Explore Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada With Trinkie Watson, CLHMS

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  • The residential crowd is made up of…

    The residential crowd in Tahoe is incredibly diverse. Due to the wide range of activities that draw people to the area, it is difficult to pinpoint one demographic. The close proximity to the Bay Area and Silicon Valley allows for convenient second home ownership. They come here to Ski, Boat, Mountain Bike, Hike, Golf, and simply relax with an amazing view. We see the whole spectrum here from young families to retirees.
  • The community vibe is…

    The community vibe is just as varied as the people that we attract. There is a neighborhood for everyones needs. The West Shore has an old Tahoe feel with a slower pace of life, the North Shore is a bit more bustling with activity and events. South Lake Tahoe caters to the folks looking for a night life that only a casino can bring! Truckee is made up of some great golf communities, a historic downtown area for shopping, dining, and family activities. We truly have something for everyone.
  • The lifestyle offered is…

    The lifestyle offered in Tahoe is Mountain and Lake living made easy. Wilderness, recreation, and some luxury thrown in for good measure. Spend a day on the lake or the mountain and then go to a five star restaurant for dinner. Or better yet, hire a chef and have the dinner come to you!
  • The most popular building type you’ll find is…

    Just like the wide variety of cliental that we attract, we have a wide variety of building type. From Old Tahoe chalets to modern steel and glass, there is no one type of architecture here.
  • The average home price is…

    The average home price for Lake Tahoe is… not easy to define. Our market has Estates listed up to $34 million on the East Shore, Nevada (Lake Tahoe) all the way down to $84,000 lots (vacant land) in Truckee, California. There is a property for everyone in any price range!
  • The area’s greatest highlight is…

    With it’s vast size, many beaches, and wide variety of water activities to participate in Lake Tahoe is a major draw for people to our area. The surrounding mountains and peaks are the icing on the cake; whether biking, hiking, skiing, or simply enjoying the vistas there is no shortage of fun here in the Sierra! The new addition to the Truckee Tahoe Airport Surf Air! Surf Air is an all-you-can-fly membership airline flying between Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Lake Tahoe, Oakland and Carlsbad.
  • The area’s best driving-distance getaways are…

    The Lake Tahoe and Truckee region is a short 3 hour drive from the San Francisco Bay area and Wine Country. Those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city find it an easily accessible home away from home. The Lake Tahoe Scenic Drive is a beautiful paved drive that makes a 68-mile loop around Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada. The route follows three paved highways: US 50, NV 28 and US 89. Along the way, the scenic drive passes through the nice and popular towns of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Incline Village, King’s Beach, and several other small towns.
  • The best spot(s) to dine casually:

    For casual dining on Lake Tahoe, Garwoods (North Shore) or Sunnyside Café (West Shore) are hard to beat. Both have great menus, outside dining and incredible vistas. Tie up to the dock, or ride your bike to either. In Truckee, head to Moody’s, here you’ll find visitors and locals alike enjoying the interesting fare, great atmosphere, and live music many nights of the week. Marty’s Café in Truckee, CA is evolving and bringing fresh, home-style and unique options. With a diverse kitchen, [the Café’s chefs have] a plethora of experience and talent; you will find it to be the best place you get your Sunday brunch or a quick midweek sandwich, [and you will be sure to enjoy its] unique and ever-changing dinner menu.
  • The best spot(s) to dine fancily:

    There is no shortage of fine dining in and around Tahoe. Christy Hill, located in Tahoe City, offers views of the lake and a lovely menu. Trokay and Stella, both in Truckee, are a must for those who consider themselves a “foodie” ; with constantly changing menus they promise to deliver a culinary journey. Truckee Tavern & Grill in Truckee, CA. Truckee Tavern’s food and beverage offerings include the freshest, highest quality local ingredients, farm-raised, hormone free meats, and locally grown produce. Menu items showcase the incredible diversity of food available in California. The menus change continually to reflect the seasons, changing tastes, and availability to give the feel of moment. Retaining crowd favorites with new and exciting interpretations invoke the anticipation [of the eatery’s] regulars. These offerings will be paired expertly with the finest wine, spirit and beer selections. Truckee Tavern’s spirit program draw from Truckee’s rich history of bootlegging during Prohibition and focus on artisanal small batch gin and whiskey, the two main distillation products from Truckee during that era. This will be coupled with a thoughtfully chosen selection of fine rum, vodka, brandy, tequila, mescal, liquors and cordials, all complementing the overall experience.
  • The best spot(s) to dine with a large group:

    If you are hosting a large group and are hoping to get everyone out on the town for a night look no further than the classic Cottonwood, perched above Truckee with great views of town this restaurant has both a large deck and great room with space to accommodate a crowd, no matter the season. Ask for your tables to be set up near the fireplace for a truly special feel. Zano’s Family Italian & Pizzeria. The restaurant combines the flavors of Italy with the hospitality of the Sierra Nevada. It offers a warm and friendly environment and we would like to keep it that way. Create your own custom pizza or sample one of the restaurant’s specialties; Zano’s bakes pizza for both take-home and dine-in. In addition to the delicious pizza, the eatery serves incredible pasta, amazing salads, and Italian family favorites including veal picatta, hearty lasagna, and penne with meatballs. At Zano’s, it is simply its workers’ genuine belief in themselves that sets the restaurant apart from the competition.
  • The best spot to…Play Outdoors:

    Tahoe offers an endless amount of activities to cater to all types of outdoor enthusiast. World class skiing, mountain biking, hiking, boating and golf abounds. No matter the season, there is something to do with a beautiful view.
  • The best spot to…Go Shopping:

    Historic Downtown Truckee is a quaint area full of locally owned boutiques, art galleries, and gear shops to get you ready for the slopes and trails. When you have worn yourself out shopping, there are a variety of restaurants and cafes to take a break and enjoy a meal.
  • The best spot to… Get pampered for men and women:

    For both men and women, there is no place like the Spa located in the Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Nestled in the heart of the Northstar California Resort, the Ritz Carlton boast the most luxurious spa in the Area. A perfect setting for a bit of indulgence!
  • The best spot to…Bask in the Sun:

    With no shortage of amazingly beautiful beaches on Lake Tahoe, it is hard to name just one! Whether you are looking for a game of beach volley ball, a perfect spot for your child to play in the sand, or remote and quiet, there is something for everyone.
  • The best spot to…Best Spot to Catch a Wave:

    When the winds are crossing the lake just right, the beaches of Incline Village on the North Shore of Tahoe are perfect for a bit of surfing.
  • The neighborhood stands apart from its surrounding residential environs because…

    The area stands out because of all it has to offer. There are some many options for everyone at any price point. From fractional ownerships, modest cabins, to luxury estates we have it all. No one is left out of the Tahoe market.

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