This bedroom community, home to approximately 30,000 residents and located just northeast of downtown Sacramento, combines affordable living in a safe, clean environment with the economic opportunities made available by proximity to the state capital. Formerly an agricultural community lush with orange groves, vineyards and orchards, Orangevale retains a quiet, rural atmosphere.
Orangevale’s history is preserved in points of historical interest such as the Hotel Villa. Constructed circa 1889, the now-restored hotel was one of Orangevale's original buildings. The Sacramento and American Rivers flow nearby along with several other small waterways and streams, providing a tranquil setting for outdoor enthusiasts. Orangevale and the Sacramento area attract people from all walks of life, from avid golfers to bicyclists and even fishermen. Combine such natural beauty with the continuing industrial expansion of Sacramento County, and it quickly becomes apparent why this is such a popular place to live, work and play.
Students in Orangevale attend schools within the San Juan Unified School District. The district's many outstanding elementary, middle and high schools are complemented nicely by the vast selection of colleges and universities located within driving distance. Private and parochial schools are also nearby. A highly sophisticated public transportation network makes getting around the area very easy, while access in and out of the region can be accomplished by air, rail, highway and even water. Real estate options in Orangevale consist of townhouses, condominiums, estate properties, horse properties and land for custom building.
A vast array of housing styles can be found lining the streets in the tree-filled neighborhoods of Orangevale. From modern townhouses to Victorian homes, this area offers a very unique blend of old and new real estate. Orangevale townhouses and condominiums are available in high traffic areas, typically near regional shopping centers and other public spaces. Condos and townhomes in Orangevale are priced starting in the low $120,000s. Two-, three- or four-bedroom single-family homes in Orangevale range in price from $105,000 to $2 million. Most Orangevale homes are roomy and are situated on large lots. Prices for large estate properties can exceed $700,000. Some Orangevale houses are located on substantial acreage and many feature amenities such as swimming pools, fireplaces, air conditioning, spacious kitchens and much more. Some historic properties are also available, as are horse properties and land for custom development.
Orangevale Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 31st, 2015: homes priced around $346,297 compared to $347,695 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Monday, August 31st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.83%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.95%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.27%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.83%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Orangevale CA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Orangevale to help you find the best home!