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Appalachian Trail Historic Mountain Home

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sleeps 6. 2 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom.

Welcome to my Glenwood Mountain home ( Vernon ) located in beautiful Sussex County, in the northwest corner of New Jersey.

Home sits on 1.6 tranquil acres, National Park land behind and adjacent to the Appalachian Trail. Escape and step back into time. Originally built in the 1800's this home boasts country character and old world charm. My love of antiquing and unique collections has fully furnised this home.

Recently renovated & keeping with it's rustic appeal. Wide plank floors and beams in the living room and bedrooms, spacious bathroom with a deep antique claw foot tub, perfect for a nice hot bubble bath. Surrounded by nature, relaxation inside and out. Sussex County is well-known as a four-season recreational community. With our mountains and more than 80 lakes and streams, thousands of visitors are attracted here each year to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage, apple/ pumpkin picking, skiing in 2 major areas, 7 award winning golf courses all within a 5 mile radius, one of the worlds largest water parks, hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, NJ State Fair and Orange Co. (NYS) , festivals, antiquing in the beautiful historic town of Warwick, upscale restaurants with renowned chefs, to casual dining, cafe's and so much more. There is even a Drive-in theater in Warwick NY... all within minutes away.

For those truly looking to relax & unwind. Escape the commotion, hassle and bustle of your daily living. Enjoy natures surroundings listening to the birds, watching the deer and turkey cross, or squirrels on a chase. Travel the Appalachian Trail & bordering trails that open up to beautiful spring fed lakes only minutes from the house. Pack a lunch, grab a pole, throw out a line and enjoying some fishing. Take some quiet time to read a book, relax in the hammock, draw/ paint, perfect photo opportunities await or perhaps a possible song to compose while sitting around the fire pit. According to some of the old timers and as legend has it, locals gathered around sippin moonshine in the old still located on the property. Remains of a rock foundation stand in the back yard of what once housed a cow which provided fresh milk for the family then later to become a still to provide some entertainment and extra income. Many of songs and poems were written about these hills....

Rich in folkloar and wealthy in History, Sussex County is one of the last of 21 counties in New Jersey to retain its rural characteristics. Planning efforts within the county focus on retaining our rural character while moving forward into the next century.

This home offers both rustic and modern amenities, is clean, comfortable and in a great central location.

Come visit, get away, relax and enjoy life in the country, beautiful Sussex County with people and nature together.

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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Lisa

I live on a small farm nearby with several goats, horses and chickens. Although I am less than a 10 min drive from the rental property I feel as if I'm on vacation whenever I'm there visiting even when there to work! There is such a calming serene feeling one experiences when there. I am pleased to be able to share my home with you, your family and friends and am anxious to hear about your new memorable experiences during your stay.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glenwood in Wantage

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Antique claw foot tub and shower combo.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • 2 Bedrooms. Bedroom 1, 2 twin beds. Can keep separate as 2 twin beds or put together as 1 full size bed. Sleeps 2 Bedroom 2, full size bed with a memory foam topper. Sleeps 2 Living room has a queen size sofa bed. Sleeps 2 Sleeps up to 6 total
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Why pay a lot of money to stay in a condo, townhouse or resort when you can have privacy, serenity and a whole house for less. The Appalachian Trail is right in the back yard along with various surrounding hiking trails. Only a short drive to Mountain Creek Ski Resort, 7 award winning golf courses, Action Park Water Park, wineries and many area amenities. Winter is a very busy time of the year for skiers. Most accommodations are booked and going for top dollar! Spring hillsides come alive with spring flowers bloomimg and fields greening, summer breathes warm breezes and people take to the many lakes, streams and water parks for swimming, fishing and boating. Fall foliage is second to none with rich reds, yellows, oranges and golds coating the mountains and valleys. Come see what we have to offer, relax and enjoy. With many things to do, Sussex county is a beautiful place to be.


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Appalachian Trail Historic Mountain Home
average rating of 4.878049 based on 41 reviews

Cute and cozy -- and perfect for a getaway

  • 5 of 5

A long Labor Day weekend was upon us and I was desperate to escape hot & crowded NYC for some time away from it all. Lisa's home was perfect for our long weekend. My girlfriend and I had such a good time doing a whole lot of nothing -- short hikes nearby, grilling, lounging on the hammock, reading. The entire property inside and out is well maintained, charming and quiet. Lisa's pictures and description are spot on, and the house was immaculate. Lisa was warm and welcoming. She greeted us as she was finishing up mowing the lawn and showed us around with care and enthusiasm. It's clear that she put a lot of love and attention into the home. Since it's a home built pre-1900,, the rooms are generally small, but everything is well thought out and comfortable. And for the reasonable price point you get much more space and amenities and privacy than you would at a hotel or B&B. Plus the Sussex area is a truly beautiful rural area, with long lovely stretches of woods, hills, valleys and streams. These city slickers would come back again in a New York minute. Thanks again Lisa.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tony... Thank you so much for the lovely review and kind words. I'm always glad to hear my guests enjoyed their stay and do try my best to accommodate everyone. I feel a personal welcome helps to make both the homeowner and renter more at ease and clarify's any of my guests questions and concerns appropriately through a fast meet and great. It's appreciative, charming people as yourself and your girlfriend who inspire and encourage me to continue my vacation rental success. I'm glad to have been a part of breaking the city out of the both of you! Lol Come back to visit anytime! Warm regards, Lisa
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Excellent Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful historic home and Lisa is a very gracious host! We enjoyed all aspects of the stay and will look to return any time that we need to be in the area. Thanks for a great weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

House is adorable and location is perfect! Lisa was an amazing host!

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a rustic quaint setting, with the sounds of nature all around ...pure country! Quaint !

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay !!! Lisa is so welcoming , and the little touches were so fabulous and made us feel at home , and comfortable , she left us some fixings for smores, for the kids , which was super nice , lived it!, there is a lot of rustic charm , clawfoot tub, exposed beams , it takes u back to a simpler calmer time , which is just what we wanted a break from our crazy life , loved the chirping of the tree frogs at night , the cozy fireplaces throughout the home .... we packed our lunches and she already had containers for our use!♡ and fitzgerald fall trail was only 15 mins away , a beautiful litte trail along the appalachian!!!!! We will definitely be back , we made such good memories!!♡

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing experience with an owner that cares.

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible time staying here. The owner was great to work with, very accommodating and really nice. I had the chance to meet her when we arrived, and she made it super easy for us.

She was really hospitable, left us some "goodies", literature, and advice about things to do too. Plus, she was available via text if we at all needed her. She even got us a little bit of firewood too! Plus told us some backstory of the place as well, really interesting stuff.

I do this trip every year with my friends and I'll be booking again for next year too!

BTW, when you use the fire pit area the stone wall reflects the heat back to you from the fire so even when its really cold out, you don't notice it because you stay nice and warm, It was awesome!

Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway. Lisa was awesome

  • 4 of 5

Great getaway.. Lisa was awesome

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
57 Miles
Newark Liberty
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Smokey's Brick Oven Tavern
Nearest Ferry
85 Miles
NY Water Ways
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Minerals, Crystal Springs..... Black Bear
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Dover, Middletown NY, or Port Jervis
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt 284, 23, 15, 80
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Mountain Creek
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Car: necessary

The house binder provides information on some of the many area attractions, discount coupons, dining menus for take out and even delivery.....

Grocery stores, local markets, farm fresh fruit stands are also only minutes away. If you prefer to dine out be sure to sample the area's diverse mix of memorable dining options, ranging from upscale elegant eateries to casual dining. Many of the restaurants and winery's offer live stage performances with music and entertainment on the weekends and occasionally during the week.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75.49
Pet Fee £37.74
Damage Deposit £150.98

Discount offers:
See pricing. *The longer you stay, the more you save...
WINTER SPECIAL~ *Stay 2 nights get the third night 1/2 price!!! Must inquire for price discount to be adjusted.
Discount applied on weekday rates (Mon- Thurs) only and no holiday's.
Single person discount/ renting a wk/ short term- 1 month or more/ holidays.
2 day min on wk-ends unless prior arranged.
Photo ID required along with a signed copy of rental agreement.
Must be at least 25 years of age or older unless prior confirmation.
Additional fee of $25. pp, pn over 2 guests. * No Charge for children.
Security deposit refunded within 7 days of departure.
Check in is from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Check out is 11:00 am Unless prior arrangements are made.
Until reservation is confirmed rates subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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