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Cozy Cabin with Magnificent Mountain Views-Summer-Fall Only

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Back of cabin showing deck and large, airy windows to living area & bedrooms

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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

• Mountain cabin, cozy & well maintained with dramatic views of Scott Peak and Alpine Meadows ski area from all rooms. Available summer and fall only. Not available in winter--please, no ski lease inquiries.
• Master suite with bath + 2 other bedrooms
• Dining table seats eight (find 2 extra chairs downstairs)
• Sunny deck with gas BBQ
• Recently updated flat screen TV, expanded cable, DVD/VCR player, stereo, selection of DVD movies and music CDs
• Convenient access from main road with ample parking (room for at least five cars/boat parking)
• 1 mile from Alpine Meadows ski area, to Tahoe City and Lake Tahoe, to Truckee
• Please check calendar for availability for summer/fall rental (May through November). The cabin is not available for rental during the winter season-please, no ski rental inquiries.


Detailed description:
• Bright, airy spaces are enhanced by a soaring, convex ceiling showcasing rugged Scott Peak on quarter acre of land. The cabin is has about 1,300 square feet of living space.
• Upper level: Living room, dining room and kitchen, 1 full bathroom, washer/dryer. Lower level: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (master suite with attached bath)
• Perfect for 2 or 3 couples (sleeps 6).
• Located on Alpine Meadows road, from Alpine Meadows ski area, just steps from the popular Five Lakes Trail trail-head, to Tahoe City and Lake Tahoe, to Truckee
• A car is generally necessary, though public transportation on TART bus available at junction of Alpine Meadows Rd and Highway 89.

Master bedroom & bath highlights:
The master bedroom features a Queen Size Select Control air bed with dual controls, heated mattress pad, 2 side tables & 2 lamps. All beds are fitted with quilts. Enjoy the view of Alpine Meadows and Scott Peak view (from all 3 bedrooms)

The en-suite bath features a full-size stand up shower (glass enclosed), adjacent to a deep soaking tub, vanity and window. Hair dryer provided.

2nd bedroom highlights:
This bedroom features a Queen Size bed with heated mattress pad, 2 side tables & 2 lamps, closet, dresser and luggage rack. This bedroom is the same size as the master bedroom.

3rd bedroom highlights:
This bedroom is smaller than the other two bedrooms and features a comfortable double bed with a side table & lamp, closet and luggage rack.

Special features:
• Soaring convex ceiling swoops from 10 to 12 feet to showcase the magnificent mountain view, including Alpine Meadows and the jagged tip of Scott Peak
• Wood stove pumps out welcome heat in the winter with ample wood supply
• Well stocked kitchen
• High glass panels in living/dining area lets the light shine in all day long
• Sunny deck with gas BBQ and deck lounge chairs

Kitchen highlights:
We like to cook so this kitchen is fully equipped with appliances: large refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffee-maker, toaster, blender (with food processor attachment), and garbage disposal. Ample dishes, glassware, cutlery, pots and pans, baking supplies and spices are available.

Living room highlights:
The living room offers eight foot couch, six foot love-seat and rocking chair. Flat screen TV, expanded cable with ESPN, DVD/VCR and stereo available.

Dining area highlights:
Gather the family around for a meal at the table that seats eight.

A note about internet:
This is a great place to disconnect! We have been unable to find a provider who can offer consistent service as we are in a narrow 'dead' zone. However, aircards do work well, and mobile phone access is good (particularly Verizon). Free Wi-Fi is available at Starbucks at Squaw Valley and other locations. Email us if you need more information.

Accessibility:
The bedrooms are not accessible to wheelchairs due to all three of the bedrooms being located downstairs. However, the upstairs is fully accessible to wheelchairs, walkers, etc. There is a level wooden walkway that leads from the street to the main floor, which contains the kitchen, dining area, living area, deck and 1 full bathroom (though the bathroom is small). I have a friend in an electric wheelchair and she can access the upper floor with no problem.

Nearby restaurants:
• River Ranch offers full service bar and restaurant- located at junction of Alpine Meadows Rd and Hwy 89, from cabin
• Crest Café offers casual lunches, dinners and après-skiing happy hour-located at junction of Alpine Meadows Rd and Hwy 89, from cabin
• Graham’s offers fine dining near Squaw Valley-located from cabin
• Pfieffer House offers traditional German food on Hwy 80 between Alpine Meadows Rd and Tahoe City about from cabin

Recreational opportunities:
The popular Five Lakes Trail, a moderately steep trail to five small high alpine lakes in the Granite Chief Wilderness, offers access to the Pacific Crest Trail for longer excursions or wilderness backpacking. The trailhead is a few hundred yards from the front door, heading toward the ski area on Alpine Meadows Road.

The Bear Creek Trail trail-head is located across the street from the Five Lakes trail-head and provides an easy hike down to Bear Creek and back up the hill to connect with the horse trails that traverse the base of Scott Creek.

Other recreational activities include mountain biking, horseback riding, tennis, golf, river rafting on the Truckee River in the summer; skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing in the winter at nearby Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley. Lake Tahoe offers many water-based activities, including boating, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, jet-skiing, parasailing and fishing.

Keywords: House, single-family home, 3 bedroom house, cabin, mountain cabin

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome but be aware that the high deck is inherently dangerous and small children require supervision. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The upstairs (living/dining room) is wheelchair accessible but the bedrooms, located downstairs, are not. I have a friend in a motorized wheelchair and she stays at an accessible room at River Ranch down the street and enjoys coming to our house for dinner. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Comfortable futon...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Electric mattress warmer...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    SleepNumber mattress with electric mattress warmer...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Deep soaking tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have an extensive collection of books about nature, adventure and the far north. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    There is a toy box in the 2nd bedroom closet. ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Alpine Meadows Ski Resort and Scott Peak...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    6 chairs upstairs. Find 2 more chairs downstairs in the bedrooms. Tablecloth and cloth napkins available. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Small dryer inside, large dryer in the garage. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    The garage was converted from a carport so it's small and narrow. Compact cars may fit but large SUVs will not. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Eight foot couch, six foot love seat. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking. In summer convenient parking in the driveway and street can accommodate at least 4-5 cars. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    The driveway and street can accommodate boat and RV parking....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Extra towels, beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    The wood stove cranks out tropical heat. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Just about everything you could think of....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample dishes, glassware, cutlery, pots and pans, baking supplies are available. Approx 20 dinner plates. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    and a garbage disposal. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Blender (with food processor attachment),extensive array of spices and condiments (olive oil, vinegars, butter, soy sauce, etc, some paper products, plenty of dish towels available. We like to cook! ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Discount
Sep 12 - Nov 14, 2016
2 night min stay
$100
Spring Discount
May 1 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$100
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$945

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Three night minimum for August and holiday periods.

Any any time before, during, or after your stay, your information may be shared with www.guestchecker.com. We reserve the right to cancel the reservation based on Guestchecker results.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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Location

49 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
1.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
River Ranch
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe City Golf Course
12.6 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack Station, Truckee
1.8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 89
1.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
River Ranch
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Alpine Meadows Ski Area
5.9 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tahoe Commons Beach

Beautiful Lake Tahoe offers many recreational activities, including paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, and fishing, along with lakefront beaches. Tahoe City and Truckee offer excellent restaurants and shopping. Extensive hiking and biking trails abound; some easy, some strenuous. Events are held almost every weekend at nearby Squaw Valley during the summer, and High Camp offers skating and swimming.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We are a professional couple from the Bay Area who met in the mountains and feel a passion for North Lake Tahoe. We love to backpack in the Granite Chief Wilderness behind the cabin, mountain bike on nearby trails and relax at the beach at beautiful, blue Lake Tahoe.

Why the Owner Chose Alpine Meadows, CA, USA:
The location on Alpine Meadows Road means we have easy access summer and winter, the views of Scott Peak and Alpine Meadows ski area are spectacular from the house and we love to step out of the house and be on wilderness trails within minutes. It's a short drive to Lake Tahoe, with stores and restaurants nearby. We've been skiing at Squaw Valley and Alpine for decades and have explored most of the back country trails in the surrounding area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The deck catches the afternoon sun so we enjoy relaxing with a book and a glass of wine. If we're lazy we'll take a walk around the neighborhood, while if we're more energetic we'll tackle the Five Lakes Trail. Horse stables are just down the street for those who like to ride. A river rafting outfit is located at the end of the road.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Back of cabin showing deck and large, airy windows to living area & bedrooms

    Back of cabin showing deck and large, airy windows to living area & bedrooms

  • Living room with sofa and loveseat, flatscreen TV, dining room table

    Living room with sofa and loveseat, flatscreen TV, dining room table

  • Master bedroom with ensuite bath, queen Select Control bed & mattress warmer

    Master bedroom with ensuite bath, queen Select Control bed & mattress warmer

  • Third bedroom with double bed

    Third bedroom with double bed

  • Sunny deck with gas BBQ & deck furniture has dramatic views of Alpine Meadows.

    Sunny deck with gas BBQ & deck furniture has dramatic views of Alpine Meadows.

  • Front of cabin

    Front of cabin

  • There are plenty of plates and bowls, too.

    There are plenty of plates and bowls, too.

  • View of Alpine Meadows Ski Area from deck. Nearby hiking trails abound.

    View of Alpine Meadows Ski Area from deck. Nearby hiking trails abound.

  • Cycling and rafting along the nearby Truckee River are popular summer pastimes

    Cycling and rafting along the nearby Truckee River are popular summer pastimes

  • Geese at Lake Tahoe with snow-covered Sierra in the background

    Geese at Lake Tahoe with snow-covered Sierra in the background

  • Concerts are held throughout the summer at Commons Beach in Tahoe City

    Concerts are held throughout the summer at Commons Beach in Tahoe City

  • Floating from Tahoe City to River Ranch is a popular summer pastime

    Floating from Tahoe City to River Ranch is a popular summer pastime

  • Bright, airy dining area and kitchen in background. Note dramatic convex ceiling

    Bright, airy dining area and kitchen in background. Note dramatic convex ceiling

  • Fully equipped kitchen with recently updated appliances, views to Alpine Meadows

    Fully equipped kitchen with recently updated appliances, views to Alpine Meadows

  • 2nd bedroom with queen bed,  electric mattress warmer, shared bath

    2nd bedroom with queen bed, electric mattress warmer, shared bath

  • Side view of house showing convex roof, forested yard on 1/4 acre

    Side view of house showing convex roof, forested yard on 1/4 acre

  • There is ample parking that can accommodate boats, RVs or 5 cars on the street.

    There is ample parking that can accommodate boats, RVs or 5 cars on the street.

  • The kitchen is well stocked with plenty of wine glasses and coffee cups

    The kitchen is well stocked with plenty of wine glasses and coffee cups

  • Coffee-maker and tea pots make mornings easy.

    Coffee-maker and tea pots make mornings easy.

  • Sugar Pine Point State Park on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe is a 30' drive

    Sugar Pine Point State Park on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe is a 30' drive

  • Lake Tahoe is great for boating, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding

    Lake Tahoe is great for boating, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding

  • The Five Lakes Trail, near the cabin, leads to the Granite Chief Wildernes

    The Five Lakes Trail, near the cabin, leads to the Granite Chief Wildernes

  • Emerald Bay

    Emerald Bay

  • View of Lake Tahoe from the Stanford Rock Hike

    View of Lake Tahoe from the Stanford Rock Hike

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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