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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Minutes away from historic Truckee with its excellent restaurants and boutique stores; the great skiing at Northstar, Squaw Valley and Sugar Bowl; the entertainment and excitement of Reno (30 minutes close); and beautiful Lake Tahoe. Carve a run on the gently sloping hill for the kids out the back door and use our sleds. The home is on almost 2 acres of wooded land on a plowed, private dead-end road. You'll rarely will see a car and have to look hard to see a neighbor.
There is a heated 3-car garage. The home accommodates one or two families or a small ski group. It is a solidly built custom home. You will be warm and comfortable.
Keywords: Charming custom-built mountain home with two bedrooms each with whirlpool tub & shower. Office/bunk room has 1/2 bath. You'll find wi-fi and satellite TV in every room. Curl up in the cozy sunken living room by the wood burning stove and enjoy a book or DVD from our extensive library. Or, treat yourself to a gourmet dinner in the high-end kitchen with granite counter and upscale appliances.
We have a company who will come into the home and cook a meal or meals
for you, if that may be your preference!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No miimum age. We ask that small children are supervised and respect other people's things!...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Steps from garage into house are easier than outside front steps....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed inside hose...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Owners would appreciate it dogs are kept in crates in warm garage while gone from the house....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Other (See Description)


  • Master Suite: 1 queen

    Very large walk in closet ....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Full bath within guestroom...moreless

  • Office & Bunkbed: 2 twin/ single

    A double blow up bed is availabe also for this room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) One queen in Master bedroom and one in the guest bedroom., Bunk Beds (1) Twin size bunk bed in built-in office....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Very large, beautiful view, double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Bath is within the bedroom...moreless

  • Across hall from office/bunkroom : toilet

    A second door in this half-bath opens into the garage...moreless

  • All bathrooms are custom designed and built with handsome Alderwood and lovely stonework....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The best place to leave your worries behind, catch up on your reading while also having all that the beautiful mountains have to offer....moreless


  • Toys:

    Limited. Please bring your own....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    For adults and children. Please mail back any unfinished books!...moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    No view of the beach from our house. However, come very nice, sandy beaches at both lakes. Many more at Lake Tahoe....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The beach for Donner Lake is15 minutes from the house. The larger lake, Lake Tahoe is 20 minutes from the house ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    10 minutes away. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    From front of house and 2 acres of forest on property...moreless

  • Resort:

    At othe other end of town is the entry to Donner Lake, which has golf course, stables, tennis court, clubhouse and a multitude of homes. Lake is beyond the Donner Museum..other side of highway....moreless

  • Village:

    Historic downtown and other shopping (Safeway, hardware store, Starbucks, and others are down the road a bit with hospital and medical center between. Much charming, unusual shops....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    Table has extension and you could get 8 around it plus 3 bar stools other side of sink...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Never needed in the mountains:)...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Maytag; above dryer...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    2 stations in office for your laptops...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Woodburning stove in living room. No fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Room for a gym in garage!...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage is 1500 sq.ft and parks up to three cars. The floor is radiant heated and controlled by its own thermostat. Weather-free entry into the home is possible to and from your parked car. Snow melts by next morning...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hydronic heating on floors throughoout the house AND the 1500sq. ft garage Thermostats in each room. Use only as needed...moreless

  • Internet:

    Internet provided...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens on beds with exta to spare. Blankets and down comforters...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very cozy room; beautiful view out sliding glass doors to the woods behind. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    3 Cars in the garage; also on plowed driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Yes...for 2-3 more cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Paved area next to side of garage for extra parking. Also hookup lines, in woods back of house, for RV or house trailer....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Landphone accessible to guests-no charge...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Maytag; in room entering house from garage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Good reception with cell phones and computers from the house....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    If you are clever with burning wood you can almost do complete house heating with the wood stove and overhead fan!...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Krups- 12 cup...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All cooking utensils needed for meals at home, baking, and holiday celebrations. Party serving dishes, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full set of Makisa for 12. Stainless steel flatware. Ample glassware (children and adults) ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Miele. The best! Very silent which is nice as the kitchen, dining and living room are an open space with high ceilings....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite countertops, Yes, in kitchen and in 3 bathrooms....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave is in matching stainless and stacked over other oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Regular and Convention...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Walk-in pantry! Very accessable to the kitchen work areas...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub-Zero, paneled with same Alderwood used on all kitchen cabinets...moreless

  • Stove:

    Theremador gas cooktop. ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    One older bike left by guest....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boating on Lake Tahoe, a 20 min. drive from house....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious deck entry to the back from living room with patio steps down from it. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many very good courses in area....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Much fun to rent rubber rafts and float down to Truckee Riveer....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large umbrella over 2 outdoor chaises. Perfect for cocktails and watching birds and wildlife....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Meadow with Aspen trees and wildflowers in summer and firepit at end. Good in winter for kids sledding...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Difficult to use on deck in winter!...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Misc. owners ski paraphenalia. to be used by anyone....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    At high school in downtown Truckee...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    2 Jacuzzi-type whirlpool bathtub with jets....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    (2) Jetted double tub in Master bedroom; guest room jetted for one person....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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36 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno/Truckee Interntional
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Truckee
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Many.....Spring, Summer and Fall!
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, downtown Truckee
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 89N & Hwy 80
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Truckee
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
Northstar, Squaw, Alpine Meadows, Sugarbowl
14 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Tahoe

Car: Necessary

Wide variety of ski resorts: beginner, intermediate, expert mountains all within an 8 mile range. Take a day off to rest and enjoy a shopping spree in Downtown Truckee's Historic area, a drive over to

Lake Tahoe to walk the beach and/or having lunch or dinner. Or, take the day off for a drive around the lake. Check out Donner Lake as well and the Donner Party Museum there. Our children and grandchildren enjoy just staying home for a day and sled on the property or on our gradual downslope of the private road out front! In summer, the area is rich with beautiful hiking trails, camping and our home has it's own firepit at the end of the meadow for bonfire seating for stories, marshmallow toasting and warm conversation.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are a semi-retired couple who love to travel. Here we are (Ron & Jan) at Hanalai Bay, Hawaii.We raised our family in the San Francisco Bay area/

Why the Owner Chose Truckee:
Guests tell us that the home has a very warm feel to it! (which we have always felt)

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The 3 car garage can be entered after driving up the snowplowed drive. Nice not to have to remove snow from your car in the morning.He (ACE Snowplowing) always gets the plowing done before 8 AM! Lots of privacy; yet still close to downtown Truckee and ski resorts. Only 20 the Big Lake.(Lake Tahoe).

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • our 2 acres!

    our 2 acres!



  • Master Bedroom with walk-in closets

    Master Bedroom with walk-in closets

  • Whirlpool bath for two + shower.

    Whirlpool bath for two + shower.

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Half bath opposite bunk room/office

    Half bath opposite bunk room/office

  • Our family making a snow run down side of house

    Our family making a snow run down side of house

  • Snowman contest!

    Snowman contest!

  • Kitchen bar..dining table behind barstools

    Kitchen bar..dining table behind barstools



  • Master & Guest bedroom at either end of hall

    Master & Guest bedroom at either end of hall

  • Guestroom bath ensuite

    Guestroom bath ensuite

  • Bunkroom/office, 2 computer workspaces, wi-fi and printer

    Bunkroom/office, 2 computer workspaces, wi-fi and printer

  • Back yard…Snow Play safe-few cars-large, nearly 2 acre lot

    Back yard…Snow Play safe-few cars-large, nearly 2 acre lot

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