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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Behind the street-side flat driveway and garage (great in winter) you'll enter the bright house from the western front deck (there is another deck off the back of the house which gets great morning light). The environmentally friendly pellet stove and central gas heat will warm you in the cold months, while the house stays cool naturally all summer long.

The loft covers over half the floor plan, allowing for good air flow and a feeling of spaciousness. Downstairs the living room, dining room and kitchen are open to each other. The 2 entrance-level bedrooms face south and accommodate up to 6 people. There is a Master Bedroom (west) with a queen bed, and a Family Bedroom (east) with a double bed and twin bunk. You can expand upstairs into the Loft which can also accommodate up to 6 with a twin bunk, double futon, queen futon (on the floor) and extra twin mattress (on the floor).

You’ll feel connected to your friends and family in the warm and social atmosphere of the house’s layout. Whether you’re cooking, relaxing on the couch, watching a movie (many old VHS videos are available at the house, or bring your own DVDs), reading (many books are available to peruse during your stay), eating, or stretching after a long day out on the mountain, you’ll have the space to do it. If quiet privacy is what you’re after, simply hide away.

The house is easy to get to even in bad weather - it is on Northwoods BLVD, the main Tahoe Donner road, which gets plowed well, and since it is at the far end of the road’s loop, there is little traffic. Also, the driveway and front deck are plowed for you on heavy snow days, so you can get in and out of the property without hassle.

Well-stocked but not excessive, you’ll find what you need to be comfortable, relax, and enjoy your vacation no matter what the season. We are looking forward to working with you.

Ama Greenrose, Mgr.
Note: I do not check email daily. Please call, 10 am - 9 pm PST, if you require immediate assistance.

Green-minded improvements in 2008: Insulation added to ceiling, all new windows, new tile floors in kitchen, bathrooms and at entry, new carpet throughout, energy efficient washing machine.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

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

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    To some degree. Please inquire for details....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We are trying to provide an allergen-free house....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We are trying to provide an allergen-free house....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    To some degree. Please inquire for details....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 bunk bed

    Bunk beds are twins....moreless

  • Loft: 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    Full futon in frame. Twin bed & Queen futon are on floor....moreless

  • 2 Queen size Beds: Master bedroom - with foam top. Loft - futon on the floor. 5 Twins: Family bedroom - bunk, Loft - bunk. Loft - extra mattress on the floor (some have foam top). 2 Doubles: Family room - with foam top, Loft - futon in frame (egg-crate top)....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Ground floor. Sink is separate from toilet/tub/shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Upstairs....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Also visit our Park City, UT Condo at http://www.vrbo.com/191067. Rent either or both units twice in the same season or calendar year and receive 10% off your second rental, holidays excluded....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Old-school...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (3) HD in living room, plus older TVs in bedrooms....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area from loft....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 6 adults. There is also a breakfast bar that seats 2....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2-Car, Side-by-side...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Small flat-screen tv, with DVD/VCR player and stereo with 5-disc CD player....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway fits 4 regular vehicles...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    High Efficiency...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your Laptop! The code is on the side of the box....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Pellet Stove uses reclaimed, compacted saw dust. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the basics: Toaster, Blender, plus: Bread Maker, Crock-pot, Waffle Iron...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Boat:

    For rent at Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe in the Summer....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Front and Back Decks (east & west facing)...moreless

  • Golf:

    Tahoe Donner Golf Course and Coyote Moon Golf Course are the closest 2....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    For rent at Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe in the Summer....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    wild...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Smokey Joe - small coal BBQ....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Down Hill and Cross Country in Tahoe Donner, and several nearby resorts....moreless

  • Tennis:

    At the Tennis Center...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (3) 1 - open year-round at Trout Crek Recreation Center. 2 - summers only. (Entry pass from house and daily fee required)....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna:

    And steam room at Trout Creek Rec. Center....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    (3) 3 - open year-round at Trout Creek Rec. Center. (Entry pass from house and daily fee required)....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High Season
May 27 - Sep 5, 2016
1 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $2,000
Major Holiday
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$275 $325
Fri, Sat
$1,650
Christmas & New Year Holidays
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
4 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,800
Winter High Season
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$225 $275
Fri, Sat
$1,350 $2,250
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$175 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,050 $1,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning -Basic - 3 hour $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

SPECIAL OFFER: Ask- 8 nights for the price of 7. Non-Holiday only.

CANCELLATION: Tenant’s non-holiday cancellation with 30 days notice or more will incur a $50.00 Administrative Fee; with 30 to 21 days notice will forfeit the Security Deposit of $500; 21 to 14 days prior to the intended rental date is subject to the loss of the Security Deposit plus 50% of the Rent. Within 14 days of rental forfeits full Rent. Holiday rentals require 30 days or more notice to avoid losing total Rent.


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Location

43 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
1.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe Donner Golf Course, Coyote Moon Golf Course
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Truckee Train Station, Donner Pass Road
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80 at Donner Pass Rd
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
At Ski Lodges, Lodge, Pizza On The Hill
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tahoe Donner Downhill
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Donner Lake East Side - Tahoe Donner Beach

Car: Recommended

The house is 5 minutes from Donner Lake and 25 minutes from Lake Tahoe.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Carol lives in New York and is an avid skier who has not missed a season for 59 years. Ama lives in Oakland, CA and grew up skiing downhill, in recent years she took up cross-country. She loves to snow shoe, hike and backpack. They bought this lovely vacation home to have a 'home base' in the Sierra Nevada Mountains after Carol bought a condo in Park City, Utah before the Olympics. They love traveling to new areas around the country and world, but coming back to the same place year after year has it's advantages. Come visit our favorite year-round vacation spots and find out why!

Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
I (Ama) found myself visiting Tahoe Donner year after year, renting different houses with groups of friends. When the idea struck to invest in a property, the answer to 'where?' was quite obvious. So I looked for a house that would accommodate a group of friends or a family or two, that had 2 bathrooms, was easy to access even in bad weather, and felt comfortable to hang out in. I think we found just the right place!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I love taking advantage of the proximity to all of the ski areas. We decide everyday where the best snow and weather are, and we go there. Then, we head to the jacuzzi on our way back home for dinner... or maybe we eat at one of the awesome restaurants at the ski areas or around Truckee, Tahoe City or Kings Beach. As much as Winter in Tahoe is Fabulous!, Spring, Summer and Fall visits allow for hiking, biking, rock climbing, swimming, tennis, golf (I play mini, but there are several world class golf courses nearby), visiting the hot springs in Sierraville, exploring local history, boating and playing at the lakes (Donner and Tahoe). There is always heading to State Line or South Lake for a bit more excitement, and so much more it would take too long to add it all in here.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Living room, dining area, kitchen

    Living room, dining area, kitchen

  • Living room and Dining room

    Living room and Dining room

  • Dining table - seats 6 comfortably

    Dining table - seats 6 comfortably

  • Master BR - Queen bed in south-west facing bedroom.

    Master BR - Queen bed in south-west facing bedroom.

  • View out the back deck

    View out the back deck

  • Loft - Extra beds: Queen futon and twin mattress on floor

    Loft - Extra beds: Queen futon and twin mattress on floor

  • Deer wandering by - seen through the living room window

    Deer wandering by - seen through the living room window

  • Bathroom.  Tub/shower downstairs with separate sink. Shower only upstairs.

    Bathroom. Tub/shower downstairs with separate sink. Shower only upstairs.

  • Kitchen with island/breakfast bar

    Kitchen with island/breakfast bar

  • Lake Tahoe! View from the road

    Lake Tahoe! View from the road

  • Tahoe Donner has many hiking and biking trails

    Tahoe Donner has many hiking and biking trails

  • Sunset from the Tahoe Donner Trail System

    Sunset from the Tahoe Donner Trail System

  • House in Winter - front

    House in Winter - front

  • View of the breakfast bar and kitchen with new fridge (12/14)

    View of the breakfast bar and kitchen with new fridge (12/14)

  • View from the back yard

    View from the back yard

  • Family bedroom - double bed and twin bunk

    Family bedroom - double bed and twin bunk

  • Loft - double futon and twin bunk

    Loft - double futon and twin bunk

  • Living room - as seen from loft

    Living room - as seen from loft

  • Hall from living area to bedrooms. Bathroom on left.  Laundry closet on right.

    Hall from living area to bedrooms. Bathroom on left. Laundry closet on right.

  • Upstairs shower - extra roomy

    Upstairs shower - extra roomy

  • Neighborhood view from up the hill

    Neighborhood view from up the hill

  • The Emigrant Trail -one of many nearby historical monuments.

    The Emigrant Trail -one of many nearby historical monuments.

  • View from a nearby trail

    View from a nearby trail

VRBO #104435

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/20/2016

(415) 218-1477 (California, USA)
Ama (PST) for all of your questions, 9am-9pm

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