Frequently Asked Questions

What are the sizes of the custom estate parcels?
The home sites range from 2.3 to 6.98 acres.

What is the minimum home size required?
The Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (C, C & R’s) require a minimum fully enclosed floor area of 2,600 SF (exclusive of roofed or unroofed porches, decks, terraces, garages, carports or other outbuildings) for one-story homes and 3,400 SF for two-story homes. Please provide your contact information to gain access to the Cambridge Estates C,C & R's and all other community documentation.  Click here to register for access to the Cambridge Estates C,C & R's and all other community documentation.

Is the neighborhood gated? 

Is there be an homeowner’s association?
Yes.  The $145 per month dues are used to maintain the private streets, enforce the C, C & R's, and maintain the community entrance landscaping.

Is there a Mello-Roos assessment?
No.  The cost of the onsite infrastructure improvements are not being passed on to the Buyer through a Mello-Roos assessment district.     

What school district is Cambridge Estates located in?
The neighborhood is located in the Placer County - Loomis Union and Placer Union High School District.  Schools available to the community are:  Placer Elementary School (K-8), located at 8650 Horseshoe Bar Road -  and Del Oro High School (9-12), located at 3301 Taylor Road.     

Are Horses allowed in the community?
Yes. Horses and livestock are allowed on most of the home sites with no more than two animals per acre.

What utilities are provided to each property?
Electric, cable and water (Placer County Water Agency) are available.  Irrigation is not provided.  There is no public sewer system provided so homeowners will need to install a septic system.  If homeowners require gas, they will be allowed to install a below-ground propane tank and contract with a local propane provider.

How do I purchase a custom estate parcel?
Please fill out the registration information form located on the Contact Us web page where you can specify which custom estate home parcel (s) you may be interested in along with your contact information.  You will be contacted shortly. For immediate assistance, please call Rick Gurkin at (916) 580-4272.

Can I visit the custom estate parcels?
Yes, please do visit the custom estate parcels and feel free to explore each one.  Click Here For Directions to Cambridge Estates.  If you Register on this website, you will be contacted by the Broker - Rick Gurkin - (916) 580-4272 - who will arrange to meet you at Cambridge Estates for a tour of the community and the custom estate parcels.

Who is Rick Gurkin?
Rick Gurkin is an Independent Real Estate Broker/Owner who has been involved at Cambridge Estates since 2004. Rick does not represent the Developer/Seller or the Community - he represents prospective Buyers and will provide the utmost in knowledge, experience, dependability and trustworthiness as part of his commitment to his clients.

As an Independent Broker/Owner, Rick provides a competitive advantage to sellers by virtue of being able to set a commission rate structure that will enable clients to save thousands of dollars in commission fees.  Click here to read about Rick.

More information about the area:
Town of Loomis
Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce
Loomis Union School District
Placer Arts Council
Placer County Farms
Placer County Wineries
Placer County History
Placer County Parks and Recreation
Placer County Visitors Council
Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureau
Galleria at Roseville
City Of Sacramento
Welcome To The Napa Valley


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Richard Gurkin is an independent real estate broker and does not represent the developer/seller. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Views and lot sizes are approximate and may change. For more information on the custom home sites, please contact Rick Gurkin - Broker/Owner at (916) 580-4272, or email Rick at