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Recently remodeled Tahoe Donner Family Get-Away + Huge Hot Tub

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

A great place for families with kids, this beautiful four bedroom/three bathroom home is in the exclusive Tahoe Donner development, recently remodeled May 2014, and situated on a large wooded lot. The house has an open floor plan, comfortable living room with vaulted ceilings, a huge gourmet granite kitchen with bar seating for 6 and an additional dining area that seats 10. There is a gentle sloping back yard with a path that runs to Alder Creek where the kids can play in the Summer and offers wonderful sledding in the Winter. Owned by families with young children, our house is fully equipped with everything that a family will need for a relaxing vacation without having to pack up your house - Pack n Plays, high chairs, kids books, toy boxes, strollers, swing, DVDs, etc

(see list below). Perfectly suited for an extended family gathering or for two or three families, complete with wireless internet.

We have a huge private 7 person hot tub on the deck overlooking the mountains. The hot tub has a built-in stereo, complete with iPod/MP3 connection. There is a 46' High Definition Plasma TV with Cable and DVD in the loft lounge area and a beautiful stone fireplace in the living room. Large back deck with BBQ, hot tub, and wonderful mountain views. The master bedroom suite is on the main floor just a few steps away from a newly remodeled spacious bedroom with a California king bed, a twin bed, crib and changing table for small children or babies.

Downstairs is a large kids play area and bunk room as well as two comfortably furnished bedrooms (Cal King & Queen beds).

Large street-level garage with room for 2 cars (level driveway with parking for 4 more cars). We also have an iPod docking station and a fully furnished gourmet kitchen equipped with upscale appliances and stocked with most condiments and more. Bar seating seats 6 + dining table seats ten more.

House has all new furnishings - Calvin Klein down comforter/duvets, high thread count linens, great new beds. Mountain style decor, including granite, tile & travertine accents throughout the house.

Access to all of the community amenities such as swimming pools, hot tubs, a large gym, golf driving range, a sledding park, playground, tennis courts, equestrian center (with great pony rides for kids) and much more. Donner Lake is less than 10 minutes away with a fabulous private beach and Club House with snack bar, beach chairs, barbecue pits, as well as boating and water sports equipment rentals. You are also just minutes away from the Tahoe Donner Golf Course and the Coyote Moon Golf Course.

20 minutes from Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar at Tahoe, and Sugar Bowl Ski resorts.

Main Level Sleeping Accommodations:

Master Bedroom - Cal King bed, en-suite bath

Children’s/Twin room – Twin bed and two available pack n’ play cribs and changing table with adjoining full bath.

Lower level Sleeping Accomodations:

King Room – Cal King Bed with slider access to backyard.

Queen Room - Queen bed with wonderful views.

Bunkroom – 2 sets of Bunk Beds and one pullout Queen sofa - room has door to lower deck and backyard.

There is a full bath downstairs.

Kids play area has 32” High Def Plasma TV with Cable & DVD player.

Our home also has the following items:

2 Pack N Plays

Snap N Go Stroller

Jogging Stroller

Kelty Backpack to carry kids hiking/skiing

2 sets strap on kids training skis

XC Ski Sled for child 40 pounds

Assortment of snow clothing & boots for kids

2 High Chairs

Changing Table

Wipe Warmer

Outlet covers throughout House

Lower cabinet locks where necessary

Baby monitor

Bunk Beds

DVD and VHS players

Satellite TV

Outdoor baby/toddler airplane swing

Path to creek in backyard

TONS of books & toys for all ages

Bicycle (for 3-5 year old)

Helmets (for biking or sledding)

TONS of games (Clue, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Battle of the Sexes, Monopoly, Scrabble)

Kid’s placemats and dishes


Keywords: House, Cabin, Ski house, Retreat

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About The Owner

We are an active family with 2 young boys, and enjoy quality time together with our extended family. We spend as much time as we can enjoying our mountain home while taking advantage of all of the local hiking, biking and skiing!

The Owner purchased this house in 2013

Why The Owner chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

Tahoe Donner is fabulous for families!

What makes this house unique

Our backyard is phenomenal, with great sledding in the winter and the gorgeous Alder Creek is at the foot of our backyard. It's a great place for the kids to play, build forts, fish and explore. There are incredible hiking trails that leave right from our yard!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Recently remodeled Tahoe Donner Family Get-Away + Huge Hot Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Fantastic family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much at the hillside haven home. It was a perfect set up for our family and young children. The owners were very responsive with my questions. Overall it was a great trip and I would highly recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that you were able to have quality time with your family at our home! Thank you for visiting!
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Great for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We (hubbie & me, 2 dtrs & sons-in-law, and 3 grandkids) just spent 5 nights here for our Christmas getaway. Such a well-cared for property with plenty of room for everyone! It is so well-equipped, it feels much more like staying in someone's home than strictly a rental. The kitchen is large enough for several people to be working at once (which is always nice when cooking for a crowd) & equipped with everything you could want (including many spices & condiments, which was real surprise!) The kitchen also has huge windows which overlook a beautiful view - providing a perfect white Christmas. Everyone had their own space, with room to spare. The mud-room entry from the garage worked out very well as a place to gear up/down with all our winter clothing. Books, games, puzzles, sleds, wi-fi, hot tub, etc. provide plenty to keep people occupied. And the cozy fireplace living room is very comfy! Thanks for our wonderful Christmas memories!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our home to make Christmas memories with your family! We are glad it exceeded your expections & appreciate having great renters. Please come back and visit again!
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Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed several times at this wonderful cabin. It's four bedrooms comfortably fits several families - and also has an open room downstairs that has two sets of bunk beds for the kids. The home is warm and welcoming with a cute cabin atmosphere. The kitchen is well-equipped and has big open windows with a view of the back porch and beautiful backyard. The kids love to play for hours in the backyard, which has a hill to sled on, a little creek, and trails to walk through the trees behind the homes. For outdoor adventurers, there are nearby sledding hills, and great hiking and cross country trails. It's only around 15 minutes from the historic Truckee downtown shops and restaurants. This is our home away from home!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so glad you and your family had a good time at our home & hope you come back to visit soon!
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Corte Madera, CA

Great family home!

  • 5 of 5

We (2 families with kids) spent a few days here over ski week. The house was great. Each family could have their own floor with plenty of room to spread out! Loved all the king bed options for adults and twins for kids.

The house was well stocked with everything that one could need! The hot tub and sledding hill in the back were great additions!

Loved this home and would rent again!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your family enjoyed our home and had a wonderful vacation. Looking forward to having you back to visit again!
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Chico Ca

Pick this place!!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this cabin because of it's proximity to Sugarbowl. The house was a great choice for us because of the number of beds the house offers. I was pleased to find the kitchen stocked so well, to allow for easy meal prep. Also, there were many extra blankets stored in closets, which is always nice when you are traveling with children. The house is well-maintained, very clean and very family friendly. We had a lot of fun sledding out the back of the house!

If I were to travel to Tahoe again, this house would be my first pick for lodging. Thank you to the homeowners for keeping it so meticulous!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our home to make some dear family memories! We hope your children will become inspired snow bunnies. And thanks for the great review.
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San Francisco

Amazing house

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many houses in Tahoe Donner and the surrounding areas, and this one wins, hands down. The layout is great, providing large groups room to spread out. Comfy, warm beds with high quality bedding. Well equipped kitchen. Charlene was great to work with and very responsive. The best part about this house is the backyard. We built a great sled run out back, and this eliminated the need to pay and the hassle of going to a snowplay area or tubing place. That is worth it right there! Hot tub was great. The views were wonderful. Everything about this house was perfect. We highly recommend it and will definitely try to book here again when we are in Tahoe with a large group!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! You make our house sound truly special. We are grateful to have wonderful renters such as you enjoy our home!
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Guest access to the great amenities of Tahoe Donner - ski hill, XC ski center, 3 pools, tennis, horseback riding, golf and private beach club on Donner Lake.


Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $275 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Holiday pricing is $550/night, please call owner for dates.
3 night minimum for holidays, 7 night minimum Christmas and New Year's
10% cancellation fee for all cancellations

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2485 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen pull-out sofa, Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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