Tahoe Park, Tahoe City, California
Located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe
The Tahoe Park area of Tahoe City, California is a small, West Lake Tahoe neighborhood located approximately 2 miles south-west of the “Y” in Tahoe City and is accessed by California State Highway 89 South.
Officially this subdivision is called “Lake Tahoe Park”, but locally the area is known as “Tahoe Park”. Many know this area because of its close proximity to the Sunnyside Resort and Fire Sign Café restaurant.
The Tahoe Park area has the charm of the smaller, older Tahoe cabins, along with newer, larger, luxury mountain homes. There are approximately 353 parcels in this neighborhood.
Property located in the Tahoe Park area comes with the highly desirable Lake Tahoe Park Homeowner Association (also known as “Tahoe Park HOA”) with its gated beach area, two piers, and BBQ areas.
Membership into the Lake Tahoe Park HOA can only be gained by land ownership in their designated area and adds to the overall market value of the popularity of the area.
While there are several subdivisions that come with the Tahoe Park HOA membership, such as Tahoe Park Heights, Talmont, and Tahoe Woods, only the Tahoe Park (Lake Tahoe Park) homes are within a reasonable walking distance of the Tahoe Park HOA beach area.
Tahoe Park’s close proximity to Lake Tahoe recreational activities such as boating, hiking, biking (dirt and paved trails), tennis, golf, skiing, shopping, and restaurants makes this a great area for those that enjoy being outdoors, and looking to get away from it all.
Tahoe Park neighborhood is close to several major ski resorts, including Alpine Meadows, Homewood Ski Resort, and Squaw Valley, home of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
Tahoe Park is located in unincorporated Placer County in California. Tahoe Park has a small commercial area with a grocery store (Sunnyside Market), resort/marina/lodge (Sunnyside Resort), breakfast/lunch restaurant (Fire Sign Cafe), a small sports shop (West Shore Sports) and a bed and breakfast establishment (Cottage Inn).
While the West Shore is known for getting more snow than other areas around Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Park neighborhood is easily accessed all year-long and is a nice mix of full-time residents and second home owners.
The Tahoe Park area is one of the more expensive neighborhoods on the West Lake Tahoe area because most of the homes are within walking distance of the Lake Tahoe Park Association, the neighborhood home owners association.
The Lake Tahoe Park Association (LTPA), also known as “Tahoe Park” is an association for
property owners in the designated one (1) square mile known as Section 13, T-15N
R-16E, of the Mount Diablo Base and Meridian. Local West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California
neighborhoods that typically have membership are Lake Tahoe Park, Tahoe Park,
Tahoe Park Heights, Talmont, and Tahoe Woods.
When property is purchased in this defined area, an appurtenant interest is acquired. When that property is sold, the interest transfers to the new owner. Membership in the Lake Tahoe Park Association is only available to property owners and cannot be purchased separately. Membership is mandatory.
The LTPA owner recreational amenities are a gated lakefront gated property located approximately 2 miles
south of Tahoe City at 1700 Sequoia Ave, Tahoe City, CA.
LTPA Members Amenities:
Gated, Lake Tahoe Homeowner Recreational Area
Approximately 3.5 Acres
850+ Feet of Lake Tahoe Shoreline
Approximately 50 Buoys with Buoy Options – First Half of the Season, Second Half of the Season, Full Season, and Weekly See HOA Rules on Buoys
Canoe/Kayak Storage (Additional Fee/Application)
BBQ & Picnic Tables
- Transfer fee for existing members (Seller to Buyer) for the year: $3,000 (For the Year: 2018)
- Approximately 700 Members
Membership is voluntary, and the membership can be relinquished, but once relinquished it is irrevocable and if owner, or new owner of the lot/property wants to re-join currently they cannot under the current rules.
Tahoe Park homes, and cabins range in price from around $500,000 to just under $3 million. The selection of Tahoe Park homes is diverse and houses range from small studio Tahoe cabins to million dollar mountain homes.
The Tahoe Park area is a favorite for second home owners and is a great place to live all year long!
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Tahoe Park Neighborhood Details:
- Tahoe Park is located in unincorporated Placer County in the state of California, in Tahoe City (unincorporated) zip code 96145
- Elevation at the shoreline at Lake Tahoe in Tahoe Park is approximately 6,260 feet above sea level
- Approximately 353 +/- parcels
- Multiple zoning in the area: Single Family Residential Lots, Duplex, Motel/Bed and Breakfast, Commercial Areas
- Mail Delivery via the US Postal Post Box System - Tahoe City, California located at between Hwy 89 South and Pine Street
- Most homes are heated by natural gas, or electricity
- Garbage is picked up once a week. It is highly recommended that property owners install a "bear box" to house their garbage cans.
- Water is supplied to the area through the Tahoe Park Water Company.
- Sewer - All properties in the Tahoe Park area must be tied into the Tahoe City Public Utility Department (TCPUD) public sewer system. Septic systems are not allowed in the Tahoe Basin area.
- Nearby Public and State Parks and Points of Interest:
- Nearest mini-mart - Sunnyside Market in Tahoe Park, Tahoe City, CA
- Nearest gas stations - Tahoe City!
Tahoe Park Photographs:
Tahoe Park, Tahoe City, California
Current Real Estate MLS Listings
Overview and summary of this neighborhood completed by:
BROKER ASSOCIATE, Tahoe Real Estate Agent, Tahoe REALTOR®,
Coldwell Banker CalBE# 01908304 - Tahoe City, CA 96145
All information is deemed reliable, but is subject to change, and/or correction without notice.
Buyers should investigate and verify all information to their own satisfaction.