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Tahoe Forest Retreat w/HotTub, Westin Heavenly Beds, Great Tahoe Donner Location

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom + Loft + Hot Tub, 2.5 Baths w/Westin Heavenly Beds, Tahoe Donner

Whether you are in the mood for entertaining, adventure, or just some time away, this 4 Bedroom + Loft, 2.5 Bath home in Tahoe Donner is the perfect starting point for your vacation. Fabulously designed and full-featured, this two-story house offers many comfortable amenities including Westin Heavenly and W Hotel beds in each bedroom. Linens are provided and include fresh towels, luxurious high thread count white sheets, down comforters, and down or polyfill pillows. The fantastic open floor plan is suited for family gatherings, friendly get-togethers, or a relaxing retreat.

Accommodations (Max group size 14):

- Bedroom 1: (Master) Queen + bathroom

- Bedroom 2: Queen + Twin bunk bed

- Bedroom 3: Queen

- Bedroom 4: Queen + Twin Bunk bed

- Loft: Double (Full bed)

- Living Room: Room&Board Queen Comfort Sleeper Sofa

- Bathrooms: 2.5 baths—including Jacuzzi bathtub

Parking:

- 2 Car Garage

- 4+ driveway parking spaces (more in the summer)

Amenities:

+Hot Springs Top of the line Vista Hot Tub

+Bedrooms feature Westin Heavenly and W Hotel Premium mattresses

+Luxurious Linens

+Natural Gas BBQ

+Gas Fireplace

+Radiant heated bathroom floors

+Plasma/Blu-Ray DVD/Tivo/Netflix streaming/Cable

+WiFi

+Wet Bar

+Equipped Kitchen

+Gas Appliances

+Foosball Table

To start the morning, breathe in the fresh air during a sunrise hiking exploration of the Tahoe Donner trail system accessible from the house. Come back to make breakfast in the well-stocked kitchen complete with a gas range & oven, gourmet cookware, cutlery, and helpful gadgets such as a microplane and a Cuisinart Food processor. For your convenience, there is a coffee maker, a blender, and plenty of plates, silverware, glasses, and wine glasses. There are four barstools around the butcher block island, which separates the kitchen from the open great room with vaulted wood ceilings, the dining area (seats 10-12), the living room, and wet bar.

Recreational enthusiasts will have an exceptional time given the many outdoor opportunities Tahoe has to offer: golfing, mountain biking, fishing, and rafting, just to name a few. For more information on other area recreational activities, please see our other links – which can also be done from the house with the free wireless internet access!

In the evening, relax and watch a movie on the 42” plasma TV and DVD player. Listen to your own music by attaching your digital device to the 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Stereo System. Find peace in the wonderful view of the stars as you soak in the 8+person Hot Springs ® private hot tub and are enveloped by the scent of pine trees. Out on the east-facing back deck you will also find the direct line gas BBQ grill (no need to refill tanks). Top off the night with a glass of wine or sip hot chocolate by the indoor gas fireplace!

Linens

- Fresh high-thread count towels

- High thread count bedding

- Down comforters

- Down and Polyfill pillows

- Washer & Dryer in Laundry room

Gas Fireplace

Entertainment Center

- 42' PLASMA CABLE TV

- Blu-Ray DVD Player w/Internet (Netflix, etc)

- 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Stereo System

Gourmet Kitchen

- Butcher Block Island Counter

- Stainless steel appliances

- Microwave

- Miele Dishwasher

- Refrigerator (Top Fridge/Bottom Freezer)

- Coffee Maker

- Toaster

- Breville Ikon Blender

- Cuisinart Food Processor

- Anodized Aluminum Pot / Pan Set

- Cooking utensils provided

- OXO Salad Spinner and Colanders

- Knife sets

- Plate / Bowl / Silverware service for 14+

- Wine glasses

- Baking pans and pizza stone

- Lots of cutting boards, dish towels, and cloth napkins

- BBQ Tools

Games

- Foosball Table

- Scrabble (with lazy susan)

- Clue

- Cranium

- Dominoes

- Twister

- Bingo

- Monopoly

- Cards

- Chess & Checkers

Entry & Exit

- 2-Car Garage, 4-Car(+) Level Driveway

- Tiled entryway/mudroom with 16 cubby storage unit perfect for storing shoes and gear

Decks

- West-facing front deck

- East-facing back deck with Private Hot Tub

- Gas Grill BBQ with direct gas line to house

More Details

Owner
Oren Blonstein
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Oren Blonstein

My wife and I met in Tahoe, and purchased our home in Tahoe Donner shortly after. We love spending time with family at the cabin, as well as showing out-of-town guests how amazing Tahoe is. We hope you enjoy your stay!

Oren Blonstein purchased this house in 2004

Why Oren Blonstein chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We chose this property because it is the perfect house for the winter season: a great house layout with an open floor plan, lots of places for friends and family to stay, plus a flat driveway, ample parking, and convenient location to the ski resorts and the town of Truckee. Then we realized how amazing it is in the summers as well, from enjoying the green belt right in our backyard, to the Tahoe Donner amenities like the Donner Lake marina.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The home was incredibly warm, inviting and provided a great environment for enjoying a vacation with friends. It was very close to numerous resorts but offered a great retreat from the days activities. I would highly recommend this home to any friend or family member in the future.
Feb 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Reno (RNO)
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Donner Lake
Car: recommended

Our home is located in Tahoe Donner, a home owner's association situated over 7,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.

Located 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California, Tahoe Donner operates a wide variety of recreational facilities – which are also open to the general public.

Some of the things that make Tahoe famous:

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Resorts offer an incredible range of activities in both Winter and Summer seasons

Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake offer beautiful views, beaches, sunsets, boating, fishing, events, and more

Amenities

Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - Master - toilet , shower , Twin vanity sinks
    Bathroom 1 - Upstairs - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Twin vanity sinks
    Bathroom 3 - Half - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - Master (Lower Left) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Upper Right - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed has 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - Lower Right - 1 queen , This bedroom has a small desk, office chair, and monitor
    Bedroom 4 - Upper Left - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed has 2 twin beds
  • There is a nice loft space (please see pictures) on the 2nd floor where we have a foosball table, and a full bed. Note: there is no longer a twin bed here, just the full bed. There is also a Room&Board Sleeper Sofa which has a highly rated mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Tahoe Forest Retreat w/HotTub, Westin Heavenly Beds, Great Tahoe Donner Location
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
Where do you live?San Diego, CA
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Cozy Home, Perfect for Large Families

  • 4 of 5

It was our first time visiting Donner/Tahoe area. We loved our time and already planning to come back next summer. The house is cozy and our family had an amazing time exploring the area and most specially Lake Tahoe. The house is convenient from the grocery store & restaurants. Communication with owner was great. Hot tub and star gazing at night was a hit with our children. We explored the beaches in Lake Tahoe quite a bit and was so blown away by it's beauty and how clear the water is. Thank you for sharing your home with us. So many great memories were made.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Destination for Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a family snow trip with three generations, and Oren and Heather's lovely home was perfect. The beds are comfortable, the surroundings scenic, and the house is outfitted with everything, including hot tub, fussbol table, snowplay equipment, cooking items, and games. Oren was available for questions and responded promptly to help regarding an issue with the water heater that was quickly addressable. Thanks to him and his family for letting us stay in their beautiful, well-designed home! We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful cabin with all the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was everything we could've asked for. Plenty of room for the 14 of us! Cozy, comfortable, well kept and loads of fun! Would love to rent again!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home in Tahoe Donner

  • 5 of 5

Heather and Oren's home is quite lovely, clean and comfortable. It has a lovely place to spend a weekend with friends and kids. We had a small issue with the house while we were there and the owners were incredibly responsive about handling the issue over a holiday weekend. (What more can you ask for?) We loved the warm gas fire place and playing in the backyard with 10+ feet of snow!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Family Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

We met with three couples and four children and had plenty of room and a wonderful time! The house was stocked with the basics (some VRBO's are not) and had plenty of towels and supplies for cooking and dishes. All the comforts of home were present. The place was spotless and all of the amenities had clear instructions.

Bedrooms were comfortable and the hot tub was AWESOME!!

The bench-style dining room table was ideal for the ten of us and the kitchen has everything you need. Great washer and dryer also for wet ski clothes.

The back yard is big and was full of snow. We made a lifelong memory here!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just a lovely getaway house

  • 5 of 5

My group has been doing a ski trip to Tahoe for 4 years now and this is the best house we've stayed in. First off, its got a flat driveway with room for 6 cars/suvs, which has always been a stress in the past. The house is comfortable with unique perks (down comforters, sturdy appliances, ipod docking stations in the bedrooms, plenty of kitchen utensils for cooking, baking and grilling) and you can tell the owners want you to be happy. The kitchen table is big enough to seat the whole group too so we were able to sit for dinner together.

Just an all-around great house! Truly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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