Danville Neighborhood - Magee Ranch Area


Several developments along Blackhawk Road, between Mt. Diablo and the Sycamore Valley Open space offer homes ranging from 2500-6000 square feet. Magee Ranch, the largest of the developments, was built by Broadmore Homes in 1992 – 1998.

The Magee Preserve project will introduce 69 new single family homes and 381 acres of dedicated open space.

Lots range between 1/4 acre and 1/2 acre, many backing to open space or featuring views. Home values along Blackhawk Road begin in the low $2,000,000s and may exceed $4,000,000.

Elementary School: Green Valley Elementary
Middle School: Los Cerros Middle School
High School: Monte Vista High School

Interesting facts:

  • Since 1949 the Magee family operated originally 1200 acres of cattle, sheep and walnut farms. Portions were sold off throughout the years for residential devlopment and permanent open space.
  • In the 1970s when loose cattle roamed down Diablo Road, residents alerted the local fire station of the breech. Hap would come down and lasso them back to the ranch.
  • The proposed development of the remaining 410 acres is currently a hot topic in Danville.


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