Our Local Neighborhood

Being a resident at Viamonte at Walnut Creek places you at the center of everything. Stroll into The Orchards, where a vibrant world of convenient shopping, dining and socializing awaits. Walk to your favorite grocery or shop. And enjoy the intergenerational life around you on the walk back.

Explore the attractions of downtown Walnut Creek. Take the neighborhood shuttle downtown or to the nearby BART station to access the treasures and pleasures of the Bay Area, from the symphony and ballet to museums, restaurants, and stadiums.

Whether you choose to stay close to home or widen your horizons, the Viamonte at Walnut Creek places you at the exact center of the life you want to live.

Map of Viamonte at Walnut Creek in San Fransisco. Nearby attractions: 1. The Gardens at Heather Farm 2. Mt. Diablo State Park (entrance) 3. Broadway Plaza 4. Join Muir Medical Center 5. Ygnacio Plaza Shopping Center 6. Countrywood Shopping Center 7. The Ruth Bancroft Garden 8. BART Station 9. Lesher Center For The Arts 10. Kaiser-Permanente

The Orchards at Walnut Creek

The Orchards at Walnut Creek is a lifestyle center featuring the finest architectural and landscaping designs, a state-of-the-art grocery store, retail, and unique outdoor spaces for our neighbors and families to enjoy! Learn more.

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The Gardens at Heather Farm

The Gardens at Heather Farm is a six-acre oasis featuring breathtaking gardens with sweeping views of Mt. Diablo, open seven days a week.

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Broadway Plaza

Broadway Plaza is an upscale shopping mecca that is home to three premier department stores and more than 50 fine retail shops.

Older adult female resident sits laughing with caregiver as they look through a photo album together

John Muir Medical Center

This center is part of the network recognized as one of the nation’s premier health care providers by U.S. News and World Report for eight consecutive years. The Walnut Creek location is a 554-bed hospital designated as the only trauma center for Contra Costa County.

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Ygnacio Plaza Shopping Center

A convenient and accessible shopping area for Walnut Creek residents featuring diverse boutiques and eateries.

Countrywood Shopping Center

Featuring local shops and national chains, Countrywood Shopping Center is a popular destination for a quick stop or a bite to eat.

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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

A nonprofit public dry garden that was planted by Mrs. Ruth Bancroft in 1972 and opened to the public in the early ’90s, this site is designed to showcase the beauty of water-conserving plants for the education and enjoyment of the public.

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BART Station

With trains running seven days a week between Pittsburg/Bay Point and San Francisco International Airport, the Walnut Creek station is just 34 minutes from the Embarcadero by rail.

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Lesher Center For The Arts

An architecturally striking performance center with three separate venues for theater, ballet, music, comedy & literary events, the Lesher Center is Walnut Creek’s main stage for cultural and entertainment activity.

Hospice Services, life at Sequoia Valley, resident in wheelchair being pushed by caregiver on an outdoor walk.


As part of the internationally renowned Kaiser-Permanente health system, the Walnut Creek Medical Center offers a 233-bed hospital along with a medical office building and a full range of health care services.


Our staff receives joy by delighting our residents, their families, and all our guests. It’s one of the many reasons we love coming to work each day. Please contact us anytime. We’re happy to answer your questions and give you and your loved ones a tour of our beautiful community.