BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN RETREAT WALKING DISTANCE TO THE LAKE

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Lucinda and Kevin Garvey

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN RETREAT WALKING DISTANCE TO THE LAKE

Locust Lake House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR, 2 BA, sleeps 8

WIRELESS INTERNET AVAILABLE: . Escape to the Poconos in this beautiful spacious contemporary home, nestled in a wooded community walking distance to the lake.This rustic home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus a 20x20 sleeping loft equipped with TV/VCR/DVD/ and video library.In addition, the loft offers a Foosball table & X Box System with many games - great entertainment room for children or adults.This home includes cathedral ceilings in the family room with a grand stone fireplace in the family room.The open design of the large upstairs loft, downstairs family room and dining area allows you to entertain your friends and family while enjoying the endless views.The dining room opens to a screened porch overlooking a private wooded area where you can watch the many deer and wildlife that prowl the area.From the porch, stroll onto the peaceful deck were Adirondack chairs await you to relax and absorb the views.

We pride ourselves on giving you all the comforts of home and never having a unhappy customer. (See Comments)...

The Many Amenities Our Home has to Offer!: There are two wonderful features with this home. One includes the oversized loft area upstairs, complete with large sitting area for watching TV/DVD, playing foosball, playing X Box or spreading out on the spacious rug to enjoy the many board games provided. In addition, there are two full size futons for extra sleeping which are very comfortable! The next great feature is our screened porch which opens up to the cedar deck complete with patio furniture and rustic Adirondack chairs on the deck (seasonal). Both areas overlooking the a tranquil wooded haven. When staying at the house we spend most of our time out on the deck with our coffee in morning hours and a glass of wine in the evening hours watching and feeding the deer. It's truly wonderful!

There are four ceiling fans throughout the home which provide plenty of air circulation and keeps the home cool in the summer months.

Many Activities in the Poconos: The Pocono Mountains offers a variety of activities for every season. In the winter, you can visit the nearby ski resorts of Big Boulder/Jack Frost. They offer downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing for every skill level. Nearby Tannersville offers outlet shopping and Jim Thorpe offers fine dining and quaint shops. For those NASCAR fans, Pocono Raceways in minutes away.

In the summertime, Whitewater rafting and Mountain Biking along the Lehigh River/Gorge is great fun. Horseback riding or Paintball is also close-by for the more adventurous. Hickory Run State Park offers many different hiking trails for every member of the group. Nearby Camelback has the most amazing water park for endless water fun.

Other recreational facilities in the community include: A baseball field, a basketball court, volleyball beach courts, shuffleboard, boccie ball, playground, and picnic areas.

In the fall, the Pocono Mountain foliage is unlike anything your see anywhere. The colors are never ending!

Locust Lake Amenities: This community includes 5 lakes, 3 with white sandy beaches and lifeguards throughout the summer. The home is 3 short blocks from one of the beautiful lakes were you can relax on the beach or canoe/ swim in the lake.

There is a snack bar, playground, and picnic area at each lake. Also during the summer months, the recreation committee has activities planned for almost every day, including arts and crafts. Other activities held throughout the summer include movies, bingo night and teen dances.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Lucinda and Kevin Garvey

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2006
Speaks english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat Walking Distance to the Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat Walking Distance to the Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118518
+1 609 458-8684
Locust Lake Poconos
Yardly, PA
5

Great vacation house and area.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
Thanks so much for all your help. We had a wonderful time in the Poconos. The house was wonderful and like I said on the phone, it felt like home. We especially liked the two separate areas for entertaining. The kids were in one area and the adults in another. My mother wants to know where you bought the mattress in the downstairs bedroom because she never slept so sound. We will be in touch for next year - thanks again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you and your family had a nice time at our house and look forward to hearing from you in the future.
Helpful votes: 6/6
business
Beautiful Mountain Retreat Walking Distance to the Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118518
+1 609 458-8684
Locust Lake Poconos
5

Wonderful location! Great time!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
We had family travel from Texas to meet us in this winter wonderland! They had never played in the snow and they had the best weekend! The house was perfect for two families with kids. There was room for everyone and playroom loft could not have been better. The kids hung out and loved their own "space". The owners were helpful from beginning to end (which lasted a little longer because my son left his nintendo ds. Lucinda FOUND IT after much searching and mailed back to us. He was thrilled) . The house was more than comfortable ,the neighborhood was perfect and it's close to everything from restaurants to great skiing. Thanks for the wonderful vacation!
Owner's Response: Thank you Christine! Hope to see you again in the near future!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat Walking Distance to the Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118518
+1 609 458-8684
Locust Lake Poconos
5

Great Weekend!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 12, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
Hi Lucinda

We had a great time at your mountain house. Perfect location! The house was very nice and comfortable. Thanks for all your help! We will be back again next year.
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time. I look forward to hearing from you next year!
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat Walking Distance to the Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118518
+1 609 458-8684
Locust Lake Poconos
Virginia
5

Mountain Living!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
Just wanted to say thank you for sharing your mountain retreat with our family. We've been coming to the mountains for 20 years now and I have to say...your home was the nicest! Never stayed in LLV before and just loved it. Best community we ever stayed in. Thanks so much for being such a great sport and helping us out with our little problem. I dont think any another owner would of done what you guys did for us. We promise to be back next year!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello Rachel

We are so glad you had a nice time at our mountain home. It was certainly a pleasure working with you. We look forward to hearing from you again next year!

Lucinda Garvey
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat Walking Distance to the Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118518
+1 609 458-8684
Locust Lake Poconos
Brookhaven, PA
5

"Life is sooo much better in the mountains."

"Life is sooo much better in the mountains."
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
Hi Lucinda,

I received my deposit refund today, thank you. "Life is sooo much better in the mountains." Carl and I had such a wonderful time at your home. It was cozy, perfect and we appreciated all the ammenities. When Carl's sister called from Delaware County to see how we were handling the extreme heat, we told her that we were sleeping with a quilt.

I read two books, rested, enjoyed your screened in porch, and loved the lakes and the deers. I only wish that my children would have been able to visit, because I know they would have enjoyed it too. Maybe next time.

Next summer I would like to reserve the last two weeks in July. Could I send you a deposit to hold those weeks?

Thank you again,
Barbara
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Locust Lake
Car: necessary

Locust Lake has a perfect locate to all activities and attractions. This property is conveniently 10 minutes away from Jack Frost/Big Boulder Ski Resort, Split Rock Lodge & Galleria (movie theater, bowling, miniature golf, golf course, arcade & movie rental, Comedy Club & fine dining) In addition, Camelback Ski/Water Park, Pocono Raceway, Horseback Riding, Paint ball, whitewater rafting, golfing and outlet shopping are all within 10-20 minutes away. Great festivals are held throughout the year that are well worth investigating (Blues fest, Beer fest, Wine fest, etc.). Split Rock Resort Water Park and a the new Jack Frost Golf Club are ten minutes from the house.

This village is adjacent to a main highway, Route 940, only 5 miles from Route 80 and 10 miles from the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It is close to a shopping center containing an excellent food market and a variety of stores and great restaurants.

Other Activities: Horseshoes, Volleyball, Badminton, foosball table, XBox, hiking, deer watching, outlet shopping, water park, skiing, horse racing, paint ball, golfing, horseback riding, atv rental

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Availability & Rates

Locust Lake House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring season
Mar 31 2014 - May 23 2014
$250
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$200
$850
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes $500 - $850
Fall Season:
Sept - Nov $500 (Friday-Sunday)
$800/week

Winter Season: (non-holiday)
$550/ 2nights
$625/ 3nights
$700/ 4nights
$900/week

President's weekend. 2/14-2/17 $800. ($100 additional night)

Mid-Week Winter Specials! $500(any 2 nights Mon-Thurs) flexible check-in/out

New Year's Eve $1200 (3days/2nights $400 security deposit )


Spring Season:
April - May
$500/week
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Amenities

Locust Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Lake ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , downstairs
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , large room with bathroom
    Bedroom - 1 queen , very comfortable room
    Bedroom - 3 twin/ single , bunk bed and twin
    Loft - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , over sized loft with plenty of space to add sleeping
  • The cottage has three wall-to-wall carpeted bedrooms, all with new comforters, pillows, alarm clocks and extra blankets in each closet. The upstairs master bedroom has a country feeling with a comfortable queen bed, lighted ceiling fan and private bathroom. The second bedroom, decorated in sea green with a deer theme has a queen bed, ceiling fan and large closet. The third bedroom has bunk beds and an additional single bed for relaxing or sleeping. This home also features a large loft/recreation area with 2 full futons for extra comfort and sleeping.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • scenic drives
  • horseshoes
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
Notes:
2 queen beds, 1 twin, 1 set of bunk beds, 2 full futon, 2 bathrooms, Complete Activity Book w/numbers and locations of area attractions, screen porch w/patio furniture, outside deck w/Adirondack chairs, seasonal barbacue, professional Foosball table, X Box System w/games, 2 large TV sitting areas, DVD/VCR, video/DVD library, iron & board, full service kitchen w/ blender, hand mixer, toaster, microwave, coffeemaker, picnic table w/horseshoe pit, ceiling fans and stationary fans in all rooms, new comforters and pillows in all rooms, board games for all ages, gas BBQ grill, local telephone service, washer & dryer, plenty of parking, large private corner lot, very clean home.
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