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Family Paradise: Swings, games and space!!

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WCs1
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

PLEASE VISIT OUR OTHER VRBO LISTINGS: 478492, 440131, 767926, 815327, 845209, 676395 AND 714734

City of South Lake Tahoe ordinances and we require that there be no more than three cars parked (in the driveway) at this property; quiet, respectful conduct at all times and no noise after 10pm. Occupancy limited to 6 for adult only groups or 8 adults with up to 4 children. No parties or events permitted.

Recently remodeled home in a quiet residential neighborhood of South Lake Tahoe. We rebuilt this place from the studs up in 2011 and were able to customize it with a relaxing mountain holiday in mind. Enjoy the open layout and cozy downstairs hideaway or the two big decks overlooking a creek.

When you are searching for a home base for your perfect Tahoe vacation a lot of things should be standard. Beautiful clean décor and furniture, a kitchen that is a pleasure to gather and cook in, a hot tub, a grill, internet access and home entertainment options. We wanted to go a step further here are some other things we offer that the others might not:

• Complimentary gift basket on arrival

• Luxurious bath robes in the bedrooms

• On demand hot water to keep up with lots of showers

• Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap provided

• Over stocked kitchen: spices, olive oil, balsamic, coffee, waffle maker, baking supplies

• Local (contractor)owners for good advice and quick attention to issues

• Level neighborhood makes snow driving much easier

• Not over crowded, only two people to a room

• Gas fireplace, cozy, still heats in a black out

• No keys to lose, we'll email you a code for our digital lock

Upstairs features a large open plan kitchen and living area. Beautiful slate flooring, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and HDTV above the gas fireplace. Send the kids downstairs to the large flat screen with Playstation 3, the foozball table or the game area. Cook up dinner on the barbecue or soak in the hot tub from the decks overlooking the creek and trees.

There are three bedrooms upstairs. A master with a king bed, remote controlled electric fireplace and its own bathroom and two rooms with queen beds, one has a slider to the back deck. Down stairs is lots of space including a forth bedroom (no closet) with a queen bed. There are also two twin futon couches. All your towels and linens are provided

Cooking is a dream here. The kitchen features alder cabinets and concrete counters. There are brand new fridgidaire appliances including a dishwasher and convection/microwave. We have included everything you could need to bake or cook up a storm. There is a waffle iron and blender for whipping up delicious treats. If you prefer to do your cooking outside we have a big natural gas grill just out the door.

Relaxing is easy with a cozy fireplace and game and reading nook. The foozball table is great fun. We are wired for entertainment with 37' and 42' HDTVs, blue ray home theater, playstation 3, ipod dock and netflicks compatible wifi through out the house.

Outdoors we have a big hot tub on the back deck. The grounds are landscaped and lead down to a small creek. There is a swing set, bocce ball court and ladderball for entertaining the kids without leaving the comfort of home.

Location is key and this is a good one. Central in town you are close to everything. Heavenly 10min; Sierra at Tahoe 20min; Kirkwood 35min;Casinos 10min; Beaches 5min; Shopping 5min; Golf 10min. This is a quiet, flat residential area so access is easy and the nights are quiet. The home backs to a sunny wooded area and creek. Take it all in from the two big decks.

City of South Lake Tahoe Permit: 005010

Keywords: cabin, lodge, hideaway

More Details

Owner
Duggan Smith
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Duggan Smith

I came to Tahoe on vacation from Australia in 1998 and have been drawn to the place ever since. In fact I moved here permanently ten years ago and have been loving it ever since. I am lucky enough to teach snowboarding at Heavenly each winter and work in construction during the summer. My wife Angela and I feel very lucky to be able to raise our two kids in this amazing outdoor playground.

Duggan Smith purchased this house in 2010

Why Duggan Smith chose Tahoe Island

We bought this place, that is around the corner from where we live, so we would have somewhere for my family to stay when they visit from Australia. I was able to remodel it top to bottom with a great place to vacation being the goal all along.

What makes this house unique

Complimentary gift basket on arrival

• Luxurious bath robes in the bedrooms

• On demand hot water to keep up with lots of showers

• Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap provided

• Over stocked kitchen: spices, olive oil, balsamic, coffee, waffle maker, baking supplies

• Local (contractor)owners for good advice and quick attention to issues

• Level neighborhood makes snow driving much easier

• Not over crowded, only two people to a room

• Gas fireplace, cozy, still heats in a black out

• No keys to lose, we'll send you a code for our digital lock

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tahoe Island in Tallac Village

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No street parking. Parking strictly limited to THREE CARS, parked in driveway. $1000 City fine and/or loss of Security Deposit for violations.
  • Quiet respectful behavior at all times. No outside noise or hot tub use between 9pm and 8am.$1000 City fine and/or loss of Security Deposit for violat
  • No hot tub use between 10pm and 8am. $1000 City fine and/or loss of Security Deposit for violations.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private bathroom, walk in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Den 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Den 1 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Family Paradise: Swings, games and space!!
average rating of 4.838028 based on 142 reviews
5

Great family house

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our annual family vacation at this great house in a quiet neighborhood. It was ideal for us--3 families with 2 toddlers. One family took the entire downstairs (three separate rooms) for them which worked out perfect. Three more bedrooms upstairs for the rest of us. Fun backyard for the kids and adults. Beautiful area and convenient to everything in South Lake Tahoe. We even saw a bear a few blocks over in the middle of the day! Owners were very responsive to every request and question.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome home!

  • 4 of 5

My sisters and I enjoyed our stayed at this home. It sure had everything we needed. The home is spacious and had accommodated my party. Would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice and clean feels like a home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

Awsome. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly what we were looking for - and more!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our weekend at this gem and wished we had more time! We were 3 couples with 6 kids all under 7, and the layout of the place was perfect for everyone to gather without feeling crowded, and a space for kids if adults wanted a break. The booking process was equally impressive in terms of response time and helpfulness. Yes, there were signs everywhere, but I personally appreciated it so as to avoid any confusion on expectations.

The entire experience from booking to prompt return of deposit after our stay was great! We would love to go back and enjoy this place in the summer as well!

Thanks Duggan for allowing our families to create a memorable winter vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not happy with the cleanliness of the rental.

  • 2 of 5

I don’t normally give bad reviews but I was very disappointed with the cleanliness of this rental. It really kept me from fully enjoying my trip. I hope in the future they do a better job.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Im sorry the cleanliness was lacking during your stay. Our cleaners usually do a great job so Im not sure what happened. We encourage all our guests to let us know upon arrival if there are any issues with cleanliness or anything else around the house. We would love to make it right for you immediately so you can enjoy your vacation fully. Our major Spring detail clean is underway now.
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Great Family House

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that I have stayed in a property from Duggan, both were clean, reasonably priced & pleasant places to stay. Would be definitely be staying in another as the customer experience is amazing!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Reno Tahoe RNO
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sonnys BBQ Shack
Nearest Ferry
4.2 Miles
Tahoe Queen Paddle Steamer Tours
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bijiou
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Cantina Bar and Grill
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Heavenly
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Pope
Car: recommended

This is a great neighborhood to be in year round. Quiet, with predominantly local residents surrounding.

In the Winter it is a short drive to all the South Shore ski resorts, snowmobiling and sledding operations. There is lots of open space both directly behind and close by the house for sledding, snow play or snow shoeing. The neighborhood is right off the main highway with flat roads for easy driving.

In the Summer the bike path route to near by beaches, restaurants and attractions runs right by. Nice hiking can be started directly from the house or a short drive away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tahoe Island, Lake Tahoe South Shore

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
30 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£330
for 2 nights
From
£85
From
£203
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,074
for 3 nights
From
£304
 
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,108
for 4 nights
From
£237
 
 
Nightly Rate
20 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£2,190
for 5 nights
From
£406
From
£406
Fri,Sat
 
 
MLK
11 Jan 2019 - 14 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,023
for 3 nights
From
£287
 
 
Presidents Week
9 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,378
for 4 nights
From
£304
 
 
July 4th
29 Jun 2019 - 7 Jul 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,683
for 4 nights
From
£380
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£566
for 2 nights
From
£203
From
£287
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £377.45
Reset Fee £143.43 + Tax

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.
Holiday weekends have a three night minimum that must include Friday and Saturday.
Bookings generally may not contain a Friday or Saturday night with out the other also.
Saturday to Saturday bookings will have a $400 up charge.
Holiday bookings subject to 60 days notice for full refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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