Located 6 miles east of historic downtown Truckee and only a 25 minute commute to Reno, Cambridge Estates / Glenshire is a popular family neighborhood. With a neighborhood elementary school and plans for a new middle school, the Cambridge Estates / Glenshire community is very family-friendly. Amenities offered include a swimming pool, clubhouse, equestrian easements, tennis courts and a convenience store. Another big attraction to Glenshire is its relatively low snow volume when compared to other north Lake Tahoe communities.
This gated community has big appeal for equestrians and those who desire privacy. There are a few 5 to 15 acre parcels remaining. Many of the lots and homes offer panorama views of Boca Reservoir. The area consists mostly of large estate homes with underground utilities.
Tahoe-Donner is a premier four-season property owner’s association nestled in the beautiful mountain scenery of Truckee. Established in 1970 with the first home built in 1972, Tahoe Donner encompasses approximately 6,000 acres. Of this, 3,300 acres are owned and managed by the association, with 1,300 acres are interspersed among homes. The elevation ranges from 6,200 to almost 8,000 feet and contains eastside pine, fir and a large area covered in brush.
Prior to the creation of Tahoe Donner, this subdivision was under general forest management. There were two saw mills operating along Trout Creek during the late 1800′s, and a railroad spur from Hobart Mills operated along Alder Creek into Tahoe Donner. The area was heavily logged through the 1920′s.
There are approximately 6,300 memberships (25,000+/- members) and 5,948 residential lots. As of 1/1/02 4,662 lots have been developed. Roughly 20% of the homes are primary residents while 80% are second homes. Approximately 55% of the second homes are owned from people from the Bay Area and 13% from the Sacramento area.
The Association’s amenities include a beach club marina at Donner Lake, an equestrian center, an 18-hole PGA rated golf course & driving range, a private campground, swimming pools, tennis courts, a world class cross country ski center, a downhill ski center that is great for beginners and intermediate skiers.
The Tahoe-Sierra Meadows Community Association is the official name for the Homeowners Association in the Sierra Meadows subdivision.
Sierra Meadows is located on Brockway Road (old Highway 267) about one mile south of Truckee. Their amenities include: a heated pool; tennis court; volleyball court; playground equipment; 400 square foot clubhouse; barbeques; picnic tables; and about an acre of park land.
Property use restrictions do apply in Sierra Meadows and are enforced by the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) and/or the Board of Directors.
Ponderosa Palisades is one of Truckee’s desirable neighborhoods due to its affordability and accessibility to downtown Truckee, the Truckee Airport, and Interstate 80.
Located just one mile from downtown Truckee off of Brockway Road (old Highway 267), Ponderosa Palisades is just 10 miles from Lake Tahoe, only one mile to Interstate 80, and just 30 miles to Reno.
The lots are from .25 to 1.7 acres. Many of the 400 homes are located in wooded areas, some with mountain views. The Palisades is a “family-friendly” neighborhood with a mix of primary homes, vacation homes and rental investments.
Prosser Lake Heights & Prosser Lakeview Estates
These quiet communities are located a couple of miles north of Truckee off Highway 89. The nearby Prosser Reservoir provides recreational boating, fishing, hiking and bike trails. With close proximity to Truckee, the ski resorts, and 40 minutes to Reno, Prosser Lake Heights and Prosser Lakeview Estates is the ideal community for those who want to take advantage of everything the area has to offer without paying the higher resort area prices.
Prosser Lake Acreage & Pannomia Ranchos
With miles of mountain biking and equestrian trails, the Prosser area is a beautiful wooded area offering easy access to horseback riding, camping and fishing in Prosser Lake. The Prosser area is located 1-2 miles north of historic Truckee on the east side of Highway 89. There are no homeowner’s dues, and no amenities are offered. Acreage homesites along and adjacent to Prosser Dam Road are zoned for horses.
The Ponderosa Ranchos subdivision contains prestigious homes on one-acre nicely wooded lots, some with views, and all with underground utilities. For the equestrian, Ponderosa Ranchos is zoned for horses and is located next to the forest that contains miles upon miles of trails. From this quiet neighborhood, you can hike, horseback ride, or snowmobile all the way to Tahoe City and Carnelian Bay.
The Martiswoods Estates subdivision is a prestigious neighborhood just 2 miles from the Truckee airport and downtown historic Truckee, and only 12 miles to Lake Tahoe. The lots are heavily wooded and one acre in size. All utilities are underground. Many of the town’s local professionals, as well as retirees, live in this area.
Surrounded by 130 acres of permanent open space and just minutes away from downtown Truckee, Pine Forest is a new community of 118 spacious home sites.
The lots range from 1/3 acre to over an acre in size. There is an architectural standards review committee. Lot features include underground utilities, DSL hi-speed internet, mature pine trees offering privacy and some lots offer filtered mountain views.
Want to get away from it all, yet still be close to everything Truckee and north Lake Tahoe have to offer? These two gated communities of 20 to 80 acre parcels are located near the Glenshire Community, 6 miles east of Truckee. Many of the properties have panorama views of the Truckee area and surrounding mountains. Juniper Hills and Juniper Creek offer space and privacy – along with hiking trails, cross-country skiing, horseback riding and mountain biking.
Nestled in the picturesque Sierra Nevada Mountains at an elevation of 6,000 feet, the town of Truckee is the hub of this four-season recreational area. An abundance of campgrounds, parks, hiking trails, meadows, streams & lakes – all in a spectacular Sierra Nevada setting.
Historic Commercial Row is a step back in time – the street is lined with boutique shops, breakfast venues, restaurants & bars, visitor’s and transportation centers.
The majority of downtown real estate is commercial, with residential areas on each side of the main Donner Pass Road. Many of the homes surrounding the historic downtown are Victorian.
Located 6 miles east of historic downtown Truckee and only a 25 minute commute to Reno, Glenshire is a popular family neighborhood. With a neighborhood elementary school and plans for a new middle school, the Glenshire community is very family-friendly. Amenities offered include a swimming pool, clubhouse, equestrian easements, tennis courts and a convenience store. Another big attraction to Glenshire is its relatively low snow volume when compared to other north Lake Tahoe communities. Within Glenshire are the subdivisions Cambridge Estates, Devonshire, Juniper Creek Ranch, Juniper Hills, The Meadows, and Tahoe Boca Estates.
Formed by a glacier and offering breathtaking views, the Donner Lake community offers four-season recreation activities and a family-oriented community. The area also serves as a popular year-round rental income area. The lake is roughly 600 feet deep, almost 3 miles long and approximately 1/2 mile wide. This beautiful setting includes both lakefront and lake-view homes. Recreation includes several beaches, fishing, kayaking, sailing, wave runners, boating and waterskiing. The west-end of the lake includes a public beach, boat launch, playground and snack bar. The area west of the lake is a popular spot for rock climbers. To the east are Donner Memorial State Park and the Donner Lake Property Owners Beach Club. The Beach Club provides a private beach to property owners through paid membership’s, a snow play area, the Clubhouse Bar & Grill, and the Lodge Restaurant.