Sierra Meadows/Ponderosa Palisades
Sierra Meadows is another local favorite made up of mostly fully time residents. It is located in between downtown Truckee and Highway 267. Home sites range in size from a quarter acre to five acres and in price from $330,000 to $850,000. Amenities in this area include a swimming pool and tennis courts. There are popular mountain biking and hiking trails located in this private wooded area. Sierra Meadows is a popular favorite because of its central location and secluded mountain feel. The Ponderosa Golf Course is located nearby as well as the Truckee Regional Park. The Regional Park offers lots of year round activities open to the public including an ice rink in the winter months, and a skate board park, baseball fields, and an amphitheater featuring concerts in the summer months.
Some new developments going into Sierra Meadows include Pinyon Creek (luxury townhomes), Winter Creek Homes (starting in the upper $400k range), and Martiswood Estates (beautiful custom built homes on acreage parcels).