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Donna or Joe Mathews

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Cozy Cabin, Quiet Street, Private level yard, walk to beach, kid/pet friendly

14 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Truckee Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Five Bedroom Cabin At Quiet Corner In The West End Of Donner Lake. Level

This five and one half bedroom house was one of the first houses in the original subdivision. It was built by two families as a ski cabin and is comfortable with groups large and small. It is on a level lot and backs up to open forest. It is unique in that there is a private back yard with fire pit to enjoy the starry nights.

The open floor plan of the kitchen and living area makes for enjoyable meal preparation and easy conversation.

Bedroom one and two are on the first floor. Bedroom one has a queen bed and bunk with a double on the bottom. Bedroom two has a queen and twin. There is one bath downstairs and one bath upstairs.

Upstairs is bedroom 3 with a queen bed, bedroom 4 has two bunks, one with a double on the bottom. Bedroom five has a king size bed. The house originally had six bedrooms and this room now has a washer and dryer that can be hidden behind the screen and has a twin bed and great view of the forest.

It is a great neighborhood for quiet walks and there is close access to hiking the Old Lincoln highway as well as the Pacific Crest Trail.

This comfortable, authentic cabin is and continues to be a great vacation destination for families of all sizes.

The house is tucked into a quiet back corner of the area situated on a curve so that the few cars that do pass by must go very slow. This makes it a very safe area for children, pets and playing. It is a short walk to the beach and a great area for biking.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Donna or Joe Mathews (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Why Donna or Joe Mathews chose Truckee

Great Quiet corner, level lot, close to beach, private yard backs up to National forest. As Sugar Bowl ski patrollers we loved the access to the mountains

What makes this cabin unique

Front yard and private back yard with lovely adjacent mountainside and firepit in a quiet corner close to beach. Great for hiking, biking and relaxing. The fabulous Sierra mountain air is like no other-instant relaxation.

Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

Cozy Cabin, Quiet Street, Private level yard, walk to beach, kid/pet friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Great Cozy Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Great Location! Great size for a family trip! It was cozy and clean. definitely would recommend it to anyone taking to trip out that way!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

The Matthews's cabin was perfect for what I needed. I had a brunch wedding in late May, and the cabin was a great home base for me, my bridal party, minister, and photographer to hang out and get our beauty rest before/after the wedding. Despite the snow during the rehearsal, which made getting to the cabin a bit of an adventure, the cabin was such a cozy place to call home for a couple of nights. It had a great kitchen, more than enough sleeping space, and perfectly accommodated our needs (even though there were a ton of us). It's right near Donner Lake and close enough to downtown/shopping centers to still be convenient. Although, because the plow didn't run right on their street, if you're expecting snow I would definitely make sure your car is up for it. We had a great experience!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tranquil Getaway, Close to it All

  • 5 of 5

Our family decided to turn a graduation from UNR into a fabulous weekend in Truckee and this was the perfect place for our getaway. Everything was exactly as described and shown in picture. The cabin was the perfect spot to bring our one year old. The cabin is on the west side of Donner Lake, making it an easy walk to the shore and a short drive into Truckee. Though we came "off-season" this cabin is set for ski time. We hope to come back during winter!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

very wounderfull place for vacanation ,love it.

  • 5 of 5

our families all love the place ,with everything for a weekend out, this was a best wekend cabin camping, will b back again .

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Great home in trukee , Great owner.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Donna for letting us stay in your wonderful home. Everything was great. My family and I enjoyed our get away in this wonderful home. For sure we will be staying here again. I recomened this home to anyone that visits trukee. Thanks Donna again.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you I am glad you enjoyed it as much as we do! Donna
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5

Great Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic cabin! Had 12 people in our party and there was plenty of room and beds for everyone. Cabin is quaint, comfortable, and very well supplied. Great outdoor area out back with bbq and firepit. The neighborhood is fantastic and a short walk down to the lake. Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review of our cabin. We hope that you come back again Donna
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Map

Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hgy 80
Nearest Beach
DLPOA Private Beach, also West End Public
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Donner Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

housekeeping $200
Pet Fee Per Pet $50
Refundable damage deposit $250

Hello
We hope you will enjoy your stay at our mountain getaway. The address is 15805 Conifer, at the corner of Conifer and Cottonwood. Take Maple Street off South Shore Drive to Conifer and turn right- you will run right into the driveway. The lockbox code is 1290, the two upper left buttons and two lower right buttons. Push the center tab to release the key. The code will need to be entered again to reset the tab to replace the key. Everything should be self-explanatory upon entering, except perhaps the antique, powerful vacuum that runs (if you are interested in using it) by pushing down on the silver clip. The internet code is the same as the cabin phone number 530-587-6690. Thank you for taking care of our home. I have included the housekeeping rules for your convenience.
Best,
Joe and Donna Mathews
Cabin Rental Agreement
Check in time is 3:00 Checkout is 10:00am. If the water is off because of cold weather, the turn on valve is in the closet of Bedroom 2, downstairs.
Please observe the $50.00 per pet fee.
The following is required at checkout (10 am) to avoid extra cleaning charges per housekeeper:
Cleaning at $200.00 will serve to remake all the beds. $180.00 if you prefer to wash the sheets and place them on top of bed they were removed from
Dishwasher to be run. Cleaning service will put away.
Extra dishes washed and put away.
A load of towels washed and dried.
House straightened up, furniture you may have moved is to put back. Trash from kitchen removed and placed in bear box.
Any excessive laundry washed, dried and put away, including any extra sheets that may have been used.
Excess laundry charges if stains on bedspreads/ furniture. Excess charges are 30$ a load/30 minute
The BBQ grill must be clean and the exterior free of grease and debris.
Pick up any outside litter (including cigarette butts) that you may have inadvertently left behind.
Failure to meet any of the above requirements will result in additional cleaning charges that will be ded

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Truckee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1630 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - A queen bed and bunk with a double on the bottom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - two bunks, one with a double on the bottom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Laundry Room - 1 twin/ single , mountain view
  • Beds: king (1), queen (3), double (2), twin/ single (6)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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