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Sensational Lake Views Chalet at Meeks Bay!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,950 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Welcome to our beautiful home at Meeks Bay on the West shore of Tahoe with amazing lake views from our deck and living room and kitchen! Also there are more lake views from our lower pool recreaction area! Imagine cooking or having happy hour and seeing the beautiful lake while you are cooking, eating and having a nice family get together in our quiet neighborhood. The kids can have their own space to hang out downstairs as well.

Come up to relax at the beautiful sandy Meeks Bay Beach, amazing clear blue waters and this is all within walking distance from our house! You will not want to go home!

NOW BOOKING FOR SUMMER DATES 2017*** Generally 7 nt minimum with some 6 night stays open. Friday is our routine change over in July/Aug. with a few exceptions. (Please ask if you cannot do the Friday start date and we will see if we can work it out for you!)

**Please be sure to read the link on the right below dates on how to make secure payments in VRBO. Only make payments within the VRBO site!


Cancellation: 100% refund if cancelled 60 or more days before the reservation begins.

Bedroom One - King Bed and private bathroom and private deck.

Bedroom Two - Queen Bed

Bedroom Three - NEW Queen Bed and Twin Bed

Bed Four - Futon with Full inner spring mattress in the pool room.

Other full bath downstairs and extra 1/2 bath off the dining room. (2 1/2 baths total)

~Winter Features: Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledding, Snowmobiling, Snow Shoeing and much more.

- Homewood Mountain Resort - 4 miles

- Granlibakken Resort - 15 miles

- Alpine Meadows Ski Resort - 17 miles

- Squaw Valley Ski Resort - 18 miles

And many more fun things to do in the winter.

~Summer Features: Swimming at the lake, Hiking, Backpacking, Bike Riding, Mountain Biking, Paddling, Water Skiing, Water Fall viewing, Cliff Jumping, Boating, Horseback Riding, Ferry Riding and more.

- Meeks Bay Beach & Resort - 1 mile

(There is a woodsy pathway in the neighborhood down to the beach. About a 10-15 mins walk.)

- Ehrman Mansion State Park - 2 miles

- Emerald Bay - 15 miles (Vilkingsholm Tours - beautiful!)

- Tahoe City - 10 miles, with a Variety of restaurants

- Truckee River - 10 miles

- Pets are considered with separate pet contract & fee ($95). Please email re this.

**Summer dates tend to go from Fri to Fri but some alternate times may be offered due to longer rentals (such as open time in July.) Prime time dates are a one week minimum.

Our cabin's unique round design creates an amazing wood structure with cupola windows at the top for lots of light. All natural beams are visible up to the ceiling!

Downstairs there is a great large game room with a pool table and TV/DVD that is great for kids or teens to hang out. There are also lots of windows with lake views on this level as well. Each bedroom backs up to the forest for a quiet night's rest.

Meeks Bay Resort and Marina, right below this neighborhood, has a boat launching ramps to allow for some great days out on the lake in the warm months. Meeks Bay has a beautiful white sand beach that is gorgeous with crystal clear water for swimming! There is a lodge, small store and snack bar and they have a marina but we are uncertain if water levels etc.. will allow it the Marina operation for summer of 2017 - you can call the resort.

In any case...West Shore is the BEST shore!

We know that once you stay at this special place we love, you will want to come back!

More Details

Linda and Robert Tolin
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Linda and Robert Tolin

I grew up in Los Gatos then went to UCSD, then UCSB and followed this by going to graduate school at Cal Poly and then stayed in SLO. I met my husband at masters swimming at the local swim center and the rest is history. My dad built a cabin and our family was fortunate enough to vacation there when it wasn't being rented. I grew up going to Tahoe in the summer and winter and have loved vacationing there ever since. I now like to share that same love for Tahoe with my husband and two kids. I think Lake Tahoe has a very unique calming and serene appeal that will continue to entice our family and many more for generations to come and enjoy it's natural beauty!

Linda and Robert Tolin purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Linda and Robert Tolin chose Tahoma

This property is in the same area as the family cabin that I grew up vacationing at, so the location has a special place in the my heart. We were drawn to the place because it backs up to the forest and has a unique wood and rustic style on the inside with great views. Meeks Bay is my favorite beach to go to during the summer and luckily this cabin was a short 8-10 minute to the beautiful white sand beach!

What makes this cabin unique

Beautiful Meeks Bay Resort and beach is just a short walk (10 mins) or drive and the stunningly famous Emerald Bay is just 15 minutes away. Homewood Mountain Resort which is owned by the famous Squaw Valley Ski Resort is just 4 miles away. It's feels like you are really getting away from it all but you can still dine at some great spots just a short drive away. When you visit this cabin, you will really feel like you have totally relaxed in the high mountain scenery and fresh pine air. The unique structure provides a real feeling of being in the mountains with the beautiful beam design upstairs.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Linda was a fantastic host-always very quick to reply to any emails, answered all questions and sent lots of helpful information with directions prior to the trip. Could not have been more helpful or pleasant to deal with.

The cabin was gorgeous as pictured. Views from the deck were stunning and the location quiet and peaceful but only a short drive to all the major south shore sights - Emerald Bay, DL Bliss etc..

Would love to stay there again.
Aug 2013
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Tahoma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The loft area is not open for renters use due to safety reasons. No smoking Anywhere on the property due to high fire danger. (no vapping as well).
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With a separate door there is a laundry room off of the bath
  • Both full baths have bathtubs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Master has a Cal King and a private bathroom/shower, vanity.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pool room has a spring mattress futon and bedding provided.
  • Master has Cal King bed 2nd bedroom has queen bed 3rd bedroom has a New Queen bed and a twin Pool or game room has futon fold out full sized with innerspring mattress.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Sensational Lake Views Chalet at Meeks Bay!
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 32 reviews

Great view and location

  • 5 of 5

Nice house, beautiful view, great location. Linda is very responsive. We really enjoyed our stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Linda and Robert for making our first experience with vrbo not only painless, but in the end fun. Linda was totally responsive to any and all of our inquiries. Their home was more than what we expected. Having such a spot to relax in, made our whole visit one to remember. There is nothing like that view!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The views from the house are great. You see the snow capped mountains, beaches, tall trees, and beautiful lake from different areas of the house. The deck was spacious, which we loved sitting on, to enjoy the quietness of the area. The kitchen and pantry were well stocked. We loved not having to eat out every meal. We could grill out or cook in, so we could enjoy our family time. There are a large variety of things to do in the area; State parks, Kayaks, trails to hike, beaches, boat rides, and Squaw Valley to name a few. This house is in a good location for all the attractions. We loved our time here.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountains and Meeks Bay view home

  • 5 of 5

The home was beyond our expectations. We loved the views from the living room which is surrounded by windows looking out onto Meeks Bay and the mountains. The kitchen was well stocked. The living room and dining area are very comfortable. There was plenty of wood for the wood burning stoves and the bedrooms are large and comfortable. There is plenty of seating on the deck and a clean and functioning bar-b-q as well. The home is situated in a very nice and quiet neighborhood close to Alpine/Squaw, Homewood and Northstar ski resorts. Tahoe City is a short drive from the house. The owners have done a great job of anticipating all our needs. We had a great time and looked forward to evenings in this lovely home at the end of each ski day. This is a great place to stay for couples and families.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for sharing your experience and we are so glad you enjoyed our house views, comfort and area. We hope to have you back again sometime!
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Views are beautiful

  • 4 of 5

The house does have beautiful views and are as pictured. Wall to wall windows on the living room level make for a open feeling. We and our sweet dog enjoyed stay very much. The house was well kept and clean. I'd like to suggest a larger tile area with a bench upon entering in order to be able to remove shoes and coats more easily as requested. The owner was easy to communicate with and responsive!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the views from our home as it is always a pleasure to see in the every changing lighting or weather over the lake at the different times of day. Yes, we like your idea of a bench inside the front door for taking off shoes and we will get one as we had also thought of that as well recently. Thanks for your stay with us! Linda and family
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Sweet Escape

  • 5 of 5

We have been lucky enough to stay in this beautiful property twice -- both times in August. Everything about it is lovely. The pictures of the view don't do it justice! You just have to see it for yourself. Incredible.

The house is perfectly set up for a multi-generational get away. Grandparents, parents and children all enjoyed this amazing home. Thank you! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Reno, CA
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Chambers Landing Summer or West Shore Cafe
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Southshore Golfing
Nearest Train
32 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Highway 80
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Westshore Cafe
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Meeks Bay Resort
Car: necessary

We are only 1/2 mile from the bike path across highway 89 that goes all the way to Tahoe City. Also within 1/2 mile is Sugar Pine Point State Park which also has the Erhman Estate with summer tours, several historic sites within the grounds and a beautiful outdoor setting and pier. Sugar Pike Point State park also has many bike paths on both sides of the highway through the campgrounds.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Pet Fee $95 + Tax
cleaning fee $155 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Pet agreement: You must first email the owner, describe the pet and the training etc.. Pet must not be left alone at the property at any time. Additional pet agreement is required in contract. Pets allowed only when agreed to by owner through email.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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