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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Adorable home at the west end of Donner Lake! This home had an extensive remodel in 2012. A deck in the front and back, a cozy fire pit area,... Details
$499,000
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Opportunity! First time on the market, this mountain chalet has a remarkable setting with the north shore of Donner Lake just yards away from... Details
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This little gem provides the perfect opportunity to finally get that lake house you've been dreaming of & make it your own. The downstairs... Details
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Located at beautiful Donner Lake, this great mountain home has been completely remodeled offering a comfortable design, granite, tile, travetine,... Details
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Perched on the hillside of Donner Avenue, just a short block away from Donner Lake. This custom home offers top of the line finishes throughout.... Details
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Fantastic West end cabin nestled amongst boulders and trees is a slice of heaven! This private four bed one bath features a wall of windows inviting... Details
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Stunning, panoramic lake views from this special and unique Donner Lake property. Cathedral wood ceilings, granite slab kitchen island, wide... Details
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Don't miss your chance to purchase the lowest priced cabin on the West end of Donner Lake! Resting on a perfectly level lot and set among... Details
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Are you looking for the quintessential Donner Lake cabin? Well look no further! This log cabin at Donner lake is just adorable. Vaulted ceilings... Details
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