Castro Valley Real Estate
Castro Valley real estate is located in Alameda County, California. The town of Castro Valley is a census-designated place and has a population of 61,388. Castro Valley is within a valley encompassed by hills and many trees. It is considered the heart of the greater Bay Area of northern California. This is one of the places where approximately 10,000 homes were built by Joseph Eichler, who was known for developing the Mid-Century modern style homes. Castro Valley homes for sale include many that were built from 1940 to 1969. There are also homes constructed from 1970 to 1994 as well as historic homes and new construction.
Residents of Castro Valley real estate enjoy the rural setting of this town, which is located near the center of many recreational, cultural, entertainment and economic advantages in the Bay Area. There are many recreational venues within Castro Valley including a park system, 315-acre lake, an 18-hole golf course and a swimming lagoon. Anthony Chabot Park has many activities including biking, boating, sailing, camping, equestrian trails, fishing and more.
In addition to Anthony Chabot Park, there are numerous others including: Earl Warren Park, Dearview Park, Carlos Bee Park, Greenridge Park and Parsons Park. The Golden Tee Golfland provides a fun time for adults and children. Two courses are offered and there is an outdoor area for parties. There is also a video arcade at the Golden Tee. The Castro Village Bowl is another recreational option.
Residents of Castro Valley are served by the Castro Valley Unified School District. The top-notch schools in the district include a pre-school, six elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school. There are also private schools located nearby. Castro Valley is also the home of the Adobe Art Gallery. This is a public fine art gallery that promotes and encourages visual arts within the district. Established in 1961, the gallery offers classes for all ages in sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, painting and watercolor.
Castro Valley real estate is an attractive option for many including families, first time home buyers, retirees and more. The location within the greater Bay area offers residents the setting of a small town with ‘big city’ amenities located nearby.