Sometimes a home isn’t just a home. Sometimes, it’s what’s on the outside (or in your backyard) that counts.
For these envy-worthy properties, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, kitchen amenities and closet space aren’t the real draw because their gorgeous outdoor spaces guarantee you won’t be spending much time inside. And you’ll be surprised to learn that some backyards are even within your budget.

10. Luxury Farmhouse Backyard

Vermont Farmhouse - the best backyards 
1403 Arnold District Rd
Brandon, VT 05733
3 bed, 6 bath, 131 acres
List Price: $1,490,000
Vermont isn’t just primo skiing and Ben & Jerry’s, it has some of the best greenery New England has to offer. This luxury property in Brandon has all the charm of a farm with reclaimed barn wood and exposed beams, but it’s hardly the kind of place where you’ll be breaking your back baling hay. As a huge bonus, you get a front row to New England’s spectacular fall foliage.
Listing Courtesy of Laurie Mecier-Brochu of Four Seasons Sotheby`s International Realty
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9. Horse Lover’s Dream

Texas Ranch - Best Outdoor Spaces
830 Vz County Road 3514
Wills Point, TX 75169
4 bed, 2.5 bath, 89 acres
List Price: $579,000
Maybe you’re thinking of abandoning city life for a slower pace? You’ll find that in droves at this massive horse ranch. And whenever you’re feeling a little stir-crazy, Dallas is only an hour away.
Listing Courtesy of Dennis Johnson of Halo Group Realty, LLC.
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8. Tranquility Farm Backyard

Tranquility Farm - Best Outdoor Spaces
50 Old Stage Rd
Walpole, NH 03608
5 bed, 5 bath, 500 acres
List Price: $1,750,000
Another Northeastern gem, this pristine farm has a pond, tennis court and acres of meadows.
Listing Courtesy of Heidi Bernier of Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country
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7. Eisenhower Road

901 N Alpine Dr - Best Outdoor Spaces
1477 Eisenhower Rd
Denison, TX 75020
4 bed, 4 bath, 93 acres
List Price: $1,500,000
Who needs a swimming pool when you can have your own lake? This lake view ranch has 4 ponds, stables, a barn—everything you could ask for in serene country living.
Listing Courtesy of Linda Cook of ERA STEVE COOK & COMPANY
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6. Fancy Farm Living Backyard

Fancy Farm Living - Best Outdoor Spaces
6018 County Road 661a
Arcadia, FL 34266
3 bed, 3.5 bath, 215 acres
List Price: $1,999,000
Luxury meets farm living on this Florida ranch. Barn, 26 stables, pool with a waterfall and island, outdoor shower—just the right balance of rustic with all the creature comforts.
Listing Courtesy of Dana Clausing of HOMECHOICE REAL ESTATE
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5. Summer Home

10250 W Sunset - Best Outdoor Spaces
9050 Fishing Island Rd
Princess Anne, MD 21853
4 bed, 2 bath, 234 acres
List Price: $549,000
Fishing, duck hunting or just lounging on your own stretch of sandy beach. There’s no shortage of outdoor activities that come with this Maryland summer home. In case the beach isn’t enough for you, water ski on your own pond on float down your stretch of river.
Listing Courtesy of Lisa Barnhill of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty
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4. Sierra Blanca Ct

10000 Hollow Way Rd - Sierra Blanca Backyard
108 Sierra Blanca Ct
Grass Valley, CA 95945
6 bed, 5 bath, 27,092 sq. ft.
List Price: $1,197,000
“Private lagoon” is a more apt description for the backyard of this California property with it’s natural rock pool and waterfalls. But if relaxing by the pool gets dull, you’re just 45 minutes away from some of the best skiing in America at Lake Tahoe.
Listing Courtesy of Jeanne Ford of Sierra Sotheby’s International
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3. Luxury Log Cabin

5225 Figueroa Mt Rd - Best Outdoor Spaces
4500 County 104 Rd
Guffey, CO 80820
3 bed, 3 bath, 1000+ acres
List Price: $4,395,000
When you think of a log cabin, it probably conjures images of a wood-burning stove and no running water, plumbing or heat. This is not that kind of log cabin. This massive house is nestled in some of the most beautiful conserved land in Colorado.
Listing Courtesy of TRUE WEST PROPERTIES
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2. Morning Star Backyard

Morning Star Backyard
1266 Morning Star Dr
Tubac, AZ 85646
4 bed, 5 bath, 1224 acres
List Price: $8,000,000
Breathe in the beauty of the deserts and mountains of Arizona from your backyard. This property, with over 1,000 acres of land, a helipad and fully operational ranch, really needs to be seen to be believed.
Listing Courtesy of Martin Ryan of First United Realty
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1. Napa Valley Vineyard

Napa Valley Vineyard - Best Outdoor Spaces
9946 County Road 53
Guinda, CA 95637
4 bed, 4 bath, 5284 acres
List Price: $14,500,000
Beachfront, private pond, pristine woods—none of these hold a candle to what you get in your backyard with this house. Your own vineyard, your own cattle herd, 6 miles of private road and just 90 minutes from San Francisco.
Listing Courtesy of Olivia Decker of Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty
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