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"Bear Crossing" Your "Home Away" from home!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,493 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 full bath single family home in the village of bethlehem

Large, clean, bright 1493 square foot one level single family home in the Village of Bethlehem, New Hampshire in the Beautiful White Mountains. Quiet street only 1 block from all the action. Close to all White Mountain 4 season attractions natural and man made! Mount Washington, Cog railway, hiking, golf, best foliage viewing, skiing and family entertainment parks. Oh! Also tax free shopping


Property Manager
Marilyn
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Marilyn

The Property Manager has been in the Hospitality Industry and airline Industry for the last 35 years serving guests from around the world and is looking forward to serving the guest to the beautiful 'White Moutain Region.'

Marilyn purchased this house in 2006

Why Marilyn chose Bethlehem

Location! Location! Location! Covenient to all major highways such as routes 93 and 91, and 1 block from route 302(from Vermont to Maine) and the Village of Bethlehem on a quiet street I block rom the Historic Colonial Theater. Walking distance to restaurants, golf, post office, town pool and large childrens playground, tax free shopping and Farmers Market. Walking distance to the church and 2 blocks from the synagogue and on the same side of the road.

What makes this house unique

3 bedroom, 2 full bath. Master bedroom has private bath with jacuzzi and shower. Air Conditioners in all bedrooms and common area. All bedrooms have nightlights. Open concept Cook's Kitchen with large refrigerator, freezer with ice maker, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, toaster and dinnerware, pots and pans, regular drip coffee maker and keurig coffee maker and tea pot. Fire place in the winter months. 2 decks with chairs and table. Large private yard with picnic table bordersecurity a private wooded area.

Amenities

Bethlehem House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1493 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private full bath in Master Bedroom with jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath next to bedrooms 1 & 2
  • Private Jacuzzi in master bedroom with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , can accommodate a twin air mattress. Air Conditioner
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , rollaway twin bed or cot. Also has Air conditioner
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , air conditioner. Twin rollaway/linens in closet.
  • 1st is a master bedroom with a double bed that can also accomodate a roll away twin bed, and private full bathroom with a jacuzzi. If needed we have a self inflated air mattress or Coleman cushioned cot.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
Notes:
Walk to the Village of Bethlehem. On a quiet street 1 block from all the action. There is also a town basketball court and a children's playground in back of Bethlehem Town Hall.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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"Bear Crossing" Your "Home Away" from home!
average rating of 4.821429 based on 56 reviews
5

Wonderful stay, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We (2 adults, 3 kids) had an excellent stay for 4 nights at this property. Marilyn's house was warm and inviting and decorated very festively for the holidays! Equally important, the house was super clean which especially impressed us since this is a pet friendly property (we were able to bring along our terrier). The house had everything we needed--a full kitchen, a large assortment of teas/coffees, and plenty of room and comfy sofas to hang out on. Communication was great throughout--we were told exactly how to check in and were even offered a late checkout, plus Marilyn was so kind--I had left a watch and a book light and she contacted me on the same day I checked out to let me know and offered to send the items to me!

The house is located in Bethlehem, in easy walking distance of the main drag (where there is a great place to get espresso coffees and also a small, friendly convenience/grocery store where we were able to stock up on items), is about a 10-15 drive to Littleton and a 15 minute drive for skiing at Cannon Mountain (which was great for families). Bretton Woods is about 20 minutes away as well.

One note is that we think google maps is slightly off in its directions--if you are coming from I-93 on 302, don't turn right on Pinewood (as google maps directs you to), turn right on Jefferson instead which is one block further. (Otherwise you don't seem to be able to access the block the house is located on.)

Anyway, thanks for a great stay, we highly recommend the property!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! Enjoyed having your family and hope you can come back again. Other guest also told me GPS can send to different place. Just remember the home is exactly 1 block in f4om Colonial theater on the corner of Jefferson and Cross street
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5

Charming house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We (2 adults, 3 kids) had a great, four night stay at this property. The house was very warm and inviting and quite festively decorated for the winter holidays! It had everything we needed—a full kitchen (with a nice assortment of Keurig coffees and teas) plenty of bedrooms and comfy, spacious living spaces to hang out in. Equally important, the house was super clean which was especially impressive to us because it is a pet friendly accommodation (we were able to bring our terrier). We came during winter and the driveway was well shoveled and the stairs salted.

Communication was excellent throughout. Marilyn was always quick to reply by text, she gave us clear explanations for how to check in and check out, and even offered us a later check out time. In addition, she was especially kind because I had forgotten my watch and small reading light at the house—she contacted me within hours and offered to ship them to me which I really appreciated!

The location of the house is perfect for skiing. The house is in Bethlehem and in easy walking distance of the main drag (which includes a small grocery/convenience store where we were able to stock up on supplies), it’s about 10-12 minutes from Littleton, 15 minutes from Cannon Mountain (great for family friendly/beginners skiing), and 20 minutes from Bretton Woods. We enjoyed eating dinners at the Schilling Brewery in Littleton and the pub at Franconia Inn.

One note: google maps seems slightly off on the directions if you are coming in from the I93, so you might want to double check with Marilyn on the best local directions.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

The place was very warm and welcoming. We arrived to a home with Xmas decorations.

  • 4 of 5

Marilyn was very attentive, responsive, and helpful. She made sure the driveway and steps were cleared every morning when it had snowed. The home was very warm and welcoming. Marilyn had decorated it with Xmas decorations. The kitchen was well equipped and the place was very nice. It was located near the town and close to the Bretton Woods ski area, where we were spending our time every day. Marilyn was very sweet and even provided our dog with a very nice bed and poop bags. We would definitely want to rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Casey! It was a pleasure having your family at "Bear Crossing." We would live yo have you back. Happy New Year!❄☃🌨🎉🥂
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5

Perfect for a weekend (or longer) getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect! Coordinating the weekend away was easy, the property and house were beautiful and perfectly clean. The space is huge and would be amazing for a group of people. We enjoyed every moment of our fall foliage weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Please visit again.
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4

Clean and Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely property within a stone's throw of the main street shops and restaurants. The large eat-in kitchen and outdoor picnic table make it perfect for a family get away! The owner included nice touches like coffee options, which we enjoyed!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Susan!
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5

Great experience and super location

  • 5 of 5

The place was great with more than enough room and a great, quiet location. Marilyn couldn't have been better to work with. She was welcoming, gracious and inviting.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Please come back and visit again
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Cold Mountain Cafe
"Good wholesome food! Only 1 block walking distance."
Colonial Theatre
"Great live shows and movies! Only 1 block walk from home."
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"Great place for coffee, tea and a healthy meal. Meet locals, has wi fi and local art. It r..."
Bethlehem Country Club Restaurant
Maplewood Golf Course
"Close to Maple wood golf course."
Bethlehem Library
"Walking distant to Bethlehem's new library"
Mount Washington
"Take a short drive to the highest peak east of the Rockies. Once at the base take a ride to..."
Flume Gorge
"Great outdoor adventure!"
Cannon Aerial Tramway
"Only about a 10 minute drive from the home. See some beautiful views from the top."
New England Ski Museum
"At the base of Cannon Mountain. Free admission. See Body Miller's real Olympic medals on ..."
Franconia Notch Hike
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
93

Close to all Major Ski resorts

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Special monthly Ski resort prices.
Contact us for special rates over 3 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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