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East Sacramento

Real Estate and Community

The homes in the East Sacramento community are some of the most sought-after in Sacramento. Vintage houses are framed by tree-lined streets that make for a picturesque view.


The East Sacramento residential development began in the late 19th century. It was annexed into Sacramento in 1911.


McKinley Park is one of many highlights of East Sacramento.  East Sacramento and McKinley Park are highly desirable neighborhoods due partly to their central freeway location, closeness to the Midtown area and the State Capital.


The Fabulous Forties section of East Sacramento is houses between 38th and 46th Streets and bordered by J Street and Folsom Boulevard. They are among the largest lots and houses in East Sacramento. These homes are considered architecturally outstanding in style. The Fab 40s homes range from mid- size to large houses. Some of these properties command over a million dollars.


Many houses in the East Sacramento area are bungalows and cottage styles. Some of the homes are less than 1,000 square feet. These are great down size homes. The quiet neighborhoods offer quaint life style.  The charming home styles of the area would be a great Norman Rockwell setting.


For a real estate agent acquainted with East Sacramento, contact Real Estate Broker Dan Parisi for more information.

Resident insights

East Sacramento/I love Bertha Henschel Park near our house.  It has a playground for children and a water feature.  In the evenings, people bring their dogs there to play.

I also like McKinley Park. It's great for jogging, playing sports, wandering around the rose garden, watching the ducks and turtles in the pond, or having a picnic.  You see a diverse group of people enjoying the park on any day.  The library there is a good asset, too.

The neighborhoods have a lot of character, with older houses and big trees.  The neighborhood is compact and therefore very walkable.  There is a lot of "life" on the streets when you go out: older couples walking, families, people with pets, joggers.

There are a lot of great local businesses nearby, like Compton's, Selland's, Evan's Kitchen, and East Sac. Auto to name just a few.  I can do most of my errands without leaving East Sac.  You can walk or bike easily to most places. It's also a very safe community.
It has a lot of the amenities of a big city while retaining a small town feel.  I love the new farm-to-table foodie culture going on around the city.  There are so many restaurants to try. (A K)