Thursday, December 26, 2013

Open House – Sunday – Lahontan Masterpiece

Open House 
Sunday, December 29th 
11am – 2pm

Please RSVP by December 27, 2013 

405 Carrie Pryor
4 Bedrooms | 6 Baths | 5,256
 Square Feet

Mark your calendars for this Sunday! A rare opportunity for you to see this amazing Lahontan home! 

This contemporary masterpiece captures the essence of true mountain living while maintaining a clean, modern presentation. The overall feel of this  home is welcoming and refreshing; an experience enhanced by thoughtful design and functional living. Each room invites you to appreciate the intentional connection between your outdoor mountain surroundings and the peaceful indoor enclaves. Strikingly rich woods and distinct materials will catch your attention as they contribute to visually appealing, yet efficient living spaces.
Steps from your door the  golf course beckons, while in the distance the picturesque slopes of Northstar and peaks above Squaw Valley serve as a backdrop. The dining, spa, and fitness amenities of Lahontan are easily accessible, or you can just walk out your door to enjoy a hike on the many trails nearby.  Whether you are reading a book on a snowy day or relishing the  pristine Tahoe summer evenings with friends on the terrace, you will enjoy the flow and ease of life at this mountain retreat.
Please RSVP to Katie Tyler at or 530-277-2012

Katie Tyler
BRE 01442453
c 530 277 1012 

Northstar Week Full of Fun

Northstar Fun: Now to the New Year 

Yes, Northstar is always a fun place to be with many activities for the whole family.  But this week, there are many added activities to close out 2013 with a bang!  You are sure to run into some fun around every corner whether in the Village or up at Mountainside.  

Village at Northstar

Daily: 2-5pm - live music in the on the Village stage located at the foot of the ice rink in the center of the Village.  Rock out while enjoying a spin around the rink, a cocktail by the fire pit or while you enjoy the free smores being passed around daily at 3pm.

Saturday December 28th: 3:30-6pm - stop by our sales gallery in the Village for Hors d'oeuvres and holiday beverages.  Come join the fun and meet new friends, neighbors and the Tahoe Mountain Resorts Real Estate Team.  

Tuesday, December 31: 12pm-12am the fun of the New Year's Eve annual Fire & Ice celebration will be happening.  Everything from a Ripperoo Parade, face painting, The Villager Candle Shop party with craft deals, food and drink,  live music by the Killer Queens, an all-female Queen tribute band, a firework show, s'mores, drink specials and more!  If you're looking for something fun to do to celebrate the end of 2013 – the Village is sure to be a night to remember. 

Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe at Mountainside

Daily: December 20-31, 4-6pm – Do you like hot chocolate?  If so, you do not want to miss Chocolate Decadence at CafĂ© Blue.  Indulge in the Ritz Carlton signature hot chocolate and pick out a little something extra with toppings like whipped cream, house made marshmallows, peppermint bark and more.  This is a hot chocolate that you will be talking about coming back for all year long. 

Sundays: 7-8pm – If hot chocolate isn't your thing, stroll over to the Lobby Bar for Art of The Cocktail.  With reservations, this fun event is sure to entertain.  Featuring three bourbon, whiskey, vodka and gin cocktails and paired with appetizers.  A sure fire fun time in the grand Ritz Carlton Hotel lobby.  

Tuesday, December 31: Two choices for dinner New Year's Eve.  Choose from and early Family dinner buffet or  and all night affair featuring a five-course prix fixed menu including a bubbly toast, dancing and party favors.  However you choose to spend the last night of 2013, it's sure to be fun! 

See you out there for all the entertainment, enjoyment and adventures! 

Katie Tyler
BRE 01442453
c 530 277 1012 

Monday, December 23, 2013

New Restaurant in Downtown Truckee

Marg's World Taco Bistro
Opening on Thursday, December 26th

Marg's World Taco Bistro will be downtown's newest eatery.  

Starting out in Denver, Colorado, this will be the 4th location for Marg's and the first outside of Colorado.  With a contemporary design, a full bar stocked with tequila and an intriguing menu, I can't wait to try it out! 

Chef Bryan Brutsch reinterprets Latin cuisine, blending traditional Latino flavors with global ingredients and cooking techniques. Some unique taco choices include:
Caprese: seasoned chicken, asiago, mozzarella, tomatoes & fresh basil
Korean Pork: Slow roasted natural pork with pickled cucumbers, scallions, hoisin sauce and sriracha
Belle: Portabello mushrooms, slow blend, Margs Pico, cilantro, drizzled citrus basil & guacamole

Just to name a few and I can't decide what one to try first! So, for a fresh take on Mexican and a new restaurant vibe, try out Margs World Taco Bistro in downtown Truckee this weekend. See you there!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Backyard BBQ at The Ritz Carlson, Lake Tahoe - Grand Opening!

Backyard BBQ Grand Opening
Friday, December 20, 2013
4pm – 6pm 

A new dinning option will be opening tomorrow at the Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe at Northstar.  Come join us for the Grand Opening to see what it's all about!  There will be live music by the local Jeff Jones Band, drink specials will be flowing and a full menu served to fill you up after a day of skiing this fresh snow (yes!  It's snowing right now!)

This new al fresco dinning establishment is located on the back patio f the Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe.  The Backyard Bar and BBQ will offer guests a new year-round casual dinning experience with ski in/ski-out outdoor dinning in the winter and poolside convenience during the summer.

I am excited to try all the new things out on the menu.  It all sounds good!  The BBQ selection highlights St. Louis smoked ribs, brisket and  pulled pork platters cooked with an on-site smoker and house made BBQ sauces.  Other options are wood-fired oven-baked pizzas, traditional burgers and bratwurst.  All complimented by saloon-inspired cocktails, local craft beer selection or a warm hot coco.  

Come see for yourself another great addition to the Northstar selection of eateries.  

Katie Tyler
BRE 01442453
c 530 277 1012 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Tucked in the pines in the heart of Martis Camp your custom mountain haven awaits.

10290 Olana Drive
Martis Camp Lot 207
4 Bedrooms | 7 Baths | 4325 Square Feet

Privately tucked in the pines on a generous 4 acre site, your magnificent custom estate property awaits.  With Northstar as a backdrop & just steps to the amenities, the setting & location of this retreat is unsurpassed.  

A cozy rustic feel is complemented by a contemporary European style.  The design and architecture fully enhance the most intricate spaces while embracing the true essence of a mountain family haven. 

Inviting wrap around native stone patio with spa & fire pit captures views of Northstar.

Go to for more information

Katie Tyler
BRE 01442453
c 530 277 1012 

Thursday, December 12, 2013

10550 Filoli Drive in Martis Camp - Reduced!

10550 Filoli Drive
6 Bedrooms | 4.5 Baths | 4557 Square Feet

With an almost $250k recent reduction – you have to come see this place!  It is the spacious family retreat that you have been looking for at a very compelling price. The amenities are right around the corner, the kids can go off on an adventure and you can enjoy a glass of wine around your outdoor fireplace with views of Northstar and the Carson Range.

At this reduced price, you will find an opportunity that allows you to move into a large custom home on an acre and a half lot for the price of a cabin right in the heart of Martis Camp. 

This spacious 6 BR/4.5BA home has a convenient & central location right down the street from Family Barn, Activities Pavilion and ski connect.  Avoid the wait and hassle of building - this home is ready for you now! Don't miss your chance at this very smart buy.

Click Here to see the Virtual Tour!

Katie Tyler
BRE 01442453
c 530 277 1012 

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Noel Nights at Northstar

Noel Nights at Northstar

Come join the fun at Northstar tonight for the first Noel Night.  Get in the Holiday spirit as the Village at Northstar turns into a winter wonderland for the next 3 Thursdays leading up to Christmas. The fun starts each Thursday at 5pm and lasts till the last lap around the ice rink ends at 9pm.  The highlight tonight will be the lighting of the decorated 35-foot tree located at the foot of the ice rink in the center of the Village.  Gather round at 7pm to see the magic come to life.  

Noel Nights is fun for the whole family.  So many activities, you will have to come back each week just to experience it all!  See Santa Clause and get your picture taken, take a sleigh ride around the Village, get your face painted, paint your own ornament, make holiday crafts, decorate a cupcake, write a letter to Santa, take advantage of the Noel Night deals at the Village shops and roast marshmallows!  There is excitement around every corner!   

Each week there is a highlighted performance on the Village Stage.   This week will be performances by InnerRythms dance studio.  

For more details visit

Sunday, December 1, 2013

New listing! Summit @ Big Springs in Northstar

2507 North Summit Place
3/4 Acres located in The Summit at Big Springs

The snow has started to fall, Northstar is open for skiing and there is now a lot for sale in The Summit at Big Springs neighborhood, tucked just below the mid-mountain point on Northstar Mountain.  This lot is what you have been looking for and now is the time to start making plans for your dream home.  With incredible views of the Carson Range and adventures all around to be enjoyed all year long.  In the winter this perfect spot offers access the neighborhood chairlift, Timberline giving you direct access to Northstar mountain and a skier back to return on after an epic day on the hill.  With Martis 25 in the background bordering this lot, this area is becoming the icon location for ski in/ski out property in Tahoe.    Come see for yourself and start living the Tahoe dream. 

Katie Tyler
BRE 01442453
c 530 277 1012