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Cozy Cabin with all amenities.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

One bedroom with queen and couch, natural gas fireplace and deck, one loft w/queen and single sofa sleeper and two full bath home located 4 miles from downtown Truckee, California. Enjoy views of Mt. Rose, Squaw Valley and Northstar. Ski all day and come home to a warm house and hot tub. Just out the back door is hiking, biking, kayaking in the summer or cross country, skate skiing, downhill skiing in the winter. Its all minutes away. My home is located in a quiet, tranquil neighborhood in Glenshire.

The floors are beautiful travertine and wood. All of the furniture in every room is new. We keep the property well maintained. Everything is designed for your comfort. I have lived in the area 30 years and I can direct you to the very best eating establishments and year round activities. My name is Joyce. Just let me know what you are looking for and I can quickly help you make arrangements for a wonderfully memorable vacation in this beautiful area!

Keywords: House with wi-fi, 46 in. flat screen in living area, flat screen in master bedroom with DISH with separate remotes, private hot tub, garden and new furniture all well maintained.

More Details

Joyce Risi
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Joyce Risi

I bought my cabin in 1977 because I always wanted to live in the mountains. I came to Truckee from Fallon, Nevada where I grew up on a cattle ranch that still is family operated today. For years I taught first grade in my hometown and drove an hour and a half to Truckee to enjoy and rebuild my house to what it is today.

I now live in Kona, Hawaii and Fallon, Nevada and currently are building a house in Boquete, Panama. My favorite place for eating out and hiking and skiing is Truckee.

Joyce Risi purchased this house in 1977

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Joyce! The spot was perfect for our family for snowshoeing and snow play right out back! Beautiful!
Jan 2017
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Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1) Both beds have quality new mattresses., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Single sleeper in second bedroom upstairs. Queen sleeper in living area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Natural gas fireplace in living area and master bedroom, flat screen TV, Dish TV, Wireless internet, 600 count linens provided


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(24 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cabin with all amenities.
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 51 reviews

Beautiful, Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Risi Luxury Cabin! Very comfortable for our family of 5. Located in a nice, quiet neighborhood, there is an awesome little grocery and pizza restaurant nearby. The grown up kids had just as much fun as the little kids playing in the snow. Gas heaters helped keep us cozy and warm, and the house was well stocked with all you could want. The house, upon arrival, was very clean, and arrival and departure were seamless and quite easy. The owner was quick to respond to our questions via text. A lovely find! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

What a spectacular gem! Fully equipped kitchen, cozy sleeping arrangements, a comfortable living space and our own hot tub! It is the perfect place to spend time together. Loved Downtown Truckee, Glenshire Pizza and the convenient proximity to North Shore high lights! Joyce was easy and excellent to work with too!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pictures do not do this comfy place justice!

  • 5 of 5

A very nice and cozy home that is nicely decorated and well appointed with everything needed for your stay. The open floor plan is very nice and the gas stoves keep it warm when chilly. Upstairs has two nice queen beds and a sleeper chair that works out nicely for a family. The bathroom upstairs has a large shower with very nice tile work throughout. There are two decks. The one upstairs off of the master has breathtaking views of the mountains. The deck downstairs is off the kitchen and dining with french doors if you want to feel a nice mountain breeze. The deck has a gas bbq hook up,a hot tub, and great views as well. Thank you Joyce for the Christmas accommodations! Our family was very very happy! We hope to visit again in the future. ~ The March Family

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! I appreciate that! And thank you for taking such good care of the cabin. I’m so happy I could help make a wonderful Christmas memory.
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Great to work with!

  • 5 of 5

Our staff loved staying here. The home owner was very accommodating and we are glad we were able to stay here! Thank you Joyce!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking great care of my cabin! So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. I hope you will come again. Thank you, Joyce
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Santa Rosa CA.

Perfect Weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for a wonderful weekend in your gorgeous cabin! I was so charmed

by your attention to detail and beauty and comfort. We look forward to

returning in the future.


  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Camarillo, CA

Best Christmas in this beautiful Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Sorry for the late review. My family and I had the best time here in Glennshire. We arrived in a snow storm but upon arrival the cabin was warm and ready. Very clean all the comforts of home stocked with everthing you need for a wonderful vacation. We spent Christmas here the owner let us set up a Christmas tree for my two young grandson's they were so excited they thought we were not going to have a tree. The hot tub was very nice to get in, in a snow storm (never did that before). We did snow shoeing around the area what great fun! Eric next door shoved snow morning noon and night The driveway the walk way and the porch so we had not trouble at all getting in or out, my husband even helped just for fun! We did not ski this trip but it did not matter it was family time opening presents, enjoying each others company, laughing, playing games eating great food making snow men old time fun without electronics in this great cabin The reality is book this place it is wonderful!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

3 night minimum required at Christmas, New Years and most other holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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