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SKI LEASE LAKEFRONT CONDO w/ fantastic views & ***** reviews 10 minutes to SB

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 90 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6) with LAKEFRONT location/views

WELCOME - We are offering our fantastic LAKEFRONT TOWNHOUSE to families for their enjoyment. Come see why Donner Lake is often described as the JEWEL OF THE SIERRA’S.


The west end and sunny side of Donner Lake is MAGICAL and by far the best and most sought after place to spend your summer or winter vacation. There are lots of other places to stay in Truckee but none of them can offer lake access right out your door, sand beneath your feet, a boat dock and recreational lake sport rentals. Why spend your precious vacation time in a residential subdivision looking at the house behind you when you can be waterside basking in the sun and playing in the placid waters of Donner Lake.


Our townhouse has 2 upstairs bedrooms that will sleep 5 or 6 comfortably. One has a queen size Hickory bed, night tables with reading lamps, and dresser. The kid’s bedroom features a Log bunk bed, that can sleep 3, and a night table. Also available is a twin/single rollaway bed and a port-a-crib for any little ones. Also sliding glass doors that gives both bedrooms access to a small deck.


There are 2 bathrooms upstairs just off the bedrooms. One has a large double sink vanity with full size mirror and separate toilet/shower area for privacy. The kid’s bath has a single sink vanity, toilet, and bathtub/shower all in one room. Downstairs is a centrally located ½ bath for everyone’s convenience.


The fully furnished kitchen with beautiful knotty pine cabinets and granite counters features built-in refer/freezer, dishwasher, self-cleaning oven with smooth glass cooktop, and built-in microwave. It is also equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, blender, waffle maker and all the usual kitchen gadgets and utensils.


The corner woodstove with river rock wall makes this room warm and cozy, and with its panoramic views of Donner Lake this is where we spend most of our time relaxing. The dining area is also in this wonderful room. Two large sliding glass doors extend the living area out to a deck that overlooks the sandy beach and stairs to the swimming area so you can keep your eye on the kids.


This is where the action is with its entertainment center and comfortable sofa. Whether it is the family watching a new release video or the kids playing their video games, this area located at the top of the stairs overlooks the Great room opening up the living area to the upstairs. That comfortable sofa can also sleep an additional guest.


*High knotty pine ceilings throughout

*Rustic oak floors on lower floor level

*Plush wall to wall carpeting in loft and bedrooms

*Custom pine rails on stairway and loft

*Cabin theme furniture and décor throughout

*High quality linens, towels and Beach towels

*Custom color paints on walls (no white walls)

*Skylights and ceiling fans in living areas

*Stacked washer and dryer in closet downstairs


*Barbeque area with both gas and charcoal grills

*Marina located on-site with a pontoon party boat, ski boats,

personal water craft, pedal boats, kayaks, and paddleboards for rent

*Others units available next door at Donner Lake Village Resort

(not as nice but OK) so friends and family can join you

*Lots of onsite and offsite parking for cars, boat trailers, etc

*3 minute walk to Westend Beach (public park) that has the best

sandy beach on Donner Lake, with play structures, basketball, tennis,

and volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, etc.


Truckee is a year round VACATION WONDERLAND for recreational activities as well as the perfect mountain town to just relax and enjoy the natural and scenic beauty of the majestic Sierra Nevada’s. The community of Donner lake is just an easy 10 minute ride from the historic town of Truckee with it’s brick, stone and heavy timber buildings where you will find interesting museums, local art galleries, specialty gift shops, and great restaurants. Another short 15 minute ride along the meandering Truckee river and you will find yourself at LAKE TAHOE and all it’s beauty. Need more urban action and night life, there is always the casinos, gambling, and entertainment of RENO less than an hour away in Nevada.


• Water skiing, boating, sailing, wake boarding, jet skiing, kayaking, fishing and tubing on Donner Lake.

• Rock climbing, bouldering and hiking on Donner Summit.

• Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail which is accessed off Donner Summit.

• Visit the Donner Memorial State Park on the east end of the lake and tour the Donner Party Museum and Monument. You can hike and bike through the park.

• Miles of mountain bike trails and scenic road bike routes nearby. There is a great bike path for riding along the Truckee River from Squaw Valley to Lake Tahoe.

• Raft trips down the Truckee River.

• Gliding and hot air balloon rides from the Truckee Airport.


World Class Ski Resorts

• Sugar Bowl less than 10 minutes away.

• Squaw Valley the site of previous Olympic competition 20 minutes away.

• North Star with famous Burton snow board terrain park 20 minutes away.

Tubing and Sledding Areas

• Donner Ski Ranch 10 minutes away

• Soda Springs 15 minutes away. They have planet kids where children can learn to ski and play in the snow.

Snow Mobile Outfitters

• Rental of snow mobiles within 30 minutes.

• 100’s of miles of trails.

Back Country and Cross Country Skiing

• Royal Gorge 15 minutes away.

• Tahoe Donner 15 minutes away.

• Sugar Bowl has a back country adventure center 10 minutes away.

Dog Sledding

• Outfitters in Truckee area.

Ice Skating

• Truckee Regional Park 15 minutes away.

• North Star 20 minutes away.

Keywords: Lakefront Townhouse

More Details

Len Pedrazzini
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Len Pedrazzini

Hi Friends, We moved to Truckee nine years ago to make this our permanent home. We have a home here and now can offer our beautiful vacation townhome on Donner Lake to you for your vacation. We loved it so much here we had to move. Enjoy! Len and Jane Pedrazzini

Len Pedrazzini purchased this condo in 1990

Guestbook comments from the owner

I received this kind email from one of our recent February guests:

Your place was amazing!! We got in at 7:15pm and couldn't see much out

the windows. We were pleased with your place in general and from your pictures

we really didn't grasp the amazing view from your sliding glass windows. We

thought we were in heaven the next morning! Our son who is 6 saw it first and

came and woke us all up (at 6am) to see it. We did like the modernness of your

place and it didn't seem old and dingy like other places we stayed at - the kids

actually get scared in those. The place was well stocked and comfortable.

Once battleship was discovered by our kids, the battle was on every time we

were in the townhouse.

We would like to stay there again and again!
Feb 2011
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Truckee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 child bed , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) Sleeps 2, Child Beds (1) Twin/single rollaway bed., Baby Cribs (1) Port-a-crib available., Bunk Beds (1) Single bed on top, queen bed on bottom. Sleeps 3
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Marina on-site that rents all kinds of boats (from pontoon party boats to kayaks), FISHING PIER for the fisherman. Available as a 5 month Ski Lease every winter


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SKI LEASE LAKEFRONT CONDO w/ fantastic views & ***** reviews 10 minutes to SB
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, excellent unit, family friendly. Would recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Donner Lake Awesomeness

  • 5 of 5

Went up with a buddy almost last minute and wanted something on the lake. We found this great condo on the lake with a dock. Updated appliances with an old school feel. Perfect for our getaway and would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view of the lake

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing , everything you need in the condo and the owner for nice . Would stay again for sure.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 wonderful days of relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, gorgeous views.....the perfect getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What A View

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay here. It felt like a cozy cabin tucked into a roomy condo, and watching the trains, snow sheds and day break over Donner Lake was such a treat. We had absolutely everything we could have wanted.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this townhouse a couple times already and cannot wait to book again. It's the perfect family get away. We have two boys. We all really enjoyed the lake, the neighbors, the area and going into Truckee. There were games and puzzles to keep us off electronics when we weren't outside too! Len, the owner, is on top of things.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Normal Depart. Cleaning $150 + Tax

The Winter 2017/18 is offered as a 5 month ski lease. Beginning and ending dates are flexible. Call for more details.
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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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.