To the east of Downtown and Midtown Sacramento, the neighborhood affectionately known as East Sac (short for East Sacramento) nurtures its thriving small business community. One of the most attractive neighborhoods in the city, East Sacramento is home to several points of interest that offer respite from the hurly-burly of its surrounding areas. Use these East Sacramento MLS results to help you find your dream home.
About East Sacramento
- The neighborhood encompasses a total area of approximately 3.3 square miles. Bounded by the American River, Alhambra Boulevard, Elias Avenue, and Sacramento State, East Sacramento is home to nearly 20, 400 people.
- East Sacramento is served by the Sacramento City Unified School District. Also in the area is California State University, Sacramento (more commonly called as Sacramento State or Sac State); its 300-acre campus is right next to East Sac.
- There are several points of interest located throughout the neighborhood. The Fabulous Forties, already famous due to the high concentration of luxurious mansions in the area, was even made more famous as it served as the home of former President and Governor of California Ronald Reagan. H Street Homes is another popular residential district where you can find the famed John T. Greene house.
- McKinley Park offers East Sacramento residents ample space for relaxation and recreational activities. The park features a rose garden, a duck pond, lighted tennis courts, a library, and a paved jogging track. The Clunie Memorial Clubhouse is also found within the park’s grounds.
East Sacramento Real Estate
On the whole, East Sacramento’s real estate market features homes built sometime during the early 1900s and well into the 1950s. Built on spacious lots and in a range of different sizes, these single-family residences come in styles such as Colonial, Tudor, Châteauesque, and Mediterranean. Some of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods are found in East Sacramento: there’s the aforementioned Fabulous Forties with its collection of multi-million dollar estates and Craftsman bungalows and tree-shaded, pedestrian-friendly McKinley Park, with the 32-acre park as its centerpiece.
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