Minden and Gardnerville, Nevada
The Carson Valley has a great deal to offer anyone relocating or purchasing a second home in this beautiful valley. The Carson Valley has a full mix of exciting things to do, including casino gambling, fine dining, golfing, skiing, mountain biking, sightseeing, and so much more. The Gardnerville and Minden areas are tucked up against the eastern Sierras with mountains surrounding the entire Carson Valley offering exquisite views and open space. Just a short drive to Lake Tahoe this valley affords endless winter and summer activities.
The sister cities of Gardnerville and Minden have “grown up” together since the early 1900s and are nestled in the heart of the beautiful Carson Valley. As the largest cities in the valley, they offer the convenience of multiple grocery stores, unique shopping opportunities, quality restaurants, and the added bonus of an active community. Common community events include concerts in the park, farmers markets, and car shows. Gardnerville, Nevada, homes for sale include golf course homes, custom homes on large or small lots, tract homes, ranches, investment properties, and commercial or industrial properties.
Gardnerville and Minden sit at an elevation of 4,750 feet and have mild weather with a distinct four seasons. This is one of the earliest settled regions in Nevada and is also historically one of the richest and most productive agriculturally. Things to do nearby include taking a beautiful hike in the Pine Nut region for a chance to see wild horses, fishing in Lake Topaz, taking a glider ride over the valley, or driving down lazy country lanes in search of century-old barns. South Lake Tahoe is a mere 25 minutes away and the views of Job’s Peak and the Sierra Nevada Mountains are captivating. There are many exceptional golf courses nearby and the Minden Tahoe Airport offers the convenience of direct access to Carson Valley by air.
Many homes in Gardnerville and Minden date back to the early 1900s and several were built in the “arts and crafts” style. Newer developments have been popping up since the 1980s with homes ranging from very small patio lots and town-sized lots to custom-built homes on acreage bordering the Carson River. The quiet and peaceful Winhaven offers homes with mature landscaping with walkways and ponds, while the adjacent La Costa and Monterra communities offer Mediterranean and French Country-style homes. The custom built homes in Mackland border active farmland and offer beautiful vistas, while Chichester Estates has larger homes on ¼+ acre lots. Stodick Estates homes come in a variety of floor plans while Arbor Gardens provide smaller homes with garage access from a rear lane. Gardnerville, Nevada, real estate is brimming with multiple communities for all income levels and lifestyles where you are sure to find a place to call your own.
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