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A Little House in the Big Woods - Gardner Mountain Area.

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Spacious Cozy Vacation Chalet Sleeps 10 people maximum. Large fireplace.


Last updated: 08/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gardner Mountain chalet description

Comfortable two story Chalet. (Seven separate beds) Four separate sleeping areas. Completely furnished with the usual comforts of home. Has two telephones, with free local calling. Long distance requires an 800 calling number. The phone system has a wireless connection through out the home.

Attractive,well built home. Large rock fireplace, beam ceilings, cozy knotty pine walls. Woodsy setting, convenient to major shopping centers. Boat and bicycle rentals close by. Off street parking for four to five vehicles. Rented all year round.

South Lake Tahoe, the worlds favorite mountain playground. Something for everyone to do. Horseback riding, fishing, swimming, boating, water skiing, Jet Skiing, great bicycle/hiking trails. Several golf courses, Snow mobiles, horse driven sleigh rides, cross county and Alpine skiing at Heavenly Valley, Sierra at Tahoe and Kirkwood Ski Resorts. Please scroll down to the bottom of this listing page to see all photo enlarged in one group.

Keywords: A comfortable two-story Chalet, four separate sleeping areas. Near Camp Richardson Beach Resort

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Pets are welcome with Owner's approval. Please note the extra charge for pets. Two maximum per rental period. Owner must be responsible for removing their pets shedding hair and body waste on the property....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Renters are asked to smoke outside.Please dispose of cigarettes,matches etc. in metal can provided on front deck. Thank you!...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome. This home has a stair way leading upstairs.Please caution children to hold on to the handrail....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Age 21 for responsible person signing the rental agreement....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 7-10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master bedroom upper second floor. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Located down stairs across from the bathroom....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

            Sleeps four - two double stacked bunk beds....moreless

          • King size bed (1) The master bedroom is located up stairs,conveniently next to the bathroom. Chest of drawers + chest with a mirror....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Plus storage cabinet and under counters drawers....moreless

          • Bathroom 2 Upstairs : toilet, shower

            This bath room is centrally located for all sleeping upstair...moreless

          • Both bathrooms, one on each level, are large with plenty of empty cabinet space with drawers in the sink counter....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            This kitchen is complete with pots/pans & cutlery for preparing meals. Automatic coffee maker & grinder,food processor,drink mixer, soft boiled egg cooker,four slice toaster and separate toaster oven.Microwave oven. ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            The kitchen has recently been remodeled with all new appliances,stainless steel double sink,garbage disposer and corian counters New Oven and stove top....moreless

          • Dining:

            Dining table located in the family room. Will seat 10. Six matching chairs. Four folding chairs in the back inside storage room....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            The refrigerator is a 16 cubic foot model with top freezer. Recently purchased new....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Kitchenaid automatic dishwasher built in under counter....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Large microwave on counter top....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Linens Provided:

            This home has a regular caretaker. Bed sheets,pillows and pillow cases,bath and and kitchen towels are provided. Housekeeper strips the beds and does the laundry upon guest departure....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            This Chalet sits back 50 feet from the road leaving a large driveway suitable for five cars to park away from the snow plows that keep Tata Lane passable. No more then 5 cars allowed....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            This home has a wood burning fireplace. Firewood is available for purchase by bundle or box at several local super markets and hardware stores...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            A large rock fireplace located in the family room area. OK to use any firewood found in the inside back storage room. ...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Parking of RV/Boat/Trailers permitted in the driveway area during summer months only. ...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Large capacity washer on premises. Renters need to bring their own washing detergent....moreless

          • Heating:

            Home heated with a forced air gas furnace system throughout the home. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Towels,wash cloths bar soap provided in home upon arrival. ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Large capacity on premises down stairs Off of the hall way....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Milgard brand dual pane windows recently installed through out the Chalet....moreless


              • Satellite / Cable:

                TV Cable service provided Stereo music system. CD-player DVD-player. Possible ipod connection to system. Renters need to bring their own RCA-iPod connection wires....moreless

              • Television:

                20 inch wall mounted television located in The down stairs family room....moreless

              • Stereo:

                Stereo tuner provided with iPod,iPhone and iPad connectivity....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVD/CD players available in home. Near the TV down stairs. ...moreless

              • CD Player
              • VCR


              • Telephone:

                Private phone line with extension to upstair master bedroom. Free local calls. Must have pre-paid or calling card with an 800 number for toll or long distance calling. Most cell phones receive good receptions at this location. Wireless connections for computers at local coffee shop...moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Bicycles:

                Several bicycle rental shops close to this property. On Hwy. 89 {Emerald Bay Hwy.}...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large deck on the front end of the home. Outdoor furniture furnished with umbrella....moreless

              • Golf:

                Several Golf courses in the South Lake Tahoe Basin area. Close to this property....moreless

              • Boat:

                Free boat ramps around Lake Tahoe. Boat rentals at Camp Richardson Beach Resort....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Available for rent at Camp Richardson Beach resort exactly two miles away....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Available to rent in many locations in the South Lake Tahoe Basin area....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Public tennis courts at high school on Hwy.50 near down town, ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Native plants and large Tamarack Pines, over 150 years old....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Available for rental near Lake Tahoe North Shore. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Charcoal BBQ available on front deck....moreless


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


              • Cinemas
              • Snowmobiling
              • Parasailing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Hunting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Water Tubing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Marina
              • Theme Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Rafting
              • Paddle Boating
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Fitness Center
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Mountain Climbing


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              from 2 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
              5 night min stay
              New Years
              Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2015
              5 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • charge per guest over 6 $10 + tax
              • Pet Fee $25 + tax
              • Tax Rate 10%


              Rates are subject to change until confirmed by owner. Rates higher for Holiday Periods (Christmas and New Years)

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              Last updated: 08/06/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              100 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Nearest major Airports: Reno Nev./Sacramento CA
              25 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Carson City Nevada
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              State Hwy.89 and State Hwy. 50
              2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Camp Richardson Resort, S. Lake Tahoe CA
              4 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Heaven Valley Ski Resort So.Lake Tahoe.
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              South Lake Tahoe along State Hwy. 50
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Cantina Restaurant, walking distance 4 blocks

              Car: Recommended

              Too many things to describe here. Be sure and stop by the bus terminal about one mile from our front door. They have a shop there with free maps and brochures of things to do around Lake Tahoe.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1972

              About the owner: The Owner's are Hal & Donna Hester. They Purchased the home to spend time with family & friends in 1972. They love it and keep it well maintained. Recently upgraded. See photos showing the interior of the bedrooms,bathrooms,family room & kitchen.

              Why the Owner Chose Gardner Mountain:
              This property is modern, but still has the charm and cozy cabin feeling, with its all wooden interior. Large beam ceilings with a rock fireplace. Large family room with TV stereo music tuner,DVD player TV Cable service & remotes. Free wireless connection throughout the home.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
              Great location in the city limits. A very peaceful and quiet neighborhood. Lot's of larger Tamarack Pines on the property. A large front deck with comfortable outdoor furniture including a charcoal BBQ. Enjoy watching lot's of wild creatures that visit our property. neighborhood from the picture window and the front deck.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, Some Spanish

              Links to more information:

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Spacious Cozy Vacation Chalet Sleeps 10 people maximum. Large fireplace.

                Spacious Cozy Vacation Chalet Sleeps 10 people maximum. Large fireplace.

              • Winter View

                Winter View

              • Family room main floor at street level wth view of Fireplace.

                Family room main floor at street level wth view of Fireplace.

              • Master  Bedroom upstairs King Size bed

                Master Bedroom upstairs King Size bed

              • Emerald Bay, South Lake Tahoe
A short drive away.

                Emerald Bay, South Lake Tahoe A short drive away.

              VRBO #66273

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

              $185 - $250 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 08/06/14
              Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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              Speaks: english, Some Spanish
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