Sacramento-Area Homes With Inviting Front Porches
September 27, 2019

Sacramento-Area Homes With Inviting Front Porches

The front porch is as American as apple pie and baseball. Many of us have fond childhood memories of whiling away a summer day on the front porch, watching the world go by. The Sacramento area’s mild weather means you can enjoy outdoor living for most of the year, making it a highly sought-after feature for home buyers. And no matter what you call it — porch, patio, veranda, terrace, lanai — there is a home that will meet your front porch desires!

Auburn Lake Views

A cheery red door and natural stone porch welcome guests to this waterfront home in Lake of the Pines. Every bedroom has a view of the lake, with access to kayaking and swimming via a private dock right out the back door. The back porch even has an outdoor kitchen, perfect for enjoying those cool mountain evenings.

Outdoor Living in Colfax

This updated home in Colfax has a large covered front porch, meaning you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. Inside is a newly remodeled master suite, gourmet kitchen and loft. Out back is another deck where you can take in the natural surroundings.

Charming Wraparound Porch

The large wraparound porch on this El Dorado Hills home gives you plenty of space to spread out, relax and entertain. Shade trees cover both the front and back, and vaulted ceilings and a grand staircase make the interior airy and open. There’s even a 700-square foot apartment above the garage.

Midtown Bungalow

Watch the world go by on the raised front porch of this classic high-water bungalow in midtown’s Boulevard Park. Inside, the four-bedroom, two-bath home has original built-ins, wood trim and pocket doors. A modern kitchen and back deck make it great for entertaining.

Modern Farmhouse

This updated farmhouse in Fair Oaks has a clean, bright front porch that beckons you to take a seat and unwind. The interior has a modern kitchen (with a farmhouse sink, of course) and a master suite with spa-like bathroom. Out back is an Olympic-sized pool surrounded by mature landscaping.

Historic Riverfront Estate

Own your own piece of the Sacramento delta! Built in 1918, this craftsman-style home in Walnut Grove has not one but TWO front porches – one lower, one upper – with views of the Sacramento River. Fully restored, it also has a gourmet kitchen, two fireplaces and a wine cellar.

Timeless Classic

This sunny home in Fair Oaks welcomes visitors with a wide front porch complete with porch swing. The interior is classic yet modern, with an updated kitchen, professional-grade appliances and breakfast nook. The lush backyard is its own private retreat, with a pool, spa, waterfall and gazebo.

Mountaintop Vistas

Natural stone and a bright green door define the front porch of this updated home in Placerville. Out back are breathtaking views of the surrounding hillsides. The home has an updated kitchen with a butcher block island and separate living quarters on the ground level, suitable for an in-law suite.

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Elizabeth Penney

Elizabeth Penney is a content writer for Lyon Real Estate and the Lyon Local blog. A Sacramento native with a marketing background, she shares her insider knowledge on restaurants, attractions and outdoor activities throughout the greater Sacramento area and beyond.