Carson Valley, Minden and Gardnerville

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Jack's Valley: at the northwest end of Carson Valley, is a wide green panorama backed by tall peaks. The development of Alpine View is elevated over the valley with views of the valley and mountains to the south. The homes are on larger lots and many have "Estate" like settings and prices from $350,000 to $1.5M+. East of Alpine View, along Jack's Valley Rd. is a residential area surrounding Jack's Valley Elementary School. Most of the homes are on larger lots, allowing them to be "horse properties". Prices are 350,000-$600,000.
On either side of Hwy 395 are Indian Hills, 
Silvercrest and Sunridge with homes from $230,000+ in Indian Hills up to $600,000+ for Sunridge homes on view lots.

Johnson Lane: Located within a 2-3 mile radius of Minden-Tahoe Airport. it includes a wide variety of home and lot sizes, ranging in price from about $300,000 to $1.000,000+ if they have acreage.The terrain is a variation of sagebrush and desert hillside. The newer homes are very good value and the prices start from $420,000 and go up to about $800,000+. The views to the west are of the entire Sierra and to the east, the Pinenut Mountains. 360 degrees of spectacular! Building lots with a view are occasionally available from $140,000   for  1+ acre with or without services in place.

Genoa, located on Foothill Rd right at the base of the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada is the oldest settlement in Nevada, dating back to 1851.The village retains most of its pioneer days' charm. Many homes dating back to the late 1800s are in a beautiful state of preservation, with Ginger Bread trim and well tended gardens. The local deer population walks through the village every day! A mile or so south of Genoa is David Walley’s Resort, a time share development on natural hot springs.  The original  Walley's opened in the 1860s.

Homes in Genoa are generally at the upper end of the valley price range, with panoramic views of the lush Carson Valley and the surrounding mountains. The setting is spectacular! Genoa Lakes is a relatively new development combining a Championship Golf Course with a high quality, gated residential community. Homes are sited to take best advantage of the natural beauty and a few custom home lots are still available to allow buyers to build their own designs. Many exceptional homes are available as resales or as custom built new homes, from about $500,000 to $1.5M+.

Most Foothill Rd homes are in the $500,000-$800,000+ range, but up to $2,500,000 and more for estate settings. Land may be bought from about $150,000  for  for a custom building lot, depending on the location and view. Genoa Lakes  building lots are mostly built out, but one or two may be available. Along Foothill Rd. south of Genoa are Mottsville, Sheridan and Centerville. These areas have reasonably priced homes beginning at $450,000 and going to $2m+.

Minden: At the north end west of Hwy.395 is Westwood, a development of 20+ year old homes. Good value (about $220+/sq.ft) although some may be bought for less. Low maintenance Patio Homes are $300,000+ and other home styles start around $350,000

Winhaven is on the east side of 395 and is about 5% higher priced than Westwood. The CC&Rs, together with a strong Homeowners Assn. have the area looking very good! It is quiet and peaceful and the homes are built around park land with a number of ponds. The development was completed around 2001. Prices are about $220+/sq.ft. A number of very attractive "Patio Homes" are also available from $320,000 to $360,000

The town of Minden has a few affordable older homes available at most times, a few areas of homes in the 15+ yr old range at various prices and some condo townhouses starting around $175,000. Older homes are at premium prices.

Gardnerville: One of the most recent developments in downtown Gardnerville is Chichester Estates, where  3 builders created a selection of models from entry level up to "Estate Homes", although the project is now complete.  $300,000 to $400,000+. The Ranchos area south of Gardnerville is where the bulk of our valley population lives and offers a wide range of affordable homes of ages ranging from new to 25+ yrs. generally smaller homes on smaller lots with prices from around $220+sq.ft. A few condo townhouses are available from $100,000 up and 2,3,4 plexes available at $300,000-$500,000+

South of Minden and west of Gardnerville are
Pleasantview and Silveranch, Country Lane and Chambers Field. These contain a variety of higher quality homes from $400,000 up. The further from town, the bigger the lots can be. Country Lane has 5 acre lots with homes from $550,000 up to $1M+. Pleasantview has homes on 12,000 sf. lots. $450,000-$700,000 with the final phase of premium homes from $700,000 up. The area lives up to it’s name. The views from all of this end of the valley are spectacular. 

In addition, the development of Rocky Terrace has homes on approx .25 acre lots starting around $600,000 and adjacent to Pleasantview, a new Premium Quality development called Rainshadow Ranch. Homes here are in the $700,000+ range.

East Valley, Ruhenstroth. Lots of SPACE/ $. There are some sizable properties available at reasonable prices - and some of the most exceptional homes in the valley are found in the developments  Wildflower Ridge, and Willow Creek. The views are of the entire Sierra side of the valley. Most are on more than 1 acre and 5+ acre lots are common.  Fish Springs and Ruhenstroth are especially popular with horse owners, having at least a 1 acre lot!

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