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The Gardner Mountain Area
Gardner Mountain Neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe, CA is located near the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 89 (also referred to as the “Y”). Gardner Mountain has a quiet mountain-like setting yet is still within the city limits of South Lake Tahoe. Several of Gardner Mountain’s streets border U.S. National Forest Service lands making for miles of walking and hiking right out your back door. You can even find trails leading to Fallen Leaf Lake near the back side of Gardner Mountain. These trails provide a wonderful opportunity for biking, hiking and cross country skiing without ever having to get in the car. Plenty of great restaurants, grocery stores and shopping are close by along with the South Lake Tahoe High School, keeping life convenient especially on those snowy days.
Why buy a home here?
Those seeking a blend of “in-town” amenities with “mountain living” ambiance will find themselves heading to Gardner Mountain. This neighborhood is popular with both locals and vacationers as it is only a short distance to many of the South Shore’s main attractions such as: Camp Richardson, Valhalla, Pope Beach, Baldwin Beach and Kiva Beach (which is dog-friendly!) Also within this area, many of Lake Tahoe’s annual festivals such as The Renaissance Festival, The Great Gatsby Festival, The Kokanee Festival and the ever popular Oktoberfest all take place.
Throughout the Gardner Mountain neighborhood are approximately 365 homes that provide a mixture of classic cabins, ranchers and large contemporary styles. These homes are situated on lots ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 square feet and many have wonderfully private backyards. The price of these homes range anywhere from $200,000 all the way up to a million plus, so there’s a Tahoe dream home here for everyone.