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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.
The property is set at 4400 feet elevation with historic North Battle Creek running through the backyard, the subject of a major restoration of natural habitat to sylvan condition.
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 17, 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.
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.
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, and even wild turkeys. Bring a basket and enjoy a picnic at the table by creek.
Use our canoe or our kayaks at no adidtional 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!
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 17.
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, where you can also trail ride the 4,000 acre ranch with the owners on provided horses. Great local burgers and homemade Mexican food 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.
Two twim beds in downstairs bedroom with hall bath....moreless
King size beds (1) Master suites feature king beds with awecome memory foam matresses. Queen size Beds (1) In one upstairs bedroom with a memory foam topper--also a loft bed in this room!, Double Beds (1) Pillow top mattress in this upstairs bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Gorgeous, antique head boards on twin beds in the downstairs bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Both master suites have futons with memory foam mattresses to sleep more people., Bunk Beds (1)...moreless
Firepit seats 10 or more. Incredible collection of outdoor games: horsehoes, croquet, volleyball, badminton. World class indoor outdoor ping pong table. Lawn benches and hammocks! We have two world class kayaks. Plus a canoe at Lake McCumber, less than two miles from the house. Giant trout and amazing wildlife: bald eages, giant blue heron, ospreys and more. A man's and the woman's high end mountain bike also available. Throw the football or the frisbees.
Check out our book listing 42 incredible hikes in Mt. Lassen Volcanic Park only 15 minutes away. In winter we have 4 sets of snow shoes for Lassen or just the backyard. Or take the sleds up to Eskimo Hill like the local residents. Our manager knows the area like the back of his hand and can answer any question--and is also available for any problem that comes up....moreless
Incredible collection of western and world history and many other classics spread in book cases throughout the house...moreless
Alaskan cedar hot tub sunken in giant wrap around deck. Bistro dining tables for 8 with corian table tops. Reclining lounge chairs and tables. All with views of our bird and humming bird feeders!...moreless
OK it's not a gazebo--it's an outdoor picnic table right by the creek! ...moreless
Kayak / Canoe:
We have two high end kayaks and also a canoe for use at nearby Lake McCumber....moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Lawn area for croquet, badmitton, volleyball, throwing frisbees, baseballs, football--we have them. Firepit seats 10 or more!...moreless
Ski & Snowboard:
We have four sets of snowshoes plus plastic sleds....moreless
Pool / Spa
Sunken Alaskan cedar hot tub on our deck, with incredible natural wood scent--and a view of our bird and hummingbird feeders....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$79
Parties larger than 16 might be accommodated with prior arrangement. An additional charge of $20/pp per night 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.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: 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.
Why the Owner Chose Lassen Park: 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.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Looking at the skies from the backyard, you will be amazed to see so many stars!!!!