Intimate Lake Cottage in Northeast Pennsylvania
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
This fully modern cabin sits on a small hill along the shore of Lily Lake in Conyngham Township. Located in the northeastern part of the state's Pocono and Endless mountains, the spring-fed lake boasts superb bass fishing and is surrounded by 100s of acres of public land for hiking, walking, hunting, cross country skiing, or simple viewing and relaxation.
Ideal for couples or small families, the property sleeps 1 to 4 and is easily accessible from I-80 and I-81. It is two hours north by car from Philadelphia and Harrisburg and two hours west of New York City.
The cottage is fully furnished with a queen-sized bed in the bedroom and single beds in the loft. It has a large flat-screen television with DVD player, access to Wi-Fi, and on-site washer and dryer. It has a modern kitchen equipped with gas stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishes, silverware, cooking utensils, and other kitchen tools. Central air conditioning and heating ensure a comfortable interior in all seasons.
Accessible from the township road by a paved private drive, the cottage has a screened-in front porch and open rear flagstone patio complete with Pennsylvania-made cedar furniture.
The grounds and lakefront are landscaped with native and exotic plants. The lakefront has a table and chairs, a fire ring, dock, paddle boat, and kayak available for guests' use. Motorboats and water skiing are also permitted on the lake, subject to certain horsepower and use limits.
Numerous Pocono ski resorts, minor-league hockey and baseball franchises, Mohegan Sun and Mount Airy casinos, local theater, movies, national and regional historic sites, shopping malls, restaurants, white-water rafting, state and local parks, and several amusement parks are within 30- to 60-minute drives.
With advance notice, guests also have the option during their stay of ordering one or more three-course meals, featuring local and seasonal ingredients, prepared and served on the property. A number of options are available. Arrangements can also be made for stocking the pantry with your grocery list. Please inquire for details.
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Member since: 2013
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
75 feet from secluded section of spring-fed mountain lake; private dock, including use of kayak and paddle boat; great bass fishing, plus perch, bluegills, pickerel, trout, and other native species...moreless
- Mountain View:
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 26 - Jan 2, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 23 - Dec 25, 2016
3 night min stay
New Year's Eve
Dec 31 - Dec 31, 2016
1 night min stay
Jan 3 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 11%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Longer-term rentals are also available. A four-night minimum stay is required in June, July, and August. Pets are subject to an additional rental fee of $25 per night per animal, plus taxes.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Located between the northeastern part of the state's Pocono and Endless mountains, spring-fed Lily Lake boasts superb bass fishing and is surrounded by 100s of acres of public land for hiking, walking, hunting, cross country skiing, sailing, water skiing, or simple viewing and relaxation.
Numerous Pocono ski resorts, minor-league hockey and baseball franchises, Mohegan Sun and Mount Airy casinos, local theater, movies, live music festivals and venues, national and regional historic sites, shopping malls, restaurants, white-water rafting, state and local parks, and several amusement parks are within a 30- to 60-minute drive.
With advance notice, guests also have the option during their stay of ordering one or more three-course meals featuring local and seasonal ingredients prepared on the property. A number of options are available. Please inquire for details.
Year Purchased: 1987
About: Our family has spent summers at Lily Lake since the mid-1950s. Each generation has used it in its own way, but the place's natural beauty, fun, and relaxation have remained mostly unchanged through the years. For the last decade, we've decided to make it our full-time home and now would like others to have the opportunity to enjoy a little bit of what we've built our lives around.
Why Wapwallopen, PA, USA:
The Lily Lake Guest House is on a parcel adjacent to our primary residence. As our family has grown, we use for get-togethers and holidays. It's far enough to offer our family and family a bit of seclusion, but close enough that we can easily spend time together.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We've tried to create a place with many modern conveniences yet one that maintains the popular rustic cottage style of the 1920s. Guests can enjoy heated bathroom floors and Internet access but also bear witness to the passage of time with the simple stone-and-mortar foundation created of rock found on the property, the original yellow pine clapboard siding and Douglas Fir flooring, the open-air patio and screened porch, and the structure's simple yet functional layout.
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Welcome to the Lily Lake Guest House!
Front porch steps meet natural stone down to the lake
Patio, typical stone wall, rhododendrons, and pack o' sandra at rear
From living room looking to kitchen
living area with couch, chair, ottoman, card table, television
stairs to pine paneled loft
bath, from second entrance
front porch with lake beyond, in winter
Bone Marrow and Shallot Crostini with Smoked Salt and Chives
Homemade Fettuccini with Mussels and Wine-Butter Sauce
Cottage in profile with lake down below
Front porch with lake down the hill
From kitchen looking to living room
living room with view of the lake
bath room entry at loft stairs
One of two single beds in the loft
lake view from above cottage in winter
lake view from in front of cottage, in winter
Curried Cauliflower Soup with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds and Roasted Coconut
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, and Chive Oil
Caramel Apple Parfait
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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