What $1 Million Buys in the Greater Sacramento Area Housing Market
Ever wonder what type of home you can expect to find if you have $1 million to spare? We did some searching, and you can expect to find luxurious details, well-maintained yards, spacious floor plans, and grandiose amenities in homes with price tags ranging from $900,000 to $1,100,000.
Whether you’re in the market for a new home, are simply window shopping, or you just won the lottery, take a look at the homes in and around Sacramento in this price range that await you!
Colonial Home With Charming Curb Appeal | $1,100,000
While we adore the cheerful interior of this Colonial home, we are particularly blown away by the picturesque view from the curb. With a well-manicured yard, charming shutters, and a bright red door, this All-American look couldn’t be any more lovely. The outdoor space gets even better when you travel to the backyard, where you’ll find a luxurious covered veranda and outdoor kitchen for entertaining.
Arden Park Home With Stunning Outdoor Space | $1,099,000
No detail was overlooked in the construction of this updated Arden Park home, packed with modern touches and attractive features. We are particularly enamored by the wide-open living space, the intricate details, the wine cellar, and the yard with a covered patio, an outdoor fireplace, and a gorgeous pool.
One-Story Mid-Century Modern Home | $974,500
This stunning mid-century modern home proves that you don’t need multiple stories to live like royalty. You’re just steps from Del Paso Country Club in this Sacramento home, but have all the amenities you need right at your fingertips. We love the unique and ultra contemporary kitchen, the gorgeous bathrooms, and the park-like grounds featuring a pool!
Historic Farmhouse on Expansive Lot | $1,100,000
This Fair Oaks property provides a rare opportunity to own a piece of early Fair Oaks history with its beautifully restored Monterey-style farmhouse built in 1906. The home is situated on an expansive lot featuring an orchard, gardens, a waterfall, a pasture, a chicken coop, a vintage two-story barn, a pool, a pool house, and more!
Elegant Home With Backyard Oasis | $1,099,000
This elegant home in Shingle Springs is a complete oasis, as it is surrounded by trees in a quiet neighborhood. Enjoy the two pools featuring sculptured rocks, a spa waterslide, a cave, waterfalls, and an island. And once inside, you’ll find a spacious great room with soaring wooden ceilings and much more.
Stunning Estate in Rancho Victoria Neighborhood | $999,000
This Shingle Springs estate is truly unlike any other. Not only does it rest on 20 fenced acres in the prestigious Rancho Victoria neighborhood, it is quite new and features a myriad of custom builder upgrades and smart-home elements. Just take a look at its pristine design and you’ll be amazed this property is listed for just under $1 million.
Fairytale-Like Tudor With Ponds and Oak Tree Groves | $920,000
This stunning Tudor home is fairytale-like in appearance and captivating in character. Explore its seven acres of land with two ponds and oak tree groves. Then step inside where you’ll find rustic brick walls, wood-beamed ceilings, exposed trusses and charming details.
Charming ‘40s Style Home With Guest Quarters | $1,099,000
Get not just one — but two — homes with this Granite Bay property. The main home features charming and nostalgic ‘40s-style details, featuring a living area with soaring whitewashed wooden ceilings and a rustic brick wall. Take a look at the secret craft room before you head to the equally as charming mother-in-law flat located on the property! This home gets even more impressive when you see the patios, gazebo, pond and pool surrounding the homes.
Expansive Home Perfect for a Family | $1,075,000
This enormous Granite Bay property is the perfect residence for a family due to its spacious living area, modern chef’s kitchen, safe cul-de-sac location near Folsom Lake, and a beautiful yard to explore.
El Dorado Hills
Tall-Ceiling Home in Serrano Country Club | $1,029,000
You’ll find abnormally tall ceilings in every room of this El Dorado Hills home, located in the desirable Serrano Country Club community. The masterful designer details will surprise you at every turn, especially when you get to the cozy outdoor living space with a fireplace and views of the property’s lovely setting.
Italian Villa With Old World Details | $964,990
This remarkable Italian villa is nestled in the coveted Sterlingshire neighborhood. With custom design and finishes inside and out, this estate is an absolute gem. The Old World details, such as Roman arches, private balconies and wrought-iron elements, give this El Dorado Hills home a rich and graceful feel.
Cozy Home Perfect for the Winter | $920,000
We are immediately captivated by this cozy home with a beautifully landscaped yard in Carmichael. The living areas provide the ultimate space to gather friends and family for an intimate get-together, and the brick fireplace is the perfect area to catch up on your winter reading.
Vintage Home With Stunning Views | $950,000
We love the interior of this vintage home, but particularly appreciate its backyard space perfect for entertaining. Enjoy breathtaking views from the decks and patios, and take advantage of the spacious fenced land perfect for roaming horses. Tend to the fruit, olive and walnut trees, or harvest grapes from the vineyard!
Waterfront Property in Amazing Setting | $1,100,000
This waterfront property is absolutely jaw-dropping, providing stunning views of Mt. Diablo, the San Joaquin River, and incredible sunsets. We like the pops of bright red throughout the home, which was made for waterfront living with its immediate river access and hot tub located on the contemporary deck.
Contemporary Retreat Along the River | $950,000
Explore this equally impressive property located alongside the San Joaquin River, which provides an ultra contemporary retreat with its expansive deck and built-in pool and spa. You can even park your yacht at your own private dock and enjoy the luxurious amenities of this tropical area.
Northeast of Sacramento
Gold River Home With Resort-Style Backyard | $925,000
Travel to the charming town of Gold River to see this wonderful single-story retreat. It is situated on a spacious lot featuring a private and resort-style backyard with a covered patio, pool and courtyard area. The gourmet kitchen is equally as impressive, with state-of-the-art appliances and a combination of traditional and contemporary elements. Cozy up by the fireplace in the master suite to complete the experience!
Pilot Hills Home on 25 Acres | $924,900
Escape to this scenic property in Pilot Hills, situated on 25 oak-studded acres offering panoramic views of Folsom Lake, Mount Diablo and the Eastern Sierras. This home provides the utmost in privacy and serenity, yet is not completely remote — as you may access Highway 50 in just 20 minutes.
Lincoln Estate Perfect for Entertaining | $1,099,000
This immaculate Verdera custom estate is an entertainer’s dream, as it features generous living spaces, amazing views of surrounding lush hills and a golf course, a chef-inspired gourmet kitchen, and an elegant Mediterranean feel. And you guessed it — this Lincoln showstopper is near $1 million!
Which of these million-dollar listings do you prefer?
Something from this wide selection of home styles featuring a myriad of amenities is bound to catch your eye.
Category El Dorado Hills, Fair Oaks, Placerville, Real Estate, Sacramento
Cathy Harrington is Lyon Real Estate’s director of marketing, overseeing the content on the Lyon Local blog, website and social media channels.