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Northstar at Tahoe 3 BR, Central Location, on Ski-Back Trail

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Condominium - 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s) - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 6-8)

Come enjoy our centrally located family condo at Northstar resort. You and the kids can walk to the pool and recreation center without crossing any streets in 10 minutes on a trail in the forest. Ski back to the condo from the slopes. Relax on two decks with open space views of aspens and pines. Come in and warm up by the fireplace.

This condo is convenient in so many ways. Drive from the San Francisco Bay Area or Sacramento. Fly in and it's only 45 minutes from Reno airport. Once you get here, you're only 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe or historic Truckee. If you can stand giving up your ski back location, it's only 30 minutes to Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows or Diamond Peak at Incline Village.

But you probably won't want to leave. You'll be only 600 yards from the gondola, the village (including Starbucks!), or the heated outdoor pool and recreation center (access card included with your rental). You can walk or take the free shuttle bus. Soak in one of 3 spas, use the gym or one of 10 tennis courts. The kids will love the new play water features. Hike or mountain bike the local trails. A few minutes drive and you're at the equestrian center or the golf course.

After a full day of outdoors fun, you'll need some rest. The bottom floor of the condo has two bedrooms and a full bathroom. One has two twin beds; the other has a queen. The middle floor has the kitchen, dining area and living room with sleeper couch. The private top floor has the master bedroom with queen bed and it's own bathroom.

This is the perfect getaway for your family and friends. Check out our availability calendar and our web site. Contact us to make your reservation now.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Alex

My wife and I are veterinarians in Escondido, California near San Diego. We are both graduates of UC Davis Veterinary School. I got my undergraduate degree at Cornell University in New York state. We have two kids, one in grad school at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in Physics and one recently graduated from UCLA in Neuroscience and pursuing an acting career. I love skiing and tennis. We have two dogs, two horses and a cat. My wife loves to ride and show Quarter horses.

Alex purchased this condo in 2007

Why Alex chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

I grew up in Santa Clara County in the Bay Area and learned to ski at Tahoe when I was 4 or 5 years old. I have skied there almost every year of my life since. I have a timeshare in Park City, but when it came time to go full ownership, there was no question of where to go. Tahoe is more beautiful and of course has great nostalgic value for me.

What makes this condo unique

At first I bought this place as a ski property, but I returned to playing tennis a year later and then discovered the great tennis camps right at the rec center that goes with my property. I am a year around fan now.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Escrow closed on my dream Tahoe condo Friday, 5/11. Working feverishly to interview and find great housekeepers, get bids on new furnace, new hot water heater and fireplace gas log. Getting materials ready for internet listings and web site. Doing my best to get it in good shape for renters who want to share the dream.
May 2007
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

Northstar at Tahoe 3 BR, Central Location, on Ski-Back Trail
average rating of 4.8 based on 56 reviews
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We were here August 1-8. Beautiful weather, ranging

from warm to cool. Great hikes: rested at Sawmill Lake

and saw an eagle there! The condo was was a

wonderful refuge. Great to have a computer we could

do searches on. Very clean and comfortable all

around. A memorable visit we would like to repeat.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good Location for Northstar Wedding

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the condo while attending wedding festivities. It was clean and comfortable, in a nice setting with two decks. The shuttle stop taking us to the recreation center and the Village was close and convenient. The condo is on three levels, so the elderly or people with limited physical abilities might find it difficult. Alex is a good communicator and is committed to making sure his renters have an enjoyable stay. We did, thank you Alex.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks. We love the setting too. While there are many condos in the complex, the buildings are spread out and this condo is in a building of only 6 units each offset from the next and backing onto an Aspen Grove giving more privacy and quiet than you find in most condo complexes. Because of the design for snow, it is one staircase up to get in and with 3 levels, 2 more staircases inside so you are right about it not being suitable for those with physical limitations. In addition to the shuttle you used, it is only a 10 minute alternative to walk up to the rec center and the village. I'm glad you had a good stay.
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Weekend at Lake Tahoe

  • 5 of 5

This is a very first rate property in a great, convenient location (NorthStar Village, CA). It was clean, accessible and very comfortable with all the desired amenities.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks. Just to clarify we are not in the new Village proper but about a 10 minute walk from it.
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Excellent condo near Northstar

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the condo for a week during spring break for our grandkids. Our family of four adults and three kids was very comfortable and accomodating in this unit. The condo is well furnished and the kitchen had everything we needed to prepare our evening meals. We skiied, explored the Village and took a day trip to Yosemite. We highly recommend this condo! And Alex is great to work with and very responsive to questions and to provide needed information.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. The well equipped kitchen seems to be one of our favorite guest amenities. It's definitely a place to stay if you want to save on restaurant bills!
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Clean and very short shuttle ride to Northstar!

  • 5 of 5

I found the condo to be clean and very well equipped. My family of four stayed at the condo for a ski trip to Northstar. The shuttle is convenient, just a few feet away from the condo and a couple minute ride to Northstar.

If you're looking for convenient, close and reasonably priced place to stay at Northstar contact Alex as he is wonderful to work with.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Convenient access to the resort is one of the top reasons we bought this place.
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Clean and nice location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the condo for a ski long weekend. We had two families with four young kids. We cooked dinners in the condo. We found the kitchen well equipped with all the cooking stuff we needed, and it also had plenty of serving plates and utensils. The third bedroom had two twin beds, and one of them also had an additional pull-out bottom, so it can sleep three kids. The bathrooms were clean and organized. The shuttle is very convenient. The shuttle pickup location is just a few steps away. It takes you directly to the village in a matter of minutes. We managed to come back to the condo for some of the kids to nap during the day. We enjoyed our stay, and would definitely consider coming back. One note is that the condo has a lot of stairs. So you probably need to keep an eye on the very young kids.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. It's true there are 3 flights of stairs between the outside entrance stairs and two flights inside (3 floors). If you have elderly or otherwise infirm guest in your party we encourage you to reconsider, especially in winter when there is sometimes snow or ice on outside stairs. The top flight that goes from the common area to only the master bedroom has open risers so we caution those with small children. There are baby gates available. You tagged the review Pet Friendly and while the resort is certainly pet friendly, pets are not allowed at this rental property. Some guests with allergies rely on this.
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Other Activities: snowboarding, golf


Rates & Availability

Truckee Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Ski 2
Jan 16 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
President's Week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Ski 3
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Value 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

The reservation/security deposit is due along with half the rent at the time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Truckee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1330 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Ski-In
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , trundle
    Bedroom 4 - Living room
  • Private sleeping for 7. Non-sleeper couch in living room or folding futon pad can be used for up to medium size child or small adult. Porto-crib/play pen can be used for an infant.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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