Home Court Advantage | Five Homes with Private Bocce Courts

Home Court Advantage | Five Homes with Private Bocce Courts

A game of bocce—on a private court just steps from a home filled with luxurious amenities—is the perfect way to pass the time during the last glorious weeks of summer and the first cool days of fall.

Wine Country Oasis

Calistoga, California | Lisa SheppardSotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street

This inviting home in the hills of Napa was designed for consummate indoor-outdoor living and entertaining with sweeping views. The 6.73-acre estate encompasses a three-bedroom residence with oversized windows and lovely light, a charming guesthouse, a detached two-car garage with two wine cellars, orchards and gardens, and an established two-acre vineyard. The flagstone-paved outdoor entertaining area includes a swimming pool, an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven, and a hillside bocce court with a sweeping wine country backdrop.

California Idyll

Corralitos, California | Jeannie FrommSotheby’s International Realty – Carmel Rancho

The pastoral charm of Tuscany pervades this peaceful 55-acre estate just outside the delightful town of Corralitos. In addition to an Old World–inspired one-bedroom cottage with a sleeping loft and a chef’s kitchen, the property boasts professionally designed equestrian facilities, riding trails, a 30-acre walnut orchard, a verdant bocce court, and a secluded “writer’s house” amid the trees. Browns Valley Creek meanders through the acreage, which enjoys views of the Monterey Bay, the Santa Cruz Mountains, and the surrounding farms.

Enchantment in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor, New York | Beate V. Moore, Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton

Minutes from Sag Harbor Village, this enchanting Shingle-style cottage—the home of the late China Machado, fashion icon and muse to photographer Richard Avedon—offers 3,012 square feet of distinctive oceanfront charm. In addition to a four-bedroom, four-bath home with wonderful alfresco living spaces, the estate includes a freestanding garage with an upper-level apartment, lush lawns, beautiful gardens, a diverting bocce court, and a private beach for swimming and seaside recreation—all with views of sunsets and the waters of Noyac Bay.

Secluded Sonoma Getaway

Sonoma, California | Holly BennettSotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street

Perched above the vineyards of Sonoma, this 22-acre estate comprises a 4,182-square-foot residence with four bedrooms and majestic views, a 1,188-square-foot “activity building” with a recreation room and two bedrooms, a playhouse, a corral, a barn, and a temperature-controlled six-car garage with wine storage space. Alfresco living and entertaining are a breeze thanks to a refreshing infinity-edge swimming pool surrounded by sunny travertine patios, a fire pit, lush lawn, and a bocce court tucked beneath shady grandfather trees.

A Legendary Estate in Los Altos

Los Altos, California | Arthur Sharif & Greg GoumasSotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco

This impressive but inviting estate on 4.55 acres is the former home of Intel co-founder Robert Noyce and an elegant and enjoyable piece of Silicon Valley History. The property features a four-bedroom residence and a three-bedroom guesthouse filled with luxurious amenities; the grounds promise diverse entertainment with a unique swimming pool, a bocce court, a putting green, two ponds, walking bridges, multiple waterfalls, a barn, a vineyard, and a fruit-tree orchard.

Take to the bocce court by day and enjoy homes ideal for stargazing at night

Explore Properties

  • 489 Tahoe Keys #57, South Lake Tahoe, Ca 96150, $399,000 USD
    This perfectly situated Tahoe Keys condo with gorgeous marina and mountain views, your own boat dock and attached garage, lets you enjoy all that South Lake Tahoe has on offer. Vaulted wooden ceilings in bedrooms tie in the magnificent vistas outside, with a natural feel indoors. The tiled entry has ample space to kick off your snow boots and head upstairs into a cozy and functional open-plan kitchen, dining, living areas, leading to the deck. The gas fireplace adds comfort after a day on the slopes; or just head to the Tahoe Keys indoor pool or gaze at the stars from the hot tub, conveniently just a few steps away in the next building. Resort-style Tahoe Keys living with water and mountain based activities in a magnificent setting, ensure a wonderful quality of life.
  • 3802 Lucinda Court, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, $995,000 USD
    Situated near Heavenly Ski Resort, This beautiful turn-key vacation home has over 4,000 sq ft,4 bedrooms, plus two bonus . a large beautiful backyard and is located on a quiet Cul- de-sac parcel. Minutes to downtown and the lake. With captivating lake views that can be viewed from the wrap around deck and inside, makes this home a special place. The home has many features including, hardwood flooring, cherry wood kitchen cabinets with newer appliances, semi private dining room, enclose sunroom and even a work shop located over the garage. Upstairs has a master suite with a library hosting a private deck with a hot tub were you can enjoy the views of the lake and take in a beautiful sunset. If looking for a place for where the kids can hang out, this home has a Lower level which is set up as a mother-law-unit or can be used for a game room. Also, check out the detached unfinished room above the garage also.
  • 3681 Primrose Road, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150, $415,000 USD
    Completely remodeled home with solid granite counter tops, maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, new roof, carpets & tile flooring. Walking distance to Heavenly Village Ski Gondola, Casino Corridor, Van Sickle Park & Lake Tahoe. Over-sized two car garage with a full bathroom. Walk to your favorite entertainment, coffee shop, shopping you name it and you can walk to it. One of the few locations in Tahoe that you don't need a car.