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You will feel like you own your own ranch in the heart of the Old West
This rental is a beautiful, unique and limited opportunity. Only one family or group will be able to take advantage of this offer at a time. It is like a Guest Ranch, but you have the place to yourself with solitude and privacy in a beautiful natural setting. Photographs just can not do it justice. There are spectacular views in all directions.
The ranch is in the heart of the Old West with numerous rivers and lakes nearby. It is 10 minutes North of downtown Mt. Shasta and 25 minutes South of Yreka. The McCloud River:45 minutes, The Upper Sacramento: 15 minutes, The Klamath (45 min.), the Trinity River (45 min.),the Pit River and Hat Creek (about one hour). Our on-site ponds abound in trophy size trout. A gin-clear, spring creek, full of trout, runs for 1 3/4 miles through the property. If you ever dreamed of helping your child catch a trout, this is the place to make real, that fantasy! The fishing is unsurpassed.
While extremely private, the ranch is less than five minutes from the city of Weed and 10 minutes from Mount Shasta City. Interstate 5 is 5 minutes away and the Weed airport is 10 minutes away.
If you want a secluded, and beautiful home base from which to explore Northern California and Southern Oregon this is an excellent venue.
The house lies at the end of a mile long, unpaved private country road. This secluded mountain valley provides spectacular 360 degree views. I often sit outside with a cup of tea or a cold drink and watch the views and wildlife as time seems to stand still. If you are an artist or bird watcher you will be captivated. The lighting is fantastic.
A small horse and cattle operation is run by two local cowboys who are also officers of the law in town. Their occasional presence on the range will help guard your privacy and will add a layer of security. Bill and Tim (policeman and Sheriff respectively) know the area well and can provide excellent information about the regions extensive recreational opportunities.
There is one main bathroom and an extra toilet in the laundry room area.
With all of the water around it is amazing that there are no Mosquitoes or other biting insects to speak. Having stayed at places where bug spray was a necessity, I believe this is a issue every vacationer should look into before committing to a rental property.
Queen size Beds (1) Cherry wood sleigh bed with new Deluxe Tempur Pedic mattress in the master bedroom., Double Beds (1) Memory foam topper, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The double bed can be converted to a bunk bed, Bunk Beds (1) Tempur Pedic beds...moreless
Lots of movies on hand and a rental store nearby...moreless
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The largest pond would be called a lake by some. It is a short stroll across the pasture. The smallest pond could be fished from the living room window. The upper pond is a perfect stroll away. It is loaded with smaller trout....moreless
Snow covered (14,160' high) Mt. Shasta is the dominant view from the living room. From the kitchen picture window (above the sink) you look accross the green pasture to the Eddies mountain range (snow topped most of the summer)....moreless
The Mount Shata Ski Park is close enough to be on the slopes with in 30 minutes. It has a great family feel and tickets are very reasonably priced....moreless
Summer ................ $1950/week + $150.00 cleaning fee
Winter and off season.. $1500/week plus cleaning fee
$500 nonrefundable deposit to hold reservation with Full payment required two
weeks prior to arrival.
Siskiyou County requires an 8.00% Occupancy tax. This will be added to your bill
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Pick wild mountain blackberrys in July, August and September (the timing depends on the weather) . All you could ever want right out side the house. There is a new Skate board park near the end of the driveway!
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: To own a trout fishing property has always been my dream. I never expected to find such a perfect location. I am an engineering consultant and expert witness. The Residual job stress melts away with each day at the ranch. While I have traveled the world, no place is more relaxing than a stay here at the ranch. I am married with three kids. My family loves our ranch vacations. We live in Southern California in the mountains above Santa Barbara. In the winters we come to the ranch to ski and board at Mount Shasta Ski Park, less than 30 minutes away.
Why the Owner Chose Mount Shasta: Siskiyou county is at the heart of one of the best fishing, hiking and biking areas in the world. The air is clean and the sky blue. This area still holds the flavor or the Old American West. The small town honesty and hospitality are reminiscent of the values upon which the country was founded. If you want to get away from the stress of everyday life this is the place.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Seclusion and solitude prevail in a natural setting with the convenience of a town and Interstate freeway nearby. Crater Lake, Lava Beds National Monument and numerous other natural wonders make convenient day trips. This ranch is perfect for the family that loves the natural outdoors but wants to sleep comfortably indoors. Nearby museums and antique stores reflect the mystique of our American frontier days. The nearby town of Weed was established as a logging town. Other nearby towns sprang up with the great California gold rush.