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Sleeps to 60 in Large Group Lodge + 13br 14ba .6ac Paved Pkg Big 2x Kitch Hottub

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Last updated: 03/03/2013

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gardner Mountain lodge description

DESIGNED JUST FOR GROUPS - Ski Snowboard Family Reunion, Church Youth Religeous Business Corporate Retreats School University Dorm Fraternity Sorority Wedding Receptions Club Organizations Events Sports Cross Country Backcountry Ski Altitude Training Gliders Soaring Competition Hot Air Balloon Rides Helicopter Rides Fishing Boat Launch & Kayak Canoe Rental Waterski Jetski Sailboat Ride Parasaili Paraglide Parachute Snowmobile Mountaineer Climbing Horseback Ride Golf Hike Explore Historic Ruins Education Sites Lake Beauty Sports Team Building Events Seminars Workshops Recovery Groups Car Motorcycle Clubs Hot August Nights Renaissance Faire Fall Color - ALL THESE GROUPS have LOVED this unique property!

Amenities include: yard, fireplace, cable TV, VCR, stereo, CD player, beautiful group kitchen with double stoves & microwave, washer & dryer, cooking utensils provided. Linens, comforters, firewood provided. Jetted tubs in bath, showers, private hot tub, gas grill (BBQ), sports equipment. for video tours Property & Tahoe: See a video tour of the property & meet the owners -

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Lodge
  • 5660 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Children Welcome:

            Front gate to keep them safer...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Most guests demand clean clean clean...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Most pets allowed with deposit and agreement...moreless

          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 60, Beds for 26-60

          Bathrooms: 12 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 10 queens, 17 sleep sofas. Hot tub.


              • Television
              • Games:

                Badminton, basketball hoop, horseshoes, board games, free kyaks with waiver...moreless

              • Air Hockey
              • Books:

                Picture books, Tahoe and wilderness books in the borrowing library....moreless

              • Game Room:

                Convertible quality air hockey and pool table, darts, flat screen in rec rm (rm 1)...moreless

              • Pool Table:

                smaller table...moreless

              • Video Library
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (9) Actually 13, but listing only allows for 9...moreless

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player


              • Family
              • Budget
              • Sports & Activities


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Waterfalls
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Winery Tours
              • Theme Parks
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Horseshoes
              • Photography
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf

              local services and businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                1.1 mi short bike or car ride to POPE BEACH, of 3 of Tahoe's most popular beaches....moreless

              • Lake:

                1.1 mi short bike or car ride to POPE BEACH; 1.5 mi Camp Richardson- Rentals boat jetski kayak canoe Best Beach Front Restaurant-Bar, dock, paraglide, sailboard waterski sailboat ride beach etc....moreless

              • Mountain:

                200' from 100,000 miles of national forest mountains bike & hike trails, fishing lakes streams campsites waterfalls bouldering mountaineering backcountry and crosscountry skiing snowshoeing etc....moreless

              • Resort:

                Many stay on property to be with each other and do much less than planned off property because of so many options provided....moreless

              • Town:

                Only 1 mile from the main crossroad with shopping centers. 1-14 min drive to everything else Tahoe has to offer: shopping, Ski resorts, Casinos, Restaurants, Bars, Entertainment, etc....moreless

              • River:

                6 mi to Truckee River Tubing to Rafting goes all the way to North Shore, Truckee CA for tubing, rafting, floating, fishing...moreless

              • Rural:

                At the edge of SLT, the nature end of Tahoe, 200' from endless continuous national forest, gateway to all Tahoe's Natural Beauty and Attractons....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                THE gateway (200') to Tahoe Best Nature hiking mountain bike trails, lakes streams mountaineering 1,000s miles of forest, Fallen Leaf Lake Waterfalls etc. Near Pope Beach Camp Richardson EMERALD BAY!...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Rock Climbing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Basketball Court
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Heating:

                            Forced air in lodge; wall heaters in rooms...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            (2) Separate Washroom w/storage...moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Living Room:

                            Large group gathering room in lodge...moreless

                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                            depending on how many other cars and how you park them...moreless

                          • Wood Fireplace:

                            Starter firewood provided...moreless

                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Firewood
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Paved parking for 18 cars if parked neatly...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Washing Machine:

                            (2) Separate Washroom w/storage...moreless

                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking:

                            Paved parking provided and plowed. Spaces provided changes with snow storate, 16 plus....moreless

                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Telephone:

                            (4) 1 line 4 portable handsets...moreless

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided:

                            Sheets and towels provided; 2 washing machines in lodge; laundry service optional extra charge...moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              • Stove:

                                2 in lodge; 1 in rm. 16...moreless

                              • Catering Available:

                                List available...moreless

                              • Kitchen:

                                (2) Double Kitchen in lodge with 2 of all appliances, also 2 kitchenette in rm. 16...moreless

                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Blender
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Dishwasher:

                                (2) In lodge...moreless

                              • Refrigerator:

                                (3) 2 in lodge; 1 in rm. 16...moreless

                              • Oven


                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                Generous, see video and pictures...moreless

                              • Barbecue
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Patio
                              • Bicycles:

                                Discount bike rentals 1/2 block; Tahoe paved bike trail across the street; mountain biking trails 1 lot away....moreless

                              • Boat:

                                3 miles at Camp Richardson...moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                Gas provided 6 burner stainless. Regular BBQ on request....moreless

                              • Kayak / Canoe:

                                up to 3 provided free with waiver...moreless

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Outdoor Hot Tub
                              • Whirlpool
                              • Hot Tub:

                                8' Hot Tub with Digital Controls and Bubbler...moreless

                              • Jacuzzi


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                              62 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Reno-TahoeAP 1hr 27mn; SacramentoAP 112mi 2hr 7mn
                              66 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Truckee CA 1hr; RenoNV 1h30m; SacramentoCA 1h56m
                              10 Metres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Hwy 50 and Hwy 89 1 min
                              1.3 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Pope Bch 1min; Camp Rich 2min; Baldwin Bch 6min;
                              0.6 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Rockwater Bar & Grill 30 sec
                              5.9 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Heavenly Valley 24 min
                              4.9 Metres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Bijou Municipal Golf 12 min
                              25 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Evans Restaurant 10 sec

                              Car: Recommended

                              Activities (on site or nearby): DownHill and Cross-Country Skiing, Boarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding, Mountain Biking, Boating, Fishing, Sailing, Water-skiing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet-skiing, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball, Basketball, Fitness Center, Gym, Horseshoes, Miniature Golf, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Outlet Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling & Diving, Spelunking


                              Manager info

                              Year Purchased: 1989

                              About: Our Family Loves This Place and we hope you do too. 25 years ago we turned these old buildings on acerage into a Large Group Vacation Rental like the vintage Tahoe Lodge only the wealthy could use for their festive parties hospitality and events when they invited their distinguished guests to classic gatherings. In 1988 after our own 110 person family reunion 'disaster' in Tampa Florida sleeping on floors and hallways, we DESIGNED a large group accommodation property so everyone in a family or other event could stay together have plenty of room to gather cook play talk reminisce have a home base for all activities on property or in Lake Tahoe CA or NV. We realized anyone would be able to cut down driving and organization time, reduce scheduling coordination arrangement meeting rendezvous problems to none and allow for much more time being together rather than in the chaos tension and disagreements of organizing and deciding friction and grumbling we saw ruin our reunion. Enough room to spread out for private quiet and active sports play barbecue outdoor hanging out in grassy sun or under tall pines and cedars. This is the place people are MORE than satisfied with , get more than they expected and finally get what a group needs for a get away in the mountains. So we decided to just go for it. And people love it.

                              Why Gardner Mountain:
                              This is one stop shop. Everything is here by design for your group, with no distractions as with the commercial side of town. Many groups say they only did a fraction of their planned side activities (casinos, shows, restaurants, sightseeing, wine tasting, etc.) since staying together ON property was so much more enjoyable and supported building the closeness they wanted as a main goal of the trip. It WORKS!

                              The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                              We are at the Nature End of Tahoe, 5 minute walk or 1 minute bike ride from all Tahoe has to offer--spectacular wilderness, best lake beaches, Camp Richardson Resort with all lakefront activities, equipment rentals, and bar/restaurant, paved bike trail going around much of the lake and town, Emerald Bay 8 miles away--on and on! Yet almost everything in Tahoe is within a 5-15 minute drive--from skiing to casino corridor. We are 1st to be snowplowed so you're not stuck for hours unable to get out to do your plans. You have easy access to all, but are still far enough away from the commercialized distractions (casino corridor, lots of entertainment, bars, shopping etc.) that our group tell us their event was the best ever. Family reunions, business and religious organizations, clubs and family weddings all love this place and its functionality---it was DESIGNED just for groups!

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                              12 Bedroom / 12 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 60

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