Halcyon House: Cozy and Warm with a Great Room and Downstairs Den

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Last updated: 12/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Experience this newly constructed home in West Shore. The unique entry boasts 20' ceilings and stone floors. Ascend the stairs to hardwood floors covered by beautiful Turkish and Persian rugs. Dine in the bright dining room with an artisanal table and chairs comfortably accommodating eight. The gourmet kitchen has Granite counter tops with counter seating for four. Relax in the great room with nine-foot wide stone fireplace and fully equipped entertainment center with HDTV / DVD and CD with surround sound. Furnished with handmade artisanal furniture and custom upholstered seating you'll revel in the comfort and class of Halcyon House. A spacious master bedroom upstairs has a cozy fireplace, HDTV / DVD, library / sitting area and oversized desk. The master bath has a spa tub and large shower, separate toilet room and double sinks. There are two bedrooms downstairs and a family room, big screen TV with Playstation 3 with Blu Ray capability and wet bar. Soak in the luxurious hot tub / spa for eight off the lower deck with a newly constructed paver patio. The generous upper deck has seating for eight and barbeque grill.

Bedroom #1 King - Master Suite
Bedroom #2 Queen
Bedroom #3 Twin Over Full Bunk with Trundle

Additional Sleeping: Sleeper Sofa in Great Room

2,700 Square Feet
Professional Interior Design with Upscale Furniture, Art and Bedding - Turkish & Persian Rugs
Great Room: Xtrordinair Gas Fireplace, 47' HDTV / DVD / CD with Surround Sound, Large Windows
Gourmet Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances & Granite Counter tops
Dining Table Seats 8 - Counter Seating for 5
Rec Room / Den: 42' HDTV, Playstation 3 with Blue Ray capability, Wet Bar
Hot Tub
DVDs, puzzles, games and hiking / climbing books on the region
Redwood deck table and chairs with umbrella, barbeque grill with 3 burners and under cook top storage
Wireless Internet
New Ping Pong Table in Garage
2-Car Garage


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    These homes may be pet-friendly, we just need to get some more information about your dog and check with the homeowners first! Please note there is an additional $100 pet fee added to the rental if the pet is approved. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 2,700 ft. Professional Interior Design with Upscale Furniture, Art and Bedding Great Room: Xtrordinair Gas Fireplace, 47' HDTV/DVD/CD with Surround Sound, Windows DVDs, puzzles, games and hiking/climbing books on the region Redwood deck table and chairs with umbrella; barbeque grill with 3 burners and under cook top storage. Gourmet Kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Rec Room/Den: 42' HDTV, Playstation 3 with Blue Ray capability. Wet bar with under counter refrigerator. Hot Tub/Spa Wireless internet (please note this connection not guaranteed) Written Approval Required for Pets ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming

Arrival Day

  • Flexible


  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 8; counter seats 5...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Payment Type

  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Seasonal Rate
Nov 30 - Dec 14, 2015
2 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Dec 15 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
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Dec 18 - Dec 25, 2015
7 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Dec 26 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay
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Jan 6 - Feb 10, 2016
3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Feb 11 - Feb 20, 2016
4 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Feb 21 - Apr 14, 2016
3 night min stay
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Apr 15 - Jun 14, 2016
3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Jun 15 - Sep 21, 2016
7 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Sep 22 - Nov 19, 2016
7 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Nov 27 - Dec 14, 2016
1 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Dec 15 - Dec 25, 2016
1 night min stay
Seasonal Rate
Dec 26 - Jan 5, 2017
1 night min stay

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.

Additional information about rental rates:

Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees
From $350/nt.
7th night is FREE with your one-week reservation
Cleaning $225
Transient Occupancy Tax: 10%
Damage Insurance: $35 for $1500 policy
*IMPORTANT: The nightly minimums in the rate table above depend upon your date of
inquiry and your date of arrival. There are times in which the minimum nightly
stays may be greater than reflected in the rate table above. PLEASE inquire about
details before booking online. We will always do our best to accommodate you.

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Last updated: 12/01/2015
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Car: Necessary

2 Minutes to Marie Sluchak Park for Play Structure & Summer Movies in the Park

3 Minutes to Tahoma PDQ Market for Incredible Deli Sandwiches & Food Supplies

3 Minutes to Sugar Pine State Park/Ehrman Mansion with Sandy, White Beach & Lenghty Biking & Hiking Trails (Forest Service Gift Shop & Wildlife Museum)

5 Minutes to Chambers Landing for Restaurant Dining, Beach Access, Pier & Grill

5 Minutes to Meeks Bay Resort for Beautiful, Sandy White Beach, 2 Boat ramps, ski boat rentals, Canoe and kayak rentals, guided fishing excursions, fishing licenses are available at the Meeks Bay General Store, paddle boats, water toys, and accessories

5 Minutes to Homewood Ski Resort - A Locals' & Families' Favorite for Great Winter Skiing with Views and Summer Concerts

5 Miles to DL Bliss State Park

8 Miles to Tahoe City with numerous restaurants, shopping, parks - walking, biking or hiking trails along the route (Sunnyside Resort/Restaurant, West Shore Cafe, Firesign Cafe, Tahoe House Bakery

Winter Events and Activities

World Class Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding: Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, and Homewood Resort and are each within a 15 minute scenic drive and offer over 7000 combined acres of skiable terrain, 51 lifts, and 334 trails. Come and experience over 300 days of California Sunshine in America's favorite Playground.

Tahoe City Cross Country Center: Just 5 miles east of downtown Tahoe City on Dollar Hill, the Nordic center offers 65 kilometers of free heel skiing and snowshoeing on 19 machine groomed trails including 8 kilometers open to your canine companion!

The Village at World Renowned Squaw Valley USA: The Village is centered around an outdoor Events Plaza, and offers outdoor fire pits, a Bungee Trampoline, and an Aerial Tram to High Camp for ice skating at 8200 feet. The Village is home to multiple & varied Restaurants, Galleries, Boutique shopping, Winemaker Events at Uncorked, Spa Services, Demo Centers, Kids Activities, and finally Sleigh Rides and Dog Sledding in Squaw Valley meadow.

Snowshoeing and Sledding: Pack a picnic and spend the day snowshoeing at Sugar Pine Point State Park, the Tahoe City Cross County Center, or Paige Meadows.

Snowmobiling: Take in views along the Lake Tahoe ridgeline with North Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours.

Cinema at the Cobblestone Center: Showing today's Hollywood Hits every evening.

Shopping options:Downtown Tahoe City is home to a myriad of boutique shopping options including one of a kind Clothing Stores, Galleries, Jewelers, Sports Outfitters and Gourmet Provisioners.

Dining: A diverse spectrum of dining options awaits the practiced Gourmand; American Favorites, Mountain Haute Cuisine emphasizing local and sustainable sustenance, and intimate Cafe options are all available in Tahoe City.

Nearby Activities: Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake, Historic Downtown Truckee Shops and Dining, Martis Valley snowshoeing trails (dog friendly), Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours on the Summit of Highway 267, Sledding at the Tahoe Vista Regional Park and Mount Rose Meadows

Special Events:Christmas Eve torchlight ski parade in Squaw Valley, New Years Eve Fireworks at the Village at Squaw Valley and the Village at Northstar, Snow Fest Carnival March, the Great Ski Race March

Northstar Events:NYE Village Fireworks Display, Snowshoe Social and Race Series March and April

Summer Events and Activities:

Boating: rent a speedboat at Sunnyside Marina to explore the lake from the water or step aboard the classic wooden yacht Wild Goose II for a cruise on Lake Tahoe; kayaks and paddle boards are also great for skimming the lake

Beaches: Chambers Landing sandy beach, shared pier, bar & grill; Meeks Bay Resort for beautiful, sandy white beach, 2 boat ramps, ski boat rentals, canoe/kayak rentals, guided fishing excursions, (fishing licenses are available at the Meeks Bay General Store), paddle boats, water toys & accessories; Sugar Pine Resort has for a lengthy sandy beach and lovely grass area with paved nature trail

Hiking: Emerald Bay has amazing trails to 'desolation wilderness', streams and walking excursion down to Vikingsholm Castle; travel the Tahoe Rim Trail to enjoy panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the adjacent valleys, traverse wilderness & retrace Indian paths & pioneer trails and be captivated by the unforgettable vistas; the Rubicon Trail starts at DL Bliss State Park and dips up & down along the west shore offering some of the most scenic views of the lake - bring a swimsuit, towel & picnic lunch to enjoy a sunny day at one of the many quiet coves along the way

Biking: Rent bikes in Homewood & ride down to Sugar Pine Point State Park & tour the park


Owner info

About the owner: Hello! We are so enthused to have you viewing our home. We at Tahoe Luxury Properties were recently asked by the owner of this lovely property to take over management for him. Please know, for over fifteen years we have specialized in providing upscale vacation rentals in every size and price range. When you book with Tahoe Luxury Properties, you will receive more than just a great house however, you will receive customized service tailored to your specific desires. One item which sets us apart is our concierge services designed to make your stay particularly fabulous. Let us arrange for personal chefs to dazzle you with their culinary ability, babysitters to entertain your kids, or masseuses to revive you! Lastly, please know all utilities, TVs, hot tubs, etc. will be checked-in 24 hrs prior to your arrival; the heater will be set to 65 degrees and the porch light will be turned on so you will be welcomed by a warm and inviting environment. So, we welcome your inquiry and invite you to ask us all your questions and express all your vacation wishes so we can make your experience in Tahoe perfection!

Why the Owner Chose Tahoma:
Blessed with magnificent natural beauty and located in the one most popular and desirable locations in the Western United States, Lake Tahoe is considered the jewel of California. At 6,229 feet above sea level, Lake Tahoe is the highest lake of its size in the United States, measuring 22 miles long by 12 miles wide, with an average depth of 989 feet and 72 miles of shoreline. Its clear blue waters surrounded by the towering Sierras are a sight to behold! Lake Tahoe is truly a treasure, hopefully to be visited by all at some point!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe is home to some of America’s favorite vacation and recreation locations. Enjoy world-famous beaches, hiking, biking trails, watersports, skiing, dining, shopping, and more! With so many activities to choose from, there is something to keep everyone in your group entertained! At Tahoe Luxury Properties we have a full time concierge on staff to recommend fun things to do with your days and to arrange special ventures (from dinner reservations to personal helicopter rides). Whatever you desire, we are here to assist you!

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Date last modified - Tuesday, December 01, 2015

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