Thirty-two percent of California households could afford to purchase the $545,820 median-priced home in the first quarter of 2019, up from 28 percent in fourth-quarter 2018 and up from 31 percent a year ago. Click here to finish reading.
Memorial Day weekend is the kickoff to summer in Lake Tahoe! It usually snows over Memorial Day however we can hope for warm, sunny weather. Regardless of the weather, there is still a ton to do in Tahoe and Truckee over the three day weekend so start planning now. Click here to finish reading.
Businesses in the Lake Tahoe Basin are invited to apply until June 7 for low or no-cost bike racks; program designed to encourage more people to ride instead of drive. Following the successful first phase of the “Bike Racks for Businesses” program that was introduced to agencies in 2018, the nonprofit Tahoe Fund will continue its partnership with the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition (Bike Coalition) to offer low or no-cost bike racks to interested businesses in the Tahoe Basin. The program is designed to encourage locals and visitors to ride their bikes around lakeside communities instead of drive. Click here to finish reading.
With inventory low, buyers are having a tough time finding the perfect home in Lake Tahoe. With so many great lots available and mortgage rates being so low, now is a great time to build! However, there are some regulations in Tahoe that can make it a little more complicated in comparison to other areas. Restrictions on new construction and mandated upgrades for existing homes are put into place for the purpose of preserving, protecting and enhancing the unique environment of our Region. In addition to the normal procedure of obtaining permits to build a home, there is also the Tahoe Regional Planning Association (TRPA), which oversees how large you can build, or even if you can build. As your Lake Tahoe real estate resource, we’d love to guide you through this process. Below are a few of the lots we have listed, as well as more below in our featured properties. Let us know if you have any questions on this process. We’d be happy to help!
Unbelievable, once in a lifetime does a Lake Tahoe cabin like this come available! Nestled near the foot of heavenly resort finds this most charming ALL NEW, rebuilt 3 bdrm. 2 ba. custom cabin. From the time you step through the log pillar entry, you enter your own Tahoe Mountain getaway; beautiful finishes throughout include; manufactured hardwood floors, Fir raised and solid panel doors, ceiling fans, rough-hewn alder window trim, wood finishes thru-out, & a stack stone gas fireplace. Stunning kitchen including alder cabinets, granite counters, top o’ the line appliances; microwave, dish washer, gas/elec stove & oven, and a drop in farmers sink.
This is your chance to own a classic log cabin in the heart of Tahoe. This three bedroom one bath offers all living ammenities on the first floor with two cozy bedrooms upstairs. The lay out allows for you to be creative is making this cabin your own! Large sunny fenced lot gives the potential for a green thumbs dream garden or a dogs paradise. Newer water heater, metal roof and recently serviced heater. This is a diamond in the rough just waiting for you to shine it. Make an appointment today to see.
Ol’ Tahoe log cabin situated in highly sought after Bijou Pines. This charming and centrally located 2bdrm.cabin is just steps to Lake Tahoe’s beaches and parks,restaurants and shopping. Living in this very desirable neighborhood,which is said to one of Tahoe’s older original communities, is nested in the midst of it all” and yet you’ll feel tucked away.The charm and history of the cabin is evident at first glance and truly holds much of the original construction including the log exterior and impressive rock fireplace. More recent improvements include the gas fireplace insert, to keep you toasty on the winter’s eves, the newer composition roof and the oversized 2 car paved driveway/parking.
The most charming cabin in the Basin! This one bed one bath 1953 cabin has been restored with attention to detail. From the beautiful wood floors to the 1950s kitchen, you’ll feel the love and warmth this cabin emits the minute you walk in. A beautiful paver stone driveway greets you from the road and leads you up to the house. With a large deck that wraps halfway around the house you double your living space in the summer. Stepping into the house you’re greeted by a beautiful fireplace surrounded by built in book shelves. The wood wrapped walls make one feel like they truly are living in a mountain cabin. Being sold turnkey all you need is your family.
Fabulous Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Paradise finds this near perfect lil’ cabin in the woods, nestled on over half-acre wooded parcel, minutes from the best of Tahoe; winter sports/ski resorts, hiking/biking trails and the Truckee river for summer water recreation or sunbathing in the meadow! Easy access to and from this charming yet spacious 3 bdrm. rancher with 2 ba., open great room floor plan that expands the remodeled entertaining space to the ample sized decking and over sized fenced yard.
Here is the perfect investment scenario for this tri-plex, Live in one unit and rent the other two out. The Blackwood home is a beautiful two bedroom one bath with an extra long 1 car garage. An open concept living/ kitchen area with a wonderful front deck. The duplex on the Heather Lake side are updated 1 bed/1 bath units. Each has its own wall units and & water heater as well as large back yards and sunny front porches. Property is on a private community well.
You get it all in this terrific ranch style, 1 story home in one of Tahoe South Shore’s best kept secret, “Highland Woods”!!! This fantastic 3 bdrm, 2 ba., 2 car garage, 1250 (approx.) sq. ft. fully turnkey home is currently on the vacation rental program and accordingly is fully loaded for your vacation and 2nd home needs… This comfy three bedroom house is set in a quiet neighborhood among the beautiful pines and is a great value and ready for your cosmetic remodeling desires. Features include a rock fireplace, fully equipped and tiled kitchen, two car garage and a fully fenced yard. The location of this property is about five minutes from the lake and about ten minutes from the lifts and casinos. Please be aware that strict ordinances govern Lake Tahoe vacation rentals which precludes the VHR permit from being transferred. So make this your home or home away from home.
Surrounded by forest with peek-a-boo Lakeview’s, this one of a kind mountain masterpiece is a must see. Built in 2004, this home was finished with attention to the finest detail. Dramatic 22′ open beam ceilings, 60 wood-clad windows and skylights plus rustic maple flooring. The professional chefs kitchen includes built in appliances, granite slab counter tops and custom Alder cabinetry. The home offers not one but two master suites, 4 jetted tubs in all, a game room and hot tub situated in the trees. Located just down the street from the California Lodge at Heavenly on a 10600 sqft lot backing to USFS land, what more could you ask for?
Where to Begin? This Authentic Log Cabin duplex offers the true feeling of mountain living with amazing up grades. Each unit is 1440 sq. feet with 2 bedrooms and 1 3/4 bath. Upgrades include slate and river rock flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances & mountain cabin decor. Each unit is separately entered with parking and a bear box. New roof just installed this month. You can also turn this into a single family as there are adjoining interior doors on both sides. Only two blocks from the lake your location doesn’t get much better.
Here’s your opportunity to build your dream house three blocks from the lake in beautiful Al Tahoe neighborhood. This 5009 sq. ft. lot has 30% coverage and is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, lake view commons, and Regan beach.
Here is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a rare 6.76 acre parcel with its own private gated entrance off State Hwy 89 right past Baldwin Beach. This beautifully forested parcel backs to two merging seasonal creeks and has wonderful views of Mt Tallac. With a bit more thinning of the property you could also get views of Lake Tahoe. The current 700 sqft 1 bedroom 1 bath house was fully rebuilt in 2014 from the ground up. In addition to the main living area 550 sqft of decking weas added to allow for outdoor entertaining.
Here’s your chance to own on the NV side of South Lake Tahoe in Lake Village. This 3 bed 2 bath unit comes with a coveted spacious 2 car garage. Located right across from forest service land leading to endless hiking and biking trails. This unit is updated w/granite counter tops, new kitchen cabinets, slate flooring downstairs and wood floors upstairs. Newer master bathroom with travertine flooring, spacious shower and double sinks. Located off the main road this unit is very quiet.
Terrific 5 bdrm, 3 bath, newer contemporary 2 story home enjoys extra sized everything in this 2,462 sq. ft owner builder home! You’ll enjoy this beauty from the warm and inviting covered front porch, step inside and begin your tour through the formal entry, sweeping staircase invites you upstairs to the 4 bdrms; Including the master Suite and luxury bath, a nursery or sm. office, full hall bath. Note that the 4th bdrm also substitutes as a family Rm./library/office.
Tahoe living at its finest. Here is your chance to live in the heart of South Lake with all the amenities and no property maintenance. The summit offers condo living at its finest. Community pool, spa, and clubhouse. This condo backs to the forest with a seasonal creek so you can sit out on your nicely designed patio and listen to the birds. Inside you’ll find an updated kitchen, baths, flooring, paint and the addition of a shower in the downstairs bathroom. This unit also has a fully furnished loft accessible thru the laundry room.
Here is your chance to build your dream home within walking distance to the Lake. This desirable Al Tahoe neighborhood is centrally located with restaurants, beaches, parks and water activities. This lot has an IPES score of 897 with 30% coverage. Drive by and get the creative juices flowing for building that perfect piece of paradise.
Lake Tahoe waterfront buildable parcel. Best of both Tahoe worlds with rare privacy and sense of seclusion on cul-de-sac lagoon setting, yet has Tahoe Keys amenities including awesome deep water dock/pier and Mtn Views for days WOW! Most Fabulous building opportunity on this unimproved vacant parcel approx .25 acre 9,200 sq ft level waterfront buildable parcel with rolling grounds reaching to waterfront lagoon. IPES score of 559 with allowable coverage of 27% buildable lot per TRPA. Parcel comes with highly coveted deep water boat dock I 22 in Tahoe Keys Marina just minutes away.
Stunning river front 1 acre buildable parcel located in Christmas Valley. The South Upper Truckee River winds its way through the valley and past this lovely home site where building your dream home may begin! Lots of space around you for that added privacy with two adjacent USFS lots to the right and beautiful mountain and river views. Go to TRPA.org to research the building process in Lake Tahoe basin and start with the IPES scoring system. IPES of 982 with 30% coverage.
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