Get Away From It All at These Rural Homes in the Sacramento Area
September 4, 2020

Get Away From It All at These Rural Homes in the Sacramento Area

Traffic, crowds, parking, crime, noise, pollution — sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Escaping to the country, even for a weekend, has numerous health benefits, but if you want to make it permanent, there are many homes for sale in the greater Sacramento area that offer a respite from everyday stresses on a long-term basis. From the valley to the foothills, the following homes for sale promise peace and quiet, far from the hustle and bustle of city (or suburban!) life.


Elegant Country Estate

If sweeping views of the Sacramento Valley are your idea of relaxation, then this sophisticated home in Lincoln is for you. The 40-acre property has plenty of room to roam, with meandering gardens and landscaping. Horse lover? There’s a barn, pasture and arena too. The home has three bedrooms and four baths, plus a wine cave!


Home Beneath the Oaks

This custom home in Placerville sits on 5.5 acres of oak-dotted hillside. The home has manicured landscaping and a shaded outdoor deck, plus a second-floor terrace that overlooks the property. With four bedrooms and five bathrooms, there’s enough room for everyone to carve out their own space.


Country Farm in Davis

Tired of the rat race? Retreat to this expansive farm estate in Davis and instead spend your days caring for the land and animals. The property has more than 13 acres of fenced pastures, a barn, workshop, pool, and massive front porch. Best of all, the four-bedroom, six-bath home has gorgeous views of the countryside.


Tuscan-Style Estate

This rural home in Cameron Park is reminiscent of an Italian villa. The six-bedroom, five-bath home sits on 5.6 acres, with tennis courts, a pool and hot tub, pool house, outdoor kitchen and pasture. There’s even a separate apartment above the garage.


Build Your Own Sanctuary

Ever dreamed of planting a vineyard? How about a cattle ranch? This 60-acre property in Shingle Springs has so much space, you can design it into your perfect escape. Rolling hills, pine trees, and views of the surrounding foothills make it a world away from city living. Plus, the three-bedroom, two-bath house has an updated kitchen and large outdoor deck.


Modern West Sac Home

This contemporary home is only five miles from downtown Sacramento, but it’s a world away. It sits on 2.5 acres in West Sacramento with plenty of space for horses and it has an oversized patio complete with outdoor fireplace. The interior is sleek and modern, with four bedrooms and five baths and stained concrete floors.


Riverfront Getaway

You don’t have to go far to get away from it all! This riverfront home on the Garden Highway in Sacramento offers everything that makes the country river lifestyle so appealing: a private dock, views from every room, and lush landscaping. Bating jet skiing, kayaking, sailing and fishing are right at your fingertips. There’s even a private guest home.


Country Manor in Elk Grove


Located in a rural area of northeastern Elk Grove, this country estate has everything you’d expect in a semi-rural area: plenty of land (1.66 acres), a swimming pool, an outdoor kitchen and even manicured landscaping. The four-bedroom, four-bath home even has a large back patio complete with fire pit.


Sloughhouse Ranch

If farm livin’ is the life for you, check out this 70-acre ranch in Sloughhouse, complete with barn and creek. The custom-built home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, plus a swimming pool and detached garage. There’s even a residential income property with a long-term tenant.


Unique Placerville Retreat

All aboard! This unique property in Placerville is designed for the ultimate train lover. Sitting on 20 wooded acres, it includes a miniature railway that passes by old-timey structures that double as guest houses. The main house is a log cabin with a wrap-around porch, swimming pool and outdoor kitchen. There’s even an unusual cave bar!

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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.