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Authentic, Hand-Made Log Cabin Boasts of a Rustic Elegance

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Al Tahoe cabin description

This authentic, hand-made log cabin 'duplex'
boasts of a Rustic elegance.
This spacious yet intimate lodging is romantic for two,
yet its open, roomy floor plan
can comfortably accommodate 4 Adults or a family of 6. If party consists of more than 4 Adults please contact me directly at 805-962-6911.
(It can open up to double in size and sleep up to 8 comfortably) see #3654303 to view connecting side of our log cabin

The mountainous, cavern charm downstairs
is augmented by vaulted, lodge-pole ceilings upstairs.

Take a virtual walk-through our log cabin:
Take a guided tour with owner through the cabin:

IF THIS CALANDER for #94137 IS FULL see: #3654303
… mirror side of same log cabin...that can be rented individually
or opened together to double size

… The antique wood burning stove lends the warmth of
yester-year ambiance.

The playful yard invites barbeques, volleyball, horseshoes, croquet, badminton, frisbee golf, laying out or enjoyable cozy chats nestled amongst the tall pines, lilacs, quaking aspens and fruit trees ...while capturing a glimpse of the lake.

This one of a kind, old-fashioned, hand-made, log cabin... has more luxurious emenities than a modern home.
Nestled near the lake's edge, our log cabin is perched on the historical site of the original post office
of South Lake Tahoe during the 1800's, (horse hitch still visable).

Completely renovated/restored and furnished just over a year ago.
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2-story, log cabin ''Duplex'' (sleeps 1-4 adults (or a family of 6) per side
and can double in size, sleeping up to 8 adults (or a family of 12) comfortably.
if opened up together...for larger reunions, retreats and celebrations).

This spacious 3,000 sq. feet (1,500 sq. feet per side) log cabin is set on over an acre of pine treed lot. A quaint, charming, warm, authentic log cabin duplex that offers the ambiance of old fasioned lore, with modern emenities... Commercial Wolf oven/stove/griddle, espresso maker, coffee bean grinder, wheat grass juicer, fruit/vegtable juicer, Blender, ice-cold water dispenser with crushed ice maker, full-size washer and dryer and iron, gas barbeque, outdoor picnic table with chairs and umbrella. It boasts a vaulted ceiling with huge timbers and rustic log banisters augmented by plush/pile (retro 70's look and feel) green shag carpeting with an antique wood burning fireplace/stove. Natural granite counter tops with marble sinks.

Both shower and tub cascade from rock walls surrounded by natural slate floors. Over-stuffed leather furniture augmented with tanned-hide log-lamps, pine and antler lighting, and hand-made by local indians furnishings with a 48'' flat screen TV, local and long-distance phone and DVD/DVR/ expanded cable/movie channels and on demand and wireless internet service and netflix ready. Each side: has four luxrious (4) queen-sized beds adorned with hand-made quilts, as well as two (2) queen-sized pull-out couches...with A glimpse of the lake from the yard's edge.

The log cabin is ideally located a block from Lake Tahoe's Regan Beach and boasts for outdoor enjoyment and relaxation. Regan park borders the lakes edge displaying a walk path, playground, volleyball court and food hut. Only Blocks from a scenic bicycle path weaving through meadows and woods along the beach.

Set 1 mile from casinos, 3/4 mile to Heavenly Valley Ski slopes, (Tahoe's largest), 1/2 mile from shopping, groceries, bank and post office, and 1/4 mile from Eldorado Beach and boat launch, inside pool and ice-skate rink, and only 3 1/2 miles from famous Camp Rich (band concerts Wed-Sunday) pier/restaurant/bar (bands and classical concerts) and extended beach along Washoe indian historic site.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

          • Bedroom 1: 2 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 2 queen


          • Private yard view bedrooms, spacious, daring vaulted ceiling with HUGE timber beams lacing the hand-made pine boards accented with hand-quilted blankets and rustic wood curtains/shuttters and antiques treasures. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Upstairs Full bath #1: toilet, shower

            Rock shower/tub.stoneheun sinks,granite counters,slatefloor...moreless

          • Downstair 'allmost' full bath #2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            stoneheun sinks atop ancient,Rio de Janeiran granite counter...moreless

          • A tough of rustic elegance, romantic… practical, primitive… indulgently intimate....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • An experience to remember!


              • Television:

                cable and internet as well as DVD player...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Marina
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Forests
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Photography
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Miniature Golf
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Only 12 blocks to Hwy 50... leading to the famous 'Stateline' casinos, shopping, gondola and restaurants galore....moreless

              • Mountain:

                Gaze at the mountains and surrounding meadows just blocks away.amon...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Gaze at the mountains amongst the pines...moreless

              • Beach:

                1 1/2 blocks from Regan Beach 6 blocks from Eldorado Beach...moreless

              • Lake View:

                glimpse of the lake from the yard's edge, only 1/2 block to the beach....moreless

              • Water View:

                see the moods of the lake from the yard's edge and upstairs...moreless

              • Lake:

                just little over a block walk to the Lake Tahoe...moreless

              • Ski In/Ski Out:

                less than a 5 minute drive to the Heavenly Valley parking lot off 'Ski Run' Blvd....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Parasailing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Mountaineering
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Rafting
              • Snorkeling
              • Water Tubing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Living Room
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Telephone
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Stove:

                        antique woodwtove...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street


                      • Toaster
                      • Kitchen:

                        All the fixings of home-sweet-home...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Microwave


                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                      • Discover


                      Write a review 4.6
                      from 20 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jun 5 - Sep 5, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $175
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $995 $2,995

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Sep 6 - Nov 14, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $125 $150
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $795 $2,295

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      President's Day
                      Feb 13 - Feb 15, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Apr 16 - May 21, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $125 $150
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $795 $2,295

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Memorial Day
                      May 22 - May 24, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      May 25 - Jun 4, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $125 $150
                      Fri, Sat, Sun

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Jun 5 - Jul 2, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $175
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $995 $2,995

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      July 4
                      Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Jul 6 - Sep 5, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $175
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $995 $2,995
                      Nov 15 - Apr 15, 2016
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $175
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $995 $2,995

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      New Years
                      Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $125 $150
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $795 $2,295

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning/taxes/insurance $150
                      • Booking fee $25
                      • Taxes Included

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                      Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                      80 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Tahoe Queen
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 50
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Regan Beach
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Heavenly Valley
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant

                      Car: Recommended

                      Regan Beach 1/8 mile boast stroll along lake on park path, benches to linger on, park for children, mexican family food and picnic tables, volleyball courts only just over a block walk.

                      Eldorado beach 1/4 just down the lakeview drive is a steep beach with boat launch, surrounding rock seating band concerts,

                      paddleboard races and afternoon/evening activities to join in on throughout the week.

                      Casinos and Heavenly Valley 3/4 mile.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1992

                      About the owner: My name is Laurie. I am an author, artist, muscian and mom. The log cabin is my get-away where I write my books and movies. Its my refuge, my home away from home and my heart. As a child, I saved a scrapbook of pictures of my dream home... and the first moment I saw our cabin, I knew this was IT! The smell of pines and being a minute stroll to the beach is my favorite part of being in Tahoe. My desire is to share a yesteryear, nostalgic, homestead restored with all the fascinations of modern comfort without compromising its ambiance has come true. The hand-made, authentic, cozy log cabin duplex, boasts of spaciousness, yet intimate for two which meets my needs for alone time to create and family time to build memories. I have been coming to this log cabin for over 20 years and it still holds me captive with it's beauty. Dreamt and believed all my life that someday I would live in a log cabin up in the mountains on a lake. Dream came realized more than vividly true, I feel BLISSFUL! :)))

                      Why the Owner Chose Al Tahoe:
                      It is everything I dreamt of. An authentic, home-made mountain cabin in the pines... a few steps from the sandy beach, yet near enough to the city and all its activities, that I can be away from the noise and hustle and bustle, but skiing, shopping, gambling within 5 minutes. Hand-made of the most beautiful trees from Canada. Original owner owned the original Tahoe wood mill, and hand made all the panneling, roof, doors and details. It took 5 years to build, while a whole subdivision in the neighborhood was built. The quality and uniqueness of everything about this cabin is beyond my wildest imagination. I feel swept up in a fairytale everytime I stay, and am sad to leave... and can't wait to get back!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      seriously? EVERYTHING!!!! The full cabin experience. The rock floors, shag carpets, granite counters, rock hewn sinks, lodge pole banisters, huge log beams and vaulted ceilings make the cabin ageless, yet pampering.

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                      Speaks: english



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                      VRBO #386548

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, August 30, 2014

                      $125 - $200 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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