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American Canyon Real Estate

American Canyon is a small city in southeastern Napa County, 11 miles south of the city of Napa and adjacent to the Solano County city of Vallejo.  Once known as Napa Junction, American Canyon has grown from a small railroad stop with a cement plant and company housing to the flourishing, family-friendly city that it is today.

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American Canyon Real Estate

American Canyon Homes for Sale April 18, 2021
5
Listed
72
Avg. DOM
$1,025.17
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$800,000
Med. List Price
5 Properties
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,400
Sq.Ft.
1906
Year Built
17
Days on Site
321020517
MLS
Storied, captivating 75-acre, Napa Valley vineyard and estate, Kirkland Ranch. 26 bountiful acres planted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Petit Verdot with 40 additional unplanted acres....
5
Beds
3
Baths
3,300
Sq.Ft.
200
Days on Site
22020931
MLS
Lots of possibilities.Currently 1 Acre of land with home and granny unit. Close to City Hall and easy access to HWY29. 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths 2 Fireplaces, large great room, separate Laundry, French...
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
129
Days on Site
22029451
MLS
Duplex PLUS vacant land ready to build: Existing duplex is 2 bedroom 1 bath each side, separate meters each with single car garages. Both units occupied with paying tenants. Vacant land with...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,709
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
4
Days on Site
321025195
MLS
3-D Virtual Tour Available. Your chance to have the coveted wetlands views. Bring your own designer ideas and this one can shine!! Starting with the double door entry, this one features a granite...
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,082
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
6
Days on Site
321024495
MLS
An outstanding home in the growing south Napa County city of American Canyon now offered to another buyer to enjoy for many years to come. Light, bright, updated & well maintained, lots of room with...

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In 2008 Fortune Magazine named American Canyon as number 11 on its list of 100 Best Places to Live and Launch a Business.  Surrounded by open spaces with hiking and equestrian trails, American Canyon is a thoughtfully developed city, complete with neighborhood parks and playgrounds, an aquatic center, a community center that offers programs for residents from tots to seniors, sports fields, and a skate board park.  Commuters will appreciate the easy highway/freeway access to towns and cities throughout the Bay Area and beyond - and San Francisco is only a short ferry ride away from the Vallejo Ferry Terminal (located 6 miles from American Canyon), which offers regular Baylink ferry service between San Francisco and Vallejo.

The majority of homes in American Canyon are detached single-family residences.  The first subdivision, called McKnight Acres, was built in the 1950s on large parcels and consisted of individually designed Mid-century homes.  Another subdivision, built by a developer, soon followed.  Since then, development has continued and American Canyon is a city of neighborhoods with homes ranging from brand-new homes in modern subdivisions to vintage Mid-century ranches.

American Canyon, California Real Estate

Real estate in Napa's wine country tends to be expensive, but American Canyon real estate is surprisingly affordable by Bay Area standards.  If you are looking for a home in a thriving community that offers reasonably priced real estate, family amenities, and convenient access to other northern California locations take a look at homes for sale in American Canyon, CA.

Contact the Wine Country Modern Real Estate team to find out more about residential real estate in Napa or Sonoma County or to buy or sell a home or in American Canyon.

American Canyon Homes for Sale

American Canyon is a fairly new city and wasn’t even incorporated until 1992. Conveniently located around 35 miles northeast of San Francisco, American Canyon lies right at the southern tip of Napa County, just north of Vallejo and the Carquinez Strait. Today, only about 20,000 people call the city of American Canyon home, and despite population projections only reaching around 24,000 by 2030, strong residential growth over the years still resulted in the development and construction of a local high school back in 2010, which included state-of-the-art athletic facilities and even a fabulous 400-seat Performing Arts Center. Outside of its distinct laid-back vibe, American Canyon is also known for having a sprawling network of protected green spaces essentially surround the city, which includes the Napa River and a 500-acre wetlands preserve to the west of town, the 640-acre Jack and Bernice Newell Wilderness Preserve to the east of town, and the scenic foothills and vineyards of the Sulphur Springs Mountains to the northeast of town. 

American Canyon Real Estate 

With so much open space and a number of protected nature preserves scattered throughout the area, most homes for sale in American Canyon lie close to the city center. And because American Canyon lives much like any typical small town, most of the local real estate landscape consists of established neighborhoods that feature a nice mix of detached single-family homes of all shapes and sizes. Smaller entry-level homes in American Canyon usually start somewhere in or around the mid-$400,000s, while many of the city’s most expensive properties tend to top out near $800,000. 

Amenities & Attractions in American Canyon 

Most nearby amenities and attractions lie outside of town, although there are a few small public parks found within American Canyon’s boundaries. Located just north of town is the Chardonnay Golf Club and Fagan Marsh State Marine Park, and wedged in between also lies the Napa County Airport. 

Local Schools in American Canyon CA

  • Canyon Oaks Elementary School - 475 Silver Oak Trail, American Canyon CA
  • Donaldson Way Elementary School - 430 Donaldson Way, American Canyon CA 
  • American Canyon High School - 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon CA 
  • America Canyon Middle School - 300 Benton Way, American Canyon, CA 
  • Napa Junction Elementary School - 300 Napa Junction Road, American Canyon, CA

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