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Mountain Rustic Ski Home Tahoe-Reno 2 miles to Mt Rose-Snow Resort

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8 in beds+1 more on Living Room couch)

Please Note. We have had record snow fall (over 50 feet) and as a result, the parking is limited, and you may need to walk up from another parking area about 100 yards away. But once at our house, you will have the adventure of a life time in the Snow.

This is a one of a kind Home hidden in the Mountains above Lake Tahoe off the Mt Rose Hwy 431 with views to Reno, on an unpaved road about one tenth mile from Main Hwy and only 2 miles to Mt Rose Ski Ares. Besides being a wonderful vintage home, the views are incredible. We are the proud new owners, and everyone tells us that this is the best built house anywhere around. We love it and want to share it. The first renters said they loved it and felt like they were in a museum. I would not call this a Luxury Home, but a very comfortable place to stay. One really feels at home at our home in the mountains. The Home is located right next to Sky Tavern Ski Area, which the builder of this home also Built. There is so much history for the area and Ski resort. Sky Tavern was the first Ski resort in all of the Sierras. We Love to speak to future guests.

mark hoffing
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 1, 2018

About mark hoffing

We have been coming to Mt Rose Ski Area for over 12 years. We had the wonderful opportunity to purchase this Rustic Mountain Home just around the curve from the Ski Area. We want to share our good fortune with You.

mark hoffing purchased this house in 2012

Why mark hoffing chose Reno

So comfortable Like Camping in the middle of the forest, but just a few hundred yards off the main highway. It is like stepping back a little in time and having all the comforts of home in the forest. Enjoy the forest, hiking, mountain bike riding, Skiing, Snowboarding, & Sledding, right outside of our home. Please note: If you inquire but do not make a payment, your dates remain open and not reserved.

What makes this house unique

One Renter said he felt like he was in a Museum. It is a lot like going back to the 1950's & 1960's in the decor.


Reno House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , The Blue Master Bathroom. Great fixtures from the 60's
  • Lower Floor Bath Between the second and third bedrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Office - 2 queen , Raised Aero Air Bed inflatable Queen, sleeps 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bottom floor, full bath between this B/R & 3rd B/R/
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Full Bath between the 2 lower bedrooms.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Call Mark for more details at 619-303-4687


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Mountain Rustic Ski Home Tahoe-Reno 2 miles to Mt Rose-Snow Resort
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews

The cabin was cozy, clean and had wonderful views.

  • 5 of 5

Like others have commented the decor is dated but it adds to the charm. It had everything we needed including a beautiful snowfall in September! It was convenient to Reno and Incline Village and the quiet of the area was restorative. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed our mountain home. We love it when we get to stay. Thank You.
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Mammoth Lakes

Quiet & Quaint Rustic Cabin

  • 4 of 5

The property is as it states.....rustic cabin. This cabin has all of the amenities a family or couple would need to be comfortable while away on vacation or using this home as a base to see doctors in Reno. Great open space area and master bedroom up stairs with additional beds downstairs. During the winter times the downstairs rooms will be colder and if you are looking for TV's in every room then this is not the place for you. There are the comforts of TV, Internet and a full kitchen, which may take some time getting 100% familiar with to cook like Bobby Flay, but it's well worth it. To get to Tahoe or Reno is about 15 minutes, so all of the adventure awaits on a short drive away. We were locked out on arrival, but the property manager was only a phone call away. The Internet was sufficent enough that I could run my web design and development company as well as my wife to remote into her software engineering firm. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great family adventure!

  • 5 of 5

I called ahead and spoke with Curtis who was so helpful and kind. Upon arriving we didn't know where to go but I called Curtis(property manager) once again and he helped us find our way even told us which gears to stay in and which side of the road to stick too. This home is such a great time capsule I found myself smiling at the memories of my childhood it brought up. Everything from the stove, color of the sink, radio,A-tracks and record player. It was great conversation pieces for our girls who were confused as to what they were! The internet worked perfectly as well! The house is two stories with master bedroom on first level 3 entrances 2 down stairs. Our girls were fine playing down stairs but we're scared to sleep down there so we all slept in the master which is huge! The kitchen is well equipped and we cooked every meal with no issues. You are 30 min from town so bring some board games or other entertainment. Our girls just played out side in the snow. Very nice size lot. Other homes so respecting the noise ordinance is very important but your not on top of each other. All in all we had way more room than I imagined. We had no issues, we had so much fun just hanging out building memories. I can't wait to slip away to this gem next year! Oh great skiing lodges right down the way and a few miles out!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious yet cozy lodge with a stunning view located very close to Mt. Rose

  • 5 of 5

We frequently stay at this lodge because it has everything my family needs and is very conveniently located less than a mile from Mt. Rose Ski Resort. The owner, Mark, is very friendly and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boise Idaho

Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved this cute little cabin! We were traveling from Idaho to California so it was nice to be able to break up the drive and stay somewhere so scenic. It's only about 30 minutes from down town Reno and it's dog friendly! Unfortunately there was a big snow storm when we got in so we didn't get to explore much but cuddling up next to the fireplace was enough for us. Thank you Mark for allowing us to use your home!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view and great warm house

  • 5 of 5

Had a little problem finding it called the manager found out I was just next door. Other than that it’s a perfect rental at a amazing price and location. Loved the old charm and great furnace and hot water. Would love to stay there next year when we come back for street vibrations.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the house is a little off the beaten track, which makes it a great hideaway. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We love our Mountain home, and are very glad to share it.
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Reno, NV
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Mt Rose Hwy 431
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Mt Rose Ski Tahoe
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Incline Villiage
Car: necessary

Skiing and hiking.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $139

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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