Due in large part to its charming downtown and delightful neighborhoods, The Town of Danville is known for its small-town atmosphere and outstanding quality of life. Bucolic parks dot the town and the Iron Horse Trail provides miles of paths for biking and walking. Special events evoke a strong sense of community, with the Fourth of July Parade and the lighting of the Old Oak Tree serving as annual highlights, along with regular art festivals and concert series. Danville's downtown area features unique specialty shops and a wide variety of outstanding restaurants, while the farmer's market draws large crowds to Old Town. Danville's combination of beautiful parks, a thriving downtown and cozy neighborhoods make it a great place to call home.
Blackhawk, an unincorporated community of Danville, noted for its magnificent homes and famous residents, is located in the rolling hills of Tassajara Valley and boasts sweeping views of Mt. Diablo and the surrounding valleys. Built around the Blackhawk Country Club, Blackhawk is comprised of a luxury gated golf course community, plus six individual gated communities. While the homes in Blackhawk are mostly known for their grandeur, there are also condos, townhouses, and smaller tennis villas that are part of the community. In addition, Blackhawk is home to a convenient shopping plaza that offers residents fine dining options, boutique stores, a movie theatre and the world-renowned Blackhawk Auto Museum, which houses numerous classic cars as well as traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian. The community's magnificent homes and unmatched views make it quite a place to call home.