Custom Donner Lake View Home Close to Skiing and Downtown.

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Last updated: 10/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This sunny and open custom home was built in 2000. Stone, lodge pole and granite accent the 180 degree view of Donner Lake. The location cannot be beat: A few minutes walk from the public pier's, the market and Old 40 Café. Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Sugar Bowl and Lake Tahoe are all 20-30 minutes from the front door. Cross country skiing, downtown Truckee and much more are just a few minutes drive.
This beautifully designed new home has a custom copper bar, well appointed kitchen, large fire place, three decks and a BBQ. Their is seating for 10 at the table, 4 more at the bar, and 3 more at the kitchen island. The living room has a large cathedral ceiling. Every window has a view of either the lake, the summit or the surrounding forest.
With 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, this home is perfect for a large family or multiple families sleeping up to 10 people. The over-sized master bedroom overlooks Donner Lake. Two children's room's have two twin beds each. The fourth bedroom doubles as a second TV room with a pull out couch. The sunny and warm living room also has a pull out couch in front of the large stone fireplace. The master bathroom is spacious with a jetted tub. Washer and dryer available for guests use.
Snow removal service for the sunny driveway is included. If requested, the two car garage can be included in the rental for a small additional charge.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Memory foam bed with views on three sides of the room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    Sleeps two in this bunk bed room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed sleeps two...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    This room has its own lower deck and flat sreen TV...moreless

  • 4 bedrooms. Large master with private bath. One bedroom with bunkbed (2 twins). One with trundle bed (2 twins). One with double sleeper couch, doubles as tv room. Double sleeper couch in living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Master bathroom with view of the forest....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Down stairs bather servine 3 lower bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Upstairs bathroom off the living / dining room & kitchen...moreless

  • 2.5 baths. Large master bath and guest bath upstairs. Full bath with walk in shower downstairs....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Instant water heater so no one gets a cold shower! Coded entry so you don't have to worry about loosing keys. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo:

    Stereo receiver with ipod connection....moreless

  • Television:

    2 Samsung flat screens....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have about 30 DVD's available for use....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Across the street from Donner Lake. Nice views of the lake and surrounding mountains. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Views of Mt Judah and Schallenberger ridge....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 10. Bar area seats 4. Kitchen island seats 3....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Fire wood & kindling will be stocked and ready for use....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car garage available for extra fee...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for 4 cars in driveway....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked for large family dinners. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Granite counters. Newer Kitchen Aid appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    New electric / convection oven with warming drawer....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, oils, & baking supplies are all available for renters to use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    New 4 burner gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    We leave a cruiser bike for renters to use. There are several bike rental shops just down the street on Donner Pass Road....moreless

  • Boat:

    Guests can rent power boats and sail boats at Donner State Park and several areas around Lake Tahoe. We do not provide any equipment for this activity. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The front deck overlooks Donner Lake. The back deck overlooks a forest. There is a lower deck outside the TV room for shade or private dining. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Coyote Moon, Ponderosa Golf Course, Northstar and Grey's Crossing are all within 10 to 20 minutes drive. We do not provide clubs....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak & Canoe rentals are available at multiple places around Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe. We do not provide any equipment for this activity....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Barbecue is available for renters use on the back deck with propane tank....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    There are several ski and snowboard areas near our property: Northstar, Squaw, Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, Donner Ski Ranch, Boreal, and Tahoe Donner. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public Tennis Courts are available at Truckee River Regional Park which is 10 minutes away. We have 2 racquets that renters can use. ...moreless

Pool / Spa



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Holiday
Dec 17 - Jan 1, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $175
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $145
  • Tax Rate 8.25%


$20.00 per night added for use of the garage if requested.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/12/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Coyote Moon
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80
Truckee, CA, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Old 40 Cafe
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
West End or Donner State Park

Car: Recommended

Centrally located with easy access. Walk to market, café and public piers. 4 Major ski resorts within a 20 minute drive. 2 Major cross country ski resorts within a 10 minute drive. 5 minutes to downtown Truckee for shopping and restaurants.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We have lived in Truckee for the last 18 years and have raised our 2 children here. We recently purchased this house to be closer to the lake and all it has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
Easy access with almost level sunny driveway. Close to everything in town.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Visitors can walk to Sticks Market for beer, wine, food and necessities with out having to drive anywhere. Donner Lake Kitchen is also a very short walk. This Truckee landmark is also a local favorite with its hearty breakfast and lunch items. Visitors can walk to public piers for easy lake access.

Contact us

Speaks: english, norwegian



  • Front View

    Front View

  • Red Leather sleeper couch and lots of room for family movies.

    Red Leather sleeper couch and lots of room for family movies.

  • Kitchen with island

    Kitchen with island

  • Master Bedroom with a king memory foam bed. Great mountain views.

    Master Bedroom with a king memory foam bed. Great mountain views.

  • Half bath - upstairs

    Half bath - upstairs

  • Second bedroom with a twin trundle bed

    Second bedroom with a twin trundle bed

  • Downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bathroom

  • Winter view from the front deck.

    Winter view from the front deck.

  • Front Deck in the Summer

    Front Deck in the Summer

  • Custom hammered copper bar for cocktails or small family eating with a view.

    Custom hammered copper bar for cocktails or small family eating with a view.

  • Grand fire place and large flat screen TV in the living rom.

    Grand fire place and large flat screen TV in the living rom.

  • Master Bathroom with jetted tub

    Master Bathroom with jetted tub

  • TV Room with a pull out couch.

    TV Room with a pull out couch.

  • Third bedroom with twin bunk beds

    Third bedroom with twin bunk beds

  • View from the front deck in the fall.

    View from the front deck in the fall.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 16, 2016

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Custom Donner Lake View Home Close To Skiing And Downtown.

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3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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