New Homes for Sale in Sacramento, CA
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LGI Homes is proud to offer beautiful, new homes in amenity-rich, conveniently located communities surrounding Sacramento, California. LGI Homes exemplifies commitment to service, quality and value, through their stunning new home communities and affordable no money down homes. Enjoy the slower pace, open space and reduced living expense that exists just a short distance from downtown. LGI Homes' new home communities offer the best of both worlds: affordable homeownership, and the attractions and amenities of Greater Sacramento.
About Sacramento, CA
Sacramento is the capital city of the state of California, and while it may not be as well known as other California cities like Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco, it still offers a lot for people looking for a great place to live. Sacramento, CA combines the features urban and rural alike with a sprawling city of more than 450,000 and 1.5 million acres of farmland surrounding it.
Sacramento started as a settlement in 1839, and it was less than a decade later that gold was discovered only 30 miles to the east of the city. This was the discovery that sparked the California Gold Rush. As a result, thousands of people flocked to Sacramento in hopes of making their own fortunes. You can get a taste of this historical time period by checking out Old Sacramento, a town which recreates the look and feel of the Gold Rush days.
Part of the reason for the influx of new homes in Sacramento is due to a temperate climate year round and its dedication to keeping as much natural beauty as possible. Sacramento, CA has earned the nickname “City of Trees” thanks to its lush tree canopy, which is the largest in the country.
Sacramento also treasures its rural elements. In 2012, the city was called “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital.” This title comes from Sacramento’s abundant farmland along with a growing season that lasts all 365 days of the year. So in addition to seeing new houses in Sacramento, you can look forward to meal after meal featuring fresh food which is locally cultivated.
When you have some free time, Sacramento, CA offers plenty to do. A wide range of museums may satisfy your interests. Some of the more famous museums in the city include the California Automobile Museum and the Aerospace Museum of California. Or visit the California State Railroad Museum to get a glimpse of train history. It’s one of the largest train museums in the U.S. and will enthrall children with a fascinating mixture of exhibits and demonstrations.
In the sports and recreation world, Sacramento also gives you the chance to root on their NBA team, the Sacramento Kings. Sacramento fans have been recognized as being among the loudest fans in the entire league. You can also check out numerous high-quality golf courses or sail and windsurf on Lake Natoma and Folsom Lake.
Other Sacramento, CA Factoids
The famous Pony Express started in Sacramento. The route went from the city all the way to Missouri.
Sacramento may be California’s capital city today, but it wasn’t always that way. In fact, it’s the state’s sixth capital dating all the way back to 1854. Other cities to hold that title in the meantime include San Jose, Monterey, and Benicia.
Sacramento holds a lot of history, so it should probably come as no surprise that several locations, including the Sacramento Theater Company, are considered haunted.
If you don’t like snow, you’ll want to look for a Sacramento new home for sale right away. There have only been three cases where Sacramento has seen significant snowfall since 1900.
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