Friendly & Comfortable Mountain Get-Away(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)
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 7 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 is plowed for you on heavy snow days, so you can get in and out (although you may have to shovel a berm or walkway during or after a storm).
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.
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Town of Truckee Registration Certificate Number (RCN): 295
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Member since: 2006
- 1300 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Heated Pool
- Housekeeper Included
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Winter High Season
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning - Basic 3 hours $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 12%
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 $200 or 30% of the Rent; 21 to 14 days prior to the intended rental date is subject to the loss of the $350 or 50% of the Rent. Fee for cancelling between 14 and 7 days before check-in date is $500 or 75% of Rent. Within 7 days of rental date forfeits total Rent. Holiday rentals require 30 days or more notice to avoid losing total Rent. Actual penalty depends on our success in re-renting the house during your reserved dates.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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The house is 5 minutes from Donner Lake and 25 minutes from Lake Tahoe.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: Ama lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and daughter, and grew up skiing downhill, in recent years she took up cross-country. She loves to snow shoe and hike. Carol lives in New York and is an avid skier who has not missed a season for 60 years. 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.
- Primary: (415) 218-1477 (California, USA) Ama (PST) for all of your questions, 9am-9pm
- Secondary: (207)409-2077 Carol (EST) If you can't reach Ama & it's urgent
Living room, dining area, kitchen
Living room and Dining room
Dining table - seats 6 comfortably
Master BR - Queen bed in south-west facing bedroom.
View out the back deck
Loft - Extra beds: Queen futon and twin mattress on floor
Deer wandering by - seen through the living room window
Bathroom. Tub/shower downstairs with separate sink. Shower only upstairs.
Kitchen with island/breakfast bar seats 2
Lake Tahoe! View from the road
Tahoe Donner has many hiking and biking trails
Sunset from the Tahoe Donner Trail System
House in Winter - front
View of the breakfast bar and kitchen with new fridge (12/14)
View from the back yard
Family bedroom - double bed and twin bunk
Loft - double futon and twin bunk
Living room - as seen from loft
Hall from living area to bedrooms. Bathroom on left. Laundry closet on right.
Upstairs shower - extra roomy
Neighborhood view from up the hill
The Emigrant Trail -one of many nearby historical monuments.
View from a nearby trail
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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