A quaint Nevada City home surrounded by lush foilage, this type of bucolic splendor is what Nevada City real estate is known for.

Nevada City Real Estate

Hidden in the vibrant forests of the Sierra Nevada foothills, Nevada City is the definition of a beloved small California town. Located 80 miles northeast of Sacramento and 70 miles west of Lake Tahoe, this city offers the last vestiges of modern living in a rural community. This tight-knit mountain town is a cultural center with a large population of writers, artists, and musicians. Many choose homes in Nevada City for retirement, but this town is also known for its lively character due to an eclectic and well-educated population of just over 3,000. Overflowing with natural beauty, this area is celebrated for its diverse population of tree species and the changing of the seasons attracts many tourists for the Fall Colors Tour each year. A wide selection of real estate in Nevada City is available, reflecting the region’s rich history. Thanks to the town’s remote location, many houses are located on beautiful sprawling properties spanning several acres.

Nearby homes in Grass Valley and Auburn also present a plethora of great real estate opportunities.

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11350 Red Dog Rd, Nevada City

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,448 SqFt
Offering country living at its finest. This lovingly maintained home, which boasts main-level living is tucked away on the hillside just outside of Nevada City. Measuring approximately 2,500 sq ft, the home showcases 3 bedrooms on the main level, an updated kitchen with granite, double ovens, gas and electric ranges, and Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer. The master suite offers two closets and a perfectly updated bathroom with jetted tub and
Coldwell Banker Realty

N/A, Nevada City

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,661 SqFt
MAGIC IS HERE. Custom, architecturally designed passive solar home with year-round, accessible Rock Creek on the property, your own swimming holes! All running through a magical, large meadow. Truly an estate quality home, with land that would be hard to replicate. First time on open market. Extensive windows bringing abundant natural light and lovely sight lines to the creek, meadow and pool. Quality fixtures, ceramic tile floors, new carpet
RH Solutions

444 Monroe St, Nevada City

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,862 SqFt
A rare opportunity to own a beautiful slice of Downtown Nevada City real estate. This Fabulous custom designed and built, energy efficient SIP Panel(structurally insulated panels) Home, within Walking Distance to Beautiful Downtown Nevada City and local hiking trails. This home offers 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths, plus bonus upstairs living space and separate office space. The gourmet kitchen has Granite counters with huge center Island, two
Network Real Estate

202 Prospect St, Nevada City

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,271 SqFt
Price has been reduced on this Exquisite, Authentic, In Town Victorian. This 3 Story Home Includes Beautiful Hardwood Flooring, Sunny Open Kitchen, Built in Cabinetry and Formal Dining area. High Ceilings, Wood Floors. Master Bed/bath on the main level. 2 Bed/Bath Upstairs. 1 Bed/bath apartment downstairs with separate entrance, full kitchen, and a stunning stone bath with walk in shower. Just blocks To The Heart Of Nevada City Shops,
Keller Williams Realty Sierra Foothills

13341 Red Tail Hawk Rd, Nevada City

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,500 SqFt
Gorgeous Nevada City property with a wonderful long distance view! Close to the Yuba River and only 25 minutes from Grass Valley and Nevada City. Home has a very open floorplan. Exquisite sunset views! Property is very level and very private, come see it today! This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property.
Century 21 Gold Dust Realty

12985 Woodstock Dr, Nevada City

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 6,513 SqFt
A truly spectacular home nestled in one of Nevada City's most desirable neighborhoods. This home will leave you in awe after viewing the 1300 sqft family room with 22' ceilings, 20' bar, and antique style library. Featuring remarkable woodworking throughout, a gourmet kitchen, 4 car garage with unfinished room above, and beautiful low maintenance landscaping. Don't miss out on this truly awe inspiring home just minutes away from historic Nevada

10099 Ridgewood Rd, Nevada City

11 Beds, 7 Baths, 8,000 SqFt
Tucked in the Tahoe National Forest off historic Hwy 20, this stately home & surrounding structures stand as testaments to a bygone era, ripe w/ remnants of CA history while recently updated w/ modern finishes. The freshly restored main house sits at the center of this well-designed estate, showcasing masterfully crafted logs cut from the very land it sits upon. The main home offers luxurious comfort w/ plenty of windows to take in panoramic
Nick Sadek Sotheby's International Realty

12274 Sesame St, Nevada City

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,288 SqFt
Experience the astounding views from your gated retreat-style refuge situated on a very private forested parcel with long range snow-capped views and gated entry. Architectural interest is created with both cathedral ceilings and gorgeous redwood interior walls and ceilings. A blend of contemporary and rustic accents blend satisfyingly to create a one of a kind atmosphere. Additional driveway and building area already prepared to add a second

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Nevada City Homes for Sale

Homes in Nevada City come in a variety of architectural styles from every period in American history. With over 90 of its homes and the entire downtown district qualifying for entry in the National Register of Historic Places, it’s easy to feel like you’re living in a simpler time. From affordable and modern single-family homes in friendly neighborhoods to private luxury estates surrounded by acres of natural wilderness, this small town has a lot to offer its residents. Charming heritage houses in the Victorian and Craftsman styles are found within walking distance to downtown. These homes have been well-cared-for and tastefully renovated over the years and feature gorgeous vintage accents such as hardwood floors and wraparound verandahs. With the town’s charming past and rustic neighborhoods full of character, houses in Nevada City mix effortlessly with the area’s soothing natural splendor.

Food, Fun, and Art at the Nevada City Farmers Market in Nevada City, CA

Life in Nevada City, California

While many California gold rush towns have disappeared, this one has reinvented itself. The downtown district is full of gourmet restaurants and a variety of fine shops, boutiques, and galleries housed in elaborate historical buildings. With genuine small-town charm, rustic mountain scenery and modern amenities, Nevada City is a town like no other in California.

Shopping and dining in historic Downtown Nevada City

Bordering the Tahoe National Forest and located just minutes from many Sierra lakes and rivers, the area is an absolute dream for those who enjoy outdoor recreational activities. The climate in this region is ideal; Nevada City homes are situated just below the snow line of the Sierras but well above the summer heat of the California Central Valley, allowing residents to enjoy the outdoors in comfortable temperatures year-round.

Due to the region’s fertile soil and desirable climate, various organic and agricultural farming operations have recently blossomed in the area. A visit to the Nevada City Farmers Market, every Saturday from June until November, is a community ritual where residents of the community are able to support local farmers and visit with friends and neighbors, all while enjoying farm-fresh foods and goods.

Contact Pizzimenti Homes & Associates Realty and allow us to show you why real estate in Nevada City is so desirable. As Nevada County Realtors®, you can be confident that you'll be working with someone who is familiar with the area and knows the local real estate market.

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Listing information last updated on April 2nd, 2020 at 7:21am PDT.