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Designer Furnishings, Huge Sunny Deck with gas fire pit, Chef's Kitchen

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

4Bdrms/3Bath Large Home with deck, walk to lake w/private beach, hiking trails

HOME DETAILS // Large, beautifully decorated, refurbished (from 2010 - 2016) Carnelian Bay home. Sleeps maximum of 10 in 3 private bedrooms and fully-furnished loft. 3 full bathrooms. All new furnishings, paint and wood flooring. Chef style kitchen with Granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Large hot tub and fire pit on the deck.

LOCATION // Great access to Tahoe's largest network of hiking and mountain biking trails directly behind the house. Great for snow-shoes in winter. Short 10 minute walk to private beach and pier. Kayak and Paddleboards available. Easy winter access to skiing at Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar (all 15 minutes). Local property manager for any issues that may arise. We accept all credit cards.

BEDROOMS // Two king bedrooms, one queen, loft room sleeps 4 (with one bunk bed and two extra-long twins.) All beds include Tempur-pedic mattresses, hotel-quality bed linens with goose-down comforters, white freshly laundered duvet covers, plus cotton blankets for warmer summer nights. Down, solid foam and Tempur-pedic pillows available. Thick cotton bath towels provided, along with beach towels for use at the lake. Private TVs with cable in master bedroom and loft space.

KITCHEN // The kitchen is chef-ready, including a large wood center-island with sink for food prep. Stainless steel pots and pans, sharpened Henckels knives, Nespresso Machine, Dual Oven, 5 burner range, fully stocked with appliances and chef's tools

BATHROOMS // 3 full bathrooms with luxury Theorie shower amenities. All fully tiled with glass showers. Jetted Jacuzzi tub in master bedroom.

LIVING ROOM // Large leather seating, stone fireplace, reading corner, hardwood floors, Persian rugs, HDTV with Apple TV, Cable, BlueRay, Nintendo Wii.

DINING ROOM // Table seats 10. 2 expandable table leafs available. Servingware, table linens, cloth napkins, centerpieces, perfect for group dinners

DECK // wrap-around deck rebuilt in 2015 that gets summer sun from 7am til 7pm. Summer deck furniture with seating for 10 at two tables, two wooden porch rockers plus four upholstered chairs, cocktail table, two chase lounge chairs and fire pit.

Winter chairs stored in the garage for the deck or fire pit. Regular snow shoveling of the deck provided. Fire pit is perfect for hot chocolate and s'mores in winter. Propane grill available year round on the deck. Heater lamp available for use.

HOT TUB // Large hot tub seats seven. Located directly on the deck.

OFFICE // quiet desk area, hi speed WiFi, land line phone, fax, printer, scanner.

FRONT YARD // Large front yard for kids to play in with provided games stored in the garage: horseshoes, bocce ball, corn hole, whiffle ball, football, smashball

Snowshoes and sleds provided in the winter. Great flat yard for building snow men and snowball fights. Ample ski and snowboard storage on racks in garage.

HIKING AND BIKING TRAILS // Hiking and biking trails just across the street from the house lead into the Tahoe National Forest with hundreds of square miles to explore. Ride mountain bikes or hike on trails to Northstar ski area or Tahoe City. Whether you like to walk on quiet roads or hike in the forest, this is a hiker's paradise. Snowmobile trails also start just up the street. Great for snow-shoeing in the winter (provided in garage).

BOATING // You can keep the boat on a trailer parked off the street; launch only ten minutes away at public ramp. From that ramp you travel only five minutes on the lake to reach the private pier for the homeowners association. You can tie up there to take on passengers (no overnight docking) or to barbecue in the picnic area. We are able to bring our 23' boat on a trailer to the property.

LAKE ACCESS // Dock keys available to private homeowner's association beach and dock. One mile from the house (10 minutes downhill walk.) Parking available outside the gate and along the road. Beautiful in both winter and summer.

PET FRIENDLY // Most dogs are welcome (no puppies). Doggie door leads to deck. Gates provided to keep dog on the deck. There is an additional charge as we clean carpets after every dog visit. Bring your dog bed or use ours; dog bowls provided.

LOCAL AREA // 15 minute drive to Squaw or Northstar Resorts. Garwoods, CB Pizza, 7-11 are less than a 2 minute drive. Tahoe City and Kings Beach are less than 10 minutes with grocery stores, shopping and restaurants.

KEYWORDS // Lake Tahoe, North Lake Tahoe, Carnelian Bay, Crystal Bay, Tahoe City, Dollar Point, Cedar Flat, Tahoe Vista, King's Beach, Large House, Decorator Furnishings, TempurPedic, Hot Tub, King Size Bed, cable modem Wi-Fi, Boat Parking, Boat Trailer Parking, Northstar, Squaw Valley, Alpine Valley, Chinquapin, walk to lake, bike to lake, bike paths, National Forest land, ski, skiing, hiking

More Details

Richard Neubauer
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Richard Neubauer

Our family lives in San Diego and San Francisco. We've stayed at a hundred rental condos and houses while skiing, boating and travelling. Mostly, we've been disappointed. We've furnished and outfitted this house to meet our own demanding expectations. We spend a lot of time here, so we maintain it to our high standards.

Richard Neubauer purchased this house in 2010

Why Richard Neubauer chose Carnelian Bay

Carnelian Bay is among the most convenient places on the lake, whether you fly into Reno (1 hour 15 minutes) or drive up from San Francisco (3 hours 30 minutes). The house is in a quiet location away from the busy, noisy highway around the lake, but when you're ready to go out for dinner or cocktails, there are many fine choices nearby. Grocery stores and other shops are ten minutes away. Before purchasing this home we vacationed at Tahoe for years, staying at the Tahoe Keys in South Lake Tahoe, Incline Village in Nevada, Alpine Meadows on the Truckee River, and Homewood on the West Shore. This feels the best to us. The access to the hiking trails is a huge benefit in all seasons.

What makes this house unique

Completely refurbished with high-end decor. Large corner lot, heavily wooded with a big front yard. Located on a private road in a private community, traffic is very light and children can safely play in the yard while you sit and watch from the deck. In late spring and early summer you'll hear the nearby creek running down to the lake. You can walk the quiet, winding streets or hike in the adjacent National Forest land. There is no retail or commercial activity in this upscale 'Old Tahoe' neighborhood.


Carnelian Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Damage Deposit Required: $1,000. If you purchase optional damage insurance, a claim will be made against insurance before damage deposit is charged.
  • Positive ID Required: Scan or copy of driver's license is required before entry codes to House will be released.
  • Winter Driving: Stay off HOA roads. Use only North Ridge Road. HOA may fine and tow vehicles that block its roads in winter. Park in driveway.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • 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 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Completely remodeled in 2014 - stone, marble and glass.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , In master bedroom suite; large bath, separate toilet room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs hallway, fully tiled.
  • 3.0 full baths. Master bath includes jetted Jacuzzi tub and shower. Upstairs hallway bath includes tiled shower. Downstairs hallway bath completely new in 2014 - spectacular!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Large loft with 4 beds, dressers, desk and TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Rustic railroad decor, quiet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Large, good light, cross-ventilation, second floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , First floor, attached bath, Jacuzzi tub, TV.
  • King size beds (2) Kings - firm foam; Queen size Beds (1) Queen -firm foam; Twin or Single Beds (4) including bunk bed plus 2 extra-long twins; All white-linens, including duvet covers, washed and bleached. Baby Cribs available for rental through local service providing delivery and pickup. Approx. $110 weekly.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Easy access -- only one step up from garage. Bedroom and in-suite bathroom on first floor.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews

Our Tahoe Oasis

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a get away where you can go and have something for absolutely everyone, this is the house and place. We have gone to Tahoe for years. Usually we go to South Shore. This was the first year we stayed at North Shore. The options are endless for activities and when the family all comes together at the beginning or end of the day this home is truly a home away from home. It was tough to leave when the end of our week came to a close. Our family ranges in age from the 20's to 97 and all LOVED the stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fresno, CA

Perfect Family House

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough about how fantastic this house is for a family vacation. For the past 4 years we've been renting a house and taking our adult children and two grandchildren (3yrs and 6yrs) on a family vacation. Finding a house somewhere fun with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths that also allows pets and that isn't priced out of our budget. The Cedar Flat house exceed all of our expectations. Beautifully and comfortably appointed. We have never rented a house with such a well supplied kitchen. We prefer to enjoy meals in when on vacation, and there was nothing we needed that wasn't easy to find. Plus, this house is in the perfect location. The private little beach and pier provided the perfect location for fun afternoons at the lake. Crawdad hunting, kayaking, jumping off the pier or floating in the warm sun on inner tubes . . . without the huge summer crowds at public the public beaches. When we couldn't figure out which kayak among the rack of kayaks belonged to our house, I texted Richard and he immediately responded guiding us to the right one and we added kayaking to our hours of fun at the lake. We highly recommend this beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Potomac, Maryland

Great vacation stay in Tahoe!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for a relaxing Lake Tahoe vacation. The roomy house is very comfortably and attractively furnished and decorated, and the kitchen is very well equipped. Sunny deck with large hot tub, grill, chairs, tables, chaises, and umbrellas for lounging and dining. Kayak and paddle boards available for fun. Great location! We had a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phenomenal property

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful. Starting with our interactions with the owner, everything was organized, professional and easy. The house was well stocked and beautiful. The location was perfect for with access to the lake and ease to get to ski slopes.

I would recommend this house and plan to rent again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home to share with our family. Three bedrooms and a loft with four beds was perfect our family of nine. The kitchen was fully stocked with appliances and serving dishes. It was a pleasure to cook for the family there while they enjoyed the local ski resorts or sledding slopes. The deck and hot tub were great even in the winter cold. The backyard was perfect for building a snowman. We could watch it change with the weather from our warm leather chairs by the fire. Watching snow fall on the skylights was also very beautiful. This was a great winter vacation spot, with plenty of room to park our three cars away from the plowed streets, but I could see how this would also be a great summer spot so may consider this house again for a summer Tahoe trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An amazing wintertime getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have an amazing several days at this Home. Tucked away in North Lake Tahoe, we weren’t sure what to expect as we’d never stayed in this area before (we’ve always been in South Lake previously) but I have to say, i will have to come back here again and again. The home was beautiful, comfortable and cozy. The kitchen was well stocked. And entertainment opportunities galore. Richard was very easy to contact and provided all the necessary information. Loved it! And will certainly come back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Garwoods on the Lake
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Water Taxi for North and West shores.
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Old Brockway, Kings Beach
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Amtrak, Truckee
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Garwoods on the Lake
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Private HOA Beach and Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Vacation Rental
Nearest Point of Interest
Private Pier and Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Patton Beach Dogs OK
Nearest Point of Interest
National Forest Service
Car: necessary

House on private road near lake. Cedar Flat community. Walk across the street to miles of wilderness hiking/biking trails on National Forest Service land, or walk through an Old Tahoe neighborhood on quiet streets. Bike or walk 10 minutes (downhill) to private, gated, association beach with a large pier for sunbathing, swimming and boating. Picnic tables and grill overlook the lake. Large, sandy public beaches nearby. Private beach is dog friendly in early morning and late afternoon. Public dog beaches are nearby. Only 10 minute drive to over 40 restaurants in Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista and Kings Beach. You will also find boat rentals, tour boats, sailing cruises and para-sailing boats in these nearby community centers. In early winter, ski at Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows or Northstar, all within a 25 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Pet Fee $150
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

We require legal identification of renter(s), usually a scanned driver's license, before we provide keys/entry codes to the property. We require a refundable security deposit; in addition, you can purchase damage protection insurance through or to protect against loss of deposit of your deposit. If you purchase damage protection insurance, damage claims will first be made against the insurance policy, but if the insurance does not pay the damage claims then your deposit will be charged for the damage.

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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