Alpine Meadows is a community of homes located along Highway 89 South towards Lake Tahoe from Truckee. The community is approximately nine miles from Truckee and four miles from Tahoe City.
Location: Highway 89 South, between Tahoe City and Truckee
Home Prices: Moderate to High
Settings: Wooded settings, mountain views, river views
Amenities: Some subdivisions/communities in Alpine Meadows have community amenities. Public access to paved bike trail along Truckee River, hiking trails, mountain bike trails, horseback riding, and skiing.
Alpine Meadows homes are nestled among aspens, firs, and pine trees and are conveniently located near the Alpine Meadows ski area. This Tahoe homes area is located in a valley with steep mountains on both sides. There are single family homes in a lovely small residential community right off of Alpine Meadows Road. And, there are some condos in the valley near the ski area. There are also condos near the River Ranch at Hwy 89 South and Alpine Meadows Road. The residents in the valley enjoy the bonus of quiet solitude among the forest and mountains in the summer. Many homes in this area have good rental history because of their proximity to the Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley ski areas as well as the many hiking and biking trails.
The Alpine Meadows downhill ski area is tucked back in this valley and is known for testing the talent of the Extreme Skiers and Snowboarders in the world. The ski area also offers variable terrain catering to all levels of expertise. Although somewhat smaller than Squaw Valley the mountain is great fun, un-crowded, and always seems to attract the friendly types.
Subdivisions in the Alpine Meadows Area include: Alpine Manor Condos, Alpine Place Condos, Alpine Meadows, Scott Peak Lodges, River Run Condos, Bear Creek
The Alpine Meadows area is sometimes considered part of the Truckee Real Estate area, but often considered part of the Lake Tahoe Real Estate area. The Truckee homes, or Tahoe homes, here are great for vacation or second home ownership, however there are also some primary residents in these areas too.