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USA California Truckee Tahoe Donner Listing #3313

The Great Escape - Truckee, CA

39 reviews
Max occupancy: 10 (6 adults) 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Bed, 6 Twin Bed, 1 Crib 3 bedrooms  plus loft 3.5 bathrooms No pets  4WD/traction may be required in winter
13668 Ski View Loop, Truckee, CA 96161

Modern and chic home with golf-course views and shared pool & hot tub

**Note: the use of Tahoe Donner HOA facilities requires additional daily fees.

Enjoy the many amenities, tasteful furnishings, and beautiful views at this Tahoe Donner vacation rental. A wet bar, fireplace, three spacious bedrooms and a loft, and golf-course views await you and four family at this sunny and expansive mountain home. You'll also have access to a shared pool.

Situated near the grounds of the Tahoe Donner Golf Course, this luxurious home is less than four miles from the Tahoe Donner Ski Area, only five miles from Donner Lake, and just four miles from Donner Memorial State Park.

This gorgeous two-story, chalet-style home is nestled in a copse of trees, offering optimal privacy and shade. The living room boasts wooden high ceilings, a plush and comfortable sectional couch, a gas fireplace, and a flatscreen TV. Head out onto the deck through the glass doors for an al fresco meal at twilight or a drink under the stars. You'll find a gas grill amid numerous spots to dine and recline.

Slate and pine hardwood floors extend from the spacious living room into the dining and kitchen area. An eight-seat formal dining table sits in an spot with windows to the world. The kitchen is open, airy, and modern, with all the accouterments a gourmand would need to make a chef-worthy repast. There's a three-seat breakfast bar, natural granite countertops, a four-burner gas stove, a wine rack, and beautiful wooden cupboards under pendant lighting.

Head down the hallway and you'll pass a painting of a bear relaxing in the sun. You're in your own little cocoon in the master suite on the first floor, one of three bedrooms in the home, which has accommodations for up to 12 guests (eight adults). The master boasts an opulent king bed in a wood frame, a flatscreen TV, an armchair and matching ottoman, a private deck with loungers, and an expansive en-suite bath with dual sinks, a jetted tub, and a separate tiled standalone shower.

Head up the stairs to additional accommodations. You'll find a second suite with a queen bed under a vaulted wood ceiling and an attached bath with numerous towels to envelope yourself. A third bedroom has a queen bed in a lovely wood frame. A loft offers two twin beds, as well as a wicker table and chairs for game night. There's another full bath down the hall.

Spend time with the family in the spacious den with its comfortable seating, outfitted wet bar, window seats, and two twin bunkbeds. There's also a half bath and a crib if needed.

Guests get a ton of amenities here. You'll have access to all the Tahoe Donner activities, from horseback riding to golf to swimming and tennis, via the Tahoe Donner guest passes. Soak your weary bones at the shared sauna and hot tub, or take your boat, docked at the Tahoe Donner Marina, out for a ride. You also get free WiFi, a washer and dryer, cable TV, DVD players and a full DVD library.

Truckee is one of the most charming towns surrounding Lake Tahoe. Ski and snowboard in the winter or try snowshoeing through the tall trees. In the summer, you can head to the lake and partake in paddle boarding or kayaking. The surrounding hills offer a wealth of spots to hike and bike and you can also enjoy a nosh or drink at one of the eateries in town.

Elegantly appointed and luxuriously detailed, this Truckee vacation rental is the perfect base from which to explore the entire Lake Tahoe region.

RCN # 469

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AMENITIES

Activities

Adult bikes

Basketball court : Shared

Children's games

Dock

Golf on-site

Gym/fitness room

Ping-pong table

Tennis court : Shared

Children

Crib

High chair

Features

Gas fireplace

Washer/dryer : Private

Pool : Shared

Propane/gas home : Gas

Sauna : Shared

Kitchen

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Media

Internet : Suddenlink

Cable : Suddenlink

DVD library

DVD player

TV

VCR

Wireless router

Miscellaneous

Iron

Outdoor

Hot tub : Shared

Gas grill : Private

Deck

39 reviews

Elaine G. Nov 2018
We recently spent Thanksgiving weekend at this lovely home and it was everything we could want! Our family had all the room we needed, and the home was well stocked with DVDs, cards and board games during the two snow days. The kitchen was well equipped for turkey day. The house was so cozy during the snow, with fireplace and blankets. Great, would highly recommend it. Only regret is that it's already taken for Christmas break!
Kevin A. Sep 2018
This is the second time us golfers have stayed there. The ONLY complaint is the lack of basic cable in the living area. Would be nice to watch a little college football before and after golf.
Melissa P. Apr 2018
We would return. The wifi did not for us and there were a few minor housekeeping issues but the house exceeded our expectations.
Kevin A. Sep 2017
Outstanding place, very comfortable. Overall, very pleased and only negative is no cable TV for the brief moments we chose to watch. Seems to me that such a wonderful place should have as least the basic cable package.
Patricia L. Aug 2017
Wonderful home for family! Beautifully maintained and close to many venues.
Reiko K. Jul 2017
This home was upscale, while maintaining Tahoe charm. Loved the spacious bedrooms and furnishings. The large 'kids' room w/ 2 bunks was wonderful for kids/teens and gave adults the quiet they wanted at times when kids were happily hanging out in there. The best part of the home may be the back deck, which has an unobstructed view of the forest and the golf course in the distance. No back neighbors! :)
Natalie H. Jul 2017
This is a spacious and beautifully decorated home in a great location. There is a daily fee for the resort amenities but they are well worth it. The kitchen is very well stocked (coffee maker, blender, pots/pans of all sizes, etc.), the beds were comfortable and plenty of towels and blankets are provided. We really enjoyed having cocktails on the back deck each night and family dinners at the big dining table. There were a huge number of board games, video games and DVDs to entertain everyone in our group. The only negatives related to some maintenance issues -- fridge/freezer not operating properly, dishwasher not consistently cleaning dishes, burned out light bulbs and having to haul up and set up the deck furniture ourselves. These items can be easily addressed by the property managers and should be taken care of promptly given the price point of this property.
Manager response:
The fridge has been turned down so it is working better, and the light bulbs have been replaced. Thank you!
Allison C. Jul 2017
This beautiful house is well equipped for a family vacation! We will be back again soon!
Kevin S. Jun 2017
House was beautiful and per the photos. We liked the architectural design of the house and the room layout. Could live in a house like this one. Our issues were with the property maintenance, rather than the property itself.

The issues we had with the property are:
a) The air filter had not been changed in about a year and was disgusting - had about 1/4" of black dust on it. The whole house smelled like dust due to the lack of proper filter changes. Our allergies were non-existing outside of the house but very bad inside of the house.
b) Could improve master bedroom shower head; upstairs ones were ok
c) Would prefer newer TV sets. Kids needed ports to plug in XBox, but they were not available on older model TV sets.
d) Had some cleanliness issues in the house with bedding, floors, bathrooms, kitchen, etc.
e) Many light bulbs were not working
f) No garage door openers could be found
Jacklyn D. May 2017
Great layout, great view - just a wonderful place to stay!
Mark G. Apr 2017
House is really nice. Only complaint was the shared hot tub. What this really means is you have to pay $8/ person as a guest fee to use the Donner HOA facility 1 mile down the road. If the house had its own hot tub we would be coming back time and time again.
Adeena O. Mar 2017
This was our family's first vacation rental in the Truckee area. This cabin was everything and more than we expected. It's beautiful, very well designed to accommodate our large family, large bedrooms, wonderful kitchen - well stocked, beautiful furnishing. We are already planning to return -maybe for a summer vacation there. You will love it. The Ott's
Randi L. Oct 2016
We had 12 ladies and had ample space. Toiletries were abundant as were towels and linens. Beautiful home.
JOHN G. Oct 2016
This home really is the "Great Escape". My Daughter was married at the Tahoe Donner clubhouse just 200 yards up the fairway. So, this property was perfect. Only 200 yards away.
We also got in some other fun things: golfing, shopping, eating out, hiking South Tahoe Desolation Wilderness (Awesome!)
Alisen B. Oct 2016
Wonderful and spacious getaway home. In close driving distance to downtown Truckee, the Truckee river, and Lake Tahoe.
Mary Anne P. Aug 2016
This is the one you want! Beautiful, wonderfully decorated in the Tahoe style. Great kitchen, great bunk room for kids. 5-star!
Pauli W. Aug 2016
This home is beautiful. The area is well maintained and peaceful. The house comfortably slept 10 adults with only 2 people sharing the king bed in the master bedroom. Overall, a good place for our staff retreat.
Jenny N. Aug 2016
This was my first time hosting a friends trip with my group of friends and this property was a great catch. The property turned out greater than I had expected. Although there were some things that were not that great such as: creepy voodoo decorations, no private hot tub, and the TV didn't work, it was great. I had a great time and so did the group that I went with. As for places to go around the area, there is the recreation center but it is a 2 mile drive. There is a plaza near by with Safeway, Rite Aid, etc with was very helpful when we needed to go buy something quick. As for going somewhere, I did check out Donner lake which was the closest lake near there but I opted out and went somewhere farther in Tahoe. The property does give you two guest passes, but if not there is a fee for people to go into the actual lake itself with you do not have the pass. So traveling farther down isn't that bad for a greater experience. There are rentals near by so be on the look out for the best deals.

Would definitely recommend this property to a friend or family.

Best of luck,

Jen
Manager response:
The Property Manager has ensured that the TV is working correctly for guest use. We apologize for any confusion regarding the hot tub; the home is advertised as having a shared hot tub rather than private.
Jacqueline C. Aug 2016
We had a great vacation with plenty of room of our two families. Everyone had enough space in this well equipped (especially the kitchen and games room) and well laid out house. We visited in summer and had a great time at donner lake And exploring the Tahoe region. Will definitely be back!
Tiena S. Jul 2016
You will not be disappointed! The location was great and the home was beautiful inside and out!
Lea P. May 2016
Property was extremely clean and well maintained. Would definitely return with the family to enjoy the outdoors and the wonderful peaceful environment.
Paul R. Apr 2016
Absolutely gorgeous cabin (house)... Perfect in every way!
Doris L. Feb 2016
Stayed here with family and a great time was had by all! The house is beautifully decorated and is well appointed with everything you would need or want. It's also in a very convenient location off of 80 and close to many ski resorts. The kids had an awesome time playing in the yard, sledding, building a snowmen and having snowball fights in some cool bunkers that someone dug out previously. Had a fabulous time and would definitely stay here again in the future.
Inna K. Feb 2016
We stayed with our family and had a great time in Truckee. Spacious house, with open floor plan and well stocked kitchen. We would definitely like to come back!
Chris C. Feb 2016
This was a beautiful cabin that had everything we needed! It was very clean. Everything you'd need to cook and serve meals. There was plenty of room for ten of us. We will be back for sure.
Arnab S. Feb 2016
Great place to have fun in Tahoe with your family and friends. Very well upgraded and maintained house.
Tim V. Feb 2016
It was great! The place is very spacious, provided everything for us, and is very comfortable.
Jennifer S. Jan 2016
A group of my friends came up for a few days for some fun in the snow. The house is much more than I expected. It is perfectly furnished. my group thoroughly enjoyed staying at the house. I highly recommend this place and would come back again.
Amy N. Jan 2016
We have rented many many times in Tahoe Donner over the years and this is one of the best! It's well stocked, tastefully decorated, clean, and in a good , level location.
Ruwan R. Dec 2015
We had a wonderful time at this property. It was a very warm and homely place. They had everything from pots and pans to plates cutlery and even table mats to match the season. Extremely clean and very good location . Beautiful home very tastefully decorated. Loved it.
Sarah B. Nov 2015
Myself and my 5 boys rented this house and from the first step inside we were in heaven. The house had everything we could have needed and tons of games and activities for the boys to keep themselves occupied when we were not out on the town. This house is really close to Safeway about 5-6 minutes and 20 minutes form Northstar Resort. I cant wait to come back in the spring.
Debra E. Sep 2015
We stayed here 3 nights with 5 adults to celebrate my mother's 80th Birthday. It was above and beyond our expectations! The house was clean, spacious, and beautifully appointed. We felt very much at home and Loved everything about our stay. Highly recommend.
Manager response:
Glad you enjoyed your stay! Please come see us again soon!
Sopheka B. Sep 2015
The rental property was very clean. Check in time was at 4pm but the house was well ready 2 hours prior so we were able to check in early. The house is big that the kids had lots of room to run around and play. Everything you will need is already in the house. We brought lots of our own stuff but didn't need it since everything we brought the house had it. The bathroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, bedrooms are so clean. The house is driving distance to lots of places. Groceries, Lake, Kids play area etc. Will definitely will come back and stay at his place again.