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2.5 Bathrooms
Sleeps 9
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Located directly between Kings Beach and Tahoe City, this sunny three bedroom/two and a half bath Carnelian Bay vacation rental home features vaulted ceilings, knotty pine accents, leather couches, nice mountain furniture, hot tub, spacious kitchen, and open floor plan. The rental home is 2315 square feet and the large master suite has a two sided gas fireplace, jacuzzi bath tub, dual vanity, and large walk-in shower. Downstairs there is a separate entertainment room with large flat panel TV and DVD. Outside the family room through the sliding glass door is the hot tub and the landscaped back yard. There is a ping pong table in the garage for kids and adults alike.

The winter enthusiast will enjoy the Carnelian Bay location because they are close to Palisades Tahoe, Northstar California, cross country skiing, and the hot tub for apres ski. The summer oriented person will appreciate the Carnelian Bay location because it is close to world class hiking and biking trails, beaches, and the central location for easy access to both Kings Beach and Tahoe City.

For larger groups including weddings and family reunions, this property is about 1/2 mile from the Idlewood Vacation Cabin

All Agate Bay Realty vacation rental properties are fully equipped with free high speed wireless internet, linens, bath towels (equal to the maximum occupancy of the house), pots/pans, dishes, microwave, coffee pot, blender, toaster, TV/TV's with cable/YouTube TV service, washer & dryer and barbecue (many are only usable in the summer). The house will also provide a starter set of toilet paper, soap, and paper towels.

There are a lot of events/concerts and more going in Lake Tahoe during the year and guests can view Lake Tahoe summer activities.


  • Hot Tub
  • Attached 2 Car Garage
  • Newer Construction
  • Centrally Located in Carnelian Bay
  • Large Master Suite with Two Sided Fireplace
  • Jacuzzi Tub in Master Suite
  • Rock fireplace in Living Room
  • Open Floor Plan for Easy Conversations
  • Propane BBQ (summer)
  • 4 TV's (2 large screens in living room and family room)
  • Ping Pong Table in Garage
  • Dog Friendly Home (dogs stay for free)
  • 2315 Square Feet
  • All the homes have high speed wireless internet
  • Washer & Dryer

Bedding Configuration

  • Queen (upstairs master) with Jacuzzi Tub & TV and DVD
  • Queen (downstairs bedroom)
  • Bunk Bed (Queen bottom bunk and twin upper bunk) (downstairs bedroom with TV & DVD)
  • Queen Aerobed (family room)

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Located directly between Kings Beach and Tahoe City, this sunny three bedroom/two and a half bath Carnelian Bay vacation rental home features vaulted ceilings, knotty pine accents, leather couches, nice mountain furniture, hot tub, spacious kitchen, and open floor plan. The rental home is 2315 square feet and the large master suite has a two sided gas fireplace, jacuzzi bath tub, dual vanity, and large walk-in shower. Downstairs there is a separate entertainment room with large flat panel TV and DVD. Outside the family room through the sliding glass door is the hot tub and the landscaped back yard. There is a ping pong table in the garage for kids and adults alike.

The winter enthusiast will enjoy the Carnelian Bay location because they are close to Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar-at-Tahoe, cross country skiing, and the hot tub for apres ski. The summer oriented person will appreciate the Carnelian Bay location because it is close to world class hiking and biking trails, beaches, and the central location for easy access to both Kings Beach and Tahoe City.

*For larger groups including weddings and family reunions, this vacation rental home is two blocks away from the Todd Dog Friendly Vacation Rental.

All Agate Bay Realty vacation rental homes are fully equipped with free high speed wireless internet, linens, bath towels (equal to the maximum occupancy of the house), pots/pans, dishes, microwave, coffee pot, blender, toaster, TV & DVD, washer & dryer, and barbecue (many are only usable in the summer). The rental house will also provide a starter set of toilet paper, soap, and paper towels.

Agate Bay Realty guests can purchase Discount Lift Tickets through our office to Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley. The tickets are good everyday of the season and you save $10-$30 per ticket depending on the dates of redemption and packages.

There are a lot of events/concerts and more going in Lake Tahoe during the year and guests can view Lake Tahoe summer activities.


Hot Tub
Attached 2 Car Garage
Newer Construction
Centrally Located in Carnelian Bay
Large Master Suite with Two Sided Fireplace
Jacuzzi Tub
Rock fireplace in Living Room
Open Floor Plan for Easy Conversations
Propane BBQ (summer)
4 TV's (2 large screens in living room and family room)
Ping Pong Table in Garage
Dog Friendly Home (dogs stay for free)
2315 Square Feet
All the homes have high speed wireless internet
Discount Lift Tickets Available
Washer & Dryer

Bedding Configuration

Queen (upstairs master) with Jacuzzi Tub & TV and DVD
Queen (downstairs bedroom)
Bunk Bed (Queen bottom bunk and twin upper bunk) (downstairs bedroom with TV & DVD)
Queen hide-a-bed (family room)



  • Hot Tub
  • Dog Friendly
  • All Units Free Wifi
  • Monthly Rentals


11/27/2022 - 12/18/2022$400
12/19/2022 - 12/22/2022$600
12/23/2022 - 12/25/2022$600$4,900
12/26/2022 - 01/07/2023$550$3,000
01/08/2023 - 01/10/2023$325
01/11/2023 - 01/15/2023$550
01/16/2023 - 02/15/2023$400
02/16/2023 - 02/19/2023$475
02/20/2023 - 02/22/2023$400
02/23/2023 - 02/25/2023$425
02/26/2023 - 03/18/2023$400
03/19/2023 - 04/15/2023$350
04/16/2023 - 05/24/2023$350
05/25/2023 - 05/28/2023$450
05/29/2023 - 06/14/2023$350
06/15/2023 - 06/28/2023$400
06/29/2023 - 07/07/2023$750$4,200
07/08/2023 - 07/14/2023$650$4,000
07/15/2023 - 07/28/2023$650$4,200
07/29/2023 - 08/12/2023$750$4,200
08/13/2023 - 08/30/2023$450
08/31/2023 - 09/03/2023$500



Great house!!

Reviewed on 2022-10-16 by Lesley
We had our adult children so the downstairs area was great for spreading out. The decks are lovely, the kitchen soooo well stocked. Wonderful location-easy to get to Tahoe City and Kings Beach in no time! Immaculately clean! Kids enjoyed the hot tub. The upstairs common area was very conducive to enjoying the evenings together. We’ll be back!!

Great stay

Reviewed on 2022-09-29 by Allison
Spacious and plenty of room with 6 people. Loved the amount of light from the windows and you are surrounded by trees. Quiet neighborhood, perfect for relaxation especially in the hot tub.

Highly recommend

Reviewed on 2022-08-18 by Ruth
We spent a wonderful week at the Bray house. It's in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by trees and lovely homes on little windy streets. The house was clean, roomy, and inviting and we had everything we needed to enjoy our vacation. There were four of us and two dogs and plenty of space for everyone. You only need to drive 5-10 minutes to get to beaches, trails and restaurants in the Carnelian Bay or Tahoe City area so that was very convenient. We enjoyed the two outdoor decks, the large open family room and kitchen/dining room space, and the cabin feel of the house. We felt very much at home and liked it so much we'd love to come back again.

Great house, great location!

Reviewed on 2022-07-11 by Renee

Great place!

Reviewed on 2022-06-20 by Amanda
Great place to stay! Clean and very communicative if we had any questions or issues come up.

Wonderful stay

Reviewed on 2022-06-17 by Kathryn
Well appointed house with amazing master suite with jacuzzi tub and fireplace that was open to the bath and bedroom! Great design—also loved the open floor plan and decks off the front and back. Everyone enjoyed the hot tub as well!


Reviewed on 2022-06-17 by Samantha
Keeping all of the decor true to the location and plentiful made it feel like we were staying at a family cabin that had been loved for generations. Exceptional everything, thank you!!

Super happy with everything!

Reviewed on 2021-06-02 by Odelia
A beautiful & warm house !! the house - Bray , has EVERYTHING, and I mean everything you ever thought you might need and more. Agate Bay Realty, Claire and Brenna , were very helpful in arranging our arrival, and answering questions we had after our arrival in a quick email back. We all had a great vacation and hope to return again soon.

Spacious yet cozy

Reviewed on 2021-04-09 by Juan
This spacious house has plenty of room for a large family but also provides a cozy feel. Great views all the way around. This was perfect for our family of five to unwind.

Great value

Reviewed on 2021-03-23 by Tina
Great location with plenty of natural lighting. Loved being able to push a button to dry our wet mittens by the fireplace. We also had fun naming the taxidermy hosts. It’s definitely dated and the beds weren’t the most comfortable, but we rented it for the location. Bring your own cookware, wine glasses, and wine bottle opener if you’re particular. There’s a lot there but we couldn’t find everything we needed. I’m guessing guests have been walking off with stuff.

Great stay

Reviewed on 2021-03-04 by Ashlynn
Loved the location & hot tub. They had sleds for us and it was much bigger than expected especially for just my husband & i. Great trip for a wedding would come back


Reviewed on 2021-03-04 by Michelle
I booked this home as it was one of the more affordable ones in the area. It ended up also being the BEST. It’s 4 mins from adorable lake view restaurants and 5 mins to Tahoe city. Only 12 mins to squaw valley ski resort. It doesn’t get better then this. I will say there are Knick knacks EVERYWHERE. Like all dressers in the master were covered In little trinkets and would have been nice to have some counter space. Otherwise the amazing master jet tub and hot tub offered all the relaxation we really needed. Maybe just clear the counters of Knick knacks and you’d have yourself a PERFECT air bnb LOL

Great stay near all great things Lake Tahoe

Reviewed on 2021-03-04 by Andy

Enjoyable stay

Reviewed on 2021-02-20 by Anna
We enjoyed our stay on this property a lot and loved the decor and amenities it provided. We had some issues with lower bathroom lights but the team was super responsive. The kitchen had a mish mash of tools. Definitely bring your own if you need it, as well as basics such as cooking oil.

Great Layout

Reviewed on 2021-02-12 by Brittany
This house has a great layout and was very nice to stay in with the three couples we were with. It also feels like a home which is really nice, sometimes Airbnb’s can feel a little sterile. There were a couple of basics missing for us in terms of kitchen and cleaning and responsiveness was a little bit hit or miss (super fast in two cases, super slow or not at all in two other cases). But overall we would definitely stay again. Thanks for the stay.

Great stay!

Reviewed on 2021-02-01 by James
What a great secluded cabin in the woods! Peaceful, serene, and the hot tub was spectacular. Driveway was plowed everyday, with the 7 foot storm that's what you want! 10/10 would stay again!

Nice and cozy

Reviewed on 2020-12-04 by Michi
This was a very nice, cozy home. It has pretty much everything you need. Great for families. The only reason I gave a four star was the beds are so outdated and uncomfortable. It’s definitely time to upgrade!

Awesome Week

Reviewed on 2020-11-12 by Ross
Our group of 4 had a great week at this house. Very open, spacious, and well equipped. Location is perfectly situated between Kings Beach and Tahoe city.

Will be back!

Reviewed on 2020-10-01 by Cheralyn
Will definitely be back. This place was perfect. The layout of the house was great. Kitchen had everything you could possibly want and more. The master bedroom was amazing with a great shower and large spa tub. Location was so great. Less than 20 min to Sand harbor beach. Just overall a great place.


Reviewed on 2020-10-01 by Jack
Beautiful house, great choice for family trip. Convenience location.

We loved this place!

Reviewed on 2020-09-22 by Joey
We stayed for 10 nights and it had everything we needed. We had to stay inside for a few days because of the smoke but it was so cozy. The cabin over delivered for the price and I highly recommend.

Wonderful Stay

Reviewed on 2020-09-03 by Clara
We had a wonderful stay! The house was perfect for our family of 4. We so appreciated being able to bring our dogs and our kids loved having their own tv downstairs. The hot tub was a wonderful touch. The kitchen knives and such were a little outdated, but we would definitely stay again.

Nice house

Reviewed on 2020-09-03 by John
This is a nice pet friendly rental in a nice neighborhood. The house has everything you would normally need, no need to bring anything.

Great stay

Reviewed on 2020-08-24 by Brittany
Had a great time, great location! Group trip of 3 couples and this house is really better suited for a family as the master bedroom upstairs is much nicer than the 2 other bedrooms downstairs with a double sided fireplace, big TV and big master bathroom. The house had everything we needed except beach towels. Fully stocked kitchen, although appliances and kitchenware are very old and outdated. (Eg: very dull knives and old cutting boards) but we made it work. It’s also very warm in the summer with no AC, only one ceiling fan in living room. Otherwise, really cozy space and great location! The hot tub is nice and the open area concept is fun for socializing and spending time with your group.

Great family home

Reviewed on 2020-08-07 by Adilene
Great home for the family has tons of details to admire through out the house. Very pretty house from the inside. Beautiful views with balcony, very private. Has a lot of amenities including grill outside. Big master bedroom.

Wonderful home away from home!

Reviewed on 2020-08-07 by Kerri
We had a wonderful month at the Bray cabin. The tree views out all the windows are gorgeous. The furniture is super comfy and the master bedroom bed is the most comfortable we’ve ever had at a rental home. Kitchen is well appointed and we did LOTS of cooking. The location is superb - close to hiking and biking trails and just a 15 min walk from the lake. Agate Bay Realty responded quickly when we had a few questions. Garage access using a code made it easy for our group to come and go without ever needing to deal with lock boxes or share keys. We wouldn’t hesitate staying here again and look forward to doing so as soon as possible!

Wonderful family vacation!

Reviewed on 2020-07-12 by Mary Alice
Great location next to lots of activities and amenities but not crowded or loud! Lots of personal touches and fun things for kids and adult to do on the property. The hot tub was a hit for us! Great for 2 families vacationing as there is almost 2 complete living spaces. Great time!

Wonderful house and location.

Reviewed on 2020-07-05 by Corrina
Great house in a beautiful neighborhood. Walk to the north end of Nightingale and you’ll find a nice walking trail. Lots of dogs in the neighborhood, mostly well behaved but typically off leash. Lots of wildlife as well: birds, squirrels, even bears! Pioneer Cocktail Club and Tahoe House Bakery were both amazing eats, lots more to try next round. Catch the Tahoe Rim Trail or any of a million others in the area for amazing views. Most beaches are pretty crowded if you don’t head over early, but there’s lots of nearby lakes and Truckee River access for a more secluded water adventure.

Great stay

Reviewed on 2020-03-16 by Jason
We had a great stay in the Bray house. It was spacious for our group of 8 and the home had everything that we needed. A plus of the home was it’s close proximity to Squaw and Alpine which made for an easy morning “commute”.

Great space for gathering with family!

Reviewed on 2020-03-14 by Shawn

Very comfy

Reviewed on 2020-02-29 by Merritt
Very comfy house for a group of friends. Kitchen is (over) stocked with as many dishes/pots/pans/etc that you could need. We had an issue that there were not any extra linens for the pullout couch. Took a little while to get in contact with team over the weekend to resolve.

Nice cabin, has a great Tahoe feel.

Reviewed on 2020-02-29 by Yuwen

The Bray house is incredible!

Reviewed on 2020-02-29 by Tonja
Well appointed mountain home with beautiful views, a kitchen that has every utensil you could need and plenty of tableware for everyone. The beds were quite comfortable, as was the hot tub for 5 of us. The children loved having the bunk space downstairs, as well as the separate living area where they could play games and watch shows away from the parents. The driveway is plenty spacious for the vehicles, and the garage easily has space for two vehicles, if you would like to park inside. We had gorgeous, warm weather for our trip, but there was still enough snow on the ground in areas for the kids to sled and throw snowballs at each other. Definitely a home to keep on our list for future visits to the mountains!

Great space with everything you need! Very clean.

Reviewed on 2020-02-11 by Nicole

Would recommend!

Reviewed on 2020-01-30 by Carly
It's clean, sleeps many people, has a spacious living room and is great for a mountain weekend for a big group! I'd recommend to a friend.

Beautiful Home

Reviewed on 2020-01-17 by Ryan
We rented this beautiful home for a weekend ski trip! It was warm, inviting, and having the Bray home to return to at the end of an adventurous day was very comforting. Very spacious and the amenities covered all our needs. The driveway can be icy, but the home is equipped with ice melt and a shovel.

Highly recommend.

Reviewed on 2020-01-11 by Lisa
Great house and at a very affordable price.

Highly recommend

Reviewed on 2019-10-09 by Gregory
Over 20 years I have stayed at several rental houses around Lake Tahoe in this price range. I can say without hesitation that this was the most well decorated and highest quality of the ones at this price point. The open-plan main living/dining space is great. The kitchen has high quality appliances, including a gas stove. The beds are all comfortable and sheets soft. Lots of gas fireplaces. Hot tub is great. Appreciate the large TVs. Parking is fine. A few little issues came up, but Agate Bay folks were always very quick to respond and help out, so it was no big deal. Overall, I highly recommend this place if you want this area of the lake.

Great Getaway

Reviewed on 2019-09-06 by Charles
A truly lovely home with plenty of room for the family or a large group to get together in. Very private, nice hot tub and great location. Plenty of cooking gear and a spacious kitchen - great for those who like to eat in (which we did). A great place to get away to.

Hidden Gem!

Reviewed on 2019-08-18 by Drew
The location, amenities, and value make this cabin a hidden gem in the hills of Carnelian Bay. The reviews and description of this place are spot on. The large windows and comfy furniture make it an ideal place to unwind and take in the fresh mountain air.

Always great! Our second time there was excellent!

Reviewed on 2019-07-11 by Dan

Lovely stay in great setting.

Reviewed on 2019-07-01 by Gay

Loved it

Reviewed on 2019-07-01 by Lawrence
Great master suite, well-equipped kitchen, and outdoor spaces at this home. We enjoyed grilling on the back deck and dining on the spacious front deck while others soaked in the hot tub.


Reviewed on 2019-06-22 by Natalie
Agate Bay BRAY home is gorgeous and spacious. It has plenty of room for several families to live in peace and harmony while on vacation. We loved how much character the home had, as the owner clearly LOVES bears and collects really cute bear and cabin related items which gives the home a fun charm. The hot tub was wonderful-super clean, easy to use and adjust bubbles and temp, etc. The home had games, plenty of cooking ware, AMAZINGLY comfy beds, lots of comfy couches and chairs to lounge in, and even some mini deck chairs for toddlers and kids. Location is key so you can get to Kings Beach, Tahoe city, Incline Village, etc...all in about a ten minute or less drive. The neighborhood was quiet and peaceful and fun to walk around. Agate Bay Realty is super responsive and answered all our questions. The home provides a nice info binder too which talks about local favorite places and restaurants as well as some fun facts about bears. It was perfect. I highly recommend and we hope to come back soon!

Mountain Charm!

Reviewed on 2019-05-02 by Alan
This place has all amenities available. Location is close to all the stores and resorts. I hope we can come back to this wonderful home with some much charm.

Great house

Reviewed on 2019-03-24 by Mike
Great mountain house, with incredible collection of bear decorations. Lots of space, big bright windows. Easy check-in, smooth stay. Thanks!


Reviewed on 2019-03-18 by Melanie
Great area. Central to everything. Driveway was plowed and check in was easy. Great communication via email.

Great place!

Reviewed on 2019-03-12 by Jordan

Great place. Made for a great extended family trip

Reviewed on 2019-02-23 by Rowan


Reviewed on 2019-01-17 by Jeremy


Reviewed on 2019-01-14 by Nicole
“This place was nothing short of AMAZING. So much room for my large family. There was a large living room for all of us to lounge and enjoy. Seating at the table for everyone to eat together. The best part was that they had enough mugs and cups for all of us! It's always the worst when you have to do the dishes because there aren't enough to accommodate the number of people in the house and it was definitely not the case here. My mom especially loved all the awesome decor. If you really want a place that feels like you're in a true cabin this is it! Super close to Tahoe City and the lake. I definitely would stay here again!”

Thanksgiving Trip

Reviewed on 2018-11-27 by Danielle
We loved our stay at the Bray Home for our annual Thanksgiving trip to Tahoe. The house is very inviting and has great views which made it fun to spend time relaxing. It has everything you could ever need in terms of entertaining- plenty of dishes/ bakeware/ wine glasses, etc. as well as games and movies. The instructions sent to us via email as well as the welcome manual were very clear which made it easy to navigate how to check in & out and how to use the amenities. The host was very quick to respond, even on Thanksgiving Day! The house is also very close to stores, restaurants, etc. which made it easy to get out of the house to enjoy Tahoe even with the snow & rain :) We will definitely be back!

Perfect Stay

Reviewed on 2018-11-01 by Jonathan
Amazing House.

Coming Back in Winter

Reviewed on 2018-09-05 by Sally
Nice, well taken care of, dog friendly, clean home, with a wonderful large deck where we enjoyed most of our meals. Convenient to Kings Beach and Tahoe City and not far to an exceptionally nice dog friendly beach. Hope to come back for a winter visit.

Didn't Want to Leave

Reviewed on 2018-07-24 by Reanna
This home was beautiful and were sad to leave after staying a week. Would love to come back!

Ideal Stay

Reviewed on 2018-06-18 by Joey
Just came back from the Bray home in Tahoe and boy we had a blast! Ping Pong table in the garage, spare linens and blankets amongst the living quarters, a well stocked kitchen with all the utensils and cookingware you would need. The furniture was very comfy and everything from the bathrooms to the dishes to the hot tub were clean. The Agate Bay team was very responsive and helpful when we couldn’t find the hot tub key and sent someone to drop off a new key within a short time of sending the email out. My friends and I had a great time here and are already pondering a future trip back to Tahoe at the Bray home.

Loved the Bear Theme

Reviewed on 2018-05-30 by Savannah
Very good value. The location is perfect! Nice outdoor sitting areas. Our group of six fit very comfortably. Would be good for a family. The bear themed decor made the trip!

Beautiful Home

Reviewed on 2018-04-25 by Dulce
We really enjoyed our stay at this cabin, not only was the cabin beautiful but the location was great. It was truly a nice getaway, my friends and I were glad we booked this place.

Spring Visit

Reviewed on 2018-04-10 by Michal
The cabin was great! Very spacious and comfortable, and we loved the location in North Tahoe. We look forward to staying there again!

Great House

Reviewed on 2018-03-14 by Yao
The house is great! The kitchen was well stocked with a LOT of dishes and cooking supplies. The property has one garage spot and we fit another 3 cars on the (somewhat steep) driveway with room for more. The decor was filled with bears! The hot tub fit 6 or 7 people comfortably.

Very Enjoyable Weekend

Reviewed on 2018-02-02 by Rish
The house was really well stocked and very clean. It had everything we needed for our weekend in Tahoe and more. This really made our overall trip enjoyable and fun since we didn't have to worry about minor things around the house. The common space was also very comfortable and had a large number of blankets and towels making it a cozy place to be away from the cold outside!

Winter Weekend

Reviewed on 2017-12-16 by Chris
Our group loved this place! It was beautiful inside and very nicely appointed with everything we needed. We liked the open concept of the kitchen, dining room and living room. The master bedroom and bathroom are out of this world! The only minor issues we had were the downstairs bedrooms got quite hot during the night, while upstairs was more comfortable with the heat on. Also the driveway is fairly steep but since there was no snow, it didn't cause problems. This could be an issue when there is heavy snow or ice, so make sure you have 4WD in the winter! We had 2 dogs and they also had a great time! We would definitely come again.

Spacious & Updated Home

Reviewed on 2017-09-24 by Steve
We had a fantastic stay at this cabin. The upstairs common space/kitchen/dining room area is massive, with nice decks on both sides and a huge big screen TV. It was very spacious, comfortable, and had everything we needed. The decks and the backyard/hot tub get a lot of sun so made for great lounging at home and then there's a great dog friendly beach a few miles away next to Garwoods so this cabin more than met all of our needs, I'll definitely be coming back!

Very Comfortable Home

Reviewed on 2017-09-04 by Joyce
The house is loaded with bear items which made it very unique. Loved the great room. Great internet access. Very comfortable for 5 adults and a dog.

Better than Expected

Reviewed on 2017-05-21 by Irene
We had a great stay at agate husband and I met our 2 sons and their girlfriend. The home was as shown or even better plenty of room ,fully equipped kitchen. Close to shops and restaurants

Very Nice Home

Reviewed on 2017-03-08 by Jason
Nice place. We would stay again. Driveway is difficult for some vehicles in snowy conditions.

Beautiful, bright, spacious house, great location.

Reviewed on 2016-08-22 by Janicemmarkham
We enjoyed our stay at the Bray house very much! However there are a few things I'd like to mention.1. The sliding doors need screens, there were lots of yellow jackets coming in. 2. The 1/2 circle window in master needs a shade as the sun shines in VERY early in the morning. 3. The decor is a bit to personal and cluttered for a vacation rental.

Great Vacation Rental

Reviewed on 2016-07-14 by erdo2000 of San Francisco, California
We were very pleased with this rental & would definitely consider renting it again or recommending it to others. The location was excellent...close enough to town(s) but far enough away to feel removed. The layout of the house is perfect! The master bedroom/bath is over the garage...which gives you complete privacy. Two bedrooms & a bath downstairs...both with access to the family room...allows other friends/family members to have their own privacy. The upstairs living room/kitchen/dining room is open concept so that when you're all together it's easy to visit!!The only reason I'm not giving it five stars is just a personal preference. Too much stuff!! There's deco stuff everywhere...too much!! And while the kitchen is definitely well stocked, for me, it is overstocked. I got frustrated looking for cooking tools because the drawers where stuffed with them. The same issue with pots, pans & cooking dishes! I had to stop myself from trying to organize everything!! Again, that's just a personal issue but still made me frustrated enough to not give it five stars. But that doesn't mean I wouldn't rent this property again...the pluses definitely outweigh the minuses!!

Perfect Family Get Away!

Reviewed on 2015-12-05 by Sherry A
I was very happy with this neighborhood. It was all beautiful homes that looked like cabins. We have rented before and felt like we were just in an everyday neighborhood instead of Lake Tahoe! The house has two levels with two bedrooms downstairs. That was nice to have some separation. I stayed in the bunk bed room with my two kids and the queen/full bed that was under the top bunk was so comfortable. The bathrooms have heated floors...heaven! Also downstairs is a little couch and tv, and it opens up to the backyard. Upstairs was so pretty! Huge windows and a lovely gas fireplace. Big leather couches so you have plenty of room. The kitchen was in with the living room so you got to look out the large windows while you cook. We were there for Thanksgiving and the set was perfect! The upstairs bedroom is huge with a double sided fireplace. Huge shower and a soaker tub. We were so lucky to be there while there was a big storm. Over a foot of snow. We went sledding down the backyard hill. The hot tub was HOT and was super fun sitting out in it while it snowed. We have been going from cabin to cabin year after year but this one might be the one to come back to every year!Check out was a breeze and I really enjoy dealing with Agate Bay Rentals they are so nice and friendly! Thank you for a smooth and wonderful vacation!

beautiful home, excellent location!

Reviewed on 2014-01-27 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of fremont
This was our first time using flip key and I must say it was a painless process. The home was everything described in the ad and more. My family and I are definitely looking forward to a future stay at the Bray family home.

Family of Four + dog

Reviewed on 2014-01-22 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Bay Area
Lovely situated, comfortable home that we shared with another family of four + dog. Everyone had space to enjoy activities whether it was reading, playing video games, working on jigsaw puzzles. . .yet the great room kept us all connected to one another while we cooked & engaged in other activities. The beds were comfortable; our chocolate lab was right at home; the hiking trails nearby were beautiful; great selection of games to play; convenient to grocery stores/restaurants. A few bumps: we were not able to get the outside garage key pad to work; the TV downstairs had resolution/color issues; we had difficulty getting the Wi-fi/Tv's to work but agate Bay Realty came in a timely manner to help us; the sinks in the master bath were very slow to drain which were reported; can watch only Blue-Ray Dvd's except in downstairs bedroom. If you are a cook, bring your own knives. Overall these did not adversely effect our stay. We would rent this home again.
Manager response on 2015-07-03 - Response from Agate Bay Realty
Thank you for your review. FYI, the knives have been replaced since your stay. Please keep us in mind in the future.

Amazing Girls Weekend!

Reviewed on 2014-01-14 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Bay Area
My sisters and I stayed at the Bray property for a girls getaway. We went into the weekend having no expectations, but were very excited to be getting away since most hadn't had a vacation in a while. When we got to the house, it exceeded our expectations. The house has an open floor plan which gave us a lot of room to spread out in. The house is very cozy with that special Tahoe feel. But it is also very modern and extremely clean. The hot tub was also perfect for the cold weekend. I would definitely recommend this place for all types of groups, and my sisters and I can't wait to go back!

what's not to love?!?

Reviewed on 2013-09-30 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Cupertino
The open floor plan, the huge flat screen Tv's in living room and master bedroom, the huge fireplace in the living room, the peek-through fireplace in master bed/bath, the kids own downstairs media room, chunky pine tree trunks columns and furniture...I can go on and on about how amazingly "Tahoe" this house is. It is so comfortable, the kitchen has everything (except a whisk) haha, and the details like beautiful dcor and art work makes this house a true luxurious mountain getaway. The heater works great, the bathroom downstairs has heated tiles, the washer/dryer is so nice to have right by the kitchen, huge garage w/ a ping pong table is rad, and the backyard is not huge but big enough for kids to run around. Hot tub is ready for you, but with a Jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom, who needs the hot tub outside? :) No doubt this house is a must rent. I wish we could have stayed longer. I wish it were my house. :)

This cabin is now at the top of our list of favorites!

Reviewed on 2013-09-18 by The Maritz Family of CA
We stayed at the Bray cabin over Labor Day weekend with our 2 kids, 2 of their friends and our 2 dogs. What a great weekend it was! We have been renting through agate Bay for years and this cabin is a favorite for sure. It is a beautiful cabin and so comfortable too. Bray is stocked with everything you could possibly need and more. My husband enjoyed cooking in the kitchen, the kids had their own space to play games and hang out, and the ping pong table was enjoyed by all. The landscaped backyard was a bonus too. We absolutely loved our stay and hope to stay here again next summer.

Great well equiped house, caution regarding sleeper sofa

Reviewed on 2013-08-13 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Davis
This is a really wonderful house with great common space and very well equiped. The only downside is the sleeper sofa. There are at least 7 missing/broken springs which was okay for us since it was only my 80 lb son who slept on it. It would not hold an adult and certainly not hold two. Otherwise a great property!


Reviewed on 2013-07-05 by Tahoe Lover of CA
This is a beautiful home. Our only problem was the stairs up to the living level. Old folks like us (81 & 82) have difficulty. This cannot be fixed but we might rent again as it was so good. Be aware that the home is some distance up a long hill from the lake.

Warm, charming and comfortable cabin

Reviewed on 2012-09-26 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Taiwan
We had a great time staying in this cabin. The owner had great collections of antiques and artistic goods, such as bear portrait, paintings, wooden furniture and many beautiful forest theme plates. The house was well-maintained, although the temperature of the hot tub is not as warm as we wanted (the temperature sensor might be broken), we enjoyed the outdoor seating they set up in the balcony and the gas grill. It's a nice home and spacious enough for 2 to 3 small families to share!

A Little Experience at the Bray House

Reviewed on 2012-08-22 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Fremont
The standing electronic fan in the master bedroom is not sufficient to provide relief and it makes a lot of noise. We used it one night and then turned it off.The lower bedroom, with bunkbeds, had a funky, stale smell.The kitchen is overstocked. There are three, fully stocked knife blocks in the kitchen, multiple salt and pepper shakers and more than three times the number of plates, bowls and glasses to the number of pieces of silverware. The pantry has some nice shelves; however, they're cluttered with items that, in my opinion, are useless, i.e., they're items that are "kitchy" and you would only use, well, maybe never. Instead of using the shelves in the pantry for our storing food items, we had to use the tops of the washer and dryer, which, thankfully, were not cluttered with, "kitch."The house has a lot of knick-knacks and trinkets, everywhere. In my opinion, it's too much. Every windowsill, every table top and even the kitchen counters has "clutter." The clutter even gets in the way because if someone is sitting at the dining room table (on the end closest to the kitchen), the space between the dining room table and the kitchen bar stool is so close, you have to walk through the kitchen and around the bar to get around.Hot tub - limited privacy; only used once.Ping pong table in the garage was fun.The refrigerator freezer does not freeze items, but manages to keep frozen items frozen. Since we live in the Bay area, we brought some frozen meats with us and put them in the freezer. When we bought ice cream and put it in the freezer, it turned soft, like soft serve ice cream. Ironically, the frozen meats we brought and put in the freezer stayed frozen and it made ice cubes just fine. In case you're wondering, this was with the freezer on the lowest temperature setting too. Perhaps the management company needs to pull out the fridge from the wall and clean the condenser/vent on the back of the fridge.

Looks good but don't look too close

Reviewed on 2012-07-15 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of bay area
At first glance it looked great,but after the initial blush,this house needed a lot of TLC. Bedding worn, rugs frayed, the blinds in the master bedroom were broken.The couch has tears and stains,shower head dosn't have good water flow. The door to backyard for access to hot tub was broken,the hot tub should have been screened from neighbors. I would love to recommend this house with these updates made.

Perfect house for us!!

Reviewed on 2012-03-21 by Love Tahoe!! of SC
We rented this home for my wife's 30th birthday party and had people coming from San Francisco, Charleston, and Reno, the house fit everyone. The pull out couch and airbed and 3 bedrooms provided the space we needed and the place is well equipped for cooking!! The master bedroom and bath is a dream come true and the hot tub is perfect size.

Beautiful, spacious, well maintained cabin

Reviewed on 2012-03-03 by Chris of CA
Of all the cabins we've rented via agate Bay Realty this one felt the most like home! The cabin is in excellent condition, spacious for a very large family or for a group of friends. If you have toddlers... they have a baby gate for the top of the stairs. If you have dogs, great "backyard" off the street and also close to hiking trails.

What a beautiful home!!

Reviewed on 2012-02-16 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Raleigh
We recently vacationed at the Bray home and truly enjoyed our stay. The home has a very open floor plan upstairs that makes it easy to socialize and unwind with your guests after a long day on the slopes. My son loved the downstairs portion that had a large TV and couch area where he could play. The home is equipped with everything that you would need including plenty of pots, pans, dishes, washer, dryer, towels, etc. The hot tub is an added bonus and the home has a very nice deck on the front of the house. My wife loved the master bedroom and bath with the heated tile floor, large walk in shower, jetted tub and fireplace. We look forward to staying at the Bray home again next year!

Bray Home

Reviewed on 2011-07-14 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Los Altos California
This home was great we really enjoyed our stay. One big problem is that the house has so many collectables around there was no where to put the food away that we brought.

The Bray Cabin

Reviewed on 2011-06-29 by Kbook of Ca
It was so nice after a very long 9 hour drive to arrive in a clean beautiful cabin. It also had everything we needed for our stay. The agate Bray Realty was very help and punctual when we need assistance! We would definitely stay again.


Reviewed on 2011-02-16 by Shari of CA
Thanks for a great stay! We enjoyed the house very much - very unique decorating. The one problem we had was that the hot tub seemed to not be working properly - all of the water drained out of it.
Manager response on 2011-02-16 - Response from Agate Bay Realty
Thank you Shari. I contacted the spa service people when you called about the hot tub being empty on the morning of your departure. They called me after servicing it and said that the reason it drained was the jets were left on and the lid was off, so the jet sprayed the water out of the tub overnight. I'm glad you enjoyed the house and I hope you'll come back again soon!

Nice, but a lot of Tahoe kitsch

Reviewed on 2011-02-06 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of San Francisco
We stayed at the Bray home with 6 people for a weekend in Winter 2011. The house is well designed, and well maintained. The main feedback I would provide is that the decorations of the house are very "tahoe kitsch" with an overwhelming amount of bear decor. If you are okay with this theme, then it is a great house.


Reviewed on 2010-07-21 by A FlipKey verified reviewer of Alamo
We had a very good time. My daughter did drop her cell ph. in hot tub, but it did not destroy it, what a hot tub, cell phone proofed. :-)

A great family vacation home in a beautiful setting

Reviewed on 2010-07-14 by JAF1952 of California
We had decided to have a multi-generational vacation with our two children, their spouses and our two grandchildren this year. We had our son-in-law choose the home. He chose well. This is a beautiful home in a beautiful mountain setting. We all had a great time. The kitchen and living room are very open and spacious. The natural stone counters are stunning. The hot tub is a very nice extra. There is a large deck on the second floor. A smaller deck on the second floor has a propane barbeque.The home was very clean and well maintained. Numerous white fir trees and sugar pine trees are near the house and give the air a pleasant conifer fragrance. We enjoy bicycling and there are abundant opportunities for this in the area.We plan to rent this home for future family vacations.

Bray house

Reviewed on 2010-01-07 by kathy of CA
Great location and very nice house. Well maintained and very clean when we arrived. Beds very comfortable. More than enough dishes and pots and pans. Plowed every morning when necessary. Trash container could be bigger or picked up more often, especially with 9 people staying in the house.