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Spacious 5bd 2bth, Cable, WiFi, Game Room, Pool, Lake Access, Boat Slip & more!

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Lake Ariel House Rental Photos and Description

5 bd 2 Bath, WiFi, A/C, Game Room and more!

Located in The Indian Rocks Community at Lake Wallenpaupack, our spacious home is located in a quiet wooded setting.

Our Lake Access home has five bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, living room with gas fireplace, large counter area in the kitchen, large dining room(seats 8), & game room with gas heater. Relax and enjoy beautiful nights on the spacious 10' x 24' 2nd floor deck and large flagstone patio on the 1st floor. There is plenty of room for parking 3+ cars and boat trailer in the drive way.

A leisurely 250 yd walk leads you to the beautiful outdoor heated community pool with adjoining wading pool, playground, basketball and tennis courts. All community amenities are included in the rental price. Our community has on site security.

Enjoy Lake Wallenpaupack and the Community Beach, Boat Launch & Boat Slip(additional fee & Seasonal)just a short drive away (approx. 3 min).

Come enjoy the beauty of Lake Wallenpaupack and the Poconos.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Chris & Shelby Clayton
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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About Chris & Shelby Clayton

My husband and I are from Southern New Jersey. Even though we are close to the 'Jersey Shore', the crowds were never our speed. We have 3 wonderful children (21,18 & 16) and have raised them to enjoy the serenity of boating and other activities on this beautiful fresh water lake.

Chris & Shelby Clayton purchased this house in 2012

Why Chris & Shelby Clayton chose Poconos

After vacationing for years at Lake Wallenpaupack, we knew this is where we wanted to retire. We are not quite at the retirement point but we will live here full time one day!

We hope to share our home with our children and their families for years to come.

What makes this house unique

We searched for homes here at the Lake for a quite a while. When we walked into this home and saw such a beautiful open floor plan, with big windows and natural lighting, we knew this was the one for us. The abundant bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, were just icing on the cake. The large parking area certainly makes having family,friends and the boat at the house, a breeze.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to drop you an email and thank you for a great weekend at your home. You have a beautiful home and it had everything we needed for an enjoyable visit. We had a great time and we look forward to planning our next visit. Thank you again !!!!
Oct 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Spacious 5bd 2bth, Cable, WiFi, Game Room, Pool, Lake Access, Boat Slip & more!
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 39 reviews

Full House

  • 5 of 5

My family spent a week at the Clayton's home and had such a wonderful time. When I say my family there was a lot of and sisters and dad and significant others and some children.. we filled the house. With that being said there was plenty of room for all of us without being on top of one another. The downstairs game room was perfect for the kids....and the adults as we spent many late nights down there playing Wii. When we weren't downstairs playing Wii we were all sitting around the fire pit. The house has the best location in Indian Rocks as you cant get any closer to the pool. When many people have to drive to the pool we just walked out the door and across the street and at the pool.....very convenient. The beach and access to the lake are just a few minute drive and there is a little restaurant that we were able to walk to from the house...located at the entrance of Indian Rocks. The Clayton's home is clean, well maintained and very comfortable. The pictures do not do the house justice. I would recommend this property to all friends and relatives. On top of a great home, Shelby is just a wonderful person and so easy to set things up with and answered every questions I had. We have already booked our winter vacation and plan on vacationing there again next summer. Shelby thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I am so glad you enjoyed your family at our home. We look forward to having you back again!
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The home is beautiful inside & out. Everything we needed was at our disposal.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend & would love to maybe do it again. The home is beautiful inside & out. Everything is provided for you, well kept & very clean. We especially enjoyed the wild life, we had deer eating out of our hands. I would definitely recommend this property to my family & friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I were looking for equal parts relaxation and activities, and we got both this weekend. First off, the cabin is amazing. It's so beautiful, warm, comfy. Between the spacious living room, the grill area, and the fire pit, we were able to get in some really quality leisure time. We also spent a good amount of time on the tennis courts, basketball courts, and community pool. This rental really had everything we were looking for. It was the perfect choice, and we're already looking forward to booking it again in the (hopefully) near future.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying. We are excited to hear you were able to use so many of the amenities. The pool, tennis and basket ball courts are so close to the house our family use then all the time too. Glad the fire pit was enjoyable too. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Perfect family week

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Black Bear Home in celebration of my mom's 60th birthday! The house was gorgeous and spacious for our 6 adults and 2 kids--plenty of space to get away from each other and very good acoustics that let my niece and nephew wake up early, but left this sleepy auntie to snooze. The game room(s) were awesome for rainy days and the fire pit was great for nice nights. A/c worked well and kept us cool, location right by the pool/playground was key, and we love Indian Rocks' nearby lakefronts, too. We even got to do a little kayaking with the house boats! Had a great time, lots of relaxation, and we already can't wait to go back :)

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed and had a wonderful stay, used the community pool daily. We enjoyed watching deer come through the yard and s'mores at the campfire.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great again

  • 5 of 5

Another great stay at black bear home! House is clean. Everything we could need is available. Lots to do even when it's 10 degrees outside. Can't wait for our summer vacation! Thank you chris and Shelby for sharing your wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your, I believe 7th stay with us and we look forward to your stay this Summer. I know it was awfully cold this weekend but when you come back you will be able to enjoy the swimming pool, Firepit, playground and more. Thank you and we will see you soon!
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The Crossings Premium Outlets
"Great Place to spend the day shopping eating and a casino trip if you like casinos."
Gresham's Chop House
"This is one of our 2 fav restaurants on the lake. Great food, atmosphere, and views of the s..."
Ehrhardt's Waterfront Restaurant
"This is our other fav restaurant on the lake. You can dock your boat here for great food and..."
Claws 'N' Paws Wild Animal Park
"Great place for the kids. Its not the Phila Zoo so please do expect that but it is a nice pl..."
Mount Airy Casino Resort
"Great fun and shopping outlets near by."
Mohegan Sun at East Strouds
"Again, great afternoon getaway with a bunch of chain restaurants near by, Love Smokey Bones BBQ"
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Woodloch Springs
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 84
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Twin Rocks Diner, Ehrhardt's, Greshams Chop House
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Montage Mountain, Jack Frost/Big Boulder,Big Bear
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Indian Rocks Community has its own Private Beach
Car: necessary

Lake Community with many amenities most located within 200 yd of our home, Including: Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool Open Memorial Day to Labor Day(lifeguard on duty), Tennis Courts, Basketball Court, Playground, Community Events, Boat Ramp, Boat Slip available (seasonal) for an additional fee. You must ask about boat slip at time of reservation.


Rates & Availability

Lake Ariel House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Off Season 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Early 2017 Off Season
Jan 1 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linens (optional) $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

We accept payments through Homeaway/Vrbo payment services, Paypal and Personal Check.

(Seasonal)Rates include use of the community pool, playground etc.
Boat Slip is available, a $15 per day fee applies. Please notify owner is the boat slip is needed.
Linen Package is $75.00 includes all bed linens and bath linens for up to 10 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Lake Ariel House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on 1st Floor/Full Size Washer/Dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on 2nd Floor
  • 2 Full Baths.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Located on 2nd Floor/Trundle Twin Beds/Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Located on 1st floor/Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Located on 2nd floor/Sleeps 2. Brand New Box Spring/Mattress
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor, 2 twin beds + Portable Baby Crib in closet.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Located on 2nd Floor/Sleeps 2
  • Flat Screen Televisions in Both Queen Bedroom's and Full Bedroom. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms with the exception of the 1st floor twin room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball courts & playground located directly across the street. Community Security. Boat/Jet Ski Rentals available only 20 minutes from our home. Horseback Riding Close by. Boat Slip available seasonally, additional fee required. Summer Weekly Rentals are Saturday-Saturday. Off Season check in and out any day you choose with a 2 night minimum. Holidays may require longer stay.(Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years) Sorry we are not able to rent to Prom Groups. We have a maximum occupancy of 10 people. This includes children.

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