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West Shore Lake Tahoe - Family & Pet Friendly. Hot Tub. High Speed WiFi Internet

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 875 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom + 1 Bathrooom

The Timberline Cottage is a quintessential Tahoe cabin.

This cozy cabin is perfect for 1-2 couples (4 adult maximum) or a family up to 5 for your summer or winter vacation on the beautiful and convenient West Shore of Lake Tahoe. It is located in the quiet neighborhood of Timberland, on a well-maintained cul-de-sac (no through traffic). You'll feel comfortable having the kids and dog playing in the yard area around the house, knowing the car traffic is at a minimum here.

You'll enjoy a fully-equipped cabin with washer and dryer, a large wrap-around deck with outdoor dining and BBQ area, a 6 person hot tub and off street parking for 3 cars in summer and 2 cars during winter. The driveway has a pitch to it that can make it difficult to navigate during winter so we recommend guest arriving in winter do so with a 4 wheel drive vehicle after a big snowstorm. Inside a mud room with ski racks and boot & glove dryer, full size washer and dryer, mountain decor and architecture, 39' flat screen TV with High-Def cable, TiVo DVR, and Blueray DVD player are all available to make your stay feel like home. There is a second DVD player in the second bedroom, making it the perfect spot for the kids to settle in and watch a movie before bed. Secure 50MB wireless internet access is available for all your electronic devices. Central heating will keep you warm and cozy, and a gas fireplace in the living room adds extra warmth and ambiance. A fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom, and all bedding is provided to make your stay simple, comfortable, enjoyable, and relaxing.

Lake Tahoe itself is located less than a 1/2 mile away and walking distance to Hurricane Bay, a public access beach. Popular activities include fishing, boating, swimming, paddle boarding, kite boarding, kayaking, canoeing, sun bathing on the beach, etc.

Drive or bike one mile to three great restaurants: Sunnyside Resort, Firesign Cafe, and Spoon; a ski/snowboard rental shop (West Shore Sports), and a mini-mart/deli/liquor store (Sunnyside Market) are also a 1 mile away from the cabin.

At the end of the block you will find Rideout Community Center, located at 740 Timberland Lane, that offers the following services to kids and adults alike: Outdoor playground, Full-Size Indoor Gym, Exercise Room, Pool Table, Ping Pong, Foosball, Air Hockey, Board Games, Cubby Play House For Toddlers, Computer Lab and Free Wi-Fi, Recreation Programs, Classes and Sports Leagues. Cost: Only $2 per person, per day; $4 per person if showering.

And just across Highway 89, you'll find Hurricane Bay, one of the nicest public access beaches in Tahoe!

In winter, you can grab a shuttle from Sunnyside Resort that will pick-up and drop-off at Alpine Meadows' Sherwood lift, which is only 3 miles/5 minute drive up Ward Creek Road. Cross country skiing, back country skiing, and snowshoeing is accessible right out of the back door. Family-friendly Homewood Ski Resort is only 2.5 miles away and world renowned Squaw Valley is just 20 minutes away.

In summer, the Tahoe Rim Trailhead and /Stanford Rock trailheads can both be accessed by single track right at the end of the block for your mountain biking and hiking enthusiasts. Less than .5 miles away, 15 miles of paved bike path makes for great family fun with commanding lake views. The bike path is also used for roller-blades, jogging, walking or access to the Truckee river for fishing and rafting. For those looking for more of a challenge, try biking up to either Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley ski resorts on the bike path along Hwy 89.

Tahoe City is a short 3.5 miles drive where you will find all the amenities expected in a small mountain town: lake-side fine dining, shopping, coffee shops, bars, grocery & drug stores, ethnic food restaurants, movie theater, yoga studios & day spas, fitness clubs, banks, golf courses, bike/ski/snowboard rentals, river rafting, fly fishing, boat rentals, etc.

For additional nightlife options, gambling casinos and live concerts can be found in Crystal Bay, located at the California-Nevada boarder, 10 miles (20 minutes drive) north of Tahoe City. At the north and opposite end of our street (corner of Cedar Land and Timberland Rd), is the trailhead to Ward Creek Park, a designated California State Park. The Park is 180 acres and has an extensive trail system that ties in with the bike path along Highway 89, connects with USFS trails to Stanford Rock, Twin Peaks, the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and Paige Meadows.

More Details

Owner
John Distefano
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

Why John Distefano chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

Private, quite, unique, cute, cozy, warm, classic tahoe storybook cabin.

What makes this cabin unique

At the north and opposite end of our street (corner of Cedar Land and Timberland Rd), is the Ride Out Community Center and the trailhead to Ward Creek Park, a designated California State Park. The Park is 180 acres and has an extensive trail system that ties in with the bike path along Highway 89, connects with USFS trails to Stanford Rock, Twin Peaks, the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and Paige Meadows.

There are three excellent dining choices about a mile of the house, all highly visible on Hwy 89, that are all right across the street from each other.

Sunnyside Resort offer high-end lakeside dining, Spoon offers family style dining, Firesign Cafe is a great breakfast and lunch spot, and Sunnyside Market and Deli where you can pick up deli-style sandwiches and basics (i.e. milk, eggs, bread, beer, soda, ice cream, etc.).

There are other options about 3 miles to the south on Hwy 89 around Homewood many, many more about 3 miles to the north in and around Tahoe City.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Johns cabin was incredible, absolutely everything you need to have a relaxing time. Kitchen was well stocked with cooking utensils, beds are comfy and plentiful, and the hottub is just what is needed after a long day hiking.
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Tahoe City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 875 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Full bath with walk in shower and clothes washer/dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1: King bed with memory foam mattress topper + a Day Bed with single/twin mattress. Bedroom 2: Bunk bed with single/twin bed on top and full/double bed on bottom. Plus there is also an extra single/twin mattress stored under the bottom bunk bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If this cabin is not available during the dates of our Tahoe vactation please consider staying at our other property VRBO# 505405. Tahoe City is only five miles to the Squaw Valley turn-off, which is home to the 1960 Winter Olympics. Tahoe City also has public beaches, a marina, and a downtown area that is charming and filled with local shops, restaurants, and other commercial services. Tahoe City has many local events and many look forward to the seasonal Farmers’ Market, Free Beach Movies, and Sunday afternoon live music concerts on the beach. In the winter, many consider the SnowFest week of activities one of the best events of the entire year in the Tahoe City area. Tahoe City’s close proximity to Lake Tahoe recreational activities such as boating, hiking, biking (dirt and paved trails), tennis, golf, skiing, shopping, and restaurants makes this a great area for those that enjoy being outdoors, and getting away from it all.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

West Shore Lake Tahoe - Family & Pet Friendly. Hot Tub. High Speed WiFi Internet
average rating of 4.625 based on 28 reviews
Milwaukee, WI
4

Great location and cute little cabin

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I had a getaway for the weekend and we loved the location of this cabin. Had a fun time in the area and enjoyed the hot tub as well. The main bed has a nice memory foam pad on it, but I still woke up with a bit of a sore back. Other than the Woodpecker waking us up every morning at 6 am, the stay at the cabin was quiet and peaceful. Would recommend a stay here!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Charming little cottage

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a very nice time in this cabin and would consider going again if it is just the three of us. Very cute and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy cabin!

  • 4 of 5

We just enjoyed a great weekend at the cabin - it's a great location, with close proximity to Tahoe City and skiing. The cabin is super cozy, with a great hot tub and comfortable beds. We had a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great mid-week stay for skiing and friendship!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for 4 adults. We enjoyed the gas fireplace and hot tub in the cool weather. Kitchen was great and well equipped, and bathroom was nicely updated. The mud room was a big help for shedding wet stuff and keeping our ski boots warm and dry. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Too much snow...

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the cabin. Very warm and cozy, hot tub was in great condition. When we stayed, snow was up to the second floor windows, and ski resorts were closed due to avalanche danger. Was legitimately the most snow I've ever seen in my life. Definitely felt like a winter wonderland.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy cabin

  • 4 of 5

Driveway was very icy so you definitely need to have a 4 wheel drive vehicle like it says in the instructions on renting this place! It is a great sized yard for sledding and having your dog and kids run around:) Hot tub is a plus!

Just a tip- it is a shared driveway so I would suggest you knock on the door of the neighboring house to make sure that you have open communication with all drivers staying there. A guest at the neighboring house parked us in and we were not able to get out of our driveway.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Truckee or Reno
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sunnyside Resort
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Tahoe City Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Truckee
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 89
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Sunnyside Resort, Spoon, and Firesign Cafe
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Homewood
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Hurricane Bay
Car: recommended

If this cabin is not available during the dates of our Tahoe vactation please consider staying at our other property VRBO# 505405. The cabin is centrally located and backs up to public-access Forest Service land. The cabin is located along the west shore of Lake Tahoe, 3.5 miles south of Tahoe City, in the Sunnyside area (Timberland neighborhood). The cabin is .5 miles from Lake Tahoe, 3 miles to the Sherwood lift parking lot at Alpine Meadows, 1.5 miles to the Pacific Rim trail head, .5 mile to the bike path, 1.5 mile to three restaurants, and two blocks kids playground and community center. There are three excellent dining choices about a mile of the house, all highly visible on Hwy 89, that are all right across the street from each other.

Sunnyside Resort offer high-end lakeside dining, Spoon offers family style dining, Firesign Cafe is a great breakfast and lunch spot, and Sunnyside Market and Deli where you can pick up deli-style sandwiches and basics (i.e. milk, eggs, bread, beer, soda, ice cream, etc.).

There are other options about 3 miles to the south on Hwy 89 around Homewood many, many more about 3 miles to the north in and around Tahoe City.

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Rates & Availability

Tahoe City Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$209
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th Week
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$219
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Low Season
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$169
From
$189
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Low Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$169
From
$199
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Week
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Chistmas Weekend
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Week After Christmas/New Years
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
President's Day Holiday Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$179
From
$199
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Hot Tub Cleaning Fee $25 + Tax
Housecleaning Fee $195 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

If this cabin is not available during the dates of our Tahoe vactation please consider staying at our other property VRBO# 505405. It is also a cute 2BR+1BA Tahoe cabin located in the Pineland neighborhood on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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