The Hideout in Lake Ariel PA
A Popular Wayne County Gated Community
A guide to the popular development/gated community in Wayne County in the Poconos. The Hideout has year round recreation for all ages.
Introducing: The Hideout
Lake Ariel, Wayne County PA
The Hideout covers 4.5 square miles with six lakes and ponds. Lake Roamingwood, 225 acres in size and allows up to 90 hp motorboats, is the largest lake in The Hideout. The other lakes are non-powerboat lakes.
The Hideout in Lake Ariel is a popular development because it offers amenities to satisfy nearly everyone, all year long. These amenities include:
Two Heated Pools
Two Sandy Beaches
Marina on Lake Roamingwood
Sports Complex & Fitness Center
9 Hole Golf Course for a variety of skill levels
Golf Clubhouse, Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge
Banquet Center & Catering Service
Indoor & Outdoor Tennis
Volleyball, Horseshoes, & Shuffleboard Courts
Ski Hill, Lodge, & Snow Tube Run w/ Lift & Rentals
Arts & Crafts and Woodworking Centers
Seasonal Snack Shop
62 Acre Campground
250 Acre Nature Preserve
Playgrounds & Picnic Areas
Various Organizations & Clubs
Central Water & Sewer
Hideout TV Channel & Newspaper
What's It Cost?
Homeowner Association & Other Fees
As of 2008, dues for homeowners are $1,328 annually. Dues on vacant lots are slightly less. All fees subject to change. An additional usage fee is charged for certain amenities.
In addition to the association dues, there is also a quarterly charge of $179.00 (based on usage of 25,000 gallons.) This too is subject to change.
When selling your Hideout property, you must purchase a Resale Certificate for $50.
All new property owners in The Hideout pay a one-time Capital Improvement Fee. Currently, the fee is $1175, but is subject to change. (Most associations require new property owners to pay this fee. The funds are placed in a special account by the Association and are used for projects and improvements.)
Property owners may rent their homes. A permit is required before a property may be rented.
Where's The Hideout Hiding in Northeast PA? - Google Map...Google Map....Google Map
Hideout Real Estate For Sale
Linked In to The Hideout in Lake Ariel PA - Links Leading To and About The Hideout
- The Official Hideout Website
This is the official website for The Hideout in Lake Ariel PA.
- Hideout Bylaws
PDF Format - Hideout Bylaws. Please note that fees may be subject to change but will be a good reference.
- Hideout Rules & Regulations
PDF Format - The Hideout Rules and Regulations
- Search for Hideout Real Estate
Visit my website and search the MLS for Hideout Properties for sale. I respect your privacy: No contact info is required!
What's Hiding Nearby? - Links for Local Stuff Near The Hideout
More links will be added in the future. If you would like to have a link added, please contact me!
- Dining: John's Italian Restaurant
John's Italian Restaurant, located in downtown Hamlin (and another location in Greentown) has been here for many years and is a great choice for casual dining (and pizza!).
- Food: Minooka Pastry Shop
The Minooka Pastry Shop has been baking cakes, cookies, pastries, bagels, bread and more in Northeastern Pennsylvania for over 20 years. Check out the Hamlin Outlet!
- Lodging: Comfort Inn, Hamlin
The Comfort Inn is only about 10 minutes or so away from The Hideout's main gate.
- Fun: Claws -n- Paws Wild Animal Park
Claws-n-Paws Wild Animal Park features lions, tigers, panthers, and other exotic critters. Open from May thru October.
- Fun: Hamlin Speedway
Well, it's not NASCAR, but the locals have a lot of fun on this go-kart track. Go-Karts, Slingshots, and MicroSprints.
- Schools: Western Wayne School District
The Hideout in Lake Ariel PA is in the Western Wayne School District.
- Info: Wayne County PA Official Website
The official website of Wayne County, Pennsylvania in the Poconos.
- Info: Salem Public Library
The Salem Public Library is minutes from The Hideout, and is part of the Wayne County Public Library System.
- Shopping: Shaffer's Do it Best Hardware & More
Shaffer's is about as close to a country general store that you can get. Everything from housewares to hardware, knick-knacks & gifts, paint & supplies...a fun store to browse around in.
- Shopping: Butlers Furniture
Butler's Furniture and Mattress Center is a full service furniture store, a little off the beaten path but worth the trip.