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Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Milford, Pennsylvania

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM

You may be thinking about building a great new home in the Poconos—and there are plenty of options available to you—but that doesn’t mean you’ll spend all of your time in your new home. One of the great things about living in the Poconos region is that are so many interesting things to do and fun neighborhoods and towns to explore scattered throughout the region. Right now we’d like to take a closer look at Milford, Pennsylvania.

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Topics: neighborhoods in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods, Small Towns in the Poconos, Milford

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Greenwood Acres

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 23, 2018 7:00:00 AM

If the idea of living “away from it all” and still being close to the things you enjoy is enticing to you, Greenwood Acres is a location you’ll want to explore. In fact, it’s an ideal location for a first home, a vacation home for the family, or even a place where you can retire, this is a great place to be.

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Topics: Poconos Lifestyle, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods, Greenwood Acres

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Jim Thorpe

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The community of Jim Thorpe is one of the most visited small towns in the whole Poconos region. National media consistently ranks it on their “best-to-visit” lists as among the most beautiful, romantic, and fun adventure towns in the country. What they may not realize is that it’s also a great place to live. Here’s a look at some of what makes Jim Thorpe so appealing.

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Topics: JIM THORPE, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods, exploring Jim Thorpe

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Eagle Rock

Posted by John Holahan on Oct 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The Poconos region offers so many different types of communities for those who want to take advantage of the beauty of the area at any time of year. For some, the Poconos are synonymous with a rustic lifestyle. If you’re looking for something a little more refined, however—with plenty of amenities—you may want to take a look at the Eagle Rock neighborhood.

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Topics: Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods, Eagle Rock, Small Towns in the Poconos

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Stroudsburg

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 29, 2017 10:54:00 AM

The Poconos region has an abundance of small towns—each with their own unique character and history. One town in the heart of the Poconos Mountains that merits a closer look is Stroudsburg. Located 38 miles north of Allentown and 53 miles southeast of Scranton, Stroudsburg was founded by the Jacob Stroud family in the mid-1700s. It serves as the Monroe County seat.

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Topics: Stroudsburg, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods, Poconos Living

A Brief History of Jim Thorpe

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 18, 2017 10:42:00 AM

There are many great things to see and do in the Poconos area. One destination that tops many lists is the town of Jim Thorpe. But many people are unaware that the town they currently know as Jim Thorpe (“The Swiss Alps of America”) began its existence in 1815 as the village of Coalville—so named because of its close proximity to a major anthracite coal seam that brought miners to the area. In 1918 it was established at Mauch Chunk—"Mountain of the Sleeping Bear," the Lenni Lenape Indian name for the nearby mountain.

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Topics: JIM THORPE, Poconos Neighborhoods, exploring Jim Thorpe, great Poconos small towns

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Camelot Forest

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 13, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Hearing the name Camelot Forest may conjure up images of King Arthur, Lady Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, and the rest of the Knights of the Round Table. It’s a fairly safe bet, however, that Arthur—in all of his splendor—was never as comfortable in his Camelot as the residents of Camelot Forest in the Poconos. Camelot Forest is just one of the areas where Liberty Homes builds comfortable and inviting homes for vacationing, retirement living, or year-round family living.

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Topics: Poconos Neighborhoods, great Poconos small towns, Living in the Poconos, Camelot Forest

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Locust Lake Village

Posted by John Holahan on May 31, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you’re one of those people who dream about a comfortable life on a quiet lakefront, Locust Lake Village in the Poconos may be just what you’re looking for.

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Topics: Poconos Neighborhoods, Locust Lake, Living in the Poconos, Locust Lake Village

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Thornhurst Township

Posted by John Holahan on May 27, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Not only is Thornhurst Township a beautiful place to live—with an abundance of running streams and forested land—but it also has a long and rich history that dates back to 1878. However, it might surprise you to know that the actual name of the township was originally Lehigh Township and didn’t actually take the name Thornhurst Township until 1996 to distinguish this township from one of the same name in neighboring Wayne County.

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Topics: Thornhurst Township, Poconos Lifestyle, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Neighborhoods

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Arrowhead Lake

Posted by John Holahan on Apr 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM

While the entire Poconos Mountain region is overflowing with natural beauty, there are special places within the area that seem to embody its character. The community of Arrowhead Lake, nestled within the beauty of the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, is one of those places.

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Topics: Poconos homebuilders, Poconos Neighborhoods, Arrowhead Lake, great places to live in the Poconos

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