Luxury Rural Living in Sheldon Estates, Elk Grove

Posted by Rick Delgado on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 10:27am.

sheldon-estates-elk-grove-homes-for-saleAre you looking for a new home on a large lot with ample privacy? Are you a growing family looking to move up into a bigger home? Are you set to retire and looking for a luxurious home to spend your golden years? Then look no further than Sheldon Estates in Elk Grove.

Luxury Rural Living in Sheldon Estates

Sheldon Estates in Elk Grove, California is perfect for those who value privacy and lots of elbow room. Take a drive into your typical surburban neighborhood or master planned community, and you will generally find that most homes sit on fairly small lots of less than a quarter acre. Neighbors are very close to your house, and privacy is harder to come by.  If you prefer larger lots, beautiful new homes that you could customize, you'll love what Sheldon Estates in Elk Grove has to offer homebuyers.

You'll find the Sheldon Estates area situated on the northeast corner of Sheldon Rd. and Waterman Rd. Homes maintain the rural feel of the area, even though they're situated within Elk Grove itself. See all available properties in Sheldon Estates below or learn more about homes and amenities in this fabulous community.

Sheldon Estates Homes For Sale Starting at $650,000

Looking to purchase a home in Sheldon Estates? Homes in this exclusive neighborhood were originally sold for $650,000-$750,000, with optional casita unit additions costing an additional $60,000. Re-sale homes on the other hand have come down in price in the last year with homes selling for as low as $450,000. This means homebuyers have a chance to move up into luxury at a more affordable price. 

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Sheldon Estates: Large Lot Homes in Elk Grove 

A huge part of maintaining the natural feel of the community is only 45 homes are going to be built in Sheldon Estates, which had been originally slated for 400 homes. But Dylan Homes decided to craft just 45 homes, with the smallest being 3,300 square feet, on 2-acre parcels to help maintain the area’s rural feel. Of course the central location of Elk Grove makes this a fantastic place to live as well.

In addition to larger lots, buyers have the ability to step in and help customize their homes from four basic floor plans. Customization options include where the garage goes, select elevations or you could add on an 800-sq. ft. in-law suite.

The average home in Sheldon Estates has 4-5 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. If you're a car lover, you'll enjoy storing your vehicles in the spacious 3-car garage. Most homes also come with nice features like marble and carpet flooring, marble stone fireplaces and gourmet kitchens with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.

Schools Near Sheldon Estates

Any parent who values a good education for their children will appreciate the many quality schools located near the Sheldon Estates neighborhood. Served by the well regarded Elk Grove Unified School District, your family can find a great school within a quick drive from most homes. West Campus, Pleasant Grove High and Franklin High are just some of the top-rated high schools within a 10 mile drive from your front door. If you're looking for private options, Alder Academy (K-12) and American Heritage (9-12) offer a student to teacher ratio of 11:1. Alternatively, Antelope Christian Academy offers faith based education for students K-8.

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If you are interested learning more or have any questions about Sheldon Estates or would like to find your next home in Elk Grove, contact Rick Delgado with RE/MAX Gold at (916)226-1136 or visit

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