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Ultimate Lassen House! Cedar Hot Tub! Now Booking for 2017!

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Entrance and front view of Jackalope Acres. Parking for 10 cars available!


Last updated: 05/01/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps up to 17)

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--and multiple other amazing destinations.

The property is set at 4400 feet elevation with historic North Battle Creek running through the backyard, restored to sylvan condition and populated by wild brown trout.

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 16, 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. In addition our neighbor has a three bed room house just around the corner, which could accommodate an additional 6 or 7 family members. Vrbo property number 774498.

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. We also have a large sunken firepit perfect for the cool evening weather.

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, hawks, and even wild turkeys. Bring a basket and enjoy a picnic at the table by creek.

Use our canoe or our kayaks at no additional 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!

We love dogs and are willing to accommodate them. There is an additional fee per dog as well as some doggie house rules. If you decide to book that is all explained in the rental agreement.

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 16.

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. Great local burgers and a good deli 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.

Keywords: Log home, cabin, estate, lodge, log cabin


Member since: 2011

Speaks: spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/01/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    So long as the total persons isn't more than 16!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 10-16

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    master suite with own bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 4 sleep sofa /futon

    Gorgeous second loft/master suite ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs Bedroom with additional single loft bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    2nd Upstairs bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    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

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 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


  • Books:

    Incredible collection of western and world history and many other classics spread in book cases throughout the house...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    200 CD rock music library....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish TV full cable package with premium movies and the Tennis Channel...moreless

  • Stereo:

    In the main living room overhead speakers connect to any computer or ipod...moreless

  • Television:

    Gorgeous, 52' plasma TV on adjustable wall mount with Bose surround sound! Blue Ray player. Massive rock and roll CD collection...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A dvd video library and huge rock cd collection. ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Lake McCumber is two miles from the house and we have both kayaks and a canoe....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    La Tour Mountain is visible from the backyard. Mt. Lassen pops up all over the neighborhood....moreless

  • Rural:

    A million back roads options await!...moreless

  • Water View:

    Benches and picnic tables along the creek!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The property fronts historic North Battle Creek which runs through Jackalope Acres for over a quarter of a mile....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    10 at formal table up to 8 or more at outdoor tables or indoor couches....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance on our land line!...moreless

  • Garage
  • Heating:

    Propane heaters throughout the house when needed!...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Wireless...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Outdoor parking for 10 plus vehicles!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of parking for rvs, boats, and trailers!...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed wireless internet that reaches through entire house!...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Vermont casting stove warms the whole main house! Firewood hand cut for you from the estate itself....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Krupp 20 cup...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Incredibly well equipped with high end non-stick pans and top of the line German knives--extra sharp! Every addtional appliance known to man, including an ice cream maker. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Gorgeous, simple dishes and untensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel Bosch with multiple cycles...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Large stainless fridge with freezer and automatic icemaker. Additional refrigerator/freezer in the garage!...moreless

  • Toaster:

    8 Slice!...moreless


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    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

  • Gazebo:

    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

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    We have four sets of snowshoes plus plastic sleds....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Sunken Alaskan cedar hot tub on our deck, with incredible natural wood scent--and a view of our bird and hummingbird feeders....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 48 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My standard rate
Jan 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $300
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $200
  • Tax Rate 10%


Parties larger than 16 might be accommodated with prior arrangement. An additional charge of $100 per person 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.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/01/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Redding California
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 44
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
90 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Shasta

Car: Recommended

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.


Owner info

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 Shingletown, CA, USA:
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!!!!

Contact us

Speaks: spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/01/2017

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  •  Entrance and front view of Jackalope Acres. Parking for 10 cars available!

    Entrance and front view of Jackalope Acres. Parking for 10 cars available!

  • Sitting areas and Vermont Castings stove.

    Sitting areas and Vermont Castings stove.

  • Top of the line kitchen. 6-burner gas stove, Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool fridge.

    Top of the line kitchen. 6-burner gas stove, Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool fridge.

  • Master suite in main house.

    Master suite in main house.

  • One of the two upstairs bedroom. Kids loft bed also in this room!

    One of the two upstairs bedroom. Kids loft bed also in this room!

  • Media room with 52' plasma TV & Surround Sound.  Game table and bar also in room

    Media room with 52' plasma TV & Surround Sound. Game table and bar also in room

  • Loft master suite in detached unit.

    Loft master suite in detached unit.

  • Lounging deck with Alaskan cedar hot tub.  CharBroil infrared gas grill.

    Lounging deck with Alaskan cedar hot tub. CharBroil infrared gas grill.

  • Dining area in wraparound deck.

    Dining area in wraparound deck.

  • The Lawn

    The Lawn

  • Winter From Deck

    Winter From Deck

  • Wild Trout

    Wild Trout

  • Main living area.

    Main living area.

  • Dining room.  Table seats 6-8.

    Dining room. Table seats 6-8.

  • Part of the 20 acre backyard.

    Part of the 20 acre backyard.

  • Sitting area and additional sleeping on memory foam futon in main house master.

    Sitting area and additional sleeping on memory foam futon in main house master.

  • Two twin beds in downstairs bedroom.

    Two twin beds in downstairs bedroom.

  • Media Room Game Table and Bar

    Media Room Game Table and Bar

  • Seating area and additional sleeping on full size futons.

    Seating area and additional sleeping on full size futons.

  • Alaskan Cedar Hot Tub with Natural Wood Scent

    Alaskan Cedar Hot Tub with Natural Wood Scent

  • 42' outdoor firepit

    42' outdoor firepit

  • Battle Creek Restoration!!

    Battle Creek Restoration!!

  • Oak Trees in Winter

    Oak Trees in Winter

  • Bald Eagle Nearby

    Bald Eagle Nearby

VRBO #382496

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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