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"Thistle Dew" in the heart of the Pocono Mountains

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cozy, getaway, tucked in the beautiful Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains. Private community, located in Paradise Valley, boasting rustic charm with 3 bedrooms, large living room with wood burning fireplace, full kitchen and laundry area.Close to all Pocono Mountain Attractions: Camelback skiing / water park, Mt. Airy Casino, Crossings Premium Outlets, Candle Shops, Horse-back riding, Restaurants, Trout Hatchery, Blueberry picking, Golf.

Donna Wolk
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017


Cresco Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Jack and Jill bathroom on second floor between the bedrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

"Thistle Dew" in the heart of the Pocono Mountains
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great place! A comfortable environment, great amenities, very clean and everything you need. Loved the place.... So cozy. Has a grill

And fire pit too. Walking distance to so many things. Cant wait to go back. It was better than we exected!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Come back anytime! Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, there is always plenty to enjoy in the Poconos!
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Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first house rental on homeaway and I have to say it was a great choice! I was so happy on the location of the house because it seriously is minutes away from everything! The house was very clean and roomy. There was eight of us and we fit comfortably. We are last minute people and we decided Friday morning that we wanted to rent a house for the weekend and Donna was amazing! She answered immediately and handle everything in minutes, she was extremely nice. Next time we pick a weekend to come to pa, I would definitely contact Donna.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute, private cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonder weekend at Thristle Dew! The house was perfect for our needs and Donna allowed us to bring our dogs, which was awesome! The outdoor space is perfect for grilling and hanging out by the fire pit. The private community has a great little beach, hiking trails along a beautiful river, which you can also fish....all within walking distance from the house. Perfect weekend getaway. We are already planning our return.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This Property is not as worth the money..

  • 1 of 5

This property has over dumped with stuff everywhere in the house. It was not at all organized..

This property was over priced for a offseason stay...

The water in taps is very very slow..

As soon as you enter home it gives a bad smell.. please be sure to light all the candles else your stay will be really pathetic...

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rekha, I'm sorry that you seem to have had a bad experience. This vacation home has been in our family for nearly 60 years. I took possession of it in 2009 and I have made a lot of renovations from the money from my rentals. Had you contacted me during your stay, I could have taken care of any problem immediately. I have a house keeper who takes great pride in keeping our home clean and welcoming. We have had several renters that have returned 3 and 4 times because they enjoyed there stay.I have never received a bad review from anyone who has stayed there, so I'd really like to know if you feel that our home was misrepresented in some way or how I could improve it for future guests. I'm glad all of my previous guests have not shared your opinion, all of my reviews have been outstanding until yours.I'm truly sorry that you were disappointed. Donna
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Away from it all

  • 4 of 5

When owner said you only have to bring your own food and drink she was right. We loved

being in the woods. The water falls on the property was the icing on the cake.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John and his family were the perfect guests. They left our home very clean and were a pleasure to interact with. He and his family are welcome back anytime!
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Sister vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our annual sister vacation was a huge success in part thanks to the wonderful accommodations. Loved the area and the home. Donna provided everything we needed and then some.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back again next year girls!
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Allentown, PA
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Mt. Airy
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 191
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Crescent Lodge
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

On the grounds of the community is a lake for summer swimming, a beautiful water fall to hike to (or drive) and picnic, quaint ice cream shop open summer nights, church services in summer. Tennis courts, shuffle board, basketball, play ground, fishing / fly fishing (with PA fishing license) and more! Call me anytime with questions or for recommendations on what there is to do. I'll leave you a list of our favorite restaurants and activities in the area. If you need me, just call.


Rates & Availability

Cresco Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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