Villa Costa, Estate of the Day
This unique Lake Tahoe home comes with a bit of history. According to the Street, Villa Costa started out as Villah Harrah when it was built for casino William Harrah in 1964. In 2004 this house went through a major renovation and has now hit the market. The 20,000 sq. ft. home is located on the water and has boat piers and two sandy beaches. The exterior was created from clear-heart redwood and imported hand-quarried quartzite block, hand-cut and hand-fitted by stone masons from Italy.The home has eight bedrooms, a kitchen with a Japanese cooking table and a breakfast bar and a master suite with dual marble baths, an exercise room, a private elevator, and custom closets. There is a home theater, an office and a recreation room. and the living room has leaded glass windows above the floor-to-ceiling glass windows with views of the lake and mountains. The home is listed at $29.95 million.