Well known for its bucolic countryside.

Welcome to Alamo

A small-town oasis of luxury homes and panoramic views minutes from San Francisco

Located just 28 miles west of San Francisco, Alamo is an unincorporated town of Contra Costa County, California, and home to beautiful mountain ranges and unparalleled views. The rolling hills of this small neighborhood provide a highly coveted backdrop for those seeking a quiet respite away from the bustling neighborhoods of San Francisco.

Well known for its bucolic countryside and famous residents, Alamo affords an affluent lifestyle with most homes in the area valued at $2.5 million. With a warm, Mediterranean climate, the small town of Alamo is a beautiful place to live, especially for those seeking a casual, laid-back lifestyle rooted in nature and close to luxury amenities.

What to Love

  • Abundant pastoral scenery.
  • Sprawling luxury homes and celebrity neighbors.
  • Short commutes to San Francisco and San Jose for big-city amenities.

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Alamo live a quiet, peaceful lifestyle along the outskirts of San Francisco. With a small population of about 15,000 people, living in Alamo provides a small-town feel within a tight-knit community. Residents enjoy ample time spent in the beautiful outdoors and live in sprawling mansions, historic cottages, or modern apartments and condos closer to the city. Living in Alamo is like being on vacation all the time — life moves more slowly and there is more time to appreciate the finer things in life out in the ranch communities of this small, beautiful town.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

If you’re craving Italian cuisine and wood-fired pizza, visit Forli Restaurant and Bar on Danville Boulevard for an upscale dining experience. Using local, fresh ingredients, the team at Forli takes great pride in their authentic Italian creations and promises to keep you coming back for more! Enjoy homemade pasta, an extensive wine list, and stick around for unbeatable desserts.

Made fresh since 1980, The Brass Bear Delicatessen is a local favorite spot for delicious sandwiches and salads. They offer a simple sandwich menu but can whip up any made-to-order sandwich you’d like on a fresh roll of your choice. The Brass Bear is a family-owned and operated business built on customer loyalty and superior hospitality.

The Alamo Cafe has served the Alamo community home-style breakfasts and lunches every day since 1947. Each dish is prepared in the open kitchen, so you can watch the cooks create your dream meal right in front of your eyes. Specializing in creating a welcoming atmosphere, the Alamo Cafe is a local favorite where the staff remembers your name and your order at every visit.

Things to Do

Live life well-rounded at the Round Hill Country Club, East Bay’s most well-rounded private club. Perfect for everyone from novices to scratch golfers, the unique atmosphere at Round Hill offers something the whole family will enjoy. Located in the middle of Walnut Creek and San Ramon, the club caters to all neighbors of the Alamo community and features three tennis courts, a premier golf course, a swimming complex, and world-class dining opportunities.

The Alamo Summer Concert Series features fabulous live music in Livorna Park every weekend and is the perfect family-friendly event after a long week. Another beautiful spot to visit with the whole family is Las Trampas Regional Wilderness Preserve, a 5,778-acre park with an expansive trail system for all skill levels. The preserve is a haven for local wildlife and vegetation and is ideal for picnics and camping.


Alamo is home to a few excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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