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Nancy Jensen

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Butte Creek Perfect Getaway

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

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Overview

Chico 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

More Details
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 28 traveler reviews

Butte Creek Perfect Getaway
average rating of 4.571429 based on 29 reviews
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It was the Perfect Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay the the Perfect Getaway. We were able to relax. However there is many activities provided - from badminton to swimming with the salmon in the creek. We found it fascinating to watch and actually swim with the salmon in the creek. The creek was chilly but also refreshing. We really enjoyed out stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise

  • 5 of 5

my family really enjoyed swimming in the creek with salmon, trout and minnows as the dragonflies and butterflies danced overhead. 3 huge birds flew overhead all day and we saw two huge swarms of hummingbirds come through the yard. I was even fortunate enough to see a deer cross the creek. It was hot inside without AC but it's super easy to cool off in the creek and who wants to be I side with nature like that anyway. However, if you prefer the indoors there are also more amenities than one could possibly use. The creek is also perfect for rafting and the beautiful honey run bridge is so close it's a must see during your stay. I recommend you wear shoes down to the creek as the ladder was a bit hard on my bare feet. I highly recommend this place to even though I'd prefer to keep this secret amazing spot all to myself. We can't wait to come back and hope that we will be able to soon. It truly was what Nancy calls the perfect getaway

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rest and Relaxation

  • 4 of 5

This place was great. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery and calming sounds nature. We spent hours swimming in the crystal clear waters sharing company with hundreds of wild salmon. Simply a beautiful setting and a comfortable home. We will be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Summer Visit

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Butte Creek Getaway. The setting is really beautiful and the house had everything we needed. It was a little farther out from Chico than we realized, but it was fun to explore new territories. The only negative we had was that the three dogs next door barked and stayed at the fence everytime we came outside., because we had brought our dogs. I would definatey stay at this house again if we left our dogs at home!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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THE PREFECT GETEWAY IN CHICO CALIFOTNIA

  • 5 of 5

THE PROPERTY WAS DESCRIBED AS THE "PERFECT GETAWAY" AND IT WAS THAT AND MORE. THE BUTTE CREEK COULD BE SEEN AND HEARD DAILY AND ITS BEAUTY WAS STUNNING. THE SALMON THAT YOU SEE FROM THE DECK WERE OVER 2 FEET LONG. THE HOME HAD ALL THE STUFF WE NEEDED (AND MORE) SO GOING TO THE STORE TO GET 1 ITEM WAS NOT NEEDED. THE HOME AND DECK WERE LARGE SO A LARGE GROUP WOULD FIND IT ACCOMDATING. IT WAS CLEAN AND HAD EVERTHING YOU WOULD NEED FOR YOUR STAY.

IF YOUR A HIKER,GOLFER,SITE SEEKER,BOOK READER OR JUST WANT TO SIT AROUND THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU. THE DOWNTOWN OF CHICO HAD LOTS OF RESTAURANTS TO CHOOSE FROM AND HAD GOOD REVIEWS.

THUMBS ARE HIGH UP ON THE "PERFECT GETEWAY"!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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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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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 25 2017 - Jun 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
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) 2 GB Wifi during stay for surfing and email (online gaming & streaming video will use this quickly). Any usage over this will be charged at $15.00 per GB

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Chico 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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