Best Buys For Oct. 28 – SCARY…Real Estate Opportunities!

Welcome to Carmen Carr’s Best Buys Newsletter!

Your thoughts become things…choose the good ones.

Below you will find this week’s exceptional properties and homes,
along with details and photos. Take a peek and explore the great
opportunities that Truckee and Tahoe has to offer. And as always,
feel free to contact me with any questions at all.

10164Laburnham 10164 Laburnham Circle
Outstanding natural rock landscaping greets you the minute you drive up to this new gem in Glenshire. Single story home in a cul de sac near the school. Freshly painted, brand new carpet – it truly shows pride of ownership. Spacious living / dining room with slider to the fabulous back yard for your enjoyment. Simple and very functional floor plan. $282,000
berkshire 2 15143 Berkshire Circle
AMAZING PRICE REDUCTION!What a fabulous setting on approx. 1 acre in Glenshire. Perfect as horse property. Plenty of room to spread out and for all you toys. Home shows pride of ownership. Brand new carpet and several other upgrades. Bathrooms & kitchen upgraded in 2009. New siding with additional insulation and a 50 year transferable warranty. Property is landscaped for outdoor enjoyment and low maintenance. $399,000
archery
15645 Archery View
With 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, an artist studio and a family room, this amazing home in Glenshire backs to The Meadows and has room for your whole family and then some! Do you yearn for a home that shines with the days essence, allowing you to forget about light switches till the sun goes down? This home, with a practical floor plan, an ideal quiet location, and a glorious outdoor living space is oriented to enhance the beauty of mountain living! $385,000
14430 Donnington 14430 Donnington Lane
Take a look at this bright GEM! Lush new carpet and freshly painted walls make this home sparkle like its brand new. Cathedral windows throughout lets in the light and the great outdoors. French doors in master bedroom lead to private 2nd floor balcony. Access the back deck and gorgeous back yard through the kitchen, as well as another set of French doors in the living room. Kitchen opens up to grand dining area with stunning views. House rests on a quiet street, with a forested back yard ensuring privacy. $345,000
10549 Sara Bear 10549 Sara Bear Lane
This stunning Winter Creek residence looks and feels brand new! The spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath (4th bedroom may work as den/office) home offers laundry room, heated gutters, granite countertops, stone fireplace, alarm system, and more! The home is within walking distance to parks, restaurants, entertainment, and just minutes to downtown Truckee, Northstar and I-80. This is the perfect vacation home or full-time residence! This home is a MUST SEE at this price! $395,000
13927 Ramshorn
13927 Ramshorn Street
This 1 story home offers the convenience of no stairs to climb combined with popular mountain design features. Soaring open beam ceiling & clerestory windows lend dramatic appeal to the spacious great room. Gather friends and family around a roaring fire in the feature fireplace after a fun day on the slopes. The large kitchen has room for several cooks working together to create gourmet delights. Outdoor entertaining comes easy on the large back deck with access from the living room. $409,900
chalet 11298 Chalet Road
Premium golf course property, a one of a kind lot looking straight down the 5th fairway. The minute you will step thru the door you will recognize the value of this special setting of this well built home. High vaulted ceilings, cathedral like windows to bring in the nat. sun light, endless attention to detail on the finish work to make this home your choice. Master suite on the main level. Upstairs a bright loft, 2 bedrs, 2 baths & laundry room. 4th bedr. currently used as a bunk room could be family room. $895,000
16331Valley View 16331 Valley View Road
A very cozy mountn chalet located on 20 private wooded acres. Vaulted open beam ceilings compliment the living room and master bedroom. The living room also features large picture windows and a river rock hearth with a Lopi woodstove. Pine cabinets and new handscraped alder floors grace the kitchen and dining room making this an attractive and comfortable mountain home. The back deck overlooks your own private forest. Hike, bike or ski right out your back door. $645,000
  Simrit-Kaur 2 Live In Concert
 Simrit Kaur, alongside Priytham Hari Singh and Kristopher Rein, will preform live kirtan at Tahoe Yoga & Wellness on Saturday, October 30 from 8pm – 10pm. Visit tahoeyoga.com for more information.   
Ziva
Ziva! Kirtan
Honoring Nikki & Eddie Modestini, Ziva! will preform live kirtan on Saturday, November 6, from 8pm-10pm at Tahoe Yoga & Wellness.

First Snow of the Season! October 24, 2010

Yesterday’s hurricane-like storm brought rain, snow and wild winds –  a phenomenal kick off to Truckee’s 2010 winter season! Truckee’s unique location allows us to witness the extreme beauty of Mother Nature and all her glory.

BEST BUYS – Are You Ready? Stop The Car!

Welcome to Carmen Carr’s Best Buys Newsletter!

Your thoughts become things…choose the good ones.

Below you will find this week’s exceptional properties and homes,
along with details and photos. Take a peek and explore the great
opportunities that Truckee and Tahoe has to offer. And as always,
feel free to contact me with any questions at all.

 
12595 Northwoods 12595 Northwoods Blvd
AMAZING PRICE REDUCTION! This is a fabulous opportunity to own a very clean and well maintained condo in Tahoe Donner. Right across the street from Trout Creek and the driving range/snow play area. Set back nicely from Northwoods with a southern exposure driveway. This 2 bedroom/2 bath unit is immaculate at a GREAT value. $255,000
111582innsbruck 11152 Innsbruck Avenue
Here’s the Tahoe Donner Cabin you’ve been waiting for! Freshly painted and cute as a button, set on a private, forested .41/acre lot with plenty of parking! Three bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage and a GREAT setting. You’ll LOVE this special spot. $350,000
Hillside
12443 Hillside Drive
This well kept chalet sits on a sunny, level lot which backs to common area and Forest Service Land. The Tahoe Donner trail is right out your back door and great for mountain biking, hiking or a nice stroll in the woods. After a fun day in the mountains gather friends around a roaring fire in the spacious great room with open beam cathedral ceiling and access out to the deck. A large loft overlooks the great room and is a perfect play area for kids or extra sleeping place. With 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, 2 car garage and front and back decks there is plenty of space for you and your family and friends. $399,900
4270Interlaken 4270 Interlaken Road
You found the perfect Old Tahoe Cabin on the West Shore! Just blocks to the Lake, near Hurricane Bay, Homewood Ski Resort and endless hiking trails. Great fenced back yard with hot tub. “Lincoln Log” cabin with knotty pine walls, cherry hardwood floors, open kitchen dining & living area perfect for entertaining. Two bedrooms and one bath, with a loft upstairs with drop down stair case. $267,500
10364Worchester 10364 Worchester Circle
The perfect started home! Located in Glenshire, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath has a functional floor plan with single story living. A gorgeous, fenced back yard and a 2 car garage make this home a golden opportunity…Don’t miss out! $286,500
mougle
10881 Mougle Lane
Another MASTERPIECE built by Duane Carlton. On a spectacular lot, adjacent to the Greenbelt, this home captures the magnificent views of Mount Rose and the Carson Range from the lower part of Tahoe Donner. From the grand curb appeal, to the attention to detail in every inch of each room, a keen eye will quickly appreciate the quality of this amazing home built in 2007. Three master suites out of 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 2 car garage, a TV room, and an awesome wine cellar, make this spacious house a luxurious home. $1,299,000
  Lunafest Presented by Girls on the Run – Sierra
Short films by, for and about women. Come for a reception beginning at 6pm on October 23, 2010, followed by a 7:45pm showtime at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley.
  Simrit-Kaur 2 Live In Concert
Simrit Kaur, alongside Priytham Hari Singh and Kristopher Rein, will preform live kirtan at Tahoe Yoga & Wellness on Saturday, October 30 from 8pm – 10pm. Visit tahoeyoga.com for more information.
Ziva
Ziva! Kirtan
Honoring Nikki & Eddie Modestini, Ziva! will preform live kirtan on Saturday, November 6, from 8pm-10pm at Tahoe Yoga & Wellness.
  Unfurnished Monthly Rental
A Tahoe Donner immaculate downstairs unit condo for long term rental. On a quiet street with a private setting, backs to greenbelt. 2 bedrooms plus a den/office/3rd bedroom (no closet). Granite kitchen counters, 9ft ceilings, handicap friendly and so much more. Approx. 1340 sq.ft. built in 2001. PLEASE contact me with any interested parties’ info. $1350/month.

Best Buys – Turn Over A New Leaf

361Snowflake 361 Snowflake Avenue
Two bedroom, 2 bath in Tahoe Vista with stunning views from the back deck of Lake Tahoe. Curb appeal may be deceiving. Kitchen has been remodeled. $286,900
15309Donnington 15309 Donnington Lane
AMAZING PRICE REDUCTION! Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity in Glenshire! Bright sunny home offering lots of room for the whole family and more. Light open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Master suite & 2 bedroom plus bath on main level, downstairs family room and separate bedroom plus another bath. Oversize garage door for your RV and all your toys. $342,000
bexhillreal
10367 Bexill Place
A fabulous custom Rustic Mountain Construction home that has so much to offer! The minute you walk through the front door you will recognize the quality of construction in this well laid out home. Capture the pristine mountain views and sunsets from the spacious deck. Granite kitchen counters, cherry cabinets, oversize 6 burner cook top, wine fridge, pantry. Wood cased windows & custom blinds, pine vaulted ceilings with skylights,”Sierra Antique” rock fireplace with convenient wood storage. $567,000
berkshire 15143 Berkshire Circle
What a fabulous setting on approx. 1 acre in Glenshire. Perfect as horse property. Plenty of room to spread out, with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Home shows pride of ownership. Brand new carpet and several other upgrades. Bathrooms & kitchen upgraded in 2009. New siding with additional insulation and a 50 year transferable warranty. Property is landscaped for outdoor enjoyment and low maintenance. $429,900
16331ValleyView 16331 Valley View Road
A very cozy mountain chalet located on 20 private wooded acres. Vaulted open beam ceilings compliment the living room and master bedroom. The living room also features large picture windows and a river rock hearth with a Lopi wood stove. Pine cabinets and new hand scraped alder floors grace the kitchen and dining room making this an attractive and comfortable mountain home. The back deck overlooks your own private forest. Hike, bike or ski right out your back door. $645,000
11832 Rhineland
11832 Rhineland Avenue
VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS!!! With views from Mt Rose to the Carson Range, Northstar to Stampede – take your pick – each view is more captivating than the next from this amazing custom home in Tahoe Donner. The spacious master suite has its own gas fireplace & steam shower, ensuring privacy and luxurious comfort. Additional features are a home theater (insulated for sound), an amazing kitchen, with granite counters & stainless steel appliances, a level backyard, an oversize garage, a central vacuum & so much more. $799,000
chalet 11298 Chalet Road
Premium golf course property, a one of a kind lot looking straight down the 5th fairway. The minute you will step through the door you will recognize the value of this special setting of this well built home. High vaulted ceilings, cathedral like windows to bring in the natural sun light, endless attention to detail on the finish work to make this home your choice. Master suite on the main level. Upstairs a bright loft, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths & laundry room. 4th bedroom currently used as a bunk room could be family room. $895,000
12595 Northwoods 12595 Northwoods Blvd
This is a fabulous opportunity to own a very clean and well maintained condo in Tahoe Donner. Right across the street from Trout Creel and the driving range/ snow play area. Set back nicely from Northwoods with a southern exposure driveway. This 2bedroom/2bath unit is immaculate at a GREAT value. $269,000
1302Sandy 2 1302 Sandy Way
The best real estate opportunity in Squaw Valley. A charming, remodeled. nicely appointed chalet with elevated filtered views of Red Dog Ridge and golf course . Custom Chef’s kitchen (lower bedroom current serving as pantry). Grab a piece of Squaw Valley with a home you can be proud of and capture a great value… the perfect ski mountain chalet. Immaculate condition. $539,000
  Unfurnished Monthly Rental
A Tahoe Donner immaculate downstairs unit condo for long term rental. On a quiet street with a private setting, backs to greenbelt. 2 bedrooms plus a den/office/3rd bedroom (no closet). Granite kitchen counters, 9ft ceilings, handicap friendly and so much more. Approx. 1340 sq.ft. built in 2001. PLEASE contact me with any interested parties’ info. $1350/month.
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Upcoming Hiking Trip
Our next hiking adventure will take place on Saturday, October 16 at 9am on the Lola Montez Trail. Please contact me if you are interested in joining us.
  Simrit-Kaur 2 Live In Concert
Simrit Kaur, alongside Priytham Hari Singh and Kristopher Rein, will preform live kirtan at Tahoe Yoga & Wellness on Saturday, October 30 from 8pm – 10pm. Visit tahoeyoga.com for more information.
truckeeriver.jpg Truckee River Day 2010

Sunday, October 17. Help restore our beloved Truckee River! Work on projects like restoring meadows, planting native plants, and maintaining trails to improve water quality. Truckee River Day is for volunteers of all ages. Pre-registration required by October 8. Visit http://www.truckeeriverday.org/ or call (530) 550-8760

Truckee Real Estate Market Activty

Are you curious about what the housing market is doing in Truckee/Lake Tahoe? Check out the lastest statistics comparing January 1 – September 30, 2010 to  January 1 – September 30, 2009.Market Activity for Truckee/Lake Tahoe area through September 30, 2010

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