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MOUNTAIN HOME double kitchen sleeps 35-80 lodge cabin & bunkhouse; fenced plowed

MOUNTAIN HOME double kitchen sleeps 35-80 lodge cabin & bunkhouse; fenced plowed

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 2, 2014
Unique 1 acre lodge & house double kitchen, affordable; fenced, plowed parking

Home-Like Large Group Lodging sleeps 35-80 people in 3 buildings! Your group stays plays cooks and meets together in Tahoe style, easy to coordinate all activities gatherings meetings meals fun. 2 acres to play on with wilderness and Huge Lake Tahoe a minute or 2 away.

family reunion, religioius church youth retreats, corporate business meetings, ski board ride cross country back country ski groups, sports teams, school college university dorm outings, fraternity sorority service clubs, wedding reception family dinners & events, seminars, summer vacation, all groups love this place!

One mile to lake. Paved parking, bus OK. Easy and convenient. Just show up and bring food... movies, hickory BBQ, hot tub, games and sports.

Save $ on restaurants, meeting halls, tips, gas, movies, coordination stress with multiple houses - it's all handled!

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More Details
  • Sleeps 80
  • 14 Bedrooms
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

About the Owner

SETH AND REBECCA BROCHE after their family's 100 person reunion, designed and built 3 large group places from 1989 just For Larger Group Gatherings and Events. People love them, and often comment they are the first place that's ever worked as well for their function.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Welcome to our guest book. Please let others know how your stay was with us, how the houses performed, and what you liked most. Many Thanks, Seth & Rebecca
Feb 2006
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MOUNTAIN HOME double kitchen sleeps 35-80 lodge cabin & bunkhouse; fenced plowed
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p109071
-800 700-2022
Gardner Mountain South Lake Tahoe
Santa Cruz, CA
5

Best Family Reunion Yet

  • 5 of 5
My family of 42 stayed at the Mountain Home recently in June 2010. The property was especially geared for a group of our size or larger. Mountain Home's floorplan is set up ideally with bedrooms in blocks, so we could put family groups in the appropriate areas (such as those with babies away from the pool table/hot tub areas)

The location of Mountain Home was convenient to hiking, biking, the lake and activities we took part in including the Renaissance Fair, Miniature Golf, shopping. And speaking of shopping it was located less than one mile from a grocery store, drug store and coffee house, so if we ever needed any item it was just a 15 minute roundtrip back to Mountain Home. Even though the property is located near shopping it is also on the route up towards Emerald Bay and had the woodsy feel.

The property was clean and organized. We used only the beds available in the bedrooms and did not need to use the futons in the common areas, but they were especially nice to relax in and maybe catch a wink or two while watching a movie. The website photos of Mountain Home were very accurate and we we only surprised by the large size of the rooms and property.

Mountain Home has all the amenities to provide entertainment at their location. We played volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, kayaking and pool as provided for as well as lots of use in the hot tub. The owners provided 2 firepits for us to use on the patio in the evenings as well as 2 BBQs. There was an abundance of seating available both inside and out.

We only encountered one issue with a broken washing machine which was handled almost immediately by the maintenance person Efrain. We can't speak more highly than of the service we received from Rebecca and Efrain. If there was anything that came up or we needed they were there in no time and or called back immediately.

We would definitely recommend this property for any other groups, whether you are a family or not. Everyone in the family agreed this was the best reunion yet and the best part was we got to spend a lot of time together and didn't have to leave the property to find things to do.

We look forward to returning in 2012.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Location

From the Owner

We thought families, church groups, business school and club retreats needed a great place to gather together that was affordable, beautiful, big and designed for them. We had never been able to find a place like that for our family reunions. IT WORKS!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Reno-Tahoe at 62 Miles Nearest Barpub : Rockwater Bar & Grill at 0.4 Miles Nearest Golf : Lake Tahoe Golf Course at 4.7 Metres Nearest Train : Truckee at 39.6 Miles Nearest Motorway : Highway 50 at 2 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Evans Gourmet at 10 Metres Nearest Ski : Heavenly Base Lodge CA at 5.4 Miles Nearest Beach : Pope Beach at 1.1 Miles Car: recommended

At the NATURE END OF TAHOE but close to most all Tahoe shopping activities attractions events. ON PROPERTY equipped with 3 free kayaks, sand volleyball badminton court, basketball and hoop, horseshoes, croquette, softball. Inside: board games, 10 ft. screen home theater with Apple TV and computer hookup. Only STEPS AWAY from miles of Tahoe wilderness hiking biking cross country back-country ski and discount bike rentals for the paved family Tahoe Bike Trail that goes almost everywhere. Surrounded by acres of public access forest lots, sledding tubing snow play. 1-5 MINUTES DRIVE activities: Pope Beach, Camp Richardson lakefront restaurant and happy hour bar, boat kayak canoe rentals, launch ramp, pier jet-ski para-sailing speed boat rentals, catamaran & jet boat rides, rock climbing mountaineering, lake stream pond fly fishing, horseback riding rental stables, sail board stand up board rentals, Mt. Tallac Historic Site, Tahoe Nature Center, wildlife, 6 restaurants bars & pub, 4 coffee places, shopping centers with Raleys Kmart TJMaxx and more. 10-15 MINUTES DRIVE : Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, Casinos restaurants dancing shows shopping, Emerald Bay State Park, campgrounds, Eagle Falls, Golf, Recreation Center with ice hockey Casinos restaurants dancing shows shopping, ice skating year round, non-winter tennis baseball softball. Amazing spectacular views and nature photography. 60-90 minute drive: top rated El Dorado County wineries and tasting room Apple and berry pickingVirginia City gold country Desert Gliders Soaring Target shooting Hunting and much more.

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 5600 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 12 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, 4 x 5 jetted tub
  • Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, w 4 vanities
  • Bathroom - toilet, shower, 2 toilets, 4 showers, 4 sinks
  • Bathroom - toilet, shower, 2 toilets, 3 showers, 3 sinks
  • Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, 3 x 6 jetted tub
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Various bathroom arrangements to accommodate larger groups. Unlimited hot water from boiler and backup hotwater heater system.

Bedrooms

  • 14 Bedrooms, Sleeps 80
  • Bedroom - 1 queen, 1 double
  • Bedroom - 4 double
  • Bedroom - 4 double
  • Bedroom - 2 queen, 2 double
  • Bedroom - 2 queen, 2 double
  • Bedroom - 4 double, 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom - 1 double, 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom - 1 double, 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom - 5 child bed
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom - 4 double
  • Bedroom - 4 double
  • Bedroom - 6 twin/ single
  • Bedroom - 2 double
  • 11 dedicated bedrooms with regular beds and adult size queen and single bunkbeds sleep 38. 4 large group use rooms convert to sleep 34 in comfortable quality queen sofas and double futons.

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • 6 queens, 14 doubles, 10 twins, 17 sleep sofas. Hot tub, jacuzzi, whirlpool tub, DVD player. Honeymoons & Weddings
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