August 02, 2021 at 9:06am | Ann Nguyen


Imagine pouring yourself a warm morning beverage and opening your sliding door onto an expansive wrap-around deck. Step outside and take a nice, long inhale of that crisp, cool mountain air. 

Peaceful mornings in a quiet friendly neighborhood can be hard to come by these days. This four-bedroom, two-bath Glenshire home is a great opportunity if you are seeking to bask in the tranquility of the mountains. 

When you arrive at this beautiful, single-story family home, the first thing you will notice is the ample outdoor lounge space on the south-facing wrap-around deck. 

South facing means plenty of sunshine on those cold mountain mornings. It also means that your snow load will melt faster after our magnificent winter storms. The south-facing driveway is also one of the first on the block to melt!

In the summer months, you will enjoy ample outdoor space for hosting barbeques or birthday parties. The front landscaping provides a nice privacy screen between you and your neighbors, who are super friendly anyway!

The single-story design of this home means less carrying groceries up multiple flights of steps, which can be a rarity in Tahoe. Inside, you will enjoy plenty of room to spread out in three spacious bedrooms, in addition to the large master bedroom with its own master bath. 

Attached to the house, a two-car garage offers plenty of room for larger, mountain-ready vehicles and all of the outdoor recreation gear that comes with a mountain lifestyle. 

Speaking of living in the mountains, you will also love the gas woodstove in the living room for warming up after a chilly day on the slopes or snowshoeing in the neighborhood. The kitchen, dining room, and living room are also quite spacious and boast large windows that let in plenty of natural light. 

The front yard is beautifully landscaped and the centerpiece is the grand blue spruce in front of the kitchen. It has grown up to provide plenty of shade during the summer and an absolutely gorgeous scene in the snowy months. 

The owners poured lots of love into this property during their 25 years there and it shows! 

The most recent upgrades include a remodel of the master bathroom and the installation of a new microwave and gas stove in the kitchen in 2021,

New windows and an upgraded front door were installed in 2016 and the guest bathroom was also remodeled in 2010.

Other notable upgrades include brand new carpet in July 2021, and new siding on the south side of the house, a new water heater, an upgraded gas woodstove in the living room, and new flooring. All of these renovations occurred in 2013. 

This home is also very conveniently located on the western edge of Glenshire. Walk right out your door and onto the trails leading out to the Bluffs. The bluffs overlook the Truckee River, the Highway 80 corridor, and the town of Truckee in the distance. 

It is one of the best locations in the entire town for watching unbelievable sunsets over the high Sierras!

About The Glenshire Amenities

From nearly any home in Glenshire, it is possible to walk right out of your door and onto a mountain trail. Whether you just want a casual morning walk or you are looking for a long afternoon hike, you will not have to drive to find it when you live here. 

Glenshire residents also have access to the Glenshire clubhouse. The clubhouse offers two pools during the summer months and access to pickleball and tennis courts and a basketball hoop on the property. 

The clubhouse itself is also one of the best places in Glenshire to host birthday parties or larger family gatherings. It can be rented out on a nightly basis and includes a functional kitchen to make your party efforts that much easier.

If you are new to mountain living, one of Glenshire’s best amenities is that it tends to get less snow in the winter than other neighborhoods around Truckee-Tahoe. That means less shoveling excessive amounts of snow, but still, plenty of accumulation for sledding, building snowmen or enjoying a snowshoe hike around the Glenshire Pond.  

Why Live in Glenshire

The Glenshire neighborhood sits just six miles east of downtown Truckee but boasts its own elementary school, which is actually less than a mile from this home. If you need to go into the city for anything, Reno is also less than 30 minutes away down I-80 via Hirschdale Road. 

The best reason to live in Glenshire is the ability to get away from the crowds during the busiest tourist times around Truckee and Lake Tahoe. If you do not want to fight the crowds, you will not have to with this beautiful home in Glenshire! 

When you do want to get out and experience all that Truckee-Tahoe has to offer, you will be less than 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe and 15 minutes from Donner Lake. From Glenshire, you can also hop on the Legacy Biking Trail. This trail runs all the way into town and beyond. There are several places to stop and swim, go fly fishing, or just watch the steady stream of tubers during the summer months! 



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