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The Perfect Escape...Walking Dist to Beach, Skiing, & Casinos, Golfing, Hot Tub

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,267 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 10-12

Cozy, and luxuriously comfortable cabin nestled in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. Our charming family treasured old cabin has been updated through and through! You'll especially love the new kitchen and beautiful new bathroom. Curl up on the amazingly comfortable and spacious couch in front of the original fireplace and enjoy a romantic, quiet evening. Your choice to soak in the large outdoor hot tub or in the oversized jetted bath tub. Whether you're returning from a beautiful day playing in nature or a fun night out, you'll be eager to return and unwind.

Further Details: Also, a lovely walk in shower. High Speed Internet. Lots of great VHS movies (upstairs) and DVDs (downstairs) that we think you will love. We also have our family's favorite games for you to play and enjoy. There are kid’s toys in the upstairs bedroom to play with. The whole back yard is fenced and lock for privacy and for those with kids who like to play safely. Our home is equipped with an alarm system with two key pads. One key pad is in the master bedroom with a panic button if needed. All windows and doors have contacts so you know when they are opened. There are also a smoke and fire detector which are monitored by ADT at all times (don't burn your toast:). We upgraded the hot water heater from the 40 gallon to an 80 gallon. We hope you have a wonderful time!

About The Owners: My wife and I live with our three kids in the foothills where we have spent most our lives taking trips to South Lake Tahoe where my wife's grandparents built this home.

We bought this place from my wife's grandparents estate after they passed away.

We love spending our nights walking to the beach to watch Tahoe's amazing sunsets. We also love sitting in the hot tub when its raining, or our favorite when its snowing.:) It is easily one of our very favorite places to be, with all the comforts of home, but leave the day to day behind and truly escape!

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About David

My wife and I live with our three kids in the foothills where we have spent most our lives taking trips to South Lake Tahoe where my wife's grandparents built this home.

David purchased this house in 1995

Why David chose South Lake Tahoe

We bought this place from my wifes grandparents estate after they passed away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We absolutely loved this place! Just as shown online and even more than what we could imagine! Perfect place for your family to visit. Our boys did not want to leave the upstairs loft nor did they want to leave "their home"! They claimed it right away to be their favorite vacation place. We will frequent this place as often as possible...
Apr 2012
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Bijou 1 House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1267 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Half 1 - toilet
  • Jetted Tub in Bath: This is a must try at the end of your day. In the newly remodel bathroom we installed a wonderful jetted tub that big enough for one adult or two kids. Enjoy.:)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King Bed: All beds are Brand new and very comfortable. You will have a great nights sleep. Queen Bed: All beds are brand new and very comfortable. You will have a great nights sleep. Double Bed: brand New and very comfortable. Convertible Bed: There is a very comfortable futon in the upstairs bedroom that converts into a double bed. It can sleep 1 adult or 2 kids easy. We just added a 2nd sofa sleep to the master bedroom with a double pull out.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Free Long Distance, Mountain View, Deck/Patio: Lots of space to sit outside in a private back yard. Very safe for small kids. Dishwasher: You won't hear it when its running. Full Kitchen. Private Hot Tub. There is a WII, for everyone to play (there are a few games included(just dance). Satellite TV: We have upgraded to the premium package with HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Stars, CNN, CNBC, and many more. There are dozens of VHS movies to watch in the upstairs bedroom for kids along with a DVD player and cable TV. The fireplace is one of our favorite things to enjoy. Bring your own wood. We have had 40 foot motorhomes on the lot and still had room for two cars during the winter and three during the winter. Motorhome parking is per request only and not available during all days. Washer/Dryer: Full size and newer front loading units. Near Shopping, Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, Basketball Court, Shuffleboard.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

The Perfect Escape...Walking Dist to Beach, Skiing, & Casinos, Golfing, Hot Tub
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 23 reviews

Everything you would want and more!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for us, it gave us everything we wanted and more. A family of five with two teenagers and four-year-old son, with plenty of room for more. I am a bit of a clean freak and I was extremely cozy and loved every inch of it. My favorite areas were the kitchen and the bathroom. Beautiful tiled countertops and great stove. Everyone loved the jetted tub and spacious shower that has a large powerful shower head. We all took advantage of the outdoor spa... what a great way to end a day of snowboarding! The location is great, the walk to town is only a few blocks, but there are places to eat that are just right around the corner, including the Marina. David, the owner of the cabin kept close contact and made us feel right at home. Can't wait to come back. My 4 year never wanted to leave!! Feeling blessed to have found such a wonderful place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly What We Were Looking For - and Hoped It Would Be!

  • 5 of 5

Truly exactly what we were looking for. All the amenities (fully stocked kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer, entertainment) that made our time in the home easy and comfortable. Large bedrooms, big beds, much more spacious than we anticipated. Bubbling hot tub in the backyard was enjoyed every night. Add the friendly responsiveness of the owner and the LTA staff to all our questions and we knew as we were reluctantly ending our vacation that if we ever travel to Lake Tahoe again there's no question where we'll want to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing stay for a young family

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our three night stay at the Deruelle's cabin. What an amazing stay! The cabin is beautiful... gorgeous kitchen and bathroom, extremely clean (and I'm kind of a clean-freak), and the perfect location. It was quiet and peaceful, yet only a short walk into town for dinner! David was so kind and helpful..all of the positive reviews are true! The beds were very comfortable, hot tub was an awesome addition, the perfect place for my husband and I and our one and four year old. We will absolutely be coming back to this property in the future! It's so wonderful to find a vacation property that you really love and can't wait to get back to. Thank yo again for such an amazing trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Tahoe stay

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful! Everything was beautiful. The bathroom was amazing and all of the beds were comfortable. It was a great stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our place. We hope you'll consider coming back! We've just put together a list of popular restaurants and activities for our renters enjoyment, so be sure to ask about it if you do return in the future.
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Great Time!

  • 4 of 5

We had great time with our family of three generations and made many memories. My wife cried when we left.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Your coments are very touching. We hope to see you again.
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this cabin! At first we thought it was going to be a little small but soon realized that the set up and coziness of the cabin fit our family and friends perfectly. The kitchen was beautiful with upgraded appliances and a great open concept. The location was great, walking distance to the lake and casinos. The only small negative was the half bath, but our boys soon got over the openness of the toilet and used it anyway. Overall this cabin is one of the best and we will definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Cabin is within walking distance to the beach, Heavenly Ski Resort, casinos, shopping, restaurants & more. Year round fun is at your fingertips. Whether you enjoy quiet, nature-centered activites such as snow shoeing, walking, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, swimming... Or you prefer adreneline sports like jet skiing, boating, wake boarding, parasailing, skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling--it's all just minutes from the cabin. There are beautiful golf courses with some of the most breathtaking views. Maybe you prefer the out on the town nights seeing shows, concerts, gambling and shopping--again, just minutes away.

Other Activities: Parasailing, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Antiquing, Horseshoes, Boating, Snowboarding, Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature Golf, Hot Air Ballooning


Rates & Availability

Bijou 1 House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $275 + Tax
Booking $45 + Tax
Tax Rate 20.0%

144-525 a nt US Dollars
Off season-(2 night min) $199/night or 7 day stay $179/night 4/15-6/25 and 9/15-12/15;
On season-(2 night min)$232-$419/ighnt or 7 day stay 232/night 1/3-3/15 and 6/25-9/15;
Premium-(3 night min) 318/night Martin Lth, Pres Day, 4th July, Labor Day,Thanksgiving;
Christmas-(5 night min) 345/night Dec 19th-Dec 26th;
New Years (5 night min) 444/night Dec 26th- Jan 3rd;

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