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Single Story Private Near Beaches Hiking Casino

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Upper Kingsbury House Rental Photos and Description

Single Story

Private, serene Lake Tahoe mountain retreat backs to National Forest surrounded by Aspens and firs.

The huge open-concept gourmet granite/stainless kitchen has a panoramic view of the forest, deck, and 60-inch TV with Directv and NETFLIX WIFI Included. Completely remodeled in 2007, one-story with a flat lot and plenty of parking. There is a large grass front yard and shady front porch, with a huge 25x35' Brazilian hardwood back deck. It's a 5-minute drive to Heavenly North and 4 miles to casinos, lake shore, and Heavenly South ski area.

Parking available for motorhome, seadoos and off road vehicles, boat.

Bedrooms: 1) Queen 2) Queen 3) Queen 4)Daybed with popup trundle ..1)Living room sleeper sofa and futon

Bathrooms Three fully equipped with towels, soaps, shampoos - see photos

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Walt Brubaker
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 29, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

The accommodations were great ! Hosts were even better.They went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. It is near hiking trails if you like that sort of thing .I would really recommend the walk to Castle rock. It is also easy to get to Casinos or lake. Very clean, lots of appliances,dishes, cooking utensils. Our relatives from Colorado were delighted with accommodations. Would do it all over again..
Jun 2014
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based on 17 traveler reviews

Single Story Private Near Beaches Hiking Casino
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 21 reviews

A great Tahoe retreat

  • 5 of 5

We rented the home for 2 families plus 3 dogs. Everyone loves it, including the dogs. I don't need to talk about the house, because you can see it on the pictures. I am most impressed by the generosity and hospitality of the owners. Most other vacation homes, no matter how nice they are, you can feel it is just a rental. This one is different. Walt and Terri give you the best. There are no yellow old towels or dented cook ware. Everything is just like the ones we have at home. My wife is very pleased with supplies in the kitchen, There is almost nothing you need to bring from home. It is just like home. We really had a wonderful time.



  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Weekend Company Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the condition of the place. Plenty of room for a small group of 8 to gather for a team-building weekend. The kitchen is spacious, with plenty of counters and very well stocked with everything you need to prepare gourmet quality meals. It is in a quiet neighborhood and reasonably close to the slopes. The place was perfect for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the property. The pictures from home away don't do it enough justice. Our family thoroughly enjoyed the peace and scenic views from inside the home. We loved that we had our own private area outside; the kids played in the snow for hours. We spent a lot of time cooking during our stay and the accommodations were above expectation. The family has already asked about the next trip at this property!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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This property way surpass our expectations!!

  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue and I am one that usually never writes reviews but I wanted to share my wonderful experience. Upon our arrival to the home Walt and Terri had a lovely gift basket for us. They were in contact with us prior to our arrival and was readily available for questions or concerns. The pictures definitely does not do this house justice. It was an incredibly lovely home furnished with absolutely everything and anything you could think of and all available for your use during your stay. We were also able to use their smoker to grill steaks. The patio and yard was huge. The kids loved sledding outside and being able to run in for hot chocolate afterwards. The scenery through the windows was very serene and relaxing. After a 5 day stay the kids still did not want to leave what the called "our house". I can imagine during the spring and summer the kids can property bike, hike and go to the lake, while the winters they spent in the backyard sledding, ice skating and movies at heavenly village. This is a wonderful place to make wonderful childhood memories for the kids. We're considering making this an annual destination at least once or twice a year and if the snow continues to be as good as its been maybe more if Walt and Terri would have us. Thanks again Walt and Terri for the wonderful experience with our first VRBO rental.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Toan and his family were the perfect guests. They took great care of our home and treated it like it was their own. We were tickled to hear how much fun the kids had in the snow; it's what we hope for, happy family memories. The house is adjacent to National Forest, so they can hike for miles in the summer and sled in Winter privately. Please come back Toan's Family, we have set out the welcome mat and your house in Tahoe is waiting.
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Perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

This charming house has everything. Near fantastic hiking trials, the beach or casinos something for everyone. It is very private with a wonderful large deck looking out into the forest. The house itself has a great layout with and the kitchen has everything you could possibly need.

Yes there is more the place is pet friendly and the owners are extremely helpful and thoughtful.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank for sharing your experience as our guest. We appreciate the information and will work toward making every stay at our home as enjoyable as yours.
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Wonderful property with great access to everything

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place with spacious living room and attached to kitchen with gorgeous matter bathroom and furnished with everything you need and Teri and Walt or just the best hosts I've ever experienced, will be coming back again and again

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Jordan was a terrific guest. I would not hesitate to host him and his guests. Returning guests get priority on bookings and special rates.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Reno Nevada
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Fox and Hound
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Queen II Lake Tahoe
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Carson City
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Chart House
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Heavenly Boulder and Stagecoach Lifts at 1.7 Mi
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Nevada Beach
Car: recommended

Transportation from Reno Airport - Shuttle

- 05 Seconds to National Forest

- 1 Min to Tahoe Rim Trail

- Across to payground

- 2 Min to Restaurant and Bar

- 2 Min to Grocery Store

- 3 Min to Heavenly Ski Lift

- 7 Min to Tahoe's Best Casinos

- 7 Min to Edgewood Golf

- 7 Min to Live Entertainment

- 8 Min to Beach

- Drive to 18 Ski Areas

- Adjacent to National Forest

- Easy Access in Winter

- Quiet Forested Area

- National Forest Trail

right outside your back door. Hiking, Sledding, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing Biking


Rates & Availability

Upper Kingsbury House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas New Year 2016
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check in 3pm ---- Check out 11am or changed on request

cancellation credit card fees apply

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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Upper Kingsbury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , toilet and vanity sink only - no shower
    Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , two vanity sinks separate tub and shower
    Guest Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Three Bathrooms Fully Equipped with towels, shampoos, bath soap
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Guest Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room Bed 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , SleepSofa
    Living Room Bed 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Guest Bedroom 4 Daybed with popup trundle
  • 3 rooms with queen bed , 2 rooms have TV, 1 rooms with trundle bed and a popup bed
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
smoking allowed OUTSIDE only.... Deck and Outside Rules emailed on request or after booking

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