Welcome to Lahontan
Where home meets paradise, adventure, and community
Lahontan is a beautiful sanctuary located in Truckee and within the picturesque Martis Valley. It is a private, gated (golf) community that offers its residents a luxurious lifestyle. Lahontan is beloved by its community members for its excellent amenities and oasis-like atmosphere, offering spectacular views of mountains and (Northstar-at-Tahoe.)
The homes in Lahontan vary in style (from classic to mountain modern) and size (but they are all stunning from every aspect). These homes often have rustic elements, including natural materials like wood (metal) and stone, that bring out the area’s outdoorsy environment (or compliment the outdoors). Yet, these designs are paired with more modern accents, including large windows to let in bright sunlight and clean, direct lines to emphasize the shape. Overall, Lahontan has gorgeous homes that accommodate (higher) quality living.
What to Love
- The area’s peace and tranquility
- Amenities, including (acclaimed Tom Weiskopf-designed 18-hole championship course and the nine hole Par-3 course is a paradise of sweeping fairways, stunning vistas, mature trees and challenges for every level of golfer), clubhouse and over 1,000 acres of trails, swimming pool and tennis courts.
- Close to many high-end dining and shopping options
- Nearby excellent schools like the Tahoe Expedition Academy
- (Neighboring Northstar at Tahoe Ski Resort)
Residents of Lahontan love that they live in a very relaxed, calm community. The homes in Lahontan have lots of space around them, guaranteeing privacy and room to enjoy the surrounding views of nature. This is not to say that Lahontan has no community bonds — quite the contrary. The clubhouse hosts several events throughout the year, and often people will meet at the dining areas to chat and catch up.
The community of Lahontan is very family-oriented, with children meeting each other through summer camps and other fun activities like beach volleyball. Locals of Lahontan also enjoy visiting the nearby towns for more events and bustling adventures outside of the more reserved, quiet Lahontan gated community.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Lahontan is privy to some excellent fine dining options. The Lodge Restaurant & Pub
is a delicious, cozy pub that serves traditional comfort food in an upscale fashion. Guests are in awe of the restaurant’s scenic views, which they can witness as they sit outside by the fire. Trokay
offers a more modernized, innovative dining experience. It serves exquisite New American cuisine with aesthetically pleasing dishes. Guests enjoy their meals surrounded by stone walls with wood panels above, contributing to a contemporary ambiance.
Locals also adore Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar
, a fabulous spot set in a historic ski lodge in the area. Guests eat dynamic New American fare next to expansive windows showcasing the city of Truckee.
is an elegant fine-dining restaurant housed within the Ritz-Carlton in Truckee. The dining room carries warm tones with a large fireplace. Manzanita primarily offers guests classic Californian staples. While living in Lahontan, you will have incredible access to many upscale restaurants and dining experiences.
Things to Do
There are all sorts of things to do in Lahontan. The Tom Weiskopf Golf Course is a favorite among locals of the community. The golf course is challenging but rewarding and is one of the best ways to spend a sunny day outside. In addition, the Lahontan Golf Club
also has a fabulous spa that offers special pricing for its members. Its services range from fitness opportunities to massages to skincare treatments. It is a haven for overall wellness.
The Lahontan community hosts various events to entertain its members, including an annual Pinewood Derby and Bear Hunt, a fun scavenger hunt for all ages. Various parks are located within the private Lahontan community that hosts fun concerts and intimate picnic gatherings. Thus, Lahontan is perfect for keeping its members busy in a peaceful atmosphere.
The Lahontan region is home to some excellent schools. Some include: