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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.

Property & Homes for Sale in Placer County, California

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$335,000
 

183 Mesa De Oro, Sutter Creek

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,486 SqFt
Stunning, wood built, 3 bedroom +office, single story home in the Mesa de Oro 55+ community of Sutter Hill. This immaculate home comes with appliances and furnishings!* Updates and custom features throughout. Auto touch faucet, Frigidaire appliances, granite counters, blinds encased in glass, low threshold updated shower for easy entry, ramp access, and so much more.
Coldwell Banker Residential Br
New
$439,000
 

166 Southgate Rd, Sacramento

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,994 SqFt
COTTAGE STYLE HOME IN BEAUTIFUL WOODLAKE COMMUNITY.INTERIOR OF HOUSE NEEDS TLC, MOSTLY FLOORS AND PAINT. VERY LARGE 17x50 GREAT ROOM WITH UPSTAIR LOFT VISABLE. ATTIC AREA PANELED WITH 3 ROOMS AND UNIQUE ROOF TOP DECK WITH STAIRS LEADING TO BACK YARD. THE HOME HAS 8 ROOMS BESIDES THE LIVING, DINING AND KITCHEN AREAS. IT OFFER POSSIBILITIES FOR OFFICE, GAME, OR BEDROOMS. A STORAGE SHED WAS BUILT ON TO THE REAR OF THE GREAT ROOM WITH INSIDE ACCESS.
Joseph Ehly Real Estate Broker
New
$419,900
 

3705 Esplanade Cir, Folsom

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,747 SqFt
CLICK THE VIRTUAL TOUR LINK TO TAKE THE 3D VIRTUAL-REALITY TOUR AND SEE EVERY INCH OF THIS HOME NOW! Move your family in before Christmas! Features large picture windows and a spacious rear patio, with AMAZING VIEWS of the seasonal pond, Empire Ranch Golf course and the oak-studded panorama of El Dorado Hills. HIGHLY UPGRADED & BEAUTIFUL! Has 2 bedrooms and 2 other rooms that could be turned into bedrooms. Attends Folsom Hills Elementary and
Brokers Inc.
New
$250,000
 

13121314 E Poplar St, Stockton

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 765 SqFt
Two homes on one lot. 1312 is a stand alone 1 bedroom, 1 bath home. Seller has completely renovated interior of 1314, not 1312. Insulation and new sheet rock was installed on interior walls facing exterior. Newly painted. Exterior paint to be finished by 11/24/17. Updated electrical, plumbing and lighting. Beautiful granite counters, glass tile back splash, new cabinets, new free standing range. New water conserving plumbing fixtures.
Riggs & Associates, Inc.
New
$1,395,000
 

7407 River Nine Dr, Modesto

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,770 SqFt
Located in the popular gated Del Rio community, River Nine. Stunning 2 story, all bedrooms are upstairs, large den/bonus room downstairs with a murphy bed could serve as the fourth bedroom. Spacious plan, hardwood and slate floors, granite/stainless steel gourmet kitchen, large formal dining room and living room with crown molding. Large master suite, wonderful views from all windows. Large beautiful yard, bluff lot, pool with automatic cover,
PMZ Real Estate
New
$289,900
 

2914 Horn Bram Ct, Stockton

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,350 SqFt
Great Starter Home. 3 Bedroom 2 Bath. New Carpet In Bedrooms. Gas Fireplace In Living Room. Lots of Oak Cabinets. Tile Flooring in Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Hall and Bathrooms. Tile Kitchen Counters & Island. Large Master Bedroom with walk-in closet. Central Heat & Air. Dual Pane Windows. Back Patio with gazebo.
Avenue Realty
New
$199,900
 

3531 41st St, Sacramento

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 937 SqFt
Affordable, turn-key, lovely bungalow in the dynamic and evolving community of Oak Park. This home features dazzling restored original hardwood floors, updated tile, fresh paint and ceiling fans throughout. Come and see the generous walk-in closets, ample backyard, extra-long driveway and convenient in house laundry room. The property also features a detached garage that could be a great workshop. This beautiful gem is priced to sell and won't
Key 2 Key Inc
New
$949,985
 

3600 Fern Ct, Rescue

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,665 SqFt
BREATHTAKING FOLSOM LAKE & VALLEY VIEWS! The PERFECT lives-like-a-single-story home that you have been waiting for! Indoor/Outdoor living at its finest with a Custom Courtyard, Built-In BBQ, Pool, Hot tub, Outdoor Fireplace, Gourmet Kitchen, Optional 2nd Master/Game Room/Office, Majestic Rock Outcroppings, Raised Garden Beds, & He/She Shed or artist studio! Ultra-private,10-acre sanctuary only 35 minutes to Sacramento & 15 minutes to
Navigate Realty
New
$195,500
 

2451 John St, Stockton

3 Beds, 1 Bath, 960 SqFt
Welcome to this cozy and updated home that will accommodate a family starting out, downsizing or as an investment opportunity. Must see to appreciate all the updates that will make you fall in love with this home and spacious yard for all your recreation vehicles. Back yard has Alley access. Room for RV parking or additions!
McKeever Real Estate
New
$157,500
 

160 Lee Rd, Nicolaus

121k SqFt
Imagine your dream home on this beautiful 2.77AC lot located directly across from River Oaks Golf Course. The street is lined with large custom homes but surrounded by orchards and farm ground so you get a country setting with lots of amenities, including golf course, river access and boat launch just minutes away. Easy access to HWY 99 makes for approximately 20 minute commute to Sacramento or Yuba City. Come see for yourself the stunning views
Providence Properties
New
$495,000
 

4446 Fall Lane, Oakley

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,852 SqFt
Beautiful 2 story home Laminate flooring & updated color scheme throughout. Spacious open floor plan, private rear yard, close to shopping & freeway access! Great home with a great price!
Keller Williams Realty
New
$479,000
 

457 N Estes Way, Mountain House

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,730 SqFt
This one won't last!-Altamont Village home-Spacious and light filled Living Room with media niche, built-in speakers, and gas burning fireplace-Updated Kitchen with granite counter tops, gas stove top, built-in oven and microwave, pantry cabinet, large island/breakfast bar, recessed lighting, and tile flooring-Oversized Master Bedroom with large walk-in closet-Master Bathroom with dual sinks, soaking tub, separate shower, and recessed
Coldwell Banker Res. Broker
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 November 23rd, 2017 at 3:05am PST.