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Stunning Lakefront Home in the Heart of the Pocono Mountains

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Lakefront House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10-12)

This stunning newly built Poconos lake house is located in an idyllic setting perfect for those looking for a “Home away from Home”. This sophisticated and tastefully decorated lake house offers Five Spacious Bedrooms all of which have brand new High quality beds. The House features Hardwood floors, Custom tiles and radiant heated floors in the Kitchen and Dining room areas, a Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops including Breakfast Island. The House has also a large washer / dryer and utility room. This fabulous vacation Home boasts of breathtaking views of the West Emerald Lake from the sun soaked 60 foot wrap around deck which is equipped with outdoor furniture and BBQ grill. The Home has a huge two car attached garage plus a two car parking pad and over 100 feet of driveway.

David Samad
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About David Samad

Born in London, England. Lived in the USA for about 35 years. Married with three children.

David Samad purchased this house in 2008

Why David Samad chose Poconos

Feels like your home away from home.

What makes this house unique

Steps away from secluded beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I recently spent a week at the Lake House. We are three generations, and we range in age from 8 to 82. All of us had a great time, but especially the kids. The house itself is extremely comfortable, with the communal rooms spacious and inviting. It is wonderful how the kitchen flows into the dining room which flows into the upper floor living room. There is another living room, actually a TV room, directly below it. Both rooms feature huge comfy leather couches. The lake is great, and we kept the paddleboat busy every day. Weather while we were there maxed in the high eighties, but the airconditioning worked flawlessly. If you go, be sure to take in the Bushkill Falls. Do not miss the town of Jim Thorpe, which is about 40 miles to the south. Jim Thorpe is a perfectly preserved nineteenth century town, and is a gem. In it, visit the mansion of Asa Packer. About ten miles to the east of Jim Thorpe is the small town of Lansford, where you must visit the No 9 Coalmine and Museum. You have never seen anything like it. Not to be missed. Re restaurants, the town of Tannersville is about 20 minutes away, and has the standard assortment of restaurant chains. But something special there is the Tandoori Palace, with wonderful Indian food to enjoy there or take out.
Jul 2012
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Stunning Lakefront Home in the Heart of the Pocono Mountains
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 27 reviews

An Elegant Home within a Beautiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

This past August we rented this home and the home next door. This was for a week of children and grandchildren in one family having a cousins' and siblings time with their parents and grandparents. This home was elegant with a taste of "home". That's the best way to describe it! The house was lovely with loads of room - that even though we were using this house and the house next door, we were able to eat comfortably together between the 3 areas of eating: the kitchen island, the dining room table and the table on the deck! Everything was immaculate! We also had the use of a kayak, and a canoe and used them both on this beautiful lake.

Even though we did go and do activities with the children (whether it was rafting, ziplining, touring, swimming at the pool within the development, etc.), we enjoyed sitting on the deck the most and loved to just look at the beautiful surroundings - especially the lake.

We've been taking the children and grandchildren almost every summer for a week to the Poconos, but we never had a home and owners that was as outstanding as this home and these owners!!!! Thank you David and Johanna!

This was definitely one of the best places we've ever rented!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The pictures do not do this house justice.

  • 5 of 5

The house was gorgeous and very well stocked. The location was perfect. The lake was stunning. Everything was perfect. Would definitely recommend to friends. The owners were great and answered questions very promptly.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Lake House is Awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful. Everything there is upscale and well maintained. The main floor has 3 bedrooms, a beautiful bathroom with double sinks and a laundry room. There is an enormous living room with an 8 seater couch. The room has a huge TV, a full fireplace, a beautiful oriental rug and a view of the lake. The lake has a private dock with a pedal boat and a kayak. The floors are wood, the décor is soft and calming.

One flight up is an enormous kitchen. Lots of counter space, an island with 5 stools, a microwave, a double sink, huge fridge, electric stove, tons of cabinets with dishes and pots and pans. That floor also has a dining room and another enormous living room with a view of the lake. Another beautiful, comfortable couch that seats at least 8 and another beautiful rug. There was also a lovely bedroom and full bathroom plus a master suite.

The bed is the master suite was enormous and high up. The comfort of all of the beds was unbelievable. The linens were top of the line. The master bathroom was huge with a Jacuzzi, separate shower and double sinks. The wrap around porch begins at the master bedroom and continues around to the front of the house. We ate some meals out on the deck at the table and chairs out there. It was a favorite spot for my grandchildren who loved to go out there and blow bubbles! The house had bubbles, dominoes, scrabble, a DVD player and some movies. The owners really made sure that there were those little extras that make the difference - towels, shampoo, bubbles, etc.

This house was such a great find. It was restful, beautiful, comfortable and secluded. It was also close to so many places. We went outlet shopping at Crossings, to the water park at Camelback, to Walmart for groceries. It is a great location and I recommend it to anyone wanting to vacation in a beautiful home away from home!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so flattered by your comprehensive and detailed review. Your generous words not only bring our home to life but they warm our hearts! You are most welcome to come back again soon and re-live some of those fond memories. Sincerely, David & Johanna
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  • 5 of 5

This home was an ideal choice for our group of 5 couples as we celebrated many fond memories of our college reunion some 40+ years ago. The home's layout was perfect for relaxing on the deck while staring out at the lake. We saw deer in our back yard, and many more throughout the lake region. Shopping was just a few minutes away. The kitchen and dining area was ideal for gathering around the table for our meals. Fishing off the deck was a lot of fun as well as enjoying our paddle boat excursions. The 5 bedrooms allowed all 5 couples privacy. A great floor plan with high ceilings and great views. The entire house was well maintained and very clean as well. The owner was gracious and very available. We would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a pleasure to receive positive comments about our Lake House. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, even if it is only for a quick weekend break! The month of October is a really beautiful time of the year to come back with the spectacular colors of the Fall Season. We also offer off-peak rate incentives during the entire month of October as this is usually our quietest month. It really is the best kept secret! Warmest regards, David & Johanna Samad
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Great getaway from city life

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet and beautiful house to escape the fast paced city lifestyle. I would highly recommend bringing the family

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and wonderful house. Will definitely rent again.

  • 4 of 5

Great location and wonderful house. Will definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Roberto's Pizza
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Car: recommended

Stunning location: Emerald Lakes, Poconos, Pennsylvania (1 ½ hours from New York City and Philly). Within 10 miles of Tannersville Outlet Shopping, Camelback Skiing and Camel Beach Water Park, Mt Airy Casino, Pocono Raceway, fine dining and supermarkets. Jack Frost/Big Boulder is only 20 minutes away.

Accommodations: 3100 + square foot House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms (Sleeps 10)

This beautiful newly built Poconos Lake House is located in an idyllic setting perfect for those looking for a “Home away from Home”. This sophisticated and tastefully decorated Lake House offers Five Spacious Bedrooms all of which have high quality beds. The House features Hardwood floors, Custom tiles and radiant heated floors in the Modern Kitchen, with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops including a Breakfast Island. Wonderful amenities including HD LCD TV's, High Speed Wireless Internet, large washer/dryer. This Lakefront home is just perfect for family getaways and family reunions.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Miniature golf.


Rates & Availability

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Jan 3 2017 - Dec 31 2017
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Cleaning $150

$1000 Refundable Security Deposit on hold with Credit Card.

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Long Pond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Minimum Age Limit for Renters.

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