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Schaffer’s Mill to break ground on new clubhouse village

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Schaffer’s Mill Golf andamp; Lake Club will break ground on a 7.4-acre Clubhouse Village with an all-day celebration and evening groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, May 26. The Clubhouse Village will be located in the center of the Schaffer’s Mill community, and will feature a collection of buildings, water features, play areas and a community gathering spot, known as Schaffer’s Square, all designed to bring families together with nature and celebrate Truckee’s four seasons. Within the Clubhouse Village, Schaffer’s Mill members and guests will enjoy the following:Schaffer’s Square: The central gathering place for families and the Schaffer’s Mill community. Holiday celebrations in the summer, kids’ play dates, concerts under the stars and movie nights are just a few of the reasons to join together as a community.Sports Shop: The starting point for any Schaffer’s Mill adventure. Golf, ski, hiking, biking, fishing or any mountain activity. The Market: The Market will feature a menu of items prepared fresh daily. Stop in for a sandwich, salad, cup of soup, muffin, coffee, cookie or grab a bottle of wine.The Millworks: The works for your workout. Functional fitness, strength training and cardio to keep you moving. Or join others in classes for yoga, Pilates and flexibility. Family Pool: Swim, play, cool off or just relax as the kids splash around in the kids play area.Peg’s at Poolside: Named after George Schaffer’s wife, Margaret, Peg’s at Poolside will be the place to enjoy poolside cocktails and eats while taking in the beauty of the great outdoors. Featuring sandwiches, chilled salads, soft drinks, cocktails and frozen drinks.Schaffer’s Hot Springs: Enjoy soothing jets and warm waters to refresh your body. From this adult spa hidden in the rocks, the kids in the pool are simply a quiet refrain.The Horn Bar: Quench your thirst, whet your appetite or share a laugh. Inside or on the patio, it’s a cool place to hang, swap stories and enjoy the good life.1867 Restaurant: A significant year in the history of Truckee as George Schaffer lead the first locomotive over Donner Summit connecting the timber-filled mountains with the Bay Area. 1867 Restaurant will be a culinary connection, combining local ingredients with the best from the Bay Area. Indoor seating for elegant dinners, outdoor seating for summer nights. Li’l Mill Play Area: A perfect spot for the young ones to spend the afternoon playing in the field or on the sports court. Schaffer’s Mill, a 475-acre, 400-homesite gated community and private golf club located just east of Truckee was formerly known as Timilick Tahoe. Named after the “Father of Truckee,” George Schaffer, Schaffer’s Mill pays homage to Mr. Schaffer, his ideals and vision. New Martis Partners acquired the exceptional but beleaguered property in January 2011 and set about to rebrand and reposition the community. Open since 2008, the golf course at Schaffer’s Mill was recognized as the “#1 Best New Private Course in California” by Golfweek magazine. The Miller and Harbottle design weaves its way through the towering pines with two distinctly memorable nine-hole experiences. The Meadow nine ambles through firs, spruce and Ponderosas at the base of a ridge, while the Mountain nine showcases elevation changes of up to 400 feet, with 360 views of the Martis Valley, Lookout Mountain and the Carson Range. The par-71 course plays to over 7,000 yards.New Martis Partners is a Dallas-based real estate development firm. The firm’s multi-disciplined leaders have more than 75 years of experience behind their vision to create communities with lasting value. For more information on the Schaffer’s Mill community and golf course, visit www.schaffersmill.com.

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