Located halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco, Solano County offers easy access to the best that the region has to offer. The County is both rural and suburban, with shops, restaurants, and other city amenities seamlessly blended with agricultural land and acreage properties.
Solano County is composed of eleven towns and cities, as well as several unincorporated communities. Fairfield, the county seat and largest city, is home to Travis Air Force Base. The Napa and Sonoma wine country is just a short drive to the west, while the vibrant destinations of the East Bay are only about an hour’s drive away.
Real estate in Solano County
As of August, 2022, the median housing price in Solano County is approximately $578,000, with most homes selling at their listing price. The County is a seller’s market with more buyers than sellers in the area.
The housing stock is predominantly made up of single family homes, including large acreage properties of 20 acres or more. A good number of the properties here are working farms and ranches with charming country homes and upscale amenities such as swimming pools, separate cottages, tennis courts, and more.
You will also find more standard sized properties, perfect for a growing family. Affordable townhomes and condos also make up part of the housing market.
Top attractions and activities in Solano County
Solano County offers a wealth of opportunities for outdoor adventures. To the south of the County are the San Pablo Bay, Grizzly Bay, Suisun Bay, and the Sacramento River, where residents enjoy fishing, boating, sailing, and bird watching. The Grizzly Island Wildlife Area found just south of the City of Fairfield is a wildlife sanctuary where you can go hiking, fishing, and hunting. Prospect Slough, found on the eastern border of the County, is a popular fishing destination where you can catch striped, largemouth, and spotted bass.
There are nine museums in Solano County showcasing the area’s rich past, including its Native American heritage and close affinity with the military. The Western Railway Museum in Suisun City is a popular family destination with its exhibit of vintage trains and scheduled interurban electric train rides along the historic Sacramento Northern Railroad.
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