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Peaceful, Beautiful Vacation Getaway at Lake Raystown, Pets Ok

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This beautiful, quiet property is adjacent to the Raystown Lake Federal Lands and in between the Marina and Resort areas. Stroll down a private, quiet country lane to your own entrance to the lake. You can hear the birds singing and the fish leaping out of the water! This is a great entrance for kayaking or just floating on the provided rafts. (We will rent up to 4 kayaks upon request, also.) And a perfect place for a private picnic! More to do can be found here: http://bit.ly/18wgjbh. We also offer other amenities that you can add to your stay such as life vests, shopping and catering service. You can even rent a captained 28-foot Regal open bow with a swim deck.

Just one mile down the road is the Aitch boat launch and fishing pier. A wonderful view of the tree covered mountains surrounds you. Public guided boat tours are available at the Marina and Resort areas.

You will truly enjoy the three HD TVs, the pool table, and the 4-person hot tub.

The master bedroom on the main floor has a queen bed and a large master bath w/ oversized Jacuzzi (non-jetted) tub, separate shower, walk-in closet and Kohler fixtures. This master bedroom has a sliding glass door onto a rear deck w/ beautiful view of the federal lands and a pond where you can frequently find a blue heron looking for fish.

The main floor has dining room & living room w/ gas fireplace. The modern kitchen has every convenience you need including an island w/ a Jenn-Air grill & gas range unit, a side by side refrigerator, built in microwave, built in oven, dishwasher, & garbage disposal. We also supply a drip coffee maker, rice cooker, crock-pot and other kitchen gadgets. This main floor has nice laundry room & separate half bath.

The second-floor loft contains two queen size beds and a large, full-size bathroom with a large shower. A convertible bed is in the living room for additional guests. Despite the number of beds, we will only rent to a maximum of six adults.

There is a screened in 3 seasons room w/ entrance off kitchen & dining room. This home has a heat pump, central air, central vacuum, ceiling fans, skylights & nice attached 26’ x 26 garage.

IMPORTANTLY - VRBO does not permit the guest to select particular amenities when requesting a quote; but I can modify your quote upon request. Please let me know if you are interested in any of the following: bringing multiple pets, renting kayaks, renting life jackets, renting a 28-foot open bow Regal boat with a swim deck (captained), or kitchen stocking and/or catering. I will modify your quote and we can move forward from there. This is a serious flaw in VRBO's system, and I have submitted a request for the change. Sorry for the inconvenience! This is a link to the payment coupon: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2l5k9j8mfo4hmtd/2015%20Babettes%20Payment%20Coupon.xlsx?dl=0
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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome, but the house is not well-suited for children because of the pool table and hot tub. Both require extra vigilance from the adults to protect the child from harm and from damaging the items with dirty hands, spilled drinks, etc. Any damage to the pool table felt will require re-covering the pool table, which is a cost in excess of the deposit, so be careful....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is strictly prohibited. If smoking occurs in the house or garage, the security deposit will be forfeited. All butts, ashes, etc., must be separately disposed of and taken with the guest upon departure. Leaving the same in the garbage can result in odors to the receptacle and garage that are difficult to remove....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We are pet friendly with an additional security deposit. However, you must clean up after your pet. Failure to remove evacuations from the yard may result in a full loss of deposit, as our yard folks are quiet strict! :)...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    The loft, which also has a full bath with shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    With a full bathroom including a large soaking tub....moreless

  • ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) One queen in the master bedroom and two queen beds in the loft area....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Walk down a quiet country lane directly into the lake! We also have a captained 28-foot open bow Regal boat, with sun deck, available for rental at $100/hour plus fuel, with a minimum 4-hour day. Guided lake tours, a waterpark and beaches are all available at the Maring and/or the Resort areas....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Two HDTVs with Direct TV HD feeds in living room and kitchen. A flat screen in the masterbedroom...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Games:

    X-Box 360 and a small collection of games that belonged to our teenage sons. The X-box also allegedly plays movies, but I've never tried it so I do't guarantee that it works....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    This property boarders the Federal Lands of Lake Raystown and has a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. The lake is a short stroll down a private road. It is impossible to get any closer....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    This property boarders the Federal Lands of Lake Raystown and has a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. The lake is a short stroll down a private road. It is impossible to get any closer....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Please inquire into garage use. Garage may not be available during the winter months without prior approval....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    The gas fireplace is situated to easily and quickly warm the entire house. We rarely turn on the furnace, as this feature is so beautiful....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We now have cable based wifi. You will receive a password with your directions document!...moreless

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

    Garage and driveway parking available...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Pleanty of room in the driveway, or just accross the street pulled off along the field. Our private road has a turnaround at the end for easy maneuvering....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Catering available, request an order form....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Food and beverage stocking available for 20% above cost. Just request the form!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas Jenn-Aire...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony/deck off of the master bedroom with beautiful view of pond, mountains and federal lands....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    We can rent nice mountain bikes from our friends who own a fantastic bike shop in State College upon request and separate fees. Because sizing is important, please contact me with your requirements....moreless

  • Boat:

    A 28-foot Regal open bow is available providing the captain is free on your requested date. The boat rental is $100/hour plus .45/mile for fuel....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private deck off of the master bedroom looks down to the pond....moreless

  • Golf:

    The Huntingdon Country Club golf course is about 5 miles away; and there is a par-9 within a short drive called Sinking Springs....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    4 Kayaks are available for rent, please state if you would like them unlocked....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    A three seasons room with a hot tub....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have 2 acres, which dogs LOVE....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    The nearest ski slope is Blue Knob....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    4-person hot tub in the all-seasons room!...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day Wken
May 22 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
4th of July
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$240
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
Christmas Holiday
Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$250
$1,575
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$220
$3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $100
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 8.5%

Notes:

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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Location

  • Mimi's Restaurant

    "A great place for casual for fine dining with a nice bar. Tell Jamie and Mimi we sent you!"

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  • Mimi's Restaurant

    "A great place for casual for fine dining with a nice bar. Tell Jamie and Mimi we sent you!"

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  • Boxer's Cafe

    "A friendly and casual bar with a large casual menu for lunch or dinner. Best beer selection..."

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  • Lake Raystown Resort and Lodge

    "A fun waterpark for kids, a restaurant that overlooks the lake (BYO) with outdoor or indoor ..."

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7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
several in Huntingdon, suggest Boxers
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Huntingdon Country Club
0.01 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 26
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mimi's or Boxers, both in Huntingdon
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Blue Knob
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Raystown Lake: very small beach areas around lake

Car: Necessary

Penn State University is 45 miles away, and Lincoln Caverns is within 10 miles. Also, nearby is the Lake Raystown Resort Waterpark, Altoona Curve baseball and Penn State University. An outdoor wedding chapel is beautifully located on Lake Raystown.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Mom and wife with a beautiful family, cook, blogger, and attorney. Our favorite pastime is to eating, drinking and being merry. Doing it at the lake is a bonus!

Why the Owner Chose Raystown Lake:
The location provides for a quiet, peaceful stay. This is a 'get-away' property, and if you love wildlife, you can see Eagles, Bobcats, Fox, Deer and many smaller, beautiful critters by just strolling quietly in the woods. Of course, you have to know how to look for them. We love the lake and playing in the water.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The hot tub in the three seasons room followed by several rounds of pool while watching the big screen HDTV!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The front of the house.

    The front of the house.

  • The fully stocked kitchen, which also has a jenn-air grill cooktop on the island

    The fully stocked kitchen, which also has a jenn-air grill cooktop on the island

  • Looking through living room to pool table.  Hot tub is just out the glass doors

    Looking through living room to pool table. Hot tub is just out the glass doors

  • The loft area.  Looks over the kitchen and pool table.

    The loft area. Looks over the kitchen and pool table.

  • Loft bathroom, which as a large shower too.

    Loft bathroom, which as a large shower too.

  • The view from the master bedroom deck in the early fall.

    The view from the master bedroom deck in the early fall.

  • Fishing at the end of the road, a 7 - 10 minute walk from the house.

    Fishing at the end of the road, a 7 - 10 minute walk from the house.

  • Looking at the rear of the house from the lower back yard

    Looking at the rear of the house from the lower back yard

  • The kitchen and eating area.

    The kitchen and eating area.

  • Pool table, to the left is the fireplace, to the right, the hot tub.

    Pool table, to the left is the fireplace, to the right, the hot tub.

  • Master bed

    Master bed

  • The Hot Tub in the 3 seasons room

    The Hot Tub in the 3 seasons room

  • This is Babette.  It's her house. :)

    This is Babette. It's her house. :)

  • The late fall view from the master bedroom deck.

    The late fall view from the master bedroom deck.

  • The front entrance.

    The front entrance.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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