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Cozy Lakeview Ski Chalet W/ Fireplace And Amenities

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Three Bedroom, Two Full Bath, Lake View, 1st And 2nd Story Decks

This chalet has been recently remodeled with all new floors, paint and many new appliances. The master bedroom contains a queen sized bed, the second bedroom has a full/queen hand hewn cedar bed and the third bedroom is known as the kids' room. The third bedroom has tons of videos, board games, and nightlights. The chalet is fully equipped with silver ware, cook ware, two coffee pots (one keurig), a washer/dryer, two showers, a large private lower deck, and a full complement of firewood. There is also a tailgating grill outside and a one person kayak can be available upon request. The lake across the street is electric motor or paddle only and the fishing is catch and release as the idea here is to protect the environment. Less than half a mile down the street is a playground, a basketball court, and tennis courts that are included in the rental price. Plenty of listed amenities as well as the famous Poconos raceway, ski resorts, water parks, golf courses, and tons of scenic hiking and biking. We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do.


Owner
Sandra Clevenstine
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Sandra Clevenstine

We purchased this property last year because we have always wanted a mountain place with a real fireplace that was located in a natural setting. We enjoy geo caching, eating good food, shopping and taking scenic drives. While our main home is in Delaware, we are originally from Pennsylvania and something has been drawing us back home for years. We thought the winter would be our favorite time in the Poconos because we had visions of hitting the slopes, eating at the local brew pub, drying out by the fire, and then getting a relaxing supper at one of the local fine dining locations. The winter was fantastic, but this past summer we also had a blast playing tennis, walking the dog, mountain biking, and exploring lots of local trails. We will probably move up there after we retire, but until then, we would like to share our home with you. We only hope that you enjoy it as much as we have.

Sandra Clevenstine purchased this chalet in 2011

Why Sandra Clevenstine chose Poconos

We first fell in love with this area as we were biking through the nearby Tobyhanna State Park. We loved the lake, the beach the hiking, the biking, the fishing, the bird-watching and the many opportunities to photograph local wildlife.

What makes this chalet unique

The great, private, yet central location is what truly made us fall in love with this property. Our neighbors are friendly, we are smack in the middle of multiple ski resorts and we can take advantage of both the local restaurants as well as take in a Broadway show. The location offers a multitude of options with something for everyone.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay here with the kids. We also used the local bus station to go into NYC for a show. The location is scenic with lots of good hiking trails and lakes. The deer came up to the deck every morning and one of them even ate right out of my hand! Will be repeating this vacation.
May 2014
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Amenities

Tobyhanna Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Cozy Lakeview Ski Chalet W/ Fireplace And Amenities
average rating of 4.576923 based on 27 reviews
4

A quiet, relaxing setting. Peaceful.

  • 4 of 5

This is a very well kept home in a quiet, private subdivision with multiple outdoor activities in the surrounding area. And yes, the deer do come up to the back porch! There is a nice lake within the gated community for kayaking and fishing, plus Lake Tobyhanna is only a 10-minute drive. Zip lining, rope obstacle courses, and a casino are also a short drive away.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thouroughly enjoyed our stay over NYE weekend! The chalet was very cozy and felt like home away from home. The kitchen was well equipt with anything you would need to cook a great dinner (we made lobster tails!) Sandy, the owner, was more than accommodating and quick to respond if we had any issues or questions. We will definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Holiday Weekend Escape

  • 5 of 5

The chalet was a wonderful get-away for our family on Labor Day weekend. It was nice to find a place that allowed us to enjoy our dog on our vacation. The chalet was clean and well stocked with cooking utensils and house supplies. It had three bedrooms, two baths and a fireplace which accommodated the three adults and two children. It is a gated community manned 24 hours so the family fell safe. Our family enjoyed relaxing on the deck, playing games provided in the chalet, spending time at Dresser Lake fishing, taking walks and watching our dog swim. The location was close enough for us to spend the day at Jim Thorpe and also to take the family horseback riding. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to rest and relax!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Middletown, DE
5

Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to get away for a long weekend with the dogs! This cabin is very cozy and we felt right at home. I love the fact that dogs are welcome here as we have two that are about 50 pounds each. The owner was very responsive and answered all our questions about places to go for meals and for good walks with the dogs. I enjoyed having coffee in the morning watching out the sliding doors in the living room looking for deer, after tossing some of the frozen apple pieces for them. There were a bunch of deer in the neighborhood-4 and 6 point bucks as well as does with fawns, so I was able to take some fantastic photos! This was a perfect weekend getaway and we returned home relaxed and refreshed. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

comfortable house, downscale community

  • 4 of 5

This "chalet" is quite comfortable and was as advertised. It had all the essentials (including helpful items for our dog) and things were in working order. The house has a lovely deck (though not much seating).

The owner was extremely responsive and helpful. She promptly and thoroughly answered our questions, including helping us find some fun things to do on a rainy day.

I am downgrading the review mostly because of the gated community in which the house resides. It is downscale to the point of being sketchy and has no attractive amenities. We sometimes felt quite uneasy there. The lake access is limited and uninviting; swimming there was out of the question. Fortunately, the very nice and very nearby state park satisfied our summer-time recreational interests.

I would have a few other nits (e.g., the grill is a camping-style thing that basically unusable for typical grilling), overall we are satisfied with the home and thank the owner for accommodating us.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annapolis area
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Took my kids to this lovely home to get away from the city, this is the second time we've stayed.

It is a perfect, relaxing retreat. The cabin is cozy and well appointed, from the modern kitchen to the bedrooms. I enjoyed the bedroom at the front of the 2nd floor - the view looks like I was in a tree house. The boys stayed down the short hall with two twin beds. Plenty of room to relax in the living room.

We spent the time there hiking and exploring the area - lots to see if you like nature. My boys love to fish and there was a pond within walking distance and a dalarger lake a short drive away. Wildlife was plentiful with deer and a bear sighting. This is a close drive to where we live in the DC area but feels like worlds away. We all came back relaxed. We'll definitely be staying again

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This location is prime for relaxation not only with the ski resorts nearby, but this chalet is also close to the Great Wolf water park, outlet stores and a nice complement of both casual and fine dining. The small nearby town of Mount Pocono has all of the living essentials such as banks, drug stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, a movie theater, miniature golf, miniature golf and most importantly, good pizza. This location is well known for deer and turkey sightings. If you like the eating, golfing and excitement that is associated with casinos, both the Mount Airy and the Mohegan Sun casinos are close to your temporary home. The local town also has affordable bus transportation into New York City if you wish to see an enchanting Broadway show. The quaint villages of Jim Thorpe and Shawnee are about 30 miles away and they both contain great pubs, arts, hiking, and whitewater. The Poconos have been a highly sought after vacation spot for generations. Come visit and you will see why our customers come back year after year. Enjoy!

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Rates & Availability

Tobyhanna Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Ski Season
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$230
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,450
$5,790
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$190
From
$220
Fri,Sat
$1,275
$5,120
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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