Reviews tell it all. Picture yourself sitting in our lake view home with family or friends while enjoying the view of Pinecrest Lake. Just staying in our home is a vacation in itself. The house is surrounded by tall pines and mountain laurel in the central part of the Poconos. Every possible need seems to be taken care of--comfortable seating and beds, fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, Weber Grill, boats, and pet friendly (see details). It is our intent to create a warm, welcoming and comfortable mountain home. Children love our Snoopy and Friends Bunk Bedroom; Sun/Game room with lake view; 40' Flat Screen TV with DVD in Living Room. Our home is part of Pinecrest Lake’s private community with amenities (heated mountainside pool (summer only), lake, fishing, tennis (spring until fall), volleyball, picnic area, 2 trail bikes, hiking trails, use of our kayak and canoe plus more. Our home provides comfort and style and is one to four miles to restaurants, grocery store, post office, convenience and gas station—but you would never know it once you drive into the Pinecrest community.
The cottage is surrounded by pines, oaks, mountain laurel, ferns and provides a beautiful and peaceful place to stay. You are about 150 feet from the 77 acre spring fed lake. It is a short stroll to the cross country hiking trails along a brook, ice skating area, lake, beach, marina and other amenities. The cottage provides comfort, style and convenience and is perfect for vacationing and/or entertaining for one or two families.
Walk into a large welcoming foyer with storage compartments for coats, hats, boots, luggage, etc. Cathedral ceilings, skylights, lighted ceiling fan, wood plank flooring. A wood burning stone fireplace accents the living room's conversation grouping of furniture: queen sleeper sofa, love seat, swivel chairs, ottoman, and a bean bag chair. The TV, DVD, stereo are located opposite the fireplace and one just has to swivel the leather chairs for easy viewing.
The fully-equipped kitchen offers guests many upgraded amenities: ceramic top range,side by side refrigerator w/ bottom freezer and ice maker, cookware, over the range microwave, dishwasher, Keurig and coffee maker plus more that are needed to cook their favorite meal. Twelve place settings of Pfalzgraft dishes and glassware are provided. In the corner of the kitchen area is a cushioned booth for cozy and comfortable place to eat, do a crossword puzzle, etc or you can sit at the breakfast bar counter with seating for four. If you choose to cook outside, fire up the new grill on the deck.
The Sun/Game Room has French Doors that close for privacy and it becomes a multipurpose room with its full-size sleeper sofa for extra guests and a bookcase with games and reading material for those quiet days or listen to CDs. This is a wonderful gathering area for reading, playing games of just relaxing looking at the lake. There is a table that converts for bumper pool or poker.
The cottage has three wall-to-wall carpeted bedrooms. The Denim and Paisley master bedroom has a queen bed with a private bathroom. The second bedroom decorated in a 'Woolrich Bear' theme has twin beds. The Charlie Brown and Snoopy bedroom has sturdy and functional bunk beds with an additional single bed for relaxing or sleeping. All bedrooms have a TV and DVD Players. Adjacent to the bedrooms is the second bathroom with a tub and shower. A stacked washer/dryer is conveniently located in an insulated closet off the bedrooms.
There is a one car garage which provides convenient sheltered storage for your car, bicycles (2 trail bikes are provided), fishing rods (2 are provided), chairs, ice skates (some sizes), etc. There is plenty of parking in the circle driveway and in front of the cottage. Remember while staying our Pinecrest Lake cottage, you are only a short walk to the hiking and cross country skiing trails, the marina (canoe and kayak are provided with life jackets), beach and recreation center and only 150 feet to the 77 acre lake so you can leave the car at the cottage while enjoying Pinecrest's amenities.
Pinecrest Lake Community is a private community that provides many services including firewood (mid November to mid February) trash pick-up twice a week, city water and sewer, landscaping and in the winter snowplowing and shoveling. The community offers cross-country skiing trails, outdoor ice skating (bring your own skates) , and winter hiking for the adventurous.
If you want to venture outside Pinecrest, it is only a short distance to Camelback or Jack Frost/Big Boulder for downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing for every skill level. Mount Pocono, Mt. Airy Casinos, Stroudsburg, Tannersville or Delaware Water Gap provide many different venues for fun: movies, museums, outlets, Championship Golf, water-park, rafting, gift and specialty shops, great sightseeing and a selection of restaurants that range from gourmet cuisine to casual and affordable dining.
If you are planning your summer vacation for 2014, book at rate of $1500 per week. Consider the following in this great resort-style living community:
On-site activities (Summer Membership now includes six transferable badges rates): Frolic in the 10,500 sq. foot outdoor heated swimming pool that has a two diving boards and water slide area, a separate area for swimming laps or just playing in the water (see picture below). There is a wading pool apart from the main pool for little ones. The pool deck has lots of chaise lounges for you to relax the day away. The tennis complex features eight Har-Tru courts and has a Pro Shop. There is also a guarded beach area, boating and fishing (use our canoe and kayak with signed waiver). The beach area also includes a volleyball court and picnic area. Pinecrest Lake is 77 acres, spring fed and has a sandy tree-lined beach & marina where are boats are stored. The Beaver Brook Recreation Center & Playground is within walking distance). Since this is a four season community winter activities have been listed.
Spring. summer and fall use our boats (kayak and/or canoe), fish (Pinecrest Lake has great fishing PA License Required), playground, tennis (fee) , etc. In the winter X-Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Ice Fishing, if adventurous (on site). Downhill Skiing, Snow Tubing, Snow Boarding (off site). June 18th mountainside pool opens. Guarded beach(6/21 to 9/2) is sandy and has a float and picnic tables.