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Your home away from home, nestled in the forest & close to everything!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,536 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath in Quiet Neighborhood, Tahoe National Forest IS our backyard!

Tahoe is pet friendly and so are we! This inviting cabin is located in Tahoe Vista right off of highway 267, just minutes from Kings Beach and Northstar. The neighborhood is very quiet and the house is located right next to one of the Tahoe National Forest’s great hiking, biking and snowmobile trails. If you are looking for a spot nestled in the woods for your family or just with friends, this is it! You feel like you've really gotten away from it all being surrounded by the trees in our quiet neighborhood. It is a spacious home with an updated kitchen, idealistic gas fireplace and large living and dining area – perfect for families or a group of friends looking to unwind in beautiful North Lake Tahoe.

Whether you are headed up to ski or to hike or just to enjoy all that Lake Tahoe has to offer, our home has all that you need. We are so close to all the hustle and bustle of the lake and even the Village at Northstar but know that when you come back to your home away from home all you will experience is that quiet of the wind blowing through the trees, the birds chirping and the chipmunks and squirrels chasing each other.

Check in time is at 4pm and check out at noon, if no other reservation is directly before or after yours I am almost always able to extend those times at no cost.

The three bedrooms can easily sleep six, four adults and two kids in the twin bunk beds (bunks not meant for anyone over 60 pounds). There is also a queen-sized pull out sofa in the loft area that sleeps an additional two. There are two full-sized bathrooms.

*** NO GARAGE ACCESS ***

Entertainment features include a gas BBQ located off the side of the house that is covered for use all year round. Also included is a TV and BlueRay player with Netflix (no cable or satellite service) as well as an assortment of BlueRay discs and board games to choose from. Because we are back in nature the cellular service is spotty at best. We offer free wifi and you can enable wifi calling on your cell phone or text the home number to someone you need to speak with and they can call in (just no outgoing long distance calls). It's a nice way to unplug (as much as possible) and get away from it all. Enjoy!

More Details

Owner
Cara Battino
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About Cara Battino

Growing up in the Bay Area we have spent countless summers and winters up in Lake Tahoe. It was always a dream of ours to own a place up there so we could enjoy it as much as possible ourselves and to be able to share it with family, friends...and YOU!

Cara Battino purchased this house in 2012

Why Cara Battino chose Tahoe Vista

We knew we wanted to be in North Shore but the question was where. After looking at multiple homes in Kings Beach, Carnelian Bay and Tahoe Vista we came across this house and knew we had found 'the one'. The location of this house is perfect, close enough to several ski resorts and beaches and all the hiking trails you could want. Plus all the essentials are a quick drive down the highway. But the neighborhood is just peaceful, we really feel like we get away from the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area when we come up.

What makes this house unique

Having a home nestled right in the Tahoe National Forest is just a dream. We are surrounded by trails that wind through the trees, a beautiful scene both in the summer and in the snow-covered winter.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Tahoe Vista, California

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1536 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • No outdoor fires! Evidence of an outdoor fire will result in a fine. You will also be held liable for any damage to our or others property.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Pack n' Play located in master closet.
  • Bedroom with King bed on first floor. Bedroom with Queen bed and bedroom with Bunk Beds on second floor. Bunk beds only suitable for children less than 60 pounds. There is also a Queen sleeper sofa on the second floor landing.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Your home away from home, nestled in the forest & close to everything!
average rating of 4.659091 based on 44 reviews
5

Perfect Tahoe getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great location and excellent house. Our family of four plus our dog really enjoyed the house. Very convenient to the lake, Kings beach and North Star resort. Maybe 15 minutes to Tahoe city. But house felt secluded and private at same time. Loved that it backed up to open woods. Bedrooms well appointed and kitchen had everything you’d need to cook whatever meals you’d want. Cara was quick to respond and the list of nearby hikes was a great bonus. We’d definitely book this house again on our next trip to Lake Tahoe.

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Fun Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year staying at Cara’s place for a family get together. The snow didn’t cooperate as it did the last two years but there was still enough for the little ones to get some sliding in. We also took in some ice skating at the Truckee Park & Rec rink not far away. This place is perfectly located to Safeway and lots of good restaurants in both Kings Beach and Truckee. Cara is quick to respond and is very flexible. Hope to back soon.

  • Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, nice cabin with a great backyard

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our time here. Cabin was clean, there were enough linens for 7 of us, and there were everything that we needed. Cara was very helpful and infomative.

  • Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal for a getaway ---location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

Just what we were looking for. Would stay again. Great for dogs.

  • Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location! Perfect for a getaway in the mountains

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time in Cara's Cozy Cabin. The location was ideal and the cabin had everything we needed for a lovely weekend in the fresh, mountain air. Cara was very responsive and was quick to respond to all communication. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved being backed up into the woods, lots of walking trails and close to Kong’s beach as well.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the property and our family loved the outdoor deck!

  • Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Location

Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Northstar
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Kings Beach
Car: recommended

Located on the north shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe, just a short drive from the California/Nevada border, Tahoe Vista has everything you are looking for in a winter or summer getaway.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Tahoe Vista, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$231
From
C$310
Fri,Sat
 
 
July
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$290
From
C$323
Fri,Sat
 
 
4th of July
Jul 3 2018 - Jul 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$990
Flat fee
 
 
August
Aug 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$284
From
C$323
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$607
Flat fee
 
 
September
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$205
From
C$284
Fri,Sat
 
 
October
Oct 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$178
From
C$231
Fri,Sat
 
 
November
Nov 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$185
From
C$238
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$792
Flat fee
 
 
December
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$191
From
C$244
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2018 - Dec 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,129
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,386
Flat fee
 
 
January
Jan 1 2019 - Jan 31 2019
2 night minimum stay
C$224
From
C$304
Fri,Sat
 
 
February
Feb 1 2019 - Feb 28 2019
2 night minimum stay
C$231
From
C$310
Fri,Sat
 
 
March
Mar 1 2019 - Mar 31 2019
2 night minimum stay
C$244
From
C$317
Fri,Sat
 
 
April
Apr 1 2019 - Apr 30 2019
2 night minimum stay
C$231
From
C$310
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$178
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$52.82
Cleaning Fee C$204.66
Refundable Damage Deposit C$528.16

Pets are always welcome! There is a $45 pet fee per stay which is non-refundable.
Rates are subject to change until payment is confirmed. Long term rental only available up to 3 weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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