Peaceful, Beautiful Vacation Getaway at Lake Raystown, Pets Ok
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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!
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Member since: 2007
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
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
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- The bath in the master bedroom has a large soaking tub.
- 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
- CD Player
- Pool Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
This property borders 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
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
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
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
New Years Eve
Dec 30 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning $100
- Tax Rate 8.5%
If you pay by credit card and later cancel, our regular cancellation policy will be in effect, and there will be no refund of any credit card charges that we paid to accept the card. Thank you.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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.
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 Entriken, PA, USA:
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!
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The front of the house.
The dining room table.
The loft area. Looks over the kitchen and pool table.
Loft bathroom, which as a large shower too.
This is Babette. It's her house. :)
The kitchen and eating area.
Pool table, to the left is the fireplace, to the right, the hot tub.
The front entrance.
Looking at the rear of the house from the lower back yard
Kitchen table liking at the pool table.
The Hot Tub in the 3 seasons room
Early morning at the lake.
The view from the master bedroom deck in the early fall.
The late fall view from the master bedroom deck.
Fishing at the end of the road, a 7 - 10 minute walk from the house.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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