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Lakefront Mountain Home in Highland Lakes, NJ

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms/2 Baths/Sleeps 8-10 adults 2-4 kids/3day min. stay/Full week summer

Lakefront mountain home in Highland Lakes, NJ-a 60 minute drive from New York City. Highland Lakes is a traditional summer get-away for family fun, located in the Highlands region on the border of New York State. Relax in a leafy green oasis where wildlife abounds-just a quick car trip from all New York City has to offer!

In summer, canoe, kayak, fish or explore the 2 adjacent islands on this 3 mile long lake. Nearby Waywayanda State Park is perfect for hiking, biking or camping. Drive across the valley to High Point State Park, the highest elevation in New Jersey. Hike the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy a day with the kids at Mountain Creek Water Park, just minutes away. Take a trip to the Historic Franklin Mining Museum or have lunch in scenic Warwick Village. Search for hand-made treasures in the boutiques shops at Sugar Loaf.

In winter, skiing is just down the mountain at Hidden Valley and Mountain Creek. Cross-country ski and snowshoe in nearby Waywayanda or High Point State Park, just across the valley. Ice skate and ice fish on the lake. Or stay warm indoors in our relaxed and comfortable house on the lake, while enjoying a beautiful sunset view.

More Details

Owner
Katherine Marshall
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

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Amenities

Highland Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Bidet toilet in master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bidet toilet in master bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Front Bedroom - 1 queen
    Middle Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Sunporch - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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(23 traveler reviews)

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Lakefront Mountain Home in Highland Lakes, NJ
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Perfect lakefront retreat for relaxing with friends and family.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it so much we booked for another week this August and for another two weeks again for next year!!! Katy is an excellent hostess and the house has everything you need. House has linens and is clean. Perfection!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

This is the place!

  • 5 of 5

This house is on the most beautiful lake. The house has everything you would need, including double ovens if you like to cook. The setting is relaxing and every day the view changes with the sun. The many windows let in the breezes and there are places to sit and read and just check out the wonderful views from all areas of the house. The owner, Katy, is very nice. The area is beautiful. A must rental! If i didnt live across the country i would rent it every summer with my family. Thanks Katy for the privilege.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place right on the lake. Very spacious.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Enchanting

  • 5 of 5

This place is my sanctuary. I’ve been here three times now, and can’t wait to go back. The moment we walk in the door, I feel welcome and happy. That sense of welcome pervades the entire house, which somehow manages to be both spacious and cozy. There are huge windows everywhere, surrounding you with ambient light and stunning views of the lake.

We spent most of our time in the enormous great room. It extends from the front of the house, which is anchored by the original stone fireplace, to the dining area and wall of windows in the back. The dining area has enough seating for everyone in your extended family, including your Auntie Mame and your Cousin It. I started each day by pondering the meaning of life with a great big cup of coffee, gazing at the lake from the dining room table. And those tables are good for more than meals. They’re just begging you to play a game of cards, or haul out one of the many board games provided for guests. The kitchen is loaded with anything you can imagine needing. I had visions of cooking some fancy-dancy dishes while I was there, but…nah. Too many other important things to do. Like catch fireflies.

If you want something a bit more intimate, there are lots of great nooks and crannies to snuggle up in. I especially enjoyed the sun porch, which looks out on the lake and has a nice collection of books lining its shelves. While I must confess that I spent some time pecking away on my laptop from this perch (they do provide good internet), the allure of holding a hardcover book in my hands, coupled with the warmth of the sun on my face, eventually seduced me into extricating myself from my usual digital quagmire. I unplugged.

There is something about this house and its setting that makes me feel as if I have gone back in time. It is beautifully decorated, with just the right balance of knotty pine walls, soothing color palettes and whimsical rustic touches. A perfect blend of nature, nostalgia, and modern-day comfort. All four of the bedrooms are charming. The master bedroom is especially spacious, with an expansive view of the lake.

The owners are friendly and considerate, and expert at making you feel comfortable. On one trip, I was by myself when a huge snowstorm came in. Katy made sure I was dug out and plowed out. I got to watch the lake freeze and then unfreeze, snug as a bug in a rug. Magical.

This is truly a bucolic place. I have found it to be good for the soul, and a healing balm for the heart.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful House!

  • 5 of 5

Great weekend in a wonderful house. Very well appointed and comfortable. We have stayed in many homes and have to say Katie has done an exceptional job with this one. She was super responsive to a couple small problems.

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

Truly a "HomeAway" From Home!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter, who recently moved to New Jersey from NYC, found this beautiful lakeside home for our family so that we could be together to celebrate my husband's 65th birthday. Years ago, when our four children were small, we spent several summers at a house on Lake Arrowhead, CA. Our family has many happy memories of that house. When we asked my husband how he wanted to spend this milestone birthday, he replied, "...sit by a lake and BBQ". Never did I think we could find a similar place on the East coast. However, my daughter hit the jackpot...this house was perfect! The lake views, the spacious rooms, the kitchen, all of the amenities (dishes, pans, towels, tablecloths, books, games, kayaks, a boat, a dock, a fire pit, a BBQ), everything was there. We felt as if we were back on Lake Arrowhead again! Fortunately, 3 of our 4 children were able to make it, along with our son-in-law and the girlfriend of my youngest son (who perhaps will be a future daughter-in-law...we now know she helps out with dishes and general clean-up, a good sign!). My husband had an unforgettable birthday and we hope to come back for many more family reunions. And, there is plenty of room for future grandchildren in the years to come! I also need to mention that the owner of the house, Katy, is very thoughtful and helpful. She keeps this house cozy and clean and after just one visit, it already seems like home.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $400

House rents to individuals over the age of 25.
3 night minimum
Please call 201.906.0831 or e-mail for the price of a 3 night stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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