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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.

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

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4533 Cartina Way, El Dorado Hills

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,996 SqFt
One of the best floor plans in Serrano! This bright open home features vaulted ceilings, allowing for plenty of natural light. The master bedroom & bath are conveniently situated downstairs, as well as an additional office/ optional bedroom. Beautiful wood flooring. Updated kitchen with stunning quartz countertops and plenty of storage space with many cabinets and a large pantry. Upstairs offers three large bedrooms as well as a great loft
Keller Williams Realty EDH

124 Visalia Ct, Stockton

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,457 SqFt
Claim the unique charms of this welcoming single story home! 3-4bedroom, 2 baths. Vaulted ceilings, indoor laundry room. Classic hospitality with a 400 sqft patio and lots of pride. Home under construction.
Coldwell Banker Castle Real Estate

120 Visalia Ct, Stockton

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,457 SqFt
Enjoy the offerings in this welcoming 3-4 bedroom residence. Inviting home providing pleasant living. 2 baths. There are no washday blues here, thanks to the inside laundry room. Notice an added touch that tops them all, the splendid vaulted ceilings. You are sure to find this home very appealing, with many comforts such as freeway accessibility and extras like a 400sqft patio! Under construction.
Coldwell Banker Castle Real Estate

5529 Millhouse Pl, Sacramento

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,351 SqFt
Charming three bedroom two bath (skylights in both), spacious 1351 square foot halfplex on very large cul-de-sac lot. Newer roof, central heat/air, easy freeway access and close to amenities.
Gold Nugget Realty

1617 Maplewood Dr, Modesto

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,480 SqFt
Nice home in lovely neighborhood. It offers endless possibilities. This sweet home offers a large living room plus separate family room with fireplace. The home has 3 spacious bedrooms and the master features a walk-in closet. The home is very near the freeway, schools and shopping. With a little TLC, you can make this home really shine and be proud to own it. Don't miss seeing this one!
PMZ Real Estate

6935 Romanzo Way, Elk Grove

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,449 SqFt
Newly remodel one story house features three bedrooms and two full bath two car garage. Freshly paint exterior and interior, new laminated wood floor thru out, new counter top, new kitchen sink, new range/oven.
Ming Realty

3238 Murchison Way, Carmichael

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,065 SqFt
This 1-story 4 bedroom, 3 bath Carmichael home has beautiful traditional features! The home offers two fireplaces to create a warm ambiance throughout the home and during the chilly months ahead, one banked by a lovely built-in lit bookcases in the formal living room and the other in the family room surrounded by traditional brick. The large kitchen is nicely designed with custom cabinetry and a sub-zero built-in refrigerator and storage
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

6841 Black Duck Way, Sacramento

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 816 SqFt
Cute 2 bedroom 1 bath in established neighborhood. House is in need of repairs and updating. Great investor opportunity. Close to schools and shopping. Easy access to I-80.
Realty ONE Group Complete

2531 Sugar Creek Ln, Manteca

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,507 SqFt
Opportunity awaits with this awesome five bedroom home with just over 3500 square feet of comforatable living space featuring a formal living/dining room area, a separate family room, a large kitchen with granite counters including an island and breakfast nook. There is one bedroom and a full bathroom located on the first floor. As you go upstairs you will find a very large loft/lounge area, laundry room, a full bathroom, plus the remaining
Keller Williams Realty

1362 El Cajon Ln, Los Banos

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,816 SqFt
Great 2 Story Home located in the Saint Francis Estates Subdivision .The interior was recently painted with newer tile flooring added, Double pane windows, Newer kitchen counter tops Etc. Family room with brick fireplace. Formal living/dining combo, family rm w/fireplace, A/C unit. Concrete patio and decking with an inground pool and spa. RV / Boat parking along side the house..Must see to appreciate.!
Intero Real Estate Services

1240 Fawn Lily Dr, Patterson

5 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,293 SqFt
Beautiful One story home built in 2018! Expansive open floorplan stretching from the front door to the oversized back slider, leading to your very own built in FIRE PIT! Free form concrete patio leading all the way around to garage side access. Pad for Hot Tub and Wiring!! Have plenty of room for entertaining and big family gatherings. Low maintenance front yard with auto watering and a short walk to the park and Volley Ball sand pit.. 3 minuets
Lifestyle Realty

1711 Duncan Dr, Tracy

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,422 SqFt
Stunning complete makeover on this well located 4 bedroom home in established quality neighorhood. Attention to detail thruout including new custom kitchen and bath cabinets, granite counters and vanities, stainless appliances, new dual pane windows, new roof and gutters, HVAC, floors, fixtures, the list goes on and on. Entertain in style on the newly built wood deck and large rear yard. Nearly new Tuff shed with loft in rear makes for an ideal
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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 December 7th, 2019 at 8:21am PST.