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On Meadow / Short Walk to Lifts: WiFi and Seasonal Hot Tub*

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Small but sweet! Lots of wood accents and a fireplace give this recently remodeled studio a warm, cozy feel, perfect for a couple seeking a private mountain getaway or small family looking for an affordable ski vacation where you can park your car in the secure underground lot and forget about it for a few days. *Hot tub is only open in the winter.

- Walk to lifts!

- Sleeps 4 (1 queen and 2 single bunk beds)

- Indoor Hot Tub in winter, perfect for apres ski

- Great mountain views! (See link below for more photos)

For ski and mountain lovers, this cozy, affordable, newly-remodeled studio is located on the big Meadow across the street from Kirkwood Mountain Resort, featuring some of the deepest snow and best ski terrain in the country. A few steps out the back door is direct access to XC ski and snow shoe trails in winter and hiking, mountain biking, spectacular wild flowers and an 18-hole disk golf course in summer. We are on the quiet side of 'The Meadows' building with your own private balcony overlooking the Meadow with spectacular views of Red Cliffs and the surrounding mountains. The main lifts are a short walk (4-5 min.) across the street, or an even shorter shuttle ride, if you prefer not to walk in ski boots. Shuttles run every 10-15 minutes in winter.

One of the nicest features in the winter is the on-site, indoor Jacuzzi, just a few steps down the hall adjacent to the building's spacious, newly remodeled lounge with a fireplace, so you don't have to leave the building to take a soak. This is a quiet location near the north end of 'The Meadows' building, providing a relaxing getaway with cozy fireplace (wood supplied), no phones or cable TV (but it does have a DVD/video player and modest film library (or bring your own) to watch movies, and the bar/restaurant 7800 Club nearby has the big screens if you want to catch the “big game.”) For those seeking more excitement, South Lake Tahoe is only a 35 minute drive.

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More Details

Sandy Rintoul
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Sandy Rintoul

Long before we met and married, we were both 'ski bums' in our former lives. Owning a place in the mountains with close access to the slopes has been a back-burner dream ever since.

Sandy Rintoul purchased this condo in 2009

Why Sandy Rintoul chose Kirkwood

In two words: Great Skiing! But also access to great hiking, mountain biking, snow shoeing, XC skiing, disk golf and scenery. Better snow than Tahoe, closer drive, less traffic, and much less hustle and bustle. But if you want to catch a show or gamble, South Lake is a little over half an hour drive.

What makes this condo unique

Small but sweet! Lots of wood accents and a fireplace give this recently remodeled studio a warm, cozy feel, perfect for a couple seeking a private mountain getaway or small family looking for an affordable ski vacation where you can park the car and forget about it for a few days.


- Easy walk to main lifts

- Private balcony with great mountain views

- Large common lounge area inside The Meadows building features a fireplace and the only 'in-house' jacuzzi in any of Kirkwood's condos (winter only)

- Sleeps 4: 1 queen and (2) bunk beds (No maid service, linens or bath towels are included. You'll need to bring 1 Queen and 2 twin sheets and pillowcases)

- Sorry, The Meadows Homeowners Association does not allow pets in rental units under any conditions.

- Specs: 300 sq. feet (15' x 20') studio condominium (not a separate 'cabin') in The Meadows building; additional photos and information available on our website.


Kirkwood Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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On Meadow / Short Walk to Lifts: WiFi and Seasonal Hot Tub*
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews

Great location for ski weekend

  • 5 of 5

We said to ourselves multiple times during our visit that we really lucked out finding this place! It is cozy, clean, and conveniently located to the ski lifts. Studio condo with comfortable queen bed & twin bunks was perfect for our family of four. The fridge is small, but was sufficient for a weekend's worth of cooking, and the pots & pans were in good condition. The owners provided very clear, helpful instructions for check-in/check-out process & what to bring (linens are not provided, so might not be convenient if traveling by plane). We will definitely hope to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place.

  • 5 of 5

Room had everything we needed. Walking distance to lifts & dinning.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute place. Not fancy, but everything you need for a great ski weekend

  • 4 of 5

Quaint and close to the mountain. Location is fantastic and it really has everything you need. Again, not fancy, but that’s not what Kirkwood is about anyway.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great proximity to the chair

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great stay, the room is comfortable and cozy and the complex was fantastic as well. Great location, easy parking in the garage underneath, easy to follow instructions and a 5 minute walk to the chair.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Off Season Nightmare

  • 2 of 5

If you're staying during the Summer/Fall season, there are NO services. No gas for heater, NO HOT TUB , no guest services. Self check-in with several lock boxes is a process. Room itself is fine. Small balcony with view of the valley. Functional kitchen, not a lot of amenities other than coffee.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Comfortable condo near great hiking trails

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I came to Kirkwood because of its proximity to some great hiking trails. The hikes we chose had spectacular wildflower displays and were both only a very short drive from the resort. The owners were responsive to our questions and flexible re: check in time, which was greatly appreciated. The condo was clean/comfortable and had a lovely view of the meadow. We were happy to see a Scrabble game available, as we had forgotten ours. We came mid-week and there was not much going on at the resort. The summer lifts were closed, as was the General Store. My only complaint re: the condo itself was the mini refrigerator, which had barely enough space for two days worth of food and inconsistent temperature control. Otherwise, it met our needs perfectly.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Located on the meadow-side of The Meadows building on the north end, almost exactly between Timber Creek (Chair 7) and Main Lodge (Chair 6) areas.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $20
Damage Deposit $300

MINIMUM CLEANING FEE FOR "SELF-CLEAN, ECONOMY OPTION": $20 for our cleaning service to verify that it is ready to rent for the next guests. This assumes you've vacuumed, emptied trash, made beds, cleaned sinks & bathroom, etc.; any additional cleaning necessary is charged at $50/hr. and deducted from security deposit.
FULL CLEANING SERVICE: $50 (an additional $30 + the $20 min. fee).

NOTE: To keep prices down, we do not provide sheets or towels, so you'll need to bring:
- sheets for 1 queen and 2 twin bunk beds, pillowcases
- bath/jacuzzi towels (and bathing suit if you want to use the jacuzzi)

Condo has:
- blankets and pillows
- Kitchen Utensils: pots, pans, plates, glasses, utensils, etc., coffee maker, dish towels, cleaning supplies
- wi-fi (“TheMeadow_WiFi”. Note: on busy weekends with a lot of people online, the entire valley can bog down.)
- fireplace and free firewood
- small refrigerator/freezer (half-sized)

Early Check-In and Late Check-Out
Normal check-in is 4 PM, and check-out is 12 PM, but early check-in or late check-out is sometimes available if no one has rented the condo before/after you.

Cancellation Policy:
Reservations are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Reservations or cancellations made within 30 days of arrival days are non refundable unless we are able to re-rent the unit; if we are able to rent it, then you will receive a refund minus the first night's rental. Cancellations or changes within 60 days that result in a shortened stay, forfeit the full advance payment, unless we are able to re-rent the unit. Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.

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.

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