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Tahoe Donner Home - Family and Pet Friendly! Hot Tub and Piano

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Last updated: 06/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tahoe Donner house description

This is a beautiful home in the Tahoe Donner development in Truckee, California in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It sits on a large wooded lot with a large deck and Hot Springs spa in the back. The street is quiet and flat. The home is professionally cleaned and maintained. It is fully stocked with everything you need, including linens and towels, plenty of dishes and cookware, and games, toys, books, etc. Great for families and kids. The master BR has a Cal-K bed, one downstairs BR has a Queen bed, the other downstairs BR has two sets of bunks. The loft has a Queen hide-a-bed.

Many amenities are available within Tahoe Donner community for reasonable fees, including skiing (downhill and cross country), golf, tennis, swimming, excellent fitness center, hiking, and horseback riding. Close to Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, Reno, and several major ski resorts (Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Sugar Bowl, and Boreal).

Keywords: House

Rental and cleaning fees are subject to a 10% Town of Truckee Transient Occupancy Tax of 10%. This tax helps fund essential services for Truckee, as well as projects that make this a wonderful place to visit. Registration Certificate No. 203.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1910 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Great for kids - we have a portable crib and high chair and many toys, books, videos, puzzles, and games for all ages....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Children and young adults welcome when accompanied by someone 25 or older....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please discuss pet requests with owner; extra fee applies....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Downstairs bedroom: 1 queen


          • Bunk Bedroom: 2 bunk bed

            2 sets, so sleeps 4...moreless

          • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen sofabed - open to living area below...moreless

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

            Cal-K; portable crib...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Portable crib (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

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

            Two sinks in large bathroom...moreless

          • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Sink area is separated from toilet and tub by pocket door...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Large dining table; set-up to seat 8, but expands to sit 10 with leaf stored under the stairs. Also counter with 5 stools - great for kids!...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            This house is very well stocked with everything you need to cook a great meal!...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Drip coffee maker; we also have an espresso machine and french drip...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Basic pantry items available - sugar, flour, spices, oil, etc. ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped and stocked kitchen made to feel like home...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Wood Stove:

            Wood stove with fan on back to heat the house; plenty of firewood in the garage....moreless

          • Garage:

            Garage easily holds one car, plus space in driveway...moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of parking in driveway...moreless

          • Heating:

            Central forced air furnace...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Piano; lots of games, puzzles, toys, etc. Books for adults and children....moreless


              • Books:

                Many books - fiction, nonfiction, and for children. Feel free to start a paperback and take it with you when you leave! ...moreless

              • Toys:

                Toys for all ages - building blocks, Lincoln Logs, action figures, imagination play sets, etc....moreless

              • Games:

                We have many family board games stored in the dining area china cabinet...moreless

              • Game Room:

                Game table (chess, checkers, backgammon) in living room...moreless

              • Television:

                One TV in living room and one in master bedroom...moreless

              • Music Library:

                We have dozens of CDs - classical, etc....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Many kid-friendly videos and DVDs...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Premium cable pacage...moreless


              • Internet:

                WiFi throughout he house. We also have a PC with Internet access int he loft....moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                We have a lovely Hot Springs hot tub in back of the house, plus there are hot tubs at the Trout Creek Rec Center...moreless

              • Communal Pool:

                Tahoe Donner has three pools - two open in the summer and an adult-swim lap pool open year round...moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                Jetted tub in Master Bathroom (in addition to hot tub in backyard)...moreless

              • Sauna:

                Available at the Trout Creek Rec Center...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Golf:

                Tahoe Donner golf course is beautiful! See for details....moreless

              • Tennis:

                First class tennis courts open in the summer. ...moreless


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

              Location & View

              • Resort:

                Tahoe Donner includes many resort amenities, including golf, tennis, pools, fitness, restaurants, massage services, etc....moreless

              • Golf Course View:

                The Tahoe Donner golf course backs up to the homes across the street from our home. ...moreless


              • Restaurants
              • Medical Services
              • Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Tennis
              • Rafting
              • Water Skiing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Massage Therapist
              • Kayaking
              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Sledding
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Snowmobiling


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer season
              Jun 9 - Sep 8, 2014
              2 night min stay
              Christmas/New Year's
              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • > 4 nts or > 6 guests + $35 + tax
              • Holiday/wkend cleaning + $25 + tax
              • Base Cleaning $140 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Pet Fee $100 + tax
              • Tax Rate 10%


              Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.

              $500 refundable deposit is required to hold the reservation. Payment is due three weeks in advance. All payments are made by check mailed to the owner.

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              Last updated: 06/30/2014
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              38 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Reno/Tahoe International
              5 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Downtown Truckee
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Tahoe Donner
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Lodge in Tahoe Donner
              2 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Tahoe Donner Ski Area
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Tahoe Donner
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Lodge in Tahoe Donner

              Car: Necessary

              Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with homeowners and guests enjoying over 7,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.

              Located 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California, Tahoe Donner operates a wide variety of recreational facilities. Please visit for more information.

              Our family favorites are the Trout Creek Recreation Center (private, but open to renters), Donner Lake paddle boarding, deep water fishing on Lake Tahoe, boating, and skiing at the premier Lake Tahoe resorts.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1991

              About the owner: We are the original owners of this beautiful vacation home, and regularly visit as a family. Our boys are ages 12 and 14, so you will find many books, toys, videos, games, and puzzles at the house that they have enjoyed over the years. Since we stay at the house ourselves, we keep it in excellent condition, with everything needed for a relaxing vacation. We live in San Ramon, California.

              Why the Owner Chose Tahoe Donner:
              We chose to buy in Tahoe Donner because of the wonderful recreation in all seasons. We ski in the winter, go boating and swimming in the summer, and relax and enjoy the beautiful mountains in the fall and spring. In particular, Tahoe Donner is great for families because of all the amenities available: pools, tennis, golf, skiing, fitness, restaurants, etc. It makes it easy to just hang around!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We really enjoy just being together as a family, playing games, working puzzles, reading, and hanging out in the backyard. It is truly our 'home away from home' and we hope that you will also take advantage of this special place. We have people that have rented our house every year for over ten years, and I know that it is 'home' to them too!

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Front of Home

                Front of Home

              • Living Room with wood burning stove.

                Living Room with wood burning stove.

              • View of dining area and counter.

                View of dining area and counter.

              • Kitchen


              • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

                Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

              • Hot Springs spa in snow under protective balcony

                Hot Springs spa in snow under protective balcony

              • House in snow

                House in snow

              • Hot Springs hot tub

                Hot Springs hot tub

              • Living/dining area

                Living/dining area

              • Loft


              • Back of home

                Back of home

              • Living Room - pretty windows!

                Living Room - pretty windows!

              • Piano


              • Master bedroom with Cal-K bed and deck

                Master bedroom with Cal-K bed and deck

              • Downstairs bedroom with two sets of bunk beds

                Downstairs bedroom with two sets of bunk beds

              • Kitchen counter

                Kitchen counter

              • Backyard in snow

                Backyard in snow

              • Back deck in the summer

                Back deck in the summer

              • Dining table looking into kitchen and living room

                Dining table looking into kitchen and living room

              • Loft sitting area

                Loft sitting area

              VRBO #78216

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, January 08, 2014

              $150 - $400 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 06/30/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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              (925) 830-4501 (California, USA)

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