Donner Lakefront Condo / Now Taking Spring / Summer / Fallr 2016 Reservations

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Last updated: 10/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

WELCOME - We are offering our fantastic LAKEFRONT TOWNHOUSE to families for their enjoyment. Come see why Donner Lake is often described as the JEWEL OF THE SIERRA’S.

The west end and sunny side of Donner Lake is MAGICAL and by far the best and most sought after place to spend your summer or winter vacation. There are lots of other places to stay in Truckee but none of them can offer lake access right out your door, sand beneath your feet, a boat dock and recreational lake sport rentals. Why spend your precious vacation time in a residential subdivision looking at the house behind you when you can be waterside basking in the sun and playing in the placid waters of Donner Lake.

Our townhouse has 2 upstairs bedrooms that will sleep 5 or 6 comfortably. One has a queen size Hickory bed, night tables with reading lamps, and dresser. The kid’s bedroom features a Log bunk bed, that can sleep 3, and a night table. Also available is a twin/single rollaway bed and a port-a-crib for any little ones. Also sliding glass doors that gives both bedrooms access to a small deck.

There are 2 bathrooms upstairs just off the bedrooms. One has a large double sink vanity with full size mirror and separate toilet/shower area for privacy. The kid’s bath has a single sink vanity, toilet, and bathtub/shower all in one room. Downstairs is a centrally located ½ bath for everyone’s convenience.

The fully furnished kitchen with beautiful knotty pine cabinets and granite counters features built-in refer/freezer, dishwasher, self-cleaning oven with smooth glass cooktop, and built-in microwave. It is also equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, blender, waffle maker and all the usual kitchen gadgets and utensils.

The corner woodstove with river rock wall makes this room warm and cozy, and with its panoramic views of Donner Lake this is where we spend most of our time relaxing. The dining area is also in this wonderful room. Two large sliding glass doors extend the living area out to a deck that overlooks the sandy beach and stairs to the swimming area so you can keep your eye on the kids.

This is where the action is with its entertainment center and comfortable sofa. Whether it is the family watching a new release video or the kids playing their video games, this area located at the top of the stairs overlooks the Great room opening up the living area to the upstairs. That comfortable sofa can also sleep an additional guest.


*High knotty pine ceilings throughout
*Rustic oak floors on lower floor level
*Plush wall to wall carpeting in loft and bedrooms
*Custom pine rails on stairway and loft
*Cabin theme furniture and décor throughout
*High quality linens, towels and Beach towels
*Custom color paints on walls (no white walls)
*Skylights and ceiling fans in living areas
*Stacked washer and dryer in closet downstairs


*Barbeque area with both gas and charcoal grills
*Marina located on-site with a pontoon party boat, ski boats,
personal water craft, pedal boats, kayaks, and paddleboards for rent
*Others units available next door at Donner Lake Village Resort
(not as nice but OK) so friends and family can join you
*Lots of onsite and offsite parking for cars, boat trailers, etc
*3 minute walk to Westend Beach (public park) that has the best
sandy beach on Donner Lake, with play structures, basketball, tennis,
and volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, etc.

Truckee is a year round VACATION WONDERLAND for recreational activities as well as the perfect mountain town to just relax and enjoy the natural and scenic beauty of the majestic Sierra Nevada’s. The community of Donner lake is just an easy 10 minute ride from the historic town of Truckee with it’s brick, stone and heavy timber buildings where you will find interesting museums, local art galleries, specialty gift shops, and great restaurants. Another short 15 minute ride along the meandering Truckee river and you will find yourself at LAKE TAHOE and all it’s beauty. Need more urban action and night life, there is always the casinos, gambling, and entertainment of RENO less than an hour away in Nevada.


• Water skiing, boating, sailing, wake boarding, jet skiing, kayaking, fishing and tubing on Donner Lake.
• Rock climbing, bouldering and hiking on Donner Summit.
• Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail which is accessed off Donner Summit.
• Visit the Donner Memorial State Park on the east end of the lake and tour the Donner Party Museum and Monument. You can hike and bike through the park.
• Miles of mountain bike trails and scenic road bike routes nearby. There is a great bike path for riding along the Truckee River from Squaw Valley to Lake Tahoe.
• Raft trips down the Truckee River.
• Gliding and hot air balloon rides from the Truckee Airport.


World Class Ski Resorts
• Sugar Bowl less than 10 minutes away.
• Squaw Valley the site of previous Olympic competition 20 minutes away.
• North Star with famous Burton snow board terrain park 20 minutes away.

Tubing and Sledding Areas
• Donner Ski Ranch 10 minutes away
• Soda Springs 15 minutes away. They have planet kids where children can learn to ski and play in the snow.

Snow Mobile Outfitters
• Rental of snow mobiles within 30 minutes.
• 100’s of miles of trails.

Back Country and Cross Country Skiing
• Royal Gorge 15 minutes away.
• Tahoe Donner 15 minutes away.
• Sugar Bowl has a back country adventure center 10 minutes away.

Dog Sledding
• Outfitters in Truckee area.

Ice Skating
• Truckee Regional Park 15 minutes away.
• North Star 20 minutes away.

Keywords: Lakefront Townhouse


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Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Call to discuss....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Especially for Kids! it Will Be a Vacation that the Kids Will Never Forget! Guaranteed!...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Loft


  • Queen size Beds (1) Sleeps 2, Child Beds (1) Twin/single rollaway bed., Baby Cribs (1) Port-a-crib available., Bunk Beds (1) Single bed on top, queen bed on bottom. Sleeps 3...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Marina on-site that rents all kinds of boats (from pontoon party boats to kayaks), FISHING PIER for the fisherman...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    On the Lake ! It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This! Postcards Are Made Here! ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Watch the Trains Go Through the Historic Railroad Tunnels in the Mountains Across the Lake! the Kids Love This! ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in unit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels also provided....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located in unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Catering Available:

    Many excellent caters available in Truckee...moreless

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


  • Balcony:

    Fantastic Lake, and Mountain Views from Deck Located Off Greatroom! Best Seat in the House!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Available off-site for a $8/person/per day fee at Trout Creek Recreation Center in Tahoe Donner (includes Hot Tub and Sauna). Only 15 minutes away. GREAT PLACE TO SPEND THE DAY!...moreless

  • Sauna:

    See information under ' Shared Pool' ....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    See information under 'Shared Pool' ....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 15 - Jun 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Jul 1 - Sep 11, 2016
4 night min stay
FALL 2016
Sep 12 - Nov 6, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • SPRING/FALL Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

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Last updated: 10/28/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Hi Friends, We moved to Truckee nine years ago to make this our permanent home. We have a home here and now can offer our beautiful vacation townhome on Donner Lake to you for your vacation. We loved it so much here we had to move. Enjoy! Len and Jane Pedrazzini

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  • The Great Room Looking Toward the Kitchen and Dining Area

    The Great Room Looking Toward the Kitchen and Dining Area

  • Master Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

    Master Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

  • The Front of Our 10 Unit Townhouse Building

    The Front of Our 10 Unit Townhouse Building

  • The Great Room with Wood Burning Stove and Doors to Deck

    The Great Room with Wood Burning Stove and Doors to Deck

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