Skyland, East Shore Lake Tahoe, NV

Skyland is a quiet neighborhood with approximately 245 residential homes.  It is located along the south-east shore of Lake Tahoe.  The majority of the homes are on large lots and the neighborhood is designed around the sloping topography allowing for improved lake views, and natural boulder accents.

Skyland residents enjoy a private sandy beach located near the west end of Skyland Drive.  The beach is quiet and sunny. It is ideal for picnicking, swimming and launching small water craft such as kayaks, canoes and paddleboards.  The entrance to the beach can be easily spotted at the corner where the trademark outdoor fireplace is located.

Another popular feature to the Skyland neighborhood is the adjacent forested trails and beaches leading to the popular Zephyr Cove Resort.  Within five minutes to a mall with a Post Office, grocery store, shops and restaurants.  Travel south five minutes further and one will find casinos, restaurants, shops at Heavenly Village, ice skating and Gondola to the top of Heavenly Ski Resort.  Skyland is only 20 minutes over Spooner pass to Carson City.

Cave Rock, East Shore Lake Tahoe, Nevada

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Cave Rock is one of the most recognized landmarks at Lake Tahoe. It is located between Zephyr Cove and Glenbrook. It was formed as a volcanic vent approximately 5 million years ago. Small caves on the west side were cut by waves during the ice ages when the lake was 140 feet higher.  Native Washoe Indians who put their deceased to rest in the cold waters below the outcropping consider the spot to be holy. The Washoe considered Cave Rock sacred because of “The Lady of the Lake”. The “Lady” appears in the rock as the profile of a woman’s face looking out toward the lake.  Cave Rock is currently under the protection of the US Forest Service.

Cave Rock Estates is located adjacent to the land, to the south.

In the early 1960′s a group of developers subdivided their land into approximately 110 properties. These parcels range in size from about 1/3 acre to just over one acre.  The development was named Cave Rock Estates because it is adjacent to the historic Cave Rock.  Many of the parcels have been acquired by public entities, including the State of Nevada, Douglas County, and the US Forest Service, but about eighty properties remain in private ownership.

Because the neighborhood lies in the middle of the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe, and above the waterfront, amazing views of the whole lake and the entire Sierra mountain range across the western horizon are enjoyed by the Cave Rock Estate homeowners.

At the base of Cave Rock Estates is a State Park with a picnic ground overlooking the Lake. There are also barbecues and fire pits, a small sandy beach, a boat launch for watercraft, and a comfort station.

Just 6 minutes south of this community, there are excellent schools and playgrounds, a library, and the famous Zephyr Cove Lodge that offers beaches, boating, horseback riding and stern-wheeler and trimaran cruises.  Traveling another 3 minutes, one will find a mall with a Post Office, a grocery store, restaurants, a fire station and other shops. Another 3 minutes brings one to the casinos, hotels, restaurants, Heavenly gondola, ice-skating, and the beautiful Edgewood Golf Course.

A 20 minute drive northeast over Lake Spooner Pass to Carson City are major malls with Costco, Wal Mart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Trader Joe’s, Staples, World Market, Galaxy Theaters,  numerous restaurants and much more.