Prairie Oaks, Los Cerrows, Willow Springs
Prairie Oaks is located to the northeast of Natoma Station east of Prairie City Road and south of Blue Ravine Road. There was a town of Prairie City during the gold rush, with the downtown area located around Intel and Folsom High School. Residential construction began in this area in the mid 1990′s, and several builders built production homes in this area. Some of the homes in the area back to greenbelt areas and have views. Most homes in the area sell from the mid $300,000′s to the low $600,000′s.
Los Cerros is just north of Prairie Oaks across Riley Street. Homes in this area are very good quality production and similar to better quality custom homes. These homes were built during the 1990′s and some are on greenbelt lots. Many of the lots in this area are large. Homes in this area range from the high $400,000′s to the high $700,000′s.
Willow Springs, located just east of Prairie Oaks, has been under construction since the late 1990′s. Although this is not one of the larger developments in Folsom, several builders are actively building production homes in the area. Some of the homes have greenbelt views. Homes in the area currently sell from the mid $400,000′s to the low $600,000′s.
This area has a couple of parks and several walking and bike trails. Folsom High School is across Iron Point from Prairie Oaks. Gallardo Elementary is one of the highest-scoring elementary schools in the couty and state. The city’s largest employer, Intel, is also across Iron Point on the west side of Prairie City Road. There is a new apartment complex at Prairie City Road and Iron Point and another at Willow Springs. A new Safeway store and other eateries are in the area as well.