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POCONOS LIVIN' - Huge 3 Story Chalet With Steam Shower, Jacuzzi ,WIFI,Pool Table

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,400 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3 full Bathrooms,Sleeps 20 with Bunks

This 3400 square foot, 3 story Chalet features five huge bedrooms and a ton of additional floor space that can comfortably accommodate larger groups. The first floor features an 8 ft. pool table, game room, family room with large screen TV, 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The main floor features a 20 ft raised ceiling, fireplace and a beautiful window display that opens onto a huge deck with grill and patio furniture. This floor also includes a formal dining room, large kitchen, living room, 2 large bedrooms and a full bathroom. The third floor contains the master suite which features a jacuzzi, steam shower, and private deck. Our home sits on a wooded lot and is within walking distance to the club house pool and lake. Enjoy the privacy of this mountain getaway while still being conveniently located to many major attractions and ski resorts.

This is a Beautiful Home perfect for long Ski weekends, summer getaways, and can accommodate large groups. We also have the same Home directly next door for larger gatherings. There are so many attractions within a short distance. Big Boulder Ski resort is 3 miles from our community. We are a short drive from the historic town of Jim Thorpe. There you can enjoy a Locomotive ride through Lehigh Gorge, theatre, antiquing, restaurants and shops. Hickory Run State Park is only 5 miles away with it's beautful lake complete with beach ,walking trails and fishing. Short ride to Camel Beach Waterpark, Casinos, Pocono Speedway, Movie Theatre, Bowling, miniature Golf, Golf courses, State Parks, Horse Back riding, Fishing, Hiking, and much more. Whitewater Rafting, Biking, and the largest Paint Ball site on the east coast are within minutes. In addition to the many amenities within our community including an Olympic size pool, playgrounds, tennis etc. Or just kick back and do nothing!! You will love this House and location.

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More Details

Owner
Alex Verdi
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 4, 2017

About Alex Verdi

My name is Alex Verdi and I have two rental properties here in the Poconos. I built And designed these houses in mind for entertaining family groups To get together and enjoy each other's company In a very private, and quiet setting.

My family, wife Lisa and four children are avid travelers and we come here to unwind and just to enjoy each other's company. In the summer we enjoy the beach and the lake for swimming and fishing And in the winter we enjoy skiing ,snowboarding and snow tubing.

Most of all we enjoy the peace and quiet that these houses provide!

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What makes this chalet unique

The property is unique because the privacy the property provides owning two houses directly next to each other and owning the open wooded lots on both sides of the houses. Also the ability for larger family groups to rent both properties for larger family reunions.

Map

Mount Airy Lodge
"Gambling and Gaming"
Happy Trails Stables
"Horseback riding"
Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area
"Skiing, Snow Tubing, Camel Beach Waterpark, Zip line Adventure"
Jim Thorpe River Adventures
"White Water rafting"
Penn's Peak
"Concerts , Music, Resturant"
Trattoria 903 LLC
"Best restaurant in poconos"
Skirmish USA
"Skirmish, Bike Riding, White Water Rafting"
Hickory Run State Park
"Large Beach for big groups, Hiking , Fishing , Exploring"
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
"Great water park, very clean and lots water rides, wave pool, lazy river. Also has great Zi..."
Bushkill Falls
"Beautiful water falls and Hiking trails "
H2Oooohh Indoor Waterpark
"Great indoor water park at 80 % inside while cold outside. Great after day Skiing "
Split Rock Resort
Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
"Golf course , Movie Theatre, Bowling Alley"
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
SHANNANIGANS
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
JACK FROST NATIONAL
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 903
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
903 TRATTATORIA
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
BIG BOULDER
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
TOWAMENSING TRAILS BEACH
Car: necessary

The lake is in walking distance and permits fishing. Enjoy the privileges at our clubhouse. Swim in our Olympic-size pool or on our sandy beach; enjoy the playground with the kids. Rent a paddleboat, or canoe on the beautiful lake.

Ski Resorts, Big Boulder & Jack Frost 3 miles, Camelback 20 minutes, Other Attractions, Poconos Raceway 5-minutes, Whitewater Rafting, Paintball, Golfing, Skiing & Snowboarding, Snowtubing, Just 3 Miles from Big Boulder, Jack Frost Ski Mountain, Everything Imaginable.

Other Activities: Casinos,Outlet shopping,whitewater rafting, paint-balling, State Parks, skiing

Golf: JACK FROST NATIONAL , HIDEAWAY HILLS AND SPLIT ROCK GOLF IS ALL WITH IN 10 MINUTES

Ski: BIG BOULDER AND JACK FROST WITHIN 5-10 MINUTES FROM THE HOUSE

Amenities

Albrightsville Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 full bathrooms, one on each floor. The master suite bathroom is huge with a steam shower and Jacuzzi.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Steam Shower, Jacuzzi, Deck
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size Bunk on bottom and twin on top for Kids
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size Bunk bottom twin on top for Kids
  • Extremley large Bedrooms. Master Suite has extra large Bathroom with Steam Shower, Jacuzzi, TV, and deck. All bedrooms have large closets and ceiling fans. Blankets and Pillows on site. Bring linens and towels, extra pillows and blankets if desired.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Groups
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Air conditoning on each floor,Wood Fireplace (rental includes wood), Big Screen TV, Jacuzzi Tub, Steam shower, Two Sectional Sectional Couch, Game Room with Pool Table, Well trained Pets welcome. No Smoking.

Reviews

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POCONOS LIVIN' - Huge 3 Story Chalet With Steam Shower, Jacuzzi ,WIFI,Pool Table
average rating of 4.48 based on 25 reviews
4

Spacious, comfortable and nice location!!

  • 4 of 5

We were there (sixteen of us) for this labor day weekend and had so much fun!! Very comfortable for large groups, enough beds to go around. Wi-Fi was super fast even when many of us were using it same time. 3 full baths really helped us get ready in the morning. Very close to the lake, nice neighborhood for morning and evening walks. Owner was very prompt with communication, very easy to check-in and check out. Clear directions on how to get started (lock box, trash, water heater, well pump, etc.) and checkout list.

Few minor problems we had: some strange smell in basement bedroom - not strong but annoying enough, fan light in 2nd floor guest bed room didn't work.

All in all - I strongly recommend this place for a fun getaway in Poconos.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Acceptable, but disappointing condition

  • 3 of 5

Somewhat run-down with some unpleasant issues. No one thing would be that bad on its own but in totality they amounted to a poor experience.

Issues:

- The entire first floor (& to a lesser degree the entire house) was musty & dusty. It had an odor the whole time. Staying in the ground floor bedroom bothered my allergies. The entire ground floor carpeting should probably be replaced with flooring.

- A lot of furniture was in poor condition. Some dining chairs were sticky. Some beds had ugly-looking dark stains. 3 outdoor chairs had the seats ripped out. The outdoor umbrella had multiple broken arms. The paint on the porch was coming loose in chunks - whoever painted it didn't prep the wood.

- Mildew on one of the shower curtains.

- The owner required us to bring our own sheets & towels, incl. hand towels, or pay an extra linen fee (outside of VRBO). This kind of hidden fee should be disclosed before booking.

- The house is part of a property association. The owner provided 8 wristbands that I assume would allow access to community resources/recreation, but no explanation was provided for what they offered. I asked if we had access to the nearby beach but got no response.

- Wi-Fi didn't work all weekend. I contacted the owner who said he'd call the cable company, but nothing came of it.

- The listing advertised A/C but it was a single portable unit on the 2nd floor that couldn't really cool the entire house. The owner suggested opening the 3rd floor sliding door for cooling, but it didn't have a screen so it wasn't realistic to leave it open without letting in a lot of bugs.

- The security deposit was either exorbitantly high, or you had to pay an nonrefundable insurance fee. Another hidden fee.

The good:

- Lots of space: many bedrooms with lots of beds. One heads-up though: the 3rd floor loft doesn't have a door, so anyone staying there won't have as much privacy, or isolation from living room noise.

- Good location - prime Poconos near lots of good stuff.

- Lots of table settings and kitchenware to facilitate cooking for a big group.

- Quiet neighborhood

- Convenient grocery store nearby

Other notes:

- The beds were firm. Not my thing, but I know some people like that.

- No yard or outdoor space other than the porch.

- Cell service is decent.

Overall, we had a good time in the Poconos, but I'm not planning on renting this house again. We were looking for a comfortable home base for some nearby activities and this house came up short.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a young group of kids renting the house and was upset because I drilled them after finding out they were younger so I think this is a revenge review please take it with grain of salt it is not indicative of the rental at all obviously if you read all the other reviews that would be proof enough. The house is very clean , spacious and very comfortable I have had seven rentals after this group and everyone was thrilled with the property !!
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4

Great place for a large group!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this house. Everything was fairly clean and comfortable. The only suggestion we had would be mirrors on the walls in the bedrooms but otherwise everything was great! I would recommend this house and stay here again! Thank you Alex!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at this property for my boyfriends birthday with 13 other people - this house was perfect. I was skeptical about the size of the house due to the amount of people we had coming, but it was more spacious than I imagined. The house was extremely clean and had everything that was listed. The house had a great open floor plan so we were able to really enjoy each others company - and the pool table was a major plus!! The location was also perfect - supermarket and beer distributor were very close and big boulder was less than 15 minutes away.

Most importantly, Alex was extremely accommodating - he was responsive from the start of the process to the end of our trip. I highly recommend this house, and will definitely be back!! :)

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kim so glad you guys enjoyed the house and poconos for the celebration. Alex
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4

Great Escape

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time! We celebrated Friendsgiving weekend in the Poconos. Four families...16 people. Very relaxing. Very nice house. The owner, Alex, was very nice and a pleasure to work with. His restaurant recommendations were great, too. Would definitely rent again!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you could spend your thanksgiving family reunion at our house!! Thanks Lisa
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Good location, lovely home, needs some repairs especially with plumbing.

  • 3 of 5

Lovely home, needs some repairs with plumbing. Very comfortable for large group.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In response to this review the group had a problem with a toilet which was a very simple issue the train of the toilet inside that flushes it was off of the handle so they could not flush the toilet Fortunately I was unaware of this until after departure it took about 30 seconds to fix. I wish I would have no with the group could have solved it while they were there
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

MID WEEK SPECIAL FOR JULY/ AUGUST $1000 FOR RENT
CLEANING FEE IS $150
PET FEE $100
VIEW PROPERTY # 176939 NEXT DOOR FOR LARGER FAMILY REUNIONS
LINEN SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR SHEETS AND TOWELS $200
THERE ARE COMFORTERS AND PILLOWS AT THE HOUSE
DO NOT TRUST MY CALENDERS AS I DO NOT RECORD UNLESS BOTH HOUSES ARE OCCUPIED SO ALWAYS INQUIRE. THANKS ALEX
NO PROM GROUPS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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