The area of Northstar includes a rambling hillside of very well appointed older homes with adjacent luxury and newer developments. Its biggest draw is being at the base of Northstar Ski Resort, and many homes provide ski in and ski out access. The area boasts a golf course with meadow and mountain views which offer residences golf course views. The elegant Ritz Carlton hotel and the amenities, shops, ice skating and restaurants in Northstar Village also make this an ideal location for a second home. Located just off 267 from Highway 80, these neighborhoods are halfway between downtown Truckee and Lake Tahoe.