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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.

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620 Loretta Ct, Stockton

3 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,088 SqFt
Gorgeous updated single-story Glenbrook Park home on spacious lot. Open floor plan. Lots of natural light. Possible RV and or boat parking. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Stylish eat in kitchen boasts new cabinets, granite countertops, new gas stove, stainless dishwasher, double sinks, laminate floors, brunch bar and canned lighting. Updated bath boasts new vanity, mirror, tub and shower door. Ceiling fans. New carpet. Freshly painted inside. No paint
Keller Williams Realty

1403 Voltaire Dr, Roseville

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,228 SqFt
Beautiful home in one of Roseville's well sought after neighborhoods, featuring a dramatic entry & staircase, desirable floor plan with one bedroom & full bathroom downstairs. Enjoy the large separate living room & dining area with side door access to a private small covered patio. Family room has a gas fireplace that is open to the kitchen which features breakfast bar seating, good sized island, granite counters and a cozy breakfast
Coldwell Banker Sun Ridge Real Estate

1470 Gary Way, Carmichael

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,075 SqFt
This Del Dayo beauty is loaded with new fantastic upgrades! Among those you'll find: custom paint in & out; modern laminate and tile floors; remodeled bathrooms with custom vanities and sinks, quartz counters and tile tub/shower surrounds; dual pane windows; ample recessed lighting; ceiling fans and lighting fixtures; custom built-ins... You'll love the elegant spacious kitchen with new custom white cabinets, new sparkling quartz counters,
Sheremet Realty

7021 Fools Canyon Rd, Georgetown

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,620 SqFt
Gorgeous property w/PRIVATE POND & GDPUD DITCH WATER!!! This unique property is close to town & has beautiful grounds which include the pond, fruit trees, huge vegetable garden, fenced areas for animals & a secluded courtyard. Open concept w/vaulted ceilings, handcrafted stone fireplace, wood stove & large kitchen, perfect for entertaining. Under the home & outbuildings for storage. Single story living and totally walkable
Divide Real Estate

23059 Big Oak Dr, Smartsville

87.1k SqFt
Great property in quiet area with long range views over the Sacramento valley. Power to the building site, well in and Perc tested approx 10 years ago. The building pad is leveled also for a ease of building that dream home! 5th wheel on the property will stay. Stay tuned for more photos
Intero Real Estate

3624 Meadow Ln, Sacramento

53.6k SqFt
Rare opportunity Arden Oaks prime cul-de-sac location. Vacant lot ready to build on. Build your dream home in this prestigious neighborhood. Elevated & slightly sloped w/ beautiful redwoods & lush greens that gives privacy. Beautiful homes surround this secluded parcel! Water and sewer at property and gas less than 30' away. Owner/contractor is open to a build to suit for your own custom home.
Infinity Homes

33397 Canvas Back St, Woodland

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,093 SqFt
This beautiful single-story corner lot home in a quiet neighborhood. Homes has gorgeous wood and super plush carpet flooring and tile, high ceilings, water filtration system, and a spacious, open floor plan. Large formal living room with access to the backyard. The spacious family room has a double-sided fireplace and overlooks the large gourmet kitchen, the perfect setup for entertaining! Large center island, granite tile counter tops,and
JB Realty Solutions

10189 Lime Kiln Rd, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,380 SqFt
Cozy Country Home on 2.0 acres! Great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a year round pond, pasture for your animals or possible gardens. Nice location, close to shopping and amenities!
Lyon RE Auburn

3614 Gleneagles Dr, Stockton

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,255 SqFt
With picturesque views of the 2nd hole from the master bedroom, living room, kitchen, and breakfast nook, this Brookside Country Club beauty behind the main gates will impress even the most discerning of tastes. Perfectly oriented for entertaining, this gorgeous home features a full, built-in bar with kegerator and extra refrigeration, a custom built wine cave, separate living room and family room with granite fireplace and large bay window, and
The Mohan Group

1331 Oak Ridge Dr, Colfax

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,148 SqFt
Nestled among the trees in the Sierra Foothills, this cozy townhouse is the perfect place to call home. Sit on the back deck and BBQ in the summer or sip coffee by the fireplace on a cold winter day listening to the rain fall. Minutes from downtown Colfax, a small town from the days of old, where people still wave at you in the street and know your name in the grocery store. The updated kitchen with shaker style cabinets, granite counters and
Lyon RE Auburn

4346 Edison Ave, Sacramento

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,823 SqFt
This New Construction Home offers privacy on a Unique .63 Acre lot among Mature Trees. Cook on Upgraded Appliances while entertaining guests in the Open Floor Plan with soaring 10ft Ceilings. A Huge Kitchen Island comfortably fits Six. Cozy up in front of the Stacked Stone Gas Fireplace with flanking Alder Wood Shelves. Extensive tile work includes Wainscots in bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling tile in showers. Additional Builder Upgrades include
Kassis Investment Company Inc

2509 Borica Way, Sacramento

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,420 SqFt
Come fall in love with, and make an offer on, the ideal family home. This 3 bedroom 2 bath is perfect for the family who loves a quiet neighborhood with front and back yards. Enjoy your summers in the shade on the back covered back patio while you watch the kids play in the spacious back yard. This well kept home also has an insulated garage and granite counter tops in the kitchen. This house hardly looks in at all. Come and see for yourself!!!
Carlile Realty & Lending

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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 January 22nd, 2020 at 8:37am PST.