Taft, CA is a small town in the foothills of Kern County, at San Joaquin Valley's far southwestern edge. With a population of just over 9,000 residents, the town is starting to expand Taft real estate options, with planned housing and new economic development projects in the early stages of planning.
Named for the 27th president of the United States, this former one-industry oil town is growing into an attractive destination for businesses and entrepreneurs due to the cost of property and room for growth in the town.
View property listings for Taft real estate below, or read on to find out what entertaining 10-day celebration the town hosts every five years.
Taft Heights Seclusion. An Unbelievable Custom Estate That Has It All. Private Gated Stamped Driveway Leads To 2 Car, 2 Car Carport And Rv Parking With Dump Station. When Entering The Home It Is Hard Not To Notice The Exquisite Flooring Of Tile An...
Sandy Creek Estates Built By Colston Construction. Fully Landscaped Front Yard, Tiled Entry Way, Split Wing With Carpeted Bedrooms. Attached Two Car Garage. Room For Rv Parking. Stainless Steel Appliances, Open Floor Plan Design. Ready To Move In!
You Don't Need To Live In A Dark, Musty Castle To Feel Like Royalty. This Superlative Property Will Make You Feel Like Part To The Royal Family! Corner Lot With Beautiful Landscaping Located In One Of Taft's Finest Areas. Over 2700 Sq Feet To Enj...
Wow Wow Wow, Need More Space....this Home Has It! Large 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathrooms (1 Full And 2- 3/4), Plus An Office With A Private Entrance, Private Front Door Entry Cuts Down On Soliciting, Plus Rv Parking With Hookups....and Much More!!! Super...
Beautiful Home Located In Taft. 3 Bedroom 2 Bath With 2 Car Garage! This Home Has A Gorgeous Kitchen And Family Or Game Room With A Fire Place. Also, Indoor Laundry Room!! Pool Size Back Yard With Covered Patio. This House Has Solar And Is Ready T...
This Stunning Property Has It All! Gorgeous Remodel With No Expanse Spared. 3 Bed / 2 Bath Plus 4 Car Garage And In Ground Swimming Pool.a Must See For The Most Selective Buyer. Hardwood Laminate Floor Throughout,high Ceilings, Kitchen Area Wit...
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Taft Homes For Sale
Taft homes for sale consist of mostly single-family homes, with easy access to shopping, recreation and parks from all areas of the town. A variety of restaurants are available to choose from, and the town is home to a Kmart, Sears Hometwon Store and Albertsons, as well as smaller retail stores and pharmacies.
The Franklin Field Complex provides residents with multiple ball fields, two playgrounds, picnic pavilions, volleyball courts and horseshoe pits. A number of smaller parks can be found throughout the city, with open green space and children's play areas.
Oilorado Days In Taft, CA
Homebuyers who choose Taft real estate are in for a special treat when it comes time to celebrate the town's birthday. Rather than celebrate annually, the city of chooses to throw a 10-day event every five years, aptly named "Oilorado" to acknowledge the men and women who first came to Taft when oil seeps were discovered in the town just after the turn of the century.
With a huge array of events and activities, Oilorado has something to offer for everyone. Included in the festivities is a parade, queen pageant, live entertainment, barbecues, dances, motorcycle races, a car show, carnival and an oilfield skills contest - and that's only to name a few!
Perhaps one of the most entertaining aspects of the town's birthday celebration is the "Whiskerino Contest", a facial hair competition. While not all men in the town are required to enter the competition, it is mandatory that they all grow some sort of facial hair for the 10-day event. Men who choose not to participate are required to buy a pass to display, or they'll risk being captured by the Oildorodo posse, and thrown in the official Oildorodo Hoosegow!
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