Wonderful Townhome with Fireplace & Shared PoolCarnelian Bay, CA (35) VaycayHero Booking Protection
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Featuring forest views from the living room, this wonderful vacation rental is beautiful any time of the year. The master bedroom has a king bed, and the second bedroom has a queen bed. In the loft you will find two sets of bunk-beds that sleep four. The property also comes with free Wifi.
Amenities include Cable Television, DVD Player, Television, VCR, Linens, Washer & Dryer, Wood Fireplace, High Speed Internet - Wireless, Coffee Maker, Cookware, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster, Utensils, Balcony, BBQ Grill, Beach Walking, Biking, Boating, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Hot Tub, Shared Swimming Pool, Sight-Seeing, Snowmobile Rental, Swimming, Tennis, Walkway to Water, Wildlife Viewing.
Bed Configuration: Bedroom 1: King | Bedroom 2: Queen | Loft: 2 Sets of Bunks.
Please Note: All guests who stay at this property need to be 25 years of age or older. We do make exceptions for some families, however. Please inquire for details.
This unit is a part of Carnelian Woods
Carnelian Woods is located in Placer County on the North Shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe. It is nestled amongst the trees and overlooks Carnelian Bay, which is known for its semi-precious red and yellow stones peppering the shoreline. Homeowners consider their home in Carnelian Woods a little "slice of heaven" and enjoy the solitude, serenity and beauty of the surrounding properties.
Carnelian Woods backs up to the Tahoe National Forest where guests can enjoy miles of hiking and cross-country skiing. Wildlife is abundant and live in harmony with the homeowners. Natural trails meander throughout the well maintained forest and rock outcroppings on the property. Homeowners and guests have access to all amenities, including the clubhouse and Bocce Court, tennis courts, an olympic size seasonal swimming pool, year-round hot tubs, a clubhouse pool table and an arcade, and even a par course. The crystal clear blue water of Lake Tahoe is just a short trip by foot or car.
**Please note that not all of the amenities listed might be available to your specific unit. Please call if you have questions about complex amenities.**
Community Hot Tub
Check In: 04:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Rating: 35 4.8/5
Member Since: 2015
1. Where will I pick up the keys from?
Detailed pick-up information will be provided to you once you book this rental.
2. I am going to be arriving late. Do I have to arrive
during business hours to pick up keys?
You can check in any time you want on or after the check-in time. After-hours key pick up information will be provided to you once you book this rental.
3. Does the total price include everything? Are any of the
Yes, there is nothing more to be paid. All mandatory fees are included in the total price.
4. What is the cancellation policy for this rental?
Cancellation policy is listed on this page under 'Cancellation Policy'.
5. Is there a security deposit for this rental?
Please note that this property requires a security deposit. However, the security deposit depends upon the length of stay. The property manager will charge you for the security deposit separately. Please inquire for more details and an exact cost.×
Host Rules: Age Requirement
Only allows family groups & people ages 25 and up. Rule is strictly enforced by the host.
Megan D.on 08/10/2018
Check in experience was uncomfortable, missed housekeeping items (hair in bathroom, stain on master bed). Great location, clean pool. Was left feeling underwhelmed.
Christopher B.on 07/29/2018
Sleeps 8 guests - clean and comfortable.
Randolph B.on 07/22/2018
Allan W.on 06/30/2018
It was really nice clean and convenient would stay again
Aaron H.on 03/30/2018
First impression was very strong. House has 2 bedrooms and a full bath downstairs with tons of closet storage. Second floor is the great room with a huge dining room table and great kitchen. Upstairs is a loft with a queen bed and a bunk bed. We slept 3 adults and 1 child very comfortably. Great location in Carnelian Bay, walking distance to great restaurants and trails, andample parking make this spot a great go-to for the future.
Christopher B.on 02/09/2018
we will be back.
Christopher B.on 01/25/2018
management is great
Vera S.on 11/30/2017
It is not easy to find this location, nobody helped us.
Steven F.on 07/24/2017
Stay in the same townhouse complex every year. Love north Tahoe
Christopher B.on 06/26/2017
Perfect for our group.
patrick p.on 03/09/2017
The condo has a lot of great things about it, the space and layout are nice and spacious for our family of four. The living room and dining room furniture were nice and comfy.
The only issue is that the kitchen and bath rooms are probably original to the condo, 40+ years old? The bathrooms are ok (counters and toilets are very low) it is the kitchen that really needs to be updated. It seemed ok for making breakfast and snacks but not great for making a meal. the counters and cabinets were in bad shape.
Other than that we enjoyed it!
Christopher B.on 02/22/2017
Clean, comfortable, great value.
Jessica K.on 08/13/2016
We loved the location which is a short walk to the lake. Kings Beach, Tahoe City & a great park were a short drive away. Just a heads up that the unit doesn't have A/C. We didn't realize that when we booked but even staying in August we did not need it as the condo stayed cool. The condo is nice but it seemed a little dark. We thought the bunk beds in the loft would be great for our kids but once we saw them we chose not to. The top bunks do not have any side rails and the one bunk bed is literally next to the loft railing. If you have a restless sleeper this could easily become a horrific scene. Towels provided were pretty cheap & thin but served their purpose. Would recommend if you are looking for a convenient and generally comfy place. Just don't expect high end amenities.
Robert W.on 06/25/2016
Quiet, comfortable, beautiful views and easy access to restaurants and beaches.
Andrew B.on 02/12/2016
Overall it was great. It was very comfy and exactly what you need to your snowboarding adventure.
David S.on 12/23/2015
This was a great place to stay. The location was within easy driving distance to several ski places. We arrived in the evening and I was carrying things in from the parking lot. A young man named Chris, an employee of the complex, came through to plow the lot. I asked him where the office was located since I had to pick up a parking permit and the access keys to the rec room. Rather than just give directions, he went to the office himself and came back with what I needed while I finished unloading. I will defiantly stay here again. The place was comfortable and had everything we needed.
Don A.on 05/22/2015
Condo was very nice up to date and clean.
The only downside was that the TV cable package was very lacking, most of the common popular stations were not subscribed.
There were only 2 small pieces of firewood in the fireplace and none extra.
We had friends who rented a different unit the same weekend. they had a full cable TV package, and a storage closet full of firewood in their entry way.
Other than those two things we were very pleased with the unit.
Leticia M.on 02/13/2015
This property could use a face lift and offer some additional kitchen supplies. The property has 3 levels - lower with 2 bedrooms in good condition and a bathroom that has vent covers and towel rack falling off; second level has a living room with only working TV, dining area, bathroom, and super basic kitchen; the third level has a set of hand made and unsafe bunk beds. One bunk bed is so close to the top rail that it is completely unsafe for children to sleep on. We had no hot water to shower, but a plumber came immediately to help fix, yet not giving us complete warm water for all to shower (some went to the clubhouse to shower). Overall the property served its purpose, location was fine, and clubhouse was a nice amenity.
Paul C.on 09/27/2014
Overall the unit was great. All basic needs are available, from the kitchen to the indicated linen and bathroom basic. Very good location. Restaurants near by n rental for water activity. The lodge was also great especially when we were there,it was raining.
Tom S.on 07/03/2014
Great spot that slept at least eight, close to the lake, and quite neighborhood. A little dark and would be great to see more lights, but all in all a great Tahoe cabin!
The linens, although clean should be replaced - a little bit worn out.
Clean, easy to find, affordable.
Overall, we were very pleased our accommodations. The unit was clean and very well located. Some updating needs to be done. Refrigerator and washer/dryer are not in good shape. The kitchen could us a facelift.
This was a duplex + loft and a good amount of space for 5 to 7 people. The place was nice, well done up and bathrooms were clean. The check-in process was easy and it was really close to the lake and to a few ski resorts which was great. The hot tubs looked great and well maintained but they are an inconvenient distance away from most the houses, so nobody seemed to use them. The kitchen had some of the basics but was not well stocked, no coffee tea or anything. Overall a pleasant stay, but there were a few cons that need to be addressed by the management:
- Both the bathrooms had locks, but they didn't work.
- For checking out, the instructions in the house mentioned to leave the house keys and parking passes at the recreation center, however I was later told that the house keys needed to be left in the lock box at the house itself.
- The recreation center had a few games, but only a few worked, the pool table was out of order and the guy at the desk told us not to play air hockey because it was too loud. What?
- When we were leaving to check out, we opened the front door only to find someone had packed a 6 foot pile of snow at the front door. It took us a while to kick through it and were freezing having to deal with it! Not sure if this was just a prank by some neighbours or if the owners were disliked by someone around but this was a little unsettling to deal with at the end of a vacation. I have mentioned this to the management and hope for a response to this soon.
Love Tahoe vacations and getaways, decent condo layout for family/friends but lousy kitchen and rec center staff. If you don't mind a lame kitchen (plan to eat out) and just sleep and hand here, don't need the spa, then it's fine. For the price, the kitchen should be upgraded and the facilities should be open as advertised.
This 3 story condo was not at all kid/toddler friendly or handicap accessible. The layout, which is not mentioned in the description, is 2 bedrooms on the entry level, kitchen and living on the second floor and an open loft on the third floor. The railings in the loft were far enough apart that my daughter could fit her body through. The child gate provided does not secure in any way and there is only one for two sets of stairs. The back right burner of the stove didn’t work. The handle on the coffee pot fell off while pouring hot coffee and spilled the entire hot pot. TV didn’t work with reception. Internet was in and out. Bathroom doors didn’t lock. Not enough comfortable seating for 8 guests. We had to take turns sitting on the couch or kitchen chairs/floor. Everything was very old and used. Noise traveled throughout the entire house. Minimal kitchen. Showers inexplicably turned ice cold mid shower. It’s a good enough place to sleep and that’s about it. Would not recommend this condo in the winter if you want to cozy up inside. Over priced and underwhelmed!
Kitchen and bathrooms were horrible- They need major work. They are original to the house. Clean, but need a lot of work. The bathrooms are especially bad...really small, disgusting with mold that can't be cleaned any more. NEVER hot water!!! Or at least only one time in 6 days! It was bad.
The master bedroom is awful in regards to the mattress and floor. The floor is scary in regards that is slants to the right SO much and feeling like you will fall through the floor. It needs to be updated/replaced very bad. And the mattress is way too soft and also slopes to the right towards the door.
The carpet is dirty and needs to be cleaned or replaced.
Loft- Bunk beds are nice but top bunk has no side rail. How can anyone possible sleep on top and chance falling off. And the one bunk bed sits right on the side of the over hang and you can fall off to the second floor.
No barbecue! Pieces missing for barbecue to work.
microwave clean and newer
Good lay out with plenty of room
Great TV package with tons of movies- thank you to quick response from lake accommodations to quickly fix the downstairs tv when not working.
Great pool area
We would NEVER rent this place again. And we would NEVER recommend this place. Has potential to be great if those things were improved. Thanks
The condo is located in a great location, and was in overall pretty good shape. Several problems however, the refrigerator didn't work for three days and a shower wouldn't turn warm for the first day. The shower was repaired immediately, but the fridge took a while. The management company was professional and prompt, which made the problems manageable.
Beware if you are coming with children. The bunk beds have no railings and are really shaky. We did not feel we could safely use the top bunks. We carried the mattress down from one and put it on the floor. And we stuck the fourth child in bed with the parents. Also, the bunks are lofted so they are wide open to the communal area. If adults plan to stay up after putting kids down, forget about it. Too much noise. The kitchen is minimally equipped and the whole place is just ok.
very nice place. easy access to and from. bbq on patio was fun. the shower head is low (like 5') was my only complaint.
This unit has pros and cons.
The pros - The TV was awesome, but I wish they had put it above the fireplace since it blocks the view to the outside. The couches were very comfy and the master bedroom was great with a comfortable mattress. Our daughters really liked the loft area. The bunk beds were fun.
The cons - The unit is in serious need of some upgrades. The carpet is very old and needs to be replaced or at minimum could us a good cleaning. The kitchen is VERY old, quirky and has the bare minimum. We managed, but would not want to do any kind of serious cooking there. The counter space is very limited due to the built in butcher block cutting board. We rewashed many of the pots before using them. There was a very strong unpleasant odor in the unit. We immediately bought a scented candle to try to mask the smell. The bathrooms were very dated with very low shower heads. I am 5'6" and the water came at my chest. It was really challenging for my 6'5" husband. The bath towels were very cheep and rough. We had issues with the hot water that required attention and the blinds (both upstairs and downstairs) were not working properly.
The management was very good at responding to our requests and easy to work with, but overall, this unit was disappointing. We did a lot of research to find a good place since we were staying for 6 days. For the price we paid, we thought it would be much nicer. We have stayed in many condos in Tahoe, some much less expensive and in better condition.
6 people quite spacious
While the living room furniture was new, the kitchen was nondescript , ill -supplied , with absolutely nothing except salt and pepper available. The master bath has a very loud fan , poor lighting and broken towel bar. All the toilets need to be updated to comfort height . We had to buy a grill brush and night light for the bathroom and there were no spare light bulbs available. Poor lighting overall, with low wattage bulbs .Very unappealing.
Excellent location, management promptly answered all the issues we had, the pool is clean. We were 4 adults and five children, everything was good for our group. The description on site is accurate.
Clean, good decoration
Carnelian Bay's North Lake Tahoe location makes for a great, quiet getway. Close to the casinos of North Lake Tahoe, public beaches, paddleboarding, kayaking, and more, this location has it all no matter what the season. Family-friendly skiing and snowboarding is close by at Northstar Ski Resort. But you're also right on the lake in Carnelian Bay. Rent kayaks or canoes, or a boat, and hit the lake. Or just sit at the beach and sunbathe or read a book. You can rent Jet skis too, or parasail or wind surf - fishing is also very popular as well. You can pay for a tour or just rent some gear and a boat and hit the lake. Magic Carpet Golf offers some great mini golf and Commons Beach is probably the most popular beach in the area, offering a beautiful view and great swimming conditions.
Nearby UtilitiesNearest Grocery Stores (2)Nearest Restaurants (11)Nearest Gas Stations (3)
Nearby AttractionsLake Tahoe Nevada State ParkCrystal Bay CasinoCarnelian Bay
Neighbourhood Crime Rate: 59/100
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