San Ramon is nestled between the rolling hills of the Diablo Range and the flatter basin of the San Ramon Valley. Flanked by Mount Diablo to the northeast, Danville to the north and Dublin to the south, it is about 500 ft. above sea level and is located 34 miles east of the San Francisco Bay.
Though the city of San Ramon is largely urban and residential, much of the land around its perimeter remain undeveloped, which provides plenty of natural beauty to bask, hike, or stroll in, like the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness and Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve, to name a few. The Bishop Ranch community, which is a master-planned office park development that covers most of Central San Ramon region is currently home to many major companies like Chevron, AT&T, Robert Half International, PG&E, IBM, and Bank of the West as well as the distribution centers for United Parcel Service and Toyota.
Lined with beautiful rolling hills and an array of flowering and oak trees, San Ramon offers numerous amenities from shopping, dining, indoor and outdoor activities, performing arts and theaters, and leisure. A large majority of the population enjoy the nature’s leisure biking, jogging, or walking the Iron Horse Trail, hiking the regional parks, golfing at the picturesque courses of The Bridges, swimming at the San Ramon Olympic Pool and Aquatic Park, or having a picnic at the Las Trampas Regional Park.
The city holds numerous community events to celebrate holidays throughout the year. From its weekly Farmer’s Market, Arts & Wine Festivals, Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, to street parades and festivities, there are unending activities for all the young, young-at-heart, and families to enjoy all year-round. For more information on the city’s on-going community events visit the following sites:
San Ramon is part of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and is the home to top-ranked high schools in the nation. Founded in 1973, California High School ranked 250th best high school in the U.S. by Newsweek. Dougherty Valley High School, which is the first developer-built school in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, opened its doors in 2007 and it a short period of time ranked as #40 in all of California’s high schools and 208th in all of the U.S. The school system is ranked high above average, making San Ramon a well sought-after community for parents who want to provide their children one of the finest college preparatory institutions.
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Below is a list of San Ramon’s Featured Properties, which is directly linked to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), the database used by all Realtors to search available properties. The list is fed “live” so it will constantly change as similar new properties go for sale. Please use the Advance Search tool in the navigation bar below for a more customized property search.