Houston Camp is a unique vacation rental opportunity at Lake Tahoe. It sits directly across N. Lake Blvd from the shores of Lake Tahoe. Originally constructed in 1935 as a Forest Service compound, Houston Camp has gone through a number of changes throughout its history. Today, we are pleased to welcome travelers to the newly remodeled Houston Camp as a vacation rental compound for families or group gatherings. Houston Camp is composed of four individual cabins:
BASE CAMP The largest of the four cabins. It is completely remodeled with modern amenities such as a steam shower, 50" flat screen television, gas operated fireplace and of course wireless internet. It is literally the gathering place for your family or a group of friends choosing to vacation together. Base camp has a king bed in the loft of the cabin. The kitchen is full sized and well equipped with brand new appliances including a gas range.
UPPER DAVES Upper Daves sits up a slight hill , behind Base Camp. This cabin has a queen size bed, 43" flat screen television, small kitchen with refrigerator, electric cooktop, coffee maker, microwave and stocked with dishware for two guests. Upper Daves also has a small gas fireplace.
TWO TREES Two trees cabin gets its name from the two enormous Pine trees flanking the entrance. This small cabin has a queen size bed, 43" flat screen tv, kitchenette with microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker and dishes for two. The bathroom has a heated floor, and newly remodeled shower with glass surround.
CARRIAGE HOUSE Lastly, the Carriage house sits to the side of Base camp. It has a queen size bed, 43" flat-screen television, newly remodeled bathroom with heated floor, and small kitchenette. The kitchenette includes a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. One hundred yards from Houston Camp down N. Lake Blvd. is the private beach park for property owners.
After a hard day of skiing in the spring or winter, or recreational hiking or mountain biking in the summer or fall, Houston Camp offers the soothing comfort of a private hot tub for all of its guests. Houston Camp is truly a unique vacation rental opportunity to share with your family of friends, while still preserving the opportunity to seek solace and privacy in your own cabin.
SILVER LEVEL PROPERTY
• Private Hot Tub
• Two Gas Fireplaces (Base Camp & Upper Daves)
• Gas BBQ (seasonal)
• Ski Lease Available
ABOUT THE AREA
Nestled by the stunning Lake Tahoe, Carnelian Bay is a special place that captures hearts with its history, beauty, and charm. Originally named after its colorful shoreline, this lakeside town has become a beloved spot for dog lovers, kayakers, paddleboarding enthusiasts, and sunset seekers. Situated between Tahoe City and Kings Beach, Carnelian Bay invites you to relax and soak in its laid-back atmosphere.
Immerse yourself in the enchanting waters of Lake Tahoe, where Carnelian Bay reigns as a paradise for paddleboarding. And when it's time to unwind, treat yourself to a signature "Wet Woody" on the expansive deck of Gar Woods Grill & Pier.
At Patton Landing, a three-acre pebbly beach, relaxation and leisure await. Waterman's Landing tempts you with its gourmet coffee house and full-service café, ensuring your cravings are satisfied. The beach provides a free "car top" boat launch, making it easy for you to embark on aquatic adventures. Plus, don't worry about leaving your furry friend behind—Fido is welcome on the eastern portion of the beach and the café's deck, making it a true paradise for both humans and their four-legged companions.
In winter, Carnelian Bay becomes a getaway to a magical wonderland. Just 15 minutes away, Northstar offers access to nearly 100 trails and over 3,000 skiable acres. If you're up for more winter sports and want to explore further, Palisades Tahoe and Homewood are just a convenient 20-minute drive away, offering even more opportunities to embrace the excitement of winter and immerse yourself in Lake Tahoe's stunning mountain landscapes.
POLICIES & DISCLOSURES:
1. Maximum Day Time & Night Time Occupancy is 8 people in 4 separate cabins.
2. Parking for 3 vehicles (2 in main driveway off N. Lake and 1 off Jeffrey) in SUMMER only. In WINTER there is only parking for 2 cars in the main driveway- the Jeffrey access is not plowed). Street parking is prohibited year-round.
3. Due to Extreme Fire Danger – The use of ANY outdoor firepit or fireplace is strictly prohibited at any of our rental properties. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we work to keep our community safe from wildfires.
4. These cabins are located off of a main road, some noise and nuisance may be expected.
SKI LEASE INQUIRIES - REQUEST INFO HERE or Call to Book (Online Booking Unavailable). Minimum 4-5 Months. Additional Lease Terms Apply.
Placer County STR Permit Number STR22-7002
Placer County Good Neighbor Flyer