A European-style chalet known locally as the "white castle" was recently listed just outside of Truckee, California, en route to Tahoe City. Built in 2009, the former bed and breakfast features massive timber beams, custom ironwork, and hand-carved wood throughout the interior. Yet, it's the white stucco facade—designed to resemble packed snow—that gives the home its name and iconic status in the area.
Offering just over 4,300 square feet of interior space, including seven bedrooms and six full bathrooms, the floor plan is suited to a single-family residence or short-term rentals. Two of the bedrooms come with en suite bathrooms and one bedroom features an attached bunk room and kitchenette. A 900-square-foot unfinished basement provides additional options for expanding the living area.
Perhaps the home's greatest appeal—like most properties is the area—is easy access to nature. Located less than ten miles away from popular ski resorts, the property also backs up to land owned by the US Forest Service and sits across the street from two trails running along the Truckee River. Tranquil locations for backcountry skiing or snowshoeing can also be found less than a mile away. Keep scrolling to see more of the home, currently listed for $2,650,000.
The "Snow Haus," located at 8989 River Road in Truckee, California, is currently listed for $2,650,000 by Morgahn Grey of Grey Blue Realty.
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