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Cozy Log Home on the Banks of the Upper Sacramento River

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Clean air, clean water, majestic views and relaxing pace.

This modern log home offers the charm of stained log walls and the cozy feel of a country cabin--a perfect getaway for all. We are within 20 minutes to Mt. Shasta Ski/Board Park and 30 minutes to Shasta Lake. Convenient to Castle Crags State Park or the historic towns of Castella, Mt. Shasta City and McCloud. Under mature timbers, the rear deck overlooks the best fishing hole in town. Complete with a full kitchen, gas bbq, dishwasher, microwave, coffee pot/grinder, washer/dryer, WI-FI cable TV and CD stereo. Take a quick drive or short walk to town where you will find local markets, gourmet restaurants, coffee bars, and a micro brewrey.

Professional fishing guides are available for beginning or advanced instruction/guide on this blue ribbon fishing river and other local lakes and streams

Keywords: Log Home, Log Cabin, Fishing Retreat, Ski Cabin

More Details

Mike Marshall
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

Why Mike Marshall chose Dunsmuir

We grew up in Dunsmuir We decided to build a vacation home in Dunsmuir so our family could gather for the seasonal activities. It is a perfect place to gather with friends and family to enjoy all seasons.

What makes this house unique

Rafting/tubing, swimming and fishing right out the back door. A quick drive to water ski or boat on Shasta Lake or the many other local lakes. Conveniently located to trails and mountains for hikes or exploration. The waterfalls are abundant and breathtaking. Mt. Shasta Ski/Board Park is within 20 minutes and the lift tickets are reasonable without traffic issues-- night and cross country skiing is available too. The community offers scenic drives to historic railroad, timber, fishing and health conscious points of interest.


Dunsmuir House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen bed in each downstairs bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 trundle beds with pull out twin in larger upstairs bedroom. 4 twins total in this room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) two convertible couches in loft.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Log Home on the Banks of the Upper Sacramento River
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
San Francisco

Great Location ! Very well mantained

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at the Marshall's. The home is right next to the river. The sound of the river when sitting on the patio is so relaxing. It's also a short 30 min ride to Mccloud falls and Mt Shasta. The home itself was very well equiped with a well stocked kitchen, clean bathrooms and almost all amenities you would expect. We specially appreciated the air conditioning as the weekend weather was over 110 degrees on labor day ! Thanks for hosting us. We'll definitely be back

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anal! We really enjoy sharing our home with people who can appreciate the scenic beauty of the surrounding area like yourselves. Every season has something different to enjoy. Please stay with us again! Mike and Rose
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It was wonderful. Very clean, cozy and we loved being on the river. Great fishing and relaxing spot

  • 5 of 5

Dunsmuir is a quaint town. Many day places to

explore. The cabin is right in the river and so peaceful. We had a great time and we all want to come back! Very equipped home!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon, we are glad we could share our home with you and your family. The river is what sets Dunsmuir apart as a place to stay. All the seasons are different and have something fun to offer. We look forward to your next stay. Rose and Mike
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Beautiful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this cabin just after Christmas. We have six grown kids, and there was plenty of room for all of us. The cabin is very clean, roomy, and comfortable. The kitchen is well-stocked with everything to make the stay more enjoyable. It even has a small crockpot! The heaters worked very well, as did the hot water heater, which added to our comfort. The location was perfect! The river is right out the back door with a fantastic fishing hole. We grilled one night on the large deck, and the grill worked great. The internet and the cable also worked well. Mike was such an excellent host, and thought of everything! We highly recommend this cabin! Our kids all had a wonderful time. We will treasure the memories always! Thank you, Mike for sharing your amazing cabin with us.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa for your kind words. We truly appreciate people that enjoy our home. We try to keep it ready for our guests,(and ourselves), at all times. Our housekeeper is the best also! We look forward to your next visit. Mike and Rose
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San Bruno, Ca. U.S.A.


  • 5 of 5

The river is right behind the cabin. Great fishing! My son caught a 20" trout fly fishing just above the river from the cabin. It made his own vacation. The cabin is such a beautiful place to stay, it has a wonderful kitchen, three bedrooms, large loft, nice bathrooms etc.. We have been coming up to Dunsmuir for about 60yrs. We love it up here! We did many different things while here. We went to Shasta, Burney Falls, Hat Creek, Castle Creek, Siskiyou Lake & many more places. We feel like this is our home away from home. The owners Mike & Rose are wonderful! Can't wait til next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon and Ed for your kind review! You covered a lot of territory on your visit! We enjoy making those short day trips from our Dunsmuir home also. We look forward to your next visit, and more photos of the fish you've caught! Rose and Mike
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Lakeport, CA/USA

Love This Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

We brought our two daughters to spend Thanksgiving in the Mt. Shasta area and since we had stayed here before chose to do so again. The owners are awesome hosts and are very personable. We had a wonderful time each day hiking on the McCloud River and playing in the snow on Shasta. Then return to this beautiful log home to relax and enjoy our time together playing games, watching movies and building memories. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alan for your kind review. It is really nice to be able to share our home with you. We do the same activities with our family also. We enjoy knowing others have made good memories at our Loghome too! Mike & Rose
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two nights in this log home. It was fantastic experience and the whole family and friends enjoyed the stay. Our kids also had lot of fun there and they were excited to stay in such nice log home. Also Dunsmuir is excellent location for access to Mt Shasta and other places. Mike was easy to work with in the whole process and very responsive. Had wonderful vacation! This log home will be my choice when I visit Mt. Shasta again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Subbu, Thank you for your kind review! The Dunsmuir/Mt. Shasta area has a lot to offer all year from sun to snow. We hope you and your family come back often and enjoy our home away from home as our family does! Mike and Rose
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.0%



Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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