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John McGrath

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, Farsi

Tahoe romantic 'real' Log Cabin in Bijou Pines with enclosed hot tub

37 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

South Lake Tahoe Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6, BONUS new Star & Moon view room w 4x8 skylight

Romantic quiet vintage log cabin with enclosed hot tub on double lot in pine woods setting. New, free wireless Internet. You can walk two blocks to the beach on Lake Tahoe. Located in South Lake Tahoe, 1.8 miles from Nevada State Line casinos, and Heavenly Ski Resort. Two blocks walk through the woods to Safeway and Starbucks. Secluded but close to it all.

Completely enclosed cedar plank fenced in double lot sized back yard. Ideal for kids or pets to safely run and play in the snow or sun. Large back yard barbecue/outdoor kitchen area with log table and seating. Ideal for enjoying the outdoors. An over sized cast iron Chimney too, which is ideal for relaxing at night by the fire while star gazing.

This is your secret mountain lake getaway place that you will want to return to and tell your friends about.

New Improved STAR & MOON room: We have added an enclosed porch area with two oversized 4x4 sky lights, and a double french doors and a 5x10 ft view window into the back yard area.

Lake camping out but indoors on the couch futon for an extra special get away feeling.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John McGrath (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, Farsi

About John McGrath

I only fish on days that end in Y!

John McGrath purchased this cabin in 2000

Why John McGrath chose South Lake Tahoe

THIS IS MY PERSONAL TIME TRAVEL MACHINE. Wanna go back to a simpler time and place? This is it!

What makes this cabin unique

Simpler time, but with modern amenities....6 person enclosed hot tub, electricity, indoor plumbing, central heating! WOWSER.

Reviews

4.5
based on 37 traveler reviews

Tahoe romantic 'real' Log Cabin in Bijou Pines with enclosed hot tub
average rating of 4.4594593 based on 37 reviews
California
5

Charming & Authentic South Lake Tahoe Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is great for getting away to relax, and it's within a short walking distance to all the attractions that brought us to South Lake Tahoe. The cabin is surrounded by real peace and quiet in the Bijou Pines area, and it has the convenience and proximity to shops and restaurants without having to drive. The hot tub was especially enjoyable before cuddling up by the fireplace and a comfortable night sleep. We can't wait to return to "Cielito Lindo.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rustic and charming!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin. It's very rustic, which is exactly what we wanted. Thoroughly enjoyed the fireplace and cooking with the cast iron in the kitchen.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights, and enjoyed it very much. The listing description was accurate, although the instructions we received were initially confusing (front door, fireplace, etc.). The property was clean where it counts, but the yards were a mess with furniture and various types of grilling equipment strewn about, plus we had to clean up prior guests' dog messes. The furniture was quite comfortable, and the fireplace insert worked well; the wood was left in the front yard in a big pile, however. The hot tub was clean and worked well, and stayed hot. Also, the property is cared for by a nearby neighbor who was friendly and helpful, without being nosy--a great combination!

It is Lake Tahoe, so there is plenty of opportunities for food and fun, all nearby. An expensive but nice thing to do is ride the gondola from the City Center to the ski resort (Heavenly). I have already recommended the property to others, and hope to stay again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

adorable log cabin

  • 5 of 5

we really enjoyed our stay, wonderful small log cabin, felt like we had traveled back in time! Great location, easy access to everything. Our dog loved it! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute but not for us :(

  • 3 of 5

Although our experience at the cabin wasn't "bad", we probably won't stay there again. It's cute, has a big yard, all the amenities in a quiet neighborhood. The site manager was kind enough to get the cabin ready for us a couple of hours early even. We didn't use the stove, oven, or fireplace because I don't trust myself with match light appliances. Plus we decided to eat out every meal. The one thing that stops me from going back is the staircase. It's steep and each step is small. My son's foot slipped off the top step and he fell all the way down to the floor. Luckily, he only ended up with "road rash" and a small cut on his back. This, however, is more than I can risk with an active child. I would never tell anyone not to stay at the cabin, but, sadly, I don't see us renting again.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tahoe cabin

  • 4 of 5

We really loved the cabin. It's very rustic. My only issue is with the kitchen and the lack of usable cookware. There were no pots with lids or anything to use for baking or cooking in the oven. I planned on baking and ended in not being able to. There were no steak knives, which we needed and i think the other larger knives need to be replaced or re edged. But of course we made do.

Over all it was cozy and warm and we enjoyed ourselves.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Reno, Nevada
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

South Lake Tahoe. Enjoy the water and perfect blue sky days of summer, or the powder at Heavenly Ski resort in the winter. And enjoy the casinos and night life at State Line one mile away all year.

Other Activities: endless night life at casinos and Heavenly skiing

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Rates & Availability

Bijou Pines Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
20% off Spring Special
Apr 1 - Jun 14
2 night minimum stay
$120
From
$132
Fri,Sat
$804
$3,256
 
 
Early Snow Fall Special
Sep 15 - Dec 13
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$925
$3,576
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$1,080
$4,070
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10 + Tax
cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Complimentary Wine and Flowers to greet guest arrival!

PLEASE NOTE, RATES ARE BASED ON 2 TO 6 PERSION OCCUPANCY PER NIGHT. THERE IS A $25 PER PERSON OVER 6 PERSONS PER NIGHT SURCHARGE IF EXTRA PEOPLE MYSTERIOUSLY SHOW UP. WE UNDERSTAND. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING TOO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South Lake Tahoe Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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