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Beautiful North Lake Tahoe Home - Sleeps 16-AVAILABLE FOR WINTER SKI LEASE

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Chalet, 5 Bedrooms, + 2 Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-16)

FEATURES: This custom built luxury private home has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with custom woodwork through out. It is located two blocks from Lake Tahoe in the Lake Forest community of Tahoe City in North Shore Tahoe. It has a large deck and lawn area and has recently been beautifully landscaped. There is a BBQ, a wood burning stove, storage shed, an outdoor hot tub, an outdoor ping pong table (summer months) satellite TV, wireless internet, DVD/CD players, flat panel TVs, Sony PS3 video console and games, and iPod dock. The home has a gourmet kitchen and two separate living rooms. The bedroom layout includes two king bedrooms, 2 queen bedrooms and a bedroom with two sets of bunk beds. There are also two queen sofa sleepers, one in the living room and one in the family room. This spacious home is excellent for large groups or families. All bed, bath and hot tub linens are provided. The kitchen is a fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Well-behaved dogs with responsible owners are welcome. The property is not fenced, but is located on a very quiet street with very little traffic.

Should you need more space, the five bedroom home right next door can also be rented via Vacasa (

WINTER ACTIVITIES: Snow skiing: Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar are within 20 minutes drive; snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES: Water skiing, parasailing, jet skiing, boating (there is a public boat launch in Lake Forest), sailing, hiking, and mountain biking. World class golf - over 40 courses from 10 to 90 minutes drive.

YEAR ROUND: Fine dining and gambling (25 minutes drive)

Keywords: Spacious, Recently Updated Chalet. Short Term or Long Term Rental Available

More Details

Julie Vilardi
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 2, 2017

About Julie Vilardi

My husband, Frank, and I have owned this home since 2003. We live in Oakland, California and have two children. We are all avid outdoor enthusiasts. Frank is a General Contractor and I am a Nurse Practitioner.

Julie Vilardi purchased this chalet in 2003

Why Julie Vilardi chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

This home was originally built by my father-in-law in the 1960's. His talent with wood working is present throughout the home. His Austrian upbringing is obvious in the design themes of this custom built home. The entire home was recently updated both inside and out and gave us the opportunity to add many of our favorite amenities. My father-in-law originally chose this location for the natural beauty and peacefulness.

What makes this chalet unique

Peace and quiet. Ability to enjoy nature just outside the front or back door. Wonderful shopping and dining close by. Easy walk to public beaches on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Close drive to world class ski areas. Hot tub on front deck. Ping Pong table and bocce ball available for summer months.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Julie,

This note comes a couple of days late; I actually wanted to write it soon after leaving your beautiful place at Sierra View

but further travels didn't allow for it!

We had such a wonderful time - all nine of us - and your home was perfect for us, in every respect.

Since five of us came directly from Bavaria to Lake Tahoe (Munich), and all of us enjoy(ed) Tyrol, as recently as last summer,

we particularly enjoyed how your dear father-in-law incorporated so many building elements familiar to us. In other words:

We felt very much at home!

Another detail frequently commented on: Every square inch in the house is space wasted. And we did love the

woodwork; the "solidity" of the house; the fact that noise (voices) doesn't travel to the bedrooms.

Last not least: We were touched how lovingly you stocked the kitchen, the bathrooms, etc. We certainly found all the tools

we were looking for and it made our week, and our simple meal preparations so easy and enjoyable.

And we are happy to report that all nine of us did not feel "crowded" for even one moment!

I used the downstairs bedroom, off the living room/dining room and smiled when I even found an Anthony de Mello, SJ, book

to greet me.....the perfect choice for my night time reading!

Since I have family in Reno, NV, we hope to be able to make use of your lovely home again in the future.

I trust you received the keys in the meantime and found the house in good order. We tried to take very good care of it, respecting

your family tradition and values.

All my best - for all of us,

Jun 2013
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Lake Forest Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two blocks from Lake Tahoe. Storage shed on property. All bed, bath and hot tub linens provided. Beach chairs, water toys and ice chest provided for summer renters.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Beautiful North Lake Tahoe Home - Sleeps 16-AVAILABLE FOR WINTER SKI LEASE
average rating of 4.75 based on 17 reviews

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

The home is clean and updated kitchen and plenty of room for 16 of us in our group. Close to Lake and hiking. Owner is great to communicate with before, during, and after our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasanton, CA

Great House - everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 13, eight adults and five kids. The house was perfect. Loads of beds and bathrooms. All very clean. The house is a short walk to the beach and a short drive to Tahoe City. It felt homely without it feeling like we were intruding. Simply put, we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had two extended families, and the upper story bedrooms/baths with lower story beds/bath were just what we needed, along with the two dining and sitting rooms. The kitchen is exceptionally well-supplied with utensils, for which the cooks were often praising. The owners were easy to work with and we enjoyed our holiday.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Home

  • 4 of 5

Great house for a large family like ours. The front deck is terrific and we lived there most of our stay, plenty of beds, nice kitchen, and separate entertaining areas. Quiet neighborhood, walk to the lake, and a little more of a walk to town. Definitely would come again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Mateo, Ca 94403

Great Ski House!

  • 5 of 5

I have been coming here for the last 4 years over the winter. It's a great place to come back to after a long day skiing. It accommodates a good size group. There are 2 family rooms/common rooms that come in handy when people have different ideas of relaxation and fun. The hottub is key after a long day on the slopes, too. The owners are very accessible and quick to respond to our needs. Although, I haven't been in the summer yet, I'm sure it's a perfect spot since it's only 1 block from the beach and a beautiful park.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed it!!

  • 4 of 5

This is a very good place to stay. It easily accommodated all the five families in our group. It has three very spacious bedrooms (two of them have bathrooms), one small bedroom (perfect for one small family), and another one with two bunk beds (this is the favorite one for all the kids). There are two living rooms with digital TV and games which entertained everyone. The spa outside was perfect for us after a day of ski. The kitchen is very nice, with plenty of cookware. The formal dinning is spacious.

It is very close to the lake (several minutes walking).

I would give five stars if the furnitures are newer, and kitchen more spacious.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"We LOVE this bar and grill. Great outdoor dining along the Truckee River in the warm weather..."
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Reno, NV
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Tahoe City Municiple Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 28 and Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Bacchi's in Lake Forest
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Alpine Meadows
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Lake Forest
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Lake Forest Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Lease
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
60 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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