Active Adult Communities in Contra Costa County: What Are Your Options?

After doing some cyber-sleuthing, I realized there isn’t a one-stop online resource for seniors interested in active adult communities in Contra Costa County. So to simplify matters, I’ve compiled my own handy list of our local communities for seniors aged 55+. I hope you find it helpful as you research options for senior living in Contra Costa County.

1001 Golden Rain Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Rossmoor is one of California’s most recognized active adult communities, and it’s a privilege to have it in our backyard. Located on 1800 acres in the Tice Valley area of Walnut Creek, Rossmoor’s residents make their homes in duplexes, fourplexes, apartments and single-family homes. Offering plenty of recreational options and prices for almost any budget, Rossmoor is the first choice of many seniors looking for an exciting, active lifestyle in an ideal location.

Photo Gallery Courtesy of Rossmoor

Summerset Orchards by Del Webb
770 Centennial Place
Brentwood, CA 94513

Spread across 1000 acres in Brentwood, Summerset Orchards is a haven for golf lovers, boasting its own 18-hole golf course that winds through the community. Other recreational options include a fitness center, tennis courts, walking trails, and swimming pools.

Summerset’s Charming Homes & Landscaping.
Photo Courtesy of Summerset Orchards.

Anchor Bend at Summer Lake
1033 Clear Lake Drive
Oakley, CA 94561

If you love the peaceful waterside lifestyle of the California Delta, Anchor Bend may be for you. Located on Summer Lake, which opens into hundreds of miles of Delta waterways, Anchor Bay is the perfect spot for anglers, boaters, and anyone who enjoys the scenery and culture of this aquatic playground. And with a Farmers Market and Almond Festival right down the road, you’ll never go hungry!

The Lakes
Discovery Bay, CA 94505 ­

The Lakes offers yet another residential option for lovers of the relaxed Delta lifestyle. Built around three scenic lakes in Discovery Bay, The Lakes features walking trails, sports courts, picnic areas, and the security of a gated entrance staffed 24 hours a day. Discovery Bay Country Club and Yacht Harbor Marina are right down the road.

Trilogy at the Vineyards
1648 Gamay Lane
Brentwood, CA 94513

Surrounded by vineyards and olive trees, Trilogy may be the ideal choice for seniors seeking the scenery and relaxed pace of the wine country lifestyle. And with the recent opening of Club Los Meganos, a 34,000 sq ft community center with gourmet dining, two pools, an athletic club and spa, Trilogy now boasts one of Northern California’s most extensive recreational facilities.