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Last updated: 01/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tahoe Donner house description

Adventure and serenity in the Sierras! Meticulously and lovingly maintained, our home features vaulted ceilings, slate foyer, travertine marble baths, granite counter tops, gourmet equipped kitchen, luxurious leather furniture, outdoor patio furnishings during summer months, laundry facilities, high chair and port-a-crib.

Our mountain retreat is a thirty-five minute drive from Reno airport and a three hour drive from the San Francisco/Bay Area. It is located just 5 minutes from historic downtown Truckee where you will have a unique shopping experience and many restaurants to enjoy.

Tahoe Donner is 10-30 minutes to five major ski resorts including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Boreal Ridge, and Sugar Bowl, Soda Springs, Donner Ski Ranch, and Royal Gorge Cross Country Center. The Tahoe Ski Area and Tahoe Donner Cross Country Center is only 5 minutes away! Fishing, river rafting, hiking and biking trails are also nearby.

Our Guests enjoy full access to the Tahoe Donner Homeowner facilities, including:
• the private Marina and Beach Club at Donner Lake, ideal for water sports, BBQ's, kids activities, lounging in the sun! Kayaks, sailboats, paddle boats all available for rent.
• the exclusive Trout Creek Recreation Center with fitness center and two swimming pools (THE FITNESS CENTER, SLEDDING HILL AND ONE POOL AS WELL AS SAUNA AND OUTDOOR HOT TUB ARE OPEN ALL WINTER),
• the Northwoods outdoor tennis center with pool and Northwoods Grill,
• the Tahoe Donner Golf Course and driving range,
• the private Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center that offers lessons and trail rides at guest fee rates.

Our home is located on a quiet, well plowed street, has driveway plow service in the winter months and features the following amenities:

Pool Table
Flat Screen TV
Ping Pong Table
Full bath
Wet Bar with counter seating
Mini Refrigerator
Horseshoe Pit
Covered deck off game room
Patio furniture

The main floor game room is a spacious second location for a group to play pool, board games, watch TV, or play ping pong while enjoying a cocktail at the wet bar. The refrigerator is just right for that late night snack. Note: the piano has been removed from the home.

Upstairs: Great Room/3 Bedrooms/Laundry facilities

At the top of the staircase, you will enter the great room with a gas fire place, flat screen TV/DVD/cable/stereo. Beautiful leather furniture and hardwood floors complete the room.

Within the great room is a dining area with fully equipped gourmet kitchen for the most discriminating of chefs. In addition to the extra prep sink, it has a breakfast counter with bar stools offering a great place to hang out and chat over coffee or a hot chocolate. Also, you will find a basket filled with brochures about local information and services. We offer games, puzzles and a selection of movies and music (CD’s).

In the non-winter months, the deck off the great room transforms itself into the perfect outdoor living space to sit peacefully under the shade of the pine trees to enjoy your coffee, tea or wine, or enjoy a BBQ dinner with family and friends.

Past the kitchen are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and laundry facilities w/ironing board/iron. All beds have luxury linens. Hair dryers are included in each bathroom. Beach towels are provided.

Bedroom No. 1 – Queen bed/TV/master bath
Bedroom No. 2 – Queen bed/TV/shared bath
Bedroom No. 3 – Twin beds/shared bath


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum Age Requirement: 25 years old...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Mountain

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage:

                Garage not available....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                Beach towels provided. Hair dryers in each bathroom....moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Shampoo
              • Sofa Bed
              • Telephone:


              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Insta Hot and additional prep sink....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Horseshoe Pit...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Wood Deck

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Apr 3 - Apr 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      May 1 - Oct 31
                      May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Memorial Day
                      May 22 - May 24, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      July 4
                      Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Labor Day
                      Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Nov 1 - April 30
                      Nov 1 - Nov 25, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Dec 18 - Dec 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included



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                      Last updated: 01/09/2015
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                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Lodge
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Coyote Moon
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy. 80
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      The Lodge
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Donner Lake/Lake Tahoe

                      Car: Necessary

                      Gondola Rides - Ice Skating

                      Gondola Rides - Ice Skating


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2002

                      About the owner: Our custom built Tahoe Donner home was completed in 2002 and has proven to be a blessing for us, our children, grandchildren & friends! We savor our peace and quiet, but enjoy participating in the variety of year-round activities available in the immediate area. We want you to live the comfort, excitement and joy we've experienced over the years in our home away from home. Our belief is that once you've spent time at Hansel Mountain Home, you will want to return.

                      Why the Owner Chose Tahoe Donner:
                      Tahoe is as good as it gets for outdoor family fun with all the mountain and lake activities – spring, summer, fall and winter! Tahoe Donner is centrally located, easy to get to, and, having a great time is a given! Yes, Tahoe Donner is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream come true!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The moment this custom built home was completed and furnished I knew we had created the relaxed atmosphere we had hoped for and felt our home would provide a great place to decompress. We have a hard time leaving every time we spend time in this fantastic house! In the Spring, Summer and Fall we love sitting on the deck looking at the beautiful pines and taking in the fresh mountain air! Our place is in a mountain wonderland and is only a few minutes from swimming/water sports, golf, tennis, shopping, a local wine bar and/or fine dining. In the Winter we love the ease and convenience of a short 20 minute drive to any of the five large ski resorts.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      • Hansel Mountain Home

                        Hansel Mountain Home

                      • Entry


                      • Great Room

                        Great Room

                      • Gourmet Kitchen

                        Gourmet Kitchen

                      • Bedroom #2

                        Bedroom #2

                      • Upper Deck

                        Upper Deck

                      • Upper Deck

                        Upper Deck

                      • Game Room

                        Game Room

                      • Hansel Mountain Home

                        Hansel Mountain Home

                      • Great Room

                        Great Room

                      • Dining Area

                        Dining Area

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Twin Bedroom

                        Twin Bedroom

                      • Upper Deck

                        Upper Deck

                      • Game Room

                        Game Room

                      • Game Room

                        Game Room

                      VRBO #309616

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, January 29, 2015

                      $350 - $500 per night (USD)
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