Shepherd Canyon Homes For Sale
The Shepherd Canyon neighborhood is found between Oakland's Montclair and Piedmont Pines neighborhoods. This special place has been a source of pleasant family recreation and entertainment for many years now. The Shepherd Canyon Trail with Shepherd Canyon Creek, begins just above the Warren Freeway (Highway 13) at Snake Road, and ends at Saroni Drive. This trail, also known as the Montclair Railroad Trail, was once a railroad right of way for the Sacramento Northern Railroad, and then proposed as State Route 77 in the 1970's. That is hard to believe when you see the serene area now, with its green playing fields, water views, and family gatherings. Active community involvement has turned it into what it is today, and work on the area continues regularly. [Read more...]
Shepherd Canyon Real Estate in Oakland
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Like most of the homes in and around popular Montclair Village, Shepherd Canyon homes tend to be located among tall oak. pine, redwood and eucalyptus trees. There is a stress on drawing the outside beauty into the home. Many of the homes are made of wood, with wood beam ceilings, large wrap around decks, tall floor to ceiling windows, and many levels for additional space.
Located above Montclair Village, a resident can meet just about any shopping need just a short distance away. While there are the ever practical Safeway and Lucky stores, other gourmet foods like cheeses, wines, chocolates and specialty coffee shops are available, as are many fitness and beauty sites. The neaby Highways 13 and 580 allow quick access north to Oakland, San Francisco and Berkeley, or east to Contra Costa County.