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Rustic Hideout Contemporary, Hot tub, Sauna and Bar

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Queen Sleeper sofas, Sleeps 10-14

5 bedrooms (3 queen beds, 2 twins, 1 full) queen sleeper sofas. Walking distance to lake and ski hill.

Huge living room with 2 story fireplace, large well equipped kitchen, huge family room with large fully equipped bar (under counter refrigerators, ice maker, ice crusher, blender, you just supply the liquor), pool table, slot machine, Arcade game that plays 12 classic games, hot air popcorn maker. We even supply the popcorn.

Large screen porch with large new BBQ grill. Spa room with large hot tub and sauna, each seating 5-6.

Washer/dryer, dish washer, TV/ DVD/VCR in all bedrooms and family room, TV/VCR in spa room, TV in kitchen.

Nationwide long distance service is provided free of charge, within the US.

Family room also has computer desk with high speed internet access, and all-in-one flatbed machine. Just bring your laptop.

Towels and linens provided free of charge if needed, but must be laundered before leaving, or can be laundered for a fee.

Accommodates up to 14 guests: The rates quoted here are for up to 10 people. Additional guests would be at an additional fee. In addition to 5 bedrooms, the house also has queen sleeper sofas in the living room and in the family room,. So the house can accommodate up to 14 guests total. There are also 2 Pack-N-Plays and 4 high chairs available for babies/toddlers.

SAFETY WARNING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN!: The upper gallery overlooking the living room is designed with an open log railing that would pose a safety threat to young unattended children. Please look at the pictures here and on my house site, visit our website below to see this design feature. If you have young children, this house may not be appropriate for you.

Mid-Week Discounts Sunday - Thursday: We offer special mid-week discounts for Monday through Thursday nights. Details at Save about 35% by staying mid-week. Not available for any stay including a Friday or Saturday night, holidays, end of June or July and August.

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Stephen Sturman
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017


Lake Ariel Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Blowdryer, Curling Iron
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Blowdryer, Curling iron
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Blowdryer, Curling iron
  • There is also an additional shower in the spa room. All bathrooms have a blow dryer and curling iron, shampoo and conditioner, and other toiletries for your convenience.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , smaller room
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , smaller room
  • All bedrooms have 20' flat panel TV, DVD player There are also Queen sleeper sofas in the living room and family room. Additional guests, up to 14 total at additional fee. There are 2 Pack-N-Plays and 4 high chairs and child safety gate available on site for your use.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Rental rates are for a maximum of 10 people. Additional people, up to 14 total, accommodated at additional cost. Equipped with Wifi broadband internet access and flatbed printer/scanner/copy/fax machine. Just bring your laptop. Discount for mid-week rentals, not including Friday, Saturday, End of June, July or August or holidays.


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Rustic Hideout Contemporary, Hot tub, Sauna and Bar
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Staten Island, NY

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our amazing weekend trip to Chateau Estephe. This huge five bedroom house accomadated our 15 person party very well. It didn't even feel like there were 15 people in the house. Chateau Estephe is newly and tastefully decorated and has a great unique three level layout. The main level has a tremendous kitchen with a screened in patio (we had fun checking out the deer at night)and a great grill, livingroom which boasts a two story stone fireplace (which we had going the whole weekend)and beautiful wooden railings and balconey, a large bedroom (the bed was really comfortable) w/bathroom, and of course the sauna and jacuzzi room. Nothing beats doing snowangels in your bikini and then jumping in the jacuzzi. Upstairs had two large bedrooms and a tremendous bathroom with a really deep tub. The basement was the boys' paradise. It had a bar with a frig for all of our liquor and boy did we have a lot, an ice machine and all the tools you could possible need to make a drink. The basement also had a pool table, poker table, popcorn machine, and a TV to set up the Playstation. The best part of this house is that it is completely stocked with everything you would have at home. There is no need to bring extra utensils, plates, towels, sheets, pillows, etc. because there are more than enough. Overall, Chateau Estephe was an A++ and I will definitely be staying there again.

Thank you Stephe!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2006
  • Stayed: Jan 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

4 couples taking some time away from the city. This house is amazing, we really enjoy the hot tub, sauna & game room! The house has everything & very clean. We would rent again!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you needed was provided

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely recommend staying here

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house with a group of 14 people (including kids). The house appeared to be bigger than what it looked in the pictures. There was plenty of room for everyone and plenty of things to do. Between the playroom in the basement, hot tub, sauna, grill, bar area and Hideout community amenities there is plenty to keep everyone in the group occupied. It is an older house, however it is kept in a very good condition. Kitchen is fully stacked with pots and pans, plates, cup and silverware - there is absolutely no need to bring your own.Upstairs area could be dangerous to the little kids, but owner did warn us abut it prior to the booking and provide baby gates to prevent kids from running up the stairs unattended. Stephen (owner) leaves you detailed instructions about the house and we were able to get in touch with him immediately after we accidentally set off the alarm.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my friends just rented out this place the weekend of Jan 17th 2014 and let me tell you the house is absolutely beautiful! The home is better in person than the pictures. It is spotless clean. The hot tub is perfect! There is so much space in the home. And the entire layout of the home was so well thought out for a any type of stay here. The bathrooms are spotless clean and it is so nice to have 3 + bathrooms in a home, and every thing in the home works. We enjoyed the grill that was on the enclosed room attached to the home so we would not be so cold outside while we used the grill for the weekend. I would recommend this home to anyone and we cant wait to go back again next yr. It is def worth the money. And the owner is so nice and he answers all of your questions for any of your needs. He also returns your deposit in a timely manner...I can not say enough kind words about our stay! Just that is was perfect!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation..Best House..Best Landlord !!!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and family had a GREAT TIME! This beautiful house was the ideal vacation home. My friends and family went from young to young at heart 80 and every one of us felt extra special in this house. Stephe (the owner) made sure everthing was perfect upon arrival. Even included a nice bottle of wine and doggie treats for our little dog. All of the rooms were immaculate. The gameroom was exceptional...We all had fun on the slot machine,challenged one another at the pool table, played poker at the card table, enjoyed lots of arcade games and when we were finished we kicked back watching a movie on a big flatscreen TV while we sipped margaritas, and wine prepared at a "like professional bar". The hot tub and the sauna we all used and I loved having a piano to play. The house itself is more beautiful then the photos and every night we took photos of the deer grazing on the back property. The rooms and bedrooms and kitchen had everything you would want and were all comfortable and large. We all sat around the kitchen table like "The Waltons" and even began saying goodnight to one another in "John Boy" fashion. The area THE HIDEOUT is unbelievable. We were busy every day..Beaches, Lakes, softball, handball, tennis, golf, fishing, boating, gym, mini golf, art center, skateboard park, restaurants are all right in the gated community. within 20 minutes away was antique shopping, horseback riding, rafting, casino and a ton more...It was all perfect...Just Perfect !!!! Thanks so much Stephe. I look forward to returning for another great vacation....! Thanks - Gloria

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilkes Barre/Scranton
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Car: necessary

Lakes, fishing, boating, skiing, golf, horseback riding, shopping, antiquing, flea markets.

Other Activities: walk to local ski hill, major ski areas 1/2 hour away


Rates & Availability

Lake Ariel Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Registration $100
turnaround $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Standard pricing; $800/weekend, $1050/3 nights , $1250/ 4 nights, $1400/ 5 nights, $1500/ 6 nights, $1600/week.
Fall/Spring pricing; $700/ weekend, $950/3 nights, $1150/ 4 nights, $1300/ 5 nights, $1400/ 6 nights, $1500/ Week
Summer pricing; $1250/ 4 nights minimum stay, $1400/ 5 nights, $1500/ 6 nights, $1600/ week, Rentals must fall within the Saturday to Saturday cycle.
Prices for up to 10 people
Holidays addtnl, Addtnl people (up to 14 Max) $25 p/p
Mid-week discount Sunday - Thursday nights, excl. holidays, mid-June to Labor Day.
Check-in 3:00 PM, Check out 11:00AM
Primary renter 25 or older, no proms or young groups, names, ages and ID required

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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