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Secluded Home In Poconos PA

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Home is located at the end of a street in a quiet association. You won't be able to see your neighbors as it is quite secluded. It backs up to Hickory Run State Park with all its natural wonders such as boulder fields, hiking trails and water falls. It is close to hunting, fishing, white water rafting, skiing, paint ball, horseback riding, lakes and everything the Poconos has to offer.

This is a great location if you're looking to get out and have an adventure or if you're just looking for a quiet get-a-way. The home has a fireplace and wrap around deck allowing you to either snuggle up on cold winter nights or sit outside and enjoy nature Spring through Fall. Deer, bear and wild turkeys are often seen on and around the property.

The association in which this home resides does not have a pool or swimming lake however we are minutes away from Hickory Run State park's lake which we often frequent and highly recommend.

We continue to update the house. In October and November of 2015 we put rug on the steps leading to the lower level, installed a new dishwasher, installed a new 50" flat screen HD TV on an articulating arm in the lower level, and painted the living room, dining room, kitchen and hallways. In March of 2016, we added a large amount of stone to the driveway making it a little more level from the road. View the picture under "photos" to see the difference this made.

On June 23rd 2016, we got new dining room furniture and a new sleeper sofa. We love the new furniture and especially the sleeper sofa and know you will to. Nothing like the old style sleeper sofa with the springs you can feel when you lay down. This one has a memory foam mattress and is a pleasure to sleep on.

On August 14th 2016, we got a new queen size futon for the lower level bedroom.The larger futon makes it a lot more comfortable, both due to the larger size and upgraded mattress.

Please be aware that the new Turnpike entrance is EZPass Only!

More Details

Kerry Hummel
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Kerry Hummel

We are from the Philadelphia area. Married with five children. I moved here in 2010 when I got a job in the area and our family loved it. I have since moved on in my career and moved back to the Philadelphia area but we couldn't let this house go. We are up all the time and with the new EZ-pass that just opened on the Turnpike, we can make it to our Pocono hide-a-way in no time. When it's not rented, you're sure to find us there.

Kerry Hummel purchased this house in 2010

Why Kerry Hummel chose Poconos

We love it for it's seclusion and proximity to so many things. We take full advantage of all nature has to offer as you'll see from the pics and when you come to visit. Having an open floor plan for the living room, dining room and kitchen make it great for visiting with friends and family.

What makes this house unique

Wood burning fireplace. There's nothing like the smell of a good fire. Very large wrap around deck where you get to look at nothing but the forest and often see all types of wildlife.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Jim Thorpe in Carbon County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This is a full bathroom with a shower.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , This is a full bathroom with a shower/tub combination
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 / Entertainment room - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , There is also a queen size inflatable bed in the closet.
  • This is the lower level room. It is a larger room that, in addition to the beds listed, has a large ping pong table and 50" Flat screen HD TV on an articulating arm, so no matter where you're at or what you're doing in the room, you can be watching something too. The futon folds out to be a queen size bed. It is larger than normal futons which are normally a "full" size bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We provide linens and towels and a clean home. Although we do clean the home between guests, it is expected to be returned in the rented condition at time of departure unless other arrangements have been made. If sheets and/or towels are not washed, please leave the sheets at the end of each bed and the towels at the bottom of the lower level steps. Verify all sheets and pillow cases are present before leaving.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Secluded Home In Poconos PA
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

The house was cute and the perfect size!

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this house to anyone! Perfect for a trip down to the poconos!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you again.
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Quiet, clean, secluded.

  • 5 of 5

This property feels like it's in the middle of a 200 acre piece of land yet all the fun is just minutes away. Hope to stay here again !

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! We couldn't agree more. I know sometimes people have a hard time finding it initially due to the gates being closed at Locust but once they find it, it really is easy to get to and from. Hope to see you again.
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  • 5 of 5

This house was great. In a very good location. The owner was excellent. We had a really good time staying here it's in a private area with lots of trees

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you again. We have to agree, it is in a great location. Complete seclusion but only minutes away from so many great things to do in the Poconos. The new EZpass exit makes it even more convenient.
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable and secluded. Slept our family of 6 comfortably. Everything worked as it should and we hand no issues. Checking in and out was a breeze. The area has a lot of activities. We white water rafted, did the 25 mile bike ride along the river, visited the boulder fields and the town of Jim Thorpe all in three days. Great vacation spot and my kids really enjoyed the activities. The area has a lot to offer and worth the drive from Michigan. We would rent this again if visiting the area and would certainly recommend it. Many thanks for the wonderful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! Love to see that you got to do so much while in the area and that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking care of the house during your stay and leaving it so clean. Michigan’s a far way to come for a vacation and I’m glad we did not disappoint. We hope you have an opportunity to make it back this way some day.
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Much needed mountain getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Close to jim thorpe, white water rafting and hickory state park with numerous hiking trails waterfalls and lake. The property was beautiful and Kerry was quick to answer any questions. Would love to return!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! Glad to see you got to do so much during your stay despite the first few days being a bit rainy. It was a pleasure having you stay and we look forward to having you stay again. PS The color thing for the fire, forget what it was called, was pretty neat. We used it last night. Looks like we'll be getting them again for the next fire. :)
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Lovely summer getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as described and a great home away from home for our family! It is conveniently located and close to nice hiking, biking and outdoor summer fun yet is very quiet and relaxed. Beds were comfortable and the house felt like home. We hiked to the large Boulder field and played in the lake at Hickory Run. We also drove to Ricketts Glen State Park and had a fantastic waterfall hike. We ended our stay with a white water rafting trip. Kerry was quick to answer any questions we had before and during our stay. Would definitely recommend this house and would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and for leaving the house looking so good. We really appreciate it! We love that you did so much, it really is in a great location for anything you'd want to do in the Poconos.
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"You won't find a better breakfast spot."
Car: necessary

This is a secluded home that backs up to Hickory Run State Park. It is centrally located to multiple ski resorts, hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, paint ball, lake swimming, boulder fields and so much more.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
26 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Refundable Damage Deposit £96.63
Cleaning £57.98 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

You are expected to leave the home in the condition it was rented.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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