Stunning Luxury Lake View Estate Walking Distance to Heavenly!(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
6 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom sleeps 16 people. 1 acre lot on quiet street!
Located on an acre of land and backing onto National Forest preserve, just 400 walking steps (less than a quarter mile) from the California Base entrance to Heavenly Mountain Resort and only one mile from the lake, the Skyhouse is magically tucked away on a quiet low-traffic street, allowing you to easily have an exciting mountain adventure by day and a cozy rural retreat by night.
The Skyhouse includes a 3,200 square foot main house with five fully-equipped bedrooms and a separate 600 square foot en-suite master guest house. The two-car garage and a long paved driveway allow unprecedented parking and group accommodation, difficult to find in the Lake Tahoe area. The Skyhouse sleeps 16 people and accommodates up to 8 cars with off-street parking.
Enjoy fabulous views from every room in the house, the 20-foot vaulted windows in the living room, the new Hot Springs Spa® hot tub, the guest house's ski lift swing, and the three wrap-around decks.
Details & Amenities:
-Free Wifi throughout the entire estate.
-New Hot Springs Hot Tub with a lake view.
-347 channels of Cable TV, Netflix, and a DVD library.
-50 inch flat screen TV with DVD player.
-60 inch flat screen TV with Sony PS4 and a selection of games.
-Theater room with 76 inch pull-down movie screen and projector, Blu Ray player with a selection of Blu Rays and a DVR with lots of recorded movies.
-New Kingdom Billiards Championship Pool Table.
-A Nintendo Wii with a selection of games.
-Rowing Machine and hand weights.
-New commercial-grade propane grill with a stunning lake view.
-A collection of family-friendly board games.
-A library of books.
-A drafting table with a selection of art supplies.
-An outdoor swing made of a vintage Heavenly ski lift chair.
-A picnic table and comfortable outdoor lounge furniture.
The 6 impeccably designed bedrooms feature Serta Perfect Sleeper® mattresses, top-of-the-line linens, ready-to-fill closets, good seating and storage, and cozy comforters loomed in America by colonial historian artisans.
-The Main House Master Bedroom: King Bed
-The Red Room: Queen Bed
-The Black & White Room: Queen Bed
- The Emerald Bay Room: Queen Bed
- The Bear's Den Theater Room: Twin over Full Bunk Bed with an additional Full Sleeper sectional couch
- The Fire & Ice Gaming Guest Suite: King Bed with an additional Full Sleeper couch
-The Main Master Bedroom, the Bear's Den Theater Room and the Fire & Ice Gaming Guest Suite all feature enough open space to easily set up a pack-n-play for babies.
-Full linens and lots of pillows are always provided for all beds, including the sleeper couches.
All bathrooms are modern, with luxurious features like heated floors and rain showers included when possible.
-Main house master bath contains double vanity, floor heater, skylight shower and toilet.
-Main house large lower bath contains a double vanity, toilet, rain shower, heated floor and jetted jacuzzi tub.
-Main house small lower bath contains a rain shower, sink, toilet, and full laundry facilities.
-Main house half bath provides a small sink and toilet.
-Guest house bath contains a sink, shower and toilet.
-Fresh bath towels and mats will be provided. A starter set of toilet paper, soap and shampoo will also be provided.
-The main house features a chef's kitchen with a fantastic lake view.
-From the kitchen, guests can step out the glass door to a lake view deck with an outdoor dining set that seats between 8-12 (8 adults, 10-12 including children) made of beautiful Ipe Brazilian hard wood with an enormous cantilever umbrella for sun protection.
-The indoor dining area seats 6 in chairs or 12 with benches that are provided. Benches can also be used in the Living Room at the cocktail table as overflow to accommodate larger groups.
-A 4-burner gas stove, double oven, all the expected appliances of home (microwave, coffee maker, toaster), are complemented with an extensive array of high quality brand-name cooking and baking implements (Kitchenaid, T-Fal, Cuisinart, etc.)
-Dishes, glasses and silverware easily accommodate 20+ people.
-A kitchen island with an additional sink, garbage disposal, and bar seating adds more options for group mingling while cooking.
-A starter set of dish soap, kitchen towels and sponges are provided.
-The Bear's Den Theater Room features an additional wet bar.
-The Fire & Ice Gaming Guest Suite features an additional set of appliances (microwave, water boiler, toaster oven, coffee maker, mini-fridge), with a small selection of dishes.
The Skyhouse is ideal for families and other responsible, respectful groups of up to 16 people who are looking for a relaxing and comfortable home away from home experience with high end, luxury furnishings in an unparalleled setting. Unlike other large houses in the area, the Skyhouse is not a 'party' house, and we do not allow weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, prom groups, college ski trips or other events at the house. Groups who are interested in exceeding the maximum capacity or doing activities that might damage the house are advised to seek a different home.
South Lake Tahoe Vacation Rental Permit #007413
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Member since: 2014
- 3800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
There are a lot of stairs, both indoor and outdoor on the property. From the top of the driveway to the main house, there are about 5 stairs to the lower entrance and about 20 stairs to the upper entrance. People with limited mobility may find the number of stairs challenging. ...moreless
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
- Enjoy fantastic views and great natural light in all bedrooms. The 6 impeccably designed bedrooms feature Serta Perfect Sleeper® mattresses, top-of-the-line linens, ready-to-fill closets, good seating and storage, and cozy comforters loomed in America by colonial historian artisans. The Main Master Bedroom, the Bear's Den Theater Room and the Fire & Ice Gaming Guest Suite all feature enough open space to easily set up a pack-n-play for babies. Full linens and lots of pillows are always provided for all beds, including the sleeper couches. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Sports & Activities
- Lake View:
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
4th of July Week
Jun 30 - Jul 9, 2017
7 night min stay
New Years Week
Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $360
- Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
- Hot Tub Service Fee $40
- Tax Rate 10%
Note that the driveway of this house is steep and winding. AWD/4WD and/or snow chains may be required in winter weather. Cars that cannot traverse winter conditions are not recommended during the snow season.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: As California natives we have many fond memories of Lake Tahoe, including our first experiences with snow, skiing and kayaking as small children, and we are very happy to be able to create memories for others through sharing our wonderful home. Heavenly Starlight Skyhouse launched as a vacation rental in 2014. All of the design, furniture, and detail has been chosen by us to create a unique feeling of exciting mountain adventure by day and cozy mountain warmth by night. When deciding what to put on our blank canvas, we took our previous experiences as vacation renters to heart - addressing all of the “I wish it had…” and “wait...it doesn’t have what?” moments from our past vacations. As avid travelers, we have also had the privilege of spending significant time in the Alps in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Germany. We are excited to bring elements that we discovered in our diverse and beautiful alpine experiences to the Skyhouse. We hope you will enjoy the warm light, fantastic views, peaceful quiet, awesome location, and personal touches of the Skyhouse as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA:
We fell in love with it! Amazing location, fabulous views, unique architecture, beautifully appointed, unlimited possibilities!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are gorgeous views from EVERY room in the house. Tons of natural light flows in at all times of day. The seamless flow between indoor and outdoor space gives you the best of both. It's 400 steps from the entrance to Heavenly, but on the side that doesn't have traffic. It's close to everything, but quiet and relaxing. On a whole acre backing on US Forest reserve land, it is a rare size in Lake Tahoe, and the 3 wrap around decks and large, very private back yard provide a unique amount of outdoor enjoyment. It's high enough on the slope that it gets more snow than the lake level - sometimes skiers get lost and end up in the yard. The Skyhouse is truly unique, yet it embodies all of the mountain wonders that made us fall in love with Tahoe!
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View from the backyard hill overlooking the upper floor of the main house
protected 7-person hot springs spa hot tub
Master bedroom with lake view, main house
Eat-in kitchen with lake view & super easy deck access
View from the kitchen sink
main house red bedroom
upper deck in summer
christmas at the Skyhouse with a tree from the yard
Heavenly California slopes in the background! Ready for a great ski season!
Backyard, early snow, November 2015
Both buildings (main house and guest house) included in rental
Main living room
guest house with championship pool table and PS4
Theater room & kids den
theater room with twin over full bunk
main house emerald bedroom
guest house plus driveway with fresh snow
Thanksgiving grilled turkey at the Skyhouse
Snow on the deck - November 2015
View from the upper deck
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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