Sunday, April 29, 2012

New Agate Bay Real Estate Listing

This 4 bedroom/2.5 bath home is located in Agate Bay within easy walking distance to Patton Beach in Carnelian Bay on North Shore Lake Tahoe, California. There are great nearby hiking and biking trails including the Tahoe Rim Trail, a dog friendly beach (Patton Beach), Gar Woods Restaurant. Many world-class ski resorts are nearby, including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, and Northstar to enjoy winter fun.

The home features vaulted ceilings with skylights for a nice, bright feeling in the open living room/dining room with an additional cozy family room.  The interior design is traditional hand-hewn "Old Tahoe" pickwick knotty pine.  The hand-hewn walnut hardwood floors are accented by native slate floors in the entry and dining room.  The floor to ceiling stone hearth is made of local Tahoe stone.  The many custom light fixtures reflect the Sierra with acorns, pinecones and and soft alabaster.

The custom pinewood kitchen has granite counter-tops with a commercial range built for a professional chef.  The kitchen cabinetry has hand-forged wrought iron strap hinges and draw pulls. The upstairs has the Master Suite with the charming pewter remote-controlled gas stove with Victorian-era antique walnut surround and matching dresser with a roomy walk in closet. Each unique and spacious bedroom is accented with knotty pine. There is a built-in desk in one bedroom, another has a walk-in closet with windows on two walls for a bright, airy feel, and another has an additional linen closet.  The wide hallway has a built-in lighted book case.

There is a newly installed heating system, hot water heater, washer and dryer in the separate laundry room. The large secluded back deck is adjacent to a vacant lot for added privacy. There is a rock-lined fire pit for summer evening marshmallow roasts. The natural landscaping is nearly maintenance-free. The driveway snow removal is easily contracted out and the street is priority-cleared by Placer County for easy access. The level entrance walkway is covered and there is an attached two-car garage for easy wintertime access. This is a great primary home consideration or a second home opportunity. Listed for $749,000Find additional information on Agate Bay real estate listings.