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Ski in / Ski Out Condo Near Village & Gondola

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Enjoy the convenience of being near the slopes in this beautifully remodeled one bedroom condo near the gondola and the new Village at Northstar. From the deck just off the kitchen/living room area, you can see the gondola go by through a filtered view of tall pine trees. With your stay, you will have access to the Rec Center which has a full workout gym, outdoor heated lap pool open year-round, and three large hot tub spas. No smoking & no pets in this condo.

This condo includes a new kitchen with beautiful Douglas fir cabinets, granite countertops, and an eat-in bar between the open kitchen and living area. There is a cozy fireplace and side deck just off the living room/kitchen area with a gas barbecue. This condo includes two HDTV’s with DVD players, Netflix for guests, free DVD movies, and a Wii game console for two. In addition to the queen size bed in the bedroom, there is a new queen plus size comfort sleeper pullout couch in the living room and two individual sleeping pads great for kids. The ski run is about 200 feet from this condo.

Keywords: Condo, Ski Trails, One bedroom, Remodeled, Luxury, Stone fireplace

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About The Owner

Scott and Kathie are from Sonoma County and have been coming to Northstar for decades. Scott is a firefighter/paramedic with the San Francisco Fire Department and Kathie has been an RN for years mostly working in Emergency Medicine. Kathie has skied Northstar since her teenage years. Scott and Kathie’s girls have been skiing Northstar beginning at about age 3 with the oldest now age 23. We have stayed in the ski trails condos over the years and finally decided to purchase one of our own. We hope you enjoy Northstar as much as we do and enjoy our home away from home.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2008

Why The Owner chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We have enjoyed Northstar for years. When deciding to purchase a vacation property, we decided this was the place where we wanted to spend most of our time. Northstar offers so much for families of all ages and has always been a wonderful family oriented resort. Our girls have grown up learning to ski and board at Northstar and this is still their favorite resort.

What makes this condo unique

This ski in/ski out condo is a short walk to the village nestled within the quiet of pine trees yet with easy access to all of the amenities. Once you stay in Ski Trails, you will not want to stay anywhere else at Northstar. Access to the Recreation Center with pools, hot tubs, tennis courts, gym, saunas, arcade, and everything you need for the whole family, is an added bonus!


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Ski in / Ski Out Condo Near Village & Gondola
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews

Lovely & comfortable condo

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed at this condo for our ski trip last week. The condo was clean, nicely updated, and so comfortable. It had everything we need and more, which made us feel right at home. We liked how everything was laid out and organized - which we can put away all our gears with ease. We are family of four and felt very comfortable staying! The location was great. Just a few steps from the slopes and close to the village. We also appreciated the lovely Christmas decorations. We've stayed at various condos at Northstar but this one was my favorite!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hated It -

  • 1 of 5

One of the worst experiences we've ever had. Apparently the unit has no air conditioning. Or if it does, it doesn't work. It was 82 outside and 88 inside all day long ( and into the night). Miserable, nasty and hot! I set the thermostat as low as it would go but it only blew warm air

Also the bottom bath tub/shower is much higher than the floor in the bathroom. We are both over 65 and there was no grab bar. Neither of us could get out of the tub/shower without the other person standing there (and helping us out). Rather scary if you are not young and nimble. I was afraid to grab the towel bar as it seemed to be only loosely attached to the wall. The table outside on the deck was broken and unusable, so we couldn't even sit comfortably on the deck. We had great difficulty getting either TV to work, eventually calling for help to get instructions as to how to operate the rather complicated controls. We will never go back. Originally we had booked another unit that had a King sized bed. The manager requested that we switch since we were only staying for 2 nights and she had the chance to ret the king unit for a month. She did not offer any inducement to switch, which seemed unfair as switching was to her advantage but not to ours.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I manage the vacation rentals for this beautifully decorated condo and was SO surprised to read this guest's review on the condo. Please allow me to address the items of contention. There is no A/C in the Ski Trails units or any condos at Northstar (that I know of) except for the new Village condos. I live in Tahoe and no one I know here has A/C, not even my friend who owns his own HVAC company. The temperature during this guest’s stay was in the 80s during the day but was down to low 40s at night, so his claim it was 88 at night is rather far-fetched. I did not advertise it on the listing nor tell him the condo had A/C. The tub is an inch or two above standard without any previous complaints. Unless the bathrooms have been fully remodeled, all of these unit’s bathtubs are slightly elevated. The guest also called me because he was having trouble turning on the cable box, and I walked him through it over the phone. The guest requested another condo but a previous inquiry had already been placed for that unit with a king bed, so I offered him this condo and explained it had a queen bed. I only manage updated and remodeled condos in Ski Trails and the Village so they are all comparable residences. The reservation was made in April for an August arrival, so with all due respect to this guest, he had plenty of time to find another option. I went by the condo before this guest arrived to make sure the condo was in order and to leave a note regarding the outside table which had a broken slat on top but was still usable. He arrived early and I told him I would text him when the condo was ready. I apologized for any inconvenience about the table as we were just waiting on a replacement....I have lots of extra items for our condos at Lake Tahoe Mountain Vacations; although an outdoor table was not an item I had on hand. The owner of this condo promptly replaced the table just after this guest left as the damage had just occurred prior to his arrival. The family who owns this condo is constantly upgrading it and putting in nice fixtures and furnishings. If you see the other reviews, they are all 5 stars. This condo has brand new carpeting, tile, barstools, kitchen and outdoor tables, amongst other upgrades like 2 TVs and a Comfort Sleep pullout couch. The owners of this condo make sure it is adequately updated and comfortable for guests. Lake Tahoe Mountain Vacations is proud to have this condo among its portfolio to provide lodging for our Northstar guests.
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Clean, updated, great location, and so comfortable

  • 5 of 5

I can't believe it's been 5 months since we stayed here but I just had to write a positive review for this condo and the owner. This place is so clean and updated, especially for the Ski Trails condos, which can sometimes be old and in need of updates. This one shows lots of renovations and updates, and was so clean that I didn't feel like I had to sanitize anything when we arrived. The location is great for skiing, which is why we were there, because it's a few steps from the Village Express run which gets you directly down to the village and the gondola. It is also really easy walking access to the ski school, so dropping off the kids in the morning doesn't mean getting up at the crack of dawn. The unit is also really comfortable. The beds were great, even the sofa bed pull out in the living room. We noticed how comfortable it was - just like sleeping on an actual bed - that we looked at the brand name of it. It's American Leather, and for those of you who know, it's a top of the line sleeper sofa that runs in the thousands of dollars. After sleeping on it, we decided we want one in our own home for guests. And I also have to mention that there is a lot of storage space here. The bench in the hallway is where we put all of our ski gear and some luggage, so the rest of the unit was free of our clutter and stuff. The owner/manager (it's been so long that I forget her name) is also so flexible and accommodating. We had to contact her a couple of times and she was very responsive. We forgot to return the rec card when we checked out, and she was very laid back about it and let us return it at the end of the day. I like dealing with people who are accommodating and flexible towards guests. We definitely plan on staying here again. I hope it's available, since after reading this review more people may want to book it.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I manage this condo for the owners who have paid great attention to detail so our guests can be comfortable and relaxed during their stay. And I agree, the sleeper sofa is just like sleeping on a very nice mattress, it is called Comfort Sleep. Hope to have you back soon, Beth
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Anniversary Trip

  • 5 of 5

This condo was amazing! It had everything we needed, the bed was super comfy, kitchen stocked with appliances, clean, and access to the gym was perfect! Hopefully I will travel to Tahoe again in the future and would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Cozy, charming and clean

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed here this weekend, and it was exactly as described. Everything was very easy, and the condo was cozy and clean. My 10-year-old loved the location, and so did I ... it was close to the Village and a stone's throw from the ski trails. We loved that it was also not RIGHT on the ski trail, as the snow cats are noisy at night and we didn't hear them at all. Perfect for a little getaway with your kid(s) and/or partner. We'll definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sonoma County

Northstar Ski In and Ski Out condo

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been enjoying this condo for the last four years!

It is the most comfortable, clean and updated condo I believe in the whole association. The condo carries all the amenities as if you were home away from home. The kitchen is completely updated and has everything you can think of even a coffee maker with complimentary starbucks coffee, tea and coco. The eating area has a full dining table with a bar and two stools room enough to enjoy a holiday meal. A beautifully appointed gas fire place with a majestic mantel in the living room. This condo can accommodate two couples as the living space has a beautiful comfy couch and rocking chair The couch also folds out into a super comfy bed. There is a 45" flat screen TV in the living room and bedroom with complete cable. The bedroom has a comfy queen bed with a working desk and even WI FI if you have to work or play.

The location of the condo is right above the Village at North Star. You don't even realize how close you are because it is so quiet. You have an easy walk down to the Village for shopping and dining. The Gondola is also at the Village. You can even ski in and ski out, so when you are tired you can take a rest and ski right to the condo and have lunch!!! You don't even have to use your car as you can just park for the entire stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Access to the NPOA Recreation Center (with a $2 fee per day per person) with 3 pools (one is a heated lap pool open year-round), 3 large hot tub spas, sauna, full workout gym, and arcade room with pool table and games. The nearby Village has shopping & dining and a movie theater, as well as candle making and paint your own pottery places. There is also a skating rink, open year round for ice skating or roller skating, depending on the season. On the mountain at Northstar, there is skiing, snowboarding, tubing, mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding. Northstar is a family friendly resort with lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy.


Rates & Availability

Truckee Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Regular Ski Season:non-holiday
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Presidents week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Regular Ski Season:non-holiday
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Ski Season
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Off Season: Spring
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer: non-holiday
May 26 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Tough Mudder
Jun 9 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Tahoe Trail Bike Race
Jul 14 2017 - Jul 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Off Season: Fall
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Truckee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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