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Hip Modern Cottage of Amazingness

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly rehabbed 2 bedroom cottage one block from the beach

This recently renovated cottage is located one block from the lake in Kings Beach. The home has fun amenities such as a firepit, a bocce ball court and an outdoor dining area with BBQ.

Karen was a designer on TV. The other owner, Mikel, was her producer. They wanted a place in Tahoe that reflected the fun of SF and LA so they bought a cinder block bunker and completely rehabbed it.

The private fenced-in yard has a wonderful firepit for year-round campfires, a bocce ball court, hammock (in the summer) and an outdoor dining table and BBQ. Inside, there's a Nest digital thermostat to regulate the temperature, a 47' HDTV in the living room with Roku and Apple TV to play music or watch your favorite streaming shows (Free Netflix, Hulu and HBOgo) and Nintendo Wii. There's also a 32' HDTV in the queen sized bedroom. (Only streaming TV, no local channels or cable). If you're still bored, plenty of parlor games await you and in the winter, there's two toboggans at your disposal.

Down pillows, organic cotton bath towels and a Thermostatic 8' rain hood in the shower were all chosen to recreate a luxury hotel experience. The interior doors are salvage doors from SF Victorians, the coffee is from Blue Bottle, the floors are black bamboo and the walls are crisp new bead board.

This is a true getaway. You will have a house manager and handyman nearby if you need anything, but otherwise, we want you to make yourselves at home.

Besides being a block from the actual lake and Kings Beach State Park, you are a short drive to Northstar, Squaw, Alpine Meadows, Mt. Rose and Diamond Peak ski resorts as well as the casinos in Incline Village.

You are steps away from plenty of shops and restaurants in downtown Kings Beach and a 24 hour Safeway is a two minute drive or 8 minute walk.

There are beds for 4, maximum occupancy 6. We'll provide one Frontgate queen size air bed for additional guests and although the couch isn't a fold out, I'm 6' 0' and have slept on it comfortably. Pets are also welcome and the yard is completely fenced in.

We are a one night minimum stay, but do ask for two nights if it includes Saturday. We will, however, waive this requirement if you're booking week of.

More Details

Owner
Mikel
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Mikel

Mikel is a reality tv development producer who seeks out people, places and things that are broken, weird, ridiculous and fancy.

Karen is a San Francisco designer who loves four star hotels and her son Jack. Oh, and she used to have a couple shows on HGTV.

We both love to travel and don't believe nice has to be expensive.

Mikel purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Mikel chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We wanted to create our dream cottage that was bright, cozy, modern and interesting -- perfect for urban creatives or the coolest family on the block. Our attempt was to think of everything for you to have the ultimate getaway, with the perfect bedding, thick pads under the carpets and perfectly mismatched dishes that feel as if everything was collected over time. The yard is a playland for kids and adults. We encourage you to use the outside just as much as the inside, because after all, you're in one of the most beautiful places in California.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kings Beach in Nevada County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Thermostatic 8' rain hood is a true experience. Enjoy!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There are two bedrooms in the home. One has two twin beds, the other has a queen. If you have more guests, we do provide a Frontgate queen size air mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • 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
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

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Hip Modern Cottage of Amazingness
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews
5

I'd like to scare everyone away, but I can't....

  • 5 of 5

For one selfish moment I considered giving this home only one star. My thought was that if I brought down the reviews, then it would be available more often for me. But I can't tell a lie. This is one of the most genuinely five star homes I've ever come across. The house itself, the garden, the amenities, how well it's stocked with everything you need from beach towels and chairs to all the pots and pans one could need to bowls for your dog, the location, the responsiveness of the owners, everything. We will stay here every opportunity we get in the future. Thank you for making your wonderful place available.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was clean and comfortable- a short walk to the beach and had a great backyard!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful comfortable home in a perfect location to enjoy everything Lake Tahoe has to offer.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay could not have been better at this lovely, comfortable, hidden little gem of a cottage. My husband, two teenage daughters and myself stayed here five nights while we relaxed in Kings Beach/Lake Tahoe. The house was beautifully put together and had everything we needed for a relaxing stay. It's just as good as the photos. The cottage was very clean and well maintained. The kitchen was well appointed, so it made it easy to cook in a few nights. If for some reason you want to watch TV while there, there are two. One is large with a Roku, so you'll have many options. And the lovely yard makes for a hidden oasis. The flowers and trees in the yard stand out as unique among the other guest cottages we saw. And the fire pit and hammock make it a place you want to hang out.

Kings Beach is a nice little beach town with music on the beach on Friday nights, a few nice shops, and a good little organic market. It's located close to all the outdoor activities you'd want and close to Truckee if you need more shopping and restaurant choices one day. I would certainly return to Kings Beach and this lovely cottage again and again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hip decor, close to beach and bocce right outside...what else would you want.

  • 5 of 5

Mikel's house was phenomenal. The decor was inviting and comfortable inside and out. We thoroughly enjoyed being able to relax by the fire, play bocce or just enjoy the Tahoe air. Loved the walkability to the beach, store and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed three days at this very nice cottage. The spring break ski was perfect and so is this house. From Mikel's quick response and flexibility to the deco of the house and the convenient location, everything is perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Return Trip!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I love this little cottage and how close it is to the lake - and also that dogs are welcome : ) Mikel is always super responsive and lovely to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tahoe/Reno Airport
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I 80
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Northstar
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kings Beach State Park
Car: recommended

Located steps away from the restaurants and bars in downtown kings beach and a block from the beach in Lake Tahoe. We're situated on a quiet street and a short drive to the casinos in Incline Village.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Kings Beach, Lake Tahoe, CA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
9 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
£358
for 1 night
From
£256
From
£320
Fri,Sat
£1,894
 
 
Labor Day 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,062
for 3 nights
From
£320
 
 
September 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£273
for 1 night
From
£171
From
£235
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
£209
for 1 night
From
£107
From
£171
Fri,Sat
£870
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,126
for 4 nights
From
£256
£1,595
 
 
Early Winter
8 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£230
for 1 night
From
£128
From
£213
Fri,Sat
£1,041
 
 
Christmas/NYE 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£614
for 2 nights
From
£256
 
 
January Holiday
2 Jan 2018 - 6 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
£273
for 1 night
From
£171
From
£213
Fri,Sat
 
 
MLK weekend
12 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£742
for 3 nights
From
£213
 
 
Peak Winter
15 Jan 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£230
for 1 night
From
£128
From
£213
Fri,Sat
£1,041
 
 
President's Day Weekend
16 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£870
for 3 nights
From
£256
 
 
President's Day Week
19 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£273
for 1 night
From
£171
 
 
Late Winter
23 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£230
for 1 night
From
£128
From
£213
Fri,Sat
£1,041
 
 
Spring 2018
4 Mar 2018 - 10 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£209
for 1 night
From
£107
From
£171
Fri,Sat
£870
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£934
for 3 nights
From
£277
 
 
Early Summer 2018
28 May 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
£273
for 1 night
From
£171
From
£235
Fri,Sat
£1,382
 
 
Late June 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
£316
for 1 night
From
£213
From
£256
Fri,Sat
£1,467
 
 
4th of July Week 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,062
for 3 nights
From
£320
£2,150
 
 
Summer 2018
8 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£657
for 2 nights
From
£277
From
£320
Fri,Sat
£1,979
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£230
for 1 night
From
£128
From
£171
Fri,Sat
£955
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.06
Damage Deposit £387.75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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