Best neighborhoods in Santa Rosa

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Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Santa Rosa

"Rural & rolling coveted country setting"

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
The first place I visited when I arrived to Santa Rosa in 1990 just out of college and turned me into a lifetime resident of the area. The Riebli area is very well thought of. It affords a quaint and...
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Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Santa Rosa

"Great views from Colgan Creek. A great place for retired cou..."

- silverdome
Riverfront properties are one of the best selling points when it comes to real estate value on Cherrywood Drive. The houses have backyards that dip right into Colgan Creek and the creek just happens t...
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South Park

Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Santa Rosa

"An area needing a makeover....extreme help!"

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
Situated in downtown this can be a "rough" spot to live or even park your car. The graffiti and what goes with it is a real bummer...Maybe ABC can do a new show called "extreme neighborhood makeover"
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Unranked Neighborhoods

Alta Vista


"Private in-town enclave - within Montecito Heights"

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
Alta Vista Heights is ideally located in the heart of Santa Rosa yet on a ridge line overlooking it. The highly desirable location is set within the greater scope of the Montecito Area of Santa Rosa....
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"Gem of Santa Rosa"

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
We are lucky to call Bennett Valley home! We have lived in BV since 2009 and love it! We know most of our neighbors by first name or by sight and feel a great sense of community. We chose BV for ma...
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"Historic street with quiet living and a great night life!!!"

- silverdome
Quiet living mixed with a great night life is what you will come across on Tupper Street. Many young professionals and college students live in large houses that have been converted into smaller units...
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"Gateway to Rohnert Park."

- Mitestarossa
Petaluma Hill Road in Santa Rosa, California runs from Highway 12 in Santa Rosa for many miles down to Rohnert Park. This is a great back road to take if you work in the Rohnert Park or Cotati area....
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"A Punk Show in Banana Republic Clothing"

- StephSF
6th Street in Santa Rosa is not quite like anything I have ever seen before. At a glance, this area is a quintessential suburban downtown, with bars, coffee shops, restaurants, and a fair dose of reta...
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"A little taste of home and so much more!!"

- silverdome
This is one of my favorite streets in Santa Rosa because it reminds me of the Midwest, where I'm originally from. South A Street has this special area called the Santa Rosa Plaza which is home to diff...
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"The yearly BBQ and the weekly neighborhood watch program mak..."

- missPIGGY
Lomita Heights is a very tight knit community which makes it an excellent neighborhood for family oriented people. One of the biggest celebrations every year is the Lomita Heights annual BBQ which ten...
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"Doctor's know best...."

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
This area of Santa Rosa is central to town and surrounding amenities. It's most recognizable feature is Memorial Hospital (a St. Joseph's Sister's of Orange Hospital) but don't overlook the beauty of...
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"55+ and Living well In Sonoma Valley"

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
Having worked in this area for over 20 years and now seeing both sets of our parents enjoying themselves, Oakmont has a lot to offer. The genesis of the area harkens back to the early 60's and has see...
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"Tale of 2 Brush Creek's"

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
The Brush Creek area straddles the valley floor and some sloping hills. It is conveniently located in the Rincon valley area while also being the most proximate to down town Santa Rosa. The area is se...
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"Coveted, Majestic & Quaint - Proctor Terrace & McDonald Area..."

- Jeff & Tracey Schween
How did this get named SOS??? Unless it is for Super Often Sought after area... Typically a hard area for people from "outside" Santa Rosa to understand, but after you are here you get it! This can be...
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St. Rose


"Downtown Business District"

- asmith6815
Healdsburg Avenue in Santa In Santa Rosa California is a nice street in the downtown business district. There was a lot of traffic but plenty of places to park. This road runs into Mendocino Avenue an...
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West End


"Nice Street for Anyone"

- asmith6815
Lincoln Street in Santa Rosa California is a great street for anyone to live on. There is not much traffic, there are plenty of trees for shade and there are even white picket fences. There was even a...
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"Street runs through nice neighborhoods and right into Santa..."

- asmith6815
Glenn Street in Santa Rosa, California is a nice street that runs through a few neighborhoods with nice houses that are not too close together. The road ends around the front of Santa Rosa high school...
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Wright Area


"Sebastopol Road -- An Older Commercial Zone Offers Bargains..."

- bprat
Sebastopol Road parallels Highway 12, also known as Sebastopol Highway. It is a long, basically commercial street with a fair number of stoplights. Plenty of gas stations, including some economy place...
38.4173450868516 -122.759342298317

"Truly beautiful in every way"

- Todd & Lisa Sheppard
Annadel Heights backs up to Annadel State Park and is adjacent to Spring Lake and Howarth Park. If you like to bike, hike, run, take a casual stroll or just sit on a bench and read, this is the place...
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"Views, Views, Views!"

- Todd & Lisa Sheppard
Montecito Heights is an upper-end area in central Santa Rosa that enjoys incredible views. If you are a view person, this is one area you should absolutely consider! It also enjoys wooded, private s...
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