James Creek Gem at Raystown, 1 mile to Lake!


Entire residential home hosted by Lisa

5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Beautifully renovated 1 story home located only 1/4 mi from entrance to James Creek boat launch, adjacent to Juniata College field station. Our space will accommodate your boat on your adventure. Come immerse yourself in all the outdoor adventures that Raystown Lake has to offer including fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, or relaxing by a campfire making s'mores in our Big Horn Ranch fire pit/charcoal grill, playing corn hole, or enjoying the peaceful nights in our quiet country surroundings.

The space
Newly Renovated | 700 sq Ft | Free Wifi
Home has new furniture with two 40" 1080p Full-Array LED Smart HDTVs, beautifully curated decor/linens with extra pillows, walk in shower and many more amenities to make your stay perfect at the Lake.

Master Bedroom: Queen bed | Bedroom 2: Twin over Full Futon bunk | Living Room: Loveseat

Enjoy our campfire area with the Bighorn Fire pit /charcoal grill, two 5 foot long custom built pine benches and extra seating. You will have access to corn hole boards with an additional 5 foot custom bench for viewing. Enjoy the peaceful setting of the 5 acres of wooded land the property sits on. Be prepared to see the occasional turkey, deer, eagle and other natural wildlife!
Fully equipped w/Jennair downdraft electric stove/oven, brand new refrigerator, Keurig and full coffee maker, microwave, cooking essentials, spices, seating for 4.
Walk in tile shower with 3 spray position hand held or stationary shower head, tile floor, anti fog mirror with touch display.
LIVING: Two brand new Fujitsu split units with central air/heat, 2 40" flats screen t.v.'s (living room and master bedroom), ceiling fan, linens, towels, brand new waterproof laminate flooring throughout, stackable washer/dryer, whole house water treatment system with UV light.
Off street parking with space to fit boat up to 20 ft long, however boat type/length may vary due to transition of driveway leading to parking area-see photos.

Our quaint home has had every square inch utilized to maximize its space! As a traveler myself and using Airbnbs in the past , we have been able to incorporate my experiences into building a "Gem" at Raystown Lake. We sincerely hope you enjoy your stay!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 bunk bed

What this place offers

Lake access
Free parking on premises
HDTV with Fire TV, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Hulu, Roku, Netflix, Chromecast, Disney+, HBO Max
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Central air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

James Creek, Pennsylvania, United States

Allegrippis Trail System (12.1)
Raystown Lake Recreation Area (1 mile)
Lake Raystown Resort & Marina (4.4mi)
Wildriver Water Park (4.4mi)
Tatman Run Beach (5.9 mi)
Trough Creek State Park (7.3 mi)
Raystown Lake Visitor Center (12.1 mi)
Lincoln Caverns (17.2 mi)
Blue Knob All Seasons Resort (32.4 mi)

Swinging bridge /Balancing Rock/Rainbow Falls: Trough Creek State Park

Lake Raystown Resort Marina (4.3 mi)
Mamie’s Cafe & Bakery (15.8 mi)
Backwoods Smoke Shack (10.1 mi)
Best Way Pizza (located at Resort Marina)
Three Twelve Kitchen and Cocktails (15.3 mi)
The Wildflower Cafe (15.3 mi)
Traditions Restaurant and Bakery (24mi)

The Meadows (14 mi)
Dairy Queen (16.8 mi)
Backwoods Smoke Shack (10.1 mi)
Lake Raystown Resort Marina

University Park Airport (57.7 mi)
Blair County Airport (23.7 mi)

Hosted by Lisa

  1. Joined in March 2017
  • 32 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Travel RN (work smarter, not harder) Hello! Welcome to the "Gem" at Raystown Lake. Greg and I have lived in the area for well over 20 years and are excited to offer you a quaint little getaway spot for your travels. Greg brings an expansive knowledge of the surrounding area having hunted and fished here his entire life. Questions about Raystown Lake?--Greg will undoubtedly know the answer, just don't ask any fishing secrets. Lisa was a "city" girl at heart, now only accustomed to the quiet of the country and wouldn't change it for anything.
Travel RN (work smarter, not harder) Hello! Welcome to the "Gem" at Raystown Lake. Greg and I have lived in the area for well over 20 years and are excited to offer you a quaint li…


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Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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