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Great Home in Tahoe Donner / Truckee, Ca

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Four bedrooms plus a loft, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 13, dining area accommodates 13.

Beautiful family-friendly home located on a green belt in Tahoe Donner.
Spectacular 19 foot ceiling in living area. The home has granite and slate throughout. Three bedrooms downstairs, each with queen beds, a 'dorm' bedroom and loft upstairs.
Ping Pong table. The master bath has a jacuzzi tub. A large deck extends across the back of the house.
Port-a-crib, high-chair available. Cable and secure wireless Internet.

Walk one block to the newly named 'Adventure Center' for Cross Country skiing in the winter and Equestrian rides in the summer.
Trout Creek and North Woods Recreation Centers ($8 guest fee)
3 Swimming Pools, 1 child Pool are available during the summer
1 Heated Swimming Pool is available in the winter
Hot tubs (3)
Exercise and weight room
Sledding Hill (Winter), driving range (Summer)


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    There is a contract to be signed for the rental to a financially responsible adult. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    There are books and toys for young children. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We have a "pet free" home due to a family member with allergies to dogs and cats....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Crib is a Port-a-crib and can be moved to another bedroom...moreless

  • Gold Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Green Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Dorm Room: 1 double, 4 bunk bed

    Dorm Room contains a TV (cable) and a VCR...moreless

  • Loft Room: 1 twin/ single

    Loft has a single bed, a Ping Pong table & Book Sharing ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Granite Counters, Floor and Shower. Double Sinks....moreless

  • Downstairs Hall Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Slate on floor, counter and in shower...moreless

  • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower

    small bathroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Guests may have access to Tahoe Donner Sports activities by using a guest card and paying an $8 fee/person. Once the fee is paid at one facility, other facilities can be used on the same day without an additional fee. (For example Tennis and Tahoe Donner Marina in one day) The exceptions are the golf course and the Downhill and Cross Country Ski areas and Adventure Center. Fees for those areas are listed online at the Tahoe Donner website. ...moreless


  • Books:

    There is a shelf of books available upstairs. Please feel free to borrow or keep a book. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD Players downstairs in family room, upstairs in dorm room...moreless

  • Games:

    Games are located in the family/living room coffee table by opening the table top on each side....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Pandora via ROKU on the downstairs TV....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Music available via Cable TV channels. There is a speaker that can be attached to an ipod....moreless

  • Television:

    Cable and ROKU...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys available, generally for younger children. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Not too many physical DVDs, about 10. Best video library is via ROKU Netflix on downstairs TV....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Historic Downtown Truckee contains many buildings dating from the 19th century as well as great shops and restaurants. Truckee came into being during construction of the 1st Transcontinental RR. ...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Sierra Sun and North Lake Tahoe Bonanza Newspapers, Tahoe Donner rated "Best Golf Course" August 29, 2016. 54,000 votes were tallied from those who read these newspapers....moreless

  • Resort:

    Sierra Sun and North Lake Tahoe Bonanza Newspapers, Tahoe Donner rated "Best Nordic/Cross Country Ski Area" August 29, 2016. ( 54,000 votes) Area now called TD Adventure Center ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Located on a Green Belt that is at the back of the property. Easy access to Tahoe Donner mapped hiking and biking trails. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    10 seats at the large table, with 3 seats at the adjacent island. One full high chair and one child's chair that can be strapped to a regular chair. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning, glass enclosure...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Ping Pong Table, upstairs in the Loft room....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 spaces ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heater is programmed, however, temperature can be adjusted then returned to 'Program'....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless, secure...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    19 foot ceiling, fireplace with glass door. TV has been replaced recently. Cable, DVD and ROKU available....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two spaces in the garage, one space adjacent to garage. Two spaces adjacent to the road, Alder Creek. Winter: Please contact us if these are to be used as the Plow company must be notified....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker, French Press, coffee grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We keep a stock of some common grocery staple items as well as herbs and seasonings for cooking. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Table, chairs and lounge chairs on rear deck....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf available spring and summer after snow melts...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be rented at Tahoe Donner Marina during spring and summer months....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis available spring and summer after snow melts....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Summer: 2 Adult Pools, one child pool at Trout Creek Recreation Center. Winter: 1 heated Pool. Summer: 1 Pool with slide at North Woods Recreation Area. ...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    3 Hot tubs available to guests at Trout Creek Recreation Center. ...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Available to guests at Trout Creek Recreation Assn....moreless



from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring to Summer
Apr 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
Sep 6 - Nov 21, 2017
4 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 25, 2017
4 night min stay
Christmas Week
Dec 18 - Dec 26, 2017
5 night min stay
News Years Wk 2018
Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


25% Rental deposit to secure reservation.

Full amount due 60 days before arrival (includes damage deposit, cleaning fee and town of Truckee 12% Occupancy Tax)

100% refund for cancellation 60 days or more prior to arrival.

If there are 8 or less individuals who will be staying at our house, the cleaning fee will be reduced.

For cancellation less than 60 days prior to arrival 100% refund ONLY IF owner is able to re-rent the home to another party for the same reservation dates.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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41.2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno International (re: for Commercial flights)
1.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Lodge at Tahoe Donner
1.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
5.9 Miles
Nearest Train
Downtown Truckee Train Station
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Lodge at Tahoe Donner
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area
9 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tahoe Donner Beach Marina at Donner Lake

Car: Necessary

The town of Truckee has numerous historical sites. The town was built during the construction of the United States Transcontinental Rail Road. The original train station and many of the late 19th century buildings are still present in the downtown area. There is a museum near Donner Lake that features the struggles of the Donner Party traveling out west in a wagon train. There are also several locations in the area where Donner Party members camped.

During summer, there is a festival every Thursday night in downtown Truckee. Transportation to downtown is provided from the Tahoe Donner Trout Creek Recreation Center since this evening is very popular with Truckee visitors and residents.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: The home was built and purchased by our family in 2002. We enjoy staying at our house in Truckee both with family and friends. Our extended family now has 6 children ages 2 to 12. It has been a wonderful home for both us as adults and for our children.

Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
The Property is located on a green belt with easy access to the Tahoe Donner system of hiking and biking trails. Our children love to explore with us in the green belt area that includes a creek with beaver dams. We are located just a block away from the Tahoe Donner Adventure Center, and 1 mile or less to Trout Creek Recreation Center and the Downhill ski area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The floor plan is particularly nice for families with children. There is a TV and DVD player both upstairs and downstairs. We didn't know how popular our Ping Pong table would be until we purchased it for our loft several years ago. There are some toys for young children. There is a book exchange for adults.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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  • Kitchen


  • Exterior Back Deck

    Exterior Back Deck

  • Dining table (10), Bar (3)

    Dining table (10), Bar (3)

  • Dining to Family Room

    Dining to Family Room

  • View from above

    View from above

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Green Bedroom

    Green Bedroom

  • Gold Bedroom

    Gold Bedroom

  • Dorm Room

    Dorm Room

  • Deck in Winter

    Deck in Winter

  • Home front, Summer

    Home front, Summer

  • Exterior Back Deck

    Exterior Back Deck

  • Fireplace


  • Family Room with 19' ceiling

    Family Room with 19' ceiling

  • Loft overlook

    Loft overlook

  • Reading Chair in MBR

    Reading Chair in MBR

  • Winter view from MBR

    Winter view from MBR

  • Master Bath jacuzzi tub
Has a shower, not shown

    Master Bath jacuzzi tub Has a shower, not shown

  • Mirror in Green BR

    Mirror in Green BR

  • Hall Bath, downstairs

    Hall Bath, downstairs

  • Upstairs bath with shower.

    Upstairs bath with shower.

VRBO #641451

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, May 19, 2017

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