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Lakefront Vacation Home at Lake Almanor West, CA with Dock and Large Deck

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Lakefront Vacation Rental | 4 Bd-3 Ba | Sleeps 8-10 | View from every room!

Spacious, 2800-square-foot, two-story home is perfect for multi-family vacations, small weddings, fishing trips and retreats. Every room in the house has a beautiful lake view. A large deck is the best location to enjoy the peace and beauty of this exceptional lake. Upstairs has master bedroom with king-size bed and bath, two bedrooms with two twin beds and bath, loft area with queen-size futon, games and bumper pool table. Downstairs has another master bedroom with queen-size bed and bath, living and dining room, kitchen and laundry room.

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac at Lake Almanor West, this home has level access to lake. This unique location offers great swimming, beach with private boat dock and a buoy for your boat. Lake Almanor is great for water skiing and wake boarding. Jet skis are permitted and rented nearby. Afternoon breezes make for good sailing as well.

Excellent fly, spinning, and troll fishing in the lake and surrounding rivers and streams for trophy-sized rainbow trout and brown trout, as well as land-locked Chinook salmon, smallmouth bass, and largemouth bass.

The Home Owner’s Association has a nine-hole golf course, four tennis courts, a basketball court, a lakefront recreation area (with huge grass area, barbecues, sand beach, and children’s play equipment), all within walking distance of the house. A boat launch ramp is just down the road. There are two more golf courses in the area including 18 hole Bailey Creek course.

Looking for a fly-in vacation? Only four miles from Rogers Field Airport in Chester.

Nearby towns include Chester (6 miles), Westwood (15 miles) Chico (70 miles) and Reno (100 miles).

Mount Lassen Volcanic National Park is not far for a hiking adventure.

Winter is a lovely time of year with snowfall around the house. Nearby you can rent snowmobiles and cross country skis. There are also many places to enjoy sledding. Or just settle in by the wood stove with a great book or game and watch the snowfall.

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Deanna Lares
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Deanna Lares

I enjoy all sorts of activities...especially spending time at Lake Almanor with my family and friends. I find it relaxing and peaceful there. Born and raised in the Bay Area, I spent 25 years in Chico, CA. In 2014, I moved back to San Francisco.

Deanna Lares purchased this house in 1995

Why Deanna Lares chose Lake Almanor West

I wanted a place that my family could return to year after year to share time together.

What makes this house unique

I love being right on the lake! The view is incredible and I enjoy watching and listening to the wildlife. It is easy to access the lake...just walk down to the dock!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are now home after spending a wonderful week in your Almanor house.  We had a great time and really enjoyed your house. It is located in the best spot on the lake. We all want to come again next year. 
Jun 2011
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Lake Almanor West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bathroom attached
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Bathroom attached
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , there is also a deluxe queen size aero mattress
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Child Beds (1) Port-a-crib available, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Bumper Pool table, Board Games, Puzzles


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Lakefront Vacation Home at Lake Almanor West, CA with Dock and Large Deck
average rating of 4.5 based on 21 reviews
Fullerton, Ca

Amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My family (parents, siblings and significant others) had a wonderful time staying at this gorgeous cabin! The cabin has a wonderful open lay-out, enough rooms and common areas for all 10 of us, and a great view of the lake. It was so relaxing. We hope to come again!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin, feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is at the end of a quiet street, if having your own beach and dock isn't enough, there is a park playground within walking distance. The house is stocked with family games, we enjoyed the deck and grassy lawn. I'd complain about the timing for the sprinklers that came on while we were playing cards on the lawn but it was pretty funny as we scrambled to grab cards, phones and babies. We really enjoyed our stay and just wish we could have stayed longer. Deanna, the owner was very accommodating and quickly responded to every message.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review Missy! I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at my home. Thank you for bringing my attention to the sprinklers! I will have the gardener change the timer right away! Thanks again for choosing my home for your visit to Lake Almanor! Warmly, Deanna
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Chico, Ca. USA

One of the Best at Lake Almanor!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at this cabin over 7 times in the last 6 years - each time has been terrific. It is a great place to stay as a single family but we have also stayed with two families and once with three couples, each time was wonderful doe to the layout of the cabin. Two master bedrooms and plenty of space to spread out.

The cabin is well stocked if you like to cook and the view can't be beat. Very clean and the owner is very accommodating.

I have recommended to many friends and they too have had great experiences at this cabin

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kokanee Trail House, Lake Almanor

  • 5 of 5

On an annual basis for the past three years, myself, my brother, our cousin and our wives rent a mountain facility in order to spend some quality time together. I would say that this year's time at Lake Almanor was our best time so far. The house and setting were even better than what I expected by the pictures. Everything was effeciently handled according to our agreement and there were no surprises nor dissappointments. Last year I attempted to rent another house at Lake Almanor from another party only to be informed at the last minute that they had sold the house and were not going to honor our contract. This house was delightful in the grounds, neighborhood and views were exceptional. We were able to launch and run our 22' inboard day cruiser conveniently and the properties pier and dock were an added pleasure. We would certainly

consider repeating our stay at this house with no reservations.


Bruce Allgier

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake View ?

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We have been to Lake Almanor a few times and stayed on the east shore. We decided to try the west shore and the country club area. The property is older and we expected it to have some wear and tear which it did. Probably a 3 star rating based on age and condition IN SIDE. While the property can sleep six easily the hot water is very limited and on the north end of the house you never really get any hot water in the shower.

Unfortunately, the bats on the property were out of control and that really ruined our vacation. We arrived to find the back deck near the outside walls and the outside walls facing the lake covered in bat feces. I mean covered. The picture windows out the back are heavily streaked in bat droppings and urine etc. We did not use the deck. About 8:30 pm hundreds of bats emerge and descend on the property. We also have bats where we live but not like this. In the morning the front entry of the porch would be covered in bat feces. Each morning I would go out and hose it off so we wouldn't be tracking all that crap into the house. It became work just trying to avoid all the carp.

If you are looking for a vacation home that's clean and you can enjoy the deck etc this is not the rental for you.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location, wonderful

  • 5 of 5

On the lake, quiet, well equipped and clean, ...everything you need for a great vacation!

Owner was friendly and accommodating. A great vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! I love sharing my home with people who enjoy it as much as I do! Hope you will return with your friends sometime! Kind Regards, Deanna L.
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Reno, Nevada
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Lake Almanor West Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Drakesbad Guest Ranch
Car: necessary

Wakeboarding, Bowling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $325
Damage Deposit $1,000

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Please contact owner for monthly rental rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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