Peaceful Tahoe City Home just up the Lake from SunnySide Resort.
About Sandy Schrader
I've been renting out my homes for 20 years and have much experience accommodating my guests. I'm hands on with my guests and available 24/7 for any needs you may have staying at my house. Please feel free to call me before or during your stay with any questions you may have.
Sandy Schrader purchased this House in 1994
Why Sandy Schrader chose Twin Peaks
The house is centrally located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, close to all.Lake Tahoe is unparalleled to any other destination I've been to in the world. The skiing in the wintertime is suburb, the beaches at the Lake in the summertime is liked being in Hawaii. White sand and crystal blue water. The weather is perfect and conducive to doing anything you want outdoors, year-around..
What makes this House unique
How about walking distance to Alpine Meadows? Thats probably the most unique thing about the house because there isn't many homes on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe that are. When I stay here, if I'm on my computer during the day, I'll take a break, walk to the lifts, ski to front side for lunch, and ski back to my front door. Days I want to drive to lot, homeowners and their guests have access to a private parking lot right across the street from the Sherwood lift. There is also a warming hut by the lift that serves BBQ, hot chocolate, coffee beer, etc and lots of chairs. I like both seasons. The skiing speaks for itself, but in the summertime there are tons on trails to explore around the house. Page Meadows is a popular trail system located a block away. The house is just up from the Lake at Sunnyside Resort which has a great restaurant with huge deck on piers right on the lake. You can spend all day here watching the wooden boats come in for a beverage or dining. You can access the bike path here and ride to River Ranch which is a beautiful ride along the Truckee River. Once you get to River Ranch, you can enjoy another great deck for dining while watching the river rafters come in. Rafting is a fun thing to do also. Tahoe City has lots of restaurants and shops to enjoy. There is always something going on there to add to a weekend. Even though there are tons of things to visit in Lake Tahoe, I totally enjoyed just hanging out in the house and on the deck. You really feel away from it all, but are close to everything. Plus...the views from this house are incredible.
Pool / Spa
A good dog is welcome with a $75.00 pet fee
Minimum age of primary renter:29
Max guests:14 (sleeps up to 12 adults)
Check in/out times may vary and can change upon request and availability.
A rental agreement will be attached to the booking acceptance email and will need to be signed and returned to confirm the reservation.
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Alpine Meadows Stay
We had a party of ten family members stay for a midweek ski vacation. The property was as advertised and accommodated our group well. I initially had a bit of trouble reaching Sandy for the contract but she responded well following that. We had a wonderful time, the home was in a great location, had nice off street parking for 4 cars, we were all able to stay together in this property, beds were comfortable and there was enough hot water for everyone to shower. The hot tub was great, heated appropriately and ready to go on our arrival.
Down sides... there was not enough table space to have everyone eat together at the table, there was mold on the ceiling in the bathroom, trash outside was full when we arrived making it difficult to empty until trash pick up day, and there were a ton of stairs. After a long day of skiing, those stairs were killer! Also the stairs that lead to the loft were not safe for kids as the gaps were wide enough for a small child to slip right through.
This was a wonderful ski cabin and we had.a great time staying here.
Thanks for the review Amanda, and I’m glad you enjoyed my home. The location is just up from the Lake by Sunnyside Resort, and walking distance to the ski lifts at Alpine Meadows with great views of the mountains.
You arrived on Monday and trash is picked up on Tuesday morning. The previous guests checked out the day you checked in.
Most homes in Lake Tahoe have stairs due to the snowfall in the wintertime. There is an enclosed walkway to the front door and downstairs bedrooms. The stairs to the loft were built to code, and I will definitely have my cleaning ladies remove the mold spot above the tub in the bathroom.
Thank you for staying with me and I hope to have your family back for another ski or summer vacation.
Great place in wonderful location. Sandy is responsive and helpful
good location. Plenty of space
Great access to Sherwood lift at alpine meadows with private parking
The home was big enough. Seems a bit dated and could use some cosmetic updates and repairs.
Owner was easy to communicate with.
Thanks for the review Bart and I'm glad you enjoyed the house. Its walking distance to the Sherwood high speed quad chair lift and also have a private homeowners parking lot. Easy on, easy off.
The furnishings of my home are set up to feel like home instead of a hotel. I try to add special touches that are comfortable not modern.
I hope you and your family can return for another visit.
It's everything you want in Tahoe
We loved the location and the Sherwood Lift!! House fit 10 of us perfectly. Thank you Sandy!
Perfect Extended Family Christmas
This house is a gem. Started the reservation a while ago and Sandy was consistently fast to respond to all questions. Price was fair and House was exactly as listed when we arrived. Checkin was VERY easy. House is very comfortable and allows for alone time if needed with living areas on three different levels. Garage fits two cars and two outside. Lots of room. Hot tub was hot, sauna just as hot and beds were soft and comfortable. Location is amazing...hope u have 4 wheel drive or chains or great weather in winter. Road to house was maintained well but we did have some snow and if we didn’t have 4 wheel it might of been an issue. Overall this is a great house. Rented about 6-7 in my time and this was top 2. Thanks Sandy.
The best part of this place is the location but unfortunately for us wind shut down the lift from the backside so we had to drive around to ski. But well stocked, loved hot tub and sauna both of which were clean. Everything worked well, but need better lighting (4 lightbulbs out in kitchen) and some matches to start fire. We left ours behind!
Thanks for the review Jennifer and I'm glad you enjoyed the house. The location is great for skiing at Alpine Meadows with a private parking lot at the lifts, and being able to walk there from the house. There were extra ligntbulds and matches in the storage room downstairs. The bulbs have been replaced and matches are by the fireplace. I hope you and your family can return for another visit.
Located in one of the most desired neighborhoods on the North Shore, you are walking distance to the back side of Alpine Meadows with privileges, and 10m to the beach by Sunnyside Resort. There is a private parking pass that will allow you to park right at the Sherwood lift, a quad high speed chair, and get on! Alpine Meadows allows the homeowners living in this neighborhood and/or guests to start here without at ticket and ski to the front side to purchase it. And, the homeowners have their own snow grader which purposely leaves enough snow along the roads so you can ski home if you want to leave your group. Don't ski? Enjoy the hut at the lift for morning coffee, lunch, or just watching all the activity on the hill. In the summertime, the cat tracks become a playground for mountain biking and hiking. Endless trails with Lake views and wildflowers will keep you entertained.
The snow melts into Ward Creek which is easily accessed from the house, known for its trout fishing. Tennis? yep...1 homeowner tennis court are here for your use.
Ward Valley is known for its peaceful setting of houses divided by forest land and views that are breathless. Just up from the Lake at Sunnyside Resort, you have total peace at the house, and 3 miles away you're at the Lake with shops, restaurants, nightlife, and an array of activities. Tahoe City is the city to be in on the North Shore. With Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, and Homewood at your doorstep, you won't be able to ski a run twice. The winter months is a haven for skiing, snow boarding snow snowmobiling. cross county skiing, and with its backdrop the Lake.. you can't beat the experience.
Summer is as good as the winter. The Truckee River opens its doors to the melting snow which offers a nice river for rafting. You can pick up your raft in Tahoe City and cruise down to River Ranch. Its mild enough for the whole family. At River Ranch there is a large outdoor deck with BBQ, outdoor bars, and a great spot to watch the rafters come it. Raft 1 day, bike another. You can access the bike path from the house that will meander along the Truckee River to Truckee. River Ranch is a 1/3 way point.
Tahoe City boasts Commons Beach, but some of the best beaches on the Lake are found on the West Shore. Meeks Bay has a beach that will remind you of being in a cove somewhere in Hawaii but with mountains. Pristine, crystal clear blue water, white sand beach, smell of tall pines, views of mountains. Its a wonderful setting for a picnic. Chambers Landing is known for the long pier/dock with bar and restaurant at the end of it. This is where all the great wooden boats eventually stop at for a refreshment. The beach is beautiful here, and the entertainment remember able. Can't beat the lakefront restaurants. West Shore Cafe has dining on their pier, with large deck, outdoor bars, and incredible food. 3 miles from the house is Sunnyside Resort with outdoor deck, boat rentals, pier and definitely an afternoon libation. You'll find a multitude of lake front venues in downtown Tahoe City.
Lake Tahoe is truly a special place, and this is a special house to enjoy it in.