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Castro Valley Real Estate Market
Residential development in the Castro Valley housing market has been widespread in recent years, making it a hotbed for anybody looking for the perfect suburban hideaway. Home styles in Castro Valley are broad, ranging from vintage Craftsman and bungalow-style homes to traditional new construction that features ample living space and modern/functional layouts. And with easy access to several major highways that run all through the East Bay region, most homes for sale in Castro Valley can be considered a commuter’s dream location.
Mid-century modern enthusiasts will be interested to know that Castro Valley, CA is one of the four East Bay cities with houses built by Joseph Eichler. Tucked away in the hills of northeast Castro Valley is Greenridge, a neighborhood of about 200 Eichler homes. East Bay Eichler developments can also be found in the Oakland Hills, Walnut Creek, and Concord. Real estate in Castro Valley California offers a little bit of everything from the Greenridge Eichler neighborhood, to modest mid-century starter houses in the Baywood area, to large modern and custom homes in the hills. Prices range from affordable to costly; in 2009, Forbes ranked the Castro Valley zip code of 94552 as one of the 500 most expensive in the United States.
Castro Valley Community Amenities
Lake Chabot Regional Park and Cull Canyon Regional Recreation Area are both in Castro Valley, providing residents and home owners with plenty of outdoor amenities to enjoy. Outside of that, buyers touring the area will find that most of the Castro Valley area consists of residential development outside of a handful of local schools and the Sutter Health Eden Medical Center, which sits just north of Interstate 580.
Although Castro Valley is the fifth most populous unincorporated city in California, it somehow manages to maintain a small town feel and a rural flavor, particularly in the eastern hills. Just north of Hayward, and ten miles west of Pleasanton, Castro Valley is well situated for commuting to all Bay Area communities. It is conveniently located on I-580 and I-238, and is served by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) with a direct route eastward to Pleasanton and Dublin, and westward into San Francisco.
Castro Valley School Information
Public schools are good in Castro Valley. Although a few children attend Hayward schools, most students live in the Castro Valley Unified School District attendance area, which includes Jensen Ranch Elementary, Palomares Elementary, and Independent Elementary schools, all ranked among the top 25 schools in Alameda County. Castro Valley also has several private schools, including Camelot Elementary, Our Lady of Grace Catholic School, and Redwood Christian Schools.
Below is a list of schools in the city of Castro Valley for buyers with school-aged children to consider:
- Proctor Elementary School - 17520 Redwood Rd, Castro Valley, CA
- Jensen Ranch Elementary School - 20001 Carson Ln, Castro Valley, CA
- Independent Elementary School - 21201 Independent School Rd, Castro Valley, CA
- Vannoy Elementary School - 5100 Vannoy Ave, Castro Valley, CA
- Marshall Elementary School - 20111 Marshall St, Castro Valley, CA
- Chabot Elementary School - 19104 Lake Chabot Rd, Castro Valley, CA
- Stanton Elementary School - 2644 Somerset Ave, Castro Valley, CA
- Castro Elementary School - 20185 San Miguel Ave, Castro Valley, CA
- Redwood Christian Elementary School - 19300 Redwood Rd, Castro Valley, CA
- Our Lady of Grace School - 19920 Anita Ave, Castro Valley, CA
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