A view across Placer County and Along Interstate 80 to the Downtown Sacramento Skyline

Placer County Real Estate

Located at the edge of the Sacramento basin and Sierra Nevada Mountain range, Placer County is a pastoral area full of crisp mountain air and wide open spaces. This region stretches from the suburbs of Sacramento to the rural mountain terrain of Lake Tahoe and the Nevada border. Also known as Gold Country, the discovery of this precious metal in 1848 brought in tens of thousands of miners to the area. This region is also known for its rich, fertile lands, where many agricultural endeavors, such as farming and ranching have enjoyed great success. Today, real estate in Placer County is highly desirable, as this is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. With a variety of shopping, dining and recreational offerings, residents are drawn to the area’s country lifestyle and big city amenities.

Browse for Placer County real estate, including homes in Auburn, where the county seat is, plus real estate in Granite Bay and Rocklin.

Read more about Placer County homes for sale, plus about the wide variety of things to do in this area.

Property & Homes for Sale in Placer County, California

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$268,680
 

812 Fritz Dr, Los Banos

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,503 SqFt
** F O U R S E A S O N S ** 55+ A C T I V E A D U L T COMMUNITY * D E L T A * PLAN 1503 SQ FT OPEN GREATROOM, Kitchen Island w/Dining Bar, Quality MAPLE LINEN CABINETS, GRANITE, Stainless Steel Appliances, Spacious Dining Area w/Sliding Glass Door to COVERED PATIO, 2 Beds, 2 Full Baths, BIG Laundry Room. *Community Amenities include POOL, CLUBHOUSE, TENNIS, EXERCISE ROOM, BILIARDS, LIBRARY, CLUBS, ACTIVITIES & RV PARKING INCLUDED
K Hovnanian Companies of Calif
New
$263,390
 

816 Fritz Dr, Los Banos

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,503 SqFt
** F O U R S E A S O N S ** 55+ A C T I V E A D U L T COMMUNITY * D E L T A * PLAN 1503 SQ FT OPEN GREATROOM, Kitchen Island w/Dining Bar, Quality MAPLE COGNAC CABINETS, GRANITE, Stainless Steel Appliances, Spacious Dining Area w/Sliding Glass Door to COVERED PATIO, 2 Beds, 2 Full Baths, BIG Laundry Room. *Community Amenities include POOL, CLUBHOUSE, TENNIS, EXERCISE ROOM, BILIARDS, LIBRARY, CLUBS, ACTIVITIES & RV PARKING INCLUDED
K Hovnanian Companies of Calif
New
$389,900
 

1439 Vista Dr, Plumas Lake

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,734 SqFt
This home is gorgeous & ready, with loads of upgrades; granite in kitchen, in 3 full baths & laundry room, 4 bedrooms, (one remote w/bath), formal dining room or den/office, living room & separate family room. Professionally landscaped, with large side yards. Possible RV access, (buyer to confirm) & 3 car tandem garage. BONUS!!! Seller is leaving Stainless Steel Refrigerator & washer and dryer. This is a fabulous buy. It
RE/MAX Gold Laguna
New
$303,370
 

4410 Sibley Pl, Merced

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,797 SqFt
* B R A N D N E W * BEAUTIFUL 1797 sq ft YOSEMITE Plan at K Hovnanian's ASPIRE at Bellevue Ranch 4 full BEDROOMS, BIG OPEN GREATROOM w/Spacious Dining Area & 9 FOOT HIGH CEILINGS throughout, SPICE Cabinets, INTEGRATED COVERED PATIO perfect for SHADED ENTERTAINING OUTDOORS, OVER-SIZED CORNER LOT w/OPEN SPACE/Park behind = PRIVACY, only 1-stories around, Built-in Kitchen Island w/DINING BAR, plus $3,000 CLOSING CREDIT for using Builder's
K Hovnanian Companies of Calif
New
$169,950
 

2518 E 8th St, Stockton

3 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,032 SqFt
Calling all Investors or First time Home buyers! Awesome opportunity - priced to sell. Property features 1032 sq ft,3 bedroom 1 bath. Large living room w/ fireplace, 2 car garage, and huge back yard (7500sq) for any event. Property is located in a convenient location close to freeway access. Opportunity knocks! Needs Lots of TLC: SELLER WILL NOT DO ANY REPAIRS. STRICTLY SOLD AS IS CONDITION & price reflects the conditions. Prefer Cash
Cornerstone Real Estate Group
New
$308,250
 

407 Jacobs Dr, Merced

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,797 SqFt
* B R A N D N E W * BEAUTIFUL 1797 sq ft YOSEMITE Plan CORNER LOT ACROSS the Street from a VERY CUTE PARK w/Merry-Go-Round & Side & Swings! 4 full BEDROOMS, BIG OPEN GREATROOM w/Spacious Dining Area & 9 FOOT HIGH CEILINGS throughout, Upgraded TRUFFLE Cabinets, PEBBLE BEACH GRANITE Counters, COVERED PATIO perfect for SHADED ENTERTAINING OUTDOORS, only 1-stories around, Built-in Kitchen Island w/DINING BAR, plus $3,000 CREDIT for
K Hovnanian Companies of Calif
New
$419,000
 

1842 Monaco Dr, Manteca

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,066 SqFt
NEW interior paint! NEW carpet! NEW stainless steel appliances! NEW tiles in Master Bathroom, NEW landscaping in the front! Come check out this lovely home located in a great neighborhood, beautiful 4 bedroom home,RV or Boat access on the side of the home Close to Hwy 99, 005 and 120 which makes it great for commuters! Excellent condition and move-in ready. Located on a low traffic. Don't wait ... at this price this special home won't last
Kuldip Hundal
New
$344,900
 

17 Marla Ct, Sacramento

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,441 SqFt
17 Marla Ct, Elk Grove, CA is a single family home that contains 1,441 sq ft and was built in 2001. It contains 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Updated floor, very clean. Regular Sale
Golden State Realty
New
$330,000
 

8195 Stacey Hills Dr, Citrus Heights

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,689 SqFt
Cute, move in ready home in great neighborhood. Open layout with newer laminate floors throughout, dual pane windows and oversized master suite. Perfect for a first time buyer or investor. Plenty of room to store an RV. Close to shopping, schools and parks.
Realty One Group Complete
New
$230,000
 

432 Don Carlos Ave, Stockton

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,350 SqFt
Welcome home! This 3 bed 2 bath home is ready for its new owners. Perfect for the first time home buyer or investors. Come take a look today!
Bokides-Hesseltin Real Estate
New
$59,000
 

1801 E 22nd St, Merced

13.1k SqFt
Beautiful piece of land. Corner lot. The property is zone R-2 (Two-family Residential)in Merced County Zoning Code.
Bay Realty Group
New
$429,950
 

608 Wales Dr, Folsom

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,176 SqFt
Cutest house on the street! Look for the blue front door with matching shutters... this darling home has been completely remodeled with all of the latest in design choices. The open layout features all new floors, brand new kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops, new stainless steel appliances, lush SPA like bathrooms, large bedrooms and a completely private backyard ready for entertaining your friends and family. Located in very a desirable
Aldea Realty, Inc.
New

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Placer County Homes for Sale

Placer County homes for sale come in a variety of gorgeous architectural styles, and range from expansive country estates to luxury homes in gated and guarded communities, to family-oriented suburban neighborhoods. Sprawling equestrian estates, perfect for riding and country living are found on properties with mature trees, wide open pastures, and even fresh, clear streams. You’ll also find plenty of luxury homes in Placer County – multi-million dollar homes and villas, offering opulent style and privacy. Placer County has no shortage of gated and guarded luxury communities, such as Los Lagos, in Granite Bay. For those who are looking for a more modest investment, you’ll be pleased with the variety of attractive starter homes in quiet neighborhoods and gorgeous contemporary condos and townhomes, offering the very best of a maintenance-free lifestyle.

Placer County Schools

For those with children, Placer County real estate is particularly desirable due to the exceptional schools found in this region. In 2012, fourty-nine Placer County schools made the California Business of Education Excellence's Honor Roll. This award recognizes school which have a low gap between the school's highest and lowest achievers. To learn more about this award, visit PHA Realty's blog. Schools in this area are admired nationally for strong academics, sports achievements and community involvement.

Things to do in Placer County

Between the Sierra Nevadas and Lake Tahoe, plus a countless variety of other parks, mountains, lakes and rivers, there is always something to do outside. This hilly, mountainous region provides great opportunity for downhill skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking, rock climbing and mountaineering. For a rush, try white water rafting down the American River, or unwind on Placer County’s wine trail, sampling the area’s most promising wineries.

A variety of cultural events and festivals take place in a variety of communities throughout the year. Visit the outdoor music festival at Lake Tahoe, or enjoy a fabulous evening in Auburn at the Black and White Affaire. Local families will love attending the county fair, which visits Roseville every June.

Of course, Placer County’s rich history and status as California’s Gold Country provides ample opportunity to get lost in the engrossing history of this region.

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Listing information last updated on February 18th, 2018 at 8:05pm PST.