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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11180 Pittsburg Mine Rd, Nevada City

73.2k SqFt
Amazing Sunset Views and Local views too!! This property is one of a kind on 1.68 acres with underground utilities and a nice building pad already in place. Private just a few minutes to downtown Nevada City or shopping. If you looking for a Special property this is it!!
Landmark Properties

14638 N Bloomfield Rd, Nevada City

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,716 SqFt
Freshly painted, move in ready, Affordable Nevada City home. 4 bedrooms with a 5th room for office or storage? 2 bathrooms and large kitchen with granite counters and oak cabinets. Master on one side of home with other rooms on opposite side for privacy. Large .78 acre lot that has fenced in area for the dogs. House sits off the road with a large composite deck and circular driveway. Redwoods and birch trees have been planted in the last several
Intero Real Estate

15943 Shannon Way, Nevada City

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,092 SqFt
Awesome Nevada City home on a pretty, low maintenance parcel with filtered Sunset views! Located walking distance to the high schools, this spotless and impeccable home offers lots of square footage for a busy family or home business operators! Formal living room with vaulted ceilings and lots of windows, huge cook's kitchen with Quartz Counter tops and large dining area, plus cool media room that lends itself to an inspiring office or main
Century 21 Cornerstone Realty

13176 Summit Ridge Dr, Nevada City

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,272 SqFt
Remodeled mountain home with long range views of Scotts Flat lake! This is a fabulous vacation floor plan with master on the main floor with additional 2 bedroom and bathroom upstairs. Lush wood paneling and ceilings throughout. Kitchen and bathrooms are tastefully remodeled. The lot is large and flat with plenty of additional parking for multiple vehicles, RV or boat! Detached shop is a great spot to store your tools or toys! Want larger square
Intero Real Estate

15461 Shannon Way, Nevada City

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,361 SqFt
This charming 3-bedroom 2 bath home sits on 1/2 an acre, nestled in the trees, and is located in a very desirable neighborhood. You are welcomed by a slate walkway with Japanese Maples, bamboo, pond, and the sound of water. The large living room offers a wood burning stove, floor to ceiling windows that overlook the deck, and bamboo floors. The kitchen has an open counter that incorporates the dining room, skylights, and pantry closet. Off
RE/MAX Performance

10433 Boulder St, Nevada City

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 980 SqFt
Enchanting Nevada City Bungalow Remodeled to Perfection. Walk-to-Town & Pioneer Park. Designer elements & style throughout. Classic Hardwood flooring highlights the generous Living Room & Bedrooms. Wonderful dine-in Kitchen with modern ss appliances, granite counters and more. Ample bedrooms share the updated retro styled bath. Large mud room/laundry gives access to the PRIVATE backyard ideal for outdoor entertaining. Hot Tub
Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty

13554 Willow Valley Rd, Nevada City

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,863 SqFt
Fabulous Tahoe style home only 10 minutes from Nevada City. Open Concept living. 3 bedrooms,Office,which could be used as a bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms. Home has been lovingly maintained. Master bedroom on main floor. Upgraded with newer wood encased Leowen windows, deck, gutters, hot tub, and so much more. Cozy kitchen nook for your morning coffee. A formal dining and living room. A piano room and library. You'll enjoy the ambiance of this
Good & Company Realty

12851 Red Dog Rd, Nevada City

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,454 SqFt
Charming one story home in Deer Creek Park that is nestled on a beautiful, level .68 acre parcel. New carpet and paint compliments the great floor plan that includes large formal living room with vaulted open beam ceilings, open, well laid out tiled kitchen and dining area with cozy family room. Three bedrooms including a great master suite. Great front and back decks and huge fenced back yard has lovely tree cover with natural light
Century 21 Cornerstone 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 December 7th, 2019 at 8:21am PST.