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Luis Muniz

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Lake Front, Mountain Views, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Boat Available, Wifi

32 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Drums House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Pocono area Lake Front Home. Please note, this property is located about 20 minutes west of Lake Harmony, on a larger, private 130 acre lake named 'Lake of the Four Seasons' which is in the community called 'Beech Mountain Lake'. It is an electric motor only lake. Easy access off I-80 (Mt. Top exit), just east of the I-81/I-80 junction. Enjoy a beautiful 130 acre lake on the western edge of the Pocono region. Escape the commercialism and crowds of other Pocono area lakes. Beech Mountain Lake is a private gated community with it's own freshwater lake. New York City is 2 hours to the east, Philadelphia is two hours to the south, and historic Jim Thorpe is 30 minutes away. If you are requesting more than 2 nights during the non summer period, the calculator does not work. Please contact me for a quote.

In the spring, summer and fall, enjoy kayaking and fishing. We have a pontoon boat for rent. We also have a large dock and have two kayaks which can be used (liability release must be signed in advance). The lake, once used by the PA Fish Commission for spawning fish, is an electric only-motor lake. Excellent fishing for Largemouth Bass, Perch, Pickerel, and even trout (lake stocked with Palomino, Rainbow, and Brown trout in spring for the kids fishing derby). Enjoy spectacular mountain views and clear blue skies while boating on the lake or relaxing on the deck and beach. Lake is excellent for swimming. Our private beach is great for kids to play in the sand! Swim off the floating dock. Whitewater rafting and biking on the 'Rails to Trails' at Lehigh Gorge State Park (20 minutes away).

You can also enjoy the community clubhouse which has its own restaurant and lounge. Virtually all the activities you can imagine that you could do outdoors in Pennsylvania, you can do here. Restaurants, shopping, and attractions are minutes away.

The great room is on the main (second) floor with wood cathedral ceilings and a full wall of windows with beautiful lake and mountain views. Also on the main floor is a large well stocked kitchen with an island. In addition to a regular coffee pot, there is a Keurig brewer available for use. This floor also has a ½ bath, the master bedroom and a master bath. Just outside on the deck is a screened in hot tub that seats 5. The top floor features two bedrooms, a full bath and a loft that overlooks the great room. You can sleep up to 6 on this level. The lower level hosts a cozy family room with a 42” TV and an X-Box 360. There is also a ¾ bath and the laundry room. The lower and main rooms have access to two decks that provide lake front views to watch the wildlife (birds, Bald Eagles, water fowl, deer, raccoons, and even an occasional black bear).

The 'Clubhouse' has an indoor pool, indoor half court basketball and racquetball courts, game room, lounge and restaurant with an outdoor dining deck. Outside the clubhouse you can find tennis court, volleyball, shuffleboard, bocce court, private swimming beach, basketball court and kids playground. You are permitted to use these facilities.

Please note that we do not have a house phone. We do have Wi-Fi and most cell phones do get a good signal from our house.

Keywords: Chalet, Lakehouse, Lake Front

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Luis Muniz (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Luis Muniz

A good friend introduced us to the area during a Girl Scout outing and we fell in love with the area so we purchased the house next door.

Luis Muniz purchased this house in 2011

Why Luis Muniz chose Pennsylvania

We wanted a quiet getaway for our family. This house's private dock and quiet lake make an ideal year round vacation spot. Our family loves it.

What makes this house unique

The views from our home overlooking the lake are different every day. Private, very quiet and relaxing.

Reviews

5
based on 32 traveler reviews

Lake Front, Mountain Views, Hot Tub, Fireplace, Boat Available, Wifi
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews
5

Excellent Home, Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Home is exceptional in location and the cleanest and most well-equipped rental homes I've ever had. Everything is as described and those who rent vacation homes know how rare that can be. The neighborhood and the lake are quiet and peaceful. The boat is well maintained and lots of fun. Woody, the caretaker is very personable and helpful and available in a text (he lives locally). Excellent experience and couldn't recommend this property more.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Prime relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect. It is in a great location and has all the nesessary amenities for a perfect break from the rat race. The setting is absolutely magnificent and the house has a very calming effect for those who work hard and need to recharge. Picture waking up with a good cup of coffee, on an elevated wooden deck overlooking a lake so calm it looks like glass. The only noises are birds and the occasional fish jumping.

This house and Mr. Muniz's hospitality provided me an opportunity to reconnect with my young ones and catch up with siblings I rarely see these days, in a relaxed and stress free environment. Having just returned to the USA from a three year tour, I could not envision a more perfect way to reintegrate. Mr. Woody (caretaker) was super friendly and helpful. He instantly felt like an old friend. The process of renting and occupying was seamless and efficient. All involved and competent and truly professional.

We all really enjoyed our stay, and God willing, we will be back. My sisters were already plotting renting it again. I am so greatful to the Muniz family for allowing us to enjoy their beautiful home. I think the value so far exceeded the monetary cost that it is an absolute steal. I am recharged and ready to get back to business. Thank you so much!

-Dave

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful lakefront getaway...

  • 5 of 5

I spent a long weekend here with my family...a total of 7 of us. It was perfect...lakefront cabin with wonderful, unobstructed views from every level. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need. The fireplaces on both levels are a nice touch...be advised, the downstairs one gets very hot if you have small children. We were able to sit outside for dinner of the grill on Saturday night and enjoy the expansive views of the lake. The home has a small private beach area with chairs, a dock, and a nice fire pit. The hot tub in the screened porch is perfect...no worries about bugs or weather. A really enjoyable home for a quiet and relaxing getaway. Even the neighborhood is quiet and has nice amenities...duck pond, clubhouse, etc. This home and neighborhood is designed for families looking to enjoy each other's company and relax in a beautiful setting. And the owner is attentive, polite, and makes everything easy. I hope we get back...

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a great weekend at this house for my Dad's birthday. We felt at home right away! The house is well-maintained, very clean, and comfortable. The leaves were beautiful that weekend! We loved spending time by the lake, enjoying the fireplace and hot tub. We are already talking about a longer stay at this house next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beatiful lakehouse so peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here over the Labor Day Weekend and had a great time. Everything was perfect about the house, clean, great layout, etc. My twin 3 year old daughters especially loved the little beach area where they were building sand castles. The kayaks were awesome, it was so peaceful being on the lake. Fire pit was awesome at night, such a great stay! Thanks Luiz!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely setting, beautiful lake views, a comfortable well provisioned house, and the list goes on.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a lovely week June in this perfectly situated lake house. The views from both house and extensive deck are beautiful. Ditto the hot tub. The spacious house is well provisioned, extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean. The owner was helpful and very kind. We hope to return next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Community Clubhouse

Private Beach and Dock on the property and a community playground, pool, and sand court volleyball at the clubhouse.

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Rates & Availability

Drums House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer (all inclusive)
Jun 11 2016 - Sep 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sep 4 2016 - Nov 3 2016
2 night minimum stay
$375
$1,650
 
 
Late Autumn
Nov 4 2016 - Nov 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
$375
$2,300
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
$1,550
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 29 2016
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Service Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

There is also a pontoon boat available for rent. During non summer months it is $250 for a weekend and $450 for the week. During the summer, the boat is included. For all rentals, there is an additional $500 refundable security deposit as per rental agreement. Service/ use fee of $75 applies to all rentals and allow guests to use community amenities (indoor pool,etc). Rates do not reflect holiday periods (Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, MLK, Presidents wknd, Mem/Labor Day, ColumbusDay. Add 25% to rate
50% of total due on booking, Balance due 90 days prior rental.

No Pets. No Smoking. Minimum age 35. Prefer families and mature couples. This is NOT a party house. Loud behavior, excessive partying, fireworks, etc will result in immediate eviction without refund. This is a private, quiet, family community. If you want a wild party location- find a home not in this community. Valid photo ID and vehicle info required for all guests.

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Amenities

Drums House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2) Master Bedroom and Upstairs Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Upstairs Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One queen in lower level, one full in loft
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Private Beach and Dock, kayaks(2) , raft, hammock and beach chairs.

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