Jackalope Acres, our family forest home, 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 4200 feet elevation with nearly a half mile of historic North Battle Creek running through the backyard, restored to sylvan condition and populated by brown and rainbow trout, some up to one pound.
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, 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.
North Battle Creek is an incredible fishing experience with curves, riffles, deep pools and a substantial trout population. Catch and release. Barbless hook! Try a large woolie bugger or match the hatch when the insects are coming up in the warm weather.
Jackalope Acres has 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, foxes, dove, quail, blue heron, hawks, and even wild turkeys. Bring a basket and enjoy a picnic at the tables 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. We have all those for you. 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! In addition, we are 90 minutes from Mt. Shasta winter downhill skiing and snowboarding!
We love dogs and are willing to accommodate them. There is an additional $100 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 the second in a 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, the house can sleep 16.
Gorgeous, eclectic interior lighting and furnishings. Original art and photography throughout house.
Cook gourmet meals in our 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 iphone and laptop compatible media stereo. Relax in the separate sitting area in front of the Vermont Castings fireplace. Spin the fireplace sofa around to create seating area for a larger group.
In summer, bring the outdoors in: living and dining area also open to deck through 2 sets of sliding doors, with outdoor dining tables and lounge chairs. Cook on the propane grill with a gorgeous custom made prep table.
There is a sunken 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, including TennisChannel, 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 240 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 Manton Valley winery district with small wineries, a wide range of varietals and friendly, vintner staffed tasting rooms.
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 which is 35 minutes away allows day passes for tennis, swimming, 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.
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