El Dorado Hills

Residents love residing in El Dorado Hills due to its amenities that make life enjoyable and relaxing.

Welcome to El Dorado Hills

A high-end community with a family-oriented character secluded in the hills.
El Dorado Hills is in one of the most desirable areas of California. Within driving distance to Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, El Dorado Hills real estate is close to beautiful parks, amazing wineries, the Pacific Ocean, and mountains. Residents love residing in El Dorado Hills due to its amenities that make life enjoyable and relaxing. Excellent schools, Folsom Lake, various festivals, and live music venues make El Dorado Hills a lively and fulfilling place to live. 
El Dorado County features one of the most stunning landscapes in the State of California. El Dorado Hills is surrounded by mountains, valleys, and natural beauty. Residents enjoy taking advantage of the numerous parks near El Dorado Hills where they can run, jog, and bike while taking in the amazing scenery. The nearby Sierra Mountains are only a short drive away and the American River is a beautiful place to enjoy watersports.

What to Love

Local Lifestyle

Residents of El Dorado Hills enjoy spending time outdoors and taking advantage of the parks in El Dorado County. Life in El Dorado Hills is relaxing and calm. Young families choose to live in El Dorado Hills and commute to Sacramento. Also, Lake Tahoe is approximately 90 minutes from El Dorado Hills. Retirees enjoy living in this area of California due to its climate and natural beauty. Life in El Dorado Hills offers residents many exciting amenities that make this part of California one of the most secluded and tranquil parts of the state.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Milestone Restaurant and Cocktail Bar is a popular venue serving American food, wine, and cocktails. Popular entrees include honey lime salmon, striped sea bass, and red curry mussel boil. Vegetarian diners enjoy porcini stuffed tortellini, spring panzanella, and pea risotto. 
One of the most unique businesses in El Dorado Hills is Tea Xotics. Specializing in loose leaf tea, guests can purchase blended teas, soy candles, and body oil. Sienna El Dorado Hills offers modern American cuisine in a comfortable and expansive dining room. El Dorado Hills residents enjoy visiting Sienna to order Thai chili halibut, seared scallop risotto, and grilled filet mignon. 
Nugget Markets is a popular market with treats, bread, and prepared food items. Some of their special features are premium Angus beef tri-tip roasts, organic fresh ground chicken, and Atlantic salmon filets.

Things to Do

The El Dorado Hills Town Center is a central business in El Dorado Hills. It is where you will find Tea Xotics and Nugget Markets, along with a jewelry store, bookstore, and other services. Many of the holiday events take place at El Dorado Hills Town Center also. 
The Farmers Market in the town center runs from May to October every year. Residents enjoy purchasing fresh produce, baked goods, and home goods at the farmers' market. 
Archery is a popular activity and at El Dorado Hills Bowmen residents can improve their archery skills.

The Serrano Country Club is another popular location in El Dorado Hills. Guests and members enjoy the fitness centers, dining options, and pools. Tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course are available at Serrano Country Club. The large clubhouse and grounds provide views of Folsom Lake, Mount Diablo, and the Sierra Nevada. Families and friends can find many exciting activities to participate in during all four seasons.

Is El Dorado Hills, CA a Good Place to Live?

Because El Dorado Hills, CA has a low poverty rate and high median household income, it's considered one of the best places to live in California. Niche ranked it the #1 best place to live in El Dorado County, with an overall grade of A. It's a good place to raise a family due to its great public school system. It's also known for its diversity and nightlife.

What is El Dorado Hills Known for?

El Dorado Hills is most known for its wineries. But people also visit this delightfully rural town for the orchards, farms, bakeries, craft fairs, and breweries. Located 90 minutes from Lake Tahoe, and 40 minutes from downtown Sacramento, El Dorado Hills is a great place to stop while touring northern California.

Is El Dorado Hills Expensive?

While El Dorado Hills's housing costs are nearly 150% higher than the nation's average, housing prices here are relatively affordable compared with bay area homes. The median home cost is $819,500.



The schools in El Dorado Hills are served by the El Dorado Union High School District. The following are some of the most notable schools in El Dorado Hills: 


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