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Modern Design House w. fireplace Near lakes, w. Hot Tub, Sauna, WIFI & firepit

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 820 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Heated Detached Unit, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 10)

Romantic place for couples, perfect getaway for family reunions and a paradise for Ski fanatics. Ski Resorts updates: Big boulder already opened! - 7 mins away, Blue Mountain already opened - 20 mins, Camelback opening 11.28.14 - 18 mins away. Enjoy our Modern luxurious vacation home with all modern amenities and have a family vacation of your lifetime . The house recently underwent great remodeling - every room has hard wood floor, detached cabin can accommodate another 4 guests and there is a brand new kitchen designed by european interior designer.

Location of the house in a gated community of Indian Mountain Lakes provides quite, safe and private gateway. Community amenities include two swimming pools, basketball and outdoor tennis court, game rooms and seven fishing lakes.The property is on half acre flat land (unusual to hilly Poconos) , surrounded by mature hundred years old oak trees. It truly feels like being in forest and you will be amazed by the wildlife. On cold winter days you can enjoy our hot tub or indoor water park Split Rock that is only 15 minutes away.

Our vacation home is in the middle of all happening - 15 minutes from big Boulder Ski Resort, and 20 minutes from Camelback and Jack Frost ski Resorts, 30 minutes from Blue Mountain Ski Resort.

We have set our backyard with play-set for the kids, patio furniture set and outdoor fire pit. Come enjoy the best Poconos has to offer !

For your convenience we also accept credit cards over the phone or Paypal payments.

We have high speed Internet over WIFI and cable TV to satisfy everyone! We also offer Wii gaming console at no cost and NetFlix streaming service. We are the Poconos best vacation house ! :-)

Entertainment :

Multiple Cable TVs

High Speed 10 Mb wireless Internet

Wii console and games

Netflix

Outdoor Hot Tub

2 Person indoor Sauna

Hammock

Room Breakdown :

1st bedroom :

Queen size bed

32' LCD TV

2nd bedroom :

Queen size bed

32' LCD TV

Living Room :

Queen pullout sofa, 32' LCD TV

DVD player, Wii Console, Wood Burning fireplace

Detached Unit:

Queen Size bed, Full size bed

We currently provide canoe with 2 paddles and 4 life jackets to all our renters at no cost! (Subject to $75 refundable security deposit).

Nearby attractions :

Multiple lakes - 1 min (in community)

Hawk Falls - 10 mins

Hickory State Park -15 mins

CBK adventures - 20 mins

Camel Beach water park - 20 mins

Paintball - 10 mins

Canoes and biking at Jim Thorpe - 15 mins

White Water Rafting - 20 mins

Golf - 15 mins

Mount Airy Casino - 20 mins

Nearby Indoor Water Parks :

Split Rock water park - 15 minutes

Great Wold water park - 20 minutes

ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION

Pillows, Blankets and Mattress covers are provided.

Check-in 4pm /Check-out 11 AM

WE SUPPLY FIREWOOD AND GAS FOR THE OUTDOOR GRILL AT NO COST

Keywords: Modern vacation home rental near Lake harmony and Hickory Run State Park, Lakes, Beach, Mount Airy Casino, Whitewater rafting, Boating, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Water theme parks,NASCAR Poconos

raceway ,Camelback, Hot Tub, Sauna, Wii gaming console, free Internet

ATV Riding

7 minutes to the Pohopoco State Park, 25 minutes to Pocono ATV (guided tours) and 35 minutes to New Lost Trails. (guided and own).

New Year Eve only: $995

New Year Weekend(12.31.14 - 01.04.15: $1750 (incl. cleaning fee)

New Year Week: $2150 (incl. cleaning fee)

$500 refundable damage security deposit required for New Year Rentals.

MLK & President Weekends (3 nights): $850 (incl. cleaning fee)

MINIMUM AGE 25 for all guests in non-family rentals.

Groups within 21 - 25 years old available with doubled security deposit.

Couples 21.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: We no longer charge security deposit. Instead, we place a temporary hold on the credit card for $100 (larger groups $200) 2 days before the check-in date and release after your stay. Let us know if you have any questions.

NEW SEPTIC TANK AND LEACH FIELD INSTALLATION COMPLETED ON 07.18.17 - Please see pictures for more details.

More Details

Owner
Martin Halla
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Martin Halla

We are striving to provide the best experience to our guests through providing clean, upgraded house and offering more and more amenities. The guests' satisfaction is very important to us. We want our guests to feel like home.

Martin Halla purchased this house in 2009

Why Martin Halla chose Poconos

Poconos is an excellent area that provides all year round activities Our location is in safe gated private community on top of the Pocono Plateau and only 15 minutes from the Hickory State Park that offers many trails to hikers. Famous Hawk Falls are within 10 minute short drive.. We are also very close to the Lehigh River which offers damn release white water rafting. Delaware river canoeing is only 25 minutes away

What makes this house unique

I really enjoy the position of the house in the mature forest. You feel truly connected to the nature through the flora and wild life that is very common in the forest (Deer, turkeys, squirrels ). We are only short 3 minute walking distance from the indian lake which provides great 2 mile loop for joggers or walkers. At the winter I enjoy the wood burning stove that provides cozy heat . With a g lass of wine at our new kitchen and high speed Internet, I cannot ask for more. I also enjoy the gated community's safety. One does not have to worry about any by-passers as only residents authorized visitors are allowed to the community.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had very good stay with my husband and friends during second weekend of February,2012.House is very nice, clean and cozy.Hut tub was the biggest attraction of our trip.Very good location, close to all.We spend nice time in indoor water park and Big Boulder ski area.Fireplace, wifi, netflix, flat tv in every room,sauna...very good equipmet for all of people who want to spend amazing vocation.Martin was so helpful, quick respond for every question. Very easy and fast payment.We highly recommend this place. Thank You Martin.
Feb 2012
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Amenities

Albrightsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 820 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Detached Unit - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Full size Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) In the master bedroom, queen size bed (1) in the second bedroom, pull out queen size sofa (1) In living room , queen size bed and full size bed in detached unit - soooo comfy !
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Play set for kids, two person hammock, outdoor patio set, outdoor firepit. Detached fully furnished unit that accommodates additional 4 guests. The entire property is surrounded by vacant lots offering full privacy and piece

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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Modern Design House w. fireplace Near lakes, w. Hot Tub, Sauna, WIFI & firepit
average rating of 4.3023257 based on 87 reviews
Brooklyn
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time here. The hot tub was so fun! At night we went out and the moon was really bright and the sky was so clear.The kitchen was fully equipped and everything looked new and clean. I could live in this house and be happy- it was that perfect! House was so private which was nice.

Also, we heard lots of birds singing from the deck. We hope to come back again soon!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rafal, we are glad you had a great time ! The house is surrounded by vacant wooded lots offering a complete privacy and true connection to the nature. Deer pass on daily basis and it is not uncommon to see wild turkeys as well. This summer, we are adding a patio and outdoor fireplace to enjoy more outdoor living and Poconos beautiful evenings.
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The bathroom for good reason was left off the pictures

  • 3 of 5

We rented this house in August for 3 nights, but really only stayed 2. We do have a lot of criticism - however, none towards the owner. I know they had a septic issue very recent before our stay- so I'm sure that was not 100 percent when we were there. I know the owner had said to text with any concerns, and we did ask for how to access the boats... but with our cons list - it would have been an issue and nothing that could be addressed easily for either party.

Pros-

Plenty of space

Guest house was very nice

Sauna (but this wasn't working)

Hot tub (although in the pictures there was a lock, which wasn't there)

Fire pit - very nice, extremely relaxing. Well worth the trip to me.

Space out back with daily deer so up close, gave you that nature feel. Peaceful and quiet.

Easy of booking and friendliness of host

The amenities were plentiful and public areas were were well kept. Lots to enjoy

Cons

Back yard had foul "septic" Smell

Was very muddy with septic contents . We had a 4 1/2 year old and 1 1/2 year old who ran across the back yard - feces soaked through their shoes for which after attempting to clean we ultimately threw out. So we could only use the left side of yard where fire pit was.

Mouse droppings everywhere - we took everything off the counters and placed in fridge, what couldn't be we had a big Tupperware container for , then proceeded to scrub counters clean with Clorox , found a multitude of dropping the next day. Threw out most of what we brought up. We had originally planned on cooking each day, but with the smell coming from the sink and the mouse droppings we opted to eat out.

Upon returning home there were piles of droppings, and just threw out any food we brought home

Sink had foul smell

The bathroom was absolutely disgusting. There were bugs crawling through tub and in toilet. Tub was dented in multiple spots and yellow with stains. Stains in toilet bowl as well. We went to a waterpark and just brought clothes and soap to

Shower there.

I am well aware we could have contacted the owner, but just kept thinking it was nothing that could in reality be fixed immediately. I just didn't feel comfortable and clean, and we decided to leave a day early.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

We were little bit hesitant to go on the vacation after reading the recent reviews about the septic issues. I called the owner on the day of arrival with my concerns. Martin assured me the new septic was in place and was very understanding about my cancellation plans. We decided to go anyway. Upon arrival, we saw new backyard with grass starting to show. To our surprise, we were welcomed by 5 deers on the property. Our five year old never seen deer from so close. Yard has flat grass to play - to the enjoyment of our dog. Martin offers canoe for nearby lake. There is fire pit for evening hanging out. What is also really nice about this house that the owner has everything you need in the house. I have rented other houses and I always try to remember to bring everything I need. Of course, I always forget something. If you want to get away from it all, this house will be your perfect escape.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and clean Poocnos cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great friends gataway at this cozy clean cabin. Nice large hottub that fit all six of us. The kitchen is fully equipped and the bedrooms are nice and clean. The owner is very accommodating when we need some extra time to check out.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time

  • 4 of 5

Great time. The owner, Martin, was very helpful and prompt with fixing every small problem we had. I highly recommend it

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. I am available during the guests stay at my provided cell phone number and am ready to address any issues or questions guests might have. Guests satisfaction is important to me. Thank you
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Terrible ownership and representation of property. Awful experience

  • 1 of 5

We arrived at the property at check in time which we were told was 4 PM. The code that was provided to us did not work so we texted the owner and decided to go around and check out our vacation home while we waited for some kind of response. Once we were in the back yard we saw the broken and unkept mess, the broken swing, green water in the hot tub, live electrical wires, etc. My wife is pregnant and so is her cousin that came with us plus we have a 3 year old that was really looking forward to using all the amenities that were advertised and the conditions of the home were far from safe. We decided to look past the little things and focused on getting in the house as we saw pools and playgrounds in the community. Once we were able to get inside a half hour later, which the owner only called then, we saw the mess inside. The couch that looks like it fell off a trash truck, all the water damage throughout the house, the beds that were broken and made so much noise and are even more uncomfortable then the floor but yet again we said "lets make the best of it" and carried on. I, without telling anyone, texted the owner and asked if i could have access to the chemicals for the hot tub to get rid of the green water to which he replied that the water gets changed every time someone new comes to the house. It's a lie, there was scum on the walls of the hot tub and the water looked green. i own a pool and know what the water should smell and look like. After we couldn't sleep all night and my pregnant wife cried due to that fact we decided to get out of the house and start fresh, we went to the pool and a short time later returned for lunch/dinner. We were sitting in the back yard eating when we heard rushing water and smelled the most horrid smell and quickly realized that it was sewer all over the back yard. i tried to call the owner several times and after all unsuccessful attempts we called a hotel as we could not take anymore. This was supposed to be a beautiful vacation home in the Poconos and instead it was a nightmare. We were willing to look past a lot of things and tried to make the best of it but once the sewer started flowing and our 3 year old ran through it we were done.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our house lock provides unique date/time based key for each rental. We email the code 2 days prior to the stay along with instructions on how to use the lock, the code and even instructions on how to customize the key.The part of the code is a pound sign (#) that goes after all digits. I always answer the phone as I strive to provide excellent guest experience. Upon arrival, we ask our guests to spend 7-10 minutes to check the property and all amenities and report us any findings.This serves two purposes - to correct any issues that might make the stay difficult or unacceptable (for example tree branches and twigs after a storm, wildlife traces in the yards etc) and to dispute any wear and tear/ damages that were prior to the stay and that damages that we discovered after guest stay. We never received such a call, text or email upon arrival. To avoid "overchemicalized" hot tub water, we simply pump the water out, clean the hot tub and refill with the fresh water. We apply 3 bromine tablets as chemical treatment.Please note that we refill the hot tub with water from a well, which is rich on iron,and may give cloudy look.However, this is filtered out in self cleaning mode after refill. It appears that our filter was damaged which led to incorrect filtering. I received the call from the guest and explained then that it would filter out and no chemicals would clean the iron. Unfortunately, I did not know the filter has been damaged and would not work properly. However, this still could have been corrected.I ordered extra filters and instructed the cleaning service to check the filters for damage and how to even wash them.I apologize for the water look,but we certainly changed the water prior to the rental. I checked all the beds and underpinned them to prevent caving and making noise. Due to to heavy rains at the beginning of the month water table rose and one of the septic walls slightly shifted letting the runaway water built behind and flooded the yard.This was truly unfortunate but also beyond our control.We refunded all money for the remainder of the stay, We took immediate action and contracted septic company to build a new septic system using 2017 technologies, including french drains to redirect any underground water.The septic system has been completed today 07/18/17. It works great and gives the yard new look.I apologize for what you had to experience through out the stay, but most of the items on your list could have been corrected right away.
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Mount Pocono
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Madd Anthony
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Hideaway Hills Kresgeville
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I-80
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
La Roma Pizza
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Big Boulder. Jack Frost, Blue Mountain, Camelback
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Boulder Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Split Rock Water Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Big Boulder Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Hawk Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Camelback Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
jack frost ski area
Nearest Point of Interest
Poconos Raceway
Nearest Point of Interest
Amish Organic Food Market

Camel Beach water park and CBK adventures are 15 minutes away, white water rafting at Jim Thorpe 20 minutes, 5 minutes to Poconos Raceway, one block from Game Land, Shooting Ranges within 20 minutes, Dorney Amusement Park 45 minutes away.

20 minutes to famous Crossing Outlets of Poconos.

Two 24/7 supermarkets within 15 minutes drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Additional Guest Fee $13 per person per night

We no longer charge security deposits. We place a $100 hold on your credit card 3 days prior to checkin date, instead. Hold is released 7 days from the checkout date.
Groups over 6 guests $200 security deposit CC hold.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.