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Spacious country home in quiet wooded setting

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Comfortable, cozy and close to all of the Poconos attractions , yet located in a quiet, wooded setting. Relax after a day of touring, hiking, skiing, biking, fishing, boating or perhaps a leisurely stroll through the beautiful nearby parks. This 4 bedroom home features two family rooms, two fireplaces, upper and lower level covered porches, large sundeck with gas grille. The first floor has one bedroom, a full bath, a family room with a fireplace and large screen TV, a laundry room, checkers/chess/card table, a quiet reading area and a covered porch for enjoying outdoor relaxing. The second level has 3 bedrooms, full bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, family/living room with a fireplace and large screen TV, covered porch and large sundeck with gas grille. Location is 10 minu...Comfortable, cozy and close to all of the Poconos attractions , yet located in a quiet, wooded setting. Relax after a day of touring, hiking, skiing, biking, fishing, boating or perhaps a leisurely stroll through the beautiful nearby parks. This 4 bedroom home features two family rooms, two fireplaces, upper and lower level covered porches, large sundeck with gas grille. The first floor has one bedroom, a full bath, a family room with a fireplace and large screen TV, a laundry room, checkers/chess/card table, a quiet reading area and a covered porch for enjoying outdoor relaxing. The second level has 3 bedrooms, full bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, family/living room with a fireplace and large screen TV, covered porch and large sundeck with gas grille. Location is 10 minutes from Big Boulder/Jack Frost Ski areas and 20 minutes from Camelback. Property also abuts the Thomas Darling Preserve at Two-Mile Run The Nature Conservancy. The property is located near Blakeslee, Lake Harmony, the Hickory Run State Forest, Big Boulder and Jack Frost ski areas. Driving time from the NYC and Philadelphia area is under 2 hours. We are 2 miles from Exit 284 off Interstate 80 and 7 miles from Exit 95 of the Northeast Extension of the PA TPK. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 45-0215More
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About the Owner
John H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
Interaction with guests
We live very close to this property and are available to welcome our guests upon arrival. At the house, we have provided menus for local restaurants, information for area activities and directions to parks and recreation areas. Looking for suggestions on what to do or where to go? We can provide information usually reserved for locals.
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

I have been to Poconos three times and this was by far the best stay. The cottage was excellent and absolutely clean. It had everything you would need for a group stay. Moreover, John was extremely accommodative on most of our bespoke requests. I would...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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A3530OXjohnh, VR Owner at Spacious country home in quiet wooded setting, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Arpit, you, your family and friends are lovely folks and excellent guests. It is guests such as yourselves that make owning a rental enjoyable. You are all most welcome to return upon another visit to the Poconos. Cheers, john

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2018
John H, VR Owner at Spacious country home in quiet wooded setting, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

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Date of stay: January 2018
John H, VR Owner at Spacious country home in quiet wooded setting, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2017
John H, VR Owner at Spacious country home in quiet wooded setting, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

I had an amazing weekend with my amazing girlfriends. Millie & John, the house is absolutely BEAUTIFUL and you both were such a delight. I can't wait to come back :)

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Jessica P
John H, VR Owner at Spacious country home in quiet wooded setting, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Jessica, you and your friends were excellent guests and are welcome back anytime. Glad you had a good time. Cheers, Millie and John

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Yard
Books
Ceiling Fans
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Alarm Clock
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
A quiet, comfortable, safe and wooded setting that is close to everything, but not too close.Hiking, walking, biking, rafting, skiing, fishing, boating and more.Or sitting on the rocking chair enjoying some solitude, you choose.1 1/4 miles East of Blakeslee Corners off Route 940; 6 miles east of Exit 95 of PA Turnpike; 9 miles west of I-380; 2 miles from I-80.Located near Lake Harmony, Big Boulder and Jack Frost Ski areas; Camelback Mountain is 23 minutes away The property abuts the Thomas Darling Preserve; see http://goo.gl/1iBCb1.
How to get there
Interstate 80 west from New Jersey, take exit 284. Turn right onto Route 115 north for 1 mile. Turn right at the traffic light to east on Route 940 east. Proceed 1 3/4 miles turning left into Blakeslee Estates. From the Pennsylvania turnpike, take exit 95. Turn left onto Route 940 East and proceed 8 miles to second traffic light at Blakeslee Corners. Continue on Route 940 East for 1 3/4 miles turning left into Blakeslee Estates.
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