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Montreux Real Estate Update for December 2014

There has been some exciting news for Reno since our last luxury real estate update!

The announcement that Tesla has chosen Reno—out of a field of stiff competitors—to build its $5 Billion “Giga Factory” has launched a tsunami of excitement and positive PR for the whole Reno area.

Following are some interesting links from well-regarded sources that agree that Tesla’s decision will be a “Reno Game Changer” for our area:

Montreux Real Estate Sales Update

Montreux’s real estate sales have continued at a brisk pace and 2014 has proved to be the “come back” year for real estate prices. Most are expecting this positive trend of appreciation to continue with the steady business growth and positive tax structure bringing businesses and families to Northern Nevada in general.

Following is a summary of 2014 sales, compared to last year’s numbers.

2014 Montreux Home Sales Summary (Year to Date):

  • Total Sales — 22 Sold; 6 Pending
  • Average Sales Price: $1,568,549, Average $/SF: $350
  • 23% increase on average sales price compared to 2013
  • 13% decrease in volume of sales compared to 2013

2014 Montreux Lot Sales Summary (Year to Date):

  • Total of 10 sold, 3 Pending
  • Average Sales Price: $396,827
  • 33% increase on average sales price compared to 2013
  • 41% decrease in volume of sales compared to 2013

This Month’s Featured Montreux Listings

20705 Parc Foret

Brand New Parc Foret Home

20705 Parc Foret — 2,873 SF, .43 acre, 3 Br, 3.5 baths, 3 Car
$1,175,000

Brand new and much anticipated “Parc-Foret” home. Construction was just completed. Single level, great room design with tall ceilings and very open plan. Huge windows allow for maximum light! All three bedrooms are en suite. The landscaping is extensive, including a large flowing rock water feature and firepit, perfectly situated to capture the views of Mt. Rose. Loaded with quality details and finishes – granite, wide tile floors, wine fridge, stainless appliances, custom lighting package. This house is built by award winning builder “HomeCrafters”. Located in the tall Pines and a stones’ throw from the famed Montreux golf course, and miles of walking and biking trails.

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5825 Strasbourg

12th Fairway Montreux Beauty

5825 Strasbourg | 4,602 SF, .53 acre, 3 BR + 3.5 Baths, 3 car
$1,875,000

Beautiful and well cared for home overlooking the 12th Fairway at Montreux. Quality details seen throughout this luxurious custom home, with a comfortable great Room design and open floor plan. Enjoy an abundance of natural light with lots of windows and high ceilings. The views of the course and the Montreux trees are stunning with an overall modern and elegant look.

Other highlights include a large kitchen, open to the Great Room and breakfast nook. A separate formal dining room opens to the great room. Also downstairs is a cozy den/TV/family room, plus a separate office. The master suite is gorgeous and oversized with domed ceiling, lots of windows with super views, gas fireplace and a sitting area. Master bath includes two separate vanities, separate shower, jetted tub, water closet with bidet and his and hers closets. The exterior of the home was just re-painted. Like new!

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6005 Lake Geneva

Quality Custom Home on the 16th Green!

6005 Lake Geneva | 5,801 SF, 1.19 acre, 4 BR + 4.5 Bath, 3 Car

$2,390,000

Beautiful and elegant home overlooking the 16th green and fairway at Montreux and with unobstructed views of Mt. Rose and the Sierras. Top quality construction by Neil Adams. Property is also adjacent to common area. First floor includes the master suite, formal dining room and living room. Gracious staircase and elevator to the upper floor which includes 3 Bedrooms with baths and a TV/game room. Master suite includes exercise room, enormous closet, steam shower, jet tub and his and hers water closets. Beautifully landscaped with rock walls, water features and multiple patios with great views!

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20162 Bordeaux

Casual sophistication and Old World Charm

20162 Bordeaux | 6,346 SF, .70 acre, 5 BR + Bonus Room, casita, 3 Car
$2,700,000 $2,550,000 Price reduced!

Located on the 6th fairway of the famed Nicklaus Signature golf course, this custom beauty is the crown jewel of Montreux’s offerings. Exuding casual sophistication and Old World Charm, the exquisite interior finishes and attention to detail include high-end appliances, rich hand-scraped walnut floors, vaulted ceilings with elegant crown molding, granite, stone, & hand textured finished walls.

The main floor living features a beautifully appointed living room with big picture windows, a family room open to the gourmet chef’s kitchen with granite island, separate formal dining room, 300 bottle wine refrigerator, sunny breakfast nook, and a charming guest suite. Upstairs there is a luxurious master suite, two guest bedrooms, an office, and a bonus/media room. The guest casita is detached from the main house and has its own entrance. Perfect as a guest retreat! There is no better way to entertain outdoors than in this setting. The view will knock your socks off with a rare double fairway view of the 6th & 8th fairways and golf lakes.

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6543 Galena Canyon Trail

Stunning Custom Home with First floor living on a Premier Double Fairway

20122 Bordeaux | 5,378 SF, .70 acre, 4 BR + 3.5 Baths, 3 Car
$2,595,000

This exceptional Montreux custom home offers the very best in quality construction & appointments, on a premium double fairway lot. Located in N. Nevada’s premier gated Jack Nicklaus community-just 20 minutes to Lake Tahoe & 15 minutes to the airport. The floorplan is open & bright with an abundance of large picture windows. Truly a “great room” design; open to the gourmet kitchen & exuding casual elegance. The main level living includes a formal dining room, wine room, master suite, office/den, & 3 fireplaces.

With its private sanctuary upstairs, 3 guest rooms & bonus room, perfect for casual gatherings & an enormous deck with stunning double fairway views. Extensive use of granite, stone, hardwood floors, handmade beams, custom mill work, solid Alder doors & moldings throughout. Eastern views of the 6th& 8th fairways are some of the best in Montreux! Award winning landscaping, all paver patios, built-in BBQ with food prep area, outdoor fireplace & hot tub. Other features include all Thermador appliances, Uline beverage coolers, 325 SF basement & 140 SF of full height attic space for extensive storage. Full Lutron lighting system interior & exterior with intelligent computer controlled HVAC and pre-engineered elevator shaft. Equity Golf membership included.

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5860 Lausanne

Custom Classic — Ideal for Families and Entertaining

5860 Lausanne | 6,583 SF, .94 acre, 5 BR + 5 Baths + 2.5 Half Baths, 4 Car
$3,199,000

This custom classic offers the very best of what Montreux has to offer. Situated in the premier, tree lined street of Lausanne on nearly a full acre of mature landscaping. Enjoy the privacy and vistas afforded by a rare double fairway location (14 & 15). Built by acclaimed and award winning builder Lake Crest Homes, this home completes your checklist for quality, location, and floorplan. Perfect for entertaining and varied family gatherings. The gourmet kitchen has it all: ample light from a multitude of oversized windows, and top of the line appliances.

Enjoy every day living on the main level, with the master suite, office, formal dining, great room, and two guest suites. Upstairs you will find 2 more guest suites, & a bonus/game room. Enjoy the vistas of the mountains, trees, and Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course from 3 balconies or the secluded & spacious back patio. The Montreux Golf and Country Club is 15 minutes from the airport, 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe, and only minutes from shopping and fine dining.

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Reno Luxury Real Estate Agents

Luxury Real Estate Partners

Want to schedule a private tour of available homes and custom homesites?
Call us at any time: 775-849-9444.

Brooke Sullivan
Cell: 775-813-4890
Email: brooke@luxuryrenohomes.com

Rob Wonhof
Cell: 775-750-2210
Email: rob@luxuryrenohomes.com

Monica Gore
Cell Phone: 775-742-1555
Email: monica@luxuryrenohomes.com

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July 2014 Montreux Real Estate Market Update

Montreux Real Estate Market Report

By Dickson Realty’s Luxury Real Estate Partners: Brooke, Rob and Monica

It is hot out there and we aren’t just talking about the number on the thermometer… we have some very exciting real estate activity to report this month!

One of Montreux’s crown jewels—5635 Foret—went into contract quickly after it was listed for $4,850,000. This is a record setting sale for Montreux and signs of a strengthening real estate market.

Following is a complete list of properties that have recently gone into contract, with sales quickly forthcoming.

Current Pending Sales in Montreux

These properties were listed by Luxury Real Estate Partners:
Brooke, Rob and Monica

1) 20507 Bordeaux Drive — $1,250,000 List Price
Single Level “StoneHaven” with a Park-like Yard
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2) 5635 Foret Circle — $4,850,000 List Price
Stunning Montreux Masterpiece with Endless Views!
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3) 5855 Strasbourg — $1,575,000 List Price
Custom home with Exceptional Finishes on the 12th Fairway
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4) Lot #214 Lausanne — $349,000 List Price
Custom homesite backing to the National Forest.
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Just Sold in Montreux

Listed and sold by Luxury Real Estate Partners:
Brooke, Rob and Monica

20551 Chanson — $1,550,000 List Price
The Parc Foret Ciel Model with Stunning Views of the 7th Green
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Reno in the National News

The Secret is Out!

Reno has received some national attention with more and more people discovering what an amazing place Northern Nevada is.

As noted in the July 6th article in the New York Times, the word is out that not only is Reno a beautiful town nestled in the foothills of the Sierras, but it is also attracting countless businesses due to its tax friendly policies.

Reno is shaking off old stereo-types and blooming in new diversity. Click here to read the entire article.

Concert on the Green — Sunday, July 28th

Kick off to the “Reno-Tahoe-Open”

Save the date for the best outdoor concert of the year in the heart of Montreux! The 14th annual Concert on the Green will be held Sunday, July 27th featuring the Reno Jazz Orchestra with the soul, funk music of James Brown and musical guests Tery Stone & Jackie Landrum.

Click here to view and print your invitation to this great event.

Montreux’s Concert on the Green is an entertaining way to kick off the “Reno-Tahoe-Open”, Montreux’s PGA event from July 28th-August 3rd www.renotahoeopen.com.

Stop by and say “Hi” to us at the Parc Foret area at the concert. We will have fun goodies to share—see you there!

This Month’s Featured Montreux Listings

6593 Champetre

Montreux Manor with View of the 18th Green and Lake

6593 Champetre | 3,121 SF, .40 acre, 3 Br + Den, 3 car
$1,435,000 $1,360,000 Price reduced $75,000!

Beautifully appointed Creekside Manor at Montreux overlooks the coveted 18th Green and Lake of the famed Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. The setting is nothing but spectacular. 3,121 SF with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, the interior offers an open floorplan with all the living on the main level except one guest bedroom suite located upstairs. Generous use of windows, vaulted ceilings, sunlight, and exterior views.

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6060 Lake Geneva

Much Sought-After Single Story Home in the Montreux Trees

6060 Lake Geneva | 3,932 SF, .55 acre, 3 BR + Office, 3 car
$1,425,000

This custom home is situated in one of the most desirable custom areas of Montreux, surrounded by mature pine trees, stunning architecture and spectacular landscaping. The open single level plan is ideal with 3 bedroom suites, small formal living room, formal dining room, family room open to kitchen and breakfast nook, and an oversized 3 car garage.

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20307 Bordeaux

Exquisite Montreux “StoneHaven”

20307 Bordeaux | 4,677 SF, 1.82 acre, 3 BR + Bonus room, 4 car
$1,950,000

This exquisite Montreux “StoneHaven” offers a setting incomparable within the Montreux community. Situated on a pristine corner lot with over 1.8 acres of lush lawn, hundreds of trees, and countless mature vegetation and water feature to knock your socks off! Extensive paver patios, an oversized covered patio and a glorious built-in DCS BBQ complete your outdoor entertaining wish list. Easily the very best curb appeal of N. Nevada’s premier gated Nicklaus community.

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20162 Bordeaux

Casual sophistication and Old World Charm

20162 Bordeaux | 6,346 SF, .70 acre, 5 BR + Bonus Room, casita, 3 Car
$2,700,000

Located on the 6th fairway of the famed Nicklaus Signature golf course, this custom beauty is the crown jewel of Montreux’s offerings. Exuding casual sophistication and Old World Charm, the exquisite interior finishes and attention to detail include high-end appliances, rich hand-scraped walnut floors, vaulted ceilings with elegant crown molding, granite, stone, & hand textured finished walls.

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New Listing — Right Outside Monteux

6543 Galena Canyon Trail

Luxury “Horse Property” on Nearly 5 Acres of Privacy and Views!

6543 Galena Canyon Trail | 4,807 SF, 4.86 Acres, 5 Bedroom + bonus room, 6 Car + barn & stables
$1,950,000

This unique property has it all: views, horse pastures, water rights, barn, RV garage, shop and 4,807 SF custom home boasting superb quality and attention to detail. On nearly 5 acres of horse property, all fenced and surrounded by miles of trails, you will feel like you are in your own private sanctuary, yet just a few miles from top of the line shopping, Montreux – Nicklaus course, 15 mins from the airport and 20 mins from Tahoe. Most of the living on the main floor (3285 SF); 2 guest rooms & bonus down.

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Reno Luxury Real Estate Agents

Luxury Real Estate Partners

Contact Information

Want to schedule a private tour of available homes and custom homesites?
Call us at any time: 775-849-9444.

Brooke Sullivan

Cell: 775-813-4890
Email: brooke@luxuryrenohomes.com

Rob Wonhof

Cell: 775-750-2210
Email: rob@luxuryrenohomes.com

Monica Gore

Cell Phone: 775-742-1555
Email: monica@luxuryrenohomes.com

More Real Estate Information

Up-To-Date Information on the Luxury Real Estate Market

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Parc Foret Enclave of Montreux

The first release of nine homes is now available for sale in the new Parc Foret enclave of Montreux.

After years of planning and approvals with this Montreux neighborhood, construction activity is well underway. We have Six homes under construction and seven more that have broken ground.

Parc Foret Models

Three of the Six homes under construction are our three model homes which are close to completion. We plan on opening these models up, very soon—hopefully, at the end of April. If you would like to be notified when the models open, please contact me today by filling out this form.

These models will be fully designed and furnished to help current residents and prospects picture the wonderful living that Parc Foret has to offer.

Montreux Construction Progress

When you drive down to Bordeaux and Pomerol Drives to see the progress of the three model homes you will notice just how much construction activity there is in Montreux!

One of the purposes of the model home complex is in providing an extra tool for current residents to showcase Montreux to their friends, family and potential neighbors. We are designing the models with three unique interior design styles while keeping with the European Alpine exterior.

By so doing, it will help prospects see that they can create their perfect personalized residence in a beautifully planned community. Our goal all along is to create a true semi-custom home buying experience to compliment the wonderful Montreux lifestyle. We are pleased to say that Parc Foret has accomplished this goal.

Plan Your Tour of Parc Foret

Please visit or call me at the Montreux Welcome Center for pricing on our first release and details on the floor plans and options available. Call today: 775-849-9444

Montreux Real Estate Report for March 2013

The word is starting to spread… Montreux is not only a picturesque golf community in the Sierras, it is a great value! The bonus is Nevada’s beneficial tax structure, including no state income tax. This has made the private Montreux golf community a secure choice for many Buyers.

The first quarter of 2013 has been one of the busiest that we have seen, with 16 home sales since the beginning of 2013. In comparison, the first quarter of 2012 saw 4 home sales—that’s FOUR times as many homes sold compared to last year!

The future looks positive for Reno. Buyers are more confident, and Reno is getting national coverage. “Business Insider” calls Reno one of best housing markets for the next 5 years. (Click here to read the article).

Montreux’s newest community: Parc Foret


The brand-new Residences at Parc Foret feature an alluring architectural style echoing the alpine traditions of northern Europe. Think of it as base camp, disguised as a luxurious haven of elegance, comfort and exclusivity.

Ranging from 2,873 – 4,445 SF, there are only 9 homesites 6 homesites available in the first release.

Starting at $865,000 — Parc Foret is a great addition to the Montreux community.

Call us at 775-849-9444 for more pricing details.

Click here to download the Parc Foret brochure.

Montreux Homes Sales

9 Montreux Home Sales January – March 2013
6350 Wetzel Ct. — 3,040 SF ($775,000 list price)
16940 Delacroix — 3,500 SF ($825,000 list price)
5740 Dijon Cr. — 3,499 SF ($849,000 list price)
5945 Gauguin — 3,849 SF ($850,000 list price)
6050 Lake Geneva — 4,470 SF ($1,185,000 list price)

5520 Lausanne — 4,729 SF ($1,195,000 list price)
6034 Breithorn — 5,403 SF ($1,200,000 list price)
5540 Lausanne — 5,410 SF ($1,795,000 list price)
6001 Monte Rosa — 6,886 SF ($2,495,000 list price)
8 out of 9 Sales were Listed, Sold (or Both) by the Luxury Real Estate Team of Brooke, Rob and Monica.

Pending Home Sales in Montreux (7 Total)

5965 Gauguin — ($850,000 list price)
6630 De Chardin — ($949,000 list price)
5695 Alpinista — ($1,090,000 list price)
20659 Chanson — ($1,032,000 list price)
20636 Chanson— ($1,100,000 list price)
5955 Lake Geneva Dr. — ($1,195,000 list price)
5815 Lausanne — ($1,588,000 list price)

Build Your Custom Home in Montreux

If you are interested in building a custom home in Montreux, we highly recommend luxury Reno home builder Lakecrest Builders.

Owners, Jim Smrt and Dave Pearce, have been building some of the most exceptional custom-built homes in the Reno-Tahoe area since the early 1990’s. And, they have been building homes in Montreux from the start!

Through expert craftsmanship and client-focused service, Lakecrest Builders maintains it’s status as the elite builder of custom homes in the Reno-Tahoe area. Jim and Dave work very close with their clients and construction partners to make sure that every detail of your home is built to Lakecrest Builder’s high standards.

Montreux Homes for Sale

For more information on our Montreux homes for sale, click here to view our Montreux listings.

Montreux House for Sale — 6105 Lake Geneva

Offered at: $2,499,000

5,094 SF | 4.5 Bedrooms | 3 Car Garage

Montreux House for Sale | 6105 Lake Geneva

Entertainer’s dream! A perfect floor plan and amazing views! This gorgeous Montreux South facing residence offers panoramic views of Mt. Rose to the West, the Virginia Highlands to the East and all the forest in between.

This home is situated high on a ridge overlooking the Signature Hole on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, home of the PGA Tour’s “Reno Tahoe Open”.

The floor plan is ideal for ease of living and elegant entertaining. The ground floor is approx. 4,000 SF and features a Great Room open to the Gourmet chef’s kitchen w/ Granite Island, separate Formal Dining Room, 2000+ bottle temperature controlled Wine Cellar, sunny Breakfast Nook, an Office, a Guest Suite and a luxury Master Bedroom. Sure to please the most demanding chef, the incredible kitchen features a built-in Sub-Zero 690 refrigerator, Thermador ovens, warming drawer and dual Bosch dishwashers.

The second level is approx. 1,100 SF and includes two Guest Suites. All bedrooms have full baths in suite. The rear terraced patios are blessed with astounding views and are terrific for outdoor entertainment with an outdoor cooking island and sunken hot tub.

The home is in excellent condition and quality features include Cantera wrought iron Entry Door, custom wrought iron stair railings, 8-foot solid Alder wood interior doors, Anderson wood windows and doors, smart home computer system, audio, video and telephone wiring, Bose Whole House Sound System, and a monitored security system.

Click here for more information on this Montreux real estate listing.

6385 Wetzel — Reduced and Back on the Market

Offered at: $899,000

2,982 SF | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 3 Car Garage

Views Views and More Views! This home offers one the BEST views in all of Montreux.

Located in “The Cottages” at Montreux, this beautiful home overlooks the 18th fairway to the South and has panoramic views from the Eastern Virginia Highlands to the Western Sierras.

The home offers an open floorplan with a beautiful kitchen overlooking the Great Room, Breakfast Nook and Formal Dining Room. There is a protected front courtyard entry with built-in BBQ. The master suite has a balcony with amazing second story views, a dual sided gas log fireplace, a steam shower and 2-person jetted tub.

One of the few Cottages built with a spacious 3-car garage. On a quiet cul-de-sac location. Come and go as you please lifestyle as the HOA maintains your landscaping and exterior maintenance.

Click here to view this Montreux Cottage for sale.

Montreux Home for Sale — 6001 Monte Rosa Court

Offered at: $2,495,000

6,886 SF | 4 Bedrooms + Office + Game / Theater Room | 4 Bathrooms (3 Half-Baths) | 3 Car Garage

Montreux House for Sale | 6001 Monte Rosa

This beautiful custom residence shows like a dream! Located in the private gated community of Montreux—Norther Nevada’s most prestigious private country club—this home is nestled in the Pines, at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking the 13th Fairway & Green.

First floor areas include the Master Suite, Office, a cozy Formal Living Rm, an elegant Formal Dining Room and a beautiful Kitchen open to the Family Room & Casual Dining Area.

The second floor includes three Guest Suites (one a 2nd Master), a loft overlooking the Living Room and a spacious Game Room/Theater with Wet Bar.

All Bedrooms have Full Baths In-Suite. Top quality materials were used throughout including Travertine & Hardwood floors, Hydronic Floor Heating, custom designed and built Iron Railings, Programmable Lighting System, Wood Burning Fireplace in the Living Room, Gas Log Fireplaces in the Family Room and Master Suite, Jetted Tubs & Steam Showers in the Master Suite and 2nd Master Suites, stunning Backyard Water Feature, lushly landscaped Front Courtyard Entry and numerous Patios, Balconies & Decks. Sellers Equity Golf Membership is included. No furniture is included, but many pieces are available separately.

Click here to view this Montreux home for sale.