Pleasant Hill Real Estate
Pleasant Hill is a mid sized
community with roughly 35,000 residents. It
is located about forty minutes from San Francisco
by car and is easily accessible from highways
24 and 680. Pleasant was incorporated in 1961
and borders Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette
and Martinez. Pleasant Hill is a small quiet community with nice homes and larger lots. This is a very nice place to live in the Bay Area Real Estate market. (Don't forget to check out these fine places to live that are close by. Walnut Creek Real Estate, Lafayette Real Estate, Orinda Real Estate, Concord Real Estate.)
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The local area is primarily
residential with most of the community in mid
life raising families. According to census,
roughly thirteen percent of the community is
retired. Pleasant Hill offers a wide variety
of things to do and is home to the Pleasant
Hill Recreation and Park District that is twenty
percent larger than the City itself. For those
who love outdoor recreation and parks, Pleasant
Hill could be of significant interest. There
are 14 parks full of activities such as hiking,
biking, swimming, softball, volleyball, picnic
areas and much more. Here is the list:
1. Pleasant Hill Park - Gregory Lane. Sports
fields, lighted surfaced court & softball
field, sand volleyball courts, swimming pool,
children's play areas, picnic/barbecue areas,
restrooms, 16.5 acres (67,000 m²).
2. Rodgers-Smith Park - Grayson Road. Sports
field, sand volleyball court, children's play
area, surfaced courts, picnic/barbecue area,
lighted bocce courts, restrooms, 4.5 acres (18,000
3. Paso Nogal Park - Paso Nogal Road. Open space,
turfed meadow, hiking trails, 63 acres (255,000
4. Pleasant Oaks Park - near P.H. Adult Center.
Sports fields, children's play area, 11 acres
5. Brookwood Park - Northwest corner of Taylor
and Withers. Turf area, exercise course, surfaced
court, picnic/barbecue areas, children's play
area, 6.3 acres (25,000 m²).
6. Dinosaur Hill Park - off Taylor Blvd. Open
space, hiking, scenic views, 13 acres (53,000
7. Frank Salfingere Park - Community Center.
Passive turf area, 1.5 acres (6,000 m²).
8. Pinewood Park - near Strandwood Elementary.
Children's play area, 0.3 acres (1,200 m²).
9. Chilpancingo Park - Golf Club Road. Passive
turf area, 2.5 acres (10,000 m²).
10. Shadowood Park - Spar Court, off Camelback
Road. Turf, picnic/ barbecue, children's play
area, 2.6 acres (11,000 m²).
11. Contra Costa Canal Trail - (broken line)
11.5 miles: Willow Pass Road in Concord south
into Walnut Creek; north through Pleasant Hill
to the city limits. Connects with the California
Riding/Hiking Trial. For hikers, joggers, bicyclists,
12. Shannon Hills Park - Devon Avenue. Turf,
children's play area, natural creek, 2.5 acres
13. Ridgeview Open Space Area - Paso Nogal Road.
Hiking, scenic views, 56 acres (227,000 m²).
14. Las Juntas - Open space on Contra Costa
Canal Trail, west of Lucille, 7 acres (28,000
Pleasant Hill has warm
weather most of the year. Many of the residents
here enjoy outdoor activities as part of daily
life. Pleasant Hill is a middle class community
and not as culturally diverse as many other
Bay Area Cities. It is more than eighty percent
Caucasian, ten percent Latino and Ten percent
other ethnicities. Pleasant Hill is home to
Diablo Valley College and John F. Kennedy University.
With its warmer weather and multiple outdoor
activities, Pleasant Hill is a must for many.
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