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'the Lakeside Haven' Luxury Lakefront Retreat on Serene Lakes

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The Lakeside Haven on Serene Lakes with vacant lots on each side for privacy

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Last updated: 10/13/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Donner Lake house description

The Lakeside Haven is nestled on the shore of Lake Serena, the quieter of the two Lakes in the community of Serene Lakes, in the town of Soda Springs at Donner Summit.

The home has a southerly exposure and high, vaulted pine ceilings offering wonderful sunlight and beautiful summer views of Serene Lakes through early evening. The Lakeside Haven is situated on a unique lakefront lot with vacant lots on each side offering unusual privacy.

In the winter Sugar Bowl, only 10 minutes away, offers some of Tahoe's best downhill skiing. The home is also only 5 minutes away from Royal Gorge Cross-Country Ski Resort, which is one of the largest cross-country skiing areas in the world. And it is about 5 minutes from Soda Springs Ski Resort with tubing and special snow programs for children. Squaw, Alpine and Northstar are located near Lake Tahoe (about 30 to 40 minutes away). You can also cross-country ski or snow shoe on the frozen lakes just out the back door.

In the summer, enjoy swimming and relaxing at the beautiful community beach on the connecting sister lake, Lake Dulzura. At the beach are tables and even a snack bar that is open many weekends. Or take the Lakeside Haven’s 3-person canoe or 1-person kayak out for peaceful boating on the lakes. Just outside on the deck facing the lake are a pair of chaise lounges ideal for a nap or reading. (The boats and patio furniture are available June 15 - October 15.)

Truckee is only 20 minutes away with its shopping boutiques as well as fine restaurants such as Moody's, The Dragonfly and The Drunken Monkey.

The Lakeside Haven boasts lakeside views from the master bedroom suite, seclusion and serenity. The master bedroom suite is appointed with grand mahogany furniture and a wood burning fireplace, all setting the mood for enjoying your relationship with your beloved.

Family members have separate living quarters upstairs with 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, sleeping up to 6 upstairs.

All bedrooms and the two full bathrooms have vaulted pine ceilings. The 3 bedrooms upstairs boast 4 large beds and share one full bathroom, also with a vaulted pine ceiling. 2 of the 3 bedrooms are connected by double French doors, with the lakeside bedroom having beautiful lake views. Sheer drapes separate those two rooms for privacy. The downstairs master suite has lofty vaulted ceilings, a wood burning fireplace, dual sinks in the master bathroom room, and sweeping lake views at just above lake level.

When snow gets high in the winter it will encircle the large deck off the living and dining rooms (which is kept shoveled) and surround the first story of the home including the master bedroom and dining room to create a cozy, tucked-in, winter wonderland feel.

Location: Town of Soda Springs, California just off I-80 on Donner Summit. Near Donner Lake, and near North Shore of Lake Tahoe. 5 minutes to Sugar Bowl downhill skiing and Royal Gorge cross-country skiing. Lots of hiking nearby. Kayaking and boating on the lakes. 20 minutes to Truckee restaurants and shopping. 15-20 minutes to Donner Lake fishing. 30-40 minutes to Squaw, Alpine and Northstar.

* Directly on Lake Serena, the quieter of the two Serene Lakes
* Light-filled, southerly exposure
* Set back from the road and with vacant lakefront lots on each side offering unusual privacy
* Constructed in 1991, the home is well-crafted with good insulation and Pozzi dual-paned wood windows
* Elegantly furnished with a 'home', not a 'cabin', feel boasting some antiques and upscale appointments
* Approximately 2,125 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms
* Vaulted pine ceilings in the living room, each bedroom and each full bathroom
* 52-Inch high-definition flat screen LCD TV and DVD/VCR in living room with Netflix streaming (no TV cable service to better enjoy the serenity of the summit)
* Dual chaise lounges on the deck in the summer
* Couch, one sitting chair, two recliners and two rocking chairs in the living room
* Upstairs loft with antique loveseat
* Solid cherry console piano (for older children and adults)
* Bose SoundDocks in the living room and downstairs master bedroom for MP3 player or iPod
* Upstairs Sleeping: 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom (2 bedrooms connected with one overlooking the lake)
- 2 nestled twin beds with king-sized linens (gold bedroom); 1 full bed (lakeside); and 1 queen bed plus 1 full bed (red bedroom)
* Downstairs Sleeping: 1 master bedroom and connecting bathroom (1 queen bed)
- Wood burning fireplace and Bose SoundDock iPod player in the downstairs master bedroom
* Wood burning fireplace in the living room
* Gas stove in the dining room
* Free telephone service for calling anywhere in the continental U.S.A.
* Free UVerse Max internet service (downstream speeds up to 12Mbps) via wireless modem
* Fully furnished maple cabinet kitchen with formal dining room
* Johnson Brothers 'Fresh Fruit' place settings, Reed & Barton flatware, Portmeirion mugs, and crystal wine glasses
* Breville espresso/cappuccino machine
* New in 2013 non-stick pots
* Gas cook top
* Linens and towels provided
* Washer and dryer
* 1 undersized, small car garage for storing gear (parking in the driveway is recommended for larger cars and SUVs)
* New in June 2012 “Old Town Saranac XT” 3 person canoe with two padded seats
* 1 person kayak

Property Type

  • House
  • 2125 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Upstairs Bedroom 1: 1 king

            'King' is 2 twins pushed together with king linens...moreless

          • Upstairs Bedroom 2 - Lakeview: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Upstairs Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 double

            Full bed is a Sealy Posturpedic pillow top...moreless

          • Downstairs Master Bedroom - Lakeview: 1 queen

            Sealy Posturpedic pillow top...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Downstairs Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

            ...moreless

          • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Downstairs Half Bathroom: toilet

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Stereo

          Attractions

              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View
              • Lakefront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking
              • Fireplace
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Ski & Snowboard
               

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              1-6 Guests Preferred .. $ 650/2 nights .. $2100/week .. $300/extra night
              Please note only small parties including children may be accommodated in this home
              Rates are discounted 20% from Apr 15-Jun 01; Oct 01-Nov 22; Dec 01-Dec 15
              Christmas & New Year's Weeks .. $1800/4 nights
              Linens and towels are included. Wireless internet included.
              10% tax, $175 linens & cleaning fee, $250 refundable security deposit
              

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/13/2014
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              22 Today
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              Location

              1 Miles
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              Serene Lakes Property Owners Association Beach
               

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              Speaks: english

               

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              • The Lakeside Haven on Serene Lakes with vacant lots on each side for privacy

                The Lakeside Haven on Serene Lakes with vacant lots on each side for privacy

              • Dramatic vaulted living room with lake view of Serene Lakes

                Dramatic vaulted living room with lake view of Serene Lakes

              • Formal dining room with traditional gas stove and lake view, seats up to 8

                Formal dining room with traditional gas stove and lake view, seats up to 8

              • Downstairs master queen bedroom with vaulted ceiling, fireplace & lake view

                Downstairs master queen bedroom with vaulted ceiling, fireplace & lake view

              • Chaise lounges on the large deck

                Chaise lounges on the large deck

              • Upstairs bedroom-two with full bed, vaulted ceiling and lake view

                Upstairs bedroom-two with full bed, vaulted ceiling and lake view

              • Homeowners Beach

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              • The Lakeside Haven on Serene Lakes with vacant lots on each side for privacy

                The Lakeside Haven on Serene Lakes with vacant lots on each side for privacy

              • Dramatic vaulted living room seats up to 8

                Dramatic vaulted living room seats up to 8

              • Spacious, fully equipped kitchen with solid maple cabinets

                Spacious, fully equipped kitchen with solid maple cabinets

              • Downstairs master queen bedroom with vaulted ceiling, fireplace & lake view

                Downstairs master queen bedroom with vaulted ceiling, fireplace & lake view

              • Upstairs bedroom-one with 'king' (2 twins) bed and vaulted ceiling

                Upstairs bedroom-one with 'king' (2 twins) bed and vaulted ceiling

              • Upstairs bedroom-three with a queen and full bed and vaulted ceiling

                Upstairs bedroom-three with a queen and full bed and vaulted ceiling

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              4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 10/13/14
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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/13/2014
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              (408) 258-6400 (California, USA)

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