For full-time, family Tahoe living, look no further than one of the most popular and unique communities for year-round fun—the Glenshire Devonshire Resident Association. Located at the east end of Truckee’s historical district, Glenshire is the gateway to the mountain lifestyle that many families seek.
GLENSHIRE IS FAMILY-ORIENTED
Your family deserves to experience the best of what Tahoe has to offer. Let the little one learn to swim at the association’s pool, and let the older kids host pool parties for birthdays and summer fun. With a nature trail close to home, the kids will love Saturday morning hikes or leisurely evening strolls. The Glenshire Elementary School is within arm’s reach for a hassle-free commute and top-notch education. For adults, the proximity to award-winning restaurants and events in Truckee and Reno offers incredible possibilities for all personalities.
GLENSHIRE EQUESTRIAN OPPORTUNITIES
Cowboys and cowgirls alike can experience their own “home on the range” with close access to equestrian areas. Certain zones within Glenshire are welcome to corral horses. With nearby horse trails, including the expansive Tahoe National Forest, equestrian access so close to home means more time riding and less time having to deal with third-party equestrian centers. Notable horseback trails in the Tahoe National Forest include the Five Lakes Trail, Penner Lake Trail, and Section L of the Pacific Crest Trail. Click here to view the Truckee area’s horse properties for sale.
PROXIMITY TO RENO
The small-town charm of Glenshire and Truckee soothes the soul, but when the big city calls, the answer can be found in no time. Located near Highway 80, the east end of Glenshire is only a 30-minute drive from the bustling city of Reno, Nevada. Discover a variety of growing restaurants, brand-name shopping, family entertainment, and more. Noteworthy fun includes the National Automobile Museum, scenic Truckee River Walk, popular casinos, and the Mt. Rose Ski Area. The best part? The short commute home after a day of big city fun.
GLENSHIRE PIZZA COMPANY + SHOPS
The dining options are plenty in Truckee, and nothing is more quintessential than the small-town charm and big flavor at Glenshire Pizza Company located in Glenshire. The menu offers a variety of pizzas including the Mt. Tallac, Castle Peak, and New Yorker. Starters, salads, pastas, beer, and wine are available as well. For a quick dinner date or family outing, Glenshire Pizza Company is a family-friendly option with outdoor dining located just next to Glenshire General Store.
GLENSHIRE GENERAL STORE
A family-owned old fashioned country store with all of the essentials, the Glenshire General Store offers staples for grocery runs as well as coffee, fresh sandwiches and deli options. Families can grab baking supplies, produce, fine wines and more with many organic and eco-friendly options. Special requests are available as well. With a convenient location in the center of Glenshire, quick stops and grocery trips can be taken care of in no time.
PLAY DATE PRESCHOOL
Let children learn to love the outdoors from an early age with an incredible Tahoe backdrop. Play Date Preschool offers a one-of-a-kind way to foster a child’s sense of confidence, curiosity, and motivation year-round. Outdoor play, indoor classrooms, inspiring field trips, special visitors, and unique events will grow the minds of tomorrow organically in a positive setting. Using play as a gateway to communication, personality development, and more, the kiddos can become autonomous and self-directed individuals with the tools needed for success.
GLENSHIRE TRAIL ACCESS
Trail access on foot, on horse, or on bike can be found in and around Glenshire. The Truckee River Legacy Trail starts near Glenshire and follows the scenic Truckee River from Glenshire to Downtown Truckee; not only is this a popular trail for humans, but dogs are allowed on this easy-access trail. Plus, the Legacy Trail is plowed year-round and located in full sun for a perfect walk any day of the year. For a longer adventure, the Tahoe-Pyramid Trail follows the entire length of the Truckee River in the other direction, with a prominent Glenshire section; the entire trail from Truckee to Pyramid Lake is 114 unforgettable miles. For a shorter and more private residential experience, however, nothing will be more inspiring than a walk around Glenshire Pond.
A body of water is truly the focal point of any noteworthy community, and one of the most scenic draws in Truckee is only a short walk from home for Glenshire members. Glenshire Pond features a leisurely and easy-to-access trail that begins behind the clubhouse. It stretches over a bridge, meanders through wetlands, and follows along a wooden boardwalk. With rest areas, ample shade, and natural landscaping, this walk is welcoming for kids, couples, grandparents, and everyone in between. For a quieter adventure, pack a picnic and a pair of binoculars to sprawl lakeside and experience the abundant natural wildlife, like the white pelicans that breed here every year.
GLENSHIRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Truly an association for all ages, high-quality education can be found right in the neighborhood at Glenshire Elementary School. The school provides education for kindergarten through fifth grade. A highly rated public school in the area, small class sizes and dedicated teachers make this school the perfect place for kids to learn about the world around them. The modern facility includes a library, gym, cafeteria, technology lab, performance stage, and solar design. Its scenic location provides outdoor field study and even snowshoeing adventures in the winter.
CLUBHOUSE + POOL
When it comes to relaxing with your community, fun is just steps from the living room. Glenshire’s clubhouse offers a newly remodeled kitchen, two tennis courts, a basketball court, swimming pool, wading pool, gazebo, barbecue area, playground, and lawn area. Whether the little ones are learning to swim, trying their hand on the court, playing on the playground, or experiencing the beautiful natural areas, kids can be kids in Glenshire. Parents find their fun by hosting barbecue dinners, lounging by the pool, and soaking in the incredible sunsets along Glenshire Pond.
GLENSHIRE HOME DESIGN
Four units within Glenshire offer 1,357 single-family residential properties that provide a variety of home designs. Classic cabin-style houses are available with a rustic log exterior and woodsy charm. Modern chalets with gabled roofs and expansive windows provide a rustic and quintessential Tahoe vibe. For those looking for a modern twist, mountain modern designs can be found for a fresh take in a timeless location. And for families who want to carve a piece of themselves into Tahoe, they can build their own dream home on available lots for purchase.
More than a typical homeowners’ association, the community offered at the Glenshire Devonshire Residential Association offers outdoor family fun, nearby recreational access and the opportunity for lifelong memories. With a variety of properties and land parcels, the perfect Tahoe dream home can be found for couples and families alike in a truly unforgettable setting.