Donner Lake

Donner Lake

Minutes from nearby Truckee, the Donner Lake community offers breathtaking views as well as countless available activities for the whole family. Residents include both primary and second homeowners and most are able to live within walking distance of the lake. This legendary area is bordered by the Donner Memorial State Park on the east and Donner Summit on the west and draws both history buffs and nature seekers. The area is also a popular spot for rock climbers. At the west end of the lake, the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District maintains a beach with a snack bar, a playground and a public boat launch. Visitors can purchase a season pass or pay per use. Homeowners may join the Donner Lake Property Owners Beach Club with an initiation fee and annual dues thereafter. The properties at Donner Lake serve as a fantastic year round rental income area as well.

Both families and second homeowners reside at Donner Lake, most within walking distance of the lake. History buffs and nature seekers often are drawn to this area bordered by the Donner Memorial State Park on the east and Donner Summit on the west. Up Old Highway 40 is the historic China Wall and the Rainbow Bridge built in 1925. The area also is a favorite with rock climbers. At the west end of the lake, the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District maintains a beach with a snack bar and playground. People can purchase a season pass or pay-per-use charge. A public boat launch is available. The Donner Lake neighborhood offers a breathtaking alpine setting where lakefront homes start at approximately $900,000 up to $5,000,000. A few lakefront lots are still available from $500,000. Lakeview lots are priced from $90,000 to $495,000 and are one or more blocks from the lake. Lakeview homes are priced from $350,000. The west end of the lake has older, rustic cabins priced from $200,000. The condominiums around Donner Lake run from $50,000 to $275,000 and have associated condo fees. Homeowners may join the Donner Lake Property Owners Beach Club with an initiation fee and annual dues thereafter. The homeowners association dues provide access to a private beach. This is a fantastic year round rental income area.

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Beds: 0 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 416
CASH ONLY. Perfect Mountain getaway to enjoy the lake! Enjoy this nice studio with a private balcony looking out to Donner Lake. Unit has a mini... Details
$145,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 3198
Gorgeous Donner Lake & Summit views abound from this custom designed & stunning retreat. Nestled in a lovely setting & overlooking... Details
$1,500,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2960
Bask in the sun and enjoy the panoramic views of Donner Lake. This home has it all: lake views & lake access, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, gourmet... Details
$1,595,000
Beds: 2 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 866
Cozy Donner Lake Cabin! A block away from Donner Lake and public piers, close to town and all that the Tahoe Sierra lifestyle has to offer. This... Details
$475,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 1734
Classic Donner Lake cabin in prime west end location is just a short walk to the lake and beaches. Well maintained all season cabin features... Details
$750,000
Beds: 2 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 600
PRICE REDUCTION! Beautifully rebuilt cabin located in Donner Woods at west end of lake. Beautiful interior finishes. New appliances, granite... Details
$495,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2547
Show stopper! This new remodel features a breathtaking great room, with an open floor plan and high ceilings! Every detail has been thought of... Details
$1,025,000
Beds: 2 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 635
Take a look and use your imagination. The perfect project to be transformed into a cozy cabin so close to Donner Lake for a CASH buyer. Spacious... Details
$300,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 3381
Custom lakefront on Beaver Cove at Donner Lake. Totally remodeled home with great outdoor living and views the length of the lake. This home... Details
$3,690,000
Beds: 0 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 364
Water front condo project in beautiful Donner Lake with good rental history. Summer time fun on the private beach and the unit is located away... Details
$180,000
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