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RETRO COUNTRY CHARM IN A PARK LIKE SETTING .. ARE YOU READY FOR SKI SEASON ?!?!

Michael Green

Advertiser since 2011
Speaks english
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Michael Green

Advertiser since 2011
Speaks english
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RETRO COUNTRY CHARM IN A PARK LIKE SETTING .. ARE YOU READY FOR SKI SEASON ?!?!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Beltzville Lake House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 Baths, Sleeps 11, A Great Vibe, Equipped Like a Personal Home

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Please Send an Inquiry For Rates - our nightly rate decreases with the more nights you book

The Homestead is interesting and eclectic with lots of color

- Equipped like a personal home

- Huge yard and Nature Trails

- Complete Electronics Package

- Two bridges with mountain streams

- Sleeps 9 in beds - 2 more in overflow

- 1 1/2 baths

- 8 acres to wander

- Fire Pit with plenty of wood

- Full linen package provided for all guests

- Indoor and outdoor family games

- Lots of parking

- Huge Covered Porch with Grill

Centrally located to all the area attractions including Blue Mountain Ski Area (5 mins), Whitewater Rafting (20 mins), Downtown Jim Thorpe (20 mins), hiking, biking, or just chill on the porch or have a bonfire and reconnect with family.... this property provides a perfectly located spot in the world to unwind and absorb the soothing sounds of the two streams that flank the house. Here we provide you with everything you need for a wonderful time away from the bustle of the city, and yet close enough to so many family activities that you can fill each day with a new adventure. A complete entertainment package, WiFi, Netflix and Pandora and all the upgrades you could ever want in a house that still reflects much of its original 40's flavor.

Primary renter must be over 25 and present during the entire rental period.

Two bedrooms upstairs with upgraded Queen beds, one bedroom downstairs set up bunkhouse style with two bunk beds, one twin over full, and one twin over twin.. The house will sleep a maximum of 11 including the Queen air mattress.

All of our Lehigh Valley Vacation properties all have a distinctively different flavor, but all provide an exceptional value for your vacation dollar. Please check our other listings!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael Green (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
Speaks english

About Michael Green

A building contractor for most of my adult life, I now find myself semi-retired and able to enjoy some travel and freedom. My vacation rental business fits perfectly into my lifestyle, because it puts me in contact with others who like to explore new places and have the resources of time and money to follow through.. I also know from my travels what it is like to get to a destination and to have your pre-arranged accommodations wind up being a catastrophe... so my vacation rentals, while all being very different in personality and location, all provide a great value and are exactly as advertised...

Michael Green purchased this house in 1946

Why Michael Green chose Beltzville Lake

My father built the original house in 1947, and I bought it from my mother about 10 years ago as my primary residence when I move to Pennsylvania from Annapolis, Maryland after a long stint in the construction business there. I love this house with all my heart, and I have made major changes throughout the years, both outside and in. In the pictures you can see the huge addition that I built which contains my wood shop and below that a garage. However I was bitten by the travel bug a few years ago and so it seemed a better idea to rent the house to others who may also enjoy the incredible vibe the place has to offer.. so I get the best of both worlds.. when the house is not occupied I still get use of it, and I also get to share my love for the place with others. Now it all makes sense.

What makes this house unique

Where to begin? Where can you find a house with so much charm, surrounded by 9 acres of privately owned nature, with not just one but two spring fed mountain streams within a stones throw of the house, and yet still just 5 minutes outside of the quaint town of Palmerton where you can get every service you need for your time away. Add to this a fire pit which is only 25 feet from the stream, a nature trail, a huge wrap around porch with a Vermont Castings Grill.. this house would be impossible to duplicate in todays market.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveler reviews

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Retro Country Charm in a Park Like Setting .. Are You ready for Ski Season ?!?!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
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Retro Country Charm in a Park Like Setting .. Are You ready for Ski Season ?!?!
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Beltzville Lake Poconos
5

Best Cottage and Grounds for a Mid-sized Event

  • 5 of 5
We were overly impressed with the property, grounds and service. It was an excellent location for our small wedding with a huge front lawn, spacious kitchen, two fridges, lazy walking path, and most of all the campfire ring with provided kindling and fire wood. Everything was set up when we got there and notes made it easy to make use of every feature I the house. We especially liked the surround sound music and extra air mattresses and bedding. The wrap around porch was a good safety net in case it rained and can hold 15-20 people comfortably. The bonus was all the interesting decor. you saw something new every time you looked around. my particular favorite was the Abraham Lincoln in an airplane wind ornament. Michael was excellent and attended to every need. He was courteous, gracious, and answered emails in less than 10 minutes. He even helped us reclaim lost property.
  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beltzville Lake Poconos
5

They've thought of everything!

They've thought of everything!
  • 5 of 5
This house was a wonderful find. I met friends/family for the weekend of the LeHigh Via marathon and we couldn't have been happier with the house. There were activities for all ages and everything was very clearly labeled in the house to make it easy to navigate. Michael made himself available to us in case we had any questions or concerns (we had none thanks to the preparation of the house). The house was everything and more than we had expected from the online description. I would definitely recommend this house to friends and family as a relaxing getaway.
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amanda! A house is a complex thing.. and if you rent a house for only a long weekend, it can be difficult to get "up to speed" and you can spend valuable time and mental energy that could better be put to use enjoying your time with your family.. this is why I have taken so much time to set the house up to be smooth and easy, with an incredibly detailed guide, tastefully located notes around the house.. everything works as advertized and there are lots of little extras that you never find in vacation homes. Most people who have taken the time to leave a review feel that the house delivers more than I have advertized. Thank you again Amanda for the great review.. please come back next year!
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Beltzville Lake Poconos
5

Fabulous Poconos Rental

  • 5 of 5
This was our first visit to the Poconos and wow did we have fun! In searching for a place to stay my eye was caught by 'The Homestead' and boy did this property deliver, Everything listed in the property description was exactly as described. We loved that we could enter through the garage, where we could safely store our mountain bikes and in the winter would be a perfect place to leave skis and snowboards. The mud room, accessible via the garage, also has plenty of hanging space for wet clothes after a day of snow play. The washer and dryer are also right there for use.

The Homestead is fastidiously clean and well organized! I felt like I could immediately start preparing a meal for my family without a quick cleaning first. There is plenty of seating in the dining room or out on the front porch. We also barbequed and took our food to the fire pit. Our teenage sons felt the need to build a fire every night and there was plenty of kindling and wood available. The living room has a great comfortable very large U-shaped sectional couch. We were able to keep up on our Netflix (provided as part of the rental). The sleeping arrangements were fantastic! Our family used three of the beds and the mattresses were the best we've ever slept on in any rental home or hotel room.

The property is beautiful. We had a great time hiking around and through the stream that runs through the property. We felt like we were all alone way out in the woods on our own little piece of mountain paradise!

The property owner, Michael, was accessible at all times and checked in on us to make sure all was well and if we had any questions or concerns.

In short, our Poconos vacation was fabulous! We hiked, biked and went white water rafting and were able to come back to The Homestead every afternoon to hang out. Everything was perfect! We will be back soon!
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! You and your family really got the most out of your stay at The Homestead.. and I also really enjoy that you saw the potential for an excellent winter stay during ski season. I personally set up each house for every guest.. turning on lights, making final arrangements, making sure the place is completely organized for arrival. My homes are not set up as typical vacation rentals.. bare bones, minimum equipment, etc. I set them up as if I were going to live there, and I always put myself in the place of my guests, trying to anticipate their needs so that their time at my homes is fun and productive. Thank you again for the wonderful review! Michael
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Beltzville Lake Poconos
5

Beautiful country house

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the house for one week, and totally loved it. It was clean, well-maintained, and tastefully decorated. All the appliances were new and modern, and grounds were also pretty with flowers blooming everywhere. My 5-year-old loved running around the lawn (we are city-folks with no back yard,) and was thrilled to encounter crayfish by the stream. We enjoyed dining on the porch all the time except when it was pouring. There were lots of things to play in and out of the house for him, and it was truly relaxing vacation. Micheal the owner is sweet and helpful, and so are many people in the area. We'd love to visit again in the future.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Etsko.. your review captured the essence of the house and the vibe I am trying to provide there... I think that Summertime there is absolutely spectacular with the flowers in bloom and the sound of the streams for background.. for anyone who lives in the city and wants to get away and recharge their batteries, this property certainly will deliver!
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Philadelphia, PA
5

Beautiful setting, well-kept home, great location!

  • 5 of 5
Michael (the owner) was wonderful throughout our stay - confirming reservation/plans, preparing for our arrival, promptly responding to email inquiries. The home was everything we wanted and more. It's set in a wooded neighborhood and on a sizable property with a creek running through the front/back yard. We spent as much time as we could just lounging on the front porch observing the tranquil surrounds. The home itself was very well-maintained with a spacious kitchen furnished with every cooking need we encountered. Bedrooms were comfortable, nicely lit, and decorated exactly as a home-owner might keep them. My wife thought the bed was a little too soft but I slept fine. We traveled with two children (2y, 2m), and the home was fairly well equipped with a high chair, pack-and-play, and lots of outdoor toys. The main stairs don't have child guards, which required a little extra vigilance to ensure our son's safety. Still, he loved it, we loved it, and we're already planning our next trip back!

Some things we really enjoyed: Palmerton's main park playground, large pool, local ice cream shop (Claude's), and breakfast at Bert's; Blueberry picking at Spring Mountain Farm (on 209 near airport); watching airport activity on Saturday morning; railroad @ Jim Thorpe; Mauch Chunk Lake Park beach. We stayed at Michael's in the summer but I imagine any time of year would be wonderful.

If there's availability here, book it now! You won't be disappointed.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tim! When I decided to downsize my life and turn my personal home in the country into a vacation rental, I envisioned exactly this type of stay.. a family enjoying the ambience of the property and making short trips to enjoy all the beauty and fun the area has to offer. It was heartwarming for me when I read your words about your time there. I also need to put the blueberry picking on my "local activities" page.. I hope you come back.. and I will get a child gate on that upper set of stairs! Michael
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Beltzville Lake Poconos
5

Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5
The House is perfect , clean. Owner provided everything you need. I am highly recommended
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
22.8 Miles
Allentown/Betlehem/Easton (ABE) Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Blue Mountain Pub
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Blue Ridge Country Club
Nearest Train
13.4 Miles
Mauch Chunk Station - Historic Jim Thorpe
Nearest Motorway
6.2 Miles
Route 476 Mahoning Valley Exit
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Covered Bridge Inn
Nearest Ski
4.7 Miles
Blue Mountain Ski Area
Nearest Beach
9.7 Miles
Beltsville Lake State Park
Car: necessary

This home is located just 5 minutes from the Base lodge of Blue Mountain, and 20 minutes from Downtown Jim Thorpe, on 9 wooded acres with a nice fire pit, plenty of parking.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Beltzville Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season
Dec 5 2014 - Mar 16 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$325
Fri,Sat
$1,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Rate Schedule 3 night minimum Summer (Memorial day to Labor Day)
3 Night Weekend @ 300/nt = 900 + 125 cleaning + 92 tax = 1117
4 Night Weekend @ 250/nt = 1000 + 125 cleaning + 101 tax = 1226
6 Night Full Week @ 200/nt = 1200 + 125 cleaning + 138 tax = 1444
2 Week Nights @ 250/nt = 500 + 125 cleaning + 56 tax = 681
3 Week Nights @ 250/nt = 750 + 125 cleaning + 72 tax = 954

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Beltzville Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Business Center
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Very cool retro bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , Bunkhouse Bedroom
  • This house sleeps 9 plus 2 in the queen air mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Wander the property, take a nature hike, enjoy the outdoors, without even starting your car.

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