Urban Condominium Living in DTWC

Brian Louie
Brian Louie
Published on July 29, 2018


July 28, 2018

With the competitive real estate market climate in the Bay Area, buyers are looking to condominiums as a less expensive alternative to single-family homes. We’re putting the spotlight on condominium living in the “jewel” of the East Bay, otherwise known as Walnut Creek. With its central Bay Area location and easy access to BART and major roadways, Walnut Creek is your perfect getaway in San Francisco’s East Bay for shopping, dining, the arts, and the outdoors. Walnut Creek’s downtown district boasts a collection of trendy restaurants and bars and a variety of upscale stores and local boutiques. Commute to Oakland in 20 minutes or San Francisco in 35 minutes via BART.

THE RIVIERA, 1605 Riviera Ave. (new construction)

Riv’s refined, contemporary exterior welcomes you into design-savvy living spaces that feature keyless entry, nine-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and oversized windows. European-style open kitchens showcase sleek cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, quartz counters, tiled backsplashes, and stainless steel appliances. Building amenities include a spacious lobby clubroom and lounge area with seating areas, a refreshment bar, high-speed gigabit internet, and a separate area for mail and parcel lockers. The roof deck features a built-in barbecue, a TV entertainment area, a bocce court, and dining tables.

  • Year built: 2018
  • Units: 48
  • Layouts: 1-2 bd; 550 – 1,900 sq. ft.
  • Sale price range: $530,000 – $968,000 (approx)

EIGHTEEN 74, 1874 Bonanza St. (new construction)

EIGHTEEN74 is half a block from the shops and restaurants that have made Walnut Creek such a desirable place to live. BART is within a half-mile. The free Downtown Trolley stop is a block and a half away, allowing residents to get around downtown with ease. Highways 24 and 680 are both less than half a mile away. Modern and tasteful, units offer top-notch quality and luxury finishes: stained oak hardwood floors, Carrera quartz countertops, and maple cabinets. Generously sized bedrooms feature walk-in closets with custom built-ins and separate baths. Baths feature floating vanity with under cabinet lighting, porcelain floors, modern fixtures and marble accented shower. Building amenities include a covered/secure garage, fitness room and side building access with relaxing fountains.

  • Year built: 2017
  • Units: 15; 1,180 – 1,653 sq. ft.
  • Layouts: 1-3 bedrooms, lofts
  • Sale price range $847,000 – $1,670,000

THREE BY LENOX, 1950 Trinity Ave. (new construction, est. Fall 2018)

Located in Downtown Walnut Creek within steps of Broadway Plaza and other retail and dining, Three by Lenox’s luxurious new modern flats feature floor to ceiling glass wall overlooking the Walnut Creek cityscape. Units boast spacious private decks & large rooftop deck, contemporary kitchen with quartz slab countertops, stainless steel appliances, and designer wood cabinetry. Walk to BART in 7 minutes. Two parking spots and storage space within each unit.

  • Year built: Under construction
  • Units: 12
  • Layouts offered: 2 bd.

555 YVR, 555 Ygnacio Valley Rd.

This stylish, four-story mid-rise features contemporary amenities like a sprawling rooftop deck with a full-sized outdoor kitchen, a landscaped relaxation courtyard, a community dog run, and state-of-the-art, resident-only exercise facilities. Unit owners also enjoy a private storage space and secure, deeded parking. Ultra-modern homes feature floor-to-ceiling windows to show off mountain and city views. Each unit features a master suite with a walk-in closet and a laundry room. Two-bedroom units offer dual masters.

  • Year built: 2009
  • Units: 87
  • Layouts: 1-2 bd; 728 – 1,280 sq. ft.

REGENT ON THE PARK, 1800 Alma Ave.

One of the most desired complexes in Walnut Creek, Regent on the Park offers a pool and spa, on-site gym, secured parking and a club room. Residents enjoy access to nearby 2-acre Alma Park. The downtown shopping district and restaurants are a stone’s throw. Highway 24 and 680 are readily accessible, and BART is approximately one mile away.

  • Year built: 2003
  • Units: 48
  • Layouts: 2-3 bd; up to 1,465 sq. ft (approx)

THE KEYS, 312 N. Civic Dr.

The Keys in Walnut Creek offers 21 acres of lush landscaping with ponds, streams, bridges, waterfalls, and fountains. Other resort-style amenities include a renovated clubhouse, community room with big screen TV, game room, 3 pools, exercise room with whirlpool tubs, sauna and steam room, racquetball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, horse-shoe pit and putting green. Deeded and visitor spaces in covered garages and parking lots. Enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Diablo and the lake. The Keys is conveniently located on Civic Dr. near BART and downtown Walnut Creek.

  • Year built: 1972
  • Units: 792
  • Layouts: Studio – 3 bd., 469 – 1,319 sq. ft.
  • Sale Price Range (last 12 months, approx): $255,000 – $550,000

MONTECITO, 1315 Alma Ave.

Montecito is a community of modern luxury condos located in the heart of Walnut Creek, with a graceful stone courtyard featuring greenery and a fountain. Main Street’s dozens of restaurants, Alma Park, and the beautifully renovated Walnut Creek library are just an easy stroll away. A clubhouse, a gym, secured entry, and dedicated garage parking are amongst the amenities. Highway 24 and 680 are readily accessible, and BART is just over one mile away.

  • Year built: 2002
  • Units: 120
  • Layouts: 1-2 bd; 680 – 1000 sq. ft.
  • Sale Price Range (last 12 months, approx): $568,000 – $677,000 

In addition to these condominium complexes in the immediate downtown district, Walnut Creek has many more communities nestled throughout the city with similar amenities featuring access to trails, open space, and recreation. Contact us today to learn more and tour all the city has to offer.

Though not guaranteed, information and statistics in this article have been acquired from sources believed to be reliable.

Chat Me!