Winchester, Meadow Vista

Welcome to Winchester, Meadow Vista

Winchester joins some of the best golf communities around the world as it offers one of Californias’s top-rated golf courses blended with family-oriented experiences for their members and guests to make cherished, life-long memories amongst a breathtaking natural setting as part of living your best life in a luxury golf community.

As you enter through the impressive gates of the exquisite Winchester Community, the wide drive curves elegantly through sculpted hills, past towering pines, and magnificent boulder outcroppings. Grand oaks lend their long stretched limbs to songbirds that cheer on the squirrels as they scurry about. Serenity abounds as deer linger leisurely in the wooded areas. The sun slowly climbs above the pines highlighting the rolling hillside of this quiet, peaceful neighborhood of spectacular custom homes. Neighbors pass by with their furry friends on leashes headed toward the nearby nature trails. Golfers tee off on the rolling greens in the crisp, fresh air under mist-filled rays of sun that warm the earth. A feeling of total relaxation welcomes you as if you have arrived at your vacation destination. This is Winchester! A true “gem” of prestige and
rarity nestled in the Sierra foothills, above the fog and below the snow line.

Winchester Community is the only country club in the area to provide an HOA clubhouse, a golf clubhouse, and 24-hour security all harmoniously planned around the noteworthy and challenging golf course co-designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Winchester golf course offers a piece of golf history as this course is one of the last golf courses designed by the team of Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Robert Trent Jones Jr. Throughout a 35-year Golf Digest ranking of America’s top 100 Golf courses in America, 44 different Trent Jones layouts have been listed, and is a recognizable brand. Winchester Golf course is ranked among Californias’s top courses. The rigorous, 18-hole, par 72 course offers stunning views of the Sierras, overlooking the Sacramento Valley. Winchester’s golf course can be played year-round for those passionate about golf. You will be pleased to find that this spectacular course is maintained in immaculate condition throughout the season where you can play golf the way it was meant to be played.

The 35,000-square-foot clubhouse is perched perfectly on a hill overlooking alluring views of the rolling greens with a breathtaking perspective of the surrounding Sierras as the backdrop. It is the true hub of this community and hosts one of the most active social communities in Placer county where residents gather to meet their neighbors and enjoy a lifestyle of luxury living. The Clubhouse offers lunch and dinner service. You can appreciate a sunny Sunday brunch with friends or savor an aged whiskey and a cigar after a fine dinner as you watch the sun sink silently into the Sierras behind a palette of pastels. An array of social activities are designed to meet various interests and offer opportunities for adventure for social members:
Amenities include:
  • Jr. Olympic Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Fitness Center
    • state-of-the-art gym
    • multiple exercise classes
  • Miles of walking paths throughout the community
  • Nature trails for hiking
  • Equestrian trails
  • Spectacular setting to serve up to 250 occupants for memorable events such as:
    • Weddings
    • Special Occasions
    • Business Seminars & Events

A golf clubhouse caters exclusively to the comfort and enjoyment of golfers ensuring each game is a memorable experience. There is 24-hour, on-site security, seven days a week for peace of mind in the Winchester community. A complete breakdown of Winchester membership can be found at

The Winchester community was conceived and constructed in the early 2000s by CC Meyers, the well-known highway and bridge builder. It is a master-planned community that appeals to every luxury and need and covers every safety concern. Consistent with Meyer’s background and experience, Winchester is one of the finest and most well-engineered, planned communities in Northern California.

Unique Community Amenities include:
  • Large Custom homes generally range from 3,000 to 8,000 square feet
  • Home sites generally range from one to six acres
  • Cottage homes range from $800,000 to $1.1 million
  • Home values typically range from $1.4 to $2.3 million
  • Wide roads - not narrow
  • Municipal water – not wells
  • Sewer system - not wells
  • Natural gas – not propane
  • Underground Electric service - not above-ground lines
  • 110 fire hydrants for the 337 lots

Winchester has also been certified a Firewise Community by the National Fire Protection Association. The Community is fortunate to be part of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District and has a fire station only one mile away.

The residents of Winchester are a mix of young professionals and retired or almost retired residents that appreciate the short commute to Winchester. They find the drive through the quiet mountain roads where the sunlight seeps through a thick canopy of branches a great end to their day. The congestion and crowds fade away to an oak-studded countryside joined by tall pines that seem to kiss the sky. Beautiful rock
outcroppings dot the landscape and the scenery gently rolls into manicured lawns, shapely shrubs, and brilliant seasonal flowers as you enter the wide, curving road to the Winchester gates.

Below The Snow & Above The Fog - A Perfection Elevation & Location

Winchester is located in the Sierra foothills near the small town of Meadow Vista, five miles up I-80 from Auburn, California. It is only a 10-minute drive to shopping, fine dining, and exceptional conveniences. This area offers many historical locations to explore on the weekends with friends and family as it is known for its Gold Rush history. Visit the many local wineries and vineyards that are just minutes from your doorstep. Plan a day of white-water rafting on the nearby American river. There are outdoor activities and cultural theme tours offered throughout the seasons. There is always something exciting to do nearby!

Take a 35-minute drive from the Winchester community, to explore the wide variety of exceptional dining options that have put Sacramento on the map as the nation's "Farm to Fork Capital". Check out Old Sacramento for a fun historical trip in time. Dine on the Sacramento river or take a Yacht ride on the river that meanders through miles of our spectacular county from a water view.

A 45-minute scenic drive away is Northern California's jewel, Lake Tahoe. Embark upon world-class views and vistas as you head towards exciting activities for every season. Enjoy worldwide destinations known for snow skiing such as Palisades Tahoe with its Olympic heritage as the host of the 1960s winter games and world-class ski runs and exciting ski culture. Sugar Bowl and Northstar are also about an hour's drive away. Enjoy boating, sunning on sandy beaches, paddle boarding, kayaking, rafting hiking, fine dining, casinos, entertainment, and golfing in Lake Tahoe with the towering mountains of the Sierras as the backdrop. Lake Tahoe is a destination known around the world and is a leisure drive away from your doorstep at Winchester.

Another scenic drive, just over an hour away will take you to the world-famous, California Coast! Your travel and exploration possibilities are endless in places such as San Francisco, Sausalito, Marin County, Bodega Bay, or Mendocino. Be sure to stop in Napa Valley for wine tasting and a gourmet picnic in the vineyards. Your home in Winchester is in the perfect location!

Local schools include Cottage Hill Elementary, Magnolia Intermediate School, and Bear River High School. Call Brenda-Brown Luxury Homes today at 916.517.2300 or visit the website at

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