Sacramento Area Homes For Sale with Open Air Living Rooms — For an Easy Transition into Fall!
If we had to pick one thing we love about the Sacramento area’s luxury homes it would have to be the stunning outdoor spaces. Because we’re blessed with such an amazing climate, we can take advantage of the turquoise pools, outdoor dining rooms and fresh air living spaces for most of the year. That’s only one of the reasons we’re lucky to live in Sacramento, but it’s a pretty good one!
This year, open air dining rooms and living rooms experienced a renaissance of sorts as design trends merged indoor and outdoor colors, decor and styles. Lucky for us, our region’s homes are already equipped with breathtaking spaces and these particular ones have completely stolen our hearts!
Scroll through our picks, steal ideas for your dream home, borrow design ideas for your current home, or make one of these your own.
Resort-Style in the Open Air
8914 Collina Court | Listed by Joey Aronson
If you’re not already wowed by this masterfully designed resort-style home and its marvelous entertaining spaces, step into the backyard for some fresh air. There, you’ll find a stunning pool adorned with Grecian statues and a covered, open-air courtyard. Complete with a kitchen and grill, hearth and television, and multiple open spaces for dining and lounging — this home takes luxury to a new level.
Bi-fold Doors Merge Interior and Exterior
3771 Random Lane | Listed by Tom and Nancy Harvey
This Sacramento home already has a stunning shaded patio with a forest view that landed it on our list. But the place we really excited about is just off the back courtyard. Bi-fold doors open to a Michael Glassman-designed courtyard pool, spa and cabana. Inside, you’ll find a rustic lounge perfect for enjoying the fresh air from the wide open doors and the lofted ceiling. Turn on the fireplace for an even cozier autumn evening!
Front to Backyard Elegance
6100 Terracina Court | Listed by Joey Aronson
This luxury home is stunning from the twinkling front fountain to the backyard pool surrounded by lush landscaping and garden. Just off the pool, the covered dining and living area is open to the autumn air. With a grill kitchenette, a beautiful hearth and access to the indoor entertainment spaces, you’ll want to spend all your time outside this season!
Hidden Gems at Every Turn
8010 Mount Vernon Road | Listed by Larinda Negri
If you’re seeking fresh air, look no further than this Auburn home. On approximately 10 acres, you’ll find curated gardens and immaculate landscaping, a pool with a view, sunny patios, and a shockingly impressive covered bar and lounge. Located right next to the underground wine cave, you can mix a cocktail and relax by the fire, or invite everyone over for a night of revelry. It’s fit for any occasion!
Sacramento River Dream
6075 Garden Highway | Listed by Debbie Elliot
A picture is worth one thousand words and, in this case, those words include wow, breathtaking, and dream home. This Sacramento home was custom-built along the banks of the Sacramento River so the design was optimized for river and sunset views. From the covered patio — complete with kitchenette, dining space and room for lounging — you can watch the leaves change as the river meanders past every night of the season.
Secluded Oaks and a Cozy Fire
4912 Secluded Oaks Lane | Listed by Michelle Luse
Nothing pairs better with the flavors and atmosphere of autumn than a cozy fireplace. This home on Secluded Oaks Lane offers one covered patio just outside the indoor living room and a separate, open-air entertaining and living space just a few steps away. Here, you’ll find a gourmet grill and a warm hearth perfect for every season.
Luxury for the Whole Family
5951 Clark Mountain Road | Listed by The Marilyn Goff Team
This luxury home packs a lot of punch into its charming, open-air patio. Entirely covered and complete with fans for circulation, there’s room for a living space, dining area and a grill — all warmed by the fireplace. Vaulted ceilings and open walls enhance the fresh air atmosphere, but the roof over your heads will keep the whole family warm on chillier nights.
4025 Canonero Court | Listed by Erin O’Connor Nelson
Perfect for sunny, summer days, colorful fall evenings, breezy winter days and warm spring dinner parties — this home’s covered patio has stolen our hearts. Overlooking a garden courtyard with views of autumn’s changing leaves, the atmosphere feels like a relaxing retreat.
An Open Air View
3989 Cherry Acres Road | Listed by Erik Whalley
What makes an open air living room even better? That’s an easy answer: a stunning view! This Cool home looks out onto the sweeping Sierra Valley which means you can watch the fall color show up in the region from the comfort of your couch! The peaked ceiling and wood detail gives the space a lodge feel and increases your sense of relaxation and escape.
Two Patios, Dozens of Views
696 Misty Ridge Circle | Listed by Pam Nelson
Relax fireside on the upper patio or enjoy the lower patio and peaceful backyard. Whichever space you choose in this Folsom home, you’re guaranteed a view. Upstairs, fans will keep you cool in the summer while the fire warms you in the winter. And with plenty of space, you could fit a dining area and a lounge!
Which home do you love?
In the comments below, let us know which home you can’t enough of! Did you find any design secrets to bring home with you?
Category Home Inspiration, Real Estate
Cathy Harrington is Lyon Real Estate’s director of marketing, overseeing the content on the Lyon Local blog, website and social media channels.