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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers Retreat-Private/Peaceful W/ Brook

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Last updated: 03/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Milford cottage description

Less than 2 hrs by car from New York City, this charming log-sided Cottage is quaintly nestled in the Poconos 5 minutes from Milford, PA. It is a paradise for those who seek the solitude of the country w/ the accessibility of charming nearby villages. Situated in a hemlock glen complete with w/ wild rhododendrons & a fresh water brook less than 15' away from the back door. Walk to a beautiful waterfall, 10 minutes up the road! Onsite & local activities include antiquing, hiking, biking, (bikes included!) waterfall sight seeing, fishing, canoeing, swimming, outlet shopping, fall foliage & more. Situated on a private acre w/ nature & wildlife in abundance. The interior boasts of an open space complete w/ a working stone fireplace, wireless internet, cable TV, vaulted ceiling, hardwood floors, modern galley kitchen, charming loft & an additional small room for office or sleeping. Outside is a stone patio w/ Adirondack furniture directly behind the Cottage overlooking the brook.


A Perfect Lover or Writer's retreat: This cottage is the perfect getaway from the urban noise. There is a full running stream directly behind the cottage that will lull you to sleep and freshen your mind.

RE Things to Do visit the:
Apple Valley Village @ 104 Route 6 (W. Harford Street) in Milford, tel. # 570-296-6831
Online go to: ‘The Official Website for Tourism Pike County Pennsylvania’
http://www.discoverpikepa.com/places/Things_To_Do/Shopping/Apple_Valley_Village

** And of course there is a notebook on the desk in the Small Room that has lots of ‘Activity Pamphlets’ that past guests have collected which will help you ‘discover the area’!

...Just in case, you can't stand the sounds of the running brook directly behind the Cottage! :)

For SKI Lovers: - there are 3, THREE Ski Resorts all within 30 minutes driving -- Mast Hope @ Big Bear Mountain / Tanlewood off of I-84 / & Shawnee Mountain off of Rt 209

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 568 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Loft overlooking main room...moreless

  • Bedroom 1 is a Loft area and has an excellent platform Queen size bed. Leather Sofa in main room is very comfortable and available to sleep on. A small room that is currently in use as an office/extra room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Full Electricity - LP Gas - On-site well water and sewer systems - Rustic lot with mature trees and a beautiful brook 15 feet from the back door. It's perfect for lulling you to sellpe. You are surrounded in a hemlock glen, and woods. The property has good care and maintenance....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Driveway ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt & Pepper, Sugar, SugarFree Sweetners...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    If you want to use it, let me know in advance so I can get it out of the shed for you. But better yet, there's a fantastic bike shop less than a mile away which will rent really good bikes!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Adirondack Lounge Chairs, side table and large round table...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a small and medium size weber grill - you provide your own charcoal and lighter fluid...moreless

  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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50% non-refundable deposit due upon booking.  Pay Pal only. Balance due min 1 week prior to arrival
Weekend Package = 2 nights.  Arrive Friday & depart Sunday = $450
Add an extra night to either side of the  'weekend' (Thursday or Monday) for only an additional $175.
Week night (Monday -Thursday)  = $ 200
Weekly (7 days & 6 nights) = $1,000
Monthly $3,000

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Last updated: 03/16/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

Lakes, Waterfalls sight seeing, Festivals, Antique shopping, and Local color

Other Activities: RE Things to Do Visit the:

Apple Valley Village @ 104 Route 6 (W. Harford Street) in Milford, tel. # 570-296-6831

Online go to: ‘The Official Website for Tourism Pike County Pennsylvania’

http://www.discoverpikepa.com/places/Things_To_Do/Shopping/Apple_Valley_Village

** And of course there is a notebook on the desk in the Small Room that has lots of ‘Activity Pamphlets’ that past guests have collected which will help you ‘discover the area’!

...Just in case, you can't stand the sounds of the running brook directly behind the Cottage! :)

Waterfall sight seeing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Originally from the Midwest - a New Yorker of 30 years!

Why the Owner Chose Milford:
The proximity to New York is so convenient and easy to get to. The property feels so private - you feel as though you are in the middle of the country, yet you are only a 10 minute walk into the middle of the town of Milford PA. The community is quaint, with good shops, good dining and minimum amount of tourists. Go the Milford Diner for some pancakes in morning and hob-nob with the locals. The area has all the amenities to go out or stay at home!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Exterior of Cottage (dog not included)

    Exterior of Cottage (dog not included)

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Galley Kitchen

    Galley Kitchen

  • Sleeping Loft

    Sleeping Loft

  • View from Cottage looking front to access lane

    View from Cottage looking front to access lane

  • Lawn area to right of Cottage

    Lawn area to right of Cottage

  • Stone patio behind Cottage

    Stone patio behind Cottage

  • Other side of Cottage

    Other side of Cottage

  • Waterfall walking distance up the road that flows into Brook

    Waterfall walking distance up the road that flows into Brook

  • Always Welcome!!!!

    Always Welcome!!!!

  • Front door view from Sleeping Loft

    Front door view from Sleeping Loft

  • Fireplace view from Sleeping Loft

    Fireplace view from Sleeping Loft

  • Back door view from Sleeping Loft

    Back door view from Sleeping Loft

  • Office / Sleeping space

    Office / Sleeping space

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Lawn area to left of Cottage

    Lawn area to left of Cottage

  • Kern Lane directly in front of Cottage

    Kern Lane directly in front of Cottage

  • Another view of Kern Lane directly in front of Cottage

    Another view of Kern Lane directly in front of Cottage

  • Side of Cottage

    Side of Cottage

  • Cottage in the autumn

    Cottage in the autumn

  • Kern Lane in front of Cottage in the Autumn

    Kern Lane in front of Cottage in the Autumn

  • Cottage in Snow

    Cottage in Snow

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Date last modified - Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/16/2015
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