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Jumbo hot tub. Awesome amenities. See bear cubs.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,921 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bath.

Double garage, hot tub, WiFi, computer workstation, large dining, popcorn machine, master bedroom down, two bedrooms up, all with their own bath. Fully equipped kitchen with ping pong and foosball tables in garage. Large patio in rear with 8 person hot tub. Detailed instructions are found throughout cabin with instruction manual on counter in kitchen. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac and home backs up to Tahoe National Forest with plenty of walking trails. About 1.5 miles from beach - a 15 minute walk.

Bedroom setup: Downstairs-Master B/R, King size bed, sleeps 2; Upstairs: 1st bedroom has: Queen size bed and Twin Bed, sleeps 3; 2nd bedroom has: Queen size bed and 4 bunk beds, sleeps 6.

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David and Phyllis Martin
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2018

About David and Phyllis Martin

Phyllis and I (David) own David Realty Company in Shreveport, Louisiana which we started in 1993. We own rental property in the local area - North Louisiana - as well as our recent vacation rental property in Kings Beach, CA.

We have 3 grown children and 11 grandchildren which enjoy HIGHER GROUND

very much. David is a Louisiana licensed real estate broker. We have done

our best to make HIGHER GROUND feel like a home for our guests.

David and Phyllis Martin purchased this cabin in 2012

Why David and Phyllis Martin chose Kings Beach

We've been traveling to Lake Tahoe for many years and have stayed with my sister at her house. We decided to make memories with our own vacation property.

What makes this cabin unique

It has a rustic look with walking trails close at hand and is close to the beach. It's size even accommodates our large family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had the most incredible Friendsgiving at Higher Ground!! The house is beautiful, cosy and so well located (5 minute drive from Kings Beach) and it has literally everything you could ever wish for - ping pong, table football, a popcorn machine, huge film collection, hot tub (complete with heated mats so our feet didn't freeze when we got out!) and we were so impressed with the kind details David & Phyllis had thought of such as welcoming us with a basket of hot chocolate and popcorn kernels. We cooked a huge Thanksgiving meal for 9 and the kitchen had every kind of utensil and dish and pot that we needed! The beds were comfortable and the house was super cosy and warm - there was even a Christmas tree. Thank you so much David & Phyllis - we so hope to return soon!!
Dec 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Kings Beach, California

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1921 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Master bath is down stairs adjoining master bedroom with a tub/shower. The two baths upstairs are 3/4 baths only.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed
  • Master bedroom down with King bed. 2 bedrooms up stairs. One bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed. One bedroom has a queen bed with 4 bunk beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Large commercial ice maker provided. Personal toiletries basket in bath, and welcome basket in kitchen. Additional heaters in garage. Port-a-crib. No parking in garage because of gaming tables. Driveway allows 3-4 cars. Local ordnance prohibits parking on the streets between November 1 and May 1.


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Jumbo hot tub. Awesome amenities. See bear cubs.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 26 reviews
Carmel, Ca

Very well equipped property with good kitchen and nice backyard space. Quiet spot to relax

  • 5 of 5

Owners very helpful. Lots of stuff available for toddlers and kids and grown up play. pack and play and high chair and childproof fates and socket covers appreciated. Owners were very helpful in returning. items I left behind to me

  • Submitted: 4-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfy!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was amazing. The location is nice and secluded and was easy to access. Cabin had plenty of beds and plenty of space to relax. The hot tub was truly rejuvenating, especially after a day of skiing/snowboarding. The location was close to Diamond Peak, allowing for easy access to the slopes. Overall great experience! Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: 19-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped, feels like own home. Owner very responsive, good location, reasonable priced. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: 28-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin with all amenities

  • 4 of 5

Great location to slopes and sledding. Perfect family cabin with games, jacuzzi and lots of room for everyone.

  • Submitted: 22-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our family and friends went up to celebrate a couple of birthdays and we couldn't have picked a more perfect spot. There was plenty of room for everyone in our party. This house has all the amenities you'd find in your own home. The location is great. Close to the beach and shops. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: 17-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Denise for your kind comments. Please come again when you can. David and Phyllis
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we had an excellent time!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable with all the amenities one could possibly imagine. Very close to the state beach and safeway.

  • Submitted: 13-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Reno International Airport
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Truckee, CA
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 267 CA
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lanzas Italian
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Kings Beach

Rustic cedar cabin named 'Higher Ground' and located in a cul-de-sac 1 1/2 miles from Tahoe lakefront and Kings Beach, CA. Property backs up to Tahoe National Forest and is only 15 minutes from I-80 which connects Sacramento, CA with Reno, NV.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Kings Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Last half
Aug 2 2017 - Dec 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$379.9
Additional Guest Fee C$128.78
Damage Insurance C$75.98
Damage Deposit C$1,931.7

Signed Lease Agreement necessary before final confirmation of rental can be issued. Check in is at 4:00 PM, check out is at Noon.

Minimum stay is 2 nights from January 2 through June 30th (first half of year). Minimum stay 3 nights July 1 through January 1st.

In 2017, if staying the nights of Apr 16, May 29, Jul 4, Sep 4, Nov 23, Dec 23 thru 26 a surcharge will apply.

Cancellations at least 30 days prior to scheduled stay will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations with less than 30 days left before scheduled stay will receive no refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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