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Stunning Lakefront Home With 4 Master Bedrooms

Sleeps22
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 5,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

New House With 4 Master Br Sitting On 150 Lake Front With prvate dock

This lakefront house 4 master bedrooms with private decks all with lake views. House sleeps 22 Gourmet kitchen with seating for 19 to 23 guests. Open floor plan with grand stone fireplace. 80 foot wide deck facing the lake. House is perfect for large families, or family reunions. Bring your boats and jet skis! This house is situated on a more private cove of the lake so there is not a lot of boat traffic while swimming and enjoying the views


Owner
Eric Gerckens
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About Eric Gerckens

4 Brothers from Westfield, NJ built this house for their families (12 children) in 2005.

Eric Gerckens purchased this house in 2005

Why Eric Gerckens chose Poconos

One of the brothers has been coming to this lake since high school, more than 20 years. During a family birthday party, they came up with the idea of owning a vacation property between all the families. Twelve (12) years later, we're still going strong and enjoying every moment we have as a family.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with the large lakefront property, and built a custom house to accommodate 4 families. The functionality of the house, allows us to enjoy all activities together without feeling crowded. We chose an open floor plan with enough room for 22people to be eating and enjoying each others company all in once space. We kept the house rustic in design with all cedar ceilings, 8 foot alder doors, alder wood kitchen cabinets, and a beautiful huge stone fireplace as the centerpiece.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We couldn't have asked for better guests for our first rental! It was for thanksgiving 2013 and the house was left in perfect condition! Definitely a family after our own values and would love to have them back!
Nov 2013
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Amenities

Greentown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Top Floor Master bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Top Floor Master bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Top Floor Master bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Top Floor Master bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower , Main floor bathroom for 2 main floor bedrooms
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Main floor half bath
    Bathroom 8 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower
  • All master bathrooms beautifully tiled with glass shower doors and cedar ceilings.
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Main floor BR; Lake View
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Main Floor Bedroom
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Lower level kids room - bunk bed with twin and double
    Bedroom 8 - 4 twin/ single , lower level kids room - 2 bunk beds (4 twins)
    Bedroom 9 - 6 twin/ single , Lower level kids room - 3 bunk beds (6 twins)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Top flr Master BR; Private Bath; private balcony; Lake View
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Top flr Master BR; Private Bath; private balcony; Lake View
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Top flr Master BR; Private Bath; private balcony; Lake View
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Top flr Master BR; Private Bath; private balcony; Lake View
  • Top Floor - 4 master bedrooms with private full baths, private decks, lake view; 2 Bedrooms on main floor with shared full bath, 3 bedrooms on lower level for kids with walk out to lake, with private living room and kitchen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
lake has unlimited possibilities. You can sit all day and read a book on the dock or fill the day with any number of extreme sports

Reviews

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Stunning Lakefront Home With 4 Master Bedrooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
Western Pennsylvania
5

Family / friends reunion. We've been doing it for 10 years stright, same group!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in numerous VRBO homes before, but this one was absolutely the best! House was close to the lake, and sat up high, so the view was spectacular (beautiful sunsets). Nine bedrooms accommodated our 20+ guests very nicely. The Gerckens were excellent to deal with, and everything they described / committed to was there. We had a very fine Fall weekend, as a result of this very fine home.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

We recently rented the house for a golf weekend with 18 guys. This house is a great one with plenty of space. It's really nicer than the photos show. We had nothing to complain about at all. The owners were easy to deal with and we will likely be going back.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sea Girt, New Jersey
5

Tremendous House and Location

  • 5 of 5

Our two families recently rented the Gercken's Lake house for a week and we had a tremendous time. Everything about the house is first class, the locations is the best on the lake, and everything you would want is close by. In total 16 of us ranging in age from 6 months to 66 years, thoroughly enjoy all the house and the lake has to offer. We rented a boat, wave runner, and paddle board locally and really enjoyed the dock area, waterskiing, touring the lake, and stopping at the lake side restaurants. The house has everything and the Owners were really great to deal with. Highly recommend the house and we look forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

My brother and I hosted a celebration for our parents 60th wedding anniversary. We came from Los Angeles, Chicago, NYC, Philadelphia, Virginia and Goshen NY. The house was easy to get to. The house is beautiful and accommodated the 14 of us perfectly. The common areas were the best, outside and in with stunning views of the lake. There is a great dock for boating, swimming, sunning and a fire pit (2 acutally) for marshmallow roasting and evening socializing. Owners Mike and Eric were wonderful to deal with and were available to help/advise in all capacities. I have rented a variety of vacation homes and this experience was by far the best!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harleysville, PA
5

Stupendous from every single angle!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our entire Year-long experience, from the fledgling stages of planning to saying goodbye to the Poconos, was simply astounding. 25 family members from around the country gathered at the Gercken's house to celebrate an amazing woman's journey of 90 years! The entire experience was exceptional. Mike was nothing short of phenomenal to interact with during the planning stages, answering an endless list of questions. Upon arrival, he toured us around the house and offered his cell number in case there was a single thing we needed. The house is gorgeous and well stocked. The 4-day experience has created lasting memories and it would not have been possible without this grand and spectacular house and its owners. Thank you, thank you!

PS....There should and must be a picture of Mike in the dictionary under the phrase, "perfect landlord."

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Birthday Party Extraordinaire

  • 5 of 5

Eric and Mike, et al.

Just a quick note to say "thank you" for sharing your house with us. We had a fantastic time....all 23 of us. What a great house, fully equipped and really well designed! How you can fit 23 people under one roof, ages 4 months to 64 years, enjoy each other's company and still have quiet and privacy if you wanted it.....that's no small accomplishment.

Our daughter and grandson share a birthday which we celebrated during our 4 day stay.

Birthday party, pumpkin carving contest, fantastic view, coffee on the deck in the morning, bon fires at night, etc., etc., etc., it was a perfect 4 day Fall weekend, one our family will never forget.

"God willing and the creek don't rise", put us in the book for next year. Your attention to the details and "customer service" could not have been better, and that's not an exaggeration!

Thanks again and all the best to you and your families.

PopPop, et al.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Tanglewood
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Boat House
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Alpine
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Damage Deposit $1,000

Please inquire with owner via email, regarding time frame. House will only be rented to 30+ yr old adults .copy of license required

50% deposit upon reservation, 50% balance due 30 days prior to arrival date. House will only be rented to 30 year old + adults. Copy of license mandatory on all rentals

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.