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Last minute discounts. Walk To Heavenly From Secluded Needle Peak House

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,251 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathrooms Walking Distance From Heavenly


When you are searching for a home base for your perfect Tahoe vacation a lot of things should be standard… This Needle Peak property is customized with a relaxing mountain holiday in mind. A recently remodeled beautiful home in a quiet residential neighborhood of South Lake Tahoe has two large decks overlooking Tahoe’s forest service land and is just 2 blocks away from Heavenly’s California Base Lodge.

Relax with the open layout, clean décor, and a kitchen that has a warm comfortable vibe to gather and cook in. Enjoy the impressive artwork produced and displayed by Michael Wischmeyer, adventure traveler and photographer, whose inspiration came from the 87 countries he visited – it reflects on every wall and shelf. After a day on the lake or mountain, delight in the outdoor hot tub and/or fire pit. Also for your convenience are a grill, internet access and home entertainment options for kids and adults. It’s an amazing house but even better is the location.

At this point we are only renting to families and quiet getaways. The current neighbors live there full time and there is no tolerance for loud noises day/night. *** Please note this property is not for any kind of organized events, which includes: weddings, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, parties or any kind of events, this is strictly enforced. There is a $1,000 fine for organized events or notes disturbance made on the property day/night.***

Take free the shuttle or walk to skiing/snowboarding or take the shuttle to and from the Casinos and shops. Everything is minutes away, .025 miles to Heavenly Ca. Base Lodge, 1.2 miles to Ski Run Marina/Beach, 1.7 Miles to Casinos and shops.

There are 12 resorts in the area, Heavenly Valley Ski Resort with 3,500 Ft of vertical, 30 chair lifts, snowboarding terrain park and over a 100 trails covering over 4,800 acres. Kirkwood is 25 minutes away and has some 2,000 Vertical, 12 chairs, snowboarding terrain park and 65 trails. Sierra at Tahoe is 20 minutes away and has 2,212 ft of Vertical, 13 chair lifts, Terrain Park and 46 trails. Other resorts within 45 minutes are: Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Mount Rose, Diamond Peak, and Homewood.

Other Nearby Attractions include Emerald Bay, Cave Rock, Fallen Leaf Lake, world famous mountain biking trails (one out of the front door), 2 miles from Edgewood golf course. And, of course, Beautiful Lake Tahoe which hosts every water activity possible (just 1.2 miles away).

Permit number: 006886

More Details

Michael Wischmeyer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Michael Wischmeyer

Adventurer, Traveler, Photographer.

Michael Wischmeyer purchased this house in 2011

Why Michael Wischmeyer chose South Lake Tahoe

A great location at the most beautiful place on earth. 'The fairest picture the whole earth affords….” Mark Twain.


South Lake Tahoe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2251 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • - Noise Ordinance 9pm enforced by fine, also after 9pm please keep noise to minimum inside in addition making sure to close windows and sliding door.
  • - Respectful to home and leave clean per check-out guidelines
  • - Please note this property is not for any kind of organized events, which includes: weddings receptions, rehearsal dinners, parties or any events.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master Suite bathroom with separate shower and master bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cal King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Living Room Area - Air mattress and portable crib available
  • House sleeps 8 adults and will consider more if kids are involved.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Last minute discounts. Walk To Heavenly From Secluded Needle Peak House
average rating of 4.807229 based on 83 reviews

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

It was a great property, exactly what is advertised. The location is ideal, and you can walk to the ski slopes which was perfect for our group since some were in a hurry to get up on the first chair, also the Heavenly Bus route is right out the front door so if you don't feel like walking you can catch a quick ride. Parking is a nightmare down at the Gondola and going to cost you a min of $20, and on snow days the overflow parking for California base lodge is all the down by ski run, 5 blocks further down then this house. As for the house it was clean and well maintained, beds were comfortable, and we loved the decor. Kitchen has everything needed for cooking, and gathering. Electronic door codes made for an easy check-in and the property manager was on top of things. Cant say enough good things. I highly recommend to all.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sabetha, KS

Clean and comfortable house except for at night with the cold temperature of the furnace.

  • 3 of 5

We called the owner to help us because the temperature in the house would go down to 62 every night for four nights and he said if we turned the fireplace switch to off it would over ride the furnace so we did that and it still got cold. We had eight people in the house and we all froze at night. Especially the ones downstairs. The fireplace didn’t work right either and was confusing with the pilot light going out. He did fix that. The notebook with instructions said the furnace is automatically set to 65 at night so I told him that is why I think it is cold at night but he still said if we turn the fireplace off it will over ride it. Maybe if we didn’t use the fireplace it would have been better I don’t know why it went to exactly 62 degrees in the house every night. The shower in the master bathroom has a straight down shower head and you have to go under it to turn the knob and the water takes a while to get warm so not very convenient. Otherwise everything was perfect. The house was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed it very much. Would definitely rent it again if we could figure out the heating and fireplace system.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't be More thrilled.

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned for our second stay at this home, and couldn't be more thrilled. The location is extremely close to everything but quiet. The house and furnishings are perfectly suited for its age and environment, and is kept sparklingly clean. The owner, management, and check-in process are all super easy to deal with. I can't think of enough nice things to say.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well equipped house, good location

  • 5 of 5

The house is just as advertised, really nice inside with all the necessary appliances and utensils you would need to stay here. It's a really easy drive (or walk) to Heavenly. The house was clean and comfortable. Nice photos on the wall too!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great property

  • 5 of 5

The house beats expectations, It was a great property with a great location. What I was especially impressed with was there are 20-30 spices, olive oil, and all the cook ware a family could need. Normally we go to the store and buy 50-60 bucks in spices for a 1 time use, and somewhere in the middle of cooking I realize that I forgot something at the store. Two thumbs up for stocking that, it made a difference.

Location is walkable to Heavenly.

Check in couldn't be easier, we were given a electronic code to the door and with our flight being delayed we didn't get in till late and not having to deal with meeting anybody up led for a smooth entrance.

Cant wait for next year already.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

The house was great and the location perfect. A few issues with maintenance items but nothing to prohibit future desired rental. The house is wonderful!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Himmel House
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Edgewood Golf Course
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Reset Fee $185 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

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

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.