Contra Costa County spans a huge swaths of land surrounding the coastal East Bay, and includes the upscale suburban enclaves of Orinda, Lafayette and Moraga, to more affordable neighborhoods in El Cerrito, Richmond, Pinole – the more affordable extension of the Alameda County.
With access to BART and open spaces, properties in Contra Costa County tend to be larger on bigger lots – with plentiful access to green spaces. School districts widely vary throughout Contra Costa County. If this is a factor, be sure to research carefully.
Cities within Contra Costa County include:
• El Cerrito
• Pleasant Hill
• San Pablo
• San Ramon
• Walnut Creek