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Thank you for visiting our Serene Lakes cabin listing. The Waldhäusel (German for 'little house in the woods') sits on the shore of Lake Dulzura, one of the two lakes which are part of Serene Lakes.
Serene Lakes is the perfect vacation spot for every season. The cabin is located just west of Donner Summit with easy access from the San Francisco Bay area and Sacramento. During the winter, Sugar Bowl, Donner Ski Ranch, Royal Gorge and historic Soda Springs ski area are only minutes away. The cabin is within easy driving distance to Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, and other Tahoe ski areas.
Summer, spring and fall activities includes swimming, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, sailing, nature viewing and rockclimbing. A two-person kayak and life jackets are provided for renter’s use. Swim from the property or walk to the homeowner’s located 5 houses away. The area touts the best of hiking and mountain biking trails just minutes away. The cabin is within easy driving distance of Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe for other summer activities such as water sports, whitewater rafting, and golf, and nearby Truckee and/or Reno for dining and shopping.
Entering the cabin through the sliding doors on the deck brings you into the open floor plan which includes the kitchen, dining area and sitting area around the gas fireplace. The room looks out to the lake and wonderful view of Castle Peak. Also on the ground floor are the two bedrooms each with a queen bed. One of the downstairs bedrooms also has a single bed for additional sleeping. One of the house’s two bathrooms is located adjacent to the two bedrooms.
Upstairs is a small loft for relaxing and tv watching as well as a large bedroom with a queen bed and two single beds. A bathroom serves both the loft area and the bedroom. All bedrooms have ample closet space.
The cabin is equipped with a gas grill, full range of appliances including a microwave, coffeemaker, washer, dryer, Direct TV and wi-fi.
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Our cabin is located in Serene Lakes, CA on the Donner Summit. This is one of the most historically significant areas in CA and a great place to enjoy activities year-round. An easy drive from the San Francisco Bay, Sacramento and Reno areas and close access to 10 Tahoe ski resorts, this location is perfect for your winter and summer get-aways.
Year Purchased: 1970
About the owner: This is a family cabin and I manage the rentals for our family. When we spend time in the mountains, we love exploring the richness that the Donner Summit has to offer. Recently, we've loved exploring all of the historical aspects of the Summit with our kids. We also enjoy skiing, sledding, hiking, swimming, sailing, fishing, mountain biking and speding time relaxing with friends at the beach.
Why the Owner Chose Soda Springs: This cabin has been enjoyed by 3 generations of our family since 1970. We consider Serene Lakes our home away from home and want to share the cabin with families who appreciate and love it as much as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Lakefront, swimming lake, beautiful view, open floor plan, great location, cozy, comfortable and fully equipped