Home to the 1960 Winter Olympics, the name “Squaw Valley” is recognized around the world. Not only is it a second to none ski area with some of the most challenging terrain in North America (maybe even the world), but it is also a bustling community with numerous home and condo ownership opportunities. Located just a few miles south of Interstate 80, Squaw is easily accessed by anyone who lives in Northern California. This community is truly a destination of its own, and many who live or vacation there rarely leave.
HOMES: Homes in Squaw Valley range from classic ski cabins to luxury estate homes. While there is frequently a handful of Squaw Valley homes available between $500,000 and $1 million, the majority of homes range in value from $1 million to $4 million. There are also estate homes which go up even further in price from there.
CONDOS: Squaw Valley has a vast assortment of condominium options, ranging from luxury hotels to classic ski lofts.
THE VILLAGE AT SQUAW VALLEY: a complex of high rise buildings which are even closer to the mountain than the parking lot is. The Village at Squaw Valley, developed in the early 2000’s, is all about location, location, location. While there are roof top hot tubs and fitness equipment available for owner’s use, the key amenities are the ski area itself, and all the shops and restaurants which fill the bottom level of each building. One could easily park the car in the underground parking and leave it there for days, as this pedestrian village has everything you could want. Prices in The village start at $250,000 for 1 bedroom units and go all the way up to $2 million for 3 bedroom suites.
THE RESORT AT SQUAW CREEK: This is a four star, luxury hotel, which has direct lift access to Squaw Valley. The Resort provides top notch amenities including an extensive spa, numerous pools and hot tubs, valet parking, an assortment of restaurants ranging from a deli and sports bar to five star dining, breath taking views of Squaw Valley, and also seasonal amenities such as ice skating, sledding, and a challenging championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Prices start at $150,000 for studio units (hotel room like design) and go up to $1.5 million for multi story, multi bedroom, penthouse suites.