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Luxe Country Home in the Swinging Bridge Lake Community

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, Loft with pullout bed, 2.5 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Beautiful rustic modern home nestled on 5 private acres of wooded land, just 3 minute car ride up the hill from Swinging Bridge lake reservoir, and 15-20 minutes from all local food/shopping and attractions such as the restaurants at White Lake, Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center, Monticello Motor Club, and the all new World Resorts hotel and casino opening March 2018.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the serene private setting this property has to offer, with two well equipped decks, large rock built fire pit, and plenty of well-manicured yard for outdoor activities. Or take a leisure walk or 3 minute car ride down the hill to Swinging Bridge lake where you will conveniently find a public boat launch and two marinas offering a wide variety of lake activities and boat rentals. Enjoy tubing, water skiing, fishing, bald eagle/bird watching, or just relax and skip rocks with the kids.

On cold rainy or snowy days, stay indoors, light a fire and enjoy the great room with comfortable lounge seating, a well-appointed bar, electronic dartboard, and pool table.

If you are a bike rider, take advantage of the well-maintained roads and enjoy miles of scenic cycling. The public boat launch, just down the hill, is the ideal spot to kick off your ride. Or take a 20 minute ride to Walnut Mountain Park in Liberty for some great hiking and mountain biking. Don't leave until you've reached the summit!

Other great local activities to try: Antiquing, spas, distilleries, fall festivals, and farmers markets.

More Details

Jack Rodriguez
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Jack Rodriguez

In 2003 My wife and I purchased 5 acres of land on a private road in the Swinging Bridge lake community. By early 2005 our dream home was built, and the years of fun and adventure with friends and family began. Twelve years later, now with our son well into sports and other activities, we have decided to share our special home with others.

Jack Rodriguez purchased this house in 2004


Monticello House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , w/gas fireplace
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft with pullout sofa couch and full size air mattresses
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Luxe Country Home in the Swinging Bridge Lake Community
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews

Beautiful Property in a Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

My group had a wonderful time staying in Jack's property recently. Jack is an extremely helpful host - providing helpful information and answering all questions in a timely manner. The property itself is beautiful - a spacious, clean home in a private area that provided for a lovely weekend getaway. I would recommend to all!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful getaway house

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful. It is tucked away and really offers a retreat. Great for a large group w the bedrooms very separate from living spac. Most Vrbo homes we’ve stayed provide some bath soap, that would be the only thing I wish We had been prepared for (: very small hiccup! Jack was a great host and easy to communicate with. I’d stay there again if we’re back in the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing House!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time staying at this home! Not only was Jack very responsive and helpful before and throughout our stay, but the home is so clean and beautiful. We were all comfortable through the entire stay and will for sure be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxe Country Home indeed!

  • 5 of 5

The home is very well maintained. There is plenty of room for our big family. We loved the patio for outdoor entertainment.

The hosts were very responsive to our inquiries. They were very accomodating with our requests.

I hope that we get the chance to stay another time.


  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful maintained

  • 5 of 5

We really liked this house and would love to put it right on a lake! The living area is great. Beautiful pool table, bar and sitting area with TV for all to hang and be together. Kitchen had all your needs, just wanted a few more plates because we hadn't run the dishwasher yet (for the overflow). We used the grill and it was fine. Beds were comfortable and we loved the master sweet. It's on an unpaved road which surprised us for such a beautiful house. It was a treat. PS we went swimming at the public boat launch a short drive from the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, but major issues

  • 3 of 5

Our start with this house began with a concern about finding it. The roads leading up to the house are normal paved roads. Unfortunately, this house is not on a paved road and the number of pot holes made me wonder if our Dodge Grand Caravan was going to make it. Add that there are no lights and no other houses on this road I was wondering where we were going.

Luckily, there was a garbage can near a stone with the number on it and we were going slow enough to see the number and find the house.

The house itself is lovely with a pool table, bar area, sunken living room. First floor is really well set up. However, the management needs to work on keeping the house in working order.

First problem - the owner had set up a new credit card to pay the internet but did not have the information. Internet is very important here because cell service is almost non-existent. Then the coffee pot did not work. You cannot just set up the coffee pot and have it make coffee. Instead, you must set the timer for it to work. I got around this by setting the time for 1 minute later. Additionally, the air conditioning was not working. Normally, this might not be a problem but we came during the summer and it was a very hot summer. There were also no washcloths in the bathrooms. There were a few hand towels but no washcloths.

Finally, the set up is somewhat unusual. There is a master bedroom upstairs and a loft outside of the bedroom. There are three full bedrooms downstairs and that would be a great set up, parents upstairs and kids downstairs but no television upstairs at all. Also, the curtains in the master bedroom are flimsy, white curtains. They do nothing to keep sunlight out and we had bright sunlight shining into our room at 630 in the morning.

Now, the owner was extremely responsive. When we told him about the internet he was on it immediately and that was fixed that day. Unfortunately, he has a property manager and while the manager was able to replace the thermostat in the master bedroom, that did not fix that the fan did not work and he was unable to get us a coffee pot that worked or some washcloths.

Ovrerall, the house is absolutely gorgeous and I would highly recommend it with a few modifications.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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