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Contemporary Lakefront Getaway - Less than 2 hrs NYC, private lake access & dock

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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30 nights


Milford House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8

— Under 2 hours by car from New York City (79 miles)

— INSIDE: Large contemporary living space - 15' vaulted ceilings, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 levels, hardwood floors, professional appliances & furnishings, high-speed Wifi

— OUTSIDE: Two decks which allow for plenty of communing with nature and open-air dining, gas grill, outdoor shower, 2 fire pits, private lake access with dock & canoe

— ONSITE & LOCAL ACTIVITIES: Fishing, canoeing, skiing, hiking, golf, swimming, biking, antiquing, outlet shopping, 5 waterfalls, Fall foliage and more...

Nestled in the Poconos of northeast Pennsylvania this contemporary, comfortable, and cozy luxury home is situated on a 19-acre lake abundant with fish and shoreline wildlife, and has its own private lake access and old-fashioned wooden dock. Just a short drive to the quaint, hip and historic town of Milford, PA, this well-groomed home is paradise for those who seek the solitude of a lakeside forest and the charm of nearby villages. Make your next retreat one to remember at this modern oasis in the heart of the quiet forest.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Anna Thomsen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, danish
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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Why Anna Thomsen chose Poconos

Away from the hustle-bustle...calming.

What makes this house unique

Close to NYC, far from main road, wildlife abounds, secluded and peaceful.


based on 5 traveler reviews

Contemporary Lakefront Getaway - Less than 2 hrs NYC, private lake access & dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Modern and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our first time renting this property so much that we have returned twice since. Beautiful open plan for the kitchen/living room area makes this house perfect for relaxing with family and friends, while meals are cooked and cocktails served :) Kids always have a wonderful time here playing games by the fireplace, running around outside and watching for otter and eagles out on the dock or from the canoe. Bedrooms are comfortable, and when it's time to snuggle down for movie time, take your pick, there are great tvs in each room. A lovely retreat.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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A wonderful, modern, welcoming Zen getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at the lake house. It is beautiful, and located in a quiet perfect location, by the lake. The view is stunning! The kitchen is well equipped, the house offers amenities for both adults and children. It's located very close to the main town.

I highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Breath of fresh air

  • 5 of 5

This home has the most gracious, open layout that's perfectly designed for relaxing with friends. Amazing open kitchen with long counter, two living room areas, one with fireplace and one with TV, great deck for barbecuing, and the picture windows make looking at the lake a pleasure in any season. We visited once in winter and once in warm weather and loved it both times. You can take a peaceful walk on the wooded road around the lake when you feel cooped up, but most of the time you're going to just stay in because it's so lovely. Beds are great too -- no complaints at all.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Beautiful Modern Home With Plenty of Space!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing property! Its nicely secluded, surrounded by trees, and there's a beautiful lake just off the backyard. My family of four spent time there with another family of four (four adults, four kids total) and there was plenty of room for all. The main living space feels epic with such a high ceiling and lots of comfy couches, and the huge open kitchen is right there with an absolutely massive counter top. The gas fireplace was perfect for the colder evenings. And the downstairs room worked great as a play room, plus it had its own tv for the kids. We took plenty of walks around the neighborhood and it was really easy to get to the nearest grocery store to stock up. We grilled most nights on the front porch and it was wonderful to listen to the sounds of nature that surrounded us. We came from NYC and the house was just under 2 hours to get to, pretty much straight across NJ. The owners were super nice and really easy to deal with, responding to our questions right away. Our visit was in the Spring but we'd love to come back in Autumn or Winter to see how the different seasons change the scenery! We'll definitely go back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Best family time ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect getaway for my family. We had the best time swimming and fishing off the traditional floating dock and we always watched the deer come out at sunset. The lake has an osprey and a bald eagle soaring above most of the day. The house is bright and clean with excellent vistas of the lake and woods. The wildlife sightings are abundant and the outdoor fire pit is perfect for roasting marshmallows. The kitchen is large and well equipped. The only problem is that my kids keep asking when we're going back! Thanks for the great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Car: necessary

Located 80 miles from New York City, Milford is known for its quaint, yet hip shops & restaurants, festivals, lakes & waterfalls, hiking, fall foliage, fishing and nearby skiing - and all outdoor activities for every season.


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Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

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Milford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • There are 2 full bathrooms on upper floor and a European bathroom off the basement room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has its own bathroom. The two guest bedrooms have a large bathroom adjacent.
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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