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Galena Forest Estates is a gorgeous neighborhood nestled at the bottom of Mount Rose, surrounded by magnificent, tall pine trees. This heavily wooded area at the foot of a scenic mountain range is the ideal home for anyone who is most at-peace when surrounded by nature.
Galena Forest Estates, located in southwestern Reno, was first designed back in the 80s. Continuously growing, the neighborhood has held the position of one of the most popular alpine communities since its inception.
The incredible luxury homes of Galena Forest Estates range in size from 2,898-6,805 square feet. The median sales price for these beautiful alpine homes is approximately $967,500. The cost of these homes includes the stunning mountain views as well as the ever-present scent of fresh pine trees.
Galena Forest Estates, Reno, Amenities
To live in Galena Forest Estates is to live in the heart of nature itself. Along with the acres of beautiful trees, the residents of this spectacular neighborhood are also privy to several parks and trails. Some of these areas include Galena Creek Recreation Area, Galena Creek Regional Park, Brown’s Creek Trailhead, and of course, Mount Rose itself. Mount Rose is a 10,000 + foot-peak and consists of a 10.7 mile loop. The trail takes hikers past beautiful waterfalls and lakeside views.
The proximity to the Mount Rose Highway allows residents of Galena Forest Estates easy access to all the basic necessities and amenities. Grocery stores, banks, and medical facilities are all within a 10 minute drive from the neighborhood.
New Washoe City is located just 15 miles southeast of Galena Forest Estates. This quaint and quiet city doesn’t provide much in the way of nightlife and entertainment, however it is home to one of the most beautiful lakes in Nevada; Lake Washoe. Tourists to the city often indulge in the many fantastic attractions that the lake has to offer, including boating, fishing, canoeing, swimming, and more.
The thriving and exciting downtown core of Reno, famous for its nightlife, unique shops and boutiques, and locally run and operated dining establishments, is located a meer 19 miles from Galena Forest Estates. This exciting section of Reno provides its visitors with all the amenities of a big city, while keeping its small-town charm.
One of the most popular destinations in all of Nevada is Lake Tahoe. This spectacular body of water offers locals and visitors alike with a plethora of fantastic outdoor activities, year-round. Whether it’s swimming, boating, or fishing in the summer or snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and hiking in the winter, Lake Tahoe provides endless opportunities for fun and adventure and is located just 19 miles southwest of Galena Forest Estates.
Galena Forest Estates, Reno, School Information
Galena Forest Estates is managed and operated by the Washoe County School District. Serving over 64,000 students in the Reno-Sparks area, WCSD is the second largest school district in Nevada.
Hunsberger Elementary School is home to the Huskies and is one of the top-rated elementary schools in Reno and consists of over 750 students ranging from pre-kindergarten to the 6th grade.
Edward L. Pine Middle School is approximately 20 minutes northeast of the Galena Forest community. This above-average middle school is home to approximately 1,010 students in the 6th to 8th grades.
Galena High School is located about 5.8 miles northeast of Galena Forest Estates. Galena High is a top-ranking secondary school and houses approximately 1,510 students in the 9th to the 12th grades.