DONNER SKI CABIN - GREAT FOR BIG GROUPS - WINTER OR SUMMER

Glenn Borchardt

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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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DONNER SKI CABIN - GREAT FOR BIG GROUPS - WINTER OR SUMMER

Tahoe Donner House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10-20)

Donner Ski Cabin is a beautiful vacation home located in the North Shore region of Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Donner Community is located north of the pioneer town of Truckee, California. Come and enjoy all that Tahoe and Truckee has to offer!

Come and enjoy all that Tahoe and Truckee has to offer!

-4 Bedrooms

-3 Baths

-3 Levels

-Fully Furnished

-Sleeps up to 20 (10 in private bedrooms)

-2300 Square Feet

-2 Car Garage with off-street parking for 7 cars

-40 Minutes From Reno

-20 Minutes to Squaw, Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, Boreal & North Star at Tahoe

-5 Minutes to Tahoe Donner downhill skiing for beginners

-30 minutes to gambling!

-Stocked Kitchen

-Additional Kitchenette

-Cable TV & 2 DVD/VCR

-46'' Sony Big Screen HDTV

-Dolby Surround Stereo

-Computer

-Cable Internet

-Wireless Internet

-2 Large Decks

-Hardwood Floors

-Central Heat/Air + Wood Burning Stove

-Gas BBQ Grill

-6 Person Hot Tub!

-Great Views

-Skylights provide bright atmosphere

-Vaulted Ceilings

-3 Mountain Bicycles (ride at your own risk)

-3 Sleds for the slope in the back yard

Recreation Center with exercycles/weights/pool/spa only 1.5 mile away, with discounts for guests.

Great restaurant, The Lodge, right at the golf course only 1.5 mile away.

Hike the Tahoe Donner Trails from the house!

1.5 mile to Downhill or Cross Country Skiing

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • limited accessibility
Glenn Borchardt (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Glenn Borchardt

I am a scientific philosopher ('The Scientific Worldview) originally from Wisconsin, Oregon, and Colorado. I retired from the California Geological Survey, where I worked on geological hazards involving landslides and earthquakes. I consult occasionally as a pedochronopaleoseismologist wherein I use soils to determine the recency of active faulting.

Glenn Borchardt purchased this house in 2003

Why Glenn Borchardt chose Tahoe Donner

Mountain View : Beautiful view of the open space along Alder Creek, Prosser Hill, and Mt. Rose, unobstructed by utility wires. Quiet. Location has very little traffic.

Wood decor, sky lights, and large windows make the Great Room bright and cheery--you won't want to leave!

What makes this house unique

The Tahoe Donner campground is within a half block. It can provide extra space for large reunions in the summer. Guests receive a discount at Tahoe Donner's club pools, sauna, spa, and weight and exercise rooms.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you so much for letting the RAG team enjoy the cabin for the weekend. We had such a blast on the slopes and hanging out at the house... It's Monday morning. 13" new snow. 3 of 22 people remain. Time to "attack and get rad!" This house rocks! Thanks you so much.
Mar 2011
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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Donner Ski Cabin - Great for Big Groups - Winter or Summer
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Donner Ski Cabin - Great for Big Groups - Winter or Summer
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p910363
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
Huntington Beach, CA
4

Stunning Views

  • 4 of 5
This property is in a very nice neighborhood in Truckee, with friendly people in the neighboring houses. The cabin photos are very accurate, and the views from all rooms (especially the living room/deck) are breathtaking. The house was about a 10-minute drive from the middle of the town, and there was a Safeway (note: stay away - too crowded - go to the SaveMart grocery store), Starbucks, and a CVS in the town. This location was also fairly close (driving distance) from several hiking trails and from Donner Lake, where we all spent some time. This was a very comfortable house for all 17 of us (including nine children/teens) and didn't feel "crowded". Almost all amenities that you can think of were available in the house (washer, dryer, kitchen appliances, etc.) which was nice. The only drawback was the cleaning policy - we paid $700 in damage and cleaning fees (to be partly refunded after checkout). The instruction page for cleaning, etc. was fairly extensive and part of it required us to wash eight rooms of towels and linens before we left the property. We were refunded $155 for cleaning (minus the fees for cleaning - we were meticulous about leaving the house in better condition than when we found it [including the children]) and $400 due to no damages. I think I would have rather just paid the $300 cleaning fee upfront with the understanding that it would be applied 100% to the cleaning and not have to do loads and loads of laundry that last day. Further, I don't think that the owner is getting his money's worth with the cleaner(s) that he is using now as there were a couple of rooms we had to clean up when we got there. The owner did offer to "take care" of this when we arrived, but after an 8-hour drive, it was just easier to clean it ourselves.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Donner Ski Cabin - Great for Big Groups - Winter or Summer
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
5

Great Cabin!

  • 5 of 5
This cabin exceeded our expectations - it was perfect for our needs (large group Tahoe trip) & well equipped (games, kitchen items, bedrooms/beds)!! The views off the back deck were great, especially with the snow! After a long day on the slopes, the group enjoyed lots of time in the hot tub. We also enjoyed the large dining room table for "family" style meals. Overall, a great house that made for a great trip!
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
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Donner Ski Cabin - Great for Big Groups - Winter or Summer
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
San Francisco
5

great cabin

  • 5 of 5
Very well equipped cabin. Everything we needed in the kitchen cabinets. Good view off of the back deck. Nice hot tub, the jets are great. Seats 4 comfortably. Also, a nice network of trails nearby for hiking/running. Our extended family had a very nice vacation here!
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Donner Ski Cabin - Great for Big Groups - Winter or Summer
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Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
Northern California
5

Great Big Group Cabin

  • 5 of 5
We spent our holiday with our family from down South in this lovely place for 3 nights 4 days. It is HUGE. We enjoyed the spacious kitchen, living & dining room....and not to mention the rooms. The outdoor deck has a beautiful view as well. Kids had a great time exploring outdoors. And although there isn't much for them to do outside they kept entertained. With only 30 min from Reno we couldn't have picked a better place for our stay.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
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Donner Ski Cabin - Great for Big Groups - Winter or Summer
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+1 5108427645
Tahoe Donner Lake Tahoe North Shore
Fremont, Ca
5

Wow!!

  • 5 of 5
This place is just awesome. Great views and so near to Tahoe Donner ski. We had a great time.
  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Truckee 10 mi/Reno 45 mi
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Downtown Truckee
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
I-80
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Donner Lake
Nearest Barpub
1.3 Miles
The Lodge
Nearest Ski
1.3 Miles
Tahoe Donner
Nearest Golf
1.3 Miles
Tahoe Donner
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
The Lodge
Car: recommended

In addition to being close to about a dozen ski resorts, we can hike the trails right outside our door, visit the stream and beaver ponds, and see most of the northern night sky from the spa. Being well-insulated, the house is not drafty even during the most severe winter storms. The driveway is reasonably flat for easy winter access. Guests have access to all of Tahoe Donner's amenities, sometimes at a discount. The best places to learn downhill or cross country skiing in all of Tahoe is just up the street. Swimming and exercise/weight lifting equipment, golf course, driving range, sled hill, and deli is just 1.5 mi away.

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Tahoe Donner House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 - Nov 30
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,525
$10,790
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$3,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning (part refunded) $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Arrival time is after 4 pm (earlier times sometimes possible)
Departure time is before 11 am (later times sometimes possible)

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Tahoe Donner House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Mountain
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Internet ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , The shower is huge. The bathroom is insuite of bedroom 1.
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Twins can be fastened together to form a 'Tahoe King.'
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twins can be fastened together to form a 'Tahoe King.'
  • The Great Room on the middle floor has two double futons. The Den on the lower floor has a queen futon, two twins, two foam mattresses, and two cots.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Music Library
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Balcony
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • Events Allowed
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowmobiling
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • cross country skiing
  • snowboarding
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
The Tahoe Donner campground is within a half block. It can provide extra space for large reunions in the summer. Guests receive a discount. Activities: Fishing Cycling Tennis Hot Air Ballooning Golf Rafting Hunting Mountain Biking Water Skiing Cross Country Skiing Snowboarding Hiking Kayaking Rock Climbing Jet Skiing Swimming Shopping Sledding Boating Museums Cinemas Restaurants Health/Beauty Spa Wildlife Viewing Skiing Sailing Snowmobiling Wind-Surfing Sight Seeing Horseback Riding Fitness Center
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