Estate Sells for $12 Million in Incline Village

The Champagne Estate, a 16,000 square foot home on 12 acres in Incline Village, sold on May 15 for $12 million, making it the top sale of the year across Northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe Basin. Bill Dietz, president of Tahoe Luxury Properties, represented both the seller and buyer on this transaction. The Crayfish Cove estate in Brockway Springs, listed by Chase International, is currently in contract, which is listed at $34 million. Both transactions represent a strengthening in the top-tier of the Tahoe real estate market. Halfway through the year, the sale of the Champagne Estate marks the highest sale price amongst the Incline Village, Tahoe Sierra, Northern Nevada, and South Lake Tahoe MLS in 2015.

Workshops Offered to Entrepreneurs


The Sierra Economic Development Corporation, based in Auburn, is hosting two free small business workshops in June. Each workshop offers easy, stress-free, direct access to eight alternative lenders, eight counseling organizations, and an open-source/free business planning tool presented by Wells Fargo. Register at to attend the Auburn June 23 Small Business Accelerator Workshop from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 1225 Lincoln Way, or to attend the Placerville June 25 workshop from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at town hall, 549 Main St.

Stacey Herhusky Named Top 10 Family Law Attorney in Nevada

Stacey F. Herhusky, a partner with Incline Law Group, has been recognized by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as one of Nevada’s Top 10 Family Law Attorneys. Each year, NAFLA recognizes the top 10 family law attorneys in each of the 50 states. Herhusky has been practicing family law for more than 22 years — nine with Incline Law Group — in the Tahoe/Truckee region. She is licensed to practice in all courts of California and Nevada, and is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, the State Bar of California, the Washoe County Bar Association, and the Truckee Tahoe Bar Association. She is also the director of the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association and sits on the Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy Board of Trustees.

Ice Cream Shop Opens in Kings Beach

Sweet Tahoe Time opened in Kings Beach on May 23. The shop offers ice cream and frozen yogurt, along with handmade waffle cones and a variety of toppings. Info: 8636 Northlake Blvd., Kings Beach, (530) 546-9998

The Branch Opens in Truckee

Riverside Studios recently opened The Branch in downtown Truckee. The fine art gallery features locally made furniture, sculpture, paintings, photography, and functional art. The Branch gives artists the space for their larger pieces to stand alone. Info: 10060 Donner Pass Rd., Truckee



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