Lake Tahoe Estates
lake tahoe estates, mansions

Old Money
Date Owner Name Place Size Notes
1938 Henry J. Kaiser Fleur Du Lac Homewood The original Estate consisted of 17 large homes, small cottages, servants' quarters, a yacht club and boat house.
The Estate was created as an exclusive hideaway for Kaiser and the heads of the other five companies who joined forces to build the Hoover Dam project. See Fleur du Lac History.
1914 R. Stanley Dollar Wychwood Carnelian Bay Purchased from Lora Knight in 1927
1920's* Howard Hughes Summertide Crystal Bay * purchased by Hughes in 1950
Howard Hughes' former Lake Tahoe estate lists for $19.5M - Business Insider
1902 Hellman-Ehrman Mansion Pine Lodge Sugar Pine Point 11,703 sf
1929 Lora Knight Vikingsholm Emerald Bay
1930's George Whittell Thunderbird Lodge Incline Village
Baldwin Beach & Tallac Historic Site (Baldwin, Pope & Heller Estates)
1899 Lucky Baldwin Tallac Hotel South Lake Tahoe Listed at $20 M in 1913. It burned in 1914
His daughter Anita Baldwin built her estate there in the 1920's
1924 George Pope Vatican Lodge South Lake Tahoe
1924 Walter S. Heller Valhalla South Lake Tahoe
New Money
Lakeshore Blvd., Incline Village
Where Big Money Comes to Play - WSJ
1993 Steve Wynn Old ForgeIncline Village 12,661 sf Casino owner - Sold in 1998 2
1993 Michale Milken Incline Village Junk bond dealer and philanthropist
Doug Clifford Incline Village Creedence Clearwater Revival - Sold in 1996
Larry Ellison Glenbrook 9,242 sf Oracle CEO - Listed for sale $28.5M
Larry Ellison Incline Village 18,000 sf $58M construction cost
The Nation's Most Avid Trophy-Home Buyer? - Larry Ellison |
Larry Ellison Lists Lake Tahoe Mansion For $28.5M - Curbed
2. Steve Wynn sold his house in 1998 for $17M and it was listed in 2016 for $45M

Listed for Sale:
Clifford quotes the local joke: "The billionaires are forcing the millionaires out."
2016 
     Hughes estate, Crystal Bay $19M
     Larry Elllison, Glenbrook $28M
     Ellison is building a new place at Incline Village
     Steve Winn's old place, Incline Village $45M
     George and Clare Schmitt, Zephyr Cove, $59M
A 2011 WSJ article "The Nation's Most Avid Trophy-Home Buyer? - Larry Ellison" says, "Records show Mr. Ellison has spent $102 million in the last several years buying property, both on and off the market, to assemble three different parcels.

Other famous current and former residents:
Entertainers: Charles Bronson, Cher, Natalie Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Liza Minelli, Wayne Newton and the Captain and Tennile.
Business: Del Yocam (Tahoma), Ray Dolby (Tahoma), George Schmitt (Zephyr Cove)

Movies:
Indian Love Call, starring Jeanette McDonald, was the first movie to be filmed at Lake Tahoe in the 1920's
The Godfather Part 2, starring Al Pacino
The Bodyguard, filmed at Fallen Leaf Lake, starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

Resorts and Hotels:
Tahoe Tavern - Tahoe City
Grand Central Hotel - Tahoe City

Links:
HISTORICAL SITES, MUSEUMS and TOURS - Go Tahoe North
The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe | Travel | stltoday.com
Tahoe Country Old Time Tahoe featuring history of the Lake Tahoe region
Celebrity and Famous Homes Near Lake Tahoe | Celebrity Home Pictures | HGTV
For $19.5M, Own Howard Hughes' Former Lake Tahoe Estate - Curbed
Tallac Historic Site (Valhalla, Baldwin, Pope)
Megawealthy Buyers Home In On Mountain Town in Nevada - WSJ
Homewood Real Estate - Homewood CA Homes For Sale | Zillow