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Home Away From Home -- Center Of All Attractions

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 Comfortably

1st Floor: Master Bdrm w/Queen Bed, Living Room w/full size sofa bed, recliner, rocking chair and gas fireplace. Kitchen, Dining room w/ glass sliding doors onto a wrap around deck. Full bath.

2nd Floor: Bedroom w/2 twin beds, open loft with daybed and trundle. TV. Bathroom w/shower.


Enjoy our private home in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Our home is your home. Have your morning coffee/tea on our large wraparound deck while listening to nature.

Step out and enjoy all the many activities the area has to offer only minutes away ex. Skiing, Snowboarding, Mount Airy Casino, Paintball, Historic Jim Thorpe, White Water Rafting, H20 Indoor Water Park, Movies, Arcade, Crossings Outlet, Pocono NASCAR Raceway, bowling, bicycle rental, hiking, fishing, horse back riding and much, much more.

You can enjoy your evening with a nice barbeque and smores on the fire pit and end the day in front of the fireplace with a movie, board game or a book.

More Details

Sophia von der Esch
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Sophia von der Esch

Welcome! My name is Sophia and my husband's name is Guy. We have two amazing boys. I grew up in Astoria Queens and my husband grew up in Long Island, where we presently reside.

Why Sophia von der Esch chose Poconos

We purchased this home while on vacation and fell in love with this four season area. We are in the center of the Poconos! Close to the Mount Air Casino, Hickory Run State Park, Pocono Nascar Racing, H20 Indoor Waterpark, Whitewater rafting, bike rentals, Beach, Paintball, Crossings Premium Outlets, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hiking, antique shopping and so much more to list. There is something for everyone!

Our children, friends and family enjoy it all year round with so many optional activities just minutes away. We also love our wrap around deck where we enjoy our morning coffee, barbeques and making s'mores on the fire pit. It is our perfect vacation home where we can getaway and enjoy making ever lasting memories as we hope you will as well.

What makes this house unique

One of the reasons we chose this house over so many others, was the warm and wonderful feeling we felt when we walked in. It is also private and in the center of all.


Lake Harmony House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , First floor
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Second floor. Also have full size blow up bed
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Open loft. Day bed w/trundle--can be used as king size bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Home Away From Home -- Center Of All Attractions
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great place and great location. We couldn't ask for a better place to spend NYE! Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable home

  • 4 of 5

The home was very comfortable and clean. The owner was very helpful and responsive. The location is very close to JFBB ski resort as well as several restaurants. We definitely enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the house from Feb 26-28. This is our second time staying there. We had a great time. House is less than 2 miles from the Slopes. We are definitely planning on renting this home again in the future if available.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a small group of friends

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I (mid-20's) decided too late that we wanted to spend New Years in a Poconos cabin, and it seemed like everything was either booked or the advertised price was misleading. Sophia's rental couldn't come at a better time, and I appreciated the fact that she was straightforward about the price as well as the houses' limitations like no WiFi or cable. Honestly, though, we didn't even notice and, in those moments of weakness, the cell reception was always strong. Sophia was easy to deal with as well, no issues getting into and becoming familiar with the house. Was it a five-star hotel? No, but it was more than what we expected of a rental in the woods in PA. We were quite comfortable with the three bedrooms, two baths, and a kitchen stocked with enough the make up a decent breakfast for six. My personal favorite was the electric fireplace which was a treat enough for me. Other splurges included the fire pit, grill, and washer/dryer. The only thing I would stress is that you be aware that you'll need to bring/buy your own groceries, toiletries, and linen. Also be aware of Sophia's check out rules - take the garbage out, put away the dishes, and take recyclables with you. Overall, I was glad that we stayed and grateful she was willing to open up her home to us.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house to spend the long thanksgiving weekend. Sophia was a great host.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

First of all the owner is was very nice available at all time to any question one may here. the house is nice and comfy we had a great time and want to come back. there is plenty to do in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
U.S. 80
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Miss Piggy's, Nick's Lake House, Louie's Prime
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Big Boulder, Jack Frost, Camelback
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Split Rock Resort, Hickory Run State Park
Car: necessary

Minutes to Big Boulder/Jack Frost Skiing. Minutes to H2ooooo Water Park, bowling, arcade, restaurants, sledding. Close to Historic Jim Thorpe, White water rafting, paintball, State Run Park, Pocono NASCAR Raceway, Mount Airy Casino and much more.


Rates & Availability

Lake Harmony House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
House Cleaning $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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