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Shasta Lake Sun House Lodge

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

This home has 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths,Sleeps {14) 7 car parking




It has been raining hard and Shasta Lake will be full to top this year

f you need any info regarding booking call Allan 530 524 4497

The SUN House is a unique and comfortable vacation rental. It is appropriately named for its warm and sunny location during winter days and summer evenings.

This single-level custom-designed 2700 square-foot ranch style house is located on the northern tip of Shasta Lake. The Sun House is just one-half block to the lake. Antlers and Sugar Loaf boat launches are only a mile away on the local road. See Google Earth location in photos. It features five Bedrooms, large Kitchen, Hot Tub, an 800 square foot deck with cafe lighting, entertainment room with home Theater, a dance floor and a pool table. Designed to be a vacation rental, there are eight outside doors which eliminate any potential congestion for large groups.

The wall mounted flat screen TV has Roku internet TV and satellite Direct TV, including a full sports package for serious sports fans.

Right outside your door there is a 12-mile, round-trip historic Lake tour on a quiet road.

You can enjoy the beauty and wild wilderness of Lake Shasta on a bicycle or walking and driving. For the very serious bikers there are some great mountain bike trails only a half block away from the Pine House.

Enjoy a cool Sacramento River swimming hole with a sandy beach. I will be happy to show you this beautiful location after your check in.

Lake swimming is best from a boat with the summer lake water temperature between 75 to 80 degrees. The local swimming hole, if available is a short five-minute walk. There is also jogging, wild-life watching and black berry-picking close by. My home is surrounded by tall pine for maximum shade and country feel. The back deck has 5 palm trees for additional shade and cooling. There are no mosquitoes.

The Sun House has ample parking at the house for boat trailers and cars.

There are many other available activities in the Shasta I-5 corridor besides Shasta Lake:

Lake and river fly fishing.

Mountain hiking at Castella National Park.

Exploring the historic towns of Dunsmuir and

Mt Shasta.

Tours of the Caverns.

See the water falls at McCloud and Burney.

2016 planned upgrades:

To accommodate large groups or meetings, there is an additional home available next door. These homes can be rented Separately or as a Combo.

See the Pine House at VRBO 442527 listing.

The two homes together as a combo can easily accommodate 35. There are walking paths between the homes which provide direct access without going back onto the street. The combo rental has 12 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, almost 6000 square feet of space, three hot tubs, a pool table and ping pong table, two outside eating areas, three gas BBQ and one charcoal BBQ, two laundry rooms, two inside dining rooms including one which accommodates a group of twenty for dinning and meetings. There are 22 outside access exit doors, and four wireless networks capable of serving over 50 guests at one time. There is off-street parking for two boats and 10-12 cars.

Please call Al at 800 694 5282 for Combo pricing and Reservations.

I personally welcome all guests at check-in. My promise to you is to make your stay in the country as pleasant as possible. I hope to meet you in the near future.

Keywords: House,sun, ranch

More Details

Al West
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Al West

I grew up in the North West and spent 22 years in Maui before moving to Shasta Lake

Al West purchased this lodge in 1999

Why Al West chose Lakehead

Shasta Lake and Mountain views

What makes this lodge unique

Hiking , biking and water sports, Quiet location. No stop lights. Safe for Kids


Lakehead Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Total Guests cannot exceed booked guests without approval
  • Any home system , device not working or other problem must be reported immediately at VRBO
  • No out door music. .No out side noise after 10 pm
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bath 1 Two door entrances with double shower Bath 2 Two door Outside and interior Entrances with shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 Kid's room - 1 queen , 2 double , 2 bunk bed , Kids room Has two bunk tri beds Single/Double+ 1 full queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Located in living room and entertainment room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Kids room with (2) tri-bunks
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Second home available next door with paths Sleeps 20


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Shasta Lake Sun House Lodge
average rating of 4.269231 based on 26 reviews

Great layout, everything worked properly, hot tub was amazing

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location, great host

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 11 family and friends stay here for my 30th birthday. We chose it because most couples got their own rooms and it was a great proximity to beautiful hiking and skiing. The weather was great when we were in town and we spent most of our time outside hiking, hanging out in the backyard, and walking to the fun local bar called the Basshole. Inside, there was plenty of space to spread out, play board games, host dinner for the whole group, and play pool. The kitchen was well-stocked with basically anything you could want to cook or bake for a large group. Al was a very gracious host, taking his time to give us a tour of the house, walk us through how to use the tv, roku, and thermostat. Overall, it was a great place to ring in my 30’s.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very amazing weekend

  • 5 of 5

I hosted a friends bachelor party there, and the house is large, and spacious enough to have 10-12 people and not feel crowded. It’s was great being able to walk to the lake, enjoy the hot tub, play pool into the night, and play games in the backyard. The owner Al, gives you his cell in case you need to get ahold of him, and is easy to work with. I’d highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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BEWARE!! Nice pool table, dirty house/property, hot tub water grose, test it yourself before use.

  • 1 of 5

After my review I will probably get a response full of excuses just like the other negative reviews (but I have support pics). Here is my communication with the owner Al whom I never met because he never showed up to let us in the house (although he was very apologetic). We had to enter through the back door and stayed with no key to lock our stuff. This is the letter I sent to him after our stay. I was as nice as possible in my communication with the hope that I would get some kind of refund.

"Hello Allen, My family and I had a great time at the Sun House Lodge home despite the issues we discussed. The layout was interesting and inviting, and most of the beds were comfortable. In lieu of that; you said you would return my cleaning charge. That would be good considering I spent most of my time at the house washing all the dishes, pots and pans before first use, washing soiled linen from the kids room before first use, and cleaning up animal feces in the back yard and dining room, which included deodorizing and vacuuming the carpets in the billiards room, hall, master, and adjacent bedrooms. As I mentioned previously, I think your cleaning crew is ripping you off. There is also the “Refundable Damage Deposit” that should be returned to me. I would also like to request an additional refund of one night charge and half of the additional guest fee. That would be a total refund of $$$. I hope you agree that this is a fair request and send the refund by the end of the week. Respectfully,"

His response " Thanks Michaell, I don't leave me with much help you be getting your damage deposit back for sure and will be getting the Cleaning charges well thank you very much for your stay"

"WOW! That your response!" I thought. Fecal matter in the dining room? The smell of urine in almost every room? There is no excuse! (I took pics before, after, and saved every text to protect myself.) The smell was so bad we had to leave ALL the windows open the whole time. The air freshener he installed did NOT work to cover up the stench. The reason we stayed? Some of our party drove up from LA. So I cleaned to make it as comfortable as possible for my children and grandchildren. One honorable thing' He did return the cleaning deposit. Not all I asked for but what was expected considering what we walked in to...and the mice mentioned in the other review are from the filth behind the unlocked door in laundry room. And...there was no coffee pot as seen in the ad. BEWARE!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Best said I must accept responsibility for the inside pet cleaning mistake but this guest has highly embellished the problems because he did not receive his demands for additional money. He did receive $250. I am sure this is not the first time he has done this. For example. The hot tub water is always changed for every guest. All bedding is washed and changed . Why would I make all these mistakes and suffer these complaints My home is in the country and there are always animals around. This home has been on VRBO for years, It has 100's of excellent reviews. Thank you for your consideration
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Comfortable place with many amenities. Great for kids.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week at the sun house with 3 gathering areas for family time and 5 bedrooms for quiet time. We all enjoyed the hot tub and billiards and badminton.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great getaway in Shasta

  • 4 of 5

Super thankful for the Sun house. We had to evacuate from our area during the fires and needed a place to stay with our friends. Al was so kind and opened his house up last minute for us. We really loved the backyard. The hot tub was the best!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Allyson's Italian Restaurant, Basshole,
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Allyson's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Mt Shasta Ski Park
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Doney Bay
Car: recommended

Lake Shasta Caverns dinner boat Ride

Lake Shasta Guided Bike Tours. Wilderness Ride

800 694 5282


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Charge $150
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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