|Space||4,000 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||2 - 4 nights|
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
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
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.
Looking at the skies from the backyard, you will be amazed to see so many stars!!!!
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!
We are a group of couples and friends who rented Jackalope Acres—for the third time! This destination home is in our opinion far superior in quality, amenities, and traffic--or the lack of traffic--when compared to the Lake Tahoe and Yosemite areas. North Battle Creek in the backyard is full of wild brown trout up to 12 inches. Backyard in this case means 20 acres of woods, meadows, and trails. There are also many other amazing fishing opportunities—float the lower Sacramento for wild, huge rainbows. But the best thing is the area is unknown, full of friendly local people, with wonderful day adventures in every direction. If you are there in summer Lassen National Park is almost deserted. The owners recommended the Paradise Meadow hike and it was—paradise that is. In winter the park IS deserted! Take the house snow shoes and walk around Lake Manzanita. It’s a private home and the kitchen is amazing and fully stocked. The firepit and the cedar hot tub are musts.
The six of us plus two dogs had a wonderful time at your lovely house and property. We were very lucky that it snowed after we arrived and that the roads were clear when we left 5 days later. The hot tub was a hit, and we enjoyed walking on your property. Erik was a big help for us also. Attached is a photo of us wearing our jackalope t-shirts. Thank you!
We spent a wonderful three days in your beautiful home. It was so clean, comfortable and roomy. Even with eleven women the house never felt crowded. Thank you for sharing Jackalope Acres with all of us.
Beautiful, quiet and relaxing. The beds are soooo comfy. The kitchen is equipped with anything you can think of and I love the stove!! A nice peaceful walk takes you to the clear, beautiful creek.
We definitely would come back.
Thank you for sharing your home with us. The Girls Weekend group 2016
We rented this cabin for several days in June 2015 for a vacation with our extended family. There were thirteen of us ranging in age from 9 to 74. Each family group had adequate space for privacy, and there were plenty of large gathering spaces both indoors and out for the whole group to spend time together. We LOVED the property--the beautiful stream winding its way through the gorgeous wildflowers made for a breathtakingly stunning place for strolls, fishing, and conversation. The owners have placed cute and comfortable seating areas and hammocks throughout the property. Our group enjoyed badminton and bocce ball on the beautiful back lawn and spent many happy hours chatting and birdwatching on the back porch. We made good use of the cozy fire pit one night as well. The kitchen is well outfitted and we loved having a dining room table that accommodated all of us--it was also perfect for games and puzzles. Lassen National Park is a short drive away, and we thoroughly enjoyed exploring this gorgeous, uncrowded park. We really can't recommend this property and location highly enough--we have rented over thirty properties from VRBO over the past twenty years, and this is one of our favorites.
What a wonderful house! First off, it feels huge, there's a lot of square footage. There was plenty of room for the 18 of us. The kitchen was large and had a prep area which came in handy, and as suggested by Doreen who greeted us, we used the shelving in the kitchen hallway for our dry foods and snacks.
There are so many wonderful aspects about the house, our favorite was "the meadow" area (we called it) where we set up a volleyball net (which they provided) and played bat mitten (which they also provided) and beach volleyball (we brought the beach ball & they had a volleyball). There are a couple benches out there for those who just wanted to watch.
THE FIREPIT! The fire pit was clutch. There was wood for burning and there were metal skewers we used for cooking sausages and hotdogs (& SMORES!). There are little stumps around the fire pit to sit on too! We spent our time here singing freely around the fire under the stars while some of us played banjos and guitars.
We loved the creek, so cold & clear! Some of us waded through it, it's not very wide, and about 4 feet deep in the deepest parts. There are also picnic tables and benches along the path so you can stop and just sit for a while and listen. :)
Some other comments and likes:
Plenty of towels!
tons of condiments and spices
fireplace was a nice touch and did get used even though our visit was during the summer (August)
great open living area for large group hang outs
the house is even better looking than the pictures
Cons: There really aren't any, I'm searching here for one... the only thing I can think of was that my husband and I had a hard time figuring out how to work the kitchen appliances (a little more high-tech than the average dishwasher, oven, and microwave)
Make sure you bring food, you won't want to do food runs very often, the town is not close by. There is plenty of room in the kitchen, indoor and outdoor fridge for food and beverage.
Bring bug spray! Lots of land = lots of bugs!
It can be hard to find and service is patchy, so talk to the owner a few days before your trip and they'll give you the lowdown on how to get there beforehand.
It was hot during the day and chilly at night so bring warm clothes for night.
Thank you for our wonderful stay!
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.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My standard rate
Jan 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$79|
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.