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The Perfect Family Vacation Home with Hot Tub!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

4 Bedroom/2 Bath Sleeps 13. 2600 Sq Ft Mountain Chalet That Feels Like Home

This cabin is perfect for multiple families who want to have a great get-away together. The two story chalet features four bedrooms and enough beds to sleep up to 13 people. The large deck also has a hot tub to help you relax at the end of your day. The location in Tahoe Donner puts you right in the center of both winter and summer activities, but is also located on a quiet, forested street that provides a relaxing place to stay.

The owners recently replaced all of the beds with new comfortable mattresses and have upgraded all of the kitchen plates and utensils. Our goal is to have everyone feel like they are in their own home. The Cabin is a roomy, charming and well-appointed home located on a flat lot in a beautiful wooded setting. The home welcomes you with comfortable furnishings, tasteful decorations, and all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. The Cabin is the perfect place to make memories with your family and friends and take in all the sights and activities that make Tahoe famous.

The downstairs rooms feature a California King in one room and a pillow top Queen bed in the second room. Upstairs is a larger room with a California King bed, and a large bedroom with 2 queens and 2 bunk beds. This room also has a big screen TV, sofa, and Foosball table. It is the perfect kids area. A day bed in loft opens to a king sized bed.

Tahoe Donner is a highly desirable, year-round mountain community located in the historic town of Truckee. The area is easily accessible from Highway 80, and just 35 miles from Reno and 100 miles from Sacramento. You can find excellent casual and fine dining as well as unique specialty shops in old town Truckee, which is just minutes away. Groceries, a hardware store, cafes, etc. are also just minutes away.

Tahoe Donner has one of the best ski resorts for young skiers and people just learning to ski. Within minutes are 10 other ski resorts including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, and Northstar. If cross country skiing is your winter sport, Tahoe Donner has one of California's largest x-country ski parks, and was recently named the third best in the country. Numerous trails for snow shoeing and hills for sledding are located right in Tahoe Donner.

And when the snow melts, break out the golf clubs, mountain bikes, and river rafts. Tahoe Donner has two recreation areas with swimming pools and has a private beach on the East end of Donner Lake. Miles of hiking trails, adventure parks, and miniature golf courses supply endless hours of fun for the whole family.

Some of the other amenities include high-speed wireless, private hot tub, access to Tahoe Donner facilities (for a small fee), parking room for 4 vehicles, and a perfect area for kids to hang out while adults enjoy their time together.

We do not allow pets or smoking. We do allow families that are looking to create special memories together.

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Owner
Brian Hicks
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Brian Hicks

We purchased this home in early 2013 so that we could have a place that our children could grow up with and our family could create memories with friends and family to last a lifetime. We live in the Sacramento area and use this home quite often. We are happy to be able to share it with others during the times that we can't make it up.

Brian Hicks purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Brian Hicks chose Lake Tahoe North Shore

We chose Tahoe Donner because of all the amenities and the proximity to Sacramento. The property has a 'mountain cabin' feel while still offering all of the comforts of a modern home.

What makes this cabin unique

We wanted a home that we could get away from it all and would allow us to entertain our entire extended family for memorable family get-togethers. Our location in Tahoe Donner is on a very quiet street and yet we are minutes away from skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, golfing, biking, and swimming at both the community pools and at the private beach at Donner Lake.

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

The Perfect Family Vacation Home with Hot Tub!
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Lovely Cabin for Family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for Christmas. The cabin looked even bigger in person, the pictures did not do it justice! . It had everything you could think of plenty of room, blankets, towels, and kitchen utensils! Brian even had Christmas decorations and a tree up for us! We felt right at home! I would stay here again if we go up to the Truckee area! Thank you Hicks family!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had a great stay over Christmas at our cabin. We try to make it feel like home for everyone that stays. I'm so happy that Mother Nature provided a white Christmas for you. Hope you consider our cabin again if you return to the Truckee area. Happy New Year!
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5

Staying at the Hicks Cabin was a wonderful experience.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vacation as a family of eleven. We selected this property based on the previous reviews. If there were more stars we would give them. First we were not prepared for the snowy weather. Upon renting a 12 passenger van from the airport. We were informed by the rental car agency that they could not rent to us because we required snow chains to get to the cabin. The van wasn't going to be safe. I called Brian Hicks who was available and willing to help us out. every time I had questions. We were so impressed with all of the amenities in the cabin. Extras of everything. Helpful instructions. The Hicks family provides everything you could imagine for your stay.

They thought of everything a family would need. Our son is a Chef and was also impressed with the kitchen and how well stocked it was. If you are gong to stay in Truckee California this is the best place. Mr & Mrs Hicks thank you for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you and your family had a great time together over Thanksgiving. Snow can be a blessing and a curse, and we are glad to hear that you all got back home safely. We try to think of everything that you may need so that you don't have to. Have a Merry Christmas and I hope you will consider staying with us again if you visit Tahoe Donner in the future.
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

The communication in the build up to our stay was excellent. Everything we needed was at the Cabin when we arrived. The cabin itself is gorgeous, well stocked with everything you could possibly need. We had a great stay and have only positive things to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great big space for families, central in Tahoe Donner, nice hosts

  • 5 of 5

Brian was a superb host. Everything was as described, and plenty of space for families. Games were located in the loft area. Kitchen was well equipped, beds were comfortable. The only thing was one of the bunk beds didn't have a strong supporting ladder, so my kids slept on the other beds closer to the ground. Other than that, everything was great!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you had a great visit. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We want our home to feel like it is your home. We hope you will think of our place again on your next stay in Tahoe Donner.
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5

Wonderful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This place is great. This is our 2nd year staying there with 2 families (6 kids total). There are 3 adult bedrooms too! The kids room is HUGE with a fun foosball table. The house is super-well maintained with a nice layout. The jacuzzi on the deck is great too. The other nice thing is that it's literally 2 blocks from Donner ski slopes so it's very convienient. Brian is nice and helpful and really wants his guests to have a great stay. I'd highly recommend this place for families.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU for coming back. We love that you love staying at our cabin. We want to make it a nice place for both kids and adults, and this year Mother Nature has helped us out. Hope to have you all out again next year for another great ski weekend.
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Beautiful cabin! Highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at the cabin. 13 of us slept very easily, with extra bunk beds left over. Highly recommended for anyone visiting North Lake or Truckee area.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you had a great time and that you enjoyed all of the snow. We want our cabin to be a great place to get away to but yet still have all of the comforts of home. We hope you come back!
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Map

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Lodge
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Truckee Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Lodge
Nearest Ski
0.7 Miles
Tahoe Donner Ski Area
Nearest Beach
5.5 Miles
Tahoe Donner Private Beach
Car: necessary

Tahoe Donner is ideally located just a few miles North of Lake Tahoe. There is also private beach club access on one of the best kept secrets, Donner Lake. The area offers activities to keep you busy year round, from tubing down the Truckee River in the summer to riding inner tubes down the groomed slopes on the golf course driving range in the winter.

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Rates & Availability

Truckee Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$425
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring
Apr 3 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Summer
Jul 10 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday 2017-2018
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
$495
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service $165
Refundable damage deposit $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

Truckee Transient Occupancy Tax - 10%
Cleaning Fee of $140 per stay
Rates are subject to change without notice
Property Damage Protection of $49-$69 per stay
$150 refundable security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 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:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , With slider to small private deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New pillow top queen mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Larger room with television
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 2 bunk bed , Great kids room with big screen TV, sofa and Foosball table
  • Also have a Pack N' Play available. A new twin daybed has been added to upstairs loft area. Bed can be converted to a king size bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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