THE COMMUNITY: Campus Commons is a Planned Unit Development (PUD) of approximately 1,160 single family attached and detached homes, located at the southwest quadrant of Fair Oaks Boulevard and Howe Avenue in the Heart of Sacramento. Residents and their guests enjoy all the amenities of this master-planned community including beautiful Clubhouse facilities, Landscaped common areas, Miles of paved walkways, Swimming pools, Tennis courts, Spa and Fitness Rooms, plus easy access to the wonderful American River Parkway, Jedediah Smith Memorial Bicycle Trail, the Guy West Bridge, and California State University, Sacramento (CSUS).
THE BUILDERS: Prior to development, the Campus Commons property was widely known as the Horst Hop Ranch. It was planned & developed by a local Sacramento partnership including Bob Hurst, R.J. McClatchy, J.J. McClatchy, Gordon Jack, Jack Matranga, and Henry Moss. R. C. Powell Developments and Teichert Land Co. became involved in the development in the early 1970's. Robert C. Powell built Villages 3 & 10, the Garden Homes in Village 4, and all the homes in the Nepenthe Association. Kimmel Construction built the homes in Village 5 (St. Charles Place). Home construction was completed in 1979.