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9 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Pocono Lake - ONE OF A KIND!

3 Bedrooms, 2 and 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Cozy chalet located in 5 stars community. Some community fees apply. 2 master bedrooms, plus a 3rd bedroom and half bathroom. Beds: 2 Queen size, 2 twin size. Game room, studio library, fireplace. Flat screen tv's in 2 master bedrooms plus living room and game room with DVD player and play station. WI-FI included with cable. Use of canoe and 2 mountain bikes available upon request. House just renovated with a rustic look but modern and roomy.Wood floors. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, Toaster, panini grill, small and big coffee maker, 19' flat screen tv, Floor to ceiling pantry cabinet. Washer and dryer off the kitchen in the half bathroom. A/C window units available in master bedrooms and dining/leaving room. Ceiling fans also installed throughout the house. Portable fans also available. Large rear deck with gas grill, 2 lounge chairs and table with six chairs. Also balcony outside 1st floor master bedroom and front of the house deck looking over a well maintained landscaping. 2 driveways with room for 3 cars. Located in a secure gated community with multiple amenities including 4 public beaches on two separate lakes with tennis courts, basketball courts, 3 pools, and 2 community centers with games and activities. Attractions in the area: hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, skiing, horse back riding, fishing, hunting. Shopping Outlet Mall 20 minutes away.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Armando Califano
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 October, 2016

About Armando Califano

Owner. Hospitality and Travel Consultant in US and Central America

Armando Califano purchased this chalet in 2004

Why Armando Califano chose Poconos

Great for the outdoor lovers. Hiking, biking, canoeing, relax, fishing, barbecues, etc.

Just finished renovating this chalet by giving a touch of rustic but plenty of space and comforts.

That' s what it makes it: ONE OF A KIND!


based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Felt like home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My mother, father, boyfriend and me took a weekend getaway even though it was rainy and wet we made the best of if. We hiked bushkill and a few other local falls I love and have been to. We cooked hamburgers and hot dogs on the gigantic grill, played fooseball during the rain showers, and sat by the fire pit we donated to the house. The house was well equipped with everything you needed and then some honestly. The lighting fixtures and decorations were unique and fun to explore. Thanks again Armando for being for kind and curtious during our stay making sure everything was satisfactory. We will absolutely be returning for a weeks stay next time and looking forward to it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Paige for the fire pit ...I hope you can use it next year. Best, Armando
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You will want to return to this Villa, Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I and another couple rented this awesome home for a few days. We regret not requesting more time here because this place was everything you would want for a relaxing time in the Poconos. The home was beautifully decorated like an Italian villa. The home was not only very stylish but well equipped compared to other pocono homes I have rented. No wonder why this place is unavailable for most of the summer; probably returning renters. The owner is very responsive and works hard to make your experience as stress-free as possible. We want to return-for more time. The only thing about Arrowhead Lake (once you get over the extra community fees) is the strange trash disposal requirements (can't they just have a simple dumpster somewhere) but of course these not the owner's doing.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrew, Thanks for the feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed your getaway. You and your friends will be always welcome in my house.
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Absolutely wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family, along with my sister's family had the most amazing Poconos vacation at this beautiful chalet. Armando was such a great host, very quick to respond with any questions we had, and very helpful in all aspects of our renting experience.

His home was so charming and comfortable, and we thoroughly enjoyed all the amenities in the community, including the pools and beaches.

We definitely will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Monique for your feedback. I'm really glad you and family enjoyed my place. It will always be available for you. Best, Armando
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Great find. Warm cozy and clean. Everything you need.

  • 4 of 5

Owner was helpful and available last minute. Had arrived earlier than rest of party, was comfortable enough to "sleep well" in a strange place. Nice cabin like with tasteful upgrades, modern feel with everything you may need to cook nice meals. Quiet on dead end road. Plenty of room for a family of 6 + cot for 7th. Location great with amenities nearby for lake or pool swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, canoe/kayak. Local farmer market awesome, seen deer 2 of 4 days up close and personal. Weather was good 60-84. Too warm for fireplace, next time.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have rented and stayed many times in PA. This house was one of the best places we've stayed at. The layout of the home was great and very nicely done. The home offer the comfort we were looking for. The canoe and bikes was a nice added treat. I also liked how every room, including the kitchen had a TV. The location was perfect and the community had a lot to offer, including the new club house that had pool tables, and other amenities. We plan to return again next year for a longer stay. Great place!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kenneth, having families like yours enjoying my place makes me happy. I really hope to have you as guest again in the future. Best, Armando C.
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Excellent property with very accommodating owner

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this property do not do it justice. They are not bad. However, you really cannot appreciate this home fully until you see in person. It is well maintained with really enjoyable décor, rustic yet European. My family and I spent 2 1/2 weeks here this past August. I could not have found a more delightful place with all the comforts of home; washer /dryer, fully stocked kitchen, cable and so on.

I have been vacationing for years through rental agencies. Some better than others. This was my first experience with VRBO. It was very easy. However, I must say that the owner of this home more than lent to this. He is awesome to deal with. Very accommodating. He sent reminder emails about when certain things in the rental process were due and how to go about completing them . Also, I found to be very informative and useful an email that he provided in regards to the arrival and departure process. As an added bonus he included very detailed information about the area, things and places to possibly visit and utilize. I found myself referring to this often throughout our stay. In addition, the owner permits the usage of his bikes as well as canoe. We definitely took advantage of this and it was greatly appreciated.

If you are not familiar with Arrowhead Lakes, it is a great community with multiple amenities which are terrific for families. We spent a lot of time bike riding throughout Arrowhead . We even sited two HUGH black bears during one of our rides! There are beaches, lakes, pools, community center with activities. The Poconos is a excellent area for different day trips. Some of our favorites were Bushkill Falls, Camelbeach, Pocono Rodeo, Knoebels, tubing on the Lehigh to name a few.

I would recommend this property to anyone. I look forward to staying here in the upcoming season. Thank you a million to the owner who made our summer vacation that much better because it was a really hassle free process with him!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jackie, thanks for the kind words and feedback. Hope you'll make it again next summer.
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Pocono Lake, Poconos

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £409
Cleaning fee £82

Additional information about rental rates
To be paid to community:
$25 gate card fee per car.
For dates Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend Arrowhead Lake amenities bands purchase is required for access to community. Off-Season bands are optional.
In-Season $8.00 per badge per day
In-Season $30.00 per person per week
$80.00 p/p per month
For people 12 years and older

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Pocono Lake in Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • One master bedroom on first floor with balcony. Queen size bed. Master bathroom with shower box and jacuzzi. Large walk in closet. Second master bedroom on second floor with queen size bed and full size footon. Bathroom with shower. Third bedroom on first floor with 2 twin size beds. Half bath a few steps away.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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