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" Lake Privilege" Original Twain Harte Cabin fully updated, 3 bedrooms 2 baths,

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Cozy 3 bedroom 2 bath with ping pong/pool table, woodburning stove

Katmandu is an Original 1930 Twain Harte cabin which has been lovingly restored in cabin decor with modern upgrades. Knotty Pine interior with soaring ceilings, 3 bedrooms one with queen size bed, the other 2 have full size beds, all have new comfy mattresses. 2 baths, 1 with tub and shower, the other has a walk in shower, both are recently remodeled. Plus a game room with a full size pool/ping pong table. Living room has a futon that makes into a full size bed, a rock fireplace with a wood burning stove, ceiling fan, cable T.V., wireless high speed internet, cd player, video player forced air heater, air conditioner for the warmer summer months. Kitchen has a newer gas range, microwave oven, refrigerator with ice maker, disposal,. Fully equipped kitchen with every accessory you will need. Washer & Dryer. Large wrap around deck with 2 BBQ's one gas and one briquette, table and chairs.

Enjoy beautiful, private, Twain Harte Lake. Lake opens Memorial Week-end and closes after Labor Day. Nice beach, snack shack, playground, life guard. Sign the kids up for swimming lessons.

Our beautiful cabin is located just a 5 minute walk to quaint Twain Harte, where you will find great restaurants, Golf, shopping, and a multitude of goings on.

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Sue Harris
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Sue Harris

Pete is a retired carpenter, and I am a Real Estate Broker. Together we enjoy owning properties in unique locations and fixing them up to their maximum potential. It gives us pleasure to see others enjoying our properties.

Sue Harris purchased this house in 1978

Why Sue Harris chose Gold Country & High Sierra

Twain Harte is an adorable small town located in the Sierra foothills. The elevation is perfect, approximately 4000 foot elevation. Our cabin named Katmandu, has the perfect location in Twain Harte as it is a 5 minute walk to downtown with its great restaurants and fun things to do, but yet it is located on a quiet street away from traffic.

We have lake membership, so you can enjoy Twain Harte Lake.

What makes this house unique

*You will love using Twain Harte Lake in the summer, with its large sandy beach, swimming, snack shack, and fishing for the kids.

Pinecrest Lake is just a 30 minute drive up HWY 108.

*Dodge Ridge in the winter is a wonderful place for skiing, snowboarding, and Leland High Sierra Show Play for Tubing and Sledding is just up the road.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

" Lake Privilege" Original Twain Harte Cabin fully updated, 3 bedrooms 2 baths,
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
Salinas CA

A true cabin. Very comfortable and convenient.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was easy to find. It was very homie, well equipped with all necessities from home. The beds very comfortable. Everything was very clean.

We went skiing at Dodge so easy in and out access to highway.

Grandson and the family had a great time with the pool table and ping pong table.

Two bedrooms were upstairs so we let the younger adults take those rooms.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure accommodating you and your family. Hopefully you made some good memories. Glad you found Katmandu clean and comfortable. Let us know what we could do to improve, we are always striving to get 5 stars and hopefully your next visit will be even better.
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Our Stay at this cabin was so comfortable and pleasant.

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is in such a beautiful setting. Close to town, close to the lake, close to shopping. Deer walking through the yard in the early morning as we sat by the fire drinking our coffee. Game room was so entertaining for the us. Beds were very comfortable. Home was very clean and amenities were abundant. Very quiet little area so you could relax and hear nature at it's best. I would recommend this Cozy Cabin to all my friends. Please take care of it, because I know we will be going back there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to accommodating you again. Pete & Sue
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Twain Harte Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Pete and Sue Harris for the wonderful accommodations! We loved the cabin; it was just what we were looking for; peaceful, quiet, clean, comfy and very relaxing. The cabin is well-stocked with all the amenities anyone would need. We will be coming back the next time we visit!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very excited to have been able to accommodate you at our Twain Harte cabin. We look forward to having you visit us again.
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Cozy Gem!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was so cozy and quaint; we had a terrific time here! The kitchen table with the wrap around bench nook was perfect for eating, drinking, playing games and just plain socializing. The bedrooms were comfortable with new mattresses, pillows, bed linens and cozy blankets. The cabin as a whole was nicely updated and appointed with the perfect bear in the woods, cabin decor. And the game room was enjoyed by all! The location couldn't have been better. We had the cute Twain Harte town with local delicious restaurants just minutes away from the cabin, and a quick 20 minute drive up the mountain to Dodge Ridge for skiing and snow play. The neighborhood the cabin is set in is adorable with so much character. We will definitely be in touch with Sue and Pete for our future stays at this cozy gem!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: April, We are so glad you enjoyed your time at our Twain Harte cabin. We strive to keep the cabin cozy, comfortable and clean, so we appreciate your wonderful acknowledgement of those facts. We look forward to accommodating you again. Thank You, Pete & Sue
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White Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We went to stay in this cabin while there was still snow in the mountains and before it could melt. We were not disappointed. When we arrived there was still so much snow that our children could and did play in, make snowmen, and just make memories. This cabin never disappoints. The town does not either. The people of the town are every so friendly and nice. We will be coming back again.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your nice review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and made great family memories. Let us know what we can improve on to make your next stay a 5 star. Looking forward to accommodating you again.
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Great cozy family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a better way to spend the New Year as our 5 days in this cozy home. It was perfectly situated for our family of 5. Thanks for helping us to create great memories.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to accommodating you again. Pete & Sue
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Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Rock
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Twain Harte 9 hole
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 108
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Cottage
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Dodge Ridge
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Twain Harte Lake
Car: recommended

Lake privileges to beautiful Twain Harte Lake is a great summertime enjoyment. The Lake opens Memorial week-end and closes after Labor Day. Ice skating at Long Barn Lodge, skiing at Dodge Ridge in the winter, boating and swimming at Pinecrest Lake in the summer.

Information about using Twain Harte Lake:

On entering Twain Harte Lake, the renter must give either the name of the owner or the property address. The renter is required to pay the sum of $8.00 per person per entry credit, and may buy enough credits for the entry of his/her family for the entire rental period. Each renter's admission credit balance will be maintained at the Gatehouse.


Rates & Availability

Twain Harte House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 6 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

departure cleaning fee $150 + Tax
propane charge @2.79 gal $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation policy: As long as the cancellation has been made at least 60 days prior to the occupancy date, you will receive your full deposit back, minus $150. booking fee.

You must make arrangements with the owner to bring a pet.

This is a non smoking home.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Twain Harte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Newly remodeled in cabin decor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Newly renideled in cabin decor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , New comfy queen size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , new comfy full size mattress, antique dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , New comfy full size mattress, cabin decor
  • 3 bedrooms, one with a queen size mattress and the other two have full size mattresses. All beds have new comfy mattresses
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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