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3BR/2.5BA Chalet, Walk to Lake, Sleeps 10

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,051 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

In summer or winter (or anytime in-between), our 3BR/2.5BA chalet is convenient to the most exciting activities in Tahoe. Between water sports and fun 4th of July celebrations at Donner Lake and some of the best skiing in the Sierra, you’ll never run short of things to do.


The open-concept living space is just as fun and social as your vacation plans. It boasts vaulted ceilings and tons of natural light thanks to its magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as gas stove for chilly nights, a TV, and a cozy seating area for 5.

There’s additional seating for 3 at the kitchen bar: perfect for keeping the cook company. And there are perks for the cook, too: granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, plus a wine rack.

6 can dine at the table—or take your food outside onto the sprawling deck, complete with a table and seating for 4 in the shade of the gorgeous surrounding pines. There's one more option in the living area: a unique console dining table that seats 3.

You’ll find an additional living area upstairs in the loft. This “movie room" is equipped with a 52-inch TV and DVD player. There’s also lots of extra sleeping room up here, with both a queen and a twin pull out couch, and a convenient ½ bath so guests don’t have to tiptoe downstairs in the middle of the night.

There’s plenty more sleeping space on the main floor. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom. The 2nd bedroom is outfitted with a king-size bed and shares use of the master bath, or use a 3rd bathroom downstairs on the lower floor near the 3rd bedroom, which sleeps 3 between its queen-size bed and twin sleeper sofa. Perfect for a family with young children, the 3rd bedroom also boasts its own thermostat-controlled gas fireplace!

Park your vehicles in the 2-car garage. Bringing your RV or boat? Park it right on the property!


It’s hard to get closer to the action than this. Our chalet is only a 12-minute walk to West End Beach, a great spot for families. With a roped-off swimming area, volleyball nets, and watersports rentals, you’ll find plenty to do. West End Beach is also home to Truckee’s annual 4th of July celebration!

We also provide access to the Donner Lake Property Owner’s Beach (not available to all rentals!). This private beach is located just south of the public beach and is open from June through September 4th for up to 10 people.

Feeling adventurous? Take the 18-minute drive up Historic Highway 40 to the hiking, biking, and rock climbing at Donner Summit.

For wintertime visitors, we’re central to Tahoe’s best skiing. Sugar Bowl and Donner Ski Ranch are just a 10-minute drive away on Old Highway 40. Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, and Northstar are just a 30-minute drive away. Cross-country skiers will love the trails at Royal Gorge, a 17-minute drive, and Donner Memorial State Park, 8 minutes away by car.

Certificate # 773-1


Our property is TurnKey Rental Certified. All photos, amenities, calendar, and rates are 100% accurate. We supply shampoo, soaps, paper products, and hotel-quality towels and linens to all our guests.

And we make it easy to stay with us! Drive straight to your rental and access the rental with a unique lock code that we give only to you. If early check-ins or late checkouts are possible, we will let you know.

When you book, we will send you our mobile app with directions, lockcode, and instructions. We’re available 24 hours a day with live help.

All Turn Key Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. Each reservation includes applicable taxes, a cleaning fee, and a Property Damage protection insurance.

More Details

Property Manager
TurnKey Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Donner Lake Woods, California

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 2051 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds, 2 Sofa Beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • library
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming


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3BR/2.5BA Chalet, Walk to Lake, Sleeps 10
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
San Jose, California

Perfect for families!

  • 5 of 5

This amazing cabin was perfect for our two families (4 adults, 3 kids). It's located in a nice neighborhood near Donner Lake (we'd love to come back in the summer!) and just a short drive to Safeway and downtown Truckee. We skied at Boreal which was convenient - about 15 minutes away - and perfect for our kids. The living area is open and spacious and the kitchen is fully stocked so we were able to enjoy home cooked meals our entire stay. The kids all slept in the loft area which they loved. The backyard was nice and safe for playing in the snow also. The rental process was super easy. We'll definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: 2-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, well-apportioned spaces, and sufficiently stocked. Easy instructions and easy to get to. Would definitely stay again. Thanks.

  • Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, CA

Lovely house, extraordinary service

  • 4 of 5

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The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Working with Turnkey was terrific. house was accessible when planned, late check out became available. Good instructions on household systems. And we loved the house--it worked perfectly for three families, three teens and five adults. Small maintenance issue was handled professionally and with limited interference with our stay. The Turnkey team seemed really on top of it.

  • Submitted: 6-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: TurnKey Vacation Rentals
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Wonderful ski vacation

  • 5 of 5

We surely had great experience. The cabin was clean, with all the amenities for a comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: 28-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for families

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was extremely clean, roomy with all the amenities we could ask for to make our stay comfortable. We loved the kitchen, the grill and the amazing media room upstairs. There's definitely an eye for detail with high quality blankets and plates. We enjoyed the stroll to the West end beach (requires admission fees). The only bits that I would state : the patio had two large nails (probably meant for hanging something), but it would be good to mark them visibly. One of us hit our head pretty hard on them leaning back. But overall, we definitely look forward to staying here again. Also noticed that the bathroom door on the main level do not lock well.

The communication with TurnKey was very smooth and professional : checkin/checkout a breeze.

  • Submitted: 6-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place with lots of room. The house was nice and clean, and Turnkey was very responsive and easy to deal with. The loft was very cozy - a great place to hang out and watch TV. Our only issue was that someone forgot to turn the hot water heater up, so we had a couple of cold showers before we solved the problem.

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Craig! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hearing from you again soon! -The TurnKey VR Team
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  • All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. City and state taxes will be added to all reservation rates. Each reservation also requires a cleaning fee, and the standard Property Damage Protection policy.
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