Homes for Sale in West Modesto, Modesto, CA

West Modesto is the southwesternmost district of the city currently tagged as a census-designated place in Stanislaus County, California. The district has a total land area of two square miles, comprised of suburban neighborhoods serving as ideal home options for busy professionals working in the city. This district encompasses the outskirts of the metropolitan area and includes various agricultural farmlands to the west. Residents in the community enjoy easy access to everything the city of Modesto has to offer. There are several schools a short drive away from the community. Paradise Road provides a direct route to the center of town, public parks are plentiful in the area, and two golf clubs are readily available for players to enjoy at their leisure. If you’re looking for a new home in the city close to everything you need but still enjoy a relatively quiet living environment, then West Modesto is one of the best places for you to start your search.

The standard home type in West Modesto is the bungalow-type and ranch-style single-family homes built during the 1950s era. These homes feature the classic two to three-bedroom floor layout with an eat-in kitchen, living area, and single-bath design. One of the best features of these types of houses is their affordability. Home prices range in the mid $200,000 mark providing lots of good deals for families looking to purchase a starter home in Modesto. A significant number of custom home builds in the community was built on top of the older home models. These types of homes typically have a higher price tag but do offer more modern features and amenities. One of the benefits of purchasing in this suburban community is the significant home lots, with some properties reaching up to half an acre in space. This provides homeowners ample backyard space with lots of opportunities for various upgrades. Several homes feature small pools at the back of their home or a garden where you can lounge and relax to enjoy the lovely Californian weather.

Market Overview

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What's To Love

West Modesto offers lots of good real estate deals and family-friendly suburban home options to buyers looking at the area. Schools, retail, entertainment, and Downtown Modesto are easily accessible to families living in the community.

What's Not To Love

Homes in West Modesto are quite old, with the development of most neighborhoods being built in the 1950s.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Homebuyers looking for an affordable home will find West Modesto quite attractive. The area also provides investors lots of good opportunities to purchase a home, upgrade it, and resell for profit. Busy professionals working in Downtown Modest looking for a suburban home a short drive away will find the community quite good.

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Who Lives in Modesto



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Things to do in West Modesto

Modesto Marketplace Shopping Center

Centrally located shopping center with grocery stores, department stores, restaurants, and more.

John Thurman Field

Minor league ball field home to the Modesto Nuts.

Dryden Park Golf Course

Public golf course and park providing a challenging golf experience for players of all skill levels.

King-Kennedy Memorial Center

A local community center providing a space for events and functions.


Schools in West Modesto

School NameGradesAdmission
Modesto High School9 - 12Public
Central Catholic High School9 - 12Private
Mark Twain Junior High School6 - 8Public
Burbank Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
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