About North Lake Tahoe
North Shore Neighborhoods
The neighborhoods of North Lake Tahoe offer a diversity of architectural styles that also includes charming, Old Tahoe style cabins. In addition to many lakefront homes, the roads wind throughout the upper hillsides in a way that many properties also have lake views. Each neighborhood also backs to national forest for easy access to cross country skiing and hiking.
Because the developer had spent time in Africa, you will find many of the Agate Bay streets named for Africa. The level access makes this an ideal neighborhood for easy driving in winter. Agate Bay also has more sun exposure and is one of the neighborhoods in the 'banana belt' of North Lake Tahoe. This is a highly desirable area because of the Agate Bay Swim Club and other amenities offered to homeowners. Each parcel offers a bit of privacy because of the mature landscaping and Agate Bay is also a popular rental area. Membership to the Agate Bay Pier and Swim Club provides a swimming pool, tennis courts, volleyball courts and a private pier on Lake Tahoe.
Named for the precious red and yellow stones that can be found on the nearby beaches, Carnelian Bay is best known for its annual wooden boat show called the Concours d’Elegance. The site of the original Post Office was transformed into a charming restaurant called the Old Post Office. This quaint neighborhood boast homes and condos with easy access to Garwoods Restaurant. Nearby is a public beach for paddle boarding or swimming. There are also lakefront homes, but the actual neighborhood of Carnelian Bay is smaller and cozier than other North Lake Tahoe neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods of Tahoe Vista are slightly more elevated than other North Lake Tahoe communities so many homes have incredible lake views. Tahoe Vista has more southern exposure and has less snow impact. Homes range from larger and newer architectural styles to older, but well maintained cabins. There is an Old Tahoe charm to the many hotels in heart of Tahoe Vista, although the neighborhoods are tucked into the hillsides above. Homeowners can enjoy a leisurely walk for ice cream or play miniature golf in the summer. Many homes also have private access to the lake. This area has held the charm of days gone by and is more affordable than other North Lake Tahoe neighborhoods.
There are several subdivisions in the Cedar Flat area that include Fulton Acres, Carnelian Highlands, Ridgewood Highlands and Ridgewood. Many of the homes are older, but updated to provide classic Old Tahoe charm with modern treatments. The streets wind throughout the hillside that backs to national forest and many of the homes have lake views. Several homes have access to a private homeowner pier and buoy files. The Cedar Flat homeowner's beach is a gated and private area with a water trampoline and kayaks. This is also a very affordable section of the North Lake Tahoe shoreline.
This prestigious community was once considered to be the perfect place for an observatory and the panoramic views are breathtaking. The streets are wide and well maintained and many of the homes are lakefront. Dollar Point offers outstanding amenities that include a private pier, buoy field, swimming pool and tennis courts. This subdivision is one of the newer neighborhoods of North Lake Tahoe and is a much sought after luxury community.
I have lived and worked in North Lake Tahoe for many decades and would love to introduce you to the many nuances that make this area so desirable. Whether you are looking for a lakefront home or a cabin tucked into the woods, North Lake Tahoe is the perfect place for your vacation home. Call me today for more information.