Casa Chica: Vintage and Charming Old Tahoe Log and Stone Cabin(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 7)
THE MAIN HOUSE:
Located just outside of Tahoe City, and one block from Lake Tahoe, this Old Tahoe cabin has everything you need to escape city life without roughing it. The Main House features the kitchen, living/dining area, laundry, one large bedroom and two baths. It is furnished with Old Hickory, custom and vintage furnishings. The bedroom includes a sitting area with an antique-style gas fireplace. Additionally, two separate guest cabins (described below) each feature an additional bedroom and bathroom. A great location for the in-laws (don’t tell them we said this) or another couple of kids! (PROPERTY HAS A TOTAL OF THREE BEDROOMS for a total accommodation of SEVEN GUESTS).
Built of local stone and native lodgepole pine, this 1930s home features WIRELESS INTERNET, a new 5-person hot tub, period fixtures, comfortable furnishings, a stone fireplace, log construction, and plenty of charm. The compact kitchen is modern and features a Bosch dishwasher and dual-fuel convection oven/range.
The home sits on a third of an acre and the property connects to the dedicated bike and pedestrian pathway passing through Lake Tahoe, Sunnyside, Homewood, Tahoe City and Truckee. (bring your bikes along)
Off the Main House is a stone patio featuring plantation-grown Teak furniture and a patio heater. This is a great place to BBQ, have dinner, enjoy drinks or just relax under the market umbrella on a sunny afternoon. A few steps away is our hot tub located under a covered patio. There is a third deck with Teak furniture arranged for outdoor living. (deck furnishings for spring, summer & fall)
There are a variety of things to do within walking, biking or skiing distance of our home!
THE GUEST HOUSE:
This is a nice comfortable space for two additional guests. This cabin has one bedroom with a queen bed. It has a full bathroom and closet. It is perfect for a second couple or a grandfather that snores. It is finished in knotty pine and it has an Old Hickory table and chairs for writing or reading, a television with DVD & cable, and a telephone.
THE BOAT HOUSE:
The Boat House is an additional small one bedroom, one bath guest quarters adjacent to the hot tub. It has a set of bunk beds for older kids or whomever wants their own space. The Boat House is located just a few feet from the main house.
A note on the history and architecture of our home:
Years ago locals referred to our home as Casa Chica, or in Spanish vernacular, 'little home' Casa Chica has many of the modern amenities you have come to expect without compromising the classic charm of an Old Tahoe style cabin. The Main House retains most of the original divided-light casement windows and Dutch doors. The log construction, knotty pine walls and vintage Mission and Old Hickory furnishings will remind you of a by-gone era. There are several original Old Tahoe cabins on our street, and the setting is peaceful with beautiful towering trees.
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Member since: 2007
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill
- Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 3 - Apr 13, 2017
2 night min stay
Apr 14 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 16 - Aug 24, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
The cleaning fee for all three cabins is $150. Travelers staying in just one or two cabins, may pay less for cleaning and that will be refunded (if it has been charged).
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The backyard is a great place for relaxing with friends and family during the spring, summer and fall. The property continues all the way down to West Lake Blvd and connects to the bike/walk trail that leads to the Lake and Tahoe City, Sunnyside and Squaw Valley. Bring your bikes along!
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: This a great place to own. There are many reasons to stay here, but the proximity to the Lake is always on the top of the list. The large backyard and the beautiful towering trees make this a great place to spend time during any season. We take pride in keeping the house furnished and decorated with comfortable furnishings. As a result, we have many guests that have returned summer after summer or ski trip after ski trip.
Why the Owner Chose Timberland, Tahoe City, CA, USA:
The West Shore is wonderful location, close to recreation, but not overly developed. You can walk to Hurricane Bay Beach in 4 or 5 minutes or take a cup of morning coffee on a walk through the nature preserve just two blocks from the house.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
You will like that we have kept the original charm of this Old Tahoe cabin.
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Main cabin 2014
Living and Dining area
Guest House Bedroom
View of Back Deck and House--Very Sunny
Boat House Paddles
Trail into the Ward Creek Nature Preserve
Front yard looking to parking area
Flowers on local trail
Tahoe Rim Trail and Pacific Crest Trailheads near our house
Ancient Petroglyphs on Donner Summit
Side of house--view from Guest House
Main House eating area and passage to upper deck
Main House Bedroom with Gas Fireplace and Sitting Area
View downhill from hot tub
Boat House Bunks
Placard at Emerald Bay Overlook--15 minutes from the cabins
Ward Creek Trail--stairs down to Ward Creek
Front of main cabin
Lupin after summer rain
Fall clouds during Oktoberfest
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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