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Family Paradise: Swings, games and space!!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

PLEASE VISIT OUR OTHER VRBO LISTINGS: 478492, 440131, 767926, 815327, 845209, 676395 AND 714734

City of South Lake Tahoe ordinances and we require that there be no more than three cars parked at this property; quiet, respectful conduct at all times and no noise after 10pm. Occupancy limited to 6 for adult only groups or 8 adults with up to 4 children. No parties or events permitted.

Recently remodeled home in a quiet residential neighborhood of South Lake Tahoe. We rebuilt this place from the studs up in 2011 and were able to customize it with a relaxing mountain holiday in mind. Enjoy the open layout and cozy downstairs hideaway or the two big decks overlooking a creek.

When you are searching for a home base for your perfect Tahoe vacation a lot of things should be standard. Beautiful clean décor and furniture, a kitchen that is a pleasure to gather and cook in, a hot tub, a grill, internet access and home entertainment options. We wanted to go a step further here are some other things we offer that the others might not:

• Complimentary gift basket on arrival

• Luxurious bath robes in the bedrooms

• On demand hot water to keep up with lots of showers

• Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap provided

• Over stocked kitchen: spices, olive oil, balsamic, coffee, waffle maker, baking supplies

• Local (contractor)owners for good advice and quick attention to issues

• Level neighborhood makes snow driving much easier

• Not over crowded, only two people to a room

• Gas fireplace, cozy, still heats in a black out

• No keys to lose, choose your own code for our digital lock

Upstairs features a large open plan kitchen and living area. Beautiful slate flooring, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and HDTV above the gas fireplace. Send the kids downstairs to the large flat screen with Playstation 3, the foozball table or the game area. Cook up dinner on the barbecue or soak in the hot tub from the decks overlooking the creek and trees.

There are three bedrooms upstairs. A master with a king bed, remote controlled electric fireplace and its own bathroom and two rooms with queen beds, one has a slider to the back deck. Down stairs is lots of space including a forth bedroom (no closet) with a queen bed. There are also two twin futon couches. All your towels and linens are provided

Cooking is a dream here. The kitchen features alder cabinets and concrete counters. There are brand new fridgidaire appliances including a dishwasher and convection/microwave. We have included everything you could need to bake or cook up a storm. There is a waffle iron and blender for whipping up delicious treats. If you prefer to do your cooking outside we have a big natural gas grill just out the door.

Relaxing is easy with a cozy fireplace and game and reading nook. The foozball table is great fun. We are wired for entertainment with 37' and 42' HDTVs, blue ray home theater, playstation 3, ipod dock and netflicks compatible wifi through out the house.

Location is key and this is a good one. Central in town you are close to everything. Heavenly 10min; Sierra at Tahoe 20min; Kirkwood 35min;Casinos 10min; Beaches 5min; Shopping 5min; Golf 10min. This is a quiet, flat residential area so access is easy and the nights are quiet. The home backs to a sunny wooded area and creek. Take it all in from the two big decks.

City of South Lake Tahoe Permit: 005010

Keywords: cabin, lodge, hideaway

More Details

Owner
Duggan Smith
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Duggan Smith

I came to Tahoe on vacation from Australia in 1998 and have been drawn to the place ever since. In fact I moved here permanently ten years ago and have been loving it ever since. I am lucky enough to teach snowboarding at Heavenly each winter and work in construction during the summer. My wife Angela and I feel very lucky to be able to raise our two kids in this amazing outdoor playground.

Duggan Smith purchased this house in 2010

Why Duggan Smith chose Tallac Village

We bought this place, that is around the corner from where we live, so we would have somewhere for my family to stay when they visit from Australia. I was able to remodel it top to bottom with a great place to vacation being the goal all along.

What makes this house unique

Complimentary gift basket on arrival

• Luxurious bath robes in the bedrooms

• On demand hot water to keep up with lots of showers

• Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap provided

• Over stocked kitchen: spices, olive oil, balsamic, coffee, waffle maker, baking supplies

• Local (contractor)owners for good advice and quick attention to issues

• Level neighborhood makes snow driving much easier

• Not over crowded, only two people to a room

• Gas fireplace, cozy, still heats in a black out

• No keys to lose, we'll send you a code for our digital lock

Amenities

Tahoe Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Parking strictly limited to THREE CARS. Parked in driveway. No street parking allowed
  • Quiet respectful behavior at all times. No outside noise or hot tub use between 9pm and 9am.
  • No trash left outside. Please use bear proof containers by the driveway.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private bathroom, walk in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Family Paradise: Swings, games and space!!
average rating of 4.870968 based on 124 reviews
4

House and owners are great, the neighbor isn't

  • 4 of 5

The house is great shape in a good location. The owners are very nice. The neighbor is annoyed is at the slightest of sounds and will call the police.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A very nice home in the wooded area just south of the Tahoe Keys. Quiet, with all the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Upstairs for the adults and a bedroom/gaming area for the kids and/or adult/children gamers. Outdoors a Bocce ball court and playground for the kids. We loved everything about this place, including the occasional black bear that wandered through the wooded area behind the houses. Beautiful, docile (don't test them on that), marvelous to watch as they climb 80 feet up a pine tree to sleep the day away. The home has everything you could want and the owners respond very quickly if needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Family Friendly Rental

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family of 5. It had everything we needed and more. The kitchen, closets, and bathrooms were all very clean and organized. We really felt at home here and wished we could have stayed longer. My kids are 2-9 years old and there was something for each of them to do in the house. I LOVED that there was a booster seat for my 2 yr old to use at the kitchen table as well as plastic dishes. I usually bring my own toddler dishware, but it's not needed at this house. There was also a pack n play in the closet, but we didn't need it. The beds and bedding were comfortable. The towels were nice and plush. The sofas were all comfy too! My kids utilized the game room and the swing set out back everyday. We also enjoyed the hot tub in the evenings after the mosquitoes went away.

This house is centrally located with so many things to do within a short drive. We walked to The Burger Lounge one night for dinner. There were a couple of other restaurants within walking distance that we didn't get a chance to check out on this trip. The instructions for the the house were very detailed and I really appreciated that. We hope to come back again in the future. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay at this beautiful house. Very clean and tidy. The highlight of our trip was the bear we saw in the backyard!

We ran into a minor problem with the fridge - it wasn't cool. So I texted the owner who helped us resolve the issue immediately.

The only downside is that there is no AC, which is common for houses in Tahoe. It got pretty hot upstairs, but downstairs was really cool.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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4

Nice quiet location for family

  • 4 of 5

I really enjoyed staying here. The location is very quiet for families to enjoy a nice time in Tahoe. Aside from the den area being a bit colder than we expected the rooms and home were very accommodating to our group size. The backyard play structure, and bocce ball were perfect for our kids to play safely during the day.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Clean, fun, comfortable, modern

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The home was very clean and comfortable. The backyard games and play set were enjoyed by our family. The setting is beautiful and serene, yet close to everything. All the amenities you need. Check-in was very easy. Highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Reno Tahoe RNO
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sonnys BBQ Shack
Nearest Ferry
4.2 Miles
Tahoe Queen Paddle Steamer Tours
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bijiou
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Cantina Bar and Grill
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Heavenly
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Pope
Car: recommended

This is a great neighborhood to be in year round. Quiet, with predominantly local residents surrounding.

In the Winter it is a short drive to all the South Shore ski resorts, snowmobiling and sledding operations. There is lots of open space both directly behind and close by the house for sledding, snow play or snow shoeing. The neighborhood is right off the main highway with flat roads for easy driving.

In the Summer the bike path route to near by beaches, restaurants and attractions runs right by. Nice hiking can be started directly from the house or a short drive away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.
Holiday weekends have a three night minimum that must include Friday and Saturday.
Bookings generally may not contain a Friday or Saturday night with out the other also.
Saturday to Saturday bookings will have a $400 up charge.
Holiday bookings subject to 60 days notice for full refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.