|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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This spacious home sits across the road from Sorenson's Resort and is located within a quiet cluster of charming cabins. Large, wrap around deck overlooks the beautiful Carson River in which you can fish, swim or just listen. This gorgeous gem is nestled in a landscape of pine and aspen trees which bring you back to nature.
You are 14 miles from So Lake Tahoe and 14 miles to Kirkwood Meadows. Enjoy year round casinos, skiing, water sports, restaurants, and so much more, yet after a days adventure, you can return to the peacefull serenity of Hope Valley. Gardnerville and Carson City are just a short drive away as are the hot springs of Markleeville.
Location: This custom log home is situated across from the famous Sorenson's Resort and located within a grouping of small adorable cabins. Located 25 minutes from South Lake Tahoe, 20 minutes from Kirkwood Ski Resort, and 25 minutes from Carson City. Located 4 hours from San Francisco Bay Area and 2 hours from the Sacramento Valley. This cabin is located right off of Highway 88/89 very easy drive into one of the most beautiful landscapes you will ever see.
Cabin Details: This beautiful property has been in our family for 3 generations and we have recently built a brand new log cabin in memory of our grandparents and parents. This is a place where fun is had by all and memories will be made and kept forever. This gorgeous gem is nestled in a landscape of pine and aspen trees which bring you back to nature. The large wrap around deck that sits on the bank of the Carson River with a swimming hole and rock for sunbathing can be enjoyed by all. The amenities are absolutely incredible--you can relax and turn off the technology. Very relaxing and we promise you'll want to come back again:)
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Lori Nicolson. We live in the Sacramento area and love to getaway to this beautiful location any chance we can. We own this property with my brother and sister in law, Rick and Cindy Coates. This is our family retreat which holds many memories that we truly cherish.
Lori Nicolson purchased this cabin in 1999
Beautiful location 15 minutes from South Lake Tahoe and 20 minutes from Kirkwood Ski Resort. We enjoy watching the river that runs right through our property. It is a unique and wonderful location.
This property is unique and very special to our family. The deck that extends over the river is the perfect spot to sit and listen to the river and take in the beautiful scenery. There is so much charm in this special area it just grabs at your heart. We love this special place and are happy to share it.
We had a wonderful time, the cabin was well equipped, clean and very comfortable! Neighbors were also wonderful, very understanding about limited parking. Our only complaint was that there wasn't a washcloth to
be found! Wish I'd known, we would've brought our own. Otherwise, we were very pleased.
We just stayed at this home this past weekend and it was perfect for our two families of four (four adults and four children). There is plenty of space and the house is very well equipped and comfortable. Our kids really enjoyed wading and playing in the Carson River, which is just steps away. At night, we opened a window and just listened to the beautiful sound of the river flowing by. We truly enjoyed are stay all around, and I would gladly and highly recommend this rental property to anyone!
The cabin is very nicely decorated and maintained. The nearby bridge is ideal for fishing and the area is filled with mountain activities. We were very comfortable and would happily return!
4 college friends re-united for a week of hiking, lake swimming, cycling, and running, and this home totally fit the bill. We are a group of women who have backpacked together, but now prefer a hot shower, good movie viewing, well-equipped kitchen, and lovely cabin for a week in the woods. This cabin satisfied all of our needs. It is close to hwy 88 but the Carson River (right beyond the deck) provides a buffer from noise and blocks any view of the road. Being close to the highway means you can pedal right outside your door on beautiful (brand new!) asphalt up Carson or Luther Pass or any of the other Death Ride routes, as well as down the beautiful road to scenic Blue Lakes (great swimming, fishing and hiking). There are also good running trails very nearby, and the Carson River is reported to have very good fishing (we didn't fish but saw people fishing every day). Hiking is superb.
This whole valley is GORGEOUS and not nearly as busy crowded as Tahoe, yet South Lake Tahoe is only a short hop north over Luther Pass on Hwy 89, and Markleeville / Grover Hot Springs are just east. Kirkwood is about 14 miles up/over Carson Pass, where the PCT crosses the road.
The house has 3 beautiful bedrooms with really really lovely linens (impressed this group of discerning women!), 2 big bathrooms (and once again, the decorating is fantastic), and great open space for the kitchen, living room and dining area. The deck is right above the bank of the river, and has warm morning sun and good places for dining alfresco or cocktails on the deck. They even have a tiki bar :)
The furnishings and kitchenware are MUCH better than most rentals and we were impressed with the quality and assortment of cookware and glassware.
We knew going into this area that cell service/wifi is spotty, at best, but that isn't the fault of the owner, and it is nice to disconnect every now and then. There is some service at the nearby Hope Valley Cafe and Bakery - good excuse to go and buy some PIES (everything is home made there, and the place is authentically cool).
This cabin could easily accommodate 3 couples comfortably, each in their own bedroom. The pull out sofa upstairs was reported to be uncomfortable by one in our party, but she was more comfortable on the nice wide couch in the living room. I'm sure that kids would be fine on the sofa bed. I would pack a down pillow next time, but that is just me and my fussy neck.
We were pleasantly surprised at how nice this cabin is. The pictures don't do it justice. It is lovely. Tastefully decorated, very comfortable and well stocked with all the necessities . We had a great stay.
This is a very clean, welcoming and well-organized cabin, located right next to the Carson River. It really is a log cabin, with tremendous charm and a nice deck out back overlooking the river itself. There is definitely fishing (including fly-fishing) in-season. The Hope Valley and its surrounding region is unspoiled high country, with broad meadows you can tromp your dog across, beautiful lakes (Silver lake in particular was a huge treat for a picnic). Getting there from Highway 88 takes you through wine country, high passes and great scenery. Such a nice change from going up and down 50 to Tahoe, but you can get there driving south from 50 as well. Sorensen's is across the road if you need a good meal, but the kitchen at the cabin has all you need to cook, together with a grill out back. Also a few miles down in Markleeville is Stonefly, which is a terrific restaurant. I've already recommended this cabin to several friends.
Elevation is 7000 feet... This property is 20 miles from South of South Lake Tahoe and is located one mile east of the intersections of Highways 88 and 89. Approximately 4 hours east of San Francisco and 2 hours from Sacramento.
Take Hwy 50 towards Placerville. Turn right onto Luther Pass Road (CA 89). Turn left onto CA-88, CA-89. Turn left onto Douglas Way.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
350.00 is the daily rate with a 90.00 cleaning fee. We allow pets with a 75.00 pet fee. These rates maybe subject to change.
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* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.