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3000sf 4BR+ Ski-in Ski-Out W/Views

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tahoe Donner house description

Large (3,000 sqft) home which backs onto the Tahoe Donner ski hill. Forget packing the car and gearing up at the ski slope, simply change at home, go out the back door, strap your on skiis and and within 2 minutes you can be on the ski slope. The ski area is very small but is a great place for beginners and when lift lines at the bigger resorts are 30+ minutes the longest lines at Tahoe Donner tend to be about 5 to 10 minutes.

This home is at just over 7,000 feet in elevation and is not one of the 'lower' Tahoe Donner homes. There are few trees around it and this enables the expansive views. In addition, sometimes on clear nights we lie down on the back deck for awesome views of the night sky.

Tahoe Donner is a year-round resort located in the historic town of Truckee, California. In addition to being able access the Tahoe Donner ski area from the backyard, there are many recreational opportunities of the Lake Tahoe region.

Tahoe Donner is the perfect place for family vacations all year round. The Tahoe Donner Association provides downhill and cross country skiing, golf, hiking, tennis, an equestrian center, a fitness center complete with fitness classes and an adult lap pool, massage, hot tubs, and two pool areas with play areas for the children. There is even a private beach and marina on Donner Lake where you can rent paddle boards, kayaks, and sail boats. All Tahoe Donner amenities can be accessed with provided guest passes and $8/person/day usage fee (children under 7 are free). Be sure to visit the Tahoe Donner clubhouse, as the Association holds special events for families every week in the summer like Bingo, beach parties, archery, and outdoor Movie Fridays during the warmer months.

Walk just a quarter mile up the street while treating yourself to the amazing views from Skislope Way and you will arrive at Tahoe Donner's 35 miles of hiking trails. The extensive network of trails provides fantastic views and a great cardio workout.

Golfers be sure to check out the Tahoe Donner golf course--the highest elevation course in Tahoe, known for having the best greens in the region.

Within Tahoe Donner you will find The Pub, The Lodge, and Pizza on the Hill. In Truckee, you will find amazing dining and shopping in a historic setting.

Located on the ground floor of our mountain home is our 'dorm' room with three bunkbeds and a game room with foosball and a large-screen TV. There is also a separate washer and a dryer. On the main floor are three bedrooms--one eastern king, one queen and one with two twin beds. There is a wide open, family style great room with open kitchen and dining area. The great room opens to the back deck perfect for BBQing, relaxing, and eating. Upstairs is a loft with a trundle bed and a computer desk. The home also is equipped with Wi-Fi.

This home is 5 homes away from the Kodiak Lodge (VRBO listing #40794), a smaller (about 1,800sqft) but absolutely gorgeous ski-in ski-out log cabin if your space needs are not as great. Also, if you are on more of a budget there is a well-situated small (about 1,350sqft) but cozy ski-in ski-out cabin 4 homes away (VRBO #262853).

Please note this house is at about 7,000 feet in elevation. If it snows you will need to have AWD or 4WD to get to it and (as with many of the homes at the higher elevations in Tahoe Donner) during snowstorms it is possible for the road and/or driveway to become temporarily impassible until they are cleared. Also, this home does not have air conditioning so it can get very warm in summer.

Keywords: ski-in, ski-out, ski in, ski out, mountain, cabin, skislope, tahoe, donner, ski slope, views

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bunk Room: 3 bunk bed

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          • Loft: 1 twin/ single

            Trundle bed...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (3) On the bottom floor is a bunk room which has three bunk beds--2 full/twin bunks and 1 twin/twin bunk....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Ice Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • There are sleds in the garage for guests to use.

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                The downstairs TV gets over-the-air reception of channels; all TVs have a DVD and VCR and the Great Room TV has Netflix...moreless

              • Video Library:

                There is a DVD library with a couple hundred movies....moreless

              • Foosball
              • Music Library
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Being at the top of a ridge, cell reception (at least for our AT&T cell phones) is very good--much of Tahoe Donner has poor cell phone reception--we notice that we lose cell reception as we drive down the hill until we get out of Tahoe Donner....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free long distance domestic calls to all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska....moreless

              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                  • Ski-In:

                    Take the Eagle Rock lift and then follow the Vista trail and branch off and ski down to the house. If there has been fresh snow it can be more difficult but, otherwise, you can typically make it close to the back deck w/o too much poling. When icy and lots of snow we have skied onto the back dec...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    From the front of the home views of the Carson Range and Northstar; from the rear of the home views to the Tahoe Donner ski area....moreless

                  • Ski-Out:

                    From the back deck put your skis on and pole about 50 yards and then ski down to the lifts....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Marina
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Skiing
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Boating
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sledding
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Autumn
                  Sep 2 - Nov 14, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $200 $250
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,375 $5,300

                  Rates are based on 13 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Christmas/New Year's
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $700
                  $4,200

                  Rates are based on 13 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Winter Break
                  Feb 13 - Feb 22, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $600
                  $3,850

                  Rates are based on 13 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Transition Summer Season
                  Apr 20 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $200 $250
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,375 $5,080

                  Rates are based on 13 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $300 $375
                  Fri, Sat
                  $2,125 $8,500

                  Rates are based on 13 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  2.5% fee when paying with credit card


                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                  Location

                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Truckee Airport
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 80
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Tahoe Donner Beach Club & Marina
                  Tahoe Donner
                  Nearest Ski
                  Tahoe Donner Ski Hill
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Tahoe Donner Golf Course
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Lodge

                  Car: Necessary

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: We are a family with four younger children, all of whom learned to ski at Tahoe Donner. By their 3rd day of skiing they were able to make it back to the cabin on skis. We love the clean mountain air, the amazing views, and, on clear nights, the view of the arm of our Milky Way Galaxy stretching across the sky!

                  Why the Owner Chose Tahoe Donner:
                  We chose Tahoe Donner because it is a year-round resort with activities such as skiing, cross country skiing, camping, fishing, horseback riding, watersports, hiking, and more close by.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Tahoe Donner offers a wealth of year-round activities but what really sealed the deal for us was being able to have our kids ski off in the morning while we lounge around the house. With walkie talkies we can communicate with them pretty much wherever they are on the ski hill. We also love the panoramic views which extend from the Carson Range to Northstar.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • View from the front door.

                    View from the front door.

                  • Top of Eagle Rock Chairlift visible from cabin.

                    Top of Eagle Rock Chairlift visible from cabin.

                  • Master bedroom with eastern king bed.

                    Master bedroom with eastern king bed.

                  • Bedroom with twin beds

                    Bedroom with twin beds

                  • Upstairs loft with desk and trundle bed.

                    Upstairs loft with desk and trundle bed.

                  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and slab granite countertops.

                    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and slab granite countertops.

                  • Game room downstairs with foosball, video library and large television.

                    Game room downstairs with foosball, video library and large television.

                  • Full-size washer and dryer.

                    Full-size washer and dryer.

                  • Large swimming pool at the Tahoe Donner Trout Creek Recreation Center.

                    Large swimming pool at the Tahoe Donner Trout Creek Recreation Center.

                  • Next to the back porch getting ready for a fun day of skiing!

                    Next to the back porch getting ready for a fun day of skiing!

                  • Tahoe Donner Tennis Center next to the Northwoods Clubhouse.

                    Tahoe Donner Tennis Center next to the Northwoods Clubhouse.

                  • First snow of the season!  Picture taken on September 22, 2013.

                    First snow of the season! Picture taken on September 22, 2013.

                  • Back deck where we start skiing from.

                    Back deck where we start skiing from.

                  • Master bath.

                    Master bath.

                  • Bedroom with queen bed

                    Bedroom with queen bed

                  • Bunk room downstairs with 3 bunkbeds--2 full/twin and 1 twin/twin.

                    Bunk room downstairs with 3 bunkbeds--2 full/twin and 1 twin/twin.

                  • Kitchen and dining area.

                    Kitchen and dining area.

                  • Family room with massive stone fireplace.

                    Family room with massive stone fireplace.

                  • Dining table.

                    Dining table.

                  • A second table that can be moved adjacent to the dining table to seat up to 12.

                    A second table that can be moved adjacent to the dining table to seat up to 12.

                  • Tahoe Donner Beach Club and Marina.

                    Tahoe Donner Beach Club and Marina.

                  • Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area.

                    Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area.

                  VRBO #405185

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 09, 2014

                  $200 - $700 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

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                  3000sf 4BR+ Ski-in Ski-Out w/Views

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