August 21st, 2020 at 11:00 am


Have you always dreamed of a home with a great backyard? An open floorplan? While you may be busy searching for a home that exudes charm or has the latest in technology, privacy can sometimes get overlooked. And, even if security isn’t a top concern, a fence or gate is still the first thing guests or passerby will notice when they approach your home, so why not make it impressive? Not only does it make your home presentable, it also adds curb appeal and value to your entire property.

We’re sharing some of our favorite Southern California homes for sale that are surrounded by chic fencing or walls, no matter your budget.

Palm Desert | $11,995,000

Presented by St. James + Canter


Two sets of private gates reveal one of architect Bob Ray Offenshauser’s best collaborations of Mediterranean sophistication and casual desert ease. Surrounded by gardens and water, every space in this home is truly a magical experience. It features amenities such as a chef’s kitchen, walk-in pantries, glass pocket walls, and a beautiful master retreat.

Santa Barbara | $5,795,000

Presented by Nancy Kogevinas 


High style, a premier location, and verdant landscape come together to create the ultimate place of peace and privacy with its surrounding enclosed fencing. This exquisite single-level residence epitomizes the relaxed elegance of Santa Barbara, and is gracefully surrounded by two acres of fruit trees, vegetable gardens, lawns, patios, and plenty of open space.

Santa Barbara | $4,375,000

Presented by Jody Neal 


Enjoy peace, solitude and astounding sunrises and sunsets from the decks and patios of this high-end, two-story modern craftsman. Live the ultimate country life with wrap-a-round decks and massive ocean, mountain, and valley views.

Los Angeles | $3,499,000

Presented by Larry Young


Inside the greenery-covered walls of this mini-estate is an exceptionally charming home with superior quality and fine design around every corner. Architectural elements including dark wood floors, high-pitched ceilings, designer hardware, three fireplaces and more, make these interiors truly memorable. Step outside to mature trees, landscaped gardens, a water fountain, pool, grassy area, and chic sports court, all perfect for entertaining.

Santa Barbara | $2,796,000

Presented by Kristin Arntz


No expense spared, this stunning mid-century modern property sits atop the highly-sought Eucalyptus Hill enclave with views of the ocean, Channel Islands and mountains. This single-level masterpiece offers white oak and maple paneling walls, vaulted ceilings, and wood and polished concrete floors throughout.

Los Angeles | $2,749,000

Presented by Todd Marks 


Cool and sophisticated modern architecture at its finest. This private gated property has huge walls of glass overlooking the cozy outdoor sparkling pool/spa and outdoor patio. Its open floorplan, custom high-end chef’s kitchen, and soaring ceilings will surely captivate anyone who steps inside.

Sherman Oaks | $1,699,000

Presented by Scott Wynne


This chic mid-century ranch home is situated in the perfect location, with easy access to the Valley, Westside, and Beverly Hills. Perfectly set back from the street, the curb appeal couldn’t be more idyllic.

Sylmar | $550,000

Presented by Debbie Edwards and Davina O’Donnell


Once you enter the front gate, you’ll want to cozy up in this friendly cottage and never leave. It features lush green grass and mature trees, a built-in backyard barbecue, and gazebo.

Still searching to find your perfect home? Search all homes for sale in Southern California and set up a virtual tour today. 

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