There is an estate for sale that is one of the highest priced listings in Tahoe history and this particular property not only makes history, but comes with history. 

With a listing price of $59 million, future owners can boast the 31 acres of picturesque Lake Tahoe backdrop as best remembered on the opening credits of the classic show, ‘Bonanza.’

"It's truly a one of a kind home on the Nevada side of the lake," said Lexi Cerretti, Realtor with Sierra Soethby's International Realty. 

If only the Cartwrights could see this place. It has 8 bedrooms, a movie theater, 9 fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen and wine room; just to name a couple of the home's features.

"The stone behind us was literally bought in from Montana, 400 tons of it," said Cerretti as she described what makes up the outskirts of the home. 

Built in 2004 by telecommunications executive, George Schmitt, the estate has something Bonanza characters would have been fond of.

"The meadow that runs right down to the lake is irrigated and an ideal place to raise horses," said Cerretti. On the property is a 15 horse barn and and even a caretaker's quarters. 

The lot was previously owned by South Lake Tahoe natives, the Bourne Family, who have owned many properties around Lake Tahoe. 

"They were from the Singer Sewing Machine family and the had Roundhill Pines Resort back in the 1930's," said Cerretti.

The Sierra Sunset Estate is being sold at a time when property sales on the shores of Lake Tahoe are seeing an increase in 2016 over the same time last year.

"Most all, 3 of the quarters are all climbing up," said Dan Spano, Managing Broker for Sierra Soethby's International Realty when speaking about what he’s seen in the lake front property market. 

Spano says that 80 percent of lake front buyers are from the Bay Area and the Nevada side of the lake is especially popular, mostly for tax reasons.  The Sierra Sunset Estate has had lots of interest, but no offers since being put on the market in March 2016.