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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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821 Reo Ln, Douglas City

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 924 SqFt
This wonderful little 924 sf. Mfg. home sits on 1.48 acres with Trinity River frontage. It has a master suite with a second bedroom and full bath. Nice size living room and kitchen. The home is open and bright with plenty of windows to see the amazing views outside. The front yard has a very nice green lawn and just a few hundred feet away you have your own frontage of the Trinity River. Don't miss out on this opportunity!! Call today..This is a
Big Valley Properties

608 Dante Cir, Roseville

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,681 SqFt
Wonderful move in ready home close to shopping and transportation. Family room with fireplace and built-in is open to the kitchen. Dark laminate flooring throughout the main level living space. Slider to the private outdoor patio. Bedroom and full bath on the main level. Upstairs loft or possible 4th bedroom. Master suite with walk in closet, double sinks, and separate bath.
Granite Bay Properties

6161 Monitor Road, El Dorado

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,854 SqFt
Level land fenced & cross-fenced w/huge parking area in front of three car garage. One section of the garage is set up for a shop w/sheet rock insulated plus 4 ton evaporator cooler and 50amp power-outside 90psi water throughout. Inside the home offers flexible open floor plan w/the living area 25x17, dining area 11x10 two bedrooms, family bath plus master has two sections 13x14 for sleeping area 14x12 bonus area. There's a covered patio
Pride Realty 01

20140 Panoz Rd, Patterson

2,601 SqFt
Union Street Realty

816 Bowen Ave, Modesto

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,318 SqFt
Move in ready, clean single story with Great Floor Plan that flows throughout; Ready for preparing your Thanksgiving dinner with use of 2 ovens in this kitchen! Serene back-yard with covered rear yard patio and newly added concrete pad, great for outdoor entertaining. Possible Boat/RV parking from rear yard access. Close to Schools and Shopping.
PMZ Real Estate

14384 N Vintage Rd, Lodi

858k SqFt
Extremely rare 19.7 acre parcel of Cherries in one of Lodi's finest areas. Early and Late Garnets. Great soil. Enjoy the tax advantages of Orchard ownership. Perfect building site.
Bokides-Hesseltin Real Estate

7748 S Oak Way, Sacramento

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,357 SqFt
Sophistication & style is now available! This luxurious home nestled in the desired pocket area features: 4 bd,4 baths, gorgeous landscaping, a 3 car garage, an intercom system, swimming pool & hot tub, a house vacuuming system, a full bar, a huge loft, a steam room, & a balcony overlooking the well manicured back yard. Although everything is functional, the bathrooms and kitchen are all original and in need of updating! This is a 1
Lyon RE Downtown

5786 Alicia Ave, Olivehurst

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,000 SqFt
Well taken care of home with new windows, bathroom sink, garbage disposal, new wall AC unit, mature fruit trees in backyard, close to Cedar Lane Elementary School. Possible RV parking. Must see to appreciate!!!
RE/MAX Gold Yuba City

5768 Beadnell Way, Sacramento

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,725 SqFt
This absolutely gorgeous home is now available. Features: 4bd/2bth, beautiful flooring, and an upgraded kitchen with recess lighting. A little light work is needed, but this property is ready and won't last long! Come and see today!!
Lyon RE Downtown

22072209 Paul Ave, Sacramento

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,890 SqFt
DON'T MISS THIS ONE! A GREAT OPPORTUNITY to own a property with TWO postal addresses and TWO Houses! SOOO much potential, incl. large outbuilding at end of extended driveway for possible garage, storage, or workshop. YES, there's still room for a pool! Approved use (Duplex, 2 units in any combination) on approx. 10,019 sq. ft. (.23a) lot is becoming harder to find in this area. Located at the end of the street with Fruit and Shade trees. Perfect
California Realty Partners

7340 Rutherford Way, North Highlands

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,320 SqFt
Come and see this lovely home in Larchmont Village! This 4 bedroom 2 bath home features 1,320 square feet, 2 car garage, large lot with mature trees and landscaping! Enjoy your own Koy Pond and large covered patio perfect for entertaining! Lots to do close by Sierra View School is less than a block away, Cherry Island Golf course, Gibson Ranch etc. Come take a look before it's gone!
Realty One Group Complete

2721 Pyramid Ave, Ceres

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,152 SqFt
PMZ Real Estate

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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 September 25th, 2017 at 3:08pm PDT.