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Markleeville Lilac Cottage, Cozy Cabin on Creek

Markleeville Lilac Cottage, Cozy Cabin on Creek

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Small but cozy and private rustic 1 bdrm (queen bed) cabin with large private deck on the creek, in a quiet spot in the mountains 25 miles from Lake Tahoe in the California Alps at 6,000 feet elevation in the town of Markleeville, 3 miles down the road from Grover Hot Springs State Park, in a village surrounded by wilderness, on a year-round creek. kitchenette, electric heat and woodstove, 1 bdrm with queen bed and small kitchen and livingroom. 1-2 people. Privacy, comfort, quiet, peace.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years) - Not child-proofed in any way. Creek close by, runs fast and deep. Lots of hazards in the garden, sharp sticks, holes, buckets of water in the greenhou
Check-in time is 3PM - 1AM (next day)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

122 Reviews

Diane User Profile
May 2018
Linda's place was exactly the kind of gentle, cozy, sweet place we were looking for to stay for our anniversary. It was so easy to feel relaxed, warm, and welcomed in such a lovely spot on the creek. Communication with Linda was quick and helpful and, oh my goodness, she made th…
Kris User Profile
April 2018
Very sweet little cottage in a charming garden setting by the creek. Friendly and fabulous chickens roam the grounds which will be blooming soon with lilacs, tulips and roses. Linda and Gordy are excellent hosts who went out of their way to take care of us. Linda made us a delici…
Ramon User Profile
March 2018
Linda was a fantastic host. The place is located close to everything, great food at a local restaurant, Stone Fly, only 3 miles to the local hot springs up the road and all this is only 20 minutes from some great skiing/snowboarding at Kirkwood. Linda thought of everything inc…
Joy User Profile
March 2018
We had a magnificent stay at Linda and Gordy's place in the forest last weekend, during the biggest snow storm of the 2017/2018 season. The surroundings were perfect, and the place had all the amenities we could've needed for a relaxing weekend away. The bed was super comfortable…
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Thank you so much, Joy! You were ideal guests in every way, and very brave about the weather. I didn't even want to drive in it! Please come back soon! Ha, we were just informed by a young person that it is probably a drag to send long, detailed messages as people now read them on their (Website hidden by Airbnb) sorry about that. We will change our ways and just leave a house manual? Hope we didn't kill your phone. :) Thanks again!!! Hope to meet you next time. You are awesome.
March 2018
Alyssa User Profile
February 2018
This place is cozy, quiet, gorgeous, and has everything you could possibly need and then some! The bed was super comfy, the VHS collection was killer, and the kitchen was stocked with all the utensils/cooking supplies you can think of. We loved the outdoor patio - the lights out …
Ryan User Profile
January 2018
Linda's place is great! Kitchen is fully stocked including emergency cookies and popcorn. Close enough to Tahoe for skiing but far removed from the bustle of the resorts and casinos. We hope to come back soon!
Dave User Profile
January 2018
Awesome cabin close enough to Tahoe without the bustle. Great place to escape to!

Hosted by Linda

Markleeville, California, United StatesJoined in December 2011
Linda User Profile
128 Reviews
Linda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I strive to closely resemble a sane and reasonable human being at all times. Crazy Chicken lady. State Park Employee. Happy Camper. Love these mountains.
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Languages: Deutsch, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Markleeville, CA, United States

The cabin is in Markleevillage, a tiny quiet village of homes along the creek. Surrounded by countless miles of untamed wilderness. Trees, lakes, streams, lovely air, Grover hot springs State Park do…

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