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Modern Family-Friendly Home/Tahoe City/next To Nordic Trails, Lake And Resorts

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sunfilled 4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Sitting On A Greenbelt With Mountain Views

This house is a perfect getaway for family and friends looking to relax, make memories and enjoy all that Tahoe has to offer. The house is perfect for large gatherings and sleeps 8 - 13 comfortably.

Located in a great Tahoe City neighborhood, this house has a beautiful and relaxing setting with forest views and a peek of the glimmering lake. There is one large sunny deck located on a greenbelt. There are 9 acres of open land behind the house perfect for exploring and taking in nature. This house is not your traditional darker Tahoe Cabin, but is just the opposite. During the winter and summer the house is full of sunlight and is decorated with modern textiles and furniture.

House has a brand new 1,000 Square foot deck with new hot tub.

The home features a large fully equipped kitchen with Viking 6 range stove, Kitchen Aid Mixer and Keruig coffee maker, dining area (seats 14) and an expansive living room with wall to wall windows, high open ceiling and large flat screen TV. The master bedroom features a queen bed, private master bathroom and door to the deck.

The living room, kitchen, dining area and master bedroom are located on the ground floor.

There are two separate upstairs areas. Two bedrooms are located upstairs off the living room, 1 room with a king and twin day bed and the other with a queen and bunk beds.

A room above the garage offers tons of fun for the kids and adults. A perfect space for horsing around, watching movies, playing, napping and has four fold-out twin beds.

The house offers the following:

- Gas BBQ on deck (summer only)

- Weber grill

- Wood fire place

- Quiet neighborhood

- Internet, wireless, home phone

- Cable with a flat screen TV in living room

- Two TV's not hooked to cable but can be hooked up to iPad, Google Chrome, etc.

- Washer and Dryer

- Kitchen with everything you need

- Wii

- VCR/DVD (plenty of movies provided)

- 4 adult bikes

- garage and plenty of parking on circle driveway

- Tons of board games

- Pack 'n' play

- McClaren Stroller

- Portable beach chairs

- Cooler

- Several pairs of snow shoes

- Foosball table

- Sand toys

Bedrooms: 4 bedrooms, sleeps 13

- Bedroom 1 (queen bed)

- Bedroom 2 (king bed, twin day bed)

- Bedroom 3 (queen bed, bunk beds)

- Bedroom 4 (four twin beds)

The house is close to the following:

Bike paths and trails are abundant in the area and are easily assessable . Hiking trails are endless and beautiful. Lake fishing companies operate out of Tahoe City. Kayaking, boating, jet skis, stand up paddle boarding, playgrounds, beach volleyball, fishing, river rafting are all located near by. Things to do in Tahoe during the summer: Tree Top Adventure Park (zipline and ropes obstacle courses), fly fishing, crawdad fishing, biking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, boating, fishing, golfing, river rafting, horseback riding, swimming, mini golf, tennis, running Things to do in Tahoe during the winter: Snowboarding, Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Sledding, The house is less than 30 minutes away from major ski resorts: -15-20 minutes to Squaw Valley Lodge (10 miles) -10-15 minutes to Alpine Meadows Ski Resort (10 miles) -24 minutes to Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort (14.2 miles) -15 minutes to Homewood Mountain Resort (9 miles) -26 minutes to Diamond Peak Resort (14 miles) -5 minutes to Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area other Neighborhood Location Highlights: *10 minutes to Granlibakken resort: Tree Top Adventure Park *5 minutes to Tahoe City, shopping and restaurants *10 Minutes to Kings Beach *25 Minutes to Sand Harbor or Emerald Bay *Nevada State casinos are 15-20 minutes away

Please note that the minimum age to rent this is house is 25 years-old. No smoking and no pets allowed, sorry.

We are looking to rent to those that will treat the house as if it were their own. If you are looking for a party house please explore other options.

In the winter this house has priority snowplowing making for easier access, but four wheel drive with snow tires or chains are recommended.

More Details

Mary Scala
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 9, 2018

About Mary Scala

We, Sebastian and Mary bought the house in 2013 to provide our children, ages 8 and 2 with contrast as our full-time residence is in San Francisco. We work and live in the city and we find Tahoe a magical retreat. We chose to purchase this home so we can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the nature and beauty of Tahoe. It is our hope that you enjoy staying at our vacation home as much as we do.

Mary Scala purchased this house in 2013

Why Mary Scala chose Dollar Point

In the summer of 2013, as a family we visited Tahoe and fell in love with all that it has to offer. Shortly after our last visit we decided that we wanted to spend more time in this beautiful place and decided to buy a home with the intentions of making it a vacation rental. After looking at over 20 homes, we kept coming back to this house due to the natural light, open floor plan, beautiful open greenbelt and the overall awesome location. We come from a large community of family and friends so we chose this house with that in mind. We look forward to having a big enough space to spend quality time with our friends and family and we hope you use rent the house for the same reason.

What makes this house unique

The house has all the essentials of home! Huge 1,000 square foot deck on an open greenbelt with a beautiful hot tob


Dollar Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 3 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Modern Family-Friendly Home/Tahoe City/next To Nordic Trails, Lake And Resorts
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Great family trip!

  • 5 of 5

We decided to have Christmas in Tahoe. With 13 people in one cabin, we were a little worried about space. It was very comfortable and clean. The back deck and hot tub definitely helped give us more space to enjoy! Everyone had a terrific time and space was never an issue!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for choosing our house as we know you have many options. Appreciate the feedback and we are glad you had a wonderful stay. We hope to have you again. Happy New Year. Mary
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Bright airy mountain home

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of 10 that had plenty of space in this house. The kids LOVED the upstairs bedroom with the fold out beds. Also, the game area in the garage was a hit. It snowed the first night we were there and the roads in the neighborhood are not plowed consistently. We discovered the main way to the cottage was impassable due to ice/snow, even with chains. Fortunately, you just have to go through the neighborhood a bit and we were able to get home again. The house is well equipped, mostly. There were a few things that we couldn't find (hand towels, tea kettle, salad spinner). Also, at night, the main living area had almost no lighting, so it was very dim. It was very convenient being close to Alpine and the lake. There is a very helpful and very extensive house manual which was great! No need to guess how things worked. Thanks for letting us use your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kate, thank you for the review. I am sorry to hear that you had trouble getting to the house. We are on a street that has priority snow plowing a few times a day. I will ensure that the house information offers several routes to the house. As you mentioned there are several streets to the home. Thank you for the feedback. In regards to the house, we do have a tea kettle. Sorry you missed it. I just went out and bought a salad spinner :) Had not thought of that before. In regards to the lighting, there is a switch that makes the lights bright. I will ensure to highlight that better in the user manual. We try very hard to make the house great and appreciate all the feedback. We hope to have you back again. thank you
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Nice place, great location, my first choice next time

  • 5 of 5

Very responsive owner. Large house lots of room for everyone and a nice living area to hang out with out feeling crowded

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable stay!

  • 5 of 5

This home is very comfortable, with a great layout, tons of space, and everything you could need.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review and choosing our home. We hope to have you again. Thanks for being great renters and I am sure you enjoyed the massive amounts of snow :)
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Too much fun!

  • 5 of 5

Mary and Sebastian's home was great for our family of 10! There was a bed for everyone, and a grand family table for us to all eat together. The home is in a prime location, and very close to Squaw Valley.

The Scala's have maintained their home very well, and stocked it up with a bunch of activities for the kids, such as a shuffleboard and ping pong table. The kitchen is stocked with everything you need to prepare and feed a large family.

Didn't have a chance to check out the hot tub, but it's easily accessible from the master bedroom.

Mary is very responsive and thorough with her house rules that we didn't have any questions.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I love the house accommodated your large group. Our kids wanted to create a kid cave so I am glad you enjoyed it. We hope to host you again. Thanks for choosing us! Mary and Sebastian
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Wonderful house and responsive owners

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house is amazingly well maintained and the owners were very responsive. Thanks for sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Tahoe
Dollar Point
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Truckee, CA and Reno, NV
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Squaw Valley, North Star, Homewood, Alpine Meadows
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Commons Beach and Kings Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $600

To reserve the reservation a $600 security deposit is due at time of booking. 60 days before arrival, total amount is due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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