Unique 12-Sided West Shore Tahoe Cabin(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)
We are remodeling our house every year, so check out the new pictures!
This 1600 sq ft. home, between Homewood and Tahoe City, is 12-sided and backs up to National Forest Service land and Blackwood Canyon (a wonderful hike, bike, ski, snowshoe and bring-the-kids explore area)--A perfect place for a get-away any time of the year. It's homey, comfortable, has tons of charm and amenities, and is perfect for up to 7 people. We have a lovely, inviting stone fireplace with gas starter.
***For exact location, please look up Elizabeth St., Homewood, CA.
The neighborhood is quiet, there's plenty of parking for 4 cars in the driveway--it's perfect for friends, family or business. To quote Steve, a recent renter: 'I'm so glad you opened your home to us. Friendly neighbors, quiet, virtually on the water, buoy, everything!!! Thanks again!'
There are filtered lake views from our deck, and you are within an hour's drive (depending on road conditions) to anywhere on the lake--skiing, hiking, casinos, rivers, lakes, and/or shopping. We are close to Tahoe City and Homewood, Alpine and Squaw ski areas, the Rubicon Trail and Truckee.
There are 2 formal bedrooms (one with a queen bed and the other with a double and twin bed), one sleeping area downstairs with twin beds and curtains for privacy (counts as a 3rd bedroom), a fold out couch that sleeps one adult or 2 children, and a fold up single bed, 2 full bathrooms, 2 TV's (one up, one downstairs), and 2 VCR/DVD's. Smart phone coverage is fair to good with possible internet. We do not have wifi.
Another recent renter gave our house rave reviews:
“We came back today from Tahoe and it was a wonderful experience. The skiing and the lake were in our backyard and your home was a quaint and rustic, warm environment. I would definitely stay there again!'
We also own a large buoy and can rent that out in addition to staying in our home.
The association has a beautiful beach and a picturesque dock. You can walk down and watch the lake, admire the beautiful surrounding mountains, and of course, relax!
This house is available for nightly, weekly or monthly rental all year long. Per night price may vary depending on time requested. For more information or to book this home, please call or email Trudy.
Member since: 2008
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
- Queen size Bed (1) Located in the upstairs master bedroom, it is an extra long. Twin or Single Beds (3) Located downstairs in a separate bedroom (also with a full bed) and a curtained off sleeping area. We also have a fold up single bed (1) upstairs for one adult or child., Sleep Sofa (1) This bed is a fold up model in the downstairs living area or upstairs, suitable for one adult or 2 children....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Firewood is provided in a wood pile under the long stairway. Please pull replacement wood from the lower end and re-cover the wood. Our house backs up to National Forest Service land and Blackwood Canyon--a special area for exploring! A buoy is available for an additional charge if you would like to bring up a boat....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
July 4th weekend
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 5 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Security/Cleaning/damage $425
- Pet Fee $100
- Tax Rate 10%
The cleaning/damage/pet fees are mostly (except for $100 inspection fee plus $25 if using a credit card) refundable if, the morning that you leave, you clean the house thoroughly according to our instructions (this could take several hours), it passes inspection, and the key is returned. Any professional cleaning needed will be deducted from the fees. Payment methods such as using a credit card and Pay Pal incur a fee which will be deducted from your refunded deposit.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1969
About: Our Skyland house is owned by my father, but since he is older, I have volunteered to manage the property and rent it as often as possible. The house has been furnished as a second home for my family, not as a rental. We love using it and love being up at Tahoe, any season. Each year, a part of the house gets remodeled, so it looks better and better each season. Come and experience a wonderful place! Note: This photo was taken on my bike ride around Crater Lake. Tahoe is a great place to ride your bike too!
Why Homewood, CA, USA:
My parents chose to buy property at Tahoe back in 1968 because a house could be rented for at least 2 seasons, maybe more. We were a boating, water skiing and snow skiing family, so Tahoe was a natural choice. It has been a great house in a wonderful, beautiful location.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Peace and quiet, beauty, trees, water, mountains, valleys, rivers, blue sky, skiing, hiking, biking, rafting... What more could you ask for!
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Our 12 sided Tahoe home!
Upstairs Living Room
A Beautiful Ceiling and Loft
Downstairs bedroom, single and double beds
Downstairs sleeping area
2 of the 4 entrances, and some fall color
Our kitchen--bright, updated and a dishwasher!
Upstairs master bedroom
Downstairs living area and fold out couch
Dining area next to living area.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, April 29, 2017
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