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: 3 Baths: 2.5 Sq Ft: 2123
Lakefront home with rare privacy & peace. Light-filled, southerly exposure. Only ~102 lakefront around the lakes. Serene Lakes surrounded by ~3,000... Details
$1,695,000
Beds: 5 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 1912
Quiet location with elevated woodsy views. Updated interior, 5 beds & 3 baths, provides space for the entire family & guests. Recently remodeled... Details
$599,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 1480
CALLING ALL INVESTORS!! Tremendous rental revenue in this triplex. Zoning is R1 with county use as multi res-duplex 3-4 units. There are 4 separate rental... Details
$199,000
Beds: 1 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 770
Convenient Mountain Living - in beautiful Soda Springs Condos- Cozy up in this 1 bedroom with a loft and 1 bath with original imported tile, nice floorplan... Details
$99,900
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 2519
Exquisitely finished nearly new mountain home in Serene Lakes. If you think you don't want Soda Springs Rd, think again. The home is so well designed... Details
$755,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1296
A throwback to simpler Tahoe times. Grab your friends and family to spend time in the mountains - there is room for all! Cozy wood stove to gather around... Details
$425,000
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Are you looking for a place to call your own? Darling cabin tucked in nature + bonus vacant lot for added privacy. Live simply in this PlaVada charmer... Details
$275,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2112
EXCELLENT LOCATION - Lake access is just across the street. Lg front deck with peek views of Lake Dulzura. Home has recently been remodeled so move in... Details
$499,000
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Just steps to a piece of Heaven...awaits you with this Charming Mountain Cabin. This is a perfect place for the active mountain enthusiast who likes to... Details
$465,000
Beds: 5 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 3000
Contemporary Serene Lakes home built for all seasons. This 5 bedrooms home is complimented by the vaulted ceilings of the great room, the inviting open... Details
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