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6 Bed*Hot Tub*Kid Friendly*2 Jucuzzi Tubs*Game Room*Gourmet Kitchen

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

A great home for families with children, large gatherings or family reunions. This beautiful 6 bedroom (5500+ Sq. ft.), 4.5 bath home is in the exclusive Tahoe Donner association of North Lake Tahoe. The home has an open floor plan, a large living room with vaulted ceilings, a gourmet kitchen with Viking Professional appliances, and a dining area that seats 14+. If you like to cook and entertain you will not be disappointed.

The house was designed with entertaining and children in mind. We have 5 main bedrooms and one game/bedroom with plenty of activities for children of all ages (Wii, Xbox Kinect, Arcade Legends Video Game with 50+ games, puzzles... Every bedroom has a flat screen television and cable.

There are two indoor jacuzzi tubs and an outdoor D1 hot tub (seat 6-8) with an unobstructed view of the Sierra Mountains. The home is perfect for both summer and winter (summer is our favorite time of year in the Sierra's).

In the winter, there is world-class downhill skiing at Squaw Valley or North Star 30 minutes away. Additionally our local ski hill is 5 minutes away which offers lessons, as well as, a cross country skiing area. The association also offers a sledding hill, a year-round lap pool with hot tub and a fitness center (guest fee required for non owners).

In the summer, the association offers 3 swimming pools (one with a water slide), several tennis courts, a golf course and a fabulous private beach at Donner Lake. This beach has a Club House with snack bar, beach chairs, barbecue pits and many boating and sailing rental equipment. Additionally, golfing (2 min), hiking, fishing, boating, rafting, horseback riding...are minutes away. There are also summer camps for children offered for both members and non-members.

Main Level sleeping accommodations:

Master Bedroom - Cal King bed, en-suite bath with Jacuzzi tub, flat screen tv

Bedroom 2 - Queen bed with flat screen tv

Bedroom 3 - Queen bed with flat screen tv

Bedroom 4 - Queen bed with flat screen tv

Upper Level sleeping:

Bedroom 5/Game Room - Kid game/bed room. 2 bunk beds, 2 single beds, sofa and 2 mattresses for a good kids sleepover. We have had 12 kids sleep over here before. Flat screen tv with wii, dvd, Netflix...

Master Bedroom 6 - Cal king with en-suite toilet and stunning views of the Sierras. With flat screen tv.

Large vaulted living room again with excellent views of the Sierras, 3 sofas, 55' Flat Screen, Xbox, Netflix, Blue Ray player and a Bose Wave Ipod dock. This room opens up to the private deck overlooking the mountains.

Outside deck with a seating area for 8, 2 propane heaters, an 8 person hot tub and a 6 burner Weber grill with all the accessories (smoker and rotisserie).

Loads of DVDs, games, puzzles for all ages.

We are 40 minutes away from the airport and gambling of Reno, Nevada.


More Details

Donald Perettie
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

Why Donald Perettie chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We purchased in Tahoe Donner because of all the amenities the community has to offer. No matter the season there is always something to do for both adults and children.

We purchased this home in particular because of the space and layout. It offers a large amount of living space and a layout that suits either one or more families. We love to entertain with families and this home works perfectly.

What makes this house unique

This home was designed to work for both kids and adults. It is perfect for multiple family rentals given the amount of sleeping space and layout. For the kids there is a game room with Wii, Xbox, video games, train table, dvd...(it can also sleep up to 8 kids (4 in beds and 4 on mattresses on the floor). For adults there is a gourmet kitchen and an outdoor seating area with amazing views of the Sierras. Additionally there is also 2 indoor jazuzzi tubs and a outdoor hot tub. Perfect for after skiing relaxation either indoors or outdoors. It is also located on a triple lot so the privacy is unmatched for Tahoe Donner.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for letting us stay in your fabulous home we all had such a great time and loved the private beach and the proximity of so many activities.

We did get the garbage in the bear box fortunately, my relatives from Washington have a cabin in the woods and understood what to do. We did see cub bears in the back yard and mama bear out front pretty amazing sight.

Thank you again
Jul 2012
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Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • King size beds (2) Master bedrooms upstairs and downstairs., Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (3) We have a Graco crib and several small beds for young ones., Baby Cribs (1) Graco crib., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two mattresses included for children in the Game room. This room can sleep up to 10 kids., Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.862069 based on 32 reviews

Great home for the whole family !!

  • 5 of 5


We had a wonderful time at your beautiful house in Tahoe Donner. The gourmet kitchen had all a chef could ask for. We were three generations, all fifteen of us from ages 5 to 74, and we had a great time. The kids had the upstairs game room and the center patio and we had everything else. There was plenty of space for all. We enjoyed the pool at the resort and the lake was fun for the water sports.

We highly recommend your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect property for a large group

  • 5 of 5

A perfect property for a large group. Plenty of towels, sheets and parking. Close to historic downtown Truckee. The Donner Tahoe Association clubhouses and private lakefront were great. The downstairs master & the upstairs bedroom had very comfortable mattresses. However, the mattresses in the other 3 downstairs bedrooms were really hard. A memory foam or other topper might have solved the problem. The kids loved the giant room where they could all sleep together.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Beautiful home and property!

  • 4 of 5

A great place for a large group! Had my kids and grandkids here for the week. It worked out great. The house is wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Four Family Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just returned for three nights at this lovely home - we were a group of 7 adults and 7 kids (age 2- 6) plus one dog. The house fit us perfectly. Lots of areas to hang out in separate groups or all together. Prior to arriving I was worried about the size of the kitchen and family room - they seemed small in the photos. However, they are huge and we all fit in the kitchen and family room comfortably. The home is in good condition but not pristine condition, which we really enjoyed with so many kiddos running around (I have rented houses before where everything was so pristine that I couldn't get comfortable and was always worried - if that makes sense!) We were at the home during a huge snow storm. Our only quasi hiccup was regarding the driveway plowing. The company was supposed to come by 11:00 on our checkout day - but they didn't come, we ended up flagging another snow plow down at noon and paid him cash to clear out the driveway. This wasn't a big deal to remove a star in the rating - snow happens and its not scheduled, but we needed to return home by a certain time and couldn't continue waiting so we took matters into our own hands. The house has a ton of toys of kiddos (we didn't even need to pack any) and lots of sleds in the garage (we didn't even need to bring any). These were both helpful items that we will remember for next time. The best part was the sledding that we were able to do in the side yard and, actually, down the driveway. We were able to have all the snow play that our kiddos needed in the front yard - which was a huge bonus and timesaver. Obviously, this ability is based on the amount of snowfall and we were fortunate to have lots of it! We hope to return to the house again in the future! You won't regret renting this home - promise :)

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and well supplied

  • 5 of 5

We have our annual gathering there. The rooms are very nice. Kitchen is top notch and well supplied. The gentle slope at the side of the house provided many hours of happy sledding for both kids and adults.

The only slight issue was the drive way was very slippery even after it was cleared. Definitely needed plenty of salt.

Owner was very helpful in letting us know that the power was out and advised us to come a little later so we won't be in the cold while electricity was being restored.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space for large crowds

  • 4 of 5

Great space for a large family gathering. The kids had a blast with all the toys and games available. The kitchen was well equipped also. Thankfully it is far enough away from the lake that mosquitoes weren't a problem, because we visited in July and it was hot and there is no AC but we were able to open the windows and doors (none of which had screens). The owner was responsive to our inquiries. Overall a lovely experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno, NV
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Lodge
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Coyote Moon or Tahoe Donner
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Downtown Truckee
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 80
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Lodge or Pizza on the Hill
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Donner Lake
Car: necessary

The home is in a association that subsidizes a ski hill, cross country skiing course, golf course, tennis court, swimming pool, lap pool, health club, sled hill, equestrian area and beach. It is located in the Sierra Mountains which provide beautiful views of Mountain terrain and numerous hiking trails. The area is extremely child friendly given all the families that come up for the outdoor activities of Lake Tahoe. We are minutes away from the amenities of historic Truckee which offers shopping, dining and some nightlife. Access is easy from Reno Airport.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Damage Deposit $1,000

Rates are subject to change. Cancellation 60 days prior with full refund. I will forward a copy of the house instruction after the 2nd payment at 60 days. It has important information about our home. For example our windows are European and open and tilt depending on the handle. Also, the butcher block is not for direct cutting or high temperatures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.