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Proximity, Privacy, Pool, Hot Tub, Mountain Views And Family-Friendly On 6 Acres

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3+ Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Decks With Spectacular Views And Sunsets, Pool & Hot Tub

This multi-story, 5000 sq. ft. home can sleep 8-10 while providing plenty of private space. High ceilings, exposed wood beams, Spanish tile floors and many other touches distinguish this custom home built in 2004. Just a half mile from town allows you to walk anywhere., including access to the Tunnel, Gateway, Steam Donkey and Entertainer trail systems- all a hikers' and mountain bikers' paradise. A 10 minute drive takes you to Lake Siskiyou and 20 minutes or less up to the Ski Park. A home for all seasons, the back deck provides a panoramic view of the Eddy Mountains south to Castle Crags and North to Black Butte. A 17x33, 5-foot deep pool is built into the deck for summer fun, and a 4-person hot tub is the place to be especially in winter, or any time at all. The pool usually opens early June and closes some time after Labor Day, depending upon weather. Dining tables are available on the back deck as well as the front deck which claims a Mt. Shasta view and large grass yard for outdoor activities. There's even a basketball hoop for a quick pick up game! An outdoor wood-fired pizza oven can be booked for a special evening by contracting with the caretaker who is also a personal chef.

The main floor holds a great room with 60' TV with hook ups for your devices along with comfy couches and chairs, and a wood stove to provide some extra mountain comfort when wanted. A half bath is off the great room. A well-appointed kitchen has a counter and stools for those who keep the cook company or just to grab a quick bite. The dining area accommodates 8 or more if needed. The master bedroom is on the main floor and has a comfy Cal King bed, private deck and private bath. The office off the kitchen has a queen bed for extra guests. A queen air mattress is also available if needed.

Upstairs are two bedrooms served by a large bathroom with separate sink and toilet/shower areas. The triple mountain view bedroom provides a queen bed, and a sleeping loft with a single bed. The second bedroom has a King bed, lots of extra floor space, and a trundle with 2single beds, plus an additional single bed in a sleeping loft. This is a room that can hold a number of kids or suits an adult couple equally well. Both of these upstairs bedrooms have Mt. Shasta views.

Laundry facilities are easily accessed on the main floor.

The basement floor contains a separate apartment (separate entrance) which houses an on-site caretaker to help with any questions or as needed. At an additional cost, the caretaker can work to arrange in-home massage from a Certified Massage Therapist, gourmet meals/appetizers from a local chef, shuttle service, and personal training from a Certified Personal Trainer. Insight into the areas many attractions and little-known gems are free.

More Details

Maria Ribera
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Maria Ribera

This property is near and dear to our hearts as we custom-designed and built it for our family. We are a family of mountain bikers, hikers, trail runners, swimmers, kayakers, skiers and snow boarders. After almost 10 years and wonderful family memories of children growing up, we have moved from the area to pursue various career options for us and schools for our children. Though we have only gone as far as Monterey and still come 'home' when we can, we are happy to share our home with you in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Maria Ribera purchased this house in 2004

Why Maria Ribera chose Mount Shasta

Being so close to town but having such spectacular views and ultimate privacy are perhaps the best selling points of this location. The home itself is spacious and comfortable, but feels like a 'home' and not like a hotel or museum. Lots of original art adorns the walls and the style of furnishings go together in a way that makes you feel welcome.

What makes this house unique

The home is situated on the property to make the most of the many views. The southern and western exposures on the back deck make it the place to enjoy stunning sunsets. The many interior windows in the living room also let you watch life unfold across the mountains. For those that want to get away from it all and simply unplug, you can park the car and go everywhere on foot from shopping to great hiking. Pack a backpack for the day and head out on an adventure!


Mount Shasta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Custom tile work and glass enclosed shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Separate tub/shower/toilet room and double sink room
    Guest Bath - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , with private bath and deck
    Triple Mountain View Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Has a sleeping loft with a single bed
    Office/Extra Bedroom - 1 queen , queen bed and single sized trundle bed
    Upstairs King Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Lots of extra floor space and additional single bed in loft
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews

The best house to stay in Mt. Shasta!

  • 5 of 5

The house was cute and clean.

Beautiful mountain view with pool and jacuzzi.

The caretaker was super nice,, we will miss him on our next trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you will visit again in the future.
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A Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

This house is large, very clean, well-layed out. It's very quiet and private. It's well-located, as well. It's near downtown and not far from Lake Siskyou. The outdoor pool was unheated, but the temp was perfect for us. And if you're cold, jump into the clean hot tub. Nathan, the caretaker, is very friendly and helpful. Great kitchen! It would be perfect for a ski vacation or summer break. The skiing is inexpensive and the lines are not long. Check out Stewart Mineral Springs, 25-20 miles North in Weed. Get the sauna, hot mineral bath, a cool dip in the mineral water creek and splurge on a Massage. Nathan, also, does massage, and he's very experienced in a number of techniques. There is so much to do in and from Mt Shasta. The trout farm is famous and it has an amazing museum, all for $1. Riding Mt bikes around Lake Siskyou is 5-7 mile ride that gets you ready for a jump into the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome property super nice property manager great experience

  • 5 of 5

Fresh eggs from chickens daily a Woodfire oven , pool hottub giant yard private w views of Shasta and Smith Mtns really peaceful and nice and the helper guy Nathan was super friendly and nice even our kid starting calling him his best friend lol was great house and people and experience

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mediocre at best... Caretaker is great.

  • 2 of 5

We ran out of hot water three different days... and the water was out from evening until morning. Meaning no warm showers after skiing, etc. The heat was out one of those nights and was out until late morning. Ran out of fuel. The linens were shabby, beds uncomfortable. The only good thing about the house is the caretaker, who was very helpful through it all and kept the road clear of snow etc.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shari- I am so very sorry that these things happened during your stay. A big winter this year has certainly given the community many challenges of mountain living, including scheduled fuel deliveries being behind due to the impassable roads and adverse conditions due to so much snow. When we put our diesel hydronic heating system in the house, it was intended to be an efficient means to heat and provide hot water. We also set up regularly schedule fuel deliveries to make sure that there was always diesel fuel around, particularly in the winter when more is used due to the need to heat the house as well as the hot water. Unfortunately, when something goes wrong, like running low on fuel, they system falters and there is neither heat nor hot water--- In the 12 years that we've had this home, this is only the 2nd winter in which fuel deliveries were so behind due to extreme weather that fuel levels were compromised, and I am so sorry that your visit coincided with this "perfect storm." Please accept a refund from us for the days of your stay impacted by this situation--- it is our hope that this will attempt to reflect our apologies appropriately. We will also look into your other comments as this has not been feedback received from any other guests, and we appreciate your sharing your thoughts on your experience so we can continue to improve what we have to offer. Most sincerely, Maria
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Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Hi Friends,

We were delighted with our stay in Mount Shasta. The home is spacious, yet warm and inviting. The land around the home is simply beautiful. The kitchen is well stocked with supplies. We cooked great meals over the weekend. It is perfectly located near town and the mountain. There is a great big media screen for movies. The caretaker Nathan was a big help. He even let us help ourselves to fresh eggs straight out of the chicken coop. It was great soaking in the hot tub. (note: hot tub it is one of the portable styles that don't get too hot, and tend to lose heat fairly quickly on a cold night. (It got up to 102 max., but didn't stay hot uncovered for long.) It was perfect for small kids, with kids books, etc. We had a great time, made some great memories, and would definitely return. Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House and Location!

  • 5 of 5

Over the past several years we have rented homes up in the Lake Tahoe area, but I must say this is the finest home we have rented to date. We decided to change it up this time and visit Mt. Shasta, and could not be happier with this decision. This home is well equipped with everything you could possibly need. There is a gourmet chef’s dream kitchen, well stocked with everything to prepare a great meal. We took full advantage of this and saved a lot of money by eating in each night. We were also lucky enough to wake to a wonderful blanket of fresh snow which allowed for snow play right in the front yard for the kids. We loved this home and are already considering dates next year for a return visit, or perhaps a summer visit to take advantage of the awesome deck and pool in the back yard.

This property has an onsite property manager and he couldn’t have been more helpful. We only saw him when we needed him, but what a nice guy. He recommended some activities in the area and prepared an awesome fire for us out in the fire pit that we really enjoyed. There is also an outdoor wood burning pizza oven he offered to fire up for us but we passed this time….next time for sure we will try this though.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500

Once your reservation is confirmed, you will be put in contact with the caretaker to arrange for entry to the home. Cancellation policy is as follows:
$100 deposit is considered part of first payment made and is non-refundable
100% of remainder refunded if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date,
50% refunded if cancelled 14 days prior
25% refunded if cancelled 3 days prior

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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