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Deluxe 5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom, Sleeps 12, on Golf Course

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Back of house viewed from edge of golf course

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Last updated: 11/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Come Enjoy Tahoe!

Before i tell you all about our wonderful home, a couple of key points:
1. We own and manage this home personally. We only own this one vacation home. We will not bait and switch you into another home, because we can't!
2. The home WILL sleep 12 people, all in REAL beds. There are no sleeper sofas, two people in a double bed, or pull out mattresses.
3. All discounts are already included based on the time of year, and all 'fees' are just passed on from my cleaning company, and therefore not discountable. You are renting a large, high end house, on the golf course, thats fits 12 comfortably, is well cleaned with top-line linens, an 8-person hot tub cleaned after every guest (not twice a month), endless hot water, and big beds. Remember what your mother told you - 'you get what you pay for'. :-)

On to the home....Luxury Tahoe Donner vacation rental, excellent for summer or winter. Open floor plan, located on a quiet side road. Home was built in 2007 and comes with all the modern conveniences, but still keeps that sought after 'mountain cabin' look and feel.


The home is custom built to hold 3 families of 4: Adults can enjoy privacy with 3 Master bedrooms (2 full Master bedrooms, and one almost-Master with a jack-and-jill bathroom) each with a Cal King bed with duvet and walk-in closets. The kids all share one bathroom and can choose from one larger bedroom with two twin bunks, or a smaller bedroom with one twin bunk.

Downstairs is the family/game room, with large screen TV, gas fireplace, air hockey table, large leather sectional sofa, one smaller leather sofa and a leather sitting chair as well as a table and chairs to play card and board games. A great space for the kids while the adults entertain themselves upstairs.

Upstairs there is a modern kitchen, with 6-burner stove, granite counter-tops, a large eat-at island for 4, and table dining for 10. There is also a wood-burning fireplace, large screen TV and epic views out the floor to ceiling windows of the 16th hole of the Tahoe Donner golf course.

All bedrooms and the downstairs family/game room are carpeted, all bathrooms have heated tile floors, and the upstairs living area has rough-hewn wide plank wood flooring.

Other amenities include:
* Gas BBQ
* Large ice maker for those cold drinks
* Large, hi-end, 8-person hot tub
* Upstairs and downstairs decks
* Cable internet with wifi thru the whole house (connection not guaranteed)
* New, large capacity washer and dryer
* Apple TV on each TV with access to all the owners movies and to Netflix

Being a Tahoe Donner home, guests have access to the TD Rec Center, up to 16 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.

Finally, what are some of the key things that set this home apart from others:
* Tankless water heater. 12 guests can take showers all day long and never run out of water.
* Keyless entry via a keypad lock on the front door. No shipping keys back and forth and no keys to misplace and get locked out.
* Two full garage bays. A Suburban will fit in both bays - keep your vehicles out of the snow making for fast exits in the am.
* A brand new (July 2014), 8-person hot tub on the upper deck, overlooking the golf course. Cleaned after every guest visit, not every week or two weeks like most homes.
* Hotel-style linens, towels, bath mats and cleaning service. Hi thread count linens, changed and cleaned offsite - no need to waste time stripping beds and starting a load of laundry on your last morning before you head to the slopes.
* Hotel-style supplies for each new guest. Toilet paper, paper towels, soap at sinks and soap/ conditioner and mats and hand towels in every bathroom.
* Mid-stay cleaning of the house for longer stays
* A flat driveway - no icy, steep driveway to navigate in the winter
* On a quiet side road with very little traffic.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/16/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3281 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least one renter must be over 30....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great house for kids, with their own space downstairs in the family/game room....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    This home is "pet free" due to allergies, which the owner has and which many Guests have. I have once allowed a Guest to bring their dogs (when their pet sitter fell thru at the last minute) and have once had a Guest bring their two dogs despite the rules. In the first instance the Guests dog peed all over a bedroom floor, and then saturated the carpet trying to clean it, requiring me to pay someone to dry it out. In the second instance i charged the Guest $750 to have the whole house flooring (a mix of wood and carpet) professional cleaned after their two dogs basically peed everywhere. As a result of the above two experiences the "no pets" rule will be 100% enforced. In other words, if you call me 2 hours before you leave home to tell me that your dog sitter was killed in a freak accident, you will have two options: 1) Don't come and forfeit 100% of your fee or 2) Find a new dog sitting arrangement. You may thank your fellow dog owners for this stronger enforcement!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Upstairs Master 1: 1 king

    Cal King w/ Sealy Posturepedic Fenway Ultra Plush & duvet...moreless

  • Upstairs Master 2: 1 king

    Cal King w/ Englander mattress and duvet...moreless

  • Downstairs Master: 1 king

    Cal King w/ Sealy Posturepedic Fenway Ultra Plush and duvet...moreless

  • Downstairs Kids 1: 2 bunk bed

    Two twin bunk beds to sleep 4 kids. Has large closet....moreless

  • Downstairs Kids 2: 1 bunk bed

    Single twin bunk bed to sleep two kids or two adults....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs Master Bath 2: toilet, shower

    Single sink & heated floor. Shared with upstairs guests....moreless

  • Upstairs Master Bath 1: toilet, shower

    Heated tile floors, twin sinks....moreless

  • Downstairs Master Bath 1: toilet, shower

    Heated floor and single sink....moreless

  • Downstairs Kids Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Heated floor and single sink....moreless

Entertainment

  • Game Room:

    Downstairs family/game room with air hockey and a table and chairs for cards or board games....moreless

  • Games:

    All the standard board games....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable with HD channels....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Soundfreaq portable sound cube. Stream your music from your iPhone or Android device over Bluetooth....moreless

  • Television:

    Two large screen HD TVs, one upstairs in living room and one downstairs in family/game room....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Apple TV on each TV with access to all owners movies. There is no DVD player in the house....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    The house backs up to Tahoe Donner golf course, and sits about half way down the 16th hole....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Adjoining dining area next to kitchen (see pics). Seats 8 easily and more with additional insert....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new (July 2014) large capacity LG dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Two fireplaces. One wood-burning fireplace upstairs and one gas downstairs....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Use of Tahoe Donner Rec Center for $8 per day guest fee. Pool, gym, fitness classes, etc....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage with space for two suburbans....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced-air heating for fast warm-up in winter. Dual zoned with separate thermostats for upstairs and downstairs....moreless

  • Internet:

    Hi-speed wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    The premier cleaning service we employ provides their own hi-thread count linens....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Upstairs with two leather sofas, two sitting chairs, a small table with chair, and a wood-burning fireplace. Has a large screen TV with sound bar, and an Apple TV with access to all owners movies....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking for two cars, but will block cars in garage....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    The premier cleaning service we employ provides their own towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new (July 2014) large capacity, low vibration LG washer....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Bring your own coffee to grind. Grinder available. Coffee maker uses metal filter - no paper needed. Carafe has seal and keeps coffee hot....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Serves 12 or more....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Modern, quiet dishwasher....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen with granite counters, large island with 4 stools, walk in food pantry, large ice maker....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New hi-power, large microwave....moreless

  • Oven:

    Single oven under stove....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Condiments, spices, waffle maker, griddle, hi-end blender for smoothies etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size, twin door refrigerator/freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    6 burner, hi-end Kitchen Aid....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Two decks - one upper and one lower....moreless

  • Golf:

    Tahoe Donner golf course. Rent golf clubs and carts, hire a pro, use driving range and club house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on the upper deck....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Ski
Nov 23 - Dec 16, 2016
2 night min stay
$400
$2,500
Holiday
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$785
$5,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$475

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning $300 + tax
  • Laundry $55 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Sorry, due to severe allergies in the family, no pets and no smoking.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

9.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Truckee Tahoe Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Truckee
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe Donner
3.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 80
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Lodge Restaurant and Pub
11 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl
4.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tahoe Donner Private Beach at Lake Donner

Car: Necessary

North Lake Tahoe has the majority of ski resorts, with 11 resorts within 30 minutes drive. For summer lovers, Lake Donner offers SUP boarding, kayaking, wind surfing, sailing and a great beach scene. There is also fantastic hiking and mountain biking for all levels within easy driving distance.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We live in San Jose, about a 3 hour drive from North Tahoe. Our two boys love to ski in the winter and hike and mountain bike in the summer.

Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
North Lake Tahoe cant be beat for a year-round destination. 11 downhill and cross country skiing resorts in the winter and hiking, biking, rafting, fly fishing, paddle boarding, sailing, and water skiing in the summer. Add in the great locals and the laid back vibe and its impossible not to relax and have fun when you're up here. This house in particular stood out for us due to its size - so we can share the house with family and friends, and its recent construction, while keeping a older style mountain home look and feel. The location on a side road is also ideal for that 'middle of nowhere, nestled in the trees' feeling and backing up to the golf course ensure privacy from other homes.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We have two boys and all our friends are families with kids. The downstairs bedrooms and family/game room was a real selling point for us. It allows a separate space for the kids to do their own thing and go to bed 'early', with peace and quiet for the adults upstairs later into the night. Additionally, there are many benefits to being in Tahoe Donner: 1. Non-skiers can visit the Rec Center ($8 a day) and work out, swim, use the sauna, etc. The outdoor pool and hot tub are great in the summer. 2. You can try your hand at cross country skiing at the brand new ski center just up the road. 3. You can get to all the major ski resorts (Alpine, Squaw, Northstar, etc) in 20 minutes or so. 4. It has easy access right off Hwy 80, which is very welcome in the winter when coming up late on a Friday evening. No driving another 20 minutes on off-highway roads that may not be plowed or may be blocked. 5. The house is well back from the road and backs up to the golf course. Its feels very much 'in the woods'. 6. Although its a newer home, with modern conveniences, it has a very warm and cozy cabin feel.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/16/2016

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Photos

  • Back of house viewed from edge of golf course

    Back of house viewed from edge of golf course

  • Looking down the 16th fairway from the back of the house

    Looking down the 16th fairway from the back of the house

  • Entry way with large closet (not seen) and plenty of clothes hooks.

    Entry way with large closet (not seen) and plenty of clothes hooks.

  • Kitchen with 6 burner stove and large island with granite counter tops

    Kitchen with 6 burner stove and large island with granite counter tops

  • Upstairs living area with wood fireplace, TV and two leather sofas

    Upstairs living area with wood fireplace, TV and two leather sofas

  • Upstairs living area looking back to kitchen and dining area.

    Upstairs living area looking back to kitchen and dining area.

  • Upstairs Master #1 bathroom with twin sinks and shower, and heated floor.

    Upstairs Master #1 bathroom with twin sinks and shower, and heated floor.

  • Upstairs Master #2 bathroom, with single sink, shower and heated floor.

    Upstairs Master #2 bathroom, with single sink, shower and heated floor.

  • Downstairs Master #3 en-suite bathroom with heated floor. Has glass shower door.

    Downstairs Master #3 en-suite bathroom with heated floor. Has glass shower door.

  • Shared kids bathroom downstairs, with heated floor and bath.

    Shared kids bathroom downstairs, with heated floor and bath.

  • Downstairs game room with large sectional, big-screen TV, air hockey & gas  fire

    Downstairs game room with large sectional, big-screen TV, air hockey & gas fire

  • 8-person hot tub on back deck, at dusk.

    8-person hot tub on back deck, at dusk.

  • Back of house after a winter storm

    Back of house after a winter storm

  • Two car garage - fits two Suburbans. Flat driveway for easy access in winter.

    Two car garage - fits two Suburbans. Flat driveway for easy access in winter.

  • Kitchen with walk-in pantry, ice maker.

    Kitchen with walk-in pantry, ice maker.

  • Dining table for 10 in expanded form.

    Dining table for 10 in expanded form.

  • Upstairs living area.

    Upstairs living area.

  • Upstairs Master #1 bedroom with Cal King bed

    Upstairs Master #1 bedroom with Cal King bed

  • Upstairs Master #2 with Cal King bed.

    Upstairs Master #2 with Cal King bed.

  • Downstairs Master #3 with Cal King bed.

    Downstairs Master #3 with Cal King bed.

  • Downstairs kids room, with two twin bunk beds - sleeps 4.

    Downstairs kids room, with two twin bunk beds - sleeps 4.

  • 5th bedroom - extra high twin bunk, sleeps two kids or adults

    5th bedroom - extra high twin bunk, sleeps two kids or adults

  • Downstairs laundry room, with extra large washer and dryer.

    Downstairs laundry room, with extra large washer and dryer.

  • Back deck with BBQ, table for 6 and hot tub.

    Back deck with BBQ, table for 6 and hot tub.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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