With luscious hills encapsulating the cozy city and scenic views around every gently-sloped corner, Alamo is grounded in rural charm and luxury. The dynamic mix of estates, ranches, and custom-built homes makes for a diverse and beautiful array of housing from which to choose. The two-lane roads, green trees, peaceful parks, and cheery local businesses all contribute to the deep sense of home and familiarity that residents love so much. Alamo prides itself on its distinguished school district, which has more Schools of Excellence than any other district in Northern California. With copious amounts of spacious land and lots, large homes, and stunning views of Mount Diablo and the Valley, Alamo is one of the East Bay’s most exclusive and beautiful areas in which to live.
What to Love
- Massive estates and stunning ranches
- Small, tight-knit community
- Picturesque, panoramic hillside views
- Laid-back yet luxurious living
People & Lifestyle
Alamo’s community is natural but nuanced, taking care to maintain its spirit of small-town warmth. With a population of under 20,000 residents, Alamo is home to many athletes, business executives, and celebrities who want a more private lifestyle. There are great schools with one-on-one attention and a low-crime rate. Because of this, many residents are homeowners who have decided to plant roots, get involved in their community, and raise a family in a great environment.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Sticking to its exclusive and small-town character, Alamo has one main luxury shopping district— —that’s the go-to destination for “gifts to groceries, and beauty to banking.” With both fine and casual dining, there’s also a farmers’ market that takes place every Sunday. For more shopping, fine dining, and nightlife, Alamo is also close to and , with San Francisco only a 35-minute drive away.
Things to Do
Alamo boasts many beautiful parks and hiking trails for exercise and leisure, but its main attractions are and . Many Alamo residents belong to the former, which is a private club that was founded in 1959. The club has a championship, par-72 course that once hosted the LPGA. Its exceptional catering facilities offer a dynamite range of dining, from an intimate dinner for two to elegant banquets serving hundreds of guests. Round Hill also has world-class tennis facilities and an aquatics facility, where the locally- renowned swim team comes to play. Another popular pastime is the bocce league, which plays against the team from Diablo.
Alamo has several highly-rated schools and educational facilities of note, including:
- Alamo Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Stone Valley Middle School, Public, 6-8
- Central County Special Education Programs School, Public, K-12