Donner Lake Real Estate
Donner Lake real estate is located on the western edge of Truckee, CA, and is known for its majestic beauty and recreation opportunities. The Donner Lake community has a fantastic summer camp feel as people are always out recreating and having fun with friends and family. The neighborhood has a mix of older cabins, custom mountain homes, and luxury real estate located within walking distance of Donner Lake. The view of the Sierra Nevada mountains rising straight out of Donner Lake is mesmerizing and creates a dramatic setting to enjoy life. This awe-inspiring mountain community has been a favorite for visitors to the Truckee area for over a hundred years and will surely be a favorite for future visitors. Donner Lake is considered the Jewel of the Northern Sierra and once you experience it, you will understand why.
Donner Lake in the Summer
During the summer months, you’ll find people kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, fishing, waterskiing, and enjoying the Tahoe lifestyle to its fullest. There is a public boat ramp to launch your boats and water toys. The West End beach is the perfect place to spend a day on the water and enjoy time with friends and family. Every year on the 4th of July, Truckee celebrates the country’s independence with a fantastic fireworks display on the west end of Donner Lake. I recommend getting out to the lake early and claiming one of the numerous public piers to take advantage of the fireworks display. The Donner Lake 4th of July Fireworks are some of the best in Northern California drawing thousands to view the spectacular display. Donner Memorial State Park is on the East shore of the lake offering lake access, camping, picnicking, mountain biking, fishing, rock climbing, and hiking.
Donner Lake in the Winter
In the winter months, Donner Lake gets buried in snow and you’ll find people snowshoeing, x-country skiing, and snowshoeing in the Donner Lake Memorial State Park. It’s easy to head up Old Highway 40 to Donner Ski Ranch, Sugarbowl Ski Resort, Boreal, or Royal Gorge, for some of the best skiing in Tahoe. With Northstar, Squaw Valley, and Alpine Meadows just a short drive away, Donner Lake real estate is the perfect place to start your next adventure.
Donner Lake real estate pricing starts around $550,000 for entry-level cabins and can exceed $3M for modern Donner Lake lakefront estate.
Contact Dave Westall, Donner Lake Realtor
Are you interested in Donner Lake real estate and homes for sale? Dave Westall is your Truckee Real Estate expert and is happy to answer any questions you have. Contact Dave at (530) 448-9882 or David@WestallRealEstate.com.
Donner Lake Homes for Sale
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