view up stoney path thru woods, from the lake
view up stoney path thru woods, from the lakeMaster bdrm, w/ 2 person jacuzzi, under skylite ( and stars), w/slider,balcony

From $117 / night

187 Elk Drive, Lake Shangri-la, PA 18445
3 bedrooms
8 guests
30 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sleeps: 8
Type: Chalet
Per month: $3,500
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: No
Description of the Lake Shangri-la vacation chalet rental
WOODED SERENE LAKEFRONT ESCAPE on tranquil LAKE SHANGRI-LA, with over 40 five star REVIEWS! JUST SELECTED AND AIRED BY HGTV FOR LAKEFRONT ESCAPES ! Tri-level wall of glass, w/ second level wrap deck facing serene mountain lake, nestled in light woods. contemporary chalet, set in light natural setting, for privacy, yet minutes to all the Poconos is known for. This home is the sharpest home and setting in the small, quiet, SAFE, community of Brier Crest woods.Located only minutes to BIG BOULDER (NIGHT SKIING), JACK FROST Lake Harmony, Split Rock lodge complex, with all the amenites of the area, ( in season) , from skiing, tubing, skate, swimming, boating, rental boats, tours of lake harmony by " Fabian", fishing, indoor water park, skiing, snow boarding, bars, lakeside dining, NASCAR, etc. Casinos , camelback beach, kalahari, Jim Thorpe, outlets, within 20-25 minutes. Great all year, fall foliage winter ski, summer fun( with private walkable sandy beach), and festivals, etc, and all the Poconos is famous for. BLAKESLEE IS ABOUT 6-7 MINUTES FOR LOCAL SHOPPING, EATERIES, ALL NEEDS. I provide area map.
MAY ALSO BE FOR SALE AUGUST 2016, sold furnished.
A green belt wraps the lake and no gas powered boats are allowed. This maintains the purity of the water and homes must be set back allowing for uniformity and wooded privacy. A true ESCAPE TO SERENITY! ONLY THREE HOMES MY END OF LAKE AND I HAVE NEVER SEEN MY NEIGHBOR! 24/7 security and borders endless gamelands . WANT TO GET AWAY FROM CITY LIFE FOR A FEW DAYS?
This pristine, tranquil 46 acre mountain lake, is a "postcard", as one past tenant stated, The home is set back in a light buffer of woods with a beautiful view, while sitting on the 2nd level oversized wrap deck, and what a place to sip your a.m. coffee! Or have a glass of wine while sitting in the 3rd level loft, or balcony with a good book, while overlooking the snow fall on lake Shangri la. . In the winter you may not see a soul, yet go a few minutes for anything! Pls read my 40 tenant reviews and Ask for site where you can also charge your stay. PET MAY BE CONSIDERED.
The custom built home features 6 inch walls, the largest Anderson glass available, 4 skylites, 2 -3rd floor balconies, 2 person jacuzzi with skylite over and sliders to balcony in master bdrm, (overlooking woods),3rd level loft and sliders to balcony facing lake, 2nd level oversized wrap deck facing woods and lake, cathedral ceilings,fieldstone floor to ceiling fireplace, and paddle fans all rooms with custom stucco imprinted medalions. A total class act, completely redone in 8/2012, ss appliances in remodled kitchen, new carpet, flooring, bath fixtures,beds, furniture,brushed nickel electric and plumbing fixtures, art work hanging on all walls, designer paints, ( I bought in a stager!) all 1990 old brown trim is now cloud white, and house is full of natural light. Dish tv and ping pong, with washer/dryer in first level rec room. Awesome, OMG, and beautiful were a few of the reactions of past tenants, followed by , "we will be booking again!" Can refer you to tenant reviews.
MUST PROVIDE DATES, NUMBER OF ADULTS/ kids/ pets in your party for quote.
Area Information
This location is convienent to all the activities the Poconos offers. Under 1.5 hrs to NYC,and Phili, ( new turn off off NE extension shoots you right down the street), 5 minutes to rt 80, 7 -8 minutes to the town of Blakeslee, Lake Harmony, Big Boulder ski, ( night ski) ,Jack Frost, split rock lodge / w indoor water park, movies, bowl, hike, boat rentals, lakeside dining, about 20- 25 mins to camelback beach and ski, Jim Thorpe, Mt airy casinos, horseback, golf, train rides, everything.
Swim in the calm, lifeguarded waters of Lake Shangri la, or fish, play tennis, basketball, walk the lake, association bldg has a small library and wi fi.
Nascar is 7 minutes away. There is so much to see and do in all the seasons, this is a place you will want to escape to again and will constantly find new interesting places and things to do. Yet many people tell me that its such a beautiful, tranquil setting, they divide their time between the deck and the loft/ balcony, and never leave the house! Its a cut above all the homes you will see, and I dont beat or milk the home with large groups or young kids. Only responsible parties. There is 24/7 roving security in this very safe community.( I had a home a few years ago in another community in the mt. pocono area, but sold it as gangs and drugs came into the area). This home is quiet and the area safe, and a great escape from the rat race! The community is surrounded by state gamelands . Can also see additional pics and over 40 actual tenant reviews . I DO NOT USE THE CALENDAR ON THIS SITE. RATES ON THIS ROBOTIC SITE ARE INCORRECT. PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR CUSTOM QUOTE. RATES VARY BY HI/lo season, events , weekends, AND NUMBER IN PARTY, loose week days are lowest rates. Minimum stay 2 nites . CHECK FOR LAST MINUTE SPECIALS. CAN CHARGE ON LINE. Contact us for link to 40 actual tenant reviews. HOUSE HAS DISH TV AND GOOD CELL RECEPTION. WIFI HOT SPOT AVAILABLE AROUND THE CORNER!
HOME IS AVAILABLE FOR Weeks, weekends , midweek specials and last minute specials . Formal sleep arrangements for 6 persons. Two more are allowed but I must clarify sleep arrangements .

HOME MAY BE FOR SALE IN APRIL 2016 at 349,500 . Incomparable escape !

About the owner

Owner Profile

Andrew & "Bear"

Andrew  & "Bear"

Andrew & "Bear"

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    A trusted landlord/realtor for over 30 years. This is my personal property and is is loved and cared for. Its is also available for 6- 8 month lease, or seasonal. It is also available for purchase. A long term rental maybe available. THIS HOME WAS CHOSEN AND SHOWN ON HGTV. PLEASE ASK FOR MY OVER 35...
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Jan 01 2015 Dec 31 2016 - - - $3,500 1 Month
Deposits: cleaning and returnable security deposit. fee to charge on line. May also pay by check. PLS NOTE ROBOTIC QUOTES FROM THIS SITE ARE INCORRRECT. ALSO THE CALENDER IS NOT U/D. Rates are based on HI/ lo season and number in party. pls contact with request with dates and number in party for custom quote. weeks, weekends,monthly and seasonal. also 6-8 month lease possible.PLS CONTACT FOR LAST MINUTE AND LOOSE DAY SPECIALS! Minimum stay 2 nites. Also for sale, currently at 299,900, subject to change.
Payment Options: Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Pet fee if allowed.



  • Beds

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 2 Double Beds
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Features

  • Balcony
  • Garage
  • Parking Included
  • View (Lake)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Pet Friendly
  • View (Mountains)
  • Deck
  • Heating
  • Ping Pong Table
  • View (Water)
  • Fireplace
  • Lakefront
  • Ski In/Out
  • Waterfront
  • Full Kitchen
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ice Maker
  • Radio
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis
  • Golf
    (5 miles)
  • Snowmobiling
    (5 miles)
  • Beach
  • Park
    (3 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (5 miles)
  • Theme Park
    (5 miles)
  • Bicycling
  • Restaurant
    (3 miles)
  • Jet Skiing
    (5 miles)
  • Water Park
    (5 miles)
  • Fishing
  • Amusement Park
    (5 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (5 miles)
  • Water Skiing
    (5 miles)
  • Hiking
  • Boating
    (5 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (5 miles)
  • Hunting
    (10 miles)
  • Ice Skating
  • Bowling
    (5 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (5 miles)
  • Whitewater Rafting
    (10 miles)
  • Lake
  • Canoeing
    (5 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (5 miles)
  • Casino
    (15 miles)
  • Playground
  • Cross-Country Skiing
    (5 miles)
  • Sailing
    (5 miles)
  • Horseback Riding
    (15 miles)
  • Snorkeling
  • Downhill Skiing
    (5 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (5 miles)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
the kitchen drawer is full of dozens of brochures of anything you can imagine of activities in the area. central location is perfect! The Split Rock Lodge has many activities,as above which are available to the public. Restaurants abound!
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  • About:

    A trusted landlord/realtor for over 30 years. This is my personal property and is is loved and cared for. Its is also available for 6- 8 month lease, or seasonal. It is also available for purchase. A long term rental maybe available. THIS HOME WAS CHOSEN AND SHOWN ON HGTV. PLEASE ASK FOR MY OVER 35...
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