Whether you are planning your escape from the rat race of tax-heavy California, or just looking for a better spot, spacious Gardnerville, Nevada, is a welcoming alternative. This gem of a town is only a half-hour drive from Lake Tahoe. Its beneath picturesque mountains to the east and west. Scenic views and wide-open spaces are an everyday pleasure here. We considered Gardnerville such an amazing find, we decided to build our newest neighborhood, Kingsbury Estates, here. This new Tim Lewis’ community will fill the wish-list on the house front as well, with spacious homes built with modern necessities like home offices and three-car garages. If you’ve been searching high and low to find a beautiful new home in exceptional surroundings, you’ve found just that in Kingsbury Estates.

Spacious Gardnerville- The Highest Rated Town in Nevada

image of douglas countyDon’t know much about Gardnerville or Douglas County? It’s been a best kept secret to be sure. But in 2020 the cat was out of the bag as Gardnerville was rated #1 as the best retirement city in all of Nevada. It was noted for its low 14.6% tax rate, high medical availability and recreation amongst other attractive features. Nevada also is one of only nine states in the U.S. with no income tax. This quiet suburb is adjacent to the town of Minden. Not to mention, it offers plenty of outdoor activities, great schools and a wonderful community-centered environment.


Schools in Gardnerville and Douglas County’s district are highly-regarded, small, and provide more individual attention with a 17:1 student ratio. Kingsbury Estate students attend Douglas County High School, which has an attendance of just 1,688 students and feels more personal than many mega schools.  Simultaneously keeping class sizes small and helping your student from getting lost in the shuffle. The High School boasts an 8/10 for college readiness, an above average designation.

Outdoor Events and Recreation

For outdoor events and recreation, opportunities can be found high and low, quite literally. As we mentioned, Kingsbury Estates will sit between beautiful mountain ranges to the east and west, offering countless off-roading, hiking, mountain biking and skiing adventures. Nevada in its entirety is home to more than 300 ranges with 57 peaks in total. But the low country is equally as fun with bustling Carson City just a half hour north and fun-loving Reno another thirty minutes beyond that. From the popular Reno events returning like the Rib Cook-Off and Hot August Nights to a jump in the lake in South Tahoe. The area is amazing for golf as well, with plenty of places to swing a club from Reno to Gardnerville.


Commutes are a breeze with easy access to Highway 50 and Stateline, so if it’s a day for heading into the office it won’t take long. For this reason, job opportunities keep growing in Carson City’s ever growing employment sector, often beating Vegas and Reno in work growth.

Kingsbury Estates in Gardnerville, Nevada

When it’s time to put your feet up after the day, you’ll find Kingsbury Estates homes to be sublime. Floor plans include three single-story and one two-story. These new, well-thought-out floor plans will include 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 baths and have home offices as an option. Every home is complete with a 3-car garage to store the toys or just plain more storage. Square footage will range from 1,847-2,407’ and provide roomy layouts.

Great views of the Sierras, less taxes, next door to Tahoe and a moderate climate? Who wouldn’t want to live here? Contact us to learn more about this beautiful Gardnerville community. Adventure is calling you, maybe it’s time to answer back and get in touch.