• Home lit up at night
    Home lit up at night
  • Front exterior
    Front exterior
  • Upper deck at dusk - very cozy and relaxing!
    Upper deck at dusk - very cozy and relaxing!
  • Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
    Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
  • Pet Rules
    Pet Rules
  • Exterior view of deck
    Exterior view of deck
  • Private hot tub on deck
    Private hot tub on deck
  • Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
    Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
  • Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
    Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
  • Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
    Open living space with fire place, TV, and deck
  • Full kitchen with toaster, coffee maker, and more
    Full kitchen with toaster, coffee maker, and more
  • Full kitchen with toaster, coffee maker, and more
    Full kitchen with toaster, coffee maker, and more
  • Bedroom 1 with King bed, and en suite
    Bedroom 1 with King bed, and en suite
  • Bedroom 1 with King bed, and en suite
    Bedroom 1 with King bed, and en suite
  • Large bedroom 1 en suite with separate tub, and stand up shower
    Large bedroom 1 en suite with separate tub, and stand up shower
  • Large bedroom 1 en suite with separate tub, and stand up shower
    Large bedroom 1 en suite with separate tub, and stand up shower
  • Bedroom 2 with Queen bed
    Bedroom 2 with Queen bed
  • Bedroom 2 with Queen bed
    Bedroom 2 with Queen bed
  • Bedroom 3 with 2 Twin/Twin bunk beds
    Bedroom 3 with 2 Twin/Twin bunk beds
  • Bedroom 3 with 2 Twin/Twin bunk beds
    Bedroom 3 with 2 Twin/Twin bunk beds
  • shared bathroom with shower/tub combo
    shared bathroom with shower/tub combo
  • Game room with ping pong table
    Game room with ping pong table
  • Game room with ping pong table
    Game room with ping pong table
  • Washer and dryer
    Washer and dryer
  • Front exterior
    Front exterior
  • Romanic upper deck
    Romanic upper deck
  • Hot tub up close
    Hot tub up close
  • Great hot tub deck!
    Great hot tub deck!
  • Tahoe Rules
    Tahoe Rules
  • View of Stateline in South Lake Tahoe
    View of Stateline in South Lake Tahoe
  • Gondola Ride to the top at Heavenly Ski Resort
    Gondola Ride to the top at Heavenly Ski Resort
  • Skiing Heavenly Ski Resort
    Skiing Heavenly Ski Resort
  • Heavenly Ski Resort Map
    Heavenly Ski Resort Map
  • Heavenly Ski Resort
    Heavenly Ski Resort
  • Emerald Bay in the Winter
    Emerald Bay in the Winter
  • Tahoe Rules
    Tahoe Rules
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Grand Forest Retreat

South Lake Tahoe, CA

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8 Guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

2 Bathrooms

Pets OK

Grand Forest Retreat
3 bedrooms
Maximum occupancy is 8
Maximum parking allowed is 4
County quiet hours are observed from 10pm - 8am.
Occupancy is limited during quiet hours.
VHR # 072356
TOT #: 71497

Grand Forest Retreat is a good time waiting to happen! This pet friendly, 3 bedroom home has 2 bathrooms and sleeps up to 8 of your family and friends.

HIGHLIGHTS
Brand new hot tub
Ping pong table
Pet friendly - Fur babies welcome!
Backs to forest
Private deck w/ string lights

COUNTY RENTAL LAWS
Please understand that these are laws set forth by the county that we all must abide by in order to keep Lake Tahoe an enjoyable and safe place to visit for years to come! 🙂
1. No hot tub use after 10pm *only if applicable
2. 10pm - 8am is the county quiet time for all rentals.
3. Trash goes into the bear box only and is not to be left outside.
4. We cannot host extra people at this home or allow parties.
5. No extra cars, parking on the street OR on the dirt.
*Possible fines from local police or eviction can result if laws are not followed.

PET FEE
There is a $35/day pet fee per dog. 2 dogs max. Please contact as after you book to pay this fee. Thank you!

PET RULES
1. 2 Dogs max - unless otherwise approved.
2. Must pick up all poop or there may be a clean up charge.
3. Do not leave pet unattended unless in a crate (this is when damage happens).
4. Keep dogs leashed while on walks in the neighborhood.
5. Keep pets off furniture and bedding or there may be a pet hair removal charge.
6. Please do your best to wipe your pets paws when they come inside to avoid carpet stains.
**You are responsible for any and all pet related damage including carpet cleans and door scratch repair.

IMPORTANT INFO
- QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD: In Tahoe it’s so quiet at night that you could hear a pin drop! As a result, we can only host quieter groups that will abide by all of the county laws. Our guests are normally fine as long as they head inside or to the casinos after 10pm. Appreciate your understanding!
- REVIEWS: “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” We please ask that you have some grace and compassion when you review this owner’s home and we will do the same when we review you. This is very much appreciated!
- TRAVEL INSURANCE: We highly recommend that all of our lovely guests purchase travel insurance as we normally do not refund for Covid, smoke, fires, weather, snow storms, road closures, etc. 
- WINTER TRAVEL ADVISORY: After the historic Winter of 2023, we recommend only 4WD vehicles with snow tires, tire chains and experience driving in the snow. Tahoe roads are icy and power outages are common.
- LATE CHECK OUT: Please let us know 24 hours prior to check out, if you wish to request a late check out. First hour is free then $25/hour after that, not to exceed 1pm. Please note our cleaners sometimes travel for up to 1 hour to clean this home so we ask that you please respect the 10am check out time.
- NO AC: Like most homes in Tahoe, there is no AC but we do provide plenty of fans.
- HIGH FIRE RISK: Lake Tahoe is a high-risk fire area. Fireworks, wood fire pits, smoking/improper disposal of cigarette butts and charcoal bbq’s are prohibited.
- BLACK BEARS: Black bears inhabit Lake Tahoe and are attracted to food and trash. Always lock your car doors, roll up windows and view from afar. Please do not feed our bears.
- TOWELS: We supply one bath towel, one wash cloth per occupant and then one hand towel per bathroom.
- SECURITY: Most of our homes have exterior-only security cameras and noise decibel monitoring systems to ensure we are in compliance with the county ordinance but we take our guests privacy VERY seriously. There is never indoor cameras. Most owners only look to see bears and snow levels at their homes 🙂

Thank you and happy travels!
072356
TOT: 071497

WINTER TRAVEL ADVISORY
A storm in Tahoe can drop up to 2 feet or more in 24 hours so if you haven’t been to Tahoe during a heavy Winter, please take note. The roads and driveways in Tahoe are only plowed when snow accumulates to more than 6 inches so if it snowed less than that or you are coming during an active storm, you will arrive to snow on the roads leading up to this home AND on the driveway. Since street parking is not allowed during the Winter, you will need to drive over the snow either using chains or with your 4WD engaged (or both) and onto the driveway. There are also shovels provided for shoveling. Especially after the historic Winter of 2023, we do not recommend coming to Tahoe unless you have a higher clearance 4WD vehicle with snow tires, tire chains and experience driving in the snow. Always bring chains no matter what kind of car you have. Even if it’s not actively snowing, Tahoe roads are steep and icy. Power outages are also common. The Grand Welcome difference is we have a very experienced local team who are here to help you during your stay – as long as safety allows. If we can get to you, we will come help! Not all hosts have this kind of local support so this is the benefit to booking a Grand Welcome home!

IMPORTANT INFO
* CONTACT US: Our preferred method of contact is through the app via messaging. In case there is a delay in response time, we also have a dedicated local team on stand by for your needs who work daily 9am to 5pm. If during those times a problem arises, please text them directly. We will email you their phone number. They prefer to text as they are in the field with limited cell service most of the time. After 5pm, please message us on the app or call our customer care team.
* QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD: In Tahoe it’s so quiet at night that you could hear a pin drop! As a result, we can only host quieter groups that will abide by all of the county laws. Our guests are normally fine as long as they head inside or to the casinos after 10pm. Appreciate your cooperation!
* KEEP TAHOE BLUE: Please help us keep Tahoe a natural wonder by appropriately disposing of trash when visiting our beaches and trails. If you pack it in, please pack it out.
* REVIEWS: We kindly ask for understanding and compassion when sharing feedback about this home, just as we strive to approach responding to reviews with empathy. We understand that experiences can vary, and what might not meet one person's expectations could exceed another person’s expectations. Your reviews have a lasting impact on the home and its owner, who are real people behind the scenes. We genuinely value your input and appreciate constructive feedback that can help us enhance our offerings.
* TRAVEL INSURANCE: We highly recommend that all of our lovely guests purchase travel insurance as we normally do not refund for Covid, smoke, fires, weather, snow storms, road closures, etc. 
* BBQ/DECKS IN WINTER: Due to snow levels and freezing temps, BBQs are not serviced and decks are not shovelled during the Winter but if you can dig it out and if there is propane - feel free to use it!
* LATE CHECK OUT: Please let us know 24 hours prior to check out if you wish to request a late check out. First hour is free then $25/hour after that, not to exceed 1pm. Please note our cleaners sometimes travel for up to 1 hour to clean this home so we ask that you please respect the 10am check out time.
* NO AC: Unless otherwise specified there is no AC but we do provide plenty of fans.
* STARTING SUPPLIES: We provide a STARTING set of supplies which includes 1 roll of paper towels, 1-2 rolls of TP per bathroom, etc. Depending on your parties usage, you may need to buy or bring more. Our local team is always on stand by for your needs as well.
* HIGH FIRE RISK: Lake Tahoe is a high-risk fire area. Fireworks, wood fire pits, smoking/improper disposal of cigarette butts and charcoal bbq’s are prohibited.
* BLACK BEARS: Black bears inhabit Lake Tahoe and are attracted to food and trash. Always lock your car doors, roll up windows and view from afar. Please do not feed our bears.
* TOWELS: We supply one bath towel, one wash cloth per permitted occupant and then one hand towel per bathroom. We do this to limit laundry for the cleaners and it’s less wear and tear on the washer/dryer. If you feel you will need more towels, please bring them. Hot tub and beach towels are usually not provided.
* SECURITY: Most of our homes have exterior-only security cameras and noise decibel monitoring systems to ensure we are in compliance with the county ordinance but we take our guests privacy VERY seriously. There is never indoor cameras. Most owners only look to see bears and snow levels at their homes.
* MOUNTAIN CRITTERS: It’s not uncommon at any home in Tahoe to find little mountain mice, spiders, spider webs, ants, mosquitos, etc. Our homes have on-going extermination services but despite our best efforts, these little critters might make their way inside. If any of the above are found it doesn’t mean a home is dirty, it’s just apart of mountain life. Please let us know and we will do our best to mitigate such findings.

Thank you and happy travels!

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1

1 King

Bedroom 2

1 Queen

Bedroom 3

2 Bunk Bed


Amenities

  • BBQ
  • Backyard
  • Body Soap
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Close to Biking Trails
  • Close to Golf
  • Close to Groceries
  • Close to Hiking Trails
  • Close to Lake
  • Close to Mail Services
  • Close to Park
  • Close to Restaurants
  • Close to Ski Lifts
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Dining Spices
  • Dining Table
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway Parking
  • Dryer
  • Essentials
  • Fireplace
  • Foosball
  • Forest View
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Hot Tub
  • Hot Water
  • Internet
  • Iron Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Entrance
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Smoke Detector
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wineware

House rules

  1. By booking this home you agree to the county rental laws and the following house rules. Failure to abide by any of the below items may result in an eviction with no refund. We don’t like doing it but in order to keep our owners rental permits intact, sometimes it has to be done. Vast majority of our guests have no issue but every once in a while we do get a rowdy group. We do our best to communicate with you long before it leads to an eviction so please have your booking cell phone on you during your stay. Message us if you have any questions or concerns and we appreciate your understanding on the matter 🙂
  2. COUNTY LAWS & HOUSE RULES
  3. Must be 25 or older to book this home.
  4. Strictly no hot tub use after 10pm - only if applicable!
  5. 10pm - 8am is the county quiet time for all all rentals.
  6. Trash goes into the bear box only and is not to be left outside.
  7. We cannot host extra people or allow parties.
  8. No extra cars, parking on the street OR on the dirt.
  9. No smoking on the premises and especially no flicking cigarette butts.
  10. No open flame fires, fire works, bonfires, etc - due to high fire risk.
  11. No yelling, blasting music, fighting or other loud noise that could disturb the neighbors.
  12. No pets unless the home is specifically pet friendly. We do host service animals unless the owners are allergic as it is then a health and safety issue. Please contact us to double check.
  13. DAMAGE
  14. You are covered for any accidental damage and then anything seen as neglectful, you will be charged. It’s best to report all damage to us right away so the appropriate measures can be taken. If you treat this home as if it were your own, then you should be fine.
  15. WINTER TRAVEL ADVISORY
  16. The following pertains to ALL homes in Tahoe and not just this one. A typical storm in Tahoe can drop anywhere from 1-3 feet in 24 hours so if you haven’t been to Tahoe during a heavy Winter, please take note. The roads and driveways in Tahoe are only plowed when snow accumulates to more than 6 inches so if it snowed less than that or you are coming during an active storm, you will arrive to snow on the roads leading up to this home and on the driveway. Since street parking is not allowed during the Winter, you will need to drive over the snow either using chains or with your 4WD engaged (or both). Especially after the historic Winter of 2023, we do not recommend coming to Tahoe unless you have a higher clearance 4WD vehicle with snow tires, tire chains and experience driving in the snow. Always bring chains no matter what kind of car you have. Even if it’s not actively snowing, our roads are steep and icy. Power outages are also common. The Grand Welcome difference is we have a very experienced local team who are here to help you during your stay – as long as safety allows. If we can get to you, we will come help! Not all hosts have this kind of local support so this is the benefit to booking a Grand Welcome home :).

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Our policy is simple and transparent. Read our cancellation policy >

Enhanced Cleaning Protocols

Your safety is our priority. Our professional housekeepers are going above and beyond to provide your family with a clean stay.

Local Support

Our customer care department is available round-the-clock to assist you with any queries or concerns you may have. Additionally, our local office is open during normal business hours to serve you. In case of emergencies outside of business hours, please contact our after-hours support team.


Reviews

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Website
November 6, 2023

Amazing Cabin

by Richard C
The cabin was really nice, clean, and spacious! The beds were extremely comfortable. The management staff were really helpful whenever I had a question. My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Grand Forest Retreat for our Tahoe trip! I definitely recommend staying here
HomeAway
January 4, 2022

Nice Cabin in

by Andrew K.
Clean, spacious cabin with a large kitchen and open floor layout. Fireplace was a little tricky to use and location is a little out of the way from town and mountain (15-25 min depending on traffic) but overall a very nice stay
Thank you for reviewing your stay at our Grand Forest Retreat property, Andrew! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the overall layout of the home. We hope to host you again, either here or one of our many locations across the country!
Website
January 4, 2022

Nice Cabin in

by Andrew K.
Clean, spacious cabin with a large kitchen and open floor layout. Fireplace was a little tricky to use and location is a little out of the way from town and mountain (15-25 min depending on traffic) but overall a very nice stay

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