Waterfront home on the Upper Sacramento River in Dunsmuir great fly fishing

Upper Sacramento Riverfront Home

Dunsmuir, CA

3.9 Acres


Off Market

It’s rare to find an Upper Sacramento riverfront property that provides a combination of good river access, acreage and seclusion while also being tucked away from the I-5 corridor and without train tracks out your front or back door. This waterfront property for sale is located on the North end of Dunsmuir, contains nearly 400 ft. of waterfront, and is one of few properties with riverfront access in the upper 5 miles between Dunsmuir and Lake Siskiyou, a phenomenal stretch of trout stream.

Property Information

This property is located about a half mile below Mossbrae Falls at the North end of Dunsmuir and is therefore one of the last homes with good river access to be located just prior to the upper 5 miles of river below Lake Siskiyou. The Upper Sacramento river is a renowned blue-ribbon trout fishery, this property is located on some of its best water. NOTE: Property damage occurred due to recently burst pipe, living room, stairs, hallway and three bedrooms and surrounding areas affected. Home is being sold as-is at a reduced price from original listing to reflect the damage.

Mid-century modern in design, this home has clean lines and a connectedness to nature with its open living space and large floor to ceiling windows framing the tall pines outside. The intelligent, deliberate flow of the living spaces brings lifestyle to the foreground. Perched in the trees with sounds of the gurgling trout-filled river below, this home blends into its surroundings. It is a place to both recreate and recharge in a beautiful nature setting.

The 2,187 s.f. home contains 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a 24’x30’ shop building and includes 2 parcels totaling 3.9 acres.

The home is located about 1o minutes from the town of Mt. Shasta, about an hr from Redding and 4 hrs from the Bay Area.

The Upper Sacramento River

The Upper Sacramento River is located between lake Siskiyou to the North and Shasta Lake to the South, which provides for a great stretch of trout stream. Its cold, spring-fed waters provide great habitat and plentiful aquatic life for its rainbow trout population to thrive, making it one of the area’s many popular fly fishing destinations. Along the river corridor runs I-5 with numerous exits for access. Additionally, the tracks of the Southern Pacific Railroad run the course of the river, providing near-unlimited access. The Ted Fay Fly Shop in Dunsmuir is a fly fishing icon and its owner, Bob Grace is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.


Dunsmuir is a quaint, historic railroad town with a population of approximately 1,700. It is a hub of Northern California recreation and contains restaurants shopping and lodging. It is located at an elevation of approximately 2,290 feet and enjoys all four seasons.

The Areas Recreational Attractions

Recreation abounds in this mountainous region of Northern California. Popular activities include kayaking; both white water on the Upper Sac and stillwater in the regions numerous lakes, hiking; the Pacific Crest Trail runs nearby and there are many other trails to nearby lakes and mountains, including the nearby Castle Crags State Park; fishing; the Upper Sac is right in the backyard but other popular destinations are the nearby McCloud, Lower Sac, Hat Creek, Fall River and countless other lakes and streams. Shasta Lake is just down the road and is popular for all manner of warm-water recreation.

Climbing Mt. Shasta is popular endeavor in the summertime and in the winter folks break out the skis to hit the slopes at Mt Shasta Ski Park, which also runs a summertime mountain biking program. A couple of notable waterfalls to explore are Mossbrae Falls and Hedge Creek Falls. A variety of recreation is easily had from this centrally located property.

Dan Rhodes

River’s Edge Properties

A Division of Shasta Land Services, Inc.

358 Hartnell Ave, Suit C

Redding CA 96002

(530) 221-8100

BRE# 01775146

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