Welcome to Tahoe City

Tahoe City is an investment in lifestyle. With easy access to the lake, walkable downtown for shopping at boutiques or restaurants, and proximity to ski resorts and hiking trails, there are endless opportunities to stay involved and active in the community. Anyone with a sense of adventure will find their niche in Tahoe City.

Key Details


downtown, lakefront estates, small mountain town, outdoor recreation, casual and fine dining, proximity to ski resorts, hiking trails


Commute Times
Alpine Meadows Ski Resort 10m by car
Squaw Valley Ski Resort 21m by car
Emerald Bay/Desolation Wilderness 29m by car
South Lake Tahoe 48m by car
Incline Village 27m by car
Truckee 19m by car
Nearby Neighborhoods Dollar Point Dollar Hill Highland Green Lake Forest Star Harbor Villas Rocky Ridge Bunker Tract Fairway Tract Bittencort Tract Comstock Acres Cathedral Forest Tahoe Woods Tahoe Tavern Tahoe Sierra Estates Mirimar Heights Tavern Shores Cedar Point Talmont Estates Twin Peak Estates Tahoe Park Sunnyside Tract Pineland Timberland Tract

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Tahoe city:
A community of outdoor activists, endless recreation, and real estate made up of some of the best properties on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe.

Tahoe City is a favorite destination for second homeowners, tourists, and locals alike. A beautiful family-friendly small mountain town where there is proximity to the lake, Truckee river, immediate access to outdoor recreation, downtown shops, restaurants, nightlife, and a short drive to Alpine and Squaw Valley Ski resort.

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What to expect:
Expect a vibrant mix of outdoor recreation, lively culture, and natural beauty in every season spent in Tahoe City.

Enjoy Tahoe City's outdoor recreation in the summer by riding your bike over Fanny Bridge leading into endless trails or go floating down the Truckee River to River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant, where you can enjoy gourmet dining in a nostalgic atmosphere. Come winter, join the community of skiers and riders at Alpine and Squaw Valley Ski Resort united by the glorious bluebird snow days. Tahoe City is also known for its community events, such as paddleboard racing on Lake Tahoe or the farmer's market downtown. No matter where you are or what season you spend in Tahoe City, natural beauty is abundant in its Winter Wonderland or Summer Days.

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The lifestyle:
Enjoy being on Tahoe time, where you can enjoy outdoor living before and after you get off work.

In Tahoe City, you will find yourself on what locals call "Tahoe Time." "Tahoe Time" is where you take time to appreciate all that Tahoe offers before and after you get off work. Enjoy your morning ritual - walking to the lake and grabbing a delicious smoothie at Syd's Bagelry or go to Alpine Ski resort and take a couple of laps on the mountain. Spend time after work re-acquainting yourself with nature by taking a hike to Twin Peaks or grabbing a drink by the lake at Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge. Relax and relish in the laid-back atmosphere Tahoe City offers its dedicated locals.

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Unexpected appeal:
Small mountain town with a bustling and energetic community of local business owners, second homeowners, and adventure seekers alike.

Although Tahoe City embodies a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere, its community encompasses a combination of hard-working business owners. Shops line the downtown strip, welcoming adventure-seeking tourists, while second and third homeowners who have generations of family and friends in the area spend their holiday energizing the town's slow seasons.

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The market:
The neighborhoods in Tahoe City offer some of the best entry-level homes in Northshore while also providing beautiful lakefront estates for second and third homeowners.

Tahoe City real estate offers listings that include masterfully crafted Tahoe lakefront estates, lake view properties, old Tahoe cabins, and beachfront communities like Tahoe Park and Dollar Point. Vintage modern mountain homes, condos, townhomes, rustic houses, and acreage properties also abound in the area. If you are considering building your dream home, there are incredible vacant land opportunities to create a custom home. The range for homes starts anywhere from $700k for single-family homes and $1.9M for lakefront estates.

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You'll fall in love with:
Tahoe City's active and healthy community.

The town's proximity to outdoor recreation fuels the daily adventure enthusiasts that live in Tahoe City. The lake locals have easy access to boating, waterskiing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, and lake cruises. Year-round hiking, biking, and skiing keep people moving. However, not every Tahoe City activity requires physical exertion. Explore the downtown art galleries, local produce, and craftsmanship at farmer's markets or hang out on the beach for live music. The stunning and breathtaking beauty of Tahoe City will make any community member want to be actively involved.

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