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Nevada County Real Estate

Beginning at the foothills east of Sacramento and stretching to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains at the state line, Nevada County covers nearly 1,000 square miles with a population just under 100,000. With less than 100 people per square mile, Nevada County real estate is an excellent choice for buyers looking for rural community living or spacious acreage properties. With an abundance of land, this area has become a popular choice for home buyers from nearby Sacramento and San Francisco looking to start organic farms and other small agricultural concerns. It is also a great destination for buyers from those larger metropolitan areas who want to retire and purchase a home in a quiet community that offers more bang for their buck than properties in densely populated cities. Homes in Nevada County include a wide variety of single-family homes, luxury estates, and secluded, acreage properties. The steep hills and valleys of the foothills provide a number of Nevada County properties with breathtaking views of the Sacramento Valley and the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains. Life in this wonderful area is full of natural splendor and rich California history.

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23059 Big Oak Dr, Smartsville

87.1k SqFt
Great property in quiet area with long range views over the Sacramento valley. Power to the building site, well in and Perc tested approx 10 years ago. The building pad is leveled also for a ease of building that dream home! 5th wheel on the property will stay. Stay tuned for more photos
Intero Real Estate

10189 Lime Kiln Rd, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,380 SqFt
Cozy Country Home on 2.0 acres! Great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a year round pond, pasture for your animals or possible gardens. Nice location, close to shopping and amenities!
Lyon RE Auburn

215 Catherine Ln, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,715 SqFt
Wonderful single story home in a great neighborhood close to everything. This home features a large kitchen that is open to a sweet dining/living area with cozy gas fireplace. Fabulous in-ground swimming pool with great entertainment patio. Gorgeous vegetable and herb gardens surrounded with many varieties of fruit trees and vines. Just wait until you see this place in the spring! Newer roof and owned solar array for no electric bills!
RE/MAX Performance

10412 Mercury Dr, Grass Valley

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,000 SqFt
Fabulous contemporary home built in 2002 and feels like new. Vaulted ceilings with open kitchen and living area. Gorgeous granite counters and backsplash with stainless appliances and gas cooktop. Ideal floorplan with master on one end and two bedrooms on the other end with a nice size office. Amazing private backyard is an entertainers dream with an outdoor kitchen and plenty of room for pets, kids, and garden. One of the best neighborhoods
RE/MAX Performance

636 Partridge Rd, Grass Valley

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,776 SqFt
Contractor Project Multi family zoned house. Cash only completely gutted.
Intero Real Estate

140 Sierra Blanca Ct, Grass Valley

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,623 SqFt
Stunning contemporary craftsman style home with long range & sunset views! Dramatic entry with tiered-level ceiling and glass accents bring in natural light. Formal living with gas fireplace, open kitchen with center island, new Viking Range double oven, built-ins and dining area to accommodate 12 guests. Master suite is a separate wing which features large master bath with jetted tub and walk in shower and outside deck access. Second
Network Real Estate

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

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

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Nevada County Property

From sprawling meadows to steep river valleys, the Nevada County topography offers a variety of properties to choose from. In the local cities and towns, like Grass Valley and Nevada City, real estate consists mostly of single-family homes. Larger, more secluded properties can be found on the outskirts of the cities and towns. This includes a large number of private luxury estates, many with sprawling views of beautiful undeveloped forests and valleys. If you are in the market for a property with some acreage, you've come to the right place; there is no shortage of attractive land for sale in Nevada County.

Things to do in Nevada County

The cities of Grass Valley and Nevada City are both known for the variety of community events they host each year. Tourists and residents alike frequent these events and festivals that celebrate the region's rich history and the California lifestyle. These small cities and towns come to life each weekend as tourists enjoy local shops and gourmet dining nestled in the bucolic splendor of the lush Sierra Nevada forests.

Residents of Nevada County are never at a loss for outdoor activities, as the region is home to a number of rivers, lakes, state parks, and ski resorts. Nevada County is home to two State Historic Parks, each the site of a California Gold Rush mine, including the Empire Mine, the largest and richest mine in California's history. Hunting, camping, skiing, and boating are just a few of the numerous activities provided by the exciting and diverse landscape of Nevada County. With Lake Tahoe less than two hours away from the heart of the area, outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to keep them occupied all year round.

Nevada County Realtors®

Interested in property in this beautiful area? Contact PHA Realty, Nevada County Realtors® with the expertise to help you find that perfect home, whether you're looking for a house in Grass Valley, a lakefront estate, or a farm property.

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Listing information last updated on January 22nd, 2020 at 9:52am PST.