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Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16-25)




530 945 2484 /

Not only are we one of the closest houses to the lake but THE ONE with the MOST off street parking & the easiest walk to all the great spots.

Once again the lake is in the backyard of the Shasta Lakehouse.. Walk down to your boat or take a refreshing swim or floating around. (floatation toys & beach towels are not provided)

It is a 5mph cove but 3 min. boat ride to main body. Full speed ahead.

Kayaking, canoeing & paddle boarding is perfect and peaceful.

The Lake

Don't lose out book now....The weeks are booking fast.... Book through me if you want to save all the fees !

One of the many great things about the house is it's location.

It is in a quiet cul-de-sac (kids can play on street)

It is not situated in a crowded neighborhood. And very private. No homes on either side and plenty of off street parking.

Having a grand time at the house is a given. It butts up to the National Forest & the Lake. Our goal is to get our guests outdoors & enjoy the beautiful surroundings graciously offered by Mother Nature. Even though the house offers all the technology you need, we encourage giving it all a break while you can. Have that stress free vacation.

There is so much to do on the property and the surrounding grounds that you don't even need to get your car. Once there, most folk simply don't want to leave.

Come for a whole week or a long weekend. (off season only)

The Shasta Lakehouse is a roomy 4 (+3) bedroom, 3 (+1)bathroom, 3,000 square foot resort house on the shore of Shasta Lake equipped with 2 kitchens, a giant recreation room, and great views all around! There are plenty of nice vacation homes on Lake Shasta, but nothing compares to the Shasta Lake house. It's the premier vacation home on the lake, in a class by itself.

Now we've expanded and we are offering the adjoining property along with the Lakehouse for no extra charge! This will allow for larger groups and expands our range of activities available for your group. The new property features luxury tent camping , more tables and chairs, a second fire pit area, a badminton court, more off-street parking, and a stage with built-in seating for special shows or ceremonies!

The Shasta Lakehouse offers a unique combination of attributes to make it the perfect place for vacations, re-unions, clubs, seminars, retreats… you name it! It's as close to the water's edge as any other vacation rental on Shasta Lake, yet it's also an easy stroll to the market, restaurants, and nightlife! You're surrounded by a beautiful, peaceful, private and natural resort-like setting, yet near to everything.

The Shasta Lake house is big and spread-out enough to handle large groups without anyone feeling crowded, with enough activities and things to do around the house to keep your group entertained whatever the lake levels might be. The Shasta Lake house is loaded with amenities and special touches; an established rental home with local owners who are well connected in the community and available to help make your stay extra special.

If you want the best place on the lake for your family or friends or associates to experience some great fun and lasting memories, the Shasta Lake house is it. You will enjoy reading the guest book.

*The Lake house is located at the center of endless outdoor recreation opportunities...whether it's boating, fishing, snow skiing, or river-rafting, you'll be close to it all.

*The Shasta Lake house is situated on a kid-safe, quiet cul-de-sac, close to shopping, marinas, gas station, & other services.

*The house is fully stocked with all you'll need for cooking & grilling.

*Walk out your back door to the lake & miles of scenic hiking & nature trails.

*Moor your boats at the water's edge below the house when the lake is up.

The Lakehouse offers everything you could want to enjoy your vacation.

I do all my own booking to avoid unnecessary fees being passed on to my guests !

Keywords: Lake Front Vacation Rental Shasta lake Fun House Family Reunions

More Details

Nancy J. Rennekamp
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
8 June, 2018

About Nancy J. Rennekamp

Hi! My name is Nancy, I live in Lakehead, a few miles from the Shasta Lakehouse. I work at a nearby restaurant/bar, and I know the local marina owners, store owners, fishing guides, and so on. I've lived in the area for almost twenty eight years, so I also know the lake and the surrounding areas well. I'm usually available and happy to help if you have questions about what to do, or where to go, or if you have special needs, such as catering, or renting equipment.

Lots of vacation rentals are run by out-of-towners, but I take pride in being available to make sure your vacation is the best! I HAVE to run a great house, because if anything wasn't just as I said, you'd know where to find me!!

I'll be happy to meet your group when you arrive and show you around. It's always fun to see the look on people's faces when they arrive and see how amazing our whole layout is. And it's even more fun to hear from them later about what a great time they had, and how much they loved the house, with something for everyone. They're always amazed at how everything is provided for them.

We love what we do, seeing families come together, and hearing how some of the city folks got a rare chance to enjoy the great outdoors. It's the best.

Come see us!!

Nancy J. Rennekamp purchased this house in 1990

Why Nancy J. Rennekamp chose Lakehead




530 945 2484 /

I always wanted to live on a lake and raise our daughter in a rural area. With the two stories, it was like living in a tree house.

What makes this house unique




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Not only are we one of the closest houses to the lake but THE ONE with the MOST off street parking. Private yet an easy walk to all the great spots.

Walk out the back gate to the water's edge.

Sit on upper deck in swing and watch lake activities in cove.

Beautiful surroundings all around.. It is living in a Natural Forest.

Private, but within easy walking distance to everything Lakehead offers ( bars, restaurants, markets, many venues.

Views of lake from all the window in back of house.

Full lake or low lake....You will get complete enjoyment from the house, it's location, and all there is to do..

During the off season:

Take advantage of all the house offers for day use or overnighters.

Book now for the Holidays !


530 945 2484 / 530 238 8568

You simply get the best of the best at this mini resort. You never have to leave to have fun.

Everything is spread out so when you want some privacy you'll have it. The house is unique for being close to everything yet very private and surrounded by trees. You have the feeling of being in your own world. There are many special touches added over the years of having lived there. A good time at the Lakehouse does not depend on the water levels or the weather to have fun. There may be other places that can accommodate your group as well but if you like to be in private surroundings instead of a neighborhood with homes all around, the Lakehouse offers that. If you would like to be able to walk around the lake and easily walk to all the venues and markets this house is in the perfect location.. All that and the indoor and outdoor activities make it one of the first and best vacation rentals on Lake Shasta

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for letting us spend a week in Xanadu !! Talk about an ideal space to celebrate 2 -80th birthdays!

The highlights: the hammock, the outdoor shower, the two tent cabins, the endless BBQ grills & the completely equipt house ! You Rock

Our Gang from: Washington, DC, Berkeley CA, Carlsbad, CA & Shingletown, CA will be back.
Aug 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lakehead in Shasta County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , master
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , quest bathroom upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , downstairs bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower , in camp area by cabin tents May-Oct only
  • 3.25
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Master bedroom w/CA King, double futon, & full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , We call it the kids bedroom
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed , Cabin tent May-Oct. Only
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Double Bed , Cabin tent May-Oct. only
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Murphy Bed , double futons with curtain divide(downstairs) & sofa bed.
  • There are three other sofa beds in the house. One pack n play available Tent area with a double bed each. Additional double futon in screened in room. May-Oct. only
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
*******ATTENTION-IMPORTANT********* I DO ALL MY OWN BOOKING TO AVOID UNNECESSARY FEES TO MY GUESTS.... Plan your affordable family reunion in this BIG SPACIOUS HOME Private, yet an easy walk to all Venues in Lakehead. The house is not stuck in the middle of a crowded neighborhood. No homes on either side. It sits on the edge of the National forest and the Lake (cove is 5mph.) safe for swimming. 3 min. boat ride to main body.. Full speed ahead. Basketball court, badminton court, two outdoor fire-pits with wood, campground with two luxury furnished and carpeted cabin tents with cool custom beds, horseshoes, stage with built-in seating for shows or presentations! Screened-in room w/tables, chairs, and sofa bed.. CALL NANCY 530 945 2484 / 530 238 8568 Awesome gameroom with: pool, ping-pong, darts, poker table. Books, magazines, games, puzzles, and much, much more!


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average rating of 4.769231 based on 23 reviews
Palo Alto, CA

Summer Break Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a great time we had at this house! We came to celebrate summer break with our teenage son and 5 of his friends. The kids loved having the downstairs to themselves… watching movies and playing ping pong/pool/cards til all hours of the night, while we adults could have nice and quiet upstairs. Accommodations were perfect for us and could easily hold more.

We were lucky that the lake was full this year. We rented a boat from Antler’s Marina (just 2 miles away) and were able to anchor it right at the house. The tubing was a blast. And the house is on a quiet cove so the kids also enjoyed just floating around on toys, having water fights, and exploring the large, quiet area. They had it all to themselves! I enjoyed reading my book on the comfortable deck overlooking the beautiful cove. There was also some nice bike riding we did right from the house.

The only issue I had with the lake (and this would be the same no matter which property you rented) is that it is pretty rocky and steep at the “beach” areas. So getting in and out of the water was a little tricky for me (although the kids had no problem). So I just bought a rope at the store down the street, tied it to a tree and ran it down to the water. Then I could pull on it to more easily get in/out of the water. That worked great. Since it gets so steep right away, we could keep the boat just 5-10 feet from shore without it hitting the motor. That was convenient.

Nancy was wonderful to work with. She met us right away and showed us everything in the house and cabins. She’s so friendly! We had a very small problem with one of the bathrooms one day and she was out there within a couple hours and had it fixed. The house was the best stocked that we’ve ever rented.

The kids loved that they could easily walk to get pizza and ice-cream floats on their own. I loved having the convenience store so close. It was so easy to cook for everyone (the house has 2 nice, big propane grills) so we ate most meals there.

We will definitely stay here again the next time we go to Shasta!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love, Love, LOVE!!!

  • 5 of 5

I loved everything about this home. It looked better in person than it did in the photos. Aside from there being no lake in the backyard (beyond anybody's control), this place is totally worth a visit to Lakehead. I was impressed with the bedrooms. They were all a nice size and very clean and comfortable. The master bedroom was awesome with a lot of room and a beautiful bathroom. There were 19 people in our group and this house comfortably fit us all! We even utilized the tents in the back, which folks loved. My sister kept saying how she was extremely impressed with all the dishes and silverware. Not once did we run out of anything with our large group. I was really impressed with how much there is to do on the property itself. There is a swing set for the kids, which they loved; a volleyball/badminton net, which I loved, a game room, and firepits! We sat by the fire having drinks and making s'mores and memories. I can go on and on about all that this house offered and the wonderful time we had. But what really stood out to me was how wonderful the owners of the house were. Nancy and her husband Michael were very responsive and attentive to our needs. Even though Nancy had plans to be out of town and then to entertain guests, she made sure she at least stopped by to meet me and see how everything was going. Nancy and Michael are definitely class acts! I already highly recommended this place to friends and will hopefully be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut creek, CA

Perfect Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

When my in-laws and I were searching for a house to rent, we came across this gorgeous house near Shasta Lake. We found the house affordable with all the amenities we were looking for. It was a major plus that the owner, Nancy was a gem to work with! Two payments allowed everyone to budget accordingly. Upstairs, the wraparound deck and 4 bedrooms had a great view. The kitchens had everything we needed to cook for 18 people (plus 3 babies). The yard had a swing set the kids loved an the game room kept everyone occupied for hours of pool and ping-pong every day! I would highly recommend it to any group!!!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX, USA

Family reunion blast!!!

  • 4 of 5

We came together, as we do every other year, from all over the USA and Saudi and spent a wonderful week together. The house was perfect. Big, roomy, lots to do for everyone, inside and outside, very nice and attentive owners. The stairs have built in gates to protect the little ones. It was great!! The only thing keeping my review from being 5+ stars is that the lake is so very dried up. It would not have change our staying there, but it might have changed where we made reservations for water craft. All in all, it was wonderful!! Thanks Nancy and Mike

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fremont, CA

Great house for a Shasta vacation

  • 5 of 5

We chose this house for my family's vacation this year and it was perfect. We needed a large house to accommodate grandparents, parents and kids. The house has plenty of room for everyone including a large kitchen, lots of bedrooms and bathrooms and multiple living areas. We found everything we needed in the kitchen and the laundry room is very convenient. The outside spaces and "campground" were wonderful, with lots of places for the kids to play and comfortable beds in the tent cabins. With the game room, playground, badminton court, screened-in porches, fire pits, horseshoes and hiking trails right out the back door, there was plenty for everyone to do. It is centrally located to all the Shasta attractions and there is a store within walking distance. Our host met us upon arrival and was available if needed, but we never had to call her because whenever we needed something, we found it to be there. I would recommend this property to anyone with a large group and hope to stay there again with my family.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Bay, CA

Great, informal place for a big group!

  • 5 of 5

The house is in good shape and there is lots of space on the property to gather or get away from it all. Our week flew by! We did have a few minutes drive to get to water, but this has been a very dry year. After a good winter the lake is right behind the house! We had a group of 20 people including kids stay here and every one of us had a great time. The owners have thought of every convenience and are very hospitable.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nothing makes us happier than hearing our guests had a good time. It is very important to us that the house and adjoining recreation area provide plenty to do while friends and families gather to make lasting memories. Lake Shasta is a very big lake with miles of shoreline. Even when the lake is low there is still plenty of water to boat and play in. You just have to go a little further to do so. We are expecting a wet winter in which case the lake will be back behind the house for next summer. We have watched it (from the house) fill to capacity in 30 days one January. Snow lovers should watch the weather. We are open year round and Mt. Shasta Board & Ski Park is a quick easy drive from the house. Chris & Natalie with friends and family were terrific guests and a delight to meet. I sincerely hope they visit us again. Nancy
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Redding Municipal
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Redding & Mt. Shasta
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Redding or Dunsmuir
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Klub Klondike Roadhouse Grill
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mt. Shasta Board & Ski Park
Car: recommended

The Shasta Lakehouse is a short drive off I-5

The Lake is practically the back yard of the house.

A breathtaking array of outdoor activity await you in the surrounding areas, such as world-class boating, fishing, hiking, biking, & sightseeing, ( Mt. Shasta, Burney Falls),just to name a few.

Perfect house for family reunions, meetings, retreats, & group gatherings. Great for large groups to celebrate the Holidays.

530 945 2484 / 530 238 8568

Head South to Redding for shopping, dining, casinos, Water slides, and much more like 'The amazing Calatrava 'Sundial' Bridge'

Easy FWY access to head North to the Upper Sacramento River, Historical Dunsmuir, Castle Crags, Railroad Park (restaurant & resort), & Mt. Shasta. All within 45 min.from house.

Head south to Caverns, Shasta Dam, Redding & Casino.

If you want to venture further travel to McCloud, Trinity, Applegate Rivers. (approx. 90 min)

Or visit the area's numerous wineries.

The Klamath, Eel & Fall Rivers, Burney Falls, and many other lakes & creeks.

Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens

Enjoy woodland plants, bold uses of annual color, a crevice rock garden and native plant areas in their natural setting nestled along the Sacramento River

Mt. Shasta Lavender Farms

Ten acres of blooming lavender with stunning views of Mt. Shasta and Shasta Valley. Enjoy Lavender Lemonade. Quality products available at the farm and online.

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

President Theodore Roosevelt once called Burney Falls the eight wonder of the world. This spectacular cascading waterfall is within McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State.

McCloud Falls

There are actually three levels to McCloud Falls: lower, middle and upper, each offering different views. Hiking to each of the falls is relatively easy.

Or visit a local winery...

Alpen Cellars

Award winning winery and vineyards located in a scenic mountain valley. Tours, tastings & retail sales. Picnic facilities.

Gold panning

Shasta Dam

Shasta Caverns

Spiritual Centers in Mt Shasta

Winter visitors can downhill or cross country ski, snowmobile, or sled ride.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lakehead, California

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Fall & Holidays
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £18.88
Refundable Damage Deposit £377.5
cleaning fee £113.25 + Tax

Weekly rental only June -Aug.

Add $50.00 per person PER STAY over 15 guests.

rates are subject to change. Holidays are $450.00 per night. (Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Years, Memorial weekend.


All reservations require a $ 500.00 refundable security deposit, and a 10% Shasta County tenant occupancy tax (T.O.T).
One-half of the rental fee (checks only) will be required to reserve the Shasta Lakehouse. A confirmation packet will then be sent to you.
A check for the remaining one-half of the rental fee, the T.O.T tax, and the security deposit is due 60 days prior to your arrival. (If, when making your reservation, your vacation date is less than 60 days away, the full amount will be due at that time).

Due to the nature of a vacation rental, late cancellations may cause us the loss of a week’s rental, as well as time spent and fees paid for contracted services, etc., so we have adopted the following cancellation policy. We have tried to make it as reasonable and fair and specific as possible. Thank you.

60 days or more before the scheduled arrival time:
You will receive your security deposit, TOT tax, and a full refund -
(less a cancellation fee of 15% of the total rental amount).
Within 30 to 60 days of scheduled arrival time:
You will receive your security deposit, TOT tax, and a 50% refund of the total rental amount.
Within 0 to 29 days of scheduled arrival time:
You will receive a refund of your security deposit and the TOT tax only.

* All paid fees for additional guests will be refunded in full upon any cancellation *
* If we are able to rent the house for the time period you had reserved,
we will refund your full amount, (minus the 15% cancel fee)*


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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