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Popular LocationMauch Chunk Museum1 min walk
Popular LocationDeFeo's Manor2 min walk
Popular LocationMauch Chunk Opera House2 min walk
AirportAllentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.)43 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Däs Barenhaus on Broadway

    Family-friendly vacation home in Jim Thorpe with water park
    Events, retreats, workshops, reunions, dinner parties, and celebrations welcome! 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 spaceA 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.We welcome you to host your next event in our home. This is ideally laid out for hosting a wedding party, rehearsal dinner, baby or wedding shower, sprinkle, reveal party, retreat, family holiday, girls get-away weekend, seance, dinner party, workshops of all kinds, team building weekends, or even a tea party. 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, sleeping up to 20 Guests. 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 accessGuests will have use of the entire home minus a few owner closets, and utility room.Other things to noteThe home is equip with surveillance cameras. You may unplug the interior cameras during your stay if you wish.You must do steps.
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
    Recreational amenities at the vacation home include a water park.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Property manager

    Aubrey Hendricks
    Speaks English

    Property amenities


    • Cross-country skiing and snowboarding nearby


    • WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking
    • Car not required

    Family friendly

    • Children's toys
    • Stair gate
    • Children's games


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Spices
    • Paper towels
    • Ice maker
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Electric kettle


    • 6 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided
    • Sofa bed


    • 5 bathrooms
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Towels provided
    • Shampoo
    • Soap
    • Toilet paper
    • Hair dryer

    Living spaces

    • Dining room


    • TV
    • Books
    • Games

    Outdoor areas

    • Patio
    • Garden
    • Outdoor furniture


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    • In the city center
    • In the mountains
    • Near a health or beauty spa
    • Near outlet shopping
    • Near the bay

    Things to do

    • Water park
    • Water sports equipment
    • Wildlife and game walks nearby
    • Birdwatching nearby
    • Casino nearby
    • Ecotours nearby
    • Rafting nearby
    • Parasailing nearby
    • Golf nearby
    • Snowmobiling nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby


    • Sleeps 20
    • Unit size: 3000 sq ft (279 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 25


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    Parties and events are allowed on site
    Long-term renters welcome

    We should mention

    A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

    Property is also known as

    Vrbo Property
    Das Barenhaus On Broadway
    Däs Barenhaus on Broadway Jim Thorpe
    Däs Barenhaus on Broadway (4 Master Bedrooms)
    Däs Barenhaus on Broadway Private vacation home
    Däs Barenhaus on Broadway Private vacation home Jim Thorpe

    About this area

    Jim Thorpe

    Located in Jim Thorpe, this vacation home is in the city center and near theme parks. Mauch Chunk Museum and Mauch Chunk Opera House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Blue Mountain Ski Area and Glen Onoko Trailhead. Consider Penn's Peak for a night out or Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary if you're traveling with kids. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Mauch Chunk Museum - 1 min walk
    • DeFeo's Manor - 2 min walk
    • Mauch Chunk Opera House - 2 min walk
    • Old Jail Museum - 4 min walk
    • Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John - 6 min walk

    Getting around

    • AirportLehigh Valley Intl. Airport (ABE) - 43 min drive


    • Muggles' Mug — 4 min walk
    • Encore — 5 min walk
    • China Garden — 5 min walk
    • Stone Row Pub & Eatery — 5 min walk
    • Broadway Grille — 5 min walk

    Frequently asked questions

    Is Däs Barenhaus on Broadway pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at Däs Barenhaus on Broadway?
    Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at Däs Barenhaus on Broadway?
    Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
    Where is Däs Barenhaus on Broadway located?
    This family-friendly Jim Thorpe vacation home is located in the mountains, steps from Mauch Chunk Museum, Mauch Chunk Opera House, and DeFeo's Manor. Old Jail Museum and Asa Packer Mansion Museum are also within 10 minutes.
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    5/5 Excellent

    Great House! Perfect location!
    The House is amazing and really well kept! All rooms were clean and comfortable. walking distance from the Cute town! Would definitely recommend it!

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