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LAKEFRONT UPSCALE ESCAPE. Skiing & Indoor Waterpark just 7 miles away!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

LAKEFRONT 3200 sq ft home w/ 4 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 11 in beds

Exquisite, hi-end property! 135’ of beautiful lake frontage on crystal clear, 195 acre Lake Towamensing. Beautifully furnished 3200 sq ft, 2-story, saltbox. Super clean, stocked, spring-fed lake. Private swimming/fishing dock, boat slip, & sandy beach w/ seating. Giant great room w/ fireplace & 2-story pine ceilings stretching to loft. 60” LED HDTV with sound-bar, cable & DVD/Blueray player. Dining area w/ enormous table & granite bar (seats 14). Hi-end kitchen w/ cherry cabinetry, ceramic tile & granite bar. 4 themed bedrooms w/ AC (Sleeps 11 in beds). Two full bathrooms w/ corian counters, tile floors, & jacuzzi tub. Laundry room w/ washer&dryer. Billiards table, dart board, chess table, horse shoe pits. Access to paddle boat & rowboat. Wooded lot w/ plenty of grassy area. Huge elevated deck off entire back of house w/ table, chairs & gas grill. Community clubhouse/bar/restaurant, beach, pool, tennis & basketball courts. * NOTE: See hundreds of more photos on our personal site by copying and pasting the following into google "the great escape + lakefrontpoconorental"

Why you should choose this home...: We call this a home, because it’s a place we spend a lot of time making memories with family and friends. So, although we rent on a limited basis, it is indeed our home. The benefit to you, our potential guest, is that you will be staying in a well cared for house that truly feels like a home... not a rental.

We only rent to families and their extended families, to executives looking to impress clients, or to small groups of 3 or 4 couples looking for a nice getaway. We DO NOT rent to large groups of twenty-somethings looking to have a giant party. If that’s what you’re looking for, move on, as this upscale property is not for you. If you're looking for a very clean, executive escape with amazing lake frontage, 3 miles from skiing, beautiful furnishing, and hi-end amenities, then this is the place for you. * NOTE: See hundreds of more photos on our personal site by copying and pasting the following into google "the great escape + lakefrontpoconorental"

Location, Location, Location!: Our home is conveniently located in the Pocono Mountains just minutes from major attractions, including Big Boulder/Jack Frost Ski Resorts (3 mi), Mount Airy Casino (30 min), Camelback Water Park (20 min), Pocono Raceway (3 mi), Penn’s Peak (15 min),The Crossings Outlets (20 min), Jim Thorpe (20 min), whitewater rafting (3 mi), paintball (3 mi), state game lands (5 min), and much more. But perhaps the property’s most distinguishing feature is the 135 feet of beautiful lake frontage on crystal clear, spring-fed, 195 acre Lake Towamensing. It has a large, private swimming/fishing dock, boat slip, sandy beach with seating, and plenty of grassy area for outdoor activities. Even in the dead of Winter when the lake is frozen over, this lakefront property is something special. * NOTE: See hundreds of more photos on our personal site by copying and pasting the following into google "the great escape + lakefrontpoconorental"

A true Lakefront Property...: Lake Towamensing is among the cleanest, safest and most tranquil in the Pocono Mountains for several reasons. It's spring-fed. It only allows trolling motors, so there is no gas/oil contamination from power boats. No powerboats also translates to no noise or risk of getting run over.

Our rates are very competitive with the rest of the market. When comparing our rates with other’s, please keep in mind that this is an upscale waterfront rental on a large 195 acre lake (not a pond referred to as a lake). Beware of listings with the word 'lakeside' showing photos of the lake not taken from their actual property. Our house sits a directly across from wetlands on the 'arm' of the main lake, so it's extremely private. We have yet to come across such a hi-end rental in this area. The photos tell the story. * NOTE: See hundreds of more photos on our personal site by copying and pasting the following into google "the great escape + lakefrontpoconorental"

Note: An optional, professional linen service is available for $110.Exquisite, hi-end property! 135’ of beautiful lake frontage on crystal clear, 195 acre Lake Towamensing. Beautifully furnished 3200 sq ft, 2-story, saltbox. Super clean, stocked, spring-fed lake. Private swimming/fishing dock, boat slip, & sandy beach w/ seating. Giant great room w/ fireplace & 2-story pine ceilings stretching to loft. 52” HDTV w/ satellite & DVD player. Dining area w/ enormous table & granite bar (seats 14). Hi-end kitchen w/ cherry cabinetry, ceramic tile & granite bar. 4 themed bedrooms w/ AC (Sleeps 11 in beds). Two full bathrooms w/ corian counters, tile floors, & jacuzzi tub. Laundry room w/ washer&dryer. Billiards table, dart board, chess table, horse shoe pits. Access to paddle boat & rowboat. Wooded lot w/ plenty of grassy area. Huge elevated deck off entire back of house w/ table, chairs & gas grill. Community clubhouse/bar/restaurant, beach, pool, tennis & basketball courts.

Why you should choose this home...: We call this a home, because it’s a place we spend a lot of time making memories with family and friends. So, although we rent on a limited basis, it is indeed our home. The benefit to you, our potential guest, is that you will be staying in a well cared for house that truly feels like a home... not a rental.

We only rent to families and their extended families, to executives looking to impress clients, or to small groups of 3 or 4 couples looking for a nice getaway. We DO NOT rent to large groups of twenty-somethings looking to have a giant party. If that’s what you’re looking for, move on, as this upscale property is not for you. If you're looking for a very clean, executive escape with amazing lake frontage, 3 miles from skiing, beautiful furnishing, and hi-end amenities, then this is the place for you.

Location, Location, Location!: Our home is conveniently located in the Pocono Mountains just minutes from major attractions, including Big Boulder/Jack Frost Ski Resorts (3 mi), Mount Airy Casino (30 min), Camelback Water Park (20 min), Pocono Raceway (3 mi), Penn’s Peak (15 min),The Crossings Outlets (20 min), Jim Thorpe (20 min), whitewater rafting (3 mi), paintball (3 mi), state game lands (5 min), and much more. But perhaps the property’s most distinguishing feature is the 135 feet of beautiful lake frontage on crystal clear, spring-fed, 195 acre Lake Towamensing. It has a large, private swimming/fishing dock, boat slip, sandy beach with seating, and plenty of grassy area for outdoor activities. Even in the dead of Winter when the lake is frozen over, this lakefront property is something special.

A true Lakefront Property...: Lake Towamensing is among the cleanest, safest and most tranquil in the Pocono Mountains for several reasons. It's spring-fed. It only allows trolling motors, so there is no gas/oil contamination from power boats. No powerboats also translates to no noise or risk of getting run over.

Our rates are very competitive with the rest of the market. When comparing our rates with other’s, please keep in mind that this is an upscale waterfront rental on a large 195 acre lake (not a pond referred to as a lake). Beware of listings with the word 'lakeside' showing photos of the lake not taken from their actual property. Our house sits a directly across from wetlands on the 'arm' of the main lake, so it's extremely private. We have yet to come across such a hi-end rental in this area. The photos tell the story. * NOTE: See hundreds of more photos on our personal site by copying and pasting the following into google "the great escape + lakefrontpoconorental"

Note: An optional, professional linen service is available for $110. The service includes the following:

- 11 wrapped sets each containing a bath towel, hand towel and rag

- A kitchen set containing two dish towels, and a rag

- Sheets for all the beds (bed making included)

More Details

Property Manager
Dominic
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

About Dominic

Hi there!

Thank you for considering a stay at our home.

We initially purchase it as a vacation home, and had no plans to rent it out. However, it bothered me to no end that it sat vacant, during the times we were unable to use it. It was also a tremendous drain on our budget. Lakefront homes are not cheap in Towamensing Trails! So, after 2 years of constantly badgering my wife to allow me to rent it, she reluctantly agreed in 2008. :-) A funny thing quickly happened—she began to really enjoy hearing how much our guests enjoyed everything our property has to offer. Furthermore, she enjoyed that others were helping to foot the bills. We keep our rates as low as we can.

To this day, we thoroughly enjoy reading about all the positive experiences our guests have had. We love that others can make the precious memories that we continue to make up at the lake.

Thank you again for considering a stay at our home!

Very Best Regards,

Dominic, Stacy, Super Dom, & Eva Venticinque

Dominic purchased this house in 2006

Why Dominic chose Albrightsville

To be quite honest, we don't know of a comparable property in the area. Most people that buy waterfront homes do no rent them out. And if they do, they typically have poor decor, cheep furniture, and do not maintain them very well. We pride ourselves on providing accommodations that make our guests feel at home, but also include touches that make you feel like you're on vacation in the mountains. Don't just take our word for it—read our reviews on both this page, and our personal website. * NOTE: See hundreds of more photos on our personal site by copying and pasting the following into google "the great escape + lakefrontpoconorental"

What makes this house unique

The main feature that sets our property apart is the 125 feet of lake frontage on peaceful, super-clean Lake Towamensing. Other notables are the decor, the open floor plan, the themed bedrooms, the massive deck with seating, the massive swimming/fishing dock, the boats/kayaks we provide, the included firewood for indoor fires, the close proximity to countless attractions such as skiing, water parks (both indoor and outdoor), hunting, white water rafting, skirmish, shopping, dining, mountain biking, etc. They're all within a 20 minute drive at most!

Map

Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Lehigh Valley International Airport
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 534 & Route 209
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Big Boulder Ski Resort
Car: recommended

Surrounded by beauty and attractions in every form... Big Boulder/Jack Frost Ski Resort - 3 miles, Camelback Ski Resort and Water Park - 20 minutes, Pocono Raceway - 3 miles, Mount Airy Casino Resort - 30 minutes, Penn’s Peak Concert Venue & Roadie’s Restaurant - 15 minutes, State game lands and trout stream - 5 minutes. Historic town of Jim Thorpe - 20 minutes, Whitewater Rafting & Paint Ball - 10 minutes, Golfing - everywhere! Horseback riding - everywhere! State parks surround the area. Lake Harmony - 2 miles (Power boating). Beltville Park - 20 minutes (Power boating). Breweries, antique shops, theater, restaurants, etc.

Other Activities: whitewater rafting, sky diving, paintball, water parks, hunting, archery

Amenities

Albrightsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi tub, corian counters, ceramic tile
    Upstairs Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Corian counters, ceramic tile, nice makeup area
  • The bathrooms have corian counters and Italian ceramic tile. A professional linen service is available for $110. We do not markup the rates and have arranged significantly discounted pricing for our guests. This OPTIONAL service includes: - 11 wrapped sets each containing a bath towel, hand towel and rag - A kitchen set containing two dish towels, and a rag - Sheets for all the beds (bed making included)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Mexican Hacienda King Bedroom - 1 king , Amazing lake views, access to outside, ceiling fan & TV
    Buck Scene Wrought Iron Bedroom - 1 queen , A Guest Favorite - LCD TV
    Rustic Log Bedroom - 1 queen , ceiling fan & LCD TV
    Americana Bunk Room - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 double bed, 1 set of bunks & 1 single bed, ceiling fan
  • Mexican hacienda bedroom has one king bed, awesome lake views, access to outside deck, TV and ceiling fan. Buck scene bedroom has a very cool wrought iron, buck/treeline headboard and LCD TV. Log Bedroom is very rustic, yet very comfortable (LCD TV). Americana bunk room has 1 set of bunks, a single bed, a double bed, and a ceiling fan. In the rare event AC is needed, all rooms have AC units. Professional linen service is available for $110. This includes linens for all of the beds (bed-making included), 11 bath towels, 4 hand towels, 4 wash cloths, and a kitchen towel set
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Sand Box
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We find it hard to leave our property with pretty much everything we could need or want right outside our door, but when you’re ready to venture out, here is a list of nearby attractions and activities... •Big Boulder/Jack Frost Ski Resort - 3 miles •H2OOh Indoor Water Park - 3 miles •Camelback Ski Resort and Water Park - 20 min •Pocono Raceway - 3 miles •Mount Airy Casino Resort - 30 min •Penn’s Peak Concert Venue & Roadie’s Restaurant - 15 min •State game lands and trout stream - 5 min •Historic town of Jim Thorpe - 20 min •Whitewater Rafting & Paint Ball - 10 min •Golfing - everywhere! •Horseback riding - everywhere! •State parks surround the area •Belztville Park - 20 minutes (Power boating) •See ATTRACTIONS for links to local businesses & resources http://www.lakefrontpoconorental.com/The_Great_Escape/Attractions.html Professional linen service for 11 people is available for $110.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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LAKEFRONT UPSCALE ESCAPE. Skiing & Indoor Waterpark just 7 miles away!
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
Long Island
5

WOW!!

  • 5 of 5

WOW, WOW, WOW!!!! Our jaws dropped when we entered the house. Absolutely beautiful. Feels like home. Better. Has everything to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. As we walked through the house, room by room, all we could say was WOW. Spotless, a total plus. We were all checking our calendars to see when we can come back. Thank you so much for sharing.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2010
  • Stayed: February 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had my entire family and several friends with us and to say it was perfect isint enough. With the perfect weather, the kayaking, boating and paddle boat. Your home was amazing. We had so many memories created and hope to create more next time!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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That water view!

  • 4 of 5

We had a multi family stay at the Great Escape. We were immediately impressed by the relaxing feel of the home with modern decor. The house was accommodating for all of us to stay comfortably, and the kitchen was more than efficient for cooking all of our meals. The guys LOVED the game room as an added space for watching football and playing pool/poker. Now let’s talk about the view! Gorgeous!! We spent ample time on the deck grilling out and playing games. We were lucky enough to have the most fabulous weather in September. The kids swam and played in the sand. We boated multiple times a day and even caught a few fish off the dock. The property was very quiet and everything we had been looking for! The only reason I didn’t review with 5 stars is because the house could use a few updates, but hey what house couldn’t! Thank you for a fantastic time.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review, Tara! So glad you enjoyed your stay, and yes, updating the two bathrooms is on the horizon. We also have plans to add a third full bath to the Mexican room. Cheers! :-)
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Philadelphia
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This home is amazing. Everything you need. Fishing is great. Wild life everywhere. A place to put down your cell phone and just dream your

days away. Thank you for a wonderful stay. We will be returning again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi JoAnn. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. You guys are always great guests. Cheers!
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5

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

House was gorgeous, great location on lake. Everything we needed was already in home. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Lake Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This lakefront home was the perfect vacation getaway and was exactly as described! After vacationing for over 20 years at the beach, we decided to try a lake vacation with our extended family and we were not disappointed! The kayaks, paddle boat and fishing boat, all included with the house rental, provided entertainment for everyone. Even my 90 year old grandmother was able to take a paddle boat ride and explore the lake! The location is perfect for day trips to Jim Thorpe (we enjoyed a 15 mile bike ride on the Lehigh Gorge Trail followed by ice cream in town) and Hickory Run State Park (the Boulder Field is a must see!) Our favorite activity became watching the shoreline at dawn and dusk to see what wildlife might appear and we were not disappointed. Deer, fox, turkeys, to name a few. The house was clean, well maintained and the owner was patient with any questions we had about the rental. If you are looking for a peaceful getaway, this house is perfect! I would highly recommend this home and look forward to a return visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

There is also a nominal $5 per vehicle fee the community charges for registering guests vehicles.

A professional linen service is available for $110. We do not markup the rates and have arranged significantly discounted pricing for our guests. This OPTIONAL service includes:
- 11 wrapped sets each containing a bath towel, hand towel and rag
- A kitchen set containing two dish towels, and a rag
- Sheets for all the beds (bed making included)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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