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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Beds: 2 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 992
The mountain cabin you've been looking for! Wall of windows offering light and wooded views with large great room and two decks to enjoy this beautiful... Details
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CHARMING CABIN IN THE WOODS - Stunning & attractive cabin backing to open space for lots of privacy & easy access to snowmobiling, mountain biking... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1902
Discover historic Cisco Grove, only 10 minutes from Donner Summit and several ski resorts. Beautiful newer home built for the mountains with a rustic feel.... Details
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Such an attractive + well-kept property! This charming cabin-in-the-woods has river rock wainscoting on the exterior + a peaceful back deck surrounded... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 4.0 Sq Ft: 4875
"Serene Hideout" is an artfully created log masterpiece now available across from Lake Serena. No detail was overlooked in the creation of this... Details
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Walk down the stone steps and through the lush landscape of this 1950's built quintessential riverfront cabin in PlaVada. With the choice of locations... Details
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1476
Recently renovated main level with new flooring, appliances, countertops, and backsplash. Featuring a wonderful open floor plan with open beamed ceilings,... Details
Beds: 2 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 1000
Charming, rustic cabin centrally located with easy access to the Sugar Bowl shuttle and the general store. Convenient mudroom entry with laundry. Separate... Details
Beds: 5 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 3024
Mountain getaway with fun and space for everyone! Fill your summer days with swimming, fishing, sailing and paddle boarding, all right in your backyard!... Details
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 1994
Level lot with power line easement for quad-riding and snowmobile FUN! Wood walls & wood ceilings accent this PlaVada cabin with tons of windows, 4... Details
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