Tahoe Lakefront Luxury Homes
Lakefront luxury homes in Lake Tahoe begin at about $1,200,000 for lakefront townhomes and can well exceed $30,000,000 for iconic Tahoe lakefront estates. With almost 72 miles of shoreline, it is hard to believe there will only ever be approximately 735 single family residences along the magnificent shorelines of Lake Tahoe. The finite nature of this opportunity makes lakefront real estate in Lake Tahoe one of the most sought after in the country or for that matter globally.
Some of the distinguishing factors that affect Tahoe lakefront luxury properties are private piers, lake frontage, acreage, and the obvious one of location. A Tahoe lakefront property with a pier can easily command a premium of $500,000 to $2,000,000 in added value to the property, depending on whether it has a deep water pier, boat lifts, covered storage, or possibly a rock crib.
Additionally, other lakefront opportunities avail themselves in Tahoe including Fallen Leaf Lake, Donner Lake, and Serene Lakes to name a few. The home choices in these areas range from rustic Tahoe cabins to luxury lakefront estates.
Lake Tahoe, the jewel of the Sierra Mountains, is the largest alpine lake in North America and the 2nd deepest with 72 miles of shoreline. It has been a year-round recreational attraction that is bordered by Nevada on the east and California on the west. It is home to over fourteen major ski resorts and has bountiful summer recreation and is a major tourist attraction with hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. The sun shines on average 274 days a year and snowfall is around 125 inches a year at lake level and up to 600 inches a year at the alpine ski elevations.
Popular to San Francisco families since the early 19th century the lake is lined with vacation homes, cabins and resorts of all sizes. On the California side access to the mountain and lake scenery is through Truckee, California. The Nevada side has many large hotels and casinos and is accessed from Reno, Carson City, and Sacramento. Activities include boating, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, para sailing, dining, and shopping. Camping is very popular in State Parks and National Forest Campgrounds located around Lake Tahoe.
A must see destination for all, Lake Tahoe and it’s many wonders captures the hearts of all who visit.