El Dorado Apartments are located in the heart of Belmont. Meaning "beautiful mountains" in French, Belmont is picturesque town halfway between San Francisco and San Jose. With only 25,000 residents, the tree-studded community offers convenient freeway access to Interstate 280, Highway 101 and 92. Public transportation such as CalTrain and SamTrans service the immediate area.
At the El Dorado you will find nearby resources to meet your everyday needs such as Safeway, Lunardi's Market, Bank of America and UPS. Belmont Library, Starbucks, Baskin-Robbins and Belmont Chamber of Commerce are all located within one block. The location is ideal for families with Merry Moppet Preschool, Belmont Oaks Academy, Ralston Middle School and Carlmont High School all nearby. From the bus stop next door you can travel to Hillsdale Mall where stores such as Macy's, Nordstrom, Sears, The Gap, Old Navy, Apple and Trader Joe's await you. Dining at Hillsdale includes favorite restaurants like: California Pizza Kitchen, Outback Steakhouse, The Counter and Cheesecake Factory.
Hiking and biking trails in the area are plentiful. Waterdog Lake Park, located 1/2 mile from the El Dorado, is a little known gem of a park that features over ten miles of trails. Residents enjoy weekly live music as well as fresh produce and crafts at the Belmont Farmer's Market every Sunday throughout the year. Belmont Parks & Recreation offers preschool, youth, adult and senior classes and groups. Examples of some of the activities available are: bingo, canasta, chess, Mah Jong, Ping Pong, a book club and a crafts group. Belmont Library has various story times, featured speakers, homework help, book clubs and kids crafts.