The Richardson House in Downtown Truckee enters into Mills Act Contract |

The Richardson House in Downtown Truckee enters into Mills Act Contract

Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comThe historic Richardson House is offering discounted weekly rental rates and recently entered into a Mills Act Contract with the Town of Truckee.

TRUCKEE and#8212;The Richardson House and the Town of Truckee recently entered into a Mills Act Contract. The property tax abatement program enables The Richardson House to receive a minor tax break in exchange for the immaculate care involved with the historic preservation of this unique home. The Mills Act is designed for historic buildings and neighborhoods that play a key economic role in their respective community. and#8220;The Richardson House is over 120 years old and needs a great deal of ongoing care. We are meticulously maintaining the house in an effort to preserve this beautiful piece of Truckeeand#8217;s history for future generations to enjoy,and#8221; said Christina Stoever Young, proprietor of The Richardson House.

Unparalleled Truckee-Tahoe vacation experience

Built when Truckee was a Wild West railroad town, The Richardson House is an architectural gem that boasts a rich history yet, at the same time, offers visitors a vacation home with modern conveniences.

The newly transformed two-story Victorian is steps from award-winning restaurants and within a short drive of world-renown ski resorts, making it the ideal location for a memory-making weekend or week-long vacation with friends and family members. Six private bedrooms with connecting bathrooms make The Richardson House both an extraordinary and affordable lodging alternative for friends and families.

The Richardson House is currently offering a week-long rental special. The House is available for 25 percent off the nightly stay, making it $3,900* for a full week. This special may be used for Easter Week and through the 2011 summer season.

Giving back

The Truckee Donner Historical Society is please to have an exclusive partnership with The Richardson House. A portion of all bookings for the six-bedroom vacation home, which comfortably sleeps 12, will be donated to the Historical Society. By partnering with The Richardson House, the Historical Society can continue to fulfill its mission to discover, procure and preserve the history of Truckee and surrounding area. For more information on The Richardson House please contact Chelsea Walterscheid at 530-563-6875 or or visit

For more information on The Mills Act Program visit

* The special does not include taxes and cleaning charge.

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