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Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, spanish

Get away to the mountains - check our our affordable FALL rates

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Twin Bridges Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

If you like being away from the crowds, this is the place for you!

Before the snow starts flying again, come explore fresh mountain streams, lakes and waterfalls or just spend some time relaxing.

Great home in the mountains. Super location in the heart of awesome alpine beauty.

With our affordable fall rates this is the perfect time to treat yourself to some fun!

The home, which is at 6700 feet elevation, is conveniently located off Highway 50 in Phillips, CA. South Lake Tahoe is a short 12 miles east and we're about 85 miles from Sacramento.

We invite you to share the wonder of the high sierra's of California in the comfort of our modern mountain home located in the small community of 50 homes tucked into the woods along the headwaters of the American River. The soaring windows in the great room and the expansive deck showcase the beauty of the alpine environment - rugged mountains and tall trees surround this peaceful retreat.

With wireless internet, get your work done while you enjoy this wonderful retreat.

We are close to Lake Tahoe yet in a special environment away from the crowds with lots of open space to explore. The alpine setting high in the Sierra Nevada mountains places our guests in a unique setting: enjoy the freedom of walking through the woods, playing in our local meadow, or read a book by the fire and enjoy the view, followed-up by a cozy nap. Plus, you'll only be minutes away from South Lake Tahoe so you can easily enjoy all the excitement Tahoe has to offer.

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall - there's plenty of opportunities for recreation, relaxation and rejuvenation. Whatever your pleasure -skiing, riding, hiking, biking, fishing, boating, ATV riding, rock climbing, golfing - you'll have it all....Sierra at Tahoe,Desolation Valley, Echo Lake, Lake Tahoe, Pacific Rim Trail, high alpine lakes and streams.

Just pack up your personal items and food.....our home is ready for your visit.

If arriving by air, we are approximately 95 miles from the Sacramento airport. Flights are also available into Reno and San Francisco.

Keywords: Mountain Home,cabin,chalet

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish


based on 33 traveler reviews

Get away to the mountains - check our our affordable FALL rates
average rating of 4.939394 based on 33 reviews

Great Summer Rental Home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I brought four teenagers to this amazing house and had a wonderful time! There was room for everyone to either spend time together or get plenty of elbow room to be alone. It felt like the owners had thought of everything when creating this lovely rental...lots of towels, extra blankets and pillows. There was a new sponge for cleaning dishes and brand new bars of soap for the showers, as well as laundry soap and a spare propane tank for the BBQ. Everything worked nicely, and there must be a nice water heater because even after all 7 of the others taking a shower I was still able to get a nice hot shower myself.

The owner had a lot of great tips, suggestions and websites she offered about our visit. Echo Lake is very close to the house, and has a really nice trail that is part of the Pacific Crest Trail. It was really fun to cross paths with so many serious hikers! Afterward, we grabbed the water taxi back down to our starting point and were able to grab some food at the store.

We also kayaked on Echo Lake because it was so much more serene than Tahoe. It was an awesome experience! Very peaceful and of the few people we passed on the water, everyone was very friendly. That might have been the highlight of our trip!

One of the best things about this house was being away from the busy-ness of South Tahoe but still being able to get to things easily. We rented a boat at Camp Richardson, visited the Tallac Historic Site and spent some time at The Shops at Heavenly Village, all without feeling like we had to drive that far.

All in all, a great location and a really well maintained rental house to call home for your Tahoe adventure.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Mountain Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for secluded mountain cabin and found one. It is surrounded by amazing mountains, hiking trails with waterfalls and wild nature. Great location for children to play in the nature or just around the house and be safe. 10 min drive to the water: lower Horsetail falls, Echo Lake or 20 min drive to the Lake Tahoe .Cabin was very clean an cosy. It has modern feel with large windows and huge outside deck for hanging around, to have wine and to look at the mountain tops. Owners are super nice and responsive. Highly recommend to visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Regular Renters - Great family spot

  • 5 of 5

This is our go to spot for Tahoe ski vacations - it's practically on Sierra at Tahoe's property - very close. The location can't be beat. It's about 15 minutes to South Lake Tahoe (city).

The house is well appointed (seating, tables, kitchen), clean, and feels new. The common space is pretty big, good for 2 families with 4 kids total. It's located in a flat valley with plenty of room for kids to run around outside, well away from any roads. We love playing in the snow in the woods outside the house. The house is extremely well insulated, even on the coldest days, it's warm and comfy inside.

The owners are always accommodating, flexible, and just a phone call away. We've been renting here yearly for 4 years and plan to continue doing so.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Cabin I have rented

  • 5 of 5

I have rented 6 other cabins in the last few years in CA, UT and NM.

This was our favorite.

Large, well stocked, kitchen open to family room.

Everything in the house is nice and clean. Super comfortable master bed.

Great deck.

Carol was extremely nice and accommodating.

I highly recommend this place.

The only drawback, and I was hugely happy with this place, is that you can sometimes hear cars on highway 50.

You can trust the long list of great reviews for this place.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice location, relaxing space

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house over July 4th and really enjoyed using at a base for exploring the area. It is in a terrific location, we were able to avoid the holiday crowds and had easy access to tons of hiking trails. We liked the natural light of the house and the woods surrounding. It backs right up to skiing, so we might consider a winter stay. The owner was very responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice cabin

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and cozy home. Open floor plan with high ceilings in the living room a lot of light. We love it very much. House is close to hiking trails, and has easy access.

The owner is sweet! Easy communication with her via phone and e-mail.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Reno, NV
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Lake Tahoe Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Sierra at Tahoe
Nearest Point of Interest
Sierra at Tahoe Snowsport Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Echo Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Tahoe Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Rock climbing
Nearest Point of Interest
Pacific Crest Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Desolation Valley
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Twin Bridges Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 16 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 16 2016 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Presidents' weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Two night stays considered at higher rate. Please contact owner for details.

Deposit of 1/2 rental amount due to hold reservation. Remainder and other fees due 3 weeks prior to arrival. Payment by check.

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Twin Bridges Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Cooking utensils provided (including slow cooker, blender, waffle iron, coffee maker)

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