À propos de ce logement
Welcome to Incline Village, Tahoe's Pristine northeast corner where the water sparkles.
Inside: Fully furnished and spacious 1-bdrm apt (kitchen, bedroom, living room) plus... (shared) hot tub!
Outside: Wildlife, water and trails that start right out your door.
Price includes use of (shared) double kayak and SUP Boards (stored at beach, 2/3 mile downhill) plus bikes!
This private, large 1-bedroom apt is the downstairs living space of your host's home. The space includes: a kitchenette, living room, bedroom and full bath. The place is insulated, and private, but NOT soundproof.
The house is located 2/3 mile up from the Lake, 1/2 mile below Diamond Peak Ski Resort, 2/3 mile up from Hyatt Spa and resort, 1/2 mile from Sierra Nevada College and the Tahoe Environmental Center. It is 1 mile from the Tunnel Creek Trail to the south and the Village center to the north. To access hiking trails into the forest or down to the lake, start right out the door!
Plus, your lodging includes (shared) use of kayak, SUP, bikes and passes to our (private) resident beaches! This can add up on average $100 value a day to your stay (depending on what you use)!
Incline Village is a resort town with less than 30% year round residents. We are located in a working, student and family neighborhood, which is one of the few in town that is over 70% occupied all year long :)
This (non-smoking) spacious one bedroom apt with a (shared) hot tub right out the door, has the following sleeping accommodations: queen bed, small futon coach that unfolds into a double bed, a tri-fold foam double size pad (stored in the closet), plus an L-shaped coach in the living room can sleep 2 people. (Extra bedding located in closet in bathroom.)
The kitchenette has a cook top, microwave, small fridge and counter-top dutch oven. Spacious 2 sink bathroom includes W/D.
The Smart TV (internet) also has (minimal) cable TV access (HBO + local channels).
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: We rent a space upstairs also, so those guests have access to the hot tub located right outside your door also.
We are happy to share insight about the area, and also to respect your privacy, so if you have questions - just text or seek us out on property. Custom guidebook on your table and online at Big Water Rentals page.
Outside - 4 seasons of awesome
SUMMER: Hike to Hidden Beach! Mountain bike the Incline Flume or head to Tunnel Creek and try the famous Flume Trail (ends 1 mile from house), hike the 2 mile loop around Spooner Lake for wildlife. Kayak to Hidden Beach or Sand Harbor, try Stand Up Paddle Boarding or take an awesome hike right up the backyard into the forest!
Note: There are NO extra charges, deposits or additional fees over the day rate for use of recreation equipment and beach passes (unless you want to buy additional passes ($12 each)
This location provides outdoor adventures that do not require a car!
Enjoy the local 'wild beaches' along the east shore, like whale Beach, East Beast, Chimney Beach and Secret Harbor. The trail head into NV State Parks is less than a 1 mile from the house. The local "Residence Beaches are about 2/3 mile down the hill and you have comp passes to access them.
Bus w/ bikes to Tahoe City to enjoy the bike-friendly west shore full and Truckee River, teaming with native plants and wildlife. Summer outdoor concerts, theater, special events and spontaneous happenings add to the (bug-free) evening ambiance. (most bugs are on South and West Shore :)
FALL: Most blissful time of quiet and color. Biking, hiking, kayaking, SUP all still amazing. Watch local bears feed on salmon at Taylor Creek (on the south shore), or track unique and migrating birds, walk the 2-mile loop around Spooner Lake for the Aspens incredible full fall color display. Great time to take mountain hikes for color and coolness, or enjoy local cultural, explore the heritage with artistic events and happenings throughout the watershed.
WINTER: Easy walk or Snow Shoe to Hidden Beach, X-Country ski at Spooner (12 miles southeast) or Tahoe Vista Regional Park (7 miles west), Tahoe City (10 miles west) or Mt Rose (7 miles north). Downhill free style on Mt Rose (6 miles) and various spots in the upper neighborhoods of Incline.
SKIING: The house is 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 - 9 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).
SPRING: Hike to Hidden Beach! See the wildflower in Mt Rose Meadows! If there is still snow snow-shoe around Spooner Lake, or see the spring birds, sledding (in the backyard) or 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.
Accès des voyageurs
Guests have access to: driveway parking, hot tub, and shared use of: Mtn bikes, double kayak and SUP boards (stored at beach), snow shoes, sled, movies and various board/card games. Yes...this place is loaded! :)
Just to highlight the extra value you get having access to our equipment, here are some local rental prices:
Kayak rentals would be $30 an hour, $80 a day
SUP Board rentals run $20 hr or $75 a day
Mtn Bike rentals are $55 a day
Show Shoes $15 day
Beach Passes $12 per day per person
and Geotourism hosting - Priceless :)
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Your room has a notebook full of adventures that start right out your door and connect you to the 8 Wonders of Tahoe.
We respect your privacy, yet always available to answer questions and help customize adventurers for you. Plus if Jacquie is available, ask her about an Earthgym Walk or crafting.
This neighborhood is less than a mile from Tunnel Creek Station, on the edge of town and Nevada State Parks - gateway to all the wild beaches of the Lake Tahoe's east shore. The house is located right below Diamond Peak Ski Resort and 1/2 mile up from Tahoe Science Center and Sierra Nevada College and the Lake!
The local bus stop (TART - Tahoe Area Regional Transport) is 1/4 mile from the house and the Diamond Peak ski shuttle is 1/2 block from the house.
in Summer and Fall, you can bike downhill to the town :) (uphill (1/2 mile) on the way back)
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COMMUNICATION: Please let us know who will be staying (if you book the reservation for someone else). Your review is tied to your Profile and if you are booking for someone else - we need to know.
NO SMOKING anywhere on the property. The Tahoe forest is VERY DRY and vulnerable to the slightest spark.
CONSIDERATION: While each quest space is private, the house is NOT sound-proof (or child-proof). Quiet time is from 10:00pm to 8am. FYI: Nevada casinos and bars are open 24/7- great for late night parties.
HOT TUB HYGIENE: Please bathe before using the Hot Tub, as we use minimal chemicals.
PETS: Important to clean up after your dog, as everything that falls on the ground ends up in the Lake = our drinking water.
Si vous annulez jusqu'à 5 jours avant votre voyage, vous recevez un remboursement intégral, frais de service compris.
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Jacquie's hosting skills have roots in clothing design, environmental activist and corporate story coach careers. As a Primal Designer, (teaching at SNC and wardrobe on the Nat Geo TV Show "The Legend of Mick Dodge") she has shown guests how to make their own sheepskin slippers (Tahoe Toastums). As co-creator of the 'Earthgym' practice, lead classes and demonstrations at schools, colleges, festivals and with guests on how to stretch or tone with a stick or a stone. As a Corporate Story Coach for 10 years, she helped sales and marketing executives reach revenue goals.
David Colley, co-host, is a skateboard designer, craftsman, welder, electrician and engineer, David uses his creative skills in property upkeep, helping with neighborhood and community needs and supporting guest adventures. His current project includes creating "SmArt Bear Boxes" that keep our bears safe with artful trash receptacles.
Some of our fun and favorite Tahoe activities include:
1. Walking up the forest mountain backyard to say good morning to the lake
2. Swimming, SUP or kayaking anywhere along the east shore
3. Mountain biking the 'Incline Flume' Trail (that ends at the house)
4. SUP at dawn or sunset to lie on the board and feel the pulse of the water
5. X-Country Skiing or Snowshoe on Mt Rose to hand feed the Chickadees
6. Taking Bus w/bikes to Tahoe City and bike along Truckee River and then the Lake
7. Getting on the 'Wet Toes Adventure' boat to stroll along the east shore (and camp at remote beaches)
8. Rest in the backyard hammock watching wildlife
Welcome to our sacred Water!
Jacquie & David