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Christmas Tree Village Center Sip and Shop – Saturday, December 16

December 11, 2023 | Julie Malkin-Manning

IVCBA is excited to present a season full of fun and festive events as part of Northern Lights, including Sip & Shop events, featuring local merchants in Incline Village. With a total of five official shopping centers in our beautiful village, our local merchants and business owners are gearing up to make your holiday shopping a joyful experience. They’re here to help you find the perfect gifts while having a great time in the process.

On Saturday, December 16 from 11-3 PM, explore the vibrant offerings of Christmas Tree Village, during the final IVCBA Northern Lights Sip and Shop event of the season.

Thania’s Juice Bar, a beloved haven for fresh and fabulous juices and homemade vegetarian/vegan bites crafted with love, beckons you to savor village favorites. Delight in gluten-free tomato basil soup, grilled cheese, and black bean and corn quinoa while replenishing your energy for sipping, shopping, or snowy adventures with their freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, and smoothie bowls.

Embark on a savvy shopping spree at the newly opened Village Pet Foundation Thrift Store, where store-wide sales, giveaways, FREE mimosas in bedazzled champagne glasses along with goodies to nosh on await you. This volunteer-run organization, established in 2022, passionately supports pet families in need of financial assistance in the Lake Tahoe basin. Their mission is simple yet powerful: to provide veterinary care for domestic pets in our community. Explore more about their cause at https://www.villagepetfoundation.org.

In the heart of Christmas Tree Village, two exciting businesses have recently opened their doors. Start your journey at Tahoe Gifting Co., where mulled wine accompanies a curated selection of locally designed goods for all ages and occasions. Matthew and Darya, the owners, specialize in creatively personalizing gifts for home warmings, celebrations, holidays, and corporate events. Visit their female and veteran-owned retail space and explore the magic at https://tahoegiftingco.com.

Lisa Douglas, who you may know from her good work with the noon Rotary, invites you to step into Lisa Douglas Designs and transform your Tahoe spaces. Immerse yourself in lush accessories, art, furniture, and rugs. During the Sip and Shop event, enjoy a glass of wine and connect with Lisa as she helps you create your perfect haven.

Karma Tahoe, A Consignment Boutique, led by Kim Lewis, offers a treasure trove of gently used trend forward and classic clothing, shoes, and accessories for the entire family. As a consignee, sell items no longer serving you and keep the karma going by shopping in-store with cash or credit. Kim and her team curate selections to match local charitable events, ensuring you’re both stylish and philanthropic. www.karmatahoe.com

Happy Tiers Bakery, the sweet sensation in Christmas Tree Village, is a haven for delectable treats and locally roasted Coffeebar coffee. Join Jason and Andrea Jurss at the Happy Tiers Café for a delightful experience featuring gluten-free options, macarons, scones, Challah bread, and more. During the Sip and Shop, engage in a cookie decorating contest, enjoy a hot chocolate station, participate in raffles, and marvel at a gingerbread house. Explore the sweetness at https://www.happytiersbakery.com.

Crosby’s Pub, owned by Russell Jones, invites you to savor family-style service with options for everyone. Whether you’re in the mood for all-day brunch, lunch, or dinner, find your spot at the bar to sip a specialty cocktail and enjoy sports or gaming. With 10 digital gaming machines and ample TVs, Crosby’s Pub is your go-to destination for a memorable time. During the Sip and Shop event, Crosby’s will be offering the following COMPLIMENTARY appetizers and beverages to guests who mention they came for the Sip and Shop. Meatball & Mozzarella flatbread, Chicken Caesar flatbread appetizers, Pomi-Tini Martini, Tahoe Blue Dirty Martini, and Mammoth Double Nut Brown Ale draft. Discover more at https://crosbyspub.com.

Mofo’s Pizza and Pasta has been nestled in the Incline Village area ever since 1986, three generations strong! This cozy establishment highlights their passion for market-fresh ingredients, honest cooking, and an enjoyable atmosphere. Our menu features a selection of dishes, all made in-house by our team of talented chefs. Don’t blink on the fresh salad bar and great lunch specials. Learn more at https://www.mofospizza.com/

While not within Christmas Tree Village, two IVCBA member businesses on Tahoe Blvd. are ready to assist with your local shopping needs. Dive into the 23-24 ski season with Elko and the expert team at Village Ski Loft, offering everything from outdoor shells to skis, snowboards, boots, helmets, goggles, gloves, and more. Experience their tuning expertise to ensure your equipment is in peak condition. Transitioning to biking and hiking during the “other” season, they’ve got you covered at www.villageskiloft.com.

Talbot Fine Art Gallery, another gem on Tahoe Blvd., showcases the breathtaking work of local photographer Chris Talbot. Explore his captivating imagery and discover other local artists, including Rabia Adil. Rabiaz Art is an abstract artist who orchestrates emotions and ideas through strokes of her brush creating captivating visual journeys and memories. As you browse, find Tahoe-related stocking stuffers like buttons, stickers, and Chris’ acclaimed 5-star representing the 5-counties around Tahoe flag in various designs. Inquire about Chris’ Around Tahoe Tours, known for garnering excellent reviews and teaching even locals something new. Visit www.Talbotfineartgallery.com to immerse yourself in the artistic wonders.

Christmas Tree Village and its surrounding areas are abuzz with excitement and the spirit of the season. Venture out and explore these delightful establishments, each offering a unique touch to make your holidays truly special!

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Village Plaza Sip and Shop | Thursday, Dec. 14 4-6PM

December 5, 2023 | Julie Malkin-Manning

IVCBA is excited to present a season full of fun and festive events as part of Northern Lights, including Sip & Shop events, featuring local merchants in Incline Village. With a total of five official shopping centers in our beautiful village, our local merchants and business owners are gearing up to make your holiday shopping a joyful experience. They’re here to help you find the perfect gifts while having a great time in the process.

On Thursday, December 14 from 4 – 6 PM PM, visit the following merchants in the Village Plaza (located at the corner of Village and Tahoe Blvd.) for a festive and fun Sip and Shop event.

Clearly Tahoe – the company that rents those very cool clear kayaks, invites kids of all ages to get creative with ornament making at their Incline Village Adventure Gift Shop. Don’t forget to explore their unique and one-of-a-kind gift selection, perfect for the adventure junkie in your life. Locals enjoy a year-round 10% discount! www.clearlytahoe.com

Village Toys, Incline’s exclusive toy store, and the adjacent Susie Scoops Ice Cream and Boba Shop create an atmosphere dedicated to play and joy. Owner Blake Goldenberg is a proud supporter of Toys for Tots in North Lake Tahoe, offering a generous 20% discount on all charitable gift purchases until December 15 – the last day to donate. https://www.villagetoys.com

Susie Scoops, conveninelty located right next to Village Toys, is offering free kids scoops of ice cream at and 20% off all purchases during the event only! They are also holding a raffle to win a Monopoly Lake Tahoe edition – the perfect way to spend a family night during the holidays. www.susiescoops.com

Visit Britney Bladel and her team of amazing State Farm Insurance agents for a special treat. Santa will be by the fireplace, and they’re hosting sips and snacks for families. While they love entertaining, they are also committed to ensuring you have the coverage you need for peaceful nights. https://www.yourtahoeagent.com.

Join us in celebrating the season of giving and joy at our community’s vibrant businesses!

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Sip & Shop into the Holidays

October 17, 2023 | Member Submitted

As the days get shorter, the leaves begin to change into fall colors, it’s time to start thinking of all the fun festivities that are soon to come. Now is the time to start planning for our annual Holiday Sip & Shops around Incline Village. If you are a business in town and want to join, here are the details.  


 IVCBA will promote and market events at each of Incline Village’s retail centers via digital and print marketing campaigns. These events are considered Signature Events in the 2023 IVCBA Northern Lights Festival and will have a dedicated page on IVCBA.org. 

11/11/23 Christmas Comes to Incline Thrift Stores + Sip and Shop Village Center

11/25/23 Small Business Saturday

12/2/23 Sip and Snacks Country Club Center

Candy Cane Village at UNR Lake Tahoe

12/9/23 Sip and Shop Raleys Center

12/14/23 Sip and Shop Village Plaza (Tahoe+Village Blvd.)

12/16/23 Sip and Shop Christmas Tree Village

Participants’ logo/name and specific promotions will be included in related marketing materials, IVCBA’s weekly digital newsletter, SnapShot, social media, and IVCBA.org. 

Participation Opportunity


Non-IVCBA Businesses and Non-Profits: $150 

** Your fee will convert to an annual Basic Level Membership **


CONTACT: Julie@ivcba.org

We will contact you to discuss your specific participation date and details when you register. 

Thanks for helping to make the holiday season EVEN BRIGHTER in Incline Village! 

PS – Don’t forget to plan and install your holiday décor and enter the Deck the Halls Lighting Contest

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New Website for Tahoe Gifting Co.

April 25, 2023 | Member Submitted

“Customized” shouldn’t mean complicated. That’s why we’re bringing you artisan gifts with just a couple clicks on our *new* website. Now you can place individual custom orders, shop our curated collections, and kick off big orders for weddings, events and more at tahoegiftingco.com

We also have a showroom at 800 Southwood Blvd, Suite 104 if you’d like to visit us in person to help you pick out and package the perfect gift. We may be out delivering gift sets so give us a call or text at 775-237-2318 before stopping by 775.237.2318.

We’ll never stop saying it: we’re so lucky to be a part of this community! Let’s get gifting!

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Winter is Off With a Bang in IV/CB… Here are Some Places to Sip and Shop

December 7, 2022 | Kayla Anderson

Photo by Lora Wagner

Wow, we are in the throes of winter with the promise of a white Christmas up ahead. Diamond Peak opened early with a crazy amount of natural snow (check out current weather conditions from its live webcams here), shops are fully stocked with goods, and Santa Claus has been making his rounds. The holiday season is arguably our favorite time of the year as it allows us to celebrate our Incline Village/Crystal Bay businesses. 

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to enjoy Giving Tuesday, Small Business Saturday, and the past Northern Lights sip and shop events at the Village Center and Country Club Center, but if not, that’s okay because there is still more to come. 

There will be another Sip & Shop event at Christmas Tree Village on December 10th with Village Interiors, Karma Tahoe Consignment, Crosby’s Pub, Village Ski Loft, Mofo’s Pizza, Thania’s Juice Bar, Monaco Nails, Koi Sushi, High Sierra Gardens, and the new Happy Tiers Café participating, allowing one to shop local while having fun.  Tahoe Gifting Co will also be participating. They just opened a new retail location at 800 Southwood (at Mays Blvd). for all things locally made (and they ship and deliver!)

Other businesses that offer unique and special items in IV/CB shopping centers include: 

Tahoe Time Plaza – Rainbow Printing, a good place to print out family pictures and purchase art supplies for those blustery winter days) and save 20 percent on gift cards for Clearly Tahoe kayak tours through December 31st

Across from the Raley’s Shopping Center on Tahoe Boulevard in what we call the Bite Building – Bridget Giroux Design (this mother/daughter team makes amazing Tahoe-scented candles and promotes local artists), Drink Coffee Do Stuff, Frederick’s Fusion Bistro, The Local, Bite American Tapas.

Village Toys in the Starbucks Plaza is also offering a 20% discount on the purchase of new, unwrapped toys that are being donated to Toys for Tots and other local charities. For a list of all Incline Village/Crystal Bay businesses and a map of where they are located, visit our Northern Lights Shopping page

Personally, the week I moved to Incline Village the first event I ever attended was the IVCBA’s Sip & Shop at the Christmas Tree Village in December of 2006. Santa Claus was taking photos with kids, the shops were warm and inviting, and people were gathered around barrel bonfires in the parking lot. Everyone was so friendly, so merry, and it was a great way to meet my neighbors and future employers… a few who have since become my lifelong friends. And with all the snow we were getting at the time, I felt assured that Incline Village/Crystal Bay was the perfect place to be for the holidays.

Therefore, let it snow!

Other events coming up this month:

December 9- Nativities from Around the World at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church and a ski season kickoff party at Alibi Incline Public House

December 10- Tahoe Family Solutions’ Brunch With Santa at The Chateau

December 11- TOCATTA Messiah Concert at the Cornerstone Church

December 15- Starbucks Plaza Santa Party

December 17- Wreaths Across America

December 17- Raley’s Incline Center Sip & Shop Event

December 18- Hannukah begins- North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation Party

December 20-22- Deck the Halls Lighting Judging

December 21- Hannukah Celebration at the UNR at Lake Tahoe Prim Library

December 25-26- Diamond Pete and Santa ski at Diamond Peak

December 31- New Year’s Eve Parties at Glasses Wine Bar, Alibi, Crystal Bay Casino, and the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

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Local Shopping Guide

December 7, 2022 | Kayla Anderson

Shop Local, Shop Small

Tis the season for holiday shopping, and what better way to celebrate your loved ones than by getting them something unique, original, and made or sourced in your own town. And from now until Christmas, there are dozens of events, shops, and promotions within Incline Village and Crystal Bay that are worth checking out. Here are a few options for finding gifts close to your holiday home:

Panache (930 Tahoe Blvd. Ste 204, Incline Village) next to Raley’s in Incline Village carries home décor items such as nice-smelling candles, Tahoe-centric coffee table books, and warm women’s clothing, everything from stylish activewear to Emu boots and slippers.

You can also scoop up comfortable, warm second hand clothing at the Village Christian Thrift Shop (799 Southwood Blvd., Incline Village), Pet Network Thrift Store (760 Mays Blvd. Ste 9, Incline Village), and Tahoe Family Solutions (774 Mays Blvd. #13, Incline Village) all in and around Mays Boulevard. All these thrift stores have kitchen appliances, furniture, sports equipment, greeting cards, and an abundance of other good finds, so you can really stock up on gifts while saving money and supporting worthy causes. Tahoe Forest Hospice Gift & Thrift (893 Tahoe Blvd. Ste 1500, Incline Village) also has an amazing assortment of items, and its staff is super friendly. 

Karma Tahoe (868 Tahoe Blvd. Ste. 12, Incline Village) in Christmas Tree Village started out as a women’s clothing boutique but expanded to include children and men’s clothing. Find gently used boots, shoes, purses, and jewelry too.

Speaking of jewelry…if you’re thinking of taking your relationship to the next level, consider checking out specially sourced turquoise, stone, and metallic necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings at family generational business The Potlatch (930 Tahoe Blvd. Ste 401, Incline Village), or the glimmering Forever Rox jewelry store (930 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village) to find priceless diamonds, also located in the Raley’s Shopping Center.

For things exclusively made in Lake Tahoe, Handmade at the Lake (865 Tahoe Blvd. Ste 104, Incline Village) sells quilts, kitchen and bath accessories, Lake Tahoe ornaments, bath sets, and pottery made right here in Tahoe. 


Raley’s (930 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village) and Happy Tiers Bakery (Christmas Tree Village, Incline Village) has you covered, with sweets, specialty breakfasts, and more. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe’s Tahoe Provisions (111 Country Club Dr., Incline Village) also has Tahoe made snacks and to-go treats that are made right here at the lake, and you may get to catch a glimpse of its impressive holiday gingerbread display. Sunshine Deli (919 Incline Way, Incline Village) sells delectable pastries, specialty donuts made inhouse, and other belly-filling yet healthy breakfast and lunch items.  

Alcohol makes a good gift for those ages 21 and older, and there’s no better place to find it than at Incline Spirits & Cigars (120 Country Club Dr. Unit 25, Incline Village). If you’re looking for more of a laidback wine night, head over to Glasses Wine Bar (760 Mays Blvd. Ste. 8, Incline Village) to grab a bottle to share with friends or pour your own glass our of one of its many wine dispensers.

A great idea for hostess and holiday gifts with a Tahoe flair, the thoughtfully curated Tahoe Welcome Basket are chock full of unique locally crafted food and artisan products.


If you are shopping for young ones, The Potlatch has an entire kids books and games section. And while you’re so close, it’s worth meandering across the parking lot about two hundred yards away to cuddle up with the soft plush toys at Panache. To find a whole shop dedicated to kids, venture over to Village Toys (899 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village) that’s now located next to Starbucks on the corner of Highway 28 and Village Boulevard. Buy an unwrapped gift for charity (Toys for Tots and others) and receive a 20 percent discount through the holiday season.

Have you checked out the new Bowl Incline (920 Southwood Blvd., Incline Village)? If not, consider buying a bowling session for your family for an experience you’ll never forget in the newly renovated building. There is something for everyone here, including three pool tables, a state-of-the-art arcade, cornhole boards in an outside enclosed patio area, and a fancy cocktail menu for adults. Learn more about the business’s reinvention in the Winter 2022 edition of Live Work Play magazine. 


If you have that special person who takes pride in their yard and home, check out High Sierra Gardens (866 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village) for a lovely variety of plants and their holders, or put together a nice fresh flower bouquet to bring to your party host. For a gift that lasts a bit longer, head over to ACE Hardware (910 Tahoe Blvd. Unit 103, Incline Village) for tools, hoses, paint, appliances, barbeques, and other garden equipment.

For more interior decorating, Village Interiors (868 Tahoe Blvd. Ste. 9, Incline Village) sells furniture, art, and will even design your space for you, and the new Bridget Giroux Design (Above Drink Coffee Do Stuff in Incline Village) mother/daughter team brings a fresh, modern take on how to design a mountain rustic home with aesthetic tastes close to the Holly Hunt brand. Every month, the design studio also hosts exhibits featuring local artists in its pop-up gallery and hosts a holiday shopping event open to the public in late November/early December. 


For all things outdoor-related, visit the Village Ski Loft (800 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village) for socks, skis, snowboards, goggles, jackets, pants, and more. It also carries mountain bike and hiking accessories for the summer aficionado. If you have a four-legged that you like to explore the outdoors with, pick up some stocking stuffer treats for them at the newly expanded Pet Station (800 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village) located underneath VSL.

Speaking of skis, check out the line of Praxis sticks made right here in Incline Village (848 Tanager St. Unit J, Incline Village). Take them up to our local, community-owned Diamond Peak Ski Resort (1210 Ski Way, Incline Village) and pick up a signature DP gift item at its shop within the base lodge. 

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Local Small Business Saturday Deals!

November 23, 2022 | Grace Hubrig

Shop local! Shop small. Visit the retailers and locally owned businesses in Incline Village and Crystal Bay for your holiday shopping!

Check out the local deals happening on Small Business Saturday, November 26:


Tahoe Gifting Co.:

• November 26: 15% off in-store shopping (excludes bulk ordering for events)


• November 25: 20% off all Holiday items and 20% off all clothing

• November 26: 10% off Storewide

Village Toys:

• November 25 – 27: 20% on Lake Tahoe-Opoly or Lake Tahoe 1000pc Puzzle OR save 30% if you buy them both!

• All Holiday Season: 20% discount on all charitable purchases (including Toys for Tots & all church fundraisers that are providing toys to needy children)

• Free gift-wrapping

Elevated Water Sports Boat Club:

• Until December 31: $1000 off initiation


• November 25 – 26: Sale, stop in to check it out


• November 26: 10% off storewide


Cool Mess Ice Cream & Coffee:

• November 26: 25% off online orders at coffeetahoe.com using code “COOLMESS25”

Glasses Wine Bar:

• November 25 – 26: Biggest wine sale in their 6-year history, over 80 wines are up to 50% off retail prices, quantities are limited

Susie Scoops:

• November 26: 10% off entire purchase

Nevada Jane:

• November 25 – 26: half off late night menu appetizers from 5pm – midnight (every Friday and Saturday)

Alibi Ale Works:

• November 26: First beer is half price with an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots

Additionally, TALBOT Fine Art Gallery will be open this weekend and will have Tahoe Flags, Stickers and Fine Art Available.

Handmade at the Lake has knitted hand warmers and headbands ready for the cold season and holiday gifts!

Send a North Lake Tahoe eGift Card and support local businesses! The eGift Card can be used at participating locations throughout North Lake Tahoe. The Incline Village/Crystal Bay locations are: IVGID Rec Center, Nina Photography, The Grille at The Chateau, Village Toys, and Diamond Peak Ski Resort.

Support Toys for Tots at any of the locations below:

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North Lake Tahoe eGift Card Supports Local Businesses!

November 21, 2022 | Member Submitted

Gift local this holiday season. Supporting local businesses in North Lake Tahoe has never been easier. Send a North Lake Tahoe eGift Card and support local businesses! The North Lake Tahoe Gift Card is accepted at 46 (and counting) North Lake Tahoe retailers, restaurants, services and entertainment providers. It’s a simple but effective way to demonstrate your love for the community.

The Incline Village/Crystal Bay locations are: IVGID Rec Center, Nina Photography, The Grille at The Chateau, Village Toys, and Diamond Peak Ski Resort.

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Holiday Shopping for a Cause! Annual Incline Village Thrift Stores Holiday Open House

October 29, 2022 | Member Submitted

Kick off your holiday shopping while supporting all the local non-profit thrift stores in Incline Village at our annual Christmas Comes to Incline event. It will be a day filled with fabulous finds, fun and festivity with the proceeds benefiting the following thrift stores:

Village Christian Thrift Shop, 799 Southwood Blvd,  775.831.3902

Tahoe Family Solutions, 797 Southwood Blvd,  775.833.4414

Tahoe Forest Hospice, 893 Tahoe Blvd, Suite 1500,  775.298.7901

Pet Network, 760 Mays Blvd, Suites 9 & 10,  775.548.5049

The event gets underway on Saturday, November 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In addition to great shopping, there will be live music, a visit from Santa and treats. We’ll see you there!

Contact: Vickie Twichell, Manager of the Village Christian Thrift Shop & Open House event at 775.434.5830.

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Local Resources for Building or Reconstructing a Home in Tahoe

May 17, 2022 | Kayla Anderson

As we get into the summer building season, you may be thinking about how to begin that bathroom or kitchen remodel you’ve been dreaming about, or that deck or chimney you need to get rebuilt after last winter’s wet and heavy snowstorms. Or maybe you just bought a plot of land that you want to build a custom home on or are planning a full renovation. 

Therefore, if you need an excellent architect, engineer, or building company to help you get started (or even accompanying services such as a commercial cleaning/sanitizing crew), one that understands what works and doesn’t in the North Lake Tahoe environment, we have some recommendations of prestigious firms that are right here close to home: 

Greenwood Homes

Licensed to build homes in California, Nevada, and Hawaii, Greenwood Homes is an award-winning general contractor that specializes in creating gorgeous custom homes all around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond. Just look at its 6,000-sq.-ft. “Fairway Modern” home in Incline Village that won the 2019 Tahoe Quarterly Mountain Home Award with its light-filled simple beauty, and you’ll see what sets Greenwood Homes apart from the rest. 

James Costalupes General Contractor, Inc. 

James “Jim” Costalupes and his team have been conceptualizing and building homes in Lake Tahoe for more than three decades, all while keeping its stellar reputation for maintaining honest communication and giving forthright advice to its clients as it meets local and regional regulations down to the final walk-through. Headquartered in Incline Village, Jim prides himself on keeping a company that provides utmost craftsmanship and knowledge while keeping budget in mind. View James Costalupes’ portfolio online.

Smith Design Group

Based in Incline Village right on Country Club Boulevard, the Smith Design Group is an architecture and planning firm that has worked on everything from the Jack Rabbit Moon building to the Incline Skate Park. Along with dedicating themselves to enhancing and enriching the local environment for all of the community to enjoy, Smith Design Group has worked on the architectural projects for residential homes including “Pinecone” featuring knotted polished floor-to-ceiling wood finishings and sleek stone fireplaces to the interior bathroom remodel of a Mays Boulevard location that has a contemporary stand-alone bathtub, double sinks, and glass encased shower like what you would find at a five-star resort. Visit the Smith Design Group online.

Elise Fett Architect 

Integrating aesthetics, site characteristics, sustainable housing methods, and structural integrity in every project that it engages in, Crystal Bay’s Elise Fett & Associates specializes in architecture, engineering, and TRPA consulting for residential homes in the Lake Tahoe area. Along with building new homes, Elise Fett can provide cost-effective blueprints for home remodels that reflect their inhabitants’ personalities and lifestyles. “The construction process can be intimidating and full of unexpected surprises, but if you work with us, the one thing you know for sure is that we will listen to you and design a space that truly reflects your style,” the company proclaims. Learn more about Elise Fett.

Other Accompanying Services

After building or remodeling your custom Tahoe home, you may need some final additions like a keyless entry system or a cleaning company to help keep your Tahoe haven peaceful and secure. Here are some Incline Village/Crystal Bay property services that are great to work with: 

North Lake Tahoe Cleaning 

Whether you own one property or several, North Lake Tahoe Cleaning group is a professional commercial cleaning business that handles carpets, linen service, and sanitizing spaces so that you don’t have to. Working with property management companies, second homeowners, and short-term rentals as well, North Lake Tahoe Cleaning has spiffed up more than 2400 homes in its 38 years of business. As it says on its website, “You live and work in North Tahoe to ski the slopes of Northstar and paddle the beaches of Incline Village- not to hang out after work cleaning your office. Leave that to us.” 

Lake Tahoe Lockshop

Based right there in the Christmas Tree Village sandwiched between Crosby’s and the new Happy Tiers Bakery, Lake Tahoe Lockshop is your one-stop-shop for everything security-related. Padlocks, latches, key blanks, store-a-key lockboxes, and miscellaneous key accessories can be found in the store, along with high-security ASSA locks, keyless entry systems, and Schlage/Kwikset/Baldwin combination code keypads. If they don’t have it, they’ll order it, and you can install it yourself or Lake Tahoe Lockshop can do it for you. It’s open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. Visit Lake Tahoe Lockshop online

Sierra Mobile Storage

Many homeowners find they need extra storage as they approach a building or renovation. Luke and Staci Stevenson’s Sierra Mobile Storage offer portable, attractive weatherproof storage and moving containers in two sizes and two styles, including a Tahoe-forest themed wrap. Storage containers can be delivered to remain onsite so you can access all your belongings and materials during the project or moved to their secure storage yard until you are ready to have them delivered back to your project. Think Inside the Box! Call Sierra Mobile Storage at 775-549-3333. Visit online to see the Tahoe wrapped version.

Additional Information About North Lake Tahoe Construction Season

To help preserve Tahoe’s natural environment, there are regulations and restrictions about new construction projects and upgrading existing homes. Along with going through the usual procedure of getting permits through the building department, the TRPA (Tahoe Regional Planning Association) decides if you can even build a home and if so, how big it can be. Permits to build a new house from the ground up can cost $25,000-$35,000 alone for a 1500-3000 square foot space, so that’s something to consider when launching your project. The window to complete new construction (because of weather) is between May 1-October 15. For more information about this process, click here.

Happy Building!

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