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Theme Cabin with Hot Tub-2 Minute Hike to Incredible Views!

Heather

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Heather

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015
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Theme Cabin with Hot Tub-2 Minute Hike to Incredible Views!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Y area Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-4)

A cozy theme cabin with quality log-cabin style furnishings located on a private wooded lot with direct access to USFS land, it really feels like living in the mountains! Hike out the back less than 2 minutes to incredible views of the lake and Mt Tallac.

We nicknamed the cabin 'The Treehouse' because of it's wooded surroundings and comfy feel. It is two stories with the loft and main bedroom upstairs. The cabin is located at the end of a dead-end street surrounded by forest. Enjoy the hot tub in the middle of a snowstorm or at the end of a long summer hike. My family and friends have spent many fun-filled weeks at the cabin.

In the summer you can bike to Pope Beach and Camp Richardson. In the winter you can hike up behind the cabin and ski or snowboard down Twin Peaks for a little backcountry experience. We love it!

Keywords: cabin, hot tub, views, theme, cozy, house, hike, ski, central location, forest, adventure, deck, fireplace

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Heather (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015

About Heather

I love all the outdoor activities Tahoe has to offer and a few it doesn't: my husband and I travel the world to feed our kiteboarding addiction and to immerse ourselves in a variety of cultures.

Heather purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Heather chose Y area

I moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1999 with the intention of staying one winter and never left. Tahoe is an amazing place! As a lover of the outdoors, it's the most incredible place to live.

Being from Oregon, my family bought a vacation home on the same street as my cabin in 1983. We vacationed in Tahoe every summer and some winters while I was growing up. I have such fond memories of all of us together laughing and playing in this beautiful place. The 'hill' behind my cabin used to be our playground in the 80's. My parents still own their vacation home just one block away.

What makes this cabin unique

Since the cabin used to be my primary residence and I love to cook, the kitchen is well stocked with quality pots and pans, and utensils. There's a PS3 that allows for blu-ray DVD watching and streaming Netflix. I love to listen to music and hang out with friends and family who come to visit. In the summer we BBQ on the deck and eat outside on the picnic table. In the winter, we enjoy evening hot tubs with cocktails. We almost always take advantage of the short hike straight up behind the property for views of the lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing time! Yall's place is perfect. Since I've gotten back I've told just about everyone I know they need to go to yall's place. It's cozy, homey, intimate, secluded but close to town, and the short hike up the back hill is really amazing at the top. We took a bottle of wine up there and just hung out for a while taking in the view. I don't think we could have found a better place.
Feb 2012
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 27 traveler reviews

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Theme Cabin with Hot Tub-2 Minute Hike to Incredible Views!
average rating of 4.814815 based on 28 reviews
5

Small cabin that has it all!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter (4 yrs), and myself stayed in this lovely cabin for a short weekend in Tahoe. The cabin is small but has every amenity you could want; full kitchen, bathroom with a tub (perfect for kids), dishwasher, washing machine, gas wood burning stove that puts out serious heat, TV, and a comfy couch. The only tricky part that wasn't a problem for us is the stairs are narrow and steep and the bed is raised a good 4 feet off the floor. The best part of the cabin though is when you go outside. The location at the end of dead end street gives the cabin a lot of privacy with hiking trails directly out back that lead to some great views. Finally the hot tub on the deck tops it off…it worked perfectly and is so relaxing throughout the day. We lucked out and it snowed a couple of inches on Easter Sunday so we got the best of both worlds (jacuzzi on Saturday and snow men on Sunday). You are also close to town and stores/restaurants are 5-10 min away. I'd stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. I love the title of it!
Aptos,Ca
4

A great getaway

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed that the cabin is at the end of a quiet street and being able to hike from the back yard was awesome. Very cozy place with all the amenities to feel like home. I would recommend this for couples who are looking for that Tahoe cabin getaway. My only complaint was the hot tub was a bit cloudy. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have a spa service and will pass on the information. In the future if something is not up to par, please let the manager know so we can rectify it. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay!
5

Cozy and Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our stay over the weekend. Comfortable lodging for three adults and the size was just right to feel cozy. The gas fireplace was great to have, and we loved the hot tub! A full dining table and a coffee table would have been nice, but we were very comfortable through the weekend. We did have two spiders crawl onto us during one night, but a very clean, comfortable and cozy property!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Stay was full of warmth

  • 5 of 5

Excellent lodging with hot tub and cosy rooms heated with gas stove fire. Would come back again for the experience. View from back of home up the hill was awesome

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
mcallen, texas
5

We were so amazed and excited by it!

  • 5 of 5

This little cabin was just perfect for 2 people. My fiancé got to enjoy the hot tub and he also saw a bear come up to the front steps which he was very excited about. The cabin is beyond cute. The steps to the bedroom kept throwing me off guard on the way down but other than that it was great. We loved the privacy we had out there. If we get a chance to go to South Lake again, I will definitely be looking into renting this cabin again.

OH and the hike, yes that is a must. It was just the perfect way for us to end our trip. LOVED IT! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! That bear should be hibernating!1
5

Amazing hike!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cabin for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay! It was so nice to relax in the spa after a long day of hiking. We cooked two nights and loved all the kitchen appliances. We also loved the fact that Raleys was so close. The highlights would have to be the amazing hike views!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had fun! Thank you for the great review.

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Lake View
Nearest Point of Interest
Raley's

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Y area Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Jul 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
$140
$840
 
 
July 4th Weekend
Jul 3 2015 - Jul 4 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Summer
Jul 5 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$140
$840
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Hot tub Fee $20
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes For weekly rentals, every 7th night is free. Holiday rate is $150/nt

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Y area Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath towels, handsoap and body soap, plenty of TP
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Wooded Private Lot, Access to Hiking and Backcountry Skiing. Feels far away from it all, but close to town. Great for small families, romantic weekends and adventurers.

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