Beautiful Home Over Looking Donner Lake in the High Sierra Mountains

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Last updated: 07/24/2016

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  • Minimum stay:1-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Tastefully decorated and furnished mountain home featuring gourmet kitchen completely equipped. All linens and paper products included. Children and pets encouraged. A fun house with many games, puzzles, books, and magazines. Private road and parking with easy access. Includes three TV's, DVD, luxurious living area, featuring relaxing deck overlooking Donner Lake with barbeque and dining table with views of the lake, train, mountains, and trees.

Located across the road from beautiful Donner Lake. Public docks available, 1/4 mile easy walk to boat launch, 1/2 mile easy walk to public beach with lifeguard, children’s play ground, tennis courts, snack bar and water sport rentals at nominal fee. Located in the historical town of Truckee California with great fun shopping and dining from fast food to gourmet restaurants.

1/2 hour easy drive to Lake Tahoe and Northshore gambling. 45 minutes to Reno Nevada with it's gaming, nightlife, entertainment and a shopper’s paradise. Donner Lake can be reached from Interstate 80, and Reno/McCarran International Airport from any place in the world. 1 1/2 hour drive from Sacramento California, 3-hour drive from San Francisco California.

Sleeps up to 16.

Located just minutes from many popular outdoor recreation destinations including:

Pacific Crest trail portal and other nearby trail systems providing hikes to small mountain lakes or the summit of a nearby peak

Rock climbing at Donner Summit - Absolutely the best roadside climbing on quality granite in the Tahoe-Donner area. Also a great place to spectate rock climbers

Fishing in Donner Lake for big Mackinaw or Trophy Browns in the Truckee River

Cycling of all types - from the popular Donner Lake to Donner Summit road-run, to mountain biking on the Donner Lake Rim Trail

Pleasure rafting on the idyllic Truckee River - Go on a 5- mile float on the Truckee River from Tahoe city to Alpine Meadows RD. This section of the Truckee River has a paved trail where you can walk, roller-blade, or cycle along this gorgeous section of the river

Winter Snow-sports of all types at 6 nearby ski resorts or strike out on your own and trek from many great winter starting points in the Donner Summit area

Contact Max Bailey 530\878-8634 for quick replys to rental & questions.

Keywords: Vacation Rental House

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 16-20

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Family River Rafting the Truckee River from Tahoe City, 3 golf courses, miles of bicycle trails, rock climbing & sight seeing of climbers. Historic Truckee shops & eateries with easy parking. 30 minutes to Reno NV and North Lake Tahoe with gambling & nightlife....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Upper landing with round table for games and/or puzzles & cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Downtown:

    Quaint shops & eateries, easy parking. World famous drinking holes. ...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Lake is aproximately 100ft from the house....moreless

  • Monument View:

    Donner State Park & Museum...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Good view of the Schallenberger Ridge with historic railroad and historic snow sheds. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Unobstructed panoramic view of the water....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large Table with view of Lake and also bar area for 3 at kitchen counter....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


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

    Large open floor plan living room & kitchen & dining area over looking Donner Lake....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large private parking area directly behind house ...moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked Chef's kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Rental of bicycles and other outdoor equipment located minutes away. Just google....moreless

  • Boat:

    Sea-Doo & boat rental at west end of Donner Lake....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large front deck across street from Donner Lake with wide open views of lake and mountain with train track...moreless

  • Golf:

    Coyote Moon, Tahoe Donner. Just Google....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals in downtown Truckee and West End of Donner Lake ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Easy access to large gas grill right out kitchen door....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 25 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,600 $4,000
Winter Ski Lease
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
90 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 12%


Winter Ski Lease: Tenants responsible for all utilities and snow removal.

For complete details contact owner Max Bailey 530/878-8634, thank you.

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Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Truckee Tahoe Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Historic Truckee
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Coyote Moon & Tahoe Donner
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugarbowl & Squaw Valley
Truckee, CA, USA
Nearest Beach
In front of house

Prime location to Interstate 80:

30 minutes to Reno Nevada, 30 minutes to Tahoe City California, Kings Beach California, Squaw Valley California. Casinos & nightlife in Reno Nevada & North Lake Tahoe Nevada. Summer outdoor activities are endless. Bike riding and rental, rafting, Rock climbing just 1 mile up Donner Pass Road, Fabulous public beach with amenities, Historic town of Truckee just 2 miles down the road for shopping or lookie loo window shopping, quaint places to eat or just sit and people watch. Or just staying at the house lounging on the deck overlooking the lake and train mountain.


Owner info

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The view of Donner Lake and mountain above Donner Lake. Easy access to Donner Lake. Open Family, friendly floor plan, including pets.

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Speaks: english



  • Living room view from landing.

    Living room view from landing.

  • stairs down

    stairs down

  • Lake in the morning

    Lake in the morning

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Front deck corner looking at lake

    Front deck corner looking at lake

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Den with sofa sleeper

    Den with sofa sleeper

  • Kitchen


  • Deck overlooking Donner Lake

    Deck overlooking Donner Lake

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View of Den

    View of Den

VRBO #156347

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Beautiful Home Over Looking Donner Lake in the High Sierra Mountains

Truckee, CA, USA #156347

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