Lake Tahoe, California

Cedar Crest - Osprey Cottage 3

Romantic Cottage with WiFi near Homewood Mountain Resort

Due to high visitation and staffing constraints, local area offerings such as restaurants, bars, shopping, and shared amenities may have limited hours or availability. Cell phone and internet service may also be impacted during high visitation periods. Please contact us directly to discuss the impact during your stay dates.

A romantic escape with a “modern ski lodge” atmosphere, Osprey Cottage is part of Cedar Crest Cottages, a historic vacation retreat that has attracted visitors since the 1930s. The recently renovated home sits on the upper level of a two-story cottage, boasting a private covered porch, radiant heat, wood-paneled walls and high ceilings.

* Please be advised that this home does not have air conditioning.

Osprey also lies steps from the community fire pit, surrounded by towering cedar trees for a cozy evening after a day on the mountain or lake.

Inside, a light-filled, open-concept living area combines mountain ambience with modern entertainment. Keep your evenings tech-free with a board game on the dining room table or glass of wine on the porch -- or indulge in modern amenities with a smart soundbar and large-screen TV, fully equipped with cable, a blu-ray player and streaming capabilities.

Just below the TV, you’ll also find a spacious writer’s desk, designed to flow seamlessly with the room while adding functional work space during longer stays.

Steps from the living area, a fully equipped kitchen sets the stage for home-cooked meals with Bosch, GE, and Liebherr appliances. Enjoy cozy dinners for two, or invite guests to the 4-seat dining table.

Although this 1-bedroom cottage is designed with couples in mind, the primary suite offers a king-sized bed which can be converted to two extra-long twins upon request. Please note that any children must be over the age of 12 to stay at Osprey Cottage.

Eclectically styled in an alpine-mod style with tiled floors and a patterned accent wall, the bedroom also features a luxurious en-suite bathroom with a deep tub shower.

A separate powder room adds convenience, while a private washer and dryer allow you to pack light, no matter how long you stay. Black-out and sheer window coverings throughout allow for maximum privacy and a peaceful night’s sleep.

As a guest of Cedar Creek Cottages, you’ll enjoy access to the community BBQ grill and oversized fire pit with lake and mountain views. In the summer, stroll to the beach across the street for swimming, sailing and boating on the lake, or hike through the surrounding mountains. In the winter, drive less than two minutes to the family-friendly Homewood Mountain Resort, or just 25 minutes to the varied terrain of Squaw Valley. The restaurants, shops and entertainment of Tahoe City are less than 10 minutes away.

However you choose to explore Tahoe’s lively West Shore, Osprey Cottage offers a cozy retreat with all the comforts of home.


21 Reviews
4.86 out of 521 Reviews
Clean, modern, quiet space - perfect for our wedding party. Staff was super accomodating and helping us whenever needed! Thank you
DianaAugust 2021
Loved the space, very clean, quiet, very well equipped. The only negative was that the unit was hot at night and tough to cool down. Need AC or window fans
JamesAugust 2021
The Cedar Crest Cottages are a beautiful, quiet location. Clean and more than functional. We would definitely look at other Natural Retreat locations.
RichardJuly 2021
MarthaJuly 2021
Beautiful, very clean and quiet place. Located in good area.
HongyanJune 2021
KatherineJune 2021
AliceMay 2021
MarkMay 2021
RichardMarch 2021
VikMarch 2021
TaraMarch 2021
Great customer service, great location, very well kept cottage (Osprey) and just a great overall experience.
DanFebruary 2021
AmanFebruary 2021
VikDecember 2020
GaryDecember 2020
It was inviting, very clean, and they thought of everything. Instructions were thoroughly done. You can tell someone cares and is aware of the difference details make. I look forward to going back soon!
CatherineNovember 2020
Everything was amazing. The only bad thing was the bed was really uncomfortable as me and my partner like to sleep in the middle but it was two twin beds pushed together so it was like sleeping on a rail. But thank you for the amazing experience otherwise!
RobertoNovember 2020
KenOctober 2020
Very nice accommodations and location. Only drawback in terms of recommending is price.
RichardSeptember 2020
TristanSeptember 2020
JennyAugust 2020
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