SUMMER FUN: LONG LAKEFRONT ON DOUBLE LOT: DINING PERGOLA, FIRE PIT, BOATS, GRILL

Lori Martin

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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SUMMER FUN: LONG LAKEFRONT ON DOUBLE LOT: DINING PERGOLA, FIRE PIT, BOATS, GRILL

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Cozy cottage sleeps 8 on mountain lake w/ gas fireplace, cable and DSL internet

Nestled in the Endless Mountains Region on a private lake surrounded by forests, Abby’s Lake House offers wonderful views of the lake, 160 feet of lakefront, and great fishing right from the dock. You can take a 15-20 minute drive to Lackawanna State Park, go boating on the lake, or go hiking on nearby PA Game Lands or the Rail-Trail. As night chills the air, build a fire or come inside and snuggle by the stone fireplace. Have fun getting visiting festivals, farmers markets or taking farm tours! Avoid the crowds, take your time, and enjoy it! Abby’s Lake House is a great base for shopping: local specialty, craft, and antique stores, major shopping district along Route 6, and the Crossings Outlet Mall. Take the family to a historical re-enactment, ride on a Steam Engine Train, or tour an Anthricite Coal Mine.

Pets: : Well trained, housebroken dogs over the age of 1 year are considered, but must be discussed and approved prior to the signing of the contract. Dogs must be bathed and treated for fleas and ticks prior to your arrival.

Ski: : Just a 15 minute drive from Elk Mountain Resort. Plentiful cross-country skiing available on the trails at Lackawanna State Park, NEPA Rail-Trails, or Salt Springs State Park.

Water Activities:: Canoe, Kayak, Swim, Raft, and Fish (license required for 16 years and older)

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had soo much fun at Abby’s Lake House! We went fishing, canoeing, swimming and so much more. My brother and my mom caught tons of fish. I didn’t fish all that much so I caught zero fish. My dad tipped in the canoe twice. We made a fire and roasted marshmallows 3 times. No matter what we were doing at Abby’s Lake House, we were always having fun! Bye! - Philadelphia, PA
Sep 2010
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Lori Martin

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Speaks english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Summer FUN: Long Lakefront on double lot: dining pergola, fire pit, boats, grill
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Lenox Elk Mountain
Dover, DE
5

AWESOME WEEKEND!!

  • 5 of 5
We we were looking for a place close to Elk Mountain so we could ski and then have a nice place to come back to hang out with family. We had 8 adults and the Lake House accommodated us all with room to spare. It is purely as advertised in all of the other reviews. You really just need to bring food and clothes because Lori and Clay have provided everything else. The kitchen was my favorite room, and not because I cook. It was just sooo cool with the high table and chairs, the thick rustic wooden beams, and the neat assortment of hanging baskets. We ate at the table, I worked from the table and at night we played games at the table. And from the table you had a great view of the lake from two different windows. I could see the summer toys they have in the garage, the kayaks, the sailboat, canoes, and rowboats, and read about the fabulous fishing and would love to bring the family back for some summer fun as well. Oh yeah, and they welcomed our dog to come. BONUS!! Great job Lori and Clay. Thanks so much!!
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lenox Elk Mountain
5

WEEKEND GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
This rental was fantastic! My family and I were looking for a way to celebrate the end of the school year and this provided the perfect opportunity to do so. The home was rustic and charming. We made full use of the private dock swimming, floating in tubes, using rowboat. It was fantastic. The rental has all the amenities one could ask for. It is fully stocked which made the trip even easier. Lori was more than accomodating as we could not check in until 11PM. We even got lost and she came to meet us and ensure we found way to the rental. She then proceeded to give us full tour of the property even at this late hour. Our only regret is that we could not stay longer. We hope to return for longer stay.

John Illingworth
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lenox Elk Mountain
United States
5

ABBY'S LAKE HOUSE

Abby's Lake House
  • 5 of 5
We found this property online after looking for homes for rent on a lake.
We made our reservations with Lori and Clay and arrived on May 16, 2011. We were very surprised about how clean and well kept the house was. There was everything imaginable there in the way of household items. We brought some of our own things such as paper towels and kitchen things but never needed them. The Martin's absolutely thought of everything including firewood. When we ran out of firewood we called the Martin's and they brought more firewood over very promptly. The beds were comfortable and the TV's and DVD were also a nice touch. The garage had fishing equipment and things for going out on the lake. I recommend this house for anyone that wants to get away to relax.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lenox Elk Mountain
Nazareth, PA
5

MEMORABLE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND...

  • 5 of 5
Our family had a fantastic stay over the Memorial Day holiday at Abby's Lake House - kudos to Lori and Clay for providing such a collection of amenities and conveniences to make our getaway as seamless and fun-ready as possible. The house is beautifully decorated and has a great rustic feel, but still outfitted with a load of modern life items, like wifi, widescreen HDTV and plenty of distractions for young ones on rainy days (games, toys, puzzles, etc.). Along with the distractions from Mother Nature - we loved watching the birds and occasional squirrel at the feeder, easily visible from the kitchen table window. And not that we had to contend with any miserable weather either - a gorgeous sunny weekend had us fishing from the dock and even taking a couple dips in the lake (some planned and some unplanned!). My youngest is 5 and he was aglow with catching fish right off the dock for at least half of each day; nighttime was spent relaxing and listening to the crickets and bullfrogs and lilt of waterfront harmonies. We truly had a fantastic time, and we are anxious to plan a return soon. We were especially glad to be able to bring our dog, Beau, along with us on a vacation this time. These days, relaxation is harder and harder to come by. Abby's Lake House, with all the space and convenience and gorgeous accommodations, makes it easy as pie. Speaking of pie, while you are staying, head up to the recently reopened Bingham's family restaurant, just a hop up the road, for a yummy slice or two! Perfect vacation time at Abby's and recommend highly!
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
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Lenox Elk Mountain
Chadds Ford, PA, USA
5

JUST AS ADVERTISED

  • 5 of 5
We rented Abby's Lake House for a ski weekend at Elk. Lori Martin was responsive to my inquiry and was extremely helpful in the week leading up to the rental (she sent e-mails about things to do and weather updates as the forecast called for very cold weather that weekend).

She met us as promised at check-in and went over all the stuff we needed to know. She was very friendly and knowledgable about the area.

The house was perfect for my family of five (Mom, Dad and three young boys). The kitchen is well stocked, lots of workspace, it felt like home. The boys enjoyed playing the Play Station upstairs while we cooked. At night we all played board games which were at the house and then Mom and I watched a movie on the large flat-screen with surround sound (also has an I-Pod docking station which was great). Wi-Fi worked as advertsied.

Beds were good, sheets and linens were clean, lots of clean towels. All great.

The house is on a small country road so you will hear the louder cars as they pass in front of the house. However the volume of cars was something like four an hour, so you are not talking about a lot of traffic.

All-in-All, we loved Abby's Lakehouse and felt that it was exactly as advertised.

Oh, almost forgot, the ski area at Elk is only a 10-12 minute drive. We'll be back for sure!
  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Lenox Elk Mountain
PA
5

AWESOME FAMILY GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at Abby's Lake House. Our small family wanted to find a place close to Elk for some post holiday skiing..But everyplace we looked at was too large. The house was a perfect size for family of 4. The cozy county cottage theme is really nice and fits the environment. The house was very clean and had all the needed amenities. We are looking foward to a summer visit. Highly recommend. Unforutnately, I have past along this house recommendation to 3 other families...So our "secret gem" is now unveiled.
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Avoca (Wilkes-Barre / Scranton)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 81 Exit 211
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Chet's Place
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Elk Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Scottish Glen Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lenox Restaurant
Car: necessary

Thousands of acres of forestland dotted with farms and sprinkled with private lakes await you in the Endless Mountain Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. A little north of the Poconos and a little south of the Catskills, the small towns and villages are hidden away like a land time forgot. Explore our festivals - maple, strawberry, blueberry, apple. Experience our heritage at Old Mill Village or by visiting our Viaducts. Meet new friends in the woods - a turtle, an owl, or maybe an ermine. Look up to see eagles, great blue herons, and hawks. Wildlife abounds. Ski at Elk Mountain Ski Resort 'Just like skiing in Vermont, but without the drive'. Hike and bike the Rail-Trails.

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Lenox House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 13 2014 - Sep 8 2014
3 night minimum stay
$235
From
$310
Fri,Sat
$1,485
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$215
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Reservations are held with a 50 % rent and returned, signed contract. Balance of rent plus security deposit are due 15 days prior to arrival. If arrival is 15 days or less from reservation date than the entire balance is due immediately. Payment can be made by personal check, via PayPal. Cash may also be used if prior arrangements are made with the home owners.
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Tax Rate 9% = 6% PA + 3% Susquehanna County Room Tax. Rates include cleaning but do not include pet fees, taxes, or security deposit. Any period including a Holiday add $100. Multi-week discounts available. Ask about Active US Military Family Discount. Bringing a pet requires a signed Pet Contract Addendum and $25 per pet fee for 2-3 nights and $50 per pet fee for 4-7 nights.
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Amenities

Lenox House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Filtered Water
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Garage
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Half bath on first floor has large area and bench for changing clothes. Inside towels (white cotton) and outside towels (multi-colored beach towels) are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen-sized Sleeper Sofa in Living Room. Trundle bed and single in Bedroom 2.
Entertainment:
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Radio
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Raft
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sailboat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Canoe
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Boat Dock
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • forests
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • fly fishing
  • hunting
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • mountain biking
  • equestrian events
Notes:
Our lake home has stairs, even to get to the first floor requires going up 4 steps. It is not wheelchair accessible. Abby's is on a double lakefront lot: from the house the lot is open to the lake. There are no barriers that will stop small children and pets from entering the lake. Dog Friendly.

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