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Meyers: The Area
Meyers, formerly known as Yank’s Station, is a small unincorporated community about 5 minutes away from central South Lake Tahoe. In 1851 this area served as a Pony Express station, stagecoach stop and trading post. The Celio family who once owned the town, the hotel and lumber operations while ranchgin here still maintain a large ranch nearby. Every year, the Annual Wagon Train makes its way through South Lake Tahoe and camps out in Meyers at the area’s largest ranch, the Amacker Ranch.
Why Buy a Home Here?
The neighborhood is located at an elevation of 6,352 feet, and is one of the first neighborhoods you encounter on your way into South Lake from Sacramento. Approximately 3,000 residents enjoy this quiet community. Many live there for the various outdoor activities like mountain biking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, river rafting, hiking and golf. Meyers sits amongst various types of pine trees, some in existence for hundreds of years. This peaceful town is blessed with views of surrounding beautiful mountain peaks. A gem of Meyers is the Tahoe Paradise Park which includes Lake Baron, a place where you can spend you summer days in the sun while your family fishes and plays in the water as well as tennis courts, a playground and enjoy access to the Truckee River. The local elementary school, the Environmental Science Magnet School, is also in high demand with its environment focus in all curriculum. Kirkwood and Sierra at Tahoe ski resorts are a short commute away. Meyers provides its residents with a grocery store, building supply store, restaurants and 2 golf courses, gas stations, offices and shops. Meyers has everything that South Lake offers in town has but on a smaller scale for those who like to have a more laid back lifestyle
When considering a property in South Lake Tahoe do not forget to include the lovely community of Meyers California.