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Lake Hopatcong Water-Front Home in Quiet, Deep Water Cove

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our aim is to provide everything you need for a Relaxing, Stress-free vacation in this home-away-from-home.

Enjoy the Gorgeous Views from both In & Out this Roomy, yet charming home WITH CENTRAL AIR!
Dive off the dock into 10'+, deep-water and play with the MANY lake toys & floats available.
Relax with a late-night cocktail as you sit at the deck bar, gazing at the moon's reflection on the lake...

This child-friendly, non-smoking home has 3 gates on the deck to keep young children contained; it's ideal for families or couples!
SECLUDED & QUIET without crowds; yet driving distance to area attractions for families with kids.

The best compliment we can receive is a repeat guest, or a referral!

(Sorry, NO PETS are permitted. No exceptions.)

Keywords: Lakefront, Single-Story, Ranch, Private, Secluded, Dead End, Near Byram Cove,


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 YEARS (ID Required) - NO PARTY GROUPS please. This is a family house and we appreciate it being treated as such. Thank you....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Deck has gates which can all be closed to contain little ones....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    DECKING MATERIAL will MELT if cigarette or cigar ashes land on it. PLEASE, use ashtrays & CAUTION if smoking on deck. *Smoking in the house will result in forfeiture of Damage Deposit.*...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Unfortunately we are not able to make any exceptions to this....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    With En-Suite, 4-Fixture Bathroom...moreless

  • 'BLUE' BEDROOM: 1 queen


  • 'PINK' BEDROOM: 2 twin/ single

    Twin Sleigh Bed with and additional Twin Bed Trundle...moreless

  • BUNK AREA / 'STUDIO': 1 bunk bed

    Located directly off the living room with Twin Bunk Beds...moreless

  • King size beds (1) 1 KING in Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) 1 QUEEN in 'Blue Room', Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 TWIN BEDS in 'Pink Room' (Day Bed with Trundle), Bunk Beds (1) TWIN BUNK BEDS in 'Studio'...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • MAIN BATHROOM: toilet, shower

    Large Walk-In Shower Easily Accessible for Elderly Guests...moreless

  • MASTER BATH: toilet, combination tub/shower

    * Has a TUB for bathing children :-)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Large, Splinter-Free Deck with SEE-THROUGH, Clear, Tempered-Glass Spindles for an Expansive View; Deck-furniture with dining table and separate outdoor bar; Mary Life Jackets in different sizes; Lake Toys: floats, noodles, water-chairs; Some Children's Toys Available - inquire with owner; Lake Towels Included; Spices & Condiments Included as well as many more 'extras' to make your stay as enjoyable as possible! We operate on an 'It's here for your use, but please replace it for the next family' code. :-)...moreless


  • Books:

    MANY Books for children & adults alike! Feel free to add a book you've brought to our collection & take one you've started. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We provide an assortment of games and playing cards, should you wish a break from the sun or for a rainy day......moreless

  • Music Library:

    Some CD's are provided for your use while at our home. PLEASE make sure to leave them for the next guests....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    NEW 51' Flat Screen...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games:


  • Video Library:

    We provide some dvd's & vintage VHS movies as well as an extensive assortment of books for those rainy days and evenings....moreless


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


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    We are ON LAKE HOPATCONG in a Private Cove off Byram Bay, with GREAT VIEWS of the main Lake & all the boats. Enjoy the sunrise; relax while watching a Sailboat Regatta... ...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    ON a DEEP-WATER COVE. 10' DEEP right off the end of our dock. There is also a filled-in shallow area, so young ones (or non-swimmers) can still take a dip. (PLUS: we provide Life Vests & floats.)...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Water View:

    Double Sliding Doors at lakefront side of Living room provide beautiful views!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    While on our spacious, family-friendly deck, is seems as if you are suspended directly above the lake....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Kitchen has a large dine-in area with a 48' Round Table. We also have a child's restaurant-style booster seat which can slide up to the table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    CENTRAL AIR throughout the house....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Conveniently located in the kitchen....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Beautiful, Large, Stone Fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced Hot Air Heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    For your convenience, we provide all bed linens, pillows, blankets & comforters as well as bath and lake towels. Just bring your bathing suit and toothbrush. :-)...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Opening off the Kitchen, our Vaulted-Ceiling Living Room has plenty of seating (Leather Furniture), a Transom window & Wall of Sliding Doors for GREAT light & VIEWS of the Deck & Lake Hopatcong...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway space for 3 cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We provide 8 Lake Towels as well as Shower/Bath Towels, Hand Towels & Face Cloths...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Conveniently located in the kitchen....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Just bring your laptop and enter the password we provide, and you're on the internet....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Beautiful, Large, Stone Fireplace...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    We provide a few coffee filters to get you started, but the Coffee Maker takes #4, CONE-TYPE FILTERS....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    EVERYTHING! (I LOVE to cook, and LOVE kitchen 'gadgets'!)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    An ABUNDANCE (including good kitchen knives) for you convenience!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    YOU BET! (Who wants to hand-wash dishes while on vacation?!) *PLEASE do NOT put Plastic or Acrylic 'Glassware' in Dishwasher - it cracks. Thanks!...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    FULLY STOCKED KITCHEN! MORE pots & pans, dishes, flatware, glasses, platters... than you will need! ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We provide some basic spices & condiments for your convenience. If you finish anything, KINDLY REPLACE IT for the next guest. MANY THANKS!!!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    NEW, Spacious TOP Fridge over Freezer - saves your back!...moreless

  • Stove:

    4-Burner Solid Surface Electric Stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    LARGE TOASTER OVEN...moreless


  • Boat:

    We offer an inflatable boat, as well as a row-boat for your use. (*PLEASE make certain to secure the oars so they don't sink or float away.)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    EXTRA-LARGE, GORGEOUS, 'composite' DECK with 'Dekorator' Tempered-Glass Railings for un-obstructed views! (Deck is SPLINTER-FREE since it's a material made with plastic)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    A small grass, front lawn. Our 'backyard' is the Lake....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    PLENTY of Life Vests of all sizes, floats, noodles, some flippers and snorkle masks......moreless



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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Apr 1 - Jun 19, 2015
3 night min stay
Summer 2015
Jun 20 - Sep 12, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall 2015
Sep 13 - Nov 28, 2015
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable DamageDeposit $500
  • One-Time Cleaning Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newark International Airport
7.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Lake Hopatcong NJ Transit Station: goes to NY CITY
5.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 15 off Route 80
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
By Car or boat: Lake Tavern; Alice's; Windlass...
6.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Hopatcong State Park

Car: Necessary

Our home ON LAKE HOPATCONG is a family home, with a child-safe deck. Our Private, Dead-End Lane location & our Deep-Water cove offer tranquility & an escape from the crowds. YET, there are many restaurants & recreational activities near-by! Swim safely in our cove, away from the speeding boats; fish off the dock; sip morning coffee overlooking the sunrise across the lake; enjoy cocktails at the deck bar listening to the water lapping at the shore. A true getaway, yet nearby mini-golf, water parks, restaurants, boat rentals etc. Something for everyone!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: My husband Joe and I live in New Jersey and have 2 children. We love to travel and enjoy getting away to the lake for quiet time - it's a private oasis from the rest of our lives.

Why the Owner Chose Hopatcong:
We wanted to find a Lake Front home with plenty of space for entertaining our family and friends, without having to drive hours to get there! We also wanted to be able to swim and dive safely, right from our dock - with no worries of speeding boats injuring anyone. This Great home on our private cove was the answer to everything on our wish-list! We also added an extra-large deck built with top-of-the-line materials to make our outdoor living even more pleasurable!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You truly feel like you've escaped everything once you reach our private, dead-end road! No cars will be buzzing by, and no swarms of people hustling for parking spots. (3 cars fit in our driveway.) The house is located on a deep-water, private cove, just around from Byram Cove. Enjoy the use of a private diving platform, right in the middle of our cove. Fish right off the dock (License Required by State of NJ). Bask in the sun on our large deck or dock, while taking in the Gorgeous Views! We enjoy traveling, and having rented homes where things are missing, or are poor quality etc; here we strive to anticipate your needs and make your vacation as fantastic and as memorable as possible!

Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Looking down to Dock from Deck

    Looking down to Dock from Deck

  • View from the Dock

    View from the Dock

  • LARGE, Splinter-Free Deck w/ Clear, Tempered GLASS Spindles for SUPER VIEWS!

    LARGE, Splinter-Free Deck w/ Clear, Tempered GLASS Spindles for SUPER VIEWS!

  • Large Kitchen with Skylight - FULLY STOCKED w/Cooking & Entertaining Supplies

    Large Kitchen with Skylight - FULLY STOCKED w/Cooking & Entertaining Supplies

  • A Winter Sunrise

    A Winter Sunrise

  • A Family Enjoying the Deep Water Cove and Lake Toys

    A Family Enjoying the Deep Water Cove and Lake Toys

  • Looking out across lake from Deck (Windlass Restaurant on other side.)

    Looking out across lake from Deck (Windlass Restaurant on other side.)

  • Lvng Rm w/ Vaulted Ceilings, Lg, Stone Fireplace, Leather Seating & Many Windows

    Lvng Rm w/ Vaulted Ceilings, Lg, Stone Fireplace, Leather Seating & Many Windows

  • Master Bedroom with King Size Bed & En-Suite Bathroom off to the left

    Master Bedroom with King Size Bed & En-Suite Bathroom off to the left

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