See also, expanded details under Why We Chose this property for rental.
Eliminate costly activity fees, food, gas, being on the road wasting family time traveling.
No need ever to leave the Retreat...Self contained .. Excellent outdoor activities and indoor recreation..Many guest never leaves the Retreat...It saves
$ hundreds in entertainment pursuits, avoiding crowds, fuel costs, and food cost... Much more family time ...not burning up the road.
Excellent for small business getaways... More quality time together and peace and quiet...relax and enjoy the scenery with good business discussions without city distractions..
Review of outdoor activities: horseshoes, swimming in clear water spring fed pond with Rock inlay around the entire pond ..with skiff boat, fishing, Creek for children and pets, family firepit (marshmallow and smores time...With quality seating and firewood provided, lighted Pavilion and grille For outdoor picnic, huge well maintained grassy lawn area(toss football, badminton, chasing and playing tag, nice playhouse and sliding board, prayer and reflection bridge over robust creek, enjoying sitting by pond at sunset.. The outside activities are only limited by your imagination.
Indoor activities, ping pong, games for children and adults, cards furnished, DVDs and player..for children and adults (approximately 75), books for all types of readers, relaxing on wraparound porches (watching sunrise and sunset with your favorite beverage), enjoying the stone high rise fireplace, DISH TV 200 channels/Music and NETFLIX on all 3 floors.. WI-FI throughout the house, on rainy days..catch up on long distance phone calls..included ..with unlimited local calls, great.. very quiet naps in the downstairs man cave.. with private porch.. And rockers.
Complete and total privacy...We mean ..Away from it all.....No traffic at all.. probably not see 5 cars in a week, excellent view of the surrounding mountains...miles of walking trails....there are no commercial properties in this well established community...only farmland and get away cabins...complex has registered engineer nearby (15 minutes away) for any emergencies with house facilities or other technical issues.....access roads are paved to the final entry into the property...gravel road for approximately 500 yards...No one ever annoyed by well graveled road, panoramic view of valley and horse farm... Maybe feed the horses... It's been done for many years... Bring your own apples and carrots....
Unlimited local and long distance calls (US ONLY): You and you guests are invited to use the phone for both local and long distance calls within the US.....toys and games for the children....cards, videos, etc.
Review of amenities:
LARGE PICNIC PAVILLIION FOR UP TO 50 PEOPLE: Picnic pavillion has large picnic table inside the covered pavillion..plus another table adjoining the pavillion...The pavillion has ample electricity and easy access to the pond.The guest must advise property owner of the use of the pavillion for more than 20 (twenty persons. There are charges applied based on the number of additional guest the rentor is inviting... 20 or more for a very modest fee.. great for family reunions... Company getaways.
WI-FI THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE: HIGH SPEED INTERNET (AT 3 GIG) AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE ON ONTO THE PORCH OFF THE MAIN LIVINGROOM AND 'MAN CAVE'....GUEST MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. OWNERS PC IN NOT AVAILABLE FOR GUEST.
THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL PORCH JUST OF THE 'MAN CAVE' WITH GRILL AND CHAIRS AND OVERLOOKS THE CREEK FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO HAVE MORE PRIVACY FROM THE MAIN GROUP: ADDITIONALLY THE MAIN PORCH OVERLOOKS THE PROPERTY AND POND AND CREEK AND HAS SEVERAL GRILLS AND ALL THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT NEEDED TO GRILL OUT.
GUESTS WILL NEED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN TOWELS AND WASH CLOTHES. LINEN IS PROVIDED.