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Welcome to The Cozy Cottage in Carnelian Heights! Complete w/circular driveway

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Last updated: 09/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Check-out OUR 5-STAR REVIEWS! and the Guestbook Comments! Guests love the special touches and you will too! The Cozy Cottage is perfect for a family getaway or a group of friends. Explore the trails nearby, visit with the locals, sit on the deck or hit the slopes or the beach...great location!

What's NEW at THE COZY COTTAGE? We've added a Hot Springs HOT TUB with a salt system (reduce chlorine odor)...for your soaking pleasure after a long day of hiking or skiing! Enjoy!

Visiting Lake Tahoe for some REST AND RELAXATION? Is it a SPECIAL OCCASION? Just need some FRESH MOUNTAIN AIR? Or some GREAT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES?

Whatever the reason, see how quickly you slip into the comforts of MOUNTAIN LIVING when you step inside THE COZY COTTAGE.

From the moment you open the front door, you feel so welcome, stepping into the CHIC DINING AREA AND KITCHEN. Complete with vaulted ceilings, the Dining Area includes a table that seats 6, while the Kitchen is immediately adjacent. Completely stocked with all the necessities, the Kitchen boasts a farm-style sink, marble counter tops, stainless appliances, including gas stove and microwave. The BUTCHER BLOCK ISLAND makes wine and cheese hour and/or food preparation easy and even has seating for 2. Large windows throughout these areas make it extra airy and bright.

Sliding glass doors open to the WRAP AROUND DECK where you'll find the gas BBQ grill, a supply of wood for the fireplace and a sunny spot for coffee in the morning. Hardwood floors run in the public areas of the Main Level (bedrooms are carpeted).

An UNEXPECTED SURPRISE is our sneak-peek VIEW OF LAKE TAHOE! Looking out from the deck or the Great Room or the Master Bedroom, we have our own piece of the beautiful lake. Looking out over the trees and seeing the lake makes you know you're in the mountains!

The GREAT ROOM is just off the Dining Area and Kitchen. The Great Room brings the word 'cozy' to The Cozy Cottage! Furnished with two sofas that set right in front of the beautiful STONE WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE (wood provided; regular heat also), this is a great space to sit and read a book, look at the sneak-peek of the Lake or enjoy nice conversation with family and friends. The large coffee table is just waiting for a game of cards, checkers or a crazy board game. Large windows with sliding glass doors open to the BACK DECK where you'll find the HOT TUB, patio table and 6 chairs and a couple of chaise lounges (summer)...the perfect area for getting some fresh air and soaking up some mountain sun!

The ENTERTAINMENT CENTER is in the Great Room, complete with a big screen TV (satellite provided), DVD player and surround sound system. For those who need to stay 'connected,' WiFi is provided as well as an Ethernet cable to go without WiFi.

The Cozy Cottage offers three BEDROOMS...all are super warm and comfy. The MASTER BEDROOM is located on the Main Level and consists of one Queen size bed and has a full bathroom with tub/shower combination just across the hall. Wake-up each morning looking out the large picture window that looks out at the trees and see a sneak peek of Lake Tahoe. The SECOND BEDROOM is on the Main Level and is furnished with two twin beds. These beds can be converted into one King bed at your request. The full bathroom on the Main Level is right next to this bedroom. The THIRD BEDROOM is on the Second Level and has one Queen bed. This bedroom has its own flat screen television and DVD player. Right next to the bedroom is the second full bathroom with a beautifully tiled walk-in shower.

BATHROOMS: The home provides two beautiful full bathrooms; one on the Main Level (shower/tub combination) and one of the Second Level (walk-in shower).

Your PET IS ABSOLUTELY WELCOME! The Cozy Cottage is in a very pet friendly neighborhood. Walk around the neighborhood or use the trails and go for a swim in the reservoir after a short hike. Don't be surprised if you get a visit at the front door from a neighborhood dog coming to see who they get to play with.

SPECIAL TOUCHES include Ralph Lauren and Coyuchi organic cotton sheets and towels, organic starter soaps packaged in 100% recycled paper, incandescent full spectrum light bulbs, tree-free hangers made from 100% recycled paper, all natural laundry soap (no dryer sheets), and all natural cleaning products are used by cleaning crew. And the NEW Hot Springs HOT TUB has a salt water system that helps to reduce chlorine odor and feel.

LOCAL CONTACT: Very unique when compared to most vacation rentals....our Property Manager handles only a small number of select properties in order to give one-on-one personalized service from inquiry to 'see you again soon' and lives just minutes away from The Cozy Cottage...handy should you need anything while you're here.

LOCATION...LOCATION...LOCATION...The Cozy Cottage is situated on the mountain above the lake in Carnelian Bay (between Tahoe City and Kings Beach) and is in a lovely neighborhood just minutes away from all of that Lake Tahoe has to offer...beaches, golfing, hiking and biking in the summer...world class ski resorts (Squaw Valley, Alpine, Northstar, Homewood, Diamond Peak, Mt. Rose), XC ski trails, sledding hills, snowshoe trails in the winter...and great restaurants, shops and casinos year-round. The neighborhood has exclusive access to some of the greatest hiking/biking/XC/snowshoe trails in North Lake Tahoe. Or just walk around the block to see one of the most amazing lake views in all of Lake Tahoe!

Reservation Details:

Rates & minimum night stay requirements may vary over holidays/periods.

All rates are plus 10% occupancy tax
Cleaning Fee: $195 plus tax (Increased cleaning fee with holiday reservations)
Reservation/Damage Deposit (refundable): $400
Pet Fee: $50 plus tax (1 max)

Some LOCALS' RECOMMENDATIONS: The greatest hiking/biking/snowshoeing/sledding trails are right outside your door (up to Fulton Crescent and to the left). Hit the Bridge Tender or Rosie's Cafe for some apres ski action, go ice skating at Northstar or take the Gondola to the top of the mountain at Squaw! Visit the Firesign Cafe for breakfast or lunch. In Summer, enjoy lunch or dinner on the deck overlooking Lake Tahoe at Sunnyside Resort. Grab an 'all natural' meal at the 'Uncommon Kitchen,' located in the New Moon Health Store in Tahoe City. Go to the Free Concerts at Commons Beach on Sunday (bring a picnic). The best to-go sandwiches are at the PDQ Market in Tahoma and the Uncommon Kitchen in Tahoe City (at New Moon Health foods). Visit Uncorked Wine Store for wine tasting, appys and pleasant conversation with the staff. Get great coffee and pastries at Tahoe House (ride your bike). Ride or walk the bike path from Tahoe City to Squaw Valley. Tube the Truckee River to River Ranch and have an ice cream! Best Mexican? Los Panchitas! Best Italian? Lanza's...both in Kings Beach! Enjoy!

Tahoe City 10 minutes.....Sunnyside 14 minutes
Kings Beach 12 minutes.....Truckee 25 minutes
Northstar 10 miles.....Squaw Valley 11 miles
Alpine Meadows 10 miles.....Homewood Mtn. 12 miles
Diamond Peak 12 miles.....Mt. Rose 20 miles
Tahoe City XC 5 miles



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Non Smoking inside and out due to severe family allergies...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    1 dog only. Pets not allowed on furniture. Pet bed provided....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full-size sofa bed in living room....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Memory foam mattresses. Can convert to King bed on request....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs bedroom. Comfortable, memory foam mattress....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Comfy, memory foam mattress...moreless

  • Pak N Play type portable crib provided.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Downstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Upstairs...moreless

  • Housekeeper uses eco-friendly, 'green' cleaning products.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    iPod dock for your compatible electronics; surround sound in the living area...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Surround sound system in living area with DirectTv HD, stereo and Bluray. Stream movies with your Netflix account....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    2 flat screen TVs - one in living room and one in upstairs queen bedroom...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some ski movies....moreless

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Sneak peek lake views from the living area and south facing deck...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Extra chairs and table leaf provided to seat up to 8. 2 bar stools at kitchen island....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood provided....moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating. Space heaters also provided for bedrooms....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Organic and designer linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 couches, one is full-size sofa bed....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway for up to 3 vehicles....moreless

  • Telephone:

    House telephone with unlimited local and long distance US calling...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Organic and designer bath linens....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New, HE front-loading machine. Unscented products provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Also an ethernet cable provided for those who wish to turn off wireless...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    New, super-efficient, glass-front wood stove....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Glass food storage containers provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well-equipped kitchen for cooking and dining-in....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel and glass cookware provided; no toxic non-stick or aluminum. Waffle iron, blender, griddle and crock pot provided....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker and water filter...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas cooktop works in event of power outage....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Both toaster and toaster oven provided....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Dining table with umbrella and cafe table with chairs; 2 lounge chairs provided....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    New Weber Gas grill....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    House is located mid-way between Squaw/Alpine and Northstar....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Brand new 5-seater Hot Springs hot tub. Equipped with salt system to reduce chlorine odor. Also, unit is silent, virtually no noise from the pump motor to disturb your vacation experience....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Post-Summer
Sep 6 - Sep 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$315
Fall
Sep 30 - Nov 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$265
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay
$350
Early Winter
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$320
Christmas/NY Week
Dec 22 - Jan 5, 2017
7 night min stay
$450
Winter
Jan 6 - Jan 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$320
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$295

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $195 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

50% of the total rental cost is due at the time the reservation is made (must be received within 7 days).

Remaining 50% of the total rental cost and deposit is due 30 days prior to arrival. All monies paid are non-refundable 60 days prior to arrival.

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Manager's cancellation policy:

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Location

Enjoy a sneak peek of the lake and mountains from master bedroom and deck. About 3 blocks from fabulous hiking, mountain biking and even a small reservoir for fishing and maybe a swim for you or certainly your dog in the summer. Winter brings snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and sledding on those same trails. Mid-way between Tahoe City and Kings Beach, so convenient to all ski areas and activities around the lake.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why Carnelian Bay, CA, USA:
We bought this house after leasing it for several winters many years ago. Whenever we stayed we hated to leave the amazing view and homey feel, so when we decided to buy in Tahoe this was the house we really wanted and feel so lucky to own it now. We enjoy the ambiance year round with a view that can't be beat, plus nice trees and plush lawn for lots of outdoor enjoyment. We love the many trails that are so close by, so you hardly have to leave the neighborhood to have fun and exercise. But it is so convenient to all that Tahoe has to offer being located between Tahoe City and Kings beach. It was recently remodeled with beautiful wood and stone details, nice bright kitchen and bamboo floors.


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  • Welcome to The Cozy Cottage in Carnelian Heights! Complete w/circular driveway

    Welcome to The Cozy Cottage in Carnelian Heights! Complete w/circular driveway

  • Great sun exposure all day long.

    Great sun exposure all day long.

  • Large back deck with hot tub, for dining and relaxing.

    Large back deck with hot tub, for dining and relaxing.

  • Beautiful lawn for family fun.

    Beautiful lawn for family fun.

  • Comfortable Living Room with wood burning fireplace.

    Comfortable Living Room with wood burning fireplace.

  • Modern Kitchen...fully-equipped.

    Modern Kitchen...fully-equipped.

  • Modern stainless steel appliances and gas stove.

    Modern stainless steel appliances and gas stove.

  • Twin bedroom that can be converted into a king at your request.

    Twin bedroom that can be converted into a king at your request.

  • Upstairs bedroom with one queen bed, its own TV and vaulted ceilings.

    Upstairs bedroom with one queen bed, its own TV and vaulted ceilings.

  • Upstairs bathroom with walk-in shower.

    Upstairs bathroom with walk-in shower.

  • Bistro table...great for morning coffee.

    Bistro table...great for morning coffee.

  • Dollar Creek reservoir, just a 20min hike from the house. Your dog will love it!

    Dollar Creek reservoir, just a 20min hike from the house. Your dog will love it!

  • Easy access to the front door and to the side and back decks.

    Easy access to the front door and to the side and back decks.

  • Our peek of beautiful Lake Tahoe right off the back deck!

    Our peek of beautiful Lake Tahoe right off the back deck!

  • Bistro table and gas grill on side deck

    Bistro table and gas grill on side deck

  • Amazing hiking/biking/cross country trails just 3 blocks from the house.

    Amazing hiking/biking/cross country trails just 3 blocks from the house.

  • Dining Room seats 6...adjacent to Kitchen.

    Dining Room seats 6...adjacent to Kitchen.

  • The Kitchen's farm-style sink and its big window to let the sun in!

    The Kitchen's farm-style sink and its big window to let the sun in!

  • Lower Level Master Bedroom with one Queen bed...adjacent to full bathroom.

    Lower Level Master Bedroom with one Queen bed...adjacent to full bathroom.

  • Downstairs bathroom with tub/shower combination.

    Downstairs bathroom with tub/shower combination.

  • Beautiful view of Lake Tahoe out upstairs bedroom window.

    Beautiful view of Lake Tahoe out upstairs bedroom window.

  • Upstairs shower

    Upstairs shower

  • A walk around the neighborhood will bring you to an amazing view of Lake Tahoe!

    A walk around the neighborhood will bring you to an amazing view of Lake Tahoe!

  • Let's go for a hike! ...or a snowshoe! Great trails right around the corner.

    Let's go for a hike! ...or a snowshoe! Great trails right around the corner.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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Carnelian Bay, CA, USA #430305

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