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Strawberry - Twin Bridges Cabin! 1 Bedroom & large Loft - Create memories here!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin-1 bedroom downstairs + Loft w/ 2 bedrooms, 1 Bath, (sleeps 4)

This cozy cabin is located is in Twin Bridges CA /Strawberry (Heights) CA right off Highway 50 near the historical Strawberry Lodge. It has one bedroom downstairs with a new queen bed and two bedroom loft upstairs. This year-round retreat makes a great weekend or vacation get-a-away. It's located between two National forests and is six miles/10 minutes from Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort, Echo Lake and 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe. This location is a splendid place for outdoor enthusiasts. The cabin is near the Pony Express Trail and Lover's Leap: a hot spot for rock climbers and hikers. In spring and summer, take a boat ride across Echo Lake and more trails await you. Lake Aloha is another day hike possibility. Outdoor adventures abound!

This cabin was built in the 50's and is surrounded by towering redwood trees and has a large deck for relaxing. There is both a floor furnace and a wood fireplace with an insert which quickly heats the cabin. All the beds have down comforters and pillows, and flannel sheets.

If you want to make a nice meal after a long day of fun, the clean and well-appointed kitchen is well-stocked with all the necessary kitchen supplies and more.

The cabin has Direct TV and DVD. Spend time watching a movie, playing a family board game or air hockey.

This hide-away feels remote, yet it is close enough to Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort or a walk to Strawberry Lodge for a meal, ice cream or a game of checkers on their large built-in checker board. Strawberry Market is across the street from the lodge and has new owners and lots of tasty items. It's a great place to grab a coffee and visit with other travelers.

The driveway is plowed during the winter months after a large storm. There is storage in the shed for your outdoor gear and boots.

The winter rate is $150 a night and $125 a night most days in April with a two-night minimum stay. If it's a holiday and/or a three-day weekend, a three night minimum stay is preferred. The holiday rate is $150 per night, for three nights. Other holiday dates cover the Thanksgiving holiday from Nov. 23-26 and Christmas/Winter holiday from Dec. 16 - Jan. 8, and three-day weekends. The cleaning fee is $100.

If there are any questions during your stay, the cleaning crew lives near by.

This is a non-smoking cabin. Also, due to allergies in our family, no pets are allowed.

To expedite a response, please include your email and phone number.

If you are paying with online payments or paying direct, an agreement will be prepared and must be signed by guests prior to entry.

Additional details:

Cleaning fee: $100

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

We hope you enjoy spending time at our mountain cabin as much as we have! And thank you to all the repeat guests who have made our cabin a part of their family tradition.

Keywords: This clean, cozy, charming located in Strawberry / Twin Bridges, CA is an authentic ski cabin is ideally situated for the winter and summer sports enthusiast. It's a great get-a-way, 7 miles to Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort and sledding, surrounded by mountains, near Lake Tahoe, Echo Lake. Strawberry Lodge, Horse Tail Falls is all in walking distance. It's near amazing hiking trails and close to Coty and Echo Lake. Mountain biking, horseback riding, golf, fishing and lots of outdoor adventures await. It is fun and a family-friendly vacation.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

Why The Owner chose Strawberry

We have always wanted a place in the mountains that wasn't loaded with tourists. If you are wanting to unplug and enjoy the outdoors, this cabin makes for a great year round vacation location. This is a great place for creating memories. Most guests have appreciated our attention to detail.

What makes this cabin unique

This cabin is a wonderful getaway, surrounded by lush hills with lots to do or if you want to just relax! We have a hard time leaving once we are there.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Strawberry

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is downstairs and hosts a shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 3 twin/ single
  • Queen size Bed (in Bedroom 1) This is new bed, with a lovely down comforter. In the loft, there are (3) Twin beds w/nice sheets, down comforters and pillows.
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding


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Strawberry - Twin Bridges Cabin! 1 Bedroom & large Loft - Create memories here!
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Great cabin in convenient location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the July 4 holiday. Although this is the busiest time of the year on Lake Tahoe, the cabin is far enough from the lake to be out of the hub-bub but close enough to get to the stores, restaurants, and the lake itself in a few minutes. It was reasonably priced and well-appointed. The lake and the surrounding area is spectacular. We will definitely consider staying in this cabin in the future.

  • Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! So glad you two could stay at our cabin and enjoy the surrounding trails! We hope to have you back!
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Great family get away

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our weekend at the cabin. It had everything we needed for a chill weekend. We hiked to a local frozen lake one day and headed to Echo Summit another day to find a patch of snow. Far enough from the crowds at Tahoe, but close enough to make it an easy drive into South Lake.

We are already looking forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: 18-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the cabin! So great that you were able to get out and explore. We can’t wait to have your family back for more mountain fun!
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Folsom, CA

""Cabin Awesome"

  • 5 of 5

When I was unable to get a cabin at Camp Sacramento near Twin Bridges (after being on a waiting list for 11 months), wanting to attend the same camp sessions as my childhood girlfriend and her extended family, I thought the next best option would be to find a cabin nearby and go to Camp Sacto each day. Valerie's Strawberry cabin fit the bill perfectly - and was only a 4 minute drive away.

We took my two young grandson's ( four and seven years), who named it "Cabin Awesome". They claimed beds in the loft, quickly learned to climb the ship's ladder stairs and spent hours playing in Valerie's son's Leggo box upstairs, completing projects on the table out front or snuggling with books on the couch..

Mornings and evenings were spent on the expansive front deck surrounded by the forest. We took the grandkids to Camp Sacramento a bit each day as well as taking daily hikes in the area (Echo Lake, Cody Lake, Cascade hike to the bottom of Horsetail Falls and free hiking to a ridge above Cody Lake while looking for Cody Meadows). The kids really had a chance to stretch their mountain goat legs!

It was always a delight to come back to the cabin each evening. Cozy, clean, comfortable with an updated bathroom, kitchen and all the amenities you would need (including an outstanding Cuisinart teapot). We felt secluded, even though only seconds from Hiway 50, across the street from Strawberry Lodge and just down the road from Strawberry Station, a fantastic mountain country store with fine wines, fresh baked cookies/muffins and an REI type climbing shop...and friendly people.

Valerie was wonderful to work with and immediately responsive to our questions and requests.

If you are looking for seclusion that is close to the American River, Lover's Leap, Echo Lake, Sierra-At-Tahoe, Lake Tahoe and free of crowds, "Cabin Awesome" is your place. A cabin finally opened for us at Camp, but I'm thinking "Cabin Awesome" may become a nice yearly tradition for us and the grands!!!

Cathy V.,

Folsom, CA

  • Submitted: 5-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cathy, Cathy, I love the details of your review! In our family, I have officially change the name of our cabin to “Cabin Awesome!” You all explored so many local lakes. Loved the pictures you sent to me enjoying the local area and hikes, especially the one at Horse Tail Falls. Glad the kids enjoyed the legos and games. We think our cabin is where memories are made and your review amplifies that sentiment. We hope you make this yearly visit!!!
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  • 5 of 5

We loved this sweet cabin! Only stayed for a brief night, but enjoyed the room with a queen bed. Bathroom was even stocked with shampoo and conditioner amenities. We enjoyed the front porch and had our morning coffee out there. Lovely cabin in the beautiful woods!

  • Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Rental

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was clean, well stocked with the necessities, furnishings were comfortable and inviting. We had plenty of space and felt right at home. The location was perfect for our South Lake Tahoe vacation. It was a thirty minute drive from state line which gave us the option to enjoy the lake area with ease but far enough away to feel secluded and relaxed. Strawberry Lodge and Grocery were around the corner for all our needs. The owner was easy to communicate with and made checking in and entry easy and enjoyable. I can't wait to return when we visit again.

  • Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SF Bay Area

Cozy and charming!

  • 5 of 5

What a great little cabin, nestled in the woods of Strawberry, ten minutes or less from Sierra at Tahoe ski resort; my son and I couldn't have been happier! The owner, Valerie, is one of the sweetest, most charming vacation owners I've ever run across; accessible, helpful, gracious and flexible- what a joy to have made her acquaintance! The cabin is very quaint, with a great fireplace, modern kitchen and comfortable beds. In addition, if you are renting ski equipment, Squirrel at the general store a stones' throw away will rent you brand new ski equipment at a great price. The accommodations, hospitality and genuine warmth of Valerie and all her contacts made this a wonderful three night stay; we hope to come back for some more skiing soon!

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Strawberry

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$132.84
Damage Deposit C$332.1

This does not include holiday rates. Holiday minimums are a three-night min. Holiday rates are $150 a night.
Holidays include three-day weekends. In 2016, the holiday rate will apply Dec. 22 - Jan. 2. Thanksgiving also falls under the holiday rate of $150 a night. The dates fall between Nov. 23 - Nov. 27.
Payments can be made with check or paypal. The cleaning fee is $100.

Guests can pay through the site for auto pay or to avoid the service fee, guests can send a check direct.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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