Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

222 GWA~Lake front~Sleeps 26

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Brand New Rental~Groups & Prom Welcome

Conveniently located to Interstate 80 and I- 476 (The Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike) and just 2.5 miles from Jack Frost Ski Resort is this wonderful lake community. Low dues and newer homes are the attraction as well as Lake Sinca and the private beach that goes along with it. The community is served by public sewers as opposed to septic systems to assure that beautiful Lake Sinca remains a healthy and great place to for homeowners to enjoy themselves. Whether you are a kayaker or love the canoe or just plain want to enjoy those lazy days of Pocono Mountain Summer time, this community is worth looking into. Everything from supermarkets to restaurants are so very close. For those who work in the North Jersey and New York areas there is the Martz Bus Terminal just 5 minutes down rte 940 for easy commuting.

Property Manager
Kara & Rob Eder
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018


Blakeslee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Suite - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Lower Level
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Living Room - 2 twin/ single , Day bed with Trundle
    Master Suite - 1 king , 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Full/Full Bunk
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Full/Full Bunk
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Game Room - 1 queen , 6 twin/ single , 3 Day Beds with Trundles 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • 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 lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


4/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

50% Complete
25% Complete
0% Complete
25% Complete
0% Complete
222 GWA~Lake front~Sleeps 26
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews

Fine for our purposes!

  • 2 of 5

We are a large family who wanted to be close to Poconos ski slopes for the holidays. We wanted a large, nice space and were ready to shell out the price for this. In fact we thought that this house would be much nicer than it was, given the fact that we have always paid less for homes that are larger and decorated much more tastefully. The house worked fine for our purposes, but felt like a poorly decorated frat-like party house in the suburbs. The rules for the house are in glass in the dining room table which include very odd and ominous warnings like that our scholarships could be revoked - which I suppose signals what the house is supposed to be/generally is used for. The tub had a ring around it and the floors were a mess when we arrived. Many finishings - cabinet handles, and facings, towel racks, etc. were missing. We aren't too particular, and all of those imperfections were fine for us, but maybe if you are looking for a tasteful home to enjoy with family, pass on this one.

It says there is a cleaning service that comes after every stay, but I am not sure that is true, especially given the dirt in the house when we arrived, along with the fact that we were given explicit instructions about remaking the beds as we found them, then sweeping and wiping down surfaces. There were no sponges and no broom was provided, just a Swiffer with a liquid mopping attachment that contained no liquid in it. Luckily we brought a few sponges for dishes.

On top of that, the rental company seems to be ill-equipped to handle communications for the number of properties they have. For example, it seemed the rental company had no ability to view, change or monitor the information I entered into the VRBO interface. And it took the property company over a month and multiple requests for the same bank info for them to debit the money from my account.

All of those things were okay for us, but I wanted to warn others of the multiple inconveniences. We probably won't go with this company again.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A Lovely Stay

  • 4 of 5

This house is enormous and the piece of land it sits on is just perfect, including the small dock and the lake it sits on. It was perfect for our large group that went there for a relaxing weekend of games and time on the lake. I would say it is ideal for bachelor/ette parties.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 1
New York City


  • 5 of 5

The trip to get to the house was great!! Once you get there and start exploring inside this huge property you keep getting surprise. I went with my family of 24 for the July 4th weekend and we all had a great time. We all had a bed to sleep on even the kids which was great! Everyone was so comfortable and happy with the house. The kitchen is huge and the living room space was great for everyone to spend time together. The backyard is amazing it leads right into the lake. We had a fire pit in the backyard where we all roasted marshmallows and saw the fire works at night. My husband with the kids swam from the backyard across the lake to the sanded area. The water is really clean as well. The walk to the sanded area which is a little beach for the small children is only a few minutes away and worth going to. Anyway there are no bad things i can say about this property..... :) Thank you Kara

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Our experience was AWESOME!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 28 was very comfortable in this home! Although we thought the description said 6 bedrooms, we had 4 babies who slept in their pack and play. We were there for 4 days and went out 2 of the 4 days. Everything you need is conveniently near by. The home is very well kept! And we all enjoyed playing on the frozen lake. We would love to come back to this home and do summer things. We were very satisfied with our stay and the property owners were very kind to us. I would definitely recommend this property to any family or friends going to the Poconos.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 1


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Da's Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Jack Frost National
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Rte. 80
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Robert Christians
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Jack Frost & Big Boulder
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Lake Sinca
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Sheets $350 + Tax
CSA Damage Policy $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund