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A Unique Home with Rich History. Four Bedrooms & One and a Half Bathrooms.

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Last updated: 08/05/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Renovo house description

Located in Renovo, Pa, a stately four bedroom, two story, bath and a half with beautiful hardwood framed windows and doors, hardwood floors and large front porch.

Sleeps 5-8 people
Bedroom one: Two twin beds, dresser, table/chair, two closets
Bedroom two: One full size bed, table/chair, dresser, closet
Bedroom three: One full size bed, large dresser, night stand and closet.
Bedroom four: One full size bed, dresser, night stand, large closet and balcony.

New laundry area with utility sink in basement

42 inch LCD television with cable, wireless internet and unlimited local and long distance calling.

Beautifully appointed living room with large leather recliner sofa, leather recliner and comfortable chair. Accessorized with an eclectic mix of antiques.

Handsome hard wood moulding makes for stunning windows. Original pocket doors and swing doors.

Fully equipped, new kitchen with large, walk-in pantry.
Large, wall mounted television with cable, wireless internet and unlimited local and long distance calling.
Cell phone service is available for some carriers.
This property does not have a yard but you can enjoy the large front porch and side courtyard that is situated between the house and the church next door!

We want to do everything we can to make your rental experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Let us know what you need and we will try and make it guarentees! But we will do our best!!!!!!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

    Minimum age for renters is 25 yrs...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking receptacle provided outside....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    This house is not the greatest for active children. There is no yard and the house is not real child friendly. Feel free to ask about this if you would like more detail to see if the house is suitable for you....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We decide pets on an individual basis. Mature, well behaved dogs may be permitted with $50 pet fee....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are steps to access the house and the bathrooms in the house. All bedrooms are on second floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1

    Small powder room...moreless

  • A full bathroom is on the second floor which offers a traditional tub/shower combination, vanity, toilet, built in cabinet, hooks. There is a very small powder room right off the kitchen....down several steps by the side door....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Local kayak available at Zizo Kayak a half block away. Zizo also offers outdoor gear for sale....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games


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


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    This property is located on the main street of a small town....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Home to the annual Flaming Foliage Festival every October. The Manse, (formerly the Presbyterian rectory), is a stately home located in the center of the town. Renovo, Pa is nestled in a small town along the Bucktail State Park Natural Area along Route 120. Surrounded by the Sproul State Forest and beautiful gamelands. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit in living room and two bedrooms. This home does not have central AC but every room is equipped with ceiling fans....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet:

    Password provided in binder...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Some cell service available....moreless

  • Parking:

    On street only...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    If special parking is needed for boat or trailer please talk with owner and we can make arrangements for you....moreless

  • Telephone:

    free local and long distance. No international calling....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Password provided in binder...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Eat in kitchen with small table and chairs. Dining room separate....moreless

  • Microwave


  • Balcony:

    Small balcony off of one bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Zizo Kayak one block away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    This property has no yard or outdoor play area...moreless

Payment Type

  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $69
  • Housekeeping $60 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%


The housekeeping fee of $60 is for groups of 6-8 people. The housekeeping fee is adjusted to $45 for less than 6 people.

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Renovo is the perfect launching spot for a myriad of outdoor activities throughout the year. Hyner View is ground zero for hang gliding enthusiasts. Hyner also provide some of the most beautiful sights of the West Branch of Susquehanna River. You will enjoy the drive up Hyner Mountain as you switchback through the forest. For kayak and canoe enthusiasts you will find a convenient 'put in' at the Flaming Foliage Lot near the Visitor's Center. Zizo Kayak on 6th street will hook you up with everything you need.

The State Forests and game lands offer numerous hiking trails and ATV trails as well as excellent hunting and fishing. A scenic drive to the Elk Country Visitors Center in Bennezette... see the elk close up! Plenty of boating and fishing opportunities along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River as well as Kettle Creek Lake and the Sinnamahoning Lake. The lakes are set in spectacular scenery, surrounded by mountains...catch the occasional Bald Eagle! Or drive up Route 144 towards Snow will find scenic overlooks and hiking trails all along the way!

Take a day trip and follow the Pennsylvania Wilds Artisan Trail visiting various juried craftsmen/galleries throughout the vast region. Walk around Renovo and enjoy the history. Don't be afraid to go down alley ways and venture over the river to South Renovo to just explore the town. Grab an ice cream cone at Yesterday's.

Satisfy the treasure hunter in you and stop by The Rummage Shoppe on Erie Ave. Grab a meal at The Sportsman's or Yesterdays. Enjoy the bustle of a small town with the beauty of the mountains all around. Check out the history of Renovo at the Heritage Center on Erie Ave.

Another nice day trip idea...take a drive to Williamsport. It is about an easy hour drive...the drive is beautiful. You will find a wide range of activities from shopping to the arts. A little closer and on the will find Lock Haven which has a budding arts community as well. A visit to Uncle Joe's Woodshed is always a must when visiting the Lock Haven area!!!!!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: This vacation home is owned by Dick and Marge Moriarty along with Dick's daughter and husband, Melissa and Mike Riehl. Dick grew up in Renovo and moved away... we are now spending more time here and want to share the beauty of this area with others.

Why the Owner Chose Renovo:
This home is filled with history and holds many fond memories to many of the locals. It sat empty for years...and we had our eye on it, hoping someday to bring her back to life. The house is a fun structure with the detailed woodwork, elaborate stair case, and large living area. We hope to continue to make improvements as time goes on....but she is ready to impress you with her beauty and comfort! Renovo is a quaint town with a long rail road history. Our claim to fame is the annual Flaming Foliage Festival the second full week every October. The Susquehanna River has canoe access ramp just down the street. Rent a kayak or fishing boat just a couple of blocks away. Visit Heritage Park and learn about the history of the CCC camps and other local history. It is a perfect launching point for viewing elk in Bennezette, hiking,boating, canoeing, kayaking, hang gliding from Hyner View, biking, ATV trails, geocaching, hunting, fishing, birding, rock collecting, cross country skiing, snow mobiling, antiquing.

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  • The dining table was not yet in place at the time of picture!

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Date last modified - Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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