Homes for Sale in Sacramento Perfect for a Backyard Staycation
May 10, 2023

Homes for Sale in Sacramento Perfect for a Backyard Staycation

California has plenty of drool-worthy travel destinations, from dreamy coastal beaches to quiet mountain lakes. With summer right around the corner, it may be time to start thinking about getting away for a family vacation. But this year, why not consider a staycation right in your own backyard?

The Sacramento area has numerous homes for sale where you can have a relaxing getaway without actually getting away! Plus, if you feel the need to get out and explore, there are plenty of attractions and activities in Sacramento to take advantage of too. From sparkling swimming pools to luxury cabanas, following are some homes for sale in the Sacramento area perfect for a summer staycation.


Stunning Backyard Sanctuary in Fair Oaks

You might not want to leave the backyard of this luxury home in Fair Oaks. It features lush landscaping, a swim/spa, koi pond and meandering walkways. Plus, there are multiple sitting areas for entertaining, including a pergola and covered patios. There are also guest quarters and a converted tandem garage that serves as an indoor-outdoor living area.


Nature Lover’s Oasis in Newcastle

Get away from it all on your own piece of paradise in Newcastle. This luxury home sits on seven acres, with scenic rock outcroppings and a gorgeous backyard. It’s just a short walk to Auburn Ravine Creek, a natural salmon habitat, where you can fish, swim and relax. There’s a covered top deck and rear patio, plus a built-in sports court and a jetted tub for the ultimate in relaxation.


Spectacular Mountain Views in Placerville

It’s all about the views from this country retreat in Placerville! The large back deck overlooks the valley beyond, with views of the Sierra foothills, Folsom Lake and even the Sacramento city lights. There’s even a second deck off one of the primary suites perfect for taking in the sunsets. Inside, the views continue, with large floor-to-ceiling windows in the great room.

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Private Backyard Retreat in Davis

Your own secluded sanctuary awaits at this sophisticated, modern home in Davis. The backyard is a quiet retreat, with a sparkling pool, hot tub and enclosed gazebo, not to mention meticulous landscaping. At the end of a cul-de-sac, the home backs to the North Davis greenbelt and ag land, affording a sense of privacy. Soaring ceilings and a wall of windows complete the high-end look.


Immaculate Home in Land Park

This picture-perfect home in Land Park is located directly across from the neighborhood’s namesake park, meaning golf, picnicking, jogging and other outdoor pursuits are just steps away. If you don’t feel like leaving home, you can spend some time in the backyard pool, complete with waterfall and spa. Or, dine alfresco on the lovely covered patio.

Luxury Estate in Granite Bay

Your own luxury resort awaits at this exquisite 5-acre gated estate in Granite Bay. The backyard is what staycation dreams are made of, with a heated pool, waterfall, built-in gas firepit and lush landscaping. For animal lovers, there’s a barn, tack room, horse pastures and a pond.

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Natural Tranquility in El Dorado Hills

Located on a greenbelt lot in El Dorado Hills, this unique home embodies peace and tranquility. The landscaped backyard backs up to a natural setting, with heritage oaks and a trickling creek. It also has its own sports court and game room. There’s a lovely back deck that overlooks the treetops and provides scenic views of the natural setting.


West Sacramento Home for Outdoor Living

This family home in the Bridgeway Island area of West Sacramento is perfect for your summer pool party! There’s an expansive outdoor patio, with plenty of room for outdoor dining, lounging, chatting and just hanging out! There’s a sparkling swimming pool with a rock feature and waterfall, plus a covered gazebo for keeping cool. Palm trees dot the back fence for the ultimate vacay vibe.

Rancho Cordova Home Ready for Summer

This family home in Rancho Cordova features a backyard that’s made for summer gatherings! There’s a swimming pool with a built-in basketball hoop and volleyball net, a hot tub, and a shade structure for lounging or dining. There’s even a built-in firepit to keep you cool on chilly nights. Plus, it’s just a block away from a local park.


*Featured Photo Courtesy Lyon Real Estate El Dorado Hills


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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.