Brentwood, CA is a city located in East Contra Costa County, CA. As of 2010 the population was just a little over 50,000. For many years it had been famous for it’s many orchards of peaches, cherries and corn with nearby almond orchards. Lately, however, it has had a large influx of new housing tracts with home prices typically lower than many other places in the San Francisco Bay Area region.
As the City of Brentwood grew over the years many new shopping centers, medical providers and schools opened up to serve the people of the community. Now, someone can shop at many name brand stores that can be found in most major cities in California. The Streets of Brentwood is an outdoor lifestyle mall which provides retail shopping, dining and a movie complex.
Recreation abounds with the nearby Delta providing miles and miles of water for fishing, sailing, boating and other types of water recreation. There are many trails nearby Brentwood in the various Regional parks and even the nearby Los Vaqueros reservoir. If you desire to take a cool dip you can in the local swimming pool or if you are up to a game of golf you can take a swing at Shadow Lakes Golf Club. Last but not least would be the all important trips to the snow in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountain range.
If you are considering relocating to this city, Brentwood CA real estate is bolstered by lower prices while at the same time being near many modern amenities. Whether you are retiring, seeking recreation or wanting to escape the higher bay area prices Brentwood CA has several beautiful housing subdivisions to choose from such as:
- Portofino Estates
- Dee Ridge – a golf course community
- Shadow Lakes – another golf course community
- Tuscany by Discovery Builders
- Carmel Estates by Meritage Homes
- Penrose at Barrington by Standard Pacific Homes
- Ashford Park
- Apple Hill – a gated community
- Brentwood Hills by Shea Homes