El Dorado Hills

El Dorado Hills

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This is Gold Country — where the Gold Rush was born! Just 30 minutes east of Sacramento — nestled in the foothills between Sacramento and Placerville — is El Dorado Hills, a family community of about 18,000.  Its thriving business community is the  885-acre El Dorado Hills Business Park , housing more than 6,000 employees.

El Dorado Hills real estate includes Serrano, a large master-planned  gated golf course community of 3,500 acres with over 1,000 acres of natural open space, miles of nature trails for biking and hiking, parks, shopping, and an award-winning golf course and country club. Serrano was named 1997 Community of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders’ National Sales & Marketing Council, and in 1997 & 1998 received the Master-Planned Community of the Year award by the Building Industry Association of Superior California.

Highway 50 is the main commute artery to nearby Folsom, as well as Sacramento. The typical commute time to Sacramento for an El Dorado Hills resident is about 30 minutes.

The Buckeye Union School District, Rescue Union School District and El Dorado Union High School District serve El Dorado Hills’ zip codes (95623 and 95762). Please note: the school zip code boundaries do not necessarily match the home zip code boundaries. Schools are as follows:

♦ Charles F. Brown Elementary School
♦ Jackson Elementary School
♦ Lake Forest Elementary School
♦ Silva Valley Elementary School
♦ William Brooks Elementary School
♦ Learning With a Purpose
♦ Marina Village Intermediate School
♦ Rolling Hills Middle School
♦ Oak Ridge High School
♦ Union Mine High School


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Quality of Life

  • Village-oriented communities accommodating to families
  • High quality of education in  the schools
  • An active and vibrant sports program for children
  • A diverse number of organizations that cater to many tastes and interests


El Dorado Hills is valued as a “precious commodity.” It is a multi-faceted area, a land of diversity and opportunity. It’s an area of great beauty and year-round activity. There is so much to do in and around El Dorado Hills, including hiking, camping, fishing, rafting, golfing, horseback riding, gold panning, visiting museums or the County Fair, and much more! Plan a Fall trip to historic Apple Hill for hay rides, baked goods, fresh cider, country crafts, or a fresh slice of apple crisp! The lush orchards and vineyards offer much to entice. Visit one of the Christmas Tree Farms to cut down your family’s tree. Enjoy a nice getaway at a bed & breakfast inn. Your choices are nearly limitless in El Dorado County! A relatively short drive takes residents to South Lake Tahoe for winter  snow skiing or snowboarding, gambling, and entertainment.

El Dorado Hills Real Estate

Rising above the smog and heat line, El Dorado Hills real estate offers one of central California’s most prestigious addresses with the feeling of casual country living only minutes from city amenities. There are numerous subdivisions within Serrano to choose from, as well as a number of other subdivisions (such as Ridgeview) offering stunning views of Sacramento’s city lights.

Team Steve has a keen understanding of the unique characteristics of  El Dorado Hills’  communities. We’ve sold several homes in these neighborhoods, enabling us to develop a keen sense of what makes these neighborhoods special. Please contact us for more information on these and other  El Dorado Hills  homes for sale.

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