Pleasanton, CA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Are you looking for 55+ communities in Pleasanton?  Pleasanton is in Alameda County, and is considered a suburb of the San Francisco Bay area. Its rich history dates back to the late 1800s when it was first established as Alisal. The town has preserved many buildings in the historic downtown area showcasing the beautiful 19th-century Gothic Revival and Queen Anne architecture. With many events and festivals throughout the year, residents enjoy the company of their neighbors while still being accessible to San Francisco, which is only 45 minutes away.

Are you looking for 55+ communities in Pleasanton?  Pleasanton is in Alameda County, and is considered a suburb of the San Francisco Bay area. Its rich history dates back to the late 1800s when it was first established as Alisal. The town has preserved many buildings in the historic downtown area showcasing the beautiful 19th-century Gothic Revival and Queen Anne architecture. With many events and festivals throughout the year, residents enjoy the company of their neighbors while still being accessible to San Francisco, which is only 45 minutes away.

Climate & Geography

The Bay Area region of Northern California experiences a warm-summer Mediterranean climate. This climate type is characterized by mild to cool winters and warm to hot summers. Overall, the climate in Pleasanton is comfortable year round. The city experiences more rainfall than the national average, mostly during the winter months in lieu of snow. However the summers are dry with almost no precipitation, residents can also expect around 264 days of sunshine each year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Despite being a mid-sized city, Pleasanton tries to cultivate a small-town atmosphere. Pleasanton has regular community-oriented events such as festivals, street fairs, parades, and public concerts. Popular local attractions include the Pleasanton Farmers Market, Alameda County Fairgrounds, local wineries, and Stoneridge Shopping Center. For active adults who love the outdoors Augustin Bernal Park, Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area, and Castle Ridge Trail are good options.

For even more fun opportunities, downtown San Francisco is just less than an hour away. San Francisco's proximity makes the city ideal for day trips or weekend getaways.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Pleasanton's cost of living is quite high, primarily due to housing costs which are nearly five times the national average.

California has an effective income tax of 1.79 percent for single filers and 4.6 percent for joint filers. Retirement income like social security benefits are not taxed while other retirement income like railroad retirement benefits are generally exempt. Other retirement income like private, government, and military retirement plans are taxed. Qualifying homeowners who are 62+ may defer payment from property taxes.

Health Care

Residents in Pleasonton's 55+ communities have several options to choose from for their health care needs. Pleasanton’s closest hospital is Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare which is less than a mile from Pleasanton. The hospital is recognized for high performance in several procedures and conditions by U.S. News. Other nationally ranked institutions like John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center and Stanford Health Care Stanford Hospital are within 25 miles of Pleasanton.


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The Village at Ironwood

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  • Low $1Ms - High $1Ms
  • 112 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2009 - 2014
  • 2 reviews

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$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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