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STORYBOOK COTTAGE-* LOVERS/PET OWNERS/WRITERS RETREAT-PRIVATE/PEACEFUL W/ BROOK

Steven Minning

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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Steven Minning

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Milford Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 sleeping loft, 1 small bedroom/office, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 4 maximum

Less than 2 hrs by car from New York City, this charming log-sided Cottage is quaintly nestled in the Poconos 5 minutes from Milford, PA. It is a paradise for those who seek the solitude of the country w/ the accessibility of charming nearby villages. Situated in a hemlock glen complete with w/ wild rhododendrons & a fresh water brook less than 15' away from the back door. Walk to a beautiful waterfall, 10 minutes up the road! Onsite & local activities include antiquing, hiking, biking, (bikes included!) waterfall sight seeing, fishing, canoeing, swimming, outlet shopping, fall foliage & more. Situated on a private acre w/ nature & wildlife in abundance. The interior boasts of an open space complete w/ a working stone fireplace, wireless internet, cable TV, vaulted ceiling, hardwood floors, modern galley kitchen, charming loft & an additional small room for office or sleeping. Outside is a stone patio w/ Adirondack furniture directly behind the Cottage overlooking the brook.

A Perfect Lover or Writer's retreat: This cottage is the perfect getaway from the urban noise. There is a full running stream directly behind the cottage that will lull you to sleep and freshen your mind.

RE Things to Do visit the:

Apple Valley Village @ 104 Route 6 (W. Harford Street) in Milford, tel. # 570-296-6831

Online go to: ‘The Official Website for Tourism Pike County Pennsylvania’

http://www.discoverpikepa.com/places/Things_To_Do/Shopping/Apple_Valley_Village

** And of course there is a notebook on the desk in the Small Room that has lots of ‘Activity Pamphlets’ that past guests have collected which will help you ‘discover the area’!

...Just in case, you can't stand the sounds of the running brook directly behind the Cottage! :)

For SKI Lovers: - there are 3, THREE Ski Resorts all within 30 minutes driving -- Mast Hope @ Big Bear Mountain / Tanlewood off of I-84 / & Shawnee Mountain off of Rt 209

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Steven Minning (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Steven Minning

Originally from the Midwest - a New Yorker of 30 years!

Steven Minning purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Steven Minning chose Milford

The proximity to New York is so convenient and easy to get to. The property feels so private - you feel as though you are in the middle of the country, yet you are only a 10 minute walk into the middle of the town of Milford PA. The community is quaint, with good shops, good dining and minimum amount of tourists. Go the Milford Diner for some pancakes in morning and hob-nob with the locals. The area has all the amenities to go out or stay at home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cottage was unbelievable !! So serene and peaceful.

We took lots of pics and will forward those to you soon

We made use of the barbecue grill, kitchen and all utensils.

You have done a wonderful job of decorating and had all the essentials plus more!

We have stayed in dozens of homes and cottages throughout the years and

I said to my girlfriend(Jacqui) this is by far the best place we stayed.

It is a perfect getaway, fairly close, reasonably priced, perfect size, beautiful brook,

intense scenery i could go on and on. Steven you really did a nice job, we really enjoyed our stay

And thanks for your great communication, it is greatly appreciated.

We wish you the best of luck and we look forward to visiting again soon.
Jun 2010
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Bedrooms 1
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 70 traveler reviews

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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 78 reviews
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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
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Milford Poconos

Story book cottage

  • of 5
We had the most relaxing time in Steve's beautiful cabin. The beautiful scenery and brook in the back were a nature oasis. He thought of every detail that we needed to ensure that we enjoyed our stay. We truly felt as though we were in a friend's cottage - not a rental. There is plenty to do in the Milford area if you care to leave the cozy cabin. A very special place to be!
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
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+1 -646 645-7481
Milford Poconos
5

Storybook Cottage Indeed!

  • 5 of 5
One week was not enough time! My husband and I fell in love with this charming cottage. It is the perfect getaway to recharge your batteries and spark your imagination. We found that this dream cottage had a wonderful mix of solitude and privacy, yet close enough to the quaint little town of Milford to be convenient.

We quite simply fell in love and so will you.
  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
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+1 -646 645-7481
Milford Poconos
Philadelphia, PA
5

Awesome weekend getaway.

  • 5 of 5
My girlfriend and I enjoyed a quiet, romantic weekend in this cozy cottage. The place was secluded, clean and well-stocked. We felt relaxed the minute we walked in the door and can't wait to make a return visit soon.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p254955
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Milford Poconos
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
4

Wonderful Cottage - Close to Town but quiet cozy

  • 4 of 5
We loved it! Attention to detail was amazing, in conveniences, comforts, and decor. Great place, we enjoyed ourselves. I especially enjoyed having the sound of the running water at hours of the day. It is a beautiful, yet convenient location. The cottage had everything we needed, even things we didn't think we would needed.
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
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+1 -646 645-7481
Milford Poconos
5

Wonderful Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5
We went away for a sisters weekend, what a perfect place! The cottage is so cozy and warm. The stream in the back was so soothing and relaxing.
Great spot, close to town. It was a perfect get away. The cottage is well enough a way, but close to town, PERFECT! We are definitley coming back!
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Storybook Cottage-* Lovers/Pet Owners/Writers retreat-private/peaceful w/ brook
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p254955
+1 -646 645-7481
Milford Poconos
4

Rustic and Cozy

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I recently enjoyed 4th of July weekend at this rustic, cozy cottage. It is a log cabin with all that charm yet has a modern, functional flair.

Our first night was very warm but with ceiling fans and windows open we had a very comfortable sleep. The sound of the rushing stream right outside the windows affords a quieting effect. 

On the second day, Hurricane Arthur blew through and cooled everything off enough to use the wood burning fireplace. When the rain stopped we were also able to wander through the town of Milford, which has many shops and restaurants.

We really enjoyed our stay. We were able to cook/BBQ our own meals, share our vacation with our two dogs, and sit and relax outside and inside.

We definitely would like to come back and try a snowy winter stay.
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Car: necessary

Lakes, Waterfalls sight seeing, Festivals, Antique shopping, and Local color

Other Activities: RE Things to Do Visit the:

Apple Valley Village @ 104 Route 6 (W. Harford Street) in Milford, tel. # 570-296-6831

Online go to: ‘The Official Website for Tourism Pike County Pennsylvania’

http://www.discoverpikepa.com/places/Things_To_Do/Shopping/Apple_Valley_Village

** And of course there is a notebook on the desk in the Small Room that has lots of ‘Activity Pamphlets’ that past guests have collected which will help you ‘discover the area’!

...Just in case, you can't stand the sounds of the running brook directly behind the Cottage! :)

Waterfall sight seeing

Photos

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Milford Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • 50% non-refundable deposit due upon booking. Pay Pal only. Balance due min 1 week prior to arrival
  • Weekend Package = 2 nights. Arrive Friday & depart Sunday = $450
    Add an extra night to either side of the 'weekend' (Thursday or Monday) for only an additional $175.
    Week night (Monday -Thursday) = $ 200
    Weekly (7 days & 6 nights) = $1,000
    Monthly $3,000

    Payment is through PayPal. PayPal incurs a 2.9% + .30 fee for each transaction
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Amenities

Amenities

Milford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 568 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Loft overlooking main room
  • Bedroom 1 is a Loft area and has an excellent platform Queen size bed. Leather Sofa in main room is very comfortable and available to sleep on. A small room that is currently in use as an office/extra room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Full Electricity - LP Gas - On-site well water and sewer systems - Rustic lot with mature trees and a beautiful brook 15 feet from the back door. It's perfect for lulling you to sellpe. You are surrounded in a hemlock glen, and woods. The property has good care and maintenance.

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