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Light filled house with 3 King beds, perfect for 3 families! Memorial Day Avail!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-13) - Comfortable house with large common areas

ABOUT OUR HOME

Our sunny, modern, and beautifully decorated five-bedroom Truckee vacation home is located in the popular Tahoe Donner community. Whatever the season there’s tons to do outside, whether hiking, swimming, golfing, playing tennis and paddle-boarding in the summer or enjoying the world-class skiing nearby in the winter. For those days when you don’t feel like heading out, stay in and enjoy the hot tub, the gourmet kitchen or just curling up with a good book in front of the fire.

The house throughout has been tastefully decorated in an eclectic modern style, with attention to detail everywhere you look.

On the main level of the house the open floor plan includes a great room with room for everyone to socialize, a fully-stocked kitchen for the chef in your group and a dining table that seats twelve for your family feasts. Also on this floor is the Master Suite which has a large and sunny bedroom with king-size bed, a walk-in closet and a luxurious stone and granite bathroom with a step-in shower, two vanities and a large jacuzzi tub. Two other bedrooms are on this floor, each with a king-size bed, and together they share a bathroom with twin vanities and a tub with shower.

Downstairs you'll find the two remaining bedrooms. There's a bunk room with four twin beds, and the fifth bedroom with two twin beds, one of which can convert to a queensize bed on a trundle. There are two more bathrooms, one with a luxurious deep tub as well as a step-in shower and the other with a step-in shower. The large recreation room has a widescreen HD TV (with cable), a modern sectional sofa, a DVD player, a stereo, and an iPod dock, a card table, as well as a selection of toys and games.

The beds in our home all have new, comfortable, high-quality mattresses and high thread-count linens. There are laundry facilities on both floors. All bedrooms and the rec room are carpeted while the bathrooms all have heated floors - no cold feet here!

Outside, you will find a big sunny deck off the great room with a large gas grill and seating for twelve for an outdoor feast. Downstairs there is a wide patio with a six-person hot tub where you can enjoy a soak amongst the trees after a day out hiking or on the slopes. We have an ample two car garage and a flat driveway (a huge benefit when there is any snowfall) with space for two more cars.

This beautiful home sleeps up to 12 guests and is especially well-suited to three couples with up to six children. Our home is ideal for year-round getaways, whether you bring your skis or your hiking boots, with family and friends.

ABOUT TAHOE DONNER

Tahoe Donner offers amazing recreational amenities for every season of the year. With provided guest passes for 8 people you can take advantage of the 3 heated pools (lap pool open year-round), dry sauna, wet sauna, tennis center, tennis pro shop, golf course, driving range, golf pro shop, fitness center, winter snow play area, ski area, equestrian center and cross-country ski center. Summer visitors can enjoy all sorts of water sports at the members-only beach club and boat launch on Donner Lake, which features a sandy beach, boat launch, boat, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and cafe. All the standard Tahoe Donner amenities are $8 a day for use of all facilities. Non-standard amenities (equestrian, golf, ski, and fitness classes) cost more.

ABOUT OUR LOCATION

Our house is conveniently located near the entrance to Tahoe Donner, which makes for a much easier return home after a day of skiing in the winter, and is just a mile away from the Coyote Ranch golf course. Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, and Sugar Bowl ski resorts are all less than 30 minutes away, while just a ten minute drive from the house is the Tahoe Donner Ski Resort which is great for young kids learning to ski and has fabulous cross-country and snowshoe trails. Our summer guests will appreciate the numerous hiking trails within walking distance from our home, while beautiful Lake Tahoe is about 15 miles away.

Whether you come for a family reunion, a group retreat, or a multi-family vacation, this Lake Take vacation rental offers deluxe community amenities, luxurious touches throughout, and everything you'll need for a memorable time in Tahoe.

More Details

Owner
Dave Maltz
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Dave Maltz

3 San Francisco families who love to cook, ski, snowboard, and hike during the day, and share a bottle (or more) of wine and delicious meals in the evenings.

Dave Maltz purchased this house in 2013

Why Dave Maltz chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We use this house for ourselves for the bulk of the ski season, with all three families hanging out together and enjoying our regular Saturday night feasts for 12. With that in mind, we picked this house because the location is not very deep into the Tahoe Donner development, so we can get to the slopes quickly. The driveway is totally flat, which is essential in wintry conditions. For summertime, it's just over 5 minutes from the pool or the beach, and the driveway's great for the pogo stick :-)

What makes this house unique

Unlike many houses in the area, we chose to create a modern, clean space that forgoes the typical Tahoe cliches. You won't find old skis, wooden reindeer, or rustic log furniture in this house :-).

The house looks great and feels right. The things you need are at hand. Kids run around downstairs in the rec room or explore the woods out the back while you chill in the hot tub. Or - seat 12 for a feast in the great room upstairs. People universally settle in & have a great time - you will too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This house is absolutely gorgeous, nicely appointed and is GREAT for families looking for a spacious home that is kid-friendly but nice enough for adults to feel like they're on vacation too. Contemporary furniture, comfortable beds, everything updated (essentially brand new). Giant dining room table extending into great room, stocked kitchen. Lovely hot tub on lower deck was great in evenings. Easy location to get in/out of Truckee easily. David was a super responsive host and made it incredibly easy/comfortable for us - we'll definitely try to book this place again.
Dec 2013
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Amenities

Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi tub, shower, toilet & dual vanities
    Adults shared bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double vanities
    Kids bunk room bathroom - toilet , shower
    Kids bedroom bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • All bathrooms are new & updated with high end fixtures.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Master bedroom with private bathroom & small desk
    Adult bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private closet, shared bathroom w/other adult bedroom
    Adult bedroom 2 - 1 king , Private closet, shared bathroom w/other adult bedroom
    Kids bunk room - 4 twin/ single , Custom built bunk room with free standing clothes storage
    Kids bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Kids bedroom with closets, trundle can make one queen bed
  • All beds have high quality mattresses and high thread count linens. King mattresses are Keetsa Cloud.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Light filled house with 3 King beds, perfect for 3 families! Memorial Day Avail!
average rating of 4.875 based on 17 reviews
5

Excellent house for a fantastic Christmas!

  • 5 of 5

This house is just GREAT! We had a very memorable Christmas there! From the kids playroom downstairs with plenty of toys and books to the well--equipped kitchen, you can see the thoughtfulness and care from the owners. They are also very responsive and helpful, as well as have a great taste for the design and furniture. Kids had such a great time playing sleds and making snow Baymax turtle ninja on the porch!! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent house for a fantastic Christmas reunion!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is just GREAT! Perfect for three families with kids. From the kids play room downstairs with plenty of toys and books to the modern well-equipped kitchen, you will see the thoughtfulness and care from the owners. Plus, they have great taste for the design and furniture. Dave is very responsive and nice! We had such a great Christmas there and kids had so much fun playing sleds and making snowman on the porch. We are already planning coming back again next year! :))

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house, great for our families

  • 5 of 5

We loved this Tahoe house - we've stayed in lots and this was one of the best. The kids bedroom and play area downstairs was terrific. The kitchen was so well-equipped and great for cooking group meals. The design and furniture even suited our modern aesthetic. Highly-recommended!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Spacious and comfortable home!

  • 5 of 5

Great home - perfect for parents and adult children with families! The three king beds are rare and allowed for all adults to be comfortable. Four bathrooms also made for quicker starts in the A.M.! Perfect central location to Tahoe Donner Golf/Club House as well as the lake & downtown Truckee. The owners were very responsive and helped better accommodate our large group. Will look to return on our next trip to the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Washington DC
5

This property is so thoughtfully, beautifully set up - I can thoroughly and totally recommend it!

  • 5 of 5

The layout, decor, furnishings, accessories, kitchen, utensils, games, supplies, kids things, hot tub, cleanliness, taste and attention to detail are all on target, superb.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa! We're always happy when our guests appreciate the care we've taken to make the place comfortable.
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San Francisco CA
5

Great family friendly property!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice now with my extended family (grandparents, kids, grandkids) and it has been a fantastic fit for a large multigenerational group. Downstairs there is a bunkroom that sleeps 4 and my kids and their cousins adore it. HUGE playroom with TV that meets everyones needs. We had a blast watching the Olympics as a family there. Outdoor area has a good size playspace for digging in dirt and roaming the "forest." Upstairs has 3 large master bedrooms and two baths. It was clean, well-stocked, with all the comforts of home and even better the second time.

My only consideration would be more beach towels and possibly an umbrella for the upstairs balcony so it is more accessible during the height of daylight. But that's not much.

We'll probably be back again next year! Thanks Dave and family!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lindsay, we are happy to have you and your family back with us and hope to host you again! Thanks also for your thoughts on improvement - we will get some more towels and look into options for shade on the deck.
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Reno or Sacramento
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahoe Donner and Coyote Moon
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Truckee Train Station (Amtrak - TRU)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Squaw / Alpine / Sugar Bowl / Northstar
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Donner Lake
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 21 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$450
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$3,200
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,300
 
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$850
$5,600
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 21 2018 - Sep 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
$450
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$3,200
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 19 2018 - Nov 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,300
 
 
Holiday 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 4 2019
5 night minimum stay
$850
$5,600
 
 
Holiday 2019
Dec 20 2019 - Jan 4 2020
6 night minimum stay
$850
$5,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $250
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation policy:
+ 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
+ If cancelled with less than 30 days notice, a 75% refund will be given only if house can be re-rented.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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