check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar

JAK's Place - A Cozy, Pet-Friendly, Family Cabin

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Sierra Tract Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)

JAK's Place is a cozy family cabin located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. It is only a few miles from the Heavenly Valley Ski area, four miles from historic Camp Richardson and a mile or two from the Lake. There are forest trails five blocks away for walking, biking, snow shoeing, or cross-country skiing. For those of you who like to throw the dice, we’re about three miles from the casinos. There is truly something for everyone.

Inside the cabin you will find movies, games, puzzles and books to enjoy. It's also just a really great place to hang out.

We love our little red cabin and are thrilled to share it with others. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

You can find additional information and pictures at website.

SLT Vacation Home Permit #005763

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
Call Owner

About Jennifer

JAK's Place was purchased in 2010 and is named after the owners, Jennifer, Abigail and Kevin.

Jennifer purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Jennifer chose South Lake Tahoe

We fell in love with the little red cabin when we stayed there for two weeks during the summer of 2010. We had no idea there was so much to do during the summer months and had an absolute blast cycling, hiking, paddle boarding and lounging on the beach. We were also amazed at how many things were available for our 5 year old daughter, like a great library, play grounds, and miniature golfing, just to name a few. Our dog Mollie also loves Tahoe, especially running in the meadow and frolicking in the Upper Truckee river, which is just a 10 minute walk from the cabin


based on 33 traveler reviews

JAK's Place - A Cozy, Pet-Friendly, Family Cabin
average rating of 4.787879 based on 33 reviews

As Advertised!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great, relaxing stay at Jak's Cabin. Sleeps 6 comfortably (two twin beds), cozy living room/kitchen combo, with a fenced backyard (including cornhole and a hammock). Centrally located in South Lake close to Emerald Bay and also Heavenly Village. Owner was easy to work with and responsive. A great selection of books and games as well, including selections for kids. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Salinas, CA

Staying at JAK's!

  • 4 of 5

We had an excellent time staying at JAK's VRBO. We were there to celebrate my 61st birthday w/ my two adult children and one of their firends, plus two dogs.

The cabin was clean and cozy and located as close to Kirkwood as we could find.

I appreciated that we were allowed to bring our precious puppies w/ us. We did clean up their poop!

Davis, the property manager, was present when we arrived to greet us and was welcoming & accommodating.

I would stay at JAK's again if the snow conditions are good.

Thank you Jennifer for staying in touch w/ me be before the trip, helping to guide us in.

Overall, I would highly recommend staying at JAK's, especially if your plans are to ski Kirkwood.


  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely stay here again. The owners are easy to work with and very helpful. The place is charming and our dog LOVED the fenced in backyard. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

JAK's place was exactly as advertised and the owner was very cooperative. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Cozy Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

JAK's Place was perfect for a weekend getaway. The cabin is close to all the attractions of South Lake Tahoe. The actual cabin was great! The bed were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed to make breakfast/lunch/dinner. Additionally, the host was very responsive and warned us of the weather conditions ahead of time. We all had a great time at JAK's and would go back again.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Peaceful home

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at JAK' s for 5 days. It s nice and clean little house. Many games for kids ages 4-12. Enjoyable for adults as well. The location of the house is in convinience to many restaurants, stores, gas stations,sledding etc. Jennifer (the owner) is very friendly and easy to communicate with.

We liked our stay and most likely be back on summer.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0


Orchids Authentic Thai Food
"Good Thai food. "
Taylor Creek Visitor Center
Tahoe Trout Farm
Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course
Heavenly Ski Resort
"Lots of shops and restaurants. Can also get the gondola to the top of the mountain."
Pope Beach
"Great beach. Has kayak, paddle boards, etc. to rent. Parking is $7 and cash only."
Camp Richardson Corral
Blue Dog Gourmet Pizza -- CLOSED
"Great pizza, brew pub beers, a short walk from the cabin."
Freshies Restaurant & Bar
Fresh Ketch Restaurant
Dollar Point
Magic Carpet Golf Lake Tahoe
"Great place to miniature golf. "
Kiva Beach
"Nice beach that allows dogs. No fee for parking."
Camp Richardson Resort
"If you're looking to party, this is the beach to go to."
Keys Cafe
"Great coffe house."
Naked Fish Sushi Restaurant
"I've never been, but our guest have and highly recommend it."
Beacon Bar & Grill
"Food not that great, but nice patio and right on the water. Known for their rum runners. Can..."
Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge
"Great patio right on the water. Takes about 40 minutes to get there but a great place to han..."
Emerald Bay State Park
"Amazing. Lots of place to hike and the views are out of this world."
Fire + Ice Grill
"Fun place at Heavenly Village. Kind of like a fancy Mongolian BBQ"
Bijou Municipal Golf Course
"Never been, but my neighbor is an avid golfer and plays it whenever he is in SLT."
Base Camp Pizza Co.
"In Heavenly Village. Place to go right now - always packed so be ready for a wait. Can sit o..."
Adventure Mountain Lake Tahoe
"Great place for kids. Groomed sledding hills, lots of cross-country trails. Can rent saucers..."
Primo's Italian Bistro
"Fantastic Italian food. They make their pasta!"
Vikingsholm Castle
"Hike down and tour the castle."
Tahoe Queen
M.S. Dixie II
"Great cruise to Emnerald Bay. Leaves from Zephyr Cove. Good food."
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Heavenly Valley
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
El Dorado Beach
Car: necessary

For more information, including additional picture and activities, please check out our website.

Nearest Golf: Edgewood Golf Course - 5.0 miles


Rates & Availability

Sierra Tract Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Non-refundable cleaning $140
Pet Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Holiday Rates: $175.00 per night, 3 night minimum stay
Includes: All 3 day weekends, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve

Additional fees:
Non-refundable housecleaning fee is increased to $160 if bringing a pet
Please know the $200 pet fee is a refundable pet deposit of $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Sierra Tract Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Large enclosed backyard

Partner Offers