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Property Details

Updated: May 25, 2015
Contemporary 4BR/3BA Tahoe Keys home, VIEWS, Dock, Kayaks, SUP, Bikes, Snowshoes

Tahoe Waterfront Rental has spectacular views of the waterway and Mt. Tallac from the expansive great room windows; see Heavenly Ski Area from the upstairs master suite. Large fenced yard opens to new private boat dock with direct Lake Tahoe access. Luxurious outdoor 8-person hot tub with views of the waterway and mountains, protected from snow by large upstairs deck. High Speed 25Mbps Broadband Internet, WiFi. Great room has 55'' flatscreen 3D-HDTV with Internet and Premium Sports tier, 3D BluRay DVD player. 46'' flatscreen HDTV and keyboard downstairs. Toys include Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP), kayaks, bikes, snowshoes... Bright entertainer's kitchen and dining room have hardwood floors, with seating and VIEWS for 14. Watch the sunset and boats from the balcony or over-water deck. 4-burner Turbo natural gas BBQ. Close to World-class skiing: Heavenly Ski Area (10 minutes), Sierra-at-Tahoe (20 minutes), Kirkwood (40 minutes). Access to Tahoe Keys HOA Tennis courts, pools, playground and beach available to guests for a small fee.

TAHOE'S AWESOME MAJESTY: Seasonal flower beds and expansive lawn greet you when you arrive at this meticulously maintained home. Entering the front door you are met with light flowing through a beautiful glass-block wall. A gentle set of stairs leads up to the great room, boasting soaring ceilings and light shining in through the skylights and massive view windows. You will be drawn to the generous deck overlooking the waterway, with a backdrop of majestic mountain peaks. Mt. Tallac, with its trademark cross of snow will pull your vision as you take in the grandeur of the glacier-made Tahoe basin.

You may decide to sit awhile in the golden teak chairs as you breathe in the freshness of the mountain air: or you may not be able to resist exploring the rest of the property. Re-entering the great room you will notice the huge round solid maple dining table with seating for 8, making note of the beautiful lazy-susan, as you imagine the family memories to be made around this table.

THE GREAT ROOM: The grand kitchen, with granite countertops and additional island seating for six more, will delight the serious chef in you. The Thermador gas range, walk-in pantry, and generously outfitted cupboards allow you to entertain in high style.

Turning to the professionally decorated living room, sporting black leather furniture with ample seating for all, imagine sitting by the blazing gas-log fireplace, or watching a movie in sharp 3D with theatre-quality surround sound on the 55'' flatscreen HDTV. Plug in your iPod (or create your favorite station on Pandora) for music throughout the house.

Explore the master suite, decorated in unique ironwork and numerous built-in cabinets. Luxuriate in the king-size pillow top bed with high-quality linens, or relax in the softly lit spa-like bathroom. You will find a deep jetted-tub, his and hers sinks and showers , and a special winter treat, the steam shower. Check out the view of Heavenly from the MBR windows or private deck.

HAVE SOME FUN: Downstairs, gather around the 46'' HDTV for TV or a movie. You'll also find a keyboard for making music and a wet bar with a small refrigerator.

There are 3 elegant guest rooms downstairs; two with pillow-top queen beds and views across the water. The 4th bedroom has 2 twins beds. All bedrooms are spacious, with large mirrored closets. Additional sleeping arrangements consist of a Q sofa bed in the upstairs living room, and a comfortable Q futon in the den.

Take a peek in the garage to find built-in ski and boot racks, snow toys, 3 sets of snowshoes, 2 kayaks, 4 Mongoose mountain bikes, and our newest addition, a ten-foot Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP). All to be used at your own risk!

Grab one of the fishing rods and try your luck on the dock or one of the local streams. Choose a game of croquet, bocce, volleyball or badminton on the level back lawn. Enjoy a jet massage in the hot tub or hang the hammock for a siesta.

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Our Philosophy on Renting Directly from Owner:

We have rented lovely vacation homes and condos directly from owners for many years. The original idea was to eliminate the mark-up of a middle man or property manager. This concept still works! Because you work directly with us, the owners; unlike many other properties which are actually managed by a rental company for a hefty commission; we are able to offer a discounted rate for a top-notch property!

We have owned and enjoyed our second home in Tahoe for 17 years. Our children, family and friends have built lasting memories there as you will see when you read our journal/guest book. We hope that you will continue that tradition.

We are excited by the prospect of sharing our home with you. We will be more than happy to share local area information and knowledge with you to enhance your time at Lake Tahoe. We welcome your questions, ideas and suggestions.

Jane and Roger

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a great time at this beautiful home. It had all amenities we needed and more, lots of space in a beautiful waterfront setting. Really enjoyed the bikes & kayaks! And swam at the community pool. Would definitely come back."

5 of 5 stars - Reviewed October 31, 2013
Sep 2013
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+1 -(925) 451-4631
Tahoe Keys South Lake Tahoe

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5
the owner was very helpful and the house was wonderful and the location was amazing
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
+1 -(925) 451-4631
Tahoe Keys South Lake Tahoe
Chicago, IL

Great weekend, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5
Janie couldn't have been more helpful and easy-going about this rental. After giving all the information we needed in a timely manner, and explaining all the how-to's in a detailed pdf, there was little to do upon arrival but enjoy the gorgeous house. While there was not much skiing to be enjoyed, our group of 8 friends had plenty of fun exploring the local parks, riding around the Tahoe Keys on the 4 bicycles that were left for us, and checking out the new Hard Rock casino. Couldn't have been a better experience!
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
+1 -(925) 451-4631
Tahoe Keys South Lake Tahoe

Great Spot in South Lake Keys!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this lovely waterfront keys condo over Super Bowl weekend. It was super clean, and the owner was very accommodating and easy to communicate with. Great Hot Tub with keys and mountain views, nice spacious rooms and a very large kitchen / living / dining room for hanging out, cooking meals and watching the game. (Smart TV was nice for watching my netflix and hulu as well). Location is a quick drive to town, skiing, hiking and casinos, yet in a nice quiet and private neighborhood.
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review Jesse! I just want to point out for future travelers, this is a 2500 sq ft house (not condo), with its own dock, hot tub, and large fenced yard.
+1 -(925) 451-4631
Tahoe Keys South Lake Tahoe
San Jose, CA

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5
We had two families totaling 7 people. The kids were ages 7-9. The house was very clean and comfortable--with lots of amenities to make it feel like home. We were all impressed and agreed we'd all stay there again. We stayed in the winter time with skiing in mind. We drove out to Sierra-at-Tahoe and had a great time! Also spent a day hiking at Emerald Bay. The property is in good proximity to both. The kids went w/ their dads to the neighborhood association pool one of the mornings and enjoyed swimming. Lots of Jacuzzi action daily--kept up very nicely.

As others have mentioned--seamless reservation process--Janie is great to work with. Very responsive and kind. Easy to deal with. This was the main reason I chose this home over another--answered the phone and responded quickly to questions, etc. In fact, when we arrived and found the TV in the main room did not work--Janie responded immediately and got it up and running within 24 hours or less--even though she was in Hawaii!

We had a great time! Oh--one thing to mention--the division between master on upstairs and rest of rooms downstairs was perfect for our two families!
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
+1 -(925) 451-4631
Tahoe Keys South Lake Tahoe
San Francisco

Perfect for Multi-families w/ children

  • 5 of 5
Immaculate accomodations; chef's kitchen w/ top notch appliances - tons of seating (easily 16 ppl!). Lots of light overlooking the keys. Easy light fireplace. Surround sound. Jacuzzi. Kids room, and play area. Plenty of games and kids essentials. Fully gated fence on water. Easy access to full service stores. Seamless reservation process and thoughtful instruction / general knowledge. Our families had a great time and will rebook next time!
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
+1 -(925) 451-4631
Tahoe Keys South Lake Tahoe

This is a Must Stay!!

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I spent a long weekend in this beautiful home. The house has amazing views and easily accommodated 9 adults. The common areas were more than spacious and allowed for all of us to eat our meals together and mingle about. I was truly impressed by the cleanliness of the home upon our arrival, as well as the amenities and comforts which were provided. The beds were beyond comfortable and the fully stocked kitchen (appliances, cooking utensils, and etc.) made it easy to prepare large meals. The house is in an wonderful location and easily accessible to local hiking trails, ski resorts, shops, and casinos. Whether you are a family or a large group of friends, this house will not disappoint. I highly recommend vacationing here and hope to be back again. Janie was such a delight to work with and really made the experience as flawless as possible.
  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

The access to Lake Tahoe from the backyard dock, and the view across the wide expanse of waterway to Mt. Tallac are unparalleled.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Reno Intl 60 mi; SAC 90 mi; Lake Tahoe Airport TVL at 3.5 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Cantina, The Beacon, live music, rum runners at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Edgewood Tahoe Golf Club, Lake Tahoe Golf Course at 8 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak Link-South Lake Tahoe (SLT) station at 2 Miles Nearest Motorway : Hwy 89 at Hwy 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Evan's Fine Dining, Fresh Ketch, Beacon at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Sierra-at-Tahoe 14 mi, Kirkwood 32 mi, Heavenly 6 at 6 Miles Nearest Beach : Pope Beach, Tahoe Keys Beach at 1 Miles Car: recommended

Private boat dock in backyard with direct access to Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay...

Bike from the driveway .8 mile to meet up with the level bike trail running 4.5 miles toward Emerald Bay, passing through Camp Richardson, Pope Beach, Valhalla, Tallac Historic Site, Kiva Beach, Baldwin Beach and Taylor Creek. Connects with Fallen Leaf Lake Road...

Within Tahoe Keys resort community, featuring 7 tennis courts, lakefront outdoor pool and pavilion, private beach, playground, sand volleyball, basketball, putting green, and year-round heated Olympic size indoor pool. Available to guests for a small fee...

Heavenly SKI Area, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood nearby... Stateline, Nevada casinos and nightlife, Horizon Summer Concert Series...

Hiking, biking, fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing at Lake Tahoe, Desolation Wilderness, Tahoe National Forest and Carson River/Hope Valley...


From $325 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
May 22 2015 - Jul 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2015
Jul 2 2015 - Sep 20 2015
6 night minimum stay
Indian Summer
Sep 21 2015 - Nov 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Nov 20 2015 - Apr 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2016
Apr 11 2016 - May 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
May 20 2016 - Sep 5 2016
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $300.00 + Tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59.00
  • Reservation Deposit-converts to Security Deposit $500.00
  • Tax Rate 10.0%

Holiday weekends, $500/night, 3-night min.
July 4 week $4200, NYE week $4,200.

$500 Reservation Deposit due at time of booking. (Reservation Deposit converts to REFUNDABLE Security/Damage Deposit at commencement of stay)

Balance due 60 days prior to check-in. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

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Cancellation Policy

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Updated: May 25, 2015


From the Owner

This is THE CLEANEST house, with the most WELL-MAINTAINED yard in Tahoe Keys! Also renters may use Tahoe Keys HOA amenities, tennis courts, pools, playground, beach, sand volleyball, basketball for a small fee.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2487 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Downstairs tiled full bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, Upstairs guest bath off great room
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, jetted tub, MBR, steam shower, dual heads, twin sinks, deep jetted tub


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Den - 1 child bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • *MBR Suite includes built-in desk and storage, 32'' WiFi-enabled HDTV, custom ceiling and window treatments, seating area, and private balcony with Heavenly mountain view. *Both downstairs Queen bedrooms have water/mountain views, and large mirrored closets. One room is elegant, the other more casual with desk and seating. *Twin bedroom in crisp nautical navy and white has large mirrored closet and garden view. *Pack 'N Play crib


  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Tahoe Keys community amenities are available to our vacation rental guests for a small daily fee. The Heated Indoor Olympic-sized Swimming Pool and large outdoor spa are open year-round. Take your pick of activities including Lakefront Outdoor Pool and Pavilion, Private Beach, Children's Playground, Sand Volleyball, Basketball, Putting Green, and 7 Tennis Courts. There are also pay-per-use Health Clubs and massage/spas nearby. Across the back lawn, the private boat dock is yours to use. Tahoe Keys Marina provides the nearest launch. They rent boats, jet-skis, tubes and more. The Tahoe Keys waterway directly accesses Lake Tahoe, with Emerald Bay just a short cruise away. In addition to the above-listed items, we have for your enjoyment and at your own risk: a 10-foot Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP), 2 kayaks, fishing rods, reels and tackle, 2 teak chaise lounges with 4'' cushions, 4 bicycles, snow toys and 3 pairs of snowshoes.

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