Special! Book 2 nights get a 3rd night free! (Not on holiday weeks but ask us for available specials for your dates :)
Nestled in the woods in beautiful Lake Harmony, the Happy Heart Chalet is a cozy get-away for family fun, a friends party weekend or a romantic escape. The house is literally minutes away from restaurants, bars, the slopes, the lake, water slides golf, paintball, ATV.
If your group is too big to fit into one hotel room, this is as affordable as it will get in The Poconos. The Happy Heart Chalet is just the right size. It's a versatile space: comfortable and accommodating!
The Happy Heart Chalet can accommodate a variety of sleeping arrangements and everyone gets a bed!
Bed 1: Sleeps 2-3 with a queen size bed and room for a pack-n-play or twin roll-away**.
Bed 2: Sleeps 5 with a twin over full bunk bed and an additional full size bed.
The Loft: Converts from a two futon hangout with an air hockey table to 2 full size beds with room for the twin roll-away or an air mattress.
Close to everything! Kalahari Water Park. Great Wolf Lodge. Jack Frost Ski Mountain. Big Boulder SKi Mountain. H2ooooh Water Park. Aquatopia waterpark. Camelback Mountain. Golfing in the Poconos. Poconos Raceway. Jim Thorpe (voted in the top prettiest little cities in the WORLD!!) Train Rides in the Poconos. So many fun choices!
❤️Happy Heart Chalet❤️
We are Maria and Jeannie C. This is our first rental experience, although we have 2 lifetimes in the hospitality business :) We would welcome any feedback that would make the ❤️Happy Heart Chalet an even better place to stay. So please let us know if you have thoughts before, during or after your stay! We are always reachable by text or email to answer any questions :)
Why do we call it The Happy Heart Chalet? Our 5 year old son always called hearts ‘Happy Hearts.’ There are no regular hearts, only Happy Hearts. So when he chose the name, it seemed perfect :)
Has been renovated and freshly furnished with brand new (very comfortable) mattresses, super-soft cotton bedding & fresh white linens*.
Has all Rachel Ray cookware, glass serving dishes, porcelain bakeware, baking sheets, and a great 9’’ Santoku knife for all your chopping needs. There is a crockpot if you’d like to ‘set it and forget it’ while you play & still have a home-cooked meal.
Huge and surrounded by trees. Perfect to hang on with a cold beer. Or a nice Chardonnay. There is a new 4-burner charbroil grill and a huge cooler to keep those beverages cold. The yard is spacious and we put in a firepit this spring for those outdoor ‘campfires!’
WIFI, an HD Roku 50’’ TV with HDMI
TV antenna for 60+ network channels
Free Netflix & Amazon Prime, Karaoke Machine w/CD player, dual phone jacks & microphones. Hook your phone up to the karaoke machine with YouTube lyrics videos and sing your favorite tunes! Bring your own earplugs.
2 living room areas, board games, card decks, kids cards like crazy 8, Go-Fish, Old Maid etc, poker chip set, air hockey, and a working fireplace. There are kids toys upstairs for all ages. There are legos for the kids, so if you have a little one, keep an eye out to make sure they aren’t eating small pieces. And the dining table is long. And there is a folding table behind the couch. Flip-cup, anyone?
Oh and a washer/dryer, because some people love (or need) to do laundry when they are away!
The Happy Heart Chalet can accommodate a variety of sleeping arrangements and everyone gets a bed! It is designed for 7-10 guests, and our space allows for a variety of options for who sleeps where.
Bed 1: Could sleep 2-3 with a queen size bed and room for a pack-n-play or twin roll-away**.
Bed 2: Could sleep 5 with a twin over full bunk bed and an additional full size bed.
The Loft: Converts from a two futon hangout with an air hockey table to 2 full size beds with room for the twin roll-away cot.
Yes, linens are included for all the beds! Many rentals in the area require that you provide your own or charge (A LOT) for linens. At Happy Heart, we are able to offer bedding for the beds and bath towels for up to 10 guests. Our cleaning fee covers all the linen service required to launder them. Bring your own beach towels for the lake or water slides and you'll be all set!
**PACK & PLAY
We have a pack-n-play and the twin roll away bed for your use, just let us know and we'll set it up!
Picture this...You’re driving into a cute little town, with lakefront restaurants and a quaint little ice cream shop. It feels like you’ve traveled a bit back in time. You wind along the tree-lined road and come upon a beautiful lake. You can see the light glistening on the water. You turn off the main road, wind up a hill, around a bend. You’re surrounded by the woods. And there you’ll find the ❤️Happy Heart Chalet.
It's a wooded area set high above both lakes (Lake Harmony and Big Boulder Lake) and across from the slopes which are lit up at night in the winter.
You can see the breathtaking colors of the sunrise from the house, the stars at night, and the full moon sometimes hangs out right above our huge deck.
You can sometimes see people taking a stroll around the circular street ending up across from the ❤️Happy Heart, and if you do it you’ll see why. The views from the street near our house are breathtaking - looking down the mountain at Big Boulder Lake will calm your soul. It’s a sight that others have to walk the whole circular (and hilly) street to see. You just have to take a stroll past the end of the driveway.
We and our renters have seen all kinds of animals, including deer families, wild turkey, birds galore, chipmunks, squirrels, and much like any wooded campground, I’ve heard of an occasional bear sighting. It’s amazing and unique :) Remember that they are wild animals and are not meant to be approached, or played with. So keep an eye on your surroundings and don’t leave any food on the porch unattended unless you’d like to invite an animal up for a cocktail.
THE NEIGHBORS and NOISE
Many of the houses on the street also rent to vacationers. You may hear music coming from some of the neighboring decks, and you’ll be free to play music on the deck also . We ourselves tend to be late-owls and stay up late with our friends when we’re there. When we 11pm comes and we aren’t ready to call it a night, which is pretty much always, we’ve taken the party inside and karaoki’d until the wee hours without a problem (windows closed, of course :)
Our corner lot is wooded and private but you won't feel alone. It’s only a couple minutes from the lake, but with that comes a lot more privacy than many of the lakefront houses, at a much more affordable price.
Lake Harmony is 3 minute drive and a 15 minute walk. The lake is open from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend. The rental includes a pass that allows access for up to 10 people. This is not a public lake, so is only available to owners and renters. At the lake, there are boat/canoe/kayak/SUP rentals, cruises, water skiing and wake-boarding.
PARKING AT THE LAKE
There is a parking lot. It does tend to fill up early in the AM. So if we’re not up early, we do a drop off and then one of us returns the car to the house and walks down (or we usually bring our bikes when we come to the chalet). So if you have them and a bike rack, bring them :) There are beautiful roads worth trekking.
MORE THAN A LAKE & SKI DESTINATION
In addition to the lake and skiing, we are very close to ATV tours, restaurants, bars, h2ooooh waterpark, golf course and slopes. Literally less than 5 minutes. And Kalahari Indoor Water Park is about 20 mins away. Hiking, mountain biking, paintball, NASCAR racetrack, horseback riding, whitewater river rafting, pumpkin & Apple picking. You name it, it’s all within 15-20 minutes.
HOW FAR IS AWAY IS THE ❤️HAPPY HEART CHALET?
Only 108 miles from the GWB.
92 miles from Philly.
It's a quick and easy escape from Long Island, NYC, NJ, CT and PA!
Driving is your easiest bet. There is no public transit in Lake Harmony.
❤️We want all our guests to have FUN!
So communication is key.
Here are some basics to make sure we all start and end happy.
-Email a copy of your ID front/back
- Provide the names of all adults in your group & the ages of all children.
-Checkin & home info will be provided once the above is received
-Guest maximum is 10. Should it be discovered that you have an extra guest, you will be charged at the rate of $25 per night/per guest. Children count towards this total.
- We have several local contractors and help who can check in if you need assistance or there is an issue to resolve
- No smoking inside. Dispose of cigarettes in the ashtray. Do NOT throw your buts. It’s leafy all around there. It is a fire hazard to throw butts into the yard.
- No pets. I have a very strong allergy and asthma.
- Please do not urinate on (or from) the deck, or an extra hose-down & sanitation fee will be charged. There are trees all over the yard if you feel so inclined.
-Lake Harmony’s quiet hours are 10pm-7am. Should complaints arise, a fine may be issued by the town which will be charged to the renter. This is a fun area. But people still need to sleep :)
- The house will be clean for your check in. Please leave it similar to avoid additional cleaning costs.
- Do not remove bath towels, linens or other objects from the house. If you take the bath towels to the beach, you will be charged for their replacement cost.
-Driveway is plowed but in the event of snow you may need to shovel the short walk to the door.
-You will be asked to follow a short standard closing up list before checkout. Things like thermostats/lockup/cleanup/linens etc.