Donner Lake Real Estate

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: 3 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 1168
Fall in love w/this charming 3BR,1.5BA Donner Lake "Old Tahoe style" log cabin! Beautifully landscaped terraced yard features assortment of pine,fir,coastal... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 1214
Ideal Truckee Getaway! Perched above Donner Lake, this home is centrally located, just minutes from Truckee, and the surrounding ski areas. Enjoy the... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1456
Great West End Donner Lake cabin with an exceptional setting! Backing to a forested hillside it has a sleeping loft and great room with vaulted ceilings,... Details
Beds: 5 Baths: 4.0 Sq Ft: 4220
Amazing Log home at the top of Wolfe Estates! Bear Lodge is an entertaining paradise With over 4200 square feet it offers room for family and friends alike.... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1120
Fantastic remodel on this beautiful cabin on South Shore Drive, just across the street from Donner Lake. Home backs up to quiet, private Forestry Dept,... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 1900
Just steps from Donner Lake, and beautifully remodeled, this one is hard to beat for location and condition. You'll find granite and slate accents... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 1271
Sunny South Facing wall of windows above the trees & close to town! In Great condition, perfect for entertaining & day to day living. Open vaulted... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 0
VIEWS!! Light and bright home with BIG south facing sun. Relax on the deck and take in the Crest views. Non-conforming, separate in-law quarters-- perfect... Details
Beds: 2 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1265
BEAUTIFUL PASSIVE SOLAR HOME TUCKED IN THE PINES WITH FILTERED DONNER LAKE VIEWS! You will feel like you are in an upscale tree house with all the windows... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1541
Located just across the street from Donner Lake, this property has so much potential. Currently it is being used as a duplex with one side rented for $1,100... Details
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