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Jeremy C.

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Family-Friendly Chalet with Privacy, Hot Tub, and Mountain Views-- Virtual Tour!

32 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Lake Tahoe North Shore House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms + 3.5 bathrooms in 2,700 square feet --newly remodeled

Located in picturesque and historic Truckee, CA, perched high above beautiful Donner Lake and just minutes from Lake Tahoe, is Trokay Chalet, a mountain dream home conveniently located in Truckee's Tahoe Donner district. Our chalet is located minutes from five major ski resorts and numerous opportunities for summer and winter recreation. Meanwhile, nearby downtown Truckee offers the Tahoe area's best dining and shopping.

Trokay Chalet is our luxury vacation home that features:

• Five bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths in a generous 2,700 square feet

• Expansive views of the surrounding mountains and Tahoe national forest from the great room, master bedroom, and over-sized hot tub

• 'Adult game room” with kitchenette including a wine refrigerator and wet bar, complete with a pool table, Foosball, air hockey, and tv/dvd player

• “Kids game room” with board games, blocks, Legos, books, games for young children, and tv/dvds. Enough to keep the kids entertained while the adults relax!

• Two kitchens, a full kitchen upstairs and a kitchenette below in a private downstairs studio 'apartment' that occupies the home’s lower level

• Newly-furnished and beautifully appointed with top quality mattresses, linens, etc.

• Extremely child and baby-friendly with special equipment for little kids including high chairs, sippy cups, bibs, children’s utensils and plates, potty seats, footstools, and a Pack n’ Play



• The main floor features a fully-stocked kitchen and a great room with a fireplace with a stone hearth, a wood-burning stove, and a large dining table. Mountain views abound.

• The front deck adjoins the indoor dining area, and includes a table and chairs for outdoor dining. Get the gas grill going out on the private, expansive back deck (which also has a table and chairs) and soak in the mountain views (or soak in the six-person hot tub while soaking in the views.)

• An expansive master suite with four-poster bed is also on the main level, set aside and extremely private. It has a walk-in closet, forest and some mountain views, and an en-suite bathroom with his and hers sinks and jetted tub.


• Down a half-flight of stairs from the main level are two more bedrooms. “The Bunk Room” has two brand-new twin-over twin handmade log bunk beds with new mattresses. “The Gold Room” is our second master bedroom — newly furnished with a high-end queen-size bed/mattress, forest views, and lots of privacy.

• Two baths are also on this level (one full, one half) leaving plenty of room to spread out.

• Rounding out this level is 'The Barn Room' complete with a rustic barn door for privacy. The 'Barn Room' has a 50 inch HDTV and loads of family games, videos and toys. The Barn room features a full-size pull-out sofabed with a deluxe Tempurpedic memory-foam mattress. This room is loaded with a TV, books, videos, and board games.


• Down a further half flight of steps, the lower level is “the apartment” — its own self-contained living quarters, complete with its own outside entrance with everything you need for a great vacation — including privacy.

• “The Apartment” doubles as a game room for adults — complete with a wet bar, wine fridge, and kitchenette. It features an TV/DVD, pool table, dart board, and air hockey/Foosball table.

• A queen size Ethan Allen sofa bed with deluxe Tempurpedic memory foam mattress allows comfortable sleeping for an individual or couple.

• 'The Apartment' also has a full bath for completely self-contained living.


• Trokay Chalet has everything you need for a memorable vacation including DIRECTV, land-line phone and high-speed wireless internet, all included.

• All our guests may use our complimentary guest cards to take advantage of Tahoe Donner’s wealth of amenities many of which are available only to members and their guests. These include a private beach club at Donner Lake with passes that allow you and your family to relax lakeside, go paddleboating, canoeing, sailing, or swimming. You can also enjoy tennis and Tahoe Donner’s sparkling tennis facilities or golf at its renowned golf-course, take a dip in our community pool.

• For winter guests, you're also just two miles from Tahoe Donner's downhill and cross-country ski areas. The downhill ski area is in particular a great place for families and has some of the most affordable lift tickets in the Tahoe region. The cross-country ski area is one of the nation's finest, and recently hosted the U.S. National Championships.

And for summer and fall guests, don't miss the chance to hike or ride on Tahoe Donner’s 40 miles of private trails with breathtaking views of the Sierras. From a trailhead less than a mile up the road from the chalet you can access Tahoe Donner's extensive trail system, which connects you to the Donner Rim Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail.

We regret that we cannot accommodate pets (our family loves them but one family member has severe dog and cat allergies) or smoking at the chalet.

Unlike many 'by owner' rentals, we utilize an in-town professional service and maintenance company that is available to answer your calls and address any problems you may have, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. And in the unlikely event they can't assist you with a question, we are always available as well. You get the best of both worlds; personalized property management and design of your rental experience with an owner's touch-- along with in-town help and service for any unexpected issues that might arise.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jeremy C. (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

About Jeremy C.

Jeremy and Anna live in Silicon Valley and have four young children-- three boys and a girl. Jeremy is a researcher at Stanford and Anna is a physician working in San Francisco. We both grew up on the East Coast but fell in love with the West Coast — and Truckee and the Tahoe region in particular.

Jeremy C. purchased this house in 2013

Why Jeremy C. chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We had vacationed in Tahoe Donner for years and always loved the location, which we think is the best in the Tahoe area. We enjoy Tahoe Donner's great amenities and its setting in the historic town of Truckee (for our money the best place in the Tahoe area). As our kids grew older we wanted to have our own place to make family memories, teach them to ski, and enjoy the beautiful Sierras. We also wanted a place big enough to where the entire extended family could stay comfortably. And this place fits the bill. In addition to the beautiful natural setting there are tons of great shops and restaurants nearby (many of whom deliver to the home when we don't feel like cooking!) We can have our whole family + our parents and my aunt and uncle up to stay with a layout that gives everyone a chance to be together-- but have privacy when we need it.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this place at first sight. We saw this home the day it came on the market and put an offer on it that day. And a good thing too, since we had to beat out another family who did the same thing. It has a wonderful layout that combines great privacy with the ability to congregate. The mountain views from the family room, the deck, and the hot tub are great (and hard to capture on film!). It's got all of the vacation home toys you want (pool table, hot tub, foosball, air hockey) combined with easy winter access in a flat driveway. It's got a great location in Mid-Tahoe Donner — not down so low that you are dealing with lots of through traffic nor up so high that it takes you a long time to get to town. It's a 'Goldilocks' home. Just right.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Jeremy and Anna,

Your house was perfect. Thank you so much for sharing your home with our group.
Jul 2013
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Family-Friendly Chalet with Privacy, Hot Tub, and Mountain Views-- Virtual Tour!
average rating of 4.90625 based on 33 reviews
San Jose, CA

Great house for a family ski trip

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house with 4 couples and 2 children, and appreciated that the sleeping areas were on 3 levels, so everyone felt they had some space. There was plenty of living area, and a well equipped kitchen. The living and dining area has a high ceiling and lots of windows with a beautiful view out through the woods. The large kitchen table became a great place for meals and games. Several people used the hot tub and appreciated that amenity. We have found the Tahoe-Donner area to be very convenient for skiing as it is close to so many of our favorite areas. I highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Great Family Home.

  • 5 of 5

Our friends and family had an amazing Christmas in this beautiful home. There was plenty of space for our party of 12. The kids and adults all enjoyed the game room. The house was very clean. The owner responded promptly to questions we had regarding the house. We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home and excellent location

  • 5 of 5

I just stayed at this home with 2 other families. We all had a terrific time. Plenty of space for 3 families to live in.... a fun game room and TV room for the kids and adults. GREAT location. Skislope Drive is a wonderful spot only minutes from Tahoe Donner.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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San Mateo, CA

Spectacular home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful and amazing home during Thanksgiving. The amenities were great, so spacious, and child friendly. My grandchildren had a blast playing in the snow outside of the house. We did not want to leave.

Jeremy was so professional during the entire reservation process. We highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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A wonderful and fun-filled weekend reunion

  • 5 of 5

Three generations of our family gathered at this delightful house. Jeremy was awesome in every way - responded promptly to questions and requests, and returned the full damage deposit despite some minor damage (which I reported). The house, of course, was great. We could have small groups hanging out on the porch with chatting and guitar, in the hot tub, watching TV and videos, playing pool. And there was room for all 11 of us around the table for meals and a rousing game of Uno! Cooking and sharing family meals for our group was easy (plenty of pots, dishes and utensils). The setting was beautiful, the beds were comfortable, the house was clean and full of fun resources, and the house guidelines were clearly laid out. All in all we had a delightful long weekend and look forward to doing this again!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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The property was perfect for our group of eight.

  • 5 of 5

The house was in excellent condition, well-equipt, spacious and whistle clean. The owner was courteous and available for questions. The only mild- complaint voiced by our group was the owner's unusual request for us to launder the bedding before we left the property. This should have been covered by the cleaning deposit. Otherwise, everything else was ideal.

We hope to return to the property next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Lodge At Tahoe Donner
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Truckee Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
U.S. Interstate 80 (I-80)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Lodge At Tahoe Donner
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner Ski Area
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Donner Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Tahoe Donner House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2
Jul 10 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
Oct 2 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
Martin Luther King Holiday
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2
Jan 17 2017 - Feb 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
President's Day/Ski Week
Feb 15 2017 - Feb 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 3
Feb 27 2017 - Apr 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 4
Apr 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housecleaning Charge $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

All holiday reservations are subject to a one night non-refundable charge if cancelled.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Lake Tahoe North Shore House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2688 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , His and hers sinks, full walk-in closet, views
    2nd main bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , immediately adjacent to 2nd master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , 1/2 bath on second level adjacent to bunk room
    'Apartment' Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath for self-contained downstairs 'apartment'
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom #2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Two log bunk-beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Sofabed with memory foam matttress in downstairs 'apartment
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Our library has a rustic barn door and a full-size sofabed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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