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Close to Lake- Deluxe 4BR Condo, Pool/Jacuzzi/Tennis/Wifi

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,440 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This is the perfect location to enjoy all Lake Tahoe has to offer, located just two blocks from the lake or a short walk through the forest to another sandy beach at Skylandia park. Tahoe City is just over a mile away, minutes on the bike trail passing through the expansive meadow bordering the complex.

This condominium was completely remodeled, creating a beautiful living room, modern fully equipped kitchen,and 'state of the art' entertainment equipment. There is a 42' HD TV above the natural rock fireplace in the living room. The downstairs bedroom has been especially set up as both an 'entertainment room' and as a fourth bedroom with a 47' HD TV, lots of video and board games, a sofa bed and extra play space. Both TVs have DVD players, one is a Blu-Ray .

Our home has a well equipped kitchen, with all new appliances and handcrafted counters. The kitchen is stocked with all the basic supplies needed for a relaxing stay: salt, sugar, flour, other dry goods, laundry detergent, dishwasher and hand soap, paper towels, napkins etc.

The back deck has wonderful southern exposure. There is sun on most of the deck through out the day, making it the perfect place to stretch out for a tan, relax with a book, or enjoy a BBQ. It is fully fenced with a lockable gate ( bring your own lock) so it supplies a safe and secure location for children, pets and and easy bicycles access. (very convenient and not common in Lake Forest Glen) This is one of the closet units to the lake; just walk out the back gate, and it's a five minute walk away.

The Lake Forest Glen complex has all the amenities needed for a completely relaxing vacation for adults and loads of fun for the kids. There are two large pools (one focused for adults only) with plenty of lounge chairs for sunbathing, tables and chairs for visiting, hot tub and sauna. In addition, there are five beautifully maintained tennis courts, basketball courts, and newer super cool playground. Surrounding all this is a huge meadow and a paved bicycling path that takes you to Tahoe City (1.5 miles), along the west shore or along the Truckee River to Truckee. Garden paths run throughout the complex with lovely landscaping surrounded by forested open space and plenty of lawn for playtime.

Extra parking for boat, RV or trailer or third vehicle available.

Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar are all about 15 minutes away and easily available by public transportation.

This is the ideal place for a relaxing, affordable vacation or extended stay with all the excitement and activities of Lake Tahoe practically at your doorstep.

Please contact us, David or Mary if you have any questions.

Keywords: Townhouse, Condo,Lake Forest Glen, Pool, Hot tub, Sauna, Tennis, Close to beach, Close to town, Bike path, Meadow, Forest, Affordable, Luxury, deck, skiing,

More Details

Mary Janney
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
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Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Mary Janney

We both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and vacationed with our families in the Tahoe City Area. We have always loved Tahoe and spend as much time as possible between work and family activities in our condo. We know the area well, and enjoy sharing our favorite places.

Mary Janney purchased this condo in 2010

Why Mary Janney chose Lake Forest

We purchased a unit in this community due to the fantastic location next to the lake, paved bike path,and national forest.. We love the 20 minute walk or 5 minute bike ride into Tahoe City for morning coffe. We can also bike from our condo, up to the high school to head out for a day of mountain bike trais through the national forest.. Kings beach, state-line and incline village are a short drive, and most of the ski resorts are 5 to 10 minutes drive away.

With all of the amenities such as pool, sauna, tennis, snow plow service and beautiful grounds it is so much more relaxing that the family cabin we still own just a mile away. There is additional free parking available for boat, jetski, or snowmobile. One of the best boat ramps on the north shore is less than a mile away.

What makes this condo unique

With just a short walk out the back porch, you can sip your coffee at lake edge while it is still hot from your kitchen. Because we use it at least twice a month, the condo is completely set up with all the things you need for a perfect vacation. Information on all the best beaches, hikes, restaurant are all in our coffee table guide.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Lake Forest, California

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs bathroom with tub and dual shower heads
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , Downstairs Bathroom with large shower
  • Two Bathrooms one upstairs one downstairs. Upstairs bathroom has tub with two shower heads along with granite counter top vanity. Downstairs bathroom has extra large shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Upstair large master bedroom overlooking back deck
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Upstairs Guest bedroom with queen bed
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs guest bedroom with 2 twin beds
    Guest bedroom/TV room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs TV room with queen sofa bed
  • 3 bedrooms upstairs: 2 with queen beds, 1 with two single beds. Downstairs: 1 queen size sofa bed in TV room which can serve as a fourth bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
4 tennis courts Sleds and saucers for the snow in winter; Ice chest, tennis rackets, pool for the summer. Everything you need means less packing. 2 Locking outdoor storage lockers by front door for skies and bikes


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Close to Lake- Deluxe 4BR Condo, Pool/Jacuzzi/Tennis/Wifi
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews

Sufficient clean comfortable space

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed this property and it’s closeness to the lake. All rooms were comfortable. Amenities were available. Kitchen was easy to cook our thanksgiving feast in. Sauna was walking distance but was not putting out the desired temperature. The hot tub was walking distance and was clean hot and bubbly. We had a great stay and would recommend this property and the owners.

  • Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice condo.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo.

  • Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, CA

Very welcoming place

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and nicely kept. Perfect for vacation. Loved everything about it, but the sofa bed is lopsided. Glad I had a memory foam topper for it. The upstairs shower is awesome, but the downstairs shower head is a little rogue when it comes to the spray. The upstairs bedrooms are very comfortable. The grill is perfect, as is the outside table. You can feel the springs in the couch, but there is so much to do in Tahoe City that it isn't really a bother. Great experience overall.

  • Submitted: 7-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Las Vegas, NV

very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We found the property to be very comfortable and particularly liked the private outdoor patio. Those who slept on the fold out sofa were not as comfortable as the rest of us, and a foam pad would have helped greatly. The outdoor activity areas were great and we enjoyed the walk to the beach. It is a shame to see the Lake so low. It was nice to have the spices available and certainly added to our eating enjoyment and cooking in the well-appointed kitchen.

Enjoyed going to Bacchi's restaurant just around the corner for the sweetbreads so enjoy.

We also took the Tahoe Queen to Emerald Bay and that was a first for us.

As we left my children were talking about next year!!!!!!

  • Submitted: 17-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I like this place

  • 4 of 5

We had a family vacation (4 adults, two children) at this beautiful home during the Christmas days. Everything was great and comfortable. I like that this condo is situated very close to the Tahoe XS with their excellent cross country trails. We all are the advocates of cross country skiing, so we choose this home for that reason. Also, the location is very comfortable to reach as Tahoe Lake beaches as the Squaw Valley Resort and other local attractions. Thank you very much to David and Maria for their service!

One thing we were disappointed was a sauna at the complex. As a rule, everybody uses it to change clothes to go to the hot tube so that we couldn't use according to its intended purpose.

  • Submitted: 26-Dec-2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We love the location too, as it is central to so many activities. We also appreciate hearing about the problem of the sauna used as a changing room. There are separate bathrooms for that purpose, and most people just walk the short distant to the spa in a bathrobe or towel. We have forwarded this issue to the general manager for correction.
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Eagle Rock Ca.

Beautiful Condo and complex

  • 5 of 5

My family (3 adults ,3 teenage boys ) just had a wonderful week in this lovely condo, it was so perfect for all of us.There is a den downstairs where the boys hung out and we adults could enjoy the spacious living room and large patio.The condo is very close to a great uncrowded beach called Skylandia, during the summer almost all Tahoe beaches are packed so it's nice to be near one that is not.The only small thing we didn't love was the lack of a king sized bed in the master bedroom. We will definitely be coming back to this place , it will exceed your expectations !

  • Submitted: 2-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
1.2 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Access
Nearest Point of Interest
Skylandia Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Tahoe Cross Country Skiing
Nearest Point of Interest
Paved Bike Path
Nearest Point of Interest
Alpine Meadow Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Squaw Valley Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
NorthStar Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
State Line
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Tahoe Public Boat Ramp
Car: recommended

Fantastic bike trails right from front door. NorthStar, Squaw, Alpine Meadow ski resorts less than 30 minutes away. Groomed Cross country skiing less than a mile away. Mountain bike into lake tahoe ridge trails less than a half mile away.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Lake Forest, California

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fourth of July
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Columbus Day
Oct 5 2018 - Oct 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$257.7
Cleaning C$161.06

Prices reflect a premium added to help cover the expenses for the convenience of paying through the HomeAway/VRBO system. Please contact us directly and we will gladly provide you with your personal detailed quote, and payment schedule if willing to pay with cash or check.
$200 non-refundable Reservation deposit required to book, which will convert to a completely refundable security deposit once total payments are receive. 5 day minimum for most Holidays, discounts offered for extended stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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