Rossmoor is a gated nationally recognized and award-winning active senior adult community located in the picturesque 1,800-acre Tice Valley area of Walnut Creek, California. Rossmoor offers great views, lush open space and pristine neighborhoods.
At least one resident must be 55 years of age or older to live in Rossmoor.
Rossmoor has 24-hour security, with a security staff that monitors the front gate and patrols the community, responding to emergency and non-emergency requests. Rossmoor also has its own bus service that takes residents throughout the community, to nearby shopping areas and to BART.
Development of the community began in 1963, and today there are approximately 6,700 residential units, ranging from co-ops, to condos, single-family homes and congregate living. Homes vary in price from around $200,000 – plus for co-ops, to around $450,000 to $700,000 for condos and $800,000 to over $1 million for the single-family homes and garden-style condominiums.
Rossmoor offers excellent recreational facilities including 27 holes of NCGA-rated golf on an 18-hole and 9-hole course with practice areas and a driving range. There are three community swimming facilities, a full-service fitness center, 10 outdoor tennis courts, lawn bowling greens, bocce courts, billiards, and a state-of-the-art table tennis facility and a dog park with artificial grass and paved areas for socializing. In addition, Rossmoor is surrounded by miles of beautiful hiking trails.
Rossmoor residents participate in an abundance of activities, including concerts, dances and classes covering art to literature. The community has five clubhouses and a large event center for major theatrical productions, a movie theater, a full-service restaurant and bar, a computer information center, hobby and craft rooms, picnic grounds, meeting rooms and a social center.
“Walnut Creek, with its close proximity to Oakland and Mount Diablo, provides access to a vibrant downtown full of chic shops, quality schools, and good job opportunities at East Bay high-tech companies. Homes feature sprawling lots, more than three bedrooms, and are built in Mediterranean, traditional, and contemporary styles.
Shopping abounds in Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza, an open-air regional shopping mall in the heart of downtown. This popular commercial district combines small boutiques with upscale shopping experiences at Coach and Nordstrom. Dining at Bradley Ogden’s famed Lark Creek and the Walnut Creek Yacht Club or enjoying the Walnut Creek Wine Walk is part of the downtown experience.
The Lesher Center for the Arts is the cultural center of Walnut Creek and presents hundreds of events each year — including musicals by local theater groups, and concerts by Diablo Symphony Orchestra and the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra.
Walnut Creek’s 15 parks feature picnic areas, dog parks, and soccer fields. A skate park serves the city’s skateboarders, and the Butterfly Habitat Gardens in Civic Park is home to bring 25 species of butterflies and more than 100 species of California plants.”