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Magical, Spacious Mountain Cabin

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Private cabin - 3 Bed, 2 full Bath, Loft with games, Sleeps 8


Our charming, spacious mountain retreat is in the absolute perfect Tahoe Donner location. It has

--Cathedral ceilings with knotty pine walls throughout

--Stone floors and 2 fireplaces (also forced air heating)

--rustic cabin ambiance, tastefully-appointed with all amenities.

--Best of all, the cabin is on a quiet street and backs up onto a majestic pine forest that will replenish your spirit.

Perfect Location/ Proximity To Amenities:

• Within steps of the house: Pine forest greenbelt, hiking and mountain biking trails.

• Within 1 mile: Trout Creek recreation center (pools/Jacuzzis/saunas/fitness room), Tahoe Donner golf course, “The Lodge” restaurant, cross country ski center, equestrian center, grocery store.

• Within 2 miles: Northwoods tennis center, Tahoe Donner downhill ski resort.

• Within 5 miles: Historic downtown Truckee, Donner Lake w/Tahoe Donner Beach private beach/marina.

• Within 15 miles: Squaw Valley, Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl and Boreal ski resorts

• Within 20 miles - the shores of Lake Tahoe and Tahoe City

• Within 40 miles: Reno gambling casinos and airport

Tahoe Donner

Tahoe Donner is a wonderful mountain community located in the historic town of Truckee. It is easily accessible from Highway 80. You can find excellent casual and fine dining as well as unique specialty shops just minutes away in old town Truckee. Groceries, cafes, etc. are also just minutes away.

You will be provided guest passes that permit access (for a fee) and discount pricing at numerous Tahoe Donner recreational amenities such as the Trout Creek Recreation Center, Snow Play Area (sledding), and Tahoe Donner Ski Area. The Trout Creek Recreation Center has an exercise facility with state of the art exercise equipment, fitness classes such as yoga, a family-friendly pool, an adult lap pool that is heated to 82 degrees year-round, saunas, and massage treatments. Tahoe Donner also boasts a premier Nordic center with 100 km of trails, excellent for both beginner and advanced cross country skiers (1 mile from house).

In the non-winter months, the Tahoe Donner amenities include a private beach area at Donner Lake, an equestrian center with pony rides for kids, biking trails, hiking and campgrounds, professional tennis center, basketball, a bocce ball court, three swimming pools, and a world-class golf course. Check out the website:

There is something for everyone in Tahoe Donner!

**No Smoking**

**No Pets**

More Details

Kim Bearly
Member since: 2013
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:
September 7, 2018

About Kim Bearly

Our whole family loves sports and the outdoors. We rented cabins many times in Tahoe Donner over the years and we enjoyed all of it - Donner Lake, the tennis center, cross-country and downhill skiing and - being a competitive swimming family - that heated lap pool at Trout Creek. When we decided to buy a home in the mountains, Tahoe Donner was the only true choice. It is great for both winter and summer. We look forward to fun times and wonderful memories here and we hope you will too.

Kim Bearly purchased this house in 2011

Why Kim Bearly chose Truckee

Tahoe Donner offers everything you could want summer or winter, for outdoor recreation and relaxation. Truckee with it's fun bars, restaurants and shops is right around the corner. A little further afield and you are in the Old West at Nevada City for Chili cook-offs, taking the railroad, touring the Comstock or, exploring the various lakes and towns in the area. And of course Tahoe City and Lake Tahoe are accessible by a lovely bike path. It is a true year-round vacation destination.


Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 doors: one to communal loft area and one to master bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Upstairs bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , 1 bunk bed with 2 beds
  • all large bedrooms with knotty-pine walls and beautiful views
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

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Magical, Spacious Mountain Cabin
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews

Great Time at a Great House

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and well equipped. We enjoyed the beach chairs and umbrella that were provided. Great communication and very helpful and responsive. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Cabin, 12758 Solvang Way

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cabin, would recommend to anyone. Very nice neighborhood and a nice wooded scenery.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great comfortable cabin

  • 5 of 5

Cabin is nicely appointed, clean and spacious. Owner was great to work with!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Gem in the Forest!

  • 5 of 5

We needed a quick getaway trip to relax and were so lucky this magical, spacious mountain cabin was available! We had never stayed in Tahoe Donner before, but will probably only stay at this house when we visit Tahoe again.

The house is beautiful - three big bedrooms, with extremely comfortable beds. One room had a queen and two bunk beds (would have been perfect for little kids). The cabin is very clean, and fully-stocked - and I mean, fully stocked. Next time, we will not haul anything except our clothes and beach towels. Kimberli provides anything you could imagine in a cabin. Spices, plenty of cookware, and top-of-the-line knives (we discovered that our knives at home need to be replaced). We cooked every night except the night we checked in, and were able to take lunches with us each day on our excursions. The outdoor grill was clean and easy to use. There are board games, cards, and a TV, which we didn't use at all. I spent more time looking out at the forest than doing anything else. The next house behind them is through the forest and you can't see it so it feels like you have access to the wild outdoors. We didn't get to see a bear (which is probably a good thing), but we did watch some squirrels, chipmunks and a big buck wandering in the "backyard."

Tahoe is within a half hour drive to get to kayaking and bike riding (before the roads got crowded). Kimberli has beach chairs and umbrellas that you can use. You only need your own beach towels.

The guest passes to Trout Creek Recreation Center were ideal. We worked out in the morning and were in the pool in the afternoon. We spent two days at this beautiful center. Even though we hauled the golf clubs, we didn't use them this time around. The golf course looked gorgeous, though.

I spoke to Kimberli a few times before our visit and a couple of times while we were there. She was very responsive to my inquiries and is a joy to deal with. We highly recommend this cabin. Thanks for sharing it with us! We are already thinking of renting it next summer, and definitely would recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your thoughtful and detailed review. It helps me know what guests value and I know it helps potential guests determine if the cabin would be a good fit for them! Come back and visit again
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Truckee jewel!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at this perfect home away from home cabin! We watched the squirrels, chipmunks, deer and beautiful sunsets!

Thanks Kimberly for sharing your home and being so quick to respond to our emails!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed for a week in this beautiful home. The house has very homey feel with all the basic amenities and more. The house has plenty of activities for the kids such as games, puzzles , and Legos. The location of the house is perfect for vacationing. It is situated in the Tahoe Donner area so the house comes with guess passes that get you into the recreation centers for a discounted price. We took advantage of the passes and swam a couple times. The owner, Kim is fantastic! She is very responsive with any questions about the house or area. We will definitely stay here the next time we go to Tahoe.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno Airport / Sacramento Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bar of America, Cottonwood Cafe
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahoe Donner golf course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Truckee (Amtrak) Train Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
California Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
'The Lodge' at Tahoe Donner
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner, Squaw Valley, Northstar, Alpine Mdws
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Donner Lake private beach
Car: necessary

Many world-class ski resorts within 20 miles: Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, Sugarbowl Ski Resort, Northstar etc.

Close to Donner LAke (with private beach to Tahoe Donner guests - small fee) and Tahoe City and Lake Tahoe about 16 miles down Hwy 89


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165

Cleaning fee $165 + tax
City of Truckee Occupancy Tax 10%
Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District Tax 2%
$400 refundable deposit
Holiday Weekends require 3 night minimum (MLK Day, Presidents Weekend, Memorial Weekend, 4th of July, Labor Day)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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