QR Code

A Historic Lakefront Home on Lake Tahoe’s beautiful West Shore!


Perfect for families or groups or weddings. Enjoy a glorious lakeside setting with 120 feet of lakefront and a big lakeside deck for splendid outdoor living. With spacious private grounds on a beautiful West Shore point, the historic 1910 Tahoma Boathouse offers sunrise to sunset panoramic views over vast Lake Tahoe. A lovely 'early Tahoe' home, it offers a unique experience blending luxury, historic charm and lakeside living. Far from the main road, no traffic noise will intrude. Just steps from the lake a huge hot tub seats 8 people. Buoy available for your boat or swim raft.

Live the early Tahoe glory days! The Boathouse was part of one of Lake Tahoe's earliest estates, constructed beginning in 1906. Authentic antique details and decor embellish the original wood paneling on all walls and ceilings throughout the house, with a tasteful mix of antiques and fresh furnishings. Stone, oak, cherry, and newly carpeted floors; four antique wood stoves. The home has lots of space with several view-filled living areas, a large country kitchen/dining room, and the wrap-around deck on the upper level; and three bedrooms and an attached 1 bedroom apartment on the lower level. Two rustic cabins are included in summer, closed in winter.

Spacious forested grounds with outdoor stone fireplace, patio and ping-pong table, level lakeside lawn, and a sand beach give lots of areas for playing and conversing. Relax on chaises on the lakeside terrace above the beach. Gas and charcoal grills for outdoor cooking are on the lakeside deck. Play badminton and croquet on the large 2,500 sq foot upper lawn. Feed the ducks and geese from the historic boat ramp that slants into the water. (View Gallery)

Appropriate for discerning guests who will appreciate the historic charm of the home. Completely updated with thermal pane windows, insulation, natural gas baseboard heat, and tasty local well water, the house is fully equipped for gracious entertaining. The property is accessed via a narrow lane a block off the main road. The long paved driveway and grounds offer plenty of parking.

Leave your cars--our guests love the short walk to the country market with its great deli sandwiches, groceries and wine selection. You'll find a pizzeria, coffee bar, post office, video shop, kayak rentals, and restaurants in the neighborhood. Hike and bike on trails leading to Sugar Pine Point and Emerald Bay state parks with beaches, national forest, Desolation Wilderness. A meandering paved bike path makes its way along the shore to Tahoe City, down the Truckee River all the way to Squaw Valley. One mile from Homewood Mountain Ski Resort--for fun family skiing with great lake views. Launch your boats in Homewood, and water ski in the calm waters of the West Shore. (Contact Us)