Alamo is an affluent unincorporated community nestled between Walnut Creek and Danville in Alameda County. Alamo is within a few miles of Mount Diablo and is surrounded by the hillsides of the Las Trampas Ridge and the Diablo Range. This quaint community enjoys picturesque rural scenery and an established community atmosphere. Real estate within this bucolic community includes spectacular custom-built estates with sweeping views over Mount Diablo and the East Bay region. Each property is full of character, and the diverse architecture ranges from elegant 1930s originals to extravagant contemporary masterpieces from renowned custom home-builders.
Alamo’s main commercial district is located in the center of town between I-680 and the Iron Horse Regional Trail. Alamo Plaza Shopping Center has major stores including Safeway and Rite Aid, along with a variety of local services, beauty salons, fitness studios, coffee shops, and restaurants.
at the Alamo Shopping Center serves delicious wood-fired pizzas, prime steaks, fresh seafood, and other Italian-American fusion dishes. Katarina Rozelle Bakery
offers custom cakes for special occasions and sweet treats and pastries to enjoy at any time. Other popular eateries in the heart of Alamo include The Peasant’s Courtyard, which offers an enticing selection of food from breakfast through dinner. Whether sipping on a morning coffee and tucking into a hearty breakfast or relaxing with a glass of wine and enjoying an Italian-influenced entrée in the evening, The Peasant’s Courtyard’s gorgeous redwood-flanked outdoor courtyard is a great place to be in the neighborhood.
The 17-acre green space of Hap Magee Ranch Park
is just south of Alamo’s restaurant and dining district on I-680. Amenities at this tree-lined park include a water play feature for kids and an off-leash dog area. The world-class Round Hill Country Club
offers members access to exceptional facilities. Round Hill has 15 lighted tennis courts, an 8-lane competition-sized heated swimming pool, bocce courts, and a magnificent 18-hole championship golf course. Alamo’s majestic rural setting also places residents within easy reach of many other places to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. The 32-mile Iron Horse Regional Trail
follows the path of the old Southern Pacific Railroad and is accessible for bike riding, hiking, and horseback riding. Hikers and horseback riders can also explore the pristine wilderness and rugged natural terrain of the 5,342-acre Las Trampas Regional Preserve
to the Alamo’s west. To the east, trails lead through Mount Diablo State Park
to Mount Diablo’s 3,849-foot peak.
Alamo is zoned to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and offers residents access to outstanding schools, such as Alamo Elementary and Stone Valley Middle.