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3 BR Bright and Cozy Cabin *hot tub; pets considered and Close To Everything

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

3 BR Bright and Cozy Cabin *hot tub, pets considered, Close To Everythin

Bright and sunny cabin in the woods. Great open space perfect for families to hang out every season. The cabin is located 5 minutes from Donner Lake,Truckee and the Tahoe Donner pools, tennis, fitness center, golf and driving range. Two small families can comfortably fit in the house and will be sure to create fun family memories. There are 3 bedrooms (master suite with king, one queen and a double bunk room). There is also a comfortable fold out queen sofa bed and additional ottoman single sleeper bed. The yard is on a gentle slope perfect for sledding for the kids in the winter or just running around in the summer. The house has a new hot tub on the back patio... great in the winter and summer. There is a gas firepit in the summer you can use perfect for roasting marshmallows or just enjoying the scenery.

In the winter, it's a quick drive to the slopes...15 minutes from Sugarbowl, 20 minutes from Northstar and Squaw. In the summer, relax on the sunny deck or peaceful backyard swing or drive down the hill to Donner Lake and enjoy guest access (for a daily fee) to the private marina where you can paddleboard, sail, kayak or just relax by the lake. The house also has guest access for a daily fee to the Tahoe Donner pools, fitness center, equestrian center, tennis, and golf. Head out for a nature walk from the front door to check out the beaver dams and flying squirrels or hike the miles of trails around the house. There are so many ways for your family to enjoy the house in every season.


More Details

Karen Chin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Karen Chin

We have been heading to Tahoe for years skiing in the winters. When we had our kids, we began enjoying the summers too. Now we love Tahoe every part of the year. Every time we go, it is literally a breath of fresh air from San Francisco, and it's been so fun watching our kids connect, interact and enjoy the amazing nature around them. They can be kids and jump rocks, play in the woods, swim in the lake, float down the truckee, kayak in Donner Lake, and of course, ski. After years of renting in every season and years of looking for a home to buy, we finally decided to take the leap and purchase a home in Tahoe Donner. We can't wait to make the family memories now in the same home year after year.

Karen Chin purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Karen Chin chose Truckee

Tahoe Donner was our favorite place to rent because of the wonderful community and amenities. As a guest, you have access to their fitness center, pools, tennis, etc. If you want to ski, hike, bike, swim, golf, play bocce, swing on swings, shoot hoops, archery or ride a horse, you can do all of that within Tahoe Donner. Year after year, we come back and discover new activities that Tahoe Donner has to offer. They also have so many family events all year that bring families together and make it festive for everyone.

We fell in love with this house since the set up was perfect for our family of four and knew we could invite another family to join us. It was sunny and bright with plenty of sleeping room for everyone. Its open space was great for hanging out and we loved how close it was to everything. Being near the entrance of Tahoe Donner makes getting everywhere easier and super convenient. When our kids are older, they can bike to the pools and town. We also loved looking out to the trees and woods around our house. It felt very private.


Truckee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , for guests hanging out in the great room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , 2 bunk beds sleep 4 kids
    Queen - 1 queen , Comfy queen bed with down bedding and small private deck
    Master - 1 king , private bedroom with small deck, private bath and TV
  • For extra guests, there is a comfy foldout sofa bed. Its a high quality sleeper sofa from Restoration Hardware. Or if you want to fit an extra kid in the master bedroom, there is a rollable ottoman that folds into a twin bed with a memory foam mattress that is surprisingly comfortable. We also have a pack n play if you need it.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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3 BR Bright and Cozy Cabin *hot tub; pets considered and Close To Everything
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews

Another great trip to this cabin.

  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row I’ve rented this cabin and both years were very happy with the stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here and we were just as impressed as the first time. Great place for families!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milpitas, CA, USA

Very comfortable cabin with all amenities!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great stay in this cabin. Enjoyed the hot tub and had all the amenities we needed in the kitchen. Very cozy and comfortable house. They were even sleds to play in the snow! Would love to return if we can :)

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Gatos

Great space and location

  • 5 of 5

Karen’s house was perfect for two families. We were four adults and four kids under the age of 10. The house is extremely well supplied, the third bathroom is a nice perk, and the hot tub is large and convenient! We have stayed in many pet friendly homes and this was by far the cleanest. Karen is quick on communication and very friendly. Would recommend this home and hope we will be renting it again, too!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Bernese cabin. The cabin was clean, it has a big kitchen, the beds are comfortable, and the hot tub was amazing. I would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute summer family cabin

  • 4 of 5

Great location, very responsive/extra informative host, well-appointed kitchen, warm hospitable feel. Everything just as represented. Hot tub beautiful!! Outdoor deck area a bit tight for larger groups. Would definitely return again!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Tahoe Donner
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Donner Lake

We love Tahoe Donner because of all the activities available in the community. This house provides guests to access the private beach marina at Donner Lake which has a great beach for lounging, swimming, fishing for crawdads and bbqing. You can also rent paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks and other water toys or if you have a boat, you can launch your boat and waterski. During the summer, Tahoe Donner offers free concerts and live music on the fields where parents can enjoy family time with their kids and relax under the stars. The nearby mountains provide tons of access to world class skiing and hiking, rock climbing and mountain biking in the summer. We love it as our kids never run out of things to do in the outdoors. If you love golf and tennis, Tahoe Donner has its own golf course, driving range and tennis center. There is something for every age every time of the year. We love our Tahoe Donner location because of it's easy access to the pools and recreation center within the community and is only 5 minutes to downtown Truckee which is a cute town with fantastic restaurants and bars and quaint shops.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Pets will be approved on a case by case basis. Charge is $50 per night.

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.