RUSTIC COUNTRY LOG CABIN AT CULVER LAKE.

Barbara & Richard Cardinal

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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RUSTIC COUNTRY LOG CABIN AT CULVER LAKE.

Culver Lake Cottage Rental Photos and Description

- 2+ BR, 1 BA, Sleeps 6. Single cot and child's day bed also available

Newly refurbished cabin nestled in the woods. Large screened in porch with view of 555 acre lake. Enjoy pristine waters of Culver Lakes private community. Although this cottage is not lake front, you have a private dock with use of canoe, rowboat, paddle boat and 2 kayaks. Great spot for fishing, no gear provided. 16+ license required. Community sandy beach with great swimming, food and game room 1/2 mile from cabin. Great for kids. Life guard on duty. Seasonal activities summer/fall/winter. Close to water parks, youth theme park, paint ball, zoo and museum, Linens provided for a family of 6 or bring your own. Great place for a relaxing, fun filled vacation. Appalachian trail nearby, excellent waterfalls, hiking, biking. Next to Stokes State Forest. $300.00 damage control security deposit required, refundable within 7 days of your departure via mail. No Smoking/no pets.

Country Log Cabin: This log cabin was built in l925 and is listed in the Historical Society. It has cathedral ceilings, stone fireplace and lots of 'old world' charm. It has been fully restored with cabin charm, is clean and comfortable. The large screened in porch off the living room is a great place to relax, play cards, enjoy a meal or a good book. Below that we have added a new room with trundle bed and a washer/dryer. View of 555 acre lake from Upper North Shore Road which backs Stokes State Forest. Internet, cable TV with VCR/DVD player is there for your enjoyment and a charcoal grill is provided without charcoal. Private dock 5 minutes away with canoe, 2 kayaks and row boat for your use. Sandy beach located 1/2 mile away directly accross the lake with diving board, swings and canteen for lunch and our own lifeguards. Culver Lake Golf Course is accross the street from the beach and there is weekely entertainment and breakfast and lunch served daily. Additional golf courses are 30 minutes away. Affordable family restaurants close by. Easy food shopping 1 mile away. Wal-mart shopping area a 15 minute drive from the cabin with Bed Bath and Beyond, Staples, Models and many more. 2 beach chairs provided. Life jackets not provided for infants/young children. NO CANDLES PLEASE.

Culver Lake: Culver Lake is a clean spring fed natural lake nestled in the Kittatinny mountains. We are neighbored by Stokes State Forest which helps to keep our private lake community filled with an abundance of wild life to enjoy including the great Bald Eagle. Fishing is enjoyed my many, license required. Our mornings on the water are uplifting and our sunsets are peaceful and magnificent. Come enjoy sitting on our sandy beach and soak up the sun or sit under a shady tree enjoy the summer breeze. Our clean water is inviting to swim in and diving board is great fun for all.

Golf: Play 9 holes of golf at The Culver Lake Golf Club directly accross the street from the Culver Lake beach. Minutes away you will find the Chrystal Springs Golf Resort at Black Bear reachable at 973-209-2521. Farmstead Golf Club in Lafayette @ 973-383-1666. Bear Brook Golf Club in Newton @973-383-2327. Hidden Acres Gold Course 973-948-9804.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Barbara & Richard Cardinal

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This cabin was built in 1925 by a member of the Disney family and it was used as a hunting lodge for his friends. There are several cabins, none the same, scattered in the area around the mother house accross the street. This house is a member of the Historical Society and we cherish its welcoming charm.

Barbara & Richard Cardinal purchased this cottage in 2003

When we saw this property, we knew we had to own it. It is so charming and cozy, not to mention it is part of Culver Lake and all it has to offer.

Lake rights to a private lake community for fishinig, swimming and row boating for our guests is a plus. Come back to the Cabin and feel the trees wrap themselves around you and put you a step back in time. Sit on the back screened in porch and relax in the peaceful quiet of the day with your favorite beverage. Evening brings fun around the chimnea toasting marshmallows and enjoying family fun.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
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Culver Lake Skylands
5

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

  • 5 of 5
This lovely historical home is incredibly welcoming and comfortable. You will find everything you could possibly need in the kitchen, games for everyone in the closet and plenty of wood for the fire, Linens are clean and look new and there are lots of blankets and pillows. Attention to detail is evident in all areas of the cabin -- from the adorable country touches on the walls and surfaces to the overall cleanliness to the structure itself. The architecture is beautiful. We just loved the cabin -- it was so comfortable; literally a "Home Away From Home". With all that said, the cabin still provides that rustic, get away from it all atmosphere that we were looking for.
As others have said, Barbara Cardinal was terrific. She told us about some of the history, pointing out the "Mother" house and another of the original cabins, etc. She was lovely and accommodating and made us feel welcome and at home.
We are looking forward to our next visit!
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Owner's Response: Dianne and Mark:
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you come back and enjoy our cabin again and remember, we are open all year round.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Barbara and Richard Cardinal
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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
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Culver Lake Skylands
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LOVELY!

  • 4 of 5
We had a great time at this adorable cabin. The space was clean and had all the necessary amenities. The owners were very nice and accommodating. I would love to return in the summer.
  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We look forward to accommodating you again and are very happy you enjoyed your stay at our charming cabin.
Sincerely,
Barbara and Richard Cardinal
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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
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Culver Lake Skylands
5

WONDERFUL GETAWAY CABIN!

  • 5 of 5
Our family rented this cabin for the weekend, and it was wonderful! Our two kids loved their loft-like bedroom upstairs, the screen porch was a great place to relax, and the house was clean and homey. We used the grill for our dinners and had everything we needed. The owner was very accommodating and helpful. We had full use of the boats on their dock, a very short drive from the cabin, and we enjoyed fishing and kayaking around the lake. The beach is fantastic for kids - with a diving board, snack bar, playground, and swim floats. We spent most of our time there relaxing and swimming. It was truly a getaway weekend, and we would love to go back again!
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Owner's Response: Caroline:
Thank you so much for your review and we hope you come and stay with us again soon.
Regards:
Barbara and Richard Cardinal
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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p134148
1-973-948-4315
Culver Lake Skylands
5

CHARMING HOSTS, COZY LITTLE COTTAGE!

  • 5 of 5
We rented this place on a last minute planned trip, and the owner Barbara Cardinal was prompt to make that happen. Our lookout was a quaint and cozy little place which is was this place exactly was. The house though a heritage property, was very well maintained and well equipped. We were a party of four along with a 2 year old and house had something for all of us!! A Screened porch where you could just sit and look at the forest view for the adults and enough children's books/games for the kid to be busy with. The owners Richard and Barbara Cardinal were gracious hosts and saw that our needs were addressed quickly. Our aim before the trip was to get out from the hustle of the city and that was what this place exactly provided. We left from here completely rejuvenated. We are more than satisfied with this property and looking forward to return.
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p134148
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Culver Lake Skylands
5

LOG CABIN LOVE.

  • 5 of 5
We always look forward to coming to the lake and staying at the log cabin. It's such a wonderful historic home. I love waking up in the morning and taking my tea on the screen porch, watching the doe wake up and move around the mountainside. The house is equipped with everything we need while we're there and Barb goes out of her way to make sure we're comfortable. We've recommended the house to so many family members and friends and they've fallen in love with it as well. What a great place.

Maggie Costello
Trophy Club, Tx
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
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Rustic country log cabin at Culver Lake.
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Culver Lake Skylands
Staten Island, NY
5

PEACE AND REST

  • 5 of 5
We could not have been more pleased with our recent visit to this ideal cottage...on top of the fact that this was a totally last minute decision to get away & we were not expecting to find so many of the "prefer"s that we normally look for when renting -> like seclusion/quiet, clean, affordable, screen porch, fireplace, reasonably close to home...and what was the crowning point were the owners who are exceptional hosts, they in themselves rate a 5 star :-) they could not have been more accommodating & welcoming/friendly...
This historic cottage is a treasure & the pictures do not do it justice, the architecture & craftmanship are something to behold, and the place is so well kept that you feel like you are a guest in someone's home and not just in a "rental" - overall you get a feeling of warmth, peace & contentment, which makes for a very relaxing vacation...
the screen porch especially is fantastic for relaxing and enjoying the natural surroundings - which is exactly what we did & what this vacation was for -> to rest & decompress :-)
We did manage to venture up to Sunrise Mt. which we drove up, but there are several different trails for the more adventurous, & once reaching the pkg. lot up top there is a short hike up a trail & the panoramic view is breathtaking! We are glad we got to do that & hopefully our next trip we can manage to get up there for a sunrise which I can only imagine is awesome...There seems to be quite a lot in the area for families to do but since it is just my husband & myself we don't look for much in the way of activities - although taking the boat out on the lake is something we will have at the top of our list for the next visit (God Willing) since we did not get around to it this trip...Lots of places if you like to shop/browse/antique, all within a short drive, not to mention farmers markets abound...
The Lord certainly Blessed us with finding this vacation spot and we hope to be back real soon...
Thank you Barbara & Richard for providing such a welcoming home!
May the Lord continue to Bless you and your family...
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Newark Liberty International Air Port
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Dover, NJ
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Route 206
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Blue Ribbon
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Mountain Creek
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Culver Lake Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Blue Ribbon
Car: necessary

Located in the beautiful Kittatiny Mountain range in a private lake community. Close to Delaware Water Park National Recreation Area, High Point State Park and bordering Stokes State Forest. Surround yourself in nature and see our majestic Bald Eagles. Close to Space Farms Zoo and Museum, minutes to large antique center and village shopping, NJ State Fair first week in August. Family fun on the beach weekly. Close to NYC, Pt. Jervis NY, Milford PA and Pocono Mountains. 35 minutes to closest of 3 water parks/ski slopes and hiking trails.

Other Activities: Canoeing, kayaking and row boating are included with your rental.

Ski: Ski Mountain Creek in Vernon 35 minutes away. Just next door to Mountain Creek. Ski Camel Back in Tannersville 60 minutes away. There are many more smaller slopes in the Pennsylvania area across the Delaware River approximately 30 minutes from the house. i.e. Shawnee

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Availability & Rates

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Culver Lake Cottage Rental Rates

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Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$195
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$1,300
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Cash upon arrival for less than 7 day stay or prepayment required 2 weeks before arrival.
Security deposit to be refunded within 7 days of departure. No credit cards accepted.
Notes Cleaning fee of $100 available option. July and August are WEEKLY ONLY unless available within 48 hours of an availability during those months. Friday is the change over day ONLY during July and August for weekly rentals.
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Amenities

Culver Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Lobster Pot
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New
  • New bathroom on main floor with shower stall, ceramic tile floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Cot available.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , pack and play or crib mattress available
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed in basement area fully finished.
  • 2 twin beds in each room. Downstairs bedroom is 2 twins set up as a king. Room for cot up or down stairs bedroom or living room. Bring your own beach towels Linen service provided for family of 4. Child's day bed crib mattress size also available and pack and play crib on premises. One step down into main bedroom. Ample closets. Fully finished basement room with trundle bed sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Canoe
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Boat Dock
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Pedal Boat
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • water parks
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • pond
  • theme parks
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • fitness center
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting
  • equestrian events
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski privileges optional
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
Notes:
No telephone service. Cell phone service excellent. 2 beach chairs available. Umbrella's rented at the beach for $5 daily refundable upon return of umbrella. Port-a- crib available for young child. Pure well water, no need for bottles. Private dock for fishing 2 minute drive away. No fishing equipment provided. Please state age and size of child for life jacket purposes. No infant jackets provide. Internet service provided..
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