Classic California lodge-style estate near Lake Tahoe sells for $18 million

A luxurious California mountain estate in a prime location near Lake Tahoe has hit the market for $18 million.


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A luxurious California mountain estate in a prime location near Lake Tahoe has hit the market for $18 million.

Dubbed Birchmont Estate, the 9,000-square-foot, six-bedroom home sits on 2.4 acres of tree-lined land at Martis Camp in Truckee, California, an exclusive golf and ski community adjacent to Lake Tahoe. Martis Camp totals 653 sites on more than 2,000 acres, according to the listing, with “family-friendly” amenities including a private beach club, ski facilities, numerous recreation and entertainment areas, and a spa and pool. sports Hall.

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Club membership is valued at $100,000, according to the Martis Camp website, and is included with the purchase of property in the community after an application process. A golf membership is transferable to a new owner for $255,000.

“You can see three [golf] fairways of this house as well, which is truly unique,” ​​said listing agent Samantha Swigard of Compass. “That’s literally Martis Camp’s trophy bundle.”

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The house, which was designed by Kurt Reinkens, CEO and Director of MWA Architecture in 2014, was built with a family in mind and features an entire “kids wing” with a living room, play loft, playroom, arts and crafts, two bunk rooms with six built-in bunk beds, and a guest suite designed for an au pair, according to marketing materials.

“[The sellers] worked directly with the architect during its construction, and the primary goal was to create a space the family could return to for years to come,” Ms. Swigard told Mansion Global.

The house is built around a large room with high beamed ceilings and a large stone fireplace, as per the photos in the listing, as well as a feature 18ft window overlooking the property, an open plan kitchen with kitchen island and pizza oven, and indoor-outdoor living spaces, including outdoor patios with fire pits.

A main wing includes a bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and a stone fireplace, as well as a walk-in closet, an en-suite bathroom, a ‘watchtower’ office with views of the property, and a living room with a fireplace and media center , as well as a private outdoor patio with its own fire pit.

The extensive outdoor area of ​​the property includes a stone patio with a covered outdoor kitchen and seating surrounding a large outdoor stone fireplace. Other amenities include a stainless steel hot tub, wine cellar, and custom ski lockers as listed.

The property hit the market June 4 and sold for $2.13 million in 2011, records show.

This article first appeared on Mansion Global.

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