Known locally as “The Castle on Lake Tahoe“, this gated waterfront Chateau in Nevada has just hit the market, priced at $26 million. Built in 1983, this magnificent estate spans two lots with a rare 180 feet of Lake Tahoe frontage and 95% open space making it the perfect home to relax, recreate, entertain guests and enjoy the splendor of the great outdoors. Set on 1.7 landscaped acres, this custom built, 7,500 square foot masterpiece has 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths and guest suite with separate entries (ideal for guest, caretaker or au pair suite).
Special features include 4 wood burning fireplaces, tasting room/ wine cellar, elevator and many custom interiors including spectacular stained glass ceilings. Other highlights include an extended private pier with two motorized boat lifts, boat launch, deep-water buoy, freshwater creek and spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and snow capped Sierra Nevada mountains.
With nearly $500,000 in outdoor lighting upgrades, this home is an entertainer’s delight featuring night lit gardens and fountains, illuminated ponds, a world of flowering shrubs, roses, walking paths, two barbeque areas, creekside outdoor dining space, and all domestic utilities including two private wells for landscape.
The attached garage is fully finished and includes a kitchenette that can double as additional catering space for large parties or family gatherings.
Fascinating outdoor water features include a waterfall and pond with whimsical dolphin sculptures; a natural freshwater pond fed by perennial Wood Creek; and a heated dipping pond with an Italian sandstone fountain overlooking Lake Tahoe. Generous patios, private streamside sitting/ outdoor dining areas, manicured lawn and mature cypress tree walls embellish the picturesque garden setting.
This home for all seasons is in an ideal location situated on Lakeshore’s popular bike/ walking path and walking distance to the Hyatt Lake Tahoe; minutes from Incline’s Championship Golf Courses, beaches and recreational facilities; Incline Community Hospital, Sierra Nevada College; central to Tahoe’s finest ski resorts, Rim Trail hikes, food, entertainment and gaming casinos.
The property previously sold for $15.5 million in June of 2013, today it is offered at $26 million with Sotheby’s International Realty.