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Charming 2 Bedroom Cottage On Private Property With Pond.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Keystone Lodge, Built In 1932.

The cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom and can easily accommodate 4 - 5 people. The master bedroom has a queen bed, the second a double. Pullout couch easily fits two people. We ask guests to bring their own bed linens and towels; we provide blankets and pillows. There is a river rock, wood-burning fireplace with wood provided, hardwood floors, built-in cabinets and TV corner cabinet. Free WiFi and cable. Heated by oil and electric. It has a lovely screened in front porch which is great for reading or napping or sitting with a few friends and a few bottles of wine. There is a track that leads into State Forest land that makes it impossible not to go for a walk. We take visitors over the age of 12 only. There is a very picturesque red barn that sits on the edge of a creek that flows into the pond. Large refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffeepot, plates, cutlery and pots/pans/baking utensils, along with loads of storage in recently built-in workstation height counter and underneath cabinets. Slate-floored mudroom entering into the kitchen. There are about 8 homes of different styles and ages within our 'neighborhood.' No one too close but close enough that one doesn't feel overwhelmed by all the green. We are one mile from Wild Acres, Birchwood, Pocono Mt. Lake Forest, et al for visiting with friends and relatives.

We are a 'Green' area and ask visitors to take whatever trash they accumulate with them when leaving. Owner will do cleaning after visitors depart.

More Details

Owner
Mary Feisenberger
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

About Mary Feisenberger

One of us grew up in the U.S. and one of us grew up in England, and somehow there was no revolution. Our daughter lives in New Orleans and now so do we.

Mary Feisenberger purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Mary Feisenberger chose Poconos

It is unique and very 'local.' No developer's floor plan, old, well cared for, lived in and homey. It sits on half and acre and provides privacy but neighborhood vibes as well. My family began coming to the Poconos in the 1930s, I have wonderful growing up memories of visiting my grandparents and loads of cousins over the summers. My husband and I met here, married here and our daughter was born here. Many lovely family memories brought us here and made it difficult to leave. We look forward to returning to see friends and family at reunions and summer parties.

What makes this cottage unique

We fell in love with this property when we saw the pond, old-growth trees, the creek and the barn. We weren't even inside the house yet. In season there is comfy porch furniture for reading, napping, visiting, sharing drinks with friends. There is a pretty tree just off the front porch that turns yellow in the fall. Also two great, old fir trees that are now so grown and entwined, that I think of them as 'married.' Previous owners opened up the layout so it's open plan with arched doorways.

Amenities

Dingmans Ferry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Double sleeper sofa in living room in front of fireplace.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Charming 2 Bedroom Cottage On Private Property With Pond.
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews
5

Amazing mini-getaway

  • 5 of 5

Charming is the exact word to describe this home, as well as it's owners! Nestled in the mountainside we immediately felt at peace. The small waterfall behind the home, birds chirping, cool evening air, and shade trees allowed us to relax beyond compare. If you are looking around and can't decide where to go.... this is it!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Get-A-Way

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful cottage with peaceful surroundings, including a calming stream-fed large pond only steps from the front door! Hospitable and helpful owners, and excellent cuisine choices within a few miles. A perfect place to press clear.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Great cabin in the woods close to hiking and kayaking

  • 5 of 5

This place was great for our planned activities on our short vacation. Photography (great waterfalls in the area at Childs Park and Milford), kayaking on the gap or a little further up at Lake Wallenpaupack and hiking in the National Parks. Spacious house to come home too and make a nice dinner. Had our little dog with us and he loved being able to look out the windows and see some wildlife running around. The pond on the property was really beautiful. Mary called in the middle of our stay to ask if everything was satisfactory. The nights were cool during our stay and the fireplace came in handy after a long day hiking/kayaking.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lucia! Sounds like you got to experience a great deal of all the "good stuff". This place has a special feel and it's our pleasure to share it. Thanks so much for your kind words and we look forward to a future visit. Mary
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Perfect place to relax and unwind

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a week in this charming hide away in the woods. It is cozy and welcoming. Mary and Simon were so nice and helpful. Highly recommend . This is a special place.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. This place really does have a special feel about it. We are always happy when our guests enjoy their stay and the surrounding beauty, historic places to see, not to mention the pubs and restaurants. Thanks again. We look forward to seeing you again Kathy.
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Nice and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much!!! Nice place for vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Inna. No, thank YOU! We are happy you enjoyed your visit in our neck,of the woods and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Mary Feisenberger
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Adorable home and property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation in Dingmans Ferry. Mary was more than helpful throughout the entire process! Thank you for all your help.

The home is so cute and had all the comforts of home. We would sit at the dining table and watch dear walk through in the morning. Our only downfall is no a/c. Being from Mississippi we assume everyone has a/c. Even though we came during a heat wave the house has plenty of fans and is surrounded by trees in the country so it was plenty cool at night. We appreciate your hospitality Mrs. Mary and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jessica! Thanks for the kind words. It really was a heat wave all over that week wasn't it? Thank goodness for the fans and good mountain air at night. I hope you had a safe trip home to Mississippi and we'll think of you as we make our next trip north through your neck of the woods. Thanks for visiting us and the door is always open. Best wishes, Mary Feisenberger
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Allentown
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Lakeview
Nearest Ferry
N/A
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Cliff Park
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Port Jervis, NY
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Rt. 209
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Forklift Cafe
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Shawnee
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Delaware River, Milford, PA
Car: necessary

The DWGNRA, within the National Park Service welcomes millions of visitors a year and provides access to a myriad of activities. It is located 1.5 hours from NYC thus providing convenience in traveling. Must see is the town of Milford, bird-watching, Grey Towers and The Columns museums. Being so close to the Delaware River means access to all water/camping activities is readily available. We are not within a development but there are several within 1 to 3 miles that make it easy to visit friends and relatives and yet have a quiet getaway for yourself. Dingmans Ferry offers Camp Akenac which provides good fishing and swimming and boating activities for families. Good restaurants abound within a half-hour drive. A must see is the Marie Zimmermann home, a recently restored home set within 1200 acres belonging to Marie Zimmermann, a renowned artist in the Art Deco movement of the '30s. It is a Dutch Colonial revival, with French influences - a true house of interest with great local history. This home too is within the National Park Service. Grey Towers is the home of Pennsylvania's governor Pinchot, who was the founder of the Conservation Movement in the early 1900s and was name as the first Secretary of the Forestry by President Theodore Roosevelt. For good times - one must go to Rohman's Hotel in Shohola. No good trying to describe it - just go. Child's Park is five minutes away and offers swimming and picnicking. A great spot for breakfast and lunch is the Forklift Café, right in Dingmans Ferry, five minutes away. Tell Laurie we sent you. Excellent. Not a greasy spoon...very appetizing kind of offbeat menu. The Milford Theater hosts live music and theater. It's an historic little theater just re-opened within the last two years and hosts very talented artists and musicians who have traveled worldwide. We are lucky to have a bundle of talent in our area because of our close proximity to New York. The Upriver shop in Milford has nice gifts - for yourself and others - and will ship. The Milford Diner - where everyone knows your name - is an iconic spot. Come an enjoy a unique spot in this world....you won't be disappointed.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

Depending on how close the reservation is to the time required; 100% would be required at time of booking. We book weekend, weeks and months with a minimum 3-night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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