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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

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. Backyard ideal for relaxing at night while star gazing too.

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.

More Details

Owner
John McGrath
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, Farsi
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About John McGrath

I only fish on days that end in Y!

John McGrath purchased this cabin in 2000

Why John McGrath chose Bijou Pines

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.

Amenities

Bijou Pines Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
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
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot 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

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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Tahoe romantic 'real' Log Cabin in Bijou Pines with enclosed hot tub
average rating of 4.33871 based on 62 reviews
5

It was a cute cabin! Perfect dor our honeymoon get away!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Bed comfy, Jacuzzi perfect, location perfect...it was great! Thank you for letting us stay here!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations on your new life together. Honored to Have you as guests!
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4

Clean. Quiet. Cozy. Great fireplace and hot tub. Well stocked kitchen and grill area.

  • 4 of 5

While I cooked every meal, great restaurants minutes away. Relaxing by fireplace and in hot tub was great...but casinos and horseback riding were minutes away! Helpful property contacts. Reasonable. Lovely getaway. My husband had a very happy birthday.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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SF Bay Area
4

Rustic and charming

  • 4 of 5

Great little rustic cabin close to lake and stores. I don't recommend it for toddlers as the stairs to the loft are steep. I was initially concerned because there were reviews that talked about mice but I saw no evidence of mice and food in cabin was sealed and kitchen was clean. A romantic little cabin. My favorite part is the hot tub that's right outside of the bathroom.in summary, it's not fancy but it is charming and cozy and I would stay there again for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hawthorne, NV
5

A very fun and unique place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We were only able to stay at the cabin for one weekend, but it was the perfect relaxing get away for us. We couldn’t understand how anybody could give the cabin a bad rating. It was beautifully furnished and clean, but still had that rustic quality we were looking for. Everything is close and the lake is only a short walk away. We hope to go back and stay longer next time.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many happy returns Sarah! So glad you discovered our secret getaway. Happy to welcome you to our core of repeat guests. Seems about half our guests are return visitors these days. Enjoy 😊�!
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4

Really great place with nothing missing! A fabulous cabin if you are a pet lover!

  • 4 of 5

Great location and super quiet neighborhood. We will definitely be looking to stay again for ski season!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cabin in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great time renting this cabin for Labor Day weekend! The pictures don't do this place justice. Beautiful inside, rustic feel but with modern conveniences. HUGE back and front yards for the dogs. We grilled every night. Walked to the lake every day.. overall great experience! And Lynda was right next door if we had any questions. Would stay here again, absolutely! Thanks again for having us!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Some people asked if we were going to tear down this vintage 1930 log cabin in the woods built from Jeffrey Pines from the lot next door. But we said no. We replaced the lower two layers of logs with a stone foundation and Added some electricity, hidden central heating and not so hidden hot tub. We said it is to be preserved as is as much as possible to allow people like you and us to enjoy the experience of our pioneer ancestors who built and dwelled in these cabins in simpler times. So glad you enjoyed the time travel experience. You are of course welcome back anytime.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Reno, Nevada
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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10 + Tax
cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.