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Luxury North Lake Tahoe Home, Hot Tub, Bocce, Wifi, Walk to Tahoe City/Beaches

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

5 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathroom, + Game Room Mountain House, walking distance to lake

Enjoy this charming North Lake Tahoe luxury vacation mountain home, Rawhide Retreat, nestled among the trees on Tahoe’s Magical North Shore. The home is located in a quiet and peaceful residential area. The sweet sounds of birds chirping in the mornings and evenings are a joy to the ears of guests and residents alike.

Walking distance to Tahoe City for groceries, shopping and great restaurants, Rawhide Retreat is the perfect vacation accommodation for you and your family. Leave your car parked for the duration of your stay; you can get around easily without it. 
This tastefully furnished, 5 bedroom, 3 bath home has all you will need to enjoy a perfect vacation! There is also a game room that all are sure to enjoy. The house has a renovated back yard with a large patio and Bocce Court next to the Jacuzzi.

The vaulted, knotty pine ceilings and large gas fireplace, appoint the warm and spacious great room, making it the perfect place to gather with friends and family. Rawhide Retreat has an open living room, kitchen and dining area that have been renovated, making it a very social area. There is a gorgeous gas fireplace w/ 40' TV in front of comfy leather sofas, and radiant heat slate floor. Both the living area and kitchen have large adjoining decks for indoor/outdoor entertaining. The two sunny decks are furnished with dining table, lounge chairs and a gas BBQ. The 8-person Hot Tub is enclosed in the private back yard. The open kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need. The dining room accommodates 10 people comfortably; it is a great space for family meals or that holiday feast!
 Downstairs is the game room, with a foosball table, TV, and DVD player, perfect for entertaining the children while the adults socialize upstairs in the Great Room. 
As you relax in the hot tub in a private back yard, you are only steps away from biking and hiking trails (located just at the end of the street), and the best ski resorts!

In winter months, enjoy world-class downhill skiing at Squaw Valley USA and Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, each less than a 15-minute drive. Or, drive 5 miles down the West Shore to Homewood Ski Resort to beat the traffic and crowds, and enjoy breathtaking lake views. The cross-country ski trails of Granlibakken resort are minutes from the front door.

Rawhide Retreat is 3 blocks from the lake. In the summer months, enjoy nearby access to boat ramps, beaches and swimming, boat, kayak, and jetski rentals, and the North Tahoe bike path. Commons Beach, in downtown Tahoe City, provides movies and music in the summer. Rawhide Retreat provides easy access to Page Meadows Trail for hiking or mountain biking. The bike path to Tahoe City and the Truckee River is within 2 blocks.

You will have a wonderful time, any season, at this great family getaway. 
There are five bedrooms, each sleeping two people. Two bedrooms have private bathrooms. Linens and towels are provided. 

3 bedrooms upstairs: 1 King w/ bath, 1 Queen, 2 Twins.

2 adjoining bedrooms downstairs: 1 King w/bath, 1 King

There is parking for 4 cars (1 garage space and 3 driveway spaces).

PLEASE NOTE: Our house is located in a quiet and peaceful residential and wilderness area; It is NOT A PARTY HOUSE. Usage is for occupants in the house only.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The primary renter/guest shall be at least age 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    upstairs ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    downstairs - adjoins to bedroom 5 (bath attached) ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    downstairs - adjoins to bedroom 4, private entrance to patio...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Master Bedroom - upstairs. Pack&Play Portable Crib Avail...moreless

  • Sleeps 10 persons comfortably, each in an actual bed!

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs Hallway ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Located in the Upstairs Master Bedroom ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Located downstairs- attached to bedroom 4 ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Roku Streaming Media player with access to Amazon Instant Video, and other free streaming service apps!...moreless


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


  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    3 cars driveway ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped, including full Knife/Cutlery set. And a Nespresso 'Pixie' espresso machine. Please bring your favorite 'pods' for your use! ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    With gas burners...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Blender provided and full compliment of server dishes...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Two large 2nd floor decks - one deck in front and one deck in back. Back ground level Patio. Back patio with hot tub...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Bocce Ball Court and fire pit! ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large Brand New Grill with side burner on back deck!...moreless

Pool / Spa



Write a review 5
from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter High Season
Nov 27 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer High Season
May 25 - Sep 25, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Security Deposit $600
  • Tax Rate 10%


Labor Day Weekend (09/03-09/07): 4 nights for $2400.00

Christmas Week (Sun 12/20- Sun 12/27): Flat rate: $4200.00

New Years Week (Sun 12/27- Sun 01/03): Flat rate: $4500.00

Tax 10% of rent. $600.00 security deposit due at booking. $250.00 cleaning fee will be deducted from your security deposit after your stay.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/28/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno Airport
0.9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Bridgetender
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe City Golf Course
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Uncommon Kitchen
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Squaw, Homewood, and Alpine Meadows Ski Resorts
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Commons Beach

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Ski Resort are approximately 15 minutes away from the house (by car). Homewood is approximately 10 minutes away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We love to be outdoors, whether it be going for a trail run, hiking, camping, biking, swimming, downhill skiing or back country skiing.

Why the Owner Chose Comstock Acres, CA, USA:
We purchased this home so we could be in the middle of it all - right in Tahoe City, without the need to drive everywhere.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the fact that our house is so close to all that we love to do. There are hiking (in the spring/summer/fall) and skiing (in the winter) trails just at the end of our street, and top ski resorts just minutes away from our door. Not to mention gorgeous Lake Tahoe, the Truckee River and the bike path that starts steps from our door and runs along the river. The great part about our place is that you can walk right into town and go on many adventures- without even having to drive your car!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

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  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Bocce Ball Court (backyard)

    Bocce Ball Court (backyard)

  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Kitchen


  • Dining


  • 1st Bedroom- Master Bedrom - King (upstairs)

    1st Bedroom- Master Bedrom - King (upstairs)

  • 3rd Bedroom - 2 twins (upstairs)

    3rd Bedroom - 2 twins (upstairs)

  • Master Bath (upstairs)

    Master Bath (upstairs)

  • 5th Bedroom - King (downstairs)- adjoins to 4th Bedroom

    5th Bedroom - King (downstairs)- adjoins to 4th Bedroom

  • Game room (downstairs)

    Game room (downstairs)

  • Backyard


  • Picturesque Skiing and Snowboarding, just  up the road!

    Picturesque Skiing and Snowboarding, just up the road!

  • Great Room (upstairs)

    Great Room (upstairs)

  • Game Room (downstairs)

    Game Room (downstairs)

  • Front Deck

    Front Deck

  • Kitchen


  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • 2nd Bedroom - Queen (upstairs)

    2nd Bedroom - Queen (upstairs)

  • Hallway Bath (upstairs)

    Hallway Bath (upstairs)

  • 4th Bedroom - King (downstairs) - adjoins to 5th bedroom

    4th Bedroom - King (downstairs) - adjoins to 5th bedroom

  • Downstairs Bath

    Downstairs Bath

  • Backyard patio with hot tub

    Backyard patio with hot tub

  • Summer Concerts at Commons Beach, just a short walk away

    Summer Concerts at Commons Beach, just a short walk away

  • Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails within walking distance

    Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails within walking distance

VRBO #596729

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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