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Member since: 2011
Speaks: spanish

Ultimate Lassen House! Cedar Hot Tub! Now Booking for 2016!

36 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Shasta Cascade House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps up to 17)

Jackalope Acres, our family forest estate, awaits you only 15 minutes from Mt. Lassen National Park in the heart of some the most gorgeous, unspoiled hiking and fishing country in California--or the world! Read our 5 Star Reviews!

Stunning 5-bedroom, 4-bath log house on 20 acres of forest and meadowland, in mountains near Mt. Lassen National Park--and multiple other amazing destinations.

The property is set at 4400 feet elevation with historic North Battle Creek running through the backyard, restored to sylvan condition and populated by wild brown trout.

Jackalope Acres isn't just a place to stay--it's a place to create memories! A family resort! Or a couples get away! With amenities available nowhere else in the area.

If you have a larger group than 16, including a school or a church group, or a possible wedding, we may be able to accommodate you with a reasonable additional charge and security deposit. Feel free to contact us. In addition our neighbor has a three bed room house just around the corner, which could accommodate an additional 6 or 7 family members. Vrbo property number 774498.

Our custom Alaskan cedar hot tub, sunken into the large wrap around deck, is the perfect place to start the day watching the song birds and hummingbirds at the feeders or end it with a cocktail or a glass of wine. We also have a large sunken firepit perfect for the cool evening weather.

Jackalope Acres is unique set on 20 private acres with extensive trails throughout the grounds for walking, (and in winter) snow shoeing, or cross country skiing. There are multiple evergreen species, black oak, plus meadows with native grasses and flowers.

You'll see deer, dove, quail, blue heron, hawks, and even wild turkeys. Bring a basket and enjoy a picnic at the table by creek.

Use our canoe or our kayaks at no additional charge on nearby Lake McCumber, also known for it's huge wild trout, bald eagles, and osprey.

Play croquet, badminton,or volley ball on the grass lawn. Throw horseshoes in the firepit. Or throw the footballs, frisbees, or play catch with our balls and gloves. One man's and one woman's mountain bike--and miles of roads. World class indoor outdoor ping pong table!

In winter, we have 4 sets of snow shoes for use at the acres or for Mt Lassen Park. There is a sledding hill on the property kids love. Or take our sleds up to Eskimo Hill where the locals go! Or just watch the leaves and the snow fall from the hot tub! 90 minutes from Mt. Shasta winter skiing!

We love dogs and are willing to accommodate them. There is an additional fee per dog as well as some doggie house rules. If you decide to book that is all explained in the rental agreement.

Bedrooms include two master suites, one in main house and second in gorgeous open loft, each with individual attached baths. Main house has 2 additional upstairs bedrooms (one with additional loft bed) and shared bath. Downstairs bedroom has its own hall bath. Perfect for 5 individuals or 5 couples, but with additional futon sofas in master suites, house can sleep 16.

Gorgeous, eclectic interior lighting and furnishings. Original art and photography throughout house.

Cook gourmet meals in our remodeled, fully equipped kitchen with quartz counter tops and state-of-the-art appliances. Six-burner cast iron gas stove, conventional, convection and microwave ovens, Cusinart, blender, coffee maker, ice cream maker, and extra refrigerator and freezer in garage. We provide the spices condiments, napkins, paper towels, etc!

Entertain in the open living room/dining area with state of art iPod and laptop compatible media stereo. Relax in the separate sitting area in front of the Vermont Castings fireplace. In summer, bring the outdoors in: living and dining area also open to deck through 2 sets of sliding doors, with dining tables and lounge chairs. Cook on the propane grill with a gorgeous custom made prep table.

There is an enclosed firepit close to the house for evening camp fires, marshmallows and smores!

Enjoy your favorite sports events in the media room with 50' plasma flat screen, satellite TV package, Bose surround sound, Blue Ray DVD, game table and bar.

Wireless Internet throughout the house.

Fully automatic backup generator power for entire house and all appliances. Laundry room. Caretaker and cleaning service is available in the neighborhood.

This incredible, one of a kind estate is only 15 minutes from Mt. Lassen National Volcanic Park, an untrafficked jewel for both winter and summer.

Jackalope Acres is 11 miles from Shingletown, and 35 miles from Downtown Redding. It's 235 miles northeast San Francisco--a four hour drive--and only 35 minutes from Redding airport. Special, spectacular backroads driving directions available!

Jackolope Acres is also only 30 miles from world famous trout fishery Hat Creek.

Dozens of other world class rivers, streams, lakes, and state parks are all within 1 hour or less. World class private fishing booking are available through Fly Shop in Redding.

The house is also only 1/2 hour from the emerging Manton Valley winery district with small wineries, a wide range of varietals and friendly, vintner staffed tasting rooms.

There is a world class restaurant and an award winning winery 20 minutes away at Anselmo's. Great local burgers and a good deli are also available nearby.

The area is unspoiled, uncrowded, and free from the traffic and people jams of so many other California “outdoor” destinations such as Yosemite or Lake Tahoe.

Sun Oaks Racquet Club 35 minutes away allows day passes for tennis and/or to use their complete fitness facility. More detailed, custom activity suggestions in owner created guidebook at house.

Truly a place to get away, relax, explore, and entertain. Great in all four seasons. Warm summer temperatures with cool nights and gorgeous, moderate winter snows.

Keywords: Log home, cabin, estate, lodge, log cabin

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: spanish

About The Owner

We are urban San Franciscans who always dreamed of having a property where we could get back to nature. We grew up fishing, hiking and exploring, and we can truly say we have found the perfect escape from our busy life in the city. It is a great pleasure to share our home with friends, family and guests.

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why The Owner chose Shasta Cascade

Shingletown is a quaint community, just a few miles from Lassen National Park and surrounded by pristine lakes, streams and abundant hiking. We fell in love with the property's 20 acres which are home to deer, jack rabbits and countless species of birds. Even in summer, Shingletown is never crowded. It feels remote, but it is only 45 minutes away from the Shasta Premium Outlets and the town of Redding and its historic downtown.

What makes this house unique

Looking at the skies from the backyard, you will be amazed to see so many stars!!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family (of 16) and I had a GREAT experience staying at the Lassen cabin! Not only was the caretaker (Erik) present upon arrival to answer all of our questions, but there was also a booklet with LOTS of information regarding the property and things to do in the surrounding area. John & Isabel have done a great job with this cabin, everything from dishes to furnishings are not only of great quality, but also beautiful. We all had a wonderful time cooking large meals in the kitchen, which had ample supply of cooking and serving ware (great assets)! We also enjoyed all of the amenities that the home offered, such as the hot tub, fire pit, horseshoe pit, ping pong table, media room, bikes and snow sleds! Thank you again to the owners for opening up their home, it is definitely a place we hope to visit again in the near future!
Dec 2014
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Reviews

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based on 36 traveler reviews

Ultimate Lassen House! Cedar Hot Tub! Now Booking for 2016!
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
5

Pure Joy at Jackalope Acres

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a long weekend with another family at this beautiful home. The property and surrounding area are so beautiful. The owners and their host provide lots of helpful information about things to do. The house is super-stocked in the kitchen and with tons of equipment and toys for play. The beds are very comfortable. The whole experience was a perfect blend of modern comfort with amazing nature.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Idyllic Home!

  • 5 of 5

What struck us the most about this magnificent log home was the attention to detail. The wood itself, outside and especially inside, is gorgeous. The restored creek in the backyard (20 acres of wooded and meadowed backyard!) is a small paradise. We have seen it in spring with a profusion flowers and now in winter bordered with a foot of white snow.

Everywhere you look something gives your senses pleasure. The cedar hot tub--with the cedar scent. The amazing Mayan carved masks. The elegant blend of decor and color from the kitchen to the bedrooms to the media room.

Not too many rental houses have an assortment of hot sauces, flavored vinegars, and a full spice rack with everything from the oregano to mint to cardamom. Not to mention 3 kinds of salt. Plus every kitchen appliance or tool you probably have at your home and maybe some you don't. (Make some ice cream!) In the living room there's a hard drive with a few thousand rock songs from the 50's through the '90's and a gorgeous set of mounted, swiveling computer speakers. You can dine on the deck and during the day part of the deck is in sun and part is in shade depending on your mood.

Lassen National Park, which is about 20 minutes up the road, is hardly trafficked. Take the Paradise Meadow hike for starters in summer. When it snows and you can't drive through, take the snow shoes from the house and walk around Manzanita Lake. On our summer visit we took the house kayaks and canoe to the nearby lake and saw a bald eagle.

Our older kids took a half day fly fishing float trip on the Sacramento River and released over 20 wild rainbow trout--one was 22 inches!

You feel more like a very lucky house guest here than a customer--or as my wife said--like we were running our own luxury resort for our family. 5 stars! But I'd give it 10 if I could.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous log cabin in a park like setting

  • 5 of 5

The house is well kept and well stocked. The owners and property manager were extremely kind and considerate. We loved our stay here and are looking forward to going back sometime soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular lodge in the woods

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to meet up if you love nature, mountains, and quiet. Meticulous attention to details, very usable group space, wonderfully secluded and surrounded by animals and trees.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Beautiful House!

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of 16 people and we all very happy about the property. Erik the manager was very nice and helpful. The house was exactly the same as the description in the list. It is very well maintained and clean. Relaxing, beautiful, wild and peaceful environment. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Corvallis, Oregon
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Family Gathering at Jackalope Acres

  • 5 of 5

Jackalope Acres worked out perfectly for our multi-generational family gathering of 14 persons. The accommodations are accurately described in the VRBO listing and met all of our expectations. The owners, Isabel and John, were very attentive to any questions we had in advance of our arrival. The property manager, Erik, met us on arrival and gave us a thorough tour of the house and grounds and otherwise provided excellent on-site service. The house and property are very well maintained and there were multiple options for activities and entertainment, from bike riding, badminton, and fishing, to just relaxing, watching the hummingbirds, and hot-tubing. We made day-trips to Mt. Lassen NP, which is very close and well worth visiting.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Redding California
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 44
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Shingletown
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Mt Shasta
Car: recommended

The secret undiscovered North State region of California around Lassen National Park is uncrowded and stunningly gorgeous. Hiking, plus kayaking and canoeing (we have the kayaks and the canoe for you!), incredible fishing, biking (we have those too!), star gazing, a small world class restaurant, wine tasting...These are just a few of your options in our neighborhood! Not to mention the amenities at our house.

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Rates & Availability

Mount Lassen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$495
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$495
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Parties larger than 16 might be accommodated with prior arrangement. An additional charge of $100 per person will apply. Additional cleaning fees might also apply.

Events might be accommodated based on availability, type of event and number of people. Additional charges for use of the property, on-site management and other fees apply. Please inquire for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Shasta Cascade House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , master suite with own bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 4 sleep sofa /futon , Gorgeous second loft/master suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs Bedroom with additional single loft bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2nd Upstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Two twim beds in downstairs bedroom with hall bath.
  • King size beds (1) Master suites feature king beds with awecome memory foam matresses. Queen size Beds (1) In one upstairs bedroom with a memory foam topper--also a loft bed in this room!, Double Beds (1) Pillow top mattress in this upstairs bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Gorgeous, antique head boards on twin beds in the downstairs bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Both master suites have futons with memory foam mattresses to sleep more people., Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Firepit seats 10 or more. Incredible collection of outdoor games: horsehoes, croquet, volleyball, badminton. World class indoor outdoor ping pong table. Lawn benches and hammocks! We have two world class kayaks. Plus a canoe at Lake McCumber, less than two miles from the house. Giant trout and amazing wildlife: bald eages, giant blue heron, ospreys and more. A man's and the woman's high end mountain bike also available. Throw the football or the frisbees. Check out our book listing 42 incredible hikes in Mt. Lassen Volcanic Park only 15 minutes away. In winter we have 4 sets of snow shoes for Lassen or just the backyard. Or take the sleds up to Eskimo Hill like the local residents. Our manager knows the area like the back of his hand and can answer any question--and is also available for any problem that comes up.

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