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Historic Home with Modern Amenities in the Heart of Jim Thorpe

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom/1.5 Bath Home Filled with Antiques

Right in the heart of downtown historic Jim Thorpe this home, built in 1896 sleeps up to 6 people. The home has a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and living room on the first floor. The second floor includes a formal sitting room with large windows overlooking the town's main street along with a bedroom with a queen sized bed and a large bathroom with a claw foot tub. Take the stairs to the third floor where you will find two additional bedrooms with full sized beds.

The home comes equipped with a flat screen TV, cable and wifi, internet radio and streaming video. The bedrooms are all air conditioned.

Please note that this home has steep/narrow stairs to the second and third floors and a claw foot tub/shower. It is not recommended for those with small children or those who have difficulty climbing stairs.

More Details

Owner
Charlie Sproule
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2017

About Charlie Sproule

We have a romantic history with Jim Thorpe. Family of ours owned hotels and a bottling company during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As sometimes happens, the accountant ran away with all the money, so we just get to look at our lost inheritance and think about what might have been. Jim Thorpe was the first place we vacationed together as a couple and was the site of our wedding ceremony on a gorgeous May day. It's a place where our family toiled in the mines and in the sewing factory and raised their kids. It’s where every street had a bar and a church and people you dated had to live within walking distance. Now, Jim Thorpe is about artists, adventure and the art of dining, all of which we believe in and support. We can mountain bike, hike or antique and then dine on American cuisine or attend the strawberry festival at a local church. We like it all and are local business owners in the town and committed to its continuing success.

Charlie Sproule purchased this house in 2014

Amenities

Jim Thorpe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , First Floor half bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Claw Foot tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Historic Home with Modern Amenities in the Heart of Jim Thorpe
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Charlotte
5

Great house, perfect for family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this home to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family. The house was perfect! It was very clean, well stocked with everything we needed to have a perfect family dinner. It is also in a great location, walkable to the many shops and restaurants in downtown Jim Thorpe. I would definitely rent this house again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Larksville PA
5

Spacious and Well Maintained

  • 5 of 5

We Stayed at the White Rabbit Cottage for a birthday weekend. It is very spacious and beds were comfortable, better than staying in a hotel. You feel at home as soon as you walk in and able to come and go as you please. Price is very reasonable. We plan on staying here in the future and would highly recommened it.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review on our Jim Thorpe home! We're glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Cozy and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at Charlie's White Rabbit Cottage for a short girls getaway. We planned the trip very last minute , and were worried we would have difficultly trying to arrange a place to stay. Charlie was very helpful and quick in responding to help us arrange everything. The house is very beautiful , spacious and well maintained. It is very tastefully decorated . The decor of the house , along with the town really makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time . We were in town for New Year's Eve , and were able to attend a New Years 9

80s and 90s theme at the Opera house , which was very conveniently located right across the street from the house . Over all very highly recommended. Charlie and his wife were very wonderful people and always there if we needed anything. My girlfriends and I will definitely be returning to stay there !!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Shamalia and we're glad you enjoyed your visit to downtown Jim Thorpe and our historic home right on the main street. Just for clarification, White Rabbit Cottage is one of our other properties, and is the email address we use for communication on both properties, so I think we created some confusion by doing that. Please come visit again!
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5

Immaculate and charming

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very informative about the area and the property was convenient to all the attractions around town. The house is beautiful and spotless.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Mike! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at our recently opened getaway!
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Philadelphia
5

Ideally located, spacious home in the center of lively Jim Thorpe

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in this home twice in the last few months. It is right in the center of Jim Thorpe - near all of the restaurants and attractions. The house is spacious - there are 3 floors and lots of hang out spaces throughout. The place is just beautiful. Hardwood floors and old world charm.

While you are staying, don't miss:

The Stone Row Pub. A fabulous restaurant on Race Street that caters to all eaters, and includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Also well known for their specialty cocktails.

A night at the historic Opera House, which is just across the street from this house.

The Jim Thorpe Historical Museum.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joyce..we're glad you enjoyed your visits.
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Jim Thorpe House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$150
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$950
 

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