, fast food and retail shops. On Oak Road is the Ygnacio Valley Library, one of the two libraries in Walnut Creek.

Downtown Walnut Creek is just minutes away which includes world class shops, dining, theater, services and a nightlife.

For an easy commute to San Francisco, BART is conveniently located just minutes away downtown as well.

Videos of Northgate Homes

One of the many neighborhoods within the Northgate Area is Pheasant Run. Below is a video tour we did with realtor, Jennifer Griessel. This home was beautifully updated and is a great example of a Northgate living.

For more information about buying or selling homes in the Northgate area contact Steve Poirier.

CALL STEVE POIRIER: (925) 330-3878 or email me