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Lake Tahoe, California

Cedar Crest - Stellar's Jay Cottage 4

Tranquil Cottage Near Ski Resort with Filtered Lake and Mountain Views

The high point of Cedar Crest Cottages, a historic vacation retreat nestled on forested grounds with filtered lake and mountain views, Steller’s Jay Cottage is a tranquil escape surrounded by towering cedars. The newly updated retreat comfortably sleeps up to four guests with flexible accommodations, making it ideal for a family or small group of friends.

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

The two-level cottage opens onto a spacious living area with hardwood floors, wood-paneled walls, picture windows and high ceilings. A full-length leather sectional faces a large-screen TV, with a wide, minimalist writers’ desk just underneath to accommodate longer stays and “working vacations,” aided by high-speed wireless internet.

To relax after a day of adventure on the lake or surrounding mountains, take advantage of modern amenities, including a smart soundbar, cable, blu-ray player and streaming entertainment.

Two bedrooms, conveniently located on the lower level, feature flexible king-sized beds which can be converted to two extra-long twin beds to accommodate varying group types upon request. Little ones are easily accommodated with a crib or floor futon. Styled in simple, modern decor with plush bedding and twin nightstands, both bedrooms feature a picture window and wall-mounted TV. Black-out and sheer window coverings throughout allow for maximum privacy.

Guests share a newly remodeled bathroom with a step-in shower on the lower level, with a separate powder room on the main level for convenience. A private washer and dryer, complete with complimentary laundry pods, keeps ski clothes warm and bathing suits dry for new adventures no matter how long your stay.

As a guest of Cedar Creek Cottages, you’ll enjoy access to a 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 Homestead Mountain Resort, or just 25 minutes to the varied terrain of Olympic Valley. The restaurants, shops and entertainment of Tahoe City are also less than 10 minutes away.

However you choose to explore Lake Tahoe, Steller’s Jay Cottage offers a tranquil place to call home in the heart of year-round recreation.

Placer County STVR Compliance Requirements.
Daytime Occupancy: 6
Nighttime Occupancy (begins at 9pm): 4
Parking: 1 assigned parking spot
STR Permit #: 16153
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23 Reviews
4.78 out of 523 Reviews
RobertJune 2022
ChristinaJune 2022
Accommodating staff, ease of check in/out, clean modern interior and amenities, beautiful surroundings
MargaretMay 2022
KatieApril 2022
EricMarch 2022
BillFebruary 2022
CarrieNovember 2021
CODYOctober 2021
BrianSeptember 2021
We had a great stay. The only negative comment I have about Stellars Jay is the painted over art work in the kitchen/dining area. It's a really awful paintover and should be replaced.
BillAugust 2021
KimAugust 2021
JamesJuly 2021
CraigJune 2021
GianniJune 2021
The cottage was very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy a comfortable stay. Our hosts were very responsive when we reached out with a question and a slight issue. We are looking forward to staying at Cedar Crest on future trips.
ChristinaFebruary 2021
QuinnFebruary 2021
VictoriaDecember 2020
there was a water issue on the last day and after the water is fixed, the hot water was sporadic and it's really hard to take a shower without getting a cold. There was literally no 'hot' water but lukewarm water, sometimes cold. That was the most unpleasant issue of our stay. Everything else was good.
VickyDecember 2020
Nice luxurious cottage with all the amenities in a great location next to everything you need or would like to explore.
SteveNovember 2020
The cabin was superb, and we immediately felt at home and mist welcome with the coffee, the incredible bed. We had everything we needed and could not wish for more. We will definitely be back and highly recommend this place. The location is perfect.
SandrineOctober 2020
GeoffSeptember 2020
CatherineAugust 2020
JenniferAugust 2020
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