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Tahoe's Mountain Air Lair

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,380 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Aero bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Every season in Lake Tahoe offers abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. Skiing, hiking, biking, swimming - it's all there with the many beautiful lakes and wonderful trails no more than twenty minutes away (although Heavenly is only 10 miles away. ) Whether with your sweetheart or whole family, this comfortable, cozy home, is located perfectly to ski the runs at Heavenly or Sierra At Tahoe, bike ride to beaches ( and on numerous dedicated trails) take the kids fishing at Sawmill Pond, swim at the Lake or just listen to the bands playing at Richardson's beach. South Lake Tahoe also has a new cutting edge bicycle challenge course and new outdoor recreation opportunities such as zip lines, ropes courses, rock climbing and snow park runs. The house is designed to provide a kick-back and relaxed atmosphere . Casino nightlife is only 15 minutes away to fuel your party side after a day of outside activities or just sit on the outside decks and breathe in that incomparable mountain air. Breakfast, lunch or dinner on the outside decks are a way to extend your enjoyment of the mountain atmosphere. Nestle in comfortable beds as you listen for coyotes and other wildlife. A central hanging fireplace in the living area, provides warmth, conversation and romantic ambience galore. For those who don't like eating out, there is a fully outfitted kitchen, dishwasher and gas stove. Raley's is close by as is outlet shopping for those for whom shopping is a sport (TJMaxx is within walking distance). Also within walking distance is Smart and Final, BevMo and Grassroots, a natural food store. This Tahoe get-away truly invites you to relax with nature, read, watch a movie (on 50 and 40 inch flatscreens) or revel in the wonders of this alpine playland. Tahoe is great for dogs (fleas don't do well there), so we are pet-friendly as long as your dog is house-broken. Designed to help you download, decompress and plug-in to Tahoe's serene beauty, the home's internet accessibility and cable still allow you to be as connected as you want to be!

All rooms have knotty pine ceilings. The Master bedroom has a king size bed and convenient bathroom with shower. Bedroom two and three have queen size beds and there is an aerobed in the closet. Quality linens are provided. The second bathroom with shower over tub is just outside the middle bedroom.

Four bikes are available in the spring and summer and there is also some water sport equipment. We want you to make happy memories here with your loved one and family. Tahoe is a natural treasure to be enjoyed by all.

Keywords: Prime location, quiet street close to beaches, bike trails, shopping, Heavenly Ski Resort. One story home features romantic central hanging fireplace in great room, laminate flooring, gas stove, fully stocked kitchen, central heat, wireless internet, H.D. cable T.V., D.V.D,, IPOD dock, washer and dryer, front and back wood deck. City of South lake Tahoe Vacation Home Rental Permit #005802

More Details

Owner
Michele and Dave
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Michele and Dave

Outdoor lovers, we love to hike, kayak, bike-ride and enjoy fresh moutain air. One of us, loves to jump in the 'refreshing' lake, while the other likes to bring the dogs to the dog beach and let them jump in. One of us loves to read outside on the deck while the other devises 'epic' hikes to talk her into. One will go out skiing while the other will relax by the fire and they will both think they have the better deal! Our vision is to have many happy memories exploring this beautiful area and sharing it with our family, friends and especially our grandchildren. We hope you will too!

Michele and Dave purchased this house in 2011

Why Michele and Dave chose Tallac Village

The Y location, close to grocery shopping, the beaches and hiking trails is this property's draw. Growing up, trips to Tahoe were more about the parents going to the casinos and I spent many hours pushing my cousin who was a Vietnam Vet through them. Now, with casinos throughout California, Tahoe's real appeal is its alpine location, the incredible lake and the numerous new outdoor activities (rock climbing, parasailing, gondolas, outdoor concerts and plays, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and even ziplining. Luckily, our location allows access to the beaches with a easy bike ride which serves a dual purpose, exercise and saving parking fees. We provide two (hopefully four soon) bikes which is a tremendous cost savings in itself and really convenient for avoiding the traffic to the beaches and consequent parking fees. It is pet friendly so you don't have to leave your best friend behind or pay those kennel fees and the one story floorplan makes it easy to navigate for seniors or anyone who just hates stairs. And if you like to dance, gamble, or people watch, the casinos are a quick 15 minute drive away.

What makes this house unique

Sitting on the outside front deck in the summer; biking to Richardson's beach and listening to music while sunbathing or swimming in the largest alpine lake in the United States. Some people feel you have to camp to get close to nature, but with this rental, you can have it all. Hike Mt. Tallac and enjoy awe-inspiring views or meditate by gazing at the blue crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe while letting your dogs enjoy the dog-friendly beach.

Amenities

Tahoe Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1380 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
bear box, central hanging fireplace, fenced yard

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Tahoe's Mountain Air Lair
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews
3

Location

  • 3 of 5

Location of property was perfect

Gave us an opportunity to connect with a local realtor to find our own place to update

1 1/2 hour from Reno driveway to this area!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are in a quandary regarding how to respond to this unusually low review since the guests gave no indication of problems while they were occupying. We did give them the opportunity to replace a lost key instead of charging them and found that a screen door had been knocked off its runners after they left (our next guest discovered it). We pride ourselves on providing a rental of value and comfort as noted by other guests. When a review is low without any specific detail, we can only surmise that it reflects more on the type of tenant than the house quality. It is also confusing to have the time from Reno to Tahoe noted. We are more than happy to address specific flaws or concerns, if possible,. Unfortunately, this review is short on detail and rather confusing to us based on our communication with the guests.
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Michele and David have a home that is well loved and we appreciated that. Checkin went smoothnessly. Were we able to get our keys right after we pulled in. There isn't a front door per se because it's a sliding glass door. There is patio on the porch with seating for 5 and it allowed us to enjoy our morning coffee . The kitchen has all the amenities one could think of. We were able to prepare many meals here. Dining room sits 6. Flat screen Tvs in each room was nice as well. Loved the gas stove. The beds were incredibly comfortable and we slept soundly. There was a bright having a party outside when we first arrived and were concerned about how late they may be entertaining but to our relief the party ended at a decent hour. Sunday the street was quiet. The only thing we noticed when we first arrived was the back door with the sliding screen was broken. The screen door was not attached on the rail. It was propped against the sliding door. We attempted to fix it but were unable to do so. It is easy to see that the owners very much enjoyed their time here. The bicycles, pool toys and beach chairs. Very hospitable owners. Thank you for allowing us to spend some time in a home that was well loved.. the kids and I had a wonderful time. The highlight was riding the bikes around the streets

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Good Value

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 people stay and we all were pleased with the accomodations. The outside may not be the most attractive but the interior was very clean and met all of our needs. The owners were very responsive to our questions and we really had no issues. I would stay there again and would recommend it to anyone looking for comfortable accomodations, a full kitchen, without paying 5-star hotel prices.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memorial May 2017 short getaway trip

  • 5 of 5

it was a perfect getaway for few days, the cabin was within walking distance from everything (restaurants, grocery stores, in a quiet neighborhood). I couldn't asked for more, the cabin was as expected, clean with homy feel to it and the rental fees was affordable. My husband, our dog Kobe had a wonderful time, we hiked, checked out the lake, watched movies and truly enjoyed the fresh air in Tahoe.

I would rent it again from Michele and would recommend it to anyone who's looking for an affordable, cozy home for a few days.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Large spacious place

  • 4 of 5

It was a very nice place. The pictures don't do the place justice as the living room and kitchen area is one gigantic room that makes a family trip nice.

We really enjoyed the enclosed backyard. The location is very convenient for Sierra at Tahoe.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute, comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. Everything was clean and comfortable. Close to stores and a really quiet neighborhood. A great hiking trail down the street made for a great morning stroll. We would definitely rent this house again. Thanks for the wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Reno International
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Tahoe Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Teps Villa Roma
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Heavenly Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pope, Richardson's, Kiva, Baldwin
Car: recommended

Great biking area, easy access to several beaches and wildlife reserves. Close to grocery stores and all conveniences. TJ Maxx, Big 5, Bev Mo (soon), unique and quirky thrift stores, great nearby burgers at the Burger Lounge. Casinos and nightlife within 15 minutes. Heavenly Valley and Sierra Ski Ranch within 20 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

Tahoe Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,350
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$215
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$160
$960
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $150

Returning guests qualify for $15.00/night discount. There are no additional fees or taxes, they are included in the per night rental fee. If payments are made through credit card, the credit card service fees will be deducted from returned security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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