Lakefront W Pool, Flat Screen Tvs, Internet, Boats, Dock--Pay by Group Size!
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Lake Agmar house description
This a great home--newly renovated with great views of the lake--and until Memorial Day weekend, we charge by group size, so this is affordable even for just a couple!
Weekends are the same price for 2 or 3 nights--so extend your mini vacation--or just enjoy a late checkout at no extra cost!
Here are our prices for spring---
2 adults---$300 a weekend (2 or 3 nights ) or $500 a week
3 or 4 adults--$400 a weekend or $600 a week
5 or 6 adults--$500 a weekend or $700 a week
AND up to 2 younger children can stay for no additional price!!!
Or take the 4 nights midweek for the same price as a weekend!
Sorry, but the house is really not large enough for 8 adults.
And now for you summer vacationers---better move fast! Every week from July 4th through September is already rented! The pool is open from Memorial Day through the end of September (and we have a passive solar heating system that raises the water temperature about 5 to 8 degrees). Summer is almost filled---we only ask for a quarter of the amount due to hold your week. This is one of the only lakefronts with an inground pool that we know of!
Here are the prices for May/June open dates--
4 nights midweek--
May 26th to May 30th, or June 2nd to June 6th--$600
Full week--June 6th to the 13th--$1200
Full weeks starting June 13th are $1500, and in summer we rent Friday to Friday only!
Very nicely furnished with a roomy master bedroom and full kitchen, this home has great lake views from 2 bedrooms and the kitchen (with sliding doors to the full deck). There is a quiet high efficiency Mitsubishi in wall A/C unit that does the whole floor, so no heat wave worries! In addition to the inground pool, you also have the use of your own dock with 2 boats (life jackets provided) and a private firepit with a picnic table right by the lake. We are on Lake Agmar, an approx 25 acre lake (no motorboats) with great fishing---mostly sunnies and large mouth bass. The lake is within 5 miles of the Poconos exit of the PA Turnpike, and within 2 miles of Route 80 (White Haven exit), so it is easy to get to, and has no backroads driving. We are also very close to the town of White Haven, so you do not have to travel far for a food store, gas station, drugstore, liquor store, pizza, restaurants, etc. We are right off Route 80 in White Haven (by the Powerhouse restaurant), and close to the PA Turnpike Pocono exit---so you will not spend all your vacation time driving!
More about the house---this is a modern home with an upgraded kitchen with quality cookware, brand new furniture including an 55' LED TV with upgraded cable and a collection of recent DVDs. One of the bedrooms also has a 37' flat screen TV. And we recently added a very roomy master bedroom (king bed) with a large private bath. That bedroom has a large (78' x 60') window overlooking the lake, so you can really enjoy the view! We have broadband internet (so don't forget your laptop--cables are set up already for you). If you bring your own wireless router, you can have Wifi. The large deck overlooks the pool and the lake, and is the perfect place for morning coffee, a romantic nightcap, or any outdoor meal when the weather is warm enough. It was designed so no other homes can see you while you are on the deck, so you will have privacy.
We are near the Lehigh Gorge Trail and Hickory Run State Park for hiking or biking. You can spend a day exploring lovely Jim Thorpe (Switzerland of Pennsylvania), and save money by cooking at the house, either in the new kitchen or using the grill on our full deck overlooking the lake. But if you want to go out to eat, there are plenty of restaurants in the area, ranging from hamburger hangouts to special occasion dining.
H2OOO indoor water park, horseback riding, outlet shopping and the Mohegan Sun Casino are all within a half hour (or less) drive. Great special occasion restaurant (or just for a nice lunch or dinner) less than 5 minutes away. Click the link on this site for the Powerhouse restaurant. You can even enlarge the directions map and find Lake Agmar (our location). We are located near the Pocono exit of the PA Turnpike, right off Route 80 just outside the town of White Haven. If you want to find Lake Agmar on Mapquest, look for the intersection of 940 and Lakeside Road in White Haven, 18661.
There are loungers and other chairs around the pool for sunning, in addition to outdoor furniture and a top of the line stainless steel grill on the very roomy deck. Only 2 steps out front to get into the house, so it is easily accessible for those who have difficulty climbing stairs. There is a driveway that holds 2 cars and an additional space for one car in front of the house on the street.
This house is perfect for a romantic weekend or base for a frugal or sensible honeymoon, a girls' getaway, or just a quick vacation for singles or couples with pets (We have found pet owners to be very responsible, and pets love all the roaming room out back). But since this is a smaller house, we allow only 2 medium sized dogs at most.
We do not rent to young groups (proms, etc.). There is a $300 security deposit and an optional $75 cleaning fee. If you leave the house as clean as you received it, there is no cleaning charge. And this house was designed to be easy to clean and keep clean!
When the pool is closed in the spring and fall, you can still enjoy the lake, boats and firepit, and the rental price goes way down!
PLEASE NOTE!!! For YOUR protection, we only accept payments by check sent to our home address (not a PO Box), through Paypal, or by cash paid directly to us--only at check in! And we never, ever ask for a wire transfer or use MoneyGram--there are scammers trolling VRBO sites who ask for payments through them.
Keywords: Lakefront, Inground Pool, Internet, Boats, Dock, Firepit, Honeymoon
- Vacation Rental
- Limited Accessibility
- Smoking Allowed
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking Off Street
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Music Library:
- Video Library:
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain Biking
- Basketball Court
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Fitness Center
ReviewsWrite a review
My family and I (5 of us and 1 child) spent 4 wonderful days at this home. Everything was perfect! Owner was extremely helpful and easy to work with. Master suite was HUGE (mattresses were nice in all 3 rooms) Kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. Outdoor area including deck was peaceful...use of boats was great! We will be back next year!!!
- Guest Nicole (Mechanicsburg PA)
- Date of stay 09/27/13
- Review Submitted 10/11/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, pet owners, tourists without a car, families with teenagers.
Great House, Great Owners, Great Getaway!
Great House, Great Owners, Great Getaway!
My husband and I and our two young children have been renting this property for years. The place is immaculate on the inside and very well maintained on the outside as well. The swimming pool is a bonus for a house that offers just the amount of peace and tranquility that you need. There are many recent improvements to the house which quite frankly was just fine without them but is a testament to how Michael and Celeste are constantly finding ways to make it more appealing and comfortable. I would highly recommed this house!
- Guest nellie c.
- Date of stay 06/01/13
- Review Submitted 06/20/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, pet owners, families with teenagers.
My husband and I stayed for a week to visit with family. The home is very clean and the beds are so comfortable! We loved sitting out on the deck watching the stars at nite. Everyone enjoyed going out on the boats and riding around the lake and then cooling off in the pool! Michael was very helpful and patient as we were very late arriving there. The boys liked that they had a basketball court just a couple of blocks away and our dogs loved the smells of the deers in the yard! Thank you for sharing your home with us!
- Guest Linda L.
- Date of stay 06/07/13
- Review Submitted 06/19/13
DO NOT MISS OUT!
DO NOT MISS OUT!
Totally a relaxing getaway! Home is very comfortable, clean and very well maintained. Enjoy the fall foliage views, spacious backyard, serene lake, boating, fishing and the rabbits! We only missed out on continuing the fun in the pool...to cool. During the summer bring your pool gear it is spacious and you can even dive off the deeper end. Remember a telescope too, watching the shooting stars from the deck was special. Hope to return with our family.
- Guest NJMOM (Morris County, NJ)
- Date of stay 10/06/12
- Review Submitted 10/13/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, age 55+, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
Perfect vacation home
Perfect vacation home
Our family recently returned from vacationing at this home. We had a wonderful time! The home is clean and well maintained. There are a lot of things to do in the area, but the pool was a godsend for those steaming hot July afternoons. We even had the pleasure of watching fireworks from across the lake on a couple of evenings. Michael was great - he met us when we arrived and came back right before we left to return our security deposit. The next door neighbor was also kind enough to bring us some kindling to start our fire in the firepit. We will definitely be coming back! Thanks Michael & Celeste.
- Guest Harley's family (Wilmington, DE)
- Date of stay 07/20/12
- Review Submitted 08/04/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, age 55+, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with young children, pet owners, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
My husband and I absolutly loved this home. We did not want to leave. It is beautiful, cozy, quiet, clean, and has everything you need to feel at home. It was certainly our best vacation ever. We just returned home today and already talking about when we want to go again next summer. I would recommend this home to anyone who likes to vacation in the mountains. We also would like to say that Mike (the owner) is so very friendly and was very helpful when needed. Thank you Mike, we will definitly be retuning.
- Guest Redd & Madeline (Philadelphia, PA)
- Date of stay 06/15/12
- Review Submitted 06/22/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, age 55+, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with young children, pet owners.
Owner response: Thank you so much--we're so glad you enjoyed everything and had a good time! Hope to see you again! Michael and Celeste
GREAT TIME - LAKE - POOL - SUN - FULL KITCHEN - LARGE TV - TOWN IS RIGHT DOWN THE BLOCK - GREAT LOCATION IS ALL THE NEEDS - GREAT FOR FAMILY WITH KIDS OR JUST A COUPLE - EVERYTHING WE NEEDED - THE HOUSE IS CLEAN AND WORKING IN WORKING ORDER - THANKS AGAIN FOR THE GREAT COMMUNICATION FROM THE START - HOPE TO SEE YOU ON THE RETURN -- PHIL & KATHY
- Guest Phil (LONG ISLAND N.Y.)
- Date of stay 09/30/11
- Review Submitted 10/16/11
Recommended for: Girls getaway, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
Great family vacation spot
Great family vacation spot
We had the best time at this property. It is VERY quiet and peaceful. We enjoyed gorgeous sun rises over the lake every morning from the deck. We saw wildlife in the yard like deer and rabbits. The pool is pristine and even has a diving board--nice fenced in patio with comfortable loungers. We used the row boat every day for fishing and pedaled around in the pedal boat. Bon fires at the dock every night for relaxing and making s'mores. Our dog had a great time too, relaxing in the huge yard and going out on the boats with us. The house is newly redone , very comfortable and well appointed. We had absolutely everything we needed. We had the best nights' sleep with the plush beds and pillows. Huge closets in the bedrooms for great storage. Large TV with extensive cable channels. We didn't feel the need to leave the property much for outside entertainment since there was so much to do right there. Food stores, restaurants and gas stations are 5 minutes away in town. This is the perfect spot for total relaxation, family bonding, and outdoor fun. We definitely plan to return for another vacation at this location.
- Guest Toni S. (Milford, CT USA)
- Date of stay 08/13/10
- Review Submitted 08/22/10
Recommended for: Girls getaway, age 55+, people with disabilities, romantic getaway, families with young children, pet owners, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 1 - May 23, 2014
2 night min stay
Jun 13 - Aug 29, 2014
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Friday
Additional information about rental rates
$300 security deposit--$500 with pet (maximum 2 dogs)
Optional $75 cleaning fee--if you leave the house as clean as received, there is no cleaning charge!
In summer, we rent full weeks only--Friday to Friday only
The rest of the year, we have great prices--pay by your group size!
See first paragraph for details
Holidays may be extra
- Taxes Not included
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View of the pool and lake from the large private deck
Master BR with king bed overlooks pool and lake. Looking in to show private bath
Bright living room with dual reclining Lazy Boy sofa, futon, side chair, HDTV
New kitchen with all appliances, hardwood floor, sliding glass door to deck
Roomy deck with furniture for 6 and high quality stainless grill
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