Grand Mountain Home in Truckee, CA

Visualize elegance on a grand scale with this mountain home listing by Ann Nguyen  MLS # 20101169      SOLD


As you drive up to this new custom built home with old-world craftsmanship, you get excited about the possibilities that abound living in Tahoe Donner and enjoying the mountain lifestyle.  This home is conveniently located only half a block from the Tahoe Donner Golf Lodge, pools, restaurant and Market.


Welcome to 11994 Oslo Drive

There is something magical about living high in the Sierras in a cozy home with warm knotty cedar siding complete with accents like hand-forged iron  and hand-cut stonework.


Front Entry with hand forged iron railing and Wyoming stone


Railing Work

Hand-laid stone work

Slate in Entry

Enter the home across Wyoming Stone walkway to the redwood plank porch through the mountain sized knotty Alder door.  The soaring ceiling beckons you to the great room with an entry of real stone flooring and unique iron railings by local blacksmith artisan Jude Goodpaster.

An example of the craftsmanship and style this home boasts - cedar soffits, massive beams and beautiful siding.




Each stone was hand-laid in the massive corner fireplace.

Envision Light, Space & Nature

This upper level of the new home will be graced with the gourmet’s dream kitchen, a dining area and a living area.  Imagine your family gathered around the large rustic island with hand chiseled edges and leather finish as you whip up a savory meal on your Viking Cooktop.

Beautiful custom cabinetry and leather finish granite counters complete this open design kitchen.

The guys are having beers chilled from your Beverage Center around the locally hand gathered raw granite boulder fireplace.  The gals have the wine and appetizers laid out.

The soaking tub in the master bath with custom tile work.

Later, retire to the privacy of your Master Suite and soak in the jetted tub, or take a long shower – your choice of 3 shower-head configurations.

Spacious Master Bedroom Suite

On the lower level are 2 bedrooms with a family room.  Enjoy quiet evenings that are just spent with family, pull out a game and snuggle up by the gas stove with the snow falling outside.

Family room has stove and barn door.

View of family room from barn door entry

Hang out on the covered Family Room Deck on long, hot summer afternoons... or make use of the hot tub hook up, install a tub and soak protected from the snow all winter long!

Hang out on the lower deck of the family room and enjoy gardening in the fresh mountain air with the sunny southern exposure in the large back yard.

Upper Level Amenities

  • Gourmet Kitchen – Viking cooktop with griddle, beverage/wine cooler and convection oven/microwave, mountain sized hand chiseled granite island with knotty Alder custom cabinets that have a hand rubbed natural finish
  • Large redwood deck off the kitchen
  • Hand-crafted gas fireplace with locally gathered granite
  • Large Master Suite with vaulted ceilings, a huge shower, and jetted tub finished with chiseled edge travertine tile and granite.
  • Powder Room
  • Grand entry with hand forged iron work and hand placed stone floor
  • Soaring cedar knotty ceiling and beautiful knotty Alder accents throughout.
  • Warm hickory hardwood flooring
  • 7 foot oversized knotty Alder doors

Lower Level Amenities

  • 2 car garage
  • Family room downstairs with freestanding gas stove and large deck to back yard.
  • Custom sliding over-sized alder barn door to family room
  • 2 bedrooms, one with fun storage area & miniature door… great for all those legos!
  • Full bath
  • Laundry room

Other Features

  • Level lot for ease of access in winter
  • Walking distance to Tahoe Donner Golf Course, pools, restaurant, and Market

Location, Location, Location
The Tahoe Donner Neighborhood Advantages

Conveniently located in the secluded Tahoe-Donner Neighborhood, just a
short drive from Historic Downtown Truckee, home ownership here comes with these family-friendly amenities:

Summer Activities
Summer is Tahoe’s best-kept secret. The clear sunny days and ample outdoor activities make this a local favorite season.  Choose the day’s adventure:

  • Golf Tahoe Donner’s championship 18-hole course
  • Explore the Sierra on horseback
  • Camp next to Alder Creek
  • Play a round of tennis
  • Swim in the pool year-round at Trout Creek after your workout
  • Paddleboard at the Beach Club Marina on Donner Lake

Winter Activities
Tahoe Donner provides ample opportunity for everyone to get out and enjoy the winter wonderland that is the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

  • Explore the terrain at our world class Cross Country Center
  • Downhill ski or snowboard at Tahoe Donner Downhill
  • Laugh uncontrollably while sledding at Snowplay.

Tahoe Donner has two neighborhood restaurants, close to home to satisfy your appetite. In a beautiful setting amongst towering pines, The Lodge offers a classic bistro-style menu, with French and Pacific Rim influences, with nightly specials and entrées ranging from $9 to $30. Pizza On The Hill offers a family-friendly atmosphere with great pizza & seasonal ingredients, as well as rotisserie chicken, tri-tip, quesadillas and burritos.

For More Info on the Tahoe Donner Neighborhood: please visit the Tahoe Donner Website

Priced at $788,000


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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