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Luxury Lakefront, Central Air, Hot Tub, Game Rm, Fire Pit, Fishing Boat & Canoe

Bear Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA, USA
  • House2000 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

3 bedrooms and 2 bath, sleeps maximum 6 to 8 Ski Montage Mtn


See our Video, click video Icon on main page! Welcome to Paradise......For People with Discriminating taste! Upscale Luxury Lakefront just 20 steps from the door to spring fed lake, with C/A, and Hot Tub. Lakefront serenity awaits you in this beautiful vacation home. Gorgeous home with nothing to see across the lake but woods. Very private yet close to major attractions and fine dining. Come relax in this modern vacation rental. Enjoy many hours of spirited competition with family & friends in our first class Game Room, equipped with Pool Table, Darts, Tournament Poker, Bingo, Assorted Games, PlayStation I and II with games, stereo, TV, VCR, with Video & DVD Library. Step into the living room with a 52 inch TV and enjoy unobstructed views of the 150 acre lake while relaxing by the fire. The Living,room with 50 inch TV, Dining and Kitchen are open so you can entertain guests while preparing a gourmet meal. Enjoy your fine wines chilled to perfection in our wine cooler. Soothe those tired muscles in the 6 person Hot Tub overlooking the lake!

The house is meticulously kept since the owners service this home personally. The first floor Living with 50' T/V, Dining, and Kitchen are opened and are great for entertaining. The second floor has an open area family room with a 27 inch TV. We also provide a PlayStation 1 & 2 with games. There are unobstructed views of the lake from both the first and second floor. After a day at the slopes at Montage Mountain, soothe those tired muscles and relax in the outdoor hot tub which is always warmed upon your arrival.

The Gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, pot rack with pots and pans, cooking utensils, spices for cooking, condiments in fridge, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, coffee cups, silverware, coffee maker, coffee bean grinder,mixer, baking pans, knives, dish detergent, crock pot, dish towels, pot holders, Pyrex bake ware, plastic and ceramic ice tea pitchers, cork screw, barbecue grill utensils, coffee carafe, wine cooler. 3 bedroom & 2 baths.

Lake Activities!: Take the Canoe for what will be one of the finest fishing experiences of your life! Our 150 Acre Lake is home to some of the Biggest Bass in the Poconos, Including 'Billy the Bucketmouth.' There are also huge Pickerel and Yellow Perch the size of Bass. We also have every species of Trout, Carp, Catfish, Crappie, as well as the 'Home of the 1LB. Sunfish'. So if you are a novice fisher or an experienced Angler, A Good Time Can Be had by All!

Take the Canoe to the Island located in the center of the Lake for some outdoor adventure. Enjoy some of the most beautiful wildlife the Poconos has to offer! Don't be surprised if you see a Bald Eagle crossing the Lake to his perch. We even have a beautiful Heron that visits us in Summer months. Also there are many species of Hummingbirds and Cardinals as well that can be seen via the outdoor bird feeder. Don't be surprised if you look out the window early morning and see a Beaver Building his dam across the lake, as well as many Deer and Ducks.

On Site Outdoor Activities: Enjoy Dining by the Lake on the outdoor picnic table. We provide lawn furniture as well. Enjoy a Lakeside fire in the Outdoor Fire Pit. Play a game of Horseshoes, Bocce, sunbathe, just relax and enjoy the ambiance the lake has to offer. Fire up the Grill and make a Pitcher of Pina Coladas and enjoy while relaxing in the chaise lounge. Let the kids explore the wildlife of the lake and catch a frog or two.

On a hot summer day take a dip in the pristine spring fed lake in which you can see clear to the bottom. Let the Dogs cool off in the lake as well. Fishermen~ all persons age 15 and older must have a fishing license.

For our Winter Guests, don't be concerned about being snowed in! John personally attends to the plowing and removal of snow, to ensure you are able to get to the slopes! Ski, Snowtubing and Snow boarding at Montage Mountain Ski Resort, Camelback & Jack Frost and Big Boulder. Visit the Shoppes at Montage, The Montage Mtn. Cinemark Movie Theater, Johnny Rockets, The Mohegan Sun Casino with Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. Red Lobster, Olive Garden, TGIFridays, Chilis and many other Casual and fine dining restaurants nearby. Also visit the Montage Mountain Water park during the summer months.

In the town of Bear Creek- The Lackawanna State Park is just about 1 mile from the house and has great hiking and biking trails and you can bring your snowmobile or snowshoes to the park during the winter months. Climb to the top of the mountain at the Pinchot Trail head- very challenging hikes.

Custard Stand- Summer months just 2 miles from the house.

The Bear Creek Inn Restaurant- Serving Dinner- Family style- Great food at reasonable prices *****

The Bear Creek Cafe- Serving Breakfast and Lunch- (Sunday Brunch)*****



Member Since 2005
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 22, 2018
About Owner

We are originally from Philadelphia. John is a local General Contractor and has been in the business for 30 years. Rita is a Hairstylist and worked in the Cherry Hill, New Jersey area for 20 years. We began buying fixer uppers locally and since we have always vacationed in the Pocono Mountains we began buying homes in which we loved the Bear Creek location so much that we lived there as our primary home. We really enjoyed waking up every day and looking out and seeing the water right outside our door! John loves to fish, and we really enjoyed the time we spent living in Bear Creek. We came back to live near Philadelphia to be closer to family and miss our time living at the Lake! Hopefully someday we plan on retiring in Bear Creek with our family.

Owner purchased this House in 2003

Why Owner chose Bear Creek Township

When looking for a vacation home we truly loved the Bear Creek location, the area is beautiful and we especially loved how close the house is to the lake. What sold us was once you enter the front door you see the lake from the 16 ft. picture window. We also loved that there were no other homes across the lake which makes this location even more beautiful.

What makes this House unique

We enjoy taking walks around the lake with our dogs. Waking up in the morning and sitting by the lake having our morning coffee is especially relaxing after a busy work week. We enjoy sitting out by the fire pit at night and roasting "Smores" for family time together.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Bedroom 1 on First floor Living area
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, 2nd floor bedroom
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 2nd Floor Bedroom
      • Den
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Full size Sleeper Sofa in the Family/Game room 2nd floor
      • King size beds (2) 1 Bedroom with King Bed on 1st floor and 1 bedroom with King Bed on 2nd floor. , Queen size Beds (1) 2nd Floor Bedroom with Queen Bed. (1) Full Size Sleeper sofa bed in the Family/Game room area., Baby (1) Pack N Play for Baby


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Full Bath on 1st floor with Vanity, Toilet, Custom shower..
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Custom 2nd floor bath

        Location Type

          • Lake
            We supply a fishing boat, canoe, oars and life jackets. Great fishing and swimming lake. Water is clean and clear.
          • Lakefront
            True Lakefront~ Just 20 - 30 steps from door into the water. 150 Acre Lake is Spring fed. Water is clean and clear. Great Fishing! Great Swimming Lake! Unobstructed views of the lake.
          • Rural
            Beautiful surroundings. No homes across the lake, the views are Water and Woods. The Lackawanna state park is just a short 1/2 mile drive from the house with great hiking and biking trails. Snowmobile
          • Waterfront
            Just 20 Steps from door into the water. 150 Acre Spring Fed lake, great fishing and swimming. We supply a Fishing Boat, Canoe, Paddles. No Motors permitted. No other homes across the lake.


              • Away From It All
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                        Bed Sheets, Pillows and Pillow Cases, Comforters and Vellux Blankets provided.
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Brand new Carrier Central Air conditioning Unit cools whole house. Ceiling Fans.
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Supply Dryer only to Dry off beach towels. Clean Bed Linens supplied and replaced after each guest check out.
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        Treadmill in Family/Game room with small 10 Lb. Weights.
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Central Hot Air Heat.
                      • Internet
                        Free WIFI.
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Living Room
                        52' inch TV. 16 Foot Picture window with Lake just 20 steps away. Unobstructed views from Living room.
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Driveway parking
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Wood Fireplace
                        Fireplace with blower that heats house.
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Kitchen
                            Pots, Pans, Dishes, Silverware, Coffee Maker, Microwave, 2 Toasters, Crock Pot, Beverage glasses, Coffee cups, hand mixer, cheese grater, wine cooler, pyrex bake ware, Tea kettle.
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Coffee Maker
                            2 Coffee Makers
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            Pots & Pans, Pyrex baking dishes, hand mixer, Spatulas, spoons, Coffee cups, Glasses, Wine Glasses, Barbecue utensils, Ice Cream Scoop, Knives, Cutting Boards.
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Dishes & Silverware for 8.
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Blender
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            Gas oven.
                          • Pantry Items
                            Cooking Spices
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster
                            2 Toasters


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                Dining Room table with seating for up to 8 people.
                              • Dining Room
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • Pool Table
                                  • Air Hockey
                                  • Books
                                  • Books for Adults
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Game Room
                                    Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts, Games, Treadmill.
                                  • Games
                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Audio Tape Player
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    52' TV in first floor Living room and 20' inch TV in 2nd floor Family/Game room.
                                  • Toys
                                    A few toys for Baby.
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Game Console
                                  • Video Games
                                  • Video Library
                                    Selection of both VCR & DVD movies.


                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Beach Chairs
                                      • Boat
                                        We supply a Fishing Boat, Canoe, paddles and Life Jackets. There are no motors of any kind permitted on this lake, Paddles only.
                                      • Boat with Paddles
                                      • Canoe
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Outdoor Patio overlooks the lake. 1 Picnic Table, 1 round glass table with chairs. Adirondak chairs.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Patio
                                      • Ski & Snowboard
                                        Ski Montage Mtn. at 15 min. Snowboarding, Snowtubing... Skimontage.com
                                      • Walkway to Water


                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Hot Tub
                                                6 Person Private Hot Tub for use year round. Hot Tub is always 'HOT' upon your arrival.
                                              • Jacuzzi
                                              • Outdoor Hot Tub


                                                  • library
                                                  • autumn foliage
                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • forests
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • caves
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • synagogues
                                                  • theme parks
                                                  • water parks
                                                  • waterfalls
                                                  • winery tours

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • boating
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • gambling casinos
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • horseshoes
                                                      • miniature golf
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • paddle boating
                                                      • photography
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • sledding
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • mountain climbing
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • fly fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • hunting
                                                              • ice skating
                                                              • kayaking
                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • cross country skiing
                                                              • mountaineering
                                                              • rafting
                                                              • rock climbing
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • ski lift privileges
                                                              • ski privileges optional
                                                              • skiing
                                                              • snowboarding
                                                              • snowmobiling
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • water tubing
                                                              • whitewater rafting


                                                                  • Fireplace, Fully equipped Kitchen with Pot Rack with a large selection of Pots and Pans, blender, mixer, Baking Pans, Pyrex, condiments, spices, 2 coffee makers, coffee grinder, Coffee Carafe, Nu Wave infra red oven,Wine Cooler, wine glasses, cork screw, can opener, Charcoal barbecue grill utensils, High Chair, Pack N' Play, crock pot, dishes, silverware, cutlery, dish towels, toilet tissue, Maytag, Private 6 person Hot Tub, Outdoor Fire Pit, Picnic Tables, Lawn Furniture, Bingo, Board games, Canoe, Treadmill, Weights, Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts, Playstation I & II with a large selection of games, VCR & DVD Library

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                    24 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    Great place

                                                                    James S.

                                                                    Wanted a house on a quiet, good sized but not too big lake, which wasn't totally developed and had good fishing, for myself and two friends. Bingo. The house is very nice, very good sized bedrooms and bathrooms. Clean. Solid kitchen. Game room is sweet, we really enjoyed the air hockey table. Steps to the lake, nice fire pit. Fishing was excellent (the trout are at the dam!!).

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Hi James,

                                                                    Thank you so much, we appreciate you and your friends being such wonderful guests. We are glad that you Caught that "Whopper of a fish" a 25" Rainbow Trout is no joke! We look forward to hearing from you again next year!

                                                                    Best to you,

                                                                    John & Rita

                                                                    Serene and private vacation home and yet so much to see in a short distance.

                                                                    Thank you for sharing your cozy vacation home with us. We enjoyed bringing our 10 speeds and riding on the road after dinner. The hot tub was very relaxing overlooking the lake and taking a nap after fishing was a real treat from our usual busy days at work. Thanks again John and Rita for the relaxing week we were looking for.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Thank you so much for your kind words Rick & Wendy. We're glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope to hear from you again in the future. Thank you so much for being such good guests and taking such good care of our home!

                                                                    Beautiful lakefront house - did not want to leave

                                                                    Zuli P.

                                                                    My friends and I were looking for a quiet getaway from New York City for the weekend... and we found this place. The house itself is clean, in a quiet area, and the lake was stunning. John and Rita are excellent communicators, and they answered our questions right away. There are is a shopping center around 20 minutes from there, which has Walmart, Wegmans, etc. I would recommend this place if you want a peaceful, private getaway.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Dear Zuli,

                                                                    You and your friends were awesome guests and we appreciate your kind words. We strive to make our home very clean and comfortable and it pleases us that you and your friends had a great time. We would love to have you come back again soon. Thanks so much!

                                                                    John & Rita

                                                                    Quiet and relaxing with all the comforts of home

                                                                    chrsitine b.Cinnaminson

                                                                    This rental property was perfect for my family. The four of us enjoyed the lake views and the quiet setting. The house has everything you need. John and Rita are wonderful, Answered questions when we arrived and got us settled. My teenage boys enjoyed the boat and fished every minute they could. We loved having the lake right in our back yard. Thank you for a relaxing week. We will definitely be doing this again.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Dear Christine, Thank you so much, you and your family were such great guests and we are glad that you enjoyed your week at the Lake. It is because of people like you that make this business a pleasure! We look forward to having you back again!

                                                                    John & Rita

                                                                    A home away from home

                                                                    Kevin M.

                                                                    The spacious house was perfect for my family of four and another couple. My family occupied the upstairs area, whilst the other couple enjoyed some privacy by occupying the the downstairs bedroom and bathroom. The house was exceptionally clean and contained everything that you could need. John and Rita were a pleasure to deal with, always quickly responding to our queries. We enjoyed the quiet lake where we fished, swam, and canoed every day. Sometimes we felt as though it was our very own private lake. We also took advantage of the fire pit every evening. We will be sure to return to this lakefront house next summer. It is the perfect place to escape the city heat, hustle and bustle.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Dear Kevin and Naomi,

                                                                    Thank you so much for your Kind words. you were really a pleasure to deal with and thank you for taking care of the house.

                                                                    Warm regards,

                                                                    John & Rita

                                                                    Ann Marie R.

                                                                    Ann Marie R.Pa.

                                                                    Our family had a great time in Bear Creek. The kids went to Knoebels, CamelBeach, went bike riding and spent many hours fishing and playing games in the game room as well as watching movies and world cup soccer ! My husband and I went to nearby Mohegan Sun for dinner and some fun playing the slots. The area around the lake was so relaxing and beautiful, and I truly enjoyed my daily walks with my dog!!! Making dinner was a breeze with everything a kitchen needs and more!!! A place we are sure to visit again!!!!! Thank you John and Rita for making our vacation so enjoyable!!!

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Thank you Ann Marie. We appreciate you and your family and it truly was a pleasure dealing with you.

                                                                    John & Rita


                                                                    Bear Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA, USA

                                                                    Montage Mountain Ski Resort- Ski, Snowboard, Snow Tubing. also Shop The Shoppes at Montage. Montage Mountain Water Park, Elk Mountain is about 1 hour from the house. Ski, Snowboard, Snow Tubing at Camelback- 45 min. drive from house. Camelbeach Water park. Candle Shops, Pocono Cheesecake factory, antique shops, paintball. Cross Country Ski & Snowmobile Trails 1 mile from the house at the Lackawanna State Park. Hike the Lackawanna Trail- Hike or bring your bikes to the Lackawanna State park. Enjoy challenging hikes on the Pichot Trail head and climb on Overlook tower and see the entire Pocono region, from the top of the mountain. Take your dog and enjoy walking around the lake. Take the boat across the lake and enjoy picking blueberries. Custard Stand in warmer months just before turning onto the road to the lake. The Mohegan Sun Casino is just a 15 minute drive, dine at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in the Casino or check out many more of the restaurants the Casino offers. Supermarkets- Wegman's, Super WalMart in Pittston. Take a day trip to Knoebels Amusement park- located in Elysburg, Pa and only pay for the rides you use, no admission fees. Dorney Park- located in Allentown is a 1 hour drive. Hershey Park, Pa. Jersey shore is 1 and a half hours. Explore New York and all the city has to offer. just a 1 and a half hours from the house.

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                                                                    Cancellations~ If an emergency should occur we would accept cancellations only if we can re book the dates. If your dates can be re-booked, we will refund your payment in full. We accept Dogs Only! There is a $75 non refundable fee for 1 dog. Check out is always at 11:00 AM unless pre arranged with owners. House must be left in the same condition as when you arrived.

                                                                    24 Reviews
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