A cozy comfortable 'Old Tahoe' style home in a great central location at S South Lake Tahoe. Beautifully appointed in a cabin/woodsy/warm interior decor style. It also has a huge dual access rear deck with seating, with a large adjacent outdoor spa/jacuzzi for up to 6 comfortably; and also has a large enclosed rear yard. It's next to a meadow, close to the lake, and only minutes to Heavenly skiing/boarding and all the Casinos, Nite Clubs, Shopping, Dining and Activities of South Shore Tahoe.
This is a cozy comfortable 'Old Tahoe' style home in a fantastic central quiet neighborhood location at South Lake Tahoe. It's a spacious 2 level, 3bdrm+ home, with an adjacent large 6-person outdoor spa/jacuzzi; and also has a large enclosed rear yard. It's a few blocks from the lake, a few minutes from Heavenly skiing/boarding and all the Casinos, Night Clubs, Shopping, and Dining in South Shore. It's also a fantastic base location for all the nearby parks and beaches of Lake Tahoe, the alpine hiking and excursions, and all the world class summer and winter outdoor adventure and entertainment to be enjoyed in the Lake Tahoe area.
If you want to settle in, feel at home, experience old Tahoe lifestyle, and be close to everything in South Lake Tahoe - this is the place! Our home has old Tahoe style interiors, with knotty pine walls, beamed ceilings, antique furniture, 2 fireplaces, and lots of Tahoe decor. It's our home away from home - and our favorite place on earth. It is fully stocked with all needed kitchenware pots, pans, plates, glasses, utensils, etc., and appliances including refer/freezer, oven, cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer. All needed clean sheets, towels and linens are also included, and all normal after stay laundry and home cleaning is included (no room service or cleaning provided during your stay). You need only supply ALL your needed consumables - foods, drinks, soaps, etc. There are TV's in every bedroom (including old school N64 video games in upstairs loft) and a big screen TV's with Surround Sound DVD Systems in the Family Room and Master Bedroom, each also with USB inputs for your iPod/music. There's also a fenced-in rear yard and a large wooden rear deck with lots of seating and a great Hot Tub for 6 (8max). There's covered carport parking for 2 vehicles right next to the front door, plus 2 more car park spots in driveway, and free street parking too. And Yes - FREE WIFI internet is provided too!
This is our family vacation home that we've also been renting out for over 25 years. We have a guest book filled with nothing but happy satisfied guest/renter comments - and we hope to add yours. We love it here and we're sure you will too.
Please also be sure to read the added notes below AND the other AirBnB listing's 'Photos', 'Descriptions' 'Emenities', and 'House Rules' for further detailed information on what our rental home has to offer. You are also welcome to email us for further home or rental information.
Lynn and Cindy Jansen
BEDROOMS & BEDS: The house can sleep 8 ADULTS MAXIMUM - with only 6 in their own private rooms.
UPSTAIRS: there's a super large Master Bedroom with a large 'Queen Size' bed for 2 adults (and extra floor room for kids, cribs, or friends?); plus an upstairs open (but curtain closable) loft bedroom area with 2 adult size beds. These rooms share a central hall bathroom with shower.
DOWNSTAIRS; there's a small bedroom with a single bed and a pull out trundle bed underneath (note - pulled out trundle bed makes this a cramped room). The 7th & 8th guests would sleep on the family room pull out sofa bed (note - thats a central room, providing little privacy). These rooms share a central hall bathroom with tub/shower, and washer and dryer laundry machines.
YOU SUPPLY 'ALL' CONSUMABLES - i.e. all foods, staples, spices, drinks, soaps, firewood, etc. Basically, if you will consume it and need it - then you'll need to bring it or buy it at convenient and nearby stores.
ALL HOUSE CLEANING & LAUNDRY INCLUDED. We expect our guests to leave a generally tidy and nicely treated home after their use, and to also leave all utilized kitchenware cleaned or cleaning in the dishwasher. We will do all the required linen collections and cleaning and re-placing of linens. All Trash is to be placed neatly in Host provided inside or outside bagged garbage receptacles. Cleaning towels, soaps, and devices (scrubbers, brooms, mops, vacuum) are provided to help guests reasonably cleanup their messes. All excessive or unusual cleanup required after departure, and/or any house or property damages or loses, will be billed for and deducted from the rental deposit.
DAILY RENTAL PRICING: Most dates are at the AirBnB listed min. per day rental price, excepting 'high season' weekends increases and during major holidays. The AirBnb calendar shows ALL these std. and increased daily prices. Major Holidays have a 5 day stay minimum. 'High Seasons' (summer & winter) weekends have a 3 day stay minimum. A $200 per stay cleaning, laundry, & servicing fee is automatically added to all rentals. You can confirm the 'total' pricing of any desired rental at the AirBnB Calendar or Booking Pre-Pricing webpage. Weekly and Monthly rates vary by seasons & holidays and MUST be pre-confirmed with Host PRIOR to any booking confirmation.
NOTE! This is a FUN HOUSE, but NOT A PARTY ANIMAL HOUSE. If the police are called or any neighbors complain, you will be evicted and your rent and deposit will be forfeited, with NO refunds. Deposit will also be forfeited if house is left 'trashed' or ANY smoking or pet smell is noted upon cleanup or any food/garbage is left outside in non-bear proof containers. This is our family vacation home and we expect that it be treated nicely and respectfully by you and your guests. If you treat the home nice, we'll be nice in return - if you treat the house badly, we'll treat you accordingly.
DEPOSIT PENALTY CHARGES: Check In is 3:00 PM or later. Check Out is 11:00 AM or earlier. Late check outs will be billed at $50/hour (automatically deducted from your deposit). House Keys are provided, and will be billed at automatic $20 (from deposit) if not left behind in home at check out. Excessive or unusual cleanup, and/or any house or property damages or loses, will be billed and deducted from deposit as needed.
BEDROOMS & BEDS NOTES: The house can sleep 8 adults MAX! - with only 6 in their own private rooms. Specifically, there's a super large upstairs Master Bedroom with a large Queen Size bed for 2 adults (and extra floor room for kids, cribs, or friends?); plus an upstairs open loft (but curtain closable) bedroom area with 2 adult size beds; plus a small downstairs bedroom with a single bed and a pull out trundle bed underneath (note - the pull out makes it a cramped room). The 7th & 8th guests would sleep on the family room pull out sofa bed (note - thats a central room, providing little privacy).
The two upstairs bedrooms share the upstairs hall bathroom & shower. The downstairs bedroom and family room share the downstairs bathroom & tub/shower (that bathroom also contains the washer and dryer).
PROHIBITED: NO Smoking inside the home. NO pets.
ACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR: This is a FUN house, but NOT a PARTY ANIMAL house. If the police are called or any neighbors complain, you will be evicted and your rent and deposit will be forfeited, with NO refunds. Deposit will also be forfeited if house is left 'trashed' or any smoking or pet smell is noted upon cleanup. This is our family vacation home and we expect that it be treated nicely and respectfully by you and your guests. If you treat the home nice, we'll be nice in return - if you treat the house badly, we'll treat you accordingly.
"INSTANT BOOKINGS" are available to positively reviewed guests only, and MUST include a Full Weekend. Weekly or Monthly rates MUST be confirmed PRIOR to booking. It's always best to 'Pre-Confirm' with us.
DEPOSIT PENALTY NOTES: Check In is 3:00 PM or later. Check Out is 11:00 AM or earlier. Late check outs will be billed at $50/hour (automatically deducted from your deposit). House Keys are provided, and will be billed at automatic $20 (from deposit) if not left behind in home or lock box at check out. Excessive or unusual cleanup, and/or any house or property damages or losses, will be billed and deducted from deposit as needed.
UPON ARRIVAL: The place will be all clean and ready for you when you arrive, just unlock the door and go on in. Instructions for entry will be provided upon your confirmed reservation. Upon your final departure, leave your house keys where you found them.
PROVIDED TO YOU: You will find the place is set-up very much like a hotel room, with all bedding, cloth & paper towels, toilet paper, etc. - all provided. It's also stocked like a home with most household non-consumable items. You just bring your own food, drink, & all other other needed consumables.
You must supply ALL 'consumables' - i.e. all foods, staples, spices, drinks, soaps, firewood, etc. Basically, if you will consume it and need it - then you'll need to bring it or buy it.
The kitchen has most all needed appliances, pots, pans, servingware, utensils, etc. There is a refrigerator, oven, range, microwave, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. The family room has a big TV with Cable, DVD, surround sound, radio, CD, and plug-in for iPods, etc.. There are also TV's in each bedroom.
There is a large hot tub off the rear deck. It's thermostat control is located on the tub deck. Turn it up as soon as you arrive to make sure it will be ready later when you want it. The hot tub cover is removed by folding it in the middle over the metal bar, then pushing the whole assembly to the rear. When unattended - lock the hot tub cover down and PLEASE! follow all prudent safety measures, especially if children are present. Please turn the thermostat back down upon leaving.
There is a wood fireplace and a cast iron stove. You provide your own firewood (available at nearby stores). ALWAYS check that fireplace dampers are open before starting fireplaces fires.
There is no 'house' telephone. Best to use your own cell phone. There is also, as noted, free house WiFi.
FACILITIES NEARBY: There's nearby shopping: a Longs Drugs for most any supplies you require (next to the Denny's), and a Safeway grocery store down the hywy to the east. The casinos and 'Heavenly' skiing are just a few miles away (3 miles east on Hwy. 50). Lake Tahoe's South shore and a lakeside park is within walking distance (7 blocks North through our neighborhood at the end of Nevada Blvd).
There are some great informational booklets provided in the home. You can also get further informational brochures, periodicals, and lots of discount coupons at the nearby Chamber of Commerce office (right across Hwy. 50 at the Los Angeles St. intersection).
UPON DEPARTURE: Clean ALL! dishes, glasses, pans, etc.(left clean in dishwasher OK), turn down the house and hot tub thermostats, turn off the lights, and lock ALL doors. All std. cleaning and laundry is done inclusive with your rent, but there will be extra charges for inordinate clean-up. Return the interior keys to the interior key hook at the front door AND use the lockbox key to lock up the house and return that key into the lockbox.
GENERAL: Enjoy yourself! It's TAHOE - get outside - fall down in the snow/water - spend money. Use whatever you find in our home, but please! replace or pay for whatever you use up or break.