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A True Country Hideaway

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Private mountain meadow hideaway, hardwood interiors, open floor plan

This is the stuff dreams are made of. Spend a weekend in the California countryside. Your home base will be the oldest barn in Shasta County. Beautifully renovated into a comfortable guest house furnished with antiques and heirlooms, the Barn House at Stonewall Ranch is a true country retreat.

Up to four people and their well-behaved pets may visit from two nights to 10 days. (If you'd like to stay longer, please contact us.)

Just 17 miles from Redding, California, this is the ideal place to truly "get away from it all." Set in a peaceful mountain meadow by a year-round boulder-lined stream on a paved mountain road that winds through woodland virtually untouched by the developer's hand, the Barn House is a place like no other.

Visit our website at www.stonewall-ranch-barn-house.com to learn more about the area.

Beautifully furnished with heirlooms, antiques and works by local artists and craftspeople, the Barn House features Tennessee red-oak hardwood floors and knotty pine paneling throughout on walls and cathedral ceilings.

Features: An open floor-plan; natural-stone fireplace built with stones from the ranch; well-equipped kitchen with full-size appliances; family-size dining table and dining alcove; massive decks that run the length of the building overlook a meadow and the boulder-lined creek that runs along the length of the property.

The Barn House is a romantic hideaway for couples. Let the sounds of the gentle brook just outside the door lull you to sleep. The bedroom features an antique four-poster double bed, an heirloom chest, 19th century armoire and dresser, and a contemporary wing-back recliner

The great room with its cathedral ceilings and knotty pine interior is as comfortable as it is beautiful. Antique chairs, deep old-fashioned rockers, and a warm natural-stone fireplace with pellet insert create an inviting home. Relax with a good book by the fire, listen to music and enjoy a glass of wine. The futon couch converts to a full-size bed.

From the massive decks, kick back and enjoy being surrounded by nature. Stonewall Ranch is home to a variety of wildlife--the California black bear, wild turkey, the rare ringtail cat, the endangered martin/fisher, and herds of deer freely roam the mountain. Our guests are more likely to see deer pass by on their way to the creek, than cars on the quiet country lane that leads to the property.

A paradise for hikers and mountain bicyclists, the property abuts the backside of Whiskeytown NRA, a veritable wilderness. Backpacking, mountain biking, hiking, nature walks and quiet meditation by the year-round stream are all part of the quiet life here at Stonewall Ranch.

Ample parking is available for large vehicles, including RVs (no hookups).

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the Barn House at $10 per dog per night. To ensure that pets continue to be welcomed, please make sure that they do not get onto the furniture, and do not leave them alone while you are away from the Barn House. We have a pet-friendly cupboard filled with all the little extras that our pet-owning friends might need--everything from old afghans and blankets to make a cozy bed for Fido, to towels to use after a visit to the nearby creek.

The Barn House at Stonewall Ranch is just 20 minutes from Redding, but it feels like a world away. In some ways it is. There are no gas stations, supermarkets or convenience stores once you leave Redding. There is a small general store in Igo that is open from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. for essentials, as well as milk, bread, beer and cigarettes. There are no hard-liquor sales in Igo. The Igo Store also serves breakfast on Sunday morning, and during the week hamburgers and deli sandwiches are available.

The Barn House at Stonewall Ranch is a quiet, restful vacation home for people who truly want to get away from it all and enjoy time in the woods. The Barn House has cable TV, Excede broadband satellite internet connectivity, and internet-based telephone service.

Open flames are not allowed anywhere on the property. Flameless candles and lanterns are available for your use.

Smoking is not permitted inside the Barn House. Smoking is allowed on the exterior decks away from open windows and doors. E-cigarettes and vapes may be used inside the Barn House, so long as they do not emit a strong odor.

The Barn House is air conditioned and has an overhead fan in the great room for warm weather, and a propane heating stove, as well as a pellet insert for the fireplace for chilly temperatures.

More Details

Owner
Denise Wallace / Lisa Donnelly
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Denise Wallace / Lisa Donnelly

It took Denise a lot of years to find the property that ultimately became Stonewall Ranch, and more years to renovate the oldest barn in Shasta County into the home she occupied for several years.

But as circumstances changed, she moved to another house on the property, making the Barn House available as a rental property. Today, she and her wife Lisa Donnelly live just up the road on another part of the ranch with an assortment of rescued dogs, cats and parrots.

Denise is a life-long resident of Shasta County and an avid golfer. Lisa is a writer and entrepreneur who is developing a line of botanically infused personal care products.

The Barn House is LGBT-owned, with special discounts available to our Rainbow Family.

Denise Wallace / Lisa Donnelly purchased this barn in 1987

Why Denise Wallace / Lisa Donnelly chose California

As developers increasingly began to run roughshod over Shasta County, Denise started searching for a place that remained relatively untouched. She discovered Zogg Mine Road and Stonewall Ranch. The peaceful woodland with its ancient trees, boulder-lined creek, and pastoral landscape is a slice of serenity. The nearby hamlet of Igo is a bit of Americana that is rapidly disappearing, with its cozy general store and the Post Office where everyone goes to pick up their mail, since there is no home mail delivery. At Stonewall Ranch, we and our neighbors live a quiet life far removed from the hustle and din of city life. We invite you to join us.

What makes this barn unique

Step onto the back deck and breathe deeply. Look up into the night and see stars spilling across the sky like a broken bag of rhinestones. Listen to the quiet. Watch a doe and her fawn move slowly across the meadow to the creek. Such is the stuff of magic.

Inside, feel the warmth of wood surround you, a cozy fire in the natural-stone fireplace, shadows chasing across cathedral ceilings, stained glass glowing warm and inviting.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Igo in Shasta County

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Dogs: No wet dogs inside the building; do not use "people" linens on dogs (doing so requires linens to be replaced at your expense).
  • Linens: 2-3 night stay - 1 set of towels/person and 1 set of sheets/bed; 4-7 night stay - 2 sets of towels/person and 2 sets of sheets/bed.
  • Recycle: There are 3 large garbage cans with liners on the back deck: 1 for cans/bottles; 1 for cardboard/paper; 1 for food garbage.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom is adjacent to bedroom. Shower; no tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Antique full-size four-poster bed in bedroom with new mattress and box springs. Futon couch in great room converts to full-size bed. All linens provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • caving
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The Barn House is truly a remote, private get-away for people looking for a rural retreat. It is situated along a paved, county-maintained road. The closest neighbors are across the creek, however, their house is not visible. The ranch property extends approximately 1/2 mile up the creek to our private picnic area (We'll be happy to show you around the ranch when you arrive or at your convenience.) We are happy to accommodate requests for early check-in (before 4 pm) or late check-out (after 11 am) depending on availability. (If new guests are arriving or departing the same day as you, we'll be happy to store your gear while you continue to enjoy the property away from the Barn House while housekeeping does their work.)

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A True Country Hideaway
average rating of 4.921875 based on 64 reviews
5

Stay in a barn?! You bet!

  • 5 of 5

This is a real country experience--staying in a converted barn. We loved it! To begin with, it's totally private--no next-door neighbors. The interior is totally wood, from floors to ceiling, making it extra cozy. The fireplace is really interesting: It's made from rocks gathered on the property and beams from when this place was a real working barn decades back. We really appreciated having a full-size dining room table. The refrigerator seems to be brand new! The kitchen has about everything needed to make a meal. The place is absolutely immaculate. We were hoping to see some bears, but didn't. There were deer families and birds everywhere. It's amazingly quiet and the night sky is so beautiful without city lights interrupting the view. Definitely a unique place to decompress and relax.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice, quiet place

  • 5 of 5

The property was lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
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Woodland, CA
5

Country comfort

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at The Barn House at Stonewall Ranch. Denise & Lisa were great hosts. The surroundings are beautiful & serene. The house is so cozy & comfortable. We'll definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of our favorite places!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed this unit. It's comfortable and private. The interior is beautiful with antique furnishings and a stone fireplace, but I thought the best part were the photo albums and pictures around the house that had been taken locally. There is a little photo album showing the before, during and after of the renovation that was staggering to see! We spent most of our time on the decks watching the deer and turkeys walk right through the meadow in front of us. There are fig trees, pear trees, and blackberry bushes which give the animals a reason to stop and hang out! It was so peaceful out there with the sounds of the creek and the breeze through the trees. Turtle Bay and Shasta Caverns were worth leaving the barn for, if you feel like leaving at all! This place is the definition of a relaxing vacation, and we all felt less stressed, even after we left. We brought our 9 year old and he had plenty to keep him busy between the meadow, the board games, the exploring, and the family of 3 deer that frequented the yard. The trees here will change beautifully with the Fall season, so if you like to see the Fall colors, this will be a great place to do so. The owners were very attentive and responded quickly to any questions we had. We cannot WAIT to return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A beautiful gem in the country

  • 5 of 5

We spent a weekend get-away here and it was so much more than we ever expected. The barn house has a very stunning interior with large, open beams, wood floors, paneled walls, and antique furniture. The days were warm and sitting out on the deck was the perfect setting to have a quiet read or a glass of wine. We were visited by deer, rabbits, and dancing dragonflies. We definitely are looking forward to another, longer visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in the Barn house. For nature lovers this is the place to stay. Very friendly and helpfull owners.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Redding
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Redding
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Redding Amtrak Station
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Redding
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt. Shasta
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Whiskeytown Lake NRA
Car: necessary

Just 17 miles west of Redding (20 minute drive); and minutes from the Veterans' Cemetery of Northern California on Gas Point Road in Igo; in beautiful western Shasta County. Close to Whiskeytown Lake NRA.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Igo, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall Sale
3 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£229
for 2 nights
From
£88
£586
 
 
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£413
for 3 nights
From
£120
£764
 
 
New Year's Week
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£413
for 3 nights
From
£120
£764
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£413
for 3 nights
From
£120
£764
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£413
for 3 nights
From
£120
£764
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£413
for 3 nights
From
£120
£764
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£249
for 2 nights
From
£98
£586
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.58
Pet Fee £26.5 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £45.43 + Tax
Tax Rate 17.25%

If you should require additional cleaning services during your stay, please let us know when you check-in and we will make arrangements to have our cleaning lady come by at your convenience. The fee is $25/hour for her services (Additional cleaning fee is payable in cash at the time of service, unless you make advance arrangements to have the fee added to the final bill.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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