Das Bärenhaus on Broadway (4 Master bedrooms)


Entire residential home hosted by Valley Elite

16 guests, 6 bedrooms, 14 beds, 5 baths
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Das Bärenhaus is the oldest unaltered home in Jim Thorpe. Decorated in it's own rich history mixed with old world elegance and modern accommodations. This stunning property is ideally located a couple blocks from all downtown attractions and and walk-able to the entirety of Jim Thorpe!

The space
A rare opportunity awaits you! This gorgeous historic Georgian Federal home residence is recognized and certified by the Mauch Chunk Historic Society as the ''oldest unaltered home in Mauch Chunk''. The property boasts 18 rooms- 5 full baths, 6 bedrooms; absolutely beautiful living and dining room with native red pine wide plank floors, open staircase, wonderful library/music room, study, and a warm, inviting kitchen.

You'll love the little touches throughout the home like fine china, silver tea service, historic tidbits, crystal, wireless chargers, bluetooth speakers, Alexa's and antiques passed down owner to owner for nearly 200 years mixed in with some of our own family treasures as well as musical instruments... all available for your enjoyment. As much as Jim Thorpe has do and offer we ourselves have a hard time leaving the house while in town. You can't help but notice the warm positive energy within its walls.

Das Bärenhaus is a place to gather. With 6 bedrooms, 4 of which have private full bathrooms, 2 share a full bathroom. On the main level of house you’ll find a formal living room, beautiful formal dining room, fully appointed kitchen, and a music room/library. The third level of the home consists of 3 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. Steps from the bedrooms you’ll enjoy the private study where you’ll find the coffee/tea bar and writing desk. While there is no need to do any laundry during your stay there is also one available on this level, this is where you’ll find all the baby/toddler essentials you’ll need. The outside grounds are just lovely with a private English gardens, including a 119 year old Japanese dwarf red maple tree, beautiful landscaping, and stone walls. Be sure to make use of the tranquil screened in gazebo with plush conversation seating and coffee table where you can watch the passersby on stroll down Broadway while you enjoy the scenic surroundings and view.

Level 1:
Margaret’s Suite: The largest of the 6 bedrooms and includes 2 rooms: Queen bed in the bedroom, private living room with a twin sleeper pullout, and a private split bathroom. The stand-in shower in one room separated from the toilet and sink.

Level 3:
Elizabeth’s Room’s: The homes original master bedroom, features a queen bed and large private bathroom with a tub shower.

Virgina’s Room: Queen bed with a twin trundle bed and private bathroom with a tub shower.

John’s Room: Queen bed with a twin trundle bed and private bathroom with a tub shower.

Level 4:
Das Baby Bär Loft: Consists of 2 bedrooms that share private bathroom with a tub and short shower.

Martha’s Room: Twin over Queen bunk and 2 separate twin beds.

Lizzie’s Loft: Twin bed with a twin trundle bed.

There is also a pullout Queen sofa located in the living room on level 2, which is ground level in the back of the home.

We can accommodate parking for 4 cars in our private spaces located in our lot across the street. There is paid parking in Jim Thorpe’s public lots, but none on Broadway. Please try and limit your group to 4 vehicles. Parking is scarce in Jim Thorpe and heavily enforced.

Guest access
Guests will have use of the entire home minus a few owner closets, and utility room.

Other things to note
The home is equip with surveillance cameras. You may unplug the interior cameras during your stay if you wish.

You must do steps. Parties and events not allowed.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States

There is so much to see and do in Jim Thorpe! Just within the surrounding blocks you can catch a show at the opera house, tour the Old Jail, visit the museum, dine at one of the many fantastic restaurants, visit a local brewery, check out the old train station, take a hike, visit the Asa Packer Mansion, visit the library, and shop at the many adorable boutiques shops located on Broadway and Race Streets.

Hosted by Valley Elite

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm

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