Beautiful Private 7 Acre Lodge - Close to 3 Boat Launch Areas of Raystown(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom on private lane, sleeps maximum 8 adults
Located at the heart of Raystown Lake, Mid Lake Lodge is a 7-acre, hilltop hideaway nestled within federal woodlands surrounding pristine waters. Our comfortable and inviting lodge provides privacy and relaxation. Roast marshmallows over a campfire under a starlit sky as you count the shooting stars. Find out why it’s called the Milky Way! Keep your eyes fixed to the big skies overhead during the day because our local bald eagles like to pass over as they fish lake waters.
While our location offers seclusion, there are endless opportunities for fun and adventure within a 5-mile radius in any season. Whether you are a family group, fishermen, or hunters, our lodge will provide you with a memorable experience. Enjoy easy access to the lake from any one of three nearby boat launches as close as 1.5 miles away. Take advantage of several local amenities including a public access swimming location, miniature golf, a water park, boat tours and rentals, fishing guides, and a water view restaurant to name a few. Find pleasure at several picnicking locations, hiking trails, and geocaching opportunities. During the fall and winter seasons, our lodge is in an ideal location for hunting, cross-country skiing, and watching eagles fish from the ice. Make Mid Lake Lodge your hub for exploring the woodlands, shorelines, and wildlife of the beautiful Raystown Lake area!
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Member since: 2014
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
- Pillows, bed linens, & blankets provided.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Starter pak (4 rolls) of toilet tissue
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Water Parks
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Air Conditioning:
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 11%
RATES ARE BASED ON 6 GUESTS, EACH ADDITIONAL GUEST OVER 6 WILL BE CHARGED $15.00 PER NIGHT PLUS TAX IN ADDITION
Two nights deposit due within one week of confirmation of call. Balance due including state and local taxes within 30 days of stay. Security deposit due at time of check in and will be refunded at check out if no damage is found upon check out inspection. Dogs can not be left unattended. Refund policy will be stated in rental contract.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Property manager will email you a few days before your visit to give you the contact & phone number of the Hammers Family member meeting you at the lodge. We personally like to meet our guest, go over details about the lodge, as well as answer any questions you have about the area around the lodge.
Directions to: Mid Lake Lodge 14588 Hammers Lane
James Creek, PA 16657
Travel south on route PA 26-Raystown Road from Route PA Rt 22. Drive 12.2 miles and turn left on Fouse's Crossing Road. Fouse's Crossing road is 0.6 miles past Wyles Lane. Go approximately 0.6 miles passing over a one lane bridge. Bear left and stay on Fouse's Crossing Road - Do not go on Backbone Road. Turn left on Hammers Lane. Go to top of the hill. Stay to the left and Lodge will be in front of you. Park in the designated areas.
Travel north on Rt 26 from the turnpike. Turn right on Rt 994 (Old Plank Road - blinking yellow light) towards James Creek (marked by sign). Continue another 1.4 miles and turn left onto James Creek Road (marked by sign). Turn left on Fouse's Crossing Road. Go .2 miles and turn right on Hammer's Lane. Go to top of hill. Stay to left and Lodge will be in front of you. Park in designated areas.
About: This property was built by the Hammers family in 1976 and is still owned by the family's LLC. Ed and Viv, both World War II veterans, were the original occupants of the property. Ed passed in June of 77' leaving the cabin to Viv. When Viv moved in with her daughter to be closer to town, their youngest son Joe remained in the house. When Joe lost his battle to Brain Cancer in February of 2011, the remaining siblings did not want to sell the property. The 5 siblings started ELVPJM, LLC. and continue to upkeep the cabin so others can enjoy the beauty of the surrounding nature and a cabin built with love. *Rentals are managed by family friend Judith Reed of Lake View Trails Inc.
Why Entriken, PA, USA:
This property is in a private location with access to three boat launches, Aitch Boat Launch (3.7 miles), James Creek Boat Launch (1.5 miles), Tatman Run Boat Launch and Swimming Area (5.5 miles).
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Sleep to the sounds of whip-o-wills and bob whites and roast marshmallows over a campfire under a starlit sky as you count the shooting stars. Find out why it’s called the Milky Way! Keep your eyes fixed to the big skies overhead during the day because our local bald eagles like to pass over as they fish the lake waters.
- Primary: +1 8145994880 Property Manager
View of the lodge from yard with large deck for entertaining with picnic table
Dining Room Table with view of side porch and front porch
Living room - 2 sofas, 1 love seat, one chair
Down stairs bedroom with three twin beds
View of yard from side porch
Loft cot bed
Queen bed with rocker/recliner
Fire ring area,large yard for outdoor games, safe area outside for children.
View of dining area looking at the front door
Loft view of living room
Stairwell view from the loft, looking down at the side door
Upstairs bedroom - 2 extra long twins, 1 regular size twin
Recliner in upstairs bedroom with queen bed
Driveway Entrance -Hammers Lane
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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