Gorgeous, Stately, Historic Home! Four Bedrooms, One & a Half Baths(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
A cook's kitchen, leather furniture, perfect for entertaining or relaxing!
This year we have upgraded our kitchen to appeal to the foodies out there! Our kitchen has a huge walk in butler's pantry and we have filled it with things like a good knives, food processors, a larger selection of cookware, a Ninja Mixer, Omega Juicer, crock pots, cook books and so much more.
A wonderful coffee station featuring a nice coffee maker, a Kitchen Aid coffee grinder and a milk warmer/frother! For the tea lovers you will find tea pots with strainers, electric and stove top tea kettles, a selection of tea....many from Harney & Sons tea company (my favorite place). Savor your hot beverage on the wonderful covered front porch.
For those who love wine and spirits we have provided nice wine glasses and good mixed drink glasses. A vacuum pump for your wine is available as well as a stainless steel cocktail mixer and strainer. Renovo now has its own Fine Wine and Good Spirits Store only half a block away.
You will love relaxing in our living room with two nice recliners and matching reclining sofa. Enjoy the 42" LCD TV and DVD player. We have a full selection of cable channels, DVR service and the best wireless internet Comcast offers. You can also enjoy the puzzle table while watching a movie or visiting with family. Play games at the dining room table.
Unlimited local and long distance land line as well as a Verizon cell phone booster (Renovo has ATT but for those with Verizon this should give you a good signal but no guarentees).
We have outfitted the bedrooms with all new bedding.... white duvets and duvet covers. High quality sheets and blankets, good pillows, throw rugs etc. All new white bath towels etc.
We supply complimentary toiletries for those who have forgotten something.....
New laundry area with utility sink in basement. We supply All Free & Clear laundry detergent, bleach, Free & Clear Bounce sheets and Color Catchers
Sleeps up to 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.
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 happen....no guarantees! But we will do our best!!!!!!
Member since: 2012
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Home to the annual Flaming Foliage Festival every October. The Manse is a stately but very comfy home located in the center of the town. Renovo, Pa is a small town nestled 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
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
Eat in kitchen with small table and chairs. Dining room separate. Kitchen has dishwasher, gas stove/oven, large pantry. Omega Juicer, Bialettie cappuccino maker, coffee bean grinder, and much more!...moreless
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Housekeeping Discounted $30 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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 provides 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.
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 Shoe...you 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 way...you 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!!!!! State College is only an hour or so away and has so much to offer!
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: This vacation home is owned by Dick and Marge Moriarty. Dick grew up in Renovo and moved away, but we have always made our second home in Renovo. We are semi-retired and love to travel. We hope this gives us a better understanding for what travelers look for when renting a vacation home. We have stayed in many vacation rentals over the years. Dick is retired from a long banking career and now works part time as Mayor of Millersville, Pa as well as part time for Community First Fund in Lancaster, PA. I continue to work part time as a psychotherapist at an outpatient psychiatric clinic in Lancaster, Pa. The Manse is our second home and we enjoy spending some weekends and holidays here.... we are excited to share it with others!!!
Why the Owner Chose Renovo, PA, USA:
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 cases, and large living area and wonderful covered front porch. We hope to continue to make improvements as time goes on....but she is ready to impress you with her beauty and comfort! This is a great place for the weekend getaway. It can also be the perfect place to host family and friends for reunions, showers, wakes/funeral gatherings (our family recently used it for this purpose and it was wonderful), wine & cheese parties, corporate events. So many options! 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 and at other points nearby. Bring your kayak or fishing boat and put in just a couple of blocks away. Visit Heritage Park and learn about the history of the CCC camps and other local history. Enjoy the nearby lakes, streams, state parks, Artisan Trail and so much more. It is a perfect launching point for viewing elk in Benezette, hiking, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hang gliding from Hyner View, biking, ATV trails, geocaching, hunting, fishing, birding, rock collecting, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, antiquing. We are located on a busy main street which offers lots of people watching and the bustle of lots of traffic. If it is the quiet outdoors you want you may want to look elsewhere. We love the activity of community and the opportunity to chat with locals.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Gorgeous home, centrally located, perfect for those who love nature but do not like camping!!!! A little luxury in the PA Wilds!!!!!
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Dining room with plenty of extra chairs around the house.
New this season...a fun puzzle corner!
This photo was taken right after the remodel....a little plain, sorry!
A full selection of tea and tea accoutrements! (And a cappuccino maker)
Lots of original built in cabinetry throughout home.
Bedroom photos do not reflect new duvets & duvet covers...will be updating soon.
Photo does not reflect new bedding.
Spacious living and dining rooms!
Our wonderful coffee station with coffee bean grinder & milk frother!!
Huge walk in pantry with a large selection of small appliances and cookware.
Omega Juicer, crock pots, Ninja Mixer, toaster, tea kettle etc
Porch off the one bedroom
Photo does not reflect updates
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017
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