Glenbrooke, Elk Grove, CA

About Homes for Sale in Glenbrooke

Located in the Elk Grove suburb of Sacramento in Northern California, Glenbrooke is an ideal 55+ retirement community that has a relaxed, neighborly environment and is close to all the metropolitan amenities of the city. While the Spanish explorer Gabriel Moraga named Sacramento in 1808 after the Holy Sacrament, the suburb of Elk Grove was founded in 1850 as a stagecoach stop for the many travellers to the region. The area experienced growth with the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad in 1868, but it wasn’t until the late 1980s that suburban developments began to appear and Elk Grove came to be. In 2000, the area was finally incorporated as a city. Since then, it has become one of the fastest growing communities in the United States, making it a hub for those who want to settle in the Northern California region.

Community Recreation & Resources

The community of Glenbrooke in Elk Grove features a 9000 square foot lodge which offers residents of the community a multitude of options for enjoying their free time. In addition to a fitness center, Glenbrooke features a billiards room, activity room, tennis courts, bocce ball, and even an outdoor pool and spa. There are also a number of green spaces located within the borders of the community including Promenade Park, Rose Garden Park and Storybook Woods Park, where residents can enjoy walking and jogging. For the avid golfer, the Emerald Lakes Golf Course and Wildhawk Golf Club are also located nearby. Beyond recreation, the area of Elk Grove is also home to many popular retail locations including Laguna Crossroads, The Pavillions and Arden Town Center, which features popular stores like Nordstrom, Williams-Sonoma and Wal-Mart. For those who like to read, the Elk Grove branch of the Sacramento Public Library system is located at 8900 Elk Grove Blvd and provides books and DVD rentals to members of the community.

Transportation Options

Due to its close proximity to the Northern hub of Sacramento, the community of Elk Grove is served by the Sacramento Regional Transit District which provides service throughout the Greater Sacramento area. Interstate 5 provides access into Sacramento’s city center in the north and down to Stockton in the south, and Interstate 80 to the north provides service into San Francisco and throughout the Bay area. The Sacramento International Airport is located 35 minutes away by car and offers flights to destinations all over the United States.

Annual Events & Festivals

There are many events in the community of Elk Grove and Sacramento that appeal to both locals and visitors to the area. The Elk Grove Western Festival is held every May and features a parade, along with a variety of Western inspired entertainment, vendors, classic cars and exhibitions. In Sacramento, the California State Fair is held in the summer months and plays host to more than one million visitors, offering up entertainment, exhibits and a multitude of interesting attractions. Another popular festival that the city puts on is the Pacific Rim Street Fest, a celebration that reflects the diversity of the Asian Pacific population and features a variety of vendors and entertainment options for everyone to enjoy. As a celebration of the area’s notable history, Gold Rush Days takes place in the city on the Labor Day weekend. In addition to a re-creation of what town life was like in the olden days, this event also has a variety of vendors, musicians, and even the option of panning for gold for those who want to test out the water. The Glenbrooke retirement community also offers events throughout the year including frequent trips and tours to casinos, local tourist attractions and even getaways to San Francisco and the Sierras.

Demographics

The population estimate for Elk Grove in July 2015 was 166,913 which means the city has grown by approximately 9.15% since 2010. In 2014, there were 48,737 households and a median of 3.24 persons per household. The median household income in 2014 was $79,051. As of 2010, approximately 8.3% of the population was 65 years or older.

The retirement community of Glenbrooke in Elk Grove is situated to the south of the capital city of Sacramento, and it’s a prime location for all the amenities of a quieter life close to an urban center. From luxury retailers to local cuisines, Elk Grove is also located close to nearby San Francisco and Sonoma and Napa Valley for convenient day trips. If you are interested in real estate in Glenbrooke in Elk Grove, you may want to contact the Walker Gold Group team today for more information on available opportunities for you.

Some Real Estate Listings in Glenbrooke, Elk Grove, CA

9877 Bluefin Way Elk Grove, CA 95757

$720,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,489 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 221112621
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Re/Max Gold Fair Oaks
HURRY!!!! COME AND SEE THIS BEAUTIFUL HOME WITH LOTS OF UPGRADES (SEE ATTACHMENT), CENTRALLY LOCATED; NEAR SCHOOLS, PARKS AND AQUATICS CENTER, LARGE GOUMET KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTER TOPS AND A LARGE ISLAND WHICH INCLUDES PLENTY OF CABINETS SPACE FOR EXTRA STORAGE, 1 BEDROOM AND A FULL BATH DOWNSTAIRS, A LARGE LOFT COULD BE A FIFTH BEDROOM, TWO LAUNDRY HOOKUPS-ONE IS ON THE UPPER FLOOR WITH SINK AND CABINETS AND ONE IS IN THE GARAGE, NEW WATER HEATER, LARGE NICELY REARYARD LANDSCAPED WITH LARGE STAMPED CONCRETE ALL AROUND, VERY QUIET AREA, THIS HOME IS A MUST SEE, COME AND SHOW TODAY.

7628 Chatsworth Circle Elk Grove, CA 95757

$629,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
2,066 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 221109715
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
One Stop Realty
Beautiful and highly sought after Julie Marie floorplan in the desireable 55+ community of Glenbrooke by Del Webb. Spacious open floorplan with many upgrades and upscale finishes throughout. The spacious kitchen features a large breakfast nook, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and lots of storage. The large family room looks out over the tranquil backyard and waterfall. Ready for relaxing and entertaining as the yard backs up to the Franklin Creek Greenbelt. Two bedrooms and 2 baths plus den with built in desk. Master bedroom features a walk out door to patio. Master Bath has a full roll in shower, double sinks, and a large walk in closet. Garage has built in cabinets. Refrigerator, washer and dryer included with home. Glenbrooke is a wonderful community with parks, walking paths, clubhouse, pool and spa and sport courts. Close to shopping and restaurants.

7404 Foxburgh Court Elk Grove, CA 95757

$549,900
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,569 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 221102908
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Lyon RE Downtown
Located in the active, adult community of Glenbrooke by Del Webb, this popular Maggie model features 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms of open concept living. Wood floors throughout main living areas. Expansive kitchen with granite counters, gas range, pantry closet, dining bar & loads of cabinet storage. Cul-de-sac lot with covered patio. This vibrant community offers parks, walking paths and resort-style clubhouse.

7555 Abbey Circle Elk Grove, CA 95757

$494,900
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,343 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 221084584
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Big Block Realty North
Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom single story home nestled in a 55+ senior community in Elk Grove. Walk into the inviting family room boasting with plenty of natural sunlight. The adjoining kitchen features gleaming granite countertops, updated cabinets and a cozy breakfast nook. Walk down the hall and you will find a laundry room, closet space, a full bathroom, and two bedrooms including the primary suite. The primary suite features a big picturesque window offering plenty of sunlight, an elegant ceiling fan, dual vanity sinks, and a spacious walk-in closet. Enjoy the low maintenance backyard with a paved patio, perfect for outdoor gatherings with friends and family.

9807 Dirusso Circle Elk Grove, CA 95757

$725,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,489 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 221087632
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Opendoor Brokerage Inc
This Elk Grove two-story home offers a patio, granite countertops, and a two-car garage. This home has been virtually staged to illustrate its potential.

 

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