Residential Opening at Dakini Mountain


Dear Sangha,

We currently have a residential opening at Dakini Mountain, in the Tahoe National Forest, outside of Nevada City.

We are currently offering the ground floor to potential resident/s for a minimum of 3-6 month contract starting December 1st, 2023.

This is in the lodge that hosts Dakini Mountain and Buddhist Studies Institute headquarters upstairs.

It is the independent retreat home you have dreamed about! This spacious home is steel framed on over 35 beautiful acres, serene and private, isolated and surrounded by nature. This is your opportunity to escape the ordinary and urban life, solitude offers an opportunity to inspire your spiritual practice and creativity in the quiet of this setting.

Off the grid, and fully self-sufficient. Enjoy the sunshine and a lovely refreshing clean mountain air setting in the great outdoors, with hiking, mountain biking, equestrian and Nordic trails nearby, and just a few minutes to Yuba River swimming holes and Scotts Flat Lake boating activities—only 30 minutes to world-class skiing and less than 90 minutes to Sacramento or Reno airports. Sugar Bowl is just 29 miles up the road. Lying within the Tahoe National Forest, it has ready access to a recreation paradise. Skillman Horse Campground and Chalk Bluff OHV (Off-highway vehicles) staging area are minutes away, so bring your dirt bike. Stunning Harmony Ridge and Scotts Flat Reservoirs a short distance to the west.

The resident or couple would have an entire 1600 square foot floor of the eco-lux retreat center to live surrounded by the beauty of nature. Grand and large open great room with a wall of windows overlooking the spacious grounds and a panoramic vista has central heating and a wood burning stove for extra winter warmth. Luxury master bedroom and full bath. Perfect for online business owners as high-speed Starlink internet is included. Starlink enables video calls, online streaming, and other high data rate activities. Includes indoor garage space and outdoor parking, access to outdoor kitchen and stage, ample storage space, and dog-friendly!

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Must be winter snow savvy! Must be enthusiastic about being in a rugged environment!

Great location for snow-lovers.

Dakini Mountain is a gorgeous place to have a quiet white winter retreat. Must have 4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive car. No smoking, drugs, parties.

Single Resident: $2275
*includes utilities: power, water, internet

Couple: $2975
*includes utilities: power, water, internet

Partial work-trade discount is also available for skilled handi-person/s with snow or snow-plowing experience, based on skill level and availability for work-trade.

Interested applicants, please fill out this short form:

Residential Inquiry Form