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Large house perfect for family reunions or multi-family vacations

Bedrooms 7
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

7-bedroom home, sleeps 18 in beds, walking distance to a private park/beach

Large, seven-bedroom, two-bath, single-family home on large lot has the conveniences of a neighborhood and the feeling of a secluded mountain home. The rustic house has lots of parking, enough bedrooms for people to spread out, and its dining and living rooms are big enough for large gatherings. There are plenty of activities for people of all ages within walking distance - including a private park/beach - and within a short drive.

Janet Kyffin Blaisdell
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Janet Kyffin Blaisdell

My brother and I have recently taken over the "running" of our family vacation home. We aren't able to visit as often as we'd like so we thought we would open up our home to you. It's good for a home to have people enjoy life in it. We hope you will enjoy your stay and be rested and relaxed when you need to return to "real life". :)

Janet Kyffin Blaisdell purchased this house in 1969

Why Janet Kyffin Blaisdell chose Tahoe City

Our family fell in love with the charm and location of this home when we first rented it in the early 1960s. When it came up for sale a few years later, we jumped at the opportunity to own it. We have added modern conveniences, but have worked hard to keep the mountain-living look and feel.

What makes this house unique

You’ll be a short walk away from a private park/beach with BBQ pits, grass areas, bathrooms, a large beach, and a private dock. Walk a little further, and you’ll be at the famous, family-friendly Sunnyside Restaurant, where you can enjoy a view of the lake from the large deck. You’ll also be within walking distance of West Shore Market & Deli, a fun neighborhood store with a coffee bar, craft beer, a wine cellar, gelato, a deli, organic groceries, and more. Also check out Fire Sign Cafe, famous for it's breakfasts, and West Shore Sports, where you can rent bikes, kayaks, and paddleboards.

Take a short drive to enjoy:

• Restaurants, shops, and activities in Tahoe City

• Hiking trails around the lake

• Skiing and other activities at Squaw Valley or Alpine Ski Resort

• Rafting down the Truckee River


Tahoe City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Must leave 4 house keys and 4 beach keys on check out.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 18 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs - step in shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , This is in an open landing area. Great for kids!
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Upstairs
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , Upstairs
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double , Upstairs
    Bedroom 9 - 1 twin/ single , There is a twin roll-away that can used where needed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Large house perfect for family reunions or multi-family vacations
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Perfect Cabin for Large Group

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! This cabin was within a two minute walk to a gated, private beach with docks, playground, volleyball, bocce, you name it! With our large group of 14 adults and 13 children under the age of 4, we could not have found a more comfortable home! There was plenty of sleeping and sitting areas, the property was immaculate, and the host was so welcoming. Please bring bottled water for drinking!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! You've mentioned many of the reasons we love Kyffin Cabin. Hope to host you again.
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Wonderful large home in great location. Easy walk to food and the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We had the four of us and then seven varoious guests come and go and everyone was comfortable and entertained. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to having you return.
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Place to go for your large family get together!

  • 5 of 5

This was a very comfortable house for our family reunion. Everything was well stocked in the kitchen and bathrooms (never ran out of cups or wine glasses!). The location was also wonderful with a store and restaurant within minutes of the house. Private beach access and picnic tables are also a minutes' walk from the house.

We had a wonderful time and would return in the future with a larger group.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Kyffin Cabin. Hope to have you back!!
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for a large group - Cabin is spacious, extremely well stocked and located close to Tahoe Park which is well equipped also. Had a couple of issues come up during visit, but owners responded immediately. It exceeded our expectations.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always good to hear our guests are happy with their stay! We would love to have you back.
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Amazing location with awesome space for large family

  • 4 of 5

The park and beach being right down the street worked perfectly for our family reunion with different children needing naps at different times. We were able to walk back and forth whenever we wanted and enjoy Tahoe all day. Amazing space in dining and living areas for all the family to eat, sit and talk together. The only thing that was hard was the ac didn't work upstairs and it was very hot every night even with the windows open. Also the floor upstairs creeks very loudly, but it is an older beautiful cabin. We enjoyed our stay very much, and will probably be back again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review of Kyffin Cabin! We are so glad it met the needs of you and your family. You were there at one of the more unseasonably warm times. We had a little chuckle - the house doesn't have AC - that would explain why it didn't work. We'd love to have you back!
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Great Place for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

we had 9 adults and 6 kids (2 years - 6 years old). Plenty of room to be together and places to stay out of the fray!

You can walk to the Lake and to Sunnyside Resort for a drink or meal. Great space in front for bike riding for little ones. A real family place.

we will definitely go again.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Kyffin Cabin! You mentioned everything that made it the perfect place for our family. It's always nice to hear that the young ones are being exposed to the Lake Tahoe area. We look forward to having you back.
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Reno International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Sunnyside Resort
Nearest Golf
2.1 Miles
Tahoe City Golf Course
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Sunnyside Resort
Nearest Ski
4.2 Miles
Homewood Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Tahoe Park Beach - Private
Car: recommended

This spacious Tahoe home is located just 600 feet from Tahoe Park Beach Association (access included with rental).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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