Homes for Sale with Natural Features and Serene Gardens
March 10, 2021

Homes for Sale with Natural Features and Serene Gardens

The weather in the Sacramento area is finally warming up, meaning it’s time to spend a bit more time outdoors. There’s nothing like stepping out your back door to take in the splendor of nature, whether it’s a colorful flower garden or natural feature like a babbling brook or tranquil lake. We can all use more serenity in our lives, and the following homes in the Sacramento area can provide it with their peaceful gardens and natural features.


Secret Garden in Granite Bay

This spacious home in Granite Bay is as stunning outside as it is inside. The 3-acre property is shaded by oak and maple trees and has a bubbling stream and pond. There’s even a secret garden beyond an arbor, complete with water feature. A pool and spa complete the outdoor ambiance.


Creekside Sanctuary

You don’t have to travel far to get in touch with nature at this craftsman-style country home in Placerville. With two forested acres, the property has a babbling koi pond with waterfalls, lush landscaping and even grape arbors. Plus, Weber Creek flows through the property!


Modern Lakeside Gem

This contemporary home sits in the sought-after community of Wilhaggin near Carmichael. Not only is it a few blocks from the American River Parkway, it also sits right on a lake! A large wraparound deck provides views of the water, as do floor-to-ceiling windows, which flood the home with light.


Tranquil Backyard Creek

Imagine relaxing in your own wooded sanctuary enjoying the sounds of a peaceful waterfall. This custom home in El Dorado Hills sits on a secluded greenbelt complete with a trickling creek. A stone pathway and arched bridge provide access, and outdoor decks offer views of the natural landscape.


Lush Backyard Retreat

You don’t have to have tons of acreage to take in the outdoors! This impressive home in Davis has a secluded backyard space with lush greenery and towering shade trees. Stone walkways and built-in seating provide space to reflect and relax, and several patios provide plenty of room to entertain.


Beneath the Oaks in Gold River

Located in one of the premier gated communities in Gold River, the backyard of this luxury home is canopied by oak trees. There are stone pathways and seating areas, plus a calming pond with a fountain. Oversized windows in the back of the home bring natural light indoors and provide views of the landscape.


Foothills River Access

If you’re looking for a rustic home tucked away in the foothills, look no further than this property in Somerset. It sits on just over three acres and provides access to the Middle Fork Cosumnes River. Rock outcroppings, oak trees and a meandering trail provide a taste of the outdoors right in your own backyard!


Colorful East Sac Garden

This historic home in the Fabulous Forties neighborhood of East Sacramento is a bright and sunny oasis, surrounded by lush plants, trees and flowers. A vine-draped pergola shades a poolside patio, and natural stone walkways provide access to quiet seating areas. Best of all, you can enjoy the lush landscaping from the oversized picture windows.


*Featured photo courtesy Lyon Real Estate Downtown


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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.