Donner Lake Real Estate Neighborhood Profile

A true jewel of the Sierras, Donner Lake is a clear, shiningly blue, pristine alpine lake with wonderful recreational opportunities year-round. Summertime offers temperate, sunny, blue sky days, with wonderful fishing, boating, and water sports, plus access to the backcountry for hiking and mountain biking.

The West End beach is a great place for a family picnic and a day in the sun: with an inviting sandy beach, a playground, and the cool, inviting lake for swimming and splashing. There are also many public docks that are a favorite for fishing, picnicking, and basking in the mountain sunshine. Additionally, the Donner Lake Property Owners’ Beach Club provides members with access to a private beach.

In winter, Donner Lake transforms into a winter wonderland, with great access to 4 major ski areas: Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, and Sugar Bowl just minutes away.

Opportunities for Donner Lake homes range from small, convenient condos; through a wide range of classic mountain cabins; to large, luxurious lakefront homes with amazing water views.

Prices range from the high $200,000s for small, older cabins to $1,000,000 and up for lakefront property. Donner Lake is definitely a great place to find your perfect cabin in the woods, no matter what you have in mind!

Use the search box below to find your Truckee home, condo or land at Donner Lake.

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Beds: 4 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 1750
This adorable Donner Lake home is perfect for entertaining, and hosting family and friends. With 4 bedrooms, plus a loft overlooking the great room, it... Details
$525,000
Beds: 6 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 3024
WOW! A Very Rare Find With 3 Separate Units on ONE Lot Within Walking Distance of Donner Lake!!! Keep 1 Unit for yourself & rent out the other 2 Units... Details
$449,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 1728
Just like a duplex, this permitted two unit home is a great investment opportunity at Donner Lake! Perfect for someone who wants to have their mountain... Details
$439,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2080
Capture the spectacular views from this perfectly perched home overlooking Donner Lake. With expansive windows and southern exposure, sunlight and views... Details
$564,000
Beds: 2 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 700
Adorable true old style Donner Lake cabin! PERFECT LOCATION! Nice private setting on this level lot one block from the beach. Come in and warm up by the... Details
$329,000
Beds: 1 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 0
Imagine owning 20 acres of Beautiful Cold Stream Canyon wilderness. Access to backcountry trails,hiking,biking & sking.Tinkers Knob and Mt. Lincoln... Details
$300,000
Beds: 2 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 960
Donner Lake cabin about a block from the lake. Open great room with corner wood stove. Granite counters and pine cabinets in kitchen. Huge back deck... Details
$299,000
Beds: 0 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 384
Beautifully updated studio on first floor with lovely kitchen with full size range/oven & refrigerator, and custom Murphy bed. Fully furnished. Good... Details
$84,900
Beds: 3 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 1548
Donner Lake jewel! Two bedrooms, two baths on the main level and a large master and family room with woodstove on the upper level. Decks on both levels... Details
$519,000
Beds: 0 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 400
Fabulously updated studio with view of Donner Lake through the parking lot. South facing so bright & sunny!! Gorgeous kitchen with top of the line... Details
$99,900
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