Squaw Valley USA is located in Olympic Valley, California and may best be known for hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics. It’s popularity draws people from all over the world and attracts top winter athletes who come to train and play. After Heavenly, Squaw Valley is the second largest ski resort at Lake Tahoe. It is spread out over six peaks and tops out at an elevation of 9,050 feet above sea level. Squaw Valley receives on average 495 inches of fluffy snow that keeps locals a visitors happy on the slopes.
Squaw Valley real estate opportunities do range from nicely priced condos to high end luxury estates. Since this is a desired ski resort area real estate tends to hold it’s value much better then other areas. On a rare occasion you might find a home priced in the $400k price range, but $500k plus is the typical starting point. There are a lot of shared ownership opportunities in the area as well as condo units. The Village At Squaw Valley also brings added value to real estate in area with it’s great shopping, restaurants and year-round entertainment. The Village At Squaw Valley, Squaw Lodge and the Resort At Squaw Creek, all have ski in-ski out units.
The Olympic Valley area has stunning views of the resort and surrounding mountains. The available outdoor recreation in the area will keep you busy year-round. In addition world class skiing in the winter, you have the The Resort at Squaw Creek 18-hole championship golf course to play in the summer. Squaw Valley offers ice-skating, snowshoe tours, climbing wall, snow tubing, mountain biking and more. In the Olympic Valley area you have fishing, hiking, golfing, kayaking, rafting and horseback riding. Squaw Valley is ideally located between Truckee and Tahoe City where you also have access to shopping, restaurants and the local town conveniences. You can not forget the proximity of Lake Tahoe where a whole other world awaits exploration and fun!