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Sunshine Chalet: a perfect lakefront getaway!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Recently featured on HGTV's Lakefront Bargain Hunters, this beautifully renovated waterfront property is the perfect spot to decompress and get away from it all. The summer of 2018 will be it's 3rd year on the market, during which time it has housed many happy rental groups, including golf getaways for the dads, relaxing wine time for moms, and, most frequently, family getaways for the grandparents, kids and grand kids.

Feel the relaxation calm you each morning as you enjoy the view from inside the home where a sprawling wall of windows allows you to see the water from anywhere in the room or walk out to the large deck and become part of the scenery. Even the lake is calm in the morning offering a view like a water color painting with the trees and houses reflected in the water that is still and quiet.

The yard is a large, flat, grassy space that leads right up to the water where all can enjoy yard games (not included), the sand box, relaxing by the fire, kayaking or paddle boating in the lake, or swimming or fishing off of the dock. The large shade trees make the yard enjoyable even in the hottest summer months. There is so much to do you'll never want to leave the property!

But, if you do, Treasure Lake offers so much more!

1. Head to the pool to enjoy swimming in the newly very large pool with a waterslide. While there you can get quick meals, snacks, or ice cream at Pirate's Cove or enjoy the outdoor poolside movie or the live music (music and movie are 1x/week during summer months only).

2. Check out the many beaches throughout the community: 2 on Treasure Lake and 1 on Bimini Lake.

3. Head over to Little Flipper lake (about 2 miles from the house) and enjoy waling on the nature trail around the small lake or fish in this smaller catch and release fishing pond.

4. All three lakes are stocked for the fisherman in your group too!

5. Have some golfers vacationing with you? Treasure Lake has two beautifully maintained golf courses, which both also have small restaurants at the clubhouse for everyone to meet up for a drink or a meal after golfing. Have a family putting contest on the putting green afterward!

This location also offers day-trip opportunities too! Elk Country is about a 45 minute drive away. Visit the visitor center and walk on the short walking paths with the family and enjoy the beautiful Pennsylvania Wilds scenery. The visitors' center is full of information on the Elk and the area where they roam. While there, enjoy a wagon ride around the property and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife while you ride. The horses that pull the wagon are gorgeous animals and all of the staff is very knowledgeable about the area. Before heading home, head over to Winslow Hill for more breathtaking views of the area and an even better chance to see the elk.

Cooks Forest is also the perfect day trip for the family where there is something for everyone! Here you can enjoy hiking trails, horse back riding, and picturesque views of nature.

Bilger's rocks - Bilger's Rocks is a super cool natural area in Clearfield County featuring sandstone formations and recreational areas, including caves, cliffs, passageways, climbing routes and more. Enjoy a haunted hay Ride Oct. 24-25. Hayrides begin at dusk on October 24 & 25 and cost $5 per person. (Friday: 6:30-10pm & Satuday: 6:30-Midnight)

Penn State: Penn State is just over an hour away. Come stay and enjoy a game or just a visit.

Downtown DuBois - There is also the town of Dubois to explore if you're looking for more restaurants, grocery stores, or basic shopping needs. Our family enjoyed eating at Luigis.

Want to take a night off of cooking? Head into town to Luigis. Located on a quaint street in downtown DuBois, Luigis a perfect place to take a night away with the family and enjoy an authentic, family owned Italian restaurant. You won't be disappointed! Papa Johns now delivers directly to the house if you want to opt for a pizza party instead.

Come enjoy the snow and ice fishing once the lake freezes or cozy up by the fire and watch the winter wonderland.

More details about the interior of the home:

This two-story home has brand new everything! The five bedrooms are neat and clean and full of comfortable beds for up to 15 people. Two of the rooms have queen beds and the other three rooms have bunk beds (two twin over fulls with trundle and one twin over twin with trundle). There is one full bathroom on each of the two floors (two full baths total). Both floors have beautiful views of the lake and large sliding doors for deck or patio/yard access.


• Private lakefront property on middle of Treasure Lake

• Access to the community pool

• Large sandbox area on property

• 4 kayaks

• Large paddle boat

• Private beach down the road about 5 minutes with great playground and swings (Plus 2 additional beaches)

• Beautiful lake view from new windows on main floor of house as well as the first floor and deck and patio

• Small dock platform for fishing and hanging out

• Large deck (10 x 38) with views of lake and gas grill

• Fire pit area (bring camping chairs

• 2nd refrigerator in basement

• 55" HDTV on basement floor

• Fully renovated luxury kitchen stocked with plates (glass, plastic, and kids), cups (glass, plastic, and kids) , pots and pans, utensils; all new appliances including refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and double oven; 36" farm house sink, granite counters, brand new cabinets, and a table that seats 12, also 2 additional seats at island

• Brand new washer and dryer

• Large upper deck overlooking lake with grill and plenty of outdoor furniture to relax and enjoy the view as well as patio below with covered ceiling above to allow you to enjoy the lake protected from rain or sun

• Central air conditioning and gas heating

• Ceiling fans upstairs bedrooms

• All bed linens provided

You should bring:

• Towels for bathing, beach, and hand towels for kitchen and bath

• Paper towels, napkins, toilet paper

• Garbage bags

• Aluminum foil and plastic wrap

• Dish soap/dish washer soap/HE laundry detergent

• Bath soap, shampoo and other personal toiletry items

• Food and beverages, plus condiments

• Fishing rods, tackle box

• PA fishing license (available for purchase at Marina)

• Medicines, prescriptions

• Sunscreen, bug spray

• Personal life vests

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More Details

Meghan DeBauche
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 few hours
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Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Treasure Lake in Sandy Township

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed , Twin over full bunk with a trundle (sleeps 4)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , Twin over Twin with a trundle (Sleeps 3)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Bunk Bed , Twin over full bunk with a trundle (sleeps 4)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews

Beautiful rental

  • 5 of 5

This rental is top notch. Everything was exactly like you see in the photos. It was beautifully finished with high end materials. Property was great for playing yard games and having room for kids to play. Deck was very large and had plenty of seating for large families. Has lots of amenities including kayaks, pedal boat, ping pong table for people to use. Dock was great for fishing and swimming. Owners were very accommodating and responded to me in a very timely manner. This has been the best rental experience I ever had. I hope to be back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We hope to have you back again!
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Very clean, modern and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

Third time here, and it’s always perfect for our needs. One of these trips we’ll finally take advantage of the complimentary bottle of wine! We’ll be back.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Sunshine Chalet made the perfect retreat for our large extended family. We maxed out the place but enjoyed being together at such a beautiful home. As great as this home is...most of our time was spent in the back yard or in the lake! Loved the kayaks and the paddle boat. Our guys fished pretty much non-stop off the dock and the grandkids loved swimming and the large sandbox! The lake was busy on the weekend but come Monday we had the place almost to ourselves. Very peaceful and so relaxing. The great thing about the lake vacation...if we were to get too hot in the sun, you just move your chair to the beautiful shade provided by the trees on the property also! Also enjoyed the elk in Benezette as well as restaurants and shopping in Dubois. Before we left the driveway, our granddaughter was asking when we could come back again! Thank you Meghan and family for sharing your lovely home with our family!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home to relax and rejuvenate!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this home! This is a perfect home for a family getaway. It was so convenient to be right on the lake. We all were mostly outside enjoying the beauty of the place. We had so much fun kayaking, swimming, and canoeing. This home has a well-equipped kitchen and has plenty of room to accommodate and sleep a big crowd, the only problem is it does not have enough bathrooms, other than that it is a perfect home for your family getaway. Would definitely come back! The only wish is that the homeowners build more bathrooms.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a summer get away from the Texas heat!

  • 5 of 5

My Brother's family and ours both stayed here for our annual family reunion. What a great place to stay! Plenty of room, clean, and alot for the kids to do to keep them occupied besides hanging out in a hotel like we have done in the past.

Loved the boats, beach, and dock. Weather was perfect. We will definitely be booking again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Both indoor and outdoor facilities were perfect. We enjoyed the large yard, waterfront view, kayaks, ping pong etc. Inside was immaculate, well appointed and spacious enough for a rainy day. We can't make any suggestions only offer our thanks and appreciation for sharing your beautiful home with our family!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Treasure Lake's 2 Golf Courses
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Treasure Lake Beach and Playground


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £127.46
Property Damage Insurance £45.58
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.75

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.