Exquisite true timber frame lake-house in the Endless Mountains, 8 minutes from the town of Montrose, the county seat of Susquehanna County. This luxury house is a perfect venue for a family vacation, friend reunion or corporate retreat. The main residence offers over 6000 sq. ft. of living space designed for creating lasting memories or relaxing and recharging the soul. The house is set on 2 acres, with 100 feet of lake-front with a beach, fire pit and dock. Additionally, less than a mile from the house we have 60 acres of fields and woods for walking/running and a beautiful location with mountain views for weddings, corporate parties, etc. We will help you coordinate everything you need for a memorable event at Brooke Ridge. Indoors: Common Areas: The stunning great room features a vaulted 28 foot timber frame with barn board ceiling, open grand staircase with cat walk, gas fireplace and 55" smart TV and Blue Ray DVD player. This is a perfect room to accommodate the whole family for movie marathons or memorable board game challenges. The gourmet kitchen features a Sub-Zero glass refrigerator and freezer with a 48" Wolf 4 gas burner stove and double flat top & double oven, cook for an intimate affair or the whole crowd. An added bonus is the herb garden off the back deck, please use in your specialty drinks and cooking. The kitchen, separate bar, and full pantry boast granite counter tops; 3 sinks and 2 dishwashers. There is a 10 person elevated bar seating area that surrounds the kitchen so the cook is never alone, but free to work in their own area. A full service wet bar off the main lodge room. There is a large dining room off the kitchen that will seat 12. There is an attached large deck that will seat 18 where you can dine enjoying the lake view. Spacious deck offers a gas grill and attached covered gas fireplace seating area, the covered porch is one of our favorite rooms in the house. For the working vacation member of the family there is an office fully equipped with WiFi, printer, fax, scanner and phone line (USA calls only, please coordinate with me if you need international). Bedrooms & Bathrooms: There are 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Every room has a flat screen TV and WiFi throughout the house. The first master bedroom has a king bed, large bathroom with 2 sinks, wraparound shower with 4 shower heads and the washer and dryer in the walk in closet. There is a private porch off this master with an enclosed outdoor shower. The second master bedroom has a king bed and private bath with a walk in tile shower. The third bedroom has 2 queen beds and a private bath with walk in tile shower. The fourth bedroom has a queen bed and a princess loft with a twin bed; large walk in closet with a pack n play and private bathroom with a tile shower and claw foot tub. The fifth bedroom has 2 queen beds one being in a unique hunting lodge loft setting. The sixth bedroom is a bunk room with 2 sets of bunks sleeping 4 comfortably. Bedroom five and six share a bath. Also, for the fitness buffs there is a Body Solid 3 stack home gym and an open space for yoga, Pilates or aerobics. Outdoors: Property offers breathtaking views of the 46 acre lake as well as the endless mountains. Lake is bountiful with bass, pickerel, catfish, sunfish as well as perch for summer or winter fishing (PA fishing license required - can acquire in town at sporting goods, 4 miles away). There is a fishing boat that comes with the rental. There is a 10 person pontoon boat that we will gladly take you our for cocktail cruises and tubing for the kids. Enjoy nature hiking, mountain biking, ATVing, or snowmobiling on any of the back dirt roads or the rails to trails access that is at the end of the driveway. Try your hand at a clay bird shooting (at additional cost) and pistol range from a fantastic vantage point on our 60+ acres a Brooke Ridge less than mile away from the lake house. Heart Lake is a motor boat friendly lake, enjoy the provided fishing boat with a trolling motor or the pontoon boat (additional cost). There are quiet hours from 2pm - 4pm everyday, so kayaks (we have 2 for your use), floating tubers (we have 8+), fishermen, swimmers can safely enjoy the lake during that time. The main town is Montrose, PA with shopping, an old time movie theater, library, historic center, 4 miles. For grocery stores, there is a Price Chopper, Rays Sure Save and Russel's Farmers Market 3 miles from the house. Beer distributor, liquor store, Rite-Aide all 3-4 miles from the house. Salt Springs Park - 6 miles Montrose Movie Theater EMR Paintball Park - 1 Mile - Teenagers and kids love paint ball, one of the Country's best paintball parks. The Montrose Golf Club - 4 Miles - The closest course, is a private club that I spoke to the board and our guests can use the course - $30 with cart for 18 holes, $50 for two people for 18 holes. That also gets you privileges at the clubhouse for food and drinks. Nice Restaurants: McCormacks at the Inn is right in our town. A very nice Irish pub with outdoor dining, fire pit great atmosphere and good American fare food from steaks, seafood, burgers and salads. We are 17 miles from Binghamton, NY where there are multiple great restaurants. Our favorite restaurant is Moxey's in Conklin, (15 miles) and Number 5 in Binghamton (18 miles). Sporting Clays: Hausman Hidden Hollow: 19 Miles - Rock Mountain Sporting Clays: 25 Miles - Golf Courses: The Montrose Golf Club - seen above Conklin Players Club, 16 miles - beautiful course, I love that the carts have GPS. Don't let the cheap greens fees fool you this is one of our favorite course on the East coast. Tall Pines Players Club, 15 miles - Some tight fairways, playing among the PA pines trees. This course was appropriately named, beautiful scenery with a great restaurant & club house. Skiing: Elk Mountain Ski Resort - 26 Miles, just down 81S. There is a Mall and Shopping District 30 min away that has every store you could desire in Binghamton, NY and Vestal, NY. Wegmans, Sams Club, IMAX Theater, Walmart, Lowes, Homegoods, etc. Ross Park Zoo - 20 minutes away - Binghamton, NY The Discovery Center - Next to the Zoo The Binghamton Mets - The Minor League Baseball team for the NY Mets is 30 min away. If you’re looking for an upscale experience in the Endless Mountains, this property surely has something for everyone. LIMIT 18 people overnight at the house. An additional $50/person/night will be charged for over 18 people. You must be 25 Years and older to rent this property. NO College Parties, Bachelor Parties, Prom Parties, etc. Smoking is prohibited inside the home. This point is imperative. Will discuss pets - additional $200 pet fee There is no additional cleaning fee added. We do request you clean all of your dishes and gather all of your trash and put in the dumpster provided on the property. This will assist us greatly. Thank you. Please feel free to call us if you have any questions, I am delighted to talk to you. Also, we live in a guest house on the property, so we are here to assist with any questions or help with anything you may need during your stay to maximize your vacation experience. We will take checks mailed to the property for payments also. This is sure to book fast so don't delay. Book your vacation in the Endless Mountains today.