Granite Bay

Sacramento suburb with rural feel known for its luxurious gated communities and wowing estates.


Sacramento suburb with rural feel known for its luxurious gated communities and wowing estates.


Granite Bay is a luxurious Sacramento suburb that combines rural appeal with an abundance of local amenities. Known for its extravagant homes, large lots, and gated communities, Granite Bay is home to many notable residents, including actor Eddie Murphy and a plethora of sports stars, including many from the Sacramento Kings NBA team.

Transportation links are excellent, with Granite Bay conveniently located for accessing Sacramento International Airport. Granite Bay’s combination of convenience and a sense of rural peace have made it popular among affluent commuters throughout the Bay Area.


Granite Bay contains numerous master-planned luxury housing communities, with private gated security and expansive multi-acre lots. One of the newest developments, The Park at Granite Bay, contains 56 spacious homes ranging from 7,150 square feet to 17,196 square feet in size. Modeled after Sacramento’s McKinley Park, The Park is a development with an emphasis on livability, its homes built to look out onto a charming central green space that serves as a community hub of recreation and relaxation.

There are many other distinct developments within Granite Bay, including Bella Terra, Los Lagos, Wexford, and the Residences at Granite Bay Golf Club.

The spacious homes within these communities are architecturally distinct from one another, while offering a similarly unwavering attention to detail both inside and outside the home. Expect soaring ceilings, gourmet kitchens, grand master bedrooms, plentiful guest rooms, and exquisite entertaining space, along with a range of bespoke design features and lavishly landscaped grounds.

There are also incredible properties to be found outside these communities, with luxury private estates extending to as much as 20,000 square feet in size.

Recent regulation has put a halt to the building of new gated communities within Granite Bay, meaning those within existing such communities are only likely to grow more in-demand as time passes. This change also ensures Granite Bay will retain its rural character, which is a large factor in the incredible appeal the area offers.


Outdoor enthusiasts will find much to love about Granite Bay. Trails for biking and hiking wind through the gorgeous surrounding scenery, with the expansive Folsom Lake Special Recreation Area within easy reach.

Local retail options include a wonderful selection of restaurants and small specialty shops at Quarry Ponds, as well as a fabulous market offering fresh meat and seafood. More shopping options can be found at nearby Auburn-Folsom and Douglas Boulevard, while the large malls in Roseville are only a short distance away.


Outstanding local schools include Granite Bay High School, which has been recognized as a California Distinguished School and a National Blue Ribbon recipient. Granite Bay High School offers more than 20 Advanced Placement classes, as well as being one of two schools in the Roseville Joint High School District to offer the well-regarded International Baccalaureate program.

K–8 schooling is provided through the Eureka Union School District. Eureka is one of California’s best-performing school districts, and one of few which have their own parent-sponsored educational foundations.

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