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Welcome to El Dorado County

A charming area close to town that is tucked in for exclusivity Named in Spanish to mean “the gilded,” this alluring destination nestled amid the snow-capped peaks and rolling hills of Sierra Nevada in east-central California is known as the birthplace of the California Gold Rush. Draped in serenity and breathtaking scenery, El Dorado County touts multifarious communities with diverse characters and unique treasures. The area is flowing with great rivers and placid lakes, as well as charming old towns and a thriving business climate with opportunities for everyone. Since the 1960 Winter Olympics held at the former Squaw Valley Ski Resort, El Dorado County has seen growth not only in population but also in property values and environmental protection initiatives. Evergreen parks, ski resorts, and racing venues ensure locals are never out of fun activities to indulge in, while sophistication and luxury permeate the county’s abundant wineries. A unique blend of ranch homes, country cabins, and modern farmhouses characterize the predominant residential structures in the county, set against a backdrop of mature trees with some properties tucked behind private, gated estates. Easily accessible from four separate state routes and Highway 50, traveling to and from El Dorado County to neighboring places is a breeze.

What to Love

  • Proximity to major highways
  • Big city amenities in a rural setting
  • Verdant rolling hills
  • Stellar wineries

Local Lifestyle

Rural and gorgeous, El Dorado County sits close to everything — especially Highway 50, which leads you into the state capital. A relaxed atmosphere permeates the county, even while lots of hiking and outdoor activities abound in the parks, trails, and lakes. Families revel in the comfort of knowing their children have access to some of the best schools in the state while getting to grow up among people with strong work ethics and great community values. Couple these qualities with a remarkable pride of ownership, and you get an oasis of natural wonders perfect for a lowkey, meaningful lifestyle

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

So much shopping abounds in El Dorado County that it’d be impossible to ever run out of options. Don’t know where to start? Why not begin at Placerville Downtown? Locals and tourists can’t stop raving about the homemade pecan cinnamon rolls at Sweetie Pies Bakery, and once you’ve had a bite, you’ll know exactly why! Relish the flavors of El Dorado County at Apple Hill’s annual grower’s Farm-To-Table Dinner at Delfino farms. People say the best shopping South of Lake Tahoe can be found at the Village Center. A trip through the destination’s gift shops, galleries, boutiques, and beauty salons will help you understand why. Plan a visit to one or all of El Dorado County’s 70+ wineries. Gold Hill Vineyard is a local favorite for weddings, and Madroña Vineyards is known for delicious wine dinners. Jodar Winery overlooks the American River Canyon.

Things to Do

Don’t miss out on the family fun and excitement at the El Dorado County Fair, spanning the course of four days with every imaginable activity ranging from live, interactive exhibits to mutton Bustin’, free train rides, a funnel cake eating contest, and thrilling musical performances. Wrap up summer with a day at the Placerville Antique Street Faire and Vintage Marketplace, when Main Street sprawls with remarkable antique displays from various vendors. Whether you’re on the lookout for books, furniture, accessories, or even Gold Rush memorabilia, you can find what you’re looking for here! Apple Hill is beloved for its u-pick Apple orchards and beautiful fall foliage, so bring your family for a season of fun-filled activities. Looking for a way to relax after a day spent sliding down the ski slopes of the Heavenly Ski Resort? Try your luck at popular casino tables of MontBleu or Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, as the south shore of Lake Tahoe is known as the cradle of some of the Stateline’s biggest casinos!

Schools

El Dorado County is served by a number of excellent school districts, as well as many great private schools. Some of the County’s top educational choices include:
Min. Price
Max. Price
Beds
Baths
100 Shultz Vineyard Road Shingle Springs, CA 95682
$5,199,000
6 Beds 5 Baths 7,530 SqFt Listing No. 222108482 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (66) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Details
887 Las Brisas Court El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$3,198,000
4 Beds 4 | 1 Baths 4,470 SqFt Listing No. 222142503 Property Type: House camera (18) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Details
4540 Gresham Drive El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$2,888,000
5 Beds 6 | 2 Baths 6,307 SqFt Listing No. 222122102 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (57) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Details
4384 Gresham Drive El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$2,690,000
4 Beds 4 | 2 Baths 5,970 SqFt Listing No. 222143419 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (51) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty Open House: Feb 5, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Details
4701 Gresham Drive El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$2,595,000
4 Beds 3 | 1 Baths 5,288 SqFt Listing No. 222140314 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (44) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Details
4182 Greenview Drive El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$1,975,000
5 Beds 4 Baths 4,324 SqFt Listing No. 222137626 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (34) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Details
4026 Hawick Way El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$1,399,000
4 Beds 3 | 1 Baths 3,808 SqFt Listing No. 222085495 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (46) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty
Details
3380 Foxmore Lane Rescue, CA 95672
$1,097,000
3 Beds 2 | 1 Baths 2,744 SqFt Listing No. 223004002 Property Type: House camera (35) Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty Open House: Feb 4, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Details
2080 Angels View El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
$8,000,000
16 Beds 12 | 1 Baths 15,080 SqFt Listing No. 222114129 Property Type: House camera (96) Listing Office: Tri-Star Realty
Details
2480 State Highway 193 Cool, CA 95614
$7,775,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 4,081 SqFt Listing No. 222045469 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (77) Listing Office: Nick Sadek Sotheby's International Realty
Details
5660 Vineyard Lane Placerville, CA 95667
$6,900,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,500 SqFt Listing No. 222079899 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (54) Listing Office: Premier Property Group
Details
1992 Rabbit Ridge Somerset, CA 95684
$5,990,000
3 Beds 6 | 4 Baths 4,750 SqFt Listing No. 222125673 Property Type: House camera Virtual Tour camera (99) Listing Office: Nick Sadek Sotheby's International Realty
Details
 100 Shultz Vineyard Road, Shingle Springs, CA 95682
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (66)
price

$5,199,000

beds

6 6 Beds

baths

5 5 Baths

lot size

7,530 SqFt 7,530 SqFt

listing no.

222108482 Listing No. 222108482

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (66)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

 887 Las Brisas Court, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera (18)
price

$3,198,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

4 | 1 4 | 1 Baths

lot size

4,470 SqFt 4,470 SqFt

listing no.

222142503 Listing No. 222142503

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (18)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

 4540 Gresham Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (57)
price

$2,888,000

beds

5 5 Beds

baths

6 | 2 6 | 2 Baths

lot size

6,307 SqFt 6,307 SqFt

listing no.

222122102 Listing No. 222122102

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (57)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

 4384 Gresham Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (51)
price

$2,690,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

4 | 2 4 | 2 Baths

lot size

5,970 SqFt 5,970 SqFt

listing no.

222143419 Listing No. 222143419

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (51)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

Open House: Feb 5, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 4701 Gresham Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (44)
price

$2,595,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

3 | 1 3 | 1 Baths

lot size

5,288 SqFt 5,288 SqFt

listing no.

222140314 Listing No. 222140314

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (44)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

 4182 Greenview Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (34)
price

$1,975,000

beds

5 5 Beds

baths

4 4 Baths

lot size

4,324 SqFt 4,324 SqFt

listing no.

222137626 Listing No. 222137626

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (34)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

 4026 Hawick Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (46)
price

$1,399,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

3 | 1 3 | 1 Baths

lot size

3,808 SqFt 3,808 SqFt

listing no.

222085495 Listing No. 222085495

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (46)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

 3380 Foxmore Lane, Rescue, CA 95672
For Sale
camera (35)
price

$1,097,000

beds

3 3 Beds

baths

2 | 1 2 | 1 Baths

lot size

2,744 SqFt 2,744 SqFt

listing no.

223004002 Listing No. 223004002

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (35)

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

Open House: Feb 4, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 2080 Angels View, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
For Sale
camera (96)
price

$8,000,000

beds

16 16 Beds

baths

12 | 1 12 | 1 Baths

lot size

15,080 SqFt 15,080 SqFt

listing no.

222114129 Listing No. 222114129

property type

House Property Type: House

gallery photos

camera (96)

Listing Office: Tri-Star Realty

 2480 State Highway 193, Cool, CA 95614
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (77)
price

$7,775,000

beds

4 4 Beds

baths

4 4 Baths

lot size

4,081 SqFt 4,081 SqFt

listing no.

222045469 Listing No. 222045469

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (77)

Listing Office: Nick Sadek Sotheby's International Realty

 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville, CA 95667
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (54)
price

$6,900,000

beds

3 3 Beds

baths

3 3 Baths

lot size

2,500 SqFt 2,500 SqFt

listing no.

222079899 Listing No. 222079899

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (54)

Listing Office: Premier Property Group

 1992 Rabbit Ridge, Somerset, CA 95684
For Sale
camera VIRTUAL TOUR camera (99)
price

$5,990,000

beds

3 3 Beds

baths

6 | 4 6 | 4 Baths

lot size

4,750 SqFt 4,750 SqFt

listing no.

222125673 Listing No. 222125673

property type

House Property Type: House

virtual tour

camera VIRTUAL TOUR

gallery photos

camera (99)

Listing Office: Nick Sadek Sotheby's International Realty

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