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West Shore Communities and Neighborhoods

Tuesday, November 3, 2020   /   by Sasha Spiegel

West Shore Communities and Neighborhoods

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Comstock Acres/Granlibakken: An area with a high percent of full time residents with excellent winter access and many level lots.  Many homes owners take pride in their beautiful flower gardens.

Tavern Heights: A nice area, with many locals. Close to Tahoe City.

Sunnyside/Tahoe Park :A level, easy-access area with cabins and homes in somewhat close proximity to each other. Most are fifty-foot lots in woodsy areas. Popular for its gated association beach with two piers, playground, and picnic area.

Talmont /Twin Peaks: A spacious area of nice homes, some with spectacular views of the lake. This area gets more snow, but most homes have good sun exposure. Close to hiking and cross-country skiing; some homes have access to the Tahoe Park beach and pier.

Timberland: Private with no drive through traffic. Mostly “Old Tahoe” homes with a few newer, larger homes. Has a forest setting with quiet streets. Hurricane Bay public beach is within a mile.

Pineland: A nice level area with easy access to the highway. A mix of local residents and second homes.

Hurricane Bay: Know for smooth water, split lakefront homes, beautiful bike path along the water and a rocky beach that is dog friendly.

Tahoe Pines:  “Old Tahoe” a nice level area with some woodsy and secluded areas. All have access to a beautiful sandy beach and pier next to Fleur du Lac.

Tahoe Swiss Village: A quality subdivision with a small gated beach; very few homes some on the market. This area ha many year-round owners and second home owners. Often the property has been in the family for generations.

Skyland: Skyland is a very nice area with moderate and large lots. Some homes are large and spacious; some also have lake views. Beach association and pier privileges.

Homewood: If you are thinking of buying real estate at Lake Tahoe that will help your real estate investment in the future. Lake Tahoe’s West Shore is a great value in single family homes.  Homewood Mountain Ski Resort was just approved for an expansion coming 2014.

Chamberlands Estates - With its pool, tennis and bus transportation to the beach and nearby ski areas, it is desirable for rentals in both summer and winter. Values are dependent to some degree on joining the Chamberlands Beach and Mountain Club, but all have access to the beach

Tahoma: Low to moderately priced. Popular with locals. Close to Sugar Pine Park and Bliss State Park. Much to offer for the price.

Westlake Village (Kailua Park): Low elevation, level lots, good sun exposure, and moderate prices make this a desirable area for locals and second-home owners.

Meeks Bay: Perfect for summer fun, with white sandy beaches and open settings. This area abounds with Lakeview homes. Occasionally, lakefronts are available.

Rubicon: Quiet, family-oriented. Close to Emerald Bay and Bliss State Park. Beautiful private and public sandy beaches. Spectacular views. Prices vary according to view, location, and age of property.

Tahoe Hills: Close to Emerald Bay and Bliss State Park. Quiet, private beaches. Prices vary.