West Sacramento is a thriving, up-and-coming city, known for its lively cultural offerings, local food focus and beautiful scenery. Downtown Sacramento is just to the east, separated by the Sacramento River.
Cohousing provides a way to create a strong community of proximity, right out your front door, while still allowing for an active and independent life in the city or region of your choice.
- Katie McCamant, Nevada City Cohousing, CA
Our location is in an area of numerous exciting changes.
We're focused on a .59-acre property located on a quiet street in the Washington Neighborhood of West Sacramento.
This site is just 2 blocks from Raley Field and the Tower Bridge, and a little further to the Crocker Art Museum. It’s an urban location, yet close to nature and trails too. Just one block from the Sacramento River with its bike and pedestrian paths on both sides.
West Sacramento is leading in many areas of community life:
initiatives to reduce homelessness
Washington Commons' Neighborhood:
Places of Interest
Our site's has walk score of 72, meaning it’s in a very walkable area.
Riverwalk park parallels the Sacramento River, including picnic areas and views of the skyline and Old Sacramento.
This number is expected to improve further as West Sac is redeveloped with more residential amenities.
Raley Field: 8 minutes
City Hall (Library, Community Center, City College Extension): 15 minutes
Crocker Museum: 16 minutes
Raley's Market: 22 minutes
Yolobus provides service every day - a few minutes from downtown, the Capitol & UC Davis, and only 15 minutes from Sacramento International Airport.
Regional Transit provides bus and light rail service as far as Folsom and Oak Grove.
Capitol Corridor Amtrak route from West Sac boasts easy connections to Davis, the Bay and Tahoe.
View the Amtrak schedule here.
The Streetcar Project connecting Sacramento and West Sacramento received a $30 million award from Cap and Trade Funds. One of the stops is at Raley Field, just two blocks from our site!
Here's the latest news.
Local food focus
Sacramento is considered America's Farm-to-Fork capitol. No major city in America is more centrally located amid such a vast range of high-quality farms, ranches and vineyards.
The Center for Land Based Learning has created several small, urban markets not far from our site. On Sunday's there's a market underneath the bridge at 8th and W Streets.
"The Barn," a beautiful outdoor music venue, will soon be host of a seasonal, thriving farmer's market.
There's also an Urban Farm Stand that sells produce at the corner of 5th & C on Tuesdays from 3:30-6:30 pm.