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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: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 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.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

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

              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

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

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Lake
                  • Mountain

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 12 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

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

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

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

                              Outside

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

                              Pool / Spa

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

                              Reviews

                              Write a review 4.9
                              from 18 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              LABOR DAY
                              Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              $395
                              AUTUMN (remaining) 2014
                              Sep 5 - Nov 23, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $350
                              WINTER 2014
                              Nov 29 - Dec 22, 2014
                              5 night min stay
                              $450
                              Christmas 2014
                              Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $800
                              $5,250
                              Winter 2015
                              Jan 3 - Apr 6, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $495
                              SPRING 2015
                              Apr 7 - May 21, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $350 $395
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              SUMMER 2015
                              May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $495
                              AUTUMN 2015
                              Sep 8 - Nov 20, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $350 $395
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              THANKSGIVING 2015
                              Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $495
                              WINTER 2015
                              Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $450
                              Christmas-New Year 2015
                              Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
                              5 night min stay
                              $800
                              $5,250
                              WINTER 2016
                              Jan 3 - Apr 4, 2016
                              5 night min stay
                              $495
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $350

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                              • Cleaning Fee $250 + 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: 09/02/2014
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                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates
                               

                              Location

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

                              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

                              Links to more information:

                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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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)
                              18

                              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 12

                              View calendar: Updated 09/02/14
                              Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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