Kern County is a great place to live and own a home. Whether you are looking for a home for your family, a condo for yourself, or anything in between, we have plenty of great real estate options for you. We also have many nice active adult communities. Take a closer look at what Kern County has to offer. You will be pleasantly surprised at what you can find. The Kern County Community is Kern County is in the southern part of California's Central Valley. Those interested in moving to the area can purchase Kern County real estate in the city of Bakersfield or in the small town of Buttonwillow. Bakersfield is the county seat and the largest city in Kern County. Prospective homeowners will find homes near Lake Isabella or in the mountains near Tehachapi. Those who want a lot of land will be able to find properties out in the country with more than 10 acres of land. Some Kern County homes for sale are large houses with six or seven bedrooms. Many houses in the area have three, four or five bedrooms. People who want smaller homes can purchase houses or condos with one or two bedrooms.
Kern County offers a variety of recreational outdoor activities. Lake Isabella has places for boating and fishing. Visitors can picnic and camp near the lake. Water skiing and windsurfing are allowed on the lake. People can go fishing, whitewater rafting and kayaking in the Kern River.
Golfers will find a number of courses in Kern County. The Kern County Parks Department owns and manages the North Kern Golf Course and the Kern River Golf Course in Bakersfield. Two other courses in the county are the Valley Rose Golf Course in Wasco and the Kern Valley Golf Course near Kernville.
Residents of Kern County homes can play ball at several Kern County parks. Parks with ball fields are located in Bakersfield, Buttonwillow, Taft, Mojave and several other communities.
Mountains in Kern County provide opportunities for outdoor recreation. People can hike or ride horses along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail in the mountains near Tehachapi. The Alta Sierra Ski Resort is approximately 50 miles east of Bakersfield.
Murray Family Farms is an outdoor family attraction near Bakersfield. Visitors can take a wagon tour of the farm. The petting zoo has goats, sheep and miniature horses.
Kern County is environmentally conscious. The community and residents generate energy through windfarms and solar panels. Residents of Kern County can take public transit with buses operated by the Kern Regional Transit System and Golden Empire Transit to travel around Kern County. They can reach other parts of the United States by train or plane. Trains from the Amtrak station in Bakersfield travel north to Sacramento. Those who want to travel south to Los Angeles can take an Amtrak Thruway bus from Bakersfield. Travelers can take a Coach America shuttle from Bakersfield to Los Angeles International Airport. Flights from Visalia Regional Airport in Kern County will take passengers to Los Angeles and Las Vegas. This airport is approximately 74 miles from Bakersfield.
History lovers may be interested in Kern County homes for sale in Tehachapi. A walk through downtown Tehachapi will take visitors past several buildings that were built in the 1880s. The Errea House was built in the 1870s, and it is now the Tehachapi Museum. The Tehachapi Depot Historical Museum has displays on the history of railroads.
Take a moment to learn more about our community and browse through the MLS Listings and featured properties in Bakersfield, Taft and the surrounding Kern County area. If you are looking to buy Kern County real estate please contact Judy Miller, your local Kern County real estate professional by telephone or email. Call her today Coldwell Banker Preferred, Realtors at 661-334-4034 or send a quick message to firstname.lastname@example.org.