10 Gated Homes You Could Buy for Less Than $600,000

ZillowThe home behind these gates in Roseville, about 20 miles from the California capital of Sacramento, has fairway views.

By Melissa Allison

Whether the fences, walls and gates are for a single home or a whole community, they bring privacy -- and a certain degree of glamour -- to what's behind them.

Celebrities have long favored gated living, and retirees are known to roam there as well. Here are a batch of listings to keep the magic in and the paparazzi out:

Roseville, California
319 Diamond Oaks Road
For sale: $575,000

The same owner has lived in this home with a gated driveway and golf-course views for more than 25 years. The landscaped backyard boasts an expansive deck, plus a pergola. View more homes for sale in Roseville.

Manitou Springs, Colorado
6120 Aspen Way
For sale: $358,000


Privacy abounds in this gated community outside Colorado Springs. It borders a national forest, and from this home's private deck, you can take in the aspen grove and listen to the burbling of a nearby creek. See what else is on the market in Manitou Springs.

Louisville, Kentucky
8500 Pine Valley Trail
For sale: $549,000


Here's a home on 18 acres with a pond -- all inside a gated community. The home's great room and master bedroom feature fireplaces and vaulted ceilings.

Check out more listings in Louisville.

Enon, Ohio
5481 Hunter
For sale: $449,900


This gated estate includes hiking trails, a stream and a pond with a fountain and a gazebo. That's before you even walk inside, where you'll find 3,335 square feet of skylit luxury, including a wet bar in excellent proximity to the sauna and a hot tub with sylvan views. Visitors stay in the two-bedroom guesthouse.

View more homes for sale in Enon.

Boone, North Carolina
206 Leatherflower Lane
For sale: $515,000


The mountains of North Carolina are home to this gated community that feels like a national park. The home features a wide deck for taking in the natural beauty.

See more homes on the market in Boone area.

Mason City, Iowa
1545 N. Carolina Avenue
For sale: $397,545


A gated entry and a white picket fence set apart this Midwestern home, which measures 4,910 square feet and includes a landscaped yard with a gazebo.

Check out more listings in Mason City.

Laughlin, Nevada
1280 Country Club Drive
For sale: $375,000

Perched on a desert oasis between Las Vegas and Lake Havasu City, this home offers panoramic mountain views. It also boasts 2 master suites, each with a closet the size of a bedroom, plus a Jacuzzi tub with more views.

See what else is on the market in Laughlin.

West Palm Beach, Florida
985 Bear Island Drive
For sale: $375,000


This home has a heated pool and spa, and it backs up to a golf course -- all within a gated community that's surrounded by green space.

Check out more listings in West Palm Beach.

Harvey, Louisiana
1816 Squirewood Drive
For sale: $369,000


This home in a gated community just outside New Orleans features an open floor plan spread across 2,950 square feet, a large den with a fireplace and a covered patio overlooking the landscaped yard.

View more homes on the market in Harvey.

Pawleys Island, South Carolina
195 Doral Drive
For sale: $547,500


Coastal South Carolina offers lots of opportunities for golfing, including homes in gated communities like this one that boast their own golf courses. The 4,200-square-foot home includes a screened-in porch and a skylit "Carolina room."

See more listings in Pawleys Island.

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