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Leisure Lake Lodge - The Premier Vacation Rental On Lake Hopatcong!

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Breathtaking Lakeside 100% Updated Home Hot Tub, Sauna, Kayaks, Boathouse Deck

Welcome to Leisure Lake Lodge! Bob, the 5 Star host of the The Lake House on Lake Hopatcong, had been searching for the perfect 2nd vacation rental home on the lake and I finally found it in 2016. My search criteria were indeed met with Leisure Lake Lodge: Size (host up to 9 guests comfortably), Location (the lovely Henderson Cove prized by fisherman, wake-boarders, and kayakers), extensive square footage for both indoor and outdoor gatherings, more dock space for boats and parking for up to 4 cars, and all of the updated features to delight even the most discerning guest.

Now, more on this wonderful property: With commanding views of Henderson Cove, Raccoon Island and north towards Byram Bay, Leisure Lake Lodge sits majestically with 5 levels of outdoor areas and three indoor levels that overlook the lake. The views and ambiance of this home are spectacular - lake views from the living room, dining room, master suite and the 4th bedroom/recreation room. Leisure Lake Lodge has one of the largest boathouses on the lake and upon it is perched a 400 square foot deck that gives you the sensation that you are floating on the water and an indoor party room off this deck. Up at the main house, everything will seem like its brand new - this house was rebuilt in 2009 and only lived in for three years. It shows beautifully with the finest construction quality, appliances, fantastic kitchen and 'like new' upscale bathrooms. Next, I appointed the house with premium furnishings and accessories a la Americana and Lake House themes. Everything we learned from running our perfectly rated Lake House on Davis Cove was applied to Leisure Lake Lodge.

Leisure Lake Lodge has everything your would want to enhance your holiday, whether you are looking for fun on the water in the summer, a special occasion with friends or a romantic getaway ... and its perfect for all seasons of the year. Highlights include a brand newer Hot Tub (August 2016) with views of the lake, the large boathouse (with deck and game room), spacious bedrooms with comfy beds, 65 inch state of the art UHD TV with loads of free movies, three premium bathrooms with on-demand hot water, one with Jacuzzi tub, a high quality Foosball table, regulation ping pong table, dock space to park a number of boats, a high quality kitchen fully appointed to please the picky chef in your party, a Weber Genesis grill, high-end kayaks for use by guests, float rafts, and if you are looking to rent a boat, I have my Sea Ray Sport 180 listed on Boatbound / Boatsetter for a very reasonable daily fee or you can pay more and rent boats from the local marinas. Outstanding hiking trails (over 4000 acres of near wilderness) can be reached by a short walk from the house. And what's more, Leisure Lake Lodge is hosted by 100% Five Star host Bob who also accept guests at The Lake House that is just 4 miles away. I would be wiling to rent both houses simultaneously to larger parties. Leisure Lake Lodge and The Lake House are the top 2 rated rental properties in the entire market based on guest reviews!

The property is located right off Lakeside Ave... just look for the garage and sign for Leisure Lake Lodge and you know you are there. Bob will most likely greet you when you arrive. The first room you will see is the Living Room and Kitchen on the main level. A large comfy Pottery Barn suede sectional sofa set surrounds the large size TV. The kitchen is at the far end of the room and there are views from the lake from every part of the living room, kitchen and dining area. A large stone gas fireplace is a centerpiece of this large living area. A large set of sliders open up to a large 38x14 ft. deck with sliver-proof composite planking. The three burner Weber grill is just steps away from the kitchen making grilling a breeze 4 seasons a year. The kitchen is equipped with a large refrigerator, ice cube maker, dishwasher, two coffee makers, microwave, toaster, triple filtered drinking water and all the cooking accessories you need. The Southeast lake views offer brilliant sunny mornings yet you can escape the heat of the afternoon. There are two large bedrooms on this level and a large premium full bathroom. One 14x11 ft bedroom features a queen size bed and the other 13x12 ft bedroom has two single beds as we find many of our guests prefer this configuration. A side door leads to a pantry foyer and out to a very private patio that features a brand new Hot Tub. The hot tub is available year round (planned to be installed by August, 2016) and there is never a day too cold to enjoy its soothing waters and in this private location. Back in the house, a staircase leads up to the third level where you will find the 330 square ft Master Suite. With breathtaking views from high above the lake, you will enjoy a King Bed with brand new mattress, a huge walk in closet and a oversized bathroom with a large shower and a jacuzzi tub.

From the main level, stairs lead down the ground level with large windows that overlook the lake. There you will find the indoor Sauna, a 4th bedroom featuring a twin over full bunk bed and another twin bed. There is also a full bath and a game area.

When you walk down the steps from the main level deck or out the door from the ground level, steps take you down to two separate grassy areas and a 50 ft lake frontage. A distinguishing feature of this property is a huge 39x32 Boathouse build over the water at the end of an 80 ft concrete dock. Steps lead up to an incredible 400 square foot deck where you are virtually surrounded by the lake. And off the deck is a 19x12 enclosed game room that features the ping pong table.

If you have a boat or jet skis, there is docking on both sides of the boathouse. Large concrete stairs lead right down into the water for swimming and wading. Between the bulkhead and the boathouse the water is not too deep so its a perfect place to let the kids play.

We are avid kayakers and we invite our guests to use our premium Wilderness Systems kayaks. You won't find cheap plastic Walmart specials here... a 17 foot Sealution XL will glide thru both flat or wavy water with ease and its effortless to get this craft to 5.5 MPH using my carbon fiber paddle. The other kayak is the 16 foot Freedom for those paddlers who prefer a sit on top configuration... but with a twist.. this kayak is considered the fastest sit on top kayak made. With 43 miles of shoreline to discover, kayaking and boating is incredible on Lake Hopatcong. I will provide paddles and life jackets. I also have rafts and floats if you prefer a more leisurely ride on the water. Please bring your own water shoes and sunscreen!

A little about the lake itself: Lake Hopatcong is only an hour from NYC yet it feels like a different world out here once you are immersed in "lake time". The lake has a long and rich history, discovered by the Lenape Indians 14,000 years ago, this was the chic destination for New York actors and socialites at the turn of the century and the roaring 20s. Today, the Lake is is knows as the largest in New Jersey with 43 miles of shoreline and is very popular for fishing, water sports and restaurant-hopping via boat. There are numerous restaurants and bars in the vicinity, including one just a very short walk away, and also all around the lake featuring lake views and the ability to "boat hop". And the NY/NJ Highlands Trail crosses just 0.2 miles away from the house (you can walk or drive to the trailhead and this section of the trail is outstanding and you will have 6000 acres of lovely terrain to yourself. Your hosts will be delighted to recommend a restaurant, additional places to take a hike in the lovely NJ Highlands, or a day trip.

In summery, Bob offers one of the newest and best vacation properties on Lake Hopatcong and I think you will have a truly memorable getaway at Leisure Lake Lodge any time of year!

More Details

Property Manager
Bob Hagan
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About Bob Hagan

Bob would like to invite you into his lovely home. This home sits in the middle of the highlands of New Jersey and love the scenic beauty and wildlife in the area. Bob loves golfing, hiking in this area, kayaking on Lake Hopatcong, travel, history, skiing and boating. He has lived in the Chicago, England, California and NJ. Bob lives close-by and will be at your service to show you first hand to show you everything you need to know to fully enjoy your stay or help you if any problems or questions arise. If you don't believe me... just read the reviews! I think you will find me friendly, helpful and down to earth and I try to meet each set of guests in person at check-in.

Bob Hagan purchased this estate in 2016

Why Bob Hagan chose Lake Hopatcong

Bob purchased Leisure Lake Lodge in 2016 explicitly with vacation hosting in mind. This property met all my key criteria based on my learnings from hosting my other wonderful home on the lake, namely: completely updated and premium home, beautiful lake location, lots of space for more guests, more parking, the incredible boat house deck and attached game room, and loads of amenities I know would delight my guests. You won't find any hotels on the lake.. or any Bed & Breakfasts.. the only way you can enjoy life on the like is via a handful of vacation rentals and our near-term vision is to make Leisure Lake Lodge the most sought after vacation rental on Hopatcong.

What makes this estate unique

Leisure Lake Lodge is the #2 rated vacation/holiday rental in the whole market based on VRBO metrics for guest satisfaction. Breathtaking lake views from most of the rooms in the house surrounded by a beautiful landscaped setting leading down the the lakeshore. The large boathouse offers an incredible deck area that will make you feel your are floating on the water - you won't find this at any other rental on the lake. And we offer a new Hot Tub, Swedish Sauna, premium foos ball table, Ping Pong table, large screen UHD TV, premium furnishings, great updated kitchen and premium bathrooms and complimentary use of two high end kayaks - no other property on the lake offers this much ... and our rental rates are extremely attractive. In addition, Bob is the only host on the lake who offers his boat for rent (thru Boatbound and Boatsetter) - for a reasonable daily fee you can enjoy boating right from your own boathouse! In addition, we are willing to rent both our lake properties to accommodate larger parties up to 16 people and no other host offers this possibility. And finally, you likely won't find a host so committed to making your holiday perfect than Bob, and if you don't believe that, just read the reviews!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Lake Hopatcong in Hopatcong

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 4 cars maximum (if you think you will have more you must discuss with host)
  • No unannounced guests or day visitors over/above number of guests in reservation. Exceptions must be discussed with host.
  • Guests may rent or bring a boat but must notify host beforehand.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large bath off master suite has oversized shower & jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Updated bathroom serves two guest bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Updated full bath serves the Bungalow room
  • All updated.. you will be delighted!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 4 - Twin over full bunk bed with 2nd twin in this very fun room!
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large master suite, updated bathroom, jacuzzi tub, lake view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Spacious bedroom, premium queen bed & nicely appointed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Large bedroom with two comfy twin beds
  • All have new mattresses and linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
I purchased and appointed this house with our guests in mind... everything you see was carefully planned to delight you on your holiday any time of year. Bob is also host of the 5 star rated Lake House which is a 9 minute car ride from Leisure Lake Lodge. Also, if you care to rent a boat, please ask Bob about renting the SeaRay Sport 180 which is kept on the property for a fee that is more reasonable than what you can get at the local marinas.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 48 reviews
5

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything that you need to have an enjoyable stay. We really had a good time. It was so peaceful and quiet throughout the day and night. The house is very homey which I loved.. I highly recommend Leisure Lake Lodge and cannot wait to stay here again !

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Mr.Hagan. Our family had a great stay. I highly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and well maintained! Nice location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the weekend and we had a great time staying at this wonderful home!

The kitchen is well stocked with cookware, the hot tub and sauna room is nice and clean. Comfortable beds, game room and a great location.

Perfect weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Christmas Get away

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed this house. Beautiful home on the lake. Even had snow on Christmas eve.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with every amenity and comfort that you could want or need, with the added bonus of a spectacular view of the lake. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome views and beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Lake House with amazing views. Very kid friendly with lots of games and toys. Thank you Bob for hosting our family.

Best,

Fernandez Family

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Pub 199
Folks travel from all over to visit this place for unbelievably cheap seafood and steak. Ch...
Lake Hopatcong Golf Club
Mini golf right on the lake... my kid loves it and he's gives it 5 stars.
Alice's Restaurant
Nice sunset views of the lake... food can be excellent or occasionally so so, but generally...
Jefferson Dairy
Considered one of the best ice cream places in the county.
The Windlass
This icon of Lake Hopatcong was rebuild from the ground up in 2016 and has emerged as the be...
Little Nicki's Italian Restaurant
Family operated and good Italian food and very generous portions. Can get crowded so call a...
Sparta
Town with Swiss/German architecture with restaurants located on Lake Mohawk.
Jefferson House
Everyone who knows the Lake knows the Jefferson house. Great place to drive or boat to and...
Jefferson Diner
Our favorite diner in NJ and very close to Leisure Lake Lodge! Also has a bar next door by ...
Krogh's Restaurant
Local landmark bar and food.
Stanhope House
Great live music venue featuring the best blues in New Jersey...and close to Leisure Lake Lo...
Camelback Mountain Resort
Winter Skiing and summer waterpark.
Mountain Creek Resort
Skiing and spa.
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Winter skiing
Hot Rod's Real Pit BBQ
a tad bit of a drive but some of the best BBQ you will find anywhere in the US.
Waterloo Village
Great for history buffs.
Mason Street Pub
Great place for breakfast or bar hopping by boat.
Cliff's Homemade Ice Cream
Right up there with Jefferson Dairy as the best of the best
Bridge Marina, Inc
Good for boat rentals and filling up the gas tank on the boat.
Main Lake Market
Closest place to fill up the boat gas tank from Leisure Lake Lodge. Cute place to get coffe...
Dingmans Falls
Hiking trails and a very nice waterfall.
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Newark International
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Many around the Lake and vicinity
Nearest Train
8 Miles
NJ Transit Station in Landing
Nearest Motorway
8.6 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Cha Cha's on Lake Hopatcong
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Mountain Creek
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Hopatcong State Park
Car: recommended

Leisure Lake Lodge is located on Henderson Cove of Lake Hopatcong. The Lake itself has a long and rich history, discovered by the Lenape Indians 14,000 years ago, this was the chic destination for New York actors and socialites at the turn of the century and the roaring 20s. Today, the Lake is known as the largest in New Jersey with 43 miles of shoreline and is very popular for fishing, water sports and restaurant-hopping via boat. Extensive hiking trails through mountainous forested terrain are within a short walk from the house. Bring your own boat or rent mine. Bring your your kayak or use our two high end kayaks.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Lake Hopatcong, USA

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£488
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£261
Fri,Sat
£1,321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£651
for 2 nights
From
£290
From
£342
Fri,Sat
£2,207
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
July 2018
6 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,827
for 4 nights
From
£439
£2,530
 
 
Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£934
for 2 nights
From
£432
£2,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£636
for 2 nights
From
£283
From
£335
Fri,Sat
£1,738
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
30 Sep 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£488
for 2 nights
From
£208
From
£261
Fri,Sat
£1,321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
16 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£919
for 3 nights
From
£283
From
£261
Fri,Sat
£1,321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£398
for 2 nights
From
£164
From
£208
Fri,Sat
£1,061
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £223.29
Cleaning £70.71

Please observe house rules and treat our beloved house with care!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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