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Jean Anderson

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french

Creekside Yurt Retreat at Mount Shasta

48 Reviews
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Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Studio, Studio + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Creekside Yurt Retreat at Mt Shasta

Get away from it all! Live in the round in this secluded 30 foot diameter luxury yurt with attached 12 foot bath yurt tucked amongst the cedars on Eddy Creek. Relax on the deck, enjoy the views, the sound of the creek, watch the wildlife, rest and read in the hammock or take a hike up the road into the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Additional sleeping. During summer months, an 18 foot tipi is available for ceremony, meditation and/or extra sleeping quarters (bring your own pads and bedding). An inflatable queen size bed is also available. for inside the yurt.

Enjoy world class fishing and white water rafting on the McCloud, Sacramento and Klamath rivers. Swim, kayak, canoe and fish in Lake Siskiyou, Castle Lake and Lake Shastina or hike to one of dozens of nearby mountain lakes. Mountain biking is just outside your door. Take in the waters at nearby Stewart Mineral Springs or enjoy on-site Breema™bodywork, private Yoga classes and Healing Sessions.

Kitchen is fully equipped. Bring your favorite foods and settle in. Most guests do not want to leave once they get here. The sleeping area includes a queen size bed and a bunk bed. Sleeps four comfortably. A gas heater and wood stove keep the yurt cozy in the winter.

If you are looking for outdoor adventure, we can direct you to the best mountain guides, rafting and fishing guides. If your retreat is about exploring your inner nature and nurturing your physical and spiritual well-being we can refer you to highly qualified and experienced bodywork and healing practitioners. The Mt Shasta area is world renowned as a natural wonder and spiritual center.

Note: In winter, a 4-wheel drive vehicle is often required. Chains are a must.

Keywords: Yurt, Mount Shasta, Wilderness Retreat, Hiking, Fishing, Kayaking, Rafting, Meditation

Lodging, vacation rental, Weed

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jean Anderson (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

About Jean Anderson

In 1998, your hosts, Jean and Bill Anderson bought 40 acres along Eddy Creek, at the foot of Mount Eddy, with spectacular views of Mount Shasta. After summers in the tipi, they built and lived in the yurt for two years while designing and building a new house above the upper meadow. Jean is a Breema bodyworker and instructor, certified Yoga instructor, artist and has had a healing practice since 1996. 'Something about this land and the yurt supports rest, nurturing, renewal, creativity, adventure ... whatever our guests have come for.'

Jean Anderson purchased this studio in 2005

What makes this studio unique

As you contemplate your stay at Eddy Retreat we invite you to take the idea of vacation a little deeper and consider the option of an “intentional vacation” – using the ritual of vacation as an opportunity to create a breakthrough in one’s life, to explore an edge of potential growth, a habitual pattern of behavior or point of view which you would like to shed for a new way of being in the world. Your intention might involve risk, either emotional or physical, taking on a goal that’s been on the back of your mind for some time which fear or habit has kept you from exploring. Your vacation could be an adventure into this territory. An “intentional vacation” is an opportunity to set up your get away so that you come back a new person.

If you choose the option of an “intentional vacation” we offer support as facilitators of your adventure in self-discovery and breakthrough. Even before you arrive, Jean offers coaching to support you in creating your intention for your vacation. If your focus is on emotional or physical healing Jean offers her 20 years of experience as a practitioner of self-healing arts. She is a certified Yoga instructor and Breema™ practitioner. If your focus is on outdoor challenge and adventure we can refer you experienced guides to take you safely to your edge and beyond.

If an “intentional vacation” interests you, let us know when you call for reservations.


based on 48 traveler reviews

Creekside Yurt Retreat at Mount Shasta
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 48 reviews
London, London

Beautiful place to stay in a very special part of the world

  • 5 of 5

Calling this a 'yurt' hardly covers what a lovely place it is to stay in the mountains. Our kids loved the bunk bed, we loved the great kitchen and spotlessly clean bathroom with shower. We all loved the creek nearby and the hummingbirds feeding in the trees outside.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Creekside Yurt Experience

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing location, extremely comfortable lodging, and the forest around us was the cherry on top. Jean and Bill were wonderful hosts and made us feel like visiting family. Thank you, so much! And please tell Bear that we miss him already :-) We will be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tranquil Scenic Nest in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed Jean's hospitality and loved meeting her dog Bear and grandchild. She steered us in the right direction with things to do on such a short stay. We loved the quiet nights and exploring the nearby creek and roasting smores at the fireplace. The place is so spacious inside with lots of reading material, board and card games, and a full working kitchen to have a family of 4 all cooking. The kids loved using the cart to bring items down to the yurt. The beds were very comfortable and we all slept really well.


John, Steph, Isabel, and Caelin

From : Mill Valley, CA

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pure joy, a slice of heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here and wanted to plan a second visit the moment we stepped on that beautiful decking. The yurt was stunning and the facilities were of an extremely high quality. We loved the tranquil location and the proximity to the creek, which we enjoyed listening to around the clock, it was like a lullaby. The girls were really happy and we had so much space to spread out. Bill and Jean are the kindest, loveliest people and they are the perfect couple to be meeting new people all the time. They exuded friendliness and calm. Thank you for sharing this special place with us! Easily our favourite accommodation of our month's trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kelly and family, Thanks for your great review. We were charmed by your family and can't wait for your return! Please come back, Jean
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Amazing weekend at the tranquil Eddy Creek Yurt

  • 5 of 5

The Yurt at Eddy Creak was amazing. The setting along the creek was incredible, Jean the owner was super friendly and the hiking in the area was excellent. I would definitely recommend staying at the Yurt to anyone looking for a great weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Snohomish, WA

Wonderful relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

I couldn't have asked for a better Mother's Day weekend. Our first morning we woke up to the quiet patter of rain on the roof which made it hard to get out of bed. The second morning view from bed was of clear blue skies. The quiet, the smell of the forest, the comfort of the yurt and warmth of the wood stove or heater was just what I needed. We relaxed on the large deck, enjoyed appetizers by the fire pit and dinner on the bbq. The kitchen was nicely stocked. Everything was clean and well taken care of. Thank you for sharing your yurt! This was way better than a hotel!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Redding CA
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Lake Siskiyou
Car: necessary

ice skating, bowling, massage, healing work, yoga


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Pet Fee $25
cleaning $75

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Weed Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath is an attached 12 foot diameter yurt with shower, sink, toilet and closet area for hanging clothes. All bath linens are provided.
  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • The yurt is one large (30 feet diameter room) with one queen size bed , one bunk bed , one queen size memory foam sofa bed, all with linens and pillows provided. Pac-n-play crib for infants and high chair available upon request.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cooking staples (oil, sugar, teas, spices), coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster oven, hair dryer (bath), firebowl chaise lounges, outdoor dining (deck), hammock, 18 foot tipi for ceremony and/or outdoor sleeping

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