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Free Shuttle to Homewood Ski Resort*WI-FI*HDTV*Hot Tub*Fenced Back Yard*

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

FREE door to door shuttle service to Homewood Mountain Resort from this home! Dial-A-Ride operates 7-days a week during ski season and is a FREE service. Door to door service between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Please make reservations the day prior before 5:30 p.m. by calling 530-525-2922.

This 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom home is truly a distinctive private residence that is spread out among a well thought out tri-level layout.

Each of the 4 sleeping retreats has numerous custom details that make them a special place to spend your time.

The private Master bedroom suite boasts a high-end pillow top queen sleigh bed that sleeps 2 and a flat screen TV. The ensuite Master bathroom is equipped with dual Hansgrohe shower heads, modern above-counter sinks, and ultra-modern décor. Just outside the French doors from the Master, a steaming Caldera hot tub is conveniently located.

The second bedroom with its nautical lakehouse decor has a queen bed to comfortably sleep 2. Twin beds in the third bedroom sleep 2 children. A private fourth sleeping area is located downstairs with a dreamy-soft queen bed and futon to sleep 4 and TV. Please note that this fourth sleeping area does not have a door, but we have provided a room divider screen for privacy - it is located in the lower level of the house accessed by stairs.

Gourmet stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite countertops, dimmable custom lighting, vaulted ceilings, custom windows & doors throughout.

A substantial rustic cobblestone warm and cozy gas fireplace, tasteful decor, high-end stainless BBQ, skylights, HD Satellite TV, phone, high-speed internet, hot tub, multiple decks, 5 spacious green grass lawns, beautiful annual & perennial gardens, all set upon one of the West Shore's finest fully-manicured (and fully fenced) quarter-acre parcel.

Keywords: Beautiful home in quiet neighborhood. Less than two miles to Homewood Ski Resort, Obexer's General Store & Deli with yummy custom-crafted sandwiches, coffee drinks and more. Only 5 miles north to shopping in Tahoe City and minutes south to Meeks Bay & Emerald Bay.

Start your morning early at nearby Obexer’s General Store and Deli for gourmet coffee and breakfast sandwiches and wraps.

Want to spend your day out on the water? Take water ski/wakeboard lessons, rent jet skis, charter a boat or launch your boat at Obexer’s Boat Company; or rent paddleboards, kayaks and canoes at West Shore Sports - both in Homewood.

Beach picks: D.L. Bliss State Park, Meeks Bay and Sugar Pine Point.

To experience Tahoe’s history, start near Fanny Bridge at the Gatekeeper’s Museum, where you can learn about Tahoe’s early residents and see examples of the Washoe Tribe’s basket weaving. Take a tour of Tahoe’s first lakefronts, built in the early 20th century by Tahoe’s eccentric pioneers – Ehrman Mansion at Sugar Pine Point State Park and Vikingsholm in Emerald Bay, one of Tahoe’s iconic and most picturesque landmarks. Boat or kayak out to Fannette Island and explore the remains of the teahouse, or hike along Lake Tahoe’s highest cliffs at D.L. Bliss State Park as you gaze down at the crystal-clear blue waters.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018

About The Owner

We purchased this house in 1998 after getting married earlier that year. We lived in this home for 12 years, raised our children and created some of our most special memories. Our family has deep roots in Tahoe. We are 4th and 5th generations that have resided in the Tahoma and Homewood areas of the West Shore. We love the West Shore and could not imagine living anywhere else.

The Owner purchased this house in 1998

Why The Owner chose Tahoma

The Timber Wolf House is located on a quiet street in a wonderful neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

Because this was our personal home for 12 years, we added a lot of personal home features which make it more than just a bare vacation rental. The home is also located in a quiet neighborhood and street where you do not have to worry about traffic noise. It is a walk to Chamber's Landing Beach & Bar and 2 miles from Homewood Ski Resort.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your lovely home. From the fireplace to games with lots of space to enjoy, we had a delightful time. It's convenient to Homewood skiing - and Lake Tahoe - and the restaurants! The lake is always such a draw even if it is just to look at! Such beauty. The kitchen is great to work in - gourmet with top of the line appliances. We had an issue with the washer and they responded so quickly! I'd highly recommend it - very nice!
Feb 2013
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Tahoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack 'N Play. Guest must bring crib sheets/blanket., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full-size futon.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.9583335 based on 25 reviews

Beautiful house, perfectly equiped and in a very nice location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with some friend in July 2017, and the experience was perfect! We received a perfectly cleaned house, with all the necessary equipment for a great stay. We enjoyed its beautiful backyard, bbq area and hot tub, as well as its comfortable common areas and rooms. I totally recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Weekend skiing and sightseeing

  • 5 of 5

Four adults and four teenagers had a wonderful time at this home. Clean, spacious, well equipped, comfortable and very cosy. Someone put a lot of love into this home. Pictures do not do it justice. Our 5' 6" teen had plenty of room in the "toddler" bed and the room without a door is downstairs which separates it out, especially with the provided screen, although sound does travel. Remote controlled fireplace had bodies curled in front of it all weekend. Beds were super comfortable. The kitchen was a lot of fun to cook in and the large dining table accommodated our group. Joanne was very responsive and helpful. We'd go back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable home for 6 adults and 2 small children

  • 4 of 5

First of all, the property manager was extremely responsive and attentive, which was wonderful. Secondly, this home is very comfortable and clean. The hot tub was a nice treat after a long day of skiing at nearby Homewood. I have no complaints, only a few suggestions for anyone else looking to stay here.

This home is best suited for up to 6 adults and 2 small children. We had planned on having a 7 year old and a 12 year old sleep in the "kids" room, but the 12 year old was way too big for the bed (not sure they were actually twin beds). We also had 4 kids sleeping in the downstairs room. However, there was only one thin blanket provided for the second futon bed. We had to use 2 small throw blankets from the living room to keep the kids warm. If the futon is being advertised as an actual bed, there really should be a comforter for this bed. And more blankets would be nice for those cold Tahoe nights.

We would stay here again if we didn't have quite as many people. 10 was a bit too many in my opinion. We still had fun, though! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable home, accommodating host, and perfect location to north or south lake.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I were so pleased with our weekend at Joanne's home. We were able to get to Homewood (North/West Lake), Heavenly, and Kirkwood (south Lake) relatively quickly. The kitchen was great for us to prepare meals for a larger party (7 people). We all slept comfortably and truly enjoyed our stay. I recommend this home to anyone traveling in the area.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Short ski trip to Tahoe. Great location and experience

  • 5 of 5

We rent up in Tahoe a decent amount and this property was one of our better experiences. The property itself is really well maintained and location was great. Our group was 3 adults and 2 kids (5 and 2 yr old) and the layout of the house worked really well for us as my mother-in-law and our kids could safely navigate the house without issue. Being only ~2 miles to Homewood and ~1 mile to Obexer's General Store also made things really convenient. Hot tub is always a plus on these trips and it was clean and ready to go upon arrival. However, it was snowing a ton so we didn't use it as much as we normally would have.

Property management was awesome as Joanne was very responsive and helpful. While there in early January a few feet of snow fell which could have created some issues. However, our street and driveway were plowed everyday and the generator immediately kicked on when I guess the normal power went out. No compaints here and we would definitely like to rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Snow Trip

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a family get away to the snow. Upon arrival, the phone rang and we answered it and we received a call from the manager of the property asking us if we needed anything and to give us information on local restaurants in the area. After we got settled we contacted her because of the snow storm we were unable to get the cable to work on the TV. She did everything you could to help us get it working in even offered to pay for movies when it did come on..We have been to the snow before so we understood this kind of stuff happens during it snow storm. See even called us and notified us when the weather looks like it was turning for the worst and gave us tips and pointers on our departure. We really enjoyed the house and would definitely rent it again. My only suggestion would be for more sitting available in the family room since it does sleep 10 people we only had 7 and we did have people sitting on the floor.

It was clean and well stocked for our stay and when the power went out from the storm, the generator started up and kept everything going.

We truly had a great family getaway, even with the storm.

Looking forward to another trip up there this year.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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