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Lakefront--Island Paradise--Once in a Lifetime Rental-- Featured in NY Magazine

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So Much Wind! So Many Regattas!

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Hopatcong house description

Yes, this is the house featured in NY Magazine in June 2011.

Book for summer 2015 today.

Extraordinary home on a private ISLAND in New Jersey's largest mountain lake -- 'hot, hot, hot' Lake Hopatcong. It's a lakefront vacation rental you'll talk about for years. There are 18 homes on the island, all a footpath away from each other.

No boat? No problem. Rent an extra-large dinghy (holds six+ people and is about $350 for the week) with an engine on the back from Dick Dow's Marina or a 20' pontoon boat from San Bar Marina by the day, week, or month ($$$). You deal direct.

House sleeps 11, with two snoozing in the bunk house. Tweenies and teenagers prefer roughing it in the bunk house.

Private Island Rental: One of 18 homes on this 40-acre island. This vacation cottage rental was built by a wealthy jeweler who was a consultant in diamonds to Tiffany's in the early 1900's. Pinehurst, as the Hartdegen family named 48 Halsey Island in 1902, can hold its own among unique vacation homes.

How Do You Get to Halsey Island?: Boat! You can rent a spiffy, large dinghy with sturdy engine on the back, and parking is thrown in on the main land. You can rent pontoon boats, sail boats, and other watercraft at marinas around the lake.

40 Acres of Woodland: You are never isolated on Halsey Island. There is a lovely wooded trail in the interior of the island and all islanders are welcome to use it.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Second Bedroom: 1 double

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          • Third Bedroom: 1 double

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          • Fourth Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

            Plus trundle bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            Bunk House...moreless

          • All original bead board interiors. Front bedrooms have beautiful views of the lake. Back bedrooms have views of the woods....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Original marble sink...moreless

          • Bathroom: toilet, tub

            Pedestal Sink...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            New Cutdoor Compostable Toilet!...moreless

          • Generous sized, light and airy bathrooms. First floor bathroom is off the kitchen and has a large tub. Upstairs bathroom is at the end of the hall and has a shower. Everyone has easy access to both indoor bathrooms. The spiffy new outhouse (two-seater!) is available on an as needed basis!. Large hot water heater accommodates a full house....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There are 37 (thirty-seven, count 'em) uneven stone steps from dock to the house, so you must have some stamina to hike up and down. The dock is L-shaped and 75' long. There is a sandy area for young kids and shallow water near the beach area. Plunge into deep water from the diving board and fanny-grabbing slide at the end of the dock. Lake water is pumped up from the lake and into the house to the kitchen and bathrooms. Fresh drinking water comes from an old hand-pump well (send the kids!) about 100-feet behind the house, though lake water is fine for showering, cooking, brushing teeth, and the occasional sip. Of course, there is electricity on the island and to the house, but you'll find hurricane lamps in the pantry, just in case. TV reception, such as it is, is by antenna. Internet connection is fine. Bring your cell phone. Enjoy 100 years of books, board games and jigsaw puzzles. There's a 100-year-old, playable, upright, grand piano that has not been tuned in decades. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Black Beauty to Gossip Girl to the Classics....moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room:

                Not a room, but we have badminton and croquet in the backyard. ...moreless

              • Games:

                100 years of games....moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Two, but no one has time to watch them. We have an old-fashioned roof antenna that works just fine....moreless

              • Toys:

                Yes, we have some kiddy toys for age 3 to 6.....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lake View
              • Lakefront:

                180 Degree water view from the wraparound porch....moreless

              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Every bedroom has a large ceiling fan. Two of the bedrooms also have window a/c's. There are an additional three fans in the house. However, we find a jump in the lake usually does the job....moreless

              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet:

                You can access my Time Warner Cable Wifi for free, but it is strictly one user at a time via antenna, cable, network card, to USB port on your laptop. Excellent signal. ...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                At a marina on the mainland. Ask us about this. You make your own arrangements. ...moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove:

                And we have lots of firewood....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Mini Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Boat Dock
              • Fully Fenced Property
              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Yes, we have a junker kayak for kids and two nice canoes, 12 and 14 feet long. ...moreless

              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Sand Box
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer 2015
              Jun 1 - Sep 15, 2015
              30 night min stay

              $15,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $120
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              In June there is the fabulous Classic & Antique Boat Show at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club. In July the whole lake turns out in boats and on the shoreline to watch the over-the-lake fireworks. In August, it's all about soaking up the sun, jumping in the lake to cool off, water-skiing, fishing, BBQing and sitting on the porch watching the sun come up over the lake.

              $1000 deposit with signed lease. $7500 two months ahead of arrival date. $7500 one month ahead of arrival date.


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              Location

              38 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Newark, NJ
              8 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Dover, NJ
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Exit 34B on Interstate 80 and Rt 15

              Car: Necessary

              A Rare Rental!

              For the overactive: Great boating. Great fishing. Great swimming.

              For the lazybones: Chilled wine on the porch. Snoozing in the hammock. Laying face down on a beach chair on the dock. For the social: Great restaurants on the water. BBQ in the big back yard.

              For the shoppers: Lafayette Village and Waterloo Village. AND, that ONE hour to NYC by car, train or bus!

              Other Activities: Boating, fishing, sailing, rock climbing! Over 40 public and private golf courses in the area.

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: Author/Publisher/Producer


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • So Much Wind! So Many Regattas!

                So Much Wind! So Many Regattas!

              • Main House Overlooking Lake Hopatcong

                Main House Overlooking Lake Hopatcong

              • Dock & Boat House View from Point

                Dock & Boat House View from Point

              • Chris Crafts Rival Lake Tahoe Wooden Boats

                Chris Crafts Rival Lake Tahoe Wooden Boats

              • Wow! Caught on Lake Hopatcong!

                Wow! Caught on Lake Hopatcong!

              • Turn of The Century Dining Room

                Turn of The Century Dining Room

              • Bring Your Sears and Roebuck Catalog! The Ever Popular Outdoor Loo!

                Bring Your Sears and Roebuck Catalog! The Ever Popular Outdoor Loo!

              • 180 Degrees of fabulous Water Views

                180 Degrees of fabulous Water Views

              • Another View of the Porch

                Another View of the Porch

              • Cozy Living Room with BIG Fireplace

                Cozy Living Room with BIG Fireplace

              • 4th of July Yacht Club Fireworks Over the Lake

                4th of July Yacht Club Fireworks Over the Lake

              • Example of Lovely Guest Bedroom

                Example of Lovely Guest Bedroom

              • Charming Dining Area on Porch

                Charming Dining Area on Porch

              • Lady of the Manor!

                Lady of the Manor!

              $15,000 per month (USD)
              12

              5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 11

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              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 09/25/2014
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