Donner Lake: Your Miniature Lake Tahoe

Posted by GrangerGroup on February 3rd, 2016

Donner Lake is an excellent choice of neighborhood for people desiring to purchase real estate in the Lake Tahoe area, but not wanting to be constantly exposed to the area's crowds of visitors. The lake provides everything one wants from the more crowded Lake Tahoe, with greater residential benefits. 

About Donner Lake Living 

Donner Lake is located adjacent to Interstate 80 in Truckee. The Schallenberger Ridge lies to the south of the lake, while the interstate forms a northern border. Quick access to this major highway ensures daily life is not spent traveling to and from necessary services, such as shopping, schools, entertainment and work. For residents who live in the area seasonally or year-round, Donner Lake provides the best of community conveniences in balance with the beauty, splendor and escape of the great outdoors. 

Homes of the area start below 0,000 with condos, townhomes and apartments starting at about 5,000. Studio apartments are available from approximately 0,000. Homes can range up to prices well beyond ,000,000, depending of course upon amenities, square footage and location. Donner Lake real estate of Lake Tahoe is as diverse as the residents themselves, with offerings suited to a broad range of economic means. Whether economy or luxury are your taste, there are homes to suit that style around Donner Lake.

With fast access to ski resorts for wintertime fun and a plethora of nearby championship golf courses in the region, Donner Lake is an ideal location for anyone who loves the outdoors but also loves peace and quiet.

Outdoor Enjoyment without Visiting Crowds

Residents fully enjoy Donner Lake lifestyle, including access to its beautiful freshwater sporting on the eastern slope of Sierra Nevada mountain range. A multitude of hiking and snowshoeing trails are easily accessed from all around the lake. Lake Tahoe is only 11 miles away, yet people living in this area feel they are comfortably nestled in a year-round wonderland of outdoor fun and beauty.

Fourth of July fireworks are a big draw on the lake, as are camping, swimming, fishing, boating, waterskiing, windsurfing, picnicking and mountain biking. The lake is eight miles around, providing scenic walking and biking for short or longer distances along its shores.

Despite all of this recreational opportunity and outdoor beauty, Donner Lake is not overcome by visitors, unlike Lake Tahoe. Residents here can enjoy quiet home life and enjoyment of their region among neighbors and friends. 

About the Company:

Granger Group is a leading real estate company in Northern California, driven by honesty, integrity & professionalism. Linda Granger has a well-earned reputation for top-tier real estate service in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area. Granger Group’s team believes in delivering the highest-quality care to buyers and sellers throughout Lake Tahoe, from Truckee, CA to Incline Village, NV and beyond.

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