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Big House On The Hill | Pocono Mountains

7 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
19 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Enjoy this beautiful home surrounded by nature & serenity in a premier gated community filled with amenities in the Pocono Mountains. Tucked away on a wooded hilltop, our 3,400 sq ft sunlit home is nestled right up against the natural beauty outside, bringing it in and creating an ideal place for families, friends to relax and unwind. The home is in walking distance to lakes, basketball/tennis courts, 20-mins drive to Water Gap hiking, horseback riding, Golf Courses, Mount Airy Casino, Camelback Adventure/water park/ski, The Crossings Outlets (100+ Stores), only 90-mins from Manhattan, New York City. Space The 1st floor features a wet bar, sauna room, hot tub room, 2 private bedrooms, one of which with its own full bathroom, even a washer and a dryer. It’s equipped with a Smart HD TV wit...Enjoy this beautiful home surrounded by nature & serenity in a premier gated community filled with amenities in the Pocono Mountains. Tucked away on a wooded hilltop, our 3,400 sq ft sunlit home is nestled right up against the natural beauty outside, bringing it in and creating an ideal place for families, friends to relax and unwind. The home is in walking distance to lakes, basketball/tennis courts, 20-mins drive to Water Gap hiking, horseback riding, Golf Courses, Mount Airy Casino, Camelback Adventure/water park/ski, The Crossings Outlets (100+ Stores), only 90-mins from Manhattan, New York City. Space The 1st floor features a wet bar, sauna room, hot tub room, 2 private bedrooms, one of which with its own full bathroom, even a washer and a dryer. It’s equipped with a Smart HD TV with a cable subscription, a sectional sofa/sleeper, and an Air Hockey table for your entertainment! The 2nd floor showcases an open living and dining area with a large stone-faced wood-burning fireplace and surrounding views of nature through tall windows, under a cathedral ceiling and skylights. Comfortable reclining sofa set in the center; a front deck, a secluded back deck, a large screened in porch with panoramic view of nature, songs of wild birds, and the rustling and whispering of the leaves; the kitchen is equipped with refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, stove and toaster, coffee maker and other appliances for your needs. A master bedroom is on this floor with en-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi, and a couch by the window. A flatscreen TV in the dining area is available for connecting to your devices and for watching cable channels. The 3rd floor consists of 2 bedrooms, a spacious loft area, and a bathroom with a skylight. The house has carpeted floors throughout for added comfort. A projector is available for your late night movie watching pleasure in the living room. Feel free to use the 4-person canoe in the yard to launch in the nearby lake when weather permits. Guest access Guests can access the entire house except for the garage which is used by hosts as a storage room. We provide 8 Summer Season Passes (valid from June-August) for our guests during their stay for free access to all our community amenities, including outdoor pools, lakes, beach, boat launches at the lakes, tennis and basketball courts and more. Interaction with guests We will be available to offer any help throughout your stay. Please note: Price per night is for up to 6 guests. Rate for additional guests after the initial 6 guests is $35 per night per guest. Other things to note - Cold days: Each room in the house has its own heater. There's also a high-efficiency heater in the kitchen area for your comfort. - Summertime: Mountain weather in the summer is cooler in the morning and evening. There are fans in the living room, family room, porch, and all the bedrooms. You can turn on the energy efficient air conditioner/heat split system in the kitchen area depending on the seasonal temperature at the time. The house breathes very well when working with nature. We recently added ACs in the Master bedroom and two third-floor bedrooms. - The driveway can accommodate a maximum of 6-7 vehicles. If more than 7, hosts will need to apply for permits for guests' off-street parking. Illegally parked cars are subject to fines; applicable fines/towing fees are the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner. - The garage is locked and not for guest use. - Fireworks, fire pit, and any type of outdoor fire are strictly prohibited per community rules. Any violation may earn you a hefty fine from the community police. - The speed limit in the community is 25 mph - Hosts provide towels, toilet paper, linens, blankets, kitchen utensils, dishes, silverware, soap, dish detergent. We also provide shampoos and conditioners, toothbrushes and toothpaste, and other items as are commonly used by our own family, although no replenishment is provided during your stay. - Heat shall be set at moderate degrees for energy saving and for preventing heaters from burned out. Recommend 60-70 degrees. Doors and windows shall be closed when the heat is on. All the lights and appliances need to be turned off or returned to their ORIGINAL STATE upon leaving. - Fireplace: The use of fireplace is allowed in our living room with approval from the host upon check-in. Additional charges for firewood may apply. Please handle fireplace with extreme caution and leave the fireplace screen closed when you walk away. - Garbage disposals: Place garbage bags in the trash bins near the back of the house. Place the recyclable items separately from regular garbage in the blue bin. Due to the frequent visits of deer and other animals, please make sure trash can lids are securely tightened, and any extra garbage bags should be taken away by the guests. - This house is not accessible for people with disabilitiesMore
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About the Owner
Ting & Ning W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2018
Interaction with guests
We will always be available for any questions during guests' stay.
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This house is beautiful. Everything you could possibly ask for is prepared, clean, and waiting for you inside. Plenty of space for a large group with ample opportunities for a fun getaway; from a canoeing on a gorgeous lake to relaxing in a hot tub...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ian S
Ting Q, VR Owner at Big House On The Hill | Pocono Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Ian, Thanks so much for your wonderful review! We are so happy that you and your friends enjoyed your stay. You guys are amazing guests! We can't wait for you to come back to the Poconos!

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Ting and Ning are extraordinary hosts. They responded immediately and provide you with all the information and amenities. They allowed a group of 17 senior graduates to enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend at their beautiful house. This is the perfect place to escape your...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Carmen S
Ting Q, VR Owner at Big House On The Hill | Pocono Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! You are amazing guests! It was a great pleasure to have you.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Great time golfing with friends in the Poconos. We had 13 people and there was plenty of room for everyone

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Matt S
Ting Q, VR Owner at Big House On The Hill | Pocono Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Amazing guests! Thanks so much for your stay, and welcome back anytime!!

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Had a bunch of friends meet up for a weekend in the woods. We had a blast here. The neighborhood was quiet, the house is enormous, and there is a hot tub and balconies overlooking the woods, and a movie projector. Would definitely come here...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Coastal255878
Ting Q, VR Owner at Big House On The Hill | Pocono Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks so much for your stay! You guys are wonderful guests. Welcome back soon!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Staying at Ting's house on the hill was an amazing and magical experience. So quiet and secluded and nature all around. We made friends with local deer :) They were so friendly and walked up right next to us one morning! The house is very...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Max L
Management response:Responded 7 March 2018

Thanks so much for your stay! Glad you had a great time. We would love to have you back!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
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About the neighbourhood
The location is center to all the main attractions of Pocono mountains including Delaware Watergap, ski resorts, water parks, creek parks and waterfall parks, Whitewater rafting, boating and canoeing, horse riding, golfing, fishing, hiking and other adventures. Shopping centers are within 15 minutes of reach. The area has top restaurant and bars, entertainment. Downtown East Stroudsburg is also 15 minutes away! The house is nestled in a wooded hill top in a secure, premier gated community surrounded by nature where there are 3 lakes within walking distances.
Getting around
There are various shuttle buses services such as Martz to and from nearby cities such as NYC, Philadelphia. Guests need a car to get around. Uber service is available in the area.
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