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.

Continue reading about this truly wonderful community or browse for real estate in Nevada City on the MLS® below.

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$647,500
 

18348 Round Mountain Ranch Rd, Nevada City

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,476 SqFt
The entrance to this beautiful home sets the ambiance that awaits you inside. Sounds of the waterfall cascading through a beautifully landscaped and artfully accomplished hillside exude the tranquility so many are searching for. John Butler designed and created this home to take in the ever changing views over the Yuba River Canyon from almost every room. It maintains an open, spacious and bright feel and yet is mixed with warmth of colors in
Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty
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$1,150,000
 

15070 Applewood Ln, Nevada City

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,480 SqFt
Conceivably the best Location & Views in Nevada County! On Top of Cement Hill. Unbelievable 300 degree Valley & Mountain views. Courtyard & Extensive Decking for indoor/outdoor living/entertaining. Entering this Premiere home via custom carved wood door eyes are drawn to an artistic Spanish style fireplace & Majestic hand carved wood beam ceiling. New kitchen w/ large windows to take in the views. No longer a chore to cook &
Moore Real Estate
New
$415,000
 

312 Bridge Way, Nevada City

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,553 SqFt
This beautiful townhome located in the desirable Woodbridge Community shows pride of ownership and is move-in ready. It is surrounded on three sides by beautiful landscaping and peaceful gardens, with a lovely front deck on which to relax. The Tribute Tribute Trail and Seven Hills business district are just steps away. The main level features a master suite with high ceilings, two large closets, a full bath, and an additional half bath. Garden
Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty
New
$990,000
 

12840 Scotchman Falls, Nevada City

7.8M SqFt
Tremendous opportunity*180 acres of secluded land with year round trout stream*Just 30 minutes to Nevada City*Bordered on 3 sides by Tahoe National Forest*Former gold mine on property*Timber appraised at 800,000-1,000,000 board feet*Doug Fir, Ponderosa Pine, Cedar*Prior perc test for 15 bedrooms*Build your dream lodge or family compound*Gorgeous views*Privacy*Income potential from timber sales*Gold?*Seller willing to finance and consider
Ellington Properties
New
$885,000
 

14445 Idaho Maryland Rd, Nevada City

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,555 SqFt
Back again! Custom Nevada City Entertainers Estate! 7 minutes from Brunswick Basin, this privately gated home is on 4 landscaped, manicured and usable acres. Built by John Butterfield's standards & quality. Grounds are low maintenance have class, style and beauty on this forested lot. This open, flowing single story ranch home boasts coved/recessed/vaulted & scalloped ceilings, hardwood floors w/custom inlays, sunken LR & FR's, 3 car
Allison James Estates & Homes
New
$135,000
 

16703 Eden Ranch Rd, Nevada City

13.5k SqFt
View Lot in a sweet neighborhood just over 2 miles to downtown Nevada City! Stroll or ride to town via the picturesque Old Downieville Highway. This is the last vacant lot in Eden Ranch. Build your dream home overlooking the gently rolling open space studded with oaks and enjoy peek-a-boo views across Deer Creek Canyon. Underground power, water and community septic connection lines to the property. Capacity fee for 5/8 water meter paid.
Landmark Properties
New
$299,000
 

21049 New Rome Rd, Nevada City

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 616 SqFt
Timeshare - Partial Interest Opportunity - Own a one-fourth interest in this property for $299,000 and share the seasons! Come be enchanted by this exquisite Cedar Bungalow, on 31 pristine acres with Rock Creek flowing through. Quintessential swimming holes, waterfalls, fields of exposed pink granite sculpted by rushing waters, walking trails, meadows - this is peaceful and private Nature at it's very best. The cozy-elegant Bungalow brings the
Sierra Sotheby's International Realty
New
$325,000
 

13812 Winding Way, Nevada City

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,150 SqFt
A two bedroom, one bath home that is very welcoming and warm. Cozy kitchen. Family room with gas free standing stove. A quiet Banner Mountain property offered for your enjoyment. Two parcels make up the whole of the property... a little over 1/4th of an acre. More Photos Coming...
Good & Company Realty
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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 January 22nd, 2020 at 8:37am PST.