Welcome to Granite Bay
Exclusive lakeside community minutes away from an international airport
Tucked between Folsom Lake and Roseville, Granite Bay is an affluent suburban community of exquisite properties and breathtaking natural scenery, beloved by families and individuals seeking a laid-back, rural lifestyle amid luxury and utmost convenience. Despite its small size, Granite Bay is endowed with a variety of shopping choices, dining spots, green parks, and coffee shops. Area schools are among the most prestigious in North California, and locals enjoy easy access to the mountains, Sacramento International Airport, and Folsom Lake, which is walkable from most homes.
Owing its name to a bay in the Folsom Lake surrounded by granites used to build the Folsom Dam, Granite Bay was originally a settlement for gold miners, evolving over time to sprawling cattle ranches, which were sold off in the 1950s for residential development. Homebuyers will be in awe of the spectacular properties surrounding the beautiful communities of Granite Bay, luxurious homes with sprawling lots and large living spaces.
What to Love
- A quiet, rural atmosphere with stunning homes
- Wonderful shops and great restaurants
- Lush parks close to home
Local LifestyleGranite Bay’s rural atmosphere, picturesque landscaping, and a prime location near great venues and neighboring towns ensure residents live an enviable lifestyle. Unique neighborhoods provide different experiences, with some tailored to parents with kids and others that are best reserved for retired individuals. Notwithstanding, locals are united in their love for peace, excellent schools, and nature.
Dining, Entertainment & ShoppingAnchored by Ace Hardware and Granite Bay Fitness, Granite Bay Village is one of the town’s most prominent shopping centers, home to amazing restaurants and great stores. Step through the glass doors of Wit & Whimsy Toys to pick up stuffed animals for your kids, and drop by Dutch Bros Coffee for an early morning espresso. Craving Sicilian rice balls and stromboli? Make a stop at Dominick’s Italian Market & Deli. Susie’s Country Oak Cafe has got you covered for breakfast, offering a menu of omelets, savory toasts, hash browns, and frittatas paired with coffee. Come taste fabulous wine at Mount Saint Joseph Wines – Vin Uva Tasting Room, where you can order a cheese and charcuterie platter or refined mussels fra diavolo.
At Farmhaus Restaurant, the grilled beef tenderloin, pastrami sandwiches, and sizzling prawns are a must-try! Your family can settle in for dinner in the stylish interior setting or opt for patio seating with a cool breeze and views. Hawks is the place to go for plates of slow-roasted short ribs topped with greens or brioche beignets paired with flavorful wine. Want to eat vegan? Be sure to get some summer rolls with taro boba tea latte at Pho Vegan Asian Cuisine at the Folsom Lake Shopping Center.
Things to DoStep out with friends and family for a concert night at the incredible Harris Center, and wake up for a midmorning hike along the scenic Miners Ravine Trail Loop.
Granite Bay’s central location puts residents at the heart of celebrations in the region, so it’s easy to join the excitement! Browse pretty collectibles at the Art Market at Westfield Galleria in Roseville, a two-day event with live art demonstrations and crafts for sale.
Don your patriotic colors with pride for the Fourth of July, when parades spill onto the streets and fun activities for the entire family to indulge in abound. You may want to visit the museum in Maidu Regional Park or let your kids have fun on the playground while you relax.
SchoolsGranite Bay is served by the highly-rated Eureka Union School District, renowned for its innovative and engaging curricula. Some of the neighborhood’s coveted academic institutions include:
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