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Serenity Cottage @ Arrowhead Lake, Close to 3 Ski Slopes! Fplc, Fpit, WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 880 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cathedral Ceilings, Large Yard, Gated Deck, Comfortable Beds, A/C in MBR


Holidays/special events weekends rates may be higher. 2-night stays including a Friday or Saturday night are charged at the full weekend rate. NO TAX ON BOOKINGS OF 30+ DAYS!


THIS BRIGHT & AIRY LAKE COTTAGE just 1/10 mile from Beach #2 is paneled in beautiful knotty pine with wood-beamed, vaulted ceilings throughout and a partial lake view from the family room and dining area. The cottage is conveniently located just 1/4 mile from the entry gate so you avoid the many stop signs throughout the community.

You'll love coming back to this comfortable & spacious ranch home after a day at one of 3 nearby ski resorts, indoor & outdoor water parks, whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River, skirmishes, Nascar, ziplining, hiking, fishing, hunting, golf — or relax at one of 4 beaches (on 2 lakes stocked for fishing) and three heated outdoor pools!

Bring linens & towels; basic pantry items/paper goods/soaps supplied • SPECIAL FEATURES: Gas fireplace • A/C in Master Bedroom • large, private deck with gas grill & patio set • 3 TVs: 40' Internet TV with complementary NetFlix in Family Room plus 15" flatscreen in MBR and 19" in Dining Area • DVD player • complementary WiFi • iPod/iPad speaker dock • washer/dryer • full-size fridge and stove • microwave & toaster oven • coffeemaker • blender • “start-up” supply of products such as paper plates/cups, toilet paper, paper towels, dish & laundry detergent, and hotel-size toiletries • shed for swim/ski storage • 2 kayaks available for rent May-Oct.

ON-SITE ACTIVITIES: Arrowhead Lake Community Assn. sponsors year-round family-oriented events such as BBQs, fireworks, bonfires, kids' summer camp, bingo, fitness and dance classes, live music, breakfasts & pot luck dinners, seasonal and themed parties and more. (Schedule of events available at

Arrowhead Lake is a private, gated community with 24/7 security. Amenities include 2 lakes stocked for fishing; 4 beaches with boating docks; 3 heated outdoor pools; playgrounds and BBQ facilities at every pool and beach; a beautiful Grand Lodge; lighted tennis and basketball courts; a sledding/tubing hill; ice skating, x-country skiing, and ice-fishing; year-round community events and planned activities for kids and adults. Canoes, rowboats, paddleboats, fishing equipment and bicycles are available for rent at the Island Pool complex.

COMMUNITY FEES ADDITIONAL (See Rates section): Amenities fees (mandatory in summer) include access to all community facilities and year-round events as well as Grand Lodge with 3 fireplaces, library, fitness and game rooms, great room, Wi-Fi and banquet room. See photos. CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE!

The community is 15 minutes away from Jack Frost/Big Boulder Ski Resort, Split Rock Resort/H20ooohh! Indoor Water Park, and several golf courses including Jack Frost National Golf Club. We are within 30-45 minutes of The Crossings Outlet Shopping, Camelback, Camelbeach Water Park, Mohegan Sun Casino, Mount Airy Casino, and Pocono Raceway. Lehigh Gorge and Hickory Run State Parks — offering waterfalls and awesome vistas — are also nearby. Other activities in the region include mini-golf, batting cages, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, paintball, whitewater rafting (the Lehigh River runs along the western border of the community), canoeing, horseback riding, Nascar racing at Pocono Raceway, go-carts, hunting on adjacent state game lands, fishing, shooting range, ATV/dirt bike-friendly park, museums, snow tubing, and much, much more!! Is there something you are interested in doing that's not mentioned here? Just ask! It's also not uncommon to see deer, wild turkeys, foxes and an occasional black bear.

Please note there is no landline phone service at this property. Check your cell provider for coverage in area code 18347.

RENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Parental permission and/or additional security deposit may be required for groups of more than 2 people under age 25. Signed rental contract and copy of driver's license or passport required for all rentals.


PETS: One small to medium non-shedding dog is permitted with an additional feedepending on length of stay ($75 minimum); aggressive breeds not permitted.

More Details

Property Manager
Sally L
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Sally L

A native of Chicago and now resident of Central New Jersey, I enjoy spending time in Arrowhead Lake with my children, who love to ski & swim, as well as hike in some of the spectacular nearby state parks. It's also a great spot for a girls' or couple's weekend. I own two properties in Arrowhead Lake and manage four others as well as a lakefront townhome at Lake Harmony/Big Boulder – and I take great pride in keeping them as clean and comfortable as possible for my guests, as well as my family.

Sally L purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Sally L chose Pocono Lake

The house is in a great location. Fell in love with the view, beautiful knotty pine paneling and the vaulted ceilings, not to mention the location 2 blocks from the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

Partial lake view, gas fireplace, walk to beach in minutes, full-size appliances and washer/dryer on site, storage shed for swim/ski equipment storage, close to community entrance (very convenient because there are many STOP signs in the community).


Pocono Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No open flames in house.
  • Please remove shoes upon entering.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , No bathtub in house
  • Shower only, knotty pine paneling
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin sleeper chair in Family Room, which can be closed off
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Memory foam full mattress, dresser, closet, portable crib
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress, A/C, 15" TV, dresser, closet
  • Very comfortable beds! Light & bright rooms with cathedral ceilings, double dressers and closets. Portable crib.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 20 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Arrowhead Lake is a private, gated community with 24/7 security. Amenities include 2 lakes stocked for fishing; 4 beaches with boating docks; 3 heated outdoor pools; playgrounds and BBQ facilities at every pool and beach; a beautiful new Grand Lodge; lighted tennis and basketball courts; a sledding hill; year-round community events and planned activities for kids (including summer camp) and adults. Amenities fees (mandatory in summer) include access to Grand Lodge with 3 fireplaces, library, fitness and game rooms, great room, wi-fi and banquet room! See photos.


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average rating of 4.787234 based on 47 reviews

BEaytiful, clean

  • 5 of 5

Cozy place, and Sally always readily available for questions !

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My pleasure. Thanks for the 5 stars, Ross!
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Great Location to the Lake! Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and complete with everything you need. For us, it was somewhat of a last minute vacation; however, I'm glad we chose to stay at the Serenity home-it was PERFECT. Sally, the Owner, was excellent with communication and always available to answer any questions (sorry for the questions Sally! 😔�). While there, we used a which Sally provides you information on. The linen service is a 3rd party service for bed linens, kitchen and bath sets as well as beach towels). Everything was fresh and clean packed neatly in a tote when we arrived, and everything went back in the tote prior to our departure. It was a wonderful service and well worth the convenience and the money (@$60). While at Lake Arrowhead, we took part in some of weekly planned community activities with the kids (2 children, ages 11 and 9). They enjoyed the ceramics and the karaoke the most. Everyone we spoke to, and interacted with, were nice and cordial. As for activities in the area, in addition to kayaking and fishing on Lake Arrowhead, we also took the kayaks to Brady's Lake which is approximately 6 miles from the Serenity home and wayyyyyyy back in the woods. It was gorgeous! It's a very scenic, remote and desolate place to relax. On the weekend we took a trip to Scranton and attended the Drive-in movie theater. They have an excellent snack bar and the kids had a blast. What an experience for the children and they loved it. Very cheap too as adults were $8 and children under 12-$5 each...and that's for TWO movies! I would highly recommend the Serenity home for a fun family getaway. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scot, As I told you when you refilled my propane tank and didn't ask for reimbursement, you were a model guest! Thank you for not grumbling that two of the four grill burners were out. Thank you for persisting in trying to get the kayak lock open (and thanks to your son for working his magic to open it!). Thanks also for mentioning all the fun things you did during your stay — most of which I have yet to do after nearly 8 years owning the Tranquility and Serenity cottages at Arrowhead Lake! Overall, thanks for your relaxed, can-do attitude and for leaving the house in great shape. I am looking forward to your next visit! — Sally
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Nice Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Rented this cozy place for an enjoyable Mother's Day weekend. We found the place very clean and nicely decorated. Nights got a little chilly so it was perfect to sit by the propane stove. Great place for a quiet and relaxing time. This place is near the beach if you want to take advantage of the lake. I would rent again.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elizabeth, New Jersey

It was calming and relaxing house

  • 5 of 5

It was clean and organize, everything was ready and easy to find. Love the house!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and cozy place

  • 5 of 5

House is very cozy and has everything one might need for out of city weekend. Love the fireplace and grill. Very easy chech in and checkout.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All that we could have asked for!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I spent two nights up in this beautiful cottage by the lake. We were more than satisfied during our stay! The owner is extremely organized, and everything was as described. What I loved most about this cabin was its woody and cozy feel. The living room has sofas, a dining table, a smart TV, and a cozy gas fireplace – which warms the cottage up in no time. Outside, there’s a firepit with chairs around it and a grill with a nice deck. And the best part – an amazing view of the lake which we walked to during our stay.

There is also a big dining room and a kitchen that has everything – literally! (pots, pans, coffee maker, toaster oven, wine/beer opener, baking trays, and all the spices you can imagine). There’s also plenty of plates/mugs/glassware. The owner graciously provides you with paper plates too, for those lazy days :)

We did not use the washer/dryer – but both are present. The beds were comfortable – with memory foam as promised. The owner provides plenty of blankets and pillows – but definitely bring your own sheets. Everything was super clean!

The cottage is in a gated community that not only makes you feel safe (while feeling like you live in the wilderness), but also has 24hr access to a lounge where there are games and other amenities – my friends and I enjoyed playing air hockey and table tennis. Overall, this place was very affordable (and this is coming from someone who’s still paying her student loans). The only downside to this property is the $25 parking fee per car – but try your best to carpool. In the end, the fee was worth it for the beautiful property and nearby amenities. My friends and I also went snow tubing and skiing, which was only a 30 min drive away at Camelback. I have already recommended this place to all my friends and can’t wait to come back in the summer!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Leena, many thanks for the very detailed and effusive review! Just want to note that I do provide a start-up supply of laundry detergent. Also, sheets and towels can be rented with free delivery & pickup from two local companies. The $25/vehicle fee (which is for registration of renters and issuance of gate entry cards, not parking) is a community charge, and anyone renting a home in Arrowhead Lake must pay it. So glad to hear you enjoyed everything else about the home and the area. Sounds like you packed a lot into a weekend, but there's so much more to do in the Poconos so do try to get back this summer. Just be sure to book ahead as it's the most popular time of the year for visitors. — Sally
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Bushkill Falls
A must-see!
Camelback Mountain Resort
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
The Crossings Premium Outlets
Good selection of stores but parking can be a challenge, especially during the holidays.
Pocono Raceway
Jim Thorpe River Adventures
Skirmish USA
Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area
D & L Trail - Lehigh Canal (North)
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Pocono Brewing Company -- CLOSED
Barley Creek Brewing Company
Hickory Run State Park
Mount Airy Casino Resort
Happy Trails Stables
Pocono Adventures Riding Stable
Deer Path Riding Stable
Pocono Whitewater Adventures
Mauch Chunk Lake Park Camping and Cottages
Spectacular! A must-see!
Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
Pinecrest Lake Golf & Country Club
Penn's Peak
Skirmish USA
Great for breakfast
Mohegan Sun at East Strouds
Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs
Jubilee Restaurant
Just OK
Nick's Lake House
Sunset Green Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Scranton-Wilkes Barre International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5.5 Miles
Robert Christian's Restaurant
Nearest Golf
9.5 Miles
Lake Naomi Timber Trails
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Bus to NYC
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Dominic's Pizzeria
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Jack Frost-Big Boulder
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Arrowhead Lake Beach 2
Car: necessary

WHERE IS ARROWHEAD LAKE? Arrowhead Lake is located in the town of Pocono Lake in Eastern PA, just 2-1/2 hours from Manhattan and 2 hours from Philadelphia — easily accessible from Rtes. 80, 476 & 33.

The community is 15 minutes from Jack Frost/Big Boulder, Split Rock Resort, Kalahari Indoor Water Park and several golf courses. We are within 30 minutes of The Crossings Outlet Shopping, Camelback Ski Resort, Aquatopia Indoor and Camelbeach water parks, Mohegan Sun & Mount Airy casinos, wineries, canoeing/kayaking (both lake and river) and Pocono Raceway. Lehigh Gorge and Hickory Run State Parks — offering waterfalls and awesome vistas — are also nearby.




Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping fee $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

**HOLIDAYS/SPECIAL EVENTS ADDITIONAL! Also, 2-night stays including a Friday or Saturday night are charged at the full weekend rate. Please message owner to confirm rates before requesting to book.
NO TAX on 30+ day bookings! Inquire for details.
-Cleaning fee $60 for up to 4 people; $75 for 5+ people or 5+ nights (additional $15 included in weekly rates); $100 for monthly rentals (additional $40 included in quoted monthly rates).
-Full balance must be paid 30 days in advance for long-term and summer rentals.
-9% state and local hotel tax applied for stays of less than 30 days
-Additional guests: $5/person/night for 5+ guests
-Pet fee: One small or medium low- or non-shedding dog permitted @ $50 fee for 2 nights; additional nights @ $10/nt.
-Early check-in or late checkout must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance at $10/hour. A charge of $25/half hour or part thereof applies for unreserved early check-ins/late checkouts.

COMMUNITY FEES (paid directly to lake association):
-$20 rental transaction fee
-$15 gate card fee (per vehicle)
-Activity/swim bracelets – Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day: $8/person/day, $35/wk, $90/mo. All other times: fees optional @ $2/person/day, $10/wk. CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE!


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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