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Spacious Lodge Perfect for Families with kids. 2800 Sq Feet!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Large and Open With Breathtaking Windows.

Located in the year-round resort community of Tahoe Donner in Truckee, California, come relax in this peaceful sanctuary all year long and enjoy forest views snuggled in front of the fireplace on the multiple comfortable couches. This beautiful and spacious house has incredibly large windows and is located on swiss lane, one of the quietest and most prestigious streets in Tahoe Donner. It is also located near the golf course which is great for sledding in the winter.

This is a wonderful house to share for large families or guests with an open floor plan for mingling/lounging plus outdoor space including a covered year round bbq gas grill. It is very large with 2800 sq feet so everyone can spread out. There is also an additional family room for the kids with a secret kid playroom, flat screen tv, and video games.

Top floor:

Stunning master retreat with gas fireplace, huge windows, tv furnished with queen and twin beds and plenty of space to spare.

Mid level floor:

Here you will find a secluded family room with flat screen tv and a very comfortable fold out raised queen aero bed. The tv has a dvd player and wii with video games. This area also has a secret kid room with plenty of toys and can double as an additional sleeping area.

Main floor:

Large, open and well stocked kitchen with 2 ovens and everything you would need. The dining table seats 8 and the living room is right off the kitchen/dining area and has spectacular high ceilings with forest views. There is plenty of comfortable seating for all to enjoy watching movies or just lounge in front of the gas fireplace. Off to the side is a small table great for board games or cards.

There are 2 bedrooms off of the kitchen here:

Bedroom 1: queen with a pack n play in the closet.

Bedroom 2: bunk bed (twin over twin) and double bed.

Next to this is a laundry room with washer/dryer.

All three flat screen tvs are enabled with roku streaming with access to a movie library, amazon prime tv/movies and hbo. There is wifi available.

For babies/toddlers, we have a highchair, pack n play, utensils, and baby monitor.

For kids, there is a wii and plenty of movies and toys. There are also a wide range of board games for all ages.

Tahoe donner recreational amenities include: 3 pools (one is year-round outdoor heated lap pool) tennis center, tennis pro shop, golf course, driving range, golf pro shop, fitness center, winter snow play area, ski area, equestrian center, cross-country ski center, close to coyote moon golf course. The members-only beach club and boat launch on donner lake features a beach, boat launch, rentals: boat, kayak, paddleboard, etc., cafe, facilities, parking.

The house comes with 2 guest passes that allow you access to these private amenities. Each guest pass can allow for up to 4 guests 7 and up (children under 7 are free with adults).

RCN: 774

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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Owner/Manager

We are a family with two young kids who live in the bay area. We have always loved Tahoe and we bought this house so that we can have the kids enjoy this area growing up. We love to ski and snowboard and also love this area for cycling.

Owner/Manager purchased this house in 2015

Why Owner/Manager chose Lake Tahoe North Shore CA

We fell in love with this house the moment we stepped in. We loved how magnificent the views and windows are - sitting in the living room is like being in the middle of the forest. We also love to travel with friends so this was the perfect house for us to have others enjoy with us. Our kids loved the little hideaway kid area and that was their vote for their most favorite feature.


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Spacious Lodge Perfect for Families with kids. 2800 Sq Feet!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Large house. Great for a large group

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I take our grandchildren over the age of 5 to Tahoe Donner for a week each year. This year 9 qualified and along with 3 adults made a party of 12. This home worked very well. A large home, it allowed for breaking into groups so the kids could play in different areas, while still allowing the adults some space of their own. There are many high end amenities in the home such as heated floors in the bathrooms (would be fantastic in the winter), a Jacuzzi tub in the master bath, multiple TVs video games, a selection of movies and a large kitchen well stocked with utensils, pans, plates, glasses, etc. Highly recommend it. Can't say enough good things about it.

As a side note, the owner was exceptionally responsive when we had an issue one morning with a battery in a smoke alarm. The problem was fixed within an hour.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house for a weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

It's beautiful modern house equipped with everything you need. It fits 3 families comfortably. There were nice furniture but not to the point where I have to worry that my kid will damage anything! The master bedroom is large with jet tube and separate stand in shower. The location is great since we can get to all of the ski slopes easily. I would definitely rent this place again!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Already wanting to book a year out!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at my fair shares of cabins but this one is my favorite 2 family option. I loved the amenities and the thought the owner has put in for their guests.

Most cabins provide a "semi" full kitchen. This one has an actual full kitchen and plenty of supplies, even a rice cooker.

I appreciate the detailed things like: new sponges in the kitchen. Nice lotion & hand lotion in the bathroom. Tooth brush holders/hair dryer provided. Shampoo, conditioner, body wash dispenser in the shower and all smelled so nice! I usually pack these things but now I know I don't need to for this cabin.

Now for the big things.

Spacious, beautiful, comfortable, Super Clean and very much kids friendly place.

The 2nd family room and the secret kids room was a big hit with the kids. They wanted to stay there forever.

We were snowed in for 2 days but the kids were happy with all the games and the adults were happy catching up on some premium movies.

Heated bathroom floors was one of my favorite things as well.

I am sure I didn't list all the things I love so I'll just say just a perfect cabin!

You can if you want build a sliding hill from the side of the house.

The only thing I wished for was a king size beds. Both bedroom had queen size.

Owner is super nice and always reachable as well.

Definitely will rent this beautiful cabin again!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, beautiful, comfortable property. Fully stocked kitchen, bath supplies, movies, games, books, toy. Anything we might have missed is there. Excellent location, right next to sled, skis. Kids and adults both enjoyed so much. Owner is very responsive.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beatific, large home that was very comfortable and had everything we needed. We had two families and there was plenty of room for everyone to sleep, and it was great to have two family rooms so the kids could have their own space to hang out. The owners were very responsive to our communications. We would definitely rent this home again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Nearest Ski
2.5 Miles
Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2
Jan 16 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Ski week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 3
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $220 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Heated flooring
    Hall bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks and heated flooring
    Family room bathroom - toilet , shower , Adjacent to the kid family room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Large and spacious with walkin closet and gas fireplace.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Pack n play in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Toys and board games found in this room.
    Family room - 1 queen , The queen here is a pop up aero bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • playground
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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