Backus House

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RENTED for the 2023-24 season

Monthly Rate:$3500/month

The Backus house is a comfortable, cozy cabin in the woods with lots of charm. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and is fully equipped with washer, dryer, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, stereo, television with satellite, VCR & DVD players. There's a woodstove in the living room and plenty of seating for all in your group. There are hardwood floors throughout the kitchen and living room areas.

Downstairs you'll find the kitchen/dining room, laundry room, living room, full bathroom with walk-in shower stall (newly remodeled) and one bedroom with double bed; upstairs you'll find the other two bedrooms and one full bathroom with shower stall.

There's parking for up to 3 cars and is close to world class skiing at Palisades/Alpine Ski Resort & Homewood Mountain Resort, and Northstar at Tahoe.

This home does not allow any parties or events as this home is in a residential neighborhood, and quiet time is after 10pm. Thanks for your cooperation!

Cleaning fee includes linens and towels. You may want to bring beach towels, as those are not provided.

There is an electric fence system at this house to protect it from bears when unoccupied. Detailed instructions will be given to you once booked.


Nightly rent plus tax, cleaning fee, reservation fee and vacation rental damage protection plan, required on all rentals.




November 1st to May 1st, there is NO street parking. You must park in driveway areas only.
There is parking for 4 cars at this house during winter months.

Bedrooms: 3 - Bathrooms: 2
Bedroom 1: Double - downstairs
Bedroom 2: King - upstairs
Bedroom 3: King + trundle bed - upstairs

Memorial Day Weekend – 3 night minimum
4th of July – 5-7 night minimum
Mid July to Mid August - 5-7 night minimum
Labor Day Weekend – 3 night minimum
Thanksgiving – 4-7 night minimum
Christmas – 5-7 night minimum
New Years – 5-7 night minimum
Martin Luther King holiday – 3 night minimum
President’s week – 3-5 night minimum

*Please note that during the global Covid-19 pandemic, reservations are made at your discretion. We recommend purchasing trip insurance if you have concerns about canceling your stay within 60 days of arrival.*

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