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Mary Williamson

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Charming Log Home at the Door to Lassen National Park.

28 Reviews
People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Shingletown - Peaceful Pines

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-10)

Charming 'Real Log Home' at the door to Lassen National Park. Welcome to 'Peaceful Pines'.

Home is situated at the end of a quiet cul de sac on almost one private acre. 12 acres of pines boarder property to the east for exploring/walking.

Surrounded by Ponderosa Pines--just 5 miles east of Shingletown and 35 mile east of Redding, CA. Perfect for that weekend 'get away' or weeks vacation.

BEDROOMS:

Master Suite: Upstairs (for privacy). Queen bed, 2 large closets, full bath with shower over tub. Large vanity.

Guest Rooms:

'Wild life room': Double bed

'Bird House': Double bed

Guest rooms share full bath with tub over shower.

KITCHEN:

Country flair with genuine wood stove, center butcher block island. Equipped for the cook with large oven, microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot, ample dishes and cooking utensils.

Guest house on property with permanent tenant.

Keywords: Log Home, woods, pines, explore, Lassen Park, wine tasting, secluded, peaceful

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mary Williamson (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Mary Williamson

A native of Redding. I enjoy family time, gardening and travel. I purchased this home as a weekend retreat. To enjoy the cooler summer weather, to rest and relax. I work as a Nurse Practitioner at Planned Parenthood in Redding.

Mary Williamson purchased this house in 2008

Why Mary Williamson chose Shasta Cascade

At the door to Lassen National Park. This is a great area to explore or just relax. Fishing, wine tasting, hiking, snowmobiling and Eskimo Hill are a few of the local activities.

What makes this house unique

This Charming Log Home is surrounded by lots of tall pine trees. Situated at the end of a quiet cul de sac this home offers privacy and seclusion. Rock BBQ, children's play area. Enjoy the cool nights during the summer and the possibility of snow in the winter. The area abounds with recreation. Hike to the top of Mt. Lassen, go wine tasting at the nearby wineries, fish at Hat Creek.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Good Morning…



I am trying to get back into the swing of life after such a wonderful stay… I am trying to open this to give my remarks but it will not let me so hoping you get this..



Your cabin was absolutely awesome… What a beautiful place… So quiet and it had everything we needed to prepare meals/cook outs for the family. The kids enjoyed exploring your yard alone, not to mention Lassen having snow in July! The setting was awesome so quiet and homey…. We could have just moved right in and never looked back…. Thank you for having such a wonderful place an sharing it..



Thanks!
Jun 2016
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Reviews

4.5
based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Log Home at the Door to Lassen National Park.
average rating of 4.464286 based on 34 reviews
3

Nice experience, but could have been even better

  • 3 of 5

I found it is spacious, has nice kitchen and dining area. It has good parking area, woods around. This is my first stay at a log home & hence found it interesting. There were no big surprises.

Some things we didn't like:

- We spent a lot of time getting the propane based heaters work, but were no successful. We had a figure out that an electric heater was kept inside a bedroom closet in ground floor.

- There was an attached home just behind this home, which caught me by surprise. I was expecting just this home in a big lot. May be it is written somewhere in the VRBO property webpage I might have overlooked.

- Wifi password was not found in the instruction booklet. There was no cell phone service at the home for us to call the owner for help. It could have been helpful for us to research about local places.

- The TV stopped worked after we pressed some button & we couldn't get it working again because it seemed like a very old model (probably from 1990s). So, we didn't have the TV for kids for entire stay even though there was some DVD collection in the home.

- We couldn't find soaps in bathrooms.

Hope this helps.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments, they are extremely helpful for me to know what to address at the home. In response to the your comments the following issues are listed in VRBO:(important to read ALL of the listing amenities) long term tenant in guest home; wi fi password (also listed on information sheet on the frig). Baseboard electric heaters are located in the living room, dinning room, master bedroom, both bathrooms and 1 of the downstairs bedrooms. The 1 downstairs bedroom has the portable heater in the closet. TV is older, I plan to update it. However, all remotes work the same, so even with a later model TV the programming for the DVD would work the same. I agree an updated home book is needed and is in progress. Some cell providers do work on site, see note in listing. If you EVER need to reach me- just go 2 blocks out the highway and call. Mary
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San Diego, CA
2

Charming cabin but I would not stay here again

  • 2 of 5

We enjoyed the proximity to Lassen Volcanic National Park that this cabin offered. We found the kitchen to be well equipped and we enjoyed barbecuing in the evenings. We were, however, disappointed in several "amenities" that were not actually provided or available.

The listing states that a washing machine, clothes dryer, and internet are provided. We found none of these. The property owner offered the use of her long term tenant's wifi, but the signal is only strong enough to receive email in the farthest back bedroom of the house. There is no wifi in the remainder of the house. The closest wifi is 5 miles away in the town of Shingletown at the library.

I will also note for future renters that there is no cell phone signal in the house (cellular or data), nor is there a landline in case of emergencies. If you are in need of keeping in touch with business colleagues or friends and family members while on your vacation, this is not the house for you.

The two downstairs bedrooms with the double beds are very small, suitable for children or perhaps a single small adult. I would not advise these rooms for adult couples.

I did not see previous reviewers mention the lack of broadcast TV, so I will mention it for the benefit of future renters. While I understand the benefits of being able to completely get away from it all, we were disappointed that we were not able to watch the Olympic games during our visit. If you are renting this property you should bring your own DVD's or VHS tapes.

The property would be greatly improved by upgrading the mattresses, providing an actual internet wifi connection, and providing at least basic broadcast TV.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please consult the listing. As the listing states, there is no washer, dryer, satellite tv, cable TV, etc. There is a variety of DVD's on site, and you are welcome to bring your own. As for the beds, the listing DOES state the sizes. Future guests PLEASE carefully read what amenities are and which amenities aren't provide. Also, see all the POSITIVE reviews. Thanks, Mary
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5

Great, no surprises, close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Unexpectedly close to Shasta. Super close to Lassen, Lake McCumbre, gas and pizza.

Also unexpected bonus - chickens running aound.

No surprises, easy, clean, comfortable.

Family of 4.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Klamath Falls, OR
4

Excellent stay

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful settings in the pines. Perfect for my family that came to visit from the East Coast. Beds were a bit hard but otherwise the accomadations comfortable for us. We had a small pit fire in the front and roasted marshmallows. Close to Mt Lassen and also enjoyed the Wild Mustang Ranch. I have a 3 year old who loved running around outside. We would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome Place!!!

  • 5 of 5

My first impression of the cabin was breathtaking. The cabin is really clean and very well kept. We had a large group and everyone had their own space to relax. The kitchen was definitely the center of attention through the cabin. The best part is that it is only 20 minutes from Manzanita lake in Lassen Volcanic Park. The owner is really nice and responsive. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

THe cabin was everything that it says that it is..

  • 5 of 5

This cabin allowed us to do all that we wanted.. We had family bbq's, went on Mt. Lassen more to explore, it was quiet, it was like being home away from home, grand kids loved exploring the yard. We played board games, and talked, roasted marsh mellows... and celebrated 3 family members bday's... Cabin was clean , caretakers were great and helpful. I would do it again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Redding, Ca.
Car: necessary

Lassen National Park, Subway Caves, Burney Falls

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Shingletown, Shasta Cascade

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2 night minimum stay
£331
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Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Rates are based on parties of 7.
Holiday rate is $225.00 per night, all other fees apply.
Cleaning fee of $95.00 per booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Shingletown in California

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size bed (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofas: Double sofa bed and one twin sofa bed. Sofa beds are located in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Snowmobiling
Notes:
True log home with unique old style stove as focal point of kitchen.

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