The Cobbe Estate

Grass Valley, California

$1,695,000 | 74 ± Acres | Nevada County

The Cobbe Estate is an exceptional property secluded on 74+- acres in Western Nevada County. The main residence is 3400+-sq.ft. with a separated guest unit and there is a 4800+-sq.ft. building with a 1660+- sq.ft. apartment upstairs. From the geothermal heating and air system to the solar power electrical, this property is self-sufficient luxury at it s finest. The construction, appliances, fixtures and landscaping are all done in a first class manner with no expenses spared. The property has 3 ponds, beautiful forests of pine and cedar, a pool, Jacuzzi and cabana with kitchen and bath. Less than 3 miles from Grass Valley, a parcel this size, so close to amenities, is a rare find.

  • The Cobbe Estate has been built to be completely self-sufficient yet is on the grid. It has a solar system that powers the entire property as well as a 3500kw built-in generator back up system. In the summer months the solar system will generate enough electricity to sell some power back to PG&E. The homes are heated and cooled with a geothermal underground exchange system that is low maintenance and extremely efficient. The domestic well water is purified though a simple yet thorough system that provides truly perfect water to the homes. Nevada Irrigation District supplies the water for the stunning landscaping and there is plenty of water available for a vineyard or large garden. Every aspect of this self-sustainable estate has been constructed with the best systems available for maximum ease and efficiency.
  • The main residence makes you feel warm and at home the minute you step in the door. There is a lovely formal sitting room and formal dining room that flow nicely into the kitchen and family room. The top of the line appliances, walk in pantry and beautiful big windows make the kitchen a central point for the home. The master bedroom is at the end of the house with an exit to the patio, pool and spa. The upper level of the home has a great media room/library with views to the west. Attached to the main home is a guest room with bath, perfect for guests to feel part of the family but maintain their privacy.
  • An exceptional feature of the property is a 4800+- sq.ft. multi-use building with a 1600+-sq.ft 2 bedroom apartment on the second level. This building has 3 roll up doors (2 large enough to accommodate recreational vehicles), 220 power, poured latex flooring, finished walls and excellent lighting. The apartment has both indoor and outdoor access and a fantastic balcony overlooking the pond. There is a workshop and enormous store room with racking and double door outside access. This building could go any direction, from an oversized garage that could store multiple vehicles to a manufacturing home business.
  • The 74+- acres on 5 parcels of the estate let the imagination run wild with recreational outdoor possibilities. There are 3 ponds on the property, 2 shared on the property line and 1 below the home. There is wonderful fishing in all of them, as well as room to paddle a canoe or read a book by the bank, listening to the wildlife. The property sources the irrigation water from Nevada Irrigation District making it possible to plant a vineyard or large garden without using well water. There is plenty of room for a horse facility to be built and there are trails winding through the property, perfect for horses or ATV’s. Most importantly this estate offers privacy and solitude yet is less than 3 miles from town.

13160 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, California


39.1888900N, 121W


Hwy 20 to McCourtney Road.


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