There is so much to appreciate about Granite Bay neighborhoods. They offer a wonderful array of high-quality lifestyle opportunities for home buyers who love tranquility and open space. Along with many modern amenities, they also provide a gorgeous natural landscape decorated with lakes, streams, rolling hills, and abundant wildlife.
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You will find many custom homes brimming with sophisticated architectural detail. Roseville lies to the west and Folsom Lake to the east of Granite Bay, with a population of 20,402 people as of the 2010 census. However, as of November 2017, the median home value was relatively high at $737,200.
Top Neighborhood Picks
If this looks like the place for you, we've picked out some of the top neighborhoods to check out that you don't want to miss:
1. Ashley Woods
Ashley Woods makes you feel welcome with its tranquil streets and lush sun-soaked vegetation. The 250 homes that compose it sit safely behind four gated entrances. Moderate HOA fees cover maintenance of common areas, roads, and grounds.
Parents will be happy to know that it sits close to the Eureka School District, which is know for its high performing students and excellent educational standards. You can visit the Granite Bay Golf Club just two miles away, making it an ideal neighborhood for golf lovers.
The Cavitt Stallman neighborhood includes relatively affordable fixer uppers alongside updated luxury homes. Although the fixer uppers need considerable work, the price is right and the location is hard to beat! These home options make it a great neighborhood option for those looking to plant roots in Granite Bay without breaking the bank.
Conversely, those looking for move-in ready homes will find great options as well. These homes boast nice features like extra rooms, large master bedrooms, oversized lots, sprawling yards, and multi-car garages. While the fixer uppers start around $500,000, renovated homes list for well above $1,000,000, making it a unique neighborhood worth considering.
Douglas Ranch is one of Granite Bay's more impressive neighborhoods with its 98 custom-built homes full of rustic charm. Residences sit on extra large lots, typically consisting of multiple acres. Additionally, they feature a large numbers of bedrooms, multi-car garages, private pools, meticulously maintained yards, and impressive architectural detail.
Prices go well into the millions and inventory remains low throughout the year. So keep your eyes peeled for homes for sale in the Douglas Ranch neighborhood.
Eastridge is a non-gated community built in the 1990's that technically falls under the jurisdiction of Roseville. This means residents benefit from Roseville amenities while maintaining a Granite Bay address.
Homes here are comparably more affordable, with the lowest prices in the mid to high $700,000 range. They are not only affordable for Granite Bay, but also very spacious. Most include 4-5 bedrooms with open floor plans, high ceilings, and ample outdoor space.
The Folsom Lake estates feature sprawling ranch and contemporary style single family homes. Most were built between 1974 and 2005, including 3 to 6 bedrooms and 2 to 5 bathrooms. Square footage tends to be high, with larger homes reaching over 7,000 square feet.
Prices range from the mid $700,000 rabge to well above $2,000,000. Residents benefit from close proximity to Folsom Lake and all the recreational activities it offers. Other features of this Granite Bay neighborhood include tennis courts, playgrounds, a private park, and extensive hiking trails.
Gibson Place is a small and tranquil street that cuts off at the west end, giving the neighborhood a private, secluded feel. It's perfect for those who prefer to live off the beaten path in a place that feels like its own little world. However, there are plenty of nearby restaurant options like Hawks, Pullman Kitchen & Catering, and Source Global Tapas Resturant when you feel like treating yourself to dinner.
Real estate here consists of single family homes, many of them on large lots with plenty of space for improvements like swimming pools, sporting courts, gardens, and more. Nearby schools include Greenhills Elementary and Eureka Elementary.
This gated community just east of Folsom Lake features 79 homes amidst beautiful rolling green hills. Its homes are uniquely styled, surrounded by stately oak trees, granite outcroppings, and land rich with wildlife. With Sacramento just 20 miles east and Lake Tahoe 90 miles east, it's an ideal location for outdoor lovers.
At its center is a sprawling community park thriving with activity. It includes tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, and plenty of open space to exercise and play.
Grosvenor Downs is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Granite Bay due to its relatively affordable prices. It's a peaceful non-gated neighborhood with contemporary and ranch style single-family homes built between 1988 and 1992. Most average three to five bedrooms and two to four bathrooms, with square footage averaging 3,400.
Its central location places residents within easy reach of various dining, shopping, and outdoor recreation options.
By any measure, Hidden Lakes Estates is an incredible place to call home. Residents experience a tranquil and rural lifestyle with all of the amenities that come from a city nearby. Sacramento lies 25 miles to the west and Roseville is just 6 miles away in the same direction.
While the first homes were built in 1977, most were completed by 1990. Most homes are custom built and sit on very spacious lots. You can expect an abundance of oak trees, blue oak trees, granite outcroppings, two small lakes, and a 4-acre open space to explore.
Hillsborough is a gated community that includes moderately priced custom and semi-custom built homes. However, residents still enjoy very similar amenities to their neighbors in more high priced subdivisions.
Safe, quiet streets and high-performing schools make it an ideal place for families. Notably, a Montessori school lies within walking distance of most residences.
11. Los Lagos
This gated community provides residents with a private, serene lifestyle and some of the most desirable luxury real estate in Granite Bay. The total number is homes is approximately 350.
Residents enjoy diverse amenities that include a private walking trail to Folsom Lake, small private lakes, and a meticulously maintained recreational park. Furthermore, it features the Los Lagos Equestrian center, various golf courses, and nearby popular shopping centers like The Fountains and the Galleria.
12. Olive Ranch
Olive Ranch is a quiet neighborhood featuring various styles of single family homes. It's a great area for those who enjoy rural settings. Amenities include high ceilings, open floor plans, granite counters, custom cabinetry, high quality finishes, and large master suites. Notably, there are no HOA's or Mello Roos.
But despite its laid back ambiance, it is still surrounded by million dollar gated estates. There are newer homes alongside homes in need of updates and renovations, creating a diverse selection of homes in the area.
13. Princeton Reach
Here you will find a more affluent neighborhood with well established homes. It's one of the Granite Bay's smaller communities, full of expansive homes on sprawling lots. Most home here were built within the last thirty years, so most remain in relatively good structural condition.
Typical home features include a large number of bedrooms and bathrooms, large kitchens, majestic fireplaces, beautiful views, hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, swimming pools, and meticulously landscaped gardens - leaving plenty of room for the whole family!
This subdivision consists of 87 single family homes on large lots starting just under an acre. It sits 25 miles east of Sacramento and west of Lake Tahoe. Folsom Lake is a five minute drive away! Perfect for those hot summer months.
Unique homes sit in a park-like environment lush with trees and other vegetation. A culturally rich community engages residents with various social events like an annual BBQs, easter egg hunts, and ladies ornament exchanges. It's ideal for anyone seeking a friendly and active neighborhood.
15. Sherwood Forest
Sherwood Forest is a small 112 resident neighborhood featuring well maintained single family homes. Tree lined driveways and roads give the neighborhood a private feel. It's located off of Auburn Folsom Road and includes Cedar Oaks Drive and Robin Hood Way.
The average age in Sherwood Forest is 50 years old, with 96% homeowners. Homes boast an impressive array of attractive features like updated kitchens, pristine swimming pools, plenty of space, and multi-car garages.
Silverwood is a prestigious gated neighborhood consisting of North, East, and West subdivisions. Homes range from upscale to luxury with impressive estates on enormous lots. Typical amenities include large open floor plans, enormous kitchens, ample outdoor space, and much more.
Parents love its proximity to schools in the renowned Eureka and Roseville school districts. There are only about 50 homes with prices ranging from mid $800,000 to upwards of $1,000,000. When it comes to luxurious Granite Bay neighborhoods, Silverwood is certainly one to consider.
The Residences at Granite Bay Golf Club is a small and exclusive Granite Bay neighborhood off of Golf Club Drive. This gated community features amazing custom homes in various ranch, country, and modern styles.
With the Granite Bay Golf Club next door, it's an ideal neighborhood for golf lovers. The golf club, among Sacramento's best, is ideally situated among granite outcroppings, stately oaks, and natural lakes. Its championship golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Kyle Phillips, offers a fantastic golf experience.
Most of these homes list for over $1,000,000, and tend to sell fairly quickly, so act quickly and contact us if you find a home you love!
The Residences at Greyhawk is among Granite Bay's most desirable gated neighborhoods. Custom homes in this coveted community exhibit a modern feel, both in terms of construction and overall design. Only 21 homesites are available, adding to the area's exclusive ambiance.
These homes range from 2,500 square feet to over 3,000. Architectural styles include Spanish and Italian, with attractive amenities like open floor plans, large master suites, three car garages, energy efficient design, and California rooms for entertaining guests. Prices start around $700,000, with the most expensive homes selling for over $1,000,000.
19. Treelake Village
Located toward the center of Granite Bay, Treelake Village is a fantastic place to call home. Even more so for outdoor lovers, as it hosts one of the best nature trails in the area. It runs along the border of East Roseville Parkway, making it highly scenic.
Additionally, homeowners get to enjoy a private lake and private park, Treelake Village Park. On weekends, the park comes alive with families and sporting events. Granite Bay High School and Granite Bay Golf Course are within walking distance for all residents.
Wedgewood is one of the most distinguished gated communities in Granite Bay. The close knit population of 1,100 enjoy an array of amenities, including proximity to Folsom Lake, a neighborhood park, winding nature trails, open wetlands, and the Granite Bay Golf Course.
Homes dazzle among treelined streets and scenic views of marshes and granite bluffs. Interiors feature luxurious kitchens, high-end appliances, granite countertops, multiple fireplaces, and massive master bedrooms. Home prices are relatively high, with most homes selling above $1,000,000.
Another luxurious community to consider is Wexford. These extravagant homes are surrounded by expertly manicured grounds, each on about 0.5 to 1.5 acres of land. Square footage ranges from 3,300 square feet to upwards of 9,500 square feet.
The entrance gate is guarded 24 hours, providing extra security for residents. Shared amenities include street maintenance, landscaping of common areas, and maintenance of sports courts and recreational facilities. Home prices start at around $1,500,000 and go well above $3,000,000.
We at Pursuing Homes have the local knowledge and expertise to guide you in the right direction, so contact us if you are ready to explore homes in any of these neighborhoods.