Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, NV
Incline Village, Nevada is situated on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Both the climate and the community are what attract people from all over the world to its beautiful beaches and mountain trails. Real Estate in this area does not last long. There are no bad areas. Homes and condominiums alike enjoy great views and are all within close proximity to the many amenities that Incline Village has to offer.
Incline village began as nothing more than a steep grade up which a double track tram line hauled logs to a V- flume destined for the mines of Virginia City. Tram line and flume remains can be found in the area of Mill Creek. Due to the steep nature of the terrain, the loggers moving the timber called the area Incline and the name stuck. A small settlement was established to support the loggers throughout the end of the 1800’s. By the end of the century, the Incline area, as well as other areas around Lake Tahoe, had been depleted of their timber resources. Incline had been reduced to a clear-cut eyesore. The loggers abandoned the area and Mother Nature set about repairing the damage.
In the late 1950’s, 9000 acres were bought in the Incline area by the Crystal Bay Development Company for the purpose of developing a master planned community complete with manicured beaches, a ski area, and a golf course. The 1960’s saw the construction of this community that the Company decided to call Incline Village as a nod to its humble beginnings. In 1968, after the golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones had been constructed and both the elementary and high schools had been opened, the development changed hands and was taken over by Boise Cascade Corporation. The late 1970’s saw a renewed interest in the area as more people decided to live in Incline Village on a year round basis.
Today, Incline Village is a bustling alpine community. It is the Lake Tahoe community closest to Reno. It is home to the newly renovated Hyatt Hotel and Casino and the Crystal Bay Club. No matter where you are in Incline Village, you are only minutes away from Lake Tahoe. The residence of Incline Village enjoy affordable tickets to the Diamond Peak Ski Hill and exclusive access to the many private beaches and parks in the area. Incline Village is only minutes from the Sand Harbor Recreational State Park which hosts Shakespeare at Sand Harbor every year. There are numerous seasonal events and activities in the area including the annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast hosted by the North Tahoe Lion’s Club and the Memorial Day I-Can Run benefit for the Children’s Cabinet of Incline Village. The 480 inches of snowfall per year allows for plenty of skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sledding, and other winter activities. Once the snow melts and the beautiful summer days take over, residence enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, boating, rock climbing, and anything else they can think of.
Incline Village residence are a diverse group with a strong sense of community and they take pride in their area. They participate in Lake Tahoe conservation projects such as the annual Xstream Clean and the recycling program. The Incline Village General Improvement District ensures that all the recreational facilities such as Diamond Peak, both Robert Trent Jones golf courses, and the Recreation Center are kept in pristine order. Rest assured that Incline Village is kept beautiful all year round.
If you are looking to buy a home in a quiet area that enjoys year round resort style activities, Incline Village may be the right choice for you. I would be happy to help you find the perfect home in this perfect area. If you have questions regarding Incline Village, do not hesitate to contact me. I have been living in this area for many years and would love to show you why owning real estate in Incline Village is the smart choice.
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