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Luxury Lakefront Pocono Retreat, Lake Ariel near Lake Wallenpaupack

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,310 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 formal bedrooms, 3 full baths, Sleeps 10

Beautiful lakefront chalet-style vacation home with spectacular views, fireplace and jacuzzi in a community with two outdoor pools and one indoor pool; it is located in the Wallenpaupack Lake area in beautiful Lake Ariel, PA which is about 2 hours from New York City. Unlike other lake fronts which place you up hills and long walking distances to the lake, we are Right On one of the smaller lakes....you will wake up and look out your windows to beautiful close-up views of the beautiful lake. The door is literally steps to the dock and not down steep hills either! Unlike being on the 'big' lake (Wallenpaupack) which allows powerboats and jet skis, our lake is a non-power boating lake which means No waking up to noisy boat motors and the ZZZZ of jet skis!! We accept MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards as payment, but not American Express, sorry.

Renter Requirements: Renters must be 30 years of age or older and we will require photocopies of drivers licenses to ensure compliance with this rule. Families with children are the only exceptions to this rule. There is NO smoking in the house. NO CATS are allowed, EVER.

Community: For summer renters, there are two outdoor pools....There is a nice lodge at the nearby pool which offers games for kids & teens. There are tennis courts at this pool area which must be reserved in advance at the main office. There is also an indoor pool which is about 5 minutes drive and there is schedule of times that it is open. All community amenities require badges which we will provide to renters.Fishing: there is ample opportunity to do so and the fishing is great in all three lakes (Lake Wallenpaupack is the BIG lake, and the two smaller lakes in our community are called Deer Lake & Beaver Lake, which are both NON-power-boating lakes). If you wish to fish, you MUST get fishing licenses to do so (adults). It is a simple process and it is very inexpensive, but it could cost a lot of money if you fail to have one and get caught fishing without it! Please contact owner for website where you can purchase your fishing license.

Children may only fish with a licensed adult present

Area Attractions: Claws 'n Paws Animal Park right near house:

The Circle Drive-In: an old fashioned drive-in theater in Dickson City:

Sno Cove Water park in Moosic:

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees:

Lacawac Nature Sanctuary:

Ehrhardt's Waterfront Restaurant:

Lighthouse Harbor Marina: boat rentals for Lake Wallenpaupack: w

Lackawanna Coal Mine Tours:

(Please contact me for website information)

More Details

Owner
Martin Clarke
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

Amenities

Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2310 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We ask you to complete and email back the attached rental application. We need to ensure that the primary renters are 30 years of age or older.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Futons
    Lower Level - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Futons
  • The three bedrooms each have closets, individually-controllable electric heat and air conditioners. Two of the bedrooms are on the first floor and the third bedroom is on the second floor. The loft, which is on the 2nd floor, has two queen size futons. The guest room on the lower level (game room also on this level, as is the spa) also has a queen size futon. We ask that all guests bring their OWN linens and bath towels. All beds are QUEEN size. All other necessities are on site at the house. For families with small children, we do provide a pack n' play and a high chair for your convenience.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
There is a canoe, a kayak, and a paddle boat for renters to enjoy. There are Adirondack chairs by the lake as well as a chimney for cool nights and smores. On the deck, there are two tables and cushioned seating for 8 people and a gas grill. It is wheelchair accessible, but may not be in the winter if there is heavy snow. The driveway leads downhill from the road and usually the snowplow is able to clear the snow adequately, but sometimes they cannot get it all which would require renters to park at the top of the driveway (there is a parking spot right on the side of the road) and walk down, and this would make the home not wheelchair accessible.

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Luxury Lakefront Pocono Retreat, Lake Ariel near Lake Wallenpaupack
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
5

Paradise in the Poconos

  • 5 of 5

Although this review is late, I had to share how wonderful our vacation was at Martin’s beautiful lake house. We went for a week in July 2017, and it was my husband and I, our dog and another couple. The home looks exactly like the photos; it was roomy and well decorated, bright from natural light, comfortable and clean. We loved that the huge deck facing the water was all enclosed so our dog could roam freely. We BBQ’d frequently on the gas grill located conveniently outside of the kitchen on the deck, and spent many hours there taking in the beauty of the lake with tea in the morning and cocktails at sunset (seeing occasional deer on the property even made it better!). We had fun in Martin’s pedal boat and fished every day. We enjoyed a nightly fire in the fire pit down by the lake, of which Martin kindly provided an abundance of wood that kept it blazing. We frequented the community pool closest to the home (a short walk), which was large, clean and a lot of fun (many tasty refreshments for a fee are available at the pool, as well). Although the homes are close to each other in the development, it was extremely quiet and peaceful, and at Martin’s home you still have a sense of privacy. We took walks with our dog, and everyone we met was friendly. There is a town close by that we shopped at and enjoyed the cuisine at some of the restaurants. This was exactly the kind of vacation we were looking for, and Martin’s house is a retreat from busy life that no one should go without. Martin was quick to answer our questions, and was always helpful and kind. Although we are unable to vacation there this year, we would highly recommend Martin’s home for your next peaceful vacation. It is paradise in the Poconos, and we hope to visit again soon! Thank you, Martin, for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing House and Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over the weekend here and had a great time. It is just as advertised.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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somers point , new jersey
5

great family time!

  • 5 of 5

House felt just like home! Very clean and welcoming! Martin was very quick to respond with any questions and very helpful when the power went out. He immediately responded to help us reset tv codes. We loved the gated deck with the dog, and My son really enjoyed the fishing as well as our pingpong matches in the evening. We would love to return here with both our boys!. Unfortunately we only could bring one this time. Great relaxing vacation! Thank you So Much!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Philadelphia
5

Second time even better!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Martin's house, and we just recently booked our third trip there. Although I've already left a review, I thought I'd leave another because that's how much we loved the house. I stated in my first review that we had found a place to return to, and we in fact have returned.

Our second trip was just as relaxing however this time we noticed the driveway was paved and less tricky for my car. We also had more time to explore the area and found some amazing hiking places. Martin is wonderful to communicate with right down to the tiniest concern/detail. Once again we enjoyed the extreme cleanliness and coziness of the house. Our dogs love the gated deck, my dad loves the fishing, my mom loves all the stars and wildlife, and I love the overwhelming quiet. Thanks for a great week!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5

Sorry I'm so late writing a review. Had our long vacation in October once again at the Clarke's home, and we just can't say enough nice things about it!! Had an even better time the second time around, maybe because I caught a HUGE big mouth bass, all by myself!! (we left it go hoping it will get even bigger!! LOL) We went fishing almost everyday. Weather was perfect. Wish the Hot Tub was outside, but enjoyed it just the same. Played pool, took bike rides and walks. Just the most relaxing vacation ever. Hope to stay again this coming October!! Thanks again!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two nights and we wish it had been for longer. We were a group of three couples, one toddler, and a small dog and the house was perfect. The only surprising moment was that one of the full baths is on the downstairs level below the bedrooms so two couples just ended up sharing a bathroom because it was easier than going up and down the steps. No big deal though. We spent the weekend cooking and enjoying the gorgeous fall weather. I'd go back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Route 191 and Route 590
Car: necessary

Our community has a marina on the 'big lake', Lake Wallenpaupack, and owners have lake rights to the big lake. Our house is on one of the two smaller lakes in our community.

Ski: There are is a nearby ski area: Montage Mountain is fairly new. It's an outstanding mountain which has a great ski instruction program which is wonderful for children. It is about 20 minute drive from the house. You can check out the slopes, conditions, amenities they offer, etc. at their websites:

(Please contact me for website information)

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $60
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 9.0%

Please contact us for rate info!

We accept Visa and MasterCard.

Renters will be required to pay a deposit of $500 in order to hold your reservation. The balance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.