Blue sky over the outdoor pool and patio at Heritage Park in Sacramento, California

Want to retire in sunny California? Heritage Park may have your dream home.

Active adults seeking a gated, mid-sized 55+ community with affordable homes for sale in Northern California should consider Heritage Park, located just five miles north of Downtown Sacramento.

This world-class community offers homebuyers the best of both worlds: an intimate, serene setting near all of the urban excitement of a big city. With Downtown Sacramento only minutes away, residents of Heritage Park have a multitude of shopping, dining, and entertainment options at their fingertips.

Attractive Homes for Sale

Living at Heritage Park means that relaxing at home is just an enticing as going out. The spacious homes in this community are modern, comfortable, and low-maintenance. Built between 2003 and 2005, the 965 homes range from cozy, 1,087-square-foot attached homes to spacious, 3,264-square-foot single-family homes.

There's a large variety of floor plans to choose from, and while most homes offer one-story living, there are some two-story houses available. These homes feature two to four bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and a two- to three-car garage. Many homes also feature a den that can be used as an additional bedroom.

Desirable Amenities and Activities

The exciting list of world-class amenities at Heritage Park includes a 25,000-square-foot clubhouse with a business center, a large library, a theater, a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, and a pub. For outdoor fun under the California sun, there are five one-acre parks in the community, each with their own offerings. Some of these include tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts; an outdoor pool; or horseshoe pits. There are also gardening plots as well as areas for badminton and bocce. Residents can enjoy the beautifully maintained landscape with fountains, mature foliage, and gazebos as well as paved walking and biking trails. 

Along with the spectacular amenities, residents of Heritage Park enjoy a full social calendar, thanks in part to the full-time activity director. The on-site director plans group outings, coordinates on-site events, and organizes over 40 active clubs. Some of these clubs include card clubs, a wine club, performing arts clubs, a quilting club, and fitness classes.

Nearby Attractions

The area around Heritage Park offers a lot in the way of convenience, dining and shopping, and opportunities for day trips. The community is also only ten minutes away from Sacramento International Airport, making air travel a convenient option.

The stunning Lake Tahoe is only a two-hour drive away, and it only takes an hour to reach the famous Napa Valley wine country. In Sacramento, there's a dizzying array of delicious dining options, shopping destinations, and beautiful parks, golf courses, and lakes.

The city also plays host to a wonderful assortment of special events, including the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, Pacific Rim Street Festival, Gold Rush Days, Waterfront Festival, and Fireworks Spectacular. For even more entertainment, there's a variety of museums to visit, and sports fans can enjoy basketball games at the Golden 1 Center indoor arena.

Learn more information about Heritage Park here.