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.
Entertainers Paradise...Single Story, custom built home at it's finest. Only minutes to both downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley. This home offers an open great room floorplan with windows overlooking the European style courtyard. Enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen with double ovens, granite counters,center island, custom cabinets and more. This magnificent property offers outdoor living at it's best. Many areas to entertain. Two master
Mountain Living at its Finest! Remarkable Log home with stunning long range views over the mountains and Scotts Flat Lake. Breathtaking and dramatic floor plan with whole log construction of vaulted open beam ceilings, wood floors and huge windows. Fabulous great room, formal dining area accommodates 12 dinner, huge cook's kitchen and separate guest bedrooms for lots of kids or guest. Downstairs family room and en-suite, plus detached
Retreat to this cabin in the woods less than 1 mile to downtown Nevada City! Vaulted ceilings, expansive windows, sun room, formal dining area and multi-level deck off the living room above your own waterfall and overlooking a watershed. Peaceful and private. Bonus room above the detached, 2-car garage with a Murphy bed and 3/4 bath.
Adorable, vintage country home just minutes to downtown Nevada City, lakes and outdoor recreation. Home is set back for privacy, and features a large detached garage, basement and storage/tool shed with lean to for firewood storage. Rustic, cozy and homey. Don't miss this sweet home.
Immerse yourself in the incomparable beauty of Bitney Springs. Land offers enchanting panorama from the Sutter Buttes to the valley floor. Breathtaking top of the world views from one of the many cleared build sites on this remarkable property. Easy build options include close to the paved road near well house and underground utilities or build on the upper area accessed from the cut in gravel road. Perc and mantle for a 3 dose pressure system.
This heavily forested property is adjacent to Greenhorn Creek. Very Private location, but less than 30 minutes from Historic Downtown Grass Valley. Paved roads up until about the last 2 miles. The top of this property has a nice building site with great view potential with some clearing. Great south-western sun exposure on much of this land.
Custom Forest Knolls III home on an oak-studded 1.5 acre parcel with fabulous floor plan and top of the line quality construction. Clear heart redwood accents throughout including windows, book cases and doug fir floors thoughout, this quality home features 4 full bedroom suites, formal living room and dining room, and fabulous family room with fireplace and high ceilings to let the natural light in. Two en-suites on main level, plus two
Bring your visions for sustainable, back-to-the-land living to this truly unique property in the heart of the Yuba River watershed. Combined 1 acre commercial (C1) and 2.6 acres medium-density residential (R2) with Hwy 49 frontage, just 13 miles from Nevada City. Improvements include a ranch house, workshops, yoga studio, three small cabins, 1800s house, barn, outbuildings, 3/4-acre organic farm and mature fruit trees. Year-round irrigation
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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.
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.
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.
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Listing information last updated on June 23rd, 2018 at 8:45am PDT.