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Lake Tahoe House--Walk to the Beach! Minutes from Skiing--Newly Remodeled

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Al Tahoe House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms +, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Brand New Remodel! Great Lake Tahoe Cabin/House just steps from El Dorado Beach & Boat ramp.

Beautiful lake views from the porch!! Watch the fireworks

Just 5 minutes from great skiing @ Heavenly Valley!! Close to all of the great Lake Tahoe ski resorts

Casinos are just 3 miles away!!

Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Sailing, Boating all very close

Private 6 person Hot Tub in back yard

Huge lot--great for kids--private gated backyard & side yard

3 bedrooms--Master with a King bed & private modern/remodeled bathroom--Guest #1 with a Queen bed--Guest #2 with 2 sets of bunk beds (sleeps 4)

A huge family room w/ wet bar

Formal dining room

Laundry with washer & dryer

Full remodeled modern kitchen with brand new gas range, oven, microwave & refrigerator

Comes with linen service

Plenty of parking off street

Plenty of Taxis readily available

Keywords: House

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, norwegian
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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Why Rob chose South Lake Tahoe

It's a perfect location, clean and new interior, close to the beach, lake, ski resorts, and casinos

What makes this house unique

It's a perfect location, close to the beach, lake, ski resorts, and casinos

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a great house if you want to be close to everything. Right across from the beach and a short ride to Stateline. It was all brand new and remodeled--very clean!
Apr 2015
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based on 10 traveler reviews

Lake Tahoe House--Walk to the Beach! Minutes from Skiing--Newly Remodeled
average rating of 4.2 based on 11 reviews

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great family vacation at this place. The beach is so close its a super easy walk even with kids (and all their stuff!). El Dorado is not the most scenic beach, but its great for young kids. You could seriously walk for a mile and still only be knee deep. Maybe not the greatest if you are hoping for a swim, but our two toddlers had a blast running through the water. Very close to a major grocery store (Safeway), good food and entertainment. The cabin was very clean and ready for us when we got there. I agree with another reviewer that I wouldn't put young kids in the top bunks (very narrow with no railing) but we only had two kids so that wasn't a problem. Only drawback for us is the cabin doesn't have that "getting away from the rat race" feeling since this is a pretty active/populated area. But that's the trade off for being so close to everything! I would definitely recommend this place

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

Based on the reviews, description, pictures, I expected more. The recent remodel really only applies to the kitchen and master bathroom - not the greatest. This place might be great for the winter and families with older children. Here were a few issues I had:

- It was very warm when we arrived (90s), there is no A/C, which is fine since the rooms have ceiling fans. All rooms BUT the master, in addition, majority of the windows have VERY OLD screens or NO screens so you don't even want to open the windows or couldn't even open some of the windows. The screens have so much dust, bugs, spider webs, and gaps in it....

- The bunk beds, there is NO railing on the top bunks, so the kids (under 10) didn't feel comfortable sleeping on the top bunk. One bunk bed didn't even have a ladder to get to the top.

- We arrived at stated time - 4pm, and the place had NO housekeeping. We called and the owner said he would try to reach the housekeeper. The housekeeper came and said it would be clean in 2 hours - I doubt she washed all the duvet covers / blankets in 2 hours. I think maybe just the initial sheets and definitely there was no dusting. This was very frustrating considering we timed arrival for when we could check in - we drove 8 hours and with two little kids, it was very frustrating to have to leave and come back in 2 hours. The owner seemed aloof about the situation and just kept saying, the housekeeper has the same calendar....

- El Dorado Beach is not on the top 5 beaches in Tahoe so it is nice to be within walking distance but didn't spend much time at that beach.

- Considering we were there for 8 days, there was no vacuum to use to keep upkeep, there was no hose to wash any sand off before entering the house, and the front yard is all dirt and dust - not a place for any kids to be playing in.

- We left pillows and asked to have it shipped back even offering to pay for any cost to shipping and after several days got very slow response - basically, no (probably definitely no after this review).

The house was ok, I think it was overpriced for what we got. Definitely will be back at Lake Tahoe but would look elsewhere.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin is less than a block away from the beach. We had a great family vacation...many thanks!! The cabin was nicer than the pictures could show. Nicely updated. It was just right for our family of 6. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was even better than we expected! The pictures don't do it justice. Upon arriving it looks like a cute cabin in the trees that has a GREAT location near the beach but then when you go in it's WAY bigger than it looks. The floor plan was very long and that worked well for us because one family stayed in the front bedroom while my family used the two bedrooms far away in the back of the house. We couldn't hear each other at all during the night which was great because our kids still wake up sometimes. The kitchen was AMAZING, so nice! It had everything you could think of needing and beautiful appliances. It's so close to the casinos (a $12 uber ride on a sat night) and the beach is literally right across the street. My 3 year old could walk it. I can't say enough nice things about this place. We'll definitely stay again. Oh and the backyard is huge, like another whole lot. And fenced in so I didn't have to worry about my son playing back there. There was even a large library of on demand movies for a quiet night in by the fire (we did that too!). This place was wonderful!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this property. The property is much nicer in person than pictures online. The house is well laid out and has everything you need. It is a few minutes drive to casinos and right by the lake. I found the beds a little uncomfortable but overall I really enjoyed my stay and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location for S. Lake Tahoe fun

  • 4 of 5

The surprise delight of our stay was the short walk to the lakeshore -- a stone's throw away -- from which we could enjoy beautiful sunsets, walk out on the ice, and enjoy playing in the snow and watching others enjoying the scenery too. Even though we were tired from skiing each day, everyone wanted to go out to the lake shore at day's end because it was so accessible, beautiful and fun. Another great aspect was that the house was less than 5 minutes drive from a large Safeway grocery, and a very short drive beyond that to Heavenly.

The house itself was very comfortable for our group of two adults and four teenagers, was quiet (no noise from the outside), and was very clean. The family room and dining room were natural gathering places, but the house also separates the largest bedroom from the other two bedrooms for privacy and quiet. We cooked many meals, and the kitchen allows for several people to work together easily. The house was well-equipped. It had plenty of space for our group to spread out and also nice spaces for being together.

We were also pleased with how communicative, responsive and easy to work with the owners were. Overall, our 4-night holiday ski weekend was a great success!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Heavenly Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
El Dorado Beach


Rates & Availability

Al Tahoe House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early January
Jan 4 2017 - Jan 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jan 17 2017 - Feb 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
President's Week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 26 2017
6 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Feb 27 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Celebrity Golf Week
Jul 11 2017 - Jul 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jul 18 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Al Tahoe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Newly remodeled!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), , Bunk Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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