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Beautiful 4BR Luxury Home Backing to National Forest - Hot Tub, Game Room, Wi-fi

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,427 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms/ 3 Bathrooms/ Sleeps 12

It doesn't get much better than this! If you are headed up to Tahoe to relax and unwind this might be just the place..

Location:

* Backs to national forest and N Upper Truckee river

* Large lot to the right is also undeveloped/forest area

* Quiet, high-end neighborhood

* Easy access, level road, cul-de-sac privacy w/limited traffic

* Situated mid-way between Sierra and Heavenly ski resorts (10-15 mins to either)

* About a mile to grocery, restaurants, gas stations, ski rental, golf

* 15 minutes to downtown and casinos

* Hiking and biking from your front door

Avoid the crowds and congestion of downtown Lake Tahoe while being within 10-15 minutes of most local attractions. Reduce your commute time from Bay Area or Sacramento and cut off some of the heavy Friday/Sunday traffic in and out of the city.

Home:

* Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2500 sq foot home with upstairs living

* Great room design with open kitchen/dining/family room area

* New 55" Samsung "smart" TV w/ Vizio surround sound in upstairs family room

* 2 beautiful wood burning river rock fireplaces

* Game room with bumper pool, card table and PS3 station

* Well equipped kitchen, well stocked pantry

* Nicely furnished, extra bedding/blankets/pillows

* Large, private upper deck with propane BBQ and nice patio furniture

* New carpet throughout (summer 2014)

It's a very nice, very comfortable home that we've done our best to outfit with everything a guest might need to enjoy their stay.

Amenities:

* Private Hot Tub

* Charter cable TV and wi-fi

* Char-Broil Propane BBQ w/ extra tanks

* Ski racks, boot and glove drying station

* Much more...

Entertainment:

* Bumper pool table

* Card table with cards

* PS3 station with games, including RockBand

* Nice selection of regular and children's DVD's

* Board games (Clue, Life, Monopoly, RISK, Jenga)

* Active games (Twister, Operation, Pictionary)

* Outdoor games (Horseshoes, Cornhole set, Football, Volleyball)

* Books, including Harry Potter series

* Sleds (winter)

* Hiking books, binoculars and trail recommendations

Other:

* Owner operated and managed - personalized attention and pride of ownership

If you like hiking, biking, snowshoeing or just relaxing on the deck or in the shaded hammock, we think you'll really enjoy your stay. We own and manage the property ourselves and will do our best to ensure you and your family/friends have a great visit.

Please remember our house rental permit only allows for 12 people maximum, and the county does count children and infants in the total. Thanks!

More Details

Owner
Bob Hill
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Bob Hill

My wife and I are outdoor enthusiasts and active hikers, bikers, and skiers. We enjoy spending time with friends and family and plan to organize some great vacations in Tahoe. Our 10 year plan is to retire and live in the home.

Bob Hill purchased this house in 2014

Why Bob Hill chose South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe is one of our favorite places, besides being the place we got engaged it also offers an incredible variety of area attractions, from the natural beauty of Emerald Bay to the nightlife and shows at the casinos, all within a 15 minute drive. We bought this home as a future place to retire, so a quiet setting in a great neighborhood was very important to us. The home itself is located towards the end of a cul-de-sac on a lightly traveled street, with many of the lots under protection from the California conservancy (basically undeveloped/natural areas). The home also backs directly to the national forest and is a short 5 minute walk through the trees to the Upper Truckee river, which is absolutely beautiful and has great hiking/biking trails just alongside. The neighborhood is on virtually flat land, which becomes more important after a heavy snowfall , and both front and back yards are only slightly sloped and offer a great place for relaxing and outdoor entertainment. We love this place and we hope you will too.

What makes this house unique

We saw a lot of very nice properties during our search but there were probably 3 or 4 things that really made this one stand out for us. Probably the biggest single factor was the location. Having a home that backed to national forest where we could walk out the back door, through the back yard and forest to the river in just a few minutes was really amazing. We know it's not our land..but it sure feels like it when we're back there hiking around. Privacy was another important factor. We like having neighbors, but don't want to stand on the back deck and look into their back yard, or worse. This home sits back from the street further than the home to our right, to our left is a conservancy lot, and behind is the forest, so when you're out on the deck or in the hot tub, the view is forest and sky. Very relaxing. And finally the home itself, we wanted an open style home with lots of windows and second floor living. This quality home was built by an excellent area builder and has a master bedroom/bath, 2nd bedroom, laundry room and guest bath (w/shower) all on the main floor in addition to a large and inviting living/dining/kitchen great room with a beautiful river rock fireplace, a back wall full of windows, and a huge upper deck.

Location

Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Reno/Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Divided Sky and Downtown Cafe
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Tahoe Queen Lake Cruises
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Tahoe Paradise Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Capitol Corridor Amtrak to Stateline Casinos
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 50
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Meyers Downtown Cafe
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
midway between Sierra and Heavenly
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
El Dorado Beach
Car: necessary

Skiing and fishing. Bike trails and baccarat. Ice skating and fine dining. Whatever your passion South Lake Tahoe is a great place to vacation.

Welcome to a place with enough around-the-clock awesomeness to keep you playing all day and partying all night, all on the shore of the largest alpine lake in North America - Lake Tahoe. With its clear water surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevada, jaw-dropping vistas, stately groves of pines, and gorgeous sunsets, Lake Tahoe is an alpine paradise.

Home Proximity to area attractions:

Heavenly Ski Resort (California Base) 8 miles

Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort 7 miles

Lake Tahoe 8 miles

Stateline Casinos 10 miles

The property itself is conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood away from the crowds but within a 10-15 minute drive of area attractions (skiing, lake, golf, casinos, shopping + restaurants). The home backs directly to the national forest and one of the first things we'd recommend is a short 5 minute hike down to the river. It's absolutely beautiful and the trails alongside stretch for miles and miles into Washoe State Park. Keep an eye out for local wildlife such as martens, coyotes and the occasional black bear (no grizzlies in the area).

We'd also recommend checking out Emerald Bay and D.L. Bliss State Parks. Eagle Falls at Emerald Bay is a great easy hike and offers the opportunity to continue hiking up to Eagle Lake and even beyond into Desolation Wilderness for the more adventurous. Keep an eye out for soaring Ospreys and Bald Eagles during winter months at Emerald Bay. For those that like fly fishing, the Truckee river offers some fun practice but the really good fishing is nearby on the Carson river.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in North Upper Truckee in South Lake Tahoe

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2427 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Max guests 12; max cars 7 in summer and 4-5 in winter Limit noise before 8am and after 10pm Be considerate of neighbors
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs hall - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest and 2nd bedroom bath, good sized shower
    Downstairs shared - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shared bath for 2 lower bedrooms and game room
    Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large, inviting master bath with forest view.
  • Clean, well appointed baths with plenty of bath and beach towels. Extras like shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hair dryers are provided for your comfort and convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Upstairs bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Twin over Full rustic log bunk bed, situated next to master
    Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Spacious master with jetted tub, TV, deck and forest view
    Downstairs Twin - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Very nice room, new carpet, forest views from both windows.
    Downstairs King - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Walk in closet, new carpet, forest views. Clean and warm.
  • A good sleep is an important part of your vacation. New beds, clean cotton linens, and an assortment of pillows ensure a good nights sleep. New carpet throughout the home and freshly painted walls ensure a clean and comfortable experience. Plenty of extra blankets, fans and humidifiers provide that extra touch of comfort for all seasons.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Mid-week housekeeping is available on request for an additional charge.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Beautiful 4BR Luxury Home Backing to National Forest - Hot Tub, Game Room, Wi-fi
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5

Exceptional property and service!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property in early March 2017 for a ski trip. It was an amazing experience; the best VRBO rental we have had to date! Zero issues or complaints. The house is very clean and well organized. The owners clearly take pride in this property have thought of everything in terms of supplies and amenities. They are very responsive, friendly, and provided numerous helpful suggestions/info that allowed us to maximize our time. The communication was great. The kitchen layout is open, inviting, and very functional. Often rental kitchens are lacking in terms of supplies; especially knives. Not here! Olive oil, sugar, salt, pepper, other spices, numerous pots and pans, Tupperware/storage, and real knives that are sharp! The list goes on. It was a pleasure to hang out as a group and cook in this kitchen. The beds were very comfortable. The bathrooms are nice and clean. The hot tub seems to be brand new and is one of the best we have seen at a rental property. The views out of the back of the house into the national forest were amazing. This was the perfect place to stay during our ski trip. Five stars for visit for sure. We would be happy to stay here again next time we travel to Tahoe, regardless of the season. Great house and great people. Thanks again Bob for helping us have a fantastic vacation!.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Todd, for the great review! We're glad you guys enjoyed the house and we look forward to having you back soon.
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san rafael, CA/USA
5

Wonderful house, very comfortable for family stays, easy access from Hwy 50

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here; the house has lots of room and laid out to afford both privacy and opportunity to hang out in the kitchen, living room, deck, or hot tub. The pantry is stocked, the beds are comfortable, and there are a lot of games, books, etc. to keep a family entertained.

It's easy to light the fireplaces and access the hot tub. The garage easily holds two cars and is spotless. The neighbors are friendly and the setting is among pine trees. We highly recommend this property and its owner.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Jim, for the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again soon.
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Cypress, Texas
5

The perfect property for an unforgettable stay in South Lake Tahoe!

  • 5 of 5

On a 10 scale, the property is a 20. First class, drop-dead gorgeous, loaded with amenities (too many to list) and has a most helpful and congenial owner. Huge hot tub, adjacent to a forest, two stone fireplaces, huge deck and gourmet kitchen. You won't find better for the price.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the wonderful review! We're glad you enjoyed the place and we hope to welcome you back again soon!
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5

Best Bday weekend ever!

  • 5 of 5

Overall, the house was comfy and very beautiful...had a cabin feel to it. Spent the weekend there for my 30th bday with my friends and family just hanging out. Enjoyed the firepit, hot tub and the deck. The view was amazing. The owner was very helpful and easy to reach. Got engaged in the house, which made this house even more memorable. Would definitely stay here again. Thanks Bob and family for opening your home for us to stay in. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Kim, for the great review. Congratulations on your engagement and we hope you'll make a visit up to Tahoe an annual event. You're always welcome at our place.
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5

Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Bob's house. It's in a nice area and the house is well stocked. They have an abundance of cooking pots and pans, etc. It is very close to a river which we enjoyed. It's a very comfortable house nestled amongst the pines. Bob provides information not only for the house, but also neighboring activities, hikes, etc. We played lots of bumper pool which we hadn't done in years. We highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Steve, for the great review. We're glad you guys had fun in Tahoe and hope to welcome you back again soon.
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5

Ready to relax and enjoy mother nature?

  • 5 of 5

Great location - away from the city - among the beautiful pines. Home has everything you need for a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation. Loved having two king-sized bedrooms, the large outside deck, state-of-the-art kitchen, the TV's, the outside hot tub (the perfect ending after a day of hiking) - everything was first-class! Plus, Bob is the perfect host - making sure you have everything you need. It's all there! Dick & Genie (Aug, 2017)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in North Upper Truckee, Lake Tahoe South Shore

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall 2017
6 Sep 2017 - 22 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£605
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£208
Fri,Sat
£1,435
 
 
Thanksgiving
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,145
for 3 nights
From
£291
£1,602
 
 
Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£688
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£311
Fri,Sat
£1,851
 
 
Xmas 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,556
for 5 nights
From
£457
£3,179
 
 
New Year's
27 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,764
for 5 nights
From
£498
£3,594
 
 
January 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 11 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£688
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£311
Fri,Sat
£1,851
 
 
Martin Luther King Weekend
12 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,269
for 3 nights
From
£332
£1,934
 
 
Jan/Feb 2018
16 Jan 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£688
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£311
Fri,Sat
£1,851
 
 
President's Day Weekend
16 Feb 2018 - 19 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,269
for 3 nights
From
£332
£2,017
 
 
Mid Feb/March 2018
20 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£688
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£311
Fri,Sat
£1,851
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£605
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£208
Fri,Sat
£1,435
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,145
for 3 nights
From
£291
£1,934
 
 
Summer 2018
29 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£688
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£311
Fri,Sat
£1,851
 
 
Independence Day Week
29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,602
for 4 nights
From
£332
£2,473
 
 
Summer 2018
9 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£688
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£311
Fri,Sat
£1,851
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,207
for 3 nights
From
£311
£1,975
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning/reset £207.6 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £44.54
Refundable Damage Deposit £566.17
Tax Rate 10.0%

Standard check-in is 4pm, check-out is 11am.
Rates subject to revision prior to booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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