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Lakefront~ King Beds,C/A, Hot Tub, Game Rm, 2 F/P & 2 Sun Rm Indoor Pool & Sauna

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Long Pond House Rental Photos and Description

- 4 BR True Lakefront - KING BEDS~ 2 FULL BATHS, Sleeps 8 Comfortably

Lakefront Privacy Personified! When only the Best will Do.... True serenity awaits you! It is advised to view our **** FLY OVER VIDEO OF THE HOUSE AND BOTH THE 1ST AND 2ND FLOOR VIDEOS**** You will want to book this house after viewing the Videos!! The house and Lakefront Location are Awesome!! We hear this from our Guests all of the time!! We appreciate our guests and give them a very personal experience when booking our home. We have many repeat guests and are told the house is like "Coming home again."

Our La Familia Retreat House is Freshly Painted with Custom Colors! 6 Enjoy a soak in the 6 person Hot Tub! Heated Indoor Pool and Sauna. Outdoor Pool, Sandy Beach, Tennis Courts, WIFI- Free Wifi, work and play while away with the family!

This Lakefront home has a new Carrier Central Air Conditioning unit to cool you off after a long summer day on the beach or taking in one of the summer sports on the lake. There is also a Game Room w/Pool Table, Air Hockey, Poker Table, & Darts. King Size Beds, 2 Fireplaces and 2 Sun porches, 1 on the first floor and 1 on the second floor. Free Wifi! The house is located less than 10 minutes to Camelbeach Water park & Camelback Ski Resort, with views of the mountain in winter months. This Contemporary house is tastefully decorated so that you can have a true country getaway with all the modern conveniences of home. You and your family will enjoy the privacy of this 2400 Square foot, 4 bedroom,2 Bath home.

Summer- Unpack your bags and relax in the Climate controlled central air conditioning. It is very hot so Central Air is a necessity. Sit out in the Sun Room and relax and read a book or magazine or enjoy a Margarita with family and friends while overlooking the spacious backyard and Lakefront. Dog Lovers can bring their dogs and enjoy the activities in the spacious backyard.

Winter/Summer activities~ : The First floor of the house has a state of the art Family/Game Room with a Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts, 32 inch TV with digital Cable, PlayStation I & II with games, Fireplace, Bar area with refrigerator, blender, and barware. Enjoy a day of lounging by the pool just 2 blocks from the house. Enjoy a soak in the 6 Person Hot Tub located in the First Floor Sun Room. Tennis courts are just 2 blocks away, basketball. Visit the Community Center Indoor Pool with Sauna, enjoy a snack after a day of swimming at the Emerald Grill.

Summer- Enjoy The Indoor Pool with Sauna, Outdoor Pool with Lifeguard, Beach, Tennis Courts, Clubhouse with Lounge and Playground for the kids. Kalahari Waterpark- (5 min. from house), Camelbeach Waterpark, Golf, Miniature Golf, Go-Kart park. Visit Bushkill Falls, Delaware Water Gap, Antique Shops, The Crossings Shopping Outlets, Memorytown, HersheyPark(Day trip), Candle Shops, Winery Tours and Gift Shops, Pocono Raceway, Paintball, Skirmish.

Winter- Ski Camelback

Lake Activities.: Venture out on the lake in our New ten-foot extra wide flat bottom Fishing Boat. Fishing is extraordinary on this 110 Acre Lake, with all species of freshwater fish, including Large Mouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Carp & Catfish just to name a few, so if you are a novice fisherman or a pro, 'Bring Your Tackle'. Or, for some sun and sightseeing take out the Peddle Boat with on board cooler and cruise the lake in 'Style'. Also you may venture out to one of the other 4 lakes that this community has to offer, 5 Lakes total! This house is located on one of the largest lakes in the community. Enjoy a day on the lake for some sightseeing or fishing, the choice is yours!

Sunbathe on the Beach or swim right in front of the house. If you wish you may enjoy swimming in the Indoor or Outdoor Pool. The Indoor Pool also has a Sauna. Enjoy Water Aerobics at the Indoor Pool on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday. We also have a large selection of lawn games such as Horseshoes, Volleyball, Badminton, Lawn Tennis

House Description~: The main floor of the house has a fully-equipped kitchen with Dishwasher, Dining & Living Room with a 32 inch TV, PlayStation I & II with a nice selection of games, all new contemporary furnishings, fireplace, 3 bedrooms each with Brand New King Size Mattresses to ensure a good nights sleep! There is also a full bath on the main floor with a shower massage and washer/dryer. Take in the breathtaking views of the wooded lot and lake from one of our two enclosed Sunrooms. Prepare dinner and dine out on the sun porch surrounded by windows with panoramic views. The first floor has a game/family room with a Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts, a 32 inch TV, Digital Cable with HBO, Playstation I & II with games, Fireplace, Bar area with refrigerator, blender, and barware. There is also another bedroom with a King Size Bed and full bath as well. Also there is an enclosed Sunroom on the first floor so you can enjoy your morning coffee while relaxing and taking in the lakefront views. New C/A unit.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

John or Rita
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About John or Rita

We live just outside of the City and enjoy being able to escape the city life to the woods with such a short drive. We love the seclusion & Privacy of the 'being away from it all' feeling our home gives you. Our home is just 1 and a half hours from NYC and Phila.

John or Rita purchased this house in 2006

Why John or Rita chose Poconos

We Loved this location when we first saw how the beautiful & Private it is along with being right on the lake sold us the first time we saw the area. We have a huge backyard & welcome dogs as well.

Our Lake house sits on a wooded lot where many deer frequent. We are greeted by our 4 legged friends every morning! One of our little guests named the deer 'LuLu' and ever since she's been a popular addition to the family! Since we love to fish, we both enjoy the luxury of walking out of our door and the convenience of having our boats right in our own backyard. We also love being able to use the Pool in Summer and enjoy the Indoor Pool & Sauna all year round, never running out of things to do to keep us occupied. We also love the convenience of being close to Camelback Ski Resort, Kalahari Water Park, and the Crossing's Shopping Outlets as well.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful White Christmas! We loved feeding the deer in the morning

and the evening. We found they like dried fruit and nuts. Spent Christmas eve at

Camelback & Christmas night at Big Boulder Snow Boarding. Went tubing on the

26th had a blast but long lines since it's a Holiday Week. Camelback is the Best

place for Snow Tubing for the whole family! We came all the way from Texas!

It was a nice visit and we'll miss the deer!!

Terry, Shai, Michael, and Evonda
Dec 2007
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based on 25 traveler reviews

Lakefront~ King Beds,C/A, Hot Tub, Game Rm, 2 F/P & 2 Sun Rm Indoor Pool & Sauna
average rating of 4.76 based on 46 reviews
Pipersville, PA

Wonderful home fulfilling all of our vacation needs

  • 5 of 5

We really loved the home. In terms of my criteria for spending a winter weekend in the Pocono's, I really wanted a home that was clean and nicely laid out. It definitely met those needs. And my friends and I really wanted a home that had a pool table and a hot tub. Well, the pool table was in perfect condition......we played a lot of pool.......and I think the hot tub was very recently purchased. It seemed brand spanking new. And it easily fit 4 to 6 people. The jets worked with just the push of a button. Other very nice features of the home included a large, sprawling living room, 4 large king beds that really accommodated us, and an air hockey table that we had some good fun with.

The location of the house was really nice. It was 15 minutes from Camelback Ski Mountain, so it was easy to get to the mountain for our 2 days of skiing. And it was close to some very good restaurants. Our favorite one was the Barley Creek Brewing Company. The house was located off the beaten track, so it was nice and quiet. Very bucolic, which we liked. And even though there was a lot of snow on the ground, and it was hard to make out the lake, I could easily tell that if we had been staying there during the spring , summer, or fall, we would have had a beautiful view of the lake. I think I'll be going back again in the summer. Several times when we walked outside of the house (2 or more times) we saw deer no more than 10 yards aways from the front door. I've seen a lot of deer in my life, but never so close. That was really neat!

The owners quickly addressed all of my questions before I arrived at the house. They were very helpful and very amenable.

I obviously give big kudo's to this house. If your criteria and desired amenities for searching for a rental house are similar to mine, I think this one should definitely be on your list.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Brad, Thank you so much for being such wonderful guests! We appreciate you and your friends taking such great care of the house. We are personally involved and we keep our home in tip top shape and we enjoy hearing about your vacation experience. We look forward to hearing from you again. Sincerely, John & Rita
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Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Went there over 4th of July with a group of 8 friends and their kids. From the beginning John and Rita were great. Any questions I had were answered very quickly. The house was awesome - large, spacious, and very clean. We loved the downstairs game room with pool table and air hockey. Loved hanging out in the backyard, grilling, and had our own private lake access complete with row boat and paddle boat. We are already making plans to stay here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The house showed very well. The lake was wonderful. The location...JUST perfect. So close to everything. Quiet neighborhood. The deer visited every day with their families !! BEDS comfortable....LARGE bathrooms were great... VERY clean and updated. Having a washer/dryer was a plus !! Charcoal grill and picnic table made eating outside very cozy. 2 decks to enjoy. Baskets full of brochures for food and entertainment. John and I had spoke on the phone a few times and I honestly felt like we were family when hanging up the phone. We would come back again....Thank you John and Rita <3

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay and enjoy summer time!

  • 5 of 5

We stay the Lake front for a week before July 4th holiday. This house is clean, well maintained and fully equipped. The Owner John and Rita always respond to our questions quickly and super supportive.

I would recommend to friend if they are looking for a nice, serene place to get away from busy city life.

For adults, we enjoy to stay in the sun room reading books watching videos from iPAD (providing Wi-Fi also a great feature we love).

Our 6 year old is enjoy the BBQ with us at lawn area, playing badminton, riding paddle boat, sitting in front of the lake enjoying his snack, seeing deer visiting the property, playing at game room.

We also went to the Camelbeach Waterpark which is 15 minutes away from the house. We all had a great time in the water park as well.

The supermarket is 15 minutes away also, so it is easy to buy groceries.

For our busy city life, we could even spend whole week just staying in this house without going out.

Thank you for John and Rita to let us staying in your lakefront house.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We rented the lake house for our anniversary, it .

  • 5 of 5

Nice location, near the water, spacious yard with area for a nice fire under the stars

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, Relaxing Week

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 truly had a wonderful time at the Emerald Lake house, with plenty of room for all. The home was spotlessly clean when we arrived; the king beds were super-comfy, and the bathrooms were very spacious. We especially liked how the lower level was well-suited for our young adult children and the upper level was a good space for the rest of us. We especially enjoyed the upper level sunroom, right off the kitchen, which is light and bright and looks to the backyard.

Outside, the backyard offers a firepit, a grassy yard area (with local wildlife), and the lake access was great for our dog. We only used the boats once as it's tricky getting them in and out of the water, but the lake is lovely and quiet. The tennis courts and swimming pool are a short walk away, and we enjoyed walking and biking on the low-traffic roads which go around the lake during our stay.

The kitchen was equipped with all the pots, pans, utensils, etc that we needed. The central a/c was much appreciated, as the weather during our stay was warm and humid. John and Rita were a pleasure to deal with and gave us excellent service before, during, and after our stay.

We were on the go a lot, and highly recommend Inti, a fabulous Peruvian restaurant, and Sweet Creams Cafe, both in E Stroudsburg.

Some from among our group drove to Knoebels (about an hour and a half) one day, and to Lake Waullenpaupack for water skiing and tubing on another day, and horse-back riding in Mt Pocono as well. Walmart etc is only about ten minutes from the house, and we purchased firewood from a landscaper in Long Pond near 940 and Heath Road.

Overall we had a very relaxing week and enjoyed the amenities this home has to offer!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mountainhome Bowling Center
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"Shop for Food, Housewares, to Fishing supplies! "
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Taco Bell
Big Pocono State Park
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Kalahari Resorts
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pocono Manor
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Perkins, Italian, & Japanese...
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Car: recommended

Emerald Lakes is located in Long Pond, Pa. Our lake is called Pinetree Lake and is about 110 acres and is the second largest of 5 in our community. We are located about 10 minutes to Camelback/Camelbeach resort. Emerald lakes community activities include an Indoor Pool with Sauna, Outdoor Pool is 2 blocks from the house, Beach area with Lifeguard is just a block away, Tennis Courts, Clubhouse with Restaurant and Lounge. Never run out of things to do! We supply 2 boats, 1 fishing boat and 1 peddle boat. This is a Non Motor Boating Lake.

Other Activities: Horseshoes, Volleyball, Badminton, Jai Alai, Lawn Tennis, Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts, PlayStation I & II, Indoor & Outdoor pools. Community Amenities include Outdoor Pool, Beach area, Tennis Courts, Playground for the Kids, Indoor Pool and Sauna for $10 extra per person per week.

Golf: Enjoy local 18 hole Golf course or miniature golf just a short ride from the house.

Miniature Golf

Ski: Ski Camelback just 10 minutes from the house. Ski, Snowboarding, Snowtubing, Cross Country Skiing. Go to Ski Camelback website for prices and hours of operation. Sleigh Rides nearby!

Jack Frost and Big Boulder just 20 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Long Pond House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 9 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 10 2016 - Mar 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mar 11 2017 - Jun 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 11 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Free Wifi. Pa. State & County tax of 9% apply. Midweek Specials Winter, Spring & Fall from Monday to Friday. Call or E-mail for specials.
We accept dogs only- There is a $75.00 non refundable fee per dog.
In addition to the rental rate and Sales tax there is a $300.00 security deposit which is refundable providing the house is left in a clean and orderly condition and there are no damages.
Cancellations~We accept cancellations as long as we can rebook your dates. If your dates can be re booked we will refund your payment in full.

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Long Pond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shower Massage
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shower Massage
  • 2 Brand new Full Bathrooms with Tub and Shower & shower massage. The second floor bath also has a full size Washer & Dryer.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
  • Enjoy the comfort of sleeping on a new King Size Mattress. Snuggle under our Plush King comforters, and be comfortable in our Cotton Sheets with King Pillows. We also supply a Pack & Play for child.
  • Air Hockey
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We supply 1 10 ft., extra wide fishing boat and 1 peddle boat, Paddles and Life Jackets

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