LUXURY CHALET WITH PRIVACY, HOT TUB, AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS-- SEE OUR VIRTUAL TOUR!

Jeremy C.

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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LUXURY CHALET WITH PRIVACY, HOT TUB, AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS-- SEE OUR VIRTUAL TOUR!

Tahoe Donner House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms + 3.5 bathrooms in 2,700 square feet --newly renovated

You can take a virtual tour of our chalet by copying and pasting the link below in your browser window.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGDhmXwQvkM

When the initial American immigrants came across Donner Pass, they were guided by a local Native American chief who continually reassured them by saying “trokay,” a phrase meaning “all will be well.” From this “trokay” the immigrants came to call their guide “Chief Truckee” who eventually became the namesake for the historic and charming town of Truckee, CA, nestled by the shore of Donner Lake and just minutes from Lake Tahoe. More than 150 years later our family welcomes you to Trokay Chalet, our dream cabin conveniently located in Truckee's Tahoe Donner district. Here, you can relax, be refreshed and know that “all will be well.”

Trokay Chalet is our luxury vacation home that features:

• Five bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths in a generous 2,700 square feet

• Expansive views of the surrounding mountains and Tahoe national forest from the great room, master bedroom, and over-sized hot tub

• 'Adult game room” with kitchenette including a wine refrigerator and wet bar, complete with a pool table, Foosball, air hockey, and tv/dvd player

• “Kids game room” with board games, blocks, Legos, books, games for young children, and tv/dvds. Enough to keep the kids entertained while the adults relax!

• Two kitchens, a full kitchen upstairs and a kitchenette below in a private downstairs studio 'apartment' that occupies the home’s lower level

• Newly-furnished and beautifully appointed with top quality mattresses, linens, etc.

• Extremely child and baby-friendly with special equipment for little kids including high chairs, sippy cups, bibs, children’s utensils and plates, potty seats, footstools, and a Pack n’ Play

MAIN FLOOR:

• The main floor features a fully-stocked kitchen and a great room with a fireplace with a stone hearth, a wood-burning stove, and a large dining table. Mountain views abound.

• The front deck adjoins the indoor dining area, and includes a table and chairs for outdoor dining. Get the gas grill going out on the private, expansive back deck (which also has a table and chairs) and soak in the mountain views (or soak in the six-person hot tub while soaking in the views.)

• An expansive master suite with four-poster bed is also on the main level, set aside and extremely private. It has a walk-in closet, forest and some mountain views, and an en-suite bathroom with his and hers sinks and jetted tub.

SECOND LEVEL:

• Down a half-flight of stairs from the main level are two more bedrooms. “The Bunk Room” has two brand-new twin-over twin handmade log bunk beds with new mattresses. “The Gold Room” is our second master bedroom — newly furnished with a high-end queen-size bed/mattress, forest views, and lots of privacy.

• Two baths are also on this level (one full, one half) leaving plenty of room to spread out.

• Rounding out this level is the laundry room as well as kids game room that that includes a full-size pull-out sofabed. This room is loaded with a TV, books, videos, and board games.

LOWER LEVEL:

• Down a further half flight of steps, the lower level is “the apartment” — its own self-contained living quarters, complete with its own outside entrance with everything you need for a great vacation — including privacy.

• “The Apartment” doubles as a game room for adults — complete with a wet bar, wine fridge, and kitchenette. It features an TV/DVD, pool table, dart board, and air hockey/Foosball table.

• A queen size Ethan Allen sofa bed with deluxe Tempurpedic memory foam mattress allows comfortable sleeping for an individual or couple.

• 'The Apartment' also has a full bath for completely self-contained living.

AMENITIES:

• Trokay Chalet has everything you need for a memorable vacation including DIRECTV, land-line phone and high-speed wireless internet, all included.

• All our guests may use our complimentary guest cards to take advantage of Tahoe Donner’s wealth of amenities many of which are available only to members and their guests. These include a private beach club at Donner Lake with passes that allow you and your family to relax lakeside, go paddleboating, canoeing, sailing, or swimming. You can also enjoy tennis and Tahoe Donner’s sparkling tennis facilities or golf at its renowned golf-course, take a dip in our community pool.

And don't miss the chance to hike or ride on Tahoe Donner’s 40 miles of private trails with breathtaking views of the Sierras. From a trailhead less than a mile up the road from the chalet you can access Tahoe Donner's extensive trail system, which connects you to the Donner Rim Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail.

We regret that we cannot accommodate pets (our family loves them but one family member has severe dog and cat allergies) or smoking at the chalet.

Unlike many 'by owner' rentals, we utilize an in-town professional service and maintenance company that is available to answer your calls and address any problems you may have, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And in the unlikely event they can't assist you with a question, we are always available as well. You get the best of both worlds; personalized property management and design of your rental experience with an owner's touch-- along with in-town help and service for any unexpected issues that might arise.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the owner
Jeremy and Anna,



Your house was perfect. Thank you so much for sharing your home with our group.
Jul 2013
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Jeremy C.

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Jeremy and Anna live in Silicon Valley and have four young children-- three boys and a girl. Jeremy is a researcher at Stanford and Anna is a physician working in San Francisco. We both grew up on the East Coast but fell in love with the West Coast — and Truckee and the Tahoe region in particular.

Jeremy C. purchased this house in 2013

We had vacationed in Tahoe Donner for years and always loved the location, which we think is the best in the Tahoe area. We enjoy Tahoe Donner's great amenities and its setting in the historic town of Truckee (for our money the best place in the Tahoe area). As our kids grew older we wanted to have our own place to make family memories, teach them to ski, and enjoy the beautiful Sierras. We also wanted a place big enough to where the entire extended family could stay comfortably. And this place fits the bill. In addition to the beautiful natural setting there are tons of great shops and restaurants nearby (many of whom deliver to the home when we don't feel like cooking!) We can have our whole family + our parents and my aunt and uncle up to stay with a layout that gives everyone a chance to be together-- but have privacy when we need it.

We fell in love with this place at first sight. We saw this home the day it came on the market and put an offer on it that day. And a good thing too, since we had to beat out another family who did the same thing. It has a wonderful layout that combines great privacy with the ability to congregate. The mountain views from the family room, the deck, and the hot tub are great (and hard to capture on film!). It's got all of the vacation home toys you want (pool table, hot tub, foosball, air hockey) combined with easy winter access in a flat driveway. It's got a great location in Mid-Tahoe Donner — not down so low that you are dealing with lots of through traffic nor up so high that it takes you a long time to get to town. It's a 'Goldilocks' home. Just right.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Luxury Chalet with Privacy, Hot Tub, and Mountain Views-- See our Virtual Tour!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Luxury Chalet with Privacy, Hot Tub, and Mountain Views-- See our Virtual Tour!
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Excellent Tahoe Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
I recently booked the house for a golf trip for a few friends and I couldn't be more pleased with the experience. The house was great, all we'd hoped for and more. It's actually much bigger than the pictures make it look. The host was always available to answer any questions we had and was very accomodating throughout the entire process. I would definitely stay again.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Luxury Chalet with Privacy, Hot Tub, and Mountain Views-- See our Virtual Tour!
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Comfortable base for a family gathering

  • 5 of 5
This house has a nice homey feel without the excess of kitschy "mountain cabin" decor that one sometimes encounters. It was nice to have a hot tub, barbecue, and a washer and dryer available, and even a second fridge, in the garage. The beds were comfortable. The owner, Jeremy, and the local home management folks were very responsive--we were the first guests of this season and the hot tub wasn't working but the service to solve that was prompt and the repair guy even left us a bottle of wine in apology.
Do watch out for the step at the far end of the entry hall! Several of us tripped up or down it.
We spent a day at the rec center pool--it's a very nice facility, $8 per person with the guest pass. There are free tennis courts available in town, as well.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Best decision we made! Welcoming and spacious!

  • 5 of 5
This rental was perfect for our group of 10 people (5 couples). Each couple had their own room, the 3.5 bathrooms was a luxury, and the hot tub was the icing on the cake. The boys also loved the game room, which includes a foosball table and pool table. The kitchen was fully stocked with pots, pans and dishes, and there was propane in the grill when we arrived, which was much appreciated.

Jeremy was very responsive and easy to communicate with. We all had the best time and are already planning to rebook this house for next Fourth of July! Can't go wrong with this property!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Luxury Chalet with Privacy, Hot Tub, and Mountain Views-- See our Virtual Tour!
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Beautiful home, perfect for groups and families

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this house for a weekend away with friends. The house is spacious and beautiful, perfect for larger groups or families. The children loved the pool table, fuzzball table, books and toys while the adults spent some quality time in the well equipped kitchen and living room. The owner was very responsive and made sure everything was ready for our stay. Easy access from highway 80 and close to ski resorts (Sugarbowl, Soda Springs and more). Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Awesome place that I will definitely stay at again

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for an annual group Tahoe trip and the house was great. I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the cabin as the pictures didn't do it justice. Quite the contrary there was plenty of room for me and 11 of my friends. With all three floors there was plenty of room to relax, play games and enjoy the scenery. We even played a few rounds of hide and go seek in the dark which was quite fun. The house was well equipped with everything we needed and the hot tub out on the deck was definitely the focal point at night. We even we out and hiked around Donner lake one afternoon which was no more than 10 minutes away. I would encourage anyone thinking of going away for a long weekend to seriously consider staying here. The owner Jeremy was very easy to work with and made sure that all of our questions and concerns were answered and made the process of renting very smooth and easy. I plan on staying here for our annual getaway again.
  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Great ski house

  • 5 of 5
We had a group of 10 for two days of skiing, making big dinners & breakfasts, and hanging out. The house was great -- very welcoming, clean & comfortable. High-end furnishings, lots of rooms. Great pool/fusbal room, nice hottub on the back deck. Everything was in great shape and the landlord was straightforward to deal with. I give it a very strong recommendation, we'd come back again.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Truckee Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
U.S. Interstate 80 (I-80)
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Donner Lake
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Lodge At Tahoe Donner
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner Ski Area
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Lodge At Tahoe Donner
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Tahoe Donner House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2014 - Sep 15 2014
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$399
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,999
 
 
Fall
Sep 16 2014 - Nov 24 2014
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,499
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
$399
From
$499
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,599
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 3 2015
4 night minimum stay
$599
$3,599
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Jan 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
$399
From
$499
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,599
 
 
Martin Luther King Holiday
Jan 16 2015 - Jan 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$499
 
 
Winter
Jan 19 2015 - Feb 12 2015
2 night minimum stay
$399
From
$499
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,599
 
 
President's Day/Ski Week
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 21 2015
4 night minimum stay
$599
$3,599
 
 
Winter
Feb 22 2015 - Apr 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$399
From
$499
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,599
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$399
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,999
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$299
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,545
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Housecleaning Charge (Below owner cost!) $195 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Tahoe Donner House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2688 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , His and hers sinks, full walk-in closet, views
    2nd main bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , immediately adjacent to 2nd master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , 1/2 bath on second level adjacent to bunk room
    'Apartment' Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath for self-contained downstairs 'apartment'
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom #2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Two log bunk-beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Sofabed with memory foam matttress in downstairs 'apartment
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Our library has a rustic barn door and a full-size sofabed
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Foosball
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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