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10%disc 7nts/West Shore, Best Shore! Open, spacious, clean, close to everything

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Open living area, private, quiet setting, sun on the deck, comfy furniture,...

Our home has a large, open living room, dining room and kitchen upstairs and 3 bedrooms and bathrooms downstairs. It is very clean and features a nice, tahoe-style feeling. It has forest views with a private setting. The fully equipped kitchen has been updated with new appliances and furnishings are very good to superior, throughout house. A large pine dining table seats 8 and there are two tvs, dvd player, Wifi, TIVO (w/access to Netflix, etc)fireplace, washer, dryer, bbq on large deck outside dining room. Clean linens are provided for every rental. Extra cleaning for stays of more than 7 days available upon request. House is on a level lot with at least four+ off street parking spaces and easy access to the front door, even in the snow. The large deck is sunny much of the afternoon and has seating along one whole side, plus outdoor furniture and grill. The carpets are brand new and so are all of the appliances, and bathroom fixtures. It is located in a neighborhood but privacy is maintained by location of deck/windows and tree screens. It is a quiet road and only .5mi to Chambers beach, restaurant and pier/bar. It is close to Tahoma Market which has the best sandwiches from the deli and good wines too besides all the things to pickup for a meal, last minute items or the little things you forgot! Homewood Ski Area, the locals choice for skiing and snowboarding is less than a mile away and Tahoe City about 6 miles. Squaw and Alpine about a 15 min drive or bus stop at corner. There are casinos about 40 minutes away, north or south, and unlimited access to hiking and biking trails. The lakeside bike trail is just down the street and wilderness hiking out the backdoor! The west shore is dotted with great places to shop, eat and play. Magnificent, historical estates and their grounds to explore, beaches and parks with gorgeous vistas abound. Top notch restaurants and their grand chef's fare available as well as local, small time delis unique sandwiches and happy hours. It's all here; no need to drive far to enjoy all Tahoe has to offer!

Steve and Liz Mosher
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Steve and Liz Mosher

Just over a year new to us! We have owned a condo with my sister and husband in Tahoe Tavern for 20 years(and a family condo in Chambers Landing for 14 before that!) and decided to take the leap and purchase a home of our own. We were looking for more privacy and less restrictions than condo living and a place where we will feel more comfortable and spend more time now that we are retired. We love Tahoe, especially the west shore and welcome all visitors; we know you'll love it too!

Steve and Liz Mosher purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Steve and Liz Mosher chose Homewood

It's a perfect vacation getaway. As noted above, we've owned a place on the west side for over 30 years...It's the best place to rent for quiet charm of our home and excellent amenities available close by. From our place, you are central and can enjoy West, North, South shores and Truckee and even the back country of Desolation Valley! In the summer, you are near one of the best public beaches on the lake, during winter you're about a mile from skiing at Homewood. Tahoe City is only 7 miles with some of Tahoe's best dining: Wolfdahl's, Christy Hill, Jake's but don't forget, Sunnyside, Tahoe House, Swiss Lakewood and Firesign, local and tourist favorites along the way! Tahoma Mkt (.7) is great for deli sands and so is pizza parlor, esp caesar salads!, past mkt on right.

What makes this cabin unique

everything is closeby!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Homewood, California

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • bring slippers or go barefoot in house...trying to keep pine pitch outside
  • Heavy fine for any smoking inside home (or butts, ashes, burns etc outside)
  • No Parties Please Respect the Property
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Quiet downstairs floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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10%disc 7nts/West Shore, Best Shore! Open, spacious, clean, close to everything
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We are just driving back from a great weekend in Tahoe. The house was great, very clean, and better than the photos! The upstairs had everything we needed to bake and cook and the living room was perfect for watching the Olympics and playing games. We only wish there was enough snow to make an igloo but we ended taking some nice walks and sledding. Thanks for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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  • 5 of 5

McRuby Cabin is in a quiet/nice neighborhood about 1 mile from west shore of Lake Tahoe and has a good floor plan/outside upper deck/1 car garage and was well furnished in kitchen and otherwise.Everything worked and snow removed from drive and roadway everyday it snowed.Recommend.

  • Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice house, close to ski resorts

  • 5 of 5

House very clean with a lot of open space. Great for family vacation. Very helpful host. You can reach the house and the ski resorts without AWD (except after a snow storm).

  • Submitted: 3-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great deal!!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous place to stay!! We were there for a wedding at the West Shore Cafe and the location was great. The house is very clean and very well stocked! Owners are very informative for things in the area and great to do business with. Very beautiful area to visit and this house was a great dealđź‘Ť

  • Submitted: 9-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakley, Ca. 94561

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely home, very clean, comfortable with attractive furnishings and upgraded appliances. It is close to the lake and skiing.

  • Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chico, CA

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Close to everything West Shore has to offer... good restaurants, beaches, bars, history, hikes, lakeside everything!

  • Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Reno or Sacramento
Nearest Barpub
0.04 Miles
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Tahoe City- Paddlewheel tour
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Tahoe City
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Sunnyside, Swiss Lakewood, Chambers
Nearest Ski
1.4 Miles
Homewood-Tahoe Ski Bowl
Nearest Beach
0.04 Miles
Car: recommended

.5 mi to public beach, .03 to bus stop (north to Tahoe City transit center/south to Emerald Bay) biking trail north to Squaw/south to Rubicon, one block west to hiking trails to wilderness, .6 to Tahoma Mkt, .7 to Pizza!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Homewood, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 21 2018 - Aug 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
Post Summer
Aug 20 2018 - Sep 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$165.86
Damage Deposit C$331.73

MLK, Presidents weekend, Spring Break, etc holidays are 3 night minimum
IF minimum nights do not fit your need, put in min nights and send request in notes to owner for less nights.
Discounts for maximum nights also subject to individual consideration. Ski and/or summer long term leases considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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