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Serene Shores

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Last updated: 02/28/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Soda Springs house description

Located within the idyllic Serene Lakes community nestled around the pristine mountain lakes, Serena & Dulzura, atop Donner Summit. 3 blocks from Lake Serena on a sunny corner lot surrounded by trees, our vacation home is bright, spacious, beautifully crafted and warmly welcoming. It features cathedral ceilings, new hardwood maple flooring, a huge loft/family room, 2 decks, central heating plus wood stove in LR, fully equipped kitchen with all amenities. Beautifully decorated with artistic touches . Perfect for large or small family gatherings or group of friends to share. Comfortable and very child-friendly. A 5 minute drive to Sugar Bowl, Donner & Royal Gorge ski resorts.

Sleeps 12: Master BR has Queen bed, sitting area with TV, dressing area and adjacent to large main bathroom. Downstairs bedrooms (2): larger has double, smaller has twin trundle (sleeps 2) plus single foam futon. Loft accommodates 4-6: twin captain's bed, 2 single futons, an inflatable double aerobed and a single couch. Living Room has Queen sleeper sofa and single daybed.
Portacrib (pac-n-play)also available, as needed. Other baby/toddler items (high chair, booster seat, etc.) available on request.

Washer/dryer; spacious loft equipped with games, toys, puzzles, books, TV. (Great for kids!) WiFi, Satellite TV (3), DVD, DVR, VCR, CD, STEREO.

Gas & charcoal BBQs on decks. Kitchen has gas range/convection & standard oven, microwave, Bosch dishwasher, disposal. 1 car garage.

Summer: rafting, boating, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, sailing, fishing, private beach with amenities. 10 minute drive to Donner Lake and park.

Winter: snowboarding, downhill/alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, sledding/tubing, snow 'play'.

All year: Enjoying nature in all forms, eating out (great restaurants in nearby Historic Truckee), shopping, gambling and nightlife (40 minute drive to Reno or the shores of Lake Tahoe). RELAXING!


Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Extremely accommodating to children. Loft is filled with toys, games, art supplies, books, puzzles. Our grandchildren love it!...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Negotiable. May consider a small dog; No cats, due to owner allergies....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Allergic to smoke....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Loft + Den

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          • Queen size Beds (1) Master BR has Queen bed, sitting area with TV, dressing area and adjacent to large main bathroom, Double Beds (1) Downstairs bedrooms (2): larger has double, Twin or Single Beds (4) Smaller downstairs BR/office has 2 twin beds (trundle), Child Beds (1) Captain's bed in loft; portacrib also available, if requested., Sleep Sofa or Futons (8) Queen-size sleeper sofa in LR; 2 single futons in Loft;
 1 single couch in Loft; 1 daybed in LR, 1 single futon in downstairs BR/office. Double (inflatable) mattress in the loft....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Kitchen has gas range/convection & standard oven, microwave, Bosch dishwasher, disposal, microwave, coffee/espresso maker, etc. Dishes, etc. to accommodate 12....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Fully equipped and stocked for cooking, baking and entertaining....moreless

          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            One car garage with storage space. Access to the house through the garage....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Space for 2 vehicles in driveway...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            New Kenmore...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

          Other Amenities

              • Wonderful space for family gatherings or groups of friends to share. Spacious and welcoming. Extremely quiet and tranquil. Just a few blocks from beautiful Lake Serena. A short bike ride or walk to a private beach....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) 3 TVs: LR, Loft, Master BR...moreless

              • Video Library
              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • CD Player

              Communications

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Mountains surround area. Next to Royal Gorge Ski resort. 3 blocks from Lake Serena....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Rafting
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Skiing
                  • Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sledding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Boating
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 17 traveler reviews
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                  May 01-Oct 31 .. $500/wknd (2 nights), 3rd night discounted ($200) .. $1500/wk
                  Nov 01-Apr 30 .. $550/wknd (2 nights), 3rd night discounted ($250) .. $1700/wk
                  Holidays .. $350/nt, 3Day Holiday wknd, $900,  $2100/wk (7 days)
                  Holidays include Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years weeks, MLK weekend,
                  President's weekend and Ski week
                  Other charges include a 10% tax, $150 cleaning fee and a $200 refundable
                  security deposit.  Linens provided. 
                  Pets: $50 charge
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Location

                  Summer: rafting, boating, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, sailing, fishing, private beach with amenities. 10 minute drive to Donner Lake and park.

                  Winter: snowboarding, downhill/alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, sledding/tubing, snow 'play'.

                  All year: Enjoying nature in all forms, eating out (great restaurants in nearby Historic Truckee), shopping, gambling and nightlife (40 minute drive to Reno or the shores of Lake Tahoe). RELAXING!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: Bill & I (Shira) live and work in San Francisco. Bill is a family physician and professor at UCSF. I'm a marriage & family therapist in private practice. We have 3 grown married children and 7 young grandchildren. We delight in spending time at Serene Lakes where we enjoy kayaking, swimming, biking, rafting, hiking, painting, sculpting, playing scrabble, etc. and thoroughly relaxing in the hammock and other places within our mountain home. In winter, the area is transformed into a winter wonderland (10-12 feet of snow!) and we enjoy skiing and snowshoeing, sledding, etc.

                  Why the Owner Chose Soda Springs:
                  In 2003, one of our children decided to get married at Ice Lakes Lodge, at Serene Lakes. We fell in love with the area and fantasized about owning a place there, 'one day'. We were finally able to fulfill that dream and found the perfect home for us; a place to accommodate all 12 of us when we are lucky enough to arrange to be together. Since 'Something shared is twice enjoyed', we also enjoy sharing our home with others who appreciate and lovingly care for it, as well.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Quiet, tranquil, park-like setting. Very spacious, comfortable, solidly built. Great for entertaining. Perfect for family reunions and get-togethers.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front View, Summer

                    Front View, Summer

                  • Living Room with Stairs Leading up to Loft

                    Living Room with Stairs Leading up to Loft

                  • View of Living Room from Loft

                    View of Living Room from Loft

                  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom with Double Bed

                    Downstairs Guest Bedroom with Double Bed

                  • Master BR with Queen Bed.  Dressing Room Adjacent (Not Pictured)

                    Master BR with Queen Bed. Dressing Room Adjacent (Not Pictured)

                  • Main Bathroom; Laundry Area Adjacent (Not Pictured). 2nd Bath Not Pictured.

                    Main Bathroom; Laundry Area Adjacent (Not Pictured). 2nd Bath Not Pictured.

                  • Back Deck

                    Back Deck

                  • View in Winter

                    View in Winter

                  • Dining Area

                    Dining Area

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Loft

                    Loft

                  • Small Downstairs Bedroom/Office. External Door Leads to Downstairs Deck.

                    Small Downstairs Bedroom/Office. External Door Leads to Downstairs Deck.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Monday, August 05, 2013

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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                  Speaks: english

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