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Kegelman's Log Home in Bear Creek Lake

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, full kitchen, sleeps 4

Located in the peaceful community of Bear Creek Lakes, this authentic log home is nestled on a quiet, wooded acre. Come grill on the back deck and relax in the hot tub. Head down to the lakeside beach with your favorite raft. You will have access to the lake, pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, softball field and playground within the Bear Creek Lake Community. In winter, ski all day and return to the cozy hot tub and Vermont Castings gas fireplace. Full kitchen, internet, cable and the cozy cabin decor will help you feel right at home. Enjoy the exposed beams and the charm of log cabin living.

This is a NO SMOKING, NO PET, provide your own sheets and towels rental.

Bear Creek Lake is a very FAMILY-ORIENTED community.

Located nearby: Historic Town of Jim Thorpe, Mauch Chunk Railroad, Penn's Peak, White Water Rafting, Skirmish Paint Ball, Beltzville State Park, Hickory Run State Park, Big Boulder/ Jack Frost Ski Area and Split Rock Water Park.

Downhill Skiing/ Snowboarding / Golfing: Centrally located to several Pocono ski areas:

Blue Mountain (20 miles) skiing and tubing,

Jack Frost Big Boulder (11 miles),

Camelback (18 miles),

Shawnee (31 miles).

Be sure to check Summer Activities and Fall Festivals if you are visiting in the non-winter holiday.

Split Rock Golf Resort (10 miles),

Blue Ridge Country Club (9 miles).

State Parks/ Fishing/ Boating/ CC Skiing: Hickory Run State Park (16 miles) You will not want to miss the experience of visiting Hickory Run State Park's Boulder Field. A geographical phenomenon that you will never forget. Trails - Picnicking - Swimming - Fishing - Hunting - Disc Golf - Wildlife Watching - Cross-country Skiing - Snowmobiling - Ice Skating

Beltzville State Park (11 miles) Hiking - Covered Bridge - Picnicking - Swimming - Boating - Launching and Mooring - Water-skiing - Fishing - Hunting - Cross-country Skiing - Ice Fishing - Ice Boating.

Historic Town of Jim Thorpe/ Biking/ Whitewater: Located just a few miles outside the town of Jim Thorpe, this mountain/lake setting will still provide full access to Pennsylvania town life. Walk down the historic main streets or take a train ride from the Mauch Chunk train station.

Pocono Whitewater Ltd ( .5 miles),

Skirmish Paintball (5 miles),

Penn's Peak (5 miles),

Lehigh Gorge State Park Rail-Trail - 25 miles of pure nature, including small waterfalls, and continuous views of the Lehigh River. Jim Thorpe to White Haven. Trailhead near Mauch Chunk Rail Station.

Split Rock Water Resort (10 miles),

Mauch Chunk Train Station (6 miles)

Bushkill Falls (54 miles)

Becky's Drive In Theatre Inc (18 miles)

More Details

Owner
James & Natalie Kegelman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Beltzville Airport or Philadelphia International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Penn's Peak
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Blue Ridge Country Club
Nearest Train
18.2 Miles
Tamaqua
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
903 & 476
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Trattoria
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Big Boulder/Jack Frost Ski Area
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Bear Creek Lake beach

Other Activities: Close to Penn's Peak, Beltzville State Park and Hickory Run State Park

Ski: Big Boulder/ Jack Frost 11 miles

Blue Mountain 19 miles

Amenities

Jim Thorpe Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , connected to Master Bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Spare Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon
  • 2 Queens, 2 Twins, 1 Double Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
3 step entrance at front door or back deck. Electric wheelchairs would not be accessible. Ranch style layout. There is also a free standing gas stove that is very easy to use. You can see it in the photo section.

Reviews

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Kegelman's Log Home in Bear Creek Lake
average rating of 4.785714 based on 42 reviews
4

The whole atmosphere was lovely and romantic.

  • 4 of 5

The house was cozy and welcoming. We spent a lot of time in the hot tub. The property was secluded enough with lots of privacy. The lake was beautiful. The choice we made when we rented this house was perfect for our anniversary. The only things we found lacking were the pans were warped and difficult to use, unable to get the stereo to work, and no pot holders. Other than that we had a blast and would stay there again!!! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. thank you James and Natalie.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful log cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time in the log home. The Kegelman's were wonderful hosts and were always there when we had a question. The Cabin was rustic yet very clean. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys the outdoors because there is so much to do. Truly a great weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another great time at the cabin.

  • 4 of 5

We had another great time at the cabin. We love the area, the community and the lake is so user friendly. The new couch is a great addition. We were concerned that such a small air conditioner would be enough but were pleasantly surprised. It kept it very comfortable and the deck and hot tub are the icing on the cake. If someone is looking for a rustic, log cabin experience, we would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures didn't give it enough credit! It was beautiful clean and very cozy

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great weekend away!

  • 4 of 5

The Kegelman's house was exactly as described. It had a such a "campy" feel and the interior had plenty of space for 5 people. The queen beds were very comfortable, the twins were average, and the futon is a futon (not so great). There is a tiny loft with a bed that you can access by climbing a ladder but no-one in my group was brave enough to do it. The kitchen was great and the couches in the living room were very nice. The outdoor area suited our needs and the hot tub was large and worked perfectly. One complaint was that the grill knobs were broken so we had to use pliers to get it to start. Plus, the people before us did not clean it. Another negative was that the beach chairs were all broken so we lugged 2 very heavy folding chairs to the lake. The Kegelman's were very responsive and I'm sure they will fix / replace them. We drove to the lake beach called "south beach" and had an amazing day floating on rafts. The people were so nice, one gentleman let us use his paddle boards and kayaks. I would stay there again, we had a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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4

Cozy home in the woods

  • 4 of 5

It was perfect for our summer weekend getaway with the kids. The home was spacious for 6. The rooms were a good size and 2 bathrooms were perfect for our needs. We loved the hot tub! Having laundry was a big plus with kids and enabled us to wash/dry the

towels we brought from home for reuse and bring home some clean clothes. The only criticism I'd have would be the condition of the only large fry pan and the bed quilts. We were advised to bring our own sheets which we did. The quilts that were on beds could use a refresh. The one large fry pan was pretty worn again even an inexpensive new one or two would be a welcome addition. Otherwise, this house was great. The community pool was a hit with the kids and as I mentioned previously the adults loved the hot tub. Definitely worth the price for a nice getaway in PA mountains. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%

6% PA tax on Total
4 night minimum stay for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years
This house really maxes out at 6 adults. Dining and Living spaces only seat 6.
Absolutely no pets and no smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.