If you’re the type of family that enjoys a trip to a big city like Sacramento for entertainment and shopping but don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle, Granite Bay, CA homes for sale may be your ideal spot. This pleasantly small but comfortably modern suburb offers an ideal lifestyle in the eastern part of the Sacramento Valley, just below the Sierras.
The latest 2010 United States Census reported a population of 20,402, and that indicates a small-town communal feeling in a total area of 21.6 square miles, with 21.5 square miles of it land.
Real Estate Values
Although Zillow reports that the median home value is $673,000, current listings range up to a luxurious $12 million. Gorgeous custom homes in the popular styles of Spanish, Tudor, contemporary and modern can be found on expansive lots with lovely landscaping and in private gated enclaves. Luxuries include swimming pools, outdoor kitchens, and even private access to surrounding trails.
Home values have increased 3.4 percent this past year, and experts predict that they will increase 2.2 percent this coming year.
The Eureka Union School District provides K-8, and it feeds into Granite Bay High School. This is one of the state’s highest performing districts, and is one of the few school districts in California with its own parent-sponsored educational foundation.
Outdoor Recreational Activities
With its Mediterranean climate characterized by hot and dry summers and cool and wet winters, there are excellent opportunities for recreation all year long. The area features seven stables for equestrian activities. There is fishing and boating on Folsom Lake, golfing with access to several spectacular courses and ranges, tennis at the Granite Bay Tennis Club or at one of four other racquet clubs, and much more.
Start your search today. Browse our current listings of Granite Bay, CA homes for sale or contact Shaun Alston, the top Sacramento area realtor, at (916) 698-4646!