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Unique Pet-Friendly Vacation Home With Mountain View

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom/2 Bath, Sleeps 6-7, Air Conditioning, Wood-Burning Stove


(August 2017) We've had a great summer, with reservations continuing into October (but still good availability). Visit Mt. Shasta in autumn and enjoy off-season rates at The Chalet.

For more information, an ACCURATE quote and discounts / savings please click CONTACT OWNER inquiry before booking (under Request to Book). Also in addition to the comments posted on VRBO, some of the best comments are written in our Chalet guest book (the old fashioned way!) or sent via email. This comment exemplifies why guests love staying at The Chalet and why we have so many returning guests:

Note from guest Oct. 2016 : "Everything about our stay at the chalet was perfect. The kitchen has everything we could need including a very quiet dishwasher and an awesome range/oven. The downstairs bed was super comfortable and there are lots and lots of extra pillows, sheets, and blankets. The furnace was efficient but we mostly used the wood stove, which really warmed things up fast. Lots of wood and kindling was provided. The neighborhood is beautiful. There's a large utility room with a washer and dryer and a fenced backyard, which would be perfect for pets or kids. Best of all was the owner, Jack, who was super great to work with. Jack actually contacted us the week before our trip to tell us about the weather forecast, which included only rain. He let us move our dates around to give us some sunny days and the visit was wonderful. Even the rainy days were wonderful in this cozy, beautiful house. "


The Chalet at Mount Shasta: Nestled among the pines with views of magnificent Mount Shasta, this charming, modern chalet lets you relax and reflect on the serenity of the area while enjoying the comforts of home. Romantic setting for 2... Yet spacious enough to sleep a large family. The unique combination of outstanding location, exceptional layout, and owner involvement makes The Chalet the perfect place for a mountain get-a-away. ( But if you MUST stay connected, WiFi internet access is provided.)

We, Jack and Terri, live in the Bay Area but go to Mount Shasta so often that we decided to buy the Chalet in 1999 for our own use and for guests. The Chalet is located three and a half miles (less than 5 minutes) from central Mount Shasta City, just north of the city limits in a quiet residential neighborhood, recessed from the street. There is plenty of distance (and trees!) between the neighbors. It is very peaceful and private. There is a wonderful view of the mountain from the deck, the dining area, and the upstairs loft area. You will find an outdoor table (with chairs and umbrella) on the deck during the warm weather months as well as an outdoor barbecue grill. And sleds in winter!

The large master bedroom suite (upstairs) has a queen bed, futon sleeper, walk-in closet, and full bath (with bathtub/shower). The loft outside the bedroom looks over the living area and offers a great reading spot, and is also perfect for viewing Mt. Shasta. The downstairs bedroom (queen bed) is on the main level with the living area and is nicely situated down a hallway allowing an escape to privacy. There is and another full bath (walk-in shower) near the bedroom. Additionally there is a reclining sofa in the living room where it is easy to fall asleep unintentionally (in front of TV and wood burning stove) where 1-2 people could sleep.

There is a well-stocked kitchen (with toaster oven, blender, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher and MUCH more) and a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. We have a wonderful guest lending library with a collection of good vacation books, and board games for kids and adults.

We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of our guests. All inquiries and reservations are handled directly by the owners (us!), not a property manager. Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We ENCOURAGE early arrivals and late departures whenever the guest schedule allows for it.

We are proud of our growing number of repeat guests, and we hope you enjoy The Chalet as much as we do. We are also dog-lovers, so you can bring ALL members of the family! The Chalet at Mount Shasta has an official Vacation Rental Permit granted by Siskiyou County.


Please read the comments from our guests. Chalet 'regulars' sometimes base their vacation plans on available dates at The Chalet! Here is a typical comment:

(July 2015) We chose the area for our family reunion this year, and were prepared to "rough it" if need be. But we were happily surprised--the Chalet is even more wonderful than the pictures: bright, cheery and sparkling, with furniture both comfortable and clean, and ample bedding and kitchen supplies. The owners are welcoming and gracious, and the fact that they appreciate and make use of the place themselves shows in the care they give both the place and the guests. The location is perfect in that it's only five minutes from shopping, and yet is quiet and forested, with mountain views. It's at the top of our list for places to stay in Mt. Shasta area.

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017

About Jack

Welcome to The Chalet at Mount Shasta! Our family includes Jack and Terri, son Daniel (17) and animals of course (currently 2 dogs and 1 bird). We live in the Bay Area but love Mt. Shasta, and we stay at The Chalet for 3-5 days about every few months. We love all seasons in Mt. Shasta, but winter is our favorite time there. We are thrilled to have been able to share The Chalet with so many people since we bought it in 1999, and so much appreciate our ‘regular’ guests who have also made The Chalet their ‘home-away-from’ home. We look forward to your visit! [June 2017]

Jack purchased this house in 1999

Why Jack chose Mount Shasta

We found ourselves returning to Mt. Shasta so often that we decided to buy a house for our visits and one that would be welcoming and comfortable for guests. We looked at several houses before buying The Chalet. As soon as we walked into it, we knew this was it. Not a huge house, but not a small cabin... just the right size for a vacationing family. Close to town, in a quite residential neighborhood with mountain view.

What makes this house unique

We looked at many other properties first but when we walked into The Chalet, we instantly knew this was what we were looking for: not in town but close, view of the mountain, quiet residential neighborhood, and a house that was not too big but could comfortably accommodate a large family (or two smaller ones). We've continued to add improvements, such as a fence in the backyard for 4-legged family members (2011) painted the entire house (inside and outside) in 2014, and a new stove/oven in 2016. We personally made very effort to enhance your time in Mt. Shasta, and you will not be dealing with a property management company.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Chalet is a great, clean and cozy place. The owner Jack was very helpful from the start and sincerely interested in sharing his family's appreciation of this gorgeous part of California - the Mt. Shasta area. The house is one of the cleanest rentals I've been in, and I've rented everywhere on the planet. It's dog-friendly without a trace of pet smells. We did a fair amount of cooking/baking during our 3 day stay there and found all the pots, pans and utensils we needed. Mt. Shasta water is indescribably tasty, right from the tap. The house is a convenient base for hikers (that's us), skiers, water sport people, or just hanging out on the deck and smelling the pines. We'll be back.
May 2015
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Mount Shasta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2) One bed is in the upstairs master bedroom, one in the downstairs bedroom. This allows for privacy, whether for 2 couples or parents with kids., Baby Cribs (1) We provide a crib/playpen at no charge., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfortable futon sleeper is located in the large upstairs master bedroom suite. Perfect for younger kids who need to sleep in same room with their parents.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
After a day of hiking, put your feet up in the hammock, strung between 2 pine trees. Sleds are provided in winter.


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Unique Pet-Friendly Vacation Home With Mountain View
average rating of 5.0 based on 83 reviews

My 1st Shasta Visit

  • 5 of 5

I just have to say that this lovely Chalet was a home away from home. The proprietors, were heavenly to deal with. They made sure long before our arrival that we were welcomed and taken care of. They helped in providing places to shop, eat, and adventure. Knowing in advance that we had a Pet with us, they helped in providing information on places that were pet friendly and if not where we can find temporary boarding for the day, while we adventured out into the Shasta area.

The chalet was just perfect. Picturesque! And everything we could need was provided, plus some.

I would highly recommend anyone looking to stay in the Shasta area to stay here.

Know that my next trip up, and there will be a next trip ~ I will be calling on this Chalet to call home.

Yolanda Madrid

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home in Mt Shasta. We loved our 3 nights here.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our two pups loved our stay at the Chalet. Jack was really great with the rental process, instructions, and suggestions of things to do in the Mt Shasta area. Our dogs loved the back yard. Home was great. Everything was just fantastic! Thank you Jack.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and comfortable vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Dear Jack and Terri,

You have created a very cozy and comfortable vacation spot at the Chalet. You have made even better by all the thought given to what people might want or need to have at hand…from desk supplies and kitchen equipment and necessities, to electronics and easy Wife access. It is obvious that you want your guests to find at hand all the things that you yourselves would and do enjoy while on holiday.

Having rented many a vacation home over the years, few have come close to providing as many conveniences both large and small as you two have done at the chalet. To add to this, your pages of helpful information on where to explore, including the challenge of these to those of different skill levels, ages and state of fitness, along with the lists and descriptions of good places to eat or purchase necessities were very thoughtfully prepared. Quick response and easy, friendly communication with you has also been a pleasure and very much appreciated. I felt quite at home during my week’s stay, relaxed, comfortable and secure and I thank you for your large part in that experience. I hope to be back.

Next time I will encourage my husband to consider joining me with even more enthusiasm as he would have also appreciated the easy accessibility of the chalet and of the deck and the many comfortable chairs, his favorite kind, spacious recliners and rocker recliners and not just one but four of these to choose from in the living room with good lighting for reading and end tables for convenience. He would also have enjoyed the easy ground level floor plan that allows for ease of movement. He would never have need to access the additional rooms on the second floor. The chalet is definitely a rare find for someone with mobility challenges.

Thank you for making it all such good experience,


  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Susan. We are glad that you appreciate the extra touches at The Chalet to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable, and more than just a place to sleep, While the upstairs master suite is quite spacious and allows for a family with kids or more than 2 adults to stay at The Chalet, the layout of the downstairs is well suited for anyone with mobility restrictions.
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Attention to every detail @ The Chalet

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a 3 night stay @ The Chalet & would return in a heartbeat. We arrived following several heavy snow storms, and the driveway & a path had been plowed & dug out for our easy entrance. The Chalet was sparkling clean & far more spacious than we had anticipated. The owners, Jack & Terri, are so friendly and helpful in every way. The ease @ booking, and the quick response time to all inquiries is amazing. It is obvious how much the owners care for "The Chalet". Every detail has been thought of, and there are typed, laminated notes throughout The Chalet that address the location of everything from extra blankets & pillows to Kleenex. The beds are very comfortable, and our son slept great on the pull-out futon. Our dog thoroughly enjoyed the fully fenced back yard with easy access through the laundry room (with dog towels provided). We spent our evenings around the table playing the many provided games. The wood-burning stove was prepared with kindling upon arrival, and it provides fabulous heat. We barely used the central heating, and kept the wood stove burning throughout our stay, day & night. The kitchen is stocked with plenty of bakeware, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, etc. We recieved a phone call from Jack during our stay to ensure we did not have any questions & to confirm that all was going well. The Chalet's booked calendar speaks for itself, so plan ahead and book your vacation @ The Chalet ... you will love it !! Thank you, Jack & Terri, for sharing The Chalet. We eagerly look forward to our next visit to The Chalet, !!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karin arrived just after several snowstorms hit the area, with about 4 ft. at The Chalet. It was challenging to have the driveway plowed and paths cleared in time for her arrival but we got it done. As indicated by her comments, our goal is to make The Chalet a part of the guest's total Mt. Shasta experience, much more than just a place to sleep. That's why we are so appreciative of our so many repeat guests.
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Great getaway location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Chalet. The views of Mt. Shasta and Black Butte from the cabin and surrounding neighborhood are awesome. It is located close to Mt. Shasta City but in a very quiet neighborhood with lots of trees. The owners go out out their way to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay...providing advice on activities, and calling in advance of our departure to advise of weather and during our stay to make sure everything was going well. The Chalet is well equipped, stocked and maintained. So much nicer than renting a condo at a busy ski resort, you really feel at home. The fenced in backyard worked great as we brought along our dog to enjoy the holidays and snow with us. We plan to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Besides providing the 'basics' (and more), we do whatever we can to anticipate the needs of arriving guests, including monitoring the weather, especially in winter. These guests were due to arrive on the Friday before Christmas, staying a full week, driving from S. Cal. Moderate snow was forecast for that day so I was concerned not only about I-5 snow conditions, but that the driveway and paths at The Chalet might not be cleared in time if they arrived during a storm. I offered them the option of arriving the following day and refunding 1 night, but they were insistent upon arriving that day. It all turned out well as there was enough snow to make it fun and beautiful without being an inconvenience. As with most of our guests, we are glad that they want to return.
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Peaceful Retreat; Great Home Base

  • 5 of 5

A week's stay here was wonderful. The roomy chalet has all the basics of home regardless of the time of year you visit and everything is well maintained; fully equipped kitchen with cooking & baking equipment, and a dishwasher, laundry room, comfortable beds, TWO full bathrooms, and fun games and puzzles, and books to read by the fireside if you want to hibernate. There is so much to see and do in the area year round and the

chalet is central to everything. After each full day, it was great to return to a well equipped kitchen and prepare wholesome food and sleep undisturbed in peace and quiet. The mountain view is Awesome! Communicating with the hosts was easy; very quick to answer any questions. The information binders on the table were very helpful. Thank you to the generous hosts for sharing such a wonderful place!

Next visit, I will plan my trip around this chalet's availability!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's so nice when guests are able to stay at The Chalet for more than 2-3 nights to really settle in and enjoy its comforts, truly making it a home-away-from home. It's so rewarding to hear many of our guests say that they plan their visit to Mt. Shasta based on the availability of The Chalet..... or reserve far in advance to get their preferred dates. That is our ultimate goal, to have the guest's Mt. Shasta experience enhanced by staying at The Chalet.
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Hiking, fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating (outdoor rink & lake)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $70
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

No additional charge for kids. 3+ adults Summer $185 /$1150 weekly; 3+ adults Winter $175/$1090 weekly 3+ adults Off-Season $160/$970 weekly (Autumn / Spring). 4th night only $40 during Off-Season! Holidays during Off-Season are charged at Summer rates (e.g., Memorial Weekend, Thanksgiving), 3 night minimum for Holidays. $70 Cleaning Fee One-time $25 Pet Fee. 8% County Occupancy Tax / 2% County Tourism Tax. $200 Refundable Security Deposit. Ask about current special 'deals'! Discount for extended stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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