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Truckee Real Estate

Truckee is located on the Donner pass and about a 20 mile drive from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. Truckee sits northwest of Lake Tahoe and is a popular winter destination for skiing. The population of Truckee is about 15,000 as of September, 2005. Truckee sits at an elevation of 5840 feet above see level and experiences 4 distinct seasons as does the rest of this Sierra Nevada Region. Reno Nevada is located just 30 miles east of Truckee. Truckee is located just off I-80 providing quick access to other Nevada and California cities.

Lots and Land in Truckee, California

Truckee land is typically quite expensive averaging about $100K per acre, but this may vary significantly based on location. Land may be found for as little at $10K per acre and as much as $500K per acre or more. There are usually a few large acre ranch-type parcels available at any time in or near Truckee.

Homes and Cabins for sale in Truckee, California

A typical 3 bed 2 bath newer home in the Truckee area goes for about $500K-600K. It is rare to find a home in Truckee for under $300K, so Truckee is not an affordable option for those with a lower income. Some large homes with acreage near Truckee with may be priced as high as $4 million.

Weather in Truckee

As with other Sierra Nevada towns and cities, Truckee receives most of its precipitation as snowfall during the winter months. Summer highs in Truckee range from 60-80 degrees F. Winter lows in Truckee are usually between 15-30 degrees F with December-January being the coldest months of the year. Summers are typically overcast to cloudy and winters are usually clear.

Other Lake Tahoe area communities
South Lake Tahoe - Incline Village - Tahoe City - Truckee - Tahoe Vista - Zephyr Cove - Kirkwood

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