This is Not Montana---This is the View from the Ridge Retreat(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)
The Ridge Retreat is a timber-framed 4 BR/3 BA home with a great room, fully equipped kitchen, sleeping loft, third floor writers nook, deck and covered porch.
The retreat is located on a ridge line with 45 mile views that would make you think you are in Montana, yet you are located just 3 miles from downtown Huntingdon, PA , home of Juniata College.
Raystown lake, the largest lake within the borders of Pennsylvania, is just minutes away with boating, swimming and fishing. Although the lake is the single largest tourist attraction in the area, there is a plethora of other activities all with in 20 minutes from the Ridge Retreat.
There are mountain biking trails certified by the US Mountain Biking Association 15 minutes from the retreat. The skeet shooting range used by the US Olympic team is just 10 minutes from the retreat. Lincoln Caverns is just 10 minutes away. In 20 minutes you can fly-fish the streams that President Jimmy Carter fishes. You can tube, canoe or kayak on the Little Juniata River just below the Raystown Dam.
Keywords: Timber-framed Mountain-Home great -views wheelchair accessable
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Member since: 2009
- Max. occupancy 12
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Limited Accessibility
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12
- Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sight Seeing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
$1,400/weekend ..$1,500 long weekend... $1,600/week Saturday-Saturday
Deposit $800 to hold date/Cleaning Cost is included in rental rates
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Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: My wife and I are active in many art and craft areas. My wife plays in two community bands that perform on a professional level. I enjoy making furniture and doing cabinet work. and we are both readers. Therefore the peaceful location of our mountain retreat seemed to be just suited for our tastes. Yet, if you are more active, if you enjoy physical activities there is so much to see and do in this area that no matter what your interests you will find enjoyment.
Why the Owner Chose Huntingdon, PA, USA:
My Wife and I fell in love with the solitude of this location and yet it is accessible and easy to reach from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC and Northern VA. It offers such a variety of activities that it would take a month to visit all of the historical sites, fish all the streams and the lake, bike all the trails, hike all of the logging trails, or---just sit on the deck with a book , the sun and the birds.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When the retreat is fully occupied with 12 to 14 persons there is plenty of room. There is a long narrow 3rd floor room, originally built as a writers nook with the best views of all, accessible by a spiral staircase from the sleeping loft over the kitchen. This room became the perfect clubhouse for my grandchildren when they were between the ages of seven to thirteen. Even when there were beds available they preferred to sleep in sleeping bags on the fully carpeted and well padded floor. we would see them now and again when they got hungry and came down for meals.
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left oblique photo shows wheelchair accessability
Fall view from the deck of the Ridge Retreat
Looking down on dining area and front door from the 2nd floor balcony
Great room, TV cabinet to the right not shown
Custom shower in master bedroom bathroom
First floor twin bedroom
Second floor twin bed room
Two twin and one queen air mattresses available for this sleeping loft
3rd floor writers nook and kids clubhouse
Kayak and conoe on the Little Juniata, is five minutes from the Ridge Retreat
Hiking photo takenfrom the overlook
Summer View from the deck. The 45 mile view is obscured by humidity
Watching the fog roll in from the deck of the Ridge Retreat
Kitchen and dining area
First Floor Master Bed Room with private bath and custom shower
master bathroom vanity with wheel chair opening at right-hand sink
Second floor queen bed room
Sleeping loft over kitchen area
Spiral stairs to 3rd floor writers nook
Writers desk in third floor writers nook with a view that inspires
Raystown Lake the largest lake within the borders of PA. G-R-E-AT fishing
Early Spring sunset from the deck of the Ridge Retreat
Visit three State Parks within 20 minutes of Huntingdon
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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