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Well Located, Cozy, Quiet 2-bed + Loft, 1 1/2 bath Golf/ski Condo. Tahoe Donner.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Very Short Walk To Trout Creek Rec Ctr, Playground, Restaurant/Bar & Small Store

Although you wouldn't know it, our condo is 'next door' to the Trout Creek Rec Ctr (with its year round pool(s), hot tubs, steam room, sauna, work out/weights room, etc), the only local convenience/deli/coffee store in Tahoe Donner, and the Lodge restaurant/Pub/Golf Clubhouse/Pro shop. It's a perfect spot if some guests want to venture out by car, yet others want to hang around 'home.' Condo is set way back from the road so is nice and quiet, and overlooks the 18th hole through filtering, tall pine trees.

Cozy 2-bed, 1 1/2 bath 'end' condo with parking. It's more like a townhouse with only one adjoining wall. Queen bed in both bedrooms. Small sleeping loft above kitchen/dining room suitable for older children and agile adults only. 2 decks with a tree-filtered view of the 18th green. Warm gas fireplace. Baseboard heaters in each room. Wood-beamed ceilings: vaulted upstairs. Quiet location at back of complex. Cable TV, DVD/VCR, and WiFi. Kitchen has everything we think you'll need. Laundry Room in complex.

Many dates available, possibly at short notice. We may also be interested in a vacation home swap anywhere!

Tahoe Donner is a wonderful mountain community in the North Lake Tahoe Truckee region of the Sierras, and offers an amazing variety of recreational facilities -- some for members and guests (you!) only. With your 'guest card' ($8pp per day) you gain access to the private HOA amenities. Children under 7 - no charge. Take a look as there is 'everything' seasonally available: private beach on Donner Lake, cross-country and downhill skiing, pools, hot tubs, sauna, steam room, massage, classes, ping pong, tennis, horseback riding, mountain and road biking, golf, nature walks, stunning hiking trails ... and the list goes on! To us, it's like a 5-star resort.

10 minutes drive from beautiful and interesting downtown old Truckee. Plenty of shops and restaurants to peruse. Lake Tahoe shores at Tahoe City is a pretty 15 mile drive down Hwy 89 (which parallels the Truckee River.) Very easy access to Hwy 80. Half an hour or less to Reno, NV.

20 minutes or so drive to skiing at Squaw, Alpine, Northstar and Sugar Bowl, downhill, and Royal Gorge XC.

No smoking or pets.

More Details

Owner
Wendy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2017

About Wendy

We are a family of four who have been going to Tahoe every winter to ski. Now that we have a place of our own we have fallen in love with the Tahoe area in the spring/summer/fall as well. It truly is a beautiful, magical place any time of the year.

Wendy purchased this condo in 2013

Why Wendy chose Truckee

We met one another at Squaw Valley one morning before setting off to the ski slopes at Squaw Valley. My husband proposed on the spot where we met! All four of us now have many lovely memories of this whole region - skiing, sledding, snowman building, boating, hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, river rafting, sitting on the deck reading a book, playing board games, and the list goes on and on.

What makes this condo unique

We stayed at a friend's house in Tahoe Donner and funnily enough, had never been to TD before. We were so impressed with the Tahoe Donner amenities and its wide-open spaces. After looking at many different houses and condos, we stumbled across, in our view, this perfectly located condo and snapped it up. The location just cannot be beat for the conveniences, and we have lovely tree views out the back and it's quiet. When looking out the living room large window, it's like tree-camping, but without the tents and all that hassle! In the winter, we have easy access to the main road, Northwoods, which is probably the first one the city snowplows. It's fun to see the chipmunks, rabbits and birds play around right outside our windows as well as hear the sound of a golf ball being hit in the distance during summer.

Amenities

Truckee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half bath is situated upstairs near the living room.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs (ground floor)bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Front bedroom - 1 queen , Small TV & VHS player, closet. Side tables.
    back bedroom with view of trees. Deck. - 1 queen , Floor to ceiling windows. Door to ground floor deck. Closet
  • Cozy back bedroom with queen bed, side tables, closet, nearly blackout blinds and curtains. Wood beamed ceilings. Love to watch the birds and squirrels in the trees directly out the window.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Well Located, Cozy, Quiet 2-bed + Loft, 1 1/2 bath Golf/ski Condo. Tahoe Donner.
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews
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awesome location

  • 4 of 5

perfect spot for a 3 day getaway, enjoying all the amenities of Tahoe Donner.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family fun in Truckee

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying at this condo for summer fun. The place was perfect for our family of 4 (kids age 4 and 7). It was in a beautiful location very close to a small store and the lovely pool. We walked there daily. It was also a short drive from many restaurants and a lovely lake with a beach and lots of free parking. Close enough to Tahoe to enjoy the area, but really there is no need to leave Truckee at all. We will definitely plan to visit again. The only drawback was that it is close enough to an event venue that music was on late one night and we couldn't do anything about it. Thanks for sharing your wonderful spot with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Debra, We're so glad you and your young family enjoyed your stay at our condo. I'm also pleased that we managed to return your daughters' jackets to them! On some summer nights, the Lodge hosts weddings and the noise of the ceremony and music can carry over. They have to turn the music off at 10 pm prompt. Sorry for that inconvenience.
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

It was a great location with beautiful surroundings. Everything went well.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you had a wonderful time. We never tire in seeing the beauty of the Truckee area and so enjoy hiking in Tahoe Donner, or taking a walk (or bike) along the new path that leads you to the historical downtown area.
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Too much nightlife for a cabin in the woods

  • 3 of 5

The condo was clean and comfortable. Many amenities were convenient, maybe too convenient. In an attempt to be festive, or maybe for private parties, a DJ in the clubhouse by the pool blasted sad oldies throughout the neighborhood from 7 to 10 on Friday and Saturday nights. We left early so we wouldn't have to hear the noise Sunday. No music schedule is posted on the Tahoe Donner website, perhaps you should check with the owners about music schedules if you want a peaceful stay in the mountains.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments on our condo and the Tahoe Donner amenities. We are sorry your stay was disturbed, on both Friday and Saturday night, which is unusual. On some Summer nights, The Lodge caters for parties, outdoor weddings mostly, and they don't publish a schedule. On a hot night, with the rear condo doors and windows open, the outdoors event noise does drift over. We too have heard the oldies music from 7 - 10 pm on occasion. Amplified music needs to stop at 10 p.m. per Tahoe Donner noise ordinance regulations, as it becomes "quiet time" throughout the whole of Tahoe Donner, and The Lodge does adhere to that "on the dot."
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5

Great Location & Personal Touch!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a wedding that was held at the lodge next door. It was an ideal location for that purpose, and was a really nice condo all around. We liked being able to walk around the beautiful area and would have made use of the family/rec center but experienced unseasonably cool (!!!) weather that weekend. The condo itself was great for a family with 2 young children (even with the stairs) and we had a situation where the owners really went the extra mile to return an item my daughter left behind. Highly recommend this location and renting from these owners!!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We're so glad you had a great experience at our condo and that it was handy to stroll over to the wedding at The Lodge. We like the fact that the condo stairs don't go "straight up" but instead curve around with a few steps in each "curve." It does make it more safe. I had a feeling that the mermaid was possibly something special and am glad she managed to "swim" home via the USPS to surprise your daughter!
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect amount of space, great location to all the excursions we wanted to do. It was relaxing to have a pool available. We rode and hiked the trails, played golf, swam. My first experience with VRBO and it was awesome.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Truckee
Nearest Barpub
A few steps over to The Lodge Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
Condo overlooks 18th green. Lodge next door.
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Truckee
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
80
Nearest Restaurant
A few steps over to The Lodge for good food
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner Ski Resort - "up the road"
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Donner Lake - Tahoe Donner's private beach
Car: recommended

Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.

Located 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California, Tahoe Donner operates a wide variety of recreational facilities. For a nominal per person fee, guests can use many of the facilities by the day, and also get discounted fees for golf, skiing, etc. Squaw, Alpine, SugarBowl, Northstar and Royal Gorge are all a short drive away. Easy access to Donner Lake, Truckee River, Tahoe City, Incline Village and Lake Tahoe itself. This really is a beautiful part of the world and there is so much to do if you like the outdoors.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
One-time Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Minimum 2 night stay throughout the year and 3 or 4 nights for holidays.
100% payment required if booking within 60 days of arrival.
The 12% mandatory tax is a combination of two taxes which have to be paid on rental and cleaning fees - the Town of Truckee Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT) of 10% and the 2% Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District (TTBID) Assessment. These taxes go towards the beautification, upkeep and advertising of Truckee. Reg. Certificate #695. See: http://www.townoftruckee.com/departments/transient-occupancy-taxes. All hotels/homes will charge this 12%.
Please contact us if you have any questions. We'd be happy to help.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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