Cozy Cabin Nestled in the Woods-Dog Friendly-Wif-Close Ski Resorts & Sledding

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautifully decorated, well maintained lovely cabin in the woods. Pla-Vada is a private community....very quiet with wonderful neighbors. Beautiful area to walk, hike and ride your bike. Raft down the yuba River. Close to Donner Lake ...Within minutes to downhill Skiing, Cross Country trails to white sandy beaches. Hiking trails right outside your front door. Bring your mountain bike or your ski's and snowboard you can just explore the area by foot as well. The cabin is surrounded by mountain views. Fishing is also good.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 with fold out table for extra guests. New couch & coffee table in living room. New postherpetic queen mattress added in the upstairs master.


× 4-large bedrooms: 3-queen beds, 2-twin beds, 1-full bed and pull out sofa plus 2-twin thick 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.

x Sleds, saucers, and snowball chuckers available for the kids

x Ski gear (still in good condition) to use, boots, gloves, jackets

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

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

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

x Workshop to full tune & wax your ski's or snowboard

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

× Additional details:

Winter gear available for your use Ski boots, snow boots, gloves, mittens, jackets
email me for sizes and what is available

x 2000 square feet

x Open floor plan

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

x Indoor Fireplace with ample's of firewood for your use

x High-Speed Internet WiFi

x Excellent cell phone coverage

x Sony 42' HDTV, Basic Cable

x Visio 37' Smart Tv in bedroom #3 & 29 inch flat screen Bedroom #4

x Guitar Hero SonyPlayStation with loads of games

x Wii & Xbox plus 29' flat screen

x foosball table, Air hockey

x Laundry room with washer and Dryer
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, sledding

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 yrs of age and a deposit $500...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    lots to do for the kids, games, movies, and toys. 4th bedroom has fuse ball table, Air hockey, Play station, a 32 inche flat screen and Wii...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

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

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Master: 1 queen

    Brand New Posturpedic Mattress ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Thick twin size pads ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    2 thick twin size sleeping pads...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Flat screen smart tv...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Conveniently located near 3 restaurant's The Summit and Ice Lakes lodge—you’ll never miss a meal. Large section of Resturants in Truckee minutes from downhill 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, play station, fuse ball, air hockey, etc.....moreless

  • Video Library:

    lots of great movies to watch...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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 14 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

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wireless and broadband...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    clean sheets and towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    flat screen tv, fireplace...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of off street parking during the summer Winter there is a large parking lot 4 cabins down...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


  • Coffee Maker:

    and french pree...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

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

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    full kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Array of spices & seasons...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

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

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Tahoe Donner and Coyotemoon 15 minutes from cabin...moreless

  • 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, Sugar Bowl, Soda Springs Ski Hill and Donner Ski Ranch. 30 minutes to Squaw and Northstar...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Sep 9 - Oct 31, 2016
1 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
low season
Nov 28 - Dec 15, 2016
1 night min stay
Dec 16 - Dec 22, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 27 - 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
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • process payment $50
  • Tax Rate 10%


* Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

*To confirm your reservation please sign our agreement and mail contract to the address on last page

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

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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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, large selection in Truckee
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl,Royal Gorge,Boreal,SodaSprings Ski hill
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Donner Lake

Car: Necessary

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, Royal Gorge. 30 minutes from NorthStar, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Homewood.

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.


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.

  • HOA Lake 5 minute drive from cabin

    HOA Lake 5 minute drive from cabin

  • Living area with new couch & coffee table

    Living area with new couch & coffee table

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

    one section of flatrocks, end of summer water is low

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Downstairs queen bedroom

    Downstairs queen bedroom

VRBO #421863

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Cozy Cabin Nestled in the Woods-Dog Friendly-Wif-Close Ski Resorts & sledding

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

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