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Private Hot Tub in the the pines! Fully renovated, access to shared pool & pier"""

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This charming, clean and nicely decorated cabin (we call 'the baby') is adorable. It is a great family oriented cabin in the very wooded but friendly area of Agate Bay.

It has a freshly redesigned & renovated, fully equipped kitchen, newly renovated bathrooms & bedrooms, & a completely redecorated loft sleeping area with new linens and a cozy sitting\play area for the kids (and those young at heart). The icing on the cake is the large deck with your own hottub, great for warming up in the winter and lounging in the summer.

In the summer the kids can walk to the enclosed private homeowner's pool and spend the day playing volleyball, tennis or bad mitten as well as swim in the heated pool and eat from the snack bar.

Then walk on to the private pier at the lake to further sunbathe and swim in the beautiful Lake Tahoe.

We are very close to one of the Tahoe Rim trail entrances. A beautiful view once you reach the top. An hour hike for all ages. It is also fun to walk to breakfast to the old Carnelian Bay Post Office converted to a wonderful old world cafe.

In the winter months the woods are covered with snow and the cabin is warm and cozy. Ski lifts near by are North Star, great for family.

Diamond Peak which is a bit smaller (and sort of a secret to the tourists) is close, and is a lot of fun with three very long runs. Mt. Rose is to the east a bit further.

It is also close to Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley but the above are a bit less of a drive. The cabin is on a slope so tobogganing is right outside the door.

Then back to the cabin for a hot, relaxing Jacuzzi on the deck.

You will love your stay in 'The Baby' as it has brought many wonderful memories to our family and friends and many return renters.

More Details

Stephany Stencil
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Stephany Stencil

We are a family of 5. We spend a lot of time at the Lake. We live and work in San Diego, Ca. We love to get away to our cute quaint cabin in the pines. It is a wonderful year round retreat.

Stephany Stencil purchased this cabin in 1996

Why Stephany Stencil chose Carnelian Bay

We have always visited Lake Tahoe to ski and snowboard as a family. We have family in Reno, so the annual ski vacation included much of our extended family as well. We finally bought our own cabin about 20 years and we spend a good amount of time year round at the Lake. In a lot of ways I now prefer the summertime for our time at Lake Tahoe. Winter is wonderful but there is so much to do in the summer. We are fortunate enough to have ownership in the Pool and tennis court and pier at the Agate Bay community which makes it so convenient to enjoy the outdoors and mountain living.

What makes this cabin unique

There is a great hiking trail directly above the cabin. It is pretty straight up at times but well worth the fire thighs. The trail up is about 1 hour. You get to sit at the rim and see the view of the whole lake. It is a thrill and too gorgeous for words. The hike down is quick and fun. Watch out for the bears! The pier and pool are walking distance and are so refreshing during the summer. Buoys are available. Skiing and snowboarding parks are close by. North Star and Diamond Peak and Mt. Rose are very close.


Carnelian Bay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
One bedroom is a loft with multiple beds. Great for kids. TV and video player included.


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Private Hot Tub in the the pines! Fully renovated, access to shared pool & pier
average rating of 4.766667 based on 30 reviews
Santa Rosa, CA

Fabulous North Lake Tahoe cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been traveling from the Bay Area to Tahoe for skiing and snowboarding every winter for 10 years, and this was our favorite rental so far. This beautiful A-frame is located minutes from King's Beach and close to many ski resorts. We loved the open concept of the home and our kids enjoyed spending time in the loft area. This is obviously a home that the owner's cherish and it is well-maintained. The decor is cozy and cute and the beds are very comfortable. Enjoying the hot tub at the end of a day of skiing was our favorite activity, and the surrounding woods were beautiful in the snow. Stephany was very responsive to our inquiries during our stay. We highly recommend this cabin.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cozy cabin:)

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend at the cabin!! It is beautifullly decorated and was the perfect size for 3 couples. The loft is big and lots of fun. The kitchen is gorgeous and has everything you need and you can’t beat that jacuzzi on the deck in the snow!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend staying at Stephany's place; everything went smoothly and we had everything we needed in the cabin. It was a wonderful experience, and we'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was a great cabin! Very cozy! We ran into a few problems but were quickly fixed with the help of the instructions sent by the owners. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful secluded setting near Lake Tahoe's north shore.

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is in a beautiful secluded setting near Lake Tahoe's north shore and close to King's Beach and Carnelian Bay. It is perfect for a romantic getaway or a family retreat. Enjoying the hot tub after dinner at Gar Woods was the icing on the cake. The property was clean and in overall very good condition in spite of the kitchen remodel that was in progress. The owners are very helpful and communicate promptly via email to answer any questions.

The only negatives, which were minor, were the beds were a little soft for our taste and a sharp chef knife in the kitchen would have made food prep easier.

Overall, our experience was great and we will stay here again during future getaways to the north shore!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut Creek

Peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this home situated in a great neighborhood, with access to all the facilities like swimming pool and private dock. The home itself was great and we spent a lot of time on the back porch enjoying the weather & hot tub. The furnishings were fantastic and beds were very comfortable (which is often rare in rentals). We will definitely return for future visits!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hot Tub on deck plus, Renters have access to large pier within walking distance. Buoys available by request. One Block from private Swimming pool with lifeguard, tennis court, bad mitten, snack bar. Additional fee to access the swim club and pier.

There is a great hiking traill that hooks up with the Serria Rim Trail directly behind the cabin's location. Beautiful panoramic views of the whole lake.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Each extra guest after 6 is an extra $10 per person per night

The mooring and pier & pool fee are both optional additions and need not apply. Please let me know if you would like either and I will give you updated fees. They are only offered and open during summer months. The dates vary year to year, however they are normally open or available mid-June through Labor day weekend.

An additional rental agreement will be required upon booking. We will email this after you book for your review and completion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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