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Culver Lake Beach House is steps away from beautiful Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Newly rebuilt cottage across from Culver Lake beach with view of 555 acre lake. Backs Culver Lake Golf Course. Enjoy pristine waters of Culver Lakes private community. Although this cottage is across the street from the lake front, you have a private dock with use of canoe, rowboat and kayak located at the Causeway. Great spot for fishing, no gear provided. New 16+ license required. Community sandy beach with great swimming directly across the street. Food and game room just steps away from this great summer escape for family fun. Life guards on duty 7 days a week from mid-June to Labor Day. Close to water parks, youth theme park, ski resorts, antiquing, dining, winery. One hour from NYC. Linens and bath towels provided. Beach towels are guests responsibility. Great place for a relaxing, fun filled family vacation or quiet romantic getaway. Appalachian trail and Stokes State Forest nearby, excellent waterfalls, hiking, biking, walking, bird watching and fishing. See our resident bald eagles soar over our beautiful lake. No Smoking/no pets.

Beach House at the Lake: This cottage was originally built in l956 and completely rebuilt by the Cardinal Family in 2010/2011. Walk in to cathedral ceiling living room with tongue and groove pine walls and stone gas fireplace. Master bedroom suite has queen bed and private shower stall bathroom with ceramic time floor and wainscot walls. Rear bedroom has 2 twin sized beds. Main bath features ceramic tile floor, vanity storage and towel tower next to full sized tub. Stairs lead to third bedroom with queen bed and open loft with extra sleeping areas. Living room flows into kitchen and dining room area with sliding glass doors leading to back deck with picnic table and chimnea for evening bonfire fun overlooking the Culver Lake Golf Course. Sit out front and enjoy the view of family fun on the beach and watch the water skiers passing by.

Winter fun includes sleigh riding 50' from your back door on the golf course. Try your hand at tubing or snowboarding in your own backyard as well as ski/tubing fun at Mountain Creek 40 minutes away.

Beach House at the Lake: The Culver Lake beach is directly across the street from this perfect family location.This is a natural lake nestled in the Kitattiny mountains neighboring Stokes State Forest. We have an abundance of wildlife to enjoy such as the great Bald Eagles nesting right here at our beautiful lake. Lifeguards on duty during beach hours. Canteen features home cooked grilled food and specialty ice creams at reasonable prices you can afford to take advantage of. Beach festivities take place and we welcome our guests to take part in them. Check the Normanoch News weekly neighborhood paper for details. NJ State Fair the first saturday in August running for 7 days is fun filled with rides, equestrian competition, baby animal exhibition, farm animal displays, specialty food vendors and much, much more.

Dining/wining/activities: Several restaurants are just minutes away by car. See our list of restaurants in our activities book provided.. Winery's are within 15 minutes to one hours distance away.

Summer family water parks such as Mountain Creek Water Park just 40 minutes and Camel Beach just 90 minutes away. Children's amusement/water park 40 minutes away. Space Farm Zoo and Museum 20 minutes away, hiking and biking trails are endless in adjacent Stokes State forest as well as our lake country roads.

Manhattan just one hours ride away from sites such as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building.

More Details

Barbara and Richard Cardinal
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Barbara and Richard Cardinal

The Cardinal family enjoys living just around the lake from our 2 vacations rentals. We are just a phone call away if we are needed and are able to tell you great things about this fun filled area.

Barbara and Richard Cardinal purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Barbara and Richard Cardinal chose Frankford

We chose to buy this rental for its location across the street from the Beach. Our other location is nestled in the woods on the opposite side of the lake so we can now offer our guests the vacation they choose.

What makes this cottage unique

Once you pull in the driveway, you never need to get back into that car again. If you have small children this is super convenient. No car necessary, you can walk across the street for a swim and run back for nap time while you catch up on your reading relaxing on the front porch or getting organized for your next trip to the beach where they can have fun with new friends in the clean waterrs of Culver Lake.


Frankford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master suite has shower stall bath. Main bath has full tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2) Master queen suite has private bath. Upstairs bedroom has 1 queen. Double Beds (2) in upper front loft, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in lower bedroom., Child Beds (1) Port-a-crib, 1 crib Mattress for the floor only. Bunk Beds (2) 2 bunk beds in upper rear loft.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
No telephone service. Cell phone service excellent. 4 beach chairs provided. Umbrella's rented at the beach for $5 daily refundable upon return of umbrella. Port-a-crib available in master bedroom closet. Pure well water, no need for bottles. Private dock for fishing across the street or a 2 minute drive away at the Causeway. Canoe, rowboat, and kayaks provided at our private dock at the Causeway. No fishing equipment provided. Please state age and size of child for life jacket purposes. No infant jackets provide. WiFi internet service provided.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great Late Summer Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic weekend. The house was terrific, the owner friendly and helpful and the whole experience at Culver lake awesome. I came with a few of my buddies and we played poker, golf, fished and watched Football. I plan on coming back soon with my own little boys and wife. Such a nice house, lake and town.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill: So glad to have you back for your yearly weekend. You always respect the house and we love having you. Hope to see you soon and we would love to meet your family. Regards, Barbara and Rich
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Great Vacation House - can't wait to stay again!

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying at Barb & Rich's lake/beach house. The house was super clean and provided everything we could have needed for vacation and then some. Couldn't ask for better hosts.

We had use of kayaks and a canoe and the lake was beautiful. The house had a fully stocked kitchen, barbecue, washer/dryer, and a cooler to bring to the beach, only steps away. The place was beautiful inside and out. Built by the owner, the interior was rustic and cozy but had plenty of room for friends and family. A/C for the hot days and there was even a fireplace to take the chill off or for a romantic night. Across the street is the clubhouse with a sandy beach and has lifeguards, diving board, ping pong and also has a canteen for snacks and lunch if you don't want to cook. The private backyard with golf course view was quiet and perfect for relaxing and reading a good book or hanging out on the deck with friends. A few doors down is the golf course's Robin' Nest restaurant for drinks and dinner. Also enjoyed relaxing on the front porch with coffee in the morning which also provided a great place to sit back and watch the sun set.

Perfect location - awesome house! Already thinking about next year's vacation.

Thank you for letting us stay in your lake retreat!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review. We look forward to having you again at Culver Lake. The Cardinal Family
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3rd year renting, absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

As always our stay was great. The house is just as advertised plus more. The kids had a great time being so near the lake and clubhouse. Barbara made sure we didn't want for a thing. A fun, relaxing and pleasant time was had by all. Looking forward to next year. June & Ed Merrill

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful home with a great open floor plan.

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, and built by the owners themselves. It has a very open floor plan, so it's easy for people sitting in the living room to talk with people in the kitchen and dining room, and even the lofted spaces upstairs, which was wonderful for our party, since there were twelve of us. Everything is extremely clean and well cared for, and Barbara was very prompt and helpful in answering questions. We had a really wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca: Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay and your family wedding. Think of us again when you all have a reunion and we thank you for caring for our home while you were here. Sincerely, Barbara Cardinal
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Stellar home in Jersey

  • 5 of 5

8 of us in our early 30s, college gang reunion party. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you, Barbara, for your warm hospitality. You answered our questions promptly and thoroughly. Absolutely no confusion or disappointment when it came to the description and details. We liked that your home is right next to the golf course and the lake. Convenient for us to BBQ in the backyard and cook in the kitchen. The table is nice for card games and the DVD player allowed us to play our favorite music. The beds were comfortable and the driveway allowed us to park several cars. The house was easy to find and the surrounding area allowed us to purchase food and drink and also dine after leaving the home. We will remember your home and we hope to return. Enjoy the autumn season.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house...Great Lake

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year renting this house and we can't wait to come back again next year. The house is clean, roomy (had 6 adults and 6 kids fit comfortably) and has beautiful views of the lake and golf course. Lake is clean and everyone enjoyed some great swimming and terrific fishing. Golf course is perfect for a quick morning round and was in very good condition. Plenty of scenic hiking nearby as well. Quaint antique stores nearby were a great getaway from the sun when we needed a break. We will definitely be back.

The owners, Barb and Rich, are great and VERY accomodating. Easy to deal with and they keep the house and property in GREAT shape.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We look forward to your return next summer and appreciated your early reservation. Please keep in mind that we are open all year round for those needed get-a-ways. Your patronage is appreciated. Thank you again, The Cardinals
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Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Newark Liberty International Air Port
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Culver Lake Golf Course
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
Culver Lake Golf Course bakes this property
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Dover, NJ
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 206
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Stokes Steahouse
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Mountain Creek
Car: necessary

Many hiking trails through out Stokes State Forest, water falls, highest point in New Jersey at High Point State Park, Mining museums, zoo and much, much more.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400

Linens and towels are provided. However, you are required to wash and dry them upon departure. If you prefer not to do the laundry, you may bring your own linens and towels or pay a $125 cleaning fee. Advanced notice is requested.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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