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HOT TUB and 5 minutes to the Ski Slopes

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub

About the property

5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10 in beds plus 2 on futon

This home is available for any length of time - weekends, weeks, months, or season! Driving time from Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey is just under 2 hours. The house was updated in recent years. New bedding, hot tub, Central Air Conditioning and carpets were installed. A nice home in a nice community. Come stay with us. Return guests are given a discount on future stays. We do limit renters to the age of 25 and older


Owner
Thomas Blomer
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
10%
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2017

About Thomas Blomer

Our parents purchased the lot that the house stands on in 1983. The house was built with the thought that it would stay in the family for many years. Our parents passed a few years ago, and now my sibling's and I own the house. We still get to use the house for ourselves, but also like to give others the opportunity to enjoy the area. We try to keep our rates reasonable so it is affordable for all. We also hope that anyone staying at our house will treat it just like we will. Enjoy your stay!

Thomas Blomer purchased this house in 1983

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

HOT TUB and 5 minutes to the Ski Slopes
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews
Toms River, NJ
5

Great house, great location, great price!

  • 5 of 5

8 of us rented this house for the 4th of July weekend and would definitely do it again. The house was much larger than we thought, it was absolutely spotless! It had everything we needed, a large deck, large kitchen, plenty of parking, walking distance to lake and close to anything you wanted to do. Tom let us in early and was on top of things for us, got the lease and the key to me very quickly. It definitely exceeded my expectations. I hope to bring everyone back during skiing season~! Thanks again Tom for making everything enjoyable and easy!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Property, Good Value

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experience here for a guy's weekend. Working with the owner to get it scheduled was easy. The bedrooms are a little dated, but the kitchen and living room are brand new. Largest hot tub I've ever been in. The house was clean and well maintained.

House access includes a pass for the beach area down at Lake Harmony. There's beach volleyball, and toys/balls to borrow, and a cordoned off area to swim in.

The rate was better than most of the other places we looked at, so I was a bit concerned beforehand, but we couldn't have had a better experience. Great value.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, I am glad you and your group enjoyed the stay at the house. Come back a 2nd time, and enjoy a discount!
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Big NO NO

  • 1 of 5

Partially renovated house. Locks on bathroom still not functional -no privacy. Hot water always runs out. Expect to fly in the air if you rent this house. Owner is too picky. We rent 3-4 houses during the year in different states for years.This was the worst experience ever.I will never rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have owned the house since 1983. We have updated most of the house, spending $30K in 2013 with more updates coming in the Spring of 2014. This tenant did not rent through Homeaway but instead through a local Century 21 broker.The tenant decided to leave a bad review after she learned that I was taking her to court for damages that her family did to the sections of the house that had just been renovated. Her issues- I received a call from the tenant during their first night, stating that their was no hot water, I was a bit shocked, 3 days prior there were no issues. She calls back about an hour later a bit embarrassed, they ran out of hot water because they gave baths to 4 kids. Five freshly painted walls had grape juice splashed on them by one of her children. It would not wash off. Damage was also done to brand new trim around a locked storage closet. Someone in her party had tried to "jimmy" the door. She claims that none of the teenagers that were there would ever do that. But yet it happened under her lease. She refused to pay for damages so it was taken to court. I arrived in court on the day of the hearing and she was unable to make it. No continuance was made by the court, however I spoke with the tenant from the court to try to work with her. She denied up and down that it was done by her kids, but I repeatedly stated that she was the first in the house since renovations, Renovations were complete 12/24/2013, and her lease started 12/27/2013. Damages and court costs were going to be $500. I talked with her on the phone and we agreed to $400. I believed this was settled. But obviously believes she will enact revenge by leaving a nasty review. Mila and her family left the house dirty and damaged. Multiple items were left behind including a toddlers mattress, a hair dryer, a trashcan of dirty diapers, and enough crumbs on the floor to fill the vacuum cleaner twice. As for being too picky, I would hope all landlords should be. Future rentals rely on me being so. I always work with tenants that rent through Homeaway. I tell all of them, if you leave it clean as when you arrived, then you will not be charged a cleaning fee and will receive a discount on a future rental. I enjoy having responsible tenants just as much as responsible tenants enjoy having a good landlord. So, please take her review with tongue in cheek. If she had rented from me directly, she also would have paid far less than Century 21.
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Map

This house is located just 5 minutes from Big Boulder Ski Area (which can be seen from the front deck), 10 minutes from Jack Frost. 5 minutes from Split Rock Lodge. There are many local restaurants, Shenanigans, Rock bar and grill, Piggy's, Murphy's Loft, Terra Cottage, Louies Prime, High Elevations ... just to name a few. The house is also just 5 minutes from the Split Rock Resort and waterpark, where the national micro brew fest takes place ... and yes, it is just 10 minutes from POCONO Speedway, where the Pennsylvania 500 and Pocono 500 races take place - you can actually hear the cars as they race around the back stretch just 5 miles away! We are also local to whitewater rafting in Jim Thorpe, and Skirmish the Paint ball game! State game lands abound just 5 minutes away ... welcome hunters. We do get plenty of deer, turkeys and bear on the property, but just no hunting allowed there ... or if you are just up for a great hike, Hickory Run State Park is 10 minutes away. Wow, so much to enjoy ...

Other Activities: paintball

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Rates & Availability

Lake Harmony Estates House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $700

You must be 25 to rent!
Winter Non Holiday weekends.. Friday check in anytime until Sunday check out anytime. Rental rate varies from non holiday weekend to holiday weekend. Please contact us for rates. Holiday weekends - Presidents, MLK, Christmas, and New Years, please contact for rates. We are getting many inquiries, so hurry! You must be 25 to rent!

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Amenities

Lake Harmony Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom up - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom down - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • upstairs 1 - 1 queen
    upstairs 2 - 2 twin/ single
    downstairs 1 - 1 queen
    downstairs 2 - 1 queen
    downstairs 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
3 queens, 4 twins, 1 sleep sofa. This house also includes a 9 person hot tub, a pool table and only a short walk to the Lake and Beach

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