Lake Tahoe Real Estate

Indecision is Not a Decision

Yes No Maybe die represents indecision

There could be some legitimate reasons for not buying a beautiful Tahoe home but indecision is not one of them. Indecision is rooted in not having enough information to move forward to own a home or continue renting. If you keep renting, at the end of the year, you have had a place to live and a pile of receipts that helped the landlord pay for his house. Deciding to buy a home will give you a place to live that is yours and all the things that come with that.  When you consider principal reduction, appreciation and tax savings,  … Read More »

WordWave Winners at Valhalla

Wordwave performance at Valhalla Boathouse Theatre

Back by Popular Demand!  WordWave  One-Act Play Competition Winners   October 21, 7:30 pm – The Boathouse Theatre Join us for an evening of never-before seen theatre on the extraordinary Boathouse Theatre Stage. The top three winning plays were selected from over 100 entries nationally and will be performed. After the production, the writers and directors will be available to the audience to ask questions about the process. An amazing evening of theatre celebrating creativity. Purchase your tickets early for this sell-out event!    For more information and Tickets go here.

Family Ranch-Styled Home Surprises

Great home in a great neighborhood near the Tahoe Keys

In one of beautiful Tahoe’s best family neighborhoods, a perfect family home. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a wood-burning fireplace, a remodeled kitchen, a big deck in a wraparound backyard all set the stage for some little surprise bonuses: a three-year-old hot tub, a treasured garage shop with built-in compressor and pegboard wall that’s been the site of invention and productivity, an office/4th bedroom off the kitchen. The master bedroom has an unexpected and unique sitting area with a skylight, exposed beams and a French door opening to the deck. With its combination of exactly what you’d expect in a ranch-style  … Read More »

Brand New and Brilliantly Designed

Contemporary home is brand new with smart floorplan

Prepare to smile when checking out this (brand new construction) beautiful Tahoe home with a brilliant floor plan. Walk through and discover an amazing level of livability. Downstairs living includes a delightful and roomy great room featuring luxurious flooring, granite counter tops, a modern gas fireplace, clean lines and numerous windows letting in beautiful Tahoe light throughout. This living area is ideal for large gatherings of friends and family. All four bedrooms plus an open loft area are located upstairs. The master suite presents spa-like amenities with a jetted tub, walk-in shower and dual sinks. Insulation has been installed throughout  … Read More »

Completely Remodeled Beautiful Tahoe Chalet

Completely remodeled Cabin in the woods

Completely remodeled beautiful Tahoe Chalet!  This turn key cabin is located on a 13,996 square foot lot overlooking Conservancy land. The living area of this cabin has beautiful vaulted open beam ceilings, new 100% waterproof wide plank wood look laminate flooring throughout, and multiple windows overlooking beautiful Tahoe forested land. The kitchen has been redone with granite slab counters, stainless steel appliances, and remote under cabinet LED lighting. The tastefully remodeled bathroom has a porcelain tile shower, rich hardwood vanity, granite counter, and modern fixtures. The two spacious bedrooms have oversize closets and are tastefully decorated. Outside is a a  … Read More »

Unique 1958 Heavenly Ski Cabin Delights

Uniquely open A-Frame Cabin

Absolutely one of the most unique homes on the South Shore, this beautiful Tahoe custom A-frame is a must see! Built by a European furniture maker, who developed a love for Japanese architecture, this home is all original, in pristine condition and has been in the family since 1958. The highly functional floorplan offers an open living space with one bedroom and bathroom on the main floor. In the loft, there is another bedroom and half bath. Throughout you will find built in cabinets to maximize the space and exotic building materials that truly make this property one of a  … Read More »

Perfect Family Home Near High School

Gorgeous family home in Gardner Mountain area

Beautiful Tahoe custom built home on spacious 1/4 acre lot in Gardner Mountain, close to the acclaimed South Tahoe High School. As you enter the foyer, you will enjoy the open style layout & the tall ceilings that provide for a spacious feel. The main level includes a living room with a slate stone fireplace & views of the backyard setting. Kitchen includes granite counters, stainless appliances and 6-burner gas range. Bonus room that can be set up as an office or an extra bedroom and guest bath. The second level includes a family room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings,  … Read More »

We found a Winning Property!

Huge and fabulous view home in Tahoe

TROPHY property perfect for the most discriminating buyer seeking extraordinary quality, outstanding views of beautiful Tahoe forest, and an engaging 827 square foot game room (man-cave!) complete with pool and foosball tables, inviting bar with beverage center/wine frig and dishwasher. Come preview this contemporary beauty built originally by and for a custom home-builder’s own family featuring 5 bedrooms (including a lavish master and 2 junior suites), 4.5 bathrooms, cook’s kitchen, log-studded great room with open beam, vaulted ceilings and massive picture windows to capture the views, two furnaces with humidifiers, air conditioning, 20 kilowatt auto-start back-up generator just in case,  … Read More »

New Custom-Built Home in Christmas Valley

New home in Christmas Valley neighborhood of Lake Tahoe

An exceptional opportunity, this refined mountain residence was recently completed in the tranquil confines of Christmas Valley that tender awe-inspiring views of surrounding beautiful Tahoe peaks and verdant hillsides. Scores of recreational outlets are found nearby from the soothing waters of the Upper Truckee River to hiking/biking trails or quick access to 2 major ski resorts. The home’s clean lines, and soaring light-filled spaces gracefully frame the nearby beautiful Tahoe mountains while showcasing exceptional levels of detail and workmanship. Rustic overtones of hand-scraped Acacia wood floors, Alder doors and mill works are complemented by design elements of natural stone, oil-rubbed  … Read More »

Decorating With Artwork

Art and Decor

Decorating a beautiful Tahoe space is about more than hanging a photo on a wall and calling it a day. Bring your environment to life using light, color, texture, furniture, plants, and, yes, plenty of art. With these elements, you can transform any space—big or small—into a place where you feel inspired and at peace.  1. Think of art as an accessory, not the start of the show. Art doesn’t always need to be the focal point of a blank wall; it can also be used as an accessory. Think about breaking up your wall of books with a small  … Read More »

Tim’s Tips – DIY Laundry Room Helpers

sock orphans on a mini clothesline

Do you ever wonder what the LEAST remodeled room in a beautiful Tahoe house might be? The Laundry Room. If you’ve got one, that is! I found some really clever little DIYs you can do to make that task easier, and basically, alot more enjoyable! Loose change? The only real high point in doing the family laundry… finding quarters in the bottom of the washer! Most of us have a little pile of coins on top of our washer for a few weeks. but here’s a cool idea–a sign with a Ball jar wired onto it!  Lint? Washed Tissues? Uggggghhh! What are  … Read More »

Beautiful HUGE and INDOOR POOL

HUGE mountain home in the woods

Luxurious beautiful Tahoe mountain retreat with endless amenities located in desirable North Upper Truckee area in SLT only 5.5 miles to the lake & 7 miles to Heavenly Ski Resort.  This secluded feeling beautiful Tahoe property has CA Conservancy lots behind and to the left of the property. You’ll immediately feel the serenity here.  Built with large families or vacation renting in mind, this 2009 construction home features everything your vacation home could ask for such as a large indoor room with heated pool, sauna & steam shower, home theater room with wet bar, loft with game room, and large  … Read More »

Golf Course Setting with 4 Masters!

Delightful Golf Course setting 4 bdrm 4 bath home

Golf Course & beautiful Tahoe Mountain Views! Backing the 2nd green of Lake Tahoe Golf Course, adjacent to US Forest Lands on the left & right, spectacular mountain & golf course views & private setting, makes this luxury home a rare find. Completely remodeled in 2001 with exceptional custom details incorporating the beautiful Tahoe mountain theme with a European flair, this 2,598 SF home has 4 master suites, gourmet kitchen, brushed stainless steel appliances, shaker style cabinetry, slab granite counters, hand plastered Venetian style walls, custom lighting, jetted tubs in every bath, travertine marble floors, radiant in-floor heat & three  … Read More »

RARE – 5 Bedroom Home on 5 Acres

Unique property in the center of South Lake Tahoe

Rare opportunity to purchase a 5 bedroom home on 5.15 acres just minutes from Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, the Casinos, and the Lake, right in the middle of beautiful Tahoe! This one of a kind South Shore property has additional verified land coverage and ability to build a second home, guest house, or a massive garage. This beautiful home has an oversize deck overlooking the beautiful 224,334 square foot lot and setting adjacent to a glorious meadow.  The living area includes solid Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, cedar plank ceilings, and an open wood burning stone fireplace. The kitchen has shaker  … Read More »

Romantic Little Al Tahoe Getaway

Darling Tahoe getaway just a quick walk to the Lake

You will step into charm when you enter this beautiful Tahoe home, in the Al Tahoe neighborhood. Just a few short blocks from the beach, this cabin offers a delightful opportunity as an affordable romantic getaway or beautiful Tahoe retreat. Along with the Old Tahoe ambiance, this cabin has many upgraded features such as a paver-stone driveway, new exterior paint, electrical upgrades, a sprinkler system, a newer chimney and a gas fireplace. Wait, there’s more. The BMP’s are complete along with a TRPA site plan and additional coverage. Lustrous knotty pine walls, vaulted ceilings and stone accents provide the beautiful  … Read More »

Beautiful Tahoe Getaway Cabin

Terrific Tahoe cabin in Christmas Valley

If you are ready to invest in a 2nd home in beautiful Tahoe, this terrific cabin might be just right for you! Across the street from the rainbow tract with endless access to the Upper Truckee river sits this quaint cabin waiting for a new owner. Sitting on a nice size lot with open land behind you will enjoy the hush of Christmas Valley. This 3 bed 2 bath home can be turnkey or you can update the kitchen and bathrooms for a more modern look. The house comes fully furnished and is ready to use. Very well maintained and  … Read More »

Tim’s Tips–A Long Dark Hallway

before and after hallway bright DIY

Do you have a beautiful Tahoe home with this “challenge”? Soooo many homes have been built this way. While your hallway certainly is functional, it may not be as appealing as you might like. This DIYer effectively solved that problem and, in doing so, added a serious cosmetic improvement to her home. Yes, folks, cosmetic improvements DO increase your ability to sell or rent your beautiful Tahoe home! If it makes a buyer/renter feel good, it helps sell.  This simple $50 project makes a BIG impact for your buck: This long, dark hallway needed some help. On the other side  … Read More »

Fall/Winter Checklist for your Home

Fall and Winter To Do list

The weather is changing in beautiful Tahoe. Maybe even a bit sooner than we are used to… For that reason, we’ve combined some of our Winter chores with the Autumn ones, as we really need to be prepared for another potentially wild snow season. Do yourself a favor, and if you can’t personally see to the list here, hire a handyman or your son-in-law to get it done real soon! Do a quick inspection of your roof and siding. Now’s the time to check for missing shingles on your roof, leaky siding, or anything else that could cause major issues come  … Read More »

Neuro-Architecture at Home

Neuro-Architectural concept image showing silhouettes in various colors

Our team, here at Beautiful Tahoe Real Estate Group, is about to get all “nerdy” on you… We found this interesting article on Visualistan.com and feel compelled to share! Interesting stuff today in beautiful Tahoe… Neuro-Architecture is the study of how the body and brain respond to built environments. The five areas studied in brain systems that can be applied to architecture are: Sensation and Perception–How do we see, hear, smell, etc.? Learning and Memory–How do we store and recall sensory experiences? Decision-Making–How do we evaluate the potential outcomes of our actions? Emotion–What makes us happy or sad? Movement–How do  … Read More »

4 Bedroom Home at a Starter Home Price

Great Curb appeal on this Christmas Valley home.

Classic beautiful Tahoe Chalet with open beam ceilings! Meticulously maintained home with several recent upgrades. Stay warm and cozy by the freestanding gas stove. There are 2 bedrooms and a bath located on each floor. Some of the upgrades include Corian counter tops, laminate flooring, roof, upstairs bathroom addition, windows and more. Refrigerator, washer and dryer and large shed are included.  It has a fenced backyard and a beautiful Tahoe setting in pristine Christmas Valley.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 2175 Lindenwood 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths 1402 Square Foot Home Offered at $377,000

Iconic Al Tahoe Cabin Hits the Market!

Iconic 1940's Al Tahoe cabin comes on the market!

Old Al Tahoe at it’s BEST! Situated on a lushly landscaped 11,403 square foot lot, 2955 Freel Peak Ave offers a private beautiful Tahoe setting within walking distance to the lake. This 1940’s cabin has been beautifully updated while preserving the old beautiful Tahoe charm. The living area includes tall vaulted ceilings with open trusses, a wall to wall brick fireplace with a gas insert, and a solid timber mantle. The gorgeous beautiful Tahoe kitchen has slab granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and rustic hickory cabinetry. There are 4 spacious bedrooms with knotty pine accents and a large loft with  … Read More »

Unequaled Setting Closes the Deal Here!

Views unmatched from the deck of this cabin at 600 Anita Drive

The picture-perfect curb appeal of this darling, beautiful Tahoe cabin only gets better once inside. Completely gutted and remodeled with an addition in 2010, it remains in pristine condition. High-end finishes strike a fantastic balance between modern and rustic.  The spacious open living area features a custom stone fireplace and wide plank floors that carry through to the Chef’s kitchen, where you’ll find knotty alder cabinets, granite counters, and professional grade appliances. This beautiful Tahoe kitchen will not disappoint!  The architecturally stunning skylights and huge picture windows flood the space with light, incredible views, and warmth. A smart floor plan has  … Read More »

TEDx Returns to Beautiful Tahoe

TEDX logo for event on Sept 29, 2017 at LTCC

We are so excited to have TEDX again in beautiful Tahoe!! After a sold-out inaugural event last year, TedX South Lake Tahoe is coming back this September 29th with a bigger venue and an impressive lineup of locally-known and world-renowned speakers. “We are more than doubling the size of the venue due to the demand of last year,” said event organizer Robin DeSota. After quickly selling out of 100 tickets for its venue at The Loft in Heavenly Village last year, this year’s event is moving to Lake Tahoe Community College and will accommodate around 250. “The theme for this year is  … Read More »

Young Eagles Rally at Airport

Boy in small plane with EAA Volunteer

This Saturday at 8:00 am your kids can ride FREE in an airplane at beautiful Tahoe’s Airport thanks to the EAA! What a terrific opportunity for the kiddos! The Truckee Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will be hosting the 25th Annual Young Eagles Rally at the Lake Tahoe Airport on September 23, 2017 and will provide free airplane rides to youth ages 8 to 17 years old. The EAA started the Young Eagles program in 1992 with the goal of introducing a million youths to aviation with a free airplane ride by the Wright brothers’ flight centennial, December  … Read More »

Oktoberfest in September at Montbleu

Kiwanis Club SeptOberfest at Montbleu Casino

Beautiful Tahoe goes to Germany for a Thursday evening of FUN! The Kiwanis Club of Tahoe Sierra presents the 15th annual  SeptOberfest on September 21st at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. Doors open at 6 p.m. This event allows the Kiwanis to support many organizations and activities benefiting children, youth, families, and disabled adults in our community.  SeptOberfest offers a full German buffet, music, auctions, envelope prizes, Biergarten, wine tasting, and Stein holding contest. Tickets cost $45 per person until 9/17; $50 after 9/17. Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.tahoesierrakiwanis.org.  Tables reserved for 8-10 guests are available.

One Act Playwriting Winners at Valhalla

Wordwave show at Valhalla's Boathouse Theater

“If Valhalla is presenting… you know it’s going to be great!”  – overheard conversation between festival patrons   Another great event at Valhalla’s Historic Boathouse Theater! Valhalla is one of beautiful Tahoe’s historic gems. If you haven’t been inside the Boathouse Theater, you are missing out! We love to go there and support our local performers and always, always enjoy the shows there! It’s an incredible building, and behind the stage, the boathouse doors open to our beautiful Tahoe lake at sunset. WOW.   October 21 – WordWave at Valhalla: One-Act Playwriting Winners Meet the winning authors and enjoy an  … Read More »

Valhalla Boathouse Theater Presents

Theater production at Boathouse Theater called The Woman In Black

It’s time for another great performance at our favorite venue–Valhalla’s Historic Boathouse Theater! Certainly, a beautiful Tahoe treasure, an evening at the Boathouse Theater never disappoints! This next play, The Woman In Black, sounds so good! A great kick-off to October!   Do you believe in ghosts? Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, travels to the countryside to attend the funeral of his client, Mrs. Alice Drablow, and to settle her estate. At the funeral, he catches an unsettling glimpse of a mysterious woman in black. Arthur soon finds that the locals are terrified at the mere mention of her, for  … Read More »

Luxurious and Brand NEW!

NEW and Luxurious Home in the Mountains

Brand new beautiful Tahoe Luxury Home! Dramatically poised adjacent to miles of forest service land and breathtaking views, this truly one-of-a-kind contemporary mountain estate on an acre is a combination of sophisticated elegance and enduring beauty. This is a unique and rare opportunity to own a brand new luxurious home that allows horses in the beautiful Tahoe basin. This 3,905 sf main residence has 6 bedrooms, 4 baths full baths and 1/2 bath and a second 1,189 square foot guesthouse with separate address and meters. Some of the features include 8-inch plank hard wood flooring, mahogany cabinets, Thermador appliances, 2  … Read More »

Simply Beautiful Tahoe Setting Here

Beautiful Tahoe home in a coveted North Upper Truckee neighborhood

You have found your paradise with this beautifully appointed home located in the quiet and coveted North Upper Truckee neighborhood. Custom mountain furnishings make this a turnkey sanctuary to begin your adventures in the beautiful Tahoe region. Hike right out of your front door to Washoe State Park and the other surrounding public recreation areas. Centrally located to many other outdoor activities with short drives to Emerald Bay, Fallen Leaf Lake, Heavenly, and Sierra-At-Tahoe Ski Resorts. This property is the ultimate beautiful Tahoe experience and a must see for the nature lover in you! There are so many things to  … Read More »

Pristine Riverfront Christmas Valley Home

Pristine Riverfront property in the woods

The perfect Tahoe Get-A-Way”. This riverfront acre and a half, 65,872 square foot parcel is near the end of South Upper Truckee Road and offers all the space and tranquility of a true mountain home. Lots of beautiful Tahoe sunlight and mountain views. The high ceilings in the living area gives this home an open and bright feel with a slider out to the back deck where you can enjoy the seasonal creek and views. Bike, hike, nature-walk, snow shoe and cross country ski all right at your door-step. And don’t forget your fishing pole for the great fishing spot right  … Read More »

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