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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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$235,900
 

602 Woodside Sierra 2, Sacramento

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 967 SqFt
Beautifully Updated, Energy Effecient, & Immaculate 2 bed, 2 B bath, upstairs condo unit in the highly sought after Woodside gated community with one of the best home owners associations in the city of Sacramento.. The seller spared no expense at completing this unit, there is too many renovations to list, this Condo is a must see! Seller updates include Brand New HVAC unit, increased wall insulation, updated wall texture and paint, high
Keller Williams Realty
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$39,000
 

5791 Monteclaire, Marysville

15.7k SqFt
Nice sized lot at a great price! Only $42,500 for over 1/3 of an acre. Sewer and water, Electricity connections available. Lot ready to build on or move in mobile home. Lot is located between 5787 Montclair Ave. and 5795 Montclair Ave.
HomeSmart ICARE Realty
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$319,950
 

1607 Mariposa Way, Lodi

3 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,360 SqFt
Absolutely adorable well maintained home in a quiet neighborhood in an excellent location. This home has been cared for over the years and it shows with gleaming wood floors newer roof, newer interior and exterior paint, large backyard and located close to schools, shopping and parks. Quick walk to Lodi Lake, Gym, Starbucks you name it. This home would fit anybody, first time buyer, downsizing, investment property. This home is clean, clean,
Manguso Realty
New
$220,000
 

12298 Kimberly Rd, Marysville

436k SqFt
PERMITS ARE PULLED!! Septic, Well, Electric have all been installed. Here's your opportunity to own and build on 10 acres with spectacular views of Paynes Peak and the Sutter Buttes. Building pad is ready for either a Manufactured Home or a Custom Home. Permits are already pulled for approx. 3100 sf home, 3 car detached garage and horse barn. Septic, well & electric are already in place. Seller has 2800 ft of BVID water piped underground for
Providence Properties
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$389,000
 

5327 Elgin Hills Way, Antelope

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,734 SqFt
Spacious 4 bedroom, 2 bath home on corner lot in desirable neighborhood. Walking distance to Middle School and public park. Close to shopping and restaurants.
eXp Realty of California Inc.
New
$689,000
 

120 Minners Way, Sonora

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,453 SqFt
Tuscan style home. Within walking distance to down town Sonora and close to Sonora Hospital. Located in a quite country setting, this elaborately appointed home features 12 ft. high beam ceilings, travertine floors, gorgeous gourmet kitchen featuring Alder-wood cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Beautiful master bedroom with elegant master bath. Expansive concrete drive way and walk ways. One of the few new homes
Faira.com Corp
New
$1,200,000
 

523 Root Rd, Modesto

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,495 SqFt
Great Property, country living ranchette. This 9.25 Acre property includes 2002 build custom home with 5 bedrooms 3 full bath with a huge master bedroom, formal dinning and living room with a gated entry. 7 acres of almonds (butte padre) nuts are 11 years old with MID irrigation and Micro-system well. Gazebo, storage shed, many fruit trees and many more. Solar lease is transferable.
Powerhouse Realty
New
$329,000
 

3918 Avante Way, Sacramento

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,280 SqFt
Beautifully updated property with New Roof, New Windows, New Water Heater & Central Air, remodeled bathrooms, kitchen, cabinets, and more. All clean and cozy, and ready for move-in.
eXp Realty of California Inc.
New
$275,000
 

9321 Dunwood Dr, Stockton

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,538 SqFt
Move in Ready, 3 bedroom 2 bath, fully updated, New Kitchen, floors, paint and much more. Large family room is a plus! Corner lot with RV Access. Large backyard with Shed. A must see.
California Community Realty
New
$419,000
 

5040 Reservoir Rd, Georgetown

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,200 SqFt
Country living among some of the areas most sought-after endurance trails. Fully equipped equestrian property with 8+ stalls, 3 pastures, large arena, round pen, hay barn, insulated tack room and automatic waterers. The cozy and clean 2 bedroom 2 bath + office/bonus room boasts a welcoming covered patio for morning coffee & a quaint covered back porch for evenings sipping sweet tea. 10 gently rolling acres covered in lush grass, a variety of
Intero Real Estate Services
New
$435,000
 

10300 Stoecker Way, Elk Grove

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,826 SqFt
Beautiful large single story home with a large corner lot. This home has been meticulously maintained and shows pride of ownership. Open floorplan and large landscaped yard with uplighting for those spring/ summer evenings. Will go fast!!
eXp Realty of California Inc.
New
$525,000
 

250 Portico Ln, Tracy

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,396 SqFt
Beautiful four bedrooms, three baths home nestled in San Marco subdivision. Living room with high ceilings, formal dining area, and intimate family room with raised cozy fireplace. Bright open kitchen with granite countertops, center island, gas cooktop, stainless steel appliances and stylish cabinetry. Extended raised dining bar, breakfast nook and plenty of storage. Inviting layout includes downstairs bedroom, upstairs laundry with cabinets,
Grupe 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 April 22nd, 2019 at 11:07pm PDT.