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Mountain Chalet On 6 Acres On Mt. Shasta

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,525 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

6 BR, 3 BA, sleeps 16, Mountain views, secluded, close to Ski Park & nature

The beautiful Altes Chalet is situated on 6 acres just East of Mt. Shasta City on Mount Shasta and is surrounded by big timber, beauty, tranquility and peacefulness. The Chalet can sleep 14 people very comfortably in beds with an additional sofa sleeper downstairs for a total occupancy of 16 and is available for vacation rental year round. The price quoted is for 6 people or less so be sure to check our website at to get an exact quote. To make a reservation, please call the owner, reservations must be made by phone.

Every season holds something special at the chalet because we are surrounded by acres and acres of open land. So whether you hike, bike, ski, sled, ATV ride, snowmobile, ride horses,river raft, fish or just want to kick back on our beautiful deck and enjoy a some rest and relaxation, this is the place to enjoy it.

The Chalet is situated 5 miles East of Mt. Shasta City and 8 miles from the beautiful community of McCloud. If you are wanting to escape the crowded surrounding of people and houses you will find the Chalet a wonderful rural feeling place to visit. You cannot get any closer to the Mount Shasta Ski Park than here. During winter months you are about 2 minutes from the Ski Park Hwy turn off, and can enjoy Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Mountain Tubing, Sledding, Dog sledding, snowmobiling, snow shoeing and ice skating. We are situated at about 4200 feet so are well within the snow levels and in fact many sports can be enjoyed right on the property.

The Chalet is fully furnished and you can enjoy cedar vaulted ceilings with slate floors and custom hickory cabinets. This chalet boasts five bedrooms four bedrooms have queen beds, one has bunk beds and as a very unique feature of this chalet the basement is fully finished with it's own TV/ DVD player, two queen size bed nooks and a sofa sleeper, for a total of 6 queen beds, 2 twin beds and the sofa sleeper. There are three full bathrooms, one on each level. The chalet has a very cabin feel inside and is furnished to make you feel comfortable. The kitchen is stocked with all of the equipment you need to feel right at home. There is Direct TV along with a video library, books and board games, WI-fi access and an open loft/office area if you find you might need a desk. There is an uncovered patio/deck along with a covered deck and a BBQ grill.

There is ample parking with plenty of room should you be pulling a trailer of any kind. There are corrals for equestrians to use and well behaved dogs are allowed with a deposit. The price is based on occupancy so whether you are just looking for an intimate getaway with you and your partner or you have a large group of people that wants to enjoy a fabulous time, this is the place for you. There is something for everyone you can hike the mountain, explore the local waterfalls, lakes and rivers, enjoy any sport during any season, or simply kick back and enjoy the magic of Mount Shasta. The rates are occupancy based so please see our website which can be found below the rates information, look for links to more information to get to our website. (located above maps) You may also feel free to call for a quote.

The Chalet is ideal for your next gathering, reunion or retreat! We also have wedding packages available, please call for more information.

More Details

Ruth Altes
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Ruth Altes

We moved to the beautiful and special area here in Mt. Shasta full time about 2 years ago from Sonoma County. We have been travelling to this area for the past 7 years when we purchased the chalet for our use as a vacation home. We knew the area was special and was the place we wanted to raise our two young boys so we built a new house and opened up our wonderful chalet for others to enjoy.

Ruth Altes purchased this chalet in 2006

Why Ruth Altes chose Mount Shasta

This house is situated on the side of the mountain that we love. We love the landscape and the weather on this side of the mountain, it is typically cooler in the summer and we are fortunate to get our fair share of snow. We don't get the wind that the more western side of Mt. Shasta area gets and we typically get the same snow fall that the ski park enjoys at their base. We are not in the city, have few neighbors and have the mountain as our back yard. We ride our quads, snowmobiles, bikes, horses, and even hike right from the property. We are close enough to town and all of the lakes, streams and rivers that we also enjoy all of the water sports and fishing. We remodeled the house when we bought it in 2006, so it has unique features and has a great layout to accommodate many people.

What makes this chalet unique

Nearby enjoy a beautiful outdoor venue for your wedding or other special event: (weddings, corporate retreats, family reunion, BBQ, Birthday Parties, Spiritual Retreat, Yoga Retreat, Company parties, etc.) Located only 3 miles from the Chalet with plenty of parking and lots of great amenities to come. A spectacular view of Mt. Shasta along with surrounding mountains. Also available: overnight horse accommodations and horse camping and RV spots as well. Call 530-925-2608 for more information or to reserve your dates.


Mount Shasta Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2525 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upper Level Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Basement - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Clawfoot tub with shower curtain
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Timber Room - 1 queen , This bedroom is on the main floor of the chalet.
    Moose - 1 queen , This bedroom is on the upper level of the chalet
    Pine Cone - 1 queen , This bedroom is on the upper level of the chalet
    Black Bear - 1 queen , This bedroom is on upper level, has vaulted ceilings.
    Bunk Room - 1 bunk bed , This room is located in the basement
    Basement Bedroom - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Has 2 queen size bed nooks and sofa sleeper
  • Price quoted is for 6 or less people, look under rates for 'links to more information' where you will find our website or you may also call for quote. Additional charges will apply for guests over 6.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Also available just a short distance from the Chalet is a beautiful outdoor venue for your wedding or other special event: (weddings, corporate retreats, family reunion, BBQ, Birthday Parties, Spiritual Retreat, Yoga Retreat, Company parties, etc.) Located only 3 miles from the Chalet with plenty of parking and lots of great amenities to come. A spectacular view of Mt. Shasta along with surrounding mountains. Also available overnight horse accommodations and horse camping and RV spots as well. Call 530-925-2608 for more information or to reserve your dates. Go to: for more information


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Mountain Chalet On 6 Acres On Mt. Shasta
average rating of 4.9074073 based on 54 reviews

Beautiful location, incredible cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Chalet, it is such a warm, cozy cabin. The decor is incredible, the kitchen is filled with everything you need, and the wood stove keeps the cabin nice and warm. We couldn't have asked for better!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house- uncomfortable beds- no streaming music/movies allowed

  • 3 of 5

Over all the house is great. We had 4 families stay together for 3 nights. The main level has the kitchen, living room, dining room and one bedroom/bathroom. The upstairs has 3 more bedrooms and a bathroom. The main and upper floors is where the 4 couples spent the night. Each morning we would all wake up and complain about how old/bad/uncomfortable the beds are. The one on the main floor is slopped so you roll together. The one upstairs at the end of the hall is 20 years old and left me hurting for a week after we got home. None provided a comfortable night's rest.

Down stairs was the children's lair and it was wonderful! The two bed nooks were the most comfortable place to sleep in the whole house! All the kids (6) slept down there and were happy.

If there mattresses were replaced, I would stay at this home in a heart beat. Nice location and good layout of home.

The other oddity/disappointment is that the home uses a dish or something so they do not want you streaming any music or movies. For us, that was a pretty big deal. We came up in the winter and there was zero snow. It would have been nice to let the kiddos stream some movies with hot cocoa at night. Not sure if there are other options for internet in the area, maybe the owner is stuck with this set up.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jessica for the feedback. The house stays rented through out the year and so we rely on our guests to let us know if something that we aren't aware of needs attention. We have not had anyone complaints of the bed situation, but we will definitely look into it. I know we try and upgrade mattresses as well as linens, etc regularly so I will definitely be looking to upgrade. As for the dish, unfortunately in this remote area we just don't have any other options, this house is not located in town and therefore dish is our only option and we have purchased the largest package that there is. I wish we had a different solution but that is all we can get here in Mt. Shasta. It is typically not a problem especially since most people utilize the movies supplied in the house or bring their own CD's. My apologies for the inability to stream movies. Thank you very much for your input we really appreciate it!
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Wonderfully shared time with family at Christmas.

  • 4 of 5

It was wonderful to walk into the house with a fire already going in the fireplace. Warm and very homey. Plenty of space for everyone. Fully furnished kitchen. Comfortable beds. A great relaxing time for our family.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful mountain home for a large family. There is a huge basement set up perfectly for the kids. Home was very well stocked for all of our needs. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Sacramento, CA

Awesome getaway house

  • 5 of 5

Great house with lots of beds, we had 9 adults and 1 two year old and it was very comfortable. We loved how close it's located to the center and the mountain itself. We also enjoyed walking and exploring around the property, thank you for the awesome family trip!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Family Reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Ruth's chalet was the ideal setting for our 16-person family reunion for ages 4-70! Four generations of us sat on the porch, made breakfast together, and spent our days at McCloud Falls and Lake Siskiou. Mid-September was lovely weather, not crowded at all. The chalet was so cozy, we didn't want to leave it, and made our dinners there instead of going out. Ruth is attentive and accessible. We were lucky to rent the chalet -- it books quickly. We are keeping this chalet in mind for a potential return, for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Redding, CA
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Don Titos Mexican
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Mt. Shasta Resort
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Don Titos Mexican
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Mt Shasta Ski Park
Car: necessary

Mount Shasta and surrounding areas have lots to offer from mountaineering on Shasta to exploring caverns, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and streams, fishing, hiking, dog sledding, snowshoeing, ice skating, skiing, boating, tubing, riding ATV's, horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking, if you can dream it up this is the area to do it.




Additional information about rental rates

pet cleaning add $25
cleaning $160
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $10

Rates based on occupancy, quotes given are for 1-6 people in low season, call for more information if occupancy is over 6 people. Cleaning Fee- $150, Pet Fee $10 per pet, and $25 extra per dog to cleaning fee, plus add $50 to security deposit which is $500, last minute discounts, call for more information. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice, TO RESERVE, PLEASE CALL OWNER.

Payment can be made directly with the owners by phone and a payment of $400 will make and hold the reservation, more is due if within the 60 days prior to reservation, call for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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