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Nancy Hawkins

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

4 BDRM CHEF'S KITCHEN WIFI,BEACHES POOL/CASINOS NEAR! TOTAL SUMMER RATE $2436 WK

62 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Zephyr Cove Townhome Rental Photos and Description

4BR 3.5BA,2400 SF sleeps 10 WIFI,King Beds,Huge kitchen Family friendly retreat

Snowbear Lodge has it all! When you step inside our luxury lodge you'll know that you are home! Our 2400 SF home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths features it's own private Hot Tub, WIFI, attached two car garage, 5 Color TV's, and a fully stocked, gourmet kitchen! The huge living, dining and kitchen area is a popular gathering place for our guests. There is a 40' flat screen HDTV in the Living room. Local cable TV provides 140 + channels for viewing.

Snowbear has comfy beds & clean, well maintained linens.The Master bedroom boasts a King bed, gas fireplace, color TV w/ remote and a private bath. The other two upstairs bedrooms also feature Quality King Beds, TV's and hall bath. The downstairs garage level bedroom has a queen and twin bed as well as it's own private bath and color TV with remote.

Snowbear is steps from the forest and trails for winter snow hikes and casual hiking/biking during other Tahoe seasons. The home overlooks the mountains of Heavenly Valley. As our guest, you have use of the Lake Village heated pool, (Summer/Fall) Tennis courts, ping pong and pool tables, saunas,showers, restrooms, picnic area BBQ fire pit, and deluxe kids play areas.

Located in a forested quiet area yet is located approximately 1 mile from the Heavenly gondola, we are across the highway from a nice meadow and the Lake. Snowbear is within a mile of the beaches and shopping, a 24 hour gym,a Safeway Grocery supermarket, 24 hour gym Subway sandwich shop and a Dollar store. There is a visitors information center right down the highway across from the Lakeside Inn/casino.. Carson City is 22 miles down the road with major chains such as a Super Walmart, Costco and department stores

In addition to gaming, shopping and local star studded entertainment Tahoe offers a wide range of activities.Hiking biking, river rafting, horseback riding, fishing and water activities abound in the spring, summer and fall. Tahoe’s record breaking snowfalls afford an incredible array of adventure including; snow tubing, boarding, downhill skiing, cross country, snowshoeing, snowmobile tours, ice skating, nostalgic sleigh rides, winter carnivals, or perhaps just snuggling up to a crackling fireplace with a warm beverage and a good book.

Douglas County Vacation Home Permit # 05-218

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nancy Hawkins (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Nancy Hawkins

I am a retired Police Sergeant with nearly 23 years of service. I enjoy hiking, photography, refinishing antique furniture, and doing volunteer work in my community and with my church.

Nancy Hawkins purchased this townhome in 2004

Why Nancy Hawkins chose Zephyr Cove

I visited Tahoe for the first time in my early 20's and fell in love with the incredible beauty of the lake,meadows, and mountains. I actually ended up purchasing 3 homes in this location including Snowbear. This area of Lake Village is in a perfect location! It is quiet and wooded, yet is only a mile or less to the beaches, stores, Heavenly Gondola and casinos.There is a nice shopping center just 1/4 mile up the highway for grocery needs.

We have a clubhouse available for guests which includes a swimming pool, tennis courts, saunas, pool and ping pong tables. (Swimming pool and tennis courts closed in the winter)

The property is well maintained and heavily wooded and It is surrounded on three sides by forest. The roads are well maintained by our own staff and snowplowed day and night to keep them open in the winter! When you arrive home you have comfy beds as well as a toasty and inviting private hot tub at your disposal!

What makes this townhome unique

We have taken extra care to provide the extra amenities that make this a home away from home. This includes WIFI a private hot tub, a gas BBQ on the deck, comfortable beds, a fully equipped kitchen from Range oven and microwave to blenders, crock pots and spices. The little things are covered too, including a hair dryer, washer and dryer and soap to handle your laundry. There is a TV in each bedroom as well as a 40 ' flat screen the living room. Our roomy 2 car garage provides security and shade for you vehicle in the summer and a welcome reprieve from the Snow in the winter months.

For the price of a hotel room you will get a fully furnished 2400 SF home in a QUIET location with everything you need to save money on your vacation getaway.

Reviews

4.9
based on 62 traveler reviews

4 BDRM CHEF'S KITCHEN WIFI,BEACHES POOL/CASINOS NEAR! TOTAL SUMMER RATE $2436 WK
average rating of 4.854839 based on 62 reviews
Kensington, CA
5

Perfect Tahoe getaway

  • 5 of 5

"Snowbear" far exceeded our expectations. Wonderful house, exceptional value. Great layout, open and roomy with plenty of privacy and two cozy fireplaces. We had four adults and two teenagers and could have easily had more people without it feeling crowded. The house is nicely decorated with lots of personal touches and thoughtful amenities. Everything you could possibly want or need for a relaxing vacation. Beds were extremely comfortable. The location was perfect. Quiet and woodsy, yet only five minutes to casinos and Heavenly Ski resort.

Nancy, the owner is absolutely wonderful. She responds immediately to any questions or concerns. I only wish all property owners were like Nancy. Nancy truly cares about her town-home and the people who rent it. We would happily rent ANY property she owned...sight unseen!! We loved "snowbear" and can't wait to go back. Summer or winter, I would highly recommend this property. Skip the hotels, you won't be sorry. Snowbear is a much better deal. Thank you Nancy, for sharing your home with our family. We had a fantastic time.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen and Family, Thanks so much for your visit as well as your nice comments. We hope you'll be our guest again soon! We have great summer activities here in Lake Village and surrounding Tahoe areas. Nancy
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Ideal Family Vacation Spot

  • 4 of 5

The Snowbear Lodge was ideally located to provide our family a great vacation experience. It is located near but secluded from the bustling activity surrounding the casinos, eateries and downtown shops and attactions. We had easy access to all of the things that make South Lake Tahoe a unique summer vacation experience. The beach, hiking, shopping, gambling, dining, and just plain loafing were all on our agenda. The children enjoyed the pool at Lake Village and spent most days hiking at least one of the trails in the area. The lodge was comfortable and accommodating but the steps up from the sleeping area became a chore for the two pregnant daughters!!!! There is ample parking (we had three vehicles) and the weather was exceptionally nice during our stay.

We ventured out to Virginia City for an old west adventure, spent the day at Angora Lake and couldn't get enough of the spectacular scenery, swimming, and paddle boarding. Nearby Carson City provided access to COSTCO where we stored up on supplies for the week. The lake is surrounded by several sandy beaches and the children spent many hours playing along the shore.

Regrettably, we didn't have enough time to go horseback riding or play golf, but these and other pastimes are only minutes from the lodge. The entire family had an enjoyable experience and the end of our stay came way too soon!!

Thanks, Nancy, for all your help and assistance in providing us a memorable vacation.

Jim Martin

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Overall we had a great experience at this home. One thing we were not prepared for was that there was no A/C in the home, but apparently that is very common for Lake Tahoe. The owner was quick to respond and resolve any issues that we had. We would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The writer is correct, A/C is not a common feature in Tahoe homes. Our home is blessed with numerous windows and two sliding doors which once opened cools off our closed up home rapidly. Additionally we have ceiling fans in the bedrooms and additional portable fans available. Simply opening the widows and allowing the Lake Tahoe air waft through our home will cool the the ambient temperature to a very comfortable level. We appreciate the nice review and are gratified our guest would return- they were great guests and we would be happy to see them again! Nancy- owner
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4

Beautiful area and clubhouse with a filtered view of the lake.

  • 4 of 5

This beautiful home has plenty of bedrooms and baths for our family of 8. However, be aware that there are 3 steep flights of stairs. The downstairs bedroom/bath on the garage level would not be appropriate for very young children. The kitchen was well stocked and the living room was large, light and we loved the gas fireplace. We had a small issue with the internet connect, but Nancy worked with us until it was resolved. She was responsive and helpful. We would recommend this rental for other families.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review and for your help in re booting the Internet! We will be posting the re booting procedure in our informational book we leave for guests! You were great guests-Thanks Snowbear like the majority of homes in Tahoe is a two story with a garage at ground level. To get to the second(Top) level guests would have to go up two sets of stairs to react the uppermost level. (Not 3 flights) To enter our home guests can enter from the garage through carpeted stairs OR through the front door stairs. In either case those stairs bring you to the entry level or bedroom level. A second set of stairs bring guests to the living room kitchen and dining room area. Garages are rare in Lake Village, and the vast majority of homes in Tahoe are two story! Nancy
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Great Location, Comfortable Amenities

  • 4 of 5

Snowbear Lodge was a wonderful place to take our family for our kids' first experience in the snow. The owner is very responsive, prompt and thorough. There are plenty of options for sleeping arrangements and the beds are comfortable and spacious. The video/DVD and book collections are interesting and varied. We cooked both nights and easily navigated the kitchen/BBQ tools--one or two more baking sheets would have been good, however.

If you are traveling with a crawler or toddler, I would highly recommend bringing a safety gate because the stone steps are steep.

It should be noted that the hot tub is enclosed in the garage, just adjacent to the ground level bedroom, not outside. Despite this, everyone was excited to have it at our disposal and there's also the clubhouse hot tub if you are up for leaving the townhouse. Our friends' kids had a ball taking trips to play ping pong in the clubhouse.

Safeway is a few minutes up the road, and the location of the complex is just out of town, but close enough to do anything in South Lake easily. This is a great choice for a comfortable, homey South Lake retreat!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful!!! Our gusets were totally blown away from the moment they walked inside - so spacious!

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful home! Our guests that came from Vermont fell in love with the place as did I. Everything went smoothly and had no problems at all - from the initial booking right up to when we left. The unit's location couldn't have been much better, close to the ski areas and the night life but far enough to enjoy the peace and quiet. The views from the clubhouse are amazing! I definitely would recommend the Snowbear Lodge to anyone who has a large group and want to enjoy all that Lake Tahoe area has to offer - you will NOT be disappointed! Thank you again Nancy!!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno, Nevada
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lakeside Inn and Casino
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Edgewood
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 50
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Numerous
Nearest Ski
1.2 Miles
Heavenly Gondola
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Nevada Beach
Car: recommended

Lake Tahoe on the south shore near Round Hill and Zephyr cove Nevada. Less than a mile to all major attractions including the beaches casinos shopping and restaurants. Edgewood golf course is 1/2 mile from our home.

Golf: Edgewood Golf course is approximately 1/2 mile from our door

Ski: Heavenly Gondola approximately 1 mile from our home

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Rates & Availability

Lake Village Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 5 2016
5 night minimum stay
$270
$1,890
 
 
LATE SUMMER/FALL
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,540
 
 
THANKSGIVING WEEK
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
FALL/EARLY SKI SEASON
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,540
 
 
CHRISTMAS WEEK
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$410
 
 
NEW YEAR WEEK
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$440
 
 
WINTER SKI SEASON
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Fri,Sat
$1,820
 
 
Spring Ski/Early Summer
Apr 10 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$230
From
$255
Fri,Sat
$1,610
 
 
SUMMER 2017
May 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$280
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Fri,Sat
$1,820
 

Additional information about rental rates

After Visit Cleaning/Inventory, Hot tub service $155 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

We normally do not rent to guests under 25 years of age.
THREE NIGHT MINIMUM, TWO NIGHTS ON SHORT NOTICE!
WE MAY REQUIRE A 5 NIGHT RESERVATION ON ALL BOOKINGS MADE MORE THAN TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE UNLESS THE PROPOSED STAY DOVETAILS BETWEEN OR INTO ONE OR TWO LARGER BOOKINGS. Weekly discounts available please contact us  about a free night! 

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Amenities

Zephyr Cove Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , and sink
  • 3 Full bathrooms and one half bath in the living room/kitchen area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Quality Queen Sofa Beds
  • Bedroom 1, King bed, 32' remote HD TV. Gas Log fireplace, Pvt bath w/dual sinks Dual closets Bedroom 2, King bed 13''remote color TV, 8' closet. Bedroom 3, King bed 13' remote color TV 8' closet. Bedroom 4, 1 Queen bed, 1 twin bed, 13' remote color TV adjacent bath. Living Room 2 Quality Queen Sofa Beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Local information available at the Visitor's information center at on highway 50 across from the Lakeside Inn/Casino Pool Table, Ping Pong. swimming pool, tennis courts, sauna, and fire pit and deluxe children's play area available to our guests at the Lake Village club house. There is no charge for our guest except for a minimal charge for the pool table. If you are looking for a great affordable home with everything you need for a fantastic memorable getaway Snowbear Lodge is the answer!

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