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The Montgomery Estates neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe, CA is consistently one of the most sought after neighborhoods in all of South Lake Tahoe for many reasons. Most of the homes in this subdivision are newer, well kept, and offer either mountain or lake views, which have helped to maintain its high median home value that typically ranks in the top 3 for all of South Lake (usually just behind the Tahoe Keys and Heavenly Valley). The nice part about Montgomery Estates is that it is centrally located and offers both country and city living. It is considered technically to be in the county, but it’s right on the edge of the city as well. Many of the homes actually border U.S. National Forest Service land.
The Montgomery Estates Neighborhood
There are 5 main areas that make up Montgomery Estates: Golden Bear, Kokanee Estates, Cold Creek, High Meadows and Meadow Lakes. They all offer their own unique appeal which makes Montgomery Estates so inviting and popular with residents.
Your home could be only a 4 mile drive to Heavenly Ski Resort, but it would also be only minutes from boating, beaches, restaurants, and shopping. The private, forested setting offers you proximity to fresh water ponds and creeks. When it comes to Lake Tahoe real estate, Montgomery Estates is always a safe bet. It provides tourist benefits, but it’s also a great family neighborhood for the local buyer. The streets are wide, well maintained and full of friendly neighbors. Sierra House Elementary is one of the highest ranked schools is the district academically and is located at the foot of the Montgomery Estates subdivision, which adds to the family allure. Plus, this area offers endless trail access points for hiking/biking in the summer or cross country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. That’s what makes Montgomery Estates one of the all around best neighborhoods in all of South Lake Tahoe.
While the Annual Wagon Train re-enactment does not go through Montgomery Estates, you’ll find a street in this neighborhood (Wagon Train Trail) named in memory of the 1800’s covered wagons that moved families and households to the western side of the United States. Before being an elementary school, Sierra House was a stop on the route of people moving west in the 1800s.