Donner Summit Real Estate

Donner Summit is a peaceful, secluded mountainous area located just a short drive from downtown Truckee. Easy access to Interstate 80 makes Donner Summit one of the most convenient locations in the Sierras to reach whether you are traveling east or west, summer or winter.

History surrounds you in the forested areas of Donner Summit.  Look closely and you can see petroglyphs left by Native Americans during the pre-Columbian period or wagon tracks left by the first settlers fighting their way over granite cliffs in search of gold.  Donner Summit is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. This region offers a myriad of activities including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, cycling, rock climbing, snowshoeing and fishing, to name a few.

There are a number of neighborhoods in the Donner Summit real estate area with largest being the Serene Lakes community. Nestled amongst two alpine lakes, homes in Serene Lakes range in price from $300,000 to $1,500,000 depending on size, location and view. Lots are typically available from $35,000 ranging upwards of $325,000.

Other Donner Summit communities include; Kingvale, Norden, PlaVada and Soda Springs.

  Donner Summit Area Attractions & Amenities:

  • Sugar Bowl Ski Area
  • Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort
  • Donner Ski Ranch
  • Boreal Ski Area

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Beds: 3 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2858
Stunning log home located on approx 1 acre on a cul-de-sac in Serene Lakes. Luxurious master suite with private deck, walk in closet, and loft... Details
$1,300,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 3100
Looking for a new custom home close to Sugar Bowl? This is it!! This newer custom home is the perfect mountain retreat and/or primary residence.... Details
$799,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1800
Fantastic PlaVada Chalet on a quiet Cul de Sac backing to a seasonal creek. This is the quintessential Tahoe cabin in the woods. Newly remodeled... Details
$550,000
Beds: 2 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1029
Enjoy the convenience of a spacious two story condo as home base for all your Donner Summit activities. Sugar Bowl Ski Resort is only 3 miles... Details
$195,000
Beds: 1 Baths: 1.0 Sq Ft: 768
Charming storybook cabin with 2 stories + 2 sleeping nooks with wood accents throughout. Cozy woodstove keeps you toasty! Level + sunny lot in... Details
$270,000
Beds: 6 Baths: 5.0 Sq Ft: 5500
Expansive and expertly crafted home with exceptional attention to detail. This unique find in Serene Lakes sits on three lots backing to Royal... Details
$1,800,000
Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft: 3783
Timeless style eclipses modern trends in this Faulkner designed home. A brilliant mix of redwood and concrete, the homes warmth emanates from... Details
$3,850,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 3.0 Sq Ft: 2200
TWO HOUSES FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! Both the main house & the second unit recently remodeled! Beautiful upgrades throughout making this the... Details
$525,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 2.0 Sq Ft: 1983
Summertime (almost), and the living is easy on the banks of the South Yuba River! So much to do in private PlaVada any time of year? FUN, FUN,... Details
$540,000
Beds: 3 Baths: 1.5 Sq Ft: 1128
Lovely cabin with charm and appeal at this price. Big front deck cabin has 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, storage shed & covered entry. PlaVada... Details
$370,000
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