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Northstar Resort - Luxury Mountain Home - 5BR, 4.5 bath- Sleeps 14

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Property Details

Updated: Jan 22, 2017
  • Sleeps 14
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

This home has nice Mountain views from the front deck, in a tranquil setting.

This home was crafted by a local architect Dennis Zirbel and an extraordinary team of craftsmen builders. The interior is unique with reclaimed wood accent walls, honed and oiled black walnut flooring, and pigmented stucco on the walls. The stonework on the exterior of the house and the fireplaces is extraordinary. The styling is reminiscent of a French farmhouse, and the owner furnished the home with many antiques imported from Paris and Southern France. The main floor has an open floor plan - living room, dining room kitchen and breakfast nook. The kitchen is a chef's dream appointed with top of the line appliances- Viking- 6 burner range and ovens, warming drawer, trash compactor, Sub zero refrigerator with separate refrigerator draws for drinks/produce. All counter tops are limestone. One farm sink is marble, another is distressed copper. The dining table seats 10 comfortably, the breakfast table seats 6 and the large island seats 5 people. Off the breakfast nook is a cozy heated sun room furnished with comfortable couches and chairs. This is a favorite spot for reading or bird watching. The large master bathroom and bathroom is on the main level. There is a large walk in closet and master bathroom is appointed with a large Jacuzzi bathtub and steam shower. A half bathroom and desk with a computer station round out this floor. The lower level includes another den area with fireplace, wet bar, laundry/ ski / mud room, a bathroom with separate sink area (trough sink suits 3 at one time), and two bedrooms that sleep 8 people comfortably. One room has two bunk beds (twins), the other bedroom has one bunk bed (twins) with a trundle (twin) and a separate twin bed. The top floor has a sitting area, one bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bathroom, and other bedroom with a queen bed and a bathroom off the hall. The front deck has 5 adirondeck chairs - perfect for appetizers and drinks in the early evening! The back patio has a gas fire-pit - where you might enjoy cooking s'mores or sitting outside on a crisp summer night. The home has a two car garage, with a car pad where two or more cars can park. The entire home is heated with radiant heat- an efficient non drying method. During the winter, snow plowing is included.

Recent Review

About the Owner

Jane Coté-Cook
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Jane Coté-Cook

My family moved out to California in 1991 from the East Coast. My husband and I are raising our three kids in the bay area- and we love how convenient it is getting to the mountains for skiing, hiking and water sports. Just 3.5 hours during off peak traffic times.

Jane Coté-Cook purchased this house in 2003

Why Jane Coté-Cook chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We built this house from the ground up - it was a labor of love and we hope you enjoy it as much as we have. It has been our home away from home for many big family reunions.

What makes this house unique

If you are interested in a Ski lease from November 1 - April 30th for $95,000 (not including mandatory cleaning one day per week, damage deposit, tax and other fees), please inquire.

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)


Summer 2016 Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Came back to Tahoe from Atlanta for the 3rd time for a family summer vacation renting this house for the first time. My parents and brothers and their families from CA met us at the house. We had 6 adults and 5 kids staying at the house and it fit perfect. The house is everything you'd expect from a $3M+ home. Highlights include a terrific kitchen as well as a large family room.

The location was great, just a mile or so from the NorthStar villiage and rec. center.

There are only two improvements I'd suggest - a hot tub would be nice to relax after a long day of hiking. Second, I think we were there for the hottest week of the year, so it was pretty warm when we first went to bed in spite of all windows being open. Given that is an anomaly, it doesn't warrant central AC; but do use the fans they have provided.

One last note - be careful downhill mountain biking. I had to extend my stay by 4 days due to being in the hospital with 11 fractures and a punctured lung after a biking accident. Fortunately the home owner was able to extend our stay, and at a favorable rate! Thank you for that!

It's a great house - you'll love it!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible home

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this house! We had a total of 12 people, 8 adults and 4 kids. Everyone raved about the house. We found it plenty spacious with enough privacy for each family. The house was clean, beautifully furnished, and the kitchen was especially amazing! We hosted a small BBQ for friends and there was plenty of outdoor space for entertaining. (Photos are accurate). We also had access to the Northstar recreational center, which had 2 huge pools, hot tubs and a full sized gym. We had everything we needed and the owners were super responsive. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We built this house from the ground up - it was a labor of love and we hope you enjoy it as much as we have. It has been our home away from home for many big family reunions.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Reno at 40 Miles Nearest Barpub : Northstar Village at 0.25 Miles Nearest Golf : Northstar Golf Course at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : 267 at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Northstar Village / Ritz Carlton at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Northstar Nearest Beach : King's Beach at 10 Miles Car: recommended

Northstar is conveniently located between the quaint town of Truckee California (mining town during the gold rush) and King's Beach California, on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Step over the state line into Nevada, about 15 minutes from the house, and casinos and resorts are available for your entertainment. This house sits on quiet cul-de-sac where luxury homes abound, at the end of the street is Home Run ski trail. Purchase your lift pass and you can ski in and ski out using the Ritz / Home Run Gondola. Amenities include a free shuttle service to the Northstar Village, Golf Course, and recreation center. A Northstar recreation center pass is included in this rental - which allows usage of 2 pools, tennis courts and basketball courts (summer only), family hot tub, arcade, and work out facility available year round. Northstar village is a robust resort which includes a limited grocery store, wine bars, restaurants, and clothing stores. During the summer enjoy mountain biking, swimming, and hiking, and during the winter- downhill and cross country skiing, sledding, snow shoeing. Lake Tahoe affords the water sport lover many boating activities, jet skiing, water skiing, wake boarding, river rafting, etc.

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Ski Season
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
President's Week
Feb 18 2017 - Feb 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Feb 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer # 1
May 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $500
Cleaning Fee $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

If you are interested in a Ski lease from November 1 - April 30th for $95,000 (not including mandatory cleaning one day per week, damage deposit, tax and other fees), please inquire.

Property Type

  • house


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out


  • recreation center

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 4200 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, master bath with whirlpool bath, steam shower
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, half bathroom off the great room
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower, Bathroom ensuite loft Queen Bedroom
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Bathroom off hall in the loft
  • Bathroom 5 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Kids bathroom, separate sink area with trough sink,3 spiget


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Master Bedroom with fireplace and flatscreen TV
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Queen Bed, ensuite bathroom
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, Queen Bed, bathroom off the hall
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single, Two bunk beds, twins
  • Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single, One Bunk bed with trundle, separate twin bed


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Accommodations can be made for houskeeping, cooking, etc. If contracted, it would be outside the normal rental of the property. Passes to the Northstar recreation center is included - access to community hot tub, 2 pools and tennis (summer only) and arcade games.

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