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Canyon Cottage: a peaceful oasis in a hurried world

Dulcy Schroeder

Member since: 2013
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People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Dulcy Schroeder

Member since: 2013
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2015
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Canyon Cottage: a peaceful oasis in a hurried world

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Chico - Canyon Cottage

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2-4)

1 Bdrm Cottage Nestled At The Bottom Of Canyon With A Mountain Stream

Are you looking for a place to rest and recharge? Would you enjoy an escape from the fast pace of everyday life? Spend some time in this pristine canyon and leave your cares behind. Hike the groomed trails. Spend time along the mountain stream that cuts through the canyon. Find your own special hideaways around our 287 acres. Enjoy a starlit night from the hot tub. Immerse yourself in the nature that surrounds you.

Meanwhile, enjoy the comforts of the cottage with a bedroom with queen bed, a loft bedroom with a day bed with trundle (both with new mattresses), a full kitchen, and a sitting room with wood stove. Enjoy outdoor seating areas around the cottage as well as around the lodge. There is a hot tub and a barbecue for use and guests can enjoy a movie in the lodge or can curl up by the lodge fireplace in the cold weather. Even while immersed in nature, you will have wi-fi access if you wish.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dulcy Schroeder (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2015

About Dulcy Schroeder

“After living in this special canyon for 14 years, I realized that one of my favorite activities was sharing the canyon with others. Chico Canyon Retreat grew from that love. The location is unusually pristine and we have worked hard over the years to enhance that pristine characteristic as we work to return the land to its native state.

Dulcy Schroeder purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Dulcy Schroeder chose Chico

It is not often one gets to live where one would vacation, but that is exactly what happened to me. We spent several years using every vacation to visit cliff dwellings in the southwest. Then came the interest in the WPA lodges in our National Parks and the way natural materials from the surroundings were used in the construction. Put that together with a love of camping under the stars, mix it well, and the result was Chico Canyon Retreat.

What makes this cottage unique

In the morning, imagine sitting on the viewing deck with a cup of coffee as you watch the sun touch the canyon rim and move down the face as it illuminates the entire canyon. The many birds become active as the sun creeps into the canyon. Maybe you'll see a flock of turkeys passing by on the way to the creek. You may want to experience an early morning creek hike as you watch the canyon awaken. View the creek from the 1935 bridge on the property and let your mind wander past the beauty and into the history of what is before you: the cultural history of the Maidu tribe and the geological history of at least 75 million years. Fill your day with exploration of the hiking trails and creek or just find a special hideaway and curl up with a book. Cap your day with a hot tub soak under the stars. These are just some of the things that make your stay at the Canyon Cottage unique.

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Bathrooms1
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Reviews

5
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

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Canyon Cottage: a peaceful oasis in a hurried world
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Gorgeous Location, Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about how wonderful this place was. It's so pretty you feel like you are camping in a national park, yet you have all the comforts of home in the charming little cottage. It is very private and peaceful, and so quiet except for the sounds of nature and the creek, yet you are only a short drive from Chico. Dulcy was lovely: gracious, welcoming, and so knowledgeable about the flora and fauna in the canyon. We hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
McMinnville, Oregon
5

Relaxing retreat

  • 5 of 5

The canyon is a beautiful, relaxing place. Dulcy is an excellent source of knowledge of the area and she goes above and beyond in making guests feel welcome and special (her waffles are to die for)! It is a great place to unplug, yet you can stay connected if you need to. We loved it and plan to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Chico, California
5

Celebrating 10 Years

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent our 10th anniversary at the Canyon Cottage and we loved being there. Dulcy went out of her way to make it special, including a heart-shaped brownie dessert to welcome us the first day. She also worked with me to surprise my wife with a couple's massage. The highlights for me were sitting by the wood stove (lit with a cozy fire, of course) and taking walks in and around the canyon. Thanks for everything, Dulcy!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Very relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the cottage for a few days in March. It was exactly what we were looking for...relaxing and tons of access to the beautiful landscape right outside our door. Dulcy was above and beyond what we'd expect from a host and she made us feel right at home, giving us privacy when we wanted but also being available for information. She even made us a delicious breakfast on one of the mornings! We loved being close to Lassen Natl park and explored the area during one of our days visiting. The Cottage is definitely remote so if you are looking for a retreat from everyday hustle and bustle, choose to come here! You can't beat the sound of the creek, the wildlife or the clear sky packed with stars at night (which we enjoyed while sitting in the hot tub). We can't recommend it enough to anyone who will listen.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
san bruno
5

The mechanic

  • 5 of 5

If your looking for a place to relax enjoy appreciate nature this is the place for you also you will meet a great person. Dulcy makes you feel welcome from the star.Thank you Dulcy

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Petaluma CA
5

loved

  • 5 of 5

we were so lucky to be able to spend a few days here during Chico graduation festivities. i wish we had been able to spend more time just relaxing here. it was so quiet and relaxing. dulcy was a generous and gracious host from my inital phone call until we left. would love to come again and stay longer. thank you for your warm hospitality dulcy, we really appreciated everything you did to make our stay so comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Chico Airport
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 32
Car: recommended

The cottage is located on 287 acres in a pristine canyon and is the ideal location for those folks truly wishing to get away from the hurried daily activities of life and immerse themselves in their own personal park. Wildlife abounds here in the canyon. There are groomed trails and a mountain creek to explore and many special hideaways to discover.

Most folks don't want to leave the canyon but should you be touched by a bit of wanderlust, there are no shortage of options. Head up to the mountains where Lassen National Park and Lake Almanor are less than an hour away. Chico and the valley are only 30 minutes from the cottage. If you enjoy history, the Bidwell Mansion video and tour are a must see. Gold mining touched this area and creates its own tour. Winter brings the migratory birds and the Snow Goose Festival to the valley. Spring brings a spectacular wildflower display to Table Mountain, an area well known to plant enthusiasts. If you like Farmers' Markets, you should not miss the Saturday morning Market in Chico. It is one of the best. The University, CSUChico, frequently has activities on its lovely campus. The arts are an important part of the community so you will find lots of opportunities to hear music, view art, or attend dramatic presentations. And if you want to take a break from cooking, you'll have no shortage of good restaurant choices.

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Prices & Availability

From $175 Nightly

Prices for this holiday cottage in Chico, Shasta Cascade

Rental Basis:
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Prices quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
CSUChico Graduation
13 May 2015 - 17 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
$636
for 3 nights
From
$212
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
for 2 nights
From
$175
$2,862
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. There will be an added 6% room tax for Butte County.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Chico in Shasta Cascade

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , slate shower, toilet, sink, toiletry storage area
  • Slate shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - Loft with day bed with trundle (new mattresses)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 11 garden chairs
  • 14 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
A hearty breakfast will await you on one of your mornings in the Canyon Cottage. You will receive a personal introductory tour of the property as well as a map of the groomed trails around the property. Nature will provide the best amenities: it might be a bear wandering across the upper meadow; the deer that come in to visit the gardens each night; an owl calling in the evening; mergansers, mallards, and wood ducks on the creek; a fox; a bobcat; or the resident Great Blue Heron.

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