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Luxury Home Ski-in Ski-Outadjacent to Gondola Loading

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Last updated: 07/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Highlands gondola serves the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel and mid-mountain The entrance is about 50 yards from our home. You can take it free to the hotel and the hotel restaurants and amenities or use it to access the whole mountain with a lift ticket. The gondola is not really private but it seems that way because we never see a lift line.

This 4000 plus square foot luxury home is wonderful for large families or multi-family groups, reunions and retreats. Sleeps large groups. Unsurpassed access to skiing and village.


We are offering Owner-booked reservations at exceptional rates.

Upper level enclosed bedroom - 4 bunk beds + sleeper loveseat
Main level MBR - Queen
Lower No. BR - 2 bunk beds + double with attached bath
Lower So. BR - Queen
Lower Level Rec Room - Sleeper sofa + futon + available Aerobed upon request.

Main level has spacious living room with gas fireplace and soaring wood ceilings. Seating includes sofa, love seat and easy chair. Enjoy expansive views of mountains, forested back yard and 'Home Run' ski run. View High Definition Flat Screen Satellite TV with DVR, DirecTV with HBO. 2nd TV IN REC ROOM with DirecTv and connections for your game player.

Feast in Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, professional Dynasty gas stove, double oven, warming oven and Miele dishwasher. Coffee maker, blender, mixer, crock pot and rice cooker provided. Breakfast bar has seating for two and dining room table has seating for eight. Master bedroom with queen bed has marble bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Large stone deck has built-in natural gas BBQ and overlooks forested yard and ski run. Seating for 10.

Lower level has two bedrooms (one with a queen bed and one with a double and twin bunk beds - sleeps 4), two baths and a private four person sauna. The lower recreation room has gas fireplace, sleeper sofa and futon and opens onto the back lower deck. Inflatable air bed adds additional sleeping.

Includes recreation center access. Recreation center has swimming pool, hot tubs, pool tables, video games, sauna, exercise room. Note - The rec center is in the process of implementing a $2.00 per guest daily use fee for all Northstar properties.

Easy walking distance to village and rec center or call for a free shuttle to rec center and Northstar Village with bars, restaurants, shopping and gondola ski access. Truckee Trolley runs from Village to Truckee and from Truckee to Kings Beach.

No Smoking or Pets, please.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom, Lower South Bedroom, Double Beds (1) in lower bedroom with 2 bunk beds., Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One sofa bed in rec room lower level. Added air bed in rec room available for large groups., Bunk Beds (1) Two bunk beds on upper level. One bunk bed on lower level in second master with double bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Good cell phone coverage for ATT, Sprint and Verizon. No reports on others. UNLIMITED High Speed Internet with Wireless Hot Spot, 2 Fireplaces, Phones and clock radios in each bedroom, DVD/CD Player, Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Gas Grill (BBQ).. Northstar Village has restaurants, shops and sports bar. Free shuttle to village....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTv satelite service with HD and DVR. In rec room DirecTv, DVD plus inputs for your video game. Free HBO....moreless

  • Television:

    2 televisions with DirecTv service....moreless

  • VCR


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Wooded yard with mountain view over the ski run....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Located on Home Run ski run. Ski in depends on Home Run being open....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    New Highlands gondola with free access to Ritz-Carlton hotel and access to mid mountain. Access with ski equipment requires lift ticket....moreless

  • Village:

    Easy walk to Northstar Village or free shuttle ride....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Broadband Access:

    Cable Modem provides wired connections throughout the home plus free WIFI....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2) Dryer in unit and in garage....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Community fitness center $2/person per day...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    cable internet with free WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    off street parking is limited. Ask if you have more than 4 vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    On street parking not permitted....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephones in bedrooms as well as LR, office, kitchen and rec rooms....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer is in unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Premium dishwasher ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with pro-style range, warming drawer, Kitchenaide mixer, coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Upper and lower decks. Upper deck is slate located off dining area and has BBQ and two tables with seating for 10....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on upper deck off kitchen and dining room....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool in rec center for swimming, laps....moreless

  • Sauna:

    Private sauna in home plus shared sauna in rec center....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    3 hot tubs in rec center....moreless

  • Jetted Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 16 - Aug 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$650 $750
Fri, Sat
Christmas Week
Dec 18 - Dec 25, 2015
7 night min stay
New Year's Week
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay
President's Week
Feb 12 - Feb 19, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$950 $1,300
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $350 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


Christmas Week rate: $2000.00 per night

New Year's Week rate: $2400.00 per night

President's Week rate: $2000.00 per night

No refunds on cancellation. Partial refunds if property is re-rented. Contact owner for details.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/03/2015
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Car: Not Necessary

Glider rides in summer. Visit Truckee and beautiful Lake Tahoe for marvellous restaurants


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  • Our Winter Scene

    Our Winter Scene

  • Living Room Overlooks Home Run Ski Run

    Living Room Overlooks Home Run Ski Run

  • Lower North BR with double, 2 bunks and private bath

    Lower North BR with double, 2 bunks and private bath

  • South downstairs bedroom with queen bed and patio access.

    South downstairs bedroom with queen bed and patio access.

  • Norths downstairs bedroom with double and bunk beds and attached bath.

    Norths downstairs bedroom with double and bunk beds and attached bath.

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Gourmet Kitchen with Breakfast Bar

    Gourmet Kitchen with Breakfast Bar

  • Enclosed Loft BR 4 bunks plus sleeper loveseat (not shown)

    Enclosed Loft BR 4 bunks plus sleeper loveseat (not shown)

  • Lower rec room with sleeper soft, gas fireplace and TV

    Lower rec room with sleeper soft, gas fireplace and TV

  • Master bedroom with forest and ski run vies.

    Master bedroom with forest and ski run vies.

  • Living room viewed from balcony

    Living room viewed from balcony

  • Dining room. Patio and grill are to the right.

    Dining room. Patio and grill are to the right.

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Luxury Home Ski-in Ski-OutAdjacent to Gondola Loading

Northstar #55230

4 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 18

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