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Tahoe Donner Home - Family and Pet Friendly! Hot Tub and Piano

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This is a beautiful home in the Tahoe Donner development in Truckee, California in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It sits on a large wooded lot with a large deck and Hot Springs spa in the back. The street is quiet and flat. The home is professionally cleaned and maintained. It is fully stocked with everything you need, including linens and towels, plenty of dishes and cookware, and games, toys, books, etc. Great for families and kids. The master BR has a Cal-K bed, one downstairs BR has a Queen bed, the other downstairs BR has two sets of bunks. The loft has a Queen hide-a-bed.

Many amenities are available within Tahoe Donner community for reasonable fees, including skiing (downhill and cross country), golf, tennis, swimming, excellent fitness center, hiking, and horseback riding. Close to Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, Reno, and several major ski resorts (Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Sugar Bowl, and Boreal).

Keywords: House

Rental and cleaning fees are subject to a 10% Town of Truckee Transient Occupancy Tax of 12%. This tax helps fund essential services for Truckee, as well as projects that make this a wonderful place to visit. Registration Certificate No. 203.

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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1910 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Children and young adults welcome when accompanied by someone 25 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great for kids - we have a portable crib and high chair and many toys, books, videos, puzzles, and games for all ages....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Please discuss pet requests with owner; extra fee applies....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Downstairs bedroom: 1 queen


  • Bunk Bedroom: 2 bunk bed

    2 sets, so sleeps 4...moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sofabed - open to living area below...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Cal-K; portable crib...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Portable crib (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Two sinks in large bathroom...moreless

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Sink area is separated from toilet and tub by pocket door...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Piano; lots of games, puzzles, toys, etc. Books for adults and children....moreless


  • Books:

    Many books - fiction, nonfiction, and for children. Feel free to start a paperback and take it with you when you leave! ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Game table (chess, checkers, backgammon) in living room...moreless

  • Games:

    We have many family board games stored in the dining area china cabinet...moreless

  • Music Library:

    We have dozens of CDs - classical, etc....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium cable pacage...moreless

  • Stereo:

    In loft...moreless

  • Television:

    One TV in living room and one in master bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys for all ages - building blocks, Lincoln Logs, action figures, imagination play sets, etc....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Many kid-friendly videos and DVDs...moreless


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


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    The Tahoe Donner golf course backs up to the homes across the street from our home. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    Tahoe Donner includes many resort amenities, including golf, tennis, pools, fitness, restaurants, massage services, etc....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining table; set-up to seat 8, but expands to sit 10 with leaf stored under the stairs. Also counter with 5 stools - great for kids!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Garage easily holds one car, plus space in driveway...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central forced air furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi throughout he house. We also have a PC with Internet access int he loft....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking in driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Broadband WiFi...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Wood stove with fan on back to heat the house; plenty of firewood in the garage....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker; we also have an espresso machine and french drip...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    This house is very well stocked with everything you need to cook a great meal!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes, glasses, wine glasses, and silverware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped and stocked kitchen made to feel like home...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic pantry items available - sugar, flour, spices, oil, etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    4 burner gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    Tahoe Donner golf course is beautiful! See for details....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    First class tennis courts open in the summer. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Tahoe Donner has three pools - two open in the summer and an adult-swim lap pool open year round...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    We have a lovely Hot Springs hot tub in back of the house, plus there are hot tubs at the Trout Creek Rec Center...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Available at the Trout Creek Rec Center...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Jetted tub in Master Bathroom (in addition to hot tub in backyard)...moreless



Write a review 5
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Ski Season 2
Feb 22 - Apr 17, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Holiday/wkend cleaning + $25 + tax
  • > 4 nts or > 6 guests + $40 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Base Cleaning $160 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. Holidays may be extra.

$500 refundable deposit is required to hold the reservation. Payment is due three weeks in advance. All payments are made by check mailed to the owner.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Reno/Tahoe International
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Lodge in Tahoe Donner
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tahoe Donner
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Downtown Truckee
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Lodge in Tahoe Donner
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tahoe Donner Ski Area
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tahoe Donner

Car: Necessary

Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with homeowners and guests enjoying over 7,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.

Located 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California, Tahoe Donner operates a wide variety of recreational facilities.

Our family favorites are the Trout Creek Recreation Center (private, but open to renters), Donner Lake paddle boarding, deep water fishing on Lake Tahoe, boating, and skiing at the premier Lake Tahoe resorts.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: We are the original owners of this beautiful vacation home, and regularly visit as a family. Our boys are ages 12 and 14, so you will find many books, toys, videos, games, and puzzles at the house that they have enjoyed over the years. Since we stay at the house ourselves, we keep it in excellent condition, with everything needed for a relaxing vacation. We live in San Ramon, California.

Why the Owner Chose Truckee, CA, USA:
We chose to buy in Tahoe Donner because of the wonderful recreation in all seasons. We ski in the winter, go boating and swimming in the summer, and relax and enjoy the beautiful mountains in the fall and spring. In particular, Tahoe Donner is great for families because of all the amenities available: pools, tennis, golf, skiing, fitness, restaurants, etc. It makes it easy to just hang around!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We really enjoy just being together as a family, playing games, working puzzles, reading, and hanging out in the backyard. It is truly our 'home away from home' and we hope that you will also take advantage of this special place. We have people that have rented our house every year for over ten years, and I know that it is 'home' to them too!

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front of Home

    Front of Home

  • Living Room with wood burning stove.

    Living Room with wood burning stove.

  • View of dining area and counter.

    View of dining area and counter.

  • Kitchen


  • Master bedroom with Cal-K bed and deck

    Master bedroom with Cal-K bed and deck

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

  • Hot Springs spa in snow under protective balcony

    Hot Springs spa in snow under protective balcony

  • House in snow

    House in snow

  • Hot Springs hot tub

    Hot Springs hot tub

  • Living/dining area

    Living/dining area

  • Loft


  • Paddle boarding on Donner Lake

    Paddle boarding on Donner Lake

  • Back of home

    Back of home

  • Living Room - pretty windows!

    Living Room - pretty windows!

  • Piano


  • Kitchen counter area

    Kitchen counter area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Downstairs bedroom with two sets of bunk beds

    Downstairs bedroom with two sets of bunk beds

  • Kitchen counter

    Kitchen counter

  • Backyard in snow

    Backyard in snow

  • Back deck in the summer

    Back deck in the summer

  • Dining table looking into kitchen and living room

    Dining table looking into kitchen and living room

  • Loft sitting area

    Loft sitting area

  • Tahoe Donner ski area - great for kids!

    Tahoe Donner ski area - great for kids!

VRBO #78216

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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