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Truckee River Scenic Getaway - Riverfront Retreat - Fly Fishing/Ski/Vacation

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,970 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps up to 8)

Get away from the crowds with a stay on the beautiful Truckee River. Located on one of the best stretches of the Truckee River in North Lake Tahoe for year-round fly fishing with historic Town of Truckee just 10 minutes away & Reno-Tahoe International Airport 30 minutes away. Comfortably furnished family-friendly home offers exceptional views of the Truckee River and Carson-Tahoe Mountain Range. Many recreational choices right at your door. Ideal for ski & family vacations, weekend getaways, group, golf & fly fishing retreat, and out-of-state travelers to the Lake Tahoe area.

Fly fishing guide services are available throughout the Tahoe-Truckee area. For nearby Truckee River fly fishing guide, see business link to GILLIGAN'S GUIDE SERVICE above RENTAL PHOTOS below for website & services.

If you've always stayed in town, try this location - it will not disappoint, the views are exceptional, the river at your door. Ski Tahoe in winter with easy travel access to all resorts. Close to town, golf courses & all Tahoe visitor destinations. Relax on sunny decks, play a game of horseshoes, watch the train go by, and view the visiting deer, geese, ducks & bald eagles that frequent the area. Kids love exploring the river, adults love the quiet scenic location. Enjoy the quiet Tahoe off-season & fly fish during the Spring and Fall seasons and enjoy the fall colors. A year round getaway located in a unique location rarely found in the North Lake Tahoe area.

** SLEEPS UP TO 8 - LIMIT 8 **


ONLINE RESERVATIONS & QUOTES: For full rate quotes, click on GET AN INSTANT QUOTE below REQUEST TO BOOK on listing face page.

TRAVEL INFORMATION: 10 minutes to downtown Truckee (freeway access 1.5 miles from the home), 15 minutes to Northstar Ski Resort, 20 minutes to Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, Donner Summit areas and Lake Tahoe. 25 minutes to downtown Reno, Nevada, 30 minutes to Reno - Tahoe International Airport.

FISHING INFORMATION: Rental is located in a Special Fishing Regulation Area. Consult current Calif. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Freshwater Fishing Regulations for Regulation Boundaries and Special Regulations governing all sections of the Truckee River. Other fishing lakes & streams nearby are the Little Truckee River, Boca & Stampede Reservoirs, Prosser Reservoir, Donner Lake & Pyramid Lake in the State of Nevada.


Passive solar designed home with large sunny decks overlooks the Truckee River. 40 inch flat screen TV in living room with DVD/CD stereo system, premium movie & music channels with surround sound speakers.


Fully equipped kitchen opens to dining room seating 8. Gas range, microwave, coffee maker, grinder, toaster & blender. Attached laundry room with pantry. Outdoor gas BBQ.


4 bedrooms, all upstairs. 2 queen beds, 2 twin beds, 1 double bed. Master bedroom has private bath. LOPI wood stove in living room. Downstairs forced air system. Two full bathrooms upstairs, 1/2 bath downstairs with radiant floor heating. 27 inch flat screen TV with CD/DVD player in upstairs twin-bed guest bedroom. Country furnishings.


Wraparound upper & lower decks view the Truckee River & Carson-Tahoe mountain range. Outdoor tables, umbrellas, chaise lounges and chairs. Shade lattice on upper deck. Horseshoe pit below deck. Large landscaped garden & lawn.


High Speed Internet access provided. Cell phone coverage good - AT&T.


More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About The Owner

We moved to the Truckee-Tahoe area and fell in love with the scenic & rural qualities of the community of Hirschdale located just below the residential district of Glenshire. We reside next door to this rental and maintain the home. We have lived in the community of Hirschdale for many years and pride ourselves in providing our guests with a welcome and satisfying stay. We are an active retired couple who enjoy the mountains, RV travel, fishing and the outdoors.

The Owner purchased this house in 1984

Why The Owner chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We have always desired to live by the Truckee River. The community here is small, rural, and quiet. We enjoy offering our vacation home to others so they can enjoy the beauty of the Truckee River. You are close to historic Town of Truckee, shopping & restaurants, ski resorts & golf courses, lakes & streams, and the many visitor attractions of the Tahoe-Truckee area yet feels worlds away from the crowds.

What makes this house unique

If you love the outdoors, this location is ideal. The river offers you year-round premium fly fishing, floating & kayaking, hiking & exploring, while the nearby reservoirs of Boca & Stampede offer additional fishing opportunity, boating, kayaking, watersports, hiking, biking and exploring. The scenic views here are remarkable offering year-round pleasure as well as quiet solitude. Beautiful sunrises, clear starry nights & exceptional full moons will take your breath away. You can relax, unwind, and enjoy yourself here!


Truckee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1970 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , 1/2 bath downstairs, vanity, radiant floor heating
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath - master bedroom
  • Private master bath has 6-foot soaking tub/shower. Hair dryers provided in upstairs bathrooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • All bedrooms located upstairs. Bedroom #3 with twin beds is ideal for singles or kids with flat-screen TV and DVD player. Master bedroom and Bedroom #4 view the Truckee River.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
This Truckee River vacation rental has an exceptional 'park & stay' appeal. You can relax, entertain friends & family, walk & hike along the river, experience the outdoors & enjoy the beauty of the changing High Sierra seasons of North Tahoe all from here. Reno, Nevada is just a short drive away for museums, music & entertainment, restaurants, and gambling casinos. Year round premium fly fishing at your back door with additional kayaking, boating & fishing available at the two reservoirs close by rounds out a complete family vacation experience. A great location to do it all!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Truckee River Scenic Getaway - Riverfront Retreat - Fly Fishing/Ski/Vacation
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews

Stunning location

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay was perfect. The property was lovely and the location was absolutely stunning. Would absolutely come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay here. Thanks so much for your comments and we hope you will return again!
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Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time renting. Both times we stayed the same days. This year we were treated to more snow and sunny days. I love the views of the river, trees and the train going by. Kitchen is set up every well with everything you need. The wood stove really heats up the downstairs well. We felt very at home. Owners are very nice.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the winter review on your return stay here. Tahoe has received a lot of snow this year. We love to hear what best attracts repeat guests to our rental, especially in winter. Hope to see you in summer so you can enjoy more of our great views!
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A delightful stay over Christmas

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for my family and friends over the Christmas holiday and it was so pleasant and relaxing. Everything was as expected or even better and the property was well taken care of. The view from the back porch was nothing less than epic and the kitchen had all of the essentials for us to cook a large family style dinner. We skied 2 days at Northstar and it was only a 20 minute drive to the free parking lot, and I was at the top of the mountain only 1 hour from leaving the house. Diane and Duane were also close by if we needed anything and made themselves available to answer any questions. I highly recommend this rental and would definitely come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad our home provided a satisfying Christmas getaway for you all. Thank you for recommending us to others. You can't beat the great river views and being so close to the slopes too. A Happy New Year to you!
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  • 5 of 5

Cleansing! While sitting on the wrap around porch listening to the Truckee River flow you take in the view, and it is breathtaking. We came in November so the fall colors were still hanging around and a little snowfall came to make the picture even more perfect. It got down to 17 one night but we were always toasty(loved the wood stove).The inside was welcoming with large bedrooms, comfortable beds, antiques, and vintage furniture. I especially liked the Garden room with a Donkey Tail plant that hung from the ceiling to the floor! A great Escape! Just 30 minutes to my family in Reno.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the many compliments on our Truckee River home. To relax, unwind, and enjoy your stay is our motto. We are so glad that our rental home provided this for you and we appreciate you noting some of our best features that guests look for. We hope to see you back again!
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Wonderful getaway in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Diane and Duane's house is the perfect place for a weekend getaway! We enjoyed the decks, lawn, views, fishing, bbq, and rafters and kayakers in our own back yard. The weather was great, mid 70s, the house is perfectly appointed with everything you need in the kitchen and plenty of games, movies and books to entertain everyone. Our 8-year old especially liked the puzzles and playing horse shoes and taking a scenic trail ride at the nearby stables 10 minutes down the road. Hope come back in the winter. Thanks again Diane and Duane!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the 5-star review of our Truckee River home. There are so many good reasons to visit Tahoe in the summer and we were glad you enjoyed our great location to have some fun. Hope you can return to enjoy a winter stay and make more great memories!
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Wonderful Home Overlooking the Truckee River

  • 5 of 5

This home is wonderful! Situated on a quiet street with views of the Truckee River, you can sit on the spacious deck and watch people white river rafting. The home itself was very nice and spacious. At night you hear the river going by as well as a train in the distance. If you're looking for a great place for you and your family to enjoy the Tahoe area, this home is the perfect getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! Summer has plenty to offer in the Tahoe area and we are glad you enjoyed the location. Hope you can return for a winter stay and take advantage of the great skiing and winter events that the Tahoe area offers.
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Historic Old Town Truckee
"Historic old railroading town with quaint shops, restaurants, historic buildings, art galler..."
Donner Lake
"Location of Donner State Park & Museum and Donner Party Monument. Camping, boating, fishing,..."
Lake Tahoe
"Pristine mountain lake offering family beaching, boating, fishing charters, paddle boarding,..."
Boca Reservoir
"With Boca Dam located just 2 miles from the rental, this reservoir offers nearby boating, fi..."
Stampede Reservoir
"This reservoir is located just beyond Boca Reservoir, popular for shore and deep troll fishi..."
Little Truckee River
"Rated excellent for fly fishing offering additional opportunity to fly fish near the rental...."
Truckee River RV Park
"Located just one mile away from the rental on Hirschdale Road, RV park & convenience store a..."
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Bar of America, Moody's and more-Truckee
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Old Greenwood Golf Course, Ponderosa GC and more
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak Train Station at Truckee
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Interstate 80-East to Truckee, West to Reno, NV
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Many choices, downtown Truckee
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Northstar, Alpine Mdws, Squaw Valley
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Boca Reservoir, Donner Lake, Lake Tahoe
Car: necessary

Historic downtown Truckee offers quaint shops, restaurants and Amtrak train station. For a glimpse into Truckee's colorful history, plan a visit to the Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce at the Amtrak Train Station, Old Truckee Jail, Donner Memorial State Park, and the downtown Railroad Museum. For adventure, travel on Amtrak's California Zephyr. Summer events include a weekly Farmer's Market, free music concerts at Regional Park on Wednesday nights and "Truckee Thursdays" where you can stroll the downtown streets of Truckee and enjoy local arts & crafts, food trucks and music. The 4th of July Parade and Truckee Fire District Pancake Breakfast are popular annual events for visitors. There are many challenging golf courses in the Tahoe-Truckee area. Lake Tahoe's many ski resorts are world famous, including Squaw Valley, home of the 1960 Winter Olympics. Kayak, jet ski, and paddle board rentals are available at Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake. Equestrian rides nearby. Enjoy the sandy beachs of Lake Tahoe & attend the Shakespeare Festival on the lake. See Lake Tahoe upfront on a family or dining excursion on a paddlewheel boat. Hot Air Balloon rides in Truckee offer magnificent views of the region. Donner Lake is popular for swimming, kayaking, boating & fishing. Hike or bike on the many Forest Service roads around Lake Tahoe and at nearby Boca and Stampede Reservoirs just a short bike ride away. Mountain climbing areas are popular on Old Highway 40 over Donner Summit. A virtual playground all year around. Whatever you like to do, chances are the Truckee-Tahoe area provides it. Visit the State of Nevada, just 25 minutes away, for casino dining & gambling, museums, planetarium, antique stores, music concerts & Broadway shows. The "old west" silver mining town of Virginia City south of Reno is a great family day trip worth taking with scenic train rides. Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers exceptional travel convenience to our location off Interstate 80 - you can't beat that!


Rates & Availability

Truckee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Low Season
Mar 31 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July Holiday
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Low Season
Oct 6 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
MLK to President's Day
Jan 12 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
President's Day Holidays
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are subject to change at any time. All Terms & Conditions of Rental Agreement provided are agreed to when completing the online booking reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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