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FAQ's for Gayden Mountain Retreat

If you've booked your vacation at our quaint mountain home, 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. For a downloadable version, please click here.


Q: Is smoking permitted?

A: No.

Q: Are pets allowed?

A: Pets may be considered depending on size.  Please check with agent.

Q: What is the minimum age to rent this home?

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.

A: Are linens provided?

Q: Yes.

A: Are towels provided?

Q: No.

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

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

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

A: Yes, there is a private driveway and can accommodate 2 cars up on the road and 3 cars down the driveway. If you will have more than that, please call.

Q: Do I have access to community amenities?

A: There are no community amenities.

Q: Does the house have air conditioning?

A: Yes, this home has central AC.

Q: When is check-in?

A: 4:00PM

Q: When is check-out?

A: 11:00AM


Q: Is the home lakefront?

A: Yes! This home has a private dock and a jet ski dock for you to use.

Q: Can I bring/rent a powerboat?

A: Yes! However, you should make sure the docks are out on the lake first. Generally the docks are put out on the lake around Memorial Day and are taken back out around mid-October.

Q: Where is the nearest boat launch?

A: You could launch either at Ironwood Point or Ledgedale.

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

A: Lake Wallenpaupack can accommodate any size boat with any motor. The dock always has at least 4 feet of water at its end, which is plenty of room for a large boat.

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.


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

A: 4 beds: 1 King, 2 Queens and 1 full.  

Q: How many bathrooms are there?

A: There are two bathrooms. One bathroom with a shower and one with a Tub/Shower Combo

Q: What Entertainment options does the house have?

A: We want your vacation at our rental properties to be as comfortable and fun as possible. We provide a lot of options for entertainment such as a DVD Player, Cable, and WiFi. 

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

A: There is one medium size flat screen in the living room and one medium Flat Screen in the downstairs family room.

Q: What other options for activities does this house have?

A: This home has cards for a family game night!

Q: What Appliances and Supplies does the Kitchen 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. This house has:

Fridge * Freezer * Stove * Microwave * Toaster * Keurig Coffee Maker * Large Pots and Pans * Large Bowls * Silverware * Plates and Bowls * Cups * Glasses * Wine Bottle Opener / Corkscrew * BBQ Tools * Coffee Filters *

Q: What other amenities does this house have?

A: This house has a washing machine, a dryer, an iron, and ironing board, a vacuum cleaner and there are hangers available for your use.

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

A: Yes, there is wood burning fireplace.

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.

Q: Do we have to bring our own wood?

A: Yes.

Q: What kind of grill does the property have?

A: Propane.

Q: Do we need to bring propane/charcoal?

A: No, that is always included in our homes.

Q: How many does the dining room table sit?

A: The dining room table sits about 4 and there is seating outdoors for up to 4 people.

Q: How many does the living room sit?

A: The living room seats 4 and there are extra chairs at the dining table if necessary.

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

A: There are life jackets available for use.