Donner Summit – Serene Lakes Neighborhood Profile

Entering the quiet communities of Soda Springs, Norden, Kingvale and Serene Lakes is like taking a step back into a slower, more peaceful era. Cabins, ranging from small and quaint to grand and luxurious, are dotted around the sparkling alpine lakes and rivers, and up and down meandering streets that gently wind through majestic woods. Bringing to mind enjoyable childhood memories of family trips to the cabin, Donner Summit offers an unmatched 4-season high altitude mountain experience. Home prices start in the $200,000s, and go up into the $1,000,000 plus range for lakefronts in Serene Lakes.

Enjoy the amazing snowfall in winter; alpine skiers love nearby Sugar Bowl, known for its excellent powder skiing, and friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Royal Gorge, with acres of terrific cross country terrain, is adjacent.  And Boreal Ridge and Donner Ski Ranch are well known “boarder’s parks”, and just around the corner.

In milder weather, the Donner Summit area offers all of the beauty of the high Sierra, where wildflowers bloom along endless miles of trails past backcountry streams and lakes. Opportunities abound for camping, hiking, backpacking and mountain biking. Residents love Donner Summit and Serene Lakes real estate for quick access to fishing, swimming and relaxing with a picnic in the sunshine.  But, the winters with 20 plus feet of snowfall is the real appeal.

Serene Lakes, Soda Springs and Kingvale are conveniently located on Donner Summit, with easy access from Interstate 80, and Truckee itself is a just quick drive away for additional dining, shopping, and entertainment.

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Incredible Lakeviews of both Lake Serena & Lake Dulzura and just steps to the homeowners beach. This darling cabin features 3 bdrms, 2 full baths,... Details
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Incredible location just steps to Lake Serena and steps to Royal Gorge with peek lake views from the deck. Lovely cabin with wood everywhere for that warm... Details
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Lakefront, lakefront, lakefront! Move right in and immediately laze your days away on the back deck overlooking the water's edge. Even on a gray day,... Details
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Great Home for Serene Lakes, Royal Gorge and lots of hiking. House with downstairs in law quarters or possible seasonal rental apartment. Great floor plan... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1800
Are you the Fixer Upper Person with vision??? Connect these two, 2 bedroom 1 bath units with a connecting staircase into a single family home with laundry... Details
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This classic a-frame, complete with woodburning stove is awaiting your touches & cabin style. The Yuba River is nearby... just steps from the oversized... Details
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Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1600
Quintessential Vintage Tahoe Cabin just steps from the banks of the S. Yuba river. Step back to simpler times in this charming well kept home. Enjoy the... Details
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Riverfront duplex centrally located just up the street from the general store in Soda Springs. This is your mountain getaway close to year round recreation.... Details
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