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Mountain Views!! Walk to Falls and Amenities from this Historic Beauty

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 21 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 21 nights

Description

Buck Hill Falls Cottage Rental Photos and Description

5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath - Sleeps 10

One of the first Buck Hill Falls cottages, this stone and wood beauty has been updated & modernized over time. Three stone fireplaces and other built-ins anchor the cottage's historic feel. The large screened porch has stone arches framing the mountain views which can be seen from the front entry. A new, modernized kitchen was completed in the Spring of 2014. Third floor game room has wet bar, pool table, large screen TV and beamed cathedral ceiling. This home is within walking distance of Buck Hill Falls resort amenities which include a 27 hole golf course, 10 HarTru tennis courts, an Olympic sized swimming pool, lawn bowling and 4500 acres of hiking trails & fishing streams.

To view additional photos of the house and neighborhood, please see our photo album on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/118835656@N06/sets/72157645454716157

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Melanie and Matt Lower
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2016

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Mountain Views!! Walk to Falls and Amenities from this Historic Beauty
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

The perfect weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

Yes,the home was a very large and homey place. Everything you could have or want was there to make it a great weekend. It was also exceptionally clean. There were 7 of us and my two small dogs, we had plenty of room to cook, watch TV and just have a relaxing weekend. The neighborhood was quiet and we took a couple of nice walks.

Unfortunately we never made the Falls Walk as it snowed and the wind was extreme...but our short walks were delightful. The Lowers did let us arrive early on Saturday and we were able to enjoy a campfire before the snow and wind picked up. This place was just what our family needed to get together before the busy Holidays...big but homey. Thank you for having us, we would love to come next year and see more sights.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

We were 8 mature adults having a reunion of friends. The home was impeccably clean and very well stocked. The views magnificent. The beds extremely comfortable with lovely linens and towels. I would highly recommend this lovely home for reunions, families, friends, etc.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving stay with multiple families

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic Thanksgiving with 3 families (6 adults, 4 young children). This house is simultaneously roomy and cozy. The bedrooms were all a great size. The beds were comfy and the towels were fluffy. Most importantly for Thanksgiving, the kitchen was well equipped and a great size for cooking a large meal. The dining room had plenty of room for our 10 and could certainly have fit more. The yard was on the smaller side, but the kids were able to throw the football around and didn't mind a bit. We were also lucky enough to have mild weather and were able to go for walks in the neighborhood (lots of great houses to peak at) as well as hike in the woods and to the falls. I would highly recommend this house for a family getaway.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming and Spacious Home

  • 5 of 5

Be prepared to be amazed! The description and pictures did not do the house justice! This is not your typical barren, sterile Pocono rental that we were used to; the house had its own charm which made it feel as if you were returning to your own home away from home! Everyone in the group felt that it was perfect, very clean and homey, with a library and games. There was enough room for the four couples to spread out and yet enjoy each others' company. We were quite impressed with the amenities inside the home- plenty of linens bedding and equipped with some staples (mayo, coffee, paper goods). The beautiful kitchen allowed 4 women ample space in which to prepare meals and not be on top of one another while the living room allowed the 4 men to watch the football game comfortably in front of a roaring fire. We were surprised that, despite bringing our own wood, there was wood there to use. The upstairs game room was fantastic but I don't think there was a DVD player there, not that we needed it, we watched movies in front of the downstairs fireplace. The sound system in the game room was also great. The weekend we chose was a bit chilly to use the enclosed porch but we loved the view out there. There was a bit of confusion with the thermostats since it seemed as though the old ones were left on the walls. However, we found the upgraded thermostats and everything was fine. When we were looking for a rental, we came across many that had limited seating in the dining room but 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. The dining room in this house would have held at least 10 people to go with the 5 bedrooms and bathrooms. The owner was extremely accommodating and since no one rented before us or after us, allowed us to enter early and leave later. We have already recommended the house to others who want to "escape" with their friends and we would gladly rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Terry - Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay. I've taken note of your subtle suggestions. It's really helpful to hear what others think and experience. Will look into a DVD player for the 3rd floor. That should be an easy fix. And maybe we can remove or at least label the obsolete thermostat in the 2nd floor hall. The HVAC in the house is complex to say the least! Thank you for sharing your experiences and recommending us to others. I hope you and Paul will come back to Buck Hill and stay with us again sometime soon! Wishing you both a very happy holiday season. Melanie and Matt
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Spacious and well appointed.

  • 5 of 5

Melanie and Matt were gracious hosts when we were at their home filming interviews with Veterans telling their stories of the battles they fought in. The home is spacious and well appointed. The neighborhood has many amenities and the surrounding scenery is very restful. The security people were very helpful and courteous. If you are looking for a place that truly reflects what the Poconos are all about this is the place to come. Thank you again, Melanie and Matt. Linda T.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay at Buck Hills Fall

  • 5 of 5

The house was all we expected plus more, the new modern kitchen was a pleasure to cook in. We had plenty of room for our extended family of 8 to be comfortable. Loved the Golf Club the food was amazing and service was beyond excellent.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Buck Hill Falls Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$490
$2,850
 
 
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
21 night minimum stay
$2,975
$11,900
 
 
August 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,975
$11,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$465
$2,400
$8,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $250

Rates shown are approximate and may vary depending on your dates and length of stay.

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Amenities

Buck Hill Falls Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , First floor powder room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Second floor master
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet , Second floor master
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor bath for bedroom two
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Second floor hallway
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Third floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , His and Hers full bathrooms, ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Full bath ensuite and mountain views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Full bath, ensuite
  • Potential 6th bedroom off master could hold a crib or small bed. Contact owner for details.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
In addition to golf, swimming pool and tennis, the resort community offers: championship lawn bowling, two paddle tennis courts, an outdoor ice skating rink, two miles of trout fishing streams, and miles of mapped and marked hiking trails. Transfer of membership privileges is free for guests staying 30 days or longer. For shorter stays, use of facilities may be purchased at weekly or daily rates.

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