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Nancy Jensen

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Butte Creek Perfect Getaway

23 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Shasta Cascade Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House on Butte Creek, 2500 Sq Ft, 4 Bedrooms (Sleeps 8-10)

Chico Creekfront Perfect Getaway in beautiful Butte Creek Canyon. 2500 sq ft home GREAT for family reunions, getaways or as a romantic retreat or stay. Swim with the salmon all summer in the deep hole off the back deck where 40-100 salmon stay from April to October when they spawn. Watch them jump as you enjoy dinner on the deck or use the mask & snorkle to see them up close as they flutter by you. Take the sturdy stairs that lead down to some great diving rocks. There are kayaks to rent if you wish to adventure down to the historical cover bridge. It is an easy go of it but exciting and beautiful all the same. Enjoy bird watching or get lucky to see deer, quail, turkey vultures, otters or a variety of waterfowl. Listen to the creek as you soak in the tub or enjoy the hot tub on the back deck. This is truly a perfect getaway just minutes from Chico. If you love to bike, it is a perfect 7 mile ride downhill to the 6 hole golf course or bike up for a great scenic workout. This is also a historical sight and you can learn about the diamondville area in the gold rush days at the museum just 2 miles further up. Else, inquire about a special guest pass to get access to the mining cave on site.

Keywords: Home, Getaway

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Nancy Jensen (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Nancy Jensen

I work full time at the local community college but this getaway I bought is my true dream and renting it helps for me to afford it while continuing to work on making it even better year after year. It feeds my soul and my love of nature just minutes out of town. I go here to unwind, play with my friends and family. We ride dirt bikes on the local trails and swim with the fish. My dream is to share it with others, improve it each year and have others appreciate it as much as I do and hopefully return year after year or tell their friends.

Nancy Jensen purchased this chateau / country house in 2009

Why Nancy Jensen chose Shasta Cascade

You have to come stay and you will know instantly why. It is truly natures fun world!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Dirt biking on the local trails, swimming with the salmon, tubing, hot tubbing, kayaking, mountain bike riding, gold panning, skipping rocks, soaking up the sun, watching the wildlife, playing pool, watching a movie, playing ping pong, foosball, video games, basketball, laying in the hammock. Eating, drinking and enjoying nature, friends and family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My first renter since offering my home in early March helped point out what could make my home a better stay. I appreciate the feedback and I believe I have made many improvements since then which I list below. My goal is to continually improve this property so you can have the best stay possible. Hope you come and enjoy this beautiful setting.

IMPROVEMENTS

* All broken deck boards replaced

* New deck supports added

* Deck newly stained

* Outbuildings Reroofed

* Garbage serviced weekly

* Pest control added

* Hammock added

* Facebook added with more pictures
Mar 2011
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Reviews

4.6
based on 23 traveler reviews

Butte Creek Perfect Getaway
average rating of 4.6086955 based on 24 reviews
5

Wonderful space with all you need and more

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much, the property and location are so perfect. It rained the whole time we were there and it was so beautiful and green with amazing little waterfalls on your way up to the house. Would rent again for sure.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

relaxing family get away

  • 5 of 5

The house was really nice and well-maintained. The kitchen had everything we needed in terms of pans etc. The only bad thing was we stayed during a huge storm so we didn't get to enjoy the outdoor area as much as we wanted to. But we would love to come back and try again! This was perfect for our family to spend time together.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great setting for large family holiday

  • 4 of 5

The title of this home, Butte Creek Perfect Getaway, was accurate. Our two families, meeting up for our annual holiday gathering, found the home large enough to accommodate all of us but cozy and comfortable with the spacious main room and its fireplace--in fact, it was even bigger than I expected. Our host Nancy made us feel very welcome with the holiday decor as well as amenities like coffee, cream, wine, and plenty of back-up snacks. Although it was the middle of winter and we couldn't spend much time on the deck (except in the hot tub, yay!), the surroundings were beautiful and dramatic, with the creek rushing below and the butte formations rising above. The kitchen was set up so that several people could work on a meal at once and still engage in conversation with those in the main room. We were lucky to have clear, sunny weather, which allowed for some scenic walks in the area, all very easy to get to, plus Chico was easy to reach for our grocery shopping. We would definitely recommend this house, especially for groups of 7-9 people who like to hang out together.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Concord, CA
5

Bridal Party Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! Well equipped. Owner is very accommodating and a pleasure to deal with. Our bridal party stayed here during a wedding weekend and had a wonderful time. Thank you again for sharing you lovely home. It added to an already exciting event!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Tahoe
4

Great house for a group!

  • 4 of 5

This owner provides so many ways to have fun, especially for teenagers. There are tons of DVDs, pool table, ping pong, foosball, hot tub, and of course the swimming hole in the creek behind the house. We loved the open floor plan so everyone felt included in the group even while cooking or watching movies. She had a whole house fan installed while we were there, although we didn't need it during our stay. The house stayed very pleasant with the fans going. You can contact her through email to solve any issue, but not phone or text. In case you must have it, Wifi was not always working. She may change that soon. It is a delightful place to relax. We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing as advertised. The view from the deck is just spectacular. 6 of us stayed here for a wedding at the covered bridge and we all slept and lived very comfortably. I would highly recommend this location. Although a little out of the way, you get privacy and a killer swimming hole and outdoor time. Tons of parking available! Big plus as we had 4 cars out there at one time.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Sacramento
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Tackle Box
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Skyway Golf
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Hwy 99
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Italian Cottage
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
On site
Car: recommended

A local historian who runs the Centerville museum is also master sportsman who can set up raft, hiking or kayaking excursions. Just call for details or I will provide contact information at the home.

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Rates & Availability

Chico Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Graduation
May 19 2016 - May 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Event Fee (10-50 guests) $1,000
Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner prefers echeck payments to avoid the 2% CC charge that could increase costs and it is safer in many ways.

Basic Cleaning Requirements: Property must be left as found other than towel and linen cleaning which is included with your stay. Please leave used beds unmade and towels in tub or laundry room. Renters can pay $100 cleaning fee for owner to do all cleaning . Full refunds only available if reservation cancelled 30 days in advance and re-booked. Otherwise a $50 processing fee applies. Small Weddings or Events ($20 per person for additional guests not staying)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Shasta Cascade Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bathroom has tub with creek view
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • California king bed (1), Queen bed (1), Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds with bottom double bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 1 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Grand Piano and guitar. Please only use if know how to play.

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