Welcome to South Lake Tahoe

Whether you are shredding down the mountain at Heavenly Ski Resort, or spending your summer boating in Emerald Bay you can always find your self stepping out of the ordinary lifestyle in South Lake Tahoe.

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mountain town, community, adventure, lake life, outdoor lifestyle , seasonal activities, urban living, city life, casinos, night life, nevada, california


Commute Times
North Lake Tahoe 40m by car
Reno, NV 70m by car
Carson City, NV 30m by car
Sacramento, CA 2h by car
San Francisco, CA 3h 15m by car

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South lake tahoe:
Lake living for the adventurous soul

If you’ve been looking to escape the crowds and city life, South Lake Tahoe offers the quintessential mountain living that you’ve been craving. South Lake Tahoe offers something for everyone, with high-adrenaline sports like skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and hiking, the adventurous soul will turn their vacation into a staycation. Enjoy the best of both worlds where you can enjoy night life at the casinos, shopping in Heavenly Village and living the ultimate outdoor mountain lifestyle.

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What to expect:
An outdoor playground with an exciting nightlife that spans the shores of one of the deepest lakes in the world.

Enjoy endless outdoor adventure all year long with summer activities like sailing around Lake Tahoe, cruises to Emerald Bay, hiking the Rubicon trail, camping at Fallen Leaf Lake, and during winter taking advantage of Heavenly Ski Resort for snowboarding, skiing and snowmobiling. South Lake Tahoe is known for its wide range of fun activities. Downtown South Lake includes city nightlife at casinos for dining, gambling, events, concerts, and shopping for those who enjoy a night out on the town. And don’t forget to take a ride on the Gondola at any time of year to see breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. When it comes to travel, Carson and Kirkwood are close in proximity so you can enjoy weekend getaways without traveling far from home. Expect the perfect combination of outdoor adventure and city life in your quaint mountain town.

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The lifestyle:
A lively group that enjoys high-adrenaline outdoor sports as much as a fine dining experience.

South Lake Tahoe means you're investing not only in your new home but the lifestyle. Be part of a community that thrives on being together. Enjoy your summer days at the outdoor concert series in the Casinos or sharing a chairlift at Heavenly Ski Resort with your neighbor. Join hiking and biking clubs that get together once a month to enjoy their environment or go out with friends at Edgewood Resort for dining and drinks on the lake. Living in South Lake Tahoe means having options to choose your lifestyle.

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Unexpected appeal:
Less than an hour from every piece of the excitement the Lake Tahoe Basin has to offer, and a quick drive to the most historic and more populous towns in Nevada.

South Lake Tahoe has an abundance of rich history. Immerse yourself in the foundation of South Lake’s resorts. The 1900’s was unique to resorts being built for city-folk from Zephyr Cove Resort in response to the Compstock Silver mining boom to Camp Richardson which was founded in 1924. The most famous castle which was considered a grand estate in the 1920’s was the Vikingsholm Castle that holds tales that only long-time locals know.

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The market:
High demand with a similar price point. The interest for this part of Lake Tahoe is high, and the California/Nevada border provides a vast array of options for those looking to move to another state.

Offering perhaps Lake Tahoe's widest array of living options, South Lake Tahoe homes are not as hard to find but are in high demand. From small, older cabins to new custom second homes there are many different styles and property opportunities that each home holds. Each neighborhood comes with a sense of adventure and pride. Soak in the funky lake houses that bring character and charm. Gasp in the beauty of modern and sleek mountain homes that show class to Lake Tahoe living.

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You'll fall in love with:
Seasonal Adventure

There is always something fun to do no matter the season. Spend your spring days skiing down Heavenly Mountain with a T-Shirt and sunglasses. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of your summer bouncing from one outdoor adventure to the next. Fall will turn into your favorite season because it winds down to what primary residences call a “local’s summer” where you can enjoy public beaches, hiking trails, and your favorite restaurant all to yourself. And don’t forget about your legendary Winter where South Lake promises you the first chairlift and a well deserved après ski at the local breweries and bars.

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