The largest residential neighborhood in Walnut Creek, Northgate is an ideal location for those interested in flat, tree-lined streets with many young families throughout. Twelve years of excellent schools serviced by Mt. Diablo Unified School District can be walked to from most homes in Northgate.
Winding roads and hillsides pushed against Shell Ridge is the essence of the Walnut Heights Neighborhood. Set back away-from-it-all, hiking trails abound, and convenient to Walnut Creek’s downtown, it’s a highly sought after neighborhood to purchase a home.
The neighborhood school is small and highly rated.
Larkey Area of Walnut Creek sits on the west side of the 680 freeway. Older homes, some with renovations, surrounded by trees and narrow streets make this neighborhood quaint and charming. Houses range in style and price and the districted schools are good.
This neighborhood has easy access to the freeway and part of it are walking distance to the Iron Horse Trail.
Summit Ridge is just beyond the larkey neighborhood in the hills adjacent to Lafayette. Some addresses in the Summit area are zoned for Lafayette Schools and Acalanes High School is just over the road from this hilly and traditional-style neighborhood. The homes typically are well cared for and the yards manicured. This neighborhood attracts families because of the sidewalks to walk or ride bikes as well as the convenience to both Walnut Creek and Lafayette.