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Quiet Lakefront Cottage on Lake Henry! Great Gift! Winter Getaway. Near Skiing.

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Summer-firepit and cottage from water's edge


Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lake Ariel cottage description

This charming 4 season cottage is located on Lake Henry,(about 20 minutes from Lake Ariel) in the Northeast section of the Poconos. It is renovated throughout. In the Fall, the country is serenely beautiful in the with all the leaves changing colors and farm stands to visit. There are cider mills and pumpkin patches, horseback riding and a terrific zoo.
In WINTER, we are within 20-30 min of skiing (Elk, Camelback, Montage). Iceskate and icefish on the lake. Retreat inside w/ the cozy fireplaces and a pot of chili. Have a campfire if there's no snow. Watch the amazing sunsets over the mountain or cross the lake.
Play Wii listen to music on ipod dock. The Smart TV makes movie watching easy...just download thru NETFLIX for free. This affordable vacation property is designed for a small family or a romantic getaway. The interior is clean and updated. Also, ask about linens. House has 2 gas fireplaces.
During the SUMMER, enjoy our two person kayak, paddle boat or canoe. Yard slopes gently to lake. Safe for little ones. Swim to the swim dock and just lounge and gaze at the trees and the lake in the rope hammock. There is a grill and a FIRE PIT for evening campfires (wood provided). Its very quiet. GOLF courses just 10-15 minutes away. Horseback riding/waterparks/zoo are w/in 20-30 min. away. Be ready to be outside all day and enjoying the cool breezes to get away from the heat of the city.

WARM, COMFY, CLEAN & COZY!: This Mountain side / lakefront cottage is a renovated, very clean, romantic getaway. It is secluded enough for a peaceful, uninterrupted get together yet it is only 25 minutes to the nearest Starbucks and malls. The living room has a gas fireplace that makes it a perfect gathering place for some serious heat and the den has a gas fireplace unit that keeps the rest of the house at a constant temperature. The bedroom has an electric fireplace that makes for the most romantic setting. The weather outside might be frightful but inside the cottage it is as warm and bright as a summer day! CABLE TV/ DVD/FREE HIGH SPEED CABLE WiFi INTERNET /iPOD DOCKING STATION

The kitchen is modern, with a large built in microwave, a blender, toaster, toaster oven, gas oven, can opener and coffee maker,
There is a large air conditioner built into the living room and a window A/C for the bedroom. This cottage is well insulated so the temperature is cool and constant.

It is a great place for young adventurous kids. they can catch fish with a net at the shore, or learn to fish. There are 'swimmies and life jackets for everyone in the plastic storage box on the dock.

HAMMOCK, FIREWOOD, FIRE PIT: There is a large two person hammock for resting and a two person swing seat on the deck. There is a BBQ grill, with a side burner, so you can cook a meal for everyone. The firewood is supplied, cut and ready for you. The water is warm, and the Adirondack chairs are perfect for watching the kids in the lake.
There is a large picnic table on the lawn for lunch and an outdoor table on the rear deck for an outside sunset sit down dinner.There is a driving range/mini golf and a golf course for dad nearby. There are some great places to go to see some of the most unique antiques I have ever seen.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years or older...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Bunk bed. Pack n play upon request....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

          • Bedroom: 1 double

            Electric Fireplace in Room...moreless

          • Bedroom: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            Bunk Bed with full and twin...moreless

          • Bedroom 1 has a Full size log and leather bed with a cable TV/DVD, and an electric fireplace and a candle wall sconce for a romantic, quiet setting. Bedroom 2 is also a log bunk bed with a full size lower and a single size upper bunk....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, shower


          • The bathroom is modern and comes complete with towels (extra). Also it has an overhead auxiliary heater for extra warm and comfortable showering....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The cottage is located within @ 30 minutes from anyone of five Ski resorts; Montage, Camel back, Alpine, Jackfrost and Big Bolder. It is 10 min. from the Scranton Municipal Golf Course...only $30!!! And many other golf courses in the area. Ask us about them. In the summer, a Kayak, paddle boat, canoe, hammock, snorkels, life jackets are included. Gas fireplaces in Master bedroom, Living Room and Den....moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Television:

                Basic cable, built in dvd player, Smart TV w/ free access to Netflix, and other movie/tv apps...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Games:

                Wii game console- 2 games otherwise bring your own...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Family


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Forests
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lake View
              • Lakefront:

                Directly on Lake Henry. Yard gently slopes down to water and dock for easy entry. Firepit along water's edge....moreless

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                Great view of the gentle Endless Mountain range across the lake from the yard. Sun sets down behind the mountains. Great show every night! ...moreless

              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Heating:

                2 Gas fireplaces...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Mobile Phone
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                Towels and sheets upon request $30 extra...moreless

              • Wireless Internet


              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker:

                Percalator and auto drip...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                There may be various dry goods and condiments available...moreless


              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Binoculars
              • Boat
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Canoe
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                10 minutes away...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Pedal Boat
              • Raft
              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Elk is 40 minutes, Montage 20 min., jackfrost 30 min....moreless

              • Terrace
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Water Sports Gear:


              • Wood Deck

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 15 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  FALL, WINTER, SPRING
                  Oct 3 - May 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • linens (optional) $30
                  • cleaning fee-mandatory $75
                  • Taxes Not included


                  You are welcome to bring your own linens.

                  Guests must pay at time of reservation booking in order to secure the dates for weekend stays. For stays longer than 4 days we ask for 50% up front and the final 50% 2 weeks before arrival.

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                  Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Scranton International

                  Car: Necessary

                  Golf course, driving range, horse back riding, animal park, zoo, paintball and hiking on state land - all just minutes away. Half hour to CamelBack Waterpark/ski resort. Rental includes a two person kayak, and a four person paddle boat. Light a fire in the outdoor fire pit at night and take the paddle boat out on the lake to look at the stars. The fire will guide you back home. The Viewmont mall is only 22 minutes away, on the other side of the mountain. All the big mall stores and restaurants, including Olive Garden, Ruby Tuesday's, Texas Steak house, Red Lobster and Starbuck's are all there. Or just stay home and Bar-B-Q on the gas grill -then take the kids to the drive-in movies for a real treat.

                  Golf: There are numerous golf courses w/ in 30 minutes and very reasonably priced. The closest is Scranton Municipal Course that is about 10 min. away and very nice. Please feel free to ask us about any others nearby.

                  Ski: Montage is the closest at about 20 minutes away. Camelback and Elk are about 30 min.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: We are from Philadelphia and own a small business. Our life is very busy. Frank is the pizza man and Mary is a freelance graphic artist. The Lakehouse is our 3rd child. We love it that much and hope that visitors will too. Its humble and serene and our savior from the busy loud city.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lake Ariel:
                  The Lakehouse is a beautiful peaceful escape for those seeking that sort of thing. The sunsets are spectacular. It is open 4 seasons and each season treats us to its own unique experiences. Depending on the time, you can swim, boat, fish, sled, ice-skate, walk the lake or paddle it. Always cozy inside and relaxing outside in the hammock or not he couch gazing out on the lake. There's tons of different birds to watch as well as great fishing both ice and regular. Its just a great place to clear your head, breath clean air and escape. We all need to escape once in a while right?

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Summer-firepit and cottage from water's edge

                    Summer-firepit and cottage from water's edge

                  • springtime


                  • Hammock 9/08

                    Hammock 9/08

                  • Spring 09

                    Spring 09

                  • kitchen


                  • Bedroom 2

                    Bedroom 2

                  • kitchen


                  • Fire pit 9/08

                    Fire pit 9/08

                  • summer sunset

                    summer sunset

                  • late afternoon

                    late afternoon

                  • master bedroom

                    master bedroom

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • fall 07

                    fall 07

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

                  $155 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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