Nestled in the hillsides of Walnut Creek, Rossmoor is a spectacular gated community which offers five clubhouses, a 27-hole NCGA-rated golf club and 6,700 diverse residences. This impressive community combines modern, resort-style amenities with the lush beauty of its mature landscaping and scenic natural areas. Its full social calendar also provides plenty of year-round activities, including meetings of over 200 special-interest clubs.
For decades, Rossmoor has welcomed active adult residents aged 55 or better with an exciting line-up of amenities and recreations. The community was developed between 1963 and 1995, which allowed time for its homes to be built in a variety of architectural styles. There are condos, co-ops and single-family homes, designed in a range of sizes and priced to meet nearly any budget.
Rossmoor features several neighborhoods within the community. Approximately 40 percent of Rossmoor’s 6,700 residences are garden-style attached homes ranging from duplexes to four-plex structures. One neighborhood contains 63 luxury single-family homes and the rest of the development features condos arranged in mid- to high-rise buildings.
Social and recreational activities at Rossmoor are spread across five spacious clubhouses. Each of these facilities offers their own amenities, including arts and crafts studios, card rooms, multipurpose meeting rooms and a well-equipped fitness center.
The clubhouses are designed to support many different community events with a 150-seat theater, as well as an auditorium which is complete with a stage and kitchen. Residents can make use of the full-service library which provides a selection of fiction and non-fiction books and videos. Across the street from Rossmoor, residents can also find lifelong learning opportunities at the Acalanes Adult Education Center.
Outdoors, Rossmoor’s picturesque grounds are the perfect setting for active recreations or for casual strolls along the community’s miles of hiking trails. There are three swimming pool areas, eight tennis courts, lawn bowling greens, bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits and a seasonal Farmer’s Market. Yet Rossmoor’s most impressive outdoor amenity is its 27 holes of NCGA-rated golf.
Whether looking for a challenge or a relaxing short game, resident golfers are sure to be pleased to live at Rossmoor. Designed by Robert Muir Graves the 18-hole, par 72 Dollar Ranch Course stretches across 6,177 yards from its longest tees. The 9-hole, par 36 Creekside Course spans just 3,088 yards, making it a great option for a quick game. Golfers can also practice at the driving range and stock up on supplies in the community pro shop.
With affordable homes, fabulous amenities and a full social calendar, Rossmoor is an age-restricted community which clearly supports an active adult lifestyle. Its gorgeous climate and prime location, just over 30 minutes from San Francisco, also make Rossmoor an ideal destination for many active adult retirees.
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