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Charming Log Cabin | HOT TUB | Sauna | Pet Friendly | Walk to Beach - VideoTour

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

Log Cabin (3 Bdrm / 2 Bath) w/ Hot Tub, Sauna, Huge decks & fenced yard.

Welcome to the Enchanted Bear Log Cabin - the perfect place to experience Lake Tahoe. Conveniently located in Kings Beach, which sets you within ten minutes of everything that Tahoe has to offer for an easy and memorable vacation.

Charming log cabin built in the late 50’s with spacious decks in the front and back for entertaining friends/family - and a large fenced yard for well-behaved pets. Soak in the 7 person hot tub after a day on the slopes of Northstar or enjoying the beaches of Lake Tahoe. Relax in the 2 person infrared sauna and soothe aching muscles. Not merely a vacation rental, but a cozy home away from home.

Kitchen is well equipped with a large gas range for preparing the perfect meal, an espresso maker to get the morning started right and everything else you’d need to entertain a large group, including a dishwasher and BBQ grill outside on the deck for the perfect cook out. Living room has a new 37” Flat Screen with an Apple TV and hi-speed WiFi access. Comfortable couches for everybody to relax and a gas fireplace offers the ambience with just the push of a button Dining room offers a large picnic style table for enjoying big meals as a group - with huge windows out to the backyard to let in plenty of light.

One bedroom downstairs with a new pillow top queen mattress and a bathroom across the hall. Upstairs has two more bedrooms - a larger room with two twin size beds, a professional level foosball table, a 32” TV with a Playstation 2 and tons of games. Great space for the kids to hang out. The other room has a queen sized bed and an extra single which is great for a couple with a young one. There is a shared bathroom upstairs.

Enjoy your morning coffee/tea on the sun-soaked front deck with classic log benches and watch the squirrels and chipmunks wandering around. Spend your evening playing darts on the back deck as you grill dinner or soak in the hot tub. The Enchanted Bear Log Cabin provides simple, practical accommodations to get the most out of your Tahoe Vacation - and with the huge backyard, your dog doesn’t have to stay home.

Kings Beach is one of the coolest neighborhoods around and as convenient as it could be. A Safeway is just a few blocks away, restaurants, beaches, activities, parks with volleyball and grills right on the beach. Some people may be looking for a resort, but if you're looking for a HOME to stay in during your vacation - this is the spot.

More Details

Jacob Thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

About Jacob Thompson

Have found adventure throughout my life - hopped freight trains across the country, lived in a treehouse 100 ft up in the redwoods during college, and pedaled a bicycle from Alaska to Argentina from 2006-2010. I currently work as a brand director for a company that makes high powered bike and scuba dive lights, but am dreaming of the next adventure.

Jacob Thompson purchased this house in 2013

Why Jacob Thompson chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

Fell in love with the Kings Beach area, the amazing bike trails in the backyard, the beautiful days at the lake swimming or playing volleyball the sense of community in the neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

Everybody walks around in the neighborhood and there is a great sense of community. Surrounded by some of the most perfect scenery imaginable, everybody is inspired to get out and be active.


Kings Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs bathroom.
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Downstairs bedroom - 1 queen , New Pillowtop queen mattress.
    Upstairs bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs with Foosball table & 32' TV
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Queen/Full size bed.. with additional single bed.
  • Simple accommodations
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Not setup as a 'luxury chateau', rather a practical, functional home away from home with the amenities that matter to make your Tahoe vacation easy and memorable.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Charming Log Cabin | HOT TUB | Sauna | Pet Friendly | Walk to Beach - VideoTour
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews

Awesome for a ski vacation

  • 5 of 5

My group had a great time, the cabin was comfortable and in a great location. We were a short drive from Northstar, and could quickly get to Safeway and Starbucks. Everything we needed in the cabin was easy to find and there were instructions for using all the amenities. Before and during the stay Jacob was easy to get in touch with and very helpful.

Very grateful for the opportunity to stay in Jacob's cabin.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couples Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place was great. Jacob was very helpful and the cottage was very comfortable and clean. We would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Mountain Cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Jacob's home in the mountains. Cozy with any amenities that make life comfortable while visiting the North Shore. It is clean, updated with technology and has a wonderful hot tub and sauna. The owner communicates in a timely fashion. Great house for a ski or beach vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for our family trip!!! It came fully stocked with everything you might need. The huge fenced in back yard was perfect for our little ones to play in. The owner Jacob made everything easy and stress free. Bonus.... Sitting on the back porch, eating dinner and seeing a bear strolling down the street. We would definitely rent again!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We went up to Tahoe for a wedding and Jacob's cabin was the perfect place to stay for us! This was my first VRBO and Jacob was very nice, communicative and helpful. There was plenty of room for nine of us. We brought an extra blow-up mattress which made the sleeping arrangements more comfortable, but if you are traveling with children there would be absolutely no problem. The cabin is about 3 minutes from a Safeway which was VERY convenient. The hot tub was perfect at night after the rehearsal dinner and the wedding. We turned off the house lights and stared at the brilliant display of stars right from the patio/hut tub. Originally I didn't think that the sauna would be a focal point of the stay but it was a hit! It was used every day of our stay.

We would definitely stay here again! Thanks Jacob!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wildlife Galore

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for a getaway. It is quiet and peaceful, and I enjoyed sitting on the deck and watching all of the wildlife coming and going in the yard. It is far enough away from main roads and businesses to promote a peaceful atmosphere, yet close enough to walk, bike or drive to great food, drink and activities.

The cabin is clean and well cared for. The beds were very comfortable. I personally judge a place of lodging by the sheets and towels, and they were good quality. I slept great. It has everything you will need, including a hair dryer. Lake Tahoe is breathtaking, and this cabin was a perfect place to enjoy it.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Reno International
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Brockway Golf Club
Nearest Train
11.9 Miles
Truckee Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 267
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Kings Beach strip
Nearest Ski
7.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Kings Beach State Park
Car: not necessary

Perfect location for enjoying everything Tahoe has to offer. Beachside recreation areas are a few blocks away for a day of swimming, sunbathing, volleyball, paddle boarding, boating, in the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe. Northstar is less than ten minutes away for world class skiing/snowboarding. An expansive forested area is just two blocks away with serene trails winding through the massive pine trees and up to epic views of the lake - also great for mountain biking, snowshoeing, dirt bikes, and snowmobiling. Restaurants, grocery store, and shopping is a short walk through the neighborhood. Northshore casinos are 5 minutes away with tons of entertainment scheduled. Everything you’d want to do in Tahoe is less than ten minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Kings Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring Value
May 31 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Fall Value
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

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