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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,330 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Alex
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 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

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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Amenities

Truckee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1330 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Ski-In
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Northstar at Tahoe 3 BR, Central Location, on Ski-Back Trail
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 64 reviews
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5

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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Daly City, CA
5

Well stocked and convenient condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. Location is very convenient, and the house is well stocked and very comfortable. There are 3 twin size beds in the "kids" room, and an additional sleeping pad. It suits our party of two families really well.

The owner is very responsive and helpful. We had a wonderful spring break vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5

Spacious condo held 3 couples very well. Comfortable common area great for meals and socializing. Easy walk to Northstar Village. Stairs lead up to a three story condo, so could be challenging for those who don't like stairs. We enjoyed our stay, and I would come back to the same place again.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked the place. You are right about the stairs. On the plus side, they make it so that in heavy snow years like this one, your first floor windows still get light and those first floor rooms don't feel like dungeons!
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Oakland
5

Cozy, comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This is an adorable home, well stocked with the things that you need. The common area was comfortable for hanging out and socializing and it is just 3 minutes from the village by car, making it easy to drop off the skiing members of my family for their daily adventures. I highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Many guests have commented the kitchen is well equipped for food prep. We also enjoy hanging out in the living area with friends and family.
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5

Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo - plenty of space for our family of 5 and easy access to NorthStar Village.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. Easy access was our main reason for purchasing in this location.
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Nice and Convenient...

  • 5 of 5

A very nice and convenient place for our family ski trip in Lake Tahoe. A few points I would like to mention

- Alex is very responsive. Whenever I called or texted him, I would get his reponse shortly and all issues were resolved promptly.

- We like the kitchen and entertainment area very much. Very convenience for us, we cooked breakfast and dinner everyday, enjoyed the fireplace and nice view of snow outside.

- A short distance to the village.

- If I have to mention something needs improvement, here is one: I cannot find chopsticks... Anyway, lots of utensiles, we just used folks/spoons...

I stronly recommend and will certainly visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. I'm sorry about the chopstick deficiency! That is a new request I shall have to consider.
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Map

Other Activities: snowboarding, golf

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Rates & Availability

Truckee Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Value 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$465
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
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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