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NEAR LAKE WALLENPAUPACK, POCONOS: LOG HOME ON 50 ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP

Robert Dean Jr.

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Robert Dean Jr.

Advertiser since: 2012
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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NEAR LAKE WALLENPAUPACK, POCONOS: LOG HOME ON 50 ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Newfoundland Cabin Rental Photos and Description

90 Minutes from Manhattan, 2 hours from Phila.

The VRBO instant quote system is not accurate, please use the 'EMAIL OWNER' button to contact us for a quote. MINIMUM STAY 2 NIGHTS.

YOUR OWN PRIVATE RESORT...............You really are away from it all. Come renew yourself at this Beautiful Log Home getaway. Your mornings may begin with the deck or a porch beckoning you to relax outside and breathe in the 'mountain fresh' morning air. Ease back on the glider bench with a cup of coffee and listen to the sounds of nature while reading your favorite book. Walk on the private marked hiking trail back to a roaring woodland creek and waterfall. Enjoy watching the constant stream of visitors at the bird feeders. Fill the wildlife feed tub (with some deer chow from the local Agway) and gaze through the wall of windows at the amazing nocturnal parade of deer and other animals appearing out of the woodland. After the days activities slip into the sunken hot tub for some deep relaxation. In the winter, fire up the wood stove and enjoy its cozy ambience while watching the snow fall through the large wall of windows.

This beautifully decorated mountain retreat has it all and is ideal for any gathering of family and friends. 3 bedrooms, 2 & 1/2 baths, finished basement. Sleeps 12 (possibly a few more with landlord approval, charges may apply).

Amenities include: AC, 5 TVs w/cable, wifi, large 8 person jacuzzi in a sunroom, foosball table, horse shoes, bow and arrow target w/backstop, outdoor fire pit, gas barbecue, 3/4 mile private hiking trail through beautiful classic Pennsylvania forest.

Bring your 4 wheelers to ride on the property trail. Driveway has ample parking and is large enough to manuver and park a boat/trailer.

Situated 5 minutes above the towns of Newfoundland and Greentown where you'll find friendly establishments offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Great casual dining can be found 10 minutes away in town at Napolitanos Italian restaurant (byob & cash only), or within a short distance at Trios (on 590) in Hamlin or The Boat House (on rte. 507, 25 minutes N. of the cabin) on the lake in Hawley. The Stationhouse Restaurant (20 minutes 507 s.) offers a driving range, mini golf, really good go cart racing and an arcade. Four star restaurants are the Settlers Inn located in Hawley and The French Manor in nearby South Sterling, Skytop Lodge and a personal favorite 'The Frog Town Inn' both in Canadensis. Tannersville Premium Outlets and Camelback Ski area/ Waterpark are only 30 minutes away. Claws and Paws wild animal park (open seasonally) and Lake Wallenpaupack are only 15 minutes away. Boat and wave runners rentals can be obtained from Rubber Duckie boat rentals. Boat tours are also available. Golf, skeet shooting and zip lines can be found at Skytop Lodge.

* HUNTING BY RENTERS NOT PERMITTED.

* NO ILLEGAL FIREWORKS.

* NO PROM OR GRADUATION PARTIES.

* NO 1 NIGHT RENTALS

* BED LINENS AND TOWELS NOT PROVIDED.

PS: We'll pass along some comments renters have emailed to us in addition to the reviews:

'We just arrived safely. LOVE the cabin. Even more gorgeous than the photos indicate! (Which I didn't think was possible =] . We'll definately be making reservations again in beginning of the new year'.

Lindsey R.

'I just wanted to express our sincere thanks to you and your snow plow man for being so helpful and coming to our rescue today, we eventually made it home safely! Additionally thank you for renting out your beautiful cabin, we had a lovely time and a magical Christmas. It was the most perfect place to relax over the holidays'.

Bernie C.

'Happy New Year! I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay in your beautiful home! We hope to rent again from you in the future. All my best'

Monika P.

We had an incredible time this weekend. It couldn't have been better. We had a great time relaxing in the living room and cooking dinners together. Also, the hot tub was a fantastic way to decompress after a day of skiing at Camelback. Thank you for everything.

Lyndsey A.

PS. Is it too early to reserve the same weekend next year ?

See more reviews in the review section.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Robert Dean Jr. (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Robert Dean Jr.

The owners live in a Northern suburb of Philadelphia, and began searching for the perfect property to build a weekend home in 2000, and finally finished construction taking occupancy the day after Thanksgiving in 2004. 'The Fourth Woods' as the cabin property is named, is a page taken from the childhood of the owner. He and his brothers grew up in a farm land area filled with forests and fields, and it was their daily playground. They would venture out and explore through several large tracts of woodland until reaching the 'third woods' as they called it, which was deep, dark, several miles away and as far as anyone would go. Time passed and drivers licenses were obtained, and other interests took over. Fast forward a few decades. Hunting and walking though this 50 acre mountain property reminded him of those days and just how much he enjoyed living and breathing the outdoors. 'The Fourth Woods' seemed appropriate.

Robert Dean Jr. purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Robert Dean Jr. chose Newfoundland

As children, our family went on summer vacations to mountain lake areas such as Pennsylvania's Wallenpaupack, New Yorks Lake George and New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee. Fond memories of camping trips to Tobyhanna and Promised land State Parks, and visiting a friends house on Lake Wallenpaupack. We built our dream vacation home after a two year search for an ideal parcel of land. This one had all of the elements we were looking for; secluded and scenic, huntable woodland with a creek, and close to a large body of water that offered recreation. Not until after we moved in did it become apparent just how perfect our choice was as we kept discovering all that the surrounding small towns had to offer and the area within 30 minutes travel. We began implementing a wildlife habitat improvement program on the property in 2009 and clear cut two 1 acre deer crop fields and a 3 acre sanctuary. We are thinking about building a pond below the house just into the woods and are planning to begin a natural landscape plan for the open area surrounding the house sometime this year.

What makes this cabin unique

This log cabin (home) is used frequently by its owners and therefore is furnished and maintained at a much higher standard than a 'rental only' property. The size of the property at '50 acres' of woodland, is a feature almost completely unique that most vacation rental homes simply don't have. The time, effort, and expense put forth in decorating the interior were an endeavor of love and enthusiasm and we think our home reflects that. It is a wonderfully relaxing and quiet setting. You can feel so comfortable and secluded at the cabin yet you are only a short distance from so many things like shopping, dining and many forms of entertainment and of course Lake Wallenpaupack. There are several public boat accesses and beaches around the 15 mile long lake. Best of all when at our cabin, you don't have to be near the sounds and bustle of the big lake 24/7, only when you want to be.

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418312vb
-267-614-5758
Newfoundland Poconos
5

Bliss

  • 5 of 5
My family had the perfect summer vacation during our stay at the Fourth Woods, log cabin. We experienced everything there was to do and enjoyed every minute of it. There is something for everyone to enjoy. Our family is VERY busy with 2 young teenagers that keep us on the go, this cabin was exactly what my family needed. We had plenty of room with extended family visitors and yet it was still intimate. The bedrooms are spacious with comfortable beds. The layout is perfect with the downstairs room, way bigger than I imagined. Every night we sat by the fire pit and talked about the adventures of the day. There was plenty to do or nothing if you desired. We rented a boat, took the kids tubing, went fishing, hiking, shopping. My daughter hung a hammock in the woods and did her summer reading for HS. We BBQ'd, dined out in local restaurants, and became regulars at the local ice-cream parlor. Town is friendly and a fun place shop in the little stores and tourist shops. The cabin is kept in immaculate condition and well maintained and that is how we left it.
It is easy to see how much the owner loves this cabin when you experience the comfort & decoration for yourself. He was very accommodating and organized throughout the rental process. I highly recommend this rental.
One of the highlights of the trip was seeing a black bear on the property. He seemed very comfortable and quietly disappeared into the woods when he saw that we noticed him.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maureen for taking the time to write a review and such a wonderful review at that. You captured the essence of our own experiences over many years of quiet weekends and family gatherings so very well in just a few paragraphs. I have your new inquiry for the coming holidays and will be more than happy to accommodate you. And finally, thank you for taking such good care of our home, it was one of only a few times when my cleaning lady said WOW upon entering. Thanks again.
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418312vb
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Newfoundland Poconos
Fairview, NJ
5

Perfect as expected

  • 5 of 5
This cabin is cozy and spotless and it keeps getting better with each visit We can truly say this since this is our 3rd time staying at this property and like previous times it was a pleasure. The kids absolutely love the archery range and watching all the wildlife that visits the surroundings such as deer, turkey, fox and we were lucky enough to have a black bear join us for dinner one night. We will definitely come back, Bob is an amazing person to deal with and will do anything to make you feel at home, Thanks again.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Just so everyone understands, the bear came to the garbage cans "outside" while you were "inside" eating dinner. But thank you Dax for taking the time to leave a review and such a nice one. And we really, really Thank you and your group for taking the time to clean our home so thoroughly as you have always done on previous stays . We greatly appreciate that. Ooops, my phone just rang and wow, it's you calling to set up your next stay already ! Thanks again and have a great time.
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418312vb
-267-614-5758
Newfoundland Poconos
5

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
Our extended family rented this cabin for Nov 2013 Thanksgiving. We loved it so much that our family of 6 rented it again for Feb 2014 break. That's right, we rented it twice in the space of 3 months! The owner's insistence on cleanliness and detailed instructions means the cabin is in excellent shape and spotless. The large basement allowed for a cousin "sleep over" and play space without compromising the living space. The property was amazing, with a well marked trail, for hours of hiking a fun. In the fall, we enjoyed tromping in the woods and visiting the creek. In the winter, we spent hours sledding down the driveway. On top of the excellent cabin and property, the town locals are some of the friendly folks we have met. You should rent this cabin!
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful account of your stay. Our kids and cousins used to sled down the driveway too, and I think conditions were perfect for you with all of this years snowfall. And thank you for taking such good care of our home and leaving it the way you found it, neat and clean ! I look forward to hearing from you again.
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418312vb
-267-614-5758
Newfoundland Poconos
5

Exactly what I was looking for!!

  • 5 of 5
I was so happy to find a true Log Cabin for our mini-vacation! We arrived and immediately fell in love with all the tasteful details the owners put into this home. What a welcoming vibe the home and property have. The owner is beyond a pleasure and made our trip that more amazing!
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your praise of our home, we always enjoy reading responses and knowing you enjoyed your stay so much. We still add select items to our cabins décor to continue providing the most warm and inviting vacation rental experience possible.
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418312vb
-267-614-5758
Newfoundland Poconos
5

I'm out of superlatives!

I'm out of superlatives!
  • 5 of 5
My family and I have rented homes through VRBO for many years, in locations from the Jersey Shore to Martha’s Vineyard. This is the first review I have posted, and the first home I should hope to come back to.

From the ad you can tell this is not your average rental home. But it isn’t until you walk in that you realize why that is. This is someone’s home, and they’ve allowed you to borrow it.

The warmth of this home speaks to the care with which it is owned. How many VRBO rentals have you see where the upholstery matches throughout the home? The glassware’s complete. The kitchen needs nothing. The bedding is perfect. It’s clean, decorated with thought, perfectly maintained, and just about perfect. The only thing it isn’t is for sale, and that is why you have to borrow this lovely home.

And that was my first impression. It was early the next morning, when stepping into the bathroom with radiant floor heating, or later that day, when hiking the trail marked through the property, or later that night when using the smores sticks left for our use, or the great hot water and water pressure that put this way over the top. This is clearly someone’s home, not a rental property. We were lucky to have been there.

While there, be sure to get lost. The country is beautiful Visit the 84 Country store, and head over to Napolitano’s for dinner. But bring cash to Napolitano’s, since they don’t credit. Don’t try and go over to Claws and Paws off season, it’s closed, but right near there is a nature preserve that’s wonderful, and not a bad hike for young kids.

In a word: it’s perfect. Can’t wait to come back.
  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such wonderful comments and the perfect review. Our log cabin is our "home" and we appreciate yours and every ones recognition that it is still very special to us, even though we've chosen to rent it. I regularly fuss over its condition, replacing things that are worn or tired. Thanks once more and we look forward to hearing from you again soon.
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Near Lake Wallenpaupack, Poconos: LOG HOME on 50 Acre Mountain Top
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418312vb
-267-614-5758
Newfoundland Poconos
Brick New Jersey
5

Something for All

  • 5 of 5
This property type is listed as "cabin" which may be misleading because this home I would describe as "country maginificant." It combines the rustic, remote wildlife-filled outdoors with the clean, modern and comfortable inside. Plenty of "nooks and corners" inside and out with a variety of decks for everyone to find a favorite spot. Hiking trails are well marked.Sunken hot tub is deluxe and suitable for all ages. I can't imagine anyone being disappointed and the owners, who I hope I didn't annoy with a variety of phone calls, are cordial, helpful and responsive!
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful compliments. Answering questions means we get to talk about our home which never gets old, and its a simple way to make sure your experience is as enjoyable as possible and its "never, ever" a bother. Hope to hear from you again soon.

Map

Map

Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Newfoundland Hotel
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Skytop Lodge
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Many in town of Newfoundland 2.5 miles away
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Camelback
Car: recommended

Located within 10 minutes of Lake Wallenpaupack, 30 minutes of Camelback ski area and water park and Tannersville premium outlets. Fine and casual dining are noted in the main description, within 10 to 25 minutes. Premium wine and spirit stores are located in Hawley and Mount Pocono. Closest grocery stores are Dutchs Market in Greentown and Weis Market in Hamlin. Mount Airy Casino near Mount Pocono has casino and headline entertainment. Promised Land and Tobyhanna State Parks offer nature education,bird watching, nature walks, camping and hiking. Horseback riding at Happy Trails riding stable and Mountain Creek Riding Stable both near Mt Pocono. Movie theatres in Mt Pocono, Stroudsburg, Honesdale, Moosic, Dickson City and Scranton. Skytop Adventure center (15 minutes) offer rock climbing, zip lines, paintball, mountain biking, skeet shooting and more. Skytop Golf Course voted Best of the Northeast. Pocono Raceway is 40 minutes away offering Stock Car Racing Experience. The Station House Restaurant has a driving range, mini golf, a large arcade and really good go-cart racing.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $549 Per night

Newfoundland Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 2014 - Nov 29 2014
5 night minimum stay
$2,600
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2014 - Dec 28 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2014 - Jan 2 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,950
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$549
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Xtra rental time p/hour $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $25
Notes - 2 nite wknd $1098
- 3 nite wknd $1398
- 4 to 6 nite add $395/nt.
- $2295 wk
- Mon to Thurs $450/nt
- 7+ nites add $375/nt.
- Pet fee $25/wknd,$50/wk w/proof of shots
- Use paypal $60 charge.
- Guys/bachelor wknds $1298/2 nite, $1598/3 nite.
- M L King, Presdnts, Easter, Mmrial Day, July 4, Lbr Day: 15% premium.
- Thnksvng 5 nite $2900
- Christmas 6 nts $3300
- New Yrs 4 nts $2900
Deposit of 50% of rental due within 5 days of your receipt of emailed rental agreement. Remaining 50% of rental plus $130.00 cleaning fee and a $500.00 refundable security deposit due no later than 14 day prior to your rental date.
* Accepted forms of payment are personal check and pay pal.
* Use of pay pal is an additional $60.00 charge per pay pal payment.
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Amenities

Amenities

Newfoundland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2.5 : 1st flr master bathroom has large shower. 1st flr powder room. 2nd flr combination shower/bath. All bathrooms have toiilets.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Finished lower level - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Other (See Description) - Linens are NOT provided.
  • 1st flr Master 1 King size bed, 2nd flr bedrms Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2). Bedroom futons are full size, lower level futon (1) is queen size.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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