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Family Paradise: Swings, games and space!!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

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City of South Lake Tahoe ordinances and we require that there be no more than three cars parked at this property; quiet, respectful conduct at all times and no noise after 10pm. Occupancy limited to 6 for adult only groups or 8 adults with up to 4 children. No parties or events permitted.

Recently remodeled home in a quiet residential neighborhood of South Lake Tahoe. We rebuilt this place from the studs up in 2011 and were able to customize it with a relaxing mountain holiday in mind. Enjoy the open layout and cozy downstairs hideaway or the two big decks overlooking a creek.

When you are searching for a home base for your perfect Tahoe vacation a lot of things should be standard. Beautiful clean décor and furniture, a kitchen that is a pleasure to gather and cook in, a hot tub, a grill, internet access and home entertainment options. We wanted to go a step further here are some other things we offer that the others might not:

• Complimentary gift basket on arrival

• Luxurious bath robes in the bedrooms

• On demand hot water to keep up with lots of showers

• Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap provided

• Over stocked kitchen: spices, olive oil, balsamic, coffee, waffle maker, baking supplies

• Local (contractor)owners for good advice and quick attention to issues

• Level neighborhood makes snow driving much easier

• Not over crowded, only two people to a room

• Gas fireplace, cozy, still heats in a black out

• No keys to lose, choose your own code for our digital lock

Upstairs features a large open plan kitchen and living area. Beautiful slate flooring, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and HDTV above the gas fireplace. Send the kids downstairs to the large flat screen with Playstation 3, the foozball table or the game area. Cook up dinner on the barbecue or soak in the hot tub from the decks overlooking the creek and trees.

There are three bedrooms upstairs. A master with a king bed, remote controlled electric fireplace and its own bathroom and two rooms with queen beds, one has a slider to the back deck. Down stairs is lots of space including a forth bedroom (no closet) with a queen bed. There are also two twin futon couches. All your towels and linens are provided

Cooking is a dream here. The kitchen features alder cabinets and concrete counters. There are brand new fridgidaire appliances including a dishwasher and convection/microwave. We have included everything you could need to bake or cook up a storm. There is a waffle iron and blender for whipping up delicious treats. If you prefer to do your cooking outside we have a big natural gas grill just out the door.

Relaxing is easy with a cozy fireplace and game and reading nook. The foozball table is great fun. We are wired for entertainment with 37' and 42' HDTVs, blue ray home theater, playstation 3, ipod dock and netflicks compatible wifi through out the house.

Location is key and this is a good one. Central in town you are close to everything. Heavenly 10min; Sierra at Tahoe 20min; Kirkwood 35min;Casinos 10min; Beaches 5min; Shopping 5min; Golf 10min. This is a quiet, flat residential area so access is easy and the nights are quiet. The home backs to a sunny wooded area and creek. Take it all in from the two big decks.

City of South Lake Tahoe Permit: 005010

Keywords: cabin, lodge, hideaway

More Details

Owner
Duggan Smith
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Duggan Smith

I came to Tahoe on vacation from Australia in 1998 and have been drawn to the place ever since. In fact I moved here permanently ten years ago and have been loving it ever since. I am lucky enough to teach snowboarding at Heavenly each winter and work in construction during the summer. My wife Angela and I feel very lucky to be able to raise our two kids in this amazing outdoor playground.

Duggan Smith purchased this house in 2010

Why Duggan Smith chose South Lake Tahoe

We bought this place, that is around the corner from where we live, so we would have somewhere for my family to stay when they visit from Australia. I was able to remodel it top to bottom with a great place to vacation being the goal all along.

What makes this house unique

Complimentary gift basket on arrival

• Luxurious bath robes in the bedrooms

• On demand hot water to keep up with lots of showers

• Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand soap provided

• Over stocked kitchen: spices, olive oil, balsamic, coffee, waffle maker, baking supplies

• Local (contractor)owners for good advice and quick attention to issues

• Level neighborhood makes snow driving much easier

• Not over crowded, only two people to a room

• Gas fireplace, cozy, still heats in a black out

• No keys to lose, we'll send you a code for our digital lock

Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Reno Tahoe RNO
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sonnys BBQ Shack
Nearest Ferry
4.2 Miles
Tahoe Queen Paddle Steamer Tours
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bijiou
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Cantina Bar and Grill
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Heavenly
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Pope
Car: recommended

This is a great neighborhood to be in year round. Quiet, with predominantly local residents surrounding.

In the Winter it is a short drive to all the South Shore ski resorts, snowmobiling and sledding operations. There is lots of open space both directly behind and close by the house for sledding, snow play or snow shoeing. The neighborhood is right off the main highway with flat roads for easy driving.

In the Summer the bike path route to near by beaches, restaurants and attractions runs right by. Nice hiking can be started directly from the house or a short drive away.

Amenities

Tahoe Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Parking strictly limited to THREE CARS. Parked in driveway. No street parking allowed
  • Quiet respectful behavior at all times. No outside noise or hot tub use between 9pm and 9am.
  • No trash left outside. Please use bear proof containers by the driveway.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private bathroom, walk in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Family Paradise: Swings, games and space!!
average rating of 4.853846 based on 130 reviews
5

Great family space

  • 5 of 5

Had a nice time. The kids enjoyed the play structure, the house was comfortable, the gift basket was useful. Overall great time with family.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Wonderful quiet weekend retreat

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful quiet neighborhood, plenty of space for all of us. Great location.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Nice home for families

  • 5 of 5

Home was clean, well stocked and in a nice location. Owner/manager responded quick to questions. Would have been nice to have a small fire pit. The hot tub was clean and worked nicely. Only suggestion; stock some plastic cups as well for kids. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Peaceful and Tranquil stay

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here on your property. We appreciated the well stocked home amenities and the peaceful, tranquil surroundings. We would recommend this home to others in the future. Though we have a few suggestions:

1. Resetting the refrigerator instructions, included in welcome itinerary.

2. Replacing shower curtains in second bathroom shower( odor detected)

3. Non slip mats for Master bedroom bathtub would be helpful.

Overall, we enjoyed our visit to Lake Tahoe, especially our time spent at Sand Harbor Beach.

Respectfully,

T.R.E

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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4

Great location, spacious and had all the comforts from home.

  • 4 of 5

We vacation in Tahoe almost every year with extended family. Set up was great if you have kids. The downstairs has a foosball, a bedroom, couches, futons and a television for the kids to watch TV and play while the adults are relaxing upstairs. :) The kitchen had everything you can possibly need to cook meals or prepare lunch for the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great Home for a Family

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this property. The location is really convenient to stores, shopping, etc. and less than 2 miles from Pope Beach (which has plenty of parking, $8 cash only!).

The kitchen in this home is one of the BEST stocked homes any of us have every rented. If you have more than four adults in your party, bring some extra toilet paper and paper towels. There is a bit of wear and tear on the carpet and walls. The neighbor is very chatty, so be prepared to say hi. All of the instructions are very clear and easy to follow. Both TV's are smart TVs so that was great for the kids as well.

The owners even supply body wash, shampoo and conditioner! We appreciated the kids' booster seat, which we used for our 9-month old. Note that there is a pack 'n' play as well. The swing set kept the kids busy and out of the way :)

There were plenty of instructions and options to get a hold of someone if needed. Robin, the manager, was excellent and very responsive when we had a question about the fridge (it took a while to cool down after we stuffed it full of food and drinks that weren't all cold). There is even an extra fridge/freezer downstairs if needed.

We loved watching all of the critters from the balcony and the relaxing atmosphere. We hope to be back in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Reset Fee $190 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.
Holiday weekends have a three night minimum that must include Friday and Saturday.
Bookings generally may not contain a Friday or Saturday night with out the other also.
Saturday to Saturday bookings will have a $400 up charge.
Holiday bookings subject to 60 days notice for full refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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