North Upper Truckee
The North Upper Truckee area is an extremely desirable area and begins just southwest of the Y, off of Lake Tahoe blvd.. The area extends south until North Upper Truckee intersects Highway 50.
Many of the lots in the North Upper Truckee area back to National Forest land. North Upper Truckee lots are also larger than most, averaging about 10,000 square feet.
Many homes back to forest service land that stretches below the beautiful Angora Ridge. This forested area is wonderful for walking, hiking, biking and in winter it is a very popular area to snowmobile. Homes located at the top of Tahoe Mountain Road in North Upper Truckee have some of the best views in Lake Tahoe. Fallen Leaf Lake, Lake Tahoe, and the surrounding mountains are some of the sights that Tahoe Mountain homes may overlook.
The Angora Fire struck the area on June 24th 2007 just west of Seneca Drive and continued north. The Angora Fire destroyed over 2700 acres of National Forest Land and 235 structures. Although some homes in North Upper Truckee 1 did not survive the fire, the North Upper Truckee 2 area saw the most devastation. Some streets such as Mule Deer, Mt. Rainier, Mt. Olympia, Pyramid, and Granite Mountain lost almost all of the homes to the fire. Currently there are many new custom homes being built in the areas where these homes were lost.