Townhome with Wood Fireplace & Shared Hot TubCarnelian Bay, CA (56) VaycayHero Booking Protection
- 4 Guests
- 1 Bedrooms BR
- 1.5 Bath
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This place is perfect for a couple or small family getaway. On the entry level you’ll find the comfortably furnished living room including queen sofa bed, wood burning fireplace, flat screen TV and balcony access for taking in the forest views. Prepare dinner in the well-equipped, updated kitchen and enjoy your meal at the breakfast bar or nearby dining table. There’s also a half bath and laundry area on the main floor. Upstairs you will find the loft bedroom with a queen bed and full bath with a tub/shower combo. The gleaming hardwood floors accentuate the fresh look and feel of the property, and the unit also comes with free Wifi.
Amenities include Cable Television, CD Player, DVD Player, Stereo System, Television, VCR, Linens, Washer & Dryer, Wood Fireplace, High Speed Internet - Wireless, Coffee Maker, Cookware, Dishwasher, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster, Utensils, Balcony, Beach Walking, Biking, Boating, Fishing, Gas Grill, Hiking Trails, Hot Tub, Shared Swimming Pool, Sight-Seeing, Snowmobile Rental, Swimming, Tennis, Walkway to Water.
Bed Configuration: Loft: Queen | Living Room: Queen Sofa Bed.
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: 56 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.
Carie A.on 10/09/2018
Nice townhouse for the price that backed to trees, so area was super quiet. Kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed. Bed upstairs and sofa bed weren't the most comfortable. The extra fans helped my spouse who must have them to sleep. Carnelian Bay is a nice part of North Lake Tahoe, but not much shopping or restaurants within walking distance.
Andrew B.on 09/26/2018
Amazing home....very well maintained with a fully equipped kitchen...we had a great holiday in Tahoe...can’t wait to go back
Dana F.on 08/25/2018
Excellent stay! The environment was extremely laid back which was exactly what we were looking for! Kayaking, other water sports, beaches, lakefront dining, shopping all within 3-5 miles or you could walk as well - the condo was nice - had all the basics in the kitchen and bed was comfortable we slept well - the scenery alone would make me come back! Absolutely gorgeous pines, beaches and of course the turquoise Lake Tahoe doesn’t get much better then that - and 75 degrees - perfect weather - great time!
Justin K.on 07/13/2018
The location, Recreation center, condo itself were all highly valued. This location provides good access to Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, and close grocery stores. The unit itself was very spacious and well endowed with equipment required for a week-long stay.
The management company was stellar. They were very responsive during weekday office hours. One negative was the new rules for BBQ grills. For fire insurance purposes, they are no longer allowed to store propane on site. We could not use BBQ grills at recreation center without month advance purchase of evening rental. The recreation center and property management company are two different organizations. Hence, I had to go purchase a $60 tank of propane to use for the week we were there. My understanding is that they are changing out siding and decking materials so they can once again have BBQ grills on porches. Just be aware if that is important to you.
As far as condition of condo, the screen on upstairs bedroom was not fitting for window so we had one inch gaps around perimeter of screen. Good thing there are very few bugs in Lake Tahoe. We had to buy a fan off of craigslist to keep our condo cool during the night. No air conditioning.
Irina H.on 04/01/2018
Great location, very clean house. It was very easy to book.
We had a great time.
Katie L.on 01/24/2018
The home was very nice. I would not recommend for a stay of four people. The upstairs room had a large bed but the other sleeping arrangements where in the small living area. They had an air mattress available but it lost a lot of air throughout the night. I also think the Home was over priced for the size of the Home. The electronics were also a bit difficult to work as some did not work at all. It would have been helpful to have a TV list of channels because it was difficult to find a channel that was working. Overall the stay was good and the host was very nice.
Cindy L.on 01/18/2018
Good location for us. Skied both NorthStar and Squaw Valley. Complex had a nice hot tub.
Christopher B.on 12/22/2017
Clean, comfortable and a great value is the best way to describe the property.
Josue R.on 11/20/2017
Clean, nice, fully equipped, convienent, and easy access.
Sanford B.on 10/29/2017
The apartment was even better than expected from the listing. The apartment is in great location and is extremely well=appointed. There were lots of nice touches to make it very comfortable.
John C.on 10/04/2017
Vacation was great, we had a wonderful time in Tahoe.
Andrea R.on 08/06/2017
Everything was as expected: clean, fully functional kitchen, appreciated the 2 packages of laundry soap to wash towels. Located near beaches, hiking paths and resturants.
Jo M.on 07/02/2017
Our flight got in late from Reno so the rental office was closed. I called the after hours number and spoke with a man who helped us get into the unit. He kept referring to an email I was to have received with the code for the key lock box and the address of the unit and. I only received 1 email and that was in February ( 5 months didn't have an address except to the main office. It also had no code for getting a key. He assured me my email had all this and was 5 pages long. My email was 5 pages and did NOT include any of what he was speaking of. Anyway we were in by midnight. We were wide awake so we watched some tv. While watching we lost signal. Since nothing was coming across either tv we went to bed. The next 2 days when we came home from being out and about we had no tv reception at all. I kept calling the office and leaving message with the service but since it was the holiday weekend nobody helped us. We understood they would be closed but we thought we paid enough money for this rental that somebody could make sure we at least had tv. When nobody called us back after day 3 we called the dish provider who sent out a technician to fix it. They claimed this property has signal issues often. Anyway so that was fixed and then we realized after buying stuff to grill that even though there was a brand new gas grill on the balcony; we were unable to use it due to some law regarding propane. This was not mentioned in the rental post. Other than a couple dirty dishes in the cupboard and a slightly dirty living room rug the unit appeared clean enough. The unit is in a very nice quiet property that sits a short uphill walk from the beach. Very peacefull setting in the trees. We used the pool several days but were disappointed to find the pool and Jacuzzis close at 7pm sharp whether people are in it or not. This was kind of bad since its summer and a holiday week and it's obviously a place filled with families with young children. Motel pools are open to 10.
Christopher B.on 04/17/2017
Clean and comfortable
LINDA L.on 02/13/2017
Wonderful private condo in the woods. Having 1 and 1/2 baths was great and we enjoyed the comfortable pullout sofa bed to look at the serene forest views.
Benjamin T.on 01/31/2017
My wife and I stayed in this unit during our ski trip to Lake Tahoe. The size of the unit is perfect for the two of us. It is quiet and located within 30 minutes drive to two major ski areas, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and Northstar. The unit offers everything you'll need in an apartment. Some of the appliances are slightly outdated but they didn't stop us for having a good time.
James W.on 10/11/2016
No cable T.V. The bed needs to be updated NOT GOOD AT ALL!!!
John W.on 09/14/2016
Great condo perfect for a couple looking for a nice updated place. Wonderful kitchen and overall a great stay.
Stephanie N.on 07/19/2016
We have had a wonderful time. We felt like at home and found everything we were looking for. The location is great, one block from the lake, supermarkets not too far. The swimming pool is awesome!!
Karen B.on 07/10/2016
Great location, clean, well-equipped, and lots of activities for kids in complex. The couch bed was comfy and kids enjoyed Netflix and Hulu while we got ready in the morning. We would come back for sure!
Anna M.on 05/18/2016
It was the perfect place for us. The location was great and the space was well stocked and cozy. We loved having a full kitchen and little back deck. We were walking distance to the lake and loved the part of Tahoe we were close to, we will stay here again, no question!
Anurag D.on 03/13/2016
I had an amazing time staying at Trent's place in Carnelian Woods. The house is well maintained and is perfect for a getaway at Lake Tahoe. I felt like I was at home during my week long stay here. All the appliances are brand new and work as intended. The location is perfect as its nestled between woods and offers an excellent view. The house looks even better when you visit it. Trent was very responsive and made sure there wasn't any problem during the stay. I would definitely like to visit the place again and stay at the property. I recommend it to everybody visiting Lake Tahoe area.
David B.on 02/03/2016
The condo was the perfect place to call home while skiing in Lake Tahoe. It was cozy, clean, and had everything we needed. Would come back again!
Chris S.on 01/27/2016
The condo was the perfect way to enjoy Tahoe. The place has been updated, aside from the bathrooms, but, there is a Toto toilet, and if you own one then you know how sweet they are. We were totally cozy with the heater and fire in the fire place and was awesome to have the nice kitchen to cook breakfast in. I didn't get the bed, but the pull out bed in the coach was actually comfortable. Plenty of towels and linens, blankets etc etc. Would totally rent this one again and would highly recommend.
Eric S.on 08/28/2015
Well maintained and great property management...
John S.on 08/24/2015
We stayed in unit #28 8/24 - 8/26. Overall it was great. The place was clean and well kept. A few things were not working. The blinds down stairs were a mess and non functioning. We could not get the cable service to work in the upstairs bedroom. The temperature was fine but in the instructions it said to turn down the temp to 60 degrees when we left but upon pushing the control buttons I could not move it at all. It was at a constant 71 degrees.
Angela C.on 07/24/2015
This property was great for me and my 2 was very clean and upgraded we had enough room. The only thing that was wrong was when we got there the towel rack came out of the wall.We got in late so the next morning I called the property management to report it they were very Nice and said they would take care of it. I definitely would go thru first accommodations again.
Charmaine S.on 07/10/2015
We loved the place we stayed in! It is located walking distance from restaurants and the beach.
The manager was extremely friendly and helpful on our check out. We will definitely stay here again!
Denise D.on 06/22/2015
This was our 4th family vacation to Carnelian Bay. Our adult daughter and her boyfriend traveled from the East Coast to join us for our traditional family gathering. While we stayed in a larger condo on the premises with other family members, they enjoyed this quiet, well-equipped, clean, and updated condo that was tucked into the woods. They enjoyed the amenities of the Carnelian Bay resort with a beautiful pool, ping-pong, tennis courts, bocce ball and basketball court. They shared that the resort staff were very friendly and helpful. They enjoyed kayaking in the early morning hours on the lake, hiking on several nature trails and picnicking at King’s Beach. They are avid cooks and found the kitchen to be well-stocked with pots, pans, and dishes. They did mention that the dish washer is a little dated. All in all, the condo was a wonderful vacation destination. My daughter and I highly recommend this vacation rental.
Sherry B.on 05/31/2015
Clean condo, with updated kitchen. We enjoyed the private location,especially on the back deck. Nice bare floors, large screen tv, perfect for a couple or small family.
Sebastian E.on 05/21/2015
Sweet little apartment in a complex, and very conveniently located on the north shore right on the Cali/Nevada border, very close to the lake.
Tiera C.on 02/03/2015
I am pleased to write a review for this location. All the information provided on the listing was very accurate. I initially chose this location for the reasonable price and slightly modern feel. The price was very fair for the space and amenities provided. It was about 20-30 minutes away from Northstar but the drive did not feel long because of the nice views. I appreciated that the space was very clean for our family of 4. It felt like home away from home because it was very cozy and I like my home tidy. I also chose this location because of the amenities such as a laundry and a kitchen. These items help with kids. The only disappointing item is that the kids were looking forward to a jacuzzi but we did not want to travel to the community center for this. Overall, I recommend this to others as this location is worth the price!
Ilya N.on 12/23/2014
We've stayed there for a 4 nights and it was super nice. Quite location, nice view and you won;t see anybody (or just occasionally meet someone around . What else you need to escape from busy big city life?).
I read in comments about wi-fi issue, but it wasn't true, wifi was super fast.
The only issue we had during stay - whether was pretty cold - around 15 in the night and heater turns every 20-30 minutes and it is quite noisy. Apart from that everything was nice.
Sebastien T.on 09/19/2014
OMG, what a beautifull site. It was simply perfect. The location was almost perfect cause we had to go back and forth from kings beach to Squaw Valley, but still. Thank you for this wonderfull place to stay. one thing and because i'm not that kind of person that complains a lot. but the pool and and the spa should have been open still, and because it's the IM competition, of course people will use the pool and spa to train and relax before the event. please consider.
Anthony C.on 06/20/2014
The location was good, the check in was very straight forward, and the place was clean. The only downside is that the jacuzzi is located right next to the main office so it's a little weird having people in the office just watching you while you are in the jacuzzi. They are literally no more than 3 feet away separated by a window. If you are not planning to swim, then this is the place for you! The rec center can be more updated with their games as well. Again, if you dont plan on using the rec center, this place would be perfect!
Bin L.on 05/24/2014
Nice and clean, plenty of space.
Excellent kitchen equipment for cooking.
Reasonable distance to lake beaches, Safeway and 7-11.
Cynthia B.on 04/02/2014
this unit was beautiful! The rental company is supper nice and easy to work with. we would love to return here in the future.
This place is very accommodating, we had an equipped kitchen to cook our own meals, the balcony provided a nice view of the woods. Not to mention the bed is super comfortable.
The bed was horribly uncomfortable, so we got no sleep. The couch was also very uncomfortable. (It was apparently new, but obviously very cheap.) Way overpriced.
We enjoyed our stay in Carnelian Bay, and two blocks from the Lake was just right. There was nice view of the trees out the back windows, and it felt private to stay there. The kitchenware was good (above average for a rental) and we made use of it for two meals a day. The only thing missing was a measuring cup. We would stay there again.
Took a trip with my wife and we enjoyed every minute!!!! It was perfect home away from home. Can’t wait to come back!!
I've been staying in Carnelian Woods for the past 7 years, for our annual trip to Lake Tahoe or for just a quick weekend getaway and the townhouses never disappoint. Always clean, and perfect location to stay in the North Lake for a decent rate.
Pull out bed not comfortable with teenager and property staff not friendly, but overall a very comfortable, well stocked property.
The place was perfect for my husband and two kids. Comes with everything you need. I guess the only complaint was the carpets were dirty and I found hair in the dishes which grossed us out, so we ended having to buy plastic things to use. Maybe they should have cleaner double check for that stuff. Other then that it's a great little get away for a family or even just a couple.
A great place
The property, in the are of Carnelian Bay, seems to cater to summer travelers. Thus it felt quite isolated in early Dec., which we appreciated. Our interests were in hiking, and cross country skiing. We found great hikes, as well as shopping, restaurants, and Tahoe City within a 10 min drive. Groomed x-country trails were also within 10 minutes, and ungroomed trails were within 20 minutes. All of these were located southwest of the condo. We did not explore the area to the north or east.
The condo was clean, comfortable and well equipped. It is much better for 2 people than it would be for 4, since the loft bedroom is partially open to the living room, even when the upstairs accordian door was closed. For us, this was not a problem, but it could be for a party of more than 2 people, or for light sleepers.
I highly recommend these accomodation to a couple looking for an outdoor getaway during (early) winter. Its proximity to the lake, should also make it a good choice for those interested in summer activities.
This was our 2nd time staying here. This time was quite an improvement. They did a very nice remodel of the kitchen that has all you need. We loved being in the woods, so nice to get up in the morning and have a coffee and read on the deck, so peaceful. Very short walk to the beach. You could get a drink, breakfast, lunch, rent a kayak, paddleboard, etc. would definitely stay here again. We miss it so much already!
Great spot! Easily accessible from main road around lake. Stayed here for a skiing weekend and was very convienent to Squaw and Northstar. Loft was as described and Trent was very communicative. He even offered suggestions of alternate properties to better accommodate us. Check in and check out were simple and instructions were indicated in a detailed welcome packet.
This is a studio loft unit, not a 1 bedroom as advertised. But the condition is almost absolutely perfect. Everything is new, extremely clean. They have the most comfortable sofabed i ever slept on. Management company is weird, they charge a damage deposit months in advance, hold on to it for a while, and have a few pages of rules that i never saw in other places we stayed. If you can put up with them, you will for sure enjoy your stay.
It was a very smooth and relaxing stay. No problems whatsoever.
Lovely choice, spotlessly clean, perfect spot, loved Carnelian Bay.
We enjoyed out stay. The condo was very clean and worked well enough for us. The reason for the 4 stars instead of a 5 star is a few things didn't work. The toaster had a bad smell when it was used, the upstairs TV didn't seem to work. We were hot upstairs but we opened a window and thank goodness they had a fan which was great! The bathroom could use some updating upstairs and the fan stays on the entire time you are in there, the 1 light switch turns on the bright light and fan at the same time so you can't talk to anyone or hear anything while you are getting ready. The entire downstairs and kitchen was very nice and updated. We would stay there again.
The apartment looks a lot newer in the picture than in person, but it's still a great location and condo. The kitchen had everything needed, easy to grab the keys, and little needed to check out when leaving. The only complaint was that we don't think the sheets were washed in the bed we stayed in.
We really enjoyed the unit. Very cozy and comfortable. Had a remote feel yet still close to the area activities. Couldn't get cell service in the unit but it turned out to be a good thing.
The unit was very clean and confortable.The kitchen and bedroom furnitures were very neat as well. One thing I felt little short was heating fan noise.
It was bothering whole night whenever it went on and off.
Except the fan, I can highly recommend to my friends this unit.
Good location. Clean townhouse.
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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