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Family-Friendly Tahoe Donner Home

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Welcome to our Tahoe Donner Vacation Home

Our tastefully decorated 1100 square foot 3-bedroom, 1.5 bath home is nestled on a quiet street in the Tahoe Donner neighborhood of Truckee, CA.

Tahoe Donner offers outdoor activities year round. In the summer you will find hiking trails, mountain bike trails, golf courses, tennis courts, an equestrian center, swimming pools and hot tubs, archery, bocce ball courts, and a recreation center with a fully equipped exercise facility. Located on Donner Lake is Tahoe Donner’s private Beach Club Marina, where you can lounge on the beach club chairs, swim in the lake, rent kayaks, pedal boats, stand up paddle boards and more. There are two shallow play areas for younger children. Lake Tahoe with its many amenities is a mere 30 minutes away.

In the winter months, enjoy the Tahoe Donner Ski Hill, located a few miles from our home, a small gem for families where lessons start at 3 and everyone under 6 skis for free. Tahoe Donner also offers the largest cross-country ski facility in the Tahoe area. Trout Creek Recreation Center offers a year-round heated outdoor pool and hot tub and the driving range is converted to a sledding hill in the winter months. Within 20 to 30 minutes you can visit the world-class downhill ski resorts of Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, and Sugar Bowl, to name just a few.

Our home is situated on a flat lot (1/3 of an acre) that is plowed in the winter months. One room has a king bed, the second room has two sets of twin bunk beds, and the third room has a twin bed. Our home sleeps six people comfortably. A pak-n-play and high chair are available. The kitchen is fully equipped and all linens are provided. There is a TV in the living room and small TVs for DVD viewing in two of the three bedrooms. There are ample DVDs, books, board games and puzzles for those who wish to enjoy a relaxing retreat indoors.

For more information about all of the activities that Tahoe Donner has to offer, check out the website. Of course, please feel free to contact us with any questions about our home rental and all that the area has to offer!

More Details

Estee Cohen
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Truckee in Nevada County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Bunk Bed , Two sets of bunk beds
  • Pak n play available
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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Family-Friendly Tahoe Donner Home
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews
San Francisco, CA

Great Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this comfortable, clean, well-appointed home. We loved the eye for detail in the kitchen amenities, the extra street level parking (great for snow!), large TV, and the large quantity of linens. The owners were a delight to work with. We visited during a lot of snow, so the home's proximity close to a main road was also a major amenity. We recommend it highly.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house is very comfortable, cute and cozy. Love the property.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Although we were not at the house much. We enjoyed hiking, biking and exploring Truckee. Thank you Cohen's for letting us use your house.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Tahoe Donner home

  • 4 of 5

Love the cozy house, we would stay there again.

It was great for the 4 of us.

The resort was close by as were the grocery stores and some restaurants.

Thank you for allowing us to stay at your home.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for the family.

  • 4 of 5

The house was just the perfect size for our family and so close to everything.

The children loved their room full of books, games and movies.

We had a super quick trip but enjoyed the cozy house when it was time to relax in the evening.

Thank you for making us feel right at home. We hope to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cozy family get-away spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a really lovely weekend here! The house is cozy and nicely furnished for a family to enjoy. There were plenty of board games, books, and videos to entertain ourselves with during some quiet time. The kitchen was well stocked with basics and good equipment. We really appreciated that since we cooked/prepared all of our meals while we were there. Some VRBO homes have only garage sale/second hand items in the kitchen, but Estee has supplied this one with quality items and everything we needed was on hand. That made our trip so much easier! The kids enjoyed tromping in the snow around the house and on the nearby trail. We borrowed the sleds and went sledding one morning on the fresh snow, and booked a day of skiing at Tahoe-Donner for one day. Everything was conveniently nearby and it was a great family trip. We especially enjoyed being able to turn on the fireplace to dry off and warm up when we came inside. The beds were very comfortable (our daughter told us on our first night back at home that she didn't think she'd be able to fall asleep after having become accustomed to such comfortable beds on our trip!)

We were a little worried that we'd be snowed in when it was time to leave, but a hired plow came and took care of the driveway by 9 am. The street itself wasn't cleared by noon, though, and we did need our chains to get up the little bit of a hill to the main road, where it was already plowed. Good thing we had packed our chains and were prepared. :)

This was a great place to spend a snowy weekend. Clean, well-maintained, comfortable and convenient with lots of amenities. Estee answered all of our questions in advance and we were able to have a great time. Highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truckee, CA

Wonderful home for a family

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at this sweet, little cabin in Tahoe Donner. Our children loved their room with the bunk beds, toys, games and DVD's. We didn't have to bring anything to keep them busy. They used the sleds and went sliding right behind the house. The kitchen was well stocked and clean and the house was warm and cozy. The beds were incredibly comfortable. All of this made for a wonderful stay for the weekend. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £55.7
Damage Deposit £259.91

Maximum 7 guests.
No parties in which all guests are under the age of 25.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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