Napa Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Serving as the seat of Napa County and the principal city for the metropolitan region, the city of Napa is home to about 80,000 residents and is considered one of the older cities in the state of California. Settled in the 1830s and incorporated in 1872, Napa features a colorful historic past complete with the building of railroads, the gold rush, famous leather goods, and fertile soil ? perfect for starting some of the world's most well-renowned wineries and vineyards. Today, Napa is known for its excellent quality of life, clean air, great schools and strong economy.
Napa is the perfect place for families and retirees to settle down. To accommodate the growing population's housing needs, Napa's real estate market is constantly thriving with listings for single family residences, condos, and land anchoring the market. Average sales prices for single-family properties in Napa and Napa County currently hover in the low $900,000 range.
Children are accommodated by the schools of Napa Valley Unified School District with 29 schools located within Napa's city limits. Residents have access to 8 area colleges and universities as well. The city's economy is primarily based on the hospitality and tourism industries, as well as the Napa Valley's many vineyards and wineries. It would take over a year to visit all the vineyards and wineries in the Valley, many which are located outside city limits. For outdoor recreation, residents may take advantage of the city's 43 parks, drive to San Pablo Bay and visit the National Wildlife Refuge.
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