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500 Acre Ranch on the Foot of Mount Shasta.

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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You will feel like you own your own ranch in the heart of the Old West
Water, water, water, every where water. our Creek is Spring fed and our well abundant. Take long showers and enjoy the abundance of super clean, clear cool water.

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 of. 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.
there is NO WiFi but cell phone reception is excellent for all Smart Phones and Tablets etc.

Keywords: Ranch House

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    College age or younger vacationers must be accompanied by parents....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    No wheelchair access to ponds, but with assistance many mobility challenged persons have caught trout here.Contact guide Wayne Ing for this service....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely NOT!!!...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for very young children because of drowning hazard in the ponds....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Because this is an operational cattle ranch your dog must be well behaved. If so he or she will have the best vacation ever....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Large screen Panasonic plasma TV Monitor and DVD player. No TV stations, Cable or Satellite ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some Children toys...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Lots of movies on hand and a rental store nearby...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    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

  • Monument View:

    Every direction...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    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

  • Ski-Out:

    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

  • Water View:

    View of the big pond from the kitchen....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    The air in this area, when hot, is quite dry. Because of this the 'swamp' cooler works great and adds a little humidity to the air....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    I use my IPHONE or Droid as a Hot Spot Router for my lap top or IPAD....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Whirlpool Electric Dryer. We like to use the clothes line in the summer. Clothes smell fresher and the environment benefits as well....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood Burning Stove...moreless

  • Heating:

    In this area fuel burning Monitor Heaters are used. the house has a great Monitor heater as well as individual portable electric heaters if needed for the bedrooms...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Excellent cell phone and 3G+, reception for IPADS....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Yes...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    LG large capacity front loader...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    The Wood Burning Stove works great. Wood is provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pleanty...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    This very large kitchen has a fantastic view of snow covered mountains even in mid summer to late summer (usually)....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    With Stove Top Burners...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Wonderful Wood Burning Stove...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Many relaxing hours have been logged on the patio. Watching the trees grow while sipping a cool beverage....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Double Kayak available for those wearing life jackets and over 18 ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber type BBQ bring charcoal. Chimney type charcoal lighter available. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter/not Holidays
Sep 5 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$250
$1,550
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$295
$1,950 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

There is a Bed tax total of 10%

( it is actually broaken into 8% and 2%) . call if you need to know the legal terms for income tax purposes


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Weed Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Local Brewery Weed
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Weed,
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Dunsmuir
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
interstate 5
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
HI Low
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Shasta Ski Park
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Siskiyou

Car: Necessary

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!

 

Owner info

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 Weed, CA, USA:
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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Float tubes optional

    Float tubes optional

  • First Bedroom
Queen Bed with Tempur pedic Mattress

    First Bedroom Queen Bed with Tempur pedic Mattress

  • From Entryway to Kitchen

    From Entryway to Kitchen

  • Time to relax in the front yard

    Time to relax in the front yard

  • Ducks on the smallest pond in Winter

    Ducks on the smallest pond in Winter

  • Aerial view of  portion of the ranch

    Aerial view of portion of the ranch

  • Wild Blackberries abound in late summer

    Wild Blackberries abound in late summer

  • This trial attorney is unwinding from his otherwise hectic schedule.

    This trial attorney is unwinding from his otherwise hectic schedule.

  • Salmon from the nearby Klamath River

    Salmon from the nearby Klamath River

  • Secret Swim Hole on nearby Trinity River.

    Secret Swim Hole on nearby Trinity River.

  • Local day hike to Deadfall Lake  on the famous Pacific Crest Trail

    Local day hike to Deadfall Lake on the famous Pacific Crest Trail

  • Day trip to Oregon

    Day trip to Oregon

  • The large living room

    The large living room

  • Kid's Room
Tempur pedic Mattress

    Kid's Room Tempur pedic Mattress

  • Very large Kitchen with great views

    Very large Kitchen with great views

  • Storm clouds over our upper medow

    Storm clouds over our upper medow

  • over a mile and a half of private creek to play in

    over a mile and a half of private creek to play in

  • Hike to our lower 200 acres

    Hike to our lower 200 acres

  • Fishing the lower pond

    Fishing the lower pond

  • Happy Owner 

At Lower Pond

    Happy Owner At Lower Pond

  • Little Crater Lake is only about eight miles away but it is  a hard hike

    Little Crater Lake is only about eight miles away but it is a hard hike

  • Nearby McCloud Falls

    Nearby McCloud Falls

  • Drive to nearby Castle Lake

    Drive to nearby Castle Lake

VRBO #241207

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english
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