With its green pastures and country vistas, this California real estate shows us the rustic side of The Golden State.
We’re headed West. West Coast, that is. Though our first instinct is to picture the California coastline, there’s still plenty of the original frontier to go around. We liked these homes for sale because of their decidedly country offerings — wide open spaces, pastures, wildlife, creek banks, and usually a shaded spot to sip on lemonade all summer long.
Red Bluff, CA | $1,800,000 | 109 acres
2,992 sqft. | 3 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms
Listed by Scott Soder, California Outdoor Properties
Bordering Red Bank Creek are two adjacent by separate parcels totaling 109 acres. The gorgeous post-and-beam wooden cabin sits on the first parcel. The second parcel, which grew oat hay for the last several years, is suitable for a wide variety of crops including orchards. Both parcels currently accommodate horses and are home to a variety of wildlife including deer, wild pig, turkey, quail, dove and more.
Redding, CA | $1,195,000 | 38 acres
3,800 sqft. | 4 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms
Listed by Nikki Rodriguez, California Outdoor Properties
This 38-acre country property includes about 5 acres of vines (mostly Syrah) planted in 2001. In addition to the spacious home, it includes a fenced pasture for livestock, and its own on-site winery: a 1,700-square-foot tasting room on one end and a 2,300-square-foot. shop at the other.
Rescue, CA | $4,950,000 | 145 acres
4,300 sqft. | 4 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms
Listed by Bruce Renfrew, California Outdoor Properties
This historic 145-acre ranch is just minutes from El Dorado Hills. It's massive custom home is situated at a place on the property chosen for its natural shade and afternoon breezes and views across the meadow of deer grazing, foxes, coyotes, and many species of birds including great blue heron, white egret, hawks, eagles, turkeys, ducks, and geese.
Kernville, CA | $1,495,000 |14 acres
2,686 sqft. | 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms
Listed by Chris Bailey, California Outdoor Properties
This is one of the most unique agricultural properties in the Kern River Valley, with an abundant water supply, gentle terrain, and year-round green pasture, plus a cozy log cabin in addition to numerous outbuildings and barns.