Bookmark this page so if you hit the Powerball tonight you’ll know where to go. Listed by Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty agent Lexi Cerretti this Zephyr Cove, Nevada mega mansion built in 2004 is asking a cool $46.995 million. With that heavy price tag you get over a football field of private beach, 24 acres to roam and a mansion where you can play wiffle ball in the foyer. Also Nevada residents pay no personal income tax so this trophy property could be a write off to a billionaire who doesn’t mind a bit of skiing and lake views:
– 378 lineal feet beachfront
-12 full bathrooms and one half-bath
-Two-bedroom guesthouse with a full kitchen, living area
-Four-car garage is adjacent to the house
“This rare, lakefront estate with panoramic Lake Tahoe views includes 378 lineal feet of sandy beach with a private pier, boat hoist, a boat buoy and close-up views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains to the West. The setting is ideal on 24+ wooded acres of meadow, forest, stream and an aspen grove donning brilliant orange and gold fall colors.
No detail, grand or small, was overlooked in the design and construction of this home. Completed in 2004 by Q&D Construction with over 400 tons of Montana stone gracing the exterior, this is one of the finest estates in all of Lake Tahoe. It is truly an entertainer’s dream with main level living opening to a lakefront patio running the length of the home.
The 16,703 square foot main home features a grand foyer with circular staircase leading to the second floor, and opens to the great room on the main level. The main level features a game room with full bar and billiards area, home theater, grand family room, gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry, formal dining room, wine room with seating, adjoining offices, a craft room, laundry room, and mudroom with adjoining 4 car heated garage and rear staircase leading to the second floor. There are 8 bedroom suites total in the main house, including the main level master boasting a fireplace and lake view terrace, en-suite bath with double vanities, spa tub, dual shower, walk-in closet and adjoining home gym with steam shower and sauna.
The second floor boasts 4 grand guest suites with fireplaces, lakeside terraces and en-suite baths. There is an additional forest view guest suite with fireplace and balcony, along with Jack-and-Jill guest suites with a shared bath. A balcony off the main circular stairs opens to the great room below with lake views, and a library and seating area off the back stairway leads to a second balcony overlooking the grand family room below. There is an additional 1,000 square feet of living space in 3 rooms under the upstairs eaves.
Opposite the main home is a 1,448 square foot two bedroom guest home complete with kitchen and fireside living room with its own laundry and en-suite baths. There is a four car garage below, along with two outbuildings all set at the edge of the meadow and forest.
The adjacent property at 560 Sierra Sunset Lane is also offered separately at $6,995,000. This parcel includes equestrian facilities located by the front entrance, boasting stables with 15 stalls, indoor chicken coop, wash rack, grooming area and office. Paddocks off the stables lead to the open meadow with water rights for irrigation. There is also a 1,348 square foot 2 bedroom caretakers home adjacent to the stables and the front gate, with outbuildings for storage and equipment. This property also includes access to the Lake and sandy beach with option for a buoy.
The private location on the pristine sandy shore of Lake Tahoe is in close proximity to world class skiing, dining and entertainment just minutes from the gated entry. Both South Lake Tahoe and Minden Airports are easily accessible for private jets, and the Nevada address is coveted for tax reasons. This is truly a one-of-a-kind estate home in its quality and scale, with access to Emerald Bay, Tahoe’s West Shore, East Shore coves and beaches, and lakefront dining just minutes by boat.”