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3500sf Family Home with View, Near Squaw Valley

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Tahoe City House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area + small room with twin bed, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 12)

Wonderful Architect designed home majestically located in a private mountain setting adjacent to National Forest with no other homes in sight. The main living level has a huge great room with a 26 foot high cathedral ceiling, large stone fireplace, contemporary kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 6-burner Thermador range, granite counters, and an awesome view of Sawtooth Ridge. There is also a south facing deck with waterfall. The master bedroom wing has a large bedroom and bathroom with double sink, soaking tub and shower. There is also a laundry room and small room with a twin bed on this wing. Upstairs off the loft are a bathroom and three bedrooms (two queens and one full). Enjoy the huge recreation room downstairs, with TV/VCR, L-shaped sofa, ping-pong table, poker table, full bath, futon and bunk bed alcove.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Kevin Dill
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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About Kevin Dill

We are architects in San Francisco and designed and built this house in 2006. Raising two boys in the city, we have always known the importance of getting away to the wonderful outdoors that the Tahoe area has to offer. We started the boys skiing, fishing and hiking when they were 2 years old and they still enjoy the same activities today as college students. With the boys now away at school, we have the opportunity to open our home so that other families can partake in the same enjoyment that we have had over the years.

Kevin Dill purchased this house in 2006

Why Kevin Dill chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

This property is conveniently and centrally located. About equidistant to Truckee and Lake Tahoe (Tahoe City), and only 1.5 miles to the Squaw Valley entrance, this location is ideal. The house is designed for families or goups and is very spacious. It has been designed in the Tahoe venacular and built majestically into the hillside to capture the view. Top of the line kitchen appliances and large dining room create a great opportunity for family and friends to dine together.


based on 18 traveler reviews

3500sf Family Home with View, Near Squaw Valley
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful Cabin & Accommodating Owner

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for our large group of 15 people, and the owner was very accommodating!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

The house is so big and absolutely beautiful! It is tucked away so you feel like you are in your own world! Kevin was wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Inspirational trip

  • 5 of 5

Our experience at this cabin exceeded our expectations. The cabin was well appointed and the surroundings were gorgeous.

Beautifully furnished cabin with all the amenities of home. Great place to getaway for the weekend and spend time with family and friends.

The cabin was easily able to accommodate our large group. The kitchen and dining area were spacious and had everything we need to host a large group for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The rooms were large and provided a great night's rest following a day of hiking, swimming, and sight seeing which are a short distance from the cabin.

I highly recommend this cabin to any potential visitors.

Thank You,

Justin Johnson

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect summer mountain home for a family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in this wonderful home for 5 days in early August while one of our children attended a conference at Squaw close by. The house is ideally located near Squaw and is also close to Truckee and Tahoe City. As we had 9 family members at one point, I can't say enough good things about this wonderful home for large groups. Everyone had a comfortable bedroom and at night, we loved playing ping pong in the game room.

The house is so very comfortable and beautiful. The kitchen is large and works well for entertaining. We loved having the house as a home base as we hiked and boated all over Tahoe.

Kevin is a wonderful, flexible host. Coincidently, my husband and I are VRBO owners in another community so I am very particular about where we stay. I highly recommend this beautiful house in Tahoe.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect mountain home!

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in this home for two years now for a four month stint January - April with a group of friends. For two years my group reaches the end of the four months and reflects on how perfect a home it is. Comfortable, well taken care of, beautiful and in an amazing Tahoe location. It's particularly great for groups due to the many bedrooms, bathrooms and ample room for cars; parking is really hard to come by in some neighborhoods in Tahoe.

The bedrooms are all spacious and comfortable with ample closet space. There's plenty of room to unpack and make yourself feel at home. Each room gets good sunlight as they're all outfitted with big windows. The many bathrooms make it easy for a bigger group to never have to wait too long for a bathroom to open or to use the shower. Although everyone will fight for the beautiful master bathroom shower.

The main floor has a kitchen and dining table that is perfect for those who want to come and cook big meals and commune. The kitchen can fit multiple chefs and sous-chefs preparing meals, and there are plenty of cooking supplies and a huge stovetop. The open floorplan connects the living room area and dining table so that you can have simultaneous cooking and hanging out by the fire.

As a group of skiers one of the best parts is the main floor where there's a garage for tuning skis, a mudroom for stashing skis/poles and other gear, and a big rec room for keeping boots warm. The rec room is not only functional, but fun with a ping pong table and card table.

The deck outside the frontdoor is a beautiful space to hang out and enjoy the surroundings of massive pine trees, as the house is right at the edge of the Tahoe National Forest, instead of looking in neighbors windows, you just have nature around you.

It's ideally situated, only a 5-7 minute drive from the base of Squaw, 10 minute drive from Alpine and 20 minutes to Tahoe City or Truckee. The Truckee River is right across the street if you want to go for walks.

One of the best parts of this house is waking up in the solitude of the mountains, making a cup of coffee and looking out the massive picture window at unobstructed views of the mountain on the other side of the valley.

To top off a perfect house, the owner is wonderful to deal with. He's quick, efficient, friendly and makes the process feel easy.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Tahoe Ironman

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for our large family. The location was great and isolated from any traffic or other cabins. The scenery all around the cabin was beautiful and the whole stay was very relaxing. We had a family of 12 and every couple had their own bedroom. The room downstairs was an excellent place for our 4 grandchildren to play and have some time of their own. The were between ages of 3 and 5. Even though you are nestled in the trees, you are only 10 to 15 minutes from major stores or restaurants. The beds were very comfortable for me but are on the harder side, just in case you have people in your party that like really soft beds. We plan on coming back again next year. The owner Kevin, is an extremely nice person and very accessible whenever you need anything or just have a question. He is great.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Squaw Valley
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
River Ranch
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Squaw Valley
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Car: necessary

Just minutes from Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, a short walk to the Truckee River, and a short drive to Lake Tahoe and historic Truckee, this property is ideally located for the myriad of outdoor activities available.

Other Activities: kayaking, snowmobiling, horseshoes, shopping, boating, snowboarding, wildlife viewing


Rates & Availability

Tahoe City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 5 2016 - Nov 10 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 11 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Year's Week
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
May 7 2017 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of July Weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 6 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $180

Contact owner for rental agreement. If payment is made by credit card, credit card fees charged to owner will be deducted from the security deposit refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half barh - toilet
    Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Double sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Recreation room alcove - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds
    Futon in Rec room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Small bedroom - 1 twin/ single
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
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
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
catering available

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