Greater Truckee Real Estate
Truckee real estate begins at about $400,000 for smaller entry level homes and can exceed $3,000,000 for larger estate sized homes. Truckee lots start at approximately $40,000 and go over $3,000,000 for large acreage parcels. Truckee Condos begin at $350,000 and can exceed $750,000.
Welcome to Truckee, the gateway to the Sierra’s and the legendary Lake Tahoe. What was once an old mining town has become a mecca for sports enthusiasts as well as world travelers alike looking for that quaint small town mountain experience with a cafe bohemian feel. Old downtown Truckee, with many buildings dating back to the late 1800’s, is full of fabulous shops, gourmet restaurants, art galleries and clothing boutiques. Whether it be watching the Norman Rockwell like 4th of July family parade through the downtown corridor in the summer or helping the local school children hang their homemade edible ornaments on the downtown Christmas trees in December, this town truly offers all that the full time resident or second home owner is looking for.
Summertime is legendary in Truckee as it is truly a recreational paradise. There are several lakes and reservoirs that are ideal for boating, kayaking, water skiing, swimming, and fishing. There are many rivers and streams for river rafting, fly fishing and camping. There are endless trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. If golf is your thing, there are fabulous private and public golf courses all over Truckee.
Winter is truly a magical time in the town of Truckee. With four world class ski areas within 20 miles of Truckee, there is outstanding skiing and snowboarding for all abilities, ranging from the extreme terrain and off piste skier to the more family oriented intermediate skier. Northstar at Tahoe, Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, and Sugar Bowl all offer all that you have come to expect at a world class ski area.
The Greater Truckee area covers those areas that are just east of Donner Lake to approximately 8 miles east of Downtown Truckee, then south to highway 267 and approximately 4 miles north of highway 89. Some of the areas included are Armstrong Tract, Cambridge Estates, Glenshire, Greay’s Crossing, Old Greenwood, Juniper Creek/Hills, Pine Forest, Pinyon Creek, Ponderosa Palisades, Prosser Lakeview Estates, Sierra Meadows, and Winter Creek
The proximity to the San Francisco bay area, Reno International airport, and Sacramento adds to the ease of lifestyle that Truckee has to offer.