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Tor McLean

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

Truckee-Tahoe Donner, 6 bdrm, 4 ba, Sleeps 30, ping pong table

56 Reviews
Sleeps30
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Truckee House Rental Photos and Description

6 bdrm/4 full baths, loft, ping pong, huge deck, great yard

***Click on "availability" (above) to view our calendar for our current availability***

House is a 6 bdrm, 4 full baths and a 2nd family room.

We welcome large groups. We also have another 3 bdrm, 2 bath house in the neighborhood. see at HomeAway ID# 256714

Large groups rent both houses together. (1 mi apart)

Located in Tahoe Donner Resort. Lots of amenities for you to use. See them at: www.TahoeDonner.com

ACCOMMODATIONS for this house: 6 bdrm, 4 full baths, sleeps 20 in beds. We allow up to 30 people using couches & floors too. The huge main great room has a fireplace on a huge stone hearth. 50' HDTV w/DVD player. 2nd family rm also has a HDTV. Huge comfy 15ft sectional. Log game table. Beautiful wall coverings throughout and a bear skin. Large fully stocked kitchen with granite counters. Huge dining table for 15 or more. Additional counter space w/stools. Parking: room for 10 vehicles. Workbench in the garage for sports gear tune-up's and a Ping Pong table.

Tahoe Donner Resort & Truckee: Tahoe Donner resort is a very popular place in Tahoe. We have so many amenities ie, pools, hot tubs, beach, horseback riding, small ski resort too. Check them out at: www.TahoeDonner.com.

Truckee has 2 regions. One has the original historic, rustic look with the wooden plank walkways and charming shops from the days of the old west gone by, while the other end of town is contemporary. Both have shops, restaurants, taverns galore. This town has become the #1 hotspot of Tahoe and Tahoe Donner Resort is now famous, google it.

I try hard to give you the absolute best all around deal. Please do not compare houses to other smaller houses or a condos located in less desirable areas like South Shore or Kings Beach or on some busy street like Northwoods in Tahoe Donner. There is no comparison, you would not be comparing apples to apples.

EMAILING - is preferred, but you can reach me daily by phone from 9am-7pm PST at 925-297-7778

WIFI - we have wireless internet connection

HOUSE LAYOUT:

This house is 3 stories. The 2nd story is the main floor. It has the main family room, kitchen, laundry room and 1 master with bathroom. The 3rd story has the 2nd master bedroom & bath, 2 additional bunk rooms and another full bathroom. The first floor has the optional extra 2 bdrms & 1 bath with a 2nd family room (making it 6 bdrms & 4 ba + a 2nd family room- total house)

KITCHEN

Beautiful oak 'mission' style cabinets, and brand new granite counters. Big and open with lots of counter space with stainless appliances. It has most everything for all your kitchen needs, including pots and pans, dishes, coffee maker, microwave, etc. Stocked with service for 30.

DECK

Huge deck with built in benches that runs the entire perimeter of the deck, seats about 30. Great for summer gatherings. Weber Gas BBQ available on the deck from Spring through Fall. Stored during the winter months.

HOUSE:

Large light and bright, with huge pine trees and aspens with views from every window. You will see, feel and smell the beauty of the Tahoe National Forest.

BEDROOMS

There are 2 master suites with Queen sized beds (one of those master bedrooms has a 'sleep number' mattress so you can adjust the firmness to suit you). The other master on the 3rd floor, has vaulted ceilings and it's own balcony. 3rd floor also has 2 bunk rooms with a queen over queen custom bunk beds to accommodate up to 4 adults per room. There is a loft area which has a comfortable 'full size' futon that can accommodate 2 more adults. Altogether the house sleeps 20 adults in beds.

LINENS

Are available for a fee of 15/person or save your $ and bring your own sheets and towels. Totally up to you to decide what is best for you. The beds are queen sized (or king size will work) and standard pillowcases. Futon is a 'full size'. Sleeping bags are fine as well, especially for kids. 2 blankets and 2 pillows per bed, bath mats & dish towels are provided. Only linens are optional. There's a total of 9 queen beds and 1 full futon.

LAUNDRY - extra large washer and dryer.

PETS - allowed but NOT on any furniture. If that's unacceptable to you, please rent a different house.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Tor McLean (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Tor McLean

I have owned and operated a 3 bedroom/2 bath house since 2002. It too is located in Tahoe Donner VRBO#25245.

I try very hard to give my quests the best value and it shows because web are booked.

We enjoy the Northshore Tahoe beauty with excellent skiing and Donner Lake, casino's close by among many other activities available in the surrounding area. It is a wonderful place to bring family & friends. We can accommodate family reunions, retreats, company getaways.

Tor McLean purchased this house in 2009

Why Tor McLean chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We chose Tahoe Donner Resort in Truckee because of it's absolute pristine beauty. A strong homeowners association sees that things in the neighborhood are always kept up to par. The amount of amenities are numerous and you must check them out on the webat: TahoeDonner.com. The location is so close to so many activities in and around the North Tahoe Nat'l Forest region. A 2.5 hour drive from SF Bay Area makes it quick and easy vacation get away.

What makes this house unique

10 beds (sleeps 20 adults) with 6 bedrooms and 4 full baths plus a second house a mile away, so for those large groups over 30 can rent both houses. Medium size groups can rent this one with 6 bedrooms and smaller groups can rent our other 3 bedroom house. Between both houses we can accomidate any size group up to 40 people. Pets welcome.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Tor,



We stayed at your home in over the July 23rd weekend. I just wanted to thank you again for sharing this beautiful home with our group. We all loved it so much, and will recommend it highly. The kitchen was so well equipped, and able to have several cooks in it at one time. The huge dining table allowed us all to enjoy our meals together. The deck was our main daytime gathering place, and it was so wonderful to have a place we could all visit. Then, in the evening, we moved to the great room, which is huge, but cozy. We each had our own comfy bed. All in all, this was a wonderful place, and an equally wonderful experience! Thank you again.



Anita F. - Roseville, CA
Jul 2010
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Truckee-Tahoe Donner, 6 bdrm, 4 ba, Sleeps 30, ping pong table
average rating of 4.803571 based on 59 reviews
5

Great place for multi family weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 22 (five families with lots of kids) booked this property based on needing to find a home that could accommodate several families in one place for a soccer weekend. Large kitchen/dining table area that allows for 12-14 to sit and dine together with an outdoor patio to accommodate the entire group. Kitchen was stocked with all necessities, plates/silverware, etc. you might need. Lots of queen size bunk beds (which the kids LOVED!), and plenty bathrooms to accommodate our large group. There are three (non-bunk) queen rooms for adults wanting own space. We brought our own linens/towels and which was easy enough, with less work at end when tidying up cabin. Owner was responsive when we called with questions and also followed up during our stay to make sure we didn't have any additional questions. I would definitely recommend it for any large party that is looking to stay in Truckee and will treat this home like their own.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Annual Family reunion

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th year staying at the Davos Cabin. Our family of 30 have a reunion here since 2012. It is very clean and has plenty of room for all of us. We love the kitchen and huge dining area where we can enjoy home cooked meals and good company. It is fully equipped with everything we need to make 3 meals a day for 30 people. There are games for the kids to play with in the latge family room. The owner is very Responsive, We recommend Renting boats and tubing at Donner Lake Marina, a few miles away form the cabin. We highly recommend this cabin. We will be back again next year, it's something that all the kids anticipate every year to have bonding time with the cousins.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maricar, So nice to write such a nice informative review. We so appreciate your stays these last few years. There's never an issue just an easy getaway for you and for us. Thanks for everything and we'll look forward to booking you once again for next year. Thank you, Tor
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ojai, Ca
5

Girls getaway

  • 5 of 5

My Ojai womens group decided our monthly meeting would be somewhere cool. We were so happy to be up in the mountains, the wood decks,surrounding pines, vistas of green mountains totally renewed us. It housed us all very well (all 26 of us) and we had a great time cooking together in the well stocked kitchen. The house had such a warm feeling and the amenities made it all work smoothly. We decided we would come back again next year when the heat started getting to us here.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Hayward, CA
4

Very comfortable home for large family

  • 4 of 5

We held our annual family reunion at Tor's house. We usually have from 20-30 people attend and it's difficult finding a house that is large enough. Tor's house accommodated 30 of us well. (Three floors, enough bedrooms and bathrooms.) We especially liked the really long dining room table that opened out to a spacious porch. It was nice to be able to save a little money by bringing our own bedding and towels. The kitchen was well stocked and Tor was clear in his expectations. The house was close to Donner Lake and a recreation area, so there was plenty to do.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Scottsdale, AZ
5

This is the perfect "Get-away" home in Truckee - Tahoe Donner for golf and flyfishing!

  • 5 of 5

I travel a lot for business on the west coast. I like the town of Truckee and decided to take a vacation with my work 6 work buddies this summer. If you don't know a lot about this area let me share with you why it's such a great part of the country. The Reno airport is only about a 35 minute drive to Truckee, CA. Lake Tahoe is the most scenic lake in America and only about 10 miles away. Add in some of the finest golf resorts in NCal and you have the recipe for a great place to vacation. Oh and one more thing, some of the best flyfishing in the state is the Truckee River that runs right through this great little town. We selected this property for our buddy vacation and everyone loved it! The house is huge with plenty of room both indoor and outdoor. It was very clean, comfortable & quiet with plenty of pines and fresh air. We all liked the place so much we are ready to book again for next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fairfield, CA
5

Fantastic scenary off the deck - spectacular lakes

  • 5 of 5

My group really enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Plenty of room for all 22 of us. Since we wanted to enjoy activities together we included many great meals and the fantastic scenery off the kitchen. The kitchen was well equipped and we all enjoyed cooking meals and hanging out in the kitchen. Several lakes are a few minutes away. One in particular was one of the most spectacular we had seen anywhere in our travels.The accommodations and the setup of the house really helped us to be at ease.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
reno
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
tahoe donner lodge
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
tahoe donner & coyote moon
Nearest Train
3 Miles
truckee
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
tahoe donner
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
tahoe donner
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
donner lake
Car: not necessary

Truckee, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, North Shore, Tahoe Donner, CA, USA (30 min from Lake Tahoe or Reno).

Other Activities: Kayaking, Snowboarding, Wildlife viewing, Health/beauty spa, Snowmobiling, Rock climbing, Boating, Shopping, Horseback riding, River Rafting, Sailing,

Golf: Two golf courses near by. Tahoe Donner & Coyote Moon. Several more around town like Old Greenwood, Martis Valley, Northstar.

Ski: The 4 top rated ski resorts in the area are all 10-20 min. Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, North Star and Sugar Bowl. Smaller one is Boreal Ridge & a very small one right up the street is our very own private Tahoe Donner Ski Resort. Great for beginners and a great price too. So close you can come home for lunch or just to take a break for a quick nap!

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Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall (see notes)
Aug 22 2016 - Dec 8 2016
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$2,100
$6,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas & N.Y.'s (see notes)
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
$4,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
May 7 2017 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$2,100
$6,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer (see notes)
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$2,100
$6,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Cleaning (normal job) $249 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 12.0%

When in doubt, just ask me! Addl people (all ages) are 10/nt. except during Xmas holidays, they're 20/nt. 12 people are included in our rates except for the Xmas Holidays when our rate includes 16 people. Optional linens (sheets & towels) are 15/person unless you want to save some money and bring your own. It's totally up to you. You decide. Pets welcome: 20/nt ea. Summer is Sat to Sat but around May 1st we'll accept shorter stays to fill any gaps remaining.

We also have a 3 bdrm house 1.5 mile away. Large groups rent both. View it at: HomeAway #256714 or VRBO #25245
You're welcome to call me at 925-297-777 daily, 9 am - 7 pm, PST

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Amenities

Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 large, bright & light, two with skylights. All 4 are full baths which sure helps with large groups. We also have 2 water heaters which makes it much better for many hot showers!
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , bunk beds
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 'full size' futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , custom queen bunks
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen , custom queen bunks
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Adjustable Sleep Number Bed
  • HOUSE: is 6 bedrooms/4 baths, 2 fm rm's, sleeps 20 adults in beds. (during spring and fall or last minute any season, you may rent just a portion of our house, ie 4 bdrms/3 baths, 1 fm rm. which will sleep 14 adults in beds. BEDROOMS: Two of the bedrooms are master suites with Queen sized beds in each (one master has a 'sleep number' mattress so you can adjust the firmness to suit you). The other 2 bedrooms have queen over queen custom bunk beds to accommodate up to 4 adults per room. There is also the loft area which has a comfortable 'full size' futon that can accommodate 2 more adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 30 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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

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