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"Lakefront" Home with Private Pier and Hot Tub

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Gorgeous Lakefront three story log cabin renovated in 2010 exemplifies what living on Donner Lake is all about. Located on the 'quiet' side of the lake away from the freeway and noisy Donner Pass Rd (old highway 40), listen to the sounds of the lake and the year round babbling brook next to the property, not traffic.

This bright house has large windows throughout providing unbelievable unobstructed views of the lake, mountains and famous Castle Peak. In the morning and throughout the day enjoy the scenery.

Watch the sun go down over Castle Peak while pouring your favorite beverage. Climb in the very private hot tub or throw your favorite foods on the outdoor gas grill. Drop a line in the water off the private pier at one of Donners' very best fishing spots and add your catch to the meal. Eat outside or inside at one of two dinning tables while listening to your favorite music on the outdoor speakers or inside with surround sound. Or watch a DVD on the HDTV flat screen .

The Master Bedroom is located on the third floor (top floor) with a king size bed and full bath attached including a large soaking tub that easily accommodates two. There is also a flat screen HDTV. There is a second bedroom on the same floor with two twin beds. The middle floor bedroom has a queen bed, a flat screen HDTV and a full bathroom just twenty feet away. The main living area has a large screen HDTV and leads out to a large deck with an unobstructed panoramic view of the lake. The lower floor bedroom has a king size bed, a flat screen HDTV and a full bath located just around the corner from the door. There is also a large 65' HDTV with a DVD player on the lower floor and a gas log fireplace for cool nights. This floor also leads to a deck and outdoor hot tub with great views of Donner Lake.

Keywords: Lakefront Log House with Private Dock & Hot Tub (turned off in winter), Remodeled and Updated Throughout. New Pool Table


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Large two person 'soaking' tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Donner has it all and our home is located midway between the west and east ends on the south shore....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV in three bedrooms and living room. 65' TV in game room...moreless

  • VCR


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Private Pier. Boating, Swimming, Snorkeling, Sun Bathing, Great Fishing......moreless

  • Downtown:

    The best shopping and eateries in the area often referred to as 'little Aspen'...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Private Pier, Fantastic Views......moreless

  • Monument View:

    Great views of Castle Peak and Donner Peaks...moreless

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Indoor dinning table seats 6, bar seat 3 and outdoor table with 6 chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 15 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    two fireplaces; one electric and one gas...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    New 96% efficient...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    New dishwasher...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    'side by side' with external ice and water dispenser ...moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Rentals near 7/11 on Donner Pass Road (4.5 miles)...moreless

  • Boat:

    Rentals on lake ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) three separate decks with full lake views...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several nearby golf courses including Coyote Moon and Old Greenwood ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals on lake...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    New natural gas grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts at west end beach...moreless

Pool / Spa



Write a review 4.6
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Nov 27, 2015
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
$4,165 $16,350
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • 10% Transient Occupancy $417
  • Taxes Included


Our extended family often stays at the lake house. Therefore, we recommend that you request reservations asap.

Holidays and weeks containing holidays rent for $645.00 per night / $5,160.00 per week.

Exceeding the maximum(8) eight guests allowed will result in non-refund of deposit. Caretaker lives @ adjacent property.

$500 deposit required to hold reservation. Balance due including cleaning fee 30 days in advance of reservation start date. $500 cancellation fee if reservation is cancelled in less than 30 days from reservation start date.

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Truckee Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Old Highway 40
6.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Coyote Moon, Tahoe-Donner, Ponderosa, Old Brockway
6.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Downtown Truckee
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate I-80
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old Highway 40
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
West or East end of the lake

Car: Recommended

Donner Lake is located in the heart of many attractions. Boating, skiing, fishing, mountain climbing and several golf courses are very close by. Power boats, Jet skis, kayaks, paddle boats are available for rent at three different locations on the lake.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: I grew up at Donner Lake in the late 1950s and 60s with my family when my Dad decided to build a vacation home. In 1975 I bought my first vacation home at Donner summitt and have owned 5 more homes around the lake since. Learning to ski, fish, camp and hike Donner and its beautiful surroundings I am hooked for life.

Why the Owner Chose Donner Lake:
I have visited and stayed at many lakes, cabins and resorts throughout the Sierras and have always found that Donner suits the needs of my family the best. It is simply a spectacular place

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
You will be able to enjoy some of the best fishing, water sports and views anywhere in or around Donner Lake

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish



  • Living Room with new fireplace

    Living Room with new fireplace

  • Open kitchen with new hardwood floors, appliances & stone countertops, lakeview

    Open kitchen with new hardwood floors, appliances & stone countertops, lakeview

  • Upstairs bedroom / retreat

    Upstairs bedroom / retreat

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Bedroom #4

    Bedroom #4

  • One of three Bathrooms (all have tubs with showers)
(Main Floor)

    One of three Bathrooms (all have tubs with showers) (Main Floor)

  • Hot Tub on lower deck with 'close up' view of lake

    Hot Tub on lower deck with 'close up' view of lake

  • Pier and rear of house

    Pier and rear of house

  • View of pier from 'upper deck'

    View of pier from 'upper deck'

  • Front of house, 'late afternoon'

    Front of house, 'late afternoon'

  • Late afternoon from the pier

    Late afternoon from the pier

  • Open ceiling / Balcony

    Open ceiling / Balcony

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • Master Bath with large 'soaking tub'

    Master Bath with large 'soaking tub'

  • Game Room

    Game Room

  • Deck near pier

    Deck near pier

  • Pier


  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Beautiful Large Back Deck overlooking Donner Lake

    Beautiful Large Back Deck overlooking Donner Lake

VRBO #308894

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Minimum stay: 6-7 nights
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"Lakefront" Home with Private Pier and Hot Tub

Donner Lake #308894

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