This is a unique, one-of-a-kind opportunity for anyone seeking to live and work in the Sierras for extended periods or full-time. This dream retreat features over-the-top construction & creature comforts with all-season outdoor activities literally just outside the door- Bear Valley ski resort is less than 15 minutes away! This is a peaceful, high-country living at its finest. The community is small & friendly- nestled at 7000′ in the Stanislaus National Forest. On summer days go hiking, biking, fishing & boating then enjoy alpine sunsets from 2 decks or the raised stone back patio surrounded by pines & boulders. on winter days, enjoy the snow then warm up by the double-sided fireplace while watching the alpine glow fade across the snow through the 12′ west-facing sliding windows. This nearly level lot borders the nf on the south for a 180 view of the forest. for more privacy, the lot on the north side is for sale. The house was remodeled & enlarged in 2016 with an eye for energy efficiency, low maintenance, fire resistance & top-quality appointments. throughout the house are knotty alder doors, cabinets, baseboards & trim. the kitchen & 3 bathrooms feature marble counter tops & ceramic tile floors; the downstairs floors are ” red oak & stone. the kitchen features monogram, Bosch & KitchenAid appliances, a Miele espresso coffee machine & a large stone farmhouse sink. The laundry room features a large LG washer/dryer combo & a compactor for soft’ recyclables; hot water is provided by 3 tankless heaters. Inside the garage is storage for 2 cords of firewood a dumbwaiter that lifts a log cart into the great room next to the fireplace. The outside decking is interlocking aluminum that is both fireproof & watertight to the space below. Two electricity usage monitors provide energy usage info & a manually engaged propane generator provides backup power in a power outage. The entertainment center has 3 sets of indoor & 2 sets of outdoor speakers, each with independent volume controls. The master bedroom has a coffee bar for that first cup in the morning, a full bathroom, and an adjacent office/loft/studio. All entry doors have a shoe grate on the outside to keep mud & snow outside, and a well-executed mudroom features a stone floor with a drain grate w/tray for changing & drying wet shoes. this comfortable, well-thought-out, full-time mountain home is a lifetime opportunity for the right couple. for the technically minded, cat6 wiring runs throughout the house along with wiring for security cameras and an alarm system. Most of the furniture in this beautiful home is custom made & included in the purchase price.
|Address:||1165 Ponderosa Way|
|Subdivision:||Sky High Ranch|
|Lot Square Feet:||0.380 acres|