Family Friendly Retreat in the Woods(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Close To Royal Gorge And A Short Stroll To The Lake
The Hillside house is a very warm, updated and inviting cabin to curl up with a good book or share a hearty meal at the farm table. The middle floor has an open kitchen with a seating area to grab a quick bite before hitting the trails. The kitchen flows into the dining room surrounded by large windows with views to the surrounding trees. Double wooden doors open out to a deck with a propane BBQ that is in use year round. The family room has a reading/resting nook with a curtain just in case you have a little one that needs to rest while you enjoy dinner. There is another window seat that overlooks the trail head into Royal Gorge. A wood burning stove heats things up nicely. There is a bathroom with a shower on this floor. If you head up the light filled stairway the master bedroom with its high vaulted ceilings and en suite bathroom is to your left right across the way there is a 'kids' bedroom with two full beds and hanging Huggle Pods for curling up with a good book. Down the hall there is another bathroom with an antique claw foot tub. Down the stairs from the main floor there is a family room with cork flooring, schoolhouse lighting and an electric fireplace that provides warmth and ambiance. There is a 58' Smart LCD TV so that you can enjoy Netflix Streaming/Amazon Prime Movies/Hulu Plus. This is a great area for the kids to hang out while the adults sip wine and relax upstairs. To the rear of the family room there are two additional Queen bedrooms. All the mattresses in the Hillside House were carefully selected to provide a relaxing rest after all the outdoor activities. Right off the family room there is also a washer/dryer and toilet and a staging area for the winter gear.
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Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
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Spring Summer Fall
Apr 16 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $200
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Serene Lakes is a small little enclave centered around two lakes that are warm in the summer and freeze over in the winter. The area is very popular with families, in the summer kids can be seen biking to the beach to swim and buy ice cream from the snack shack in the winter kids are dragging their sleds behind them and looking for some good hills. We love the area because if there is snow there is a lot of snow here at the Summit and it is much closer from the Bay Area - 25 minutes shy of Tahoe Donner and 45 minutes to the Lake.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: We are a family from San Francisco that lovesthe snow and outdoors. We have always rented in Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Donner and have dreamed of creating a cozy and inviting retreat to enjoy some time with friends and family.
Why the Owner Chose Soda Springs, CA, USA:
The area of Serene Lakes is so old school and family friendly. None of the pressure of the resorts nearby - not many restaurants, bars or shops. Just the beautiful outdoors right out your doorstep and family style shared meals. Also, this area near the summit gets SO MUCH snow - the kids love to play about and are free to wander in this safe family friendly neighborhood...
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The home itself is warm. From the reclaimed wooden floors to the thick wooden windows. The beds are comfortable and all the bedrooms have custom thermal roman shades ensuring a good sleep. We like the separate family area downstairs where the kiddos can watch a movie while the adults linger over a shared meal.
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If there is snow, it is at the summit!
Cozy up to the wood burning fireplace.
A cozy eat-in kitchen with concrete countertops opens out to the dining area.
Main floor bathroom with shower and concrete counter to
The master bedroom with a hotel style mattress and shades for sleeping in.
Kids bedroom across from Master with two full beds and access to a covered deck.
Relax with a comforting bubble bath in the clawfoot tub after a tough day.
Cozy downstairs bath with rain shower.
Downstairs Queen Bedroom #2
Serene Lakes during the summer time. The lake is warm, perfect for swimming.
Settle in with a good book at the window seat overlooking the trees.
Another view of the living room.
Large dining table for family style dinners.
Light filled stairway between main floor and upstairs bedrooms.
Tiled master bath with deep soaking tub for apres ski.
Third floor access, just in case! Other end has access to a covered porch.
Family room area downstairs with electric fireplace to warm up after snow play.
One of two Queen bedrooms downstairs - they are mirror images of each other.
Winter time on the lake. When the lake freezes over you can walk on it!!
Serene Lakes - more Hillside House pictures coming soon!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017
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