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Snow, Snow and MORE Snow! Homewood Skiing 10 Minutes Door to Chair!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This lovely carriage chalet style private residence is nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains located in the state of California, USA. Offering mountain elegance with European ambiance, this home has many of the conveniences of a four-star hotel with the coziness and privacy of a romantic hideaway - yet very reasonably priced. Located on Lake Tahoe’s Magical West Shore, between the North and South shores, Chalet de Huttlinger is proudly offered as a short term luxury rental where your experience can range from a bustling shopping spree, great dining, downhill ski action; or just stay in, relax, enjoy a fire, movie and a fabulous therapeutic spa.

Located in Tahoma, home of the 1960 Cross Country Ski Olympics, we welcome guests drawn to beautiful surroundings, stunning seasons, first class amenities and a desire for privacy. As guests of the chalet, you will enjoy association privileges including beach, pier and buoy field rental minutes away. This renowned vacation destination area offers unlimited enjoyment and relaxation year round including: snow skiing at Homewood with spectacular lake views (10 minutes door to chair), hiking, rafting, camping, biking, golfing, meditating, swimming, boating, water skiing, reading, bird watching, dancing, dining, and casino gaming, fishing and snorkeling – just minutes walking or driving from the property. Truly something for everyone and then some!

You will be amazed at the beaches, trails, rivers, lakes and many state parks to visit and explore just blocks from the property along and beyond West Lake Blvd (Highway 89). Easy drives north to world class skiing at Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley and Northstar-at-Tahoe; Sugar Pine State Park is a 5 minute walk from the breakfast table; Meeks Beach & Trailhead is five minutes south by car and offers a great beach, swimming, boat launch and hiking. Down the road about 20 minutes you will have pristine and stunning views of Emerald Bay and Vikingsholm State Park where you can enjoy a 2.2 mile hike to Eagle Falls (with many more accessible falls within 30 miles)...proceeding to Fallen Leaf Lake and Camp Richardson Resort. Casino gaming and night entertainment awaits you about 40 minutes into South Lake Tahoe from the chalet. One of the most beautiful views of the lake is this drive along 89 as you cruise from the west shore into the South Shore.

To ease your arrival, our well maintained interstate system, accessible Lake Tahoe Basin roads, well snow plowed neighborhood and lake level highway access, 45 minutes from Reno/Tahoe International Airport, a few hours from San Jose, San Francisco Bay, Sacramento airports, help make it a convenient visit to our “Tresor de lac Tahoe!” With a little planning on your end, we will strive to provide an exquisite experience and memorable stay. Can't wait to hear from you and book your reservation!


Corinne Huttlinger

Host, Homeowner-Builder

Keywords: House, chalet,

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Corinne

I served on the board of Tahoe Cedars Property Owners in Tahoma from 2000-2004 working on several programs. In driving the development of the West Shore - Best Shore and The West Shore is the Best Shore trademarks, this was done to formalize the long held affectionate name reference. The property owner's association can now use and market the taglines to promote the highly desired west shore with the intention for proceeds to go back into the community. The license plate frames that I developed - the original chrome and black license plate frames with the bear paw sold like hot cakes and 100% proceeds given to the Marie Sluchak Community Park. Many folks still ask for it! We have a 30 year established El Dorado County dog leashing and licensing ordinance - safety and well being of dogs and citizens is top of mind - we have been able to reduce the large packs of dogs that ran wild in the streets and yards without any consequence or control. Having supported bear protections obtaining funding for aversion efforts that encourage bears to go back into the forest without harm. As a champion of the west shore I know we can continue to improve the quality of life and understanding between part time, full time homeowners and tourists. As a banking and payments entreprenuer, have been in my own consulting practice for many years, working for card companies, banks and processors launching many Visa related programs and products. I finished graduate school in 2010 with a MA in 21st Century Leadership at St. Mary's College in California. I love France and as a Francophile, hope to live there someday and emerse myself in the language and culture! Have huge black male 7 year old IntCH Bouvier des Flandres 'Handsome Hutt' who is my companion and best buddy!

Corinne purchased this house in 1998

Why Corinne chose Lake Tahoe West Shore CA

I rebuilt the original 900 square foot main chalet that faces 4th Avenue keeping the original framing (beams), the roof and stone slab foundation is original. I then expanded to accomodate guests while adding a dining room, 1.5 car garage, detailed breezeway, new decks enhancing the property including full scale landscaping, all over a period of six years. A true labor of love. After ten years, with all the positive feedback and interest I decided it was time to share it! Come on by - there is no place like it - great price too for the bundle of amenities, conveniences, quality and beauty of the property inside and out, central location, access to lake and the Homewood Ski Mountain just minutes away!

What makes this house unique

Chalet de Huttlinger won the 2009-2010 Garden Glove Award this year for Tahoe Cedars Tahoma, so the very large yard, lawn and blooming flower boxes and urns, sitting areas and having the various little squirrles, chipmunks, (sometimes Black Bears) and the many birds that sail in for a sip in the fountain are reminders of the beauty of nature all around just by stepping right outside the door or onto deck. You will love it!


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Snow, Snow and MORE Snow! Homewood Skiing 10 Minutes Door to Chair!
average rating of 4.982143 based on 56 reviews

Fantastic property! The best house we have ever stayed in when our dog could come too.

  • 5 of 5

I wish I were still there! We love traveling with our Labrador Retriever and she loves to hike, snowshoe and swim. This home feels like a home and is by far the cleanest, nicest and most comfortable house that we have been able to rent with the dog. We arrived late due to a storm and the lights were on, candles lit, wine and cheese waiting for us----ahhh. The week only became more relaxing from there. The house is in a great location, close to trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing and very close to Homewood ski mountain (which is great for kids). Everything in the home is just as described. I strongly recommend this home especially for couples or families with older kids as the bedrooms are in different parts of the house connected by a breezeway.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable chalet

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to ring in the 2017 New Year at this beautiful chalet. The fully stocked kitchen made cooking dinner a breeze, multiple fireplaces kept us warm and toasty, and the hot tub was a total blast in the snow. We were extremely impressed with Corinne's level of hospitality. Upon our arrival we found a handwritten welcome note, wine, cheese, brownies from Tahoe House (a delicious bakery we ended up frequenting four times) and even a bottle of champagne to toast with at midnight. She truly went above and beyond!!! We will definitely be back. Thank you for sharing your beautiful Tahoma home with us.


Zac, Kristin, Nick, Lauren & Kevin (3 year old pup).

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Traveled in from the California Central Valley for a short vacation and some quality R & R – the chalet is fabulous, interior, exterior, amenities and concierge treatment, all first class, yet comfortable and welcoming – a real home feeling. Super clean and organized, gorgeous outside spa. Thank you Chalet Elves!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Adorable chalet! Family friendly. Very cozy. Loved the extra special touches like cheese in the fridge, a bottle of wine, brownies from the local bakery and even treats for our dog! Can't wait to return to this lovely chalet!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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-Santa Cruz, CA USA

Classy and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Came to Tahoe for some R & R from work and physical rehab after back surgery and found this jewel on the West Shore! OMG gorgeous - the Host and "Chalet Elves" ensured a great arrival and stay. For the price, there is nothing like it - it's a private residence that is fully loaded, "classy" yet "cozy!" Done lookin! Will definitely be back, can't wait for Winter skiing and sharing this great property with the rest of my family. BTW, can't even believe it is dog friendly.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Granite Bay

Beautiful Property in the heart of Tahoma

  • 4 of 5

Well, I would of given this 5 stars, but when I first went on VRBO to inquire about this lovely Chalet, the price stated $419.00 average nightly....however, when I booked the property it went up $100.00 dollars....I went on VRBO right after I booked it, and noticed the price change......I was Not happy about that since I was charged the "new" rate and couldn't do anything about it.

On the bright side, Corinne the owner, was over the top on the extra amenities that she provided.....Maybe, that came from the extra $100.00 dollars we paid.

We loved our stay there none the less......downside, steep stairs to get to bedrooms....main house bedroom was upstairs, but you had to go downstairs for the bathroom. For older people, that can be a downside. The studio bedroom, adjacent to the main house, has steep stairs going up to the bedroom, however, bathroom was on same level....

The whole house was beautiful and amenities would Not have to bring a single thing except your suitcase and belongings...

Corinne was a joy to talk to and an amazing decorator!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tahoe Reno International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
West Side Pizza
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
CR 89
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
West Shore Cafe
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Homewood Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Guests of this property will enjoy our private Tahoma beach, pier and buoy field use.


Rates & Availability

Tahoma House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Pet Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

NOTE Three Tier Pricing!!

1. Fir Top Studio $175 per night: queen FB no kitchen - has small refrigerator and microwave, use of laundry and outside spa
2. Mountain Air house $350 per night: kitchen, dining room, living room, master bedroom w/deck, full bath, outside stone patio, use of laundry and outside spa
3. Exclusive use of Full Chalet: $450 per night

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Tahoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both queen bedrooms have full baths including Jacuzzi bathtubs, shower, sink, heating/air, towels, robes, condiments.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Access to Tahoma's private beach, pier and buoy field - a buoy can be reserved and rented during guest stay -

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