Twenty one gorgeous acres of forest and meadow is the setting for this classic Tudor manor offering every comfort and amenity to the most discerning buyer, including separate caretaker unit over a 5 bay garage as well as a fantastic equine barn and paddocks.
Located near the quaint community of Calpine just 32 miles north of Truckee, 13 miles south of Graeagle and on the eastern slope of the Sierras hosting the Lakes Basin recreation area, every sort of outdoor enjoyment is at hand! USFS trails abound for horseback, hiking biking, OHVs, snowmobiling, cross country skiing. Dozens of pristine lakes, rivers and creeks offer boating and fishing.
The Sierra Valley, largest alpine valley in North America, historically devoted to cattle ranching and timber production is also home to an abundance of wildlife. At a 5000′ elevation, the area enjoys the best of all seasons, low traffic, and good roads! Graeagle offers the very best of golf courses. Airports are 13 miles away in Beckwourth, 35 in Truckee, or 55 in Reno.
Designed with European influence this 5600 sf home flows with ease & comfort. An elegant entry welcomes guests. The spacious true gourmet kitchen features state of the art appliances, granite counter tops, and a walk-in pantry. Next to the kitchen a large laundry/mudroom with a 1/2 bath accesses the attached 2-car garage.
Adjacent to the kitchen area is a full wet-bar & a huge living area complete with fireplace, beautiful hardwood floors, lofted wood ceiling, & two walls of windows. A lovely formal dining room as well as a separate parlor continues the ambiance with its unique design and diamond paned windows. Flooring throughout is of hardwood, slate, or carpet.
Two beautifully appointed and spacious master suites occupy the east wing, one of which includes it’s own great room with kitchen, hardwood floored living area, and wood stove.
From the entry the gracious curved stairway leads to a beautifully sunlit gallery perfect for displaying works of are. Off the gallery is a cheerful sitting roome and three more sumptuous master bedroom suites.
Spectacular beauty, privacy, comfort & security, efficiency in maintenance and convenience, easy year round access, including a sweeping circular driveway make this the ultimate mountain estate.
The detached 5 bay, drive-thru, 2000 sf shop/garage has its own lube pit as well as being insulated, heated, having a 1/2 bath, and inside stair access to the fantastic caretaker unit upstairs.
With 1500 sf, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large utility room, & an expansive great room including a full kitchen, dining and living area, this very comfortable apartment enjoys views from every window as well as from the two private outside decks!
For the equine minded a well constructed 36′ x 60′ barn currently includes 7 stalls with outside paddock access, a well insulated tack room, inside hay & feed storage, fencing, & corral. Gates access the acres of pristine forest, meadows, and to the adjacent JSFS lands for miles and miles of the most superb horseback riding anywhere!
With its 21 acres of unsurpassed beauty, this property would lend itself beautifully to the development of an absolutely unbeatable equestrian center, bed & breakfast, and/or other numerous ventures.