In 1963, my parents bought this particular cabin because of this huge round table.  Originally, it seated 17, but with the wider chairs we are using now, it seats 12.Another view of the giant table.


Entire home/flat

11 Guests

4 Bedrooms

8 Beds


Entire home/flat

11 Guests

4 Bedrooms

8 Beds

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About this listing

This 1940's Tahoe cabin has vintage charm, is situated on a three lot parcel, and boasts one of the most sought-after locations on the lake. Short of lake front, which this cabin is not, this is the next best thing. The cabin is located on the lake side of Highway 89 and includes access to our private homeowners' beach, only one block down the street. It is also walking distance to a small, upscale market, and two popular eating establishments: Sunnyside Lodge and Firesign Cafe.


The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 8
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 6PM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £160
Security Deposit: £800
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: £320 / night

Description

The space

Location, location, location! You can walk to Sunnyside Lodge (lakefront bar and dining), Firesign Cafe (great breakfasts & lunches) and our Tahoe Park Homeowners' Beach. This private beach is only a block down the street. The homeowners' beach has 3 acres of lake front and lots of amenities, like 2 docks, BBQs, picnic tables, and bathrooms.

Guest access

You have exclusive access to the entire cabin and the three large lots on which it is built. You have a gate entry card to get you into the private homeowners' beach, just a short walk down the street. There is snow removal service in the winter. We have an annual contract with Tahoe Park Snow Job.

Interaction with guests

I live and work in Novato, so I will not be present. The housekeeper, Bertha, lives in King's Beach, so she would be the one to help out with any problem.

The neighbourhood

We love that the cabin's location--close to two awesome restaurants, and not far (2 miles) from Tahoe City, with even more restaurants. World Class ski resorts are close by, too. Homewood is 4 miles down Highway 89, and you can be at Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley in about 15-20 minutes. There is also Northstar, and Mt. Rose, and Incline. Love that the house has a huge outdoor space. It was built on a three lot parcel back in 1940. Love that our private homeowners' beach is just a block down the street, too. Can be in Reno in less than an hour.

Getting around

There is a bus system TART (Tahoe Area Rapid Transit), but would assume you would have your car. We do not provide bicycles, but you may want to bring them in the summer. There is a beautiful bike path that runs along the lake, and also back to Truckee.

Other things to note

There is a short list of things we need you to do when you check out, so that the water pipes don't freeze and break before Bee Tostado and her staff come to clean. Also, over the last couple years, bear break-ins have become a concern. We had our first bear break-in in 50 years of owning the cabin in September 2012, and since then, have had a total of four. Again, there is a short list of things we ask you to do to lessen the chance of any more break-ins. The most important thing is not to leave any food in the refrigerator, freezer or anywhere in the house when you check out, as apparently, they can smell through the walls. The rent includes the 10% Placer County Transient Occupancy Tax. Cleaning is included in the rent. The house will be clean for your arrival, and cleaned after you check out. There is no housekeeping provided during your stay.


House Rules
No smoking
Check in time is flexible

Please do not smoke in the house. There is a huge front porch at the front of the house that is fine for smoking. Well behaved pets that are housebroken and do not chew the furniture are welcome. However, the yard is not fenced, and the homeowners' beach will not let dogs in during the summer months. Please take special care to return the Lake Tahoe Homeowner's Association beach "key" to its hook on the laundry room wall. If you lose this key, there is a $100 replacement charge. This key will allow you to enter the beach during the summer months. The beach gate is not locked off season. There is a $110.00 replacement charge if the fireplace remote is damaged by leaving it too close to the fire. Just leave it on the coffee table and this will not happen.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Smoke detector

Availability
5 nights minimum stay

49 Reviews


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Keith User Profile
March 2017
Had a great stay at the cabin! Very close and easy to get to Squaw, and tons of beds and space for sleeping!

Arnab User Profile
March 2017
Chez Dumon was quiet, spacious and conveniently located from the beach, restaurants and ski resorts. Couldn't have asked for a better weekend spot to host my teammates! Bonus points if you can id the owl in the backyard using the poster guide in the dining room :)

Dustin User Profile
March 2017
Great location. Lots of beds. Would definitely recommend for a big group.

Lindy User Profile
February 2017
We had a lovely stay at Chez Dumon! Lots of space, comfy beds, and a quick walk to the lake. Close to several ski slopes and Tahoe City. Just what we needed for a large group over the weekend!

Derek User Profile
February 2017
Cindy and Randy's cabin was exactly as pictured. The place was super clean, the hosts very responsive, and very charming. We loved the fireplace, and the large circular table was perfect for our large group. Would definitely recommend!

Emily User Profile
January 2017
Stayed here with a group of 11 friends on a ski trip to squaw valley and had an amazing time -- highly recommend!

Matt User Profile
January 2017
We had a great winter weekend here. We got tons of snow and the location and house were perfect for different people to do different things. We skied at Squaw, snowshoed at Tahoexc, watched a football game in town, dined at Sunnyside, cooked in the kitchen. The house is comfortable and user friendly. We enjoyed walking down to the lake in the snow. Lots of towels and blankets! The hosts were very responsive. We will be back in the summer. Enjoy!!!

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Novato, California, United States · Joined in July 2012
Cindy And Randy User ProfileCindy And Randy is a superhost.

Cindy lives and works in Novato, California. Randy also lives in Novato, and works in various places in the San Francisco Bay Area We are listing our three vacation rentals together to make it easier for Cindy to manage them. Cindy has owned the north shore Kauai house and has run it as a vacation rental for 25 years. The Tahoe City cabin has been in Cindy's family for 50 years, and has just recently been made available for vacation rental. Randy bought his Ocean Cove property in October 2012. We met 10 years ago while working together at a surgery center and have been a couple for five years. We love coffee, Crocs, Costco, Home Consignment Stores.

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