6-Bedroom Homes for Less Than $500,000

The holidays are that time of year when your guest room or sleeper sofa are put to use. Or, in the case of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” cousin Eddie may decide to park his RV in your driveway.

For those with growing families or visiting relatives, it might be time to buy a bigger house. Here’s a look at 6-bedroom homes currently on the market for less than $500,000.

Alpharetta, GA

4070 Oak Laurel Way, Alpharetta, GA
For sale: $374,900

Alpharetta, GA
About a 30-minute drive from Atlanta, this Alpharetta home has 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms on an acre lot. The home last sold in October 2008 for $350,000.

League City, TX

2942 Port Rose Ln, League City, TX
For sale: $390,000

League City, TX
This South Shore Harbour home has 6 bedrooms, an in-ground swimming pool and jetted tub. First listed in April for $419,000, the home has since received a few price cuts bringing the ask below $400,000.

Fresno, CA

3690 W Mesa Ave, Fresno, CA
For sale: $399,000

Fresno, CA
Measuring 3,627 square feet, this Bullard home is suited for a family with 6 spacious bedrooms and a backyard spanning a third of an acre. Compared with a mid-priced home in the neighborhood, this property is 80.4 percent more expensive but is 10.6 percent less expensive per square foot.

Eagle, ID

125 E Stonewater Ct, Eagle, ID
For sale: $449,900

Eagle, ID
Beyond its curb appeal, this home has 2 master suites, 2 offices or additional bedrooms, 2 utility rooms and separate guest quarters. It’s located less than a 20-minute drive from Boise.

Park City, UT

4025 Sunrise Dr, Park City, UT
For sale: $495,000

Park City, UT
This contemporary home in Park City with 6 bedrooms and 3 baths is on the market for just under $500,000. Highlights include a hilltop view, 2 fireplaces and a fenced backyard.

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Catherine Sherman, a real estate writer for Zillow Blog, covers real estate news, industry trends and home design. Read more of her work here.