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Modern, Bright, Backs to Forest, Walk to Tahoe Rim Trail, Wifi

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Retreat to our charming Lake Tahoe mountain home. Come to 'Carraig Nua', on Lake Tahoe's magical north west shore for a comfortable, convenient and relaxing getaway. We've taken great care to create a beautiful space to relax and play; to escape the busy life and renew the spirit.

Located in the quiet neighborhood of Talmont [305 Rose Pine Court, Tahoe City, CA] a few feet from the Tahoe National Forest wilderness and minutes walk to the Tahoe Rim Trail. A two minute drive down the hill gets you to Sunnyside Marina and lakeside beaches. If your activity of choice is hiking, mountain biking, snow shoeing, cross country or downhill skiing, there isn't a better spot to base yourself. Also conveniently located just over two miles to the heart of Tahoe City for shopping and terrific restaurants.

The house interior is bright, spacious and well appointed throughout with custom local artist-made furniture. Features a lovely river rock fireplace in the living room and gourmet kitchen.

Winter: Cross country skiing and snowshoeing is walk-in/walk-out from the cabin with miles of gentle interconnected trails in Paige Meadows and Tahoe Rim Trail. Toboggans available for use. Indoor Christmas tree available for the holidays.

Summer: Sunny deck for summer relaxation. We have beach chairs, sun umbrellas, Gas BBQ grill, etc. available for your use.

We delight in sharing our lovely vacation home. Year-round fun and relaxation at breathtakingly beautiful Lake Tahoe. Other important highlights include:

- Excellent cell phone coverage (particularly Verizon)

- Flat Lot, wide street, cul-de-sac.

- 2 Car Garage with 10 ft ceiling accommodates your roof-rack

- More details in the info below.

Keywords: cabin, chalet, house

More Details

Laura Fay
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Laura Fay

My husband and I grew up in Ireland. We have 2 teenage boys. 'Carraig Nua' is home away from home...a place to take ourselves for great adventures or to relax and do absolutely nothing.

Laura Fay purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Laura Fay chose Tahoe City

We wanted to create great childhood memories for our kids, and what a great place Lake Tahoe our vacation home 'Carraig Nua' (Childhood family home name and Gaelic for 'New Rock') has been for the whole family. We love the mountains, being able take a walk in Paige Meadows and along sections of the Tahoe Rim Trail, or raft down the Truckee river on those days when we are too lazy for the big outings, and being able to hike, bike and play in some of the best western mountain terrain available.

What makes this cabin unique

When staying at 'Carraig Nua' we enjoy activities year round.

In the winter it's downhill skiing and walk-in/walk-out cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, sledding and more.

In summer, we walk from the front door for great walks and hikes through Paige Meadows and the Tahoe Rim Trail, mountain biking, water-skiing and doing just nothing but barbecuing and relaxing.

In the Fall, the town is sleepy and the hiking opportunities are unparalleled.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a most beautiful, comfortable, most modern bungalow (cabin) I have every known. It's the best trip we've enjoyed. Thank you very much. God Bless All! - The Yeo Family
Aug 2011
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Talmont Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , 2 sinks, dressing area and seperate toilet/shower room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Mountain furniture and custom made mountain bed quilts
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full Size Futon. Doubles as Game Room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom. Custom made quilts. Large wall mounted TV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Bunk Room. Sofa. Wall mounted TV. Blu-Ray DVD Player.
  • 3 Bedrooms & loft.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Walk-in/walk-out to cross country ski & snowshoeing trails, mountain biking trails, hiking trails. 8 sleds/toboggans available.


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Modern, Bright, Backs to Forest, Walk to Tahoe Rim Trail, Wifi
average rating of 4.952381 based on 64 reviews

Weekend in the snow

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this property and the owner. The property was clean and very nicely decorated. It was more than enough space for two families with 4 children. The location was so convenient to local attractions and most importantly the freeway, so getting in and out of Tahoe was a breeze. It was also nice to deal with the owner who was overly accommodating, as opposed to a unresponsive management company. We really enjoyed our time here and would come back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for commenting on our attentiveness to your needs. It's important to ensure that guests are cared for & so glad everything worked out well for you - location, cleanliness, space & travel convenience. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. /Laura & Peter
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Great House in the Mountains!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in the cabin. The cabin was very clean, roomy and comfortable for our family. We enjoyed sitting and eating our meals on the back deck. There was plenty of room for everyone. Everything we needed for our stay was available at the cabin! Thank you for sharing your cabin with us, Laura!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marin county, ca

A Winter Wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Laura!!! What a beautiful, warm, and peaceful home! This property is in a magical Tahoe neighborhood - in close location to Squaw and Homestead. We loved our weekend here!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Altos, Ca

Really, Really Nice

  • 5 of 5

Clean, Comfortable, Well Stocked, Bright. This cabin facilitates great all together family time extremely well. Great relaxing week.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Tahoe weekend

  • 5 of 5

My family, plus another family from our children's school, stayed at this property for a weekend vacation in the snow. We chose it due to its' proximity to Tahoe City and Alpine Meadows, where we went skiing for one day. The house was very clean, and exceeded expectations. We were very comfortable and the children had a great time. We would definitely come back again, and would recommend to friends. It was also very affordable.

The weekend we went there was a ton of snow, so street signs were hard to see. The directions and map provided by the owner were incredibly useful, so if you are renting during the winter follow the owner's instructions and bring a print out of the map/directions with you.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We take pride in cleanliness and comfort.
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Unforgettable vacation

  • 5 of 5

This home lived up to all my expectations and more. It is exactly as described and was very clean. When we arrived, the drive had taken 12 hours to get there, due to 80 and 50 being closed. Needless to say that we arrived a little tired and grumpy. Then we walked in to this beautiful home, in a winter wonderland and was just in awe of the welcoming feel of the home. It is spacious with a very cozy feel to it. It is away from the main roads and very close to trails and the wilderness. This was my children's first trip to the snow and my family of four plus my aunt had an unforgettable vacation that will last a lifetime. I can't wait for the next trip back and I highly recommend this place to anyone what wants to enjoy nature, the lake and all the offerings of the Tahoe area. Thank you again for opening your home to us and helping to create and unforgettable memory for my family!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So thrilled our cabin was a high point at the end of your long journey and that you had a very memorable stay. We look forward to having you back.
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
On the Lake at Sunnyside
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Tahoe City, CA
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Truckee, CA (Amtrak)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 89
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sunnyside, CA
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Alpine Meadows
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Sunnyside, CA
Car: necessary

Backs to the Tahoe National Forest and the Tahoe Rim Trail.

Walk-in/walk-out to cross country ski & snowshoeing trails, mountain biking trails, hiking trails.

Treetop Adventure Park & Ropes Course (incl. Zip-lining): (2 miles away)


Rates & Availability

Talmont Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Season 17/18
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
LMK 2018
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
President's Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Holiday
May 4 2018 - May 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Sec Deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $160
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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