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Lakefront at Donner Lake (on Lake, Lake Dock, Hot Tub)

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Looking for a quiet, yet fun getaway? This is the place to be with tons of activities and possibilities. In the winter you can go to any of the nearby ski resorts such as: Sugar Bowl, Boreal, and Squaw Valley. Have kids? They can play in the snow on the large deck, or even create a sled hill on the side of the house. In the summer, you can bring your boat or jet skis and tie it up to the pier. Have more than one boat? Tie up the boat on our buoy located just out from the pier.

There are many trails nearby where you can take a hike, or even go for a horseback ride. Fishing is great on Donner, you can catch a couple off of the dock each day by just throwing out a line with a worm or some power bait, you can even use a lure from shore. For all who love to gamble, Reno is just a half hour away where there are many casinos. Many golf attractions are nearby as well. For those who are just looking for a quiet getaway, you can make a nice fire in one of the outside chimneys or in the expansive fire place inside. Don't forget about heating up the hot tub and sitting in the snow or in the sun.

You'll love the comfort, area beauty and convenience that this home offers you:

* A small local store is a few minutes walk from the house

* Close to Truckee and Reno for restaurants, groceries, gamblin & other fun

* Rooms are seperated from each other to limit noise

* 4 beautiful sliding doors that open to the wood deck, hot tub and beautiful view of Donner Lake

* See the trains traveling high on the hill across the lake

* Watch Bald Eagles and Ospreys soar and fish

* Star gazing and the Milky Way during the night time

* Fishing directly off the pier

* Sugar Blow, Northstar, Squaw Valley, and Alpine Meadows ski resorts all within a 20 minute drive

* Championship golf courses nearby

* Hiking and horseback riding within minutes

The house layout is as follows:

Upstairs - 1 bedroom with Queen bed, 1 bathroom, Family/Living Room dining table, TV, fireplace, and Kitchen. There is a deck at this level that also has stairs down to the lower back deck where the hot tub and dock are located. You access the house at this level from the road.

Downstairs - 2 bedrooms with Queen beds, Bunk room with 2 sets of bunk beds, 1 bathroom, 1 laundry room. The 2 bedrooms have sliding doors to access the lower deck with hot tub and access to the dock.


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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About The Owner

The owners are a husband and wife with family who love the Truckee and Donner Lake area.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We bought this wonderful property based upon it being on the lake and on the sunny side of Donner Lake. The sunny side of Donner Lake also provides easier access during the winter months.

What makes this house unique

Sitting out on large deck enjoying the scenery, wildlife, quiet times, boating and swimming in the clear clean lake. There is a professionally cleaned hot tub located in the same large deck that is situated to enjoy the lake while still maintaining privacy.


Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs main bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs w/sliding door to outside
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs w/sliding door to outside
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , Bunk room with 4 beds total in 2 bunk beds
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , Located in Living Room upstairs
  • King (1), Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2) Sleep Sofa(1) located in the upstairs living room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
The small garage and certain storage places are not available for tenants.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Lakefront at Donner Lake (on Lake, Lake Dock, Hot Tub)
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews

Superb. Or as my daughter would say "Amazing"

  • 4 of 5

This property has everything to support an ideal getaway vacation. We hope we can secure another vacation here.... we took care of it like it was our own. Real special... I will add a Fifth "star" after we receive our deposit next week. (-:

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented the property for our Thanksgiving holiday and absolutely loved the view! The place has everything you need to have a relaxing vacation. We're already thinking of coming back in the summer.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place!

  • 5 of 5

The lakehouse is awesome. The views can't be beat. I think the decks were the best part of the house with a grill and hot tub. Fishing was nonexistent from the dock or a boat so that was a disappointment. The beds were a little hard but the kitchen was filled with spices and essentials which was nice. It was lovely to just hang out with our kids for the week. So much to do!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time here for our annual family gathering. The dock on the lake enabled water sports, and lake fishing. Out the front door and we could be on a bike path. There were numerous options nearby including golf and fly fishing. Also visited shops and beer pubs in Truckee and Tahoe City. The numerous options allowed each of us to "do our own thing" while gathering for the evening together. Greatly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for family weekend

  • 5 of 5

The good, house is really great. Big living room with fabulous view of lake and nice seating area. great dining area and fine kitchen, although a bit small for more than two people at a time and its a flat top stove but certainly adequate. House has one bedroom upstairs three down. TVs in different bedrooms was a great touch. We were 2 teens and 5 adults there was plenty of together and alone space.

Since the house is right of the main road around the lake access was very easy even with heavy snow. However this is the not so good also. We have rented a house in the Donner Lake area for years usually on one of the quiet streets I missed not being able to walk out the front door for an evening walk in the snow. And the houses are right next to each other which was fine in winter.. However taking a hot tub did make up.for that. Concenses was that we would like to return in the summer and again in winter.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing time paddle boarding, hanging on the beach, and sitting by the camp fire. The house was perfect...very comfortable, to die for location, and nicely appointed. We will definitely be back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Small Store with Restaurant behind


Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 28 2017 - Oct 1 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Clean Hot tub $130
Cleaning House $220
Tax Rate 12.0%

Holidays - Christmas, Presidents, Memorial, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, MLK weekends - $400 per night
Nightly rate includes utility costs.
12% of rental rate Truckee Tax (does not include cleaning or refundable security deposit)
From June 1 to Aug 31 - 7 day minimum stay
Check in is 5 PM and check out is 11 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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