Cozy and Comfortable Tahoe Cabin

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Adorable, remodeled, warm and cozy cabin is located just off highway 28, directly across from the lake, making it accessible even in the most snowy weather.(In summer there is lake access through a locked neighborhood gate.) Knotty cedar interior is complemented with hardwood floors and hand carved doors with scenes of Tahoe. The great room includes TV, Stereo, games, and a fully functional and efficient wood stove. Kitchen, dining and family room create an atmosphere for fun and communication for everyone (including the ''designated chef''). Two queen bedrooms and a 4 person bunkroom provide a perfect arrangement for two couples and 4 children (or less).

This cabin is a short walk to one of the lake's finest restaurants and a fun miniature golf course as well as to a local beach which allows dogs (and people too!) It is 15-20 minutes to Northstar, Alpine, Squaw Valley, Diamond Peak, and Homewood ski resorts.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Children Welcome:

    4 bunks are fun! There are board games to play. There is also a new porta crib (bring your own sheets for this)...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Tell your animals 'No piddling' My furniture is nice....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 4 twin/ single, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    This room is annexed to the master, upstairs....moreless

  • There is another large bedroom which is now a sitting room (with DVD player and monitor) annexed to the master bedroom upstairs. It has a futon couch from which kids can watch their own movies if adults are downstairs playing games or watching their own adult shows....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer,



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    The local beach is quite close.... About .2 mi. It is dog friendly and pebbly... not dirty sandy. Rentals of kayaks, peddleboats, stand-up boards etc are there, and a snack shop too!...moreless

  • Lake:

    Peeks from upstairs...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Peeks. It is right across the street but many trees are in the view. ...moreless

  • Mountain
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Breakfast bar seats 2, table comfortable for 6. But can fit 8 with two leaves...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the house...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    You are always welcome to shovel the driveway... I call it the white gym! Raking pine needles or sweeping decks is also encouraged! Believe me, if you want exercise, I have many suggestions.......moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car garage with access to the house.(attached)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air and quick to warm the cabin. Wood stove keeps living area toasty, bedrooms cool for good sleep!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Just installed WiFi And it works great!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Nice soft, clean, all cotton... Fleece sheets in winter, down comforters for all beds...moreless

  • Living Room:

    With cable tv, dvd player, 200 stations premium stations HBO and Shotime til Thanksgiving....moreless

  • Parking:

    Garage for two cars is tight but do-able if you are good. Lots of driveway space for at least 4 cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    At least 4 cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath sheets and many washcloths and face towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In the house...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    There will be a fire already set for you to light. Directions for use will be sent with 'cabin directions' when I receive your deposit....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Small one 2-4c and larger one 6-12 c...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Every convenience is available that I have in my own home. Also very well organized....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Sharp knives and better than excellent pots and pans. Every little utensil and most small appliances. I'm a cook!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Staples including vinegar and olive oil, pasta, some canned goods. usually cereal. It's nice if you replace what you use, but not required....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas (Also a webber BBQ outside)...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Regular taoster and toaster oven...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Off master suite, over looks peeks of the Lake. (That's little looks, not mountain peaks)...moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Small one out the back, large one off the front....moreless

  • Golf:

    In Kings Beach or Tahoe City, Incline or Northstar...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Patton Beach nearby....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small pond with goldfish and plants where beautiful birds come to bathe if you are lucky. Many fun frogs enjoy the area...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Webber JOE and a full sized both for charcoal...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Close to all major ski areas (about 20 minutes average.)...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa



Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas/New year's
Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250 $275
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning for 4 or less $125
  • Tax Rate 10%


Cleaning fees are between $125.-$150 depending upon length of stay and number of occupants. If you prefer to clean the cabin, vacuum, dust, clean bathrooms, wash all sheets, remake beds, leave kitchen spotless, (a refundable deposit of $150 will be OK) I try to be flexible with rates and will discuss or consider all offers if within reason. (dependent upon closeness to availability, and season)

$300 holds your reservation. We will discuss payment terms by telephone so that I can hear a bit about who you are and what your group is all about. Remainder usually due 2 weeks before reservation start date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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Car: Recommended

Other Activities: Kayaking, Parasailing,Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Boating, Snowboarding, Miniature golf

Ski: Sled Hill and X-C ski parks (one little and free, the other extensive and costs about $20.00 per day)


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: I taught Home Ec. and Science in the bay area before moving to Tahoe for full-time residence in this 'fixer-upper' home. It is now fixed up and I'm pretty sure you will agree, NICE!

Why the Owner Chose Carnelian Bay, CA, USA:
The comments I always get : it's not like a rental, more like coming to visit a real home. There's everything anyone could want in the kitchen, The fluffy sheets are great! Warm and cozy! The kids loved the bunk room!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This cabin has the 'Old time Tahoe' feel with all the convenience of updates! Very cabiny but forced air heat, nice beds, good linnens. Great grohe shower heads....

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish



  • Cabin in snow

    Cabin in snow

  • fully equipped kitchen

    fully equipped kitchen

  • bunk room for 4

    bunk room for 4

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Living area, Kitchen and dining around to left.

    Living area, Kitchen and dining around to left.

  • Table expands another 2 leaves.

    Table expands another 2 leaves.

  • downstairs bath

    downstairs bath

VRBO #154255

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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Cozy and Comfortable Tahoe Cabin

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