Homes for Sale in Crockett
Contra Costa County, East Bay Sub-Region of the San Francisco Bay Area
Crockett is a fantastic place to live because it is a small quaint, quiet town, with low traffic. It is located 28 miles northeast of San Francisco, and has great commute times. Small and seemingly timeless, Crockett has a thriving artist community, is rich in early California history, and is surrounded by thousands of acres of scenic parkland. Most people are unaware of the town’s good restaurants, live jazz performances and panoramic hiking paths.
Things to do in Crockett
History, Art Museum, State Parks, Theater, and many more!
In Crockett, there is a lot of history to the town. In fact, all most people know is that Crockett is home to the redbrick C & H Sugar refinery, which has loomed over Carquinez Strait for nearly 100 years. The town’s most charming attraction is the Crockett Museum. It fills three large rooms in the old train station and has lots of old items to look at. There are lots of interesting things to see inside the bailey Art Museum a well. If you love to hike or walk around, there plenty of places to do so.
With the towns small quaint, quiet town it is not surprising that it is a artist haven. Crockett has long been a draw to sculptors, woodworkers, oil painters, ceramicists, photographers, jewelers, writers and poets etc.. A good place to begin a gallery-and-shop tour is the three-story Epperson Building, a former car dealership that now houses the Epperson Gallery, a gift shop and showcase for regional painters, sculptors and potters. The Nash Gallery specializes in custom framing and the Peel Edgerton Gallery features fine sliver jewelry and American Indian art.