Carnelian Bay | Luxury Living Lake Tahoe
Carnelian Bay is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods for homebuyers in Lake Tahoe. Located on the northwest shore of Lake Tahoe, it is known for its stunning lake and picturesque mountain views. It is also centrally located to Tahoe City and the nightlife of Crystal Bay.
Carnelian Bay features a range of housing options, including charming cabins, cozy cottages, luxury homes, and lakefront estates. Many properties enjoy private beach access or have views of Lake Tahoe. The neighborhood's architecture reflects a blend of rustic mountain styles and modern designs.
The community is home to several public beaches, such as Patton Beach and Gar Woods Beach, which provide opportunities for swimming, picnicking, and sunbathing. Water sports, such as boating, kayaking, and paddleboarding, are popular activities on the lake.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Carnelian Bay offers easy access to hiking and biking trails in the surrounding mountains. Nearby attractions include the Tahoe National Forest, Burton Creek State Park, and the Tahoe Rim Trail.
During the winter months, residents and visitors can enjoy skiing and snowboarding at nearby resorts like Northstar California, Alpine Meadows and Palisades Tahoe. Hiking and cross-country skiing is easily accessible at the North Tahoe Regional Park.
Carnelian Bay has a small commercial area that includes a few restaurants, cafes, and shops, providing essential services and dining options for residents and tourists. For a wider range of amenities, residents can easily access neighboring communities such as Tahoe City and Kings Beach, where there are organic grocery stores, retail outlets, and additional dining options.
Carnelian Bay has a rich history as one of the first areas in Lake Tahoe to offer lodging and tourism. The Old Post Office is still there, and has become a charming restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Garwoods restaurant offers an icon lakeside ambiance for casual and fine dining.
Today, Carnelian Bay remains a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and those seeking to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe. The area offers a range of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, hiking, and skiing during the winter months.
While it has experienced some development and growth, Carnelian Bay has managed to retain its small-town charm and natural beauty. The community continues to be cherished for its picturesque setting on the shores of Lake Tahoe and its historical significance as part of the region's rich heritage.
Overall, Carnelian Bay offers a peaceful and scenic neighborhood that combines the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe with various recreational opportunities, making it an attractive destination for those seeking a tranquil lakeside lifestyle or a memorable vacation experience.
I recently listed a recently built, split-lakefront overlooking beautiful Lake Tahoe in Carnelian Bay.
This split-lakefront home offers outstanding views from every room. Finished in 2023 with no expense spared on construction, this luxury Carnelian Bay home sleeps 14 people. The entire property is gated and surrounded by a hand made rock wall and includes a fully self contained guest house that has its own laundry and kitchenette. The guest house also boasts a bathroom, main bedroom and loft bedroom, with outstanding panoramic lake views.
Built with high end materials, the property includes triple pane windows, walnut hardwood flooring, heated Andhra black tile floors, caesar stone countertops, and top of the line appliances. With remote controlled skylights, and radiant heat in the outdoor concrete walkways, this is a perfect winter retreat.
It also has air conditioning in both structures, and custom rift oak cabinetry. Enjoy whole home automation, with in wall touch screen stations and mobile app control make working from home a breeze in the lake view office. Top of the line sound system, Lutron lighting, Lutron blinds, alarm, all with remote monitoring.
Offered fully turn key down to the luxury linens and towels, dinnerware/cookware, 65" Sony TVs, artwork, furniture, bedding, kayak, mountain bikes and more. The home is also in this year's pier lottery with 2 neighbors with the intent of having a private shared pier in the very near future. A beautiful terraced backyard/lawn area with lake view hot tub that is wired for sound and lights. Enjoy gorgeous panoramic lake view decks, 80 feet of private beach, 2 registered buoys, oversized heated 2 car garage large enough for a boat, truck, workspace, and plenty of exterior parking.
Contact me today to view this amazing home or for more information on available lakefront and lakeview properties at Lake Tahoe