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Beautiful, Sunny Home in Great Location All Amenities Included

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

WEEKLY RATE: 7 nights for the price of 6

There is nothing better than relaxing on a summer evening with a cool drink on the deck.

This 2100 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home features a master suite with king bed on the main floor with its own bathroom and walk-in closet. Two more bedrooms downstairs; The Pine Cone Room, with a queen bed, and The Bunk Room, with a bunk bed and a trundle bed.

In addition, one of the sofas in the living room pulls out to become a queen bed if you need extra sleeping space.

The spacious deck has a dining table with shade umbrella and seating for six, as well as a gas barbeque.

There is a two car attached garage, and the driveway can accommodate another three or four cars, depending on size. After you park there is no need to drive. You can call the shuttle to pick you up and take you to the Northstar Village or recreation center. Or, a 15 minute walk up the trail, and you are there.

The office/media room above the garage has a 55' flat screen HDTV with Blu-Ray DVD, streaming Netflix movies, and cable.

The living room has a 47' flat screen HDTV, Blu-Ray DVD, streaming Netflix movies, cable TV, and satellite TV with DVR.

The Master Bedroom has a 27' flat screen HDTV with cable.

The Pine Cone Room has a 27' flat screen HDTV with cable.

There is Wireless Internet available throughout the house.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a built-in refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, microwave and induction cook top. There is a coffee maker, blender and toaster oven. Spices, coffee and tea are provided.

We love babies & kids. Outlet covers, baby gates.

Weekly rates available: 7 nights for price of 6.

Keywords: House, home, cabin, chalet, retreat

More Details

Birch Entriken
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2017

About Birch Entriken

I am an airline pilot, married, with two small children, and one large dog.

Birch Entriken purchased this house in 1979

Why Birch Entriken chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

This home has been in my family since it was built in 1979. I was our primary residence for many years until 2010, when we moved to Reno. We weren't ready to give up the pine trees and the lifestyle, so we decided to try renting it out so that we could continue to enjoy the property when it was not rented.

What makes this house unique

You get all the amenities of Northstar with the convenience of Truckee and the North Shore of Lake Tahoe just minutes away. The outdoor activities are virtually unlimited year round.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! What can we say that you don't already know. Everything, I mean everything was perfect! This is not a rental, but a lovely, lovely home that reflected all the personal touches from a dear friend or favorite family member. All the special, homey touches provided with pride and care. From our family to yours, thank you for a wonderful time, all the amenities, and the memories that will last a lifetime! This home is sincerely blessed! Again, thank you for your graciousness.
Apr 2012
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Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) King bed in master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in the 'pine cone' room., Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2) 1 Pack and Play and 1 Portacrib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) The bunk room also has a trundle bed. One couch in the living room pulls out to a queen bed, Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Beautiful, Sunny Home in Great Location All Amenities Included
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Wonderful host and geogeous home

  • 5 of 5

Birch was easy to communicate with, was very responsive and accommodating. The house was clean, comfortable, and had everything we need. The location was amazing and shuttle service was simple and convenient. The induction stove was a little tricky at first but we eventually got it! Would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

This home exceeded our expectations! It was beautiful, easily accessible, close to the village, and fully stocked with everything we needed to prepare Thanksgiving dinner and celebrate our daughters 7th birthday. As everyone said the pictures don't do it justice. My only regret is we didn't stay longer. Hopefully we will be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a true home! So comfortable, extremely well appointed and great for families. Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Having never used VRBO we did wonder if the photos match what you truly receive. In the case of this beautiful home (as others have said) the photos don't do it justice! Us ladies in the group walked in the door, gasped, hugged and jumped up and down like crazy women! We were in heaven as far as a winter retreat went. Beautiful kitchen, everything you need to whip up..anything! The owners go above and beyond what any resort, condo or holiday complex will ever provide for you for the same money. The shuttle (true to what we were told) took 5 mins from the phone call for pick-up to arriving at our door. It was so convenient. The rec centre and 'privilege' passes you receive to get in there are a godsend at the end of a day on the slopes. The pool and spa are a must for tired muscles. Our whole experience in Northstar and Truckee was made so much better by the accommodation. The beds are WONDERFUL! The extras provided, the little touches, the decor, the location, convenience, the quietness of the neighbourhood, all just made our holiday so special. We were a group of 5 adults and could spread out but there is room for more! The media room upstairs would be a perfect teenagers or kids retreat, leaving the adults to enjoy the house to themselves. Fantastic place, loved it to bits and cannot think of one complaint really...perfect holiday! Want to revisit in summer perhaps?

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about our stay at this great home. Very true to pictures and decription on web. Will stay here again for sure!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a fabulous time during our week stay in this beautiful mountain home. We thought that it was even nicer than the photos. The home is equipped with everything you need or would want. We had our one year old granddaughter with us and there was a high chair, portable crib, gates and even covers for the electrical outlets. Unbelievable! We ate most of our meals in and the kitchen and gas barbecue made cooking a joy. The kitchen is spacious, appliances are easy to use and plenty of cooking utensils. Our favorite part about the house is it's beautiful deck. We ate all our meals out there and spent a lot of time just relaxing and enjoying that wonderful Lake Tahoe smell. You can't beat the Northstar recreation area. Great pools, fitness center, tennis courts and playground. Birch is a great guy. We had a little mix up with our dates, which was our fault and he was very accommodating. Thank you Birch for sharing your beautiful home and for the bottle of wine. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Northstar getaway

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in other VRBO's at Northstar. This one is our favorite. Fantastic kitchen, clean and well organized. Upstairs media room a hit with the young ones.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 17
Apr 16 2017 - May 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
May 26 2017 - Sep 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
Fall 16
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
Early Ski Season 16
Nov 22 2017 - Dec 20 2017
1 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Dec 21 2017 - Apr 3 2018
1 night minimum stay
Apr 4 2018 - May 23 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $49
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

50% deposit 60 days prior to check-in. Balance due 14 days prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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