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Juniper Log home, 6000+ sqft, Hot Tub, on 80 acres, Kid Friendly, Best Value!!!

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Bedrooms 6
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Truckee Lodge Rental Photos and Description

3 Level Luxury Log home - 6000+ sqft, 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms + Basement

Luxury rustic Log Home located on 80 acres of secluded woods, away from it all. Perfect for a retreat for a family or group. Close to downtown Truckee and activities and about 30 minute drive to Reno/Casinos.

Plenty of room, 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, and a finished basement with pool table, TV, Wii, and card table and separate livingroom.

Go for a walk/hike on our property, bike along the back roads, or just enjoy the mountain view from the large deck. For a perfect evening, roast marshmallows and smores around the large gas fire pit for a perfect dessert! Kids can have fun and be entertained in our outdoor playground.

Juniper Lodge provides breathtaking views of the sierra mountains and skies, making it a perfect place to get away.

Bedroom 1 - 1 King Bed with bathroom (sleeps 2)

Bedroom 2 - 1 Queen Bed with bathroom (sleeps 2)

Bedroom 3 - 1 Twin Bunk Bed, shared bathroom (sleeps 2)

Bedroom 4 - 2 Twin Bunk Bed, shared bathroom (sleeps 4)

Bedroom 5 - West Wing ,1 King Bed and 1 twin trundle, with bathroom (sleeps 3)

Bedroom 6 - West Wing, 2 Queen Beds and 1 twin trundle, with bathroom (sleeps 4

Office 2nd floor - Dedicated Office w/ printer and space to work from home.

- You must be 32 and over to rent our home (id required)!

- Pets allowed for an additional fee

- No large events are allowed on our property.

- Roads do get plowed with the main road, we use the same service as our HOA.

- 4 x 4 or chains are recommended for winter renters.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Sandra Kraus, Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016

About Sandra Kraus, Owner

We wanted to purchase a special place here in Truckee for our family and then we found Juniper Lodge! Juniper Lodge is nestled on 80 acres and was in need of lots of TLC! Juniper Lodge, is an authentic log home built in the 80's and has been extensively updated with many modern upgrades. Our family spends Christmas here every year and it is a very special and magical place! Many guest that have stayed in our home, say the pictures do not do the place justice! Give Juniper Lodge a try, you won't regret it!

Sandra Kraus, Owner purchased this lodge in 7

What makes this lodge unique

A place for everyone to enjoy!


based on 15 traveler reviews

Juniper Log home, 6000+ sqft, Hot Tub, on 80 acres, Kid Friendly, Best Value!!!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful setting and Stunning Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week at this house with our three sons, their wives and our seven grandchildren, ranging in age from 4-13. The house is very spacious and each couple had a large bedroom and private bath. The kids loved the bunk rooms. Out in front was a wonderful play structure that they all enjoyed. And in the back yard was a hot tub, and a gas fire pit that we used for roasting marshmallows! There is a bonus room downstairs where the older kids played pool, and the younger ones played with Thomas the trains on the train table. Something for everyone. Adults enjoyed the outside deck. Upside is that it is in a remote area, so you gaze at pine trees galore. Downside is that it is about a 15 minute drive to Truckee.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous vacation at Juniper Lodge!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at the Juniper Lodge! It is huge! It says 6,000 sq ft, but it is actually 7,100 sq ft and so spacious! We loved that it has everything you could possibly need right there! Had never been to Donner Lake because we always go to Lake Tahoe. This lake is an absolute gem! We have decided that it is much better than the Tahoe beaches, less crowded and more to do there! Great for kids! Loved our stay!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Excellent Home for Large Groups

  • 4 of 5

Large beautiful home for big groups or multiple families. Perfect set up for our golf group. The house had enough beds to sleep 8 guys comfortably. Spacious deck overlooking the forest was a great retreat for sunrises and sunsets. Relaxing fire pit and hot tub was an added bonus at night. Plenty of parking. Reasonable distances to many great golf courses and within 15 minutes to Downtown Truckee's many restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxurious Mountain Private Estate - so lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Juniper Lodge is the most beautiful cabin I've ever stayed in, especially for being a rental property! Perfect for a large group, separate wings for private sleeping space and a perfect central room and kitchen for group dinners and cooking.

We were in awe of the well-stocked kitchen, incredible numerous bathrooms, cleanliness, location (super private but only 10 min from Truckee), the property was stunning - so much land! Would love to come back in summer, but we had the most lovely snow-filled winter wonderland weekend here. Highly recommend, quite the treat.

Sandra is also great with communication and updates, a solid homeowner to work with for your trip.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Juniper is Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

What a great time! The property is terrific; PLENTY of room, fires in the fireplace, hot-tubbing, billiards, and a dinner table that fit everyone and more! Sandra was awesome throughout the whole process. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Excellant Rental Experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend and felt it was a fantastic experience. The kitchen is fully stocked with spices, staples, & condiments-no need to purchase basic ingredients. Very spacious for groups of 10-15 and the property instructions are well thought out.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Downtown Truckee
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Old Greenwood Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Truckee Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 80
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Downtown Truckee
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Northstar Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Boca Reservoir
Car: necessary

Ski: 20 minutes to North Star

30 minutes to Squaw Valley and Alpine


Rates & Availability

Truckee Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 29 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

Pet Fee (max 2 dogs) - $100 per dog
Max occupancy 15 guest total

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Truckee Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Kids bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    West Wing 1 - toilet , shower
    West Wing 2 - toilet , shower
    Master 1 bedroom - toilet , shower
    Mater 2 bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Fresh, Turkish cotton, towels in all bathrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Own bathroom
    1st kids bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    2nd kids bedroom - 4 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 bunk beds
    West Wing 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Own bathroom
    West Wing 2 - 2 queen , Own bathroom
    Upstairs bedroom - 1 queen , Own Bathroom
  • Clean sheets
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 15 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • forests
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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