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Private Luxury!! 11 acres on Huge Meadow close to Stateline, Heavenly , & Beach

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Views, adventure, relaxation! Private luxury awaits at this 5 bedroom/4 bath estate. Huge great room with fireplace and wet bar, large HD TV. Room for everyone! Expansive views of meadows and Mt. Tallac. Close to everything, very centrally located, yet exudes mountain seclusion. Just below Heavenly Ski Resort, adjacent to a golf course, blocks from the Lake and casinos. Acres of sprawling meadow behind the property. Mountain bike out your back yard, walk for miles, or just relax. Snowshoe or cross country ski. It's up to you. You are the king, or queen, of this castle. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and rejuvenate! Nature awaits on this expansive 11 acre retreat. Relax in natures splendor in a jetted hot tub off your back deck. Enjoy your favorite bottle of wine while you kick back and watch the sunset over the pines, or as you enjoy your guests' company in the large gourmet kitchen with oversized island and stainless steel appliances. DirecTV in most bedrooms.

(SORRY, no weddings, receptions, or parties of any size above the permitted 14 are allowed, per City Ordinance).

Keywords: Luxury, private, in-town, views, spacious

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Laura

I have lived in South Lake Tahoe for over 20 years, & my husband for his whole life. My husband and I have been married for 24 years and have 2 children. We have tons of insight into having fun in Lake Tahoe! We built this home 9 years ago to enjoy the beauty of Tahoe. Our goal is to make your stay a memorable one. We are full of ideas for fun and adventure, as well as relaxation.

Laura purchased this house in 2006

Why Laura chose South Lake Tahoe

We built this house because it had so much surrounding land and was so unique to Tahoe. The views and privacy were so appealing after living in a 'house by house' neigborhood.

What makes this house unique

I love being able to take a walk out our back yard and enjoy gourgeous views through the huge meadow. Our dogs think they are in paridise! Mountain biking is as easy as opening your garage and taking off. The kids have endless exploration in the summer and their own personal snowmobile track in the winter. No need to look for a place to cross country ski, or snow shoe, it's right out your back yard! The abundance of wildlife that roam nearby has led to some beautiful photographs and daily observation.

Guestbook comments from the owner


Just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful stay at your home. The house was perfect for the 8 of us, we had a cancellation at the last minute from one sibling, so there was plenty of room! We loved the big kitchen to cook in and we grilled out and ate on the back deck while enjoying the beautiful backyard and sunshine. We biked the 100 mile ride on Sunday (amazing) and it felt great to have the hot tub and house to relax in after the event. We left all the sheets off the bed, loaded up the dishwasher and tried to clean up a bit before we all left. I was the first to leave Monday a.m, so I am hopeful the house was in good order. Thank you again, our stay was wonderful!

May 2017
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Reno-Tahoe Int'l Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bijou Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 50
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tep's Villaroma Italian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Heavenly Valley
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Timber Cove
Car: recommended

We also own and operate Mile High Fishing Charters. Ask about our discount for lodging guests.


Rancho Bijou House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin open out (1)
  • Air Hockey
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Two Laundry Rooms. One on each level. (2 washers/2 dryers), Steam Shower in Upstairs Master


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Private Luxury!! 11 acres on Huge Meadow close to Stateline, Heavenly , & Beach
average rating of 4.964286 based on 62 reviews

Wonderful Summer stay in South Lake Tahoe

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful 3 night stay at the property with my parents, my family of 4, and my sister's family of 5. Kids range from 20 months to 11 years old. Everyone loved the house. With the air hockey table, the backyard lawn, hot tub, and numerous games of hide and seek, we were actually semi-successful in pulling the kids away from their electronic devices. :-) My elderly parents appreciated the availability of bedrooms on the ground floor near the kitchen.

The kitchen is well stocked with cooking supplies and spices. Provided towels and bed linens were clean.

The location is an excellent balance of convenience and seclusion. Only 5 minutes to grocery store and Lake Tahoe Blvd. At the same time the property is large, providing privacy and seclusion from neighbors despite being so centrally located.

Communication with Laura was extremely smooth before, during, and even after the trip. She was extremely responsive over e-mail. She also provided a phone number though I never had the need to call her since everything went so smoothly (check-in, house readiness, check-out, etc.)

We are already considering another stay this winter so my kids can experience their first snow.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ben & family! Loved having you. So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Would love to have you back again this winter.
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  • 4 of 5

Great house, great location. House was a perfect set up for the 12 of us and had everything we needed. So many things to do within walking and biking distance; golf, disk golf, volleyball ect..... Laura (owner) was very helpful and informative and would definitely stay here again.

P.S. Make sure you follow the parking instructions and noise ordinances to the tee.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Favorite Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

My family and I love everything about this property and the owners, it's our second time renting and we can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful and there is lots to explore. We have 4 children and they were always busy doing something, never bored. They had plenty of outdoor space to play and stay occupied. The home was well furnished and comfortable for everyone. The game room was a great area to hangout and for kids to play.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Special home

  • 5 of 5

My family of 14 (with 2 toddlers), rented this home for 3-nights for our family get-together to honor our mom on her 70th birthday. It's my first rental home with HomeAway and was by far, super impressed!

Laura, the owner was responsive, flexible and really wonderful. She was very accommodating with our check-in time and gave specific instructions and tips & tricks that made our stay very comfortable.

Now, the house - wow! It's even more beautiful than photos posted on the site. Expansive estate, green and lush backyard, massive kitchen with anything and everything one would need to cook up a feast - and we did! It was truly our home away from home!

The bedrooms are clean, furnishing comfortable and tasteful. Plenty of light/sun coming through from floor to ceiling windows. I love, love this home!

The location's convenient to supermarkets, restaurants, golf course, beach and 10-minute drive to Stateline/casinos.

I would stay here again should my family's travels take us back to South Tahoe. It's a very special home. Special thanks and kudos to the owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Elizabeth! We are so happy you enjoyed the home to celebrate with your family. Would love to have you back anytime! -Laura
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All one could possibly want.

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, spacious and very comfortable! The grassed area was amazing. It was perfect for badminton, bean bag toss, water balloon fights, and frisbee. My family said this vacation and house were the best EVER. I would rent it again in a second.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary Jo! So glad your family had a good time. I heard about the friendly bear in the tree! Look forward to having you back.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350

Security Deposit held with credit card number
There is a 3 night minimum to receive the $850 $950 rate (depending on the Sesaon). 2 NIGHT STAYS BUMP UP $100/NIGHT of seasonal rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.