Frequently Asked Questions

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in is at 4pm and check-out is at 11am.


HOUSE POLICIES

  • No smoking inside.
  • The cabin is on septic. Please be mindful of what you put in our pipes.
  • Dogs are welcome. See pet policy below.
  • Please be respectful on the property and in the river.


OUTDOOR GUIDANCE

  • River access from stairs on the side of the deck or the trail at the end of the driveway only.
  • DO NOT CLIMB OR HARM TREES
  • Propane grill may be used for cooking.
  • Firepit may be used on the sandpit (see property map)
  • Chiminea in the side yard may be used with the wood in the fire ring.
  • Kindling available underneath the tree with downed limbs.
  • No gasoline or other fuels may be used to start fires.
  • No fireworks allowed on property.


RIVER RULES

  • River is very cold and fast, wade with caution!
  • Our land is private, but the river is public.
  • Please notify hosts if anyone is using property during your stay.
  • Practice etiquette when fishing from property around other anglers.
  • Catch and Release fishing encouraged
  • NY/PA Fishing License Required


PARKING

Parking for 4 cars is available next to the side-yard. Please contact us if you need additional parking or are planning to bring a drift boat or other equipment.


CHECK-OUT INSTRUCTIONS

  • Check out is at 11am.
  • Please clean dishes. You can leave them in the drying rack.
  • Leave beds as is.
  • Turn off lights
  • Close all windows and doors.
  • Leave trash and recycling in bins. Use metal trashcans outside for overflow.

We offer late check out which extends the check out time from 11am to 4pm at an additional charge of $150, when available. Please email us to ensure we are able to accommodate a late check out.

Email: WestBranchCollective@gmail.com


PET POLICY

  • Red Camp is "friendly-pet friendly", for up to 2 dogs with a $100 fee.
  • Please clean up after your dog.
  • Bowls and towels are provided under the kitchen sink.
  • Dog towels/blankets in basket next to sofa.  Please use if your dog goes on furniture.
  • We have a fenced yard and the field along the river where your dog can roam freely.
  • We'd appreciate keeping your dog on a leash when in the driveway or around the houses and on the gravel road shared by our other neighbors.
  • We have porcupines, eagles, foxes, coyotes, and other wildlife, so please keep that in mind when your pet is enjoying their stay.
  • We live in an area with ticks, we highly recommend that your dog is on flea/tick preventative care and you check them for ticks each time you return indoors.


ELECTRONICS / APPLIANCES / FURNITURE

Propane Fireplace

  • Please turn off fireplace when not in living room.
  • Limit fireplace use to 30 minutes at a time in Summer. It will heat the house VERY quickly.

**Fire extinguisher located under kitchen sink**

Thermostats

  • Living room controls living room and upstairs bedroom.
  • Downstairs bedroom controls bedroom and kitchen.

TV

  • To access streaming apps, hit the SOURCE button.
  • Streaming services: Netflix and Prime Video

Lighting

  • All of the lights are on dimmers. Push the top button to turn on and the bottom button to adjust the light level.
  • The switch to the left when you first walk in the door controls the outdoor lighting, including the string lights in the side yard.

Living Room Furniture

  • Sofas and arms chairs are recliners

Outdoor Furniture

  • Please ensure deck furniture cushions are covered when not in use.
  • Please use waterproof pet blanket if you have a dog.

Water

  • We are on well water that has been tested and safe to drink.


IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

  • In case of emergency, please dial 911.
  • A fire extinguisher is located in the kitchen cabinet under the sink (left side) and another fire extinguisher is located on the bottom shelf of the red table on the porch.
  • First Aid Kit is hung in hallway in front of the bathroom.
  • Our phone numbers are provided throughout the house in case you need to contact us directly.