Light and Spacious 4BR, 3.5BA Peaceful Getaway Close to Everything.(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3000 square feet of living space 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths plus a loft
This beautiful 4 bedroom 3½ bath two story house has over 3,000 square feet of bright and comfortable living space for you to enjoy and comfortably sleeps 12 people with beds for 14.
The location in Tahoe Donner puts you right in the center of both winter and summer activities, but is also located on a quiet, forested street that provides a relaxing place to stay.
The bright main living area offers a floor plan that is wide open from the front to rear of the house with pine cathedral ceilings and a gas fireplace. The kitchen is open to the dining and living area and has all amenities including; microwave, coffee maker, espresso machine, toaster oven, dishwasher, and all cooking items and utensils you will need. The dining room table comfortably accommodates 8 people, and there are 4 barstools at the countertop bar. The dining area opens onto the front deck overlooking the street while the living room area opens onto the rear deck overlooking forest. The rear deck has a Weber gas BBQ and gas fire pit perfect for sharing a morning coffee or evening glass of wine while enjoying the solitude.
The 4 bedrooms include: 1 King in Master Suite on upper floor; 2 Queen bedrooms downstairs; 1 large kids bedroom downstairs with 2 bunk beds (4 twin beds) plus two trundles (2 twin beds); and 1 King in the Loft area above the great room, so 12 can sleep comfortably. The kids’ room also has a TV with Cable and DVD/Blu-Ray Player, books, foosball table and games. There is a new hot tub just outside the kids room sliding glass door on the ground level looking out over the forest.
We supply bed linens, towels and blankets, and have a washer and dryer in the laundry room. We provide secure high-speed Internet, telephone, and 2 flat-screen TVs with cable and DVD/Blu-Ray players.
The Tahoe Donner area has an extensive trail network for hiking, mountain biking and cross country skiing that you can jump onto just 100’ from our back deck.
Two guest passes to Tahoe Donner's association amenities will be available for your use. For a charge of $8 per person each day this will allow you access for up to 8 guests (4 per pass) to a gym with breathtaking views, 2 pools (lap pool for adults, fun pool for kids), sauna, 2 hot tubs, Tahoe Donner golf course and driving range, Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski and Cross-Country Ski areas, Equestrian Center (summer), a private beach by Donner Lake, and a separate recreation center with games, tennis courts, outdoor summer activities, playgrounds, kids camps, and a third pool all within a 10-15 minute drive.
Within Tahoe Donner there is also a market, pizza restaurant and The Lodge featuring fine dining. You can find excellent casual and fine dining as well as unique specialty shops in old town Truckee, which is just minutes away. Groceries, a hardware store, cafes, etc. are also just minutes away.
You will love walking the neighborhood and having easy driving access to everything Tahoe/Truckee.
Est. driving distance in minutes (weather dependent):
10 - Tahoe Donner Golf Course
15 - Tahoe Donner Ski Areas
10 - Coyote Moon Golf Course
15 - Historic Downtown Truckee
15 - Donner Lake
20 - Boreal
25 - Northstar
25 - Squaw Valley
25 - Sugar Bowl
30 - King's Beach Lake Tahoe
30 - Tahoe City
45 - Reno Airport
60 - Emerald Bay South Lake Tahoe
We suggest you rent a car for your stay. We have a 2-car garage and a large driveway. Your car should be 4WD for the winter as the mountains can get big snowstorms.
We love our place in the mountains and hope you will also. Please treat our family home with the love and respect it deserves.
- No smoking inside or outside
- No pets
Keywords: House, Cabin, Retreat, Family
Member since: 2014
- 3024 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Outdoor Grill
- Ski & Snowboard
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 25 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of July Weeks
Jun 23 - Jul 9, 2017
5 night min stay
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 17 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning $200
- Tax Rate 12%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Tahoe Donner is located just 10 minutes away from the Town of Truckee and 20 minutes away from several major and smaller ski resorts including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Boreal, Sierra Ski Ranch and Tahoe Donner. Tahoe Donner is the largest private community in the US and has a number of facilities included within the community including a small ski resort, cross country and equestrian center, two community centers with pools and a gym, two golf courses, several places to eat and a private beach located on the east end of Donner Lake.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Dana and I have four boys ranging in age from 11 to 28. We love the outdoors and spend as much time as possible outside on some slope, trail or beach hiking, skiing, riding and playing. We live in Marin and spend as much time as possible at our new place in Tahoe Donner and hope that you enjoy it as much as we do. Cheers, Scott, Dana and the Boys
Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
We have been coming to this area for years and have always dreamed of having a place of our own here in the mountains. We chose Tahoe Donner because it is such a great community with so many things to do year round and its only 3 hours away from where we live in Marin.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We liked this home specifically because it is so light and open with a lot of room and is very peaceful. There's nothing quite like sitting on the back deck at night next to the fire looking at the stars.
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Dining area and Kitchen with access to front deck
Third story loft with king bed. Visitor half bath is directly behind TV cabinet
Large open kitchen with lots of working space is open to great room and dining
Cathedral ceilings and south facing windows bring the outdoors inside
Large master bedroom with cathedral ceilings.
Lower Bedroom 2 has queen bed
Bathroom 2 on lower level sits between and serves bedrooms 2 and 3
Kids room has bathroom attached
Large loft area with King bed overlooks living area
View from rear deck opens to forest and Tahoe Donner trail system 100' from home
Rear of our place Winter 2017
Living room with gas fireplace and cathedral ceilings opens to rear deck
Granite tile bar separating living room and kitchen with seating for four.
Great room runs North/South providing great natural light and outdoor feeling
Master bedroom with California King bed and cathedral ceilings
Master bath with jetted tub that looks out into forest behind house.
Lower Bedroom 3 has queen bed
Kids room has two bunk beds with trundles, TV, DVD/BR, and foosball table
Kids room - full bath with combination shower/tub
Loft area is fairly private as stairway only serves loft
Enjoy coffee in the morning or a glass of wine at night while relaxing by fire
Donner Lake from Tahoe Donner member beach
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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