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Elaine Wells

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Equinunk Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious open area

Summer is almost booked, so now it is time for our FALL SPECIAL! Book 2 night nights and get one FREE!

You have found the only vacation rental on beautiful Duck Harbor Pond. At 2 miles long and a half mile wide, it is not a 'pond' but a private glacial lake, perfect for any water sport.

Pack your clothes, personal items, and food. We provide most everything else. A detailed list may be requested. We are only 3 hours from NYC and Philadelphia. Lehigh Valley is only 2 hours away.

Enjoy the calmness of the lake in the morning, afternoon activities, and evening sunsets from the rocking chairs on the covered porch. Our resident Blue Herons and Bald Eagles can be seen frequently.

Family fun and enjoyment was the focus of our design. We considered families with special needs by including a handicap ramp and 36 inch doorways on the main floor.

New this year is a 40 inch flat screen in the living room and a 32 inch flat screen in the Master bedroom.

Guests with allergies will do well in this house since there are all wood floors with no carpeting, no pets, and no smoking.

* We are in a rural area and currently only have Verizon cell service. We provide free long distance calling from our land line.

Although we focus on families, this is ideal for couples or any group of 6 or less.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Elaine Wells (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Elaine Wells

Honest and hard working are words we have heard to describe us. We have shared many adventures in the 42 years we have been married. Although we are both technically 'retired', we are always working on a project. In the fall of 2011, we purchased a run down cottage on Duck Harbor Pond. Over the winter we tore it down and in the spring of 2012 we started building this new log cabin. The design and most of the labor was done by us. We hope you will appreciate our pride in workmanship and love every minute you spend in our cabin.

Elaine Wells purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Elaine Wells chose Elk Mountain

We are blessed to be permanent residents in our own log cabin at Duck Harbor Pond. Sharing our piece of 'Paradise' with others in our new vacation rental cabin has been a great pleasure.

What makes this cabin unique

ECO-Friendly and respect for nature and our environment. The logs and all wood are locally grown and processed. From the lights and windows to the appliances and granite, our choices reflect energy efficiency and organic materials.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)
New Log Cabin on Waterfront of Duck Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Place is clean and the views are amazing.

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

lovely peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at this lovely log cabin on peaceful Duck Harbor for a week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Elaine, the owner , was so very helpful and hospitable. She is very quick to answer any emails and questions . The cabin is a home away from home , Elaine has thought of all the small details to make your stay easy and comfortable. The property is very clean and well kept. We rented a kayak (Northeast Wilderness) for a few days and had a ball on the lake. Just sitting on the porch or dock and watching the sunsets was so beautiful. We've been at this lake before and were so happy to see this log cabin listed. The home is perfect for a family gathering . We will definitely visit this property again and many thanks to Elaine and Jim .

The Arduino's

Dunmore, Pa

If you bring a tube or raft, don't forget rope to tie onto the dock to pass the day away floating.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful comments. It was such a pleasure meeting you and your family. I hope we will see you again :)
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5

A beautifully serene lake house perfect for an enjoyable vacation!

  • 5 of 5

After staying at this cabin on Duck Harbor Pond, I can say this rental is even greater than it looks in the photos. Upon walking into the cabin, we were greeted with the fresh smell of the Pocono woods. The cabin is spotlessly clean and perfectly laid out. The living area leads to a porch with a gorgeous view of the lake. We enjoyed the peaceful view over our morning coffee every day. We swam in the lake and rented kayaks from the NEWE brochure conveniently left in the cabin desk. With the 24 hour kayak rental, we were able to spend a day kayaking and even go out for a bit the next morning. The cabin was well stocked with anything you might need: linens, cooking supplies, toiletries, entertainment and even a first aid kit! The cabin is conveniently supplied with a landline and wireless access for anyone who does not have Verizon service, such as myself. The owner, Elaine, stopped by our first morning at the lake to make sure we had everything we needed. She made us feel completely comfortable reaching out if we needed anything, although we never had cause to. Thank you, Jim and Elaine, for sharing your lakeside escape with us! We are looking forward to another stay on Duck Harbor Pond!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are blessed with a beautiful and peaceful location. Thank you for mentioning the great pride we take in caring for every detail. We look forward to you coming again.
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Anniversary Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful weekend away with friends. The cabin and pond were beautiful and Elaine and Jim were fabulous hosts. Everything was better than we expected. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for staying at our cabin and making wonderful memories and celebrations.
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AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

I simply can not rave enough about this house! It is beyond immaculate! Truly spotless!!!! Elaine has thought of EVERYTHING you could need. Seriously everything. All you need to do is to pack clothes - the rest is taken care of! The whole house is unbelievably clean, well laid out AND child friendly. What can I say about the location except that it is perfect. Simply perfect. You immediately feel relaxed upon arrival. The lake is quiet and serene. The neighbors are lovely. The yard is perfect for the children to play in. The lake is easily accessible for the children. The list can go on and on.

Also you could not ask for a more attentive owner. Elaine was very quick to answer a text or call and went out of her way to assist us in finding a clinic to see my child when he had an ear infection. She even called the next day to check up on him! So kind and thoughtful.

In short, We loved our stay last summer and are counting down the days until we can return this and many more summers to come.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erin, I am so happy that we could accommodate your family. I am really excited that you plan to come again this summer! It is wonderful to see the weeks booking already. We look forward to seeing you and your family soon.
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Wonderful home!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful! Very clean and stocked with all of the essentials so you just need to pack your clothes and food!

The lake is very pretty, great views and overall a wonderful relaxing weekend! Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Janine. We look forward to your return.
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Map

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
"original Woodstock site has great concerts and activities"
Peck's Market
"In Callicoon, NY, right across the Delaware River"
Matthew's On Main
Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The View Saloon (formerly Longbranch)
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Interstate 81
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Elk Mountain
Car: necessary

Situated 10 minutes from the Delaware River, we are centrally located near many summer camps, such as Camp Raninu, Summit Camp, Bryn Mawr Lake Camp, Camp Cayuga, Camp Equinunk, Blue Ridge Camp and Tyler Hill Camp. Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center, the site of Woodstock is only 20 minutes away. The Woodstock Museum and many outdoor concerts and activities can be found. The Forestburg Playhouse is also located in Sullivan County NY. They have an incredible line of shows scheduled. The Wayne County Arts Alliance has many activities and local tours. 14 free concerts in Central Park Honesdale are presented by the Wayne County Creative Arts Council from mid June till the end of July on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7. Landers River Trips has canoe, rafting and tube rentals on the Delaware River. Elk Mountain Ski Area is only 25 minutes away and a hidden treasure for skiers. Calkins Creamery features farmstead artisan cheese from a family farm and is a beautiful 10 minute drive. Seasonal Farmers' Market in Callicoon and Honesdale offer an eclectic variety of locally grown produce, baked goods, wines, and other amazing products. An organic farm stand is walking distance away in the summer.

State Game Lands are nearby for hunting and hiking.

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Rates & Availability

Equinunk Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 27 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning / Linens $125
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Amenities

Equinunk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Pack and Play available by request - 1 baby crib
  • *Bedroom 1 is the Master Bedroom on the main floor. It has 1 Queen Bed and a private full bathroom. 36 inch doors allows easy access for guests with handicaps. *Bedroom 2 is on the second floor and has a Queen Bed. *Bedroom 3 is on the second floor and has 2 twin beds. their is a full bath on the second floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pa Fish and Boat Commissinon rules and regulations can be found at www.fish.state.pa.us. Kayak rental is available through Northeast Wilderness Experience in Honesdale, PA. (570) 352-3444

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