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Spacious Pocono Getaway near Historic Jim Thorpe

Entire house hosted by Thomas
10 guests5 bedrooms8 beds3 baths
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This Pocono Mountains Home is located in the Bear Creek Lake Community. The community includes a 160-acre lake with 2 beaches and a pool. Area activities include Jim Thorpe Railroad rides, Beltzville Lake, Hickory Run Park , nearby Skiing at Jack Frost / BB and many hiking and biking trails in and around the Lehigh Valley River/Railway Gorge.
The house has a fully equipped kitchen, a nice deck, ample parking and is cozy and spacious at the same time. No Smoking/No Pets.

The space
HOUSE:
This is a three-story space in Bear Creek Lake community with a living room on the main floor and an additional family room on the lower floor. There is a full bathroom on each floor. An 8' by 25' raised porch is located on the front of the house which is perfect for morning coffee or dining at the picnic tables.

LINENS:
As this is an entire home rental, guests are responsible to provide their own Linens (sheets and pillowcases and towels). The house includes all pillows, bed comforters and blankets. The house has a apartment size washer and dryer to service minor needs, but since this is a large home w the number of beds/guests, it presents a challenge for the owner to manage such a large linen demand. If supplying the linens is a problem, please advise the owners and arrangements can be make to secure a for fee linen service. Depending upon the guests needs this fee is usually $10-15/pp.
BEDS: 3 Queens and 5 twins - (including one bunk bed)

KITCHEN:
There is a fully functional kitchen, equipped with all necessary items for cooking and eating full meals. The house has a portable dishwasher, but some renters find more convenient to use paper products. If guests do cook, they are responsible for making sure that all dishes, pots are PROPERLY cleaned, sanitized and put away. This is NOT responsibility of the cleaning service, so PLEASE be courteous and clean spills/mess you make in refrigerator, oven or other areas.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The house includes 4 ceiling fans and a box fan in each room. There is a remote controlled wall mounted AC unit that services the main and 3rd levels. The AC remote is stored in the end table at the bottom of the steps.

The Main Electric panel box is located in the basement and it contains the breakers for the water heater and water pump. They are marked. A dehumidified is located on the lower level. If using it in the summer months, make sure all lower level windows are closed.

A gas grill is located on the lower level porch.

COMMUNITY ACCESS/TAGS:
Community car(2) and beach pool/beach tags(10) are located in the home. These tags must be placed in the cars and worn on the person while using community facilities. PLEASE MAKE SURE NOT TO TAKE THE TAGS WITH YOU WHEN YOU CHECKOUT!!! Only boats registered and licensed by BCL are permitted on the lake.

FIREPLACES:
The lower level family room has a wood burning stove. If using the stove, ensure that no children can get near the exterior as it will be VERY HOT. There is also a fireplace on the first floor. Guest must take care to ensure that fireplace screen is closed at all times so that no hot embers are able to get out of the fire box. NO OUTSIDE FIRES ARE PERMITTED WITHOUT PREVIOUS APPROVAL BY THE OWNER. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Guest access
Guests will have access to the entire home. The front porch is a beautiful spot for morning coffee and to observe wildlife. The lot is partially wooded, but there is plenty of space in the rear yard for running around.

Other things to note
COMMUNITY ACCESS:
Community car passes(2) and beach/pool tags (10) are provided. The tags/passes are "clip on" and MUST BE WORN while at the Pool and the Lake Beaches. There is a $30 fee to replace lost tags. NO outside boats are permitted on the lake.

TRASH:
There is no roadside trash collection service in this community. There is a trash transfer station 3 miles north on Rt# 903. It is only open on Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, so plan accordingly. The trash station instructions and location are left in a basket on the kitchen counter top. PLEASE ensure that your trash is securely placed in the trash cans. Please DO NOT leave your trash on the property as the "local" game animals will create a big mess. The Trash PASS must be placed back in the house. The Township charges a $100.00 replacement fee for lost Trash Pass.

NO EXTERNAL FIRES ARE PERMITTED Without prior approval from the owner. There ARE NO exceptions to this rule!!

Safety:
Smoke alarms are located on every floor and fire extinguishers are located in the in the kitchen and the lower level closets. The 2nd floor deck has a gate at the top of the steps. The electrical panel box is located in a lower level bedroom wall.

ADDITIONAL INFO:
A note with house and local area info is located on the kitchen counter top.
This Pocono Mountains Home is located in the Bear Creek Lake Community. The community includes a 160-acre lake with 2 beaches and a pool. Area activities include Jim Thorpe Railroad rides, Beltzville Lake, Hickory Run Park , nearby Skiing at Jack Frost / BB and many hiking and biking trails in and around the Lehigh Valley River/Railway Gorge.
The house has a fully equipped kitchen, a nice deck, ample parking and is cozy and spacious at the same time. No Smoking/No Pets.

The space
HOUSE:
This is a three-story space in Bear Creek Lake community with a living room on the main floor and an additional family room on the lower floor. There is a full bathroom on each floor. An 8' by 25' raised porch is located on the front of the house which is perfect for morning coffee or dining at the picnic tables.

LINENS:
As this is an entire home rental, guests are responsible to provide their own Linens (sheets and pillowcases and towels). The house includes all pillows, bed comforters and blankets. The house has a apartment size washer and dryer to service minor needs, but since this is a large home w the number of beds/guests, it presents a challenge for the owner to manage such a large linen demand.…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Pool
Hangers
Heating

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Location

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States

There are a number of good restaurants within a few minutes of the house on route 903. There are also a restaurants and activities in the quaint, historic town of Jim Thorpe. Jim Thorpe is approximately 5 minutes south on route 903.

Beltsville Lake (near turnpike entrance #74) is a 10-minute drive and offers boating, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities.

Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Resorts are a 15-20-minute drive.
If you will be arriving via PA 476, the NE Turnpike Extension, be aware that Exit #87 onto Route 903, is an E-ZPass ONLY exit.
There are a number of good restaurants within a few minutes of the house on route 903. There are also a restaurants and activities in the quaint, historic town of Jim Thorpe. Jim Thorpe is approximately 5 min…

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Hosted by Thomas

Joined in May 2015
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During your stay
I do not live at this property year-round. If I am in the area, guests will be personally provided with a key, or given access to a lock box. If not, I will make sure the house is clean and ready for your arrival. House instructions (WIFI codes, etc.) and local information will be located in the kitchen. I will be available to answer questions at any time.
I do not live at this property year-round. If I am in the area, guests will be personally provided with a key, or given access to a lock box. If not, I will make sure the house i…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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