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Sunset Ridge - Eclectic Charm With A Magnificent Westward View

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, Each With Full Bath, Loft And Rec Rm, Accommodating 12-14

********It's time to plan for SKI SEASON********

What's better than crisp cold days on the slopes followed by evenings fireside with friends or family?

Welcome to our home, Sunset Ridge. Eclectic charm where you can do everything or nothing at all. A living room with a fireplace and 55” TV, three bedrooms, each with a full bathroom; library loft, rec room with a wood burning stove and 50” TV, plus an outdoor fire pit and a 4-season room affectionately called the Tree House, and you’ll quickly see why. The house is located literally on a ridge that provides the house with wonderful cross breezes. The large ceiling fans add to the cooling and rarely does anyone wish for more. Our fully-equipped kitchen includes a table that can opened up to accommodate 10 comfortably. Holiday and family dinners await you.

Sunset Ridge boasts a westward view with magnificent sunsets in the well-appointed community of Saw Creek Estates. At Saw Creek, you have access to four outdoor swimming pools, two indoor pools, two kiddie pools, three whirlpool spas, nine tennis courts, two basketball courts, a beach, a fishing pond, a walking trail, a racquetball court, a fitness center with a weight room, a volleyball court, two playgrounds (for ages 12-and-under), an after-school game room that offers children’s arts & crafts programs throughout the summer months, and a regulation-sized baseball field. In the winter, Saw Creek offers its own family friendly ski lift complete with lessons and ski rentals. For those less adventurous, there's also a sleigh riding slope for old fashioned sledding fun.

We will provide you with 6 Amenity Wrist Badge ($150 value) which must be returned at check out. Un-returned badges will be deducted from the security deposit. Additional badges are available at the the Member Services Building located next to the VIP Pool/Pond on Decker Road (Closed Sundays & Mondays). The cost is $5.00 per person, per day. Weekly cost is $20 per person . Saw Creek Lift Tickets are an additional $20 per person, per day. Amenity Badge also Required.

Saw Creek boasts the on-site Top of the World Restaurant (no amenity badge required), less than 5 minutes away from Sunset Ridge. At the TOW summer fun expands with the poolside Tiki Bar and snack bar.

Fun doesn’t stop at our gates. In 20 minutes, you can find yourself at Shawnee Ski Resort (see live web cam link after Amenities), or beautiful Bushkill Falls. We’re close to ziplining, horseback riding, kayaking on the Delaware, Smithfield Beach on the Delaware, hiking and biking the McDade Trail, shopping, restaurants and four golf courses, within ten miles. Take a day trip to the Tannersville Premium Outlets and shop till you drop. Or how about a day trip with the kids to the Kalahari Water Park. There is something new to do every day or you can simply curl up with a good book.

Like our our Facebook Page for more pictures of the house and the area. Just search for Sunset Ridge and you'll find us.

Sunset Ridge is Pocono living at its best. John and Dawn look forward to welcoming you.

More Details

John & Dawn Barbera
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About John & Dawn Barbera

We met in 2006 on Match.Com after both having gotten our practice marriages out of the way. One year and 10 days later, we were married and the rest is history. Love, respect, and friendship keeps us going strong still today. Every day brings new joys that, together, we accept with gratitude. As for challenges, we face them head on as a team. We hope we can be an example to all who hope to achieve a life of happiness as we have.

John & Dawn Barbera purchased this house in 2015

Why John & Dawn Barbera chose Bushkill

We vacationed in nearby Marshall's Creek as youngsters and have very fond memories of sharing fun times together with family and friends. A dream has been to recreate those times as grownups and are now making this dream a reality. One evening's sunset here and we were hooked.

What makes this house unique

The sunsets are magnificent from both the "Tree House" 4 seasons room and the lower rec room deck.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello everyone!!! I thought this would be another good place to make a notation regarding linens. While we do still provide all the bath towels you'll need, we are now using a linen service to provide sheets in the spring, summer, and fall months (not provided during winter). If you need to use of the linen service, just let me know and I'll provide you with the fees. Thanks so much for your understanding!

John and Dawn Barbera

Owners-Sunset Ridge
May 2017
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Bushkill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet Time is 10:00 pm as we have full-time neighbors with small children. No loud noise or music after 10:00 pm.
  • Trash must be taken to the community dumpsters located on Decker Road.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Bath towels, wash clothes, hand towels, dishtowels provided at no additional cost.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master - 1 king
    upstairs - 1 queen
    main floor - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 double , sofabed
    rec room - 2 queen , sofa beds
    2 surprisingly comfortable cots - 2 twin/ single , For the unexpected guests
  • SHEET SERVICE offered to save on your packing. This service may NOT be available during the WINTER months due to potential delivery issues. But let us know what you need. Cost for each set are as follows... -King Size (master bedroom) $28 -Queen Size (upper bedroom & 2 sofa beds) $26 each -Full Size (Lofe sofa bed) $24 -Twin (Trundle bedroom 2) $22 each -Cot Sheets-Provided at no charge The cost can be included in your rental agreement, or we can send you a separate invoice.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Sunset Ridge - Eclectic Charm With A Magnificent Westward View
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews

New Years 2018

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with the best view ever! House had everything you need. We loved it there couldnt spend our New Years better. The owners are the nicest people ever. I asked them to get me ballons for my friend and they did!! That was so nice of them, even taking to them about any informations they were always there to help! We will be coming back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the sweet review. John and I are so so glad you enjoyed your stay. We can't wait to have you back. Perhaps this time you'll check us out in warmer weather. LOL Dawn Barbera
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Very relaxing long weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Great house, very comfortable, my family had a great time. Got snow on the second night and the ski conditions were great. Loved the fire pit. If there was any suggestion I could make it would be to bring a few mattress toppers for the 3 sofa beds. Thanks Dawn.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so happy you enjoyed your stay, and that's a great suggestion for the sofa beds. We'll definitely look into it. Come see us again soon! John and Dawn Barbera
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Magical and Breathtaking Birthday!

  • 5 of 5

I'd like to start by saying that it was my birthday weekend, and I couldn't have asked for a better more positive experience as Dawn and John were so kind and hospitable, and made everything so simple for us. They also made sure the house was clean and beautiful, and everything was prepared for us in the hotel.

The main bedroom was just breathtaking- had floor to ceiling window going out to beautiful balcony with spectacular views, beautiful white crochet covers and a full length oval very pretty mirror. It even had it's own bathroom.

The tree house was very magical and breathtaking as well- you'll see why. The entire house was very cozy and spacious, and welcoming. You will have a very memorable time there with your friends as did we!

Not to mention the house was conveniently located to a ski hill that was very cheap ($40), tubing, pools and hot tubs, restuarants etc. And we saw groups of deer and wild turkeys quite a few times, which made the experience even more beautiful. Thank you for the memories Dawn and John- Happy Valentine's Day to you guys!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great view, perfect house for a gathering

  • 5 of 5

So cozy and rustic - perfect for a big group hoping to get away. A dozen 20 and 30-somethings had a great weekend here! Dawn was so easy to work with and accommodating. Lovely fireplace, gorgeous view, very restful accommodations. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this house. Beautiful house with all the required amenities.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whats not to like beautiful home and views

  • 5 of 5

We had my mother in-laws 70th birthday family gathering here there was plenty of room and enjoyed the home very much. Great views two fire places and all the amenities.....also close to the area attractions. The owners were great and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Damage Deposit $500

CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund if reservations is canceled 30 days prior to check in. If cancelled within 30 days, please contact the owner.

We will provide you with 6 Amenity Wrist Badge which must be returned at check out. Un-returned badges will be deducted from the security deposit. Additional badges re available at the the Member Services Building located next to the VIP Pool/Pond on Decker Road (Closed Sundays and Mondays). The cost is $5.00 per person, per day. Weekly cost is $20 per person. Children under 5 do not request an amenity badge.

Saw Creek Lift Tickets are an additional $20 per person, per day. Amenity Badge Also Required

You must be 25 or older to rent the property in order to maintain a family friendly environment.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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