Citrus Heights, California

The Heights

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Larchmont Northridge


Larchmont Northridge is a popular neighborhood in Citrus Heights. It’s primarily filled with homes built in the 1970s that are mostly 3-4 bedrooms. The median home price is $520,250 although it is common to find homes just under $500k. The area has a number of excellent parks, with Rusch Park the showcase spot. It’s filled with every kind of sports field and court, including the much-loved pickleball courts and a skate park. It also has a big pool, community center and plenty of picnic spots, BBQs and open green spaces for general play. This truly is the community center of the area and is one factor in driving a tight-knit neighborhood.

Canyon at Mitchell Village


Canyon at Mitchell Village is a master-planned community built to serve families looking for a neighborhood with plenty of amenities and nice, new homes. The neighborhood has plenty of open spaces for grownups, the kiddos and doggos to play. This includes a beautiful park, trails for hiking, biking or just strolling and plenty of picnic areas for family and neighbor hangouts.
It’s also one of the few neighborhoods that is walking distance to the shopping at Sunrise Mall and the Marketplace at Birdcage. Median home prices are in the mid to high 400’s.

Arcade Creek


One of the great benefits to Citrus Heights is the fact the housing is more affordable than most cities in the area dn throughout Northern California. This is doubly true fo the Arcade Creek, neighborhood where you’ll find a mix of single-family homes and condominiums at a median home price of $344,898.

Arcade Creek Park is one of the real gems of the area. 12 acres of beautiful greenery for general walking and hiking along with basketball courts, children’s play area and open grass fields for soccer and general recreation. There is also a large fenced off-leash doggo park so Fido can get in on the fun. Arcade Creek Park is also the trail head for the Jo Smith Nature Trail a beautiful walk that winds its way over the creek and eventually onto the American River College campus.