Auburn and Lake of the Pines Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Residents of Auburn and Lake of the Pines enjoy a quiet residential atmosphere in one of the most breathtaking natural settings in the country. Established in 1848, Auburn is located just 30 miles northeast of Sacramento on Interstate 80 in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The former mining town is now the seat of Placer County and is home to approximately 13,000 residents. Lake of the Pines is located along Highway 49 just across the Placer County line in Nevada County and is home to approximately 5,000 residents.
Both areas have the advantage of being above the valley fog and below the Sierra snow line, but are just a short drive from the area's major recreation areas. The Lake Tahoe area and all of its recreational opportunities are just 85 miles from Auburn. Other ski areas and hiking trails are nearby as are Lake Clementine and Folsom Lake for boating and fishing. A variety of festive annual events provide fun and entertainment for the whole family, such as Auburn's Wild West Stampede Week and Rodeo, the Mountain Mandarin Festival and the community festival.
The real estate offerings of Auburn and Lake of the Pines are varied, with a wide selection of single-family homes as well as condominiums and townhouses available. Many homes are located on treed acreage, and some horse properties can be found as well.
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