Max occupancy: 8
1 King Bed,
3 Queen Bed
4WD/traction may be required in winter
551 Lucerne Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Lakefront escape w/ private hot tub & pool table, shared pool/tennis
Watch the gently lapping waves roll into the bay as you soak in your private hot tub at this Tahoe Keys vacation rental. With a pool table, private hot tub, private dock (shared with the owner's boat and available May through September), and (for an extra fee) shared resort amenities like a pool and tennis courts, this getaway promises to be a great home base for your Lake Tahoe vacation!
Just steps from the shores of the Lake Tahoe inlet, a six-mile drive to Heavenly Mountain Resort, and another six miles to casinos in Nevada, you'll have dining, activities, and shopping all at your fingertips.
A mixture of custom stone, soft carpeting, and rich hardwood floors run throughout the expansive home. Turn on the gas fireplace and grab a pool cue and an ice-cold brew from the in-house bar for a fun session of the pool on your private table. Watch the game on the cable-equipped flatscreen HDTV as you play, or enjoy some fun background music on the stereo.
If you didn't bring a DVD to watch on the DVD player, you'll be able to log into your personal Netflix account on the living room HDTV for a movie night with everyone. When the movie is done, walk out onto your private deck and sink slowly into the hot tub as the stars dance above. In the summer, you can enjoy meals outside on the patio furniture and use the gas grill (please note that these items are seasonal).
Open to the bar and pool area, the granite countertop kitchen is a chef's dream. Take in the stunning bay views as you make use of the gourmet gas range on the large kitchen island. With a modern stone backsplash and upgraded appliances, you'll feel like a star as you create a culinary masterpiece.
Connect to the WiFi to check the scores of the games and if you need it.
This three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home also has a loft for even more space for your guests. Guests can sleep here comfortably on traditional beds, but there is an additional blow-up queen-size air mattress. All bedrooms are upstairs, as well as three bathrooms, with a half-bath downstairs.
In the master bedroom, you'll be greeted by a plush king-size bed, luxurious en-suite bathroom, and tree-lined views. The second and third bedrooms both have queen-size beds, while the loft also has a queen-size bed. With so much space, you'll have plenty of sleeping options!
After working on your serve on the community tennis courts, head over to the shared pool for a refreshing dip. Either rent a kayak or fishing boat to launch into the deep blue water of Lake Tahoe from the dock in your backyard (please be sure to supervise your young children in the yard, as it is not completely fenced). All of these amenities come with an extra fee.
In winter, the ski lifts are in full swing, so you can get your group together and enjoy the wide array of trails, runs, and snow-filled activities at Heavenly Mountain Resort. With a ski school for the kids and challenging runs for the experienced skiers, you'll be able to keep your whole group busy and having fun.
This South Lake Tahoe vacation rental gives you the chance to plan an epic mountain getaway while staying in style.
ANIMALS: Tahoe is home to many animals. You may experience bears, raccoons, mice, ants, spiders, and other animals. Meadows are home to many rodents. When these areas are filled with water or snow, these animals move to homes in the area. You may experience these animals in or near your home.
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU READ THE CITY ORDINANCES REGARDING VACATION RENTALS BEFORE BOOKING. The homeowner keeps his boat, jet skis, and other items at the home. You will share a dock with his boat. You can park your boat on the outside part of the private dock. This home does not allow pets. Guests will be responsible for any fees/citations incurred to the homeowners.
Guests staying at a South Lake Tahoe rental must adhere to all City Ordinances. In addition to noise, trash disposal, and parking rules, maximum occupancy cannot be exceeded under any circumstance. Fines of up to $2000 will be imposed by The City of South Lake Tahoe, without warning, for any violations.
*To book this home, you must be 25 years of age or older. All other guests must be at least 21 years of age, unless accompanied by their parent or guardian. *Please note that children of all ages count towards occupancy. A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.
You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.
Property permit ID: 7763
Hot tub (Private)
Tennis court (Shared)
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Internet : Charter
Cable : Charter
Nearby activities & attractions
Hot tub : Private
Pool : Shared
Pool table : Private
Tennis court : Shared
Basketball court : Shared
Gas grill : Private
D C.Dec 2019
The Dream House was the perfect choice for our stay in South Lake Tahoe. It was conveniently located to everything we wanted to see and do. The house itself is beautiful, clean, and has everything a family would need. It is spacious with plenty of separate living areas for everyone to fit comfortably, and the large kitchen, pool table, and outdoor hot tub were a bonus. The view/access to the lake was also very nice!
Kayleen P.Sep 2019
This was the best home we stayed in on the keys. Beautiful home, cozy rooms and furniture, great amenities, and great management. Only reason I gave it 4 stars was because we stayed a week and there was no washer/dryer, cleaning supplies for counters and tables, or broom to sweep the floor. After a few days cooking you definitely want to clean around a bit better.
We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! A broom and dust pan are available in the home for guest use along with light cleaning supplies available under the kitchen sink. Thank you for being a great guest!
Christopher B.Aug 2019
House was very clean and the location in the Tahoe Keys was perfect. It will be our first choice for our next South Lake Tahoe trip!
Javier C.Aug 2019
The back yard setting was great for relaxation, for bbq and for an after dinner drink by the fire next to the water. Super relaxing and enjoyable
Myla I.Aug 2019
Very cozy. Every room has its own unique contemporary interior design.
Bryan M.Apr 2019
We loved everything about the house.
It was clean, big, and had a ton of fun stuff nearby.
Right on the water at Tahoe keys.
We will definitely be coming back.
We had an amazing time.
Don’t look any further, this is the place you want to stay on vacation.
Arleena K.Jan 2019
Location was everything, However we wont be going back. Master bed was uncomfortable, hard as a rock! master had an unusual step which was fun to get used to for those late night bathroom trips. And the master shower, smallest in the house had body sprayers that didn’t even work. All toilets were outdated and small. The house had 3 cameras, one in front, one in the backyard and one in the garage that we could find- not sure if there are others so we were cautious. Limited supplies only one roll of paper towels, one load worth of laundry soap, one additional roll of t-p so we ran out of all.
Other than that the house had just about all utensils, dishes and pans. The location was everything the views were amazing!
Chris S.Oct 2018
Definitely a great experience there, Views are Nice the house in general is awesome definitely will plan another trip👍
Gerald & Sue C.Aug 2018
The house, outside area near water, deck, hot tub.
Did not like having to park one car away from area.
Virginia M.Jul 2018
This home was well furnished and lovely. The only problem we had was that the hot tub had a padlock on it. That’s one of the main reasons we rented this house and I was really bummed we couldn’t use it. I tried calling the support number provided but the call kept getting disconnected. Overall, it was a lovely home.
Sheila D.Jun 2018
Loved the view, the. House was great but to many up & down to rooms for people with bad knees. Maybe a make-up dresser would be nice. The dock patio was the best spot for relaxing! Lighting was not very bright & hard to find switches but still a great place!
Allion C.Jun 2018
I'm a return visitor to this property with two different groups of friends. The property location can't be beat and although we left the house often, we didn't need to to have a great weekend stay. Everything functions as advertised (including the hot tub) and they even put out towels for us to use when we left to swim in the lake. I highly recommend renting a boat from Ski Run and having it pick you up at the dock.
Tim B.Mar 2018
Beautiful home in a great neighborhood. Would of liked to know that only 2 cars were able to park prior to booking. The site states sleeps 8-10 however only 4 beds. I felt this was a little misleading. The cable did not work in one of the rooms and there was no speaker system to play music. The trash can was in the garage in front of the car that was parked inside the garage. There were so many rules, we were uncertain if we were able to open the garage to access the trash can. I also didn't like the idea that there are two cameras at the residence. I understand the purpose however, I felt it was a little intrusive on top of all the rules.
We wish our guest had called during their stay so we could have helped their stay feel more enjoyable. There is a stereo receiver for the speakers int he bar area, the parking spaces are posted on our public listings, and there is an air mattress provided for two guests as mentioned in our listings. The city is very strict, so the majority of the rules are not our own, and we apologize if they put a damper on our guest's visit.
Rosanne M.Jan 2018
The home was beautiful, my family needed a get away. We had a 2 year old with us the home is not exactly safe for a toddler. Steep staircase and access to the water. But all in all the house was layout perfect for our needs and a wonderful water view of the canals in Tahoe Keyes. If you are looking for privacy in the master suite just know it is shared with a loft bedroom.
Katharine A.Nov 2017
This is a beautiful home in a quiet neighborhood in the Tahoe Keys. The house was immaculate and Vacasa could not have been more helpful to us during our stay. Cable was out in one of the bedrooms and was fixed by midmorning after I called. Local staff, Curtis, was great! Vacasa needs to work out issues with booking.com because on two separate days, two different people showed up at the house insisting they had reservations for the night. Thank goodness they didn't have a lock code or we would have had a big problem.
We had little to no complaints about the property. Others complain that the wine fridge isn't available. No big deal! Remember, this home is owned by others who want to return to the property and keep some things to themselves. We did not use the hot tub. Pool table was a fun addition.
The shower heads in the bathrooms need some attention - others have noted that in past reviews - it should be attended to. They are not working properly. It also should be noted somewhere that there is a step down in the master bedroom and anyone unsteady at night should be very careful!! As it was November, we had lots of cold weather gear - a coat rack or hooks at the front door would have been awesome.
Bedrooms are spacious and comfortable - nice to have plenty of space to put your gear. Beds were very comfortable and warm enough in late November.
The kitchen was super clean and lacked only a tea kettle (a silly thing but would have been lovely). Lots of places around the house to curl up with a book and read, have a game of pool or watch television. Netflix worked just fine on the living room tv - we didn't watch much anywhere else.
Trash bins need to go out on Friday mornings - we didn't want to poke around the garage too much but Vacasa told us to open the garage and take them to the street from the front of the garage. Bins are not visible from the interior door. Should be noted in Vacasa notebook.
The views from the lakefront windows are unbelievable - sunrise and sunset are spectacular. This is a beautiful home with many fine amenities. I would recommend it to families with older children.
Recuerdo L.Oct 2017
Overall great stay!
Gabriela Z.Oct 2017
Beautiful house! Enjoyed it
Sue C.Sep 2017
Big home with great views. Excellent location. A bathroom for every bedroom was nice. Hot tub and pool table are great too!
Barbara B.Aug 2017
The home was fabulous, great waterway!! Loved the kitchen! Very comfortable & great location! Especially loved the deck that sits above the water next to a great dock for fishing & swimming!
Don P.Jul 2017
The location of the house is primo. It is at the end of a culture-de-sac so, on the water side, you stick out and cannot even see the houses next door. Plus it is at the intersection of a couple of canals, so there is a wide water view. Updated kitchen overlooks the water. Deck and dock have morning sun and afternoon shade.
Alvaro A.Jul 2017
Great place to stay, awesome location and views.. Needs A/c unit.
Ken G.Jul 2017
We were very please with this home. Great yard for entertaining. The grounds were immaculate. Loved the way the bathrooms were designed and decorated. Everything in the house was new and updated. The dock was great amenity! Bbq worked great! Overall the house was amazing, well kept. Jacuzzi was a nice +. Just needed to be serviced with chemicals during our stay. we used it a lot and got a little murky after a few days. The fire pit on boat dock was great too! We spent a lot of time out there.We loved, loved the home and hopefully we can stay there again next year!
Christopher H.Jun 2017
Very nice property and a perfect location! Loved the views of the water !
Randy S.Apr 2017
We had a great time in South Lake Tahoe. The house was awesome. We just wish we could control the temperature within the house but could not.
Nadia P.Apr 2017
This home is false advertised. In the listing, it says we can use the BBQ grill, the patio area, the wine cooler, the hot tub, and it says we can't park in the garage but the description does not say we can't store our snow sleds, etc in there. However, upon arrival, there are many rules around the house and the garage was entirely unavailable besides using the washer and dryer. There are cameras in there as well. The patio furniture was put away and the BBQ grill was locked up. When we asked about these items, the management company told us the owner had these items locked up for use during Oct-May, by nowhere does it say that in the listing and we took meat to grill. The hot tub was disgusting to say the least. It had no chlorine in it, smelled of mildew, had a dirt ring around the water line, clumps of hair and sand inside. We complained of this and nothing was fixed during our stay. The wine cooler is locked and has a note saying for owners use only. The tvs upstairs don't have cable, they are useless. We were promised many times that the manager would contact us about all our issues and two weeks later and still nothing. Very terrible customer service. They knew during our stay that's we had a list of issues. We were very clear about the false advertising and how upset it made us and they just kept making promises and never followed through. Oh and the shower with all the shower heads is awful. They all don't work, and be careful, the shower turned off on us twice and wouldn't go back on for a few hours. The bathroom with the tub is unsafe. The tub rocks Back and forth. The sliding glass door to the back yard does not lock, we had to find something in the "off limit garage" to secured the door at night. So many of the dishes were dirty and still had food in them. We realized two days later that the sheets and pillow cases we needed were in the dryer. It's a beautiful home, but doesn't offer that home like feeling because so many things are off limits and most are even advertised as something we can use. And just a heads up, It's also not toddler friendly. Lots of steps around the house besides the stairs and the fence around the lake is either fragile or non exisitent so just be careful. This wouldn't have been such a problem outside if we could have had furniture in the backyard to sit in and watch our kids play, but that was all locked up and never mentioned it wasn't available in the listing. We paid $49 to use the public hot tub since we couldn't use the nasty one at the house. We let management know about all the problems halfway during our stay so they could have a chance to make things better for us before we left and they failed to do this. They made a lot of false promises. We feel we need a refund if at least the public hot tub fee since they ever came and fixed it.
We apologize for any confusion or disappointments that were experienced at this home. The wine cooler has not been advertised as a guest amenity for quite some time, and the grill is not advertised as an amenity during the winter months. The Property Manager will investigate the cable and other issues presented in this review so we can be sure everything is functioning properly for our guests. This guest did receive a refund for the dirty hot tub. Thank you!
Rahul B.Apr 2017
The house was great, well furnished and well kept. We enjoyed our stay. One constructive feedback would be that they should consider giving control to the guests for changing heater thermostat.
Mark B.Mar 2017
Had an incredible 4-night stay with a group of friends at this property and would 100% stay here again. Check-in/out was extremely easy and convenient. The house is located in a great, quiet neighborhood and only a 10-15min drive from the base of Heavenly Gondola. Was a perfect place to stay for our short ski vacation. Had everything we needed for our stay and more!
Bouakham V.Feb 2017
My family and I enjoyed every second at that cabin !! Defiantly will return !!
Oscar S.Feb 2017
House was clean and upkept when we arrived. The home is at a convenient location and the hot tub amenity was a nice addition. The view during the winter is amazing. I highly recommend this home for winter vacations.
Jose R.Feb 2017
Home had a warm and pleasant feeling. Love the bar and pool table area. The house was clean. Great feeling the house was completely stocked with cooking supplies. Plates, pans etc...even spices. I came here in one snowiest seasons ever. I would love to come back during the summer to throw a gathering and BBQ on the deck since it was completely covered in snow.
Enrico Z.Jan 2017
Very nice place in a great location!
Minnie C.Jan 2017
Woderful house. Inviting and relaxing yet exciting and invigorating at the same time. Great location. Worst part of our stay was having to leave.
Chares G.Dec 2016
I love the place and I would come back to this house again. The house is beautiful with a great price. The view was outstanding. However, maintenance should check thoroughly the whole house because there are some things that concern and needs to get fix before it gets rent out again.
Eric C.Dec 2016
The house was very clean and looked very neat and nice. It is also a really nice location being right on the water. But, once you start looking closer you realize there are a lot of little things neglected on this property. We had a few maintenance issues while staying at the property. The fireplace did not work, there were multiple light bulbs out throughout the house, the garbage disposal did not work, curtains in the loft did not work properly making it uncomfortable to change in that room because they would not cover the full window, only one of the six shower heads in the master bath operated correctly, and the master bedroom bed broke the third day we were there just by laying on it. Also there is an odd bathroom with a bathtub and a shower head with no shower curtain or door. It gets water all over the bathroom if you shower and the most unsafe thing is that the bathtub is not even mounted properly so it moves around while you stand in it. While looking at previous reviews from prior guests I noticed Philp H. identified a few of these deficiencies back in March of this year. It has been nearly 9 months and these issues still were not fixed when we checked in. A few of these items were fixed while we were there and the staff was very helpful and friendly but it was disappointing to have so many issues wrong and neglected. Also the wine fridge was advertised as an amenity for the property and it was locked with a sign that said it was for the owners use only. We felt like we were cheated from a lot of amenities advertised for this property because things were not working. Also all the thermostats were locked which is crazy! We are the ones staying at the property and should be able to change the temperature to our comfort level. There were times when we were very uncomfortable with the temperature but were unable to change it. The washer and dryer are very nice to have on the property and they even had laundry soap there for us to use. Also before you go shopping check the cabinets there were some good usable spices and such we shouldn't have bought that others had left behind. In summary we had a great trip and enjoyed the house but were irritated with all the little issues.
It’s great to see that you had a great trip and enjoyed this location! Our local operations manager was able to review and has resolved your concerns. The fireplace is controlled via the thermostat, which is common for this region. There was glass in the garbage disposal, but has been removed and is working perfectly. All light bulbs that were burnt out have been replaced. The curtains in the loft room have been replaced. The master bathroom shower head is in good working condition, and the tub has been stabilized. This is a freestanding tub that does not have a curtain, by design. There is a drain on the floor to catch any water that may splash out of the tub. The house thermostat is controlled via wifi and set at 68 degrees. If desired, guest services may be contacted for the temperature to be adjusted. In addition, the homeowner has decided to remove the wine fridge as an amenity from this house. We hope to have you again soon!
Rebeca S.Nov 2016
Awesome house definitely be back next year. The weather is perfect.
Jessica L.Sep 2016
This is a beautiful home with high end amenities. There's a lovely deck with views of the water all around. We really enjoyed our stay.
Nathan M.Jul 2016
We had a great time staying at this Property. I wasn't too sure what to expect based on the snow pictures since we would be there in July, but with a little help from Google maps and looking at other Tahoe Keys properties i knew i wouldn't be disappointed. Great location, great house, great stereo. One thing that was not mentioned is that the boat dock is not available as the owners have a boat docked in it. I would suggest updating the pictures and information as to what to expect for a summer trip to this house. We had a great time enjoying the sun and lake from this rental.
Yan Z.Jul 2016
I would echo some of previous reviews here. The house's location and amenities are nice as long as everything is in working condition for you when you arrive. The maintenance was poor especially considering the amount of money I paid everynight. The dryer and the master bathroom light is broken during our first day of arrival, we called Vacasa to report the issue, and was told someone will stop by the next day to fix it. Guess what, it didn't happen till our last day at the property, when we didn't care anymore, and it was THREE days later. The shower in the master bathroom would only spray water from one of the multiple shower heads. And TV in Master bedroom is for whatever reason PIN locked. I guess my main theme would be for the property manager to make sure that the house is in prime condition for the guests who are paying lots of money and expecting all these things to work!!
We are sorry to see that there were some inconveniences and disappointments with this stay. The dryer has been unclogged and cleaned out and is now working great. The light bulbs that needed replacing have been replaced, and the PIN has been removed from the TV so it is fully usable. A plumber has seen to the shower so that it is in good working order.
Naomi C.May 2016
We loved the house it was so nice!!! Can't wait to rent it again soon thank you!!
Aron B.Apr 2016
This house is an awesome place to get away! Beautifully appointed house with plenty of luxury! It features a full-sized soaking tub AND your own very clean hot tub on the deck! The pool table and sound system next tot he kitchen are very cool features as well. With all three bedrooms upstairs stunning views are all around you! All the beds are clean AND Heated for that snuggly comfortable feeling! If you are with the right person you may not want to get out of bed! What a cool and fun place to stay! Take good care of it cause I am planning to come back and want to see it just as I left it!
Phillip H.Mar 2016
The house's location and amenities are nice as long as everything is in working condition for you when you arrive. House and amenities were nice however the maintenance was poor especially considering the amount of money I paid for the rental. The outdoor BBQ was missing the propane tank and apparently the spare inside the house was gone also. A phone call to Vacasa staff had a new tank delivered to the house in an hour (not bad). The outdoor hot tub control panel was broken and we were unable to turn the hot tub on and it would not heat the water which made the hot tub unusable. Phone call to Vacasa had a repairman out the next day who wired a temporary fix that allowed the water to at least heat up. We were told the water could take 24-48 hours to heat to operating temperature. Well, 48 hours later it was time to go home and the water was finally getting warm but by no means "hot tub" warm. Thus we were unable to use the hot tub our whole trip. All the bathrooms which were equipped with showers were nice but the shower attached to the main bedroom would only spray water from one of the multiple shower heads... Which again made this shower unusable. Also, there are many light fixtures throughout the house but unfortunately many of the bulbs were burnt out. Luckily I found spare bulbs in the supple closet but I had to change 4 bulbs myself. I guess my main theme would be for the property manager to make sure that the house is in usuable condition for the guests who are paying money and expecting all these things to work.
We apologize for the inconveniences experienced during this reservation. The hot tub has had a new control panel put in place, and the Property Manager will inspect the shower and take care of light bulbs.
Rodrigo P.Mar 2016
I loved the rental would stay here again!
Yolanda S.Feb 2016
This home was absolutely beautiful. I didn't know it overlooked the lake. I loved how it was modern with wifi/netflix. The decor was great and the pool table was a hit. The kitchen had EVERYTHING you need! We really enjoyed our stay and will love to vacation here in the summer.
Ashley J.Feb 2016
The house was astonishing! The views were amazing! we would definitely stay at this house again. One thing that was not made clear is that there is limited access to the garage. You can't park in the garage and basically can only use it for the washer and dryer but that wasn't a problem just a heads up. Otherwise best house in the world!!!!!
Jennifer B.Feb 2016
We picked this house for our 2 families for skiing at Heavenly and teen enjoyment. A+ on both counts! Kids played outside, and on the pool table inside. Plenty of room for cooking, eating and hanging out. We would love to come back again, and enjoy the water and summer sun.
Roy K.Jan 2016
I spent a weekend with my family in the Dream House and it was amazingly impressed from inside out. Love the river view at backyard. I have taken a lot of picture there and made a snowman there. It was just so lovely. I highly recommend this Dream House to all future visitors.
Armando N.Jan 2016
I would definitely book this home all over again! Everything worked out perfectly the 4th bedroom isn't a bedroom though it's a loft that's connected to the master bedroom!