A sophisticated and tranquil retreat from bustling big-city life
Located 15 miles east of San Francisco, Orinda is known for its beautiful weather, fantastic community, outdoor recreation opportunities, and top-rated schools. The downtown district is bursting with restaurants and boutique shops, with the historic taking center stage. This family-friendly and welcoming community hosts numerous festivals and annual events and if you frequent enough family-owned restaurants, owners will be sure to remember your name and your order.
Encompassing 12 square miles with 19,0000 residents, Orinda is made up of several neighborhoods, each with its own distinct character. A few notables are Orinda Country Club, Sleepy Hollow, Del Rey, El Toyonal, Charles Hill, The Downs, Glorietta, Ivy, and Wilder. With beautiful nature hikes just steps away from your backyard, Orinda is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and features perfect weather year-round. Residents and tourists love Orinda and ranked it as the second-most friendliest town in America.
Orinda residents have top-notch dining opportunities. Many visit , offering grab-and-go sandwiches and treats, take-and-bake meals, and a specialty British pop-up shop. Ingredients are locally sourced and items are made fresh daily. has been serving the area for 89 years and is famous for its fried chicken, prime beef, and Italian pasta dishes. Casa Orinda is Contra Costa County’s oldest running restaurant and a real treat to visit!
Stop by the for more dining and shopping opportunities. Be sure to visit , a family-owned shop since 1923, and catch a movie at the historic . If you’re looking to experience a classic, visit - the local outdoor theater and education center. With shows throughout the year in their open-air performance space and community workshops and events, Cal Shakes is a favorite destination for all ages.
The includes two playgrounds, three tennis courts, and a large open grassy area for picnics, soccer games, and events, like the free concerts in the park every summer. Residents also enjoy the weekly on Saturdays and the annual over the summer.
For the last 16 years, the has been educating the community and raising funds for local charities. The car show features over 200 American and European classic cars and is held annually in September. It’s a great family-friendly event to support the Orinda community.
Established in 1924, is nestled in the foothills of Orinda and features state-of-the-art facilities, a renovated William Watson golf course, award-winning swimming and tennis facilities, and a delicious restaurant. Members enjoy luxury amenities in a historic Hacienda-style clubhouse.
is located within the Orinda Country Club. People of all ages enjoy walking the 1.1-mile loop around the lake each day.
Molly's knowledge, professionalism and dedication to providing the best service to her clients is unprecedented. Contact her today to find out how she can be of assistance to you!Let's Connect