|Minimum Stay||2 - 6 nights|
Two-story mountain home, newly remodeled and newly decorated with rustic and contemporary elements. Dog friendly, perfect for families. Wood burning fireplace in living room, open to dining room, fully equip kitchen and large deck with BBQ above two car garage. New hot tub seats three comfortably. One mile to the lake and member of Tahoe Park HOA with private beach, BBQ's and playground. Easy access from doorstep to Paige Meadows for miles of trails for hiking, biking, snowshoe or X/C skiing. Nearby to world famous Lake Tahoe ski resorts, such as Squaw Valley, Heavenly, Alpine Meadows and Northstar (affiliated with Vail).
Three bedroom, 2 bathroom, free WiFi, 47' flat screen TV, blu-ray DVD player, books and games for entertainment.
Mom, teacher, world traveler, settled in Tahoe for the great lifestyle and peaceful woods. Our family made Talmont our vacation home for many years before we made the permanent move to Tahoe.
Now years later and 2 rentals, busy life has led us to look for help. Kristen began working for us the summer of 2013 managing our properties.
We want to share the incredible relaxation and fun of Tahoe's Best Shore -the West Shore- with other families.
Kristen Kempt purchased this house in 2013
We still live close by in Talmont because it is a wonderful neighborhood inhabited by full and part-time residents. Paige Meadows provides access to miles of hiking/biking trails, including access to Tahoe City, the peaks of Alpine Meadows and the Tahoe Rim Trail. Talmont residents are fun, easy-going and friendly people, happy to give you advice and directions or just chat about the flowers in the meadow.
This home has a quiet backyard with a cozy great room for hours of dining and socializing with friends. There is close and easy access to Paige Meadows where you can find hiking, biking, snowshoeing and X/C skiing.
The four of us (family of 3 and daughter's friend) had a wonderful week. The house is nicely set-up and equipped. Very easy to stay in. The living area is on the upper floor, with a huge front deck and big back deck with jacuzzi, well above ground level. Like staying in a treehouse, with plenty of quiet and privacy. Loved the morning light. Two car garage for bikes and toys. Nice neighborhood. Ready access to Paige Meadows trails for hiking, running, and mountain biking. Friendly, helpful manager who knows the area well. Very clean. Secure. We were grateful for such a nice place and would love to return. Just up the hill from Sunnyside Resort. The nearby Tahoe Park HOA Beach is really nice and a big plus. We loved early morning water skiing at the High Sierra Water Ski School, followed by a trip to the Tahoe House to replace any lost calories. By mid-morning, every day was a great one. Then on to more adventure!
We had two children ages 4 and 2 that really enjoyed the bunk room. There were so many toys and books that we didn't need to bring any with us. This was one of the cleanest places we have stayed. The beds were all very comfortable and the entire house is very kid friendly. They had baby gates, a pack'n'play and a highchair. The decks were very nice to relax on and it was so peaceful and quiet. We had some really great sandwiches and some pizzas from the West Shore Market and Deli which was very close by. We will remember this place the next time we want to stay on the west side of Lake Tahoe.
We had a wonderful stay at the Mountain Retreat. The home was very clean and warm and had everything we needed. Thank you to Kristen for making sure that all of our needs were met. I will look forward to another stay next summer.
We really enjoyed our stay. The place was super clean and well maintained. The instructions to and about the property were very helpful. We would highly encourage true snow winter tires if staying in the winter as the hills to the house are quite steep.
We would highly recommend this property to others!
This was our second time staying at this house. Our family is so comfortable in this home, we love the kitchen, the balcony and the huge kitchen table which is great for big family dinners. The house is well decorated and stocked full of amenities. Having access to the Tahoe park also is a huge bonus for us. We love that the hot tub was moved to the upstairs deck, we felt safer with the kids and used it way more this trip. The owners truly want your vacation to be comfortable and cozy. With a sweet welcome basket and all! We would love (and plan) to rent this place every year!
This property was beautiful and spacious for a group of 4 and our Labrador, and could have easily accommodated a couple of kids if needed (third bedroom includes sturdy bunk beds and plenty of toys). The location was great, quiet, but close enough to the lake to fully enjoy it. My only suggestion to any future guests is if you tend to get hot while sleeping, you may want to bring a small fan for your bedroom as there are not ceiling fans on the lower level. I'm sure this isn't any issue outside the months of June-August, but it did feel a little stuffy at night even with the windows cracked (which we were nervous about, because well, BEARS - but thanks to our dog who growls at any unfamiliar noise, it was fine). Nothing a small fan couldn't fix though and certainly didn't impact our stay in the least. We found that slightly cracking the dining room upstairs window increased the airflow through the lower bedroom windows. Side note: There was a standing floor fan in the garage, but we weren't able to get it working. The photos of the house are great, but it's definitely nicer in person - very tastefully decorated to give it a real
Tahoe vibe. We spent a lot of time in Tahoe City and on the HOA beach. We enjoyed eating at the Sunnyside restaurant as well as Rosie's in Tahoe City, and The Bagelry for breakfast. We really enjoyed our stay and would love to come back when we get the chance. I imagine this property is beautiful in the winter!
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
|Cleaning Fee||$225 + Tax|
Pets are allowed. We do not have a specific pet fee. The $250 refundable deposit, $225 cleaning fee and $59 Property Damage Protection (PDP) is applied to all reservations. Please note that we rent the Christmas and New Years holidays by the week. Christmas is $3,150 and New Years is $3,750 for the week plus cleaning, tax, PDP and refundable deposit.