Petaluma CA Homes for Sale
Petaluma is a charming Sonoma County community of about 57,000 people, offering an upscale small town feel. Once known as the "Egg Basket of the World" because it was home to a thriving poultry industry, Petaluma is now a foodie's paradise and a favorite place to plan a staycation for Northern California residents.
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Things to Do in Petaluma
Whether you are looking for a place to enjoy fine dining or something fun to do with your kids, there is always plenty to do in Petaluma. Heaven for foodie's, Petaluma boast multiple Michelin starred restaurants and an impressively long list of excellent restaurants for a city this size. Try Della Fattoria, located in an antique US Bakery building, circa 1860. Fresh baked bread and beautiful prepared dishes provide a satisfying and wholesome brunch. Guests love their poached ranch eggs and corned beef hash, and their famous Della toast. Don't forget to bring home a fresh pastry or loaf of bread as you leave.
Risibisi is the perfect choice for an elegant evening out in Petaluma. Blending the rustic elegance of Italian cuisine with the freshness of classic Sonoma food, Risibisi earned a Michelin award in 2019. The menu is filled with gourmet dishes you won't want to miss, like the seared duck breast in a mélange of carrot fregola, braised radish, roasted baby carrot, and cardamom-duck sauce, or the house-made gnocchi smothered in braised wild boar ragu and topped with shaved Parmigiano.
When you are looking for something fun to do, try wine or beer tasting at any of the many local vineyards and breweries, or take the kids to any of the many local farms. At Bale of Fun, children can enjoy meeting farm animals who have been rescued. It's the perfect place to plan a birthday party to remember.
Visit the Petaluma Swim Center all summer long, featuring summer camps, swim lessons, and a lap pool open for play or exercise.
Schools in Petaluma
Students living in Petaluma can attend public schools in the excellent Petaluma City School District. The district is highly regarded and well resourced, serving students in Petaluma and surrounding communities.
Private schools in the Petaluma area include religious schools, college prep academies, and more.
Petaluma Real Estate
Petaluma is one of the best places to live in Sonoma County, featuring all the amenities of a mid-sized city, while still offering residents a small town atmosphere. The high desirability of Petaluma keeps real estate prices above the average for the area, making this a market best suited for those with generous budgets. You will find a diverse array of architectural styles in Petaluma, mostly represented on single family homes. There are a few condos and townhomes in Petaluma, but the market primarily consists of large single family homes with spacious lots. If you are interested in finding horse property or a home set on a small acreage, you will love the selection in Petaluma.