The Perfect Retreat in the Forest: A Smart Home

Prestigious Gray’s Crossing Listing by Ann Nguyen   SOLD
530.545.3458  MLS # 20102541

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Welcome to the Bluff's Neighborhood of Gray's Crossing, were custom homes blend with the surrounding green belt

Welcome to 11258 China Camp Road in Gray’s Crossing in Truckee!

Nestled into The Bluffs neighborhood of Gray’s Crossing, this well-priced custom home designed by Dennis Dodds & Associates and built by local contractor Mike Porter will make your Tahoe stays heavenly.  The 1/3 acre property backs up to unbuildable forest land… so gives you an added cushion of privacy you might not have in other locales.

Extra privacy of 1/3 acre lot backing up to greenbelt and forest.

On your drive up to visit your new Tahoe retreat, dial up the home automation system from your mobile app and turn up your heat for a toasty arrival.  When you do get here, you’ll be invited into the stone foyer.  A quick run up the stairs brings you to the main level, where a beautiful stone fireplace with log accent graces the great room, with gourmet kitchen and a living area flooded with natural light.

Great room with fireplace & vaulted windows

Imagine your family gathered around the kitchen island as you whip up a meal on your six-burner Thermador cooktop and listen to the surround sound tunes while sipping your cocktail après ski.

Enjoy this spacious, open plan kitchen with luxury appliances

Like the furniture in these photographs?  Excellent, because most of it comes with the house.

Living Area Furniture Included:

  • 2 leather sofas
  • 1 recliner
  • Dining table & chairs
  • Bar stools

Bedrooms/Bonus Room/Entertainment Room Furniture Included:

  • Futon sofa beds (not including coverlets)
  • Beds (not including coverlets and pillow shams)

Main Floor Amenities

  • Hammered gas fireplace set in granite stone with log accent mantle
  • Hickory flooring
  • Some furniture included
  • Internal speakers in every room
  • Kitchen aid ovens
  • GE Profile refrigerator
  • Thermador cooktop
  • Compactor
  • Low microwave
  • GE Profile dishwasher
  • Bar seats six, viewing kitchen
  • Great storage in kitchen

Most of the furniture comes with the home, including the dining set and bar stools.

Need to telecommute?  This home is fully wired for sound, internet and video with panels and speakers in every room, all systems controlled by the home automation system.  Having a smart home makes you a smart buyer.

This space can be used for an office, or an extra sleeping area

The home theater room is spacious and private, great for screening a movie with friends or raucous kid time.  This room has its own bar and cabinet storage for snacks, beverages and wine.

Enjoy movies and gaming in the Media Room

The media room comes with a complete bar and wine fridge.

The kids will flip over the loft area – put in a pool table or game room.

The loft is enormous... great for a pool table, extra sleeping area, play area for kids.

Relax & Be Pampered

When it comes to a true retreat, it would not be complete without a gorgeously appointed master bedroom… with ensuite bath.  This house is so smart it has two masters!  Now both you and your guests will be pampered.

This master bath is perfect for aprés ski... soak in the oversize tub next to your fireplace...

Master Bedroom with fireplace and private deck

Guests will love the second master suite…  a place for in laws to have privacy, or friends to be spoiled.

Guest room with fireplace

The Guest Bath: Enjoy the luxury of your visit here!

Tuck the kids in upstairs next to the loft… in a cozy bedroom that’s just perfectly sized for them!

Kids Room next to loft area

Smart AND Practical

Most homes come with practicalities like a laundry room and a dishwasher.  This home adds to the regular list of practicalities, with storage features in the garage and off the loft that are immense and can hold anything from snowmobiles to myriad bikes, skis,…

Enormous garage storage area... snowmobiles? ski do's? Your entire family and friends ski equipment? It will all fit here.

  • Handsome wood window package
  • Automated honeycomb blind system remote controlled at high windows
  • 2 Master suites, one with access to private patio
  • 4 bedrooms total
  • 4 full bathrooms, speakers in bathrooms
  • Laundry with utility sink
  • Central vac
  • Central heating
  • Motion sensor Alarm system
  • Omni IIe home automation system remote heat, light control, speaker differentiation from room to room (including bathrooms)
  • Private backyard 1/3 acre backs up to forest land that cannot be built on.
  • Oversize loft
  • Internet control in garage
  • Cable Internet

Location, Location, Location:
Gray’s Crossing Neighborhood Information

A family gathering place surrounded by the beauty of North Lake Tahoe and a special new private golf club, Gray’s Crossing is the ideal setting for lasting memories. Located in the historic town of Truckee, Gray’s Crossing features residential real estate built around a neighborhood Village featuring cafes and shops and a new private Peter Jacobsen/Jim Hardy 18-hole golf course. Stroll to the Village at Gray’s Crossing for your morning cappuccino while the kids romp in the park. Play a round of golf with your grandchildren on your own, uncrowded course. Or bike through Lake Tahoe’s tranquil forests on the extensive trail system. Gray’s Crossing – it’s not a vacation; it’s a lifestyle.

Gray’s Crossing offers a variety of Lake Tahoe real estate designed for the active family, including homesites, custom homes and townhomes.

For More Information on Gray’s Crossing, please visit their website

Virtual Tour

Priced at $889,000

More photos of this perfect family home:

Front entry deck

View from front door

Staircase up to great room & master suite

Massive floor-to-ceiling fireplace

Half bath on main level with kitchen and great room

4th bathroom

View of back of home from green belt area in back yard

Need to see more photos?  Visit our Facebook Page Album!


About Mountain Homes in Truckee

Ann and her family moved to Truckee 20 years ago, having found their dream paradise. They love living in the mountains, with four seasons of blue skies, clean air and the small town feel that Truckee offers. Ann is very familiar with all of Truckee, Tahoe, Donner summit areas and will be invaluable in helping you select the best one for your family’s needs. Ann’s husband, Jude Goodpaster, is a local custom home builder and artist blacksmith who has built locally in the Tahoe-Truckee area since 1990. Ann & Jude have worked closely throughout the years in designing, building and selling mountain homes, and this experience enables her to be an effective real estate advisor to both Sellers and Buyers. Her knowledge of the latest internet marketing tools exposes her Sellers’ properties to the widest possible range of qualified Buyers. Why choose Ann as your real estate agent? Here are what Ann’s clients can expect from Ann: To be there when needed Prompt return of phone calls Timely response Honesty Market knowledge Sincerity A commitment of long term service Interest in client’s success Finally, she really listens to you and will work tirelessly on your behalf, as evidenced by the continuous great testimonials she receives from past satisfied clients. Ann is committed to making every transaction painless and stress-free for all of her clients with the strong support of the Dickson Realty family. Customer satisfaction has always been her first priority and she looks forward to being chosen as your Realtor®.
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