In the last few years, Morgan Hill has become a popular residential community for those who work in Silicon Valley for two main reasons: affordability and abundant space. Those who call Morgan Hill “home” enjoy the quiet, close-knit suburban feel and a tranquil rural setting amidst rolling hills, vineyards, parks and plenty of shopping and dining opportunities. But, just how much more home do you get for your money in Morgan Hill? We find out in this month’s installment of Cali Comparables as we compare three current listings priced around $1.1 million.

17655 Laurel Rd | Morgan Hill, CA 95037 | $1,110,000

If you are looking for some “elbow room,” look no further than this spacious one-story ranch-style home in Morgan Hill. Set on a 35,000 square-foot flat lot, this residence has a great country feel, yet is in close proximity to downtown Morgan Hill. Spanning 2,110 square feet, the house offers four bedrooms, two baths, formal living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen with bar and eating area, as well as a family room with fireplace, a sunlit bonus room and a utility room with laundry hook-ups and a sink.  The property also offers a vinyl-fenced pasture with two covered stalls and double-gate access, open-air sheds, two-tiered pond, a pool with deck, hen house and garden supply storage.

17730 McLaughlin Ct | Morgan Hill, CA 95037 | $1,099,999

Talk about a hidden gem! Located within walking distance of downtown Morgan Hill, this fully remodeled Craftsman-style home offers a large and desirable open concept floorplan with a unique in-law suite/ separate apartment. The apartment features newer appliances, separate kitchen, living room, bedroom, and full bath, plus its own private entrance for rental potential. The main house boasts granite countertops, recessed lighting, updated bathrooms, stainless steel appliances, an electric car charger, and solar panels. Over $140,000 worth of upgrades have been made throughout the house, making it a true turn-key opportunity.  You also have the added bonus of Morgan Hill’s award-winning schools nearby and two parks, just minutes away!

17080 Shady Ln Dr| Morgan Hill, CA 95037 | $1,099,800

This quiet hillside residence offers a unique floorplan, with complete living quarters on two levels — so you basically get two homes for the price of one! The oak-studded location adjacent to Anderson Lake Park provides a serene setting for laid-back Morgan Hill living. The main floor has three bedrooms with a luxuriously remodeled kitchen and separate family room, living room and dining area. The lower level also has a full kitchen, bedroom, family room, and living room, making it perfect for an in-law, live-in nanny or possible renter. Views of the canyon and hills can be enjoyed from almost every room in the house, and you can even catch glimpses of the lake. The main kitchen offers exquisite granite slab with stone and glass backsplash, bamboo floors, recessed and pendant lights, two breakfast bars, wine fridge, double ovens, stainless steel appliances, espresso cabinetry, and a pantry. Extensive windows allow you to soak in views and natural light each day, while two sun tunnels make things even brighter. Fresh paint and updated hall bathrooms make this home move-in ready!