Bakersfield, CA 5 Bedroom Homes for Sale

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Bakersfield, CA Real Estate Market Overview

Browse 8 5 bedroom homes for sale in Bakersfield, CA. View properties, photos, nearby real estate with school and housing market information. The inventory of homes for sale in Bakersfield, CA between March 2023 and April 2023 decreased by 14.9%. The median list price of listings available in April 2023 was $362,500, while the average time on the real estate market was 30 days. In April 2023 more than 17 listings in Bakersfield, CA were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 12 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 13 were sold below.

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Living In Bakersfield, CA

What is it like to live in Bakersfield, California?

Bakersfield is located in Kern County, California. There are roughly 343,493 residents, living in 109,673 households. The average temperature for Bakersfield this time of the year is low of 55F and high of 84F. On average, Bakersfield gets about 0.25 inches of precipitation in May. Most residents are home owners (57%), have a high school diploma (47%) and are single, no kids (32%).

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What type of housing is available in Bakersfield, California?

Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly 70% of dwellings in Bakersfield, while small apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. The average year of construction for properties in this part of Kern county is 1986. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The population residing in this part of Kern county is evenly split between owners and renters.

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What are the advantages of living in Bakersfield, California?

The character of Bakersfield is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This city is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be bothersome around one of the railway lines, Westside Parkway, Interstate 5 or the airport (Bakersfield Municipal Airport). Finally, reaching public green spaces from most locations in the city, such as 2800 Acre Water Bank and Belle Terrace Park, is easy and there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to explore.

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Are things conveniently located in Bakersfield, California?

In Bakersfield, property buyers will usually be able to access primary schools by walking. In contrast, it can be difficult to reach high schools as a pedestrian. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to eating, it is convenient to access the closest supermarket on foot from any location in Bakersfield. Eye Street is among the best streets for food stores. There are also a few options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes within walking distance.

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What does the transportation in Bakersfield, California look like?

Driving is a great mode of transportation in Bakersfield. Coming across a parking spot is easy. On the other hand, Bakersfield is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, residents are served by around 20 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is typically close by. Many of the homes for sale in this city are located in places that are not especially well-suited for walking because very few daily needs can be met on foot.

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Homes For Sale Near Bakersfield, CA

Housing Market Reports In Kern County

Schools Near Bakersfield, CA

Elementary Schools

  • Mt. Vernon Elementary School

    2161 Potomac Ave

    Public Magnet KG-6

  • Ramon Garza Elementary School

    2901 Center St

    Public District KG-5

  • Bear Mountain Elementary School

    1501 Hood St

    Public District KG-6

Middle Schools

  • Fairfax Middle School

    1500 S Fairfax Rd

    Public District 6-8

  • Mountain View Middle School

    8001 Weedpatch Hwy

    Public District 7-8

  • Grimmway Academy

    901 Nectarine Ct

    Public Charter KG-7

High Schools

  • Independence High School

    8001 Old River Rd

    Public District 9-12

  • South High School

    1101 Planz Rd

    Public District 9-12

  • Ridgeview High School

    8501 Stine Rd

    Public District 9-12

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