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Retreat to this wonderful lakeview home with breathtaking panoramic views!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Enjoy relaxed living on a bluff above Lake Tahoe. Nestled in a hollow out of the prevailing wind, every room in this home looks out over the lake, with views across Crystal Bay Point and along the beautiful east shore. Be amazed by every mood the lake has to show, from the sun line rising on the Eastern Sierra to spectacular full moon nights which can be enjoyed from the private hot tub on the deck. Each room is tastefully decorated and the beds have high thread count linens, down comforters, and lots of soft pillows.

Our open floor plan has a master suite with queen bed upstairs off the living room/great room. The remaining bedrooms (second master suite with queen bed, and two queen bedrooms) are downstairs off the family room. We have a wonderful wood stove in the family room that heats the whole house and firewood is provided. The attached apartment has 1 queen bed in the bedroom with interior access to the apartment from the main house, as well as from the garage.

With 3500 sq. ft. of total living space there is room for everyone. There's a two car garage and plenty of off street parking. Enjoy High Speed Internet/Wi-Fi and Cable TV through out the home. We are located just one block from the lake, close to ski areas and casinos, Garwoods and 7-Eleven are just down the road.

Keywords: Lakeview Home w/Apartment

More Details

Dave Jones
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Dave Jones

We were very lucky to find Tahoe at a young age. We fell in love and were married, raised three kids who now have pursued careers outside of the Tahoe basin. While we have loved this home and lived in this home we have found that it is time to share it with others. You will find our place to be a comfortable, quiet space, perched on a bluff away from the prevailing winds. Be sure to watch the sunline rise on the eastern Sierra opposite us until evening arrives. Our home has hosted many family gatherings so we know that whatever your event is you will be comfortable and cozy, together but not crowded,

Dave Jones purchased this house in 2004

What makes this house unique

Our house is centrally located with ski areas located to the east and west of us as well as the best beaches only 10 minutes away. We have walking and biking trails that leave right from our house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As always, we had a wonderful stay. Thanks you for sharing your home. We absolutely love it here. The accomodations are excellent. Hope we can be regulars. The I Family
Aug 2010
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Ridgewood, California

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks in vanity
    Guest 1/2 Bath - toilet , 1 pedestal sink
    Junior Suite Bath - toilet , shower , 1 pedestal sink
    Downstairs Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks in vanity
    Apartment Bath - toilet , shower , 1 sink in bath, 1 sink in bedroom
  • Each bathroom comes stocked with towels, extra toilet paper, hand soap, conditioning shampoo and lotion.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Downstairs Jr Suite - 1 queen
    Apartment Bedroom - 1 queen
    Leaf Bedroom - 1 queen
    Sunrise Bedroom - 1 queen
    Convertible Bed(s) - 1 queen
  • 1 Queen bed in each room with nightstands and dressers
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Retreat to this wonderful lakeview home with breathtaking panoramic views!
average rating of 4.95 based on 67 reviews

The Pictures Of The View Do Not Justify this View!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were totally blown away with the unbelievable view! A better way to put it is, you know when you are told by friends and reviewers that something is spectacular. It often tends to come up short of your expectations. Well, at least that is how I am. In this case it is just the opposite, the view is unbelievably spectacular! The pictures do not justify the view.

The owners Dave and Janna are so accommodating and quick to reply to emails and phone calls. And there is this gorgeous and very comfortable home/retreat that you stay in. We were tempted to stay longer and have them evict us-lol. You will love it! Barry & Family

  • Submitted: 14-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Barry, what kind words! Thank you. We've always thought we were incredibly lucky to be given the caretaker responsibilities of such an amazing piece of Tahoe. We acquired the property, built our dream home, raised our children there, and now that they are gone we've remodeled and feel the responsibility to share the home with others who appreciate a really good thing. We so appreciate how you left the home, it is obvious that you enjoyed and respected the home and our neighborhood and your review just made us smile. Of course you are invited back anytime and other hosts should take this as high praise for you as a guest. We take our caregiving responsibilities seriously, and want everyone to be overwhelmed with Tahoe's beauty and the unique perspective they can get from our home. Thanks again for choosing us! Best Dave & Janna
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Outstanding views of Lake Tahoe from almost every room in the house! Very well stocked!

  • 5 of 5

Dave and Jana were very responsive and helpful in every way. We had 10 adults, 2 infants as well as dogs and had plenty of room for socializing, eating and hanging out.grassy area below deck was added bonus for our outdoor games

Plenty of room on deck and patio

Well stocked with small items which made life easier ( like knifes silverware etc)

Kitchen also well stocked with spices,soap dish towels

One member felt bath towels did not match the quality of the rest of house

Living room couch was awesome

Great location with easy and short access to shopping hikes and beaches

  • Submitted: 7-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Views

  • 5 of 5

This is a very large house with amazing views. We were a family of four siblings and spouses from CO, OH, MN, and GA and we're looking for a place to have a family reunion. There was a large kitchen, dining area, and sitting room for all to congregate. Three of the bedrooms had a lake view and it was a beautiful neighborhood to walk through. We enjoyed the Heavenly Ski area, a cruise on the lake from Zephyr Cove in Emerald Bay ,a trip to Truckee, a visit to the museum, and the scenic vista at Donner Lake.

  • Submitted: 5-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very nice review. Looks like you got around quite a bit and were able to enjoy some of the many things we have to do nearby. We will work on putting together a guide of some of our guests favorite things to do and favorite restaurants. Please come and check it out! We were so fortunate to build our home in an area where there are so many wide and varied things to do that are fun for all! Best , Dave and Janna
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Beautiful home with a STUNNING view of Lake Tahoe!

  • 5 of 5

The home is incredible with such a beautiful view! It has a lovely kitchen/dining/living room that our whole group (10 people) could hang out in together. The hot tub was perfect for relaxing in, each room was comfortable, and there was plenty of space for all of us. Dave and Janna were so very helpful and responded quickly to questions! We hope to come back again soon...we would highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your wonderful review! We loved hosting you and hope you come again soon! It was obvious that you respected our home. We also thank you for your positive feedback so we can improve, well not the view but certainly the other amenities we try to offer. We pride ourselves on offering high thread count linens, a clean comfortable place with good gathering places and even nicer away spaces. Winter is fun, but come see us when all the outside spaces are running, spring and fall are my favorite times of the year, and there is no place else quite like Tahoe! Best, Dave and Janna
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Simply Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Wow! I cannot say enough great things about the house and the owners. I searched for weeks looking for a place for us to stay when we started

To plan our ski trip. And this place checked all the boxes, roomy for our group, amazing views, great location and hot tub. The owners answered every question we had. Several people from our group couldn’t stop telling me what a great place I found. When we come up next year we will definelty be back!

  • Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, Great View, Plenty of space!

  • 5 of 5

We did a Tahoe ski trip and this house was perfect. It's directly between Northstar and Squaw, and is a cozy home to come home to after a long ski day. The hosts were very easy to communicate with! Definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Brockway Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Northstar, Alpine Meadows
Nearest Point of Interest
Garwoods Restaurant
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Ridgewood, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
4th of July Week
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer Season 2018
Jul 8 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
4th of July Week 2019
Jun 29 2019 - Jul 6 2019
7 night minimum stay
Summer Season 2019
Jul 7 2019 - Sep 2 2019
7 night minimum stay
Christmas 2019
Dec 21 2019 - Dec 28 2019
7 night minimum stay
New Year 2019
Dec 29 2019 - Jan 4 2020
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$398.52 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$664.2
Pet Fee C$199.26 + Tax

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with owner. The above rates are an estimate, please contact us (the owners) for an exact quote for your stay based on dates, # of people, & pets if any. Apartment can be optional based on total # of guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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