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Beautiful Donner Summit Mountain Cabin

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

Our Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom log cabin is a perfect getaway in the mountains and is easily accessible just off I-80. Located 15 Miles West of Truckee on Donner Summit we are a perfect all season location. Sleeps a MAXIMUM of 6 people.

Holiday Rates apply for Christmas and New Year's week; MLK weekend; and President's weekend.
Dogs welcome upon approval, no other pets allowed.

Amenities include: Wood Burning Fireplace (Renters must bring their own firewood and kindling), Gas Range, Plenty of Off-Road Parking plus 2 Car Garage, Satellite TV (HDTV & Blu-Ray player), iPOD hookup, Laundry, Carpeting in all Bedrooms and Living Areas, Slate Kitchen, Open Plan Great Room.

Plenty of activities right outside the door during winter or summer.

SUMMER: Road and Mountain Biking, Hiking, Fishing on the Yuba River (steps away from the cabin), Relaxing on the large deck while having a BBQ. All this right outside the door in Pla Vada Woodlands, no need to jump in the car.
Only 6 miles away from Serene Lakes.
Donner Lake is just a few minutes away via scenic Highway 40. West End Beach is a wonderful family destination for swimming and play on Donner Lake. Boating and more at Donner and Lake Tahoe. Golfing in Truckee and around Lake Tahoe. Rafting on the Truckee River from Tahoe City. Enjoy Truckee for the day and come back to the relaxing atmosphere of the forest.
Donner Summit also offers a multitude of hiking opportunities and Rock Climbing. Please ask for recommendations.

WINTER: Sugar Bowl, Soda Springs, Donner Ski Ranch, Boreal, Kingvale Terrain Project and Royal Gorge are all ski/sledding resorts within a radius of 6 miles of the cabin. Snowshoeing and backcountry access directly out of the cabin, along a wide network of Snowmobile trails.

PlaVada Woodlands is Snowmobile friendly and has plenty of trails surrounding the Woodlands. Northstar, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts are only a few minutes away.

Lots of snow to make snowmen, have snowball fights and build forts. Sledding hills located walking distance from the cabin.

Keywords: Log Cabin
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 or older to rent. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If smoking outside, please be fire aware as we are in a high fire area in summer. And clean up your cigarette butts. Any cigarette butts not cleaned up with incur a $25 charge taken from security deposit. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pre-approved, well behaved dogs. Must be treated for fleas, well groomed, and nails clipped. $5 per dog/night....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Any guests allowing more than 6 people will be asked to leave the property immediately, or, if reported after their stay, will forfeit their security deposit(s). Any guests bringing non-approved dogs will also lose their security deposit. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HDTV with Blu-Ray Player....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    TV in bunk room with VHS player. TV in great room....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:


  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Many DVDs. VHS (yes, VHS) for the kids. No Blu-Ray Discs provided, must provide own....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Great mountain setting with access to Yuba River across the street. Hiking, snowshoeing near the cabin on National Forest land. ...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Back country ski-out onto National Forest Land...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    2 folding chairs, plus 3 bar stools for the counter. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 car garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Please leave pre-sets as they are set. We lived there for 3 years and know how long it takes to heat the cabin. Must keep front door fully closed for heating to work. ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    in driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    on street parking next to cabin...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels for bathrooms provided. Not for use at beach or for dogs....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Renters need to bring their own kindling, and wood. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Blender, coffee maker, french press, raclette maker, toaster, and most everything you need for cooking....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful slate and wood kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large back deck and large front deck for use during the summer/fall....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $40 + tax
  • Hot Tub Fee $50 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $140 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10%


Pet fee is $40 per pet per night of stay. Not refundable.

Hot tub fee is $50. Includes a tub clean, chemical testing and temperature check the day of check-in.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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51 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno, NV
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Summit Bar
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Truckee, CA
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Summit Bar
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl, Boreal, Royal Gorge, Donner Ski Ranch
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Donner Lake

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Michael, Heidi, Meskerem & Tirunesh call this little piece of the forest a home away from home. We are avid skiers in the winter and love the summers in the High Sierra. We hope you enjoy the property as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Pla-Vada Woodlands, Soda Springs, CA, USA:
The location was key in our choice: the shortest distance from the bay area and minutes from Skiing/Snowboarding in the winter. The ease of access and distance allows us to enjoy more time in the cabin and less time in the traffic.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The wildlife in the area is amazing. Every day you can see squirrels, chipmunks and birds. In the winter--you catch glimpses of the rabbits which turn white when the snow flies. In the Spring through Autumn, there are bears, coyote, dear, bobcat, marmot, and many more small animals. We love to have the animals around us, and hope that all our visitors respect that we are living in their backyard.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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  • Exterior Winter

    Exterior Winter

  • Kitchen and Dining Room portion of Great Room.

    Kitchen and Dining Room portion of Great Room.

  • Upstairs deck connected to the great room.

    Upstairs deck connected to the great room.

  • Second Downstairs bedroom with Queen sized bed.

    Second Downstairs bedroom with Queen sized bed.

  • Downstairs bathroom with shower.

    Downstairs bathroom with shower.

  • Exterior Summer

    Exterior Summer

  • Living Room portion of Great Room.

    Living Room portion of Great Room.

  • First Downstairs bedroom with Queen sized bed.

    First Downstairs bedroom with Queen sized bed.

  • Upstairs bedroom with bunk bed.

    Upstairs bedroom with bunk bed.

  • Backcountry Joy Just Steps Away

    Backcountry Joy Just Steps Away

VRBO #314304

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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