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Bedrooms 3
Space 102 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Br (4 sleeping areas) 2 Ba Sleeps up to 8-9

Beautiful chalet-style vacation home with spectacular views, fireplace and hot tub in a community with two outdoor pools and one indoor pool; it is located in the Wallenpaupack Lake area in beautiful Lake Ariel, PA which is about 2 hours from New York City. Unlike other lake fronts which place you up hills and long walking distances to the lake, we are Right On a will wake up and look out your windows to beautiful close-up views of the fountain in the pond. The door is literally steps to the pond and not down steep hills either! We accept Book It Now options through the Homeaway site.

Renter Requirements: Renters must be 30 years of age or older and we will require photocopies of drivers licenses to ensure compliance with this rule. Families with children are the only exceptions to this rule. There is NO smoking in the house. NO CATS are allowed, EVER.

House: We also have a massive movie library with lots of kids movies that we update frequently (perfect for a night with a roaring fire). We have Roku in every room with access to Netflix, Hulu+, HBO, Showtime, and many other channels. We also have an XBOX 360 upstairs in the loft and a retro video game system downstairs with many titles from Nintendo, Genesis, Super Nintendo, Arcade, etc...

Community: For summer renters, there are two outdoor pools....There is a nice lodge at the nearby pool which offers games for kids & teens. There are tennis courts at this pool area which must be reserved in advance at the main office. There is also an indoor pool which is about 5 minutes drive and there is schedule of times that it is open. All community amenities require badges which we will provide to renters.Fishing: there is ample opportunity to do so and the fishing is great in all three lakes (Lake Wallenpaupack is the BIG lake, and the two smaller lakes in our community are called Deer Lake & Beaver Lake, which are both NON-power-boating lakes). If you wish to fish, you MUST get fishing licenses to do so (adults). It is a simple process and it is very inexpensive, but it could cost a lot of money if you fail to have one and get caught fishing without it! Please contact owner for website where you can purchase your fishing license.

Children may only fish with a licensed adult present

Area Attractions: Claws 'n Paws Animal Park right near house:

The Circle Drive-In: an old fashioned drive-in theater in Dickson City:

Sno Cove Water park in Moosic:

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees:

Lacawac Nature Sanctuary:

Ehrhardt's Waterfront Restaurant:

Lighthouse Harbor Marina: boat rentals for Lake Wallenpaupack:

Lackawanna Coal Mine Tours:

More Details

Shawn Abbott
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Shawn Abbott

Hi - This is our first property and we're so excited to share it with some great people! The previous owners just renovated the house, putting in a new kitchen and updating the bathrooms. Entire interior and exterior of house has just been painted.

Shawn Abbott purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Shawn Abbott chose Lake Ariel

We traveled to the area and absolutely fell in love with the community. We're excited to make some great memories with our family here and hope that you will do the same.

What makes this chalet unique

The fountain (in season)! The sounds and the view are incredibly relaxing. Also, the property is a short walk to the community outdoor pool (with snack bar) as well as the community beach on Deer Lake.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 102 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
  • The master bath was recently updated at the beginning of 2016.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • First Floor Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Loft - Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , High end leather futon separated by screen from master bed.
    First Floor Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Two twin beds.
  • Two bedrooms downstairs: 1. Downstairs bedroom #2: 2 twin beds. 2. Downstairs bedroom #1: one queen bed One loft upstairs: 1. Sleeping area #1: one queen bed 2. Sleeping area #2: high end leather futon that folds down to a full bed; this is separated from sleeping area #1 by a folding screen We consider the loft the master bedroom. It also contains a flatscreen TV, desk and bathroom with a shower.
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(58 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.948276 based on 58 reviews

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful scenic location, lovely home loaded with amenities, lots of things to do within the community - it was the perfect choice for a weekend getaway. Kids had a blast kayaking (kayak included!) in the community lake / private beach, they had their share of fun in the hot tub and chose to not go to the community indoor pool. Moonlit walks around the lake at night and star gazing from the deck overlooking the lake were an added bonus. Looking forward to coming back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice house in a great community

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this home and all of the community amenities that came with it. We highly recommend it and will definitely be booking it again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful get away, secluded, steps away from the water

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time for our weekend stay. IThe hot tub, fire pit and fireplace were equally enjoyed. Unfortunately the lake was still frozen during our visit so we didn't get a chance to enjoy the provided canoe and kayaks. Everything was ready to support our group with adequate space. The upstairs shower was wonderful and the kitchen had very new look. We had more than adequate dishes and kitchen ware to use, lacking nothing. I recommend not bothering to bring anything as the kitchen is fully stocked, cooking and dish wise. We also enjoyed viewing the movies they had available to us. I look forward to coming back during the summer, if we had this much fun there during the winter I can only imagine how it is during the summer

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property, very well maintained. The owners absolutely thought of everything!

  • 5 of 5

We had an unbelievably wonderful experience at this property from 12/18-12/20! After initially booking the property for 12/17-12/19, I was contacted by owner Shawn Abbott and informed that the property was already in the process of being booked by another guest. I was somewhat disheartened because we were greatly looking forward to our stay but informed the owner that we understood. Shawn said that if we could push our trip back by one day he would he would work with us and without going into to much detail, let me just say that he absolutely did!

The property was exactly as described and the pictures do not do it justice! We had more than enough firewood to keep the fireplace roaring and the kitchen was well equipped with all the utensils we could possibly need. The grill worked perfectly and we even enjoyed soaking in the hot tub! If you have never experienced sitting in a hot tub when the outside temperature is below freezing, you are missing out! Every room was equipped with television, cable, and Roku. We were looking forward to playing some of the old school games they have available at the gaming station but we were too busy having fun cooking, sitting in front of the fireplace, watching Christmas movies and enjoying the hot tub!

I emailed Shawn the night we arrived to inform him of a few minor items we noticed that were in need of repair-nothing major. I was not requesting the items be repaired, only letting the owner know that their condition was pre-existing. Shawn responded immediately that he was aware of the items and thanked me for contacting him.

Also, within an hour after checking out, I received a message from Shawn stating that the place was left in good repair and I had my security deposit returned to me that very same day! This place is truly amazing and we cannot wait to return in the spring/summer to take advantage of the many other amenities offered such as the kayaks in the basement and making a fire in the outside fire pit. We had an amazing stay and I cannot recommend this property enough.

-James Crocker

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great vacation at Fountain House

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time at Fountain House with my family! House was very clean specially bathroom was new condition and kitchen as well.

Outdoor jacizzi was gorgeous experience in the winter time! We were happy and relax to stay cozy house and will come back again!

Thank you for sharing house.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing Thanksgiving in the house with my family. The location is great with a relaxing view of the pond . The fireplace and hot tub made our time here more enjoyable. The landscape around the house is very nice to take long walks to see bigger lakes. The community center has an indoor pool which we used with our kids. The community is very nice to walk around and there are restaurants within 20 min drive. The house is nice for 2 families, or 1 big family. Indoor and outdoor space is very nice. The owner was very responsive and accommodating to our needs. I wish the indoor dining table was bigger but it was not an issue as there was room in the kitchen counter.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chalet in Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
30 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
10 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
18 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fail Foliage
10 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
22 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$132.44
Community Fee A$40.13
Refundable Damage Deposit A$668.9
Tax Rate 9.0%

Fees And Taxes A 9% sales tax applies. We charge a $100 cleaning fee and the community requires a $29 fee for use of the amenities. They have two outdoor pools, one indoor pool, a children's/teen play center, marina, tennis courts, two beach areas (which have lifeguards at certain times, etc...)

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