Stunning Log House & a Cook'S Paradise!(63 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Two professional bakers designed the kitchen. With prep and kitchen sinks, large Viking range and indoor grill, it is easy to prepare an intimate dinner for two or a family Thanksgiving feast. The spacious open floor plan easily meets the needs of a busy family.
Designed for ease of living, there are three bedrooms: one bedroom (queen-size bed) and bathroom on the main floor for those who prefer not to use stairs. Upstairs are the master bedroom (queen-size bed), and the 3rd bedroom (full-size bed). The loft, with two twin-size daybeds, provides perfect away space for reading or watching a movie. A mudroom minimizes after ski hassles, and forced air heating warms the house quickly - there is a lovely woodburning fireplace to further enhance the lodge-feeling.
In summer you'll find golf courses, tennis courts, a full equestrian center, swimming pools, archery, a recreation center with a fully equipped work-out facility, hot tubs and sauna, recreation events, day camps, spectacular biking and hiking (ask me about great hikes organized by the Tahoe Donner Hiking Club!),and of course access to the Donner Lake Private Beach and Marina with all its water activities for endless terrific family fun, plus year around heated outdoor pools, spas and sauna, great rock climbing and much more.
Check Tahoe Donner's website for more information.
Truckee has premium shopping and outlet stores.
Reno's international airport is only 30 minutes away. If you have a private plane you can fly into Truckee Airport.
In winter ski in/ski out from the back of our property to the Tahoe Donner Ski Resort! And a mere 20-30 minutes away are the world class downhill and cross country ski resorts of Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Sugar Bowl and Royal Gorge to name just a few. Minutes away are the Tahoe Donner Ski Resort, Cross Country area, downhill sledding and ice skating rink. And you will appreciate the level driveway to get to the house!
No shortage of things to do to be sure. But if what you want to do is to do nothing at all, then we invite you to our home. Its tranquil beauty is guaranteed to hold you captive making it difficult to ever think of leaving!
On a final note, this home was a labor of love. We trust that those who rent it will keep this in mind and will treat it well. It sleeps six to eight people comfortably. It is not a home for large parties or groups. Kids/teenagers must be accompanied by adults.
Keywords: Tahoe Donner, stunning log house in a private setting on two acres backing up to the Tahoe Donner Ski Area. Ski in, Ski out - come home for lunch!
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Member since: 2007
- 2500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
The kitchen is very well stocked and has two sinks and large Viking range with built-in grill.If you like to cook, you will love this kitchen! (even if you hate to cook, you will love this kitchen!)...moreless
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Ski & Snowboard:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter after Holidays
Jan 5 - May 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Winter excluding Holidays
Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2017
1 night min stay
Christmas/New Year 12/22 - 1/1
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning fee $175
- Tax Rate 12%
Credit cards for last minute bookings only, please.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Tahoe Donner is a members-only resort community which provides excellent amenities for its members and guests for a nominal fee using passes provided, including: Private beach club with boat launch, boat, kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals, Snack bar, Championship golf course and driving range, Tennis Center with 11 courts, Recreation center with three heated swimming pools (one open year-around), Gym with hot tubs, steam room and sauna, Archery range, Equestrian Center with horse and pony rides, Archery Range, Downhill and Cross country ski areas, Sledding and snow play area, Ice skating. All this plus extensive hiking trails.
About the owner: This house was love at first sight for us. We love the starry nights, the snow topped trees, the huge logs that were used to make the house - it just fits like a glove any time of the year!
Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
Summers are fabulous! There are endless water sports, a private beach and marina at Donner lake, biking and hiking, tennis, golf, horseback riding, archery - we love it all! And we love the winter! We go skiing at Squaw, Northstar, Alpine, Sugar Bowl, and Tahoe Donner (just to name a few resorts). And then there is Royal Gorge and Tahoe Donner itself for great cross country skiing or snow shoeing. Plus ice skating in Truckee, Northstar and Squaw Valley, and we go snowshoeing right by our house!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is very private. It sits on almost two acres and backs up to the Open Space that is the Tahoe Donne Ski Resort so we can ski in and ski out. The Tahoe Donner recreation facilities are fabulous with swimming pools, a gym, restaurants, a private beach at Donner Lake, a wonderful golf course, horseback riding, nice restaurants in old town Truckee, or we drive over the border to Nevada to check out the Casinos. So much to do, but also so wonderful to stay home and cook up fabulous meals in the kitchen designed by two professional bakers!
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Night time view of our fabulous log lodge
Great Room with French Doors Leading to Outdoor Deck
Kitchen and Dining Area
Master Bathroom with Marble Sink
Downstairs Bedroom with Queen size Bed
Loft with Two Twin size Day Beds
Back Deck with Gas Fire Pit
Snowball in flight
Snow shoeing out the door
Great Room Fireplace
Kitchen with Two Copper Sinks
Master Bedroom with Queen size Bed
Bedroom with full-size bed
Detail Downstairs Bathroom
Daytime View of our Wonderful Lodge
Finishing touches on the snowman
Even when it rains it is lovely to be there
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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