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Quiet Peaceful Lily Lake Retreat

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 1 pull out couch in private porch, 1 bathroom, sleeps 10

This classic 1800s lake front cottage on Lily Lake in the mountains of north eastern Pennsylvania offers tranquility and relaxation. Read a book in the sun room overlooking the sparkling water of the lake. Walk in the woods, fish, hike, boat -- do all the activities of true nature lovers while still only an hour or less to fabulous ski resorts including the Poconos and only two hours from Philadelphia and New York City.

This cottage has hardwood floors throughout, four comfortable bedrooms, a living room, dining room, sun room, separate garage, basement and gently sloping yard to a private dock. A canoe is available in the cellar for your boating pleasure.

This property is located on Lily Lake in Pond Hill, (Wapwallopen) Pennsylvania.

More Details

Owner
Jack Kowalski
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2017

Amenities

Wapwallopen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Plus pull out couch on front porch.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
4

Rustic and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time on the lake and found Jack to be very easy to work with in making arrangements and getting information. The area is lovely, and we visited Jim Thorpe on the way to Lily Lake and hiked at Rickett's Glen while there. The house is spacious though a bit rustic in some details. The front porch was a popular space for our group to read and relax.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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5

Fabulous Family Getaway on a Serene Lake!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Jack's house on Lily Lake -- 5 adults, a 4-1/2 year old and a two year old. Pictures and reviews can be misleading, so while we were very excited I (as the arranger of the whole thing) felt a little bit of trepidation.

I shouldn't have! The house is LOVELY. Large, gracious and comfortable. Down to earth, but full of charm. The four-poster "pineapple beds" set the mood. The huge dining room was home base. A large table for family meals, Scrabble games, etc., plus a round table for a different activity center, and four year-old Ida was delighted to find a little desk and rocker in the corner for her art projects.

Two couches and chair in living room were wonderful as a conversation center, and this tall woman stretched out for a terrific afternoon nap when everyone else was out and about.

Sun porch was also very commodious, but as we had perfect weather, we didn't have to do rain day activities. Table in kitchen was fine for breakfast and lunch, as those meals were drop in. Kitchen was well equipped with all the basics. My only request would be a couple of good, sharp knives for chopping vegetables, etc.

Saving the best til last: outdoors! The lawn with stately trees sloping down to the dock was lovely -- I'll cherish the memory of granddaughters barreling down the hill to the dock. (Two year old Louisa was able to stop herself for help with the "big step" on and off the dock. ) They found the hammock enchanting.

It was late July, and we were blown away by how quiet and serene Lily Lake is. There are several houses long "our" side of the lake, quite close by, but we felt as though we had it to ourselves. It felt like our private lake. Our only encounters were with early morning and twilight fisherman, silent trawling across the lake. We were captivated by the eagle that made three -four appearances per day.

We loved canoeing -- the women were better than the men! We're swimmers, and a few of us were disconcerted by the lily pads and their tendrils that we had to swim through to get to clear water. I wasn't! And maybe those lovely lilies that give the lake its name account for the peace and serenity, which is just what we were looking for and found. That and the fact that there is no strip of beach for little ones to wade in. It was all assisted by flotation device swimming which worked fine for out two.

Jack was a very accommodating host, and a great communicator. Practically PERFECT!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice place

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place for fishing and swiming

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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4

Charming and peaceful hideaway with a fantastic view

  • 4 of 5

This is a delightful place to stay on a beautiful lake. The house is charming and comfortable, and the location can't be beat for a nature retreat.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful location, close to Wilkes-Barre

  • 5 of 5

Our family recently stayed at this home with our four young kids. We found it had everything that we needed and was a very convenient location for visiting family in Wilkes-Barre. The views of the lake from several rooms in the home are gorgeous. We plan to return again!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I spent our New Years in the house. Great, comfortable and beautiful place to get away. Lilly Lake is beautiful in summer as well as in winter. The owner gave us a great assistance. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Wilkes Barre / Avoca International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
http://www.rbarandgrill.com/
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Blue Ridge Trailer Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I81 - Nuangola Exit
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Blue Ridge Pizza and Subs (570) 868-8195
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
http://www.montageisback.com/
Car: necessary

Located near Wilkes Barre, this small lake community boasts summer homes for those escaping the hustle and bustle of nearby cities such as Philadelphia and New York. Shopping and restaurants are nearby but most come here for the peaceful relaxation and fresh mountain air you just can't find in larger towns. Local festivals are common and white water rafting, skiing , fishing, hiking, biking and other outdoor activities are very popular.

http://www.lilylakepa.com/sandy-beach-property.html

(http://www.gonefishingpa.com/)

https://www.montagemountainresorts.com/

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

If your plans vary from what shows on the calendar please give us a call at 678 386 4750 and we may be able to make different arrangements.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund