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Upscale Family Chalet with Best Backyard in Tahoe Donner *Hot tub Wifi

Bavarian Chalet in quiet forest surroundings
23 reviews
Bavarian Chalet in quiet forest surroundings
Pine Marten Lodge in the summertime.
The great room offers new, comfortable and upscale furnishings and electronics -and a great view!
Huge windows and high ceilings offer views of towering pines
New queen sleeper sofa in the great room for extra guests
Hot tub on deck overlooking huge patio and landscaped backyard.
Another pic of the hot tub. Because it's one of our favorite places to be.
A perfect place for pre-dinner cocktails or just reading a book.
Our forested backyard - adjacent to greenbelt, hiking, and complete with our own 130 ft. white fir!
Charbroil 6 burner grill for all your summer cooking needs....
The second floor balcony, is yet another place to sit and enjoy the peaceful forest surroundings.
Perfectly situated in a peaceful ring of towering evergreens - the hammock!        is
Country style kitchen with breakfast bar
Open dining room between kitchen and great room is perfect for family gathering
Master bedroom suite with king pillowtop bed, attached master bath.
Double doors lead into the master suite
Master bathroom with his and hers sinks and walk-in glass shower (this photo is old)
The loft offers two sofa beds, a flat screen tv, xbox, and balcony. Perfect for the kids to play.
Guest bedroom with queen bed, featherbed and luxury bedding. Go ahead and sleep late!
Big cozy bunk bed - queen on bottom/full on top
The loft - with queen sleeper sofa and trundle bed.
The entryway - please sign the guestbook!
Tahoe Donner 18-hole championship golf course
One of Tahoe Donner's three swimming pools - less than three minute drive
You'll have access to Donner Lake's Private Beach Club and Marina
Trout Creek Recreation Center - fitness center, pools, and more
Explore the Sierras on horseback at Tahoe Donner's Equestrian Center
Play some tennis
Bikes are available to rent from Tahoe Donner\'s Beach Club marina
Donner Lake - minutes away.
All you need in winter - the hot tub - is a short trip right out the back door!
The elusive Pine Marten - if you're lucky, you may see one
Serene woods are the view from upper deck
Lots of cross-country skiing right in Tahoe Donner
Downhill skiing hill in Tahoe Donner
Snow Play - sledding and tubing for kids
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Truckee, Lake Tahoe (California), California
Welcome to Pine Marten lodge - a spacious AND cozy, charming and well-appointed Bavarian chalet nestled in a beautiful, wooded setting among majestic pines. The home invites with upscale, comfortable furnishings, warm hickory wood floors, tasteful decor, luxury linens, immaculate upkeep, and all the necessary amenities for an enjoyable and comfortable stay, including a fully equipped kitchen and plush, down covered beds.

Pine Marten Lodge is the perfect place to gather with your family and friends and absorb all the sights and activities that make Tahoe famous, or you can just come and relax in the serenity of the mountains. Everything you need is here.

The house is located on a flat lot on a desirable, quiet street away from the main road with minimal car passage so it is the perfect place for kids to frolic and play in both summer an...
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About the Owner, Judy W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 65 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 70 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Tracy, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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The Chalet was well equipped with all the necessities. The décor was lovely, cozy, and spacious... It definitely exceeded my expectations. We will be back!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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my review would have to be at the place was not well cat owner seem to be nice enough but the management company has neglected the property to the point where everything was in disarray the hammock was shredded, the hot tub was dirty,the barbecue look like it had never been cleaned, including the utensils the downstairs shower was broken,...

Management response:

I'm so sorry that your visit wasn't up to your expectations, and we do appreciate the feedback so we that we can provide the best possible experience for all our guests. We do ask that our guests alert our management company if anything is dirty or overlooked in the cabin - all of these issues (other than the broken hammock!)...


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John F
Hayward, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 15, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
person found this review helpful

Rented the cabin for a birthday weekend and had an amazing time! Our only disappointment was we could not use the outside fire pit due to a local burn ban from the recent drought. We will be renting again and for at least a week next time, because the weekend was not nearly long enough to enjoy such an amazing...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
There is a maximum of 4 adults in an adult only group. No parties are allowed without prior permission. No open fires and or use of fire pit are allowed. There is a burn ban in...
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• There is an additional $250 cleaning fee applied to each reservation
• 10% town tax will be applied to bookings.

Additional fees may apply:
- Pet | 20 USD per day | with approval
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About the neighborhood
MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL RATES -- $150/NIGHT FOR 3 NIGHTS! Get your first grill of the season on!! Enjoy the hot tub and the fire pit!! Memorial Day in Tahoe - at the Best Backyard in Tahoe Donner. Pine Marten Lodge is located in Tahoe Donner, a premier, private recreational community near Truckee, on the California side of the Sierra Nevadas. From the Reno airport, it will take approximately 40 minutes to get here, which is incredibly convenient - especially on busy weekends. We are in a very quiet part of Tahoe Donner - on a dead end street ending in hiking trails. Many of the excellent amenities offered are right in the neighborhood including a championship 18 Hole Golf Course, pro shop, downhill ski resort, a cross country ski resort (featuring several warming huts and a ski-in cafe), the... more
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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