Castle Stone Cottages Shasta/Dunsmuir/Castella Sac. River(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottages 5 cottages, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
Brian Theriot, former World Class runner for UCLA, bronze medalist, and native of Castella. The Theriot family is huge in sports and here you can partner with the cottages in fly fishing with our family owned www.westernanglersguide.com
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We are also on facebook under Mt. Shasta Area Cottages and you will also find our owner Brian Theriot on Facebook. Our advertising agency is www.iguanamediagroup.net
We are professionally managed. Cottages1, 2, and 5:$99 1nt;$89 2nt $79 3nt; $69 4nt; week $385 plus10%tax,clean fee$40. Cottages 3 & 4: $125 1nt, 2nt $115, $105 3nt, $95 4nt, week $525,10% tax, clean$50 Cleaning fees on each cottage are a one time fee: $40 for 1,2,5 and $50 for 3,4. weekly rates are a great deal for each cottage enjoy a full week our 3 night rates are a steal of a deal, get on board for family fun cleaning fee is a one time fee. And more fun, cottages 4 and 5 have an inner adjoining door that can be unlocked to make one huge cottage that sleeps six...fun fun fun. And Cottages 2 and 3 have DirectTV for even more fun. The below description is loaded. We are off interstate 5 in Northern California. You can call the owner 24 hours a day 949-632-4650 or email. THIS FUN PROPERTY was the hide out for JFK and Marilyn Monroe, The Rat Pack and Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Dorsey Band, John Wayne, Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Lana Turner, and Howard Hughes. Built in the 20's it was the hidden resort for the stars of Hollywood and entertainment. The owner Is Brian Theriot former United States UCLA Captain and NCAA Champion in track and field and trained here when running a world best of 3:56 for the mile.
Castle Stone Cottages are quaint, fully furnished, on the Upper Sacrmento River. South of Dunsmuir and Mt. Shasta by miles. Fully furnished. Cottages 1 and 2 are two room studios with two beds, one a pull out sofa, Cottages 3 and 4 are one bedroom with pull out sofas in the living room. Cottage 5 has a huge private deck with mountain views. ASK ABOUT THE COTTAGES 4 AND 5 COMBINATION RENTAL AS WE HAVE ADJOINING DOOR OPENING TO A MEGA COTTAGE THAT SLEEPS 6. Everything is provided. Hike, Ski, Swim, Fly Fishing, boat Lake Shasta or Lake Siskiyou.
We have golf courses nearby as well. Castella is a quaint town and here is a bit of history. Also email owner Brian Theriot 24/7 Mt. Shasta Area Cottages are also on Facebook and so is Brian Theriot.
From the Redding Record Searchlight Newspaper
Former UCLA superstar Brian Theriot and his wife, Melissa Crow, own and operate the property. Brian grew up in Castella and used Castella Loop as his private training ground. He knew everyone in the community as did his parents and grandparents (Castella residents) Jim and Hazel Hobbs before him.He was good friends with Mike Padula, owner of Mike's Place bar, the most popular bar in town. When the trains pulled into Castella, they stopped right in front of Mike's. The offloading passengers usually headed straight for Mike's Bar. This story is based on the eyewitness accounts of Castella residents George Costas, a silver miner; Swede, an old fisherman; and Mike Padula, owner of the bar. All three stated the meeting of President John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe took place at Castella in 1962. All three witnesses have since passed away, however, they told others who still remember every detail of the story. One of those told was Brian Theriot, current owner of the cottages. He was told when he was a young boy. He is now 54. Brian purchased the cottages from a friend in 2003. Since then he has spent time at the cabins cleaning and primping whenever he can get away from his home and business in Southern California. During one of his stays at the cabins, he found two hidden photos of Marilyn Monroe inside Cabin #5, a storage cabin. Brian was able to determine from the background of the photos that they were both taken outside the stone cottages that date back to the early 1900s. The following information was provided by Brian. George Costas, Swede, and Mike Padula all agreed the meeting between Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe took place in 1962. No one knew how Marilyn traveled to Castella. The first place she was seen was in Mike Padula's bar, where she sat and chatted with Mike for at least three hours. She was alone. Mike Padula had a note saying 'M car here at noon for you and J.' According to Mike, three hours after Marilyn arrived, a big, black, shiny limousine with black windows pulled up outside. When Marilyn noticed the limousine, she immediately went out and climbed in. Mike saw President Kennedy inside the limousine. For the next two days, the limousine remained parked behind one of the stone cottages down the road from the old Engle Inn Resort — its name in 1962, where President Taft, an avid fly fisherman, was once a guest. Also, Brian said Marilyn signed her name in lipstick on the wall at Mike Padula's bar. That in itself wasn't unusual, because many other stars' signatures such as Mae West, Jimmy Dorsey, Lena Horn and Cary Grant graced the mirrors and the walls of Mike's Place bar. Brian states he saw her name on the wall when he was 13 years old while sitting at the bar with his Irish setter, father Richard Theriot, and grandfather Jim Hobbs. Castella was a hot playground area for movie stars from the 1930s forward to escape to. It was also a place where liquor flowed freely during Prohibition. Trainloads of people would arrive from all points south, get off the train and head for Mike's Place Bar across the road, and later to the many resorts and hotels in the area. The cabins are still there. The Engle Inn Resort main building is still there. The property no longer operates as a resort; only the cabins owned by Theriot are rented overnight or as vacation retreats. Mike Padula's bar no long exists nor do many of the hotel structures and stores that once dotted the loop such as Amos Johnson's Hotel and Store. And the train no longer stops at Castella.
We have wood stoves, Wi Fi. Cottages 1,2,4 have DVD. Cottages 2 and 3 have DVD and DirectTV. We have a local market the famous Ammirati's Tavern and Deli.
Castella is a small hamlet on the Sacramento River of no more than 200 people. The Union Pacific runs through the town with majestic train views. We are below the awesome Castle Crags and Castle Crags State Park.
Each cottage is uniquely decorated and furnished as if you are walking into a home environs. Cottages 1, 2, 3, and 4 have niche patio areas with BBQ. All dishes and utensils, cooking goods, all provided. You will want to in winter dress warm and visit Mt. Shasta. Summers are huge with a swimming hole and rope swing into the Sacremento River. We are 50 yards from the river in the woods.
Call: 949-632-4650. The cottages are family owned by Brian and Melissa Theriot who have 4 children. All now adults with huge athletic histories all trained in the mountains of Castella and Dunsmuir. Dunsmuir is the home of the best water in the world.
Please consider us for your valued vacation and family respit time. We love our guests and don't forget to leave a guest book sign in located in each cottage..
Owners favorites: Visit the Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery. Inner tube the Sacrmento River, high dive 4 miles south at Sims Swim hole, rope swing, hike Castle Crags to the dome, bike ride, running, hunting, beer pubs in Dunsmuir and Mt. Shasta, eat at Black Bear Diner in Mt. Shasta, BBQ at night, walking the quaint town, beer selections and deli at Ammiratis Market, walk to Mossbrae Falls in Dunsmuir, explore Shasta Caverns at Lake Shasta.
Keywords: Cottages, Quaint, Fully Furnished, Fly Fishing, Ski, Swim Sacramento River, Hiking, Boating, Lake Shasta near, Mt. Shasta 14 miles north, Dunsmuir 6 miles north, quaint town of Castella, local market, quiet, in woods, wood stoves, studio and one bedrooms
AWESOME KITCHENS. AWESOME FURNISHINGS. If you love the mountains, outdoors, rivers, quaint shopping, snow skiing, water skiing, fishing, relaxation, hiking and running trails, off road opportunities, wildlife appreciation, and a hometown market in walking distance, Castle Stone Inn is for you. And you have an owner, Brian Theriot, available 24 hours a day at: 949-632-4650. Near Sacramento River with complete river access and swimming, fishing, inner tubing.
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RATES: call 949-632-4650 Cottages1,2,5:$99 1nt;$89 2nt $79 3nt; $69 4nt; week $385 plus10%tax,clean fee$40. Cottages 3 & 4: $125 1nt, 2nt $115, $105 3nt, $95 4nt, week $525,10% tax, clean$50 Cleaning fees on each cottage are a one time fee: $40 for 1,2,5 and $50 for 3,4. weekly rates are a great deal for each cottage enjoy a full week our 3 night rates are a steal of a deal, get on board for family fun cleaning fee is a one time fee. Each cottage has a bbq. River access. late check out requests are considered Cottage 5 is newly opened. Enormous deck. plenty of parking. Call owner for details: Brian Theriot 949-632-4650 From $69/nt to $525/wk or send an email
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Member since: 2011
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Double Beds (1) Cottages 1,2 have cupula studio bed along with sofa pull out bed. Cottages 3 and 4 have separate bedrooms and as well as pull out sofas. Cottage 5 features a new pull out sofa bed and a enormous private deck., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) cottages 1-4 have pull out beds in the living room. Cottage 1 is a futon bed in the living room. Cottages 2-4 have a pull out bed in the living room. Cottage 3 has a separate master bedroom with double bed as well. Cottages 1-2 in addition to the futon and pull out beds have a romantic double studio bed built in. Cottage 4 has a separate bedroom with a trundle bed as well as a living room pull out bed. Cottage 1 in addition to the futon has a romantic built in double bed. ASK ABOUT THE RENTAL OF THE COMBINATION OF COTTAGE 4 AND 5 WITH INTERIOR ADJOINING DOOR SLEEPS SIX SPECIAL RATE. see www.castlestoneinn.net ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Cottages 1 and 2 have uniqe studio style with romantic cupula bed and a sofa bed; Cottages 3 and 4 have separate bedrooms with pull out sofa bed in living room. Unique stone cotttages fully furnished in the historic town of Castella, we are south of Dunsmuir and Mt. Shasta. Unique and adjacent to the Upper Sacramento River. Quiet. Walk to the market. Owner website tells it all: www.castlestoneinn.net. You can speak to the owner at 949-632-4650. NEWS FLASH: Cottage 5 is newly opened with the region's largest entertainment deck. All cottages have a BBQ. Cottage 5 features a studio environs with new from Jennifer's Sofa Beds a full size convertible sofa wiith inner springs mattress. The cottages are a walk to the Sacramento River with full river access. Estimated walk to the river is 50 yards. ASK ABOUT THE RENTAL OF THE COTTAGE 4 AND 5 COMBINATION WITH AN INTERIOR ADJOINING DOOR GIVING A MEGA COTTAGE WITH TWO KITCHENS AND SLEEPS 6. SEE WWW.CASTLESTONEINN.NET ...moreless
- DVD Player:
Satellite / Cable:
All cottages have DirecTV and color TV flat screens NO internet watching of movies as we are on data feed here from Verizon BEWARE as we only allow internet for email and website reviews NO stream...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
- Mountain View:
We are next t to the Sacramento River with trees lining the river bank and complete river access. Amazing little town of castella, ca www.castlestoneinn.net On facebook Mt. Shasta Area Cottages...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Broadband Access:
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- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone
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- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
Each cottage has a wood fireplace and wood is provided. It is recommended that for new wood stove users that you bring along an artificial set of starter logs that will help you light the natural wood. One for the morning and one for evening. Wood stoves are great and fun with plenty of heat and romance. Renters light the fire and leave the door slightly ajar until fire is lit then shut door which will heat the stove and rooms....moreless
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $7
- pet fees $7 + tax
- Tax Rate 7%
RATES: call 949-632-4650 Cottages1,2,5:$99 1nt;$89 2nt $79 3nt; $69 4nt; week $385 plus10%tax,clean fee$40. Cottages 3 & 4: $125 1nt, 2nt $115, $105 3nt, $95 4nt, week $525,10% tax, clean$50 Cleaning fees on each cottage are a one time fee: $40 for 1,2,5 and $50 for 3,4. weekly rates are a great deal for each cottage. Cottages 4 and 5 can be combined for a huge unit. call: 949-632-4650 OR WRITE BTHERIOTNL@AOL.COM
Rental of the cottage is paid by cash, check, or approved credit card. Major credit card is applied on check in. Guest is charged on check out. YOU WILL BOOK YOUR STAY WITH OUR WORLD FAMOUS HOTEL PARTNER FOR YOUR SECURITY.
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You can contact the owner. All cottages have directv. Castle Stone Cottages provides a wide range of family fun. lovers paradise, writers, ski, swim lake shasta, boating, fly fishing, a totally unique experience for those that want to just plain get away from it all. The famous local market and tavern Ammiratis is but 400 yards away. In the woods and right off interstate 5 just south of Mt. Shasta and Dunsmuir. This is fly fishing and standard fishing paradise. We have golf courses, hike Mt. Shasta, ski Shasta, and we sit below the majestic Castle Crags State Park where hiking to the historic Castle Dome is a favorite. Dunsmuir is home to the best water in the world. Shop Mt. Shasta and ask about the aliens that live deep in the mountain. You can fly into Redding airport or take the fabolus Amtrak which lets off in Dusnmuir. We have a full property manager and major crdit cards are accepted. Break out the card or the cash and enjoy wildlife, love, fun, the outdoors. We now have 5 cottages for your enjoyment. Private decks. BBQ. Lots of fun. We have complete river access. Castella, CA is a small town of 100 people and historic dating back to the great west and gold rush days. You will have views of the great Castle Crags. You will winter snow ski and summer swim, tube, fly fish with our partner www.westernanglersguide.com
Year Purchased: 1926
About: Brian Theriot is a world class marketing executive and his wife is Melissa is a well known Hollywood Studio executive. Brian is CEO Iguana Media Group www.iguanamediagroup.net. Melissa is CEO The Crow Group www.mcrowgroup.com. They have 4 kids, Trevor, Danielle, Tina, and Bucko. Brian is a fomer world class runner for UCLA hitting the mile in 3:56 and USA Bronze Medalist, USA Champs 800 meters see http://speedendurance.com/2014/03/28/interview-with-brian-theriot-ucla-sprinter-turned-pro-800mile/ Brian grew up each summer in Castella since 1959. Brian and Melissa are more than happy to field your calls at 949-632-4650. You can email brian email@example.com and just check out our national story http://jeffersonbackroads.com/2015/07/1290/
Why Castella, CA, USA:
http://jeffersonbackroads.com/2015/07/1290/ you will want to read this national news story on us. Or see our website at www.castlestoneinn.net and visit all the pages. Hideout of the stars. Rat Pack. JFK, Marilyn, DeNiro, Brad Pitt, Eastwood, Sinatra, Tom Jones, Bing Crosby, Ashton Kutcher, Scott Caan, Michael Douglas.... You only need to review our website at www.castlestoneinn.net to see it all If owner is not available by phone call 530-235-2721 and ask for louie or sylvia or patty say you want castle stone cottages we are managed by a hotel called cave springs the most safe way to book your stay The owner does not take cash or accept payments WE do it the right way http://www.redding.com/lifestyle/travelin-in-time-jfk-monroe-stayedhere-so-goes-the-story-ep-375795003-354861771.html Fishing, Sacramento River, Hiking, Golf, Lake Boating, Ski, Hunt, Family Trips. There is nothing like Castle Stone Inn. We are very unique in that the cottages and fully furnished and beautiful. You are only 10 miles from Lake Siskiyou. 20 miles from Lake Shasta. Less than 10 miles to golf location. 16 miles from Snow Skiing on Shasta Mountain. As we said golf mecca in this region with Lake Shastina Golf Resort, McCloud Golf Club, Mt. Shasta Resort, and Weed Golf Club.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
DirecTv all cottages. There is nothing like Castella in terms of getting away from it all. We are a historic town of 200 people in old gold country and bootlegging. We are away from the hustle and bustle near the Sacramento River and close to Dunsmuir and Mt. Shasta. We have a property manager that you can contact as well during your stay. Bird watching, river otters, bears, railroad watching, antique searching, mingle with the locals in Dunsmuir and Shasta. The Dunsmuir Pizza Factory has the greatest pizza and games for kids. You will want to bring some inner tubes during the summer months for trips down the sacramento. Just head up river to the State Park and jump in. You can get off directly in front of the cottages. Bring river shoes for wading and swimming as the river bottom is rocky. We have wood burning stoves to keep you comfy during your stay. In the summer months feel free to pick wild blackberries that surround the cottages. The owner will guide you to great other highlights but feel free to check out the Dusnmuir Chamber of Commerce website as well as the Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce website. The one and only market in Castella is world famous Ammirati's Tavern and Deli with wide selection of beers from around the world and fabulous home baked items. There is a local post office for sending letters and postcards and to accept packages. We have WiFi and cell phone coverage in the area. The major town of Redding is just 45 miles south. You might want to visit Lake Shasta for boat rentals or nearby Lake Siskiyou. Jet ski the day away as well. Not far away is the unique and historic Shasta Dam. For the kids you might want to visit the epic Shasta Caverns with amazing caves and tours. Don't forget eat at the Black Bear Diner in Mt. Shasta. You will love our wood stoves. You are in the woods but easy access to the I-5. We are one mile of major intersate 5 adjacent in the woods and the lush Sacramento River. Horseback riding too.
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Five hisotric cottages fuly furnished directv sacramento river in castella
Cottage 1 fabulous living room with wood stove. Futon for extra sleepers.
all cottages have fully furnished kitchens
Castle Stone Cottages sit below Castle Crags State Park: Photo Crnwre tunnel13
Cottage 2 with Cupula bed. 2 rooms cottage. Quaint. Fully furnished.
Cottage 3 fabulous Galley Kitchen
Cottage 3 JFK and Marilyn Monroe master bedroom
Cottage 5 Unique breakfast and dining nook. Enormous shower. All new debut.
cottages with river access to the great sacramento swim hole here too
1962 JFK and Marilyn stayed in cottage 3
We are world famous hideout to the stars. JFK Marilyn www.castlestoneinn.ne
The Marilyn Monroe and JFK Cottage 3. With pull out sofa and separate bedroom.
Cottage 4 lovely kitchen.
Cottage 1 with quaint cupula bed. 2 rooms cottage with sofa bed
Lovely Cottage 2 living room with wood stove and pull out sofa bed.
Beautiful cottage 4 with pull out sofa and separate bedroom Fully furnished.
Pristine Sacramento River in front of Castle Stone Cottages with Castle Crags
Cottage 5 brand new kitchen. This cottage has a huge private deck.
cottage 3 has amazing galley kitchen
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