About the property
- Chalet3400 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 5 nights
Chalet, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12)
Relax and entertain family and friends in this custom-built, spacious home with panoramic mountain views. This unique home is located in Alpine Meadows just minutes away from world class skiing at Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley. The home features the craftsmanship of hand-carved wood and intricate etched glass mirrors with a natural rock interior and an open, modern kitchen and adjoining great room. A comfortable Marquis hot tub nestled on the private second story deck offers some of the most breathtaking views of the surrounding Tahoe basin with its towering pines and snow capped mountains.
Alpine Mountain Retreat is located in the tranquil Alpine Meadows neighborhood, one of the best kept secrets on Lake Tahoe's North Shore. For winter sports enthusiasts, world class skiing at Alpine Meadows ski resort is just minutes up the road while Squaw Valley USA is less than 10 minutes by car. Enjoy nearby cross country skiing, sledding, or ice skating as well. Summertime is glorious in the cool alpine mountains. Numerous hiking trails, single-track mountain-bike trails, and a paved bike path along the scenic Truckee River are just out the door. Visitors may also enjoy the famous Truckee River raft float, horseback riding at nearby stables, and the water sports at Lake Tahoe. One of Tahoe's renowned restaurants and après ski hot spots, the River Ranch, is just down Alpine Meadows road with selections of other dining and nightlife options at the Village in Squaw Valley. One can venture south (just 5 miles) to Tahoe City, or North (just 8 miles) to Truckee, for a wider variety of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.
Upon arriving at this vacation rental, take notice of the elaborate mountain setting carved into the garage doors. Alpine Mountain Retreat includes 2 garages and additional parking for 2-3 cars. Once inside, venture upward on a spiral staircase into the great room. This spacious and sunny gathering space with expansive windows and views includes the open living area, dining area, and kitchen. The living area includes a large flat screen TV with surround sound CD/DVD player, high-speed internet access, an open fireplace with plenty of wood provided, and an indoor rock fountain. The well-equipped kitchen offers a plethora of unique granite counter space and 2 separate sink areas. A large center island seats 5 and modern appliances make this kitchen a pleasurable place to prepare and enjoy any meal. The dining room table is hand carved wood, flanked by two long benches on either side, and will seat 10 guests.
Accommodations in this vacation retreat include 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, plus a sleeping den. After climbing the initial spiral staircase from the ground level, you will enter the den lit by the backdrop of etched mirrors. The den offers a comfortable twin bed and a double bed separated by the stairway. There’s room for a double futon as well. Continuing up through the great room, you will reach the third level, home to 2 loft bedrooms. Located on opposing wings of this floor, one of these bedrooms offers a queen bed and its own bath, the other has a double bed and bath located in the hall just outside of the bedroom. The fourth and upper-most level of this vacation home offers 2 stunning master suites. One bedroom includes two queen beds and a stunning mountain view. The attached master bath boasts natural stone craftsmanship and an oversized shower. From this bedroom, access the large second story deck with unparalleled views and a hot tub. The charming fourth bedroom offers an elegant hand carved king bed, high ceilings and sky lights with elaborate wooden beams, hand-etched mirrors, and yet another lavish master bath with natural stone finish work in the shower.
Alpine Mountain Retreat offers the ultimate in luxury vacation homes while situated in a classic Lake Tahoe setting; a great atmosphere to relax with family and friends and take in everything North Lake Tahoe has to offer.
Keywords: Alpine Mountain Cabin, Ski Chalet, Retreat
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- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 26, 2018
Love to ski, hike, bike, golf and do all things outdoors. Relaxing by a warm fire or in the hot tub, entertaining family and friends, photography, or reading a good book are all a joy.
Owner purchased this Chalet in 2009
Why Owner chose Alpine Meadows
Quiet neighborhood accessible to great skiing and the mountain ambiance of Tahoe and all it has to offer.
What makes this Chalet unique
Spectacular views, privacy, easy access to multiple outdoor activities, plenty of room for comfort, large comfortable kitchen
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great space, ambience, and location
Our group of 14 adults had a fantastic weekend retreat to this property. The house perfectly served our needs--spacious, very clean, with comfortable beds spread throughout the house. Crucially for us, one whole floor of the property comprises a large living space (open kitchen and living room), which worked well for cooking and hanging out with the whole group. As a bonus, the kitchen is equipped with ample pots and pans to cook for a hungry crowd. The owners were easy to get in touch with and responsive to minor issues. We would definitely consider returning for next year's ski retreat.
Incredible home and PERFECT location-THIS IS A MUST
Look no further! I booked this house for my husband's 40th birthday. We had 11 adults, one 6 month old, and three 2.5 year olds. We rented the house from 1/18-1/21. The house could not have been more perfect. We never felt crowded and enjoyed the house and all its amenities. We cooked breakfast and dinner each night and enjoyed the hot tub and grill. The grill is such a nice addition! We are a grilling group and we were so blown away with how well the grill worked.
The first night, it snowed, which made it even more perfect. We had fresh powder the next day, and hit the Alpine Slopes, which were less than 5 mins away. I can't emphasize enough how perfect this house is and how amazing the location is to all the winter activities. Plus, when you purchase a lift ticket for Alpine you can use it for Squaw. That is a deal in itself considering how expensive winter sports can be. Squaw Village took us less than 10 mins to get to and we enjoyed the village and all it has to offer. It was so nice to come back to the house after a long ,cold day of skiing and snowboarding. The fireplace is a nice touch with the waterfall. The waterfall use is a must to help with the moisture. The views alone are spectacular. In every room you have a view of the beautiful tree tops. The fact that this house is built into a mountain is like no other. The pictures don't even do it justice , that is how impressive this home is.
The owner Alex is a pleasure to deal with. He provided me with all the information I could possibly need for our stay. I wish I could give this 5 plus stars because it deserves so much more. Thanks again, Alex, we plan to make this an annual family trip. We'll see you next year!
AMAZING HOUSE, AWESOME EXPERIENCE
I recently stayed at this rental with four other couples and we had an absolute blast. The house is beautiful, with a really modern kitchen and an awesome hot tub on the upstairs deck. The layout of the home is very unique and reminded me of a castle :D
The owner of the home was incredibly nice and was available for any questions we had! The breaker went out on the hot tub and we were able to give him a call and he answered and was instantly able to help us.
I definitely want to come back to this house and do another trip to Squaw!
Ski weekend and family reunion
Just got back from a fantastic weekend with family. We really enjoyed this home when we weren't playing in the snow. The neighborhood is quiet, the area is beautiful, and the house offered more than we were expecting. The owner was very responsive and the house was clean/stocked on arrival. The kitchen is very well equipped for any meal and for any size of family. We had 13 people in the home and making large meals was no problem. Everyone had their private space when needed, but the main floor was large enough for all to gather and enjoy. Wonderful place overall, and very highly recommended.
Only additional comments I would make about the physical space is that the home is built into the mountain, with 4 or 5 tiered levels of home. There are stairs to climb, so be aware of that when considering. Also, if you have young children who don't quite have their balance perfected yet be aware that the home has stairs and sharp tables, corners, etc. We had a young one and just had to pay extra attention. No problems at all. The home is a mountain retreat, so we were expecting some hazards:)
Christmas to New Years family gathering
Our family of ten loved this house for many reasons.........the spacious and sunny great room accommodated a variety of activities, the fully supplied kitchen delighted several cooks in our group, the practical entry level with space for shedding and storing snow gear, the bedroom with the 'nest' at the top of the spiral stairs, and finally the nice choice of games and puzzles. We were a very happy group. Nice temperatures and lots of sunshine also helped. Thanks Alez and Rhonda!
Waterfall on Rock Fireplace
This place is stunning. The main level is a large open design, perfect for hanging out with a large group. Big stone fireplace, with a freaking water fall coming off it, no joke, a waterfall in the middle of the living room. There were 10 of us and we all slept comfortably. Well appointed kitchen, good sound system, this place has it all.
Oh yeah, and the owners are very responsive to communication!
If there was a 6th star, this place would get it!
Shuttle to world-class skiing and snow boarding
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Damage charges and charges for extra cleaning services will be taken from the security deposit. The balance of the security deposit will be refunded.