5 epic family-friendly second homes

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Ashley Rappa

kids in the backyard at Oasis
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It's not easy to find time to connect with the people we love. That's what makes a second home so special: It's an escape from our busy lives, a place to focus on family, a chance to create lasting memories. Imagine the family fun you could have in these epic Kid-Approved Second Homes™, loaded with kid-friendly amenities.

Rooftop recreation

Balboa Island’s third-floor rooftop deck lets you work up an appetite at the foosball table, then gather around the al fresco dinner table to enjoy a meal prepped in the open-air kitchen. 
rooftop deck with games and outdoor seating
Listing photo: Balboa Island – Newport Beach, CA

Alpine adventure

It’s easy to make the most of outdoor living year-round in Mountainside. After a day on the trails or the slopes, you can sink into the relaxing hot tub and treat yourself to some toasted s’mores around the fire pit.
tahoe deck with hot tub
Listing photo: Mountainside – Truckee, CA

Beautiful balcony

Lakeside’s cozy overlook is the perfect place to enjoy some quiet time with family and friends. Pull up a bean bag and enjoy time together and the stunning view of Lake Tahoe.  
Loft game room in lake tahoe
Listing photo: Lakeside – Homewood, CA

Primary playroom  

Having a dedicated place for little ones is a huge plus for parents and children alike. Young imaginations will run wild and dream big in Aquamarine.
kids room with desk
Listing photo: Aquamarine – Malibu, CA

Poolside paradise

An epic pool means good, clean fun for all ages. Make a splash in Ruby’s pristine backyard oasis, surrounded by the rolling green hills of Napa Valley.
napa home with backyard pool
Listing photo: Ruby – Napa, CA

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