I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
The location was amazing. Franconia is a perfect getaway if you are looking for seclusion and wonderful mountain scenery. The tiny village of Sugarhill is a romantic step back in time. I don't imagine it has changed much over the years. We went in the summer and I believe it's full splendor would probably be seen in Autumn. We're going back someday when the fall leaves are at their peak. The house is beautiful, with a great open flow. I loved it so much I entertained the idea of building a home with the same layout the whole time I was there. As with any rental there were a couple minor hiccups but the staff were extremely helpful and FAST to respond to any issue. Infact, everyone we met in Franconia region were super nice and helpful.Since it's someone's home, it is equipped with everything...seriously, just take your clothes and food. I read other reviews on this rental that complained about the squeeky upstairs floor and heat upstairs. It's a lived in house, not the Hilton. The floors squeeked ustairs yes. To me me, it adds to the character. It would be hot if you leave the upstairs closed off, but I don't understand why that person didn't just open the patio doors upstairs. It is 2 stories off the ground, with a meshed screen, so no critters can get in. This worked for us to let the heat out. If you are looking for quiet this is the place. Be warned there is no cell phone reception, no cable, no wifi. There is however, an ipod dock, a t.v and VCR and a decent movie collection. I do think they should upgrade to DVDs :)We loved being disconnected from our cells and ipads and all the other gadgets because it allowed us to reconnect as a family. We'll definitely return to Berry Patch (oh and yes, they do have wild strawberries).
Manager responded on 7/16/2013:
;). Thank you so much for your thoughtful and well detailed review Mr. Sirrat!! So glad you enjoyed your time in the mountains as you'd hoped!!