Sacramento Area Homes Perfect for Active Families
With its proximity to lakes, rivers, mountains and countryside, the greater Sacramento area is the ideal place for active families. Whether you’re into golf, hiking, swimming or biking, there are so many options in the greater Sacramento area that make it easy to pursue your passions. From the delta to the mountains, following are some of the best homes for sale in the Sacramento area for active families.
Outdoor Playground in Auburn
Interested in a game of hoops? How about a swim? This custom estate in Auburn has its own basketball court, plus a pool, jacuzzi and pond. It’s ideal for animal lovers, with a custom-built barn and plenty of space to roam. It also has its own vineyard, mature fruit trees and garden!
Unique Home with American River Access
Adrenaline junkies will love the location of this charming home in Lotus — it has deeded right of passage to the American River, making whitewater rafting and kayaking adventures a breeze! The property has five gated acres with oak trees and a seasonal creek just begging to be explored. There’s even a guest house for when friends or family visit!
Serene Escape along the Cosumnes River
You won’t have to travel very far to get away from it all — you can camp in your own backyard at this rustic property in Placerville. This private home sits along the Cosumnes River, so you and your family can explore swimming holes, waterfalls, picnic area and even Native American grinding stones.
Stunning Views Near Folsom Lake
This impressive home in El Dorado Hills has amazing views of the Sacramento Valley, and easy access to the hiking and biking trails skirting Folsom Lake. It has its own spa and pool (complete with waterfall!) as well as a built-in firepit and a private vineyard.
Mountain Home Near Scotts Flat Lake
If you’re the outdoorsy type, it doesn’t get any better than this mountain home beneath the trees in Nevada City. It’s just minutes from Scotts Flat Lake, ideal for boating, fishing, swimming and enjoying nature. There’s even a huge commercial shop onsite.
Kid-Friendly Home in Gated Community
This exceptional home in the Arden-Arcade area is designed with kids in mind! It features a built-in trampoline, play structure and swimming pool, complete with waterfall, slide and diving board. There’s even a detached art studio and, for the big kids, a huge garage that can store motorcycles, boats and RVs.
Walk to the American River Bike Trail
This prestigious home in the Arden Arcade area has access to a private pathway to the American River Parkway, making a morning jog or a weekend bike ride easy peasy. The home also features a pool and spa, not to mention a covered patio complete with outdoor fireplace.
Country Club Living in the Foothills
You don’t have to choose between the mountains and the country at this luxury estate in Meadow Vista. The Winchester Country Club home has access to every imaginable activity, including golf, tennis, bocce and pickleball — not to mention miles of serene walking trails. The home sits on the 9th fairway and has its own hot tub and outdoor kitchen.
Boater’s Paradise on the River
If you’ve dreamed of living the Delta lifestyle, turn no further than this expansive riverside estate along the Sacramento River in Hood. The property has two single-story homes, as well as a vineyard, redwood grove and pasture area for your equine family members. There’s even a bocce ball court and outdoor movie setup!
North Davis Golf Course Home
Feel like hitting the green? You won’t have to travel far — this home in North Davis sits on the 11th hole of the North Davis Golf Course. If golf’s not your thing, you can dive in to the lap pool. There’s even a kitchen herb garden and expansive back lawn for backyard games.
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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.