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'Tahoe Castle' Extreme Luxury, Indoor Pool, Waterfall, Steam, Sauna

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Your Own Private Heated Pool, Waterfall, Fireplace....Heaven!

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pioneer Trail house description

Nothing Compares to 'Tahoe Castle'! Enjoy your very own large private Indoor Heated Pool with Waterfall and Fireplace, special lighting and stereo. The Castle has both a Steam Room and Sauna Room and of course a Hot Tub under the stars. Magnificent open beam Log Great Room has another fireplace and the adjoining Gourmet Kitchen is well equipped. The home has 3 bedrooms plus a Large Loft area with two extra beds and a pullout sofa which is officially recognized as a 4th bedroom, and still has room for the Pool Table and Foosball Table. Located just about 5 miles to either the Lake or to the Casinos or Heavenly Ski Resort, on a quiet cul-de-sac with empty wooded lots on either side for optimum privacy. TV in every bedroom plus Living room, plenty of cable stations plus high speed wireless Internet. The kitchen is well equipped for a feast preparation and has a wine cooler. Why stay in just any old house when you can stay in a Castle? THE MOST popular vacation rental in Lake Tahoe! Come see why Nothing Else Compares! Deposit holds dates one year in advance or more, ask me anything at all. All Major Credit Cards Accepted directly with owner. Feel free to ask me anything at all.
Please note: Extreme Demand for this home, I will accept reservation with deposit a year or more in advance, just ask.
[Eldorado County Rental Permit #1034]
Clarify Rates:
You may hold dates if 90 days in advance or more with only a $500 deposit. If within 90 days full payment is due to secure reservation (exception Christmas and New Year Weeks payment due 6 months prior). Cancel prior to 90 days before your dates will only incur a 3% cancellation fee of the deposit amount, so will cost you just $15. Therefore reserving ahead is highly recommended, even a year or so in advance. This not only gets you the dates you want but also locks in the price which as you can tell from my calendar with demand so high, it is very likely rates may go up. There are very few homes with a pool and other comparable amenities for rent in Tahoe and ALL that I have found have rental costs considerably higher then my home.
All details will be emailed to you in my standard contract once you've chosen dates, and will clearly state all policies and fees. You are still under no obligation, nor am I, until you return it signed and complete whatever payment is due. Ask me Anything at all.
House History: Well people ask so here is. House built in 2000 and designed as a luxury vacation rental with amenities like no other. The designer had it right because what sets this house aside from so many other choices are the unique amenities. I bought the house in 2004 and still had guests on the calendar so I gave it a try. The house has always rented more often, far above other houses. When I decided to no longer use a management agency in late 2007 I forwarded the savings on to the guests. The house has since booked much more often than ever despite the economy. Everyone Loves the home, thousands of guests have stayed here! Pricing compares to houses similar in size but without the amenities. So why stay in just any house when you can stay in a 'Castle'? My best deals are if last minute, meaning within 7 days, when if you do not see dates booked then I will discount and make you a great deal! These deals are rare though so if you want your choice of dates plan well ahead. Always just ask me anything.
Availability Calendar: I don't know why but this website chooses to display confusing angle shaded calendar dates that make it difficult to know if some nights are rented or not. Easiest thing to do is simply contact me and I'll always make everything perfectly clear, don't be shy.
All terms stated in rental contract supercede any terms from anything stated elsewhere. Websites limit my input.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Groups
              • Singles
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Master...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Bedroom 2...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Bedroom 3...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Large Loft...moreless

              • The Loft is considered a bedroom area per vacation permit agency.

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

                ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Dining area sits Six, plus counter seats four, other tables and seating as well including seasonally lots of seating outside on either the front balcony or rear deck area. As far as elderly there are steps and of course can be slippery in Winter so if someone can assist than you judge accordingly. Pets are considered on case by case so let me know what you have before renting the home. Please smoke outside ONLY and always be extremely careful to put out butts in water. Email me for all bed sizes and sleeping arrangements. Always feel free to just email me with any questions....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Pool Table
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Lake
                  • Mountain

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Free Local Calls
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Security System
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Garbage Disposal
                  • Gourmet Kitchen
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Mini Refrigerator
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck Furniture
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Yard

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub
                  • Indoor Pool
                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Private Pool
                  • Sauna
                  • Spa Whirlpool
                  • Steam Shower
                  • Whirlpool
                  • Whirlpool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Christmas 2014
                          Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $800
                          $4,000
                          Special Winter 2 or 3 Nites
                          Jan 5 - Feb 5, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $395
                          Winter 2015
                          Feb 7 - Apr 6, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $495
                          $3,465
                          SPRING 2015
                          Apr 7 - May 21, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $350 $395
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $2,585
                          SUMMER 2015
                          May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $495
                          $3,465
                          AUTUMN 2015
                          Sep 8 - Nov 20, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $350 $395
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $2,585
                          THANKSGIVING 2015
                          Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $495
                          WINTER 2015
                          Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $450
                          $3,150
                          Christmas-New Year 2015
                          Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
                          5 night min stay
                          $800
                          $4,000
                          WINTER 2016
                          Jan 3 - Apr 4, 2016
                          5 night min stay
                          $495
                          $3,465
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          $2,585

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          Exception always to minimum nights is when fewer nights remain between two reservations. Any Legal Holiday Period may have premium pricing , just ask for quote. Add $200 to total rent for stay including July 4th. If rates are not posted ask first, I do not control the quote system here and it may be inaccurate. Note I personally accept all major credit cards directly with no processing fee.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          59 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Reno (Nevada) Airport
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          This home is close to the Lake and all local activities. About a 5 mile drive will get you to Lake or Casinos or Heavenly Ski Resort. There is so much to do year round, hiking biking skiing, boating, kayaking, snow shoeing, sledding. There is so many links online to endless things to do and so many things you can rent if you don't have it, makes it an easy place to fly in and out. The mountain air is so fresh and the scenery is spectacular. Of course if you just want to relax at the home you couldn't have chosen a better equipped paradise! The pool is heated of course, steam, sauna, hot tub, play some pool or foosball, or enjoy a feast with friends and family. I manage my home myself and eliminate the management company fees so the cost now is very comparable to plenty of houses here or even less expensive and yet nothing compares! Thousands of guests have stayed here since 2001. I've yet to have anyone who was not impressed. I'm always told how photos don't do it justice.

                          Other Activities: Floating in the Pool

                          Golf: See why Tiger Woods chose to have a home here in Tahoe. (edited: well, one reason anyhow). The thin air allows the ball to really take off. There are plenty of nice golf courses here and a driving range and course are only about 2 miles from this home.

                          Ski: This home is only about 5 miles to Heavenly Ski Resort which offers great slopes and the best views of the Lake below. Of course you can drive to several other resorts but what is REALLY noce is after a long day on the slopes you can rejuvinate in the steam or sauna rooms, swimming pool or hot tub. Another benefit...after a big snow fall many people are 'snowed in' to a rental for a day. This is one home you won't have to sit around and watch TV all day. The Castle is a paradise within a Paradise!!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: I'm semi-retired and manage this home all myself. I'm devoted to my guests and pay attention to detail. I understand your vacation time is valuable and memories made with family and friends are precious. I'm happy and proud to have enabled many hundreds of folks to enjoy 'The Castle' for years now and look forward to many more.

                          Why the Owner Chose Pioneer Trail:
                          Well the only other homes I have found with an indoor private pool and comparable amenities have been priced quite a bit higher. I know that management expense adds to the price. Since I do it all I keep the prices at a very fair value. One can expect to pay the same for a lot of homes of similar size...but without a pool, steam and sauna. So why stay in a regular house when you can enjoy a Castle?!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          I know packing and organizing and traveling isn't always that fun. But when you find yourself floating around, listening to your favorite music, waterfall and fireplace going...you'll KNOW you're on vacation!


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • Your Own Private Heated Pool, Waterfall, Fireplace....Heaven!

                            Your Own Private Heated Pool, Waterfall, Fireplace....Heaven!

                          • Pool at Sunset

                            Pool at Sunset

                          • View From The Loft

                            View From The Loft

                          • Kitchen with Wolf Stove and Wine Cooler

                            Kitchen with Wolf Stove and Wine Cooler

                          • Dining Nook

                            Dining Nook

                          • Pool Table

                            Pool Table

                          • Master Bath Partial View, Jacuzzi & Shower to the Left

                            Master Bath Partial View, Jacuzzi & Shower to the Left

                          • Bedroom 3

                            Bedroom 3

                          • Steam Room

                            Steam Room

                          • Rear Deck with Spa

                            Rear Deck with Spa

                          • Garage Entry Side

                            Garage Entry Side

                          • Front View

                            Front View

                          • The Log Grand Room

                            The Log Grand Room

                          • Seven Little Indians top Cabinets

                            Seven Little Indians top Cabinets

                          • Living Room Area

                            Living Room Area

                          • Loft Area, Foosball and Pool Tables

                            Loft Area, Foosball and Pool Tables

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Bedroom 2

                            Bedroom 2

                          • Sauna Room

                            Sauna Room

                          • The Lone Cowboy at the Pool

                            The Lone Cowboy at the Pool

                          • Winter View of Castle Entrance

                            Winter View of Castle Entrance

                          • Front View, Future Bear Tree Carvings

                            Front View, Future Bear Tree Carvings

                          • View of The Castle at Dusk

                            View of The Castle at Dusk

                          $350 - $800 per night (USD)
                          20

                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

                          View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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