355.86± Acres
New Listing
Sierra County, California

Smithneck Creek Meadows

ID: 56784
External ID/MLS: -- / 20240465
Status: New Listing
Price: $1,495,000
Acres: 355.86±
Price Per Acre: $4,201
Type: Ranches
Address: 000 Smithneck Rd
City, State: Loyalton, California
County: Sierra
ZIP Code: 96118


With 355.86 beautiful acres at the edge of the Sierra Valley and surrounding mountains, Smithneck Creek Meadows is a rare find for those who love the land and unimproved nature at its best! Suitable for agriculture, a home, or a simple retreat. The lay of the land, with its privacy, water, meadows, and adjacent ranches, offers a natural legacy for generations to come.

Smithneck Creek Meadows consists of 195.86 acres zoned Agriculture/General Forest. The remaining 160 acres are zoned TPZ.  Beautiful year-round Smithneck Creek flows through the property. All mineral rights are included as well. About 50+/- acres supported alfalfa production in the past. Currently, a local cattle rancher has a grazing lease supporting 30+/- pair for the season. Year-round Smithneck Creek also feeds a couple of duck ponds before continuing downstream. One can only imagine the expansive meadows, natural springs, pine forests, and the abundant wildlife they support!

Bordering USFS lands, opportunities for outdoor recreational activities abound! Hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and equestrian activities can all be enjoyed here. Less than an hour away are Reno, Tahoe/Truckee, Graeagle, the Lakes Basin, Frenchman's Lake, and Lake Davis, all of which offer their own amenities to add to the list. Access to the property is on a paved road just a couple of miles from the town of Loyalton.

Property Highlights:

  • Expansive views with meadows, creek, natural springs, and Pine Forest
  • Borders USFS land
  • 355.86 acres total
  • 195.86 acres are zoned AG & General Forest
  • 160 acres are zoned TPZ (Timber Production Zone)
  • Year-round spring fed Smithneck Creek flows through the property for over half a mile
  • Developed Natural Springs
  • Summer Cattle grazing for 30 pair +/- seasonally
  • 50 +/- acres have produced alfalfa in the past
  • Abundant wildlife
  • Metal bridge for crossing the creek
  • Duck ponds
  • Located just out of Loyalton, CA, with half a mile of road frontage in beautiful Sierra Valley
  • Less than an hour to Reno or Truckee, Lakes Basin, Lake Davis, Frenchman's Lake

Additional Information


  • equestrian trails
  • fishing
  • hunting

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