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Lakefront, spacous house with private baths in 3 of 4 bedrooms

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

House - 4 Bedrooms + Loft - 4.5 Baths - (Sleeps 8-10)

Located on Lake Watawga, this recently built home is over 4000 square feet in space, providing a large Great Room with log fireplace (23X24) which opens onto a 60 foot wide deck. The Master Suite with king- size bed is 20X15, with a Master Bath 12X18.

The upper floor has two bedrooms, each with queen-size beds and their own baths, plus a large loft with day bed.

The lower level contains a large game room with pool table, foosball and air hockey, plus a bedroom.

For those cold days returning from the ski slopes, there is a six person sauna. Also, all kitchen counters are granite, with large capacity refrigerator/freezer.

Lake View Estates is a private upscale community. Tennis courts, softball field, basketball court, and hiking trails are just some of the amenities.

More Details

Christine Congdon
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017


Gouldsboro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Off Great Room
  • Double sinks in 3 of 4 bathrooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Lakefront, spacous house with private baths in 3 of 4 bedrooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Wonderful winter weekend

  • 5 of 5

Spent the weekend with our children and grandchildren. We made all of our meals at the house and the kitchen had everything we needed. We had plenty of room to hang out. It had snowed and the view out to the yard and the lake was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent, oversized, very well maintained property. Spacious, warm, bathrooms everywhere.

  • 5 of 5


Big, open, bright, airy, living spaces. Not "compartmentalized" living areas like many other properties.

Lots of bathrooms which is a huge convenience for rental houses.

Oversized kitchen for stocking lots of groceries and big prep spaces if you plan to cook.

Beautiful views, surrounded by trees so there is good privacy, set back from the main road outdoors are pretty safe for kids.

House is relatively baby-proof. It was safe even for our toddler to roam around (and a high chair is there as a bonus amenity).

Tons and tons of deck space with a view right off the main living area.

Many more pro's, too many to list, overall just a very well maintained, very comfortable, very large house by the lake. It also feel brand new (or newly updated). Not like an old, stodgy rental property.

Met the owners as well and they couldn't be nicer.


No cons on the house itself. I definitely expect a return visit to Gouldsboro.

Just to be fair and balanced in this review, we did not explore the vicinity area, go skiing, require groceries, or need entertainment for kids. We stayed 2 days within the private community so i cant comment on how close anything is or on any parts of Gouldsboro itself. This house was all we needed for a relaxing lake retreat so we basically didnt leave it!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absoluetly Gorgeous, stunning, spacious and modern

  • 5 of 5

This home was more than what we expected. Beautiful, spacious and modern, very clean and the owners were extremely kind and professional. We will definitely book this home again and we also recommend it for small or large gatherings.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Defenely will return

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent property for a getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home! We were four couples who loved having our own private bedrooms. The master bedroom is gorgeous and has a wonderful bathroom with a huge walk-in shower and jacuzzi tuband a sauna- grea!. The house is clean and the new tv and blu ray player were great. We enjoyed our relaxing weekend with a wonderful view of the lake. The kitchen is large and has everything you need. We never had to leave the house during our 4 day stay. We definitely plan on returning. The owners are helpful and quick to respond.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 4 couples really enjoyed our weekend stay. Pictures of the house are very accurate. Each couple enjoyed their own full bath and master suite was very relaxing.

Beautiful view of lake which is a short walk (100ft) from the back door.

Pool table and foosball table created some great competition amongst the couples. Gas grill was on point.

Christine and her husband were very responsive to emails and phone calls. And the security deposit was returned 9 days after our last day.

Just to provide balance in this review, the fridge didn't really keep our drinks cold enough, but we just used the freezer. Entertainment centers could be updated, but we didn't mind since we didn't watch too much tv. Bring CDs if you have them-old school, but we didn't mind, we used our laptops.

Five stars! We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Harlan- Thank you for the suggestion. We've recently upgraded the entertainment area with a 55' HDTV and BlueRay player. Looking forward to your return!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Wilkes Barre/ Scranton International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Dutchman Bar
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Pocono Manor Resort or Buck Hill
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Route 507
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Dutchman Bar or the (seasonal) Stationhouse
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Camelback Resort, Big Boulder,Jack or Sno Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Lakeview community beach
Car: recommended

Located in the heart of the Poconos off Route 507 in Gouldsboro, Lake Watawga is within a half hour drive to Camelback, Jack Frost, Sno Mountain (Montage) and Big Boulder ski areas offering a variety of winter and summer activities. Ice fishing, snowmobiling, and skating are also within minutes of the house. Camelback features Camel Beach Water park in the summer. Spring, summer and fall offer an array of things to do such as swimming, picnicking, bowling, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, paintball, ATV, golfing, fishing, boating, outlet shopping and many others. NASCAR-Pocono Raceway is 30 minutes away. The community has a basketball and two tennis courts, along with a baseball field.


Rates & Availability

Gouldsboro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 9 2016 - Jun 22 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Jun 23 2017 - Sep 6 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150

Renter must be minimum of 30 years old.
Extra Day: $200/non-summer. Only follows initial two nights of $487.50.
$100 extra for holidays.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Receipt of deposit and contract required to reserve date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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