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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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.
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.
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 December 8, 2023, 12:54 pm PDT