This home is 6 years young and has everything you could want in a perfect country retreat. The charm and privacy of a mountain home with a contemporary feel. 4 bedrooms - Master with Queen bed & on suite bath; 2nd with full and bunk bed; 3rd has full and bunk bed; 4th has Daybed (1 queen with real mattress). Open floor plan features spacious great room with plenty of seating around the fireplace, modern kitchen stocked with everything needed to cook, set and serve for 16 guests. Loft with large card/game table including a bookcase full of boardgames, books and puzzles for the whole family to enjoy. Large Florida room to enjoy take in the country air. Large deck with outdoor furniture and gas grill. 3 flat screen TV's with 3 DVD players along with a decent DVD library, Stereo system with IPOD jack and CD player and WiFi. Attached garage has 2 adult and 3 children's bikes, 4 beach chairs, beach toys, ice skates, and sleds. Outdoor slate patio with fire pit. Blankets and pillows supplied but you will need to bring your own linens.
Amenities at Big Bass Lake: Big Bass Lake is a year round resort and hosts a Recreation Center with an arcade, game room and sauna. There is a heated indoor and 2 outdoor pools as well as swimming beaches on the lakes. Guests can enjoy the clubhouse with snack bar, and there are both tennis and volleyball courts on the grounds, with equipment that can be signed out. Canoes, rowboats can be rented at BB Lake. Badges required for all amenities. Our home is also located 15 minutes from the new Kalahari Resort that offers day passes for their beautiful indoor water park - fun for the whole family.
Summers are mild with temperatures rarely climbing above 90 degrees. Fishing is very good in the spring, summer, and fall. All three lakes at Big Bass Lake are stocked with largemouth bass. There is excellent trout fishing on the Lehigh River. Anglers need a Pennsylvania fishing license to fish either the lakes or the river.
The Pocono Mountains receives an avg of 60 inches of snow every year. In the winter you can ice skate on the big lake and downhill ski and snow tube at the resort's private ski slope with T-bar.
Located in Gouldsboro, Big Bass Lake is near restaurants, shopping, several golf courses, indoor waterparks and the NASCAR Pocono Raceway. Big Bass Lake is also next to Gouldsboro State Park. The 2,800 acre park has trails for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing. Ice fishing is popular during the winter, and anglers can fish for bass, pickerel, yellow perch, catfish, and sunfish. Hunters will find healthy populations of white tailed deer, turkey, snowshoe hare, and black bear, and there is trapping for fur bearing animals including muskrat, mink, beaver, fox, coyote, and raccoon.
Big Bass Lake is near Tobyhanna State Park. Spanning Monroe and Wayne Counties, the 5,440 acre park has primitive camping, hunting, picnicking, and hiking. The 3.3 mile long Yellow Trail runs through the Black Bear and Bender Swamps Natural Area. There are also wetlands and boulder fields which are a visual reminder of the area's glacial past.