Nestled on a tree filled ½ acre lot in the towering pines is a family friendly getaway right in the heart of all the High Sierra adventure: The Aspen House, newly remodeled and designed with mountain relaxation in mind, will be a peaceful oasis at the center of a fun filled vacation in both the summer and winter seasons alike.
The Home: The 2500sf home offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 2 lofts with a spa experience master bath with rainfall shower and soaking tub. The Aspen House sleeps up to 9 people. The open living room’s vaulted ceilings provide a spacious feel in the heart of the home: a lovely place to gather as your group shares their day’s adventures summer or winter. The living area opens to a large deck. Later in the evening, set the kids up in front of a DVD/Xbox in one of the homes two entertainment centers or busy them with board games while the adults enjoy the outdoor fire pit with hand hewn log seating.
The beautifully remodeled and fully stocked kitchen boasts a giant island to gather around as your group’s chef prepares dinner on the gas range. If BBQing is more your speed, the spacious deck is host to a four-burner infrared gas BBQ (summer).
With dedicated indoor seating for 6 and more with the folding chairs provided, The Aspen House is ready for your family’s special occasions: whether it be a grand Holiday Dinner, a special person’s birthday, or an intimate anniversary dinner.
When coming to and going from The Aspen House, you will pull across the relatively flat driveway (no white-knuckled steep icy driveway experiences!) into the two-car garage. In addition to parking, the garage holds two bikes for your riding pleasure, and sleds for winter fun.
The Tahoe Donner community at large offers a range of adventures for all in your party.
In the winter months, visit the downhill ski area (lift tickets are an additional cost) to ski independently, or sign up for one of their lessons: offered to children as young as 3 years old! If larger mountains and grander adventures are in your itinerary, you will find some of the country’s top ski resorts close by: Sugar Bowl Resort is 12 miles away, Northstar, Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows only 15 miles away. Tahoe Donner’s cross country skiing was voted one of the top three cross country ski areas in North America by USA Today. Rent equipment at the Alder Adventure Center, then return for a fresh organic lunch at the Alder Creek Café or grab something still out and about at the Trailside Bar. Skiing not your style? Try snowshoes- also available for rental! Got little ones with you? Grab the kids and head to the snow play area: sled and tubing equipment is available for a small fee.
Only a 5 minute drive away from The Aspen House is the Tahoe Donner Trout Creek Recreation Center- open year round! There you can keep up your regular fitness routine or finally lay out the groundwork to begin one by treating yourself to a personal training session. Work out independently in the weight, cardio, or stretching rooms or take one of their many fitness classes. After your work out, relax in the steam room or dry sauna, soak in one of three spas, or book a relaxing massage. The Trout Creek Center also boasts both recreational and lap pools.
In the summer months, play tennis or a round of golf at the Tahoe Donner Golf Course after a warm up session on their driving range. Rent a bike from Bikeworks to take to the trails on your own, or book one of their guided trail tours. Visit the equestrian center and take one of their trail rides to explore the Donner Trail System.
You will also have access to the exclusive Tahoe Donner Beach Club, which has a private beach, boat launch, windsurfing, stand up paddle boards, lessons and equipment and boat rentals.
Kid’s Day Camps are offered in summer months with registration beginning March 17th. Minutes away is the Z Market, which carries a fine selection of beer and wine, a well stocked deli section with freshly pre-made sandwiches, and a small but comprehensive offering of groceries. For bigger shopping trips, head into Truckee, only a ten minute drive away.
Truckee offers a range of shops, restaurants, bars, and nightlife. For even more nighttime adventure, casino filled Reno is less than 40 miles away!
Bed breakdown: 1 King, 1 Queen, a bunk bed with Full down and Twin up, 1 Day bed with a trundle.
This property is allergy free and absolutely no pets of any kind or smoking of any kind is allowed.+ More