Address: 1002 Spring Meadows Road, McCloud, CA 96057
Type: Single Family Home
Apx. Sq Ft.: 1288
Land Size: 2.2 ac
Heating: Electric Baseboard; Woodstove
Cross Street: Spring Creek Road
Escape the city clamor, and retreat to the historic lumber and rail town of McCloud, where bygone starlets, socialites, and political celebrities have sought relaxation for over a century. Nestled on the southern slope of Mt. Shasta — California’s second highest mountain — McCloud sits protected, veiled amid infinite forest.
Engage nature at the doorstep without sacrificing comfort from this contemporary 2.2 ac mountain hideaway. Your springboard for solitude and untamed splendor in a sea of pines, cedar, and treasured dogwood. Opportunities to purchase in the Spring Meadow Subdivision are as scarce as hen’s teeth! Tasteful simplicity & intuitive design blend a turnkey “cabin in the woods” with attentively maintained well & septic systems. Complete remodel in 2015: woodstove, carpeting, luxury vinyl plank flooring, innovative UV light filtration system for the well water, appliances and fixtures, granite countertops and numerous other upgrades. Two bedrooms on second story, with one off the first floor, each with an adjacent bathroom to offer comfort and privacy. Freshly built detached storage shed will satisfy space for all manner of hobby and necessity. Owner has lightly inhabited and lovingly cared for this as a mountain getaway only.
Low-maintenance landscaping in an untamed environment. Squaw Valley Creek runs through nearby historic ranchlands, with a picturesque meadow mostly employed for cattle grazing, although photography enthusiasts are sometimes spotted. The gushing Creek vein’s passage down into the lowlands– giving this Valley its same name — nourishes unique riparian zones, attracting all matter of flora and fauna. Hunt wild mushrooms & varied berries, as you await the garden’s harvest. Revel at the honking geese, their seasonal co-habitation of this exquisite domain at the base of Mt Shasta, as together they dazzle in the distance. This majestic glacier’s runoff creates three prolific waterways — the McCloud River, the Sacramento River, and the Pit River – not to mention, offering some of the best drinking water on the planet!
Siskiyou County includes geographically diverse terrain and micro-climates that will repeatedly inspire. Noshortage of adventures with watercraft on the McCloud Reservoir or the Lake’s world-prized trout fishing, just 5.5 mi away. McCloud Golf Course lies 3 mi up the road, and for access to more parks, Mount Shasta is a mere 9 mi away; the winterland hub of Mt Shasta Ski & Board Park sitting closer still. Upper, Middle, and Lower McCloud Falls provide a marvel-worthy backdrop for meandering walks. Nearby historic McCloud showcases a vibrant community and a boon of amenities, including well-reputed dining, novel shops, and necessary notions to make this home part of a permanent and rich lifestyle. The town’s verve is bolstered with a beloved Museum, quaint Library, spacious park and playground, sports facilities, and even an equestrian club featuring ongoing events for public enjoyment!
Welcome to the true northern California: about 45 minutes from Redding, 5 hours to the Bay Area, and less than 2hr from the Oregon border.