For those seeking a great home at an affordable price all within a quiet neighborhood, Pioneer Trail (the neighborhood, not the street) is a destination not to be overlooked. Not only is the area a popular home site for primary residents as well as second home owners to relax, the Pioneer Trail neighborhood offers numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. The neighborhood itself is located along the left (west) side of Pioneer Trail (the street) between Elks Club off of Pioneer Trail and the beginning of the Montgomery Estates area. There are approximately 845 homes throughout the neighborhood with the average having three bedrooms, two baths and 1,400 square feet of living space. Versatility is evident with the wide range of styles, ages and sizes of homes found throughout the area. Situated on lots that are generally from 6,000 to 10,000 square feet are quaint log cabins, A-frames and chalets all the way up to spacious newer construction featuring the latest in home technology and “California Mountain-Style” architecture. A number of the Pioneer Trail homes are treated to mountain, forest and/or meadow views as well as being adjacent to National Forest or State Conservancy land providing extra privacy. The primary access roads into this neighborhood are Washoan, Susquehana and Jicarilla.
Outdoor recreation and relaxation are literally within steps throughout the Pioneer Trail neighborhood. Athletic adventures can include cross country skiing, hiking or biking throughout the many aesthetic trails meandering and surrounding the area. Take a look at an aerial view and you will see just how magical this area is in regards to surrounding nature. It is an easy stroll to the shores of the Truckee River where folks often walk their dogs or simply enjoy “zoning out” in nature. Within two to three miles are the Tahoe Paradise and Lake Tahoe Golf Courses which provide golf in the summer and snowmobiles in the winter. Heavenly Mountain skiing is within approximately six miles while most of South Lake Tahoe’s popular beach destinations are within ten to fifteen minutes. Those that enjoy an adrenaline rush will find themselves heading over to the endless miles of mountain bike trails known as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride and the Power Line Loop Trail. Enjoying life is the main theme to living in the Pioneer Trail neighborhood. It’s affordable, convenient, provides a family atmosphere and overall, provides a tranquil environment in which to escape.