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ONE OF A KIND! Large Private Contemporary, Close to Skiing, Private 2-1/2 Acres

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

5BR /4 Bath Contemporary Home, Large Decks, and Private Inground Heated, Privacy

3 LEVELS AND 5000 SQUARE FEET! A large deck wraps around the back of the house and leads to a covered sun porch and overlooks the heated swimming pool (Pool Open Mid-May to October Only). Open curved staircases connect the 3 floors. Includes first and second floor master suites plus three more large second floor bedrooms. A large walk-out basement has a second kitchenette, full bathroom and laundry room. The open concept home has glass doors along the entire back of the house and makes you feel like you're outdoors to enjoy the gorgeous views.

The large back yard includes a heated inground pool with large paver deck, a sand box for the kids, and a lower level covered patio with access to the basement from glass sliding doors. This one-of-a-kind home offers luxury and privacy!!

More Details

Property Manager
Veronika and John Ackerman
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Veronika and John Ackerman

Our family lived in this home for many years and no expense was spared when we totally renovated the home in 2009 and 2010. Often called the "Treehouse" because of the large trees that surround the house.

Veronika and John Ackerman purchased this house in 2009

Why Veronika and John Ackerman chose Lehighton

We chose this house because of it's close proximity to so many activities and we love to take walks and swim at Beltzville Lake. There is complete privacy yet close to many amenities.

What makes this house unique

Our home is unique because it has a resort feel with the large inground heated pool, very unique construction, and priceless views from the large wraparound deck. This isn't your typical rental house!


Lehighton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large Japanese Soaking Tub plus Shower - First Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large Double Sinks and glass tile shower (2nd Floor master)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Pass Through Bath, Double Sink- Shared by 3 upstairs bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bath in walk out basement
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Floor Master and Walks Out to Covered Patio/Deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Huge Bedroom opens to Private Balcony - Connected Bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Walks out to Balcony Overlooking Pool / Back Yard
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Walks out to Balcony Overlooking Pool / Back Yard
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 child bed , Second Floor Master with Glass Tile Shower / Double Sinks
  • All Bedrooms have can walk out to decks or balconies from the bedroom except Bedroom 2.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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ONE OF A KIND! Large Private Contemporary, Close to Skiing, Private 2-1/2 Acres
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Lovely home with beautiful surroundings! The pool was so refreshing. Owners were helpful and very kind. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, fun for a group!

  • 5 of 5

Had a girls weekend here and it was perfect. Plenty of space for everyone to hang out. The pool is beautiful and made for a great Saturday afternoon! Owners were helpful and made sure we had and knew everything. We'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Property, House could use some TLC

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 6 adults and 4 children (ranging in ages 8 months-10years) had a nice week staying here. We absolutely loved the property- it offers 100% privacy, the pool is beautiful and we really appreciated the temperature it was heated to (85F), and the yard is well maintained. We loved seeing tons of deer everyday near the home and even cross right through the yard and driveway. The location is gorgeous and even better than we were expecting. It is near some interesting towns and the area offers a lot of things to do if that is what you are looking for; a highlight was white water rafting down the Lehigh River. The house itself is very large and had more than enough space for us- there were areas we didn't even use or need. We will say that the house could use a deep cleaning and some upgrading. The pillows and bedding could really use replacing and there were a number of things in general disrepair or very dirty and dusty (all solvable problems). Some of the decor and layouts could use some updating as well. If a lot of these things were replaced, fixed, or upgraded- this place would be home run.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed the house and your stay. We appreciate you pointing out a few items for improvement, which we will take care of for next season. Our goal is to provide the best possible vacation experience!
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Fantastic Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here the week before our wedding to prepare and hang out with our friends and wedding party. The house is SO spacious - everyone was very comfortable, and the pool is the cleanest & nicest I've ever been in. (It's SO fun at night with the color changing lights!) There were some things around the house that were broken upon our arrival, but none of them were a huge inconvenience (though some dishes were in the cabinet and dirty). All the beds are super comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this beautiful home, the pool was great the kids loved it. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is an incredible piece of property for a family vacation. It is in a peaceful setting and centrally located to all of the area attractions. The house is large and easily accommodated our family of five. It was clean, well maintained, well supplied and extremely comfortable. Our incredible hosts, John and Veronika, were in constant communication with us during our stay and quickly responded to any questions or concerns that we had. There is a pride of ownership in this home that is evident everywhere you look. Our family enjoyed spending time relaxing on the large deck overlooking the pool area, which became the "hub" for this amazing family get together. Overall, the house, setting and surrounding area is BETTER than advertised. Thank you, John and Veronika, for sharing your amazing home with us. We hope to return sometime in the future. We would highly recommend this property to anyone who is looking for a VERY SPECIAL place to make VERY SPECIAL life long memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Hideaway Hills Golf Club
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Jim Thorpe Train Rides
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 476, Northeast Extension Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
P.J. Whelihan's Pub
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Ski Blue Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Beltzville Lake
Car: necessary

The home is located a short drive (or walk) to Beltzville State Park, which is a 3,000 acre park with a 949 acre Lake and 525 foot long sand beach. You can enjoy excellent trout fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, and picnicking at the park. There are also modern restrooms and a concession stand at the park.

Take a short ride to historic Jim Thorpe for shopping, train rides as well as white water rafting, paintball. The small town offers horse drawn carriage rides, endless shopping, great restaurants, and walks along Main Street with historic houses. Several museums and tours are available including the ASA Packer Mansion, The Old Jail tour and ghost walks.

Also nearby are many ski resorts for winter skiing as well as summer water park activities. These include Blue Mountain Ski Resort, Camelback, Shawnee, Big Boulder, Jack Frost, Montage and Alpine Mountain Resort. All resorts are within 30-40 minute drive with Blue Mountain just 20 minutes away.

A must see is Penn's Peak and Roadies Restaurant. Enjoy 50 mile views from the deck while you eat or see concerts and shows at the large theater. Penn's peak is just a 10 minute drive from the house.

The area has a large number of wineries that offer tours and samples. They include Big Creek Vinyard, Galen Glenn, Blue Mountain, Cherry Valley, Mountain View and Vynecrest wineries. Take a tour and visit them all in an afternoon!

It is a short drive to many other attractions including Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, The Crossings Outlets (100 stores), The Crayola Factory, or the Da Vinci Science Center.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Damage Deposit $1,000

Email for Accurate Price Quote at Rates are Subject to Change until Confirmed. 100% Refund if Cancelled 60 Days Prior to Your Visit. No Refunds after 60 days prior to stay, but we can reschedule and apply payments if dates are available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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