Rossmoor is a nationally recognized, award winning active adult
community located in the picturesque 2,000-acre Tice Valley area of
Walnut Creek. Surrounded by acres of open space, this community is only
two miles from downtown Walnut Creek, and 20 miles from downtown San
Development of the community began in 1963, and today,
there are approximately 6,700 residential units in three cooperatives,
12 condominium and one single-family home developments (referred to as
Homeowner Associations or HOAs).
Forty percent of the homes are garden-style duplexes to four-plexes,
and the remaining are either mid-to-high-rise, and one area of 63
individual single-family homes. Homes vary in price from $65,000 for
some cooperatives to over $1,000,000 for the single-family homes and
garden style condominiums. At least one resident must be 55 years of age
or older to live in a home in Rossmoor.
Rossmoor is a community of active seniors where recreation is a way
of life. The excellent recreational facilities include 27 holes of
NCGA-rated golf, a restaurant, four community swimming facilities, an exercise
facility, eight outdoor tennis courts, three lawn bowling greens, bocce
ball courts and hiking trails.
Staying active is essential to the quality of life in Rossmoor.
Residents enjoy craft and hobby studios, five inviting clubhouses with
meeting and activity rooms, a full-service library and picnic ground.
Classes, entertainment, educational programs and trips are presented by
the Recreation Department, and the 200 active clubs, groups and
organizations plan activities and events.
age-restricted community, Rossmoor provides a wide-range of services
and amenities, including 24-hour Public Safety assistance, a restaurant, bus transportation within
the community and more. Residents of Rossmoor need to be able to live independently.
On-site skilled-nursing facilities are not available, but are located
just outside the gate. Rossmoor does, however, have congregate housing
in a 300-unit condominium facility called the Waterford. Here residents
receive meal, housekeeping, recreational and other on-site services.
Rossmoor is in a location that is blessed with an ideal climate.
Summers are clear and warm with cool evenings, and winters are
moderately cool. Rainfall averages 20 inches annually, and humidity is
in the dry middle range.