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Tuesday, January 12, 2021   /   by Jaimee Saliba

Is New for You? Just Released HOMES at The Palisades at Squaw!

Are you tired of scrambling for Tahoe properties that pop onto the market only to be gone before you can get to town to see them? Or finding out the actual selling price is well over your budget after all? Maybe you want a little less frenzy and a little more sparkle? If that's appealing, consider this attractive Mountain Modern development: The Palisades at Squaw. It's approximately 70% sold, but arguably the most desirable locations are just being released! 

FLASH: NEW RELEASES THIS WEEK: Contact Sasha TODAY to schedule a showing. 
These townhomes are 2 of the final 4. 
Slalom #12 -   $1,512,990  
Slalom #11 -   $1,527,990  

Single-Family Homes: 2 Alpine & 1 Traverse 
Alpine #52-      $2,109,500 
Traverse #51-  $2,207,500
Alpine #8-        $2,309,500

This 20 acre development at the entrance to Squaw Valley features 63 properties and th ...

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021   /   by Sasha Spiegel

Cross Country Skiing - A great way to leave the crowds behind

Have a home in Tahoe and want to stay away from the crowds for now? Well look no further than cross country skiing! Many places around Tahoe offer this activity. It's a great way to get exercise and see parts of Tahoe not normally seen by people. Here are some locations in no particular order:

Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park - XC (Cross-country) skiing, fishing, hiking, camping, and a Nature Center (when open).

Royal Gorge XC Ski Resort - North America's largest XC resort. Snow shoeing also available and some are dog friendly!

Tahoe XC Ski Area - Located on the north shore of Tahoe, also has some available trails to bring your dog on.

Tahoe Donner XC Ski Center - Voted the Best Cross Country Center in North Lake Tahoe & Truckee by the Sierra Sun for 5 years running!

North Tahoe Regional Park Nordic Ski Area - Lots of activities here including a dog park!

Resort at Squaw Creek - XC Skiing right out the back door of your hotel!

Northstar XC Ce ...

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Monday, December 7, 2020   /   by Sasha Spiegel

Donner Summit Communities and Information

Donner Summit is one of the closest communities to the Bay Area and features amazing skiing and outdoor activities. Although not as close to amenities like restaurants, and shopping  Donner Summit makes up for it with quick access to tons of hiking, biking, skiing, rock climbing, and more! In fact, the Pacific Coast Trail runs right along Donner Summit! The area is full of history relating to the early Indigenous People and early American settlers. Snow tends to come earlier and stick around longer here because of the high elevation (about 8,000 ft).

Soda Springs - The center of Donner Summit living. Quiet and family friendly neighborhood that has a store, gas station, and a few other services.

Norden/Sugar Bowl - Easy and quick access to Sugar Bowl mountain boasting some of the best skiing in Tahoe. Donner Ski Ranch also offers snow fun and a year round restaurant famous for their pie.

Serene Lakes - Farther from Hwy 80 than the other neighborhoods, Serene Lakes offers s ...

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Saturday, December 5, 2020   /   by Sasha Spiegel

Tahoe Donner Community Information

Tahoe Donner is exactly what many people have in mind when they picture their dream mountain home. Tahoe Donner is often the first choice for second home owners in the Truckee area. The 6,000 acre planned mountain community offers many amenities and a terrific location, with super easy access from Interstate 80, and very close to town for shopping, dining, and more.

Just North of Highway 80 on the west side of Truckee this established community has many advantages. With 6,000 units, Tahoe Donner is the largest subdivision in the market and features many greenbelt areas and open spaces.

Home styles range from small A-frame style cabins to luxury custom homes. Settings range from shady pine forest, open meadow views, to spectacular panoramic mountain views. Quiet streets curve up into the mountains through lush woods, and grand natural cedar cabins sitting under clear blue skies among the tall pines.

Amenities include an 18 hole championship golf course ...

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