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Convenient condo with pool, hot tub, tennis, bocce, & more

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Right in the heart of North Lake Tahoe is the Carnelian Bay Gem Vacation Rental, a three-bedroom home with room for six. You'll be dazzled by its gorgeous custom kitchen, brand-new baths, beautiful great room, and lovely artwork. Complex also has pool, hot tubs, tennis, and the most convenient location in North Tahoe!

Carnelian Bay Gem has everything you need for the most comfortable and exciting vacation ever! Two bedrooms, a large loft, and two full baths accommodate up to eight guests (six if all adults).

You will all want to gather in the great room to cook, barbecue on the balcony deck, dine, build a fire, read a book, and watch TV or movies.

The custom kitchen and wet bar will impress you with how elegant, functional and well-equipped they are. Four bar stools sit at the massive granite peninsula, and the dining table also seats up to eight.

In the great room, you'll love the vaulted-ceiling, relaxing couches, cozy wood fireplace, and sliding glass door to the balcony deck with propane grill and seating. The creek bubbles through the forest right below the deck.

The main floor also features a king bedroom and a full bath. On the upper level, you will revel in the comfort of a queen master bedroom, loft bedroom with queen bed and twin trundle beds, and a full bath accessible from either area. The whole house is bathed in natural Sierra light, but able to be softened with micro-blinds. There's also a washer and dryer.

Carnelian Woods has so much to offer that you might never leave: tennis, seasonal pool, year-round hot tubs, clubhouse with pool table and arcade, hiking, biking, and par course. And the larger area of Carnelian Bay has a great beach on Lake Tahoe, watersports rentals, great restaurants for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, pier, marina, convenience store, and miniature golf course.

Of course, all North Tahoe has to offer is just minutes away. Kings Beach is just three miles up the road, and Tahoe City is six miles down the other way. Alpine, Squaw, and Northstar Ski Resorts are all within 12 miles! Crystal Bay, Nevada's historic casinos and nightlife are just four miles away, and Incline Village, Nevada's casinos, world-class restaurants, and recreation center are eight miles from the condo.

Make this condo your home away from home during your next Lake Tahoe vacation!

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa, CA - Lake Tahoe
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017


3.5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Convenient condo with pool, hot tub, tennis, bocce, & more
average rating of 3.4736843 based on 19 reviews

ok place

  • 3 of 5

comfortable place, location is ok. enjoyed the gas fireplace. nice enough kitchen except they have a big microwave that doesn't work, i suggest they change that out, couple hundred bucks at lowes. would be nice to have a microwave for warm beverages and leftovers. you should also include instructions for the dishwasher, it's a bit confusing. the two big beds were also on the uncomfortable side. flipped one mattress and that helped. the place was built in the early 70s and has furniture from that era which is interesting and comfortable for the most part, but maybe the beds are ready for a revival. putting boards between the mattress and box-spring is a good sign of replacement time. otherwise, a nice place. just needs a little attention.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Was good better than staying at a hotel. A condo is the way to go. Nice would stay again

  • 1 of 5

It was semi-clean, had some cobwebs. The management company was nice to let us check-in early and also telling us the information about the area. Friendly person, gave us her card for if we need anything or if we would in future need another place to stay. But she said she would be back to clean the cobwebs, but didn't come back.

Furniture was outdated, needs a new couch was uncomfortable, mattress was old--needed to be changed, was very soft and mattress cover looked like it hadent been changed in years. We bought our own blankets, pillow cases and mattress cover. For us to feel comfortable we washed the towels and linen to feel clean. It was nice and quite since it was during the off season--no one was there except during the weekends

We give our stay 3 Stars. The rating section on this page wasn't working correctly

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is the only bright side

  • 1 of 5

The location of this property is excellent - one block from the lake and several restaurants/coffee shops. However, the property itself is filthy and very outdated. Carpets were so stained I did not want to walk around barefoot. There is no air conditioning, so plan on it getting in the 80s if you stay during the summer, especially in the lofted bedroom upstairs. There are very few supplies that will be helpful at the lake - no beach towels, toys, umbrella, etc. The staff person at the Lodge was not helpful and quite rude. The wifi password written on the welcome card was incorrect forcing me to deal with IT. The instructions supplied via email indicated I would be given further information about checking in/checking out early on the days of arrival and departure, but I never received anything. I would not recommend this condo and would not stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location is the only bright spot here

  • 2 of 5

I was first disappointed that I hadn't received an email from Vacasa stating whether an early check-in was possible, even though my confirmation email said that I'd be receiving this information. When my friend and I pulled up to the property, we were excited about its location (one block from the lake). Then we opened the door and were greeted with some of the filthiest carpet I've seen. There's plenty of space here, though, so if you're in tow with a large family and don't care about cleanliness, then this might be the place for you. Don't expect to find basic supplies that would be helpful at the lake though. You won't find a beach towel, umbrella, floats, or anything of the kind. There are two folding chairs, which did come in handy. You might also stumble across odd leftovers from previous guests (like an empty bottle of Adderall - something I should think housekeeping would toss). Also, you might be surprised to find that the WiFi password listed on the welcome card is incorrect! Have fun calling tech support. You're also only given one key, so good luck coordinating with a large group. There is no air conditioner or box fan, so the lofted bedroom upstairs becomes rather warm. The beds and pillows are comfortable and there is extended cable (including HBO) so that was nice. Don't expect the lodge staff to be helpful or even friendly in the slightest. They seemed rather put out with basic questions. All in all, I would not stay here again nor would I recommend this place to a friend. The location is excellent, but unfortunately, this did not outweigh all the negatives we encountered.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We are sorry to see that this home did not better fit this guest's needs. The key situation works best if it is left in the lockbox so the first guests to arrive back can access the home. We will work with housekeeping on making sure the home is better cleaned and prepared for our guests. Thank you!
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Carnelian Bay

  • 5 of 5

Great location and ammenities. Furniture is incredibly dated in the bedrooms. Carpet downstairs worn and in desperate need of replacing. If you don't plan on hanging out there a great deal, it's perfect. Kitchen well-stocked with utensils and kitchenware. We enjoy the pool and hot tub and being able to walk across the street to the beach. Perfect for kids!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Ideal location in Carnelian Bay! The unit needs some additional kitchen appliances and utensils ...

  • 4 of 5

Ideal location in Carnelian Bay! The unit needs some additional kitchen appliances and utensils to be equipped better. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Carnelian Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

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