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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

HURRY - LAST YEAR AVAILABLE!! Luxurious Log Cabin Lodge overlooking Lake Tahoe

33 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Nevada Lodge Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14

Nestled in a secret corner of Incline Village, Nevada - on Lake Tahoe's north shore - Tunnel Creek Lodge is a step back in time, yet with all of today's modern conveniences and amenities. This luxurious rustic-modern log home features a spacious 4,200 square feet, and sleeps up to 14, with six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Sitting on 3+ secluded acres, this private residence boasts panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, making it an ideal location for family reunions, corporate retreats, romantic get-aways, special events, & more. We're sorry - but weddings, rehearsal dinners and/or receptions are no longer allowed on this property.

Tunnel Creek Lodge's exclusive and private setting - hidden away from the general public behind gated access - have made it a favorite get-away for the rich and famous for years. Impeccably decorated, the rustic-modern decor of this private rental log home will make you feel like you stepped back in time to over 100 years ago. Come experience the luxury - and history - of Tunnel Creek Lodge for yourself ...

Ideal for Family Reunions, Corporate Dinners, Special Events: The vast views of Lake Tahoe and surrounding High Sierra set the stage for your next special event. From family reunions, to anniversaries, fund-raisers and more, Tunnel Creek Lodge offers all the amenities you will need for a perfect day of celebration. The large lawn to the south of the property can easily accommodate up to 200 guests and just above the Lodge to the east is a smaller grass setting wrapped with granite rocks and Lake views for a more intimate event. As a destination location, Tunnel Creek Lodge has all the connections you may need to complete your special day including catering, florists, bands/DJ's, photographers and more. Feel free to contact the owners for complete information and professional assistance.

A Mountain Bikers, Snowshoer's Paradise: The vast acreage surrounding Tunnel Creek Lodge is a virtual playground beckoning to be explored. Just a stone’s throw from your private luxury rental log home, the world famous Flume Trail takes you around the North Eastern 'rim' of Lake Tahoe where views are nothing short of spectacular. And mountain biking is just the beginning. Bike rentals, trail guides and endless local insight is available through the property owners and their local biking buddies.

There’s no question why Lake Tahoe has been known for centuries at “America’s Year-round Playground”. Lake Tahoe offers more indoor and outdoor recreation than any other destination in the country. With some of world's most beautiful golf courses, biking and hiking trails, boating, kayaking, miles of sandy beaches, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and 14 ski resorts, you'll want to save time for playtime.

Home, Home on the 'Ponderosa Ranch': A special feature about this Log Cabin is its connection to the internationally-famous Bonanza TV series. The property was part of the famous Ponderosa Ranch where Bonanza was filmed for many years and viewed by Cartwright fans from around the world. The views of Lake Tahoe remain just as breathtaking today as they have for years gone by.

While thousands passed through the nearby gates of the Ponderosa Ranch annually, few knew that behind a locked gate, just up the road, sat the private home Anderson carefully crafted to house his family. A few years later, his son chose to build his own luxury log cabin on a corner of the property with the most breathtaking Lake views. That home is now Tunnel Creek Lodge - and it available for you to enjoy, year-round. Today, it's one of the region's most exclusive locations for family reunions, anniversaries, corporate retreats and special events. For more information and party planning assistance, please contact us directly.

More Details
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Craig & Liz Olson both grew up in Southern California - Craig, in the San Fernando Valley, and Liz, in Santa Clarita. Liz originally lived on her family's property in Agua Dulce, California, at Vasquez Rocks (now a County Park), where hundreds of films and TV shows have been shot for many years, including Bonanza, and Star Trek. You can ask Liz about her run-in with William Shatner, and how she inspired his love of horses, or about her role as a baby in the arms of Little Joe in old Bonanza episodes.

Craig and Liz have been visiting and enjoying Lake Tahoe together since 1989, and have made Incline Village their permanent home in 2011. They love Lake Tahoe, and enjoy sharing it with others - Tunnel Creek Lodge is a perfect way to share the beauty of the Lake Tahoe area with friends, family, and other visitors.

The Owner purchased this lodge in 2008

Why The Owner chose Nevada

We loved the beauty of the original 5 acre parcel, with the old 'bunkhouse' (former Ponderosa Stables, and now Tunnel Creek Station) below, and the modern, yet rustic log cabin perched at the top of the hill, overlooking beautiful Lake Tahoe and the mountains that surround it. As a mountain biker, Craig had passed the property countless times coming out of Nevada State Park after riding either the Rim or Flume Trail, and loved it being at the entrance to the park 'Just ride out of the driveway and onto the trail!'

Reviews

5
based on 33 traveler reviews

HURRY - LAST YEAR AVAILABLE!! Luxurious Log Cabin Lodge overlooking Lake Tahoe
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
Loveland, Colorado
5

Exceptional home! Impeccably cared for!

  • 5 of 5

We spent four wonderful days with our family of 14 at the Tunnel Creek Lodge. Three generations, from age 5 to 72, fit perfectly and comfortably in this immaculately clean home. We all even fit around the dinning room table and prepared and ate every meal at home. The grounds and views were beautiful and with so much to do right on the property we hardly needed to leave but did to enjoy the beaches of massive Lake Tahoe. Thank you to Craig and Liz for their attention to detail and sharing this one of a kind home. We have stayed at several VRBO properties but I would rate this as the best.

JWR Colorado

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An amazing place to stay to create lasting memories in Tahoe with friends and family

  • 5 of 5

Tunnel Creek Lodge was the perfect place to celebrate and create lasting memories in Tahoe with friends and family. The views were breathtaking, the home luxurious yet rustic, great amenities and close to everything but yet secluded. Craig was very communicative and helpful in touring the house and providing recommendation on activities, restaurants, etc. I would highly recommend it and return again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

30th birthday weekend with friends

  • 5 of 5

Craig and Liz were wonderful! Their home was perfect for our friends to celebrate over a long weekend! The best views we saw were right on the property! We highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

The property was spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect property for a large group. It was well situated and our whole group loved the atmosphere. We appreciated the owner meeting us to be sure we had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
5

Incredible House, Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

Craig and Liz have made their home a true home for their guests. Everything you would want or need is provided. My family came from all over the country to join us for a week of skiing and just simply being together. These times are fleeting. Having this time at this house made it even more special. Everyday was a postcard.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

A wonderful cabin with fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with a few other families, good mix of adults and some small children. Couldn't have asked for more! Everything is in great condition, house is spacious with lots of room for everyone. Would definitely come back and highly recommend to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nestled in a secret corner of Incline Village, Nevada - on Lake Tahoe's north shore - Tunnel Creek Lodge is a step back in time, yet with all of today's modern conveniences and amenities. This luxurious rustic-modern log home features a spacious 4,200 square feet, and sleeps up to 14, with six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Sitting on 3+ secluded acres, this private residence boasts panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, making it an ideal location for family reunions, corporate retreats, romantic get-aways, and more.

Tunnel Creek Lodge's exclusive and private setting - hidden away from the general public behind gated access - have made it a favorite get-away for the rich and famous for years. Impeccably decorated, the rustic-modern decor of this private rental log home will make you feel like you stepped back in time to 100 years ago.

Come experience the luxury - and history - of Tunnel Creek Lodge for yourself ...

Other Activities: Tunnel Creek Lodge is adjacent to the Tahoe Rim Trail - world famous for mountain biking, hiking and snowshoeing

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Rates & Availability

Incline Village Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer Season 2016
Jun 15 2016 - Sep 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,400
$8,400
$28,000
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 6 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,400
$6,500
 
 
Peak Summer Season
Sep 7 2016 - Sep 15 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,400
$8,400
$28,000
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,100
$6,400
 
 
Christmas Week 2016
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
$1,350
$8,100
 
 
New Year's Week 2017
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,450
$8,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,000
$6,000
$18,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $650 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Amenities

Nevada Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Mr. Steam Shower
  • All of the bathrooms are perfectly appointed with classic lodge interior design elements that make you feel right at home.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
  • Beautifully decorated with unique 'Old-World Teak' pieces, the bedrooms at Tunnel Creek Lodge are a masterful combination of comfort, functionality, ambiance and attention to detail. Guests can even set their room's temperature to their liking, as each room features its own hydronic thermostat, controlling just the temperature in that room. Combine that with abundant fresh mountain air, and you have the makings for a great - if not perfect - night's sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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