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Old 05-03-2011, 08:19 PM
 
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Default Lake Wallenpaupack Estates-Arrowhead Lakes-Lake Naomi Hideout. Which area?

I am looking at a few vaca homes/communities in 2 more weeks. Which area would you choose? I am looking at small to med. size cabin/chalets. Its ONLY for my wife and I (No children) I been reading a lot of CRIME stories going on in these communities. Long Island, NY Suffolk County here.

-Lake Ariel/Greentown: Lake Wallenpaupack
-Hide Out
-Arrowhead Lakes
-Lake Naomi

Feel free to e-mail me too! Click on name above.


Thanks!

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Old 05-04-2011, 06:05 AM
 
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IMO

Stay away from community's . They are not worth it , Cost's go up every yr . and they are tough selling a home in them..

Look outside of a community .You'll be much happier ..
IMO
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Old 05-04-2011, 06:06 AM
 
Location: Bridgeville,Pa
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We are in wle and love it. Since we bought here 3 years ago, I remember one report ; there may have been more, but as we dont live there full time, I am unaware of it.
My kids play on the street, go on hikes with their friends etc. Most people are friendly and get along.

I ahve no complaints ; ok one ; that I cannot spend more time there.
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Old 05-04-2011, 06:29 AM
 
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I am looking at a few vaca homes/communities in 2 more weeks. Which area would you choose? I am looking at small to med. size cabin/chalets. Its ONLY for my wife and I (No children) I been reading a lot of CRIME stories going on in these communities. Long Island, NY Suffolk County here.

-Lake Ariel/Greentown: Lake Wallenpaupack
-Hide Out
-Arrowhead Lakes
-Lake Naomi

Feel free to e-mail me too! Click on name above.


Thanks!
yeah New York is safer.
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Old 05-06-2011, 01:30 PM
 
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Greentown is nice...you'll find things much slower and quieter than in Suffolk...my wife is from Sayville BTW.
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Old 05-06-2011, 08:19 PM
 
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I lived in WLE full time for awhile and no longer live there. Thiere is crime in there, but they usually catch who is involved. They usually keep things inhouse as do most communities in that area. It's a nice summer place, for for full time I would not recommend it.
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Old 05-07-2011, 10:00 AM
 
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Greentown is a lovely little town. Has pretty much all you need within ten to fifteen minutes, except for big box stores. As I usually say, close enough to everything you need and far enough from everything you don't want.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:20 AM
 
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Out of the ones you mentioned Spanky, Lake Naomi would be my choice...a bit more expensive but you
will see the difference when you visit....Lots to do and a beautiful well kept community.....Good luck
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:34 PM
 
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yeah New York is safer.
Ummmmmmm...Suffolk County New York IS SAFER!
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:38 PM
 
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I am looking at a few vaca homes/communities in 2 more weeks. Which area would you choose? I am looking at small to med. size cabin/chalets. Its ONLY for my wife and I (No children) I been reading a lot of CRIME stories going on in these communities. Long Island, NY Suffolk County here.

-Lake Ariel/Greentown: Lake Wallenpaupack
-Hide Out
-Arrowhead Lakes
-Lake Naomi

Feel free to e-mail me too! Click on name above.


Thanks!
Hey...I grew up in N. Patchouge, and lived in Medford until June of 2007. It is lovely here and most folks are quiet, community minded good people. There does seem to be a great deal of child abusing freaks, drunks and sorry to say a greater than average population of white trash. I have heard of more robberies, rapes and child molestation cases in my 4 years of living in Scranton than my entire LIFE in Pat/ Med.
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