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Chill Out In Tahoe - Family Friendly Home

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom, 9 Sleeps

Our comfortable family home is a great spot for some Tahoe fun. Beautifully kept, well equipped, you can relax and enjoy the surroundings. Easily accessible, with guest passes to all the amenities at Tahoe Donner leisure center, our home will provide a great time. Being a Tahoe Donner home, guests have access to the TD Rec Center, up to 8 guests, at $8 per day each. Swim, lounge in the large hot tub, lift weights, take in an exercise class, sweat out the day in the saunas. Great for kids and those adults not wanting to hit the slopes or do that 15 mile bike ride! You also get access in the summer to the private TD beach at Lake Donner. Rent boats of every variety, swim, BBQ, hike or just lounge on the beach.

A well kept,cosy cabin, with three bedrooms and loft space for extra guests. A high vault ceiling makes for a lovely great room, which looks over the outside deck and a beautiful forest landscape. A well equipped kitchen and laundry are available, as well as wi-fi, flat screen TVs and other creature comforts!

A quiet, peaceful place, with little or no traffic, kids can play safely all around the property. Tahoe Donner is a beautiful community in North Lake Tahoe, with an excellent hiking / snow shoeing trail system, plenty of green spaces, The nearby town of Truckee (5 minutes away) offers an increasing number of great restaurants, shopping and nightlife choices. We include a list of recommended places to visit.

This is a non smoking property

Accommodates: 6-9 maximum

3 Bedrooms ( 1 king, 1 queen, 1 twin over full bunkbed, 1 queen futon in loft ) and 2 1/2 bathrooms.

Check in Time: 4 pm

Check out time: 12 pm

Holidays: 4 night minimum

Size of House: 1700 sq. feet

More Details

Lorraine McAndrew
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 6, 2017

About Lorraine McAndrew

We are a family of five with three lively boys who all love skiing and playing spy games in the forest behind our home.

We live in the Bay Area and come up as often possible.

Lorraine McAndrew purchased this house in 2014

Why Lorraine McAndrew chose Truckee

A cosy, relaxed and family home, we liked its layout, with the high ceilings and access to the beautiful outside space. The area is quiet, calm yet five minutes away from the Tahoe Donner facilities which include swimming pools,hot tubs golf course, tennis courts, restaurants and pub all accessible to renters for $8 per person.

What makes this house unique

A child friendly area, lots of adventure opportunities all around us for the kids. The wood burning stove is a big plus for us, to relax and feel cozy at night. The open area outside is also the area we enjoy most about our home


Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Spacious master bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs bathroom with toilet and sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bathroom upstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , organic mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , organic mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , One twin bunk over a double bed - sleeps threee
  • Mezzaine level has a comfy pull out double futon for extra guests
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Chill Out In Tahoe - Family Friendly Home
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Awesome house with everything you can wish for!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Lorraine's and Jim's house very much - it has everything you can wish for, the beds are super comfy, the living room is very cozy and the kitchen is super well equipped. It is super clean and you will feel very comfortable. The porch is awesome and the best thing is having a coffee on the porch while just listening to the wind in the trees and the birds singing. It is very quiet but also close to Truckee. The amenities are a great plus, the pool is big and nice and golfing is just around the corner! We would recommend this house to everyone! Thanks Lorraine and Jim!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a great time. It's such a peaceful spot. Thanks for taking the time to write a review.
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Very clean and comfortable house in a great part of Tahoe Donner

  • 5 of 5

House had everything we needed...beds were great, the kitchen well-stocked...Lorraine was very responsive to our communications and reached out during our stay to make sure everything was ok. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time!!! Thank you so much.
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Great house, great owners.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house the weekend of March 3-5th. The house was very comfortable for our group of two families with three small kids. It had everything we needed for our stay and everything was in good, clean condition. But really, the owner, Lorraine, made a great difference too for the comfort of our stay. It just happened that the day of our departure, March 5th, there was a massive snowstorm and I-80 freeway was closed for most of the day. She let us stay in the house as long as we needed until the roads got reopened for no extra charge and was extremely accommodating during our stay otherwise. Thank you Lorraine!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for families and groups

  • 5 of 5

Spacious and very well laid out. Great flow from kitchen to living/dining. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms plus futon on the landing. Our 3 year old loved the toys. Only wish the hot tub was on site vs down at tahoe Sonner clubhouse.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you had a great visit - thank you for looking after our home.
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Great home and wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

This home is everything you would want in a Tahoe home. We came with 2 families (4 adults and 3 kids (10,8,7)) Great open space down stairs for everyone . Big open kitchen is well stocked with quality knives and cook ware! The hosts Jim and Lorraine are wonderful and very responsive to our questions while were were there. Tahoe Donner is great family resort.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for MLK weekend and had a great time. Very clean place and had everything we needed. It helped that there was a ton of snow for the kids to play in but I would love to stay here again for another snow trip or even a summer trip.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahoe Donner Golf
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak in Truckee
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
CA 89
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Lodge/Pizza on the HIll
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Tahoe Donner
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Donner Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $175
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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