February 24th, 2016 at 11:30 am

Homes with guest houses

Do you love hosting guests in your home? If you’re one of those families that is constantly inviting friends and relatives to stay for the weekend, for a week, or just a night, you might want to consider purchasing a home that has a guest house on the property. Not only will you feel well-prepared any time you have company in town, but your guests also will feel welcome and comfortable in their own special retreat.

Are you ready to make a move to a home with a guest house? Here are 21 homes on the market in Southern California that have their own guest house right now. Once you’ve picked out your dream (guest) house, make sure it is immediately ready to go and stocked with the 11 essentials that every guest room should have.

Bell Canyon | $3,650,000

Listed by Marc and Rory Shevin

Los Angeles real estate

Nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac sits this magnificent example of modern architectural design. Your guests will have 900 square feet to enjoy when they come see you, in addition to a private tennis court and family orchard.

Coronado | $4,100,000

Listed by Jan and Chris Clements

Coronado real estate

This spectacular seaside Craftsman is one the entire family will enjoy for years to come. The full guest house is located across a park-like backyard from the main house.

Santa Barbara | $3,510,000

Listed by Kerry Mormann

Santa Barbara real estate

Enjoy only the most spectacular ocean views from the main and guest house, which are located on 18 acres on Gilbraltar Road.

Coronado | $2,750,000

Listed by Carolyn Crane

Coronado real estate

This classic Spanish home is situated on a prime corner lot. A detached one-bedroom and one-bathroom apartment with full kitchen is located above a three car garage, and the entire property is situated on a large grassy areas with several fruit trees.

Newport Coast | $3,799,000

Listed by Connie McKibban

Newport Coast real estate

You and your guests will enjoy the ocean views from this model-perfect property. The view will make them want to come, but the outdoor fireplace, pool, spa, putting green, and outdoor patios will make them want to stay! View this property and other Newport Beach houses for sale today.

Santa Barbara | $4,900,000

Listed by Kerry Mormann

Santa Barbara real estate

This 26-acre estate boasts panoramic ocean, island and mountain views, several loggias and patios, an infinity pool, and, of course, an 800-square-foot pool house.

Coronado | $2,750,000

Listed by Carolyn Crane

Coronado real estate

The detached one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on this property is above a three-car garage, and is near a large grassy area and several fruit trees. This apartment is perfect for long-term guests or could even be rented out on Airbnb!

El Cajon | $1,100,000

Listed by Bob and Tina Kelly

El Cajon real estate

With a 16-car garage, you’ll be able to have as many guests stay with you as you’d like. The views from this property are stunning, so you won’t have trouble finding people to come stay with you.

Camarillo | $1,499,000

Listed by Karen Heyrend and Bob Dougherty

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Sitting among beautiful, lush landscaping and terraced gardens, you’ll find a delightful and elegant single-story home, as well as a 900-square-foot bonus room. Overnight guests will love the city, mountain, and ocean views, and probably will never want to leave!

Calabasas | $3,995,000

Listed by Marc and Rory Shevin

Calabasas real estate

Located outside of the main house is a custom pool and spa, exquisite barbecue center, and a one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest house with its own kitchenette, all of which sits on a 1.3 acre lot.

Goleta | $12,900,000

Listed by Kerry Mormann

Goleta real estate agent

Rancho Dos Vistas boasts incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez, hence its name. Your guests will love visiting this private getaway you call home, perched atop the Santa Ynez Mountains.

Somis | $4,100,000

Listed by Marc and Rory Shevin

Calabasas real estate agent

Behind private gates and up a long driveway is this hidden Mediterranean compound. In addition to the 14,000-square-foot main house, the grounds include a two-bedroom guest house, and a 3,000-square-foot gym and recreation facility.

Santa Barbara | $2,090,000

Listed by Randy Glick

Santa Barbara real estate

This contemporary Santa Barbara home has an incredibly private setting, and the attached 412-square-foot guest apartment is perfect for extended family.

Rancho Santa Fe | $6,995,000

Listed by Delorine Jackson

RSF real estate

This formal Italian estate is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The peaceful setting is perfect for hosting guests, plus it is nestled in a Valencia orange grove on a 1.89-acre site.

Hidden Hills | $9,250,000

Listed by Joanie Louis

Hidden Hills real estate

This newly built estate offers the best of New England charm and a relaxed California lifestyle. The main, guest and pool houses are situated on lushly landscaped private grounds.

Arroyo Grande | $18,000,000

Listed by Kerry Mormann

Arroyo Grande homes for sale

Rancho Arroyo Grande is a trophy property comprised of roughly 3,467 acres  in the heart of California’s Central Coast wine country. There are 230 acres of wine-grape vineyards, 27 acres of olive orchards, 220 acres of oat hay, and an additional 322 acres of arable land.

Los Angeles | $1,695,000

Listed by Daniel Banchik

LA real estate agent

This property is like a vacation home in the mountains among the trees, stars, and wildlife, and has a detached studio with bath that could be used as an artist’s retreat or guest house. You will have to see this magical property yourself to believe it.

Rancho Santa Fe | $3,495,000

Listed by Heidi White

Homes with guest houses for sale

Already an entertainer’s delight, you also have the ability to host guests overnight or for days at a time in the detached guest house with its own patio.

Hidden Hills | $6,995,000

Listed by Marc and Rory Shevin

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Private and beautiful, this Hamptons-style estate offers approximately 1.79 acres, on which you’ll find a championship tennis court and gorgeous pool house.

Ojai | $899,000

Listed by Melody O’Leary-Namikas

Ojai homes for sale

This beautiful single-level Mediterranean-style home comes with a detached one-bedroom, one-bathroom detached casita. Don’t miss out on the chance to own this peaceful and lovely property.

Santa Maria | $2,500,000

Listed by Kerry Mormann

BHHS California Properties

This private and peaceful gated property boasts a newly built guest house with top-of-the-line amenities. Perfect for you and guests that seek a private getaway and recreational lifestyle.

Don’t forget to check out our guide to the 11 essentials every guest room should have.


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