Trinkie Watson of Chase International Sells $2,750,000 Home Featured in Francis Ford Coppola's Classic Film, Godfather II
Posted by Jennifer Linting — November 5, 2015
TAHOE CITY, CA - Trinkie Watson of Chase International closed the sale last month on a Lake Tahoe home once featured in Francis Ford Coppola's classic film, Godfather II. Located on Lake Tahoe's magical West Shore and reflects the history and spirit of original Tahoe, this property sold for $2,750,000.
Fleur du Lac was once Henry J. Kaiser's estate. The level 15-acre gated site offers expansive lawn and native plantings to showcase 22 luxurious chateaux ranging in size from about 3500 square feet to over 5,000 square feet. The original structures were built in 1939 of native stone, timbers and finely- detailed wrought iron grill work. From private estate to private school, the property was ultimately developed into 22 condominium homes in the early 1980s, maintaining the architecture of "Old Tahoe" charm and ambiance. The original and newly-updated Yacht Club serves as the compound's club house with kitchen, wet bar, and 22 individual lockers. Containing the most fabulous private harbor on the lake, Fleur du Lac offers each home a private boat slip. Other amenities include gated security with staff availability 24 hours a day, Boat House (gathering/meeting room), pool, hot tub, exercise facility, tennis courts, bocce ball court, concierge services, house keeping and over 1,000' of shoreline.
On grass over looking beautiful Lake Tahoe and steps away from all the amenities, Number Five is the perfect spot to get away from all the hustle and bustle of life. The main level offers a large living/dining room with wet bar and impressive fireplace along with floor to ceiling windows for beautiful light and views of the lake. A den (or 4th bedroom - no closet), full bath, and a cooks kitchen with breakfast area and door to patio adjoin. The kitchen features granite countertops, large island, double sinks, Gaganeux double oven, Wolf range, and ample storage. Three bedrooms, each with own bath, and large loft with fireplace are located up stairs. Relax in the spacious Master Suite with fabulous views, and luxurious bath. High beamed ceilings are featured in all upper floor carpeted bedrooms that also have gas fireplaces.Built in 1995 this 3516 square foot home has much to offer. Peaceful living in this tranquil setting is a strong draw for ownership at Fleur du Lac. The goal of this Association and it's proficient management team is to create and enable carefree, gracious living in this beautiful location on Tahoe's West Shore.
About Chase International
Headquartered in Lake Tahoe, Nevada since 1986, with nine offices in the region (Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Truckee, South Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley and Reno) and one in London, England, Chase International and its exclusive affiliations handle a large share of the country’s property. With 310 professional Realtors® boasting an array of industry certifications, Chase International is the regional leader for three years running as reported by Real Trends, a communications and consulting company considered to be the leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage and housing industry. For more information about Chase International, visit www.chaseinternational.com.