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Member since: 2010
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HURRY - LAST YEAR AVAILABLE!! Luxurious Log Cabin Lodge overlooking Lake Tahoe

39 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Carson City holiday lodge

6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14

Nestled in a secret corner of Incline Village, Nevada - on Lake Tahoe's north shore - Tunnel Creek Lodge is a step back in time, yet with all of today's modern conveniences and amenities. This luxurious rustic-modern log home features a spacious 4,200 square feet, and sleeps up to 14, with six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Sitting on 3+ secluded acres, this private residence boasts panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, making it an ideal location for family reunions, corporate retreats, romantic get-aways, special events, & more. We're sorry - but weddings, rehearsal dinners and/or receptions are no longer allowed on this property.

Tunnel Creek Lodge's exclusive and private setting - hidden away from the general public behind gated access - have made it a favorite get-away for the rich and famous for years. Impeccably decorated, the rustic-modern decor of this private rental log home will make you feel like you stepped back in time to over 100 years ago. Come experience the luxury - and history - of Tunnel Creek Lodge for yourself ...

Ideal for Family Reunions, Corporate Dinners, Special Events: The vast views of Lake Tahoe and surrounding High Sierra set the stage for your next special event. From family reunions, to anniversaries, fund-raisers and more, Tunnel Creek Lodge offers all the amenities you will need for a perfect day of celebration. The large lawn to the south of the property can easily accommodate up to 200 guests and just above the Lodge to the east is a smaller grass setting wrapped with granite rocks and Lake views for a more intimate event. As a destination location, Tunnel Creek Lodge has all the connections you may need to complete your special day including catering, florists, bands/DJ's, photographers and more. Feel free to contact the owners for complete information and professional assistance.

A Mountain Bikers, Snowshoer's Paradise: The vast acreage surrounding Tunnel Creek Lodge is a virtual playground beckoning to be explored. Just a stone’s throw from your private luxury rental log home, the world famous Flume Trail takes you around the North Eastern 'rim' of Lake Tahoe where views are nothing short of spectacular. And mountain biking is just the beginning. Bike rentals, trail guides and endless local insight is available through the property owners and their local biking buddies.

There’s no question why Lake Tahoe has been known for centuries at “America’s Year-round Playground”. Lake Tahoe offers more indoor and outdoor recreation than any other destination in the country. With some of world's most beautiful golf courses, biking and hiking trails, boating, kayaking, miles of sandy beaches, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and 14 ski resorts, you'll want to save time for playtime.

Home, Home on the 'Ponderosa Ranch': A special feature about this Log Cabin is its connection to the internationally-famous Bonanza TV series. The property was part of the famous Ponderosa Ranch where Bonanza was filmed for many years and viewed by Cartwright fans from around the world. The views of Lake Tahoe remain just as breathtaking today as they have for years gone by.

While thousands passed through the nearby gates of the Ponderosa Ranch annually, few knew that behind a locked gate, just up the road, sat the private home Anderson carefully crafted to house his family. A few years later, his son chose to build his own luxury log cabin on a corner of the property with the most breathtaking Lake views. That home is now Tunnel Creek Lodge - and it available for you to enjoy, year-round. Today, it's one of the region's most exclusive locations for family reunions, anniversaries, corporate retreats and special events. For more information and party planning assistance, please contact us directly.

More Details
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks english

About The Owner

Craig & Liz Olson both grew up in Southern California - Craig, in the San Fernando Valley, and Liz, in Santa Clarita. Liz originally lived on her family's property in Agua Dulce, California, at Vasquez Rocks (now a County Park), where hundreds of films and TV shows have been shot for many years, including Bonanza, and Star Trek. You can ask Liz about her run-in with William Shatner, and how she inspired his love of horses, or about her role as a baby in the arms of Little Joe in old Bonanza episodes.

Craig and Liz have been visiting and enjoying Lake Tahoe together since 1989, and have made Incline Village their permanent home in 2011. They love Lake Tahoe, and enjoy sharing it with others - Tunnel Creek Lodge is a perfect way to share the beauty of the Lake Tahoe area with friends, family, and other visitors.

The Owner purchased this lodge in 2008

Why The Owner chose Nevada

We loved the beauty of the original 5 acre parcel, with the old 'bunkhouse' (former Ponderosa Stables, and now Tunnel Creek Station) below, and the modern, yet rustic log cabin perched at the top of the hill, overlooking beautiful Lake Tahoe and the mountains that surround it. As a mountain biker, Craig had passed the property countless times coming out of Nevada State Park after riding either the Rim or Flume Trail, and loved it being at the entrance to the park 'Just ride out of the driveway and onto the trail!'

Reviews

5
based on 39 traveller reviews

HURRY - LAST YEAR AVAILABLE!! Luxurious Log Cabin Lodge overlooking Lake Tahoe
average rating of 4.974359 based on 39 reviews
5

On a scale from 1-10 it was a 10!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a weekend couples retreat with 5 couples. It turned out that is was raining and storming all weekend long and if Tunnel Creek Lodge was not as a amazing place as it was thing could have been really bad. The beautiful decor and the size of the great room made it perfect for lounging around playing games. The fire place gave the lodge a cozy feel, perfect for having a cup of tea or glass of wine. The owners took extra care providing us with wine, cheese and fruit on our arrival. The place was truly wonderful and I would recommend it to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The owners went well above and beyond.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for family and friends. Fantastic accommodations and views that you can soak in all hours of the day.

The owners are fantastic, professional and personal. The house itself is outfitted with everything you could need.

We have made wonderful memories and hope someday to return.

I highly recommend this place.

Ed and Christina Weinman

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation for our group of five coupless, Lare tahoe area, 28 years.😘

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation for our group, 28 years.

Location, facility amenities and beauty plus access to mountain trails combine for best. Wish that repeat visit next Fall were possible. Price and cleaning charge upper limit of most budgets.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was spectacularly beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful location for a family vacation. The home had an abundance of style and there was room for our family of 11 with all of the different sleeping issues. We never felt cramped. The yard was extraordinarily spacious, with lots of lounging areas with incredible views and lots of room for the kids to play. I loved having Tunnel Creek Trail right outside our door and Tunnel Creek Cafe right down the hill where I could walk for my morning espresso or to pick up lunch. Sand Harbor Beach was close by and it was our favorite. It reminded us of Virgin Gorda in the Caribbean. I would be happy to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PERFECT!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay could not have been more perfect. We were there with a total of four couples celebrating a 50th Birthday, the house was perfect for everyone. The views were spectacular and sunsets were breathtaking. And cannot say enough about Craig and Liz, the hospitality was top notch and the personal touches were very welcoming. We made good use of the outside and inside kitchen, which by the way was stocked completely with all the necessities and more. The three washers and dryers were a very nice touch and made coming home with clean clothes a treat in itself. I would highly recommend staying at the Tunnel Creek Lodge and would have loved to return but unfortunately the will not be renting out after next year. (I surely do not blame them for wanting to live there themselves) Thank you for sharing your beautiful lodge!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house, the property, the location were all exceptional

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Tunnel Lodge was fantastic. Starting with Craig’s through introduction to the house and all the amenities, the great views, and the whole house exceeded our expectations. I would recommended it to anyone especially for a family reunion.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nestled in a secret corner of Incline Village, Nevada - on Lake Tahoe's north shore - Tunnel Creek Lodge is a step back in time, yet with all of today's modern conveniences and amenities. This luxurious rustic-modern log home features a spacious 4,200 square feet, and sleeps up to 14, with six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Sitting on 3+ secluded acres, this private residence boasts panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, making it an ideal location for family reunions, corporate retreats, romantic get-aways, and more.

Tunnel Creek Lodge's exclusive and private setting - hidden away from the general public behind gated access - have made it a favorite get-away for the rich and famous for years. Impeccably decorated, the rustic-modern decor of this private rental log home will make you feel like you stepped back in time to 100 years ago.

Come experience the luxury - and history - of Tunnel Creek Lodge for yourself ...

Other Activities: Tunnel Creek Lodge is adjacent to the Tahoe Rim Trail - world famous for mountain biking, hiking and snowshoeing

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday lodge in Carson City, Nevada

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas Week 2016
19 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
A$1,805
A$10,831
 
 
New Year's Week 2017
27 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$1,939
A$11,633
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$1,337
A$8,023
A$24,068
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$132
Cleaning Fee A$869 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$2,674
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge rental in Carson City

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Mr. Steam Shower
  • All of the bathrooms are perfectly appointed with classic lodge interior design elements that make you feel right at home.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Beautifully decorated with unique 'Old-World Teak' pieces, the bedrooms at Tunnel Creek Lodge are a masterful combination of comfort, functionality, ambiance and attention to detail. Guests can even set their room's temperature to their liking, as each room features its own hydronic thermostat, controlling just the temperature in that room. Combine that with abundant fresh mountain air, and you have the makings for a great - if not perfect - night's sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing