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3BR Gem. Bright. Fresh. Panoramic View. Hike Out Back. 5 min to Vill

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'Not your ordinary rental'

Enjoy the fireplace while kids play in the snow right outside the door.

Chill on the deck and enjoy the tranquil, expansive landscape. OR

Take free 5 min shuttle to the Village

GREAT HOUSE BRIGHT, FRESH

OUR SUN-FILLED, 2-story home is fresh and clean... comfortably furnished, with antiques, art and charm. Located on Basque Drive, one of the most beautiful streets in Northstar, which backs up to the valley and Golf Course.

CONVENIENT: 1 minute drive children's Minor's Camp and day care; 5 minute drive to the Village/tennis/rec room.

DOWNSTAIRS:

--fully equipped kitchen w/separate breakfast room,

--half bathroom, and

--'great room' dining area and living room, huge picture windows and a river rock wood burning fireplace. (Tea, spices, condiments are FREE!)

--ROKU for your TV watching pleasure

UPSTAIRS: 3 bright and roomy bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 3 sinks, 2 showers/tubs

-Master suite has queen bed and Ralph Lauren/Company Store 100% cotton linens. Lounge in bed and enjoy the expansive view.

-2nd guest room has queen size bed, and view.

-Third bedroom has two single beds with plenty of room for air mattress.

-The guest bathroom has a double sink, and separate 'room' w/ toilet. Lots of privacy and room to get ready to hit the slopes.

FREE SHUTTLE to stops right in front (call and ask for a special pick up). Walk to world famous golf course

PLUS: all the owner's benefits at Northstar Rec Center: 10 tennis courts, two swimming pools, huge Jacuzzis, rec room, etc. etc. Teens hang in the game room.

For a change of pace, pick up the binoculars and grab a chair on the back deck. With Martis Valley as your own private back yard, there are lots of birds and other creatures to spot.

Ready for an excursion? It's a quick 15 minute drive to Truckee for shopping and dining, or 15 minutes to Lake Tahoe. In the house you will find a binder of all the interesting shops, restaurants, hiking trails, and interesting activities to do.

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Wireless internet!

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FREE door to door shuttle bus to village and rec center. See link below for more pix.

Keywords: House, 3 bedroom, home, clean, panoramic view. convenient, valley, flat yard to play, Martis Valley

More Details

Owner
Andy
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

Why Andy chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We fell in love with the view! and the ability to play right outside the back door: build snowmen, hike or cross country ski. You feel like you have acres of preserved park land that's all yours.

What makes this house unique

Only a few steps up to the house. No long staircase to climb... especially in ski boots!

Amenities

Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Signed rental agreement required
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs bathroom - toilet , Just off the living area, convenient
    Guest bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sink, and toilet in a separated closed door area.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest Room 1 - 1 queen , Bright and spacious with panoramic view
    Master - 1 queen , Master with private bath and panoramic views
    Guest room 2 - 2 twin/ single , spacious and beautiful light
  • All bedrooms are spacious, bright, and on the same floor. Great for families. Designer, 100% cotton linens. Charming 100% cotton quilts from The Company Store.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
-FREE Shuttle bus to slopes 5 min) Order personal pick up: Stops in front of house. -WIFI free. -Toys, gigantic teddy bear, games for kids -2 sets snow shoes. - sleds for kids

Reviews

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3BR Gem. Bright. Fresh. Panoramic View. Hike Out Back. 5 min to Vill
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Breathtaking Views Over MLK Weekend in the Snow

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at your oh-so-thoroughly well-appointed home! We felt very well-taken-care-of by all the homey details: the kitchen so completely stocked with all the equipment we might have needed and just the general coziness of the home.

We spent many enjoyable hours looking out over the beautiful expanse of snow and pine trees from the large windows at the back of the house. One morning we saw a coyote! and we were treated to several rainbows. :-)

By far the most comfortable place we have stayed in while skiing—we'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Patty! We are delighted you enjoyed our home. Come again soon, you were awesome guests. Andi
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SF Bay Area
5

Loved staying here.

  • 5 of 5

This was the most comfortable I've ever been in a vacation rental house. The owner seems to have thought of everything in creating a welcoming place to stay. It's a very appealing and comfortable house, with many artistic touches, as well as thoughtful additions such as good magazines, books, an outstandingly equipped kitchen, wireless internet, a good tv.

The bedrooms were very comfortable with beautiful linens, plenty of privacy with the two full bathrooms upstairs, and additional bathroom on the first level. We enjoyed cooking, relaxing on the deck over cocktails, sitting at the dining table surrounded by windows looking out on the views of nature. Terrific walking trails right out the door. Well located - short easy drives to Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake, as well as Truckee and shopping. We enjoyed the autumn weather and views, and see why this is a place to enjoy year round.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Awesome home. Close to Village, but private and lovely

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about this place. It's really a lovely home, not a typical rental. Warm, comfortable, decorated with taste, great kitchen, and what a view. It was perfect for our family... fresh, 3 spacious bedrooms, clean. We will be back this winter. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

Even better than "advertised"

  • 5 of 5

Had a perfect fall weekend in this lovely house. The property is as described - lots of light, very fresh with a terrific, relaxing view of the valley. The house feels loved and welcoming - there are some rentals that feel tired, and this is NOT one of those. The downstairs is great for entertaining, cooking, hanging out and talking - open floor plan with a kitchen, dining area and living room all around the fireplace. The 3 bedrooms are upstairs, and carefully laid out for privacy. The owner has added many thoughtful and fun touches, whether in the kids' room with a big stuffed bear or in the kitchen with more condiments & pots than I have in my home kitchen. The outside deck was perfect for cocktails on a warm-to-cooling fall night - quiet view of the valley, bright yellow aspens rustling nearby. I imagine this house is great anytime of year, and would absolutely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Menlo Park, CA
5

Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

My quasi-wife and I had a very comfortable, relaxing, long August weekend in this cabin. It's very comfortable, and is well-equipped. With an unobstructed view to the meadow, we felt it had the best views in the development, and most rooms showcased it with ample windows. It's not too big for one couple, just right for two couples, and probably fine for three couples, especially if the third couple prefers sleeping in separate beds :-).

We acclimated by hiking the trails around the cabin, and hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail the next day. Another day, we drove down to Lake Tahoe. But most of the time, we just lazed around the cabin in the comfy chairs and out on the deck. A free shuttle was just a phone call away which would have taken us to the rec center with jacuzzi had we wished (or gym, or ski area).

We cooked on the barbecue every night and found all the cooking and eating implements we needed.

I thought the mosquitoes would be bad (late July/early August) since it was a late season this year, but they were almost absent. I did get a few bites after sitting out on the desk after dusk, but had I been wearing pants and socks, I probably wouldn't have noticed.

We're definitely planning to return every year!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Perfect house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Andrea's house is excellent. It's not in the middle of nowhere as we expected based on the photos, it's actualy right near the village of Northstar. Perfect. And has access to a field through the backyard for skiing or (in my case) snowshoeing with 2 little girls in a sled behind me. Perfect for a family. I had my parents with me along with my daughters and my sister and there was room for all of us! Can't say enough about Andrea. Great hostess, even if remote. We will definitely consider this one again. Thanks for the great memories!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dean, for your kind review! I'm glad you enjoyed the location--the beauty of the Valley out the back door, and the convenience to the Village and slopes. You and your family were wonderful guests and we would love to have you back. Thanks for the feedback.... I will post some pictures of the house in the context of the neighborhood. Best, Andrea
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno
Nearest Golf
Northstar
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Truckee
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
80 and 267
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many
Nearest Ski
Northstar
Car: recommended

Cross country ski or snow shoe right out back door. Bird and creature watching.

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Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$345
 
 
Veteran's Day
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$310
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Ski season/non-holiday
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
$495
 
 
Ski Season/non-holiday
Jan 8 2018 - Jan 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
MLK
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Pres Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
$445
 
 
Ski/Non holiday
Feb 26 2018 - Mar 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Easter
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$410
 
 
Ski/non holiday
Apr 3 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
July 4 (3 nights)
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Labor Day 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$345
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $180
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

10% off for 7 night stays. Standard rate applies to non-ski season and not on holidays. Please email if you want to request a different number of days. Fabulous, panoramic view! Well equipped kitchen. Large bright bedrooms. Sorry, no dogs, smoking, extra guests. Thanks!

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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