Danville Community Info

Danville CA real estate has seen explosive growth in demand in recent decades. It boasts top rated schools, pristine neighborhoods, and a captivating setting nestled against oak studded hills and the towering vista of Mount Diablo. Danville homes for sale are generally more upscale, although some condos, townhomes, and more affordable homes are in the mix. There are gleaming newer upscale homes and estates in the Eastern portion of the town in the Tassajara Valley, a large swath of more moderate older homes in the Greenbrook & Sycamore area, and the typically older charming homes on the West Side of Danville, which features a more bucolic, wooded setting. There is also a nice selection of Danville luxury homes and estates for sale, many with sweeping views. No wonder Danville has become a premium destination for home buyers looking for a charming, upscale community with top rated schools.

With a population of approximately 45,000, the Town of Danville is known for its small-town atmosphere and its outstanding quality of life. Several parks, with ball fields, tennis courts, picnic facilities, playground equipment and walking trails, offer family activities all year long. The Iron Horse Trail provides miles of paths for biking and walking. Danville's weather boasts nearly 300 days of sunshine every year.



Special events bring out the small-town atmosphere. The Fourth of July Parade and Light the Old Oak Tree are highlights of the year along with art festivals and holiday festivities. The Village Theatre offers live theater productions. The art gallery in the same building showcases local talent. "Music in the Park" a summer concert series, features local groups.

First-rate restaurants draw people from as far away as San Francisco. A wide variety of outstanding cuisine is available. The lovely Danville Hotel Territory, with its cluster of specialty shops, has a favorite eating establishment and is a special Danville landmark. Another popular restaurant, Bridges, was made famous when segments of the movie Mrs. Doubtfire were filmed there.



Danville's quaint downtown area is a natural for unique specialty shops. Parking is plentiful. The Danville Farmers' Market draws big crowds to Old Town every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1 PM. Other retail stores include antiques, jewelry, and gift and art shops. Discover Danville. You'll find out why it is one of the leading small communities in California offering the feel of yesterday and the opportunities of tomorrow.

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