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Lovely Big Springs at Northstar Home

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This luxury home is located in the exclusive Big Springs area of Northstar and 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. We keep the house very clean and in excellent condition.

There is a queen bedroom suite with a full bath on the main floor, upstairs there is a master bedroom with a king bed, a queen bedroom and a 4th bedroom with four bunk beds. Near these two bedrooms there is a full bathroom, a family room with sofa, and a laundry room.

All of the beds in the house have organic wool mattress covers, 100% cotton sheets, fluffy down comforters, and soft down pillows.

The kitchen is open to the large living room with a river rock fireplace, lots of windows, a game cabinet, and a flat screen TV with Bose surround sound, also encased in a cabinet that has doors that close so you can choose to see the TV or not. There is a large deck off of the living room with lounge chairs and a 3 burner propane BBQ.

The kitchen is also open to a large dining room that seats 10 people comfortably.

The kitchen features high end cookware including: 3 stainless steel fry pans, 3 cast iron fry pans, stainless steel pots, stainless steel mixing bowls, 2 stainless steel XL roasting pans (one with a stainless steel roasting rack), a large Emile Henry dutch oven/stewpot, and many ceramic serving platters and bowls. The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, a giant single bowl sink, and a professional gas Wolf range.

There are 2 air purifiers in the home: one in the master bedroom and one in the living room.

The home features a stunning collection of hand stitched quilts of several different genres. If you are a quilter, you will be in heaven!

In the 2 car garage, there are extra dining chairs and a high chair. You are welcome to pull your cars in and use the garage. Between the garage and the house there is a large mudroom with many coat hooks, abundant shelving for shoes, and a bench.

In the family room there are several baskets of wooden blocks, a large basket of wooden train set pieces, and several Waldorf (Rudolf Steiner) style silks and felted dolls for younger children. All the games in the game cabinet are in good working order with all pieces accounted for.

The house is located on a quiet and private cul-de-sac with open space behind the home. The backyard is level and feels very private.

The Homeowner’s recreation center features several outdoor hot tubs, a large main pool, a children’s pool, a adult lap pool, a gym, game room, and massage therapy is available. There is a very popular tennis center and a gorgeous 18 hole golf course that meanders through Martis Valley and the Mountain. Additionally, Northstar has an extensive set of hiking trails and world class mountain biking.

The shuttle service is one of the best things about staying at Northstar. It is safe, easy, convenient and free. Just call the automated number, enter where you are and it comes within minutes. Older children can easily ride it by themselves. It is very popular and well used among homeowners and guests alike.

The Northstar Resort is a full service area with a new base village that includes a rink (roller skating in the summer, ice skating in the winter), shops and restaurants. (Rental skates are available for a nominal fee). The Northstar resort is very family friendly.

We are only 10 minutes to King's Beach on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Here you will find beaches, playgrounds, restaurants and shopping. Going the other direction we are 10 minutes from Historic Truckee with great restaurants and shopping. For you dealers in chance, casinos are only 20 minutes away at Incline Village on the Lake.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2642 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Jetted Tub in master bath, Pool (at rec center), No Smoking & Sorry, No Pets...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    NO landline, please bring cell phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    No beach towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    At the Recreation Center...moreless

  • Jetted Tub


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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning Fee $195
  • Taxes Not included


The weekly fee is discounted 7 nights for the price of 6 nights.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
In the Village at Northstar
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
In the Village at Northstar
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kings Beach

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Hello and welcome! We are a very happily married couple with 3 wonderful children. We live in Mill Valley, CA. We have owned the home for 14 years and have many happy memories playing with our children, skiing and hiking together, and spending time with family and friends. Every time we drive up we aim to leave the house a little better than it was when we arrived. We invite you to stay in our lovely home and enjoy it as if it is yours.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

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  • Fall at Northstar

    Fall at Northstar

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Queen Bedroom

    Upstairs Queen Bedroom

  • Upstairs family room

    Upstairs family room

  • Downstairs Bath

    Downstairs Bath

  • East Shore of Lake Tahoe

    East Shore of Lake Tahoe

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Upstairs Bunk room

    Upstairs Bunk room

  • Downstairs Queen Bedroom

    Downstairs Queen Bedroom

  • Back deck and yard

    Back deck and yard

VRBO #82721

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

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