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Mary & Frank Maimone

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Quiet Lakefront Cottage-Lake Henry! -BOOK FOR SUMMER NOW BEFORE ALL GONE!

19 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

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Overview

Poconos Cottage Rental Photos and Description

- 2 bedrooms, Den, Living room, large Kitchen 1 full bath

This charming 4 season cottage is located on Lake Henry,(about 20 minutes from Lake Ariel) in the Northeast section of the Poconos. It is renovated throughout with many amenities inside and out.

During the SUMMER, enjoy our two person kayak, paddle boat or canoe. The yard slopes gently to lake. Safe for little ones. Swim to the swim dock and just lounge and gaze at the trees and the lake in the rope hammock. There is a grill and a FIRE PIT for evening campfires (wood provided). The lake is popular for fishing and you can be guaranteed a catch right off the dock. Take the canoe out at dusk for a real treat in tranquility. Its very quiet and relaxing. GOLF courses just 10-15 minutes away. Horseback riding/waterparks/zoo are w/in 20-30 min. away. Be ready to be outside all day and enjoying the cool breezes to get away from the heat of the city.

In the Fall, the country is serenely beautiful in the with all the leaves changing colors and farm stands to visit. There are cider mills and pumpkin patches, horseback riding and a terrific zoo.

In WINTER, we are within 20-30 min of skiing (Elk, Camelback, Montage). Iceskate and icefish on the lake. Retreat inside w/ the cozy fireplaces and a pot of chili. Have a campfire if there's no snow. Watch the amazing sunsets over the mountain or cross the lake.

Play Wii listen to music on ipod dock. The Smart TV makes movie watching easy...just download thru NETFLIX for free. This affordable vacation property is designed for a small family or a romantic getaway. The interior is clean and updated. Also, ask about linens. House has 2 gas fireplaces.

WARM, COMFY, CLEAN & COZY!: This Mountain side / lakefront cottage is a renovated, very clean, romantic getaway. It is secluded enough for a peaceful, uninterrupted get together yet it is only 25 minutes to the nearest Starbucks and malls. The living room has a gas fireplace that makes it a perfect gathering place for some serious heat and the den has a gas fireplace unit that keeps the rest of the house at a constant temperature. The bedroom has an electric fireplace that makes for the most romantic setting. The weather outside might be frightful but inside the cottage it is as warm and bright as a summer day! CABLE TV/ DVD/FREE HIGH SPEED CABLE WiFi INTERNET /iPOD DOCKING STATION

The kitchen is modern, with a large built in microwave, a blender, toaster, toaster oven, gas oven, can opener and coffee maker,

There is a large air conditioner built into the living room and a window A/C for the bedroom. This cottage is well insulated so the temperature is cool and constant.

It is a great place for young adventurous kids. they can catch fish with a net at the shore, or learn to fish. There are 'swimmies and life jackets for everyone in the plastic storage box on the dock.

HAMMOCK, FIREWOOD, FIRE PIT: There is a large two person hammock for resting and a two person swing seat on the deck. There is a BBQ grill, with a side burner, so you can cook a meal for everyone. The firewood is supplied, cut and ready for you. The water is warm, and the Adirondack chairs are perfect for watching the kids in the lake.

There is a large picnic table on the lawn for lunch and an outdoor table on the rear deck for an outside sunset sit down dinner.There is a driving range/mini golf and a golf course for dad nearby. There are some great places to go to see some of the most unique antiques I have ever seen.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Mary & Frank Maimone (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Mary & Frank Maimone

We are from Philadelphia and own a small business. Our life is very busy. Frank is the pizza man and Mary is a freelance graphic artist. The Lakehouse is our 3rd child. We love it that much and hope that visitors will too. Its humble and serene and our savior from the busy loud city.

Mary & Frank Maimone purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Mary & Frank Maimone chose Poconos

The Lakehouse is a beautiful peaceful escape for those seeking that sort of thing. The sunsets are spectacular. It is open 4 seasons and each season treats us to its own unique experiences. Depending on the time, you can swim, boat, fish, sled, ice-skate, walk the lake or paddle it. Always cozy inside and relaxing outside in the hammock or not he couch gazing out on the lake. There's tons of different birds to watch as well as great fishing both ice and regular. Its just a great place to clear your head, breath clean air and escape. We all need to escape once in a while right?

What makes this cottage unique

The most amazing sunsets you will ever see as well as the most dramatic weather and weather changes. Its truly a beautiful place.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Me and my girlfriends spent last Labor day here and I've been meaning to get on here an write a review for a while now. All I can say was it was the perfect getaway. The home has so much to offer on the lake..paddleboat, canoe, kayaks! The floating dock was a perfect spot to tan and relax. Although a small house it was the perfect spot for a small group. Everything you needed was in the home..the firepit was the selling point and the homeowners supplied all the wood!! I am so grateful to have spent such a memorable holiday here. Many thanks to the homeowners and I hope to return soon :)

Recommended for: Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Aug 2012
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Reviews

4.7
based on 19 traveler reviews

Quiet Lakefront Cottage-Lake Henry! -BOOK FOR SUMMER NOW BEFORE ALL GONE!
average rating of 4.736842 based on 20 reviews
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Cozy quiet cottage next to a beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5

The owners were great to work with, the place was clean and comfortable. There is a nice deck for eating outside so you can watch the sunset over dinner. The lake is peaceful and quiet, we saw a bald eagle fly across it a couple times our last night there. Kayak and paddleboat are ready to go, the town of Hamlin is nearby for anything you might need, but the cottage is far enough off the beaten path to give you a sense of seclusion. Cable/DVD/Wi-fi work great for those who don't want to detach from "reality" entirely. Would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to make our cottage as comfortable and relaxing as possible so our guests will enjoy it to the maximum. That includes the rental/business part of the process. We keep it simple and are willing to be flexible if possible. We hope you find this review helpful in making a vacation decision.
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Beautiful lakefront setting

  • 5 of 5

Just stayed at the Lakehouse this weekend. Everything was perfect. Comfy house, beautiful lake, fire pit, and lots of fun. Hope to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake house was clean and very quiet.

  • 3 of 5

The lake house was wonderful! All the amenities you could ask for. Very clean and comfortable.

Too much milfoil in the lake to enjoy it to the fullest. Spent too much time pulling it off my propeller, and prevents swimming.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Darlene, I'm so sorry to hear you had so much trouble with the milfoil in the lake. We normally have it treated through the lake association starting in early June so maybe they hadn't treated yet. It's clear as a bell and we swim in it currently. So maybe next year or another time consider coming in June or July. Our part of the lake is quite shallow and where most people do their swimming and fishing.
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Perfect Getaway Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for me and what I was looking for. We were very happy with the overall weekend. If you are into a little ATV adventures I would recommend Lost Trails which is fairly close.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing time at the Lakehouse. Firepit, swimming, horseshoes, comfy home and a sweet view of the lake. Plan to go back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I had a great stay at this Lake House for president's day weekend... Everything was as nice or better than pictured, and the lake was beautiful. The fireplaces kept us warm throughout the weekend with over 20" of snow on the ground. Great customer service- owner offered to switch out for a different weekend due to the snowy conditions, but we made it down anyway. Peaceful weekend, very quiet and beautiful. We went snowboarding at Montage mountain, about 20 minutes away. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Scranton International
Car: necessary

Golf course, driving range, horse back riding, animal park, zoo, paintball and hiking on state land - all just minutes away. Half hour to CamelBack Waterpark/ski resort. Rental includes a two person kayak, and a four person paddle boat. Light a fire in the outdoor fire pit at night and take the paddle boat out on the lake to look at the stars. The fire will guide you back home. The Viewmont mall is only 22 minutes away, on the other side of the mountain. All the big mall stores and restaurants, including Olive Garden, Ruby Tuesday's, Texas Steak house, Red Lobster and Starbuck's are all there. Or just stay home and Bar-B-Q on the gas grill -then take the kids to the drive-in movies for a real treat.

Golf: There are numerous golf courses w/ in 30 minutes and very reasonably priced. The closest is Scranton Municipal Course that is about 10 min. away and very nice. Please feel free to ask us about any others nearby.

Ski: Montage is the closest at about 20 minutes away. Camelback and Elk are about 30 min.

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Rates & Availability

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SUMMER RATES
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 10 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$200
$1,525
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

linens (optional) $30
cleaning fee-mandatory $75

I split payments up for week long stays and require a $150 REFUNDABLE reservation/security deposit. I also ask for half rent 60days before and final half 2 weeks prior to check in. You are welcome to bring your own linens and waive the $30 fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Poconos Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is modern and comes complete with towels (extra). Also it has an overhead auxiliary heater for extra warm and comfortable showering.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 double , Electric Fireplace in Room
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed with full and twin
  • Bedroom 1 has a Full size log and leather bed with a cable TV/DVD, and an electric fireplace and a candle wall sconce for a romantic, quiet setting. Bedroom 2 is also a log bunk bed with a full size lower and a single size upper bunk.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Raft
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The cottage is located within @ 30 minutes from anyone of five Ski resorts; Montage, Camel back, Alpine, Jackfrost and Big Bolder. It is 10 min. from the Scranton Municipal Golf Course...only $30!!! And many other golf courses in the area. Ask us about them. In the summer, a Kayak, paddle boat, canoe, hammock, snorkels, life jackets are included. Gas fireplaces in Master bedroom, Living Room and Den.

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