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1930's Authentic Vintage Tahoe Cabin On The River - Charming And Spacious

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Create lasting memories with family and friends in this vintage knotty pine cabin furnished in period décor with the comforts of modern amenities. This very special property offers a truly unique experience. Feel the magic of this authentic 1930's Vintage Tahoe Cabin while enjoying the Yuba River in the back yard. This non-smoking cabin is 1700 square feet featuring a knotty pine interior with log accents, a beautiful big stone fireplace, a separate dining area, modern heating, and a large back deck facing the river. 4 bedrooms and a sleeping loft. Sunny in summer, snowy in winter (see special winter info below).

Located in the friendly and quaint community of Kingvale near Donner Summit and Soda Springs. Situated along the South Fork of the Yuba River, Kingvale is a forested community of charming 1930's & '40's cabins and unpaved roads - it's almost like going back in time. Enjoy a magical retreat where you can relax and play in the summer sun or the winter snow. There are only a couple of owners who rent their cabins in Kingvale. This is a unique opportunity to share in the magic of this cherished place.

Cabin features a spacious living room with stone fireplace, 4 Bedrooms (3 Queen/1 Full), a Sleeping Loft with 2 twin beds, 2 Bathrooms, a well appointed Kitchen with adjoining Dining Room. Enjoy the Yuba River right in the backyard from the back deck. Games, puzzles, books, snow shoes, sleds, DVDs, WiFi, and more available for your use during your stay.

Enjoy all the Tahoe National Forest has to offer while avoiding the traffic of the Tahoe basin. Whether you enjoy hiking, rock climbing, bird watching, snow skiing, snow shoeing, boating, fishing, hunting, or just relaxing, the location offers something for everyone.

Minutes away from local SKI RESORTS including BOREAL & SUGAR BOWL (5 miles), DONNER SKI RANCH(6 miles) and ROYAL GORGE cross country (4.5 miles), NORTHSTAR (21 Miles), SQUAW VALLEY (21 miles). And, just 14 miles from Downtown Truckee.

Local attractions include the Historic town of Truckee, Donner Museum, Donner Lake, Yuba and Truckee Rivers. Close to the Pacific Crest Trail and a short scenic drive to Lake Tahoe or Reno. Located off beautiful historic Highway 40 (Donner Pass Rd).

Great location when traveling from Sacramento or the SF/Bay Area via Eastbound Hwy 80. Easy access on and off the freeway. Drive to the front door in Spring, Summer & Fall. A short “2 block” walk from the *parking lot during Winter months -- like the olden days.

*** Standard Dates require 2-night Minimum Stay.

*** Holiday Weekends and Special Event Dates require 3-night Minimum Stay.

*** Weekend Rates reduced to Weekday Rate for 7+ night bookings.

*** Discount available for repeat renters.

8 GUEST MAXIMUM: In order to minimize wear and tear on the cabin & minimize impact on our quite mountain community, we have a strict 8 guest maximum, including children.

Primary Renter must be 25+ years old and must be present at all times.


4 Car Maximum Spring-Fall, 2 Car Maximum Winter (see below)

Please note that some of the furnishings have been upgraded and may not be the same ones in the photos. New photos will be posted soon.



2 WINTER PARKING PASSES provided – STRICT 2 CAR MAX during winter season. There is a 2 block walk from the Winter Parking Lot to the cabin. It is strongly advised you ARRIVE BEFORE DARK as there are no street lights or street signs and it will be difficult to find the cabin if you have never been her before. Come prepared for snow and cold weather. That means you may need a vehicle with four-wheel-drive and/or snow chains. Bring proper snow gear to stay warm and dry. Check weather forecasts and road conditions before you come. Donner Road between the Soda Springs and Kingvale exits is snow plowed frequently as the Cal Trans station is located there. NO REFUNDS ARE MADE DUE TO WEATHER. Plan ahead and come prepared.


Rates subject to change until booking is confirmed.

More information available on request.

More Details

Sandra Wulfert
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Sandra Wulfert

Our family has a 55+ year history with cabin ownership in Kingvale. We love this special mountain community and are so happy to be able to share it with others. We live in the Sierra Nevada foothills a short drive away from Kingvale. For outdoor adventure, we enjoy hiking, stand up paddle boarding, snow shoeing, snowmobiling and just relaxing by the river.

Sandra Wulfert purchased this cabin in 2016

Why Sandra Wulfert chose World

We are excited to offer this Vintage Tahoe Cabin for rent. The community of Kingvale is very special and unique with its friendly residents and darling vintage cabins. Nestled in the trees, you can really feel like you are stepping back in time to simpler days. Situated right along the bank of the Yuba river and close to Donner Summit, there is an unlimited array of things to do and see. The cabin has all the original charm and character you are looking for in an authentic 30's Tahoe cabin.

What makes this cabin unique

Riverfront property with spacious deck facing the river. Cabin features a large comfortable living room with leather couches and a wood burning stone fireplace just perfect for a cozy gathering. With 4 bedrooms, a large open loft area, and a dining area that seats 8, there is plenty of room for everyone.

(Max guests 8, including children. No Pets).


World Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , features Vintage Style Claw Foot tub
  • Bath towels provided
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Sleeping Loft - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds
  • The down stairs bedroom is a master suite with bathroom attached. Bedroom 4 is accessed through a door in Bedroom 3.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • water skiing
3 sets of snow shoes and a couple of sleds available for your use during the winter.


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1930's Authentic Vintage Tahoe Cabin On The River - Charming And Spacious
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Fun little place. Very peaceful.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was easy to find and was clean. Even though it like some of the more modern amenities, it puts you in a mindset of resting. We visited at a time we needed a retreat and this cabin met our needs.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear you found the cabin to be a restful retreat and are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have you back again.
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Riverfront beautiful, and vintage lovely

  • 5 of 5

Riverfront property with natural beauty all around. Love vintage look and everything was available for comfort and relaxation.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you back again.
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Charming house ... lovely community

  • 5 of 5

Sweet and charming cabin. True vintage mixed with the comforts of quality amenities. Adventurous winter getaway - cannot wait for the summertime! Owners were helpful and caring.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are blessed with this amazing community and are glad you were able to enjoy it while you were here. Looking forward to having you and your family return soon.
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Beautiful vintage cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place! It was very comfortable and homey. My family enjoyed it! We were out playing in the snow and lovely neighborhood! Great location, close to ski resorts and stores! The Wulferts were very accommodating and wonderful people. Can’t wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the cabin and it's convenient location. It sounds like you were able to enjoy quality time there with your family. We would by happy to have you stay with us again sometime.
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Great cabin with a rustic charm. Very comfortable and well organized.

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay at the Wulfert Cabin. We enjoyed the first stay 8- years ago and this stay was even better. The cabin is great, very warm and comfortable. Everything is there and the kitchen has gadgets that we don’t have in our own kitchen. Owners are very organized and the people we met in Kingvale were very warm and helpful. Plan to rent again this Summer to see what the other seasons bring. Great cabin, great owners, great stay!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kingvale is indeed a very special place. We are so happy you enjoyed your trip and look forward to having you back for a stay soon!
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Awesome Vintage Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin exceeded our expectations in every way. Such a homey, comfortable place with an amazing backyard and view. The home was very clean and so well equipped. We appreciated the thought that was taken into making it an enjoyable stay. We definitely would come back to stay and enjoy this great home. Thank you to the Wulfert's, we had an excellent stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed our cabin retreat. We hope to have you back for another stay sometime soon.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Reno-Tahoe Airport
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Coyote Moon Golf Course, Truckee
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
Large Selection of Restaurants in Truckee
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Sugar Bowl and Boreal Ski Resorts
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
West End Beach at Donner Lake


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Discount available to repeat renters
*** 2 night minimum required for Standard Dates
*** 3 night minimum required for Holiday Weekends or Special Event Weeks.
Weekend Rate reduced to Weekday rate for 7+ night bookings.
Additional cleaning fee of $50 will be added to reservations of 5 or more nights.
Primary Renter must be 25+ years. No Smoking.
WINTER PARKING Restricted to 2 Cars (Winter Parking Lot Permits Provided) and requires walking in approx 2 blocks from the winter parking lot to cabin.
Policy available by contacting the owner.

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.

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