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Bill Blum

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, french, german, spanish

Charming, quiet, cabin, total rehab, awesome fly fishing Penns Creek !!

13 Reviews
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Coburn holiday cabin

4 bedrooms sleeps up to 12

Charming Cabin located ON the famous Penns Creek in Centre County. (on the Trophy Trout section and 5 minute walk through the abandoned train bridge and tunnel to the Fly Fishing only Special Regulations catch and release area Great location to go hiking and fishing just to name a few. Dow the road from Poe Valley State Park and Lake with public beach boat ramp, stocked with trout and Poe Paddy State Parks, On the mid state trail.

Great Tubing, Kayaking and Canoe. The huge patio and FIRE PIT have speakers to play your iPod,

Turkey, Huge White Tail Deer and Black Bear In the middle of the Bald eagle State Forrest 297,000 acers

House is 100 yards off of the famous Penns Creek, some say the best Trout water in PA

All native wild trout, Huge Brown's and Brookies, The famous Green Drake fly hatch!!!

Poe Haven : Poe Haven Cabin is 12 miles from Poe Valley State Park and 300 Yards from Poe Paddy State Park,

Poe Valley has a lake (Dam and lake finished construct open spring 2010) with a Brand New Swimming Beach. The lake is stocked and accessable by canoe, kayak, row boat, ect. See the park web site for all options.

Poe Haven is 100 yards off of the famous Penns Creek. Home of the Green Drake fly hatch (end of May to middle of June). Not to mention the Blue Wing Olives, Crane Flys, Sulfer's, Caddis in Elk, Tan Black & Olive, Penns Creek has the biggest hatches. Actually sometimes this makes Penns challenging, but no other place in the State of Pa hold's the huge numbers of all native trout. Browns i n the 16 to 18 inch range are common and i have caught and seen a few over 20 with the largest at 26'. Yea thats right 26 inches, caught by myself (Green Drake Parachute Emerger) thing looked more like a salmon then a trout. Lot's of The Most beatitful Brookies i have ever seen, and up to 16 i

Re-Hab: The house is under a total re-hab. We have built a brand new kitchen and turned the old kitchen into an additional bed room, now there are 4, and the living room and sun room sleeper sofas, we raised the ceiling in the living room added a wood burning stove with a stone sourround. And a 54' hi-def flat screen TV. We added a computer / Work station with Internet access. Hard Wood floors have been installed throughout. All flower bed retaing walls have been rebuilt and a complete new landscape will be installed as soon as the weather breaks.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Bill Blum (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, spanish

Reviews

4.8
based on 13 traveller reviews

Charming, quiet, cabin, total rehab, awesome fly fishing Penns Creek !!
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
5

Great setting world class fishing

  • 5 of 5

Guys fly fishing weekend. Bill was very responsive to my questions about the property -which was clean and well maintenance as described. Couldn't ask for a better setting near the world famous Penn's Creek. Fishing was fabulous and challenging - caught numerous trout, three being 17 and 20 inches. The only negative was the rain which restricted our ability to use the beautiful outdoor firepitt. Thanks Bill -we will be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Baltimore, MD
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My first question to Bill when I called to inquire about the house and booking was… are there any neighbors? To which his reply was “absolutely none”. Bill was spectacular and very prompt in answering my many, many questions and even called the day of our arrival to ensure that we made it in and everything was ok with the house. He was also available the following day to guide us on our tubing adventure.

A group of us went up for a friend’s bachelorette weekend. We’re all in our 30’s and wanted a nice relaxing weekend away where we could go tubing, sit around a fire and lounge in a hot tub. The house is beautifully renovated, fully stocked with any and everything that you would need; inner tubes, life vests, canoes, a giant fire pit, ample fire wood, outdoor sink and grilling area -which we’re fully utilized. In total there were 8 of us, the house was very spacious and at no time did we ever feel cramped. We most definitely enjoyed the outdoor speakers and the fact that there were no neighbors as a large group of women can get quite loud. The houses’ location could not be more perfect, with water access to launch and start your tubing, fishing or canoe trip just a short distance away. Our only regret is that we were not there longer.

One tip, make sure that you have any and all provisions needed for your stay – especially if it is a short weekend trip. The main road is a bit of a hike (30-40 minutes) and trust me when I say that once you’re at Poe Haven you will not want to leave that little mountain oasis for anything, including bread!

Thanks again, Bill for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home. We will definitely be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicole, What a pleasure it was hosting you and your group. I know you are coming back it was very CLEAR in you voice when we spoke. Thanks for the kind words. Bill
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Houston, TX
5

LOVED Every Minute of it!

  • 5 of 5

Out in the wilderness but absolute comfort in every way! This cabin has been updated to the max! TV’s in every room, extremely comfortable beds, washer & dryer, great nature trails very close, excellent Penn’s Creek tubing (many tubes provided), a sound system anywhere you want it (inside and out), HUGE outdoor kitchen with a great fire pit, plenty of outdoor seating, 2 canoes, beautiful landscaping and so much more.

Meal time is a breeze with any kitchen tools you may need for cooking inside or out. The kitchen is stocked with serving dishes, glasses, coffee mugs, plates and bowls. We made our life a lot easier by supplementing with paper plates, cups and plastic utensils.

Our family, four adults and 2 children (ages 2 & 6), explored the area early every morning. Although our kids were still a little too young to have the patience to fish, they enjoyed taking nets to the creek to catch all kinds of “critters”. We would bring containers home with the catch and look up what we found each day (thanks to the great wifi signal at the house). The creek is the perfect place to lose yourself in absolute beauty. It’s fun to just sit on the bank and watch others pass by on their tubes.

After our morning excursions, we came back to the beautiful back yard where the kids had enough room to ride bikes and scooters on the large paved patio and explore the nearby woods. We would build a fire, turn on the music and truly relax within the beautiful scenery.

The owners are very helpful with information about the area and very attentive to any questions you may have about your stay. Thank you Bill for your understanding and generosity that made our visit absolutely perfect. We highly recommend this beautiful retreat!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING Get away!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place has EVERYTHING! We went for a weekend getaway with another family and it was truly a relaxing, fun time! This house has all of the amenities of home...they have truly thought of everything when it comes to a rental! The house is super clean, laid out great and so comfortable. The outside amenities are the best...HUGE fire pit and hot tub along with the outdoor speakers made for great times! You are truly secluded at this mountain oasis. We were depressed to leave and all of us have talked all week about when we can go back! We WILL be going back...Maybe next time when its a little warmer to take advantage of all that Poe has to offer!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Two Years and Running

  • 5 of 5

I have organized a boys weekend for the past twelve years and Poe Haven is by far the best place we have rented. I have rented places in Slate Run, Blackwell, and Deep Creek Lake, but we couldn't resist coming back to Poe Haven for a second year. The ability to hike rail trail, fish Penn Creek, or just hang out by the fire pit and listen to tunes makes the place one of a kind.

Our group likes to cook and the kitchen had everything we needed and in good condition. You are guaranteed working appliances and nice clean cookware and glassware.

The back deck with the fire pit and hot tub in wonderful especially in the fall. There is nothing better than hitting the hot tub and then relaxing next to the fir pit all whilst listening to tunes.

Did I mention the fly fishing on Penn Creek is spectacular. My one friend had a legendary day two days ago and caught 10 native browns.

Bill, thanks again and we will be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Raritan, nj
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Every summer we have a guys weekend and book a house listed on vrbo. This is by far the best place we have ever stayed. You can really tell how much the owner loves this place.

Really secluded on a long dirt road deep in the woods away from everything. The pictures on here don't come close to describing how cool the outdoor space is. The firepit is gigantic and the patio furniture is awesome. Unlike most houses on here, the hot tub is huge and in perfect working order.

There is a TV in practically every room with satellite TV and a sound system that has speakers both inside and outside by the firepit. The kitchen is stocked and the outdoor kitchen is great. 2 full bathrooms with full tiled showers and an outdoor shower all in perfect working order.

Really a perfect weekend. Played poker, watched football, hungout by the firepit, bbq'd, went hiking... we really didn't want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jon, I feel you on the not wanting to leave, my kids make fun of me all the time. Saying that I get down right mad when we have to leave. Thanks and let me know when you want to re book. Best Bill
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Map

Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Search State Collage PA
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Route 322 and Sand Mountain Road
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Tussie Mountain
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Poe Valley State Park Lake with public Beach
Car: necessary

House is located 4 miles past Poe Valley State Park and Lake and 200 Yards past Poe Paddy State Park, You have to drive past both to get to house (only 1 road in). The access road can be reached from the intersection of Route 322 and Sand Mountail Road then follow signs for Poe Valley and Poe Paddy, Other access road on the north side of the mountail is through Coburn and follow signs to Poe Valley and Poe Paddy, House is 100 yards off The Famous Penns Creek, some say the best Trout water in PA

Other Activities: Fly Fishing on Penns Creek, 5 min to Poe Valley State Park with public beach

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Coburn, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
A$403
From
A$537
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$3,090
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$269
Refundable Damage Deposit A$672

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Rates are $400.00 per weekend night and $300.00 per weekday night when you book a whole week ($2,400.00 per week), plus a $150.00 cleaning and linen fee. We also hold a $500.00 security deposit. This is all for up to 6 people.

We take $500.00 with the signed lease and balance due 45 days before check in

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Coburn

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Both bathrooms have just been totally re-done, with new tile surround showers and larger areas, House also has an outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
  • 4 Bedrooms Plus 3 sofas 1 = King size 2 = Queen Size 3 = Queen Size 4 = 1 Full and 2 Twin Beds sofas / 2 full size and one love seat
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 14 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
House is AWAY from it all!! 13 Miles of main road, on the famous Penns Creek!! some say the best trout water in PA, Trophy Trout waters, 5 min walk from Special regulations fly fishing only catch and release area, The home of the famous Green Drake Fly Hatch Every bed room has a flat screen TV, as well as kitchen, living room (56 inch), and sunroom. House has stero system for living room, kitchen and on the huge patio, play your iPod,

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