About this listing
Fully licensed listing in the City of Mount Shasta.
Beautifully renovated, boutique-style, 1 bedroom *suite with living room, kitchenette, & en-suite bathroom. After exploring, relax by the cozy fire in your comfortable living room. Walk to restaurants and shops. On-the-go style breakfast included, so you can eat on your own schedule- included!
Spring flower season!
Explore, hike, meditate, snowshoe, cross country, relax & enjoy outdoor adventure!
*Please read the ENTIRE listing details!
All the benefits of a B&B, with the privacy of a boutique-style private cottage! As hosts we focus on providing an outstanding guest experience for each and every guest who stays at the Hideaway Cottage. We take our reviews very seriously and we want you to enjoy our cottage and the beauty of Mount Shasta as much as we do!
Our goal is to create a memorable and relaxing experience for our guests.
If you need anything, just ask us! Need a ride after a few cocktails? Not comfortable driving on the snowy or icy roads, no problem! We have a reliable Jeep and are happy to help!
We have designed The Hideaway Cottage to be a relaxing, adult couples-ONLY retreat. We love children but if you have kids and pets we suggest you check with other hosts in our area for a safe and family-friendly space.
*Guesthouse has one common wall with the main house-an unused dining room. This should not affect your privacy! Read our guest reviews!
Ask us if you have a need for a flexible check-in time. We can accommodate you!
The separate bedroom allows your partner to watch television or work on their computer while you nap with no distractions!
Excellent Wireless Internet
Flat screen TV with satellite service-occasionally during snow storms the service may be disrupted briefly until we clear the dish of snow. :-)
Blue Ray player available with selection of films and access to Netflix and Youtube, Pandora, etc . Bring your favorite DVDs or visit the nearby Couch Critic video store in Mount Shasta, within walking distance. (We ask our guest to please not disconnect our Blue Ray system when visiting.)
An assortment of puzzles, cards and games available in the console under the television.
You'll even find our fun, adult Bigfoot paper doll set, with his own set of clothing to play with! Hilarious! We love the crazy costumes our guests leave him wearing.
Brand new wood burning stove with heat blower, firewood provided, instructions for operation of the stove in the cottage. You'll enjoy the glass viewing door, watch the fire as you relax on the comfie couch.
Outdoor deck with gas BBQ grill. Private deck is spacious, private and perfect for enjoying an relaxed al fresco meal together.
Cottage, spa and deck is for exclusive guest use during your stay.
During the summer and late spring your host may be tending to the veggie garden in the backyard but we will generally wait until you are out exploring!
Herb garden is right outside your door! You are welcome to harvest! Most of the herbs are labeled for your convenience
Gas barbecue grill
Private Deck and deck amenities
Sand chairs , a cooler for the beach at the lake or a picnic & cold packs available for the asking!
If you plan to head to the lake, we offer specific towels for this purpose in the en suite. Take some "noodles" with you for a relaxing float in the lake!
Snow toys available for sledding in winter. Just ask!
Summer guests may ask to arrange for Randy to take our kayaks to Lake Siskiyou for you to use and pick them back up.
Interaction with guests
We are happy to suggest local adventures, restaurants and day trips. We are available to make your stay memorable!
Enjoy your privacy or join us for happy hour! Let us know how much interaction you prefer!
Please leave your favorite experiences in our guest book for future guests to read. Our goal is also to have ALL our guests write a review! We of course write a review for every guest!
Other things to note
Local Mount Shasta tourist occupancy taxes have been added to the booking fees. An additional 2% Siskiyou County Tourism Improvement District Tax is included.
*PLEASE NOTE: One shared wall with the main house. Shared wall is adjacent to our rarely used dining room and should not impact your stay in any way.
NOTE: Entrance to the cottage requires the ability to negotiate a small set of steps.
If you are interested in a summer or holiday bookings The Hideaway Cottage may be quite busy and planning ahead and booking well in advance is recommended.
In 2017 a portion of our cleaning fees will be donated to support local community organizations. You as our guests will have the opportunity to choose which organization the donation will go to for your stay; The Siskiyou Humane Society doing great work to care for animals, The Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center with the mission to protect the fragile ecology of the Mount Shasta area, or the Shasta Community Resource Center which provides education programs for children and support for families in our surrounding communities.
Breakfast items are included in the booking fees.
Please contact your hosts in advance if you have food allergies or food preferences.
Additional towels and bed linens available for guests
Week-long bookings may request a mid-stay, complimentary room cleaning and linen change.
Guests assume the responsibility for the personal items/belongings, personal injury, illness or accidents during their stay.
Guests assume responsibility for their safety when using the hot tub. Use the spa at your own risk.
Non-smoking guests only please-no smoking of any kind inside or outside at the cottage please.
Sorry, no pets; dander-free cottage. We do not make exceptions on this house rule, sorry. :-( We know there are listings in Shasta that are pet-friendly)
Our vacation rental insurance covers adults only. We are sorry but we do not allow infants or children at the Hideaway Cottage due to our rental insurance policy.
Quiet hours for residential neighbors please; before 9:00 am and after 10:00 pm. No time limit on the use of the deck as long as quiet hours are observed.
Please park in the driveway unless we ask you to park in the space in front of the main house.
No overnight guests other than the guests who are booked through Airbnb. Our guests are all verified and this is a safety policy for our guests, our neighbors, as well for us. Please add a profile picture so we can be sure you are our special guests!
No parties with additional guests/friends please. The Hideaway Cottage B&B is a couple's retreat in a quiet neighborhood and we love our neighbors as much as our guests!
Check out procedures:
Please wash dishes
Take trash out to the receptacle on the deck
Place used towels in the tub
Remove your food from the fridge please. Thank you :-) Although we have enjoyed some unique treats our guests have asked if we wanted after they checked out!
Please check the cottage outlets for your technology chargers, before checking out! We have sent quite a few chargers back to our guests!
THANK YOU! We appreciate our guests feeling that the cottage is their "home away from home" and treating it with care!
We have never had guests who left any evidence of damage or carelessness. We are so impressed with Airbnb members. What a great caring community!
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
We love to explore, travel, go camping, kayaking, hiking, attending outdoor concerts and spending time in the beautiful Mount Shasta area. We enjoy going to the movies and trying out new restaurants. We love to use Airbnb to spend time exploring charming little towns and getting to know more about our new area as transplanted Southern Californians.
Laurie is a college professor and a workshop facilitator for the Anti-Defamation League. Randy is a retired engineer.
Laurie enjoys gardening, baking, hiking, running, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, hanging out with family, and going to the local festivals.
Randy is busy with home renovation and Hideaway maintenance plus golfing with several clubs in our area and in Southern California.
We love traveling and using Airbnb as guests so we can improve our own guest experience at the Hideaway B&B, while meeting interesting people.
We have been quite surprised by the number of International travelers who have stayed with us at the Hideaway! We have hosted guests from Dubai, France, The UK, Spain, Israel, China and now a booking from Australia. This is an exciting way to learn more about the world and to share our beautiful area with others from around the world!
We love making our guests feel comfortable and at home. Whether you enjoy complete privacy or want to join us for happy hour, we will make your stay a memorable one! It is YOUR vacation!
We like to say, "Why limit HAPPY to just one hour?"
Our motto this year is "More FUN in 2017!"
We look forward to meeting YOU soon!
Laurie and Randy