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: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1524
Brand new home in the Donner Lake community, offering fantastic lake & mountain views!! Includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths & oversized 2 car... Details
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This gorgeous 3 bed 1.5 bath is your new lake retreat! Nestled into a peaceful setting in the pines, this lake cabin is just a few minutes walk... Details
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Welcome to your quintessential lake house! This large home features stunning panoramic lake views of Donner Lake! At almost 2000 sq ft this home... Details
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Beds: 2 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1167
This is your chance to own a unique lakefront property on the beautiful south side of Donner Lake! With some TLC this home could be your lakefront... Details
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Perched in the green treetops of the High Sierra, this Donner Lake cabin is ideal if you want to get away from it all! Serene and private, extra... Details
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Charming Donner Lake Cabin available in the desirable "West End" neighborhood! Relax on the front deck and soak in the south facing... Details
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Adorable Donner Lake Cabin situated in a private setting with seasonal creek! Huge Great Room with floor-to-ceiling windows allowing an abundance... Details
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Classic Donner Lake Cabin. Cute..Cute...Cute!! Well maintained and located just a few blocks from Donner Lake. This home consists of three... Details
$599,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 2959
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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Nestled in a desirable Donner Lake location, this home recently remodeled, offers craftsman level finishes throughout. Light & bright, boasting... Details
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