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Donner Lake Rental / Cabin - Family & Corporate Retreats

6 Reviews
Sleeps17
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Wolfe Estates House Rental Photos and Description

House, 6 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13-17)

LAZY BEAR LODGE is a breathtaking new 5300 square foot, six-bedroom four+one-half bath 'lodge' style log home. Completed in April of 2007. A short walk to the West end beaches of Donner Lake. The large gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops and a Jenn Air stove with griddle and six burners. The kitchen opens onto a covered private deck overlooking forest and mountain peaks.

Master suite has dual shower heads, tub and a sitting area. A total of three master bedrooms with king-sized beds makes the lodge perfect for sharing. The fourth bedroom has 2 queen beds, while the 5th has 1 queen and the 6th has 2 fulls. Convenient location and 2 roomy living areas accomodate corporate events. Walk to the West-end beach offering boat launch ramps, swimming, children's play area and picnic area. Donner Lake East-end recreational area provides miles of hiking, biking, Donner Lake Memorial, history presentations on the hour, guided tours, jet ski, kayak and paddle boat rentals. Bike rentals are also available in downtown Truckee.

For smaller groups (12 or less), this home can be rented as a 4 bedroom (closing off access to the lower level and second living area/refrigerator). Only one reservation is accepted at a time, so you'll never share the Lodge.

Conveniently located 4 miles from downtown Truckee. Just down the hill from Sugar Bowl and Royal Gorge ski resorts. Northstar, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts all within 14 miles. Championship golf courses, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, river rafting and numerous other activities are conveniently nearby.

Sleeps 13-17 comfortably.

Keywords: Log Cabin / Lodge

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Ella just loves staying at The Lazy Bear Lodge!

The Owner purchased this house in 2007

Why The Owner chose Truckee

Decided to build at Donner Lake because of it's secluded area. Peaceful and relaxing!

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

Donner Lake Rental / Cabin - Family & Corporate Retreats
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

A Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked through the door, we were in love. I have stayed at a few cabins in Tahoe and near Donner Lake. This is by far the most luxurious, spacious and comfortable cabin we have ever stayed. We came here with friends to get away from the city (San Francisco) and enjoy some nature for a long Memorial Day weekend. Here are what we loved.

1. Inviting Family room - large enough for at least 10 adults + kids to hang out comfortably. Super high ceilings. Flat screen TV on one side and fireplace on the other. It just feel so welcoming. I probably could have just slept on those extra large sofas.

2. Large gourmet kitchen - A few of my friends all love cooking and it was their dream kitchen - chef quality stove and layout. Our bellies all benefited from them being in heaven at this kitchen. It was also one of those kitchens that was a great gathering place to chat and hang out. We also loved the BBQ grill outside.

3. A Perfect Night's Sleep - We stayed in one of the master bedrooms with a king sized bed. I am used to "Heavenly Beds" like the ones in Westins. This felt just like it if not more comfortable. Our kids stayed with our nanny across the main floor in a room with two full sized beds closer to the ground. This was also ideal as so we didn't have to worry about them rolling off from high beds.

4. Contemporary, Grand, yet Cozy. From the pictures, I thought perhaps the place had an older decor. I personally like it more modern, but once we arrived we realized the pictures didn't do it justice. Between the high ceilings, granite counter top kitchen, fully connected wifi, and the outdoor deck, it was a perfect combination of contemporary decor, convenience, and comfort. One of my other pet peeves about cabins is its always too cold especially in cooler weather. Not this one. It was easily kept at 68 degrees. While it was so spacious it felt as cozy as being at home.

5. Last but not the least, Great Location Only a 3 blocks walk to the public beach of Donner lake and so great for morning runs. Less than 10 min drive to downtown truckee and a huge Safeway.

3 days were way too short. We reluctantly left today but definitely plan to be back!!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 0
Turlock, CA
5

We called this "cabin" ho...

  • 5 of 5

We called this "cabin" home for three nights in September for a golf outing for 10 people. It is absolutely awesome!!! Plenty of room for everybody and very well equipped. Would be a great spot for 6 couples or 3 families.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sausalito, CA
5

This cabin is fantastic! ...

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is fantastic! It is spacious and has a "grand" atmosphere, yet it is still quite homey and comfortable. The logcabin feel is wonderful! Amenities are top notch and kitchen is fantastic. Great deck with plenty of sunshine, beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms - I highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Castro Valley, CA
5

Terrific, HUGE place in a...

  • 5 of 5

Terrific, HUGE place in a great location. Easy access to all kinds of outdoor activities in and around the lake and hills. We had a wonderful time there.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This cabin has it all! Cl...

  • 5 of 5

This cabin has it all! Clean, spacious, and a chefs dream. The kitchen is awesome. The kids loved staying in the room with the bunk-beds. We all enjoyed the short walks to the beach and the easy drive in to Truckee afer a fun day of skiing at Sugar Bowl. We can not wait to go back this summer. Good thing there is a tennis court a block away and a golf course a few minutes away!!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Gatos, CA
5

The Lazy Bear Lodge is fa...

  • 5 of 5

The Lazy Bear Lodge is fabulous! It's spatious and comfortable and has tons of amenities. This place would be great for a large group of friends or family.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2007
  • Stayed: Apr 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Reno
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Downtown Truckee
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Donner Lake Beach

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Rates & Availability

Wolfe Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
$900
$6,000
 
 
Season
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$950
$4,975
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$950
$4,975
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $255 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.0%

Payment due in full 60 days before stay.

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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.
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Amenities

Wolfe Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 900 sq ft master suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (3), Sofa or Futons (1) Twin convertable couch in loft, (2) DOUBLE BEDS - sleeps 4 children, 2-4 adults
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Back deck overlooks acres of forest, Donner Lake fireworks (4th of July) and Donner Triathlon transition

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