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Great for Large Groups & Familes, Reunions, Corp - Oct Nov Specials

Sleeps25
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury Chalet, 6 Bedrooms + Loft +Den+ RecRm, 2 kitchens 4 Baths, Sleeps 18-25

Book it Now: Only a small deposit is required to reserve...be sure to contact us directly if you have any questions - We want to continue to provide personalized service for our clients.

SquawGraLa ( pronounced like Shangrila ) is a 5000 Sq. ft Executive Estate completed in 2007. It's very new & modern.

Located in the heart of Squaw Valley USA, just minutes from the Village, Restaurants, boating, rafting, biking, hiking and so much more! Tahoe truly is a perfect Summer destination. The house combines modern luxury with Old Mountain Style.

The unique design consists of a MAIN HOUSE and a large GUEST HOUSE which are connected via an interior breezeway. The houses can be rented together or separately.

Our Corporate Clients list includes: Google, EA Sports, Wix, Passport Capital, as well as numerous wedding, family reunions, and significant parties and get togethers.

THE MAIN HOUSE...has 4 large bedrooms with a total of 1 King size bed, 4 Queen size beds, 2 Sleeper Sofa's, 3 full baths, a fully equipped recreation room with pool table & fooseball table, 50' flatscreen. And a separate Loft/Media room w/ theater size 60' widescreen, Living, Dining, private 6 person Hot Tub, and a Large Gourmet Kitchen. Suddenlink TV and high-speed wireless internet connection are provided. The 'MAIN HOUSE' can accommodate up to 14 people.

THE GUEST HOUSE has it's own separate entrance, large sunny deck with gas BBQ, private 6 person Hot Tub, Full Kitchen, Dining, and Large Living Room. TV and high-speed wireless internet connection are provided. The GUEST HOUSE can accommodate up to 12 guests.

THE MAIN HOUSE has large open beams and vaulted ceilings. The living room features five large view windows, a 20 foot tall beamed ceiling with chandelier and massive stone fireplace. Use of exposed wood, stone, and wrought iron throughout the home has the warm feeling of a rustic lodge, characteristic of Old Tahoe Charm.

The Main House is furnished with antiques and imports from Thailand, Africa, and Europe. There is a large deck with deluxe gas BBQ, and expansive views of the Valley, Golf Course, KT and Squaw Peaks.

The Large contemporary kitchen is fully outfitted with stainless appliances, granite counter tops, and all the essentials of gourmet entertaining. It features a unique 'Mariachi' 4 x 12 island, a five burner range, two full size dishwashers, espresso machine, professional grade pots, pans, and cutlery.

The Master Suite has vaulted ceilings, eight foot French doors with deck and beautiful views, a New Cal King size bed, 42' flat screen TV on vaulted ceiling & walk-in closet. The Master bathroom has a jetted 2 person roman tub with three shower heads, his and hers vessel sinks and heated towel racks.

There is a large Loft/Media Room on the third floor with private deck and large 6-7 person Hot Tub. The Loft/Media Room has a 60 inch wide-screen TV with Surround Sound, DishNetwork and DVDs. There is an over-sized leather sofa, a sleeper sofa and a comfortable inflatable bed for overflow sleeping. There are a total of 7 beds in the Main House.

The Lower floor of the MAIN HOUSE includes a Recreation Room with New Slate Pool Table, Foosball Table and 52 inch HDTV, three large Bedrooms with four Queen beds (one bedroom has 2 Queen beds), one sleeper sofa and Full Bathroom with jetted tub/shower.

THE 'GUEST HOUSE'...is 1,300 Sq ft. featuring fantastic views out of floor to ceiling windows. 20+ feet of cathedral ceiling and windows.

The Guest House has two private bedrooms plus a 30x15 foot sleeping loft. There are a total of 8 beds in the Guest House with extra space in the loft for an additional 2 queen size inflatable beds (making a total of 10 'beds'!).

The Houses Are Laid Out As Follows:

MAIN HOUSE:

1st floor:

Blue Room: 1 Queen Bed

Green Room: 2 Queen Bed

Red Room: 1 Queen Beds

Game Room: 1 Sofa Sleeper, 52' HDTV, Pool Table & Foosball!

Full Bathroom: With Jacuzzi Bathtub & Shower.

2nd Floor:

Living Room: 3 sofas, Stone fireplace and breathtaking views!

Large Kitchen - seats 5

Dining Room (seats 8-10),

Overflow space to add dining for an extra 6 persons with folding table & chairs provided at the house.

Full Bath with Shower

Deck w/Gas BBQ

Master EnSuite: King Bed w/walk-in closet, Sunken Jetted Roman Tub for two w/shower and private toilet

3rd Level The “Loft”:

Open to Kitchen & Living Room Below

60' HDTV w/Surround Sound, Satellite TV

Leather Couch, Sofa Sleeper & space for overflow sleeping

Deck with 6-8 person Hot Tub and Beautiful Views!

GUEST HOUSE:

1st Level:

Garage -reserved for owner - available by request.

2nd Level:

Private Entrance, Living room (sofa sleeper), Kitchen, Dining rm for 8.

Bedroom 1: King Bed, std TV w/ dvd

Bedroom 2: Queen Bed, Trundle Bed, Small Desk

One Full Bath: (split: Vanity & Toilet & Shower/Bathtub - with separating door)

Deck/Large Hot Tub & BBQ

3rd Level: The 'Loft'

3 Full Beds, sofa plus plenty of open space for air mattress

The house offers great outdoor living: Three decks with seating, table, and "titanic style" deck chairs. A new back yard lawn compliments the rock work, pond and waterfall. There is seating for 8 around the natural rock firepit.

THE TWO HOUSES CAN BE BOOKED TOGETHER OR SEPARATELY --- RATES ARE FOR BOTH, BUT PLEASE CALL FOR

RATES ON JUST THE MAIN HOUSE OR GUEST HOUSE.

There is a THREE NIGHT MIN FOR SUMMER, AND THREE NIGHT IN WINTER SEASON

TWO NIGHT MIN FOR 'OFF' SEASON

Call Steve today!!

Keywords: Executive Mountain Lodge, weddings, large groups,

More Details

Owner
Steven R Mitchell
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Steven R Mitchell

SquawGraLa was designed and build by Steve Mitchell an adventure travel cinematographer for PBS, Travel Channel, and NBC. The property and furnishings reflect an international flair, from Africa to Thailand to Australia.

Steven R Mitchell purchased this lodge in 2006

Why Steven R Mitchell chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

This property is very unique in that is two houses connected at the hip by a enclosed breezeway. This allows large groups to settle in and still have the elbow room to disperse into intimate spaces. The two houses integrate seamlessly, but also provide noise and visual privacy. You have two kitchens - Three decks, two outdoor hot tubs and more. It is very hard to find a quality upscale property like this - that will also allow 25 guest.

What makes this lodge unique

Close to Both Truckee and Lake Tahoe: Squaw Valley USA has it's own recreation and night life. In winter, the avalanche control bombs summon you up early to enjoy a fresh dump of Tahoe Powder. The bustling energy of Tahoe's best ski resort is contrasted by the calm serenity of summertime....But the Village at Squaw is always hosting Music, Brewfests, and other events to keep it fun and interesting for all.

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Reno
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Resort at Squaw Creek
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Squaw Valley
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Tahoe City - Commons Beach
Car: recommended

Year around Aerial Tram takes you up 2000' to top of Squaw Valley w/ Restaurants, Swimming, Tennis, Ice Skating, and more.

Amenities

Olympic Valley Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Two of the bathes have jetted tubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Main: Master - 1 king , en suite Master Bath with Jetted Roman Tub
    Main: Blue Room - 1 queen
    Main: Zen Room ( Green ) - 2 queen
    Main: Red Room - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Guest House - Master - 1 king
    Guest House: Second - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Twins are a Day bed that pulls out to become the second twin
    Guest House - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living Rm has SofaSleeper
    Main House: Rec Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Rec Room with Sofa Bed
    Guest House Loft - 3 double , 1 bunk bed , Very large space 20x30 ft with room for Airbed not provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two Lofts, 1 in Main House and 1 in Guest House add loads of extra sleeping space. Guest House loft has 3 beds plus one sofa sleeper and plenty of extra floor space for up to two queen size aero beds!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
5

House Full of Happy Spartans!

  • 5 of 5

We booked Squawgrala for a house full of athletes participating the Spartan World Championship. I was looking for lodging that offered multiple bedrooms with numerous sleeping options/areas to help split out the athletes according to their needs. When we arrived there my guests as well as I was blown away with the home. I personally enjoyed the cultural art and knick knacks that decorated both the Main house as well as the Guest house.

Having two of everything was also a huge bonus when it came to the hottubs , kitchens, and laundry facilities. There were ample amount of towels and linens as well as kitchen ware which helped to make preparing meals and offering clean towels to guests a breeze!

I want to also personally thank the owner Steve for being so accommodating and easy to work with. I know our group may have been a bit loud at times from being pumped up for the races they competed in all weekend and during a large team meal we had Saturday night. I truly appreciate how prompt he was at answering any and all questions or concerns I had as well just being an all around easy owner to work with. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING !

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tiffany, Happy to provide a comfy basecamp for your Spartan Warriors. Glad we worked it out to accommodate your large group and extra cars. Your team was very respectful of the house and neighbors. I appreciate that, and admire your dedication to the sport. Cheers Steve
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5

Perfect Tahoe Chalet for Large Groups

  • 5 of 5

Our group had an amazing experience here. The house is beautiful and very cozy. Even with 20 people there still seemed plenty of space to fill. The description is spot on, the hot tubs were clean, the game room was key, and the fire pit was the cherry on top. Lastly, the owner was very nice, accommodating, and easy to reach. Everything was flawless.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ben, Always happy to accommodate good folks like your group, doing good work for the community and have some fun along the way. Best Steve
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Los Angeles, CA
5

Amazing, clean, and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

Great place and awesome location. Definitely 5 stars. I would not hesitate to book again. Thanks!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ski Trip with 20 people

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 20 people stay for 3 nights in Feb for a ski trip. Steven is a great owner and very easy to work with. The house was in excellent condition and was very clean upon arrival. The pictures do not do the house justice - it exceeded my expectations. The house is also only about a mile from the parking lot at Squaw and that was huge! Very easy to get to the mountain.

The only negatives that I had with the place was the lack of towels and the lack of trash storage space. There is a Bear Box in the driveway for all of the trash but it is not very big at all. For a house of that size, you'd like more trash space.

All in all, it was a great experience and I would definitely rent Squawgrala again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

We rented this place for 2 nights and it was 24 of us. House if fully furnished with wifi and other electronics. Plus has great play room. its very spacious and great location. owner is very responsive and answering all the question what we had. nice and easy going person. we will definitely visit this place again in future.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Folsom, CA
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We had rented this place for 2 nights and it was 24 of us, house is awesome, spacious and all of us were able to sleep on something and not floor. Location is great and owner is great to work with. Will definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $385 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Clients can request custom dates and quotes for Xmas including checking on morning of the 26th. The vrbo system would not allow me to show that as it's a b2b with the new years rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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