Land For Sale | Outside chico

Offered at $16,000,000     5,393 Acres


The Beauty of the Ranch! MLS Listing   18-333306 

Stunning Setting adjacent to chico, california


Located near the City of Chico in Butte County, CA, and comprised of 25 separate Assessor's parcels totaling 5,393 acres, Nance Canyon Ranch is being offered in its entirety or as four sub-components. The natural aesthetic of the ranch is superb, characterized by gradually sloping grasslands, majestic oak woodlands, seasonal streams and dramatic canyon ridgelines with breathtaking vistas. The property is located in an unincorporated area southeast of Chico. It is zoned AG-40 and has been historically leased for winter cattle grazing.

  • Entire Ranch - 5,393.78 Acres - $16,000,000
  • Can be purchased in Subparts (4):
    • Canyon Ranch - 3,966.23 Acres - $9,850,000
    • Freeway Frontage - 916.01 Acres- $6,870,000
    • Butte Creek Frontage - 263.99 Acres - $1,980,000
    • Lower Neal Road - 247.55 Acres - $2,225,000
  • Over two miles of Highway 99 frontage
  • Ninety miles north of Sacramento National Airport
  • Three hour drive from the Bay Area
  • As a gateway to Chico it is surrounded by a variety of property types including residential, retail, recreation and industrial.
  • Near a highly acclaimed State university



The Northern California community of Chico consistently ranks among the top tier of small communities across the nation for Quality of Life, Education, Best Places to Live, Best Bike Town, Best Outdoor Recreation, Best Places to Reboot, Best Places to Retire and a host of other well-deserved awards and recognitions by magazines such as Sunset and Outside.  Chico lies at the northeast edge of the Sacramento Valley. Bisected by Highway 99 and Highway 32 and proximate to I-5 and Highways 45, 70 and 162, Chico is readily accessible from all directions. The Sacramento River flows just west of the Chico Urban area that has a population of over 103,000.

  • Most populous city in Butte county
  • Cultural, economic, and education center of the northern Sacramento Valley
  • The area provides a multitude of opportunities at reasonable prices
  • With urban growth constraints to the north, east and west, Nance Canyon may offer a practical alternative to accommodating Chico’s future growth demand


Located in Northern California, Butte County is a place of natural beauty with nearly limitless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. The county is committed to protecting and enhancing agriculture and open spaces that make the region a beautiful place to live, work, and retire. 

  • County Seat: Oroville
  • Population over 220,000
  • One of California's 19 original counties
  • Lies along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada

Canyon Ranch | 3,966 acres | $9,850,000

The largest quadrant offers gentle topography and sloping elevation | under $2,500 per acre

Canyon Ranch | Nance Canyon Ranch |  MLS Listing 18-333582

Canyon terrain fronting on Skyway: potential for grapes, olives, almonds, etc.

Susan K. Sanford 323.646.2422

Fourteen parcels and APNs | Can be subdivided

Bill Brouhard 530.624.0951


The Canyon! (Chico land for sale)

Butte Creek Frontage | 264 Acres | $1,980,000

Majestic Oaks

Sloping grasslands with majestic oaks | Highway 99 frontage | $7,500 an acre

Nance Canyon Ranch | MLS Listing  18-333254  | Chico real estate

Gentle topography and creek frontage

Susan K. Sanford 323.646.2422

Three parcels and APNs | Skyway access

Bill Brouhard 530.624.0951


Gentle Topography Land for Sale

Freeway frontage | 916 Acres | $6,870,000

Over two miles of Highway 99 frontage - gentle topography | $7,500 an acre

Nance Canyon Ranch | MLS Listing  18-333578 

Easy access | Commercial potential

Susan K. Sanford 323.646.2422  (land for sale)

Five parcels and APNs | Just outside of Chico

Bill Brouhard 530.624.0951 (real estate)


Highway 99 Access! Land for sale in Northern California

Lower Neal Road | 247 Acres | $2,250,000

Heavy industrial uses near the County Landfill | just over $9,100 an acre

Nance Canyon Ranch | MLS Listing  18-331994 

Energy and Waste Facility Overlay Zone (affecting land within 2,000 linear feet)

Susan K. Sanford 323.626.2422

Three parcels with three APNs | Industrial land for sale

Bill Brouhard 530.624.0951


Industrial Use

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | GB Real Estate

Susan K. Sanford | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

DRE# 01965277

323.646.2422 |

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Nance Canyon Ranch

Bill Brouhard | Guillon-Brouhard Commercial Real Estate

DRE#  01023004

530.624.0951 |

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Nance Canyon Ranch | Land for sale | Chico

Skyway, Chico, California 95969, United States

Highway 99 between Skyway and Neal Rd.

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