Private & Quiet Home, Perfect for Your Family Gathering.(39 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-6 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
4 Bedroom, 2.5 bath home with historic charm
Very close to Juniata River access point and Ridenour Overlook at the northern end of Raystown Lake, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath rental sleeps 9 guests comfortably and has great outdoor space for entertaining. There is plenty of room for parking, bring your boat, RV and trailer if you'd like.
The home is an historic hand hewn log cabin, originally built in the 1740's. It was renovated with a family in mind and now has a modern updated interior with an authentic rustic ambience. The open kitchen and ample storage space is lovely for accommodating large groups.
The home includes a living room and a finished basement space, known as the cozy room, that opens onto the front patio. The front porch is partially covered & set up for a barbecue. Gas grill included.
*Wheel chair accessible to first floor & basement only.
Huntingdon, PA 16652
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Member since: 2013
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Events Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 5 - May 6, 2017
2 night min stay
May 30 - Sep 4, 2017
6 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Changeover Day: Tuesday
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning Fee $85
- Tax Rate 9%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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This home is located at the northern end of the lake very close to the Army Corps' dam. You are just moments away from Ridenour Overlook, a spectacular viewing area of the lake that also offers some walking trails. A local secret, the best swimming cove around Huntingdon, known as Henderson Hollow, is a short walk down the road from your front door! If you'd prefer river fun, like floating or kayaking, a boat launch at Corbin's Island is located just below the dam's spillway & just minutes from the house too. You can also stay right at home here and enjoy the relaxation and charm of an old farmstead. The property is charming with a 1/2 acre pond & bank barn. The front porch is made for sitting & the fire pit out back goes over delightfully in the evening.
If the great outdoors isn't your thing, home is also located a short drive to downtown Huntingdon, PA. A historic movie theater, The Clifton 5, has daily showings. Juniata College has some great events & a museum on campus. Any history buff would love the historical society & McMurtrie house that nows functions as the county library. 4th street is an up & coming arts district for the small town with several galleries and a wellness center. There are also options for local dining, all your shopping needs, banks, and the hospital, JC Blair.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: We are John & Vicky Gillen and local to the area with roots in Canada. We moved to the Huntingdon area in 1993. We raised our family here and our children are now out on their own. For people that may wish to be property owners in the beautiful Raystown Lake area, we also have build-ready land parcels available at Raystown Reach.
Why the Owner Chose Huntingdon, PA, USA:
A beautiful home with a lot of charm on a lovely piece of land near the lake.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
A beautiful 1/2 acre pond and an old chestnut bank barn, a creek running through the property, lots of wildlife, room for boat parking and close to a swimming cove and hiking trails.
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Watch for wildlife or entertain your family and friends from the front porch
Have a gentle swing with your loved one overlooking the 1/2 acre pond
Finished basement, cozy room, with walk out patio access, offset laundry room
1st Floor - Kitchen has range, fridge, microwave, toaster oven, & dishwasher
Dining Room also has deck side access for additional 10+
Living Room - 1st Floor
Bathroom - 2nd Floor
Bedroom 2 - 2nd Floor with single bed (addt'l toddler bed in 3rd floor closet)
Master Bedroom - 4 (3rd floor) Queen Bed
Master bedroom - 4
Master Bedroom - 4 glass shower in En Suite
Plenty of parking space, bordered by towering walnut trees
10' x 50' Partially covered wrap-around deck that seats 6-10
1st Floor Open Kitchen
Dining Room seats 6 - 1st Floor
1st Floor - Half-Bath
Bedroom 1 - 2nd floor (two Queen Beds with ceiling fan and large closet
Bathroom - 2nd Floor
Bedroom 3 - 2nd Floor (Double Bed and closet)
Master Bedroom - 4 has ceiling fan, walk-in closet, & en suite
Master Bedroom - 4 En Suite
10 minute walk or 1 minute drive down to this cove on the lake
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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