8 Silicon Valley Homes with Spring-Ready Yards

Spring is finally here, which means blossoming flowers, pleasant temperatures and spending more time outside. While there are plenty of places around the city to escape to for an outdoor adventure, one of the best places is right in your own backyard. From allowing children and pets to run off their energy to hunting for eggs left by the notorious Easter Bunny, this collection of 8 homes in Silicon Valley offers the ideal landscape for any outdoor activity your family might desire. Please enjoy and let us know if you are interested in a private tour!


239 Forrester Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032

Listed by Compass at $16,499,000

Nestled in the heart of charming Los Gatos, this sprawling manor on 10.6 acres spans 9,000 square feet of living space. Gated and fenced, the property itself is truly a park with dramatic redwoods, manicured gardens, stately trees and foliage, and versatile spaces. Ideal for entertaining gatherings of all sizes, the backyard features a sports court, Italian-esque garden, extensive vegetable planter boxes, swimming pool and oversized lawn.


5651 La Seyne Place, San Jose, CA 95138

Listed by Compass at $7,288,000

Offering sweeping scenic views of the adjoining thousand-acre open space and ranch land, this gorgeous mansion was designed by legendary-architect Bob Flury. A picturesque front elevation features a centerpiece fountain and meandering travertine walks and patios, ideal for hiding eggs or seeking friends. The spacious backyard is complete with a Cabernet vineyard, pebble-tech pool with water features, outdoor kitchen and covered patio.


15668 Bohlman Road, Saratoga, CA 95070

Listed by Compass $5,950,000

Resting on a picturesque 6.6 acres, this stately masterpiece features spellbinding Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay views. Children and adults alike will enjoy soaking in the sights while relaxing in the backyard oasis complete with a putting green, sports court and oversized spa. The multi-tiered yard, perfect for entertaining or quiet enjoyment, offers beautiful flagstone terraces, patios and green space.


13113 Byrd Lane, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Listed by Compass at $11,998,000

On grassy meadows and an open space awaits this impressive executive home. Unfolding at the top of a gentle knoll, the gorgeous setting and distinctive architecture combine to create a luxurious sight. While the front yard is spacious for running and playing, the backyard is a dream. Ideal for entertaining and fitness, take in the fresh air from the large pool, full tennis court, separate spa, and built-in barbecue.


10718 Mora Drive, Los Altos Hills, CA 94024

Listed by Compass at $25,000,000

Magnificent panoramic views of the Bay Area and an abundance of amenities create this architectural masterpiece that spans over 8.877 square feet and features walls of glass that open to sunlit terraces. While the interior is awe-inspiring, the exterior stands out even more. The backyard boasts multiple levels with expansive decks, a zero-edge infinity pool and spa, and beautiful terraced lawns. For additional green space, consider purchasing the contiguous 1.47 vacant lot.


1055 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Listed by Compass at $2,995,000

Located in the desirable neighborhood of Green Gables, this light-filled home welcomes guests with a quaint private courtyard. Once inside, windows overlook and a sliding glass door in the primary suite opens to the verdant backyard. An oversized deck offers plenty of room for dining al fresco when the weather permits while the multiple fruit trees and spacious yard offer shade and room to run.


81 Broadway, Los Gatos, CA 95030

Listed by Compass at $3,400,000

A little piece of Los Gatos history, this 1888 Spanish-style home boasts a gorgeous terraced backyard with multiple entertaining areas. Unwind on the upper level under the mature trees while savoring the views, or enjoy a relaxing meal on the second tier. Regardless of how one spends their time, the opportunities for outdoor fun here are endless.


290 Live Oak Lane, Los Altos, CA 94022

Listed by Compass at $4,298,000

Close to downtown, this lovely single-story home features amenities galore and plenty of ways to enjoy fresh air. Situated on a large 0.36 acre lot, guests and homeowners alike will appreciate the tranquility of the zen garden. The expansive lawn allows for al-fresco dining and entertaining on nearly any level.




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