Lake Front Luxury Home - Donner Lake-West End

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Last updated: 11/06/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Beautiful sunny lake front luxury home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths + den
Maximum occupants eight
West end of Donner Lake on South Shore Drive.
2 minute walk to beach
Lakefront views from all living areas
Very large deck for entertaining
No direct access to Lake
Easy level driveway with 3 car parking
No stairs
Extra parking for boats and campers in spring and fall
No garage or covered parking
Executive home with wood fireplace, gas stove, linens and all amenities
Washer & dryer, cable TV, DVD player and WIFI throughout the house
Additional photos available upon request

Just minutes away from scenic downtown Truckee and within 20 minutes from world-class ski resorts: North Star, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Boreal and Sugar bowl. You'll enjoy this cozy cabin and all the recreational amenities of shopping and dining in historic Truckee.
Regardless of the season the view from the all the windows is a microcosm of families enjoying themselves on the lake having fun.
You will enjoy it too.
Sorry, no smokers or pets.
For additional information please contact us
Pictures included.

Keywords: Lake front home

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large deck for entertaining at lake level


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Cable modem + wireless internet...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard pricing
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,135
  • cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


Please check with calendar or with owner Weekly rental/7 night minimum - $350/night $2,450. per week Rates require minimum 7 night stay Sat. to Sat. Security deposit and non-refundable $150.00 cleaning fee Winter ski lease available for $2,095/month + $150.00 cleaning fee Security deposit of $2,095 required. Winter leasee pays all utilities Reservation not confirmed until deposit is made

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: This house was built in 1978 as a ski cabin called (Wit's End) for good reason. I am a designer in Truckee and travel a lot to and from the bay area so I am looking for caretakers who love this place as much as I do. Wit' End has been an enjoyable family get away and the longer I own it I find myself spending more and more time at this cozy little house. Difficult to get away from and always a sigh of relief to return to. On those rare days when I can curl up with a book by the fire the tranquility and silence is hard to beat. Reluctantly I've even managed to get work done here.

Why the Owner Chose Southside Highlands (Truckee, CA, USA):
Wit's end has been a small family home.....not a big house for gangs of people and we prefer it that way. The location of the house with its great lake views and deck can't be beat and represent a peaceful and serene environment. A pleasant throw back from Lake Tahoe of the 60's without all the hustle and bustle of west shore Tahoe activity. Its proximity to highway 80, easy winter access and a well plowed road in winter makes the commute from the bay area bearable.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is at lake level with great views. For us the fact that we can walk to the west end beach in 1 minute with a wagon full of stuff or walk or ride our bikes around the neighborhood in the evenings on a flat road is a plus. The proximity to Truckee with its shopping and dining is also very convenient for a quick trip into town. Whatever house you choose to rent at the west end location you will enjoy the by-gone era of Donner Lake.

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Speaks: english, italian



VRBO #327894

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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