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Pool Table, Game Room, Loft, Lovely Mountain Retreat!!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Charming mountain retreat on 1/2 acre, nestled among the trees of beautiful Tahoe Donner.

Tri-level cabin with pool table & loft. Main level includes 2 bedrooms (1 queen/2 twins), kitchen, living/dining area (with cable t.v./VCR/DVD, video game console, mini-stereo, sleeper sofa & woodstove), & full bath. Upstairs loft includes sitting area, 1 twin bed & full bath. Large master bedroom (1 queen/1 twin) located upstairs also includes cable t.v./VCR/DVD, and WIFI. Pool table is located in recreation room downstairs which also offers cable t.v, a dartboard, stereo (with LPs), woodstove, & 1/2 bath. Large wraparound deck ,patio table/umbrella, & ~BBQ~ are perfect for Summer & Fall dining.

Games, movies, books, & video games are available for your use. Linens and wood are provided. Cabin is fully furnished & kitchen is equipped for daily cooking needs.

Long, flat driveway makes for easy winter access. Snow removal service plows driveway during ski season. Tahoe Donner plows streets.

Tahoe Donner offers a variety of amenities, including a downhill ski resort; world-class cross country ski center; championship golf course; equestrian center, including pony and trail rides, ~BBQ~ trail/wagon rides, riding lessons, and horsemanship camps; hiking and nature trails; children’s summer camps; swimming pools (including a children's pool) and spas; Donner Lake (about 1.5 miles away) beach and marina access with boat rentals; fitness center; playground; tennis courts; and snowplay area. Other recreational activities include snowshoeing, snowmobiling, Donner State Park and Museum, historic downtown Truckee, and Squaw Valley, Northstar, and Alpine Meadows Ski Resorts (about 10-15 miles away). Truckee offers shopping, restaurants, iceskating, and much more.

Keywords: Mountain Home

More Details

Lisa Matocq
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Lisa Matocq

We grew up in the Lake Tahoe area but later moved away to attend college, get married, and raise a family. We missed the area so much - the beautiful lakes, bright blue skies, fresh smell of pine trees, the snow, the slower pace - and wanted our children to experience what we had enjoyed growing up. So, we bought a home in Tahoe Donner and absolutely love it!

Lisa Matocq purchased this house in 2005

Why Lisa Matocq chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We chose this mountain home for many reasons -

- it has a fun family gameroom with a pool table

- it's surrounded by towering pine trees

- it's situated on a large lot with lots of space and backs to

a greenbelt

- it has lovely vaulted ceilings with picture windows

- it's the perfect size for a family or two

- with three floors, there are lots of different spaces for

guests to do different things, like read a book, play

games, play pool, listen to music, sit on the patio with a

glass of wine, or take a nap

- it has a long flat driveway which is easy to access in the

snowy winter

- it is located in Tahoe Donner which offers many amenities

for homeowners and guests

- it is centrally located - close to many ski resorts,

shopping, restaurants, tourist attractions, the lake, and

so on but still away from the hustle and bustle of the city

What makes this house unique

Gameroom with pool table

Three floors

Tahoe Donner guest passes to access amenities

Long, flat driveway

Guestbook comments from the owner


Thank you! We had a great time and the cabin was perfect!
Apr 2016
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Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Gameroom bathroom downstairs - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main floor bedroom #2 - 2 twin/ single
    Main floor bedroom #1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single
    Upstairs master bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , private bathroom off loft area outside bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Port-a-crib, Loveseat sleeper (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Pool table and game room


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Pool Table, Game Room, Loft, Lovely Mountain Retreat!!!
average rating of 4.8444443 based on 123 reviews
Folsom Ca

The Lucky Cabin!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this wonderful cabin for 2 years in a row now and it does not disappoint! It has brought us such luck as my son has played tournament lacrosse at the Annual Summit Lacrosse near Truckee and made it to the championship each time!! He won the entire tournament the first year but lost this year by one point! Nonetheless, our time here was made even better in the cabin with all of the amenities and more. The cabin was clean and ready to go when we got there. We love the pool table, open floor plan and Donner passes! Lisa, the owner, has always been easy to reach and with quick response. The weather was really warm, over 100 degrees and although we would have been more comfortable with air conditioning, the fans and cooling machines helped so much to keep the temperature down. We will be looking to book again next year!!! Thanks for a great place!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent three nights here and it was way more than enough space for us. Nice to be able to have the up/downstairs sleeping areas and the deck was huge. It was easy to find and the surrounding area is very quiet and close to downtown Truckee.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great accommodations

  • 5 of 5

The house was just the right size for the 8 of us to sleep. All of us eating around the table was a little tight, but we managed. W'e enjoyed the game room and games provided, also, the guest passes to the association's facilities.

The first night, the central heating was set at 60 degrees and it seemed like the heater cycled on and off frequently and for very short periods of time (30 secs). However, when we set it at 50 degrees, it didn't seem to cycle as often (unless we just got used to it.) Forgot to tell the owners this when they asked about our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Me and my coworkers spent the weekend working in Truckee and this cabin was perfect and close to town.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a wonderful vacation and this home was just perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for us! Three floors with lots of space to be together and do things like play pool (loved the pool table!, but also enough separate space to hide out and read a book. It had everything we needed and more! The weather was perfect - bright sunny days and we even skied at Squaw on Sunday (some skiers were in bikinis!) Lisa and John were wonderful hosts and provided all sorts of information that was super helpful. We absolutely loved it and will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cozy place located close to town

  • 5 of 5

Nice comfortable place to stay close to town. Plenty of room to spread out with the loft and game room. Wifi included.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Truckee (5 miles), Reno (30 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Lodge at Tahoe Donner
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Tahoe Donner Championship Golf Course, Coyote Moon
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Lodge at Tahoe Donner, many restaurants in tow
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner, Boreal, Squaw, Sugar Bowl, Northstar
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Donner Lake (2 miles) Lake Tahoe (12 miles)
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 1
Nov 15 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years holidays
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
Winter 3
Jan 8 2018 - Apr 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 1
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 4 2018
2 night minimum stay
Winter 4
Nov 15 2018 - Dec 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years holidays 2
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 6 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Basic Cleaning Fee $149 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

HOLIDAY RATES: We charge holiday rates of $250 per night for holiday weekends and weeks including MLK, President's Day, Lincoln's Bday, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Week, Spring Break, Easter, Labor Day, Memorial Day. Christmas/New Year's vacations are priced at $275/nt. per the above rate structure.

A signed rental agreement is required to complete a reservation. The rental agreement will be emailed to you separately at the time of booking. You must complete and return it to us via scan/email. Once it is received, along with your payment, your reservation will be complete. Basic Cleaning Fee is $149; basic cleaning fee during holiday periods is $175.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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