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Serene & Elegant; Sleeps 14*, Private & Quiet; Private Homeowners Beach Club

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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About the property

Partial Lake View, 4 Bdrms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 14*, Private Beach, Garage

This elegant, newly-built mountain retreat is located on the colorful and traditional West Shore, in the serene Talmont area, with membership to the private Tahoe Park Beach Club. The idyllic setting offers tranquility and privacy, but as our home is only 2.5 miles west of Tahoe City, you will also appreciate the shopping and dining convenience it affords.

Surrounded by multiple forested conservancy lots on three sides, this welcoming 2500+ square foot home offers privacy, a filtered peek of the lake and an expansive tree top view. It is very tastefully decorated, newly appointed throughout, and fully and thoughtfully equipped, assuring your vacation relaxation.

Our home is lovingly furnished with comfort and quality in mind. We regard it as our beloved second home, as opposed to a rental income property! We gladly open our home to others and appreciate the fact that our guests will show it the same respect that we do.

We have furnished our mountain retreat with cherished antiques, family heirlooms, and warm hand-made and custom-made furniture, along with new beds and linens.

We offer 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and a fold out Queen-size sofa. Our home boasts knotty pine cathedral ceilings, knotty pine custom cabinets and trim throughout, granite kitchen and bath counters, along with wood and slate flooring.

The entry is showcased by a wide staircase accented with hand-carved pine railings, leading up or down to either of the two living areas.

Upstairs, the main living/dining/kitchen area is airy and expansive, featuring two decks, overlooking the forest. The large, leather sectional is flanked by club chairs, providing a comfortable sitting area.

You’ll enjoy a flat-screen, HD TV, which is highly maneuverable to allow for utmost viewing options– it has a Blue Ray DVD and an extensive cable package with music stations, along with an option to plug in your own iPod, or your computer for viewing your vacation photos. Unlimited free high-speed Internet access is provided. In addition, we have installed an Apple TV device, which will allow you to rent movies and more via your own account with Netflix and/or iTunes.

The upper floor hosts the spacious and luxurious master bedroom featuring a Californian King bed and master bathroom, with Jacuzzi soaking tub and enclosed glass shower. A half bath is located off the living area and a charming ceiling fan provides a gentle, refreshing breeze on summer evenings.

Downstairs, the family room is a perfect gathering area for youngsters– young and old–a leather sectional faces a large TV, with DVD, and VCR. Leading off the family room are three bedrooms and one full bath: one bedroom features a queen bed, another has a full-size bunk bed, with full-size trundle (this room can sleep up to six children) and an antique desk, the other bedroom has two twin beds. In addition, the sectional in the downstairs living area holds a queen-size foldout bed.

You’ll love our private beach club 1 mile down the road! Charming Tahoe Park is one of the most popular beaches on the lake, offering over three acres of beach front living. It boasts a lovely beach, little nooks sheltering private sitting and dining areas, grass areas surrounded by gardens and shaded by towering pines, BBQs with tables and benches, piers, kayak access, shuffleboard, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball, a children’s playground and restrooms. Relax in privacy and enjoy a lake front BBQ! Google their website for photos and more info- 'Lake Tahoe Park Association'.

Next door to Tahoe Park Beach, sip cocktails on the lakeside deck of festive Sunnyside Resort, while watching the sun set over the lake and boaters pull in after a day on the lake. You’ll savor the breakfasts at the nearby Firesign Café.

Paige Meadows, with its a huge network of superb hiking and mountain biking trails, is only steps away from our mountain home. Lake Tahoe is renowned for it’s natural beauty and numerous outdoors activities including river rafting, extensive hiking and biking (on both paved and dirt paths), fishing, swimming, boating, and all manner of water sports.

Best of all is just relaxing on the beach or a reading a good book while lounging on our decks, enjoying the pine-scented mountain air!

Our kitchen is very well-equipped; the dining table expands to seat ten, with additional seating for four at the kitchen island. You’ll enjoy a gas Webber BBQ, clothes washer and dryer, and garage parking for one car. Additional outdoor parking is also available.

We welcome you to our tree-top mountain home! Please check in for updated photos, as we are improving our home at every opportunity!

Keywords: House, Talmont, Tahoe City, Page Meadows, Paige Meadows, Sunnyside, Tahoe Park, Tahoe Lake Park, Private Beach, West Shore, Tahoe Park Beach Club, Lake Tahoe Park Association, Sleeps 10

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Janine Dickenson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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January 16, 2017

About Janine Dickenson

We have owned a cabin in Tahoe for over 20 years- an older cabin and now this new one. Owning a cabin has provided us a with a delightful venue, allowing us to spend quality time with our family and each other.

Janine Dickenson purchased this house in 2008

Why Janine Dickenson chose Lake Tahoe West Shore CA

We have looked on the West Shore for years in search of a more private cabin than our first one. This particular aspect is an overwhelming priority for us, perhaps simply because our primary residence is also very private, and it is what we are accustomed to. Of course, along with privacy, everything thing else about it had to be just what we wanted- if not, we were plenty happy with our older cabin. When we discovered this property, we knew it was prefect for us!

What makes this house unique

Located in an upscale neighborhood, our mountain home is private, quiet, and surrounded by forested conservancy lots, and offers a filtered, treetop lake view. Of quality construction only several years old, it is thoughtfully and tastefully furnished, appointed and maintained. Families will appreciate the downstairs family room when entertainment tastes differ among varying age groups. You'll experience great walking, hiking and biking year round at nearby Paige Meadows. Our private beach is delightful for all age groups- stake out your little nook on the shady lawn, reserve a table for a barbeque, or opt for tanning on the beach. Tahoe Beach Park activities include horseshoes, volleyball, basketball and a playground for the tots. The private beach will prove to be an even more valuable asset, should our nearby state parks close for public use. Our location allows for your choice of vacation options- nonstop outdoor activities and convenient dining, or cozy cocooning.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived in Tahoe yesterday and are loving your's a great set up for us & your welcome packet has been so helpful.
Aug 2016
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Serene & Elegant; Sleeps 14*, Private & Quiet; Private Homeowners Beach Club
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

Everything was great. We had a great time. Thank you!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. We had a great time.

Thank you!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to have you! We hope you got a little snow! So fun! We've always wanted to go up on Thanksgiving, but we need to have the whole fam damily at our house every year. We love it hosting, though! Please let us know if you think we need any supplies/whatever you may have wanted/needed that we can provide, as we will like get up there before Christmas. We would be happy to welcome you back again and always strive to provide a discount for our alumni!
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San Francisco

Wonderful property in the beautiful hills of Lake Tahoe

  • 5 of 5

Janine was a wonderful host and helped us coordinate everything we needed for our stay. The property is wonderful and is exactly as described and in the pictures. We really enjoyed our stay!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kimberley! We were delighted to welcome your family to our home, and are happy you enjoyed your stay! We strive to anticipate the needs of our guests, and to make their stay as comfortable as possible. We have put a lot of effort into developing our Welcome Packet that outlines all details about the stay in our home, as well as our personal recommendations regarding beaches, outdoor activities and restaurants. We hope you will visit again, and we always try to arrange special consideration for our Talmont Timbers Alumni!"
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Napa, CA, USA

Spacious & Beautifully Appointed Home Amongst Ponderosa Pines!

  • 5 of 5

Charming, beautiful home, above the lake but in a convenient location. Third level has an open layout with living-dining-kitchen combo but is cozy with expansive window views of towering ponderosa pines ~ delightful! Beautifully appointed, the leather sofa is both expansive and inviting with its luxurious fur throws, and the gas fireplace provides warmth during winter snows and romantic evenings. Comfortable Cal-king bed in upstairs master bedroom, and the kitchen has all the modern comforts including washer/dryer, well stocked pantry, BBQ on the kitchen deck & an unexpected picnic travel box in the garage packed with all you need for an outing to Talmont Homeowners’ Beach Park. Were snowed in for Thanksgiving & the setting was transformed into a winter wonderland, peaceful & relaxing, even “appointed” with 4 foot sparkling icicles draping off the roofline!

Quiet, welcoming neighborhood, great for exploring hiking trails in any season. We’ll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm, inviting and ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay! There were 9 of us (5 kids) and the house was spacious and the great room ideal for group dinners. Perfect layout for 2 families. Very comfortable and inviting and close to Alpine, Squaw, downtown Tahoe City, the lake, etc. Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments! The things you mentioned that you liked are exactly why we bought it! Hope to welcome you back!– Janine
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El Portal, Ca

Very Cozy Modern Cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is beautiful, nicely designed and decorated, and has a nice open layout. Nice kitchen connected to living room and a large TV/sound system, with a large deck out front. Makes it very easy to cook, have some drinks, watch football and/or accomodate/entertain 8-10+ people, which is perfect for a Tahoe trip with some friends, or just laying around and relaxing for the weekend.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Adam, for your complimentary review! While close to Tahoe City, with its fun restaurants and bars, we almost always want to cook at home or down on our beach. We've tried to supply ample cooking accoutrement to help in this regard! With our expansive view over the trees down to the Lake, it makes it easy to just hang out.
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Perfect Tahoe City Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Close to the town for groceries and restaurants, but up in the hills with hiking and cross country skiing practically in the backyard! Private beach on the lake was great. Close to great ski resorts. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Kevin! With the conservancy lots across the street and next to our home, we've found that big and little folk alike can experience great sledding! We have sleds and snow stuff, shovels in our garage that you are welcome to use. I've known older, adventurous type have built tracks & ramps with small jumps – just be careful!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sunnyside, Spoon,
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Tahoe Lake Beach Park

Access to private homeowners beach featuring private beach, BBQ and picnic areas, playground, basketball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and volleyball. 2 blocks to Page Meadows for walks, hikes, dirt bike, snow shoe, and access to Tahoe Rim Trail. 2 miles to Tahoe City for shopping and dining. 1 mile to Private Homeowners Beach and Sunnyside Restaurant. Very quiet and private location located within Talmont community.


Rates & Availability

Talmont House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $250
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates may vary from the standard $550 per night, depending on length of stay, holidays, etc. We request a 7 night stay during holiday and summer months. We offer a complimentary 8th night, as our calendar allows.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Talmont House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large Master Bath
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1, Master - 1 king , Adjoining Master Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 3 double , Full-size bunk bed & full-size trundle, 175 lb limit per bed
    Bedroom 2, guest master - 1 queen
    Other (See Description) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen fold-out In downstairs Living Room
  • Bedroom 1 (Master)– one CAL King size bed; Bedroom 2 (Guest Master)– one Queen size Bed; Bedroom 3–Double Bunk Bed with double trundle below- *175 lbs max per full size bed.* This bedroom is suitable for 6 children (combined weight of 175 lb per bed), or 3 adults (each weighing 175 lbs or less), or any combination within the 175 lb weight limit. This bedroom also has an antique work desk; Bedroom 4– Two Twins; Downstairs Family room– Queen-size Sleep Sofa. This is a new, easy to use, fold-out bed located in the family room sectional.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Membership to exclusive and spectacular Private Beach– Tahoe Park Beach Club, the best in Tahoe! BBQ's, picnic tables, horseshoes, children's play area, basketball, bocce ball, piers, lawn, shade, sun & sand!

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