8.6 out of 10

Las Piedras, Orinda

37.8850174841115 -122.211186844275
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Schools
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Pest Free
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Country Lovers
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Best Residential View in Orinda"

This is the highest residential street, practically, in all of Orinda, and as such gives you one of the best views east of the Caldecut Tunnel. It is a very small street, but the neigbors are friendly and the most of the houses are very nice.

The view is spectacular! The only problems have to do with mountain living. You will definitely get more clouds and fog than those who live farther down the hill. Also, a lot of houses up here are not connected to the city sewer system so you need to maintain your own sump system. In addition, you have to clear brush and trim trees in order to maintain fire ordinances.

Because so many houses have driveways on steep inclines you will need to be fit enough to either push your trash cans up to the street, or to carry bags up individually. Don't be surprised to wake up in the middle of the night to find a large antlered elk in your back yard or to here raccoons on your porch. You are pretty close to Tilden park and large forrested area including the steam trains, so it is pretty wild and undeveloped nearby.
Pros
  • The Views
  • Nice Houses
  • Quiet Street
Cons
  • Hillside Living
  • Narrow Driveways
  • Expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Country Lovers

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