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Unique Round Home on Level Lot with Private New Dock in Secluded Community

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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3 bedrooms with queen size beds, 2 sofa beds, 2 full baths, sleeps 8

Unique, round lakefront home on quiet dead end road. Short walk on level lot from house to 75' of cleared stone beach frontage and private EZ dock. Room to moor your boat, fish and swim. Southwest exposure with spectacular sunsets. House has full glass windows for panoramic views of lake. Upper level has 2 bedrooms with an adjoining full bath. Kitchen/dining area and living room with a free-standing fireplace. Entertainment provided includes a new 48" HDTV with gaming inputs, DVD,stereo system and board games. Additional smaller TV's are located in both bedrooms. The lower level has 1 bedroom, a full bath, family room with sofa bed and a set of bunk beds, a small refrigerator and microwave, entertainment center with TV/DVD and air hockey game. Expanded cable TV & WIFI.

Exterior Amenities: The deck on the upper level has a table and chairs, a BBQ grill and a lockable children's gate at the stairway. There are only 2 steps from the circular driveway to the front door allowing easy entry.The lower level walks out to the level lot with no stairs to the lakefront. Near the lakefront there is a bonfire area, shaded picnic table and another propane BBQ. An additional charcoal BBQ is located outside the lower level. A hammock in the yard is situated next to the children's sandbox. Since there are no interior stairs between the levels, an intercom system provides communication between the levels. Electric outlet at the lakefront for additional intercom, radio, etc. Horse shoe pit and dartboard.

Area Attractions and Amenities: In addition to the lake itself, the Lake Wallenpaupack area has many attractions to offer. The house is located in a private community which is adjacent to the Lacawac Nature Preserve. Claws and Paws animal park is a 5 minute drive. There are many restaurants in the area, some of which are located directly on the lake and can be accessed by boat. Talen Energy (previously PPL )utilizes the lake for hydroelectric power, operates several campgrounds on the lake that sell gasoline and provide boat launching for a small fee. The campground stores also sell boating, fishing and food items. The nearest launch is a 5 minute drive at Ledgedale Campground. Additional support facilities such as food market, gasoline, laundromat, bank, post office, fast foods, liquor stores and restaurants are located in Hamlin (about a 10 min drive)

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  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Unique Round Home on Level Lot with Private New Dock in Secluded Community
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

A unique house in a perfect location with everything you need for a relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

The lake was beautiful. The house had everything we needed for a relaxing stay. I especially liked the hammock and swings out back. It's a unique house in a perfect location. The homeowners were a pleasure to communicate with.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Charming spot

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to call home on the water. Truly a great spot to get away from it all for a while. Everything you need is right here, and one of our favorite things to do was to enjoy eating on the upper deck with a bird's eye view of the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Wonderful location!

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location of this property! Close to hiking, Claws and Paws zoo, lots of quiet roads to walk in the neighborhood. We enjoyed swimming and fishing off the dock, relaxing on the hammock and having campfires. The view of the lake is great. The house is well stocked and we found everything we needed. We had a great week!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on Lake Wallenpaupack! The home was as advertised, comfortable, spacious and very homey. The home was clean and well maintained. There was something to do for everyone books, games, rafts, noodles and bikes. The owner was great, no problems and very easy to get in touch with. We had a problem with our boat while we were there and Lighthouse Marina was fantastic. They had my boat back in the water in 3 hours and were fantastic to us! Our experience could not have been better from start to finish. I can't believe how easy the whole experience has been. We would certainly like to go back in the future and would highly recommend this property to all our friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful property!

  • 4 of 5

This property is great! Many amenities! Loved the dock, horse shoe and fire pits! We love to grill and there were many grills! Love all the windows and views of the lake!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your vacation, thanks so much for your review. We would like to maintain a 5 star rating, any suggestions on how we could improve would be appreciated.
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Perfect Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

There are many things that worked together to make this property the perfect vacation rental for our family.

First, the owners are a pleasure to work with and they are available for any questions you may have. Next, the location of the home is ideal. Lake Wallenpaupack is huge and there is a lot of boat traffic on the lake. However, this home is located in a cove that is not entered by most of the lake traffic. Although, it is a cove, it is large enough to be a lake unto itself and it is quite beautiful. The cove is quiet enough for safe kayaking.

If you have a motorboat, the Ledgeland Recreational Area has a boat launch that provides stress free boat launching for $8 and it is only about 10 minutes from the house by car, and 5 by boat at a slow speed. The dock has an area to safely secure your boat.

The dock is large enough to have many sunbathers on it at one time. For the fisher persons in your group, there are some big fish right off the end of the dock. We don't fish, but we saw them jumping.

The neighborhood is quiet and the neighbors are very nice. The front yard has a campfire area complete with chairs for your comfort. The owners have supplied just about anything you may need for your recreation including bikes, horseshoes, and a dartboard.

There are a ton of games and DVD's at your disposal and the porch is a great place to hang out and play Trivia Pursuit and any other game that you enjoy. The home is round and the energy flows nicely. The weather at this time was PERFECT for sleeping and everyone got some great shut eye time.

The town of Hamlin is about 15 minutes away and is very easy to get to. There are lots of great roads for adventure rides. We highly recommend this home for your family vacation. The home sleeps 8 persons comfortably.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Scranton-Wilkes Barre
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
several from 3 miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
several from 2 miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Port Jervis
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
many from 4 miles
Car: necessary

Other Activities: boating,swimming, fishing, horseback riding, music festivals, train museum, ice carving museum, waterparks, antiques


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Refundable damage deposit $400

Payment upon reservation is 50% of rental rate(does not include security) & the entire Homeaway service fee of approx. 7-8% based on the rental rate. Ex. 7 nites= $1,600 & $112 (6.97%) service fee upon reservation. 2nd payment is 50% of rental plus $400 for refundable damage deposit. If payment is per charge card, Homeaway includes a 2.9% charge. Ex. 7 nites=$1,600 x 2.9%=$46.40 Lease must be signed and returned including acknowledgment of our community regulations.

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Lake Ariel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , LOWER LEVEL
  • Bathroom on the upper level adjoins both bedrooms. Bathroom on the lower level is large and can also be utilized as a changing room for bathing suits It has easy access to the lake without utilizing the steps to the upper level.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Additional Folding Cot and Pac N Play
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lower Level
  • In addition to the 3 queen size beds , there is a folding cot in the bedroom, a sleeper sofa in the living room on upper level and a sleeper sofa and set of bunk beds on the lower level in the family room. Occupancy is limited to 8 people, but a variety of sleeping arrangements are provided.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Pillow, blankets and bedpads are provided. Tenants need to bring sheets & towels. Support facilities such as grocery store, liquor store, laundromat, bank & post office are located 5 minutes from house in Hamlin. Bonfires are allowed, but fireworks are prohibited. Sorry, no pets. Smoking outside, please.

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