Homes for Sale in Granite Bay
Search all Granite Bay houses and real estate listings below. Granite Bay an upscale community that previously was part of Roseville. Granite Bay is just 24 miles northeast of Sacramento and covers an area of approximately 25 square miles and borders Lake Folsom.
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Granite Bay Information
Granite Bay was named appropriately. As you travel through Granite Bay, you will be charmed by the outcroppings of granite which landscape the area in great beautiful natural form. Granite outcroppings are used as waterfalls gushing into vast black bottom pools, ponds and lakes which add dimension to the Granite Bay landscape.
Its roots go back when it was known as “Granite Bar” with many gold mines in the 1800’s. Granite Bay was named for the granite rock quarried from its banks and used a rip-rap in the wing dams of Folsom Dam. As you drive through Granite Bay it is very common to see all of the outcroppings of Granite. It gives distinction to this area. There are several upscale gated communities and a superior Granite Bay golf course. The Elementary students in Granite Bay are served by Eureka Union School District and High School students attend Granite Bay High in the Roseville Joint Union High School District.
There are a variety of homes from those in guarded gated communities to homes on acreage with first rate schools. The community boasts of a very high quality of life due to its great location, super community plan, first rate schools, numerous places of worship and a low crime rate. Very exclusive custom homes are found here.
Granite Bay Living
Granite Bay is an up-scale affluent area that originally was part of Roseville but wished to distinguish themselves. And they have. There are some wonderful Granite Bay neighborhoods to choose from, something for everyone.
As you drive through Granite Bay you cant help but be impressed with granite outcroppings that lend itself to the beauty and pride of the area. This area consists of many custom homes ranging in prices.
There are several distinguishing areas within Granite Bay with a variety of gated communities what we call friendly and secure gates. Meaning, that there are areas that have open access during the day for guests and service trucks and those that are more restrictive that have security with guards who make note of licenses and ask the purpose of the visit as well as verifying with the homeowner.
Granite Bay is located East of Hwy 80, east of Roseville, close in proximity to Folsom Lake which is another asset that this community has to offer since there is an array of outdoor activity right at your fingertips on and around Folsom Lake. Riding trails are prominent in this area as many have horses either on their property or board them close by.
Granite Bay Schools
School scores are quite high in the Eureka Elementary School District which is sought after along with Granite Bay High School. On the outskirts some students attend Loomis Elementary School District and feed into the Placer High School District.
An excellent 9“hole course is Rolling Greens Golf Course a public course as well as many great golf courses in the neighboring area of Loomis, Roseville, Lincoln and Auburn.
One of my favorite Granite Bay neighborhoods is the Wexford Estates a secure gated community that offers a friendly neighborhood area with plenty of traditions and ways to get to know your neighbors.
Granite Bay Neighborhoods & Subdivisions
- Ashley Woods, a gated community with both custom and semi custom homes
- Granite Bay Hills, an elegant gated high end custom home community
- Greyhawk, close to Granite Bay Golf Club in a gated area of custom homes
- Hillsborough, a gated community of both custom and semi-custom homes
- Los Lagos, a guarded gated community of custom homes which borders Folsom Lake
- The Residences, across from Granite Bay Golf Club and gated
- Wedgewood, a friendly gated community of high end custom homes and
- Wexford, a guarded stately well established gated community with high end custom homes.
Other noted neighborhood community areas in Granite Bay to consider are: Bella Terra, Country Oaks, Douglas Ranch, Folsom Lake Estates, Greyhawk, Grosvenor Downs, Hidden Lakes, Hillsborough, Princeton Reach, Quail Oaks, Shelbourne Estates, Silver Oaks, Silverwood, Stanton Estate, Treelake Village, Westlake, Winterhawk and Woodchase.