El Dorado Hills Neighborhoods

El Dorado Hills Realtor
Town Center at El Dorado Hills


The Spanish word “dorado” translates to “golden”, which perfectly describes El Dorado Hills. 

El Dorado Hills is an upscale town nestled in the Sierra Foothills in El Dorado County. Located among the “golden” hillsides off Highway 50, El Dorado Hills is 25 miles away from the State Capitol and 75 miles away from South Lake Tahoe. This unincorporated area of El Dorado County is comprised of a collection of communities and neighborhoods or “Villages”, known for their rolling hills and expansive views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sacramento Valley, and Folsom Lake.

The area offers exclusive housing communities such as Serrano, The Summit,  and Highland Hills, as well as more moderately priced communities such as Bridlewood, Saint Andrews and Stonegate Village. Opportunities for large high-end luxury homes, acreage, or small single family homes are plentiful.  Homes in El Dorado Hills range from condos in the mid to upper $200,000 to palatial estates worth up to $8 million dollars.  The average size of a home in El Dorado Hills is about 3900 square feet and the average list price is about $880,000.

View of Folsom Lake from Highland View in El Dorado Hills


The El Dorado Hills Town Center is a major hub in El Dorado Hills and offers residents a place to dine, shop, and see entertainment available for all ages. The public plaza is also a setting for events including farmers markets, holiday haunted houses, spring carnivals, and art, beer, and wine festivals. Regal Theater shows the latest feature films and is a focal point at the end of the Town Center. Town Center is not the only place to shop in El Dorado Hills.  There are other neighborhood shopping centers as well including grocery stores Safeway, Raleys, and Nugget.

Shopping at Town Center, El Dorado Hills


El Dorado Hills has some of the best places to eat in the county.  Located in the La Borgata Center, Sienna Restaurant  is an upscale-casual eatery, bar, and restaurant offering New American cuisine in a classy and beautiful interior.  Town Center is also home to

Since Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, it’s only fitting that there are restaurants in El Dorado Hills and surrounding areas capitalizing on farm-fresh, local ingredients.  Selland’s is a favorite farm-to-table stops, where you’ll find sandwiches, pizza,  salads, and amazing deserts. Also in Town Center enjoy outdoor dining at Bistro 33  where you can take in a concert or two.

Serrano Golf Course, El Dorado Hills


Families are drawn to El Dorado Hills for its abundant parks, youth activities, and sports programs, so many things to do. 

Serrano Country Club features a Par 72 Championship Golf Course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and also offers four fully lighted tennis courts, a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, wading pool, spa and health and fitness facilities.

El Dorado Hills Community Park,  part of the Community Services District,  is a great place for young, old and furry. The park is a beautiful place to go as a family, or to let your dog run around within the small dog and large dog fenced-in parks.  Here you will find a Teen Center, Skate Park, numerous fields, community pool and recreation center.  There are many Senior Programs as well.

Enjoy incredible views of the Sacramento area at Kalithea Park,  nestled in a gorgeous neighborhood with plenty of space for recreational activities.

Promontory Park  is a well-maintained park with ball fields, tennis courts and an abundance of playground equipment for the kids to play on including a tot water park.

El Dorado Hills offers a variety of terrain for all levels of hiking, biking, and exploring. Folsom Lake welcomes boaters, kayakers, and fishermen.

If sports are not your thing how about Musical Theatre?  The El Dorado Musical Theatre,  now in its fifteenth season is one of the premiere youth theater companies in the Western United States.

Oak Ridge High School, El Dorado Hills


El Dorado Hills is served by three school districts- the Buckeye Union Elementary School District with 4 elementary schools and one middle school,  the Rescue Union Elementary School District  with 5 elementary schools and 2 middle schools, and El Dorado Union High School District  with 3 high schools.  Most of the students in El Dorado Hills attend Oak Ridge High School with some attending Ponderosa High School and Union Mine High School. 

The El Dorado Hills Library   not only has books, videos, and books on tape to check out but also many programs and events for all ages.

Services and Utilities

          Contact information for utilities and services in El Dorado Hills and surrounding areas


El Dorado Irrigation District - 530-622-4513

El Dorado Disposal - 530-626-4141

PG&E - 800-743-5000

Kamps Propane - 530-642-0140

Amerigas - 530-622-4777

Other Services

Animal Control - 530-621-5795

Board of Supervisors - 530-621-5390

Serrano - 916-939-1728

Chamber of Commerce - 916-933-1335

City Clerk - 530-642-5200

City Hall - 530-642-5225

Community Svc - 916-933-6624

DMV - 800-777-0133

Library - 916-933-6982

Sac Bee - 916-933-0195

Mt. Democrat - 530-622-1255

Marshall Hospital - 530-621-1441

Parks and Recreation - 530-621-5353

School Districts

Buckeye Union School District - 916-985-2183

Rescue Union School District - 530-677-4461

El Dorado Union High School District - 916-933-5165

Folsom-Cordova Unified School District - 916-355-1100