Grenada is a rural town situated in Siskiyou County nestled among the Mount Shasta and the Cascade Mountain Range. They mountain peaks reign above lush valleys of Grenada, creating stunning views. Nearby towns include Gazelle, Fort Jones, Montague and Yreka. Interstate 5 provides easy travel for residents. Air travel is accessible at the Montague municipal airport. Heading to major cities like San Francisco, Sacramento and/or Portland, Oregon in order to enjoy the excitement of large city is easy, either as a nice day trip and possibly an over night stay from Grenada.
The living is relaxed and easy-going with Grenada real estate. Small town ambience and camaraderie provide a sense of security and tranquility to its residents. Over half of the population are married couples with children. About half of the residents commute to work with over 80 percent employed in white collar jobs. The children are privileged to have an elementary school rated above average and several excellent high schools throughout the county to attend such as the highly-rated Yreka High school. Nearby recreational opportunities in Yreka abound with the presence of a community center and theater. Families can enjoy biking, hiking and picnics at the pristine Greenhorn Park. Ringe Park, with its pool and sports complex, is another great source for family fun.
Activities and Attractions
The natural beauty of the area is the main attraction, making it a great place to live. Tourists love the area because of the abundant opportunities to climb beautiful, snow-capped Mount Shasta - the Cascade Mountain Range's second highest peak. Of course residents and visitors alike will enjoy great back country skiing around the area. There is plenty of good golfing and water recreation available at Lake Shasta. There is a fascinating history museum that residents never tire of visiting. It features artifacts and history about the Native Americans from the region and the gold miners from the Gold Rush era.
Properties in Grenada
Homes in the area are a unique blend of a suburban and country homes. Those who love horses can easily find places to keep them. The average age of homes here is 35 years old. They are easily decorated with either a retro flavor or a more modern decor. Homes with lots of windows and decks provide spectacular views of the Cascades. Those who love attractive landscaping and gardening areas won't be disappointed.