A profile of the esteemed Serrano community in El Dorado Hills, CA
While looking at the homes for sale in El Dorado Hills, CA might lead you to believe that this census-designated place is charmed throughout, some of its neighborhoods are particularly distinguished. The exclusive community of Serrano is one of these, representing the pinnacle of living in the Sacramento metropolitan area.
Serrano makes up 3,500 acres, centered around the renowned par-72 golf course at the country club that shares the community's name. Most of the individual developments are gated. It's nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains and experiences a fairly pleasant climate throughout the year, though summers can be quite hot.
Living in Serrano places you within easy reach of the city of Sacramento - it's about a 30-minute drive away - and Lake Tahoe and the wineries of Napa Valley are also fairly close. Its amenities and advantages don't stop there, though - there's the aforementioned Serrano Country Club to check out, featuring two tennis courts, a 34,000 square foot clubhouse with numerous dining options, pools and more to complement the golf course.
As the proverbial icing on the cake, Serrano claims the honor of winning the Community of the Year award from the National Association of Home Builders Sales & Marketing Council in 1997, along with Master-Planned Community of the Year from the Building Industry Association of Superior California in 1997 and 1998.