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The private setting on the back porch makes for a great grill and relaxation area.A nice firepit for the evening campfire. Smores are optional !!
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Lusch Acres "Retreat"

Lusch Acres "Retreat"

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths

The space

This 2-story vacation home in the beautiful Endless Mts. is centrally located just 4 miles south of Dushore on what is known locally as 'Ringer Hill'. Part of the original 1850 homestead of Julius Lusch, this cozy home is privately situated on 6 acres and within a short drive of Worlds End State Park, Eagles Mere, the Loyalsock Trail (hiking to the Haystacks) and Ricketts Glen State Park. The area boasts great fishing in the big and little Loyalsock Creeks as well as some picturesque swimming holes in the big Loyalsock, countless hiking trails and just the simple beauty of nature which surrounds you wherever you go. This is truly a getaway meant for relaxing!

In the home you will find 3 bedrooms (1 queen, 1 full, 2 twins) and 2 baths which allow plenty of room to accommodate 6 guests with all linens provided. (One bedrm & bath on first floor). The open floor plan of the living room & dining room features the warmth and ambience of a beautiful cast iron gas stove with 3-sided fire view, while the flat screen tv with satellite service & DVD player in the living room provides evening entertainment. The fully equipped kitchen offers a gas range, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven and coffee maker, and a comprehensive selection of cooking spices for your use. The entry mud room is large enough to store boots, coats and sporting equipment and has a washer & dryer for added convenience. There is also a sunny three-season room with comfortable seating as well as a table & chairs for games or meals. Relax on the decks at both the front and the back of the house or around the firepit in the spacious back yard. Please, no pets and no smoking.


Air conditioning
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

24 Reviews

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Ashwin User Profile
May 2013
Had a successful family reunion at the Lusch Acres. The house was fully equipped with the essentials and the grocery store was a 10 min ride away. John was extremely helpful and accommodating. Looking forward to a repeat trip soon !

Mark User Profile
December 2017
A place that leaves very little to be left desired, with a location right down the road from hundreds of miles of public hiking trails! I would strongly recommend staying here and look forward to returning.

Amanda User Profile
November 2017
We had such an amazing visit. The home was clean and beautiful. John was so kind and all the little touches he & his wife added to the home made all the difference. We look forward to visiting again.

Natalie User Profile
October 2017
This was a great place to relax and go to the many nearby hikes. Loved the sun room. Would absolutely recommend it!

Cathy User Profile
July 2017
We were comfortable and cozy in this home.

Gary User Profile
June 2017
Place was terrific! Secluded but only minutes from Dushores which is a nice little town with several good places to eat. House was very spacious for the 3 of us and we wish we could have taken advantage of the sun room and back deck but we simply ran out of time. Minor interne…

David User Profile
October 2016
Wonderful place if you want peace and tranquility. House very comfortable. Hosts are the best.

Hosted by John

Dushore, Pennsylvania, United StatesJoined in August 2012
John User Profile
65 Reviews
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My Mom's family originally came from Germany and homesteaded this property in 1850. She was raised on this farm, married and raised 7 children( I was #4) on this same farm. After my father died in 1975, she was not able to keep the farm and it was sold in 1980. I was fortunat…
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