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Unique Chalet Close To Lake, Huge Deck, Fire Pit, Rowboat/Kayaks In Lake Naomi

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy the fresh mountain air relaxing on a large open deck facing the woods!

Picture a storybook chalet in the woods—but one with vaulted ceilings, a two-story stone fireplace, and uninhibited forest views. That’s what you’ll find at Feels Like Heaven, a 5BR, 3BA vacation rental tucked among tall evergreens in Lake Naomi, a five-star Poconos community.

Splash, paddle, hike, and breathe in the great outdoors. Lake Naomi has everything you could ask for—including 7 beaches. Take the short trip to trails or the lake, or watch the birds from your treetop deck. Every moment here really does feel heavenly.

Rough cut oak construction makes the home feel like a Swiss chalet that's been outfitted with modern-day luxuries: perks include a game room, a fully equipped kitchen, and lightning fast Wi-Fi.

A WOODED HIDEAWAY

Put down that smartphone and pick up a s’mores stick!

Escape to the beach and spend days paddling across Lake Naomi, Timber Trails or Deer Trail lake. In the summer & fall, you’ll find two tandem kayaks and a rowboat onsite for your use.

Catch some fresh mountain air on the second-floor deck that looks out over the greenbelt. With room to dine, lounge, and grill, this space is your group's own private treetop haven. Propane heaters keep the deck toasty, even on chilly fall days and cool spring evenings

Pull up a stump at the outdoor fire-pit and keep the conversation going long after the stars come out—you’ll always find a full stack of firewood waiting for you.

Or, simply take a brisk walk on a quiet private trail right outside of the chalet. You’ll be surrounded by huge evergreen pines and Rhododendrons that lead to Deer Trail Lake.

A PLACE FOR EVERYONE

We know vacation is about togetherness, so we’ve designed our home with a lot of heart.

Share stories around the two-story stone fireplace in the living room, where floor-to-ceiling windows look out over the trees. Or, pour a drink and make your way to the Great Room, where you can cue up on the pool table, show off your skills on the Xbox (Kinect) or have a movie night on the flat-screen.

Pass evenings in the game room with friendly competitions of shuffleboard, ping pong, foosball, or darts, all while catching the game on the flat-screen TV.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you need to cook up a fantastic meal, including all appliances and extras like spices, a waffle maker, and a crock pot—plus plenty of cookware and glassware. With a four-seat bar and an ample granite counter space, you’ll spend as much time laughing and chatting here as you will cooking.

Share your culinary creations in the dining area. With a stone accent wall, wood farm table, and charming rustic chandelier, this welcoming space invites everyone to settle in and spend time together hours after the last dish is cleared.

SLEEP LIKE A DREAM

Each of our five bedrooms feature warm furnishings, LED TVs, a ceiling fan and great windows to catch morning views of the natural scenery.

The Deer and Fox Rooms—both located on the second floor—each sleep 3 with a twin-over-full bunk. This floor is also home to the Squirrel Room, which has a memory foam queen bed.

Hibernate in the Bear Room, a private downstairs escape with a queen bed. Or claim the enchanting third-floor master, where you’ll wake in a cozy queen bed. Open the suite's French doors to a private balcony high in the trees. Both of these bedrooms feature Netflix and Blu-Ray players, ideal for quiet evenings in.

Tiny guests will feel at home here, too—our house is stocked with a portable crib, baby gates and a pack n’ play.

Three full bathrooms—a master en-suite with shower/tub combo, a second-floor bathroom with shower/tub combo, and a main floor bathroom with walk-in shower—make it easy to refresh after a day on the slopes.

High quality hospitality lines and towels will be provided during your stay.

ADVENTURE AWAITS

Seven beaches, 3 pools, 23 tennis courts, a 9-hole golf course, archery, kid’s summer camp, trails…we could go on. No matter the time of year, Lake Naomi is full of fishers, boaters, golfers, and adventure-goers having the time of their lives—join them!

You’ll find everything from mountain resorts to water parks (Kalahari and H20ooohh!) to NASCAR racing within a 15 to 20 minute drive. Try your luck at Mount Airy Casino, a 15-minute drive away, or stay in tune with the wild by spending time by the lake.

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

Firewood is always available; we have a full cord of wood that is stacked in the front and the side of the house for your stay.

To enjoy a little outdoor warmth while taking in the fresh mountain air, we provide 2 commercial outdoor propane patio heaters on the deck and a 3 burner propane BBQ.

For those who need to stay connected, or check their e-mail, we have WIFI available throughout the house powered by Eero. You’ll have reliable Wi-Fi in every nook and cranny of the house, including the decks. Should you need to connect to the office, there is a private office area right outside the Bear bedroom with a PC that has a full HD LED 24” monitor with an extra-large desk so you can spread out to do your work.

The laundry room has a shiny red front loader washer and dryer along with a pureWash professional grade Ionic laundry purifier – as a result there is NO NEED FOR LAUNDRY DETERGENT! We also provide laundry pods should you need them.

Our kitchen provides all you’ll need to make your meals. You’ll have dishwashing pods, liquid soap, a starter pack of paper towels & scrubbing sponge, kitchen garbage bags and kitchen towels.

Here are some of the other items also available during your stay:

Pots & pans in multiple sizes

Toaster oven

Cookie Sheets

Microwave

Dishwasher

Dinnerware Settings and flatware for 14 people

12 Cup Coffee Maker with reusable filter

Coffee Grinder

A Single Cup Keurig Coffee Maker

Wine Glasses

Blender

Waffle Maker

Rice Cooker / Vegetable Steamer

TEMPORARY CLUB MEMBERSHIP

With the use of the house you also have the option of using the Lake Naomi amenities for an extra fee payable directly to Lake Naomi Club for a temporary membership.

The temporary membership gives you access to everything Lake Naomi has to offer. The Logan Steel Community Center features an indoor swimming pool (open all year), hot tub, sauna, state of the art fitness center, workout room, indoor basketball and tennis courts, snack bar and activity rooms. You can also enjoy excellent dining at the Club House restaurant.

To get an idea of the pricing for the temporary membership, you can call the Lake Naomi Admin office at 570-646-9191.

The temporary membership and the additional fee that goes along with the membership is not required to rent our house, it is only required if you want to take advantage of Lake Naomi’s amenities.

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Amenities

Pocono Pines Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Proms please.
  • Guest making the reservation must be 26 years of age or older and must occupy the Property the entire term of the reservation.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1st Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    3rd Floor Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Vaulted Ceilings
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 3rd Floor Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Ceiling Fan, 32' LED TV, priv. balcony, Memory Foam Mattress
    2nd Floor Bunk Bedroom - Deer Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin/Full bunk bed, 32' LED TV, Dyson bladeless tower fan
    2nd Floor Bunk Bedroom #1 - Fox Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin/Full bunk bed, 32' LED TV, Dyson bladeless tower fan
    2nd Floor Queen Size Bed - Squirrel Room - 1 queen , Ceiling Fan, 32' LED TV, Memory Foam Mattress
    1st Floor Bedroom - Bear Room - 1 queen , Ceiling Fan, 32' LED TV, Memory Foam Mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A fantastic house for family get togethers, equipped with a large deck and an amazing feeling. Whether your stay is for a family vacation, family reunion, girl's getaway or a 40th anniversary, Feels Like Heaven is the best place to stay for a truly memorable vacation. No Proms please. Minimum age limit for renters is 26. * To use the Lake Naomi amenities you will need to pay an optional additional fee for a temporary membership. For details about the optional temporary Lake Naomi membership click the ‘Membership Pricing Details’ link right below.

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Unique Chalet Close To Lake, Huge Deck, Fire Pit, Rowboat/Kayaks In Lake Naomi
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5

Really lovely place and the owners were so accommodating with suggestions for restaurants

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful game room to bond with kids and family. Kitchen had everything we needed to cook plus a fantastic spice rack and being foodies we were delighted!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear! It’s always nice to know when the little touches like a spice rack help with your stay.
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5

Beautiful home. The owners thought of everything. We enjoyed it immensely!! Would definitely recomm

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend this Home for a family getaway. The owners were very gracious and thought of everything.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We’re so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay.
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Highly recommend this Home.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a full fun weekend with our children and grandchildren at “Feels Like Heaven”. Beautiful home, plenty of big spaces to be together. Due to the freezing weather we didn’t get to use the decks, or the grill, but the big wall of windows allows you to enjoy trees, snow, birds at any time. Everything is provided, including a full spice rack which was extremely helpful. Can’t wait to stay here again in warm weather to take advantage of the lake. We would highly recommend Steve and Sandy’s Home

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, charming, and fun!

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing, short vacation. Hosts were extremely hospitable and thought of every measure to make you feel comfortable and at home. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Fantastic Place to stay in The Poconos

  • 5 of 5

The owners go to great lengths to ensure everything is just about perfect for your stay. Any/all information you need is laid out for you and everything is labeled in the house which makes everything simple and easy. More vacationing, less worrying about other stuff. The house itself was very clean and everything in it was as advertised. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Wonderful get away

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great experience for me, my children and grandchildren.

A Taste of Heaven is so fully equiped with any thing you would need to enjoy a wonderful stay. There was plenty to do with out leaving the house, my grandsons had a great time playing pool, shuffle board, pig pong, darts and fuse ball. The kitchen had every thing you would need to cook wonderful meals. All in all it WAS A Taste of Heaven.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Owner

Steve & Sandy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Steve & Sandy

While living and working in New York City, we started our search for a vacation house that would offer us an escape from the daily hustle & bustle. We knew we wanted someplace that was close enough so that we could get there quickly and yet far enough away so that NYC would feel like the other side of the world.

So in 2012, after a lot of searching, we decided on the community of Lake Naomi. It was an incredibly well established vacation community (over 50 years) located in the heart of the Poconos. Its location in the Poconos and the amazing amenities that Lake Naomi provides made our choice -- a no brainer.

We looked at a lot of houses in Lake Naomi but didn’t seem to find that special something that we were looking for in our city getaway...until we came across Feels Like Heaven.

The house was incredibly unique. The true chalet look that Feels Like Heaven has makes you feel like you’re in the Alps, not the Poconos. The gigantic deck was the perfect place to spend evenings with family and friends, from spring through fall. The two huge stone wood burning fireplaces had the mountain retreat feel we were looking for.. we were hooked.

After enjoying the house ourselves and sharing our mountain retreat with our friends and family, we decided to start renting the house to others so they could share the experience of staying in Feels Like Heaven.

The name Feels Like Heaven may sound cheesy to others, but when the time came to name our house, it was the best way of capturing what this house felt like to us.

Whenever we do any improvements in the house we always ask ourselves “Would that feel like heaven?” When the answer is yes, then we go ahead with the improvement. Nothing that you find in Feels Like Heaven is an afterthought; everything that we put into the house needs to live up to the Feels Like Heaven name. Making our choices based on that question gives us the confidence to say that this is one of the best houses to rent in the Poconos.

Steve & Sandy purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Steve & Sandy chose Pocono Pines

Once you stay at this house you will know why this is the house we chose. First the community, Lake Naomi is the best vacation community in the North East – bar none. No other vacation community offers the amenities with the quality that is found in everything Lake Naomi offers. For that reason we specifically wanted a house in the Lake Naomi community.

And once we saw this house, it’s size, charm and character, not to mention it’s proximity to everything – we knew this was the house we wanted.

As soon as you pull into the driveway you can tell this is not your typical chalet house. The details found in this house are not found in any other house in Lake Naomi, those details give you an incredible feeling as soon as you pull into the driveway, it really feels like you step into a fairy tale.

The longer you stay here the more details you notice in the house and the more you fall in love with the house and Lake Naomi.

I promise you that you will not want to leave once you and your family stay here.:-)

What makes this chalet unique

The combination of the perfect location and a house with ooodles of character.

Truly a unique house, everywhere you look there is character coming out of this house. No other house in Lake Naomi is anything like it.

We felt the location was perfect based on the short walk to deer trail beach, the deck facing the green belt, and being walking distance to both Lake Naomi and the indoor community center this house is centrally located close to everything.

The house itself has a layout that allows your extended family to stay here without feeling like your on top of each other.

When guests stay at Feels Like Heaven they feel at home, we have added many little touches to help our guests feel comfortable. It’s a great blend of being a large house and a fantastic sense of coziness.

Guestbook comments from the owner

10/23/13

This was our first time to this area. I was looking for a gathering spot for our 3 adult children, 2 spouses and 2 grandchildren (5 & 3). The house worked well for 9. Everyone enjoyed having access to the community center. The convenient location allowed the NY & Philly families to get home easily and arrange their work schedules. As a multi-generation family vacation, the house and location worked quite well. We will consider it for another family vacation.
Oct 2013
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Van Gilder's Jubilee Restaurant
"Breakfast and lunch are great! Dinner has been hit and miss."
Brother Bruno's Pizza
"Very good pizza! Seems like the best in the area by far. When we sit there we feel like we'..."
Amadeo's Pizza & Deli
"They have pizza, soup, and sandwiches. Everything was good but not incredible. It's really g..."
Camelback Ski Area
"In my opinion it's the best place to ski in the Poconos. I haven't tried the snow tubing yet..."
Mt Airy Casino Resort
Kalahari Water park, Pocono Manor, PA
Paradise Riding Stables
Casino Theatre
The Crossings Premium Outlets
Camelback Mountain Resort
Jack Frost Big Boulder Ski Area
"Jack Frost Mountain provides a variety of inviting terrain with a summit elevation of 2000 f..."
Pocono Raceway
"NASCAR RACING Pocono Raceway is home to the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series; Pocono 500, the Pocono..."
Nearest Airport
20.2 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.2 Miles
Jubilee Restaurant
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Timber Trails Golf Course
Nearest Train
7.5 Miles
Tobyhanna Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5.3 Miles
I380
Nearest Restaurant
2.2 Miles
Jubilee Restaurant
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Camelback, Jack Frost, Big Boulder
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Deer Trail Beach
Car: recommended

Lake Naomi in Pocono Pines is an absolutely amazing place to stay. Whether you're looking for a quiet place to relax or looking or adventure. Lake Naomi is the place where you can find what you're looking for.

The community offers golfing, tennis, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, archery, a kid's day camp, fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, paddle surfing, kayaking, swimming, hiking and mountain biking all without leaving Lake Naomi, Pocono Pines.

Pocono Pines is in the heart of the Poconos, within half an hour you have skiing, snowboarding, outlet shopping, NASCAR, white water rafting, antiquing, horseback riding and casinos. You can do it all or just sit back and enjoy the house, the choice is yours.

The house is located close to deer trail beach (about a 3 minute walk down a private trail) and has absolutely all the comforts that you'll need to make your vacation memorable. A truly unique house in an amazing community, you really can't ask for more.

Our location just got even better, the new Poconos Kalahari Resort is opening in summer 2015 and is 10 minutes from Feels Like Heaven, making this house the perfect place to stay when attending a conference at Kalahari Resort PA.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $300

Note: To use the Lake Naomi amenities you will need to pay an extra fee for the optional temporary membership, it is however not required to rent the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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