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Cozy cabin, private level yard, ample parking, 10 minutes to Sugar Bowl

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 1,630 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

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

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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Amenities

Donner Lake Woods Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1630 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
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
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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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Cozy cabin, private level yard, ample parking, 10 minutes to Sugar Bowl
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews
5

A Wonderful Christmas

  • 5 of 5

We had a great Christmas at this cabin and the layout really does accommodate a lot of people for the sq.ft. of the cabin. Everyone in our large family had their own privacy and were very comfortable in the group space. The pictures don't really do this place justice and we were surprised by how clean it was upon arrival.

It's certainly an older cabin but has a lot of charm which is what our family prefers - very cozy and homey. The cabin provided more than enough cooking/utensils/spices, towels, sanitary products, etc. Very organized and had everything we needed. Everyone who wanted wifi had it no problem.

We did have a lot of ice build up on the walkway/driveway but just a result of mother nature (a lack of snow and a lot of frozen rain/temperatures). Overall a great stay in a very quiet and relaxing area of Donner Lake.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Family Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful. comfy cabin/ Beautiful setting. Convenient location. Shared a wonderful family Thanksgiving. The kitchen was stocked with just about anything needed to cook our feast. I would positively rent this cabin again/ You should too!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable place very comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Adorable place very comfortable stay

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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plus/minus

  • 3 of 5

Roomy, well stocked and well laid out. All the comforts of home. Beds were comfortable. Bedroom #2 had a horrible smell. Upon our arrival we found some of the beds were not made up.

Specific and "over the top" cleaning requirements (and costs for violation of such) were not made available on Home Away before rental, but only upon arrival. Thought it better to have been "up front."

Mice! We killed three; saw a fourth. Called the company listed on the arrival information (they informed us that they were NOT the right company). Left message for owner who only responded days later. Said they would contact an exterminator. We saw no one. No financial compensation was offered/given for having to deal with their rodents and bedroom #2 being unusable.

Over all, most things were good, but. ....

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry you experienced the mouse problem that occurred this summer in this area. We do have pest control with Western Exterminator and they usually respond quickly. I am also sorry that at times we go camping ourselves and are out of cell phone coverage. The site states under rental agreement that: Travelers are required to review and acknowledge these before they book. Unmade beds have never been reported before and will definitely be followed up on. We make every effort to keep our home clean and comfortable and are truly sorry for issues. Donna and Joe Mathews
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Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

Quaint, accommodating, serene, and well worth visiting!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time with my family!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice cabin, my family and i had a great time!!! I had no problems at all,we had very good communication before arrival, everything was great, the cabin is as in the pictures, clean and everything works!!! Thank you, Joe & Donna Mathews we enjoyed the stay in your cabin, we will defenely return again!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Donna or Joe Mathews
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

Why Donna or Joe Mathews chose Donner Lake Woods

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.

Map

Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hgy 80
Nearest Beach
West End Public Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

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 1952. 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 entering, except perhaps the antique, powerful vacuum that runs (if you are interested in using it) by pushing down on the silver clip. The WiFi code is listed next to the refrigerator. Thank you for taking care of our home. I have included the housekeeping rules for your convenience. Please note that we are now charging 10$ per guest over 6 people.
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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