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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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7864 Monaldo Walk, Sacramento

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,413 SqFt
Gorgeous single family two story home in gated Villa Terrasa community in Sacramento, built in 2010. This 3 bedrooms & 2.5 baths comes with 1413 sq.ft of living space. Beautiful crown molding throughout living area and master bedroom. You'll love all the natural light, the cozy gas fireplace in the living room, and the private back patio this house offers. This gated community is safe, and has a strong sense of community. Conveniently
Nirvana Realty

430 Railbridge Rd, Oroville

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,840 SqFt
The sunrise and sunset at this home will take your breath away. Perched on-top of a hill with 20 acres surrounding it this manufactured home has so much to offer. Inside you will find a welcoming open concept, an bonus room off of the master suite. On the other end of the home is a junior master suite, two bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Outside there is a chicken coop and a shed.Just off the house is a fully remodeled studio unit with its own bathroom
Intero Showcase

212 Silver Eagle Rd, Sacramento

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,152 SqFt
Check out this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home with a two car garage. It has fresh interior paint, new vanities in both bathrooms. There is tile & vinyl floors throughout. Don't miss the large fenced backyard. Property is easy commute to I-80.
Keller Williams Realty

3701 Colonial Dr 154, Modesto

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 978 SqFt
COMPLETELY REMODELED and MOVE-IN READY! This 2 Bedroom 1 1/2 Bath Condo has Fresh Paint, Vinyl Plank Flooring, New Carpets, Bathrooms feature New Vanities and Shower has Subway Tiles, Kitchen has New Cabinets, Quartz Countertops and New Stainless Steel Appliances. Timberlake is a Gated Community featuring 3 Swimming Pools, Spa, Tennis Court, Racketball Court, Gym, Clubhouse, Beautiful water features and more.
Century 21 MM

8509 Hans Engel Way, Fair Oaks

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,922 SqFt
The front yard is in full bloom and beckons you into this gracious 3 bedroom, 2 bath Fair Oaks home. Double door entry to the spacious living room beautifully lit by a huge skylight. Formal dining to the left with access to the updated kitchen w loads of white cabinets. There's a cozy breakfast room over looking the pool. The family room has a brick fireplace, bookshelves & access to the breakfast bar. Owners added a large sun room that gets
Lyon RE Fair Oaks

18312 Main Street, Jamestown

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,772 SqFt
Built circa 1916, this beautiful historic home is a prime example of a Victorian Bungalow style home from that era. Located on Main Street in Jamestown, the house is secluded behind a tall hedge. Upon entering through the gate, you will see the lovely yard, covered porch, and the original entry door. This 1772 square foot house has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a spacious living room, 2 wood-burning stoves and central heat and air. The 10 foot high
Coldwell Banker Segerstrom

1309 Puebla Way, Roseville

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,167 SqFt
Nicely remodeled home with open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. Updated kitchen overlooking family room, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. Laminate flooring throughout the house. Updated bathrooms. Low maintenance front and back yard. Close to shopping, parks, schools, dining.
Aegis Real Estate Services, Inc.

8560 Amares Cir, Elk Grove

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,972 SqFt
Thousands spent in upgrades throughout this gorgeous practically new SINGLE STORY home. Quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, extended kitchen cabinets, plantation shutters, beautiful wall treatments, Nest thermostat, crown molding, ceiling fans and more! Nice open layout includes light filled family room, stunning formal dining room with chandelier, split bedrooms; 2 beds with Jack & Jill bath on one side of home, Master Suite
United Realty Partners

2536 Sugar Creek Ln, Manteca

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,910 SqFt
Gorgeous model-like home with a brand new pool and spa! Perfect corner lot location on the greenbelt walking trail, with no rear neighbors and vineyard views from your master bedroom balcony! 5 beds 3 full baths with a bedroom and full bath downstairs. Owned Solar System built into roof tiles (no lease no loan!). Comfortable living & ideal for entertaining: Eye catching two-story ceiling in living room crowned with windows for abundant
Travis Barham, Broker

6711 Kilconnell Dr, Elk Grove

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,800 SqFt
LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE in this pristine 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. A beautifully landscaped, true backyard oasis, with majestic pool are waiting for you! Located in the sought after neighborhood of Foulks Ranch boasting beautiful parks, recreational facilities and the highly desirable Elk Grove School District. Walking distance to Laguna Creek Racquet Club with Golden Nugget grocery, Costco, Trader Joe's and Kohl's shopping centers nearby.
Allison James Estates & Homes

10402 Big Oak Cir, Stockton

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,641 SqFt
Spacious yet cozy, two story home within North Stockton. Four bedrooms, three baths and a three car garage. Lodi Unified School district. Perfect home for family gatherings.
Stockton Real Estate Group

4549 Margaret Adele Lane, Tracy

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,979 SqFt
This gorgeous home is perfect for multi-generational living and features an in-home suite with a private entrance, one bedroom, kitchenette, and its own living room and private bath with walk-in shower. There are two bedrooms and two full bathrooms in the main part of the home. Fall in love with the dramatic 12' ceilings in the spacious great room, an Outdoor Room perfect for backyard activities and an array of upgrades throughout such as dark
Woodside Homes of N CA Inc

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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 April 5th, 2020 at 6:21pm PDT.