Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140
Searching for a home to buy in Lake Tahoe? Consider the Carnelian Bay community in North Lake Tahoe.
The Carnelian Bay area was named in 1860 when semi-precious, brown-red stones were discovered on the North Shore beaches of Lake Tahoe. Today, while treasure hunters still look for the Carnelian rocks on the beaches and in the area, Carnelian Bay is home to Garwood’s restaurant, the Sierra Boat Company, Magic Carpet miniature golf course, and the Old Post office restaurant.
The Carnelian Bay area begins approximately 3.25 miles east of Tahoe City, and ends right before Tahoe Vista on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, California. The full-time population as of the 2010 census was 524 residents.
This North Shore community is centrally located, and is close to Kings Beach and Tahoe City. Its location makes it easy to get to Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, or Homewood Ski resorts. It is close to all Lake Tahoe recreational activities such as boating, hiking, biking, tennis, golf, miniature golf, skiing, shopping, and restaurants. Carnelian Bay also has a very nice public beach area – Patton’s Landing.
Carnelian Bay homes for sale will be a mix of some smaller, older, Tahoe cabins, newer luxury mountain homes, and lakefront properties. This area is a nice mix of full-time, year-around residents, along with second home owners. Some of the more well-known neighborhoods in Carnelian Bay are:
These Carnelian Bay neighborhoods all have some type of local homeowners association giving property owners access to a private beach area. Some HOA groups also offer access to a shared pier, buoy rental options, pool, and tennis courts depending on the association. Most of the homeowner associations are optional. Those properties that do have HOA memberships tend to add market value to those Carnelian Bay homes for sale and are in higher demand by buyers.
Currently Carnelian Bay homes for sale range in price from $225,000 to just over $10 million. In 2011, fourty-four (44) homes were sold.
Ready to make the Carnelian Bay area your second home? Check out what is for sale here:
- Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale
- Carnelian Bay Condos for Sale
- Agate Bay Homes for Sale
- Lake Tahoe Lakefront Homes for Sale
- North Shore Lake Tahoe Homes for Sale
- West Shore Lake Tahoe Homes for Sale
- Lake Tahoe Condos for Sale
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Carnelian Bay homes for sale, North Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96140