Custom 5 Bedroom, 7.5 bath Ski-in/Ski-out home
designed by Tahoe lakefront designer Larry HenryofArchitectural FX and built by
John BrinkConstruction in 2003.
One of the most spectacular
homes ever built at the Northstar Resort. Adjacent to open
space and a short "ski through the trees" to the Home Run ski
run you can ski down to the Highlands gondolaand return at the end of the day from Home Run via
another short "ski through the trees".
Home is situated on about 1 acre, a double lot with a
third lot to the side for private open space and outdoor living.
Follow the stone path from the 3 car garage and parking pad
leading to the bocce ball court, horseshoe pit, and "flowing creek"
water feature complete with creekside hammock. The path
continues through the woods around behind the home and curves to the
bottom of the driveway.
Gorgeous masterful rockwork by Ken Saling
frames the lighted driveway, porte-cochere, covered entryway and the extensive stone multi-terraced and irrigated professional
landscaping surrounding the entire exterior of the home.
From the covered entryway, notice the superb mastery
of Ken Saling's rockwork as you move either to the cherry wood
extra wide staircase or the elevator up to the main living area.
At the landing follow the curved rock wall accented with lighted art
enclaves into the stunning open great room.
Grand open living room with huge elk horn chandelier
and floor to ceiling custom wood multi-pane view windows and the sky
lights allow the natural light to highlight the cherry wood flooring,
custom woodwork and exquisite furnishings. Your attention is
drawn to the stunning dry stack rock wood burning, 2
sided fireplace warming the living area and illuminating the outdoor
patio off the great room.
The open kitchen and dining area has plenty of room for friends and family gatherings - As
expected, professional appliances including Dacor 6 burner range with
dual ovens, dual quiet Bosch dishwashers and Sub-Zero refrigerator and
The custom finishes include granite and butcher block countertops,
custom lighting fixtures and soft close cabinets. Notice the
custom curved wood and glass built-in china cabinet situated behind the
artisan crafted, 10 place dining table. For the casual meal or
breakfast, enjoy the 4 person breakfast bar with butcher block
countertop. There is a stairway off the dining area leading to the
wine cellar for convenience in choosing your favorite bottle of wine to
complement your meal.
Master Suite - A beautiful master
suite with vaulted ceilings, custom wood cabinetry, cherry wood
flooring, wood multi-pane windows with plantation shutters and has a separate furnace and humidifying secondary system. The
large master bath also features vaulted ceilings, custom cabinetry,
arched woodwork and fabulous travertine countertops. The gorgeous
chandelier sheds warm light on the whole room and spa tub.
The Queen's Room - A guest
master tastefully decorated and featuring reclaimed pine flooring,
skylight, private bath and access to the sleeping balcony, a covered
outdoor place for reading or solitude.
The King's Room - A second guest
master, decorated in strong lodge-tone colors, and featuring a natural gas fireplace
and built-in custom cabinetry as well as reclaimed pine flooring and
The Girl's Room - A large,
sweet room designed for groups of girls, with additional sleeping in the
open loft, reclaimed pine flooring, private bath, and opening onto a
"secret staircase" leading up to the loft
and down to the kitchen.
The Boy's Room - A bunk room
for boys with individual reading lights, another open loft, reclaimed pine flooring, private bath
and access to the "secret staircase".
Extra Living Areas
Temperature Controlled Wine Room - complete with wet bar and custom wine storage
racks. Stairway from wine room leads up to the Kitchen/Dining
Spacious Corner Office - Comfortable
office/den complete with fireplace overlooks the back patio, hot tub and
outdoor fireplace. A full bath and wet bar are located between the
office and TV room. If you have to work, might as well be in a
TV Room - Perfect for
snuggling with kids or grandkids while watching a movie or TV.
Built-in cabinets and book shelves and hidden access to the secret
stairway! A great family space.
Mirrored Personal Gym - Personal
workout room with rubber mat flooring and plenty of room for aerobic
workouts, cardio machines, Pilates equipment and weights. Complete
with large sauna for after ski or workout that will accommodate 6-8
people. Adjacent full bath with steam shower dedicated for after sauna or after
Sleeping Balcony - A private and
covered balcony, overlooking the back patio area with panoramic views of
the mountains. An elevated outdoor space for quiet enjoyment,
personal reflection or even a nap!
Outdoor patio - Spacious outdoor
patio with sunken spa, outdoor stone fireplace, outdoor kitchen
with Pro-Fire BBQ, rose bordered lawn area and plenty of
outdoor seating for meals or drinks.
Comfortable hydronic in-floor heating with individual
temperature control throughout the home is maintained by natural gas
redundant boiler system for uninterrupted service and endless hot water.
Master Bedroom and Great Room have an additional forced air heating system and
humidifier to augment the hydronic system.
Lutron lighting system for easy light
configuration and individual lighting controls and pre-sets with
convenient "all on" and "all off" easy
Integrated multiple humidifier systems provide moist
comfort in Tahoe's dry climate along with an air exchange system for
Fire suppression sprinkler system in case of
Elevator for convenient access to main living area
from entryway. Heavy groceries and luggage are easily transported.
One of the Lake Tahoe Area’s premier family resortcommunities featuring downhill skiing, cross-country skiing,
18 hole golf course, summer mountain bike park,
fabulous new central village area with restaurants and
shopping.Please contact us for a tour of this Northstar home and Northstar’s