Distinctive Destinations: Luxury Around Lake Tahoe

By RSIR Staff |

This month, we partnered with Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty (SSIR) located throughout Reno and Lake Tahoe for Distinctive Destinations, a series that highlights a selection of properties from our global affiliate partners around the Sotheby’s International Realty® network. The team at Sierra SIR shared a collection of luxurious homes that span the crystal-clear water of Lake Tahoe to history-rich homes in Carson City.

Incline Village, NV | Listed by Ryan Mitchell

Stunning Incline Village trophy property. Located on private, gated Debra Lane this home truly has it all. From the moment you approach and see the custom reclaimed barn wood exterior and views of the lake you know this is home. The four-car garage has a separate storage area for all the toys and direct access to mudroom and dog wash. Entry-level has a game room and access to the indoor/outdoor swimming pool and hot tub that is kept cozy and efficiently heated by the geothermal system. This home is built to make memories!

South Lake Tahoe, CA | Listed by Kelly Flaherty

Exceptional craftsmanship and a stunning setting converge in a way that is as remarkable in its luxury as it is gracious in its comfort. A rarity even in Fallen Leaf, no detail was missed in this masterpiece by famed architect George Homsey. Mountain living rises to the next level with natural design elements incorporated throughout, including stone, wood, and copper. Enjoy two private docks, a sandy beach, and proximity to every activity that makes this area a bastion of nostalgia and recreation. Take in the dramatic views of the lake and the majestic scenery in every direction. Light the outdoor fireplace and linger as afternoon slides into an enchanted evening. Thoughtfully and meticulously designed for year-round enjoyment, the compound is equipped with full systems including heating, water filtration, and a generator. It was lovingly built for chasing adventures and making memories that are hard to contain in a single lifetime. This is where legacies are made to thrive and flourish for generations to come.

Truckee, CA | Listed by Breck Overall & Jeff Hamilton

Taspen Ranch is a world-class estate on 60 pristine acres set in a magnificent forested bowl with miles of mountain views, a year-round aspen-lined stream and hard to find serenity reminiscent of days gone by. The spectacular setting is enhanced by an antebellum log barn main house and two additional period barns, one the garage and guest house, the other a pool house and gym, that inhabit the site as if they’ve belonged there for over one hundred and fifty years. Inside, luxurious handcrafted and period accommodations for the most discriminating tastes offer the perfect getaway for entertaining family and friends, or just escaping the city for a weekend. Best of all, Taspen Ranch offers exceptional recreation during every season for all abilities. Ideally located at 7,000 feet in the backcountry on the outskirts of Truckee on Tahoe’s North Shore, you can ski, hike, bike, swim and paddle to your heart’s content on your own private property and the surrounding national forest.

Grand beachfront estate at the end of a long drive, past meadows and aspen grove with 278 feet of sandy beach, private pier and buoy with panoramic Lake Tahoe and Sierra Nevada mountain views. This 16,703 square foot home was built by Q&D, renown for the finest construction standards with 400 tons of Montana Bluestone, nine fireplaces, hydronic heat, forced air, eight en-suite bedrooms, game room, theater, family room, gourmet kitchen, butler’s pantry, wine room, a craft room, pet room, two laundry rooms, a4 car garage and so much more. The private location is 5 minutes to world class skiing at Heavenly, dining and entertainment. Close to South Lake Tahoe and Minden jet accessible airports, and coveted Nevada tax benefits. Exceptional boating to Emerald Bay, Tahoe’s East & West shore coves and beaches, and lakefront dining.

Reno, NV | Listed by Vince Scott & Kirsten Childers

Have you been looking for the peace and tranquility of a small town, without straying far from the amenities of living in a big city? This beautiful home has all you could want and more. Placed on the outskirts of Reno, enjoy the stunning architecture, a gorgeous outdoor kitchen and an expansive 5.03 acres all with Nevada tax benefits. Enjoy great privacy all within a few miles of Reno’s thriving restaurant, bar, and shopping scene. This property is more than just a home, it’s a lifestyle.

Tahoe City, CA| Listed by Katherina Haug

Turn the key to your Lake Tahoe dream home. Complete with 200 feet of lake frontage, a shared pier, two buoys and boat lift, this is the perfect property for those looking to indulge in all Tahoe has to offer.  Wake up to the waters of Lake Tahoe lapping below you, the sun filtering in through the open French doors of your master bedroom. Watch the sun rise from the east, bask in its warmth all day long, and then watch it recede below the mountains to the west. This home has unparalleled expansive 180 degrees+ views as it sits at the north edge of Lake Tahoe facing due-south, with no neighboring homes on either side. Built right on the water, there is nothing between you and the aquamarine waters below you, and the picture windows of every room frame the water in such a way that you feel you might just dive in! Located centrally to all that the North Shore has to offer, minutes to restaurants, hiking, shopping, casinos, world-class skiing, and the Truckee Airport, as well as a quick boat ride anywhere on Lake Tahoe. Hop in, and enjoy your best life on Lake Tahoe