Currently, in Pike and Wayne County, there are about 100 new construction homes for sale on the Pike/Wayne MLS. The new house styles range from ranches to stately colonials and trendy chalet homes. While most of these new construction houses are in developments / gated communities, several are not in a development.
Speaking of developments, there are many to choose from, all over Pike and Wayne counties, each offering different amenities, lifestyles, and various fees and dues.
So, where are the most popular places for new construction homes? Here’s a handy-dandy list of 5 developments to check out. When available, I’ve provided a link to more information. To see what’s for sale in each community, use the House Seeker Links and view all of the homes (not just new construction) on the MLS.
Questions? Email me for more info or to schedule showings.
5. Duck Harbor Pond
This private, exclusive community is in northern (and quite rural) Wayne County, offering homes on 5 acre parcels. Duck Harbor Pond is about 2.5 miles long and is stocked with trout by the PA Fish Commission. A beautiful lake, it is open to motor boats and offers public access. If you want nature, if you want rural, Duck Harbor may be just the ticket.
House Seeker Link: Duck Harbor Homes for Sale
Follow the windy path of Route 590 as it stretches east of Hawley; turn onto Westcolang Road and you’ll soon be at Masthope Mountain, in Lackawaxen, PA (Pike County). With lots of amenities, including a full service ski area with a beautiful new lodge & restaurant, an equestrian center, swimming pools, central water & sewer, Masthope is a well-rounded community. Find a variety of new and existing homes for sale, all in the Wallenpaupack School District. One of the most popular developments in our corner of northeast PA, Masthope is definitely worth looking into.
House Seeker Link: Masthope Homes for Sale
3. Tanglwood North (official association website)
Yes, by now almost everyone knows that Tanglwood Ski Area closed and never opened for the 2007-08 season. While the fate of the ski area is still undetermined, the fact remains that there are nice homes to be had in the quiet and unassuming development of Tanglwood North in Tafton (Pike County, Wallenpaupack School District).
Two of the draws to Tanglwood North are the convenient location (close to Hawley, Lake Wallenpaupack and Interstate 84) and low dues. Looking for a no-frills community without high dues for amenities you’ll never use? Tanglwood North is a place to investigate.
House Seeker Link: Tanglwood North Homes for Sale
The Hideout is in Wayne County near Hamlin & Lake Ariel. There are approx. 3000 homes in this gated community with several lakes (including powerboat Lake Roamingwood), swimming pools, security, health clubs, a restaurant, golf course, and a 250 acre nature preserve. Central water & sewer.
A plethora of activities are available: gardening club, arts & crafts for the kids, woodworking and more.
House Seeker Link: Hideout Homes For Sale
“WLE” offers lake rights to “the big lake” as well as several other amenities, such as indoor and outdoor pools, paved roads, security, health club, lodges, playgrounds & athletic fields, picnic areas…just what you would expect in one of Wayne County’s favorite home spots. Homes come in all shapes and sizes here in Wallenpaupack Lake Estates. Served by central water and sewer; the water fees are included in your dues.
House Seeker Link: Homes for Sale in Wallenpaupack Lake Estates
Karen E. Rice is a real estate agent working in Pike & Wayne County of Northeastern PA in the Pocono Mountains. Lake Wallenpaupack is one of Pennsylvania’s most popular destinations for vacations, retirement, and purchasing a home.