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Fully-loaded private master bedroom and bath in shared house, walking distance (1 block to 1 mile) to: the Lake, trails, ski resort, bus stop, stores, spas, Sierra Nevada College, Tahoe Science Center, golf courses, casinos and the Lake!

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Your room has an in-room coffee and tea station if you prefer more privacy

Your room has an in-room coffee and tea station if you prefer more privacy

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Weekly discount: 18%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

This is a private room in a shared space, with quick and easy access to Tahoe's Northeast wonder of water, boulders, wilderness and peace....this is it!

Your private master suite inside a house with other people is located in a upstairs of a two-story house, less than a mile: below Diamond Peak Ski Resort, up from the Lake, from Tunnel Creek Cafe, the center of the Village and only 3 miles from Sand Harbor state park. Awesome hiking and biking trails start right out the door!

Our friendly neighborhood of working families and students is one of the few where over 70% of the homes are occupied all year round :)

Inside: You will sleep well on the CA King "Embody" latex and memory foam bed. The tri-fold futon couch provides a 2nd sleeping space. Your spacious private bath has a w/double headed shower. You have 24 hr use of the shared common area: kitchen, living room, hot tub, laundry and deck. You are welcome to cook your meals in, using a fully loaded kitchen, or enjoy 5 Star to $5 meals within a mile of the house.

You are walking distance from: Lone Eagle Grill (at Lake), Big Water Grill (view of Lake) Sierra Nevada College, Hyatt Spa, and Incline Recreation Center.

Note: There are NO extra charges, deposits or additional fees over the day rate, plus you get free use of 2 mtn bikes, 2 kayaks, 2 SUP Boards, 2 pair snowshoes, 2 sleds, and 2 comp passes to local private beaches ($25 value!). And the location provides the outdoor recreation options that do not require a car!

Outside - 4 seasons of awesome:
WINTER: You will be at the doorstep to some of Tahoe's best back country activities!
Mt Rose back country is 6 miles from the house; snow shoe the meadows and smile when the Chickadee bird lands on your outstretched hand...or head right out the door up the hill or east to Hidden Beach. X-Country ski at Spooner (12 miles southeast), Tahoe Vista Regional Park (7 miles west), Tahoe City (10 miles west).

SKI RESORTS: You will be located right below Diamond Peak Ski area - free shuttles leave 2 blocks from your door.
Free ski shuttles leave Hyatt Resort starting 7am (about 1 mile away) to:
Northstar, Alpine and Squaw Valley.
Mt Rose - 6-7 miles (20 min drive)
Northstar - 12 miles (about 15 to 30 min depending on traffic)
Heavenly - 24 miles (45 min drive) to South Shore
Alpine or Squaw - 18 miles (30 to 90 minutes depending on traffic)
Homewood - 20 miles (50 min + depending on traffic). The TART bus will also take you to Homewood.

SPRING: Hike to Hidden Beach! See the wildflowers, spring birds at Mt Rose Meadows, walk the interpretive trail at Sand Harbor, or Tahoe Regional Park, bike along the Truckee River and maybe kayak (depending on weather), see the 3D movie at TERC, or the basket collection at the Gatekeepers Museum, weave a basket or craft a gathering pouch.

SUMMER: Free use of our 2 person Kayak, or Hike around the corner to Hidden Beach! Mountain bike Tunnel Creek and the famous Flume Trail (ends 1 mile from house), or hike the 2 mile loop around Spooner Lake and see the wildlife, or enjoy the local wild beaches along the east shore. Hike to Secret Harbor or up the backyard. Hike into Nevada State Park (the trail head is 1 mile from the house) . The wild (free) beaches are about mile from the house and I can provide access to the exclusive 'resident beaches'. Bus w/ bikes to Tahoe City and bike along the Truckee River and/or bike-friendly west shore full of native plants and wildlife. Summer outdoor concerts, theater, special events and spontaneous happenings add to summer evening ambiance.

FALL: Most blissful time of quiet and color. Biking, hiking, kayaking, SUP all still amazing. Wildlife, especially Bears and Wild Mustangs are most active in the Fall. Watch bears feed on salmon at Taylor Creek, or track unique and migrating birds, as you walk the 2-mile loop around Spooner Lake, which also is the best place to enjoy the Aspens incredible full fall color display. Great time to take mountain hikes for color and coolness, or enjoy local cultural, heritage and artistic events and happenings throughout the watershed.

If you want to bring a dog, please book the downstairs apt, called Big Water Base Camp, or there is a dog sitter who takes dogs overnight 2 doors up (Toree Warfield - she even has a Airbnb posting for dogs only)

Guest Access

Guests have access to: off-street parking (please use driveway in winter) and shared use of: a Spa (Hot tub), 3 mtn bikes, 1 double kayak (stored at beach), 2 SUP boards, 2 pairs Snow Shoes, 1 Sled and a Snowboard with size M8 boots.

Interaction with Guests

Ruth (the manager) is usually on hand to field questions and available by cell (phone number hidden) or try house phone (phone number hidden). Jacquie the owner of property and also a host when in town, can be reached at (phone number hidden)

The Neighborhood

The neighborhood has walking access to some of the most incredible trails in the basin!

It is less than 1 mile from Tunnel Creek Trailhead which leads to the famous Flume Trail! It is on the edge of town and at the beginning of the NV State Parks and all the wild beaches of the east shore. It is right below a local ski resort which creates awesome uphill hikes and right up the street from the lake, the Tahoe Environmental Center and Sierra Nevada College!

Please do not bother, or use the driveway to turn around, at 1050 (the next house up the hill)

Getting Around

The local TART bus stop is 1/4 mile from the house (ask about passes) and the ski shuttle 1 block. You can easily bike to anything in the town

Other Things to Note

PLEASE! Do NOT bother the uphill neighbor. If you can't find the house - call me, or knock on the duplex doors 1047 across the street (they are friendly)

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House Rules

No smoking anywhere on the property. The Tahoe forest is very dry and vulnerable to the slightest spark.

PLEASE do NOT use the (uphill) neighbors driveway to turn around (use the street). And if you park on the street (because your car is to low to make my driveway, or both spaces are taken) then please park closest to my driveway, as the uphill neighbor needs 4-5 ft street clearance to clear his driveway.

Consideration: While each quest space is private, the house is not sound-proof (or child-proof), so being quiet after 10:00 pm is appreciated and important :). (Nevada casinos and bars are open 24 hrs for the late night crowd)
Please bathe before using the Hot Tub, as we use minimal Bromine.
Responsibility: We gladly provide kayaks, bikes, sleds, snow shoes and any other equipment for your use, we only ask you return it in the condition you found it and let us know of any problems that arise.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
Private spacious master bath fully equipped with towels, soap, etc.

Private spacious master bath fully equipped with towels, soap, etc.

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Incline Village, Nevada, United States
Member since April 2010


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