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Pomona Lake home near state park, hiking trails, marina, golf course, wildlife

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Lovely home in small, rural community steps from Lake Pomona. This home is two miles from the State Park entrance which offers marina, boat rental, camping, picnic areas, playgrounds, hiking trails, bicycling and more. A lovely, well maintained golf course is only a mile away. Kanza Nature trail within two miles is a rails to trails course offering bicycling and hiking through countryside.

The home is comfortable and décor is relaxing and inviting. The floor plan is open, living room, dining room and kitchen with bar seating. Kitchen is fully equipped for preparing meals. The master bedroom is on first floor along with full bathroom. Open staircase leads to two bedrooms and bath upstairs. Second level includes a queen bed in second bedroom, double size futon in bedroom 3 and a full bath with tub/shower. A large screened in back porch opens onto a generous back yard.

Have morning coffee on the porch and enjoy the sounds of dozens of song birds or evening will offer you the opportunity to witness wild turkey as they make their way to the woods with in a half a block of the porch.

The area is a birdwatchers paradise. Spring and fall bring migrating birds through central flyway, summer nesting residence such as Scissor Tailed Flycatcher, Oriole, and Dickcissel are common, winter residence such as Cedar Wax Wing and White Crowned Sparrow are abundant.

Family run restaurants offering affordable home cooked meals are within a few miles. Close by is the Lamont Hills Golf Course which is well maintained and in a beautiful country setting.

Fishing is good from boat or shore. Pomona Lake offers some of the best catfish and crappie angling in Kansas. Management efforts have also provided goo populations of walleye, white bass, and largemouth bass. Lighthouse Marina provides full services to boaters, fishermen, skiers, and campers. Call the Marina with questions at 785-828-4777

The Corps of Engineers wildlife areas offer upland and waterfowl hunting. Bald Eagles visit the lake in the winter.

Swim beach is located in the picnic area and is open during summer months.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Jimmy Sue Ponchillia
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
August 29, 2016

About Jimmy Sue Ponchillia

My husband and I live in this home approximately one third of our time. Our primary home is in Michigan. I moved there to his home from Kansas when we married four years ago. Since I have family in the area we purchased this Pomona Lake home for convenience of family gatherings and to spend quality time in Kansas. We both love the outdoors and are avid hikers, bicyclists, kayakers, and bird and wildlife enthusiasts.

Jimmy Sue Ponchillia purchased this house in 2012

Why Jimmy Sue Ponchillia chose Kansas

The home is close to the lake but is in a small lake side community offering relaxed, country living. The floor plan offers a cozy feel, yet is roomy with open floor plan. Master bedroom downstairs and two guest rooms upstairs makes it convenient for house guests.

Nearby family run restaurants (Lamont Hills and Green Acres) offer inexpensive, home cooked meals when not wanting to cook. Boasted chicken and homemade pies are specialties. A variety of hand dipped ice cream is a treat at Lamont Hills.

What makes this house unique

Relaxed, country atmosphere close to lake, offering many recreational opportunities.


based on 3 traveler reviews

Pomona Lake home near state park, hiking trails, marina, golf course, wildlife
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the lake house in August to visit family that lives in the area. This was my first time using vrbo and I couldn't be happier. The owners were extremely easy to work with and the house was perfect. We have two small children and the open floor plan of the house plus the massive backyard provided ample room to play. It also was nice that while family was visiting that I was able to cook dinner in the kitchen and still talk to them in the dining room. The area is extremely peaceful which makes the screened in porch an amazing place to unwind. We ate at Green Acres, a local restaurant. The owner stopped by our table to make sure that everything was great - I would recommend it! We will definitely choose to stay here again the next time we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If you need a place to stay near Lake Pamona look no further

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here for the 4th of July weekend to visit friends. The home was as described and gave us the opportunity to participate in the surrounding area's activities. We will certainly use this location again.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We're happy we could help make your visit to the area a pleasant one.
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Better than the description

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property as a home base for a bike race that I was participating in. We actually had members from all over the country come here to participate or support us. The house is wonderful! It's in a very quiet area and the home has all the amenities you could want. The owners are wonderful people too! They welcomed us as if we were family and left goodies! If I ever find myself looking to go anywhere within an hour and a half of this property, I will absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Fourth of July fireworks display over Lamont Hills Golf course is a beautiful show. The amount and quality of the fireworks is surprisingly good considering the ease with getting to seating in area and no large crowd to maneuver through as is the usual case for such events. Watching from the lake on your pontoon would be and awesome way to spend the holiday!


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

This is our home 1/3 of the year. We are here four or five times a year for several weeks at a time. The home is furnished and decorated with items that are of personal and sentimental valve. We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do and will treat it with care and respect. Thank you.
Also be informed that there is gravel road one mile off the paved road leading to our home. It can be rough and dusty in summer months but well packed and not a problem in rainy or winter weather.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Vassar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both baths full size with tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 new upgrade mattress, very comfy, queen size. Bedroom 2 comfortable queen mattress Lots of Bling room. Bedroom 3 The Americana Room, double size thick futon mattress
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
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  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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