A city filled with history and culture, San Leandro is a friendly and diverse city in Alameda County, located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay between Oakland and Hayward. San Leandro is known for its well-defined residential neighborhoods and tree-lined streets. A community proud of its heritage and the character of each of its neighborhoods, homes in San Leandro can be found in a variety of architectural styles from charming older homes with unique character to stunning contemporary residences with sweeping canyon views dotting the hillsides and a mix of ranch-style homes and modern developments along the Marina.
San Leandro was discovered by a Spanish explorer in 1772 and became famous for its bountiful cherry harvests in the early 1900s. The city held its first Cherry Festival in 1909 which proved so successful that the annual festival is still held today.
San Leandro’s temperate climate makes it an ideal place to enjoy outdoor recreation all year round. The city’s many amenities include a 450-berth Marina, two golf courses, several parks, a growing number of locally-owned restaurants and breweries as well as a large community library. The popular weekly farmers market and several annual festivals contribute to San Leandro’s small-town feel while its easy access to Interstates 880 and 580 along with its own Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station provide residents with commuting options to both San Francisco and the Silicon Valley.