The Lodge is built from redwood milled on the land. It is heated with quiet, clean hydronic heat (with individual thermostats). Music of your choice can be played throughout the Lodge and Decks. DVDs and Videos may be viewed on a large screen Television. The elegantly decorated rooms are expansive and open with views of the beautiful natural surroundings through glass doors and windows. The Ranch has its own utilities and a solar electric power system, is totally independent of the grid and there are no visible power lines.
Meeting Room: (600 square feet, 24.5’ by 23.5’) Is ideal for workshops, meetings, yoga, indoor receptions and dancing. French doors open out onto a large redwood deck and lawn that overlook the pond and oak trees. It has its own sound system, hardwood floors with optional oriental carpets and multi-level lighting. Futons and backjack chairs are available.
Main Living Room: There are windows and french doors that display views of the surrounding hills and flourish the rooms with sunlight, an arched brick fireplace, comfortable furnishings on gleaming hardwood floors, music. This room is sometimes used as a Dining Room.
Home Theater: There are Windows and French Doors that display views of the surrounding hills and flourish the rooms with sunlight, a second arched brick Fireplace, comfortable furnishings on gleaming hardwood floors, a large screen Television, and music.
Kitchen: The luxurious fully equipped Kitchen has a large Wolf Stove, Granite Counters, Custom Cabinets, Skylight, Views, Music and Dining or Buffet Area.
The bountiful acres at Shamhbala Ranch embrace a variety of ecological habitats with a diversity of plants and wildlife. Our guests are welcome to experience these rich natural environments.
Garden: Flowered landscaping and raised bed organic vegetable gardens on the east side of the house is very bright in the morning and shaded later in the day. Ideal for casual evening dining or a small reception.
West Deck and Lawn: Can be used for receptions or casual relaxing. This area has a view overlooking the Pond and Oak Trees, the West Knoll has excellent Sunsets.
Hot Tub: is located under the oak trees next to the Pond with a massage table, springtime singing Bullfrogs and beautiful dancing dragonflies.