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Theme Cabin with Hot Tub-2 Minute Hike to Incredible Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-4)


Please note the City changed Vacation Rental Ordinances and are enforcing them with $1000 fine to guests and owner as of December 2017. Please follow the rules, if cited you will also lose your deposit. There is a parking pad at the street-only park on the parking pad. There is a maintained 100-foot asphalt path to the cabin. It will be cleared for snow, but please have your snow boots ready! Other important rules: No hot tub use between 10pm-8am, no excessive noise at any hour, place trash in the bear box, no more than 6 guests at cabin. There's only one neighbor and he is paying attention and calling police. Guests and myself were cited $1000 without warning for being in the hot tub after hours in January, 2018! Don't let it ruin your stay and my day.

A cozy theme cabin with quality log-cabin style furnishings located on a private wooded lot with direct access to USFS land, it really feels like living in the mountains! Hike out the back less than 2 minutes to incredible views of the lake and Mt Tallac and then drive or walk less than a mile to South Tahoe Brewery for a pint-it's worth it.

We nicknamed the cabin 'The Treehouse' because of it's wooded surroundings and comfy feel. It is two stories with the loft and main bedroom upstairs. The cabin sleeps 4 adults in beds. The cabin is located at the end of a dead-end street surrounded by forest. Enjoy the hot tub in the middle of a snowstorm or at the end of a long summer hike (only between operating hours). My family and friends have spent many fun-filled weeks at the cabin.

In the summer you can bike to Pope Beach and Camp Richardson. In the winter you can hike up behind the cabin and ski or snowboard down Twin Peaks for a little backcountry experience. We love it!

Keywords: cabin, hot tub, views, theme, cozy, house, hike, ski, central location, forest, adventure, deck, fireplace

Please see our other rental property vrbo 912653

Permit number 005320

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Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About The Owner

I love all the outdoor activities Tahoe has to offer and a few it doesn't: my husband and I travel the world to feed our kiteboarding addiction and to immerse ourselves in a variety of cultures.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2006

Why The Owner chose Tahoe Valley

I moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1999 with the intention of staying one winter and never left. Tahoe is an amazing place! As a lover of the outdoors, it's the most incredible place to live.

Being from Oregon, my family bought a vacation home on the same street in 1983. We vacationed in Tahoe every summer and some winters while I was growing up. I have such fond memories of all of us together laughing and playing in this beautiful place. The 'hill' behind my cabin used to be our playground in the 80's. My parents still own their vacation home just one block away.

What makes this cabin unique

Since the cabin used to be my primary residence and I love to cook, the kitchen is well stocked with quality pots and pans, and utensils. There's a blu-ray DVD player that also streams Netflix, Amazon etc. I love to listen to music and hang out with friends and family who come to visit. In the summer (and sometimes the winter too) we BBQ on the deck and eat outside on the picnic table. In the winter, we enjoy evening hot tubs with cocktails. We almost always take advantage of the short hike straight up behind the property for views of the lake-if you want more hiking once at the top of the small hill, turn left and continue on. You can hike to the very top where there is a flag and 360 degree views.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing time! Yall's place is perfect. Since I've gotten back I've told just about everyone I know they need to go to yall's place. It's cozy, homey, intimate, secluded but close to town, and the short hike up the back hill is really amazing at the top. We took a bottle of wine up there and just hung out for a while taking in the view. I don't think we could have found a better place.
Feb 2012
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Tahoe Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • There will be a delay in your refund since the City of South Lake Tahoe has tightened regulations and are issuing $1000 citations.
  • No hot tub between 10pm-8am. Park on parking pad ONLY. No more than MAX occupants. No excessive noise EVER. Trash to bear box.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath towels, handsoap and body soap, plenty of TP
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Wooded Private Lot, Access to Hiking and Backcountry Skiing. Feels far away from it all, but close to town. Great for small families, romantic weekends and adventurers.


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Theme Cabin with Hot Tub-2 Minute Hike to Incredible Views
average rating of 4.7738094 based on 85 reviews

Feel like your off the grid... a cozy cabin in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

Loved being away from all the traffic and people at this cabin since summer in Tahoe is very busy. Hiked the trail behind the cabin and found beautiful views. Heather was attentive to our needs and responded to our questions very quickly! The hot tub was a wonderful way to end and begin the day! Very enjoyable visit. Thanks Heather for sharing your cabin. The Race Family from AZ!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review!
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Redwood City, CA, USA

Still as nice as we remember

  • 5 of 5

2nd time staying at this little gem. Less snow this time but not the fault of the owner :) We liked it a lot and made plenty of dinners and played games while we were here. Also close to places like "My Thai" and the casinos which makes it very convenient.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. Nice having you back.
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Beautiful Little Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Was a great little cabin in the woods not to far off the main drag.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, perfect little getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, cozy cabin that feels rather secluded. The short hike out the back door will take you to views as good as you'll get at any rental in the area. Heather is very nice and responsive to inquiries. Great place, all around, and we'll be coming back someday.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute Cozy Cabin Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Overall, a lovely cabin best suited for two people although it can fit up to four.  I booked the cabin for my husband and I as part of our one year wedding anniversary. The cabin is in a nice peaceful neighborhood on a dead end street.  Feels off grid, but close to many stores and activities. Comfortable bed, full kitchen, high end washer/dryer, gas BBQ, and a hot tub.  My favorite part was relaxing in the hot tub at night.  Perfect for star gazing!  The Wi-Fi works great.  There is a nice entertainment center if you feel inclined to watch a movie and a collection of books and board games.  The owner, Heather, is great at communicating.  The only suggestion I have is to add curtains and/or blinds to the downstair windows.  I really value privacy, so I felt a bit uncomfortable at night knowing that anyone could look in.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romantic & Relaxing Honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

After preparing for our wedding it was wonderful to arrive at the Tree House for a romantic and relaxing honeymoon. Awaiting our arrival were a beautiful bouquet of flowers and my favorite wine was chilled. The cabin is close to all South Lake Tahoe activities and more. However, the cabin has everything and more. Awesome time and hope to return to celebrate our special day again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Lake View
Nearest Point of Interest


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $75
Hot tub Fee $30
Tax Rate 12.0%

For weekly rentals, every 7th night is free. Holiday rate is $150/nt

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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