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Intimate Lake Cottage In Northeast Pennsylvania

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath With Loft, With Lake And Mountain Views

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Sal Deluca
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017

About Sal Deluca

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.

Sal Deluca purchased this cottage in 1987

Why Sal Deluca chose Wapwallopen

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.

What makes this cottage unique

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.

Map

Ricketts Glen State Park
Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AVP)
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
various
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate 81 - 8 miles; Interstate 80 - 12 miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Blue Ridge Pizza & Subs
Nearest Ski
29 Miles
Montage Mountain
Car: recommended

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.

Amenities

Wapwallopen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , heated floor
  • Bathroom has heated tile floors, shower, sink, toilet, and a heat/exhaust fan.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 double , The loft has two single beds, dressers, and reading lights.
  • Master bedroom has a queen-sized bed, end tables, lights, and clock. Bed linens are included with rental and can be changed weekly (with prior arrangement). The loft has a front and a rear section. Each area has its own single bed and furnishings.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming

Reviews

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average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews
New York, NY
5

Thanksgiving Dinner Stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and my best friend stayed here for the Thanksgiving Weekend, and I made a whole turkey, 4 sides and a pumpkin cheese cake here!

The house is clean, spacious and probably really pretty in the summer as you can see the lake right in front of it. Really nice place to stay.

Initially, we had a bit of a problem with getting the house to heat up, but it was probably because we live in Manhattan and are not familiar with central heating system. It was easily fixed the next day when the kind owner came to assist us on Thanksgiving Day.

The only weird thing was that the house didn't have many bowls for cereal. While they had a coffee bean grinder and coffee maker, they did not have a coffee filters (we bought some the next day). They did have a percolator so it came in handy the first morning.

Overall super relaxing stay and warm hospitality. Will recommend this place for anyone looking to relax and enjoy quiet time!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words. We're delighted that Thanksgiving was a success for you. And yes, the cottage is wonderful in the summertime as well. In addition to hiking, fishing, and swimming, it's nice to enjoy the porch and fire pit. I'm so sorry there weren't any coffee filters there for you! It was an oversight on our part, and we thank you for letting us know. As for cereal bowls, there are six or seven there with blue rims. I'm sorry they weren't more apparent. Thanks again for taking the time to write. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future!
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5

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a quick weekend getaway and this place was perfect. Very nice house, well maintained and clean. The house is steps away from the very picturesque Lily lake, we fished from the dock and did some hiking around too. It's close enough to some fun things to do in the area as well. Overall I would absolutely recommend this to anyone. The owners were great and we couldn't have asked for anything more. Thanks again! We'll surely be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Dan. It was a pleasure having you. I'm glad you found yourself at home and were able to take advantage of the fun to be had both at the lake and beyond. Please come see us again soon!
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Allentown, NJ
5

Beautiful peaceful piece of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our wonderful lake side stay. The owners who live on the property were very helpful and accommodating. We appreciated the restaurant suggestions. We really enjoyed dinner at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre. Looking forward to coming back in the summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and got to do a little exploring of the surrounding area. Please do come back in summer! It's a lovely time at the lake. Thanks again for choosing to stay with us.
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5

Charming, comfortable and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our visit at Lily Lake. Upon arriving you immediately feel at ease. The property is quiet and beautiful. The house was well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing stay. My husband and I drove up from Southern NJ not really knowing what to expect. We were very impressed from the moment we arrived.

We love our wine, so on Saturday we found a beer and wine festival on Cayuga Lake and enjoyed a day on the lake sipping beverages and listening to great music.

We are foodies, so we enjoy cooking our own meals. I would suggest to all those who plan on cooking to bring your favorite spices, oils, vinegars, etc. I would also suggest bringing your own non stick pan. Otherwise, the kitchen is perfect & the space is very clean. There is even a grill on the patio.

The house itself is beautiful in so many ways. You will notice that a lot of attention was paid to the detail of the decorating. There is beautiful hardwood flooring throughout, gorgeous wood trim everywhere you look, boxed out windows & the ceiling is to die for.

I absolutely love fresh flowers and they were tastefully placed in different parts of the house. The bud vase in the bathroom is absolutely adorable too.

There is a dock down by the lake, adirondack chairs and a fire pit that was set up for us to use before we even got there. We enjoyed our wine, & a fire the night before we went back home. It was a perfect end to a wonderful & much needed getaway.

We enjoyed meeting Sal & his kids while they paddle boarded on the lake. Thanks for your help and for mailing my jacket back to me that I forgot to grab on the way out of the house. Have a great winter & I would recommend your VRBO to anyone who needs a retreat from their hectic lives. Our stay was nothing less than perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for all the kinds words, Miranda. It was a pleasure hosting and meeting you both last weekend. So glad you appreciated all the decoration and architectural details. We tried to create a space where guest feel truly at home. Please come see us again next time you need some R&R!
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5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

The home / cabin is perfect, beautifully built and designed. The grounds are gorgeous. The lake, doc, and equipment etc. excellent! This is a perfect house on the lake hideaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, John! So glad you enjoyed everything. Hope to see you all again soon.
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5

Wonderful house in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay on beautiful Lily Lake. The house was impeccably clean and nicely integrates indoor and outdoor, including the screened in porch that was great during brief afternoon/evening showers. The outdoor areas were a real highlight with the nice weather we had, with plenty of options for lounging (chairs / fire pit / nearby beach) or being active (kayak, row boat, inner tubes). We would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Rob, for the kind words about the Lily Lake Guest House. It was an absolute pleasure hosting your family. Please do come see us again soon!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

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 if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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