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Quiet, comfortable, cozy, relaxing and close to everything!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,008 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Fully renovated 3 bedroom home with fireplace, full modern kitchen, cable TV

Conveniently located close to Blakeslee and the Big Two Ski mountains, this renovated, updated and well appointed 3 bedroom home complete with fireplace, covered porch, laundry and fully equipped kitchen is just right for a mountain getaway.

Easy access from Interstate 80 or the PA turnpike, the ride from NYC or the Philly area is just 1 1/2 hours. This quiet area of the Poconos offer many activities; several lakes for fishing and boating are nearby. The Thomas Darling Preserve at Two Mile Run is just 200 yards away and offers a short stroll or lovely chance to hike through nature.

Golf courses are near as are several areas for mountain biking, whitewater rafting or rails to trails bike paths. Miniature golf, a driving range, arcade and ice cream stand is less than a mile from the cabin. Several restaurants and pizza houses are close by also.

More Details

John and Millie Holahan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About John and Millie Holahan

I am a local home builder and remodeling contractor who, with my wife Millie, has renovated several properties into country retreats.

John and Millie Holahan purchased this house in 2011

Why John and Millie Holahan chose Poconos

We decided to renovate this property because it is so close to activities yet tucked away in a quiet setting. This single story rancher has country charm and gives one that easy feeling.

What makes this house unique

The property is located 9 miles from Kalahari Resorts indoor water park. This water park is being promoted that it will be among the largest water parks in North America. Grand opening is scheduled for Spring of 2015.

In addition, Camelback Ski area is also opening a large indoor water park Spring of 2015. Located just 25 minutes from the property, this adventure park will have many activities from which to choose.

For those who want to enjoy outdoor activities, there a several ski mountains, golf courses, a rails-to-trails bike path along the Lehigh River, white water rafting, the Hickory Run State park and so much more.


Pocono Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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Quiet, comfortable, cozy, relaxing and close to everything!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Great place to stay for a quite vacation! The host is very friendly and considerate.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and cozy home! We had a great weekend and look forward to coming back again!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay; the location is great for being close to what the Poconos has to offer, yet nestled into the quiet woods edge. I really enjoyed meeting you and your family, I only wish that I had more time to speak with you about travel and culture. I look forward to your return when you visit the Poconos again. Best regards, john
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Very cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

It was a great stay in a very clean organized cabin. Your hosts live nearby so if you need anything , they will assist readily...:)

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yasmin, I'm glad you and your family had a good time. Be sure to stay with us again in a future visit to the Poconos. Best regards, John, Millie and Donna
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Clean and cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay for a small group. The place looked even better than the pictures. We were able to fit 6 people and 3 dogs pretty easily. John was very responsive for any questions and concerns we had during our stay. The gas fireplace was great. The cabin was only a 10-15 minute drive to Jack Frost. Overall, this place was definitely worth it and I would definitely go back again.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. It was great having you folks stay at the cabin; and you left the place in excellent condition which is much appreciated. We often hear that along with the quiet and wooded location, this cottage is conveniently located to the ski areas, hiking trails, restaurants and most of what the Poconos has to offer. In fact, we are 10 miles from Kalahari Resorts, the largest indoor waterpark in North America. You can spend day experiencing the adventurous activities the Poconos is famous for, then return to the solitude of the cabin we call The Fitzmoore Inne. We welcome you back when you visit the Poconos once again. John, Millie and Donna
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The perfect little vacation

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in mid January for an escape to the woods and the local mountains for skiing. This cozy little place had it all! Great working kitchen, very warm fireplace, and the bedding was more than great for our group of 6. We had a very pleasant time. Would totally do it again, and recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We often hear that the pictures don't do justice to how the house looks; it not just the appearance but the feeling as well. We happy you enjoyed the experience.
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Perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to John and Millie we had the perfect weekend in the Poconos. There were six adults and we fit perfectly into the cute and clean cabin! We enjoyed an afternoon walk along Lake Pocono and really enjoyed cozying up to the outdoor and indoor fires in the evenings. Would definitely stay again. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review; you made us smile. Millie takes pride in making sure our guests are cozy, comfortable and relaxed at the cabin. The decor is intended to enhance the mountain and wooded atmosphere; we think it's working. You were great guests and we look forward to your return. millie and john
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More than perfect

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my and friends family. The location, access, cleanness, equipment and owner, everything was perfect! I am sure we could not expect more. John's response was very quick. The house was so beautiful. As other traveler reviewed, the photos on websites are usually better than actual, but this house was more beautiful than the photos, it was amazing. Very quiet area, but convenient access from I-80. I definitely recommend this house and come back in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. This property does have several key benefits that guests especially enjoy; Location, close to the many attractions the Poconos has to offer; Quiet, a get away to enjoy the serenity and gaze at the stars; Cozy and Comfortable. Please consider staying with us again on your next visit to the Poconos. Millie and John
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
AVP- Wlikes-Barre/ Scranton/
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Jack Frost National
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 80 and PA Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
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Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Big Boulder/ Jack Frost
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
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Car: necessary

Located close to Interstate 80, the PA Turnpike and Interstate 380 make the drive to this area of the Poconos less than 2 hours.

The property is located in a quiet area yet convenient to many activities. This means you can play hard, enjoy all that the Pocono area has to offer, then come back and relax in a private setting. Watch deer from the covered deck, cook some hot dogs, burgers, steaks and corn on the grille. Sit around the campfire and enjoy companionship.

Located adjacent to the property is a nature preserve for a nice, quiet walk, bird-watching or taking in nature. In the winter, snowshoe or cross country ski.


Rates & Availability

Pocono Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Labour Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 22 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $275
Tax Rate 9.0%

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.
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