Homes With Guest Houses (And Guest Suites) in the Sacramento Area
January 8, 2021

Homes With Guest Houses (And Guest Suites) in the Sacramento Area

We’re all spending a lot more time at home these days, and many people are beginning to feel the crunch of living their entire lives under the same roof. Homes have become more than just a place to rest your head at night; they now function as offices, classrooms, gyms and entertainment venues. Regardless of how many people you have living in your household, you may be feeling like you’re busting at the seams. One of the best solutions is a home that has a separate guest house or guest suite.

Whether detached or attached, these extra living spaces are more than just square footage; they also offer their own amenities such as living rooms, bathrooms and in some cases, kitchenettes. They go far beyond providing accommodations for visiting friends and family members (once stay-at-home orders are lifted, of course) — they are ideal for those seeking solitude when telecommuting, engaging in distance learning or providing older children with a bit of privacy, as well as space for multi-generational living. Following are homes for sale in the greater Sacramento area with guest houses and guest quarters.


Country Custom Estate

This expansive estate in Auburn sits on more than 20 acres, and it’s perfect for those looking for the country lifestyle. The light and airy main house has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, plus a sparkling backyard pool. There’s also a six-stall horse barn with living quarters upstairs, with a full kitchen and living room.


Ranch-Style Home in Orangevale

This spacious single-story ranch-style home in Orangevale sits on more than an acre, and boasts a large cook’s kitchen, unique brickwork and wood-beam ceilings. It also has a covered patio complete with built-in grill, sink and fridge. The guest house has an airy vibe, with a kitchenette and slider leading to the pool, and there’s also a garage workshop.


Foothills Estate With Acreage

This quiet property in the foothills of Grass Valley takes advantage of its natural surroundings with a back deck and plenty of windows overlooking the oak trees. The main house has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, while the one-bedroom, one-bath guesthouse has its own kitchen and family room. The homes sit on 10 acres, and there’s plenty of space for your animals.


Suburban Retreat With Casita

This luxury home in Lincoln has everything you want in a private retreat: formal living and dining rooms, a master retreat with sitting area, and a heated pool. It also has a detached casita, making it a great spot for multi-generational living or overnight guests.


Updated Lake House With Pool

Just around the corner from Folsom Lake in Granite Bay, this updated single-story home is made for summer living! It has a double boat garage with rollup doors, a sparkling pool and spa, plus an outdoor kitchen with firepit. Best of all, it has an attached guest house with two bedrooms, and one bath, plus a kitchenette!


Serene Mountain Home Near Lake

Looking for your own piece of paradise in the Sierra foothills? This 5-acre mountain retreat in Nevada City is just the ticket. Vaulted ceilings and wood detailing give it a rustic vibe and a large deck and built-in grill make it great for entertaining. It also has a commercial shop and separate guest house for friends or family!


Family Home Nestled in the Trees

This large family home in Auburn is close to all the amenities of town, but it feels like a world away. It sits along a six-acre greenbelt with a year-round stream, and has ample outdoor space for gardening or entertaining. It also has a detached 1400-square foot guest house, with a living room, bedroom and kitchenette — perfect for a home office or multi-generational living.


* Featured photo courtesy Lyon Real Estate Land Park/Curtis Park


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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.