The "Star House" is in one of Olympic Valley's most coveted locations; this sun-drenched home on a level lot sits directly on Washeshu Creek; expansive decking with a hot tub guarantees your front-row seat to creekside serenades. Just one mile from Palisades Tahoe ski lifts, this unique split-level residence offers 1,580 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and an oversized 2-car garage originally designed for a studio bunkroom. One of the first homes to be built in historic Winding Creek by the Poulsen Family, "The Star House" awaits your personal touch. Unique post-to-tree trunk tie-down rafters and generous use of specialty woods throughout the home provide a warm Tahoe feel. Large windows amplify the changing seasons of the natural landscape. Expansive decking, with a hot tub, guarantees your front-row seat to creekside serenades. Upon entering, your eye is drawn toward the vaulted, open-beam ceilings. Redwood panels and a stone fireplace wrap you in a Tahoe High Sierra forested ambiance. Stone and rock work accents compliment the wood craftsmanship throughout the interior. One of the first homes to be built in historic Winding Creek, "The Star House" awaits your personal touch. Enter into the distinctive glass gazebo-covered south-facing kitchen. Find a generous-sized island with a six-burner cooktop, double ovens, and two sinks. Flowing from the kitchen, the open dining room features beautiful creek views from a wall of windows, with room to seat 10. The main living space isis anchored by a natural stone fireplace and is flooded with light from ceiling-height windows, which open onto an expansive creekside deck (with hot tub) that brings nature right to your doorstep. Off of the main hall is a cozy and private guest room with an adjacent full bath, which doubles as the guest powder room. The spacious and bright primary suite is located downstairs, off the main living space, for an ultimate private sanctuary. Relax with forested views and sounds of the creek directly outside the windows that encompass the room. The oversized en-suite bath features custom glazed tile counters and walls, dual ceramic sinks, and a large jacuzzi soaking tub, perfect for soothing sore ski muscles. A spacious shower adds to the spa-like facilities. A large walk-in closet completes the space. An oversized, 2-car garage with laundry facilities is steps from the front entrance. Originally designed for a sprawling ski and toy room, this unfinished space is plumbed and ready for your vision. How about a studio apartment with lofted sleeping quarters? You and your guests will appreciate the level driveway with parking for four or more vehicles. The "Star House" invites an astute buyer to discover what makes Olympic Valley and the high Sierra so desirable. Located between Truckee and Tahoe City, the Resort at Squaw Creek, and Palisades Village present a variety of shopping, dining, and seasonal activities. At the Valley's entrance from Highway 89, find the Western States Trail, and community park pickleball courts and children's playground. Bike trails connect to the end of Olympic Valley 3 miles West and the Truckee River path north to Truckee and South to Tahoe City. Convenient Olympic Valley transport, The Mountaineer, delivers you to Tahoe Palisades ski lifts and connecting gondola to Alpine Meadows. Nearby Resort at Squaw Creek offers golf, full-service spa, and dining. With its Olympic provenance outdoor lifestyle reigns supreme. Close proximity to Lake Tahoes West and North shore beaches and water sports ensure endless adventures. The "Star House" invites an astute buyer to discover what makes Olympic Valley and the high Sierra so desirable.
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