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Dramatic Forest Haven on 5 Acres--Hot Tub--Gourmet Kitchen!!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, Loft Area with Library and Media Room

***Please note that our minimum age requirement is 25***

***Ask about 25% OFF Last Minute Deals for bookings less than 10 days out!***

The Forest Lookout is your unique Poconos retreat like none other! The Lookout, nestled on 5 acres, borders the 6200 acre Delaware State Forest--a luxurious yet comfortable and family-friendly home away from the bustle of civilization. This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath retreat features a dramatic Great Room, Vaulted Ceilings, Wood-Burning Fireplace, Gourmet Kitchen, Dining Room, an upstairs Home Theatre/Media Room, and a Palatial Master Suite with sky views. The Master Bath features a fabulous soaking tub and massive walk-in stone shower with multiple jets! The house also features a stocked library, Wi-Fi, 52' HD Flat Screen, Central Air, BBQ Grill, Outdoor Fire Circle, a huge Front Deck. The fully screened-in Back Porch--complete with 6 person Hot Tub--overlooks the forest and Firepit! This home is not in a suburban-style community, so come enjoy the privacy you've been looking for. You can explore thousands of acres right out the back door!!

***Please note that we do not allow Saturday arrivals or departures***

Located 32 miles or less from Shawnee and Camelback Ski Resorts, 25 miles from Lake Wallenpaupack and 17 miles from Milford, PA (10 Coolest Small Towns, 2007)

Our favorite Activities in the area: For personal pampering, we absolutely love the Pure Day Spa in East Stroudsburg. The spa is beautiful, the services extensive, and the staff professional and pleasant. While you are in town, stop at Liquid for dinner and drinks.

Historic Milford, PA is one of our favorite local towns. The food and ambiance at Hotel Fauchere and its more casual Bar Louis, are superlative and the shops along Main Street should not be missed.

We also enjoy hiking and waterfall-watching at George W. Childs park just down the road. Additional hikes are available all through the area, but the hiking trails at PEEC (Pocono Environmental Education Center) are varied and the staff there are available for education and assistance. Pick whichever hike fits your mood!

More Details

Property Manager
Brett Jarvis
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Brett Jarvis

Pocono Dream Cabins is family owned and operated. After moving to the Poconos from NYC, we soon discovered how amazingly beautiful and serene the Poconos truly are--especially considering how close we are to NYC and Philadelphia. Our cabins are approximately 1.5 hours from NYC and 2 hours from Philadelphia. We have had guests from as far away as Holland, and as close as just across the border of New Jersey. Our cabins are fully stocked with all the amenities, including towels and linens.

Brett Jarvis purchased this house in 2008

Amenities

Dingmans Ferry House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bathroom is amazing with huge walk-in shower with body jets as well as a soaking tub big enough for 2!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Other - 2 twin/ single , Rollaway Beds
  • Master bedroom has lofted ceilings, and numerous windows. Loft has space for an airbed(not supplied)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • water skiing
Notes:
We request that smoking be done on the porch/decks--ashtrays are provided. There is satellite broadband available via wifi. Firewood is provided for indoor fireplaces during the heating season(September 1-April 30th). Firewood for outdoor fire circles may be gathered from fallen trees and branches on the property or purchased in handy bundles from the nearby Pickerel Inn convenience store.

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average rating of 4.8 based on 50 reviews
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Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This rental experience was hands down the best rental experience I have had yet.

From the start, the manager was very helpful and responsive. All my questions and concerns were dealt with in a timely fashion. He also accommodated my group by allowing us to check in early.

The property and the house were excellent. Everything looked exactly like the pictures and everything worked properly. We loved the open layout, the hot tub, the fire pit and basically everything else. There is basically windows throughout the whole house which creates a very open and sunny feel. The master bedroom and bathroom are very spacious. The bathroom has a huge tub and shower. This house is really everything we were looking for in a quiet mountains getaway. The property feels very secluded-exactly what we were looking for. All in all a great experience.

The location is also very convenient-there is a general store just a 5 min drive away with basically everything you could possibly think of. Childs Park is also pretty close-a really cool park with lots of waterfalls.

I would definitely recommend this place. A five star experience!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful and Relaxed. It's a YES

  • 5 of 5

Booked this house for 3 nights only, if could i would've extended it!

Couldn't get enough of it. Loved every inch and minute of it.

The interior and exterior is very well kept, clean and cozy. Most enjoyed was the hot tub, after a full day out of activities in the sun, kids we're delighted to cool of... literally for 3-4 hours.

Also, appreciated the owners prompt service, had a technical issue with the hot tub, by next day it was repaired.

Greatly recommended for any group or family getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

It was nice a relaxing awesome to get away from the city

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Happy and cozy home.

  • 4 of 5

This house is in the middle of no where, and a neighboring house 100 yards away. The house will make you feel at home. Very bright during the day. The fire place will warm it up at night. With the large island, there is no meal you can't prep. Had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Great place to get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful house. Very secluded. Can't speak highly enough! Just a note to any prospective renters: you truely are in the middle of nowhere here. Cell service is spotty at best but there is a house phone and wifi (though it's not lightening fast but a. Expected that and b. That's kinda the point to getting away and disconnecting.)

Owners were VERY quick to reply and couldn't have been more pleasant and wonderful to deal with!

Will DEFINITELY be back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Great house. Great location. Would go there again and reccommend to others

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the house for 4 days/3 nights. 3 adults and two young kids. The house is really specious and offers all that's needed to have a good relaxing time with friends and family. Had really positive experience overall and would reccommend to others.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Newark Liberty
Car: recommended

There is a huge area of public land, lakes, ponds, wetlands, and forest surrounding the property. Nearby you'll find the Mountain Laurel Center with concerts and events, Pecks Pond, where you can see Bald Eagles, rent boats and fish, or eat at the historic Pecks Pond Inn. Lake Wallenpaupack, the third largest body of water in PA, is 20 minutes away. High Knob, one of the highest mountains in the Poconos, is just a few minutes away. Numerous ski areas, golf courses, paintball, boating, hiking, ATV and Snowmobile trails, waterfalls, and more are all in the nearby area. Milford, Stroudsburg, Matamoras, and Hawley are all about 20-30 minutes away. This property is located centrally in the Poconos so you are within a reasonable drive of almost all of the attractions. What is most unique about this property is that it is not in a gated community, unlike most Pocono vacation rentals, so you can enjoy real seclusion while still being close to civilization.

Ski: As for skiing, the great thing about this location is that you are right in the middle of most of the Pocono ski areas. We get a lot of skiers who want to visit a different area every day. Tanglewood is only 12 miles away, about a 20 minute drive. You are also within 30 miles of Shawnee, Camelback, Mountain Creek, Big Bear, Alpine Mountain, Fernwood, and even Sno Mountain in Scranton is not out of reach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Pet Fee $40
Damage Deposit $300

Minimum age requirement 25
Holiday Rates are higher and are quoted on a custom basis.
Monday-Friday Check In time is 3pm. Sunday Check In time is 7pm.
Monday-Friday Check Out time is 10am. Sunday Check Out time is 3pm.
***Please note that we do not allow Saturday arrivals or departures***
Pets Welcome! ($40 pet fee applies)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.