Orinda, California

Orinda is a city located in Contra Costa County, California.

Orinda is one of the most desirable places to live due to its spectacular landscape, excellent schools and high-priced real estate. The close proximity of big urban areas such as San Francisco and Oakland doesn't influence the small town character of Orinda with its perfectly maintained charming streets and neighborhoods. The city is also located within
a short driving distance of some of the great Bay Area attractions such as Lake Tahoe, Napa and Sonoma Counties, as well as the Pacific Ocean.


Orinda Real Estate

A luxury house in Orinda, California- courtesy of Buyer's Broker Inc, specializing in Orinda California Real Estate. Houses in Orinda have some of the most beautiful views of water, hills, or both. The most desired address in Orinda is in the Orinda Country Club area with hilly landscape and custom multi-million dollar homes.

Buying a house in Orinda, although extremely expensive, is a great investment. In April 2008, the average number of days on market for Orinda homes was 48 days!

In April 2008, the average real estate home selling price in Orinda was $1,306,750. These figures include both single family homes and condos. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.


Orinda Schools

Orinda schools are praised for their excellence in all levels by California standards. Elementary schools, middle schools and high schools are the top ranked in their categories for the state of California.

Find out more about schools in Orinda here.


Points of interest in Orinda, California:

- Orinda Film Festival - an annual regional film festival taking place at the historic Orinda Theater.

- The California Shakespeare Theater - the Internationally known theater performing from June to October featuring programs for children, teenagers, young actors, teachers and adults.
Orinda Facts:
  • Area - 12.6 sq mi  
  • Population - 18,271
  • Median income - $192,531
  • Median age of residents - 45 years old