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5 Star Luxury Executive Family Home - Northstar Big Springs-By Home Run Lift

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Playroom, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

This luxury home is located in the Exclusive Big Springs area of Northstar which is just down the "Home Run" ski-lift from the Ritz. It comes with free shuttle service to the Village and access to the Homeowner's Recreation Center. This home has an airy spacious feel with many windows and good sun. The house is very clean and is in excellent condition. The extra large covered hot-tub is fun for all after the daily adventure.

We spent an entire year living in this wonderful newer home in Northstar with our family of 6. It is the perfect mountain getaway, summer or winter. Come enjoy the woodsy setting and contemporary mountain decor. When there is enough snow, you can also ski the fire road back from the 'Home Run' trail to arrive back at the house. You can ski from the house to the Home Run lift which takes you the Ritz and mid-mountain when there is a good snow.

You can snow-shoe or hike up to the Ritz for lunch and a hot-chocolate or walk along the road. You are sure to enjoy this wonderful mountain home.

The playroom includes a kids play area and numerous games and toys. Extra kids skis and boots are in the garage to use freely.

LOCATION: Big Springs at Northstar

Size 4 Bedroom 4 Bath


Bedroom #1 King Suite with Bath

Bedroom #2 King Suite with bath

Bedroom #3 Queen

#4 2 bunk beds and 1 twin trundle, 1 extra twin mattress

There an extra twin mattress and a queen air bed that can be set up in the playroom which can handle some overflow. It has a door.

Guest pass to Northstar Rec Center

Keywords: Luxury, Home, Ski House, Northstar, Family Friendly

More Details

Deb Kennedy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 8, 2017

About Deb Kennedy

We built this lovely home in 2005 and enjoyed living in it permanently for a year with our four kids prior to returning to the Bay Area. Call me with any questions or inquiries: 925-915-1003.

Deb Kennedy purchased this house in 2005

Why Deb Kennedy chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

Newer and higher-end home near lifts. Can walk down to the village and on a good snow day, ski down to homerun lift. Northstar is a destination resort for all seasons with snow sports in the winter and great hiking and Mt. biking the rest of the year.

What makes this house unique

This is a family home and has great play areas for the kids, as well as toys and games for the entire family.


Car: not necessary

Walk up to the Ritz for a hot chocolate or for a spa day.


Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In
  • Village ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Full baths with showers.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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5 Star Luxury Executive Family Home - Northstar Big Springs-By Home Run Lift
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful, spacious house. Perfect for two families

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house with plenty of space for two families or more. The house was well equipped and had everything we needed. Instructions for TV and hot tub etc were thorough. Shuttle service was easy and right at the bottom of the driveway. It was really nice to have the two-car garage too, since we were there during a big snow storm.

Debbie was kind and accommodating and easy to work with. I'd stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, quite cold

  • 4 of 5

This was a lovely house, with a ton of space for our whole group. But the house rules require the thermostat to be set to 55 at check-out, which means that that's the temperature when we checked in. And it takes a long time to heat up a house this large--it didn't feel totally warm until the following morning (one bedroom in particular--the one w/ the bunk beds--was pretty cold during our whole stay).

The house was well-stocked and felt comfortable. But it was difficult to reach Deb, particularly during the actual booking process, and then, she wasn't very responsive once we checked in. But we still had a good time and enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. The Housekeeper increased the heat to 65 degrees on both the upstairs and downstairs themostat. Sorry about the lack of responsiveness, we were on vacation at the time.
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Aptos, Ca


  • 4 of 5

We have been coming to Northstar for over 5 yrs now with a large group. This was by far the best. It was comfortable,open, but also cozy. We have quite a few kids with us and they also loved it.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, convenient home for large family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here - my extended family stayed (12+) and it had enough room for everyone. Kitchen was extremely well stocked with essentials like spices and appliances were great (including double oven - so helpful!). Nice common areas, plus extra space for kids to be by themselves which made everyone happier. Owner very easy to deal with and left impeccable directions. Hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of our best family vacations!

  • 5 of 5

We visited from the east coast and our biggest priorities were location and plenty of space for our large family. This luxury cabin met our needs and exceeded our expectations. Ski shuttle picked us up right outside our door, we walked up to the Ritz for Happy Hour and hot cocoa, the bonus room over the garage was perfect for the kids, and we enjoyed movies and games in the huge great room with cozy fires every night. Also walked to Northstar Village for dinners and ice skating. Didn't get in the car all week! Didn't want to leave, will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Perfect Home for Family Ski Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Have spent a few weekends at this home during the winter. With (or without) snow, the home has been ideal. Great location, comfortable, cozy and spacious. Kids love the bunk beds! Easy access to Northstar Village - a nice walk to join apres ski activities or grab the shuttle (front door service) to the slopes (less than 5 min away). Highly recommend home for adult or family get-away week/weekend!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.