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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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3301 N Park 211, Sacramento

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,092 SqFt
Hampton Village in Sacramento! Gorgeous unit with beautiful updated features like granite counters, dual sinks in master suite, vaulted ceilings, master balcony, and attached 2 car garage. Minutes to downtown and airport. Close to schools,transportation, and shopping.
Move Realty

50 Regency Park Cir 1102, Sacramento

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,303 SqFt
Beautiful Regency Park condo, looks like a model home. Check out your new home! Granite counter tops, tile backsplash, tile floor in the kitchen. Spacious master bath with granite countertops. Plus..a walk-in closet. Ceiling fans, dual pane windows. Additional storage closet underneath the stairs. Tandem 2 car garage. Updated appliances in the kitchen! A must see!!!
Lyon RE Natomas

6365 Fall River Way, Sacramento

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,032 SqFt
Great Corner lot beauty! New interior and exterior paint (2018), upgraded metal roof, new carpet (2018), granite counters in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, Newer HVAC unit, recess lighting has energy efficient LED bulbs, New framed mirror in 1/2 bath, new CO2 detectors (2019), new smoke detectors with 10 year battery life (2018), rear patio and deck. Great home for entertaining. This is a must see.
Real Estate America

2282 Primrose Ln, Lincoln

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,493 SqFt
Lincoln Luxury! Immaculate 3 Bedroom 2 Bath in Quiet Lincoln Neighborhood! Charming front porch! Large Great room with gas fireplace and high ceilings! Beautiful Laminate wood floors! Gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets, Corian counters, Large center island & Gas range! Spacious master suite with walk in closet and exterior Access! Elegant master bath with walk in shower & dual sinks! Led lighting throughout! Large private backyard with
Lyon RE Roseville

2900 Bergamo Way, Sacramento

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,744 SqFt
Lovely home is situated on a quiet corner lot just across the street from a park. This home features beautiful high pressure laminate flooring, a cozy gas fireplace in the large family room, a dining area off the kitchen, indoor laundry room with both gas and electric hook ups and an attached 2 car garage. The bright kitchen features Corian style counter tops, a center island, tons of cabinets and lots of counter space. The master suite has a
Redfin Corporation

3408 Mckinley Village Way Way, Sacramento

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,426 SqFt
Come be a part of the McKinley Village lifestyle in this newly constructed California Cottage by the award winning New Home Company! This home features the Carriage Unit option with separate entrance above the garage. This 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom includes designer selected upgrades, white shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, hardwood flooring and more! This home is conveniently located close to several parks and Clubhouse featuring a, Jr Olympic
The New Home Company

2755 N Walnut Rd 140, Turlock

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,736 SqFt
Gated Senior Community..55 & Older. Approx. 1736sf with 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. Built in 1990. These items have been replaced in the last 10 years...all Flooring , Paint, Roof, Fixtures, Water heater, and Appliances. It has a den, formal dining area, and a living area. The Backyard Connects to the Club House and Pool. Big 2 Car Garage, Good Size Patio, and Backyard. It's a really nice property!
Century 21 MM

5241 Degas Way, El Dorado Hills

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,600 SqFt
Charming and spacious single story in sought after Serrano Country Club community. Located behind guarded gates, this lovely residence features a generously sized great room with gas fireplace between glass shelving and cabinetry. The bright and open chef's kitchen boasts large granite island with sink and bar seating, 5 burner gas stove, oven and microwave, walk-in pantry, a cozy breakfast nook and opens to the back patio with easy care
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

2625 Palo Vista Way, Rancho Cordova

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,511 SqFt
Spacious home with beautiful, refinished hardwood floors and so much storage throughout! The large sunroom makes for a great additional living space. Stainless steel appliances in the kitchen as well as indoor laundry and a new roof. Don't miss this one!
Purplebricks Realty Inc.

1806 Del Rio Dr, Stockton

3 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,013 SqFt
Charming Bungalow Style Home! Very open with lots of windows and lots of natural light, Beautiful tile flooring and laminate wood flooring, neutral colors throughout, spacious living room with cozy brick fireplace, nice size kitchen, roomy bedrooms, large back yard with covered patio. Close to schools, shopping and UOP. Great for first time homebuyer or investor!!
Home Buyers Realty

3339 W Euclid Ave, Stockton

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,428 SqFt
Come see this amazing opportunity for a spectacular house at a great price! This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is on a spacious lot with a sizable backyard that any entertainer could ask for. It sits in a very convenient location that is perfect for commuting, being close to freeway entrances, restaurants, and more. It is minutes to the park, shopping malls, and schools, so you won't want to miss out! With your personal touch and TLC, make it
Maxim Properties

16239 D St, Meridian

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 762 SqFt
Fixer upper in Meridian! This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home was previously remodeled in 2009 per Sutter County Assessor, permit #29306. Lots of potential. Cash only.
Helm Properties

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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 February 22nd, 2019 at 4:36pm PST.