Downtown Grass Valley, CA

Real Estate in Grass Valley

Tucked quietly away in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, 75 miles northeast of Sacramento, Grass Valley residents enjoy a high quality of life and a small-town atmosphere. With a population of roughly 12,000 residents, this charming mountain town offers the desirable combination of a relaxed lifestyle, better home values and lush, scenic surroundings that strongly contrast with hurried city centers like nearby Sacramento and the San Fransisco Bay Area. Many homebuyers choose real estate in Grass Valley as it is a thriving and active retirement community. The city’s downtown district is a beautifully preserved historic attraction home to a number of local events each year, delighting both visitors and locals. Homes in Grass Valley are found nestled in tight-knit hillside neighborhoods and are built in a variety of attractive and unique architectural styles.

Real estate in Nevada City is less than 10 minutes away; make sure you check out homes for sale in this quaint community as well.

Read more about Grass Valley, and see why Time Magazine named this community one of California’s “Hot Small Towns”. Start browsing for all real estate in the area below.

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$435,000
 

10442 Mountain Lion Ln, Grass Valley

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,692 SqFt
What a fantastic home, multi family no problem room for everyone. Great private location on 1.25 acres. Move in ready, completely remodeled with attention to detail. You have to see the beamed ceiling, rock fireplace, all new flooring throughout, completely remodeled bathrooms, bonus room and beautiful deck overlooking treed lot. Priced for a quick sale!
Sun Real Estate Team
New
$530,000
 

238 Ryans Ln, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,120 SqFt
Beautiful Nearly New home in the Ridge Meadows Subdivision. Landscaped with minimal care needed. Huge Patio and Fenced in private Back Yard. Step inside and enjoy the High Ceilings. Tile Flooring, Quartz counters. Huge Chefs Kitchen with Great Room Concept. All the rooms are spacious and Airy with Master at the back of the house . Lots of windows to bring in the outside beauty. Extra Large 2 car garage. An in town home close to all shopping,
Century 21 Cornerstone Realty
New
$375,000
 

12242 Brookview Dr, Grass Valley

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 962 SqFt
CHARMING & Sophisticated Cabin in the Woods on Almost 6 PRIVATE Acres in GREAT location! Just Mins. to Town & Brunswick Basin. Perfect for Year Around Living, Vacation Getaway or Air BnB. Enjoy QUIET Outdoor Living & Mesmerizing Views from the Deck & Captain's Walk of Enchanted Forests of Tall Majestic Pines, Cedar & Maple Trees along w/the Sound of a Year Around Creek. Home Offers Natural Light & Features an Open Floor
Keller Williams Realty Sierra Foothills
New
$389,000
 

16985 Lawrence Way, Grass Valley

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,750 SqFt
Multi generational home with 3 ensuite bedrooms, swimming pool and 4200 SF. Major fixer so bring your hammer! Long range views from most windows. Sauna in the lower living area.
Intero Real Estate
New
$350,000
 

11724 Alta Vista Ave, Grass Valley

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,316 SqFt
Go back in time with this charming Alta Vista Avenue vintage home. Quiet street lined with quaint homes and beautiful trees. This 1946 home offers hardwood floors, built-ins, and big picture windows. Single level with two bedrooms and 1.5 baths and an additional unpermitted bonus room with bathroom over the garage adding approximately 560 sq ft to the 1316 sq ft home. Covered patio and fenced backyard. Heating/Air Conditioning and gutters
Wesely & Associates Inc.
New
$339,000
 

185 Celesta Dr, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,260 SqFt
Well maintained single story home on level lot in the popular cypress Hills subdivision. Cypress Hills is located near the downtown area and includes city power, sewer, water and natural gas. Great room floor plan overlooks the level back yard which is entirely fenced. Private yard. Level parking and 2 car attached garage. Great room floor plan includes gas fireplace in the living room and spacious kitchen with walk-in pantry. The yard is
Intero Real Estate
New
$499,999
 

16967 Brandy Pl, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,310 SqFt
Wonderful place to call home! This lovely single level living 3 bedrooms 2 baths 2310 sq ft home w/ 2 car attached over sized garage and detached 800 sq ft +/- workshop plus 1/2 bath with potential wash room will entice the car enthusiast and mechanic. It's great size for the family and plenty of room for the craftier/hobbyist, with a special walk in and wheelchair accessible multiple head shower. Master suit has private entrance, walk in
Century 21 Davis Realty, Inc.
New
$310,000
 

14829 Stinson Dr, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,310 SqFt
Charming home tucked away on a quiet street waiting for someone to bring it into the 21st century! Spacious rooms, that are bright and airy .2 beautiful Stain Glass windows add to its appeal. This simple home is a great starter home or investment property. Raised garden beds , Mature fruit producing apple trees and Outbuilding in backyard. With a bit of elbow grease it will shine!
Wesely & Associates Inc.
New

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Grass Valley Homes

This city has grown sustainably, thanks to sound planning and a strong community commitment to responsible development. Instead of seeing a disproportionately large amount of one style of home, the steady, motivated growth in the city resulted in a selection of Grass Valley properties that were built throughout the city's rich history. Homes in Grass Valley come in an impressively wide assortment for such a small town. Ornate Victorian-style homes, quaint bungalows, detailed craftsman homes, modest ranch-style homes, and even modern, contemporary architectural styles are found within the community. The area’s hillside neighborhoods give way to densely populated forests where a number of Grass Valley homes can be found offering expansive plots of land and amazing views.

Downtown Grass Valley, CA

Grass Valley, CA: Events, Attractions & Economy

With a reputation for an active and involved community, Grass Valley puts on a number of fabulous events which delight both locals and the many tourists the town draws in. The annual Cornish Christmas celebration is easily the city's most ambitious and elaborate event, as downtown is transformed in to a turn-of-the-century English Christmas celebration. Due to its natural beauty, the community's commitment to preserving its rich history and the attraction of a talented arts community, Grass Valley is a popular year-around destination for tourists and conventioneers.

Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, homes in Grass Valley are just an hour and a half away from Lake Tahoe and Reno, providing easy access to a number of recreational activities and entertainment. Hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, skiing and boating are popular activities that locals like to engage in, while a number of community parks and a golf course are found locally within the city.

Until the 1950’s, the area’s main economic contributors were two of the richest gold mines in California. Today the economy, nurtured by a dedicated Chamber of Commerce, has grown steadily and diversified to remain sustainable. Numerous technology firms, manufacturing companies and local businesses supporting the thriving tourism industry are all part of the city’s economic landscape. This region is known for its rich and fertile soil which attracts those from organic farming and wine industries to grow in the surrounding foothills.

If you’re interested in this quaint community, contact PHA Realty. As Nevada County Realtors®, we’ll be happy to tell you more about this highly desirable area and answer any questions you many have about homes in Grass Valley.

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Listing information last updated on October 18th, 2019 at 2:06pm PDT.