Mt. Charleston, Cabins For Sale
Mt. Charleston, cabins for sale are both simple and extravagant luxury homes. Mt. Charleston, NV is located in the Spring Mountains, 45 minutes northwest of Las Vegas. Despite its proximity to the desert, Mt. Charleston is a lush forest. It has a year-round community of residents as well as tourists and vacation homeowners. The forest on Mt. Charleston offers both winter and summer activities.
Kyle Canyon off US-95 is the Spring Mountain visitor gateway to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. On the mountain, you’ll find numerous hiking trails and a challenging hiking trail to Mt. Charleston Peak. Enjoy the pine trees and fresh air while finding your own magical spot to have lunch on the mountain.
The Spring Mountain National Recreation Area
Although there are under 1000 year-round residents, Mt. Charleston has become a luxury getaway destination for Las Vegas residents. Besides 2 resorts and cabin rentals, there are over 200 campsites and 150 picnic table spots for tourists to enjoy. Access to the mountain is rarely closed due to snow.
There is a Visitor Center at the bottom of the mountain hosted by the US Forest Service. The Mt. Charleston Visitor Center is very informational, providing visitors with area and hiking maps. If you plan to go hiking, research the area ahead of time online and remember to take water.
Mt. Charleston Lodge Fire 2021
In September 2021, a devasting fire at the Mt. Charleston Lodge completely destroyed the restaurant and bar building. With over 100 years of history, the lodge was also an emotional loss, especially for Mt. Charleston, NV residents. The lodge, restaurant, and bar had previously burned to the ground in the 1960s. It was rebuilt then and will be rebuilt again.
After the fire in the 1960s started, it took 45 minutes for the Las Vegas Fire Department to arrive. Shortly after the lodge burned, the Mt. Charleston volunteer fire department was created. Their fire station is located in the Mt. Charleston Village area.
Thankfully, due to a quick response from the Mt. Charleston fire department, the 2021 fire didn’t spread to the rental cabins, homes, or surrounding forest. Although it’s still under investigation, they know that the fire started in a storage room under the back deck. Only a week after the fire, cabin rentals at the Mt. Charleston lodge re-opened for guests.
Mt. Charleston, NV Homes, and Cabins For Sale
There are different housing areas on Mt. Charleston. Homes for sale will range from small rustic cabins built in the 1940s to new luxury mountain houses and retreats. Downtown Mt. Charleston is where the fire station is. Mt. Charleston Village homes for sale are unique as they are some of the oldest and are located on a stream that flows down the mountain.
Newer areas have scattered Mt. Charleston homes that are owner-occupied year-round and some used as seasonal retreats and rentals. Working and living in Mt. Charleston has become more and more popular with technology advancements and the growth of Las Vegas. Grocery and big box stores are now just a few miles down the freeway after leaving the mountain.
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Mount Charleston Cabin Rentals
Mount Charleston cabin rentals are in high demand year-round. Due to the extreme heat in the Las Vegas Valley during the summer, temperatures on Mount Charleston are over 20 degrees cooler. During the winter, there is considerable demand for cabin rentals during ski season. Investors maintain a high occupancy rate for both short and long-term Lee Canyon cabin rentals on Mt. Charleston.
On weekends with new snowfall, there will be a constant flow of visitors looking for snow fun. Chains are required during storms, but roads are plowed frequently. In 2021, Lodge reservations and purchasing Lee Canyon lift tickets online in advance are recommended due to social distancing.
Besides Lee Canyon cabin rentals, the Mt. Charleston Lodge has room rentals with outdoor hot tubs. Cabins are in high demand during the winter. Lee Canyon Ski Area does not have cabin rentals.
Mt. Charleston Climate
The Mountain experiences the same 310+ sunny days a year that Las Vegas has, but it’s considerably cooler. In contrast, in July, Las Vegas’s average high temperature at Mc Carran International Airport is 104 degrees. At 7800 feet, Mt. Charleston Lodge averages a July high of 79 degrees!
Las Vegas (at the airport) has an average low temperature in February of 42 degrees, while the mountain’s average low is 20 degrees.
In contrast to the arid climate that most of Southern Nevada experiences, where the average rainfall in Las Vegas is 4 inches a year, Mt. Charleston Lodge has an average of 9 inches. The annual average snowfall at Mt. Charleston Lodge is 38 inches compared to Las Vegas, which has a 0-inch average.
Lee Canyon Ski Area
Mt. Charleston is the home of Lee Canyon Resort and Ski Area. You’ll find that the Lee Canyon Ski Area features fun for everyone. Visitors can choose between skiing and snowboarding, a tubing hill, and a large snow play area beside the hotel.
The summit’s elevation is 11,916 feet, with numerous double-diamond black runs connecting to various intermediate and beginner runs. Lee Canyon has snow-making capabilities on 35% of the trails.
Mt. Charleston, NV Homes For Sale
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