Cozy Cabin Nestled in the Woods-Wifi-Walking Distance to the River-Dog Friendly

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Last updated: 07/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A cozy getaway, located on Donner Summit, 3 hours from San Francisco, 80 minutes from Sacramento & 12 miles West of Truckee. This beautiful Soda Springs retreat can be this year’s winter getaway. This 3 story mountain home offers accommodations for all: 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a gourmet kitchen plus dining room to seat 10. New couch & coffee & table in living room.


× 4-large bedrooms: 3-queen beds, 2-twin beds, 1-full bed and futon plus 2-twin sleeping pads—great for kids!

× All new bedding--recently updated & fully stocked

× Two full bathrooms—all linens and towels provided

× A gourmet Kitchen, fully equipped with pots, pans, plates, and silverware plus a Weber BBQ grill on the patio.

× Easy access from I-80 and part of a small Donner Summit community, Pla-vada.

× Great location and minutes from Sugar Bowl, Royal Gorge, Camp woodward/Boreal ski resorts.

× Great pride is taken in the cleaning and maintenance of this property.

× Upon arrival, the cabin will be warmed and lit—just like coming home!

× Additional details:

1900 square feet

Open floor plan

Dining table that seats 10
(additional fold out table provided for larger groups)

Indoor Fireplace

High Speed WiFi

Sony 42' HDTV, Basic Cable

One car garage plus a driveway with parking space for 4 cars

Winter snow plowing (daily during storms)

Winter Activities

Snowboarding, Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Snow Shoeing

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Children Welcome:

    lots to do for the kids, games, movies, and toys....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We do charge $50 Pet Fee and pet will be screened ...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 7-14

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Conveniently located near 3 restaurants—Donner Pass Pizza, The Summit and Ice Lakes lodge—you’ll never miss a meal. (Tip) Donner Pass Pizza has a large sled hill next to their restaurant! AND…minutes from major ski resorts, including Sugar Bowl, Squaw Valley Resort, Northstar, Alpine, Homewood, and Diamond Peak make getting to the ski hill a breeze. ...moreless


  • Air Hockey
  • Books:

    lots books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    boards games, poker chips and cards...moreless

  • Music Library:

    PLtney of music CDs to choose from...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2) 2 TVs wsith DVD players and cable...moreless

  • Toys:

    we have fun toys suitable for all ages...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    guitar hero, etc.....moreless

  • Video Library:

    lots of great movies to watch...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Within 5 minutes to homeowners beach...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Truckee is 15 minutes away. Lots of shopping & restaurants ...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Donner lake Memorial Museum, explores the history of the area, mostly about the Donner Party....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    On beautiful Donner Summit, mountain views out every window....moreless

  • Resort:

    During the summers, Sugar Bowl does dinner parties on lake Mary. Weekend dinners only. Inquire with Alicia...moreless

  • Rural:

    Located in the heart of the Tahoe National forests. Very peaceful ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    we have an extra fold out table to accommodate larger groups...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    1 car garage, 4 cars in the driveway and another 3-4 cars on the side of the house...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    Single car garage,...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wireless and broadband...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    clean sheets and towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of off street parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    room for large RV or boat parking off the street....moreless

  • Telephone:

    basic phone, no long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    great wood burning stove...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    we provide you with firewood...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully functional kitchen equipped with pots & pans ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    Array of spices & seasons...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    no ice makers but we provide ice trays....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Top of the line propane grill ...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    We are also 5 minutes from Boreal and Royal Gorge. 30 minutes to Squaw and Northstar...moreless

  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear


Write a review 5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 31 - Sep 1, 2016
1 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat
Fall 2016
Sep 6 - Nov 22, 2016
1 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
2 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 15, 2016
1 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • process payment $50
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 10%


Stays over 5 days are charged $50 for extra cleaning. Please email to updated rates and additional discounts. IMPORTANT: We do charge a processing fee for processing payments via credit card, if you make payment via Echeck please let me know.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 07/30/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Summit
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe Donner, Coyote Moon
15 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 80
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Summit
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl, Royal Gorge, Boreal
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Donner Lake

Car: Necessary

SUMMERS: Great place to relax and spend time with friends and family, pets are welcome too! .Our cabin is located next to easy to moderate hiking trails, easy access to the yuba river, you can float down it most of the summer. Lots of summer recreational activities on Donner Summit and Truckee/Tahoe includes Sugar bowl's Dinner's at Lake Mary Series,Camp Woodward, kayaking, paddleboarding ,boating, rock climbing, river rafting, museums, historical tours on Donner summit (Donner Party), state park (Donner Lake) they offer also historical lake front mansion tours, sightseeing. Summer temps range from 70-80 degrees, it does cool down at night. In may and June often there is a few patches of snow left over from winter. Easy access on to I-80. Winter: Downhill skiing, snowboarding, X-cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, sledding. Less than a 10-minute drive to excellent downhill Sugar Bowl, Boreal Ridge, Soda Springs, Donner Ski Ranch. NorthStar, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Tahoe Donner are nearby.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: SF Bay areas professional and family man.

Why Pla-Vada Woodlands, Soda Springs, CA, USA:
It is centrally located near some great ski resorts in the winter and a great place to hike, mountan bike or relax in the summer.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Easy access from the I-80 freeway, but not too close. Plenty of parking, level lot, long driveway. 3-4 cars can fit. lots of areas to walk and hike.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • big dinning table

    big dinning table

  • Kids room with 2 twins, 1 full, 2 mattress pads and a pull out futon

    Kids room with 2 twins, 1 full, 2 mattress pads and a pull out futon

  • Great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

    Great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

  • one section of flatrocks,
end of summer water is low

    one section of flatrocks, end of summer water is low

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Living area with new couch & coffee table

    Living area with new couch & coffee table

  • Kitchen


  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • HOA Lake 5 minute drive from cabin

    HOA Lake 5 minute drive from cabin

  • Downstairs queen bedroom

    Downstairs queen bedroom

VRBO #421863

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 30, 2016

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Cozy Cabin Nestled in the Woods-Wifi-Walking distance to the river-Dog Friendly

Pla-Vada Woodlands, Soda Springs, CA, USA #421863

4 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 14

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