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South Lake Tahoe Cabin - Rae's Family Retreat - Best Location 1700 sq feet.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed/Daybed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Great Location. An all INCLUSIVE family cabin that you will love. 1700+ sq ft with 3 bedrooms 2 baths on two floors. Upstairs is the very large master bedroom (20x22) with a king bed & twin daybed, jacuzzi tub & separate shower with a lot of privacy from the rest of the house. Downstairs is 2 bedrooms and a bath, a large kitchen with dining area, living room. Great for the whole family to hang out. Read our feedbacks for all that we provide.

This home is in great condition and well equipped for your family stay. The kitchen has granite counter tops, gas cook top, dishwasher, disposal, double ovens & all the cookware you will need. All the cooking basics you need in the kitchen are provided as well as a few treats to get you started. Plenty of dishes, wine glasses, mixing bowls - everything you need for a comfortable family stay.

Individual gas heating & thermostats in each room. The living room and kitchen are a beautiful warm knotty pine. On cold winter nights enjoy the warmth of the wood stove. All bedding & linens provided. Kitchen is well stocked with the basics and a few extra's (toaster, waffle, coffee, blender etc). Bathrooms have blow dryers and great shampoo's for your use, no need to pack soaps or other basics - we stock that for you. The backyard features a large deck great for BBQ’s and entertaining or just lounging around.

WI-FI in the cabin and some great DVD to watch for all age levels.

Walk to the Lake. ENJOY the wonderful community center it is a great bonus winter or summer - yes year round services - This center has a regulation ICE RINK, POOL, Basketball, GYM & Tennis - Amazing level of services right in the neighborhood - this complex has it all. Another reason LOCATION is so important. Excellent neighborhood for walking and biking. A 1 mile circular route starts at our back deck for a nice morning or evening walk and great for a kids play area.

And if you read this far....we also offer early check in and late check out if we don't have it rented the day before or after....Just let us know! Special rates for weekly stays.

Keywords: All inclusive Home, Cabin, Family Retreat,Rae's

More Details

Joe & Vikki Marceau
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Joe & Vikki Marceau

This cabin was purchased in 2009 by 3 sisters. The cabin is for family gatherings throughout the year. Our family has many snowboarders and skiers as well as everyone's love of the beaches in Lake Tahoe. We look forward to creating many happy memories at this home. I know your family will enjoy it as much as we do.

Joe & Vikki Marceau purchased this house in 2009

Why Joe & Vikki Marceau chose South Lake Tahoe

Location, Location, Location - We wanted something that was close to the lake but allowed us to be close to restaurants and shopping. The Bijou neighborhood gives us all that and more. This is a wonderful neighborhood to take long walks or hop on the bike trail across the street. Having the Bus/Shuttle service right down the street you can get almost anywhere in town. Use of the community center is a major bonus for adults and kids - a year round facility

What makes this house unique

Back to our Location: The Beach (down the street) , skiing (Heavenly is 1.5 miles) , biking (the trail is across the street) , Casino & downtown 2.0 miles, pools & Ice Skating (across the street), Tennis everything is right in the neighborhood. El Dorado Beach at the end of our street is beautiful and hosts the summer concert series. Community center is right down the street. Stateline casino's are 2.0 miles. Shopping is just around the corner - you cannot beat this location or our great pricing. Paypal payment is available for credit card users. WI-FI installed. Uber available in South Lake Tahoe as well so very easy to get around.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home couldn't have been more accommodating. It was the perfect size the perfect location and perfect comfort for our family. The boys had a great time doing what 15 year olds do where they walked to everything. We stay in this particular area almost every time we come for the fourth but this was by far the best. You weren't kidding when you said pack lightly!!!! I usually try to bring everything but the kitchen sink when we travel but your home provided so much it was so refreshing. Thank you so much for allowing strangers to enjoy your warm comfy home.
Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Ski Run Blvd Tahoe Queen
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
El Dorado
Nearest Point of Interest
El Dorado Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
The Bijou Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Casino's - about 2 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
City Bus/Casino Shuttle Stop (Blue Go)
Nearest Point of Interest
El Dorado County Library
Nearest Point of Interest
Tahoe Community Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Heavenly Ski Area - Gondola
Nearest Point of Interest
Campground by the Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Edgewood Golf Course

Beach, Campground & Community Center all located across the street - local bus/shuttle stop on Rufus Allen and Lake Tahoe Blvd. Full YEAR ROUND regulation ICE RINK, POOL, GYM and BASKETBALL at the community center across the street - Amazing place for adults and kids, small fee for daily use - information is at the cabin. The city Library is down the street. Great choice of dining right in the neighborhood


Bijou Pines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Walk in Shower
  • Blow dryer in each bathroom - Shampoo/Cond, lotions as well as bar & liquid soaps provided for each rental.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed, TV & large closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins - good space for kids - good closet space
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Master is 20x22 -King & twin daybed and a Pack & Play.
  • King size beds (1) Daybed/twin (1) Pack & Play (1) Very Large 20x22, space for crib/pack and play - large triple closet in this room as well. 2 sink areas in Master, Jacuzzi Tub and large separate shower. 40' TV - great quiet room to sit and read/relax while others are downstairs., Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen Downstairs - TV provided in this room & large closet, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Twins Downstairs with large closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sofa/Sleeper in Living Room (please request extra sheets)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This is a VERY well stocked cabin - we try and provide all the comforts of being at home. Check out our feedback for our all inclusive items. Blow dryers are in each bathroom for your use as well as Great shampoo/conditioner in both bathrooms. Liquid and bar soaps and special lotions A Supply cabinet for items you may have forgotten (Razor, Toothpaste etc) Large 37-inch flat screen TV, DVR, DVD in Living Room Large 40-inch flat screen TV in Master Bedroom TV/remote in Queen room. Free WI-FI installed.


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South Lake Tahoe Cabin - Rae's Family Retreat - Best Location 1700 sq feet.
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 82 reviews

South Lake Tahoe Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed many times at Rae's Family cabin over the years and now it is a family tradition of sorts. We love to sit on the patio and just take in the fresh air and pines. You can walk to the lake and to the park, ice skating, playground, baseball fields etc... and a very close drive to everything else. The owners are very thoughtful and think of everything you would need to make your stay comfortable. We will be coming back. It is one of the best kept secrets in the Lake Tahoe sssshhhhhh!!!! Dave and family

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are so great. So glad the cabin is part of your family vacations and such great memories for all of you. Your next generation is starting their memories next month can't wait. Thanks guys
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What a great summer vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great vacation. Close to the lake and a nice peaceful back deck. Super clean and had some great extra's for items we left behind. Pack light they have it all. Thanks again for a great vacation for our family.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to see you guys back again and that you had a great visit.
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Great stay, well equipped and organized

  • 5 of 5

Well stocked cabin, great communication with owners, deck perfect for outdoor eating

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lori - you guys were there the perfect time of year. Hope we see you and your family back again.
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Close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this home and it's location! Enjoyed hearing the murmur of families camping across the street...enjoyed walking about two minutes to the library one direction and two minutes to the playground/ice arena/pool/community center the other direction. Loved taking my five year old paddle boarding at El Dorado Beach...$25/hour (they also had kayaks and those boats with the bike pedals to rent)...and concrete bleachers for people to watch everything. The house is definitely well-stocked, just bring some food/snacks (if you're eating out). Short drive to go out to eat...lots of places to choose from!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Mitchell family. So glad you enjoyed everything that is so close. El Dorado Beach is the best for groups and the concerts during the summer. Hope we see you back again. Thank you again for staying with us. Vikki Marceau
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Comfy home with an easy walk to the lake

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed sitting on the back deck drinking coffee in the mornings and eating dinner in the evenings. Perfect location if you want access to south shore activities, everything is a short drive away.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Elizabeth for taking the time to write a review. Glad you had great weather to enjoy the deck and Lake Tahoe. Location is why we love our place. Vikki
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  • 5 of 5

We just stayed in this cabin for the 4th of July. We loved just walking down the street for a great view and missing the traffic coming back. The cabin had all the amenities and the back deck was wonderful for just about every meal. You can't beat the location.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Forth of July is the best. So glad you enjoyed the house and outdoor space and that we see you back soon. Thank you for taking time to submit a feedback for us.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Deposit $200

Primary renter must be 25 years or older. Final cost is not complete until a rental agreement is signed and returned.
Minimum stay is 2 nights during standard season and 3 nights for holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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