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: 1380
Life at the lake is always better! Amazing Donner Lake Views from almost every room. This cozy cabin offers easy lake access, comfortable 3 bedrooms... Details
$799,000
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Mountain getaway offering spectacular Donner Lake views & amazing location across from the lake! Public piers, paddling, swimming & kayaking... Details
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Welcome to your true High Sierra home with stunning mountain views of Donner Peak and historic Rainbow Bridge from every room. Donner lake rests... Details
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Beds: 2 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1256
This is the quintessential Donner Lake cabin you've been looking for - just waiting for the right owners to bring it back to it's full... Details
$425,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 3279
Live just above the bustle of Donner Lake in this small quiet neighborhood. Enjoy views of Mt. Rose, Donner Lake, and Donner Summit from the... Details
$1,525,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 1056
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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Beds: 6 Baths: 5.5 Sq Ft: 4058
Set and sited on perhaps the best location on Donner Lake the Eagle House is a true labor of love where every detail has been painstakingly imagined... Details
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Donner Lake Hide-away. Do not miss this enchanting mountain cottage on Donner Lake! Enjoy lovely lake front views from almost every room in... Details
$1,850,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 2582
Stunning, unique architecture awaits at Donner Lake! Nestled in it's own enclave, this enveloping property brings custom design, craftsman... Details
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Welcome to Donner Lake! Conveniently located just one block from Donner Lake with easy access to the public docks and Donner Summit, this is... Details
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