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Beautiful Donner Summit Mountain Cabin

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

Our Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom log cabin is a perfect getaway in the mountains and is easily accessible just off I-80. Located 15 Miles West of Truckee on Donner Summit we are a perfect all season location. Sleeps a MAXIMUM of 6 people.

Holiday Rates apply for Christmas and New Year's week; MLK weekend; and President's weekend.

Dogs welcome upon approval, no other pets allowed.

Amenities include: Wood Burning Fireplace (Renters must bring their own firewood and kindling), Gas Range, Plenty of Off-Road Parking plus 2 Car Garage, Satellite TV (HDTV & Blu-Ray player), iPOD hookup, Laundry, Carpeting in all Bedrooms and Living Areas, Slate Kitchen, Open Plan Great Room.

Plenty of activities right outside the door during winter or summer.

SUMMER: Road and Mountain Biking, Hiking, Fishing on the Yuba River (steps away from the cabin), Relaxing on the large deck while having a BBQ. All this right outside the door in Pla Vada Woodlands, no need to jump in the car.

Only 6 miles away from Serene Lakes.

Donner Lake is just a few minutes away via scenic Highway 40. West End Beach is a wonderful family destination for swimming and play on Donner Lake. Boating and more at Donner and Lake Tahoe. Golfing in Truckee and around Lake Tahoe. Rafting on the Truckee River from Tahoe City. Enjoy Truckee for the day and come back to the relaxing atmosphere of the forest.

Donner Summit also offers a multitude of hiking opportunities and Rock Climbing. Please ask for recommendations.

WINTER: Sugar Bowl, Soda Springs, Donner Ski Ranch, Boreal, Kingvale Terrain Project and Royal Gorge are all ski/sledding resorts within a radius of 6 miles of the cabin. Snowshoeing and backcountry access directly out of the cabin, along a wide network of Snowmobile trails.

PlaVada Woodlands is Snowmobile friendly and has plenty of trails surrounding the Woodlands. Northstar, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts are only a few minutes away.

Lots of snow to make snowmen, have snowball fights and build forts. Sledding hills located walking distance from the cabin.

Keywords: Log Cabin

More Details

Mick Baikie
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Mick Baikie

Michael, Heidi, Meskerem & Tirunesh call this little piece of the forest a home away from home. We are avid skiers in the winter and love the summers in the High Sierra. We hope you enjoy the property as much as we do.

Mick Baikie purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Mick Baikie chose Soda Springs

The location was key in our choice: the shortest distance from the bay area and minutes from Skiing/Snowboarding in the winter. The ease of access and distance allows us to enjoy more time in the cabin and less time in the traffic.

What makes this cabin unique

The wildlife in the area is amazing. Every day you can see squirrels, chipmunks and birds.

In the winter--you catch glimpses of the rabbits which turn white when the snow flies.

In the Spring through Autumn, there are bears, coyote, dear, bobcat, marmot, and many more small animals.

We love to have the animals around us, and hope that all our visitors respect that we are living in their backyard.


Pla-Vada Woodlands Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1) 1 set of rustic log bunk beds--2 twin beds, total.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Any guests allowing more than 6 people will be asked to leave the property immediately, or, if reported after their stay, will forfeit their security deposit(s). Any guests bringing non-approved dogs will also lose their security deposit.


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Donner Summit Mountain Cabin
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Granite Bay, CA

Great Cabin Near to Sugar Bowl

  • 5 of 5

We had a great snowy vacation. The house is comfortable and had all of the kitchen supplies we needed plus lots of DVDs and books. The kids loved the bedroom with two sets of bunk beds. We were up during a major snow storm and had fun throwing snowballs and making snowmen out behind the house. The streets and driveway were regularly plowed so we never felt like we were stuck. Once the snow let up some we were able to get to Sugar Bowl easily... just about a 10 minute drive without traffic.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin near Sugarbowl

  • 5 of 5

well equipped home tucked into a cozy neighborhood right off the freeway. it takes 8 minutes on dry road to get to sugarbowl from this house. great bunk room for kids and two nice bedrooms downstairs. we had two great long weekends this season and plan to rent again for sure

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

lovely log cabin

  • 5 of 5

We visited this property with our kids and grandkids, and had a wonderful time. The house was clean, light, beautifully maintained, and the location, right off 80, was wonderful for my kids, who hate mountain driving. There were toys for the children, a hot tub for all of us, a wonderfully comfortable, welcoming, and beautiful great room, and lovely bathrooms (one with my husband's new favorite showerhead). The kitchen was easy to work in and well-supplied. My thanks to our hosts; we look forward to staying here again. It was perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Reno, NV
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Summit Bar
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Truckee, CA
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Summit Bar
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Sugar Bowl, Boreal, Royal Gorge, Donner Ski Ranch
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Donner Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Pla-Vada Woodlands Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Hot Tub Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $140 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Pet fee is $40 per pet per night of stay. Not refundable.
Hot tub fee is $50. Includes a tub clean, chemical testing and temperature check the day of check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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