Orinda Real Estate

    The basics: Orinda is nestled between Lafayette to the east and the Berkley hills to the west. Winding streets, privacy, views, great weather and great schools make Orinda a highly desirable area to live.

    History: Orinda was once the site for many summer cabins for San Franciscans seeking a warmer climate before completion of the Caldecott Tunnel in 1937 opened up the small hill community to the larger numbers of people.Orinda was incorporated in 1985.

    What it’s known for: Orinda is home to some of the more eclectic homes in the Bay Area. The warm climate, abundance of trails and proximity to San Francisco make Orinda one of the most expensive and most desirable towns in the East Bay.

    Fun Fact: San Francisco Giants stars Matt Cain and Buster Posey call Orinda home during the baseball season.

    Want to live here? Starter homes in Orinda range from the mid-$800,000s and up. The average sale price as of summer 2013 was more than $1,200,000.

    Orinda Neighborhoods

    Orinda Country Club
    Miramonte Gardens
    Silverwood
    Glorietta
    Sleepy Hollow

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