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Immaculate, Spacious 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Luxury Chalet Sleeps 14+

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Lackawaxen Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

Escape from New York, New Jersey or anywhere else and get away to our Immaculate, Spacious 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Chalet located in the Masthope Mountain community. The Masthope Community is a four season community, with a 250 acre spring fed lake for swimming, boating, water-skiing, and fishing. An Olympic size pool with water slide and kiddy pool. Also enjoy tennis, basketball, handball, bocce ball, horseshoes, shuffleboard and more. Masthope also has hiking and horseback riding trails, and a private stable with indoor and outdoor riding areas. In the winter take to the ski slopes of Masthopes own Ski Big Bear area with 18 trails, five lifts, with skiing, snowboarding, and tubing.

This Chalet features 3 spacious living room areas, each with a large screen TV and DVD Player. You can set the kids up on one level, and retreat to another. Each of the 5 bedrooms overlooks the woods with incredible views of the local wildlife.

The lower level sports a ping-pong table, and Air hockey table, in addition to a living room complete with a gas fireplace, 42' Plasma TV, BluRay player, and pull out sofa. It has 2 bedrooms, each with a queen size memory foam mattress. And of course a full bathroom.

The main level features a living room with gas fireplace, a 50' Plasma TV and a BluRay player with Free Netflix viewing and on-demand rentals of premium movies through VuDu. The sofa and love seat both recline, and are so comfortable that you may just want to sleep right there. The main level also features the dining room, kitchen, a full bath, laundry area complete with washer and dryer, the master bedroom, and a seperate make-up vanity area.

The upper level features 2 more bedrooms each with a queen size memory foam mattress, TV's in each room, a full bath, and a huge loft with a sofa, massaging recliner, futon, 50' Plasma TV, Wii gaming console with 2 controllers, and an assortment of board/card games and plenty of room for additional sleeping.

Keywords: Kids, games, fun, house, pool, skiing, horse back, riding, poconos, resort

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Ron Morasse
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2016
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About Ron Morasse

My wife and I raised 3 awesome kids in Long Island, NY. We decided to build a house in the Poconos to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. We enjoy spending time as a family, whether it's kicking back and relaxing, playing games, horseback riding, or skiing.

Ron Morasse purchased this chalet in 2010

Why Ron Morasse chose Delaware River Valley

We choose to build in Masthope because of the wonderful ammenities. We have always loved the outdoors and all nature has to offer, and Masthope has lived up to all of our expectations.

What makes this chalet unique

We have enjoyed heading down to the Delaware where it is common to see Bald Eagles diving for their food, or perching in the nearby trees. We always get a kick out of the deer that come right up to the house and eat right out of your hand. Be sure to bring plenty of bread or carrots.


based on 22 traveler reviews

Immaculate, Spacious 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Luxury Chalet Sleeps 14+
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews

Fantastic house with lots of games

  • 5 of 5

I will list of out all the positives we thought was good,

- We were given code to enter the house in advance. So no need to wait for key or anything.

- The day we traveled (in February), it was snowy and crazy cold/chilly outside, but when we entered the house first time it was PRE WARM. The heater was ON and we were extremely delighted that we don't have to wait in he house in jackets to be warm.

- The house was neat and clean with beautiful hangings and decorative pieces.

- The best part of house was the loft on top floor & game room in the bottom. Really glad we chose this house.

- We were 13 adults + 3 children (2 toddler and 1 infant). Everyone had great time, kids enjoyed and adults enjoyed too.

- There were 4-5 TVs in almost each room/floor. Main floor TV had chromecast as well.

- The only thing that was missing from instructions was - Wifi password, but i just called owner and he gave password of Wifi over the phone.

We enjoyed our stay thoroughly and surely will consider again to stay here sometime in summer.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We strive to always have the house pre-heated or pre-cooled. Thanks for the feedback on the Wi-Fi password, I will add that into the information packet we send pre arrival.
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Wonderful trip

  • 4 of 5

For our large group this house was perfect with plenty of group space on every level. Ron was easy to communicate with during the entire process from reservation to check in. Would highly recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the Review, we sincerely hope that you enjoyed your stay.
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Peaceful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 adults and 9 children (ages 11-9 months) were very comfortable in this lovely house in the woods. The children had a great time playing on the rocks in the yard. The children loved seeing the deer in the yard and named all of them. We enjoyed both the pool and the lake. Nearby Fort Delaware was a great place to visit. We also had some great hikes at the Minisink Battlefield, the towpath and bridge area, and the Zane Grey property in Lackawaxen. Lots of good hiking nearby. Our only complaint is that the people at the office where we got our passes were not very friendly or welcoming.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad to hear that you had a great time and that the kids loved it. Now that your name the deer you'll have to let us know their names! Sorry to hear about the difficulty you had with the front office..
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fun Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had two families together for a ski weekend. We had a great time. The house was perfect. Exactly like the description and the pictures. We had 11 adults and 2 children and we had plenty of room. We brought some of our own games but there is a closet FULL of games. We had a great time. Thank you for providing Deer food. The deer actually came up and ate the food right out of my grandsons hand. Thanks for sharing your house with us!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear that your getaway was all you hoped for. We look foward to renting to your family again.
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Charlotte, NC

Greatest Ever

  • 5 of 5

This house was GREAT from the start to Finish. Owner was extremely helpful and prompt before we even registered.

House was all it said would be and more.

Three separate private areas was great for large crowd.

Deer were plentiful.

Place to ski and tubing was very convenient and reasonable.

Very clean , comfortable, with big rooms and felt like it was ours.

Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill, Glad you and your group had such a good time. It is always nice to hear from guests and how they enjoyed our home looking forward to you renting again. Happy New Year
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Rockville, MD, US

Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 10 including 2 kids and had an amazing stay at the house. The house is tastefully decorated and is exactly the same as shown in pictures. The kids loved feeding the deers who would stop by regularly. The house has everything that is needed for a short term stay and the community amenities are nice as well. All in all, we loved it and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Summit Restaurant
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Ski Big Bear
Car: necessary

River Trips, Eagle Watching, Petting Zoo, Monticello Casino and Raceway.


Rates & Availability

Lackawaxen Chalet Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $450
Amenities Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $110
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Payments by credit card will incur a 3% Service Fee

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Lackawaxen Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Level - toilet , shower , Large walk in shower with seats
    Lower Level - toilet , shower
    Upper level - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Located on Main Level
    Lower Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Located on lower level.
    Lower Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located on lower level
    Upper Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Located on upper level
    Upper Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located on upper level
    Loft - 4 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size futon and 4 cot size mattresses great for kids
    Den - 1 queen , Pull out sofa with queen size memory foam mattress
  • Air Hockey
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
There is a $100.00 community fee for use of the amenities. This covers first 8 guests. Additional passes are $5.00 per person per day, or $25.00 per person per week. Children 2 and under do not require a pass. Maximum number of passes is 12. During ski season you will receive a discount on your lift ticket at Ski Big Bear when you present your pass.

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