Santa Rosa, California Real Estate and Community Information
The city of Santa Rosa is located in Northeastern California just a short drive from Sacramento. This is the largest city along California's Northern Coast and the fifth most populated city that makes up the San Francisco Bay Area. Many major movies were filmed here including Scream, Cujo and Cheaper by the Dozen.
While Pomo Indian tribes were the first persons to reside in this area, Spanish and Mexican settlers began settling in the area during the early 1800s. At this time, most of the town's residents relied on livestock. It was in 1867 when the city became incorporated and was given its current name.
Parks and Recreation
If you choose to become a home buyer in this lovely city
, you will gain access to more than 60 parks where you and your family can have fun. A popular park among residents of the community is Galvin Park located on Yulupa Avenue. In this park, you can enjoy such amenities as picnic areas, playground equipment, a golf course and baseball fields.
Another terrific park in the area is Rincon Valley Park, which you can find on Badger Road. Just some of the amenities offered by Rincon Valley Park include picnic tables, horseshoe pits, a dog park and barbecue grills. Other popular parks in the community are Howarth Park on Summerfield Road and Finley Park on West College Avenue.
Attractions and Activities
One of the best benefits of choosing to purchase homes in Santa Rosa is that there are many great attractions just a short drive away! For some wholesome family fun, you will want to be sure and visit the Charles M. Schultz Museum
, Redwood Empire Ice Arena, Safari West
and Scandia Family Fun Center.
If you like adventure, you are sure to enjoy such attractions as Bodega Head Ride, Kortum Trail and River's Edge Kayak Tours. Are you a golf fan? Is so, you will love spending an afternoon at Bennett Valley Golf Course, Foxtail South Golf Course, Adobe Creek Golf Course or Sonoma Golf Club.
Residents of properties in this thriving California city also enjoy attending a variety of special events held within the community. One of the most anticipated events of the year is the Country Summer Festival
, which is held in early June. Highlights of this event include live country music performances, meet and greets, and tons of tasty food.
Another fun event that takes place just minutes away from real estate in this beautiful coastal city is the Sonoma County Harvest Fair
. This event is held in early October and features wine tasting, live music, an art show and sale, and a classic car show. You will also want to be sure and attend the Harmony Festival in August and the Matsuri Festival in May.
If you have been looking for the perfect home in the Northern Coastal region of California, give Pat and Tim Miller a call today
! There are many fantastic homes for sale
in Santa Rosa, that will suit both your personal and financial needs.