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'Gingerbread Chalet' Wood Fire Place, Hot Tub, Top Reviews!!!!

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay nights


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About the property

2 Bedrooms + Master Loft with queen bed and private bath. 2 Baths (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful chalet on wooded lot. Perfect for that romantic get-away in the Pocono Mountains.If you are looking for usual rental house and nothing more, our home is not for you. If you are looking for a well kept piece of paradise and would enjoy sitting on the deck listening to the water fall in our pond and watching nature come right into the front yard, our home is perfect for you.

Available for weekends/weekly rentals. Nicely furnished white glove clean with stone fireplace, cathedral ceilings, one 32 inch TV in the living room and one 27 inch TV in the loft, plus two 19 inch TVs in the bedrooms. Two VCRs and two DVD players. Spacious deck with hot tub. Unique pond in the front yard. Second story deck off the loft. We also feature high speed DSL connection.

Huge indoor water park now open!!!!!!(5 Miles away)

We also own multiple new chalets in the same development. (Please inquire of this house is already booked for the dates you are looking for)!!! We also have homes that can accommodate large groups of 8 or more. All of these larger homes have real wood and slate pool tables, fire places, and large hot tubs open year round!!! Recently updated 1/12009. All new knotty pine floors on the 1st level, all new ceiling fans in every room, as well as all new rustic lighting.

Queen size bed in the loft,one queen bed in one bedroom and two twin sized bed in the other bedroom 2 full baths one downstairs and one upstairs. Both supplied with towels.

You'll love the peace and quiet just sitting on either deck. And don't forget your camera to capture on film the deer and other wildlife that come to the pond for a drink. If adventure is what you are looking for, just up the road is Paint Ball and White Water rafting as well as horseback riding. Golf courses near by.

For shoppers, don't forget to visit Tannersville outlet mall, and the unique town of Jim Thorpe. Golfers can find just what they are looking for at one of the many courses in the area. Ski slopes are just minutes away. Come play in the beautiful Pocono Mountains.

Other Activities: Mohegan Sun at Pocono downs casino now open!!!! 1/2 hour from home!!! Mount Airy Casino also open 20 minutes from home.(My 1st pick!!) Tannersville outlet shopping mall, White Water Rafting, Just minutes from Camel Back water park, Split Rock, Paint Ball, Convenient to fine dining and/or enjoy Pizza, freshly made take out, steaks and subs

More Details

Ela Reci
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2016


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

'Gingerbread Chalet' Wood Fire Place, Hot Tub, Top Reviews!!!!
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 38 reviews

cozy warm little house

  • 5 of 5

Ella was very helpful and easy to reach! the house is cozy and comfortable. In the backyard you often see deer and wild life its beautiful! The neighborhood is very quiet and in a nice location. Stores and food places are around the corner. The only cons we had were the charcoal grill is broken (missing a foot) kept falling :( and the hot tub is confusing to use maybe leave instructions for others ... our hot tub drained halve way over night after we used it =/ ...

also the kitchen water pressure is veryyy low and the garbage disposal was a challenge to find .maybe leave instuctions how to get there) other than some little confusions everything else is great! the house is full of everything you need! it is old fashioned but it has a nice relaxing feel to it. Very clean! has a dishwasher, washer, dryer! has two fireplaces. a personal balcony on second floor loft!I would definitely recommend this house for a small group of people.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colts Neck NJ

Nice family get away

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. We booked last minute due to another property we had booked cancelled the day they we were supposed to check in. House had everything we needed and was very clean. We enjoyed using the grill and hot tub. Will definetly be returning again in the summer

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was ok

  • 2 of 5

First of all, my friends and I drove almost 3 hours to get here and when we finally got there, there was NO KEY! We were locked outside! It was -6 degrees, 8 oclock at night, dark, snowing. We were completely outraged. We called the owner Ela about 50x, and there was NO RESPONSE. We clearly thought this was a scam. We went to the security guard area in the front and it was closed, there was absolutely no help for us. Finally, we called a security number we found in the email thread, while we were eating out and were able to locate someone. They said they would come if we needed help and that the owner was "Out of town". We then finally found the key buried in snow next to the hot tub. I guess the previous people did not put it back where it belonged. And no one went to check the house to see if it was returned.

After all that, here are some reviews:

The house was clean, nice, small. The hot tub took a whole night and day to warm up. We got there Fri night and didn't go in the hot tub until Saturday NIGHT. Make sure someone knows how to use it. Plus - it was filled with algae. Clearly, no one had ever cleaned it before. The water pressure was horrible, even the sink clogged up from no pressure!

The downstairs bathroom shower pole was broken, so everyone used the upstairs shower. But overall, it was nice for two nights to get away, once everything started to work. Would not stay for a third night though, we had enough.

Important things to remember:

1- Could NOT reach the owner for two hours, and Never did. She never called us back and security wasn't helpful either, fortunately we found the key ourselves buried in snow. It's important to remember to get multiple contacts, such as an alternate number from the owner in case of emergency. She also did not answer a single email from any of us. We emailed her and called her multiple times.

2- Hot tub was the reason for our visit and it was FILTHY. Took a whole night and day to heat up and was absolutely dirty. AND we had to dunk water into it from the tub. We took our plastic bags, put hot water in it and poured it into the hot tub because there was not enough water in the hot tub. I think the previous people had something to do with this and again, no one went there to check it out.

3 - TV's are so old, it needed an upgrade

4 - NO water pressure

5 - Place is in the middle of NO WHERE. Grocery stores FAR.

6 - The house is open and ceilings are high, so it took a whole night for the place to heat up

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, quaint and thoughtful owner

  • 5 of 5

Ela was a wonderful host - she made booking and accessing the property so easy and gave us wonderful tips about the area. The home is clean and well kept and we had a very enjoyable stay. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Staten Island, NY

Wonderful gateway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first summer traveling with our beautiful Standard Red Poodle. Looking for a "pet friendly" house was very difficult for me thinking that we'll be smelling the odor from other dogs that stayed there and seeing pet hair... To my big surprise this house was not only well-maintained and beautiful , it was sparkling clean!!! Beds were comfortable to sleep on and the kitchen was fully equipped with everything needed. We enjoyed taking long walks in the community with our dog and kids enjoyed swimming in the lake as well as the pool. Most of all for only $10.00 (I think ) we were enjoying paddling the boat in the gorgeous communal lake almost everyday. Eating at the local restaurants, going to the movies, shopping at the mall and visiting different farms and fairs was a lot of fun for us.

We would highly recommend this place to a friend or relative and Ela was a pleasure to deal with.

Thank You for your wonderful "Gingerbread chalet"!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, New York

Awesome house

  • 5 of 5

Rented this for a weekend trip for my family & our 2 dogs. Beautiful & comfortable house. We had a great the lake & pool. Eli was easy to reach & very helpful. Only con was no washer & dryer. However there is a laundromat & supermarket 7 miles away.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Big Boulder
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Towamensing Trails 1/4 of a mile
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Boating, snowmobiling, mini golf, basketball, kayaking, downhill/Alpine skiing, wildlife viewing, horseshoes


Rates & Availability

Albrightsville Chalet Rental Rates


  • Weekends .......... (Friday 4PM Thru Sunday 11AM) .. $695.00/weekend.
    Holiday weekends/week .. (Friday 4PM-Monday11AM)(Friday-Friday) .. $900-$1500
    Weekly ............ (Friday 4PM Thru Friday 11AM) .. $1075.00/week.
    Prices are for 6 people. Above 6 max 8 please add $100.00 to the rental.
    Cleaning fee No Charge ( Includes towels and linens.)
    Ask about our personalized vacation packages for Honeymoons and Anniversaries!! Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs now open!!! 1/2 hour from house!! Very trendy!!
    Max 8 people strictly enforced
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Albrightsville Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Pet Friendly: This house is pet friendly. Must notify owners if you are bringing a pet. No smoking allowed indoors. Hot Tub, Wood Burning Stove, Local Phone, 2 VCRS, 2 CD Players, state of the art Kitchen, linens and towels provided, deer feeding area with lighted pond in front yard, All beds and furniture are Brand new. We now offer High Speed DSL via Ethernet Connection in the loft!!! We also have multiple house available in the same development to accommodate large groups, family reunions, etc. Indoor water park open to the public year round 5 miles away!!!!!

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