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Poconos Town Spotlight: Honesdale

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 21, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Occasionally you’ll hear someone describe a place as being, “As pretty as a postcard.”  That certainly could be said of Honesdale in the Poconos. The vintage postcard you see here captures some of the charm that’s made Honesdale, PA a favorite destination for many years. The town offers a wonderful mixture of beautiful scenery, fascinating history, and modern conveniences and amenities.

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Topics: Honesdale, Small Towns in the Poconos, Where to Live in the Poconos, Places to Visit in the Poconos

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

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

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

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 Neighborhoods, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Lifestyle

Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Pocono Manor

Posted by John Holahan on Feb 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM

There’s an old saying that “fences make good neighbors.” That may well be true, but here in the Poconos we think there’s more to the story than that. If you’re considering building a new home in the region, paying attention to who different neighborhoods is essential!

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Topics: Poconos homebuilders, Pocono Manor, Poconos Neighborhoods, Where to Live in the Poconos

Location Matters: Why Where You Build in the Poconos Makes a Difference

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 28, 2015 12:07:00 PM

When people talk about heading to the Poconos they’re talking about a pretty good-sized area. This section of northeast Pennsylvania covers more than 2,400 miles and crosses four separate counties (Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties). Just because you’ve seen one part of the Poconos doesn’t mean you’ve seen it all.

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Topics: Poconos Custom Home Builder, Where to Live in the Poconos, How to Build a Home in the Poconos

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