South Nevada County, CA - Homes for Sale and Community Information

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South Nevada County CA real estate is in excellent proximity to Lake Tahoe, one hour to the east, and Sacramento, one hour to the west. This is "gold rush" country, where intrepid prospectors sought their fortunes in the middle part of the nineteenth century. A fortunate few struck it rich back then. More recently, in 2010, one gentleman found a solid gold nugget weighing 8.2 pounds in the county.

Today, other riches are found both in the fabulous outdoors and in the area's burgeoning computer and electronics businesses. The area has, in fact, become known as "The Silicon Valley of the Sierras."

Whereas Truckee is in the extreme west part of the county, Nevada City and Grass Valley are prominent towns in South Nevada County at an elevation of 2,400 feet. Both towns, in the Sierra Nevada foothills, feature numerous Victorian homes that have been meticulously refurbished. In 1997, Time Magazine rated Grass Valley as one of the ten most desirable small cities in the nation in which to live. Down the road from Grass Valley is the master planned community of Lake Wildwood, a boating and golfing Mecca.

Those interested in South Nevada County Real Estate will find affordable housing throughout the area. Homes for sale in South Nevada County include modest-priced two and three-bedroom residences in Grass Valley and Nevada Cty. South Nevada County properties right on Lake Wildwood often include excellent amounts of frontage. Enjoy boating, water skiing, tubing, and fishing at elevation in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

The new South Nevada County home buyer will also discover first-rate cultural events, excellent restaurants, model schools, and quality medical facilities.

Live theater, classical concerts, and art festivals add to the fabric of small-town life here. The Nevada Theatre is an intimate playhouse in Nevada City. Built in 1865, this 200-seat theatre hosts remarkably high-caliber productions. The oldest theatre in the state even hosted Mark Twain. The theater is part of an entire downtown district that has been designated a national landmark. South Nevada County homes for sale include historic homes a stone's throw from this world right out of the Gold Rush days.

Those that love rafting, kayaking, water skiing, mountain biking, fishing, and boating will love real estate in South Nevada County. Few areas anywhere include such a rich variety of outdoor activities. The area also attracts a number of triathlons and a qualifier for the Leadville 100k race. More information is available via Big Blue Adventure.

Invest in one of the available South Nevada County CA homes, and your new lifestyle will include recreational and cultural activities of never-ending variety. Finally, owners of South Nevada County homes know that both the capital and world-class Lake Tahoe skiing are only an hour away.

Contact Team Simmons to learn more about real estate in Nevada City, CA!

Mimi Simmons
Mimi Simmons
Broker/Realtor