Yacht at Lake Tahoe fetches $3.2M in auction
August 18, 2008
A world-class luxury yacht at Lake Tahoe ” the Sierra Rose ” sold for $3.25 million at auction last week to a Nevada bidder.
J. P. King Auction Company, an Alabama-based outfit that specializes in luxury properties, made the announcment this weekend. More than 40 investors made bids.
“The winning bidder will enjoy yachting at its finest,” said Craig King, president and CEO of J.P. King Auction Company. “The Sierra Rose yacht is hand crafted with the finest materials with an inspiration drawn from the 1930’s streamlined vessels.”
The auction took place on the vessel with 45 plus in attendance. In addition to Nevada, the auction received inquiries from eight other states that included California, Florida, Arizona, Texas, Utah, Minnesota, Indiana and North Carolina along with 12 countries, France, Germany, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Turkey, Lebanon, Hungary, South Africa, Turks and Caicos and Mediterranean Seychelles.
The winning bidder was from Nevada.
Sierra Rose is a Finney crafted luxury motor yacht presently docked at Tahoe Keys Marina in South Lake Tahoe. The yacht features a tri-level 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath and lavish amenities throughout that includes a gourmet galley, helicopter pad with hydraulic, motorized handrails, L.E.D. deck lights and a 20-foot Grand-Craft sport boat.
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On the main level of the tri-level are two staterooms with luxury amenities and private bathrooms. Each bathroom provides access to the outdoor Jacuzzi tub. The bow suite windows offer wide scenic views out to the sun deck while the second suite adjoins a private terrace.
The crew quarters are situated in the main level with a private bathroom.
The second level is where the galley is located and includes the dining space and salon. The space is ideal for entertaining both casually and formally. The pilothouse is located on the third level and is accessible by the interior spiral staircase or exterior stairs.