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Emily B

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Bear Lodge at Dollar Point - Updated, Charming Home w/Lake Views, Hot Tub, Wifi

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of the Lake Forest vacation cabin rental

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

** NOTE: Our holiday and winter calendar will open up on November 1st. Please check back for availability then. Thank you.

The Bear Lodge is a beautiful, updated home with lake views located in the private Dollar Point development. Tastefully decorated with a bear theme throughout, this wonderful 4 bedroom and 2 bath cabin was first remodeled in 2009, and again in Fall of 2014. This home is one level--no stairs--and features an open floor plan that is perfect for families with young kids and/or elderly parents. The Bear Lodge has everything guests need for a comfortable and relaxing vacation.

Upon entering the great room, guests will immediately notice the soaring cathedral ceiling and the expansive rock wall that is the quintessential Tahoe cabin. Watch a football game or movie on the new Samsung 60" LED HDTV, or just sit and relax around the floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace, perfect for those chilly winter nights. Right outside the great room, enjoy lake views on the large, wrap-around deck with a teak picnic table and 2 teak chaise lounge chairs.

All bedrooms are equipped with down comforters for the winter and lighter, quilt blankets for the summer. The master bedrooms has a queen size bed with attached bathroom. Second bedroom, also with a queen size bed, is across the hall from the third bedroom, which has 2 sets of bunk beds, ideal setup for families with young children. The fourth bedroom is currently being used as the TV room/game room, and has a double bed sleeper sofa.

The kitchen has high-end stainless steel appliances and custom cabinets with granite counter tops and is fully equipped with pots, pans, plates, cups, glasses, and silverware – perfect for entertaining at the large dining table with family & friends. The laundry room, right off the kitchen, has new washer and dryer. Two bathrooms have tiled floors, custom cabinets, and nice fixtures. The cabin is equipped with WIFI for those who are able to resist the beautiful surroundings outside.

The backyard has teak patio set with a chimineas for those chilly nights. Soak your troubles away in the bubbling hot tub overlooking the lake. Side yard is slightly sloped and is perfect for building a toboggan run in the winter time. My kids have spent countless hours sliding down the toboggan run. Shovel and sleds are available in the garage.

The house is within walking distance to the clubhouse (pool, tennis, bocce court, table tennis, internet access, etc.) and the Dollar Point private beach where families can enjoy crawdad fishing and other water activities. Great central location; 2 miles from Tahoe City's restaurants and shopping. For more information on Dollar Point, see:

Main Features:

- 4 bedrooms and 2 baths

- Updated kitchen & baths

- New hardwood floors in great room and kitchen

- Wraparound deck with filtered views of the lake and mountains

- floor to ceiling gas fireplace with wrap-around seating

- 2 Flat Screen LED High Def TVs

- Wireless Internet

- Hot Tub

- Gas barbecue

The minimum age to rent this is house is 26 years and the maximum occupancy is 8 people. No smoking and no pets allowed.

We love our cabin and take great pride in keeping it updated, nice, and clean. Our cleaner, whom we trust and love dearly, has worked for us for the past 8 years, and takes as much pride as we do in making sure the house is comfortable and clean for our guests. We are looking for guests who will treat the house as if it were their own. If you are looking for a party house, this is not the house for you.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Emily B (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Reno Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
2.5 mi to Tahoe City bars, 3 mi to Gar Woods
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Tahoe city restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Dollar Point private beach
Car: recommended

Our cabin is located in the beautiful Dollar Point community and is within walking distance (.3 miles) to the clubhouse where it is the hubbub of activities in the summer. Families can enjoy a lap pool with diving board, tennis courts, bocce court, shuffleboard, table tennis, internet access, etc. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the large pool deck area with abundant patio furniture, or just lounge and soak up the sun on the chaise lounge. There are lifeguards on duty, swim/tennis instructors for private and group lessons, and babysitters lists available at the pool.

The cabin is about .5 miles away from the Dollar Point private beach where families can enjoy crawdad fishing, BBQ, beach volleyball, and water activities. My kids have spent countless hours crawdad fishing on the pier (with some strings, 1 inch drain washers, and some bacon), building sand castles and collecting shells on the beach, and swimming in the lake.

There are many activities outside of Dollar Point. Summer activities include:

• Explore hundreds of bike paths, one of which is right outside Dollar Point.

• Go hiking on trails all around Tahoe and discover the amazing views of the lake and surrounding mountains. I keep a trail map in the kitchen drawer for your use.

• Go River rafting down Truckee River 3 miles away.

• Visit Treetop Adventure Park, voted #1 Tahoe Activity, for a variety of courses, from kids' zip lining to thrilling adventure ropes courses, all just 4 miles away.

• 19 hole golf course 2.5 miles away in Tahoe City and mini golf 3 miles away in Carnelian Bay.

• Lake fishing companies operate out of Tahoe City if you don’t have your own boat.

• Horseback riding at Alpine Meadow Stable 8 miles away.

• Lunch at Squaw Valley 10 miles away then go shopping in Truckee's quaint downtown 17 miles away.

• Casinos in Nevada are 9 miles away.

Winter activities include Snowboarding, Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Sledding and snow tubing at nearby ski resorts including Squaw Valley Lodge (10 miles), Alpine Meadows Ski Resort (8 miles), Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort (14 miles) , Homewood (9 miles), Diamond Peak (14 miles), Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area in Tahoe City.


Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas week
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 25 2016
5 night minimum stay
New Years week
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
MLK weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Presidents Day weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Presidents' week
Feb 21 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$666
Cleaning fee C$333
Tax Rate 10.0%

Check-in time is 4pm on the day of arrival and check-out time is 10am on the day of departure. Minimum age to rent this is house is 26 years. Maximum occupancy is 8 people. No smoking and no pets allowed

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds sleep 4 people
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , pull-out sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2nd bedroom with queen size bed, baby crib in closet
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing