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1930's Real Tahoe Cabin on the River - Charming & Historic

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Front view -- horseshoe driveway

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Make you own family history and memories in this historic, vintage cabin furnished in period décor. Feel the magic of this authentic, 1930's, ''Old Style,'' Tahoe cabin with the Yuba River in your back yard (literally), in the sweet community of Kingvale (near Donner Summit and Soda Springs).

Avoid the traffic of the Tahoe basin, yet be close to all that the Tahoe area has to offer. This truly special property offers a unique experience. Minutes from Boreal, Sugar Bowl, Donner Ski Ranch, Royal Gorge and the Pacific Crest Trail, off historic Highway 40 (Donner Pass Rd.) 10 min. to Donner Lake. Great location when coming from SF/Bay Area (Eastbound Hwy 80) -- easy in and out (chain requirement only applies after you pass the Kingvale exit).

Located near Donner Summit, in a sleepy community called Kingvale, (5 min. from Soda Springs), on Hwy 80. This Non-Smoking cabin is 1700 square feet, has knotty pine inside with log accents, a beautiful big stone fireplace, and separate dining area. No sheetrock. Modern heating. A large deck faces the river. Sunny in summer, lots of snow in winter. Let the kids just play outside.


Kingvale is a forested community of charming 1930's and '40's cabins and unpaved roads - it's almost like going back in time. Enjoy a magical retreat where you can relax and play in the summer sun or the winter snow. There are only a couple of owners who rent their cabins in Kingvale. This is a unique opportunity to share in the magic of this cherished place.

Drive to the front door in spring/summer/fall. Walk from the parking lot in winter -- like the ''olden days'' (about 2 blocks to the cabin). 2 cars maximum in winter.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund 30+ days in advance.
Less than 30 days in advance, we will make every attempt to re-rent the dates and give a full refund for days re-rented. Any remaining days will be credited toward a future midweek, or short notice weekend vacancy.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be 25 years old minimum....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Wifi, Washer/Dryer, Wood Fireplace with firewood provided. River Frontage, Large Deck, Forested Views, Sunny, Extra Sleeping Loft, Modern Heating, 1700 square feet, 1930's Period Decor. Watch and listen to the birds and chipmunks from the deck. Adult renters must be 25 yrs. old min....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    CD's and IPod/IPhone Stereo dock/player...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    with I-phone dock....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Donner Summit...moreless

  • Resort:

    5 min. from Boreal, Sugar Bowl, Donner Ski Ranch, and Royal Gorge....moreless

  • River:

    North fork of the Yuba River right in the backyard....moreless

  • Rural:

    Mother Nature all around....moreless

  • Village:

    Kingvale was originally established in the '30s by families building summer cabins. Many are still owned by the original families....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Riverfront...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood Burning...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    AT&T U-Verse wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Horseshoe driveway Spring/Summer/Fall. In winter, walk 400 ft from parking lot to cabin (flat). 2 cars max. in winter lot....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Energy and Water Efficient. Use HE (high efficiency )detergent only. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck facing the river. Patio facing the road....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas bbq, and charcoal bbq....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Plastic saucers and tobaggan. Misc. snow toys....moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Blow up tubes. Fishing rods....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER - EARLY
May 22 - Jun 11, 2015
2 night min stay
$200 $225
Fri, Sat
SUMMER-MID (7/4 wkend $250/nt)
Jun 12 - Aug 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$210 $235
Fri, Sat
SUMMER-LATE (LaborDay $235/nt)
Aug 16 - Sep 6, 2015
2 night min stay
$200 $225
Fri, Sat
FALL (Thanksgiving is $215/nt)
Sep 7 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$190 $215
Fri, Sat
WINTER HOLIDAY
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
$250
WINTER (MLK&Pres Wknd $250/nt)
Jan 3 - Apr 2, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $225
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee (2 guests) $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Maximum: 6 Adults (8 Guests Total Incl. Kids)

CLEANING: $75 1-2 GUESTS, $100 3-4, $125 5-6, $150 7-8

ADD $10/NT. FOR EACH ADULT AFTER THE FIRST 4 ADULTS.

WEEKEND RATE REDUCED TO WEEKDAY RATE FOR 7+ NITE STAY.

REPEAT RENTERS ASK FOR DISCOUNT.

WILL ALLOW 1 NITE RENTALS IF IT FILLS A GAP IN THE SCHEDULE.

NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE NO PET POLICY

Until reservations are confirmed, rates are subject to change.


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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

51536 King Ave., Kingvale, CA. Closest PO Zip is 95728. Donner Summit Resort Area -15 min W of Truckee on Hwy 80. 5 min to Boreal, Sugar Bowl, Donner Ski Ranch, Royal Gorge Ski Resorts and the Pacific Crest Trail. 10 min. to Donner Lake.

Great location for Bay Area and SF visitors!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: We live in Fairfax, CA and also have a guest rental cottage in the back of our Fairfax home. We enjoy owning, managing, and improving our rental properties, and 'getting to know' our guest renters.

Why the Owner Chose Truckee:
We fell in love with the historic cabin itself, the community of Kingvale, the on-the-river location, and the ease of access to the Donner Summit area and it's resorts.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Fish in the river from the back yard. Avoid the traffic of the Tahoe Basin but have easy access to it. Conveniently located minutes from the Donner Summit resorts.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front view --  horseshoe driveway

    Front view -- horseshoe driveway

  • Living room with wonderful big fireplace & Queen s

    Living room with wonderful big fireplace & Queen s

  • One of three upstairs bedrooms

    One of three upstairs bedrooms

  • Yuba river from our back yard in Winter

    Yuba river from our back yard in Winter

  • Another upstairs Bedroom w/ double bed

    Another upstairs Bedroom w/ double bed

  • Upstairs Bathroom w/ clawfoot tub/ shower

    Upstairs Bathroom w/ clawfoot tub/ shower

  • Amanda chillaxing with a book on the back deck

    Amanda chillaxing with a book on the back deck

  • Our nephew kayaking in the Lake

    Our nephew kayaking in the Lake

  • Front view in Winter

    Front view in Winter

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Back yard with large (15' x 20') deck facing river

    Back yard with large (15' x 20') deck facing river

  • Downstairs Bedroom w/ bathroom

    Downstairs Bedroom w/ bathroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • River in Summer

    River in Summer

  • Our daughter fishing off the bank of our back yard

    Our daughter fishing off the bank of our back yard

  • The neighbor's cabin across the street -- so cute

    The neighbor's cabin across the street -- so cute

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Date last modified - Saturday, May 23, 2015

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  • Bathrooms
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