Delightful towns with cowboy charm.
Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada and the Pinenut Mountains south of Carson City, Carson Valley sits, pastoral, lush and green. Three small towns anchor the community—Minden, Gardnerville and Genoa. Residents enjoy a rural lifestyle with access to shopping, parks, restaurants, events and proximity to Tahoe.
The nicest people in Nevada
The Douglas County seat, Minden, NV, is a charming town of about 3000 people and considered one of the top gliding spots in the world. The city hosts farmer’s markets, art shows and the Show and Shine Car Show during the summer.
Live the classic country life
Directly adjacent to Minden, Gardnerville is a town of about 5600 residents. It offers a beautiful golf course alongside the Carson River, music in the parks, wine walks and Carson Valley Days, an annual summer event that draws thousands.
A tiny town with a huge history
The first settlement in the Nevada Territory, Genoa is a cute little town with 940 residents. Famous for its annual Candy Dance, where candy, food and crafts are sold to support its town government, the festival is usually held in late September. The town of Genoa is home to the Genoa Bar, Nevada’s “oldest thirst parlor” and The Pink House, a historical site providing the area's best dishes. Adjacent to the town of Genoa you will find the Genoa Lakes and Genoa Ranch golf course communities, providing amazing golf experiences with spectacular views.
Luxury living in a pastoral paradise
The Carson Valley offers unmatched country living, with many spectacular luxury ranches located minutes from town. Verdant pastures watered by Sierra snowmelt will keep your horses, cows, goats, pigs and chickens happy for years to come.
Affordable housing minutes from Tahoe
Carson Valley has a wonderful selection of housing options. From starter cottages to newer suburban properties to upscale gentlemen’s ranches around the valley, you’ll find a variety of options.