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Bedrooms 9
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Chalet, 6 Bedrooms (9 when renting guest and caretakers unit) (Sleeps 2-22)

This is a one of a kind gem situated on the Stagecoach run in Heavenly Valley. It is only single family ski in/ ski out, in Tahoe Village!. Heavenly Valley is the largest ski resort in North America. Stagecoach (intermediate run) is the best access point to Double diamond runs such as Mott's, Milkyway, North Bowl and many others.

Others advertise Ski in/Ski out, but no others are closer than we are. Our front door is 25' from the run. Truly an incredible location for those diehard mountain enthusiasts! We purchased the Lodge in August of 2010 and have remodeled and refurnished. We handle all bookings, as well as arrivals and departures ourselves and will strive to make your stay 100% enjoyable and look forward to your return trips.

The Lodge has wonderful views of the lift, Carson Valley and of course the mountain and ski areas. Since we are located on the main lift, the roads are kept clear and typically do not present any problems.

The detached 2 car garage has board racks and space for all the ski gear as well. It is very convenient to just step off of the run and change in the garage leaving all of your gear there for the next day

The Lodge itself is 3 levels and has beam ceilings, oak floors, rock walls, 2 gas fireplace stoves, a great room encompassing the kitchen, living room and formal dining table that comfortably seats 16.

A spacious enclosed sunroom featuring incredible views and comfortable massaging recliners. The family room has cedar lined walls a wonderful Brunswick pool table, large screen TV, a 20' long cedar bar that has a sink, and refer.

The bedrooms all have views and are nicely furnished for your comfort.

'Bluego' the local shuttle service runs from early morning until 11:00 pm and will pick you up in front of the house and take you to the casinos, restaurants and shopping. It costs app. $2.00 for the trip. Hardly worth warming up the car.

Bedroom configuration as follows:

2 master suites with king beds on 3rd level. Sleeps 4

2 bedrooms on 2nd level with queen beds. Sleeps 4

1 bedroom on 1st level with bunk beds x 3. Sleeps 6

1 bedroom on 1st level with queen bed. Sleeps 2

1st level bedrooms share a bathroom through one of the bedrooms.

2 bedroom, kitchen, bath detached unit over garage sleeps additional 4 if required for additional fee of $150.00 per night (see vrbo #316731).

Caretakers apartment under house is also available at times and is often occupied by a part time occupant. It has a queen bed, full kitchen and bath. (add $145.00 per night)

We appreciate your having looked at our site and hope to be of service to you.

Douglas county permit # 07-467

Keywords: Private lodge, ski house, ski in ski out home,


More Details

Robert hardesty
Member since: 2002
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2018

About Robert hardesty

Heck with me! Have a look at the virtual tour.

Robert hardesty purchased this chalet in 2010

Why Robert hardesty chose Tahoe Village

You need to see it to believe it! There is nothing else like this home on the entire mountain.

What makes this chalet unique

Judge for yourself and see. Need to feel it to believe it! A one of a kind property in the best location for those with the best taste.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Every year we select a Ski House in a different region hoping we have a great time for our February Vacation. We are 4 families this year! This year, I'd like to thank you both so very much in extending us your wonderful home. You have a very special place here and we have been honored to find it and make it a part of our wonderful memories. We wish you every success in this place and thanks you once again for helping us be in Heavenly 2011.
Feb 2016
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation chalet rental in Tahoe Village, Nevada

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Master bath #2 - toilet , shower , Master bath #2
    Master bath #1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , jetted tub
    Bath #3 on 2nd level - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom #4 entry level - toilet , shower
    Guest house bathroom #5 - toilet , shower , With guest house for added fee
    caretakers studio - toilet , shower , available for added fee
  • Bathroom #5 is in the guest house if rented with the main house only.
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , queen bedroom with shared bath on entry level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master suite with whirlpool tub and gas fireplace. 3rd lvl
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , very nice suite with bath. 3rd level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , queen bedroom with shared bath. 2nd level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , queen bedroom with shared bath on 2nd level
    Bedroom 6 - 3 bunk bed , 6 twins on entry level with shared bath through queen room
    bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single , bedroom in detached guest house for additional fee
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , Studio available for added fee
    bedroom 9 - 1 queen , Bedroom in detached guest house for added fee.
  • Main house has 6 bedrooms. There are two additional twins and one queen in detached guest house for added fee. There is also a queen studio with full kitchen and bath for an added fee as well.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Detached guest house and caretakers studio available making a total of 9 bedrooms


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average rating of 4.979592 based on 76 reviews

Amazing Time at "The Bear on the Roof"

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a home for some snow fun over Thanksgiving for 10 family members (including 2 grandparents, 4 kids aged 13 thru 6 and 4 parents) and this home was perfect. I read many of the reviews of this home from different (yelp, Expedia, etc) websites as I was having a hard time believing the 4.5+ (out of 5) stars this place continually received. You can believe all of the great things you read about this home as they are all true! Lots of stairs (and a 7,500ft us sea level folks (we are from San Diego) definitely felt the hauling up the luggage), but worth every step we had to take. The pictures are accurate, great main room with well stocked kitchen, great dining table that allowed all 10 of us to eat at together and sitting room(s) (these are all connected on 1 floor). Kids loved the first level with the big TV and pool table and loved being able to sleep "away from the parents"; we also enjoyed having a semi-quiet area for all the parents to read, chat and enjoy the beautiful views from the large windows. All the bedrooms were nice with great comforters to keep you warm and there were plenty of linens (was awesome to also have a clothes washer and dryer). The home literally on a Heavenly ski run and their is a ski run "exit" directly in front of the home. Not much snow for us but enough so that kids could climb up the run (it had not opened up yet for the 2017/18 season) and play in knee deep snow, have snowball fights and sled down some good runs (there were 3 sleds in the garage for use). Area around the home is super quiet, 2 car garage easily handled the 2 Tahoe's we rented. Its about 15 minutes or so to local stores and the Heavenly Valley "village" that has lots of shops, restaurants and ice skating (you can also catch the Heavenly gondola here). I image with a lot of snow the drive would be longer as its a sing lane (each way) and windy road from the lake to the home and at times would require chains. We had only 1 issue (lighting the gas fire places) but Bob called us shortly after we texted and walked us thru the lighting (pilot had been turned off), everything else worked perfectly. If you're looking for a great ski home or just a great spot to have family and friends come together, this is your home! Next time we are looking for a "winter" retreat we'll be coming back here.

  • Submitted: 7-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff, thank you so much for the awesome review. Your happiness is my success. It is very important to me that my guests enjoy this wonderful property. With your input, be it positive or negative I am able to further improve the experience. Thanks once again for your business. Bob
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Perfect location for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

This home really was perfect. We stayed in June and rented the whole place--all bedrooms within the main house plus the little guest house over the garage and the caretaker's apartment. This is the first time we were able to all be in one place to enjoy our reunion.

The kitchen was perfectly set up for cooking family meals. Seating was great. The recreation room with pool table and bar was a favorite.

The entire place was immaculately clean when we checked in. It's really a gorgeous home. The beds were comfy, with nice sheets and plenty of towels.

I loved the location. There was plenty of parking and it was a short trip down the hill to Stateline and South Lake Tahoe. We even had great weather for June!

Robert was so easy to deal with and answered my many questions quickly and precisely. Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful home :) I can't say enough nice things about this place. What a gem!

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Time and Place

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing. It fit all of us super comfortably and we were only about 15 steps from the first slope down stagecoach.

Would recommend for sure.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, great location and everything taken care of. Perfect for a big group. Thank you for an incredible stay!

  • Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

The description doesn’t lie. This is an amazing house adjacent to the stagecoach lift on the NV side of heavenly. Would 100% recommend staying here if you have the chance

  • Submitted: 26-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place with spectacular view

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay at Robert's home over Christmas weekend. Booking was an ease, and Robert answered all of my questions regarding the property. When we arrived, we were able to check in a little bit early after talking with the onsite property person. The home is huge, warm and equipped with everything one needs to handle a huge family, on a Christmas weekend at that. Right across the street is a Heavenly slope, so that was a treat! Five stars for home, location and service!

  • Submitted: 5-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Tahoe Reno international
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Fox and Hound
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
50 and 395
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fox and Hound
Nearest Ski
heavenly valley
Car: not necessary

This property sets on the trail head of the world renowned Tahoe Rim Trail and on the Nevada side of Heavenly Valley, one of North Americas biggest ski resorts.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation chalet rental in Tahoe Village, Nevada

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 30 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$66 per night, per additional guest
XMAS 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 1 2019
4 night minimum stay
Jan 2 2019 - Apr 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$591.53 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,314.5

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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