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Beautiful Tahoe-Donner Home with Large Great Room & Snow Play

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3 bedroom, 2 bath vacation home in Tahoe Donner

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Last updated: 07/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our beautiful, Tahoe-Donner home in the foothills above the town of Truckee features a large 'great-room', perfect for entertaining, and a host of amenities that will make your stay in the Lake Tahoe area truly memorable.

During the winter, guests can enjoy a 'private' snow-play area in the large, empty lot next door. This is ideal for families with small children who don't want the hassle of loading up the kids to go to a public snow play area, only for someone in the group to get tired and want to go home. For those into snow sports, the home is a short 20 minutes from Sugar Bowl, Northstar, Squaw, and Alpine ski resorts. We are also just a 5 minute drive to the Tahoe Donner downhill ski area.

The home itself features 1998 modern construction and includes a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, central heating, and pine accents throughout. The entire living area is on one level with direct access to both outdoor decks. The 'Great Room' offers almost 1,000 square feet of space, complete with a large sectional, 48' rear projection TV equipped with cable/DVD/VCR, dining area that comfortably seats seven, wood burning stove, and a kitchen area with plenty of counterspace. The master bedroom has a pillow-top, Sealy Posturepedic California king bed, its own 27' TV with cable and DVD player, and private bathroom with washer and dryer. The second bedroom features a queen-size Sealy Posturepedic (new in September 2008) and a private deck. The third bedroom has a bunk bed with full on the bottom and a twin on the top and another 27' TV with DVD and VCR, great for the kids. A two car garage with regular driveway snow plow service during the winter provides parking for 4 vehicles.

During the spring, summer, and fall months, you will enjoy the two outdoor decks, one with an amazing view of Mt. Rose sunsets, the other private and secluded. The home has close proximity to all that the Tahoe-Donner community has to offer, including 3 pools, tennis center, workout facilities, and a semi-private beach club on the east shore of Donner Lake. Minutes away from the Tahoe-Donner and Coyote Moon championship golf courses and the quaint and rustic town of Truckee with its lovely boutique shopping and dining experiences, the home's location can offer something for everyone in your family.

Tahoe-Donner offers a great Lake Tahoe vacation experience, especially for families. The community offers 3 pools (1 adult only), a tennis center with 11 courts, a semi-private beach club on Donner Lake with Kayak and paddle boat rentals, and two restaurants including the newly completed Tahoe-Donner Lodge. The downhill ski area is super convenient and great for young families and beginners. The cross-country ski area is second to none, offering access to 4,800 acres of terrain, including the amazing Euer valley. During the winter, the golf course driving range (3 minutes away) is turned into a public snow-play area with sled rentals. After a good day on the slopes, soothe your aching muscles in one of the 3 spas at the Trout Creek Recreational center. Best of all, we're 20-30 minutes closer to the Bay Area, right off highway 80, and provide easier access to all the ski resorts and golf courses than those communities near Lake Tahoe.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 12 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$200 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $193 Nightly

Fall
Sep 8 - Nov 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly

Early Winter
Nov 22 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $175
Fri, Sat
$900

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $129 Nightly

Christmas/New years
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
$2,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $343 Nightly

Winter
Jan 3 - Feb 11, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $193 Nightly

President's Day/Ski Week
Feb 12 - Feb 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$350
$2,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $343 Nightly

Winter
Feb 21 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,350

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $193 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125
$750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $107 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$150 cleaning fee and $300 refundable damage deposit required for all stays. Holiday and special event periods may be priced higher. Minimum stays vary depending on days of the week, season, calendar availability, and lead time for arrival. Please inquire. 50% of rental cost due at time of booking, balance due 30 days before arrival.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/16/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tahoe Donner Lodge & Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe Donner Golf Course or Coyote Moon Golf Cours
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Truckee Train Station
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tahoe Donner Lodge & Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Northstar at Tahoe or Sugar Bowl Resort
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Donner Lake Beach
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Having a small family of four that loves the comforts of home when we travel, we have been enamored with vacation rentals for almost two decades and now own three vacation properties, each with something unique to offer our guests. It all started with our mountain property in the Lake Tahoe area which we have been offering since 2000 and hosted hundreds of guests. We added our charming beach bungalow in Santa Barbara in 2013 and that has been such a big hit, we are replicating the effort with a beach area property on the border of North Pacific Beach and La Jolla.

Why the Owner Chose Tahoe Donner:
This was our first vacation property, purchased in the Fall of 1998. Built the summer before, we fell in love with the location and stellar view of Mt. Rose from the front deck. The Tahoe Donner community was relatively new, had a ton of amenities for our soon to be family, and was a lot easier to get into and out of after a day on the hills. Initially, we used it solely as a private ski home to visit from time to time as we lived and worked in the Bay Area. We initially never considered offering it as a vacation rental. Then the Millennium rolled around and we couldn't afford NOT to rent it for the two week holiday period. It was really a great experience and we were finding it more and more difficult to visit the home regularly, so we started offering it to guests on a regular basis. 15 years later, we have hosted hundreds of guests to amazing stays in the Tahoe area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Most of the properties we looked at in Tahoe were 15+ years old and they definitely showed their age. Our property was a spec home that was just having the finishing touches put in. The construction was modern, the layout contemporary and we absolutely loved the open feel of the great room. We were sold on the property almost immediately. It wasn't until we spent our first winter visit that we figured out the empty lot next door made for an awesome private snow play area (and still is 17 years later).


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • 3 bedroom, 2 bath vacation home in Tahoe Donner

    3 bedroom, 2 bath vacation home in Tahoe Donner

  • Amazing views from our "Wall of Windows"

    Amazing views from our "Wall of Windows"

  • Cook and entertain in style

    Cook and entertain in style

  • Dining area seats 6-7 comfortably

    Dining area seats 6-7 comfortably

  • Master bedroom has a Cal king bed, TV/DVD and its own private bathroom

    Master bedroom has a Cal king bed, TV/DVD and its own private bathroom

  • Second bedroom has a queensize bed and its own private deck

    Second bedroom has a queensize bed and its own private deck

  • Second and third bedroom share 2nd bathroom

    Second and third bedroom share 2nd bathroom

  • View of Mt Rose from the front deck

    View of Mt Rose from the front deck

  • Modern kitchen with granite counters

    Modern kitchen with granite counters

  • Old fashioned wood stove for 'ambiance'

    Old fashioned wood stove for 'ambiance'

  • Have a private drink for two on the rear deck

    Have a private drink for two on the rear deck

  • Master has it's own private bathroom

    Master has it's own private bathroom

  • Third bedroom has a bunk with a full and twin bed, TV/DVD/VCR for the kids

    Third bedroom has a bunk with a full and twin bed, TV/DVD/VCR for the kids

  • Lots of snow in the winter time

    Lots of snow in the winter time

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/16/2015
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