West Shore Neighborhood Profile

Lake Tahoe’s West shore begins at the “Y” in Tahoe City as you cross Fanny Bridge over the Truckee River. (Aptly named because all you see are people’s fanny’s as they gaze at the monster trout in the Truckee River below)  West Lake Blvd. (Hwy 89 South) meanders towards Emerald Bay, along the scenic shore of Tahoe, offering a wide array of real estate options.

Those familiar with this little slice of paradise, will be quick to tell you that, “the West is the best” shore, as it offers a more relaxed and forested feel than the sunny North shore.  The West shore communities from north to south are Tahoe City, Sunnyside, Homewood, Tahoma, and Rubicon.  There are a whole host of subdivisions in between.

There are very few condominium opportunities on the West shore with the exception of near Tahoe City, and in Tahoma.  There are also some very high end luxury units available in Fleur de Lac and Chamber’s Landing. 

The homes that make up West shore Lake Tahoe real estate run the full gamut of pricing, style, and setting.  Lakefront estates are often on multiple acres, with deep water piers and hundreds of feet of shoreline.  Cabins can back to the forest, and be in deeply wooded and secluded settings, for that true Tahoe getaway.

The West shore of Lake Tahoe gets more snow than most other spots around the lake, but the proximity to Homewood Ski Resort and Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows makes for relatively easy winter sports access.  If you’ve never explored the West shore of Lake Tahoe, it’s worth a closer look.

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Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 2016
WHITE SANDY BEACH with a long pier allowing for docking even with low water. This Rubicon lakefront 5 bedroom home was designed by Jim Morton offering... Details
Beds: 2 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1450
Ski in, Ski out at Homewood. Major remodel in 2009 included new kit w/cherry cabinets, quartz counters; new exterior siding, new windows, new stone fireplace;... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 1900
One-Level/Living Room 20x20,Triple Pane Windows, Gas Fireplace,Baths + Kitchen Remodel With Granite Countertops, Wooded View, HOA Beach, Snow Plowing,... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1743
The outdoor enthusiasts dream home, with thousands of acres of National Forest right off the back porch. Ward Canyon boasts some of the best back country... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 1304
Fabulous opportunity in beautiful Rubicon Bay with a white sandy beach, buoy field and pier available through the voluntary HOA. This little cabin has... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 2810
Located on Hurricane Bay, widely considered Lake Tahoe's most scenic and finest skiing/boarding bay due to it's calm waters, this exquisite home... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1548
Quiet sunny location with forest views. This 3bedroom, 2 bath home has 2 decks and a 2 car garage, plus a huge attached shed with additional parking. Great... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 0
The Sherman Lodge is on Hurricane Bay with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe! Multiple generations will come together and enjoy classic Old Tahoe charm with... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 1344
3.116 +/- prime fenced & gated acres in the heart of Tahoma directly across the street from the Tahoma Market. Currently is vacant land w/ an older... Details
Beds: 5 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2802
Exquisite mountain home set on a landscaped cul-de-sac parcel, that is contiguous to CA conservancy land and walking distance to the Chambers Landing Beach.... Details
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