Homes with Amazing Guest Suites & In-Law Quarters
Whether you have out-of-town guests or you have more than one generation living under your roof, sometimes you just need to spread out. An extra bedroom is fine, but if you’re serious about keeping everyone comfortable, you may want to consider a guest suite. Also known as in-law quarters, casitas or granny flats (or accessory dwelling units if you want to get technical), these self-contained areas usually feature a separate entrance, kitchen or kitchenette, and private bath. No matter what you call them, they’ll provide your friends and family with a space to call their own.
Private Equestrian Estate
Finally, you can have space for your horse AND your guests! This 10-acre estate in Grass Valley has a 1,200-square foot guest house complete with two bedrooms, one bath, a full kitchen and a spa! The main house features cathedral ceilings, a wraparound deck and panoramic views. Outside, there’s a six-stall barn, arena and olive tree orchard.
Marquee Location in East Sac
The location of this charming home can’t be beat — it’s just a few blocks from McKinley Park, with easy access to downtown. The newly-remodeled main house includes four bedrooms, while the detached one bedroom, one bath unit can be used as a guest suite. The backyard features a sparkling pool and covered deck.
Tucked away in the heart of Fair Oaks, this Tuscan-style home is just a block from the American River. In addition to the main home’s five bedrooms, the property includes a 420-square foot casita. The home has rich detailing, including alder cabinets and a 25-foot rustic truss ceiling, as well as three balconies overlooking the pool.
Country Hilltop Estate
This secluded retreat in Loomis has 3.3 acres overlooking the valley below. The main house is modern and inviting, with hardwood floors, granite counters and a master suite looking out over a waterfall and koi pond. A granny flat over the garage has 600 square feet of living space. A pool, horse pasture, barn and fruit trees make up the outdoor space.
Hidden Oasis in Fair Oaks
This secluded, gated property in Fair Oaks features exquisite architecture and designer details, including vaulted wood beam ceilings, granite counters and a master bath with soaking tub and curbless shower entry. The property features full guest quarters complete with indoor laundry, chef’s kitchen and private courtyard.
Folsom Lake Views
This country estate in Pilot Hill has unsurpassed views of the American River, Folsom Lake and Mount Diablo. The main home has five bedrooms and four baths, with plenty of oversized windows to let in natural light. Above the garage is an additional 1,000 square feet of living space, perfect for a guest suite or in-law quarters.
Custom Loomis Estate
This state-of-the-art home in Loomis is designed with guests in mind! The sophisticated, contemporary home has an outdoor amphitheater, solar-heated pool, separate bar area and an oversized patio complete with built-in barbecue. Plus, there’s a detached casita with full kitchen. Designer details are throughout, including top-of-the-line appliances and high-end fixtures.
Luxury Log Cabin
This breathtaking property in Loomis is reminiscent of an upscale mountain resort. It sits on 12.8 acres and features floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the panoramic views and an infinity pool and cascading waterfalls overlooking the valley. The Canadian spruce log home has five bedrooms and four baths, with guest quarters complete with a separate kitchen and laundry.
Elegant Living in the Fab 40s
This charming estate is on one of the most prestigious streets in Sacramento. It features limestone floors, cherrywood cabinets, an entertainment room and wine storage. Outside are secluded guest quarters with a private staircase and full bath. A large back patio, outdoor gas fireplace and built-in barbecue means you’ll be entertaining in no time!
Arden Oaks Hideaway
Surrounded by trees and greenspace, this stunning Arden Oaks home is flooded with natural light and clean lines. Raised, open beam ceilings, French doors and custom granite fireplaces add to the luxury. There’s also a separate guest cottage with its own entrance, full bath and walk-in closet.
Enjoy country living at this mini horse ranch in Placerville! The rustic design of this unique home features natural stacked stone, wood plank flooring and exposed beams. The 6.1-acre property has a horse barn, pastures, paddocks, tack room and a round pen. There is plenty of space to stretch out, including a granny flat with full kitchen.
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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.