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Beautiful Modern Lakefront Home with great amenities!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom Colonial Style Lakefront Home

This home is a renovated 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom Colonial style home located in the heart of the Poconos. This lakefront home has been completely re-modeled with modern amenities and ultimate comfort & entertainment in mind. The home features 4 Flat screen high definition TV’s, complimentary wifi internet access, plush sofas, a pool table, a gas fireplace(seasonal), remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, modern style furniture & a beautifully landscaped backyard overlooking a 128 acre natural lake.

When you first walk into the home you see the living room which is a great gathering space for entertainment & relaxation. It features a 50 inch Flat screen high definition TV. The home is also equipped with full cable service. The entertainment center also includes a DVD player, surround sound speakers, an IPOD cable to play music & basic high definition cable service. The entertainment center sits atop a beautiful stone gas fireplace(seasonal) where you can enjoy watching your favorite movie or show in comfort.

Directly off the living area is a game room containing a 7.5 ft billiard table. The room is also equipped with bar style furniture and 37 in flat screen wall mounted TV. This is a great entertainment room for the whole family to enjoy.

The kitchen & dining area complete the 1st floor of the home and are both completely re-modeled. The dining area features bamboo wood flooring and a modern style dining table and chandelier that can seat up to 10 guests. Dine in for any meal period while looking directly out towards the lake. The large kitchen area features all new stainless steel appliances and all the utensils/cookware that is needed to make a memorable meal for your guests.

The home has 4 bedrooms located on the 2nd floor of the home. The master bedroom features a 42 in HDTV, a comfortable posturepedic mattress, stylish furniture and walk in closet. The master bedroom also contains a private bathroom with a one person Jacuzzi bathtub. One secondary bedroom is also equipped with large closet space, a 27 in HDTV and an amazing unobstructed lakefront view directly from the window.

The backyard in this home is spectacular & about ¼ acre large. Walk out from the kitchen into a 2 tier deck equipped with a BBQ gas grill, plush patio furniture and a breathtaking view of Lake Carabeth. The backyard also contains a small private sandy beach area where a bonfire in the firepit will keep you up all night. Enjoy the tranquility of the lake by taking out your very own boat where you can fish or just relax right off your own boat dock.

The home is also located in a private community development. The development has 24 hour security and information center. The community during the summer season has an outdoor community pool, a community beach area for swimming, basketball & tennis courts, a playground & peddle boat rentals for the kids(or adults!). This is all complimentary for you to enjoy as a tenant of the community.

The features & design of this home have been carefully thought out so you can enjoy a relaxing, comfortable and memorable trip while enjoying the tranquility of the outdoors.

More Details

Owner
Mark Hanoka
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Mark Hanoka

I am a 37 year old professional with a career in the hospitality industry. I graduated with a hospitality degree from Cornell University. Ultimate comfort and guest satisfaction is most important to me and I have given my vacation homes a modern, fresh twist that is hard to get out in the Poconos.

Mark Hanoka purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark Hanoka chose Poconos

This property will offer an alternative to the mainstream vacation homes that you will find in the Poconos. My home home features modern amenities, an updated fresh and sleek look that you would find in fine hotels in an urban area. I have included flat screen TV's, modern furniture, great lighting and an overall great look.

This home is also centrally located in the Pocono mountains. It is located in a safe area in a private community. There are major attractions in close proximity to the community. Resort mountains include Camelback mtn(20 min), Jack Frost/Big Boulder(35 min) & Shawnee mtn(30 min). Other attractions are the Mount Airy Resort & Casino(10 min), the Crossings clothing outlet center(15 min), Pocono raceway(25 min) and the new Kalahari indoor water park(25 min). There are also good local restaurants & grocery stores just 10-15 min from the home.

The backyard is also a great place to relax with spectacular views of the lake. The entire backyard is private for you & your guests to use and includes a BBQ grill, lounge furniture, a private beach area with fire pit and dock with private boat.

Amenities

Tobyhanna House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bathroom -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • All bathrooms are newly renovated- Master bathroom located directly in master bedroom is beautifully decorated and is equipped with one person jacuzzi tub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , HDTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , HDTV
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2 beds- One full size + 1 Twin size
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2 beds- one full + 1 twin size
  • All carpeted- walk in closet in the master bedroom- plenty of closet space in all bedrooms- One bedroom directly looks out into lake- all bedrooms located on the 2nd floor of home Master bedroom= Queen size Bedroom #1= 1 Full size Bedroom#2= 1 Full size + 1 Twin Bedroom#3= 1 Full size + 1 Twin
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • MP3 Dock
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Beautiful Modern Lakefront Home with great amenities!
average rating of 4.590909 based on 44 reviews
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Great Backyard

  • 3 of 5

This was my second time staying at this location. The first time was over 3 years ago, and there was snow out so we did not get to experience the lovely backyard. That being said, the only thing I was truly impressed with was the backyard and luckily with this stay we had beautiful weather. I realize that this is a rental home and so it is bound to get a little run down, but my family and I were not happy with the condition of the actual home. As previously mentioned in other reviews , the slider door to the back is very difficult to open and close, and the mesh screen door is bent down the middle making it useless. Everything else in the home functions as it's supposed to, but the cleanliness was one of the biggest down falls. There were visible spider webs along many of the ceilings especially the stairwell. It's a lake house so I get that there are going to be bugs but there were markings along the walls where insects had been killed and there were not wiped off. In one of the bedrooms we pulled the bed away from the wall in order to put sheets on and there was a section along the wall and floor that had probably not been vacuumed in over 3 years.

With that being said , if you are coming for the experience of a lake house , then you'll be very happy with the scenery and lake in the backyard. Otherwise I was seriously dissapointed with the condition of the home, especially since this was my second time staying in it. If the cleaning lady did a better job and a few repairs were done around the house I would give the home 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Musty and dirty house but great backyard

  • 3 of 5

When we arrived at the house it smelled like mold and mildew. The house definitely needs some TLC and a deep cleaning. The floors and carpets were very dirty, and the smell in the whole house was not pleasant. On the plus side, the backyard goes right up to the lake. The dock, row boat, and beach area with the fire pit were the best characteristics of the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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good

  • 4 of 5

Overall I had a great time with my friends and family there. Everything looks exactly how it is in the pictures. I brought my own pillows blankets and sheets. My dog had a blast in the backyard. There were a few geese droppings at the end by the water but its not the owners fault. That explains why he specifically told us all not to feed them =) so please don't feed the geese!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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House Okay .. Lake Beautiful

  • 3 of 5

We stayed Friday to Monday Easter weekend 2017. There were 5 adults, a 9 year old and 3 year old. The house is situated perfectly on the lake, the backyard is amazing and the views are spectacular. The house is a little run down, the sliding screen door has a dented frame so even when the door is "shut" there is still a 3 inch gap letting bugs/critters in all night. There must be a wasp nest under some siding on the house so there were ALOT of wasps flying around, we did have a few that got inside. The glass sliding door is hard to open, an adult would need to use 2 hands .. this made is hard for the kids to come in and out. I don't know if all the rooms are like this but the middle room we stayed in (one twin and one full bed) had a A/C window unit so the bedroom window didn't open which is a shame because we would have loved to get a little airflow at night, even with the window unit fan running our bedroom was VERY VERY stuffy. There is no furniture in the room, just beds & a small nightstand so you will not be able to unpack or anything like that & living out of a suitcase makes an already cramped room even smaller. BRING YOUR OWN BEDDING, PILLOWS, COMFORTER, ETC. The blankets on our beds were old and dingy so you will definitely want to bring your own. Luckily we still had a wonderful time, mostly because we spent our days in the backyard, on the lake or at the community playground. If you are going in the summer and have no plans to stay inside I would highly recommend. If you are planning a winter vacation and want a comfortable house to lounge in I would definitely look elsewhere.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Vacation at a Pocono Paradise

  • 5 of 5

There were six of us -- five adults and a 3-year-old -- an we had a wonderful four-day, four-night vacation here. For us, the deck was the highlight, overlooking the lake... and a great place to grill with what appeared to be a new grill. But the living room too was a nice place to settle in, a gas fireplace that warmed the room up and one of several nice HD TVs. It was a great place to sit back and relax, and the beds were quite comfortable... Overall, the sleeping arrangements -- four nice bedrooms, with a spacious master and master bath -- were more than adequate. We were very fortunate to get some great weather while there, which made the deck a gathering spot every day, for coffee, lunch and dinner. And the moon lighting up the lake at night was beautiful... Perhaps the highlight was the deer, who would visit the backyard late at night... they were close to tame. I would recommend this home highly to anyone looking for a great relaxing lakeside getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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GREAT!

  • 5 of 5

It was a great getaway with the family!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Scranton/Wilkes Barre airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Pocono Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mount Pocono Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US Rt 80
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Camelback mountain
Car: recommended

- Just 10 minutes from the Mt. Airy Resort & Casino

- 15 min from Camelback mtn(skiing & waterpark)

- 30 min from Shawnee mtn, Big Boulder/Jack Frost mtn

- 15 min from the Crossings clothing outlet center

- 10 min from Shop Rite and a 24 hour Walmart

- 30 min from the Pocono mountain Raceway

- 30 min from Bushkills Falls Park

- 20 min from the Delaware Water Gap

- 15 min from Tobyhanna State Park

- Just 15 minutes from the New Kalahari Indoor waterpark

- Close to horseback riding, white water rafting, hiking

- close to many local restaurants and bars

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Rates & Availability

Tobyhanna House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
8/7-8/11 2017
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
Labor day 2017
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,395
Flat fee
 
 
Fall Season 1
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$348
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Season 2
Nov 3 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$298
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Season
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 29 2018
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$348
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$895
Flat fee
 
 
Presidents Day weekend
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$895
Flat fee
 
 
Easter weekend
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$895
Flat fee
 
 
Spring Season 1
Mar 30 2018 - May 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$325
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,095
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Season 2
May 4 2018 - May 25 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$375
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,295
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$348
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

CC Service fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $150
Pet Fee $25

Midweek Special ** Mon-Fri only $175 per night **

All rates come with an additional $150 cleaning fee & are based on 8 guests. Additional guests will be charged $25/guest/per night(Max 12 guests)

Additional fees may apply(pet fee)

HOLIDAYS are subject to higher rates. Please inquire for rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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