Cedar Ridge is another small, unincorporated area along Hwy 174. It’s known for its forested setting, nestled amidst thick sections of cedar and oak trees. Many settle in Cedar Ridge because of the gorgeous landscape, the peaceful community, and overall affordability of the area.


Within Cedar Ridge sits The Cedars, a small gated community featuring fine luxury living for the discerning home buyer. Homes found within The Cedars are often priced closer to the millions and are a luxurious getaways for the home buyer or vacation home seeker.


The communities of Peardale / Chicago Park and Cedar Ridge are close to the historical Empire Mine State Park, where visitors can enjoy a museum, tours, exhibits and miles of trails. Cedar Ridge does get some snowfall during the winter and spring. However, the area still yields quite a bit of agriculture, from apples and pears to peaches, pumpkins, grapes, berries and vegetables.


If you’d like to learn more about housing in Peardale / Chicago Park or housing in Cedar Ridge, please call one of our Nevada County real estate agents. We are here to assist you with your real estate needs!