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1980 Emigrant Trail, Markleeville CA offered at $877,000

Experience the joy of ranch living on this captivating 10-acre ranchette, conveniently located just a short 20-minute drive from the beautiful Lake Tahoe basin. Have you ever dreamed of the ranch lifestyle in the countryside? Look no further – you can make this a reality with this exceptional property.Indulge in the beauty of breathtaking sunrises, sunsets, and panoramic views of sprawling valleys and majestic mountains that lend each day a touch of magic. Nestled within this expansive landscape, you’ll find a charming 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,760-square-foot home adorned with a delightful wrap-around deck. Adjacent to the home, an expansive 2-car detached garage awaits, complete with designated quarters for your beloved dogs.An exceptional addition is a 577-square-foot stand-alone retreat not included in the square footage of the house, which includes two mini-split air/heat units, a porch and deck, and a grass area for you to use your imagination on how to suit your needs. It features a well-appointed bathroom with a shower, along with two versatile rooms. Further adding to the property’s appeal is a stately 4-stall horse barn thoughtfully equipped with electricity and water connections, three sheds, three turnouts, one horse shelter, hay storage, a whole-house Generac generator, an on-demand water heater, central air with a programmable thermostat, full perimeter fencing, and a well-designed chicken coop.The list of enhancements to this ranchette is truly remarkable. In 2020, the living area and kitchen underwent an extensive remodel, highlighted by the installation of high-quality quartz countertops and sink, and Kitchen Aid appliances. The downstairs exudes modern elegance with its resilient waterproof luxury vinyl plank flooring. In 2023, the gravel road underwent significant improvements, now boasting optimal leveling and integrated water flow containment areas. The thoughtful addition of automatic sprinklers, apple trees, and feeders further accentuates the property’s functional and aesthetic appeal.Enjoy a wide range of recreational activities in the vicinity, from thrilling snowmobiling and snowshoeing to scenic cross-country skiing. Explore world-class destinations like Kirkwood and Heavenly Ski Resorts. If you prefer water adventures, try paddleboarding and kayaking. For the adventurous, there’s rock climbing, as well as options for road and mountain biking. Fishing enthusiasts can indulge in fly fishing and more. There are possibilities of subdividing into two five-acre parcels.