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Charming Tahoe City Cabin with Hot Tub in Town!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

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Completely remodeled kitchen 7/2011!

We are a 2-5 minute walk to Tahoe City, Boatworks, Rosies, Wolfdales and Commons Beach. Click on the mapped location! Our 3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, 1500 Square Foot Home is now available to rent for your enjoyment. Close to Alpine Meadows, Homewood, Squaw Valley and is 15 minutes from casinos in Incline Village.


Our home is completely self-contained. It includes parking for 4 cars, Wood-Burning Stove (w/ firewood included), 5 person hot tub, Central heating, Wireless DSL, Cable TV, a peek view of the lake, Washer and Dryer, Bumper pool and card table, DVD, CD, Stereo, 3 TV's, Paid snow plowing during storms, and nice neighbors.

* Bedroom #1 - Queen Size Bed with Private bath, TV/ DVD, DSL, Deck to hot tub.

* Bedroom #2 - Queen Size Bed (upstairs) and a twin day bed with Private deck overlooking Tahoe City, the Golf Course and filtered views of the lake. TV.

* Bedroom #3 - 2 sets of Bunk beds (4 twins total) and a full sized futon.

+ a full Sized Sofabed in the living room.

2.5 Baths:

#1 Upstairs - Full bath with 'rain' shower head

#2 Downstairs - Shower

#3 Downstairs off kitchen - Sink and toilet

+ New (11/2009) 1/2 bath.

We have painstakingly tried to think of many of the amenities that one would appreciate, need and enjoy. You will find a coffe maker and grinder, Iron and Ironing board, personal heaters, etc. We have added games for the kids, Nintendo, new linens, utensils, kitchen products, and more.

The hot tub seats 5 comfortably and is set to 100 degrees. As one sits in the tub itself, you have views of the Cobblestone cinema, golf course and mountains of Alpine Meadows and Homewood in the distance. The cabin is a 2 minute walk to town, 2 minutes to a state park, 5 minutes to the boatworks mall, and is quite centrally located. The home is child friendly and is equipped with many of the required items. You will want to return many times.

We require an initial deposit of $500 in addition to the rental amount. $350 is used toward a security deposit and is refundable and $150 is used toward a cleaning fee (non-refundable).

Pets are okay and will require an additional $500 deposit and an extra $25 in cleaning fee per pet. No Smoking at the home.

Email for availability.

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More Details

Michael Smith
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2017

About Michael Smith

My family and I live in Palo Alto, California about a block from Stanford University. My wife, of 18 years, and I have 3 children and we love the Tahoe City area. I am a Bay area native having been born in San Francisco and raised in Montara, California, near Half Moon Bay. We have been enjoying the Lake Tahoe region for over 30 years. Our goal is to raise our children with the same excitement and appreciation that we had for Lake Tahoe.

Michael Smith purchased this house in 2004

Why Michael Smith chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We simply love Tahoe, the people, the year-round activities and how it makes us feel when we are there. Having grown up going to my Father's place in Tavern Shores in Tahoe City, we could not even think of choosing a better place to share our joy of Tahoe with our children. When he sold his place in the summer of 2004, it left a void in our summer and winter trips to Tahoe. When we came across our home on Pioneer Way, with its close proximity to town, the lake, the golf course, the skiing, we felt we had found our ideal home away from home.

What makes this house unique

Literally, you are a block from town and the lake. Guests who stay at our home report simply parking their car the day they arrive and never needing to use it again. The interior is furnished comfortably and with some of finest linens. All of the furniture is newer and we have included every possible needed kitchen item you could imagine. The wood-stove is ideal in both Winter in Summer to help heat up the house. We include all of the firewood for your use. The hot tub on the back porch has found us in it for hours during the winter and Summer months. The views from it are of the city, the lake and the mountains around the cabin. Finally, the back yard is enclosed, landscaped and grassed. Perfect for sun-bathing, sprinklers for the kids, or a mean badminton game. Enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Having had many repeat guests, we would gladly provide references to you should it help with your decision.
Apr 2007
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Tahoe City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1575 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (5), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Wireless DSL, golf course across the street. Fenced backyard with private gate to meadow and down town Tahoe City. 5 off street parking spots.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Charming Tahoe City Cabin with Hot Tub in Town!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews
San Francisco, CA

Great home for Tahoe getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little cabin with great layout to accommodate 3 couples and a baby. Could handle a few more folks than that without much trouble. Nice open living / dining / kitchen, plus fenced yard and hot tub made it ideal for our group. We loved that we were a short walk from a nice trailhead for snowshoeing / cross-country skiing, and equally short distance to restaurants and stores of Tahoe City. Highly Recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cabin in great location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this property. It was beautifully kept-up, with a great kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, and lots of nice bathrooms. The fenced-in back yard was great for our dog's first ever time playing in the snow! It was a very short drive (15 minutes) to Alpine Meadows for skiing, and right in the heart of town for after skiing. My teenagers were able to explore the town on foot from the house, and had a great time. There also was a nice local snow-park, where they had a good time sledding. Michael was super-duper helpful in advising us about all the fun things to do in the area. And the bumper-pool table in the living room was lots of fun!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin - great location.

  • 4 of 5

Our family (age range: 4 1/2 to 80) recently stayed at the property. It was comfortable and clean. The best thing about the place for us was that it was so close to town. It was a blizzard pretty much the whole time we were there so no one felt like hitting the slopes. It was great to be able to walk to town / through fields of snow to play. Also the golf course (sledding/skating and x-country skiing) was walkable and easy to walk to restaurants/coffee.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roseville CA

Great Summer stay in Tahoe City with little kids

  • 5 of 5

Great comfortable cabin.

We stayed with 3 year old and 9 month old, was just right. Kids' room upstairs with some toys (NES, anyone?!) though daughter mostly checked out the books and bunk beds. Furnishings feel to be in a comfortable non-sterile state of minimal wear - not at all dirty, nor so new that i'd be afraid for kids to sit on anything. Remodeled kitchen is very nice, well stocked with variety of dishes including kids' bowls/spoons.

Location was perfect with the kids. Neighborhood was quiet and far enough from any noise; but was only 2 short blocks to grocery store and restaurants; within another 1-2 blocks Commons beach/great playground, more restaurants, ice cream.

Owner's communication was always very quick and friendly, answered questions right away, told us about a local event/festival going on that weekend.


  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Better than a hotel. This lovely home just two blocks off the main road has everything we could desire in a weekend retreat for two. It's comfortable and stocked with everything needed for kitchen and bath. Oh, and spotless! Cute backyard, deck and hot tub (also very clean). We had fun playing the bumper pool. A very easy walk to restaurants, bars, shops, marina, beach and walking trail, yet in a very quiet neighborhood. We will definitely return, next time with family as there is plenty of room. Mike and Lyn were a pleasure to work with every step of the way, very professional and with attention to every detail.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Charming cabin right in town

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for a fall weekend adventure for my daughter and her friends. The location right in Tahoe City was ideal for us so the girls could bike down to get ice cream and use the bike path along the lake. The cabin itself was charming and cozy. The kitchen was very up-to-date and had a good selection of cookware and utensils. There were also staples like olive oil, spices, and flour in the cabinet. The girls loved the hot tub, too. Unlike many cabins, there was a small, grassy lawn in the back yard where you could kick a soccer ball or play lawn bowling. Thanks, Mike and Lyn, for a great weekend retreat!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno International (RNO)
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Fat Cat
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Tahoe City Municipal
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Commons Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Our Home
Nearest Point of Interest
Commons Beach and the lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Alpine Meadows Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Granlibakken Ski area
Nearest Point of Interest
Amazing sled hill
Nearest Point of Interest
Homewood Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Squaw Valley
Nearest Point of Interest
Safeway grocery store
Nearest Point of Interest
Closest restaurant and bar
Car: not necessary

Bumper Pool Table


Rates & Availability

Tahoe City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Ski Week 2017
Feb 16 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Feb 27 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fourth of July 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 25 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Refundable Pet Security $500
Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellations prior to 45 days of check-in are fully refundable.
Cancellations within 45 days of check in are only refundable if the home can be re-rented for the same dates and rates.
Pet fee and pet deposit are only applicable if you bring your cat(s) or dog(s).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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