FAQs for The Cottages

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FAQs for The Cottages

If you've booked your vacation at our beautiful lakefront Cottages on Lake Wallenpaupack, please read this FAQ to learn more. Please note, our staff compiled a comprehensive list of all appliances, items, etc. in the property; if it's not listed in the Answers, the house does not have it. If you'd like a copy of the FAQ to print, please click here. 

MOST COMMON QUESTIONS

Q: What is the minimum age to rent these homes?

A: The minimum age of the primary renter is 30 years old. This is true for all our homes and there are no exceptions. This applies to prom, graduation, and bachelor/bachelorette parties.

Q: Is smoking permitted?

A: No. 

Q: Are pets allowed?

A: No.

Q: Do the houses have air conditioning?

A: Yes, there are window units in each bedroom and 1 wall unit in the living room. There are also ceiling fans as well.

Q: Are linens provided?

A: Yes. Sleeping bags are provided for the convertible chair beds.

Q: Are towels provided?

A: No.

Q: Does the property have a fire pit? Am I allowed to have a fire outdoors?

A: Yes there is a fire pit and burning is allowed outdoors. However, always make sure there isn't a burn ban in place before building a fire. You will need to bring your own wood.

Q: Will the GPS take me to the houses or will I need directions?

A: The GPS will take you right to the houses!

Q: Is there parking at the houses? How many cars can we park?

A: Yes, there is a shared driveway and can accommodate 6 cars. If you will have more than that, please call.

Q: When is check-in?

A: 4:00PM

Q: When is check-out?

A: 11:00AM

Q: What do I do with the trash?

A: Place in the dumpster provided at the end of the driveway.

Q: Are the homes lakefront?

A: Yes.


LAKE WALLENPAUPCK INFORMATION

Q: Can I bring/rent a powerboat?

A: You may bring or rent a powerboat for boating on Lake Wallenpaupack. If you intend to go boating during your stay, please review the section in our General FAQ concerning the water levels to make sure your stay occurs within Lake Wallenpaupack’s boating season.

Q: What size boats can the lake/dock accommodate?

A: This property has 2 large docks that can hold up to 4 boats. Lake Wallenpaupack can accommodate any size boat with any motor. The docks always have at least 4 feet of water at their end, which is plenty of room for a large boat.

Q: Where is the nearest boat launch?

A: Ironwood Point or Ledgedale. For more info, please check out our Boat Rentals/ Boating Info page.

Q: Can you swim in the lake?

A: YES! Every lake in the area - big or small, private or public - is safe to swim in. If there is a dock, you can swim off the dock. 

 

HOUSE INFORMATION

Q: How many beds are there? What sizes are they?

A: 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths Total, Sleeps 20

Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Cottage 1
Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Cottage 1
Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Room Cottage 1
Living Room - Sleeper Sofa, Cottage 1

Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Cottage 2
Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Cottage 2
Bedroom 1 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Room, Cottage 2
Living Room - queen size air mattress, Cottage 2

There are 4 convertible chair beds and extra air mattresses as well.

Q: How many bathrooms are there?

A: 4 baths: 2 tub showers, 2 showers each

Q: How many TVs are there? What size are they?

A: There are 2 TVs in each cottage. 1 in each living room and 1 in each loft.

Q: What entertainment options do the houses have?

A: We have Netflix, a Smart TV, a DVD Player, a Stereo, Cable, WiFi, and HDMI Ports. 

Q: What other options for activities do the houses have?

A: This house has Board Games, Card Games, and you can hook-up your own video game consoles!

Q: What appliances and supplies do the kitchens have?

A: To ensure our property has a homey feel for you and your family to feel comfortable, we make sure to stock the kitchen with basic supplies. Each house has:

*  Fridge  *  Freezer  *  Stove  *  Dishwasher  *  Microwave  *  Toaster Oven  *  Coffee Maker  *  Crock Pot  *  Tea Kettle  *  Large Pots   *  Pans  *  Large Bowls  *  Silverware  *  Plates & Bowls  *  Cups  *  Glasses  *  Wine Bottle Opener / Corkscrew  *  Baking Pans  *  Cutting Boards  *  Serving Platters  *  Knife Set  * BBQ Tools

Q: What other amenities do these houses have?

A: Each house also has a Washing Machine, Dryer, an Iron/ Ironing Board, a Vacuum Cleaner, Hair Dryer, and Hangers.

Q: How much dining room seating is there?

A: 11 people: There's room for 8 at the table and 3 at the bar in each home. There's lots of outdoor seating throughout both homes.

Q: How many does the living room sit?

A: 6 people per house.

Q: Does the house have a fireplace / wood stove?

A: No.

Q: What kind of grill do these houses have?

A: There are 2 propane grills and there is plenty of propane provided.

Q: Are there water toys/ life jackets/ beach chairs available?

A: Yes, there are 2 kayaks and 1 standup paddle board per cottage. There are many assorted life jackets of all sizes. There are no beach chairs, though there is seating near the lake.