Tahoe Donner House Rental Photos and Description
Stunning newly refurbished contemporary mountain lodge with spectacular 180 degree views of Donner Lake and the Sierras. Spacious, open plan living and new designer interiors abound.
Welcome to Big Sky! When you set foot in this stunning contemporary mountain lodge with spectacular 180 degree views of Donner Lake and the Sierras, it will take your breath away. Relax and enjoy the surrounding peace and tranquility of Tahoe Donner, in this newly refurbished 4,650 square foot home with large, spacious open plan layout.
Big Sky offers the most discerning of guests, the perfect mountain get-away-from-it-all. There are 2 master suites with luxurious bathrooms. Plenty of room and privacy for multiple families looking to vacation together. New designer interiors abound, including designer furniture, artwork, lighting, linens and many decorative accents that create a distinct sense of rustic contemporary sophistication.
Relax in the hot tub while soaking in the views of Northstar to the east and Squaw, Alpine and Sugar Bowl in the West. Enjoy cooking in the well equipped gourmet kitchen. Kitchen items include: blender, handheld mixer, slow cooker, double oven, double sinks, baking supplies etc.
During your stay, you are invited to enjoy the private Trout Creek Community center with sauna, spas, heated pools, gym and a snow play area for kids. During summer season the private beach at Donner Lake is also available, where you can learn to windsurf or sail on the east shore of Donner Lake (accessible for guests for fee with pass). Also, you are conveniently located within 20 mins of Sugar Bowl, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, and Northstar ski resorts. World class nordic skiing at Royal Gorge or Tahoe Donner is minutes away. Golf courses, including Cayote Moon, Tahoe Donner 18 Hole Championship Golf Course and Driving Range and Ponderosa 9 Hole Public Course are both within easy reach. If you are looking for that peaceful or energetic getaway, Big Sky has it all and more!
Bedroom 1 King: master suite king bed, sitting area
Bedroom 2 King: master suite king bedroom with en suite bath
Bedroom 3 Queen: lower level queen bedroom with log furnishings
Bedroom 4 Double: lower level full bedroom
Bedroom 5 Twins: 2 twin plus 1twin trundle
Additional fees include Truckee Occupancy Tax, departure cleaning and damage protection insurance.
Please notes rates are subject to change.
Strictly no smoking and no pets.
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
About Elaine Morris
We have traveled all around the world but our favorite place to ski, hike, bike, kayak and rock climb is the Truckee/North Lake Tahoe area. We settled in the San Francisco Bay Area (Palo Alto) in 2008 after years of leaving overseas and bought a second home in Truckee in 2013.
We have two kids (8 and 11) who are growing up too quickly so we bought our house in order to build wonderful family memories that will entice then to continue visiting us after the college years and beyond.
We ski in the winter, of course, and in the summer there are too many activities to choose from: hiking, rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, biking, stand up paddleboarding, rock climbing, golfing, tennis are all just minutes away. We love taking our tandem bicycle out--especially riding from our house along the lake and up Route 40 to Donner Summit.
Our kids love going to the Tahoe Donner day camp up here during the summer. and then we have a few hours off for a kid-free adventure.
Elaine Morris purchased this house in 2013
Why Elaine Morris chose Tahoe Donner
We fell in love first with the house--especially the VIEWS, the open, spacious floor plan and and the contemporary aesthetic.
Then we learned about everything Tahoe Donner has to offer--so much to do in summer AND winter, great common facilities including the ski resorts, private beach club on the lake, swimming pool, equestrian center, golf course and a relatively hidden gem: the extensive system of running/biking/X country skiing trails.
We really appreciate the access to I-80 and all the various downhill ski resorts.
Truckee is also a great town--with a mountain town vibe that is the real deal.
What makes this house unique
There are only a handful of houses in Tahoe Donner with our sweeping views of the lake and mountains. We chose a contemporary mountain style for the home that doesn't compete with nature. Our house is just high enough for the views, but not so high that access becomes difficult in the winter months.
We love that the house is big enough for 3-4 families, so that we are able to host family and friend reunions and share the house with others. We always come up with multiple families and the evenings are filled with lots of people cooking in the spacious kitchen, long meals and then various board games and other conversations going on afterwards.
Everyone eventually ends up in the hot tub on the deck--soaking in the views.
The house was newly renovated in spring 2013 and everything in the house is brand new.