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Life in a Small Town Post Office at Lake of the Pines, CA

said on September 6th, 2017 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Whimsy

The Post Office just outside of Lake of the Pines is a trip.  It opens at 10 and closes at 4.  The post ladies know your name.  You can buy handmade jewelry.

Take a closer look at the photo.  How many post offices sell farm fresh eggs?  Ah, I love life in my small town!

In case you don’t know, Lake of the Pines is between Auburn and Grass Valley in the California foothills NE of Sacramento.

 

 

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Super Video Tour of Exceptional Home for Sale at Lake of the Pines

said on September 6th, 2017 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Localism

Check out this wonderful video tour of CJ’s home for sale at Lake of the Pines.

 

The video speak for itself, but please call CJ at 530-906-4715 to set us your own “real” tour or for more information about this large, exquisite home for sale at Lake of the Pines, CA.

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Elegant home for Sale at Lake of the Pines, CA

said on August 8th, 2017 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Localism

Elegant, extraordinary, expansive, exceptional, excellent home for sale at Lake of the Pines,CA.

One of a kind custom home situated on wonderful double lot with views of both golf course and lake.

 

 

This classic, stately property offers a living room, grand family room, classy dining room, breakfast nook and game room.

 

 

From the brilliant master suite enjoy views down the length of the lake, a fireplace, a closet for your friends to envy.

 

 

 

 

Treat yourself to soaring ceilings, detailed features, etched glass doors, and outdoors–a waterfall and fountain.

The well-appointed gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

This gracious home is just walking distance to Park Four to swim, fish and launch boats.

There is nothing like it at Lake of the Pines… an exceptional property!

For more information, call CJ at (530) 906-4715.

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Ready to Jump in the Lake?

said on February 16th, 2017 filed under: Auburn, Grass Valley, Lake of the Pines, Localism

Here is your chance to enjoy the sweet life on a beautiful lake!

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Presented by CJ Jenkins on February 15, 2017 at $1,185,000.

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This immaculate home is perfectly situated on lovely Shadow Cove and offers deep water and desirable east-facing sun position.

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Soft, tree-filtered light flows through a great room enhanced by soaring ceilings.

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The master en suite is large and peaceful with it’s own private balcony.

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Spacious master bath.

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Extra rooms include an office, craft room and wine cellar.

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Recreation room.

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Play out on the decks, patios, dock and garden–and in the lake, of course!

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Spoil yourself in your own backyard…float off your deck after sunset staring at the bright stars overhead.  (This is a look from across Shadow Cove.  Your house is on the far shore, in the middle, with the pinkish roof.)

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Kayak, sail, motor (or swim!) over to the new Club House. Golf lovers can tee-off at the Sports lounge just a few blocks away. The tennis courts and bocce ball courts are also near.

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The home offers four bedrooms,  three and 1/2 bathrooms, and updated kitchen.

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This is an exceptional opportunity at 3795 square feet.

Offered at $1,185,000. 

It won’t last long.

Call CJ at 530-906-4715 to arrange a private showing. 

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Attractive Home for Sale in Lake of the Pines

said on February 3rd, 2017 filed under: Auburn, Grass Valley, Lake of the Pines

Newly-listed home (2/3/2017) for sale at Lake of the Pines, California (between Auburn and Grass Valley).

$374,000

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This chalet-style home has character!

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It is like living in a tree house.

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Lots of light flows through the great room with high wooden ceilings. Enjoy the stone fireplace, the pines and gravel walkways. The private master suit is set away from the other bedrooms.

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With little yard maintenance, you will have plenty of time to entertain on the wrap-around decks.  Take a short walk to Sandy Point Beach or

Park Four to kayak or swim.

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A well cared for property just waiting for you to call it home.  Offed at $374,000.

 

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Call CJ at 530-906-1023 for more information or to arrange a private showing.

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Pristine, Private, Perfect Lakefront Home for Sale in Auburn, CA

said on August 17th, 2016 filed under: Auburn, Lake of the Pines, Localism


Lakefront home for sale at Lake of the Pines, Auburn, CA

Exquisite lakefront home with prominent views of the Main Lake and Hazel Pond. Only a few hundred yards away from the Lake of the Pines Clubhouse and Sports Lounge, yet the secluded parcel (.63 acres) provides so much privacy. Impeccably cared for with many updates. Desirable eastward-facing sun position. Direct access from your dock to deep water Turtle Cove. Two wrap-around decks, fenced dog run, fenced garden, three car garage. Don’t miss your chance to see this exceptional  lakefront beauty!

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Dining room and great room

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View of the Mail Lake from the deck

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Breakfast Nook and Kitchen

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Back yard and dock

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Hazel Pond view from the deck

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Anyone for Algae Soup?

said on August 17th, 2016 filed under: Auburn, Lake of the Pines, Localism

The report below from Lake of the Pines Management explains the weird color.

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“Many have noted the lake becoming greener, we in management are very much aware of the lake condition and on top of it. Sometimes despite our best efforts, Mother Nature has a mind of her own. We have what appears to be a mild to moderate planktonic algae bloom which we do not believe presents any health risk. Some may argue the term ‘mild to moderate’ and comment the lake looks like pea soup. We would consider a severe bloom to include the surface filamentous algae that looks like pond scum, of which we do not have . . .”

Let me interject here with this photo.  It sure looks like pond scum to me.

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Please continue.

” . . .  and visibility less than the government standard of 18 inches. The bloom appears to have started 10-14 days ago, and does not look like it is not subsiding yet, but these types of algae blooms can recede in just a matter of days with cooler weather. As a precaution we are performing tests of the water and will advise the members upon the test results.

We have performed spot treatments on a monthly basis this summer, and we have recently stepped up lake treatments by spraying on August 12th and 15th and we will spray again today. Additional treatments are scheduled throughout the month, to include an aggressive algaecide treatment within the coming weeks. None of these lake treatments will present a risk to the use of the lake nor will they necessitate having to close the lake. One consideration in spraying is how much is appropriate, too little and we are chasing the algae blooms, and too much we could affect the natural ecosystem of the lake or make it unsafe to swim in.

The rapid increase in algae can be attributable to several factors, including the focus on our more aggressive spot treatment of weeds in the lake, versus large scale lake treatments. The weeds once killed, fall to the bottom of the lake and become nutrients for the algae, coupled with the fertilizer run off from both LOP golf course and Darkhorse create the perfect conditions for an algae bloom. These conditions needed only on more factor, hot summer days! And this summer has been one of the hottest on record.

We will continue to aggressively address this algae bloom and do what we can to keep it in check, as well as monitor the lake for any unsafe conditions, and above all keep the members informed.

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Lake of the Pines Cross Lake Swim 2016

said on July 3rd, 2016 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Localism

Anna Novoloake and CJ Jenkins finish the annual Lake of the Pines Cross Lake Swim.

 

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Another outstanding event of the Fourth of July festivities at LOP.

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Golf Cart Parade at Lake of the Pines

said on July 2nd, 2016 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Localism, Whimsy

Corny, Fourth of July Fun at Lake of the Pines.  Our Tammy Anderson took Second Place in the “Action Figure” theme Golf Cart Competition.

 

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(That’s Clark Kent out front in the white shirt.)

 

Here’s the First Place “Batmocart.”

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And my favorite.  I don’t know what it is, but I like it.

Golf favorite

 

Nobody does the FOURTH better than Lake of the Pines (even when it’s on the SECOND!)

 

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Surprising Home for Sale at Lake of the Pines, California: The Neighbors

said on April 4th, 2016 filed under: Lake of the Pines, Localism

We have a fabulous Lakefront Home for Sale at Lake of the Pines between Auburn and Grass Valley, California.  At 4114 square feet, this home is offered at $1,099,000, an exceptional value.

Call CJ at 530-906-4715 for more information or to schedule a private showing.

View from the deck.

View from the deck.

 

Here are some of the neighbors.  The photos were taken by the owner from her back deck.

A frequent visitor to the beach

A frequent visitor to the beach

 

Hey, little guy.  I'm your daddy.

Hey, little guy. I’m your daddy.

 

Birds are everywhere.  These are Lesser Goldfinches.

Birds are everywhere. These are Lesser Goldfinches.

 

A family of otters play on the dock.

A family of otters play below on the dock.

 

The family out for an afternoon swim in the cove.

The family out for an afternoon swim in the cove.

 

Practically one of the family, Hootie lives in a tree in the back yard.

Practically one of the family, Hootie lives in a tree in the back yard.

 

Most distinguished residents, this is one of the bald eagles that live at Lake of the Pines

Most distinguished residents, this is one of the bald eagles that live at Lake of the Pines

Call CJ at 530-906-4715 for more information or to schedule a private showing.

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