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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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17500 W Eight Mile Rd, Stockton

70.3M SqFt
With sunset views of Mount Diablo and waterways traversing throughout the Delta and ships passing by as they make their way to the inland Port of Stockton, you pause to take it all in. Venice Island, the greatest secret in the Delta, is a place where simply breathing the fresh air & the touch of the Delta breeze on your face draws you to a place that is a haven for rest and relaxation.
Reni Della Maggiore, Inc.
New
$250,000
 

332 Standiford Ave, Modesto

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 936 SqFt
Professional office zoning. Currently a single family residence. Property is being offers along with 336 Standiford next door. Home is a 2 bedroom 1 bath 936 sqft. Nice home with central heat and air. Buyer should verify use with city. Do not disturb tenant.
Vande Pol Realty
New
$575,000
 

7530 S Forbes, Lincoln

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,700 SqFt
Charming Farm House in the Thermalands! This completely updated home sits on 14.6 acres and boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in just a bit over 1700 sq ft. Irrigation system set up throughout the entire property and NID ditch borders property line, this home is one of the few properties with green pastures that you will find in the middle of summer. Year round pound, chicken coop, detached garage, horse shelter, property is fenced and cross
eXp Realty of California, Inc.
New
$400,000
 

336 Standiford Ave, Modesto

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,548 SqFt
Professional office Zoning. Currently a single family residence with a 30' by 50' Metal shed. Power inside shed. Home is 1548 square feet. 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The home next door is also available. Buyer to confirm all possible uses with the city.
Vande Pol Realty
New
$368,000
 

2249 Mcallister Ln, Riverbank

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,842 SqFt
You won't want to miss out on this home! BEAUTIFULLY maintained by ORIGINAL OWNER 2-story home that is walking distance to a park and close to shopping! This home is CLEAN and WELL CARED for. 4BR/3BA with separate family and living rooms. DOWNSTAIRS 4TH BEDROOM w/ FULL BATHROOM. TILE roof. Tandem 3 CAR GARAGE. UPDATED KITCHEN w/island and breakfast nook area. Dining room area. SPACIOUS and GREAT NATURAL LIGHTING. Master Suite. GREAT location in
HomeSmart PV & Associates
New
$625,000
 

7093 Cinnamon Teal, El Dorado Hills

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,734 SqFt
Terrific family home in the Woodridge community of El Dorado Hills. The LOCATION is fantastic and the home backs to a private GREENBELT and offers views of the hillside beyond. 5 beds, 3 baths, Chef style kitchen, 3-car garage, dining room, bonus room, outdoor deck and a beautiful Pool with trickling waterfall. There is too much to list here. Don't miss the huge side-yard with plenty of room for all of your toys!! NO MELLO ROOS or HOA, family
Swint Real Estate, Inc.
New
$415,000
 

1800 Mansur Ct, Modesto

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,946 SqFt
Location, location, location. Wonderful single story home located in Naraghi Lakes subdivision.Situated in a cul de sac on .22 acres, featuring a built in pool, fenced lawn and still room to store your gardening tools, jet skis, etc. The kitchen is open and bright with lots of natural light, dining bar and eating area. Master bath has Jacuzzi jetted tub and outside access to pool area. Hall bath recently updated with new shower w/tiled
HomeSmart PV & Associates
New
$320,000
 

10380 Alta St, Grass Valley

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,153 SqFt
This delightful home includes a large family room equipped with a wood stove to make for a cozy atmosphere. Additionally, the large basement and additional rooms make for great storage space. Come fall in love the moment you walk through the door. Charming hardwood floors, A 210 SF bonus room not included in the square footage. Amazing backyard - a quiet Sanctuary!
HomeCoin.com
New
$529,900
 

6143 Frost Ridge Way, Rocklin

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,495 SqFt
Pride of ownership shows in this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home. Newer HVAC and hot water heater, downstairs mini suite with full bath, granite countertops, beautiful hardwood floors, new carpet, crown molding, and much more. Huge bonus room with built in cabinets perfect for entertaining and/or kids playroom. Spend your summer evenings hosting family and friends in this gorgeous backyard with covered patio and hot tub. Top rated schools, ideally
Realty One Group Complete
New
$535,000
 

60 S Pacifico St, Mountain House

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,136 SqFt
No Need To Pinch Yourself, This Is Not A Dream! Located in HIGHLY Sought-After Bethany Village, This Beauty Boasts 2136sf, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Formal Dining, Gourmet Kitchen w/ St. Celia Granite Slab Counters & GE Appliances. Satin Nickel Finishings, Water Conserving Faucets, Beautiful Tile Flooring, Berber Carpets and Much Much More! Walking Distance To Bethany School, Park & Dry Creek Walking Trail! NO HOA!!!
California Property Experts
New
$479,900
 

9113 Richborough Way, Elk Grove

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,161 SqFt
Welcome home to Hampton Oak! This gorgeous 2 story home has been tastefully updated and is move-in ready! This beauty features 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, dual entry staircase, and a great backyard with a pool. The modern kitchen has granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. This property offers owned solar panels, plantation shutters and over 2100 sq ft. of space plus a 3 car garage! Its located within walking distance to the recently
eXp Realty of California Inc.
New
$392,000
 

3641 Massimo Cir, Stockton

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,500 SqFt
MAKE THE DREAM OF HOME OWNERSHIP A REALITY! Home is more than where the heart is. It is a place to create a lifetime of memories. This home was built with a floorplan that allows for so much flexibility. Marketed as 4 bedrooms it is 3 with the 4th used as an office. The master bedroom suite has an additional room within the confines of the room itself that can be used as a sitting room, exercise room or more. Come and see, you will be
Allison James Estates & Homes
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 December 12th, 2018 at 7:52pm PST.