El Dorado Hills is one of the most prestigious residential areas in northern California. This welcoming community is situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, between the San Francisco Bay area and the scenic Lake Tahoe basin. El Dorado Hills is an unincorporated community of El Dorado County boasting a population of more than 40,000.
El Dorado Hills is not actually a city but a census-designated place, only 22 miles from downtown Sacramento. El Dorado Hills is one of the most affluent communities in the country, with a median household income over $115,00, which makes it the 3rd highest of any place in the U.S. with population greater than 40,000. There are plenty of luxury and high-end real estate communities with homes for sale in El Dorado Hills at a fraction of the price in the Bay Area.
Local families enjoy the highly ranked schools, fabulous sports programs, close proximity to Folsom Lake, and numerous community activities, ranging from the art and wine fairs to free, evening outdoor music!
And the Best thing about moving to El Dorado county, Prop 60, along with Prop 90 and 110, provides homeowners the ability to buy a replacement home and not lose their lower base property tax base in Santa Clara County. Imagine purchasing a new home at half the price of the Bay Area and keeping your current property tax!
Visit the Assessor’s web site for more detailed information on the great property tax benefits