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Great for family ski trips!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property


Wonderful great room- perfect gathering place for mingling while cooking, watching tv/movies, enjoying a fire in the wood burning stove or fireplace, playing cards/games and to simply enjoy your family and friends. Space is provided for a more intimate setting; a wrap-around front deck to enjoy sun and shade! The younger guests can enjoy their private room for puzzles, TV, watching movies on the DVD, reading or naps! The kitchen is fully equipped with everything for the gourmet chef! Several wonderful restaurants within 1-5 miles of our home. 2 Master suites, with 3 additional bedrooms. The driveway provides comfortable parking for 4 cars.

Property Manager
Scott Johnston
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Scott Johnston

Our family supervised the building of this home and situated it so that there was room for families and friends to enjoy the most wonderful area at Lake Tahoe! Our home is close to everything, while being serene for relaxation and environment! Guests come back every year!

We have several games for everyone, Tahoe books and a binder of information as well as comments regarding the numerous activities each month of the year!

We have been renting to many of the same families since we built this home, and have a wonderful kitchen, stocked with a variety of spices, staples, etc. so you will be able to prepare fine meals! We will be happy to accommodate your special needs and provide whatever we can to assist you! (Please allow advance notice to enable us to ensure all your needs are met)

Scott Johnston purchased this house in 1980

Why Scott Johnston chose Homewood

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. When selecting our lot we wanted to be within easy walking distance to the lake, yet far enough from the main highway so our children could play in a safe environment. With three access points to our home, we have never had to use chains! We are only 5 minutes from Homewood Mountain Ski Resort with additional ski resorts (Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, Northstar and Granlibakken) within a 20-30 minute drive. Walking trails and bike path are very close to our home. The river rafting from Tahoe City to River Ranch is beautiful and you can dine at the restaurant and catch the River Ranch bus back to your car!

What makes this house unique

If you are looking for great food, wide-ranging recreational opportunities, fine arts, a thriving cultural scene, starry skies and unsurpassed scenic vistas, all in a family and user friendly environment, Homewood is the place for you.

*Private HOA on sandy beach 5 minutes away.

*Sunnyside Restaurant/Bar with indoor/outdoor seating and BREATHTAKING views of Lake Tahoe just minutes away! Pull up to their dock in a boat!

*Pacific Crest Trail head, Tahoe Rim Trail and Granite Chief Wilderness Area Trail heads are nearby, along with many snowmobile paths and bike trails! We provide a trail book for you to review.

*Boat rentals a few minutes from the house at Homewood and Tahoe City.

Great shopping centers in Tahoe City and Truckee allow you to shop till you drop, get pampered and enjoy a fabulous meal at one of the several restaurants! What more could you want?


Chamberlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Full Baths (one upstairs, one downstairs) 1 Half Bath - upstairs in main living area
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 murphy bed , Queen size
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Additional twin rollaway
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • BR 1 - Master - Queen (Main Level) BR 2 - Queen Murphy bed (Main Level) BR 3 - 2 twin beds (Lower Level) BR 4 - Master King bed (Lower Level) BR 5 - Queen bed and twin bed (Lower Level)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Great for family ski trips!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Great Location for a Moms & Kids Ski Trip!

  • 5 of 5

We had three moms and five kids and plenty of room! Great location for skiing Homewood and we can only imagine how great it would be in the summer. Wonderful hosts who were very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice property. Great placefor family get-tegether. Owner was very good to deal with.

  • 5 of 5

Large five bedroom property. Nicely maintained and located in beautiful Homewood, CA. I would for sure rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salinas CA

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The property has everything, very spacious, and close to the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location fantastic accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from an amazing break here. There were 8 of us and had loads of room. Everything was like home from home comfy beds well equipped kitchen. We had loads of fun around the big table playing games and enjoyed the log burner. So close to lots of ski resorts fun for all even if you don't ski the tubing was fantastic fun

I would come back here in a heartbeat. Great value for money Favourite place to eat out was the Firesign cafe which had well cooked tasty and reasonably priced fare

Would recommend adding a visitors book so we can share experiences especially of dining out We had a very iffy experience at the sunnyside restaurant despite the rave trip advisor reviews.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rapid City, South Dakota

Wonderful reunion home

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family enjoyed this lovely, comfortable, and spacious home. There was every amenity one would ever need and the location near the lake and restaurants was perfect. We would highly recommend this home to friends The property manager did a fine job communicating with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rapid City, South Dakota

Fantastic reunion home

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 10 spent 4 nights in this home. The home was very spacious, comfortable and bright with every amenity we would need. There was ample room for the 10 of us. The deck was fantastic and large. We loved the proximity to the lake and to the little shops in the area. We enjoyed swimming, kayaking, and just sitting on the beach at the Lake. We would certainly recommend this home to friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Reno, Nevada (apx. 1 hour from Homewood)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
West Side Cafe & Inn
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Tahoe City Golf, and many more nearby!
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Truckee (apx. 1/2 hour from Homewood)
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hwy. 89 circles Lake Tahoe - 1 block
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
West Side Cafe, Swiss Lakewood, Sunnyside
Nearest Ski
0.9 Miles
Homewood Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
1 block to the lake, 10 min walk to pvt beach
Car: necessary

400 ft. from Lake Tahoe, walking distance to private HOA with 2 docks and a sandy beach; 1 mile to West Shore Cafe, historic Chambers Landing and Homewood Mountain Ski Resort. Bike path/rentals in Homewood, around the town and along the river. Alpine, Squaw Valley, Northstar within 1/2 hour. Casinos and shopping in North AND South Shore (30-40 minutes away) and outlets in South Shore. State Parks with swimming, camping, wilderness hiking nearby. Boat and raft rentals in Homewood and Tahoe City. Several wonderful restaurants within a few miles.


Rates & Availability

Chamberlands House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Mandatory Cleaning Fee $275
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

All payments are paid to VRBO/HomeAway & not the owner.

Manager'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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