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Luxurious Mountain Chalet with Spectacular Views

Jennifer Heinemann

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Jennifer Heinemann

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2015
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Luxurious Mountain Chalet with Spectacular Views

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Tahoe Donner House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-13)

Sweeping views of the High Sierra await you from our luxurious new mountain chalet, Tahoe Summit Chalet.

The discriminating traveler will appreciate the attention to detail and luxury appointments in this chalet: extensive knotty alder woodwork, 3 stone fireplaces, gourmet kitchen, 3 large decks, travertine marble bathrooms with heated floors, hot tub, wireless high-speed internet, flat screen TVs, and more. The rooms are exceptionally bright and sunny, and thanks to our mountain top location, you will enjoy magnificent sunrise and sunset views.

Looking for even more space? We have another beautiful chalet for rent right next door. Plan your family reunion, holiday, or anniversary party in North Lake Tahoe this year. Rent both properties to sleep 20+ people - almost under the same roof. See VRBO listing #31151 for information on Pinnacle Chalet.

Located in Tahoe Donner, a residential community in Truckee, Tahoe Summit Chalet is within 5 minutes of superb Tahoe Donner amenities: cross-country ski center; downhill ski resort; 2 recreation centers with fitness center, swimming pools, hot tubs; sledding hill; golf course; driving range; playgrounds; hiking trails; mountain bike trails; equestrian center; tennis center; fine and casual dining at the Lodge. The private beach, clubhouse, and boat launch on Donner Lake are just a few additional minutes drive.

Near the world class ski resorts of Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Sugar Bowl, and Royal Gorge (cross-country), you can be on your skis in 20 – 30 minutes. Our chalet is 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 40 minutes from the Reno Airport, and 3 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area. Located well back on a quiet street, our chalet affords privacy and relaxation.

The open floor plan is ideal for special gatherings. Our gourmet kitchen features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances and is well equipped for those who love to cook (professional cookware, 2 ovens.) In the warmer months, you can barbecue and eat outdoors on the patios.

The bedrooms feature lodge-style furnishings, high thread count sheets, and cozy duvets. Every bedroom has an amazing view. The luxurious master suite includes a fireplace and marble bathroom with separate tub and shower with spectacular, yet private, views. The attic sleeping loft with flat screen TV and DVD player is ideal for older kids and teens. A washer and dryer are available for your convenience.

For a break from the great outdoors, we offer games, movies and a selection of current fiction. We welcome families with children and provide children’s games, puzzles, movies, books, and a portable crib.

Summary of sleeping accommodations

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- Master suite with a king bed and fireplace

- Extra large bedroom with a queen bed and twin bunk beds,

fireplace, deck

- 2 large bedrooms each with a queen bed

- Sleeping loft with 3 twin mattresses

- Extra twin mattress and bedding provided

- Portable crib

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More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jennifer Heinemann (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2015

About Jennifer Heinemann

We are a family with 4 kids from the San Francisco Bay Area. We love all the great outdoor activities Lake Tahoe has to offer from cycling and swimming in the summer to downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter.

Jennifer Heinemann purchased this house in 2007

Why Jennifer Heinemann chose Tahoe Donner

We wanted a quiet and relaxing getaway where we could spend vacation time with family and friends, yet a place that was convenient to shopping and recreational activities.

What makes this house unique

We loved this location - perched up at the high point of this area with spectacular, panoramic views in all directions. We decided to build our dream vacation home here and are anxious to share it with you.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.3
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Luxurious Mountain Chalet with Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews
San Francisco, CA
5

Fabulous For Families

  • 5 of 5

This is probably one of the best houses we have stayed in Tahoe to date. A group of friends plus kids rented this house and the house next door. Everything was in impeccable condition and it was super family friendly with its split level layout. The house has amazing views and was perfect for a "summer" weekend in what should have been winter. The house is walking distance to great hiking trails (aka cross country skiing and downhill skiing with no snow) and a short drive to a bunch of playgrounds. If you choose to stay and hang out the house, both decks offer great views, the kitchen is fully stocked for cooking at home and there is a closet full of games. All in all great rental property, we will totally be back. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Davis, CA
5

Wonderful Tahoe vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This review is for the two side-by-side houses...

We just finished another great weekend in Tahoe, despite the fact that there was no snow! Our group of friends has been doing an annual Tahoe weekend for about 10 years now, so we've seen a lot of houses. This pair of houses was the best we've seen and we're hoping to book it every year (or at least until one of us hits the jackpot and buys a 10-bedroom estate in Truckee!). As our group has transitioned from young married couples to families of 4, it's become increasingly difficult to find a house that can accommodate all of us. This side-by-side arrangement was perfect: 8 bedrooms for 8 families. In addition, the houses were both in immaculate condition and the kitchens were well stocked with nice cookware and cooking tools, plenty of dishware and utensils, toys and games for the kids, comfortable beds and linens, and killer views. The owner was also easy to work with over email. I highly recommend this house (unless you want it for the same weekend that we want it!).

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Amazing Mountain Home with Beautiful 360° Views

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing. It has just about everything you could ask for in a mountain getaway: gorgeous 360° views, tons of space for sleeping and hanging out, a great sound system, 3 patios (one with a hot tub), and easy access to downtown Truckee. It's always clean, nicely decorated, and set up nicely for families and groups.

I've been booking the side-by-side chalets for group ski trips the last 5 years and couldn't be happier. Jennifer is responsive and a delight to coordinate with. The group always raves about how perfect the houses are for skiing, relaxing, cooking, dining, and hanging out as a group. I look forward to many more years visiting Jennifer's chalet.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
San Francisco, CA
5

Fantastic views, great retreat for friends and families

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and its comforts - it's a great place to come together with friends and/or families. The kitchen, dining room and living area are all in one huge open space with two decks on each side, with great views. (there is another deck on the ground floor with a hot tub as well) It has an open spacious air - so fun for everyone to hang out while making breakfast, lunch, dinner...

The kitchen is well-stocked with all the necessary supplies and beyond. The bedrooms are super comfortable. We were three families and it comfortably sleeps up to 14 people I think.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
2

needs some TLC

  • 2 of 5

While this home had the most wonderful views out of every window, and was really spectacular, it needed some maintenance, and TLC. The carpeting needs to be replaced (it was very dirty) , the windows washed, and the kitchen needs to have a thorough cleaning. We would go back again if we were assured that these things were done.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry our home did not live up to your expectations. I wish you had contacted us during your week stay, so we could have addressed these concerns. We strive to keep our home in top condition, and we have the carpets professionally cleaned and windows professionally washed on a regular basis - much more often than people would in their own homes. We purchased the highest quality carpet available, and it will last for many more years. We stay in this home ourselves - unannounced - many times throughout the year and have always found the kitchen to be spotless. We did transition housekeepers the week prior to your stay, so perhaps something was missed at that time. However, I can assure you the housekeeper is thorough and professional, and she cleans to a very high standard. Best regards, Jennifer
Emeryville, CA, USA
4

Ideal for both couples & singles; great views

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic home on high point in Tahoe Donner. Views from every direction - Truckee valley, Tahoe Donner ski resort, ranges. Ideal for couples and singles due to number and organization of beds. Was perfect for our group. Elegant, comfortable. The little things set this house apart from others we have rented in Tahoe: throws, games/puzzles, shampoo in showers, items to use in kitchen from spices to condiments to ziplocks. 3 decks, gas grill. Only complaint is the hot tub is really only made for 4, 6 fit ok, but should be bigger for a home sleeping 13.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

Tahoe Donner House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $400-$570/nt
  • US Dollars
  • Spring/Fall (Apr 16-Jun 15, Oct 01-Nov 30) .. $400/night
  • Summer (Jun 16-Sep 30) ...................... $450/night
  • Winter (Dec 01-Apr 15) ...................... $525/night
  • Christmas, New Years, MLK, President's Day .. $570/night
  • July 4, Labor Day ........................... $500/night
  • Thanksgiving ................................ $450/night
  • Minimum 2 Night Stay (Longer Minimum During Holiday and Peak Periods).
  • Additional Fees: Cleaning Fee $175, Tax 10%, Deposit $1000.
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Amenities

Tahoe Donner House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom (upstairs) - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd Master Bathroom (downstairs) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom (upstairs) - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom (upstairs) - 1 king , fireplace, large walk-in closet
    Downstairs bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Downstairs bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    2nd Master Bedroom (downstairs) - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , fireplace
    Bunk Area - 3 twin/ single , private, fully-enclosed bunk space in attic
  • 1 extra twin mattress and bedding provided; Graco Pack 'N Play portable crib
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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