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Although a census-designated place in Alameda County, Castro Valley, CA still acts as the fifth most populated unincorporated area in the state, which at last count registered well over 63,000 residents. The name ‘Castro Valley’ came from Don Guillermo Castro, who was a solider in the Mexican army and later become a rancher here in the East Bay region. For years, Castro Valley was known most for its high concentration of chicken ranches, but today its viewed as more of a bedroom community that provides a quiet, laid-back atmosphere for Bay Area home buyers to consider when looking for a tranquil place to live.
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Residential development around Castro Valley 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.
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, you’ll 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.