NEW LOG CABIN ON WATERFRONT OF DUCK HARBOR

Elaine Wells

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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NEW LOG CABIN ON WATERFRONT OF DUCK HARBOR

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3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious open area

If you are looking for an Autumn or Winter 'get-away'? Look no more. Book two nights and get on night FREE begins September 5th.

Pack your clothes, personal items, and food. We provide most everything else. A detailed list may be requested. We are only 3 hours from NYC and Philadelphia. Lehigh Valley is only 2 hours away.

You have found the only vacation rental on beautiful Duck Harbor Pond. At 2 miles long and a half mile wide, it is not a 'pond' but a private glacial lake, perfect for any water sport. Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, and snorkeling throughout the summer months. BYOB (Boat, that is) and enjoy motor boating, water skiing, and running jet skis. A Fish Commission Access area provides a place for boat launching.

Swim. fish. and boat off your own private dock and waterfront. Enjoy the calmness of the lake in the morning, afternoon activities, and evening sunsets from the rocking chairs on the covered porch. Our resident Blue Herons and Bald Eagles can be seen frequently.

Family fun and enjoyment was the focus of our design. We considered families with special needs by including a handicap ramp and 36 inch doorways on the main floor.

Guests with allergies will do well in this house since there are all wood floors with no carpeting, no pets, and no smoking.

If cell phone service is a MUST, then you should not rent this cabin. We are in a rural area with little or no cell phone service. We do provide WiFi and free long distance calling from our land line.

Although we focus on families, this is ideal for couples or any group of 6 or less.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
Elaine Wells (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Elaine Wells

Honest and hard working are words we have heard to describe us. We have shared many adventures in the 40 years we have been married. Although we are both technically 'retired', we are always working on a project. In the fall of 2011, we purchased a run down cottage on Duck Harbor Pond. Over the winter we tore it down and in the spring of 2012 we started building this new log cabin. The design and most of the labor was done by us. We hope you will appreciate our pride in workmanship and love every minute you spend in our cabin.

Elaine Wells purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Elaine Wells chose Honesdale

We are blessed to be permanent residents in our own log cabin at Duck Harbor Pond. Sharing our piece of 'Paradise' with others in this new this cabin has been a great pleasure.

What makes this cabin unique

ECO-Friendly and respect for nature and our environment. The logs and all wood are locally grown and processed. From the lights and windows to the appliances and granite, our choices reflect energy efficiency and organic materials.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423284vb
570 224 8120
Honesdale Poconos
Philadelphia
5

Labor Day Couples Retreat

  • 5 of 5
This log cabin was very new and VERY CLEAN. We were all shocked how clean and well maintained the place was. We had a blast and the place is great for 6 people (2.5 bath is a nice touch). We had problems with the gas grill but the owners (who live down the lake, but never bothered us, only helped!) ended up just driving over their own personal grill so we could still enjoy our weekend. Very little cell phone reception was not a problem because of their house phone and wifi. Neighbors although close by, were very nice and did not bother us at all. I would highly recommend this place to a small group or family who want to get away for the weekend or even the week. We all wish we had more time!
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423284vb
570 224 8120
Honesdale Poconos
5

Wonderful Lake House

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time staying at this lovely log cabin. The cabin is new, clean and well maintained. The owners (who live nearby if you need help with anything, but will respect your privacy), thoughtfully designed the cabin to be convenient for visitors. Helpful labels provide instructions for the switches and operation of the cabin. The owners stock firewood, soap, kitchen utensils, etc., so you can leave a lot of the basic supplies at home. There is a large living room/diving room area, with a great view of the lake. We spent a lot of time on the porch, enjoying the comfortable chairs and the view of the lake. We also really enjoyed the picnic table and fire pit. Duck Harbor pond is a wonderful place for a relaxing lake weekend. The lake is well stocked for fishing. The neighbors are quiet and friendly (and generously offered to take us out fishing for a few hours), and the lake is beautiful. We will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. The best part of vacation renting is getting to meet such wonderful guests. I look forward to their return.
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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423284vb
570 224 8120
Honesdale Poconos
Mokena, Illinois
5

Great Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time @ this beautiful cabin. Elain & Jim are great hosts and have this place set up with all you would need. My wife and I were able to spend great quality family time together with our two sons (ages 17 & 20). No cell service so we were not interrupted allowing us just time together. There is wifi and a house phone so we could stay connected if needed. Perfect way to spend time with each other before back to school.

Fishing is fun off the dock. There is no boat or boat rentals, so if you have your own boat bring it. We did catch a bunch if fish from the dock (bluegill, crappie, small mouth bass, perch and cat fish). Caught something almost every cast. Lake is very pretty.

Thanks for the great time. Would recommend to anyone that this is a great place to stay.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So happy we could provide the atmosphere for great family time. Spending time with family is a wonderful gift to share.
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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423284vb
570 224 8120
Honesdale Poconos
Lansdale, PA
5

Idyllic Setting

  • 5 of 5
The log cabin was very comfortable, clean and well stocked with basic supplies. (Maybe one more frying pan to cook bacon and eggs at the same time.)
The lake was lovely, we enjoyed fishing off the pier. Motorized boats are allowed, we were a little concerned with kayaking, but it worked out fine.
Elaine is very friendly and helpful. The neighbors were very friendly.
I was surprised by how close the neighbors were (did not notice this from the pic) but it turned out not be a problem. It was a quiet weekend.
We had a tasty meal at a French Patisserie in Honnesdale. An unexpected treat.
We would love to return and wish the drive was a little shorter (2.5) hrs
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I do have two fry pans in the kitchen, but one of them is cast iron. I added another non-stick fry pan to make it easier for cooking. Our lake is peaceful and quiet most of the time. All the neighboring cabins and cottages are used only by family and friends, so there is a great sense of community.
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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423284vb
570 224 8120
Honesdale Poconos
Glenside, PA
5

Just Exactly Perfect

  • 5 of 5
My brother and I just returned from our 2nd fishing vacation at this beautiful cabin on a beautiful lake. There is no doubt we will return. Although we brought a boat and fished the entire lake, you won’t need a boat to catch fish there. The fishing was best right off the dock where we caught bass, pickerel, crappie, perch, sunfish, bluegill and catfish all on minnows and worms. For reasons unknown to me, the fish at Duck Harbor are more aggressive than any other lake I have fished. A lot of places are called “fisherman’s paradise”, but this place truly is.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is exciting to have guests return for a second vacation. Thank you for your great review. Happy fishing
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New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p423284vb
570 224 8120
Honesdale Poconos
Philadelphia, PA
5

Can't WAIT to Return!! Perfect space, wonderful owner, relaxing vacation.

Can't WAIT to Return!! Perfect space, wonderful owner, relaxing vacation.
  • 5 of 5
From the moment I submitted my rental request, everything was handled professionally and promptly! This house is extremely well maintained and clean. The wood throughout is gorgeous and there are a lot of nice upgrades in the bathrooms/kitchen. It was a perfect place for a relaxing girls getaway out of the city--we won't look for another place when we return. This was ideal.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Professional and prompt are goals which are important, so I am glad I could achieve them. We are very proud of our cabin and work very hard to maintain it in top condition. Thank you for your great review and we look forward to your return.
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Map

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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
"original Woodstock site has great concerts and activities"
Peck's Market
"In Callicoon, NY, right across the Delaware River"
Matthew's on Main Street
Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Interstate 81
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Longbranch Saloon
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Elk Mountain
Car: necessary

Situated 10 minutes from the Delaware River, we are centrally located near many summer camps, such as Camp Raninu, Summit Camp, Bryn Mawr Lake Camp, Camp Cayuga, Camp Equinunk, Blue Ridge Camp and Tyler Hill Camp. Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center, the site of Woodstock is only 20 minutes away. The Woodstock Museum and many outdoor concerts and activities can be found. The Forestburg Playhouse is also located in Sullivan County NY. They have an incredible line of shows scheduled. The Wayne County Arts Alliance has many activites and local tours. 14 free concerts in Central Park Honesdale are presented by the Wayne County Creative Arts Council from mid June till the end of July on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7. Landers River Trips has canoe, rafting and tube rentals on the Delaware River. Elk Mountain Ski Area is only 25 minutes away and a hidden treasure for skiers. Calkins Creamery features farmstead artisan cheese from a family farm and is a beautiful 10 minute drive. Seasonal Farmers' Market in Callicoon and Hondesdale offer an eclectic variety of locally grown produce, baked goods, wines, and other amazing products. An organic farm stand is walking distance away in the summer.

State Game Lands are nearby for hunting and hiking.

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Availability & Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning / Linens $125
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Honesdale Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Room ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Pack and Play available by request - 1 baby crib
  • *Bedroom 1 is the Master Bedroom on the main floor. It has 1 Queen Bed and a private full bathroom. 36 inch doors allows easy access for guests with handicaps. *Bedroom 2 is on the second floor and has a Queen Bed. *Bedroom 3 is on the second floor and has 2 twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
  • bird watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cross country skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • equestrian events
Notes:
Pa Fish and Boat Commissinon rules and regulations can be found at www.fish.state.pa.us. Kayak rental is available through Northeast Wilderness Experience in Honesdale, PA. (570) 352-3444
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