Amazing Lake Tahoe Facts

So… you are thinking about purchasing Resort Real Estate in Lake Tahoe?Great idea! 

For the first time in years, you can have that dream home or second home at an affordable price.

View of the lake or lakefront?  North or South Shore?  You can finally have it all!

Here are some amazing facts about Lake Tahoe:

  • Lake Tahoe is the largest Alpine freshwater lake in North America and the second deepest.
  • Lake Tahoe’s water is 99% pure.  The water is so clear that a 10 inch white dinner plate would be visible at 75 feet below the surface.
  • The water temperature near the surface cools to 40 to 50 degrees F during February and March and warms to 65 to 70 degrees F during August and September.
  • One dispersion of Lake Tahoe’s water could completely cover the entire State of California to a depth of 14.5 inches.
  • Lake Tahoe is 22 miles long and 12 miles wide and has 72 miles of shoreline.
  • The average surface elevation is 6,225 ft above sea level, making Lake Tahoe the highest lake of it’s size in the United States.
  • Lake Tahoe never freezes due to the constant movement of water, however Emerald Bay did freeze February 1989 for the first time ever.

Lake Tahoe is a popular vacation spot year round because it is home to a number of ski resorts, well known casinos and entertainment, summer outdoor recreation, and incredible mountain and lake scenery.

Come get your slice of Lake Tahoe heaven and “breathe the air the angels breathe” by contacting Nancy Beaulieu/Broker Associate / Paradise Real Estate at 1 800 996 2001 or emailing me at I am your Lake Tahoe Real Estate and Fractional Ownership specialist.


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