Placerville, Diamond Springs, El Dorado, & Pleasant Valley

Placerville, Diamond Springs, El Dorado, & Pleasant Valley

Patios in PlacervilleThe foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains are the area where gold was discovered in 1848. With beautiful views, abundant nature, proximity to recreation and more, El Dorado County real estate should now be discovered.


Known as the center of Mother Lode country, Placerville has an exciting history; it is a community which prides itself on sustaining that history. Historic buildings abound, and many are on the National Registry of Historic Places. With wine production located in the eastern portion, in an area called Apple Hill, the city is a popular tourist destination and is known for its vibrant wines. Placerville real estate will put you and your family in a historic area, close to US Route 50, the Sierra Nevada Mountain resorts, Sacramento and Folsom Lake.

Mountain biking, horseback riding and hiking areas are all found here. Parks include the city park, the Gold Bug Park with a mine, Lions Park, Lumsden and Rotary Parks. Horseshoe pits, picnic tables, hiking and sports are all located within the Placerville Parks. Schools are part of the Placerville Union School District and include Sierra Elementary School, Louisiana Schnell and Markham Middle School as well as private and parochial schools.

Diamond Springs

Diamond Springs Real EstateLocated south of Placerville, Diamond Springs is known as a California Historic Landmark. Crystal clear springs gave the town its name; it was originally settled in 1848. A thriving town, a 25 pound gold nugget came from its mines. Today's Diamond Springs has a population of approximately 11,000 residents. Diamond Springs real estate brings the beauty of nature, the proximity of Sacramento and the recreation of the Sierras to your world.

Aside from outdoor recreation, gymnastics, yoga, martial arts and dance can all be found here. Proximity to Folsom Lake State Recreation Area and Auburn State Recreation Area assures family fun and outdoor adventure. Nearby wineries provide wine tasting and a destination when friends and family visit.

Nearby schools include Sierra School, Indian Creek Elementary School, Sky Mountain Charter School, Ocean Grove Charter School, Union Mine High School and more.

El Dorado

Located southwest of Placerville, El Dorado real estate brings a wealth of outdoor recreation to your door. Nearby El Dorado Hills, which is closer to Sacramento, has a musical theater with classes in ballet and theater. Folsom Lake provides family fun and hiking opportunities as well.

Single family homes with views are common here. Nearby schools include Buckeye Elementary School, Pioneer Elementary, Indian Creek Elementary School, Union Mine High School and Shenandoah High School.

El Dorado homesPopular sports include white water rafting, as the North Fork of the Cosumnes River and the American River are close by.

Pleasant Valley

Located in El Dorado County, this unincorporated area can be found southeast of the Placerville airport and Placerville. Close to Camino, roads include Mount Auburn Road and Pleasant Valley Road. Affordable Pleasant Valley real estate brings the natural beauty of the Gold Country to your door.

Contact the Hall and Associates Real Estate team, today for help with finding your ideal property in any of these wonderful communities.

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Andy Hall
Hall and Associates Real Estate
851 Pleasant Valley Road
Diamond Springs CA 95619
Fax: 530-748-0140